fathers Archive

Losing My Father and Sister Far Too Soon Changed the Way I Both Live and Work

After about two hours of crying, praying, and searching our own souls for answers, my family and I had finally gotten news on Daddy’s condition. He had sustained two gunshot wounds to the back of his head and two to his upper back. His medical team said it was too much for him to survive, and the … Continue reading Source link

IT HAPPENED TO ME: Both of My Parents Abused Me, But I Forgave Only My Mother

Trigger warning: Rape; physical, mental, sexual abuse; suicide attempts; food deprivationI was somewhere between 2 and 3 when my father began raping me. I don’t remember exactly when because my brain has tried to let me forget as much as possible ever since. It has mostly … Continue reading Source link

IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Mother Kidnapped Me When I Was 3 and I Didn't See My Father Again Until I Was 18

My parents married 30 days after they met. Mom’s car died just north of the Golden Gate Bridge, and Dad rescued her with his tow truck. A petite orphan with a few more IQ points than Forrest Gump (her three-months-premature birth had resulted in mild brain damage), she needed a champion to … Continue reading Source link