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Aug 07, 2014
To Name Undisclosed:
by: Darlene

When your mother told you to "forgive your father", she didn't mean it in the way that was of benefit to you. She meant it in a way that kept her own twisted vision in place. And so of course, when you hear others say to you to forgive, you hear the same message that came from your mother. And that's the message that needs to be challenged. When you forgive, you don't say that what the person did to you was okay. It wasn't okay. And with forgiveness you don't automatically bring that person back into your life for some Hollywood type of reunion with love and hugs. Not at all. In fact, you don't even have to say anything to the person. You see, forgiveness is for you. Forgiveness removes you from the prison of hatred and anger and hostility. Forgiveness sets YOU free. Not the abuser. And after a lifetime of what you had to deal with, both with your alcohol pedophile of a father and your enabling mother, you deserve that freedom. Because as long as you hold onto the hate and anger, you're the one who will suffer. And you've suffered enough. Plenty enough. So change up the meaning behind forgiveness, because when you change your perspective, you change everything. This is about YOU, not your abuser and his enabler. I send you love, light and healing energy. Thank you for sharing your story with my visitors and me.

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Darlene Barriere
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Aug 07, 2014
jess d from fitchburg ma
by: Anonymous

I would like to start by saying God bless you and your bravery. I'm sure it must if been hard for you to live your life like that. Parents are suppose to protect their children from all evil. I read your story and it touched me. It was very courageous of you to leave and nice forward. I am sure it must be hard at times but that is what makes you stronger. Staying focus and not giving up. I wish you only the best in life and for you to stay strong! You should be proud.

I wrote my story in 2009, and it was very hard. Keep moving forward and keep your head up high.

Jessica D

Aug 07, 2014
Unspeakable at best!
by: Anonymous

OMG, I can't believe that your mom would abandon you to that sick pervert of a father and allow him to molest you. What kind of a mother would do that?! Thank goodness you left them because you deserved better. I'm unbelievably disgusted by her behavior. Please consider reporting them to the cops, even after you left them (I hope you're in a safe place now).

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