And you know, what pain looks like
When you tell your dad you relapsed and look at him directly into his face

from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (Ft. Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses & Macklemore) – Starting Over Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The worst pain for Mack was to look his father in the eyes and tell him he relapsed. His father would be filled with pain, and that would hurt Macklemore too

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