My mum said to me “I know you’re a bit sensitive about Meghan Markle. Why is that?”
Good question Mum.
Meghan Markle’s Dad, is exactly what I think my Dad would do, in the same situation. We haven’t told anyone this. If and when I get married, we already have a backup mind if my Dad pulls, what I call now a “Thomas Markle”.
This never ending cycle of people saying that children HAVE to respect their parents. Has to GOT to stop, especially when the child, decides it has to stop. Especially when that child’s parent, is in fact toxic and abusive.
My Dads dad, was the same. Abusive, and yet my Dad “loved him” so he kept telling us that we had to respect him. And now my Dad does the same thing that he’s Dad does. According to a lot of Meghan Markle haters, when I had had enough of my Dad, not only abusing me, but he also told a huge whooper about me, too me. I stopped talking to him. Apparently that’s not okay. Narrator: It was okay.
It seems to be coming from mainly Boomers, who seem to think that they turned out fine. If you think abusing your child (no matter how older they are) is alright, then NO you didn’t turn out “fine”. As that is not fine. I was never beaten as a child, smacked but never beaten, but the emotional and mental abuse. Yeah, I’m not fine now. It’s taken a long slog to be as “fine” as I am.
You have the power to stop the cycle of abuse, by actively taking yourself out of that circle/cycle. You can still see and talk with your family, but you have to learn the power of “NO”.