What were your experiences? How did you/they learn to cope? Was it someone you became intimately involved with?Answer Question
Answer by wildwiccan83 at 4:16 PM on Sep. 29, 2010
Answer by SalemWitchChild at 4:17 PM on Sep. 29, 2010
I was born in the 1950's and verbal, mental, & physical abuse were common where I grew up. I was told I was fat, ugly, and nothing I did was good enough. I was actually thin, very cute, and good at many things including school. I was lucky that I had loving grandparents and I had friends that had parents from other cultures that were great to me (and despised my parents). Both my parents were alcoholics and abused drugs. Psychologist believe children with bad parents can turn out ok if they have 2 adults in their life that care about them and encourage them.
Answer by Gailll at 4:22 PM on Sep. 29, 2010
Answer by mamakat13 at 4:27 PM on Sep. 29, 2010
Answer by Musicmom80 at 4:27 PM on Sep. 29, 2010
I left home as soon as possible and supported myself through college. My sister didn't have support and she never graduated HS and has had a horrible life. I don't even know where she is. My father was such a horrible person that I wasn't sad when he died. I get a Christmas card from my mother. I haven't seen her in over 10 years, when my grandmother died.
My children and I moved back to my hometown for my sons to go to college. The parents in that town are still worse than other places I have lived. When we first got there I went through PTSD. I would have panic attacks when I would see parents mistreating their kids.
Answer by Gailll at 4:30 PM on Sep. 29, 2010
Answer by KyliesMom5 at 4:33 PM on Sep. 29, 2010
Answer by xavcay at 4:38 PM on Sep. 29, 2010
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