My husband thinks he's a bad father, I disagree. Let me give you some background, he was abused horribly by his own father for many years, beaten so bad that he still has nightmares and there are parts of his back that have no feeling because of nerve damage. Because of this, and this alone, he thinks he's a bad father. Our daughter doesn't seem to think so. This is a man who goes out of his way to provide for her, plays with her, feeds her and keeps her giggling all day long when he can. He broke the cycle of abuse and has become a little girls protector instead of her abuser (he won't even let her go to daycare because we don't personally know the caregivers). You can see how much he loves her and how the thought of her ever being hurt breaks his heart. Who else thinks this "bad father" is actually the best father for our baby girl?
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Answer by treasured_hope at 4:07 PM on Apr. 9, 2010
I lived that life and up until five years ago I still had nightmares. I had nightmares my father was trying to kill me tell him when you break that cycle you rock I broke it and will give a shout out to anyone else who does as well. There is nothing like the honest love of a child. He just has to feel it and when he gets past the anger like you have to martial arts is good for that try aikido or mui tai (Thailand boxing) it all comes out.
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