Father’s Day has always been a hard day, as well as Mother’s Day. It comes with the territory of having had abusive and neglectful parents who caused considerable emotional, scape goat and mental abuse.
This last 12 months, I have had to come to terms with the reality of my childhood, what my parents were, the highly dysfunctional and abusive dynamics and it has been very painful.
To know I have been totally abandoned by my biological father and had an abusive relationship with my step father, who basically had a circle of abuser friends, has been a hard journey, with much grieving. Continue reading