I've raised my daughter alone since she was 5. My daughter was an only child with no friends, grandparents, dad. She depended on me for her community. Around 14 she started bullying me. I saw her rage as normal teen frustration; and started yelling back but eventually just left the house.
Her dad continued with a phone relationship (She elected not to see him since she was 11). These conversations were calm and abrupt (he'd just hang up) when she got 'out of line'.
Now she's a grown woman who seldom calls or writes. When she does its purpose is to start another argument or make an innuendo that either I'm an altruistic fool, angry person or someone who should be punished for disagreeing with her dad.
I realized that this 'bullying' has be going on for 10 years. Those feelings of low self worth were largely her doing because my depression has completely gone!
Are you a mom who get bullied by your child?
Asked by Anonymous at 8:55 AM on Oct. 25, 2010 in Teens (13-17)
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