30 Redditors Shared The Most Toxic Things Their Parents Have Ever Done to Them

Maybe some people really are not cut to be parents

#13 Toxic dad

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A build-up of different things. First, my father has always been a grade-A jerk. Being in the military and of a high rank will give you the illusion that everyone is smaller than you and should obey your every command as soon as it’s given. He’s never been a huge part of my life because he’s never around but when I got into high school and he was living in the same state, just a couple hours away, he’d come home during the weekends thinking he could order my brother and I around like he hadn’t missed a thing. Found out last year that he had an affair. That’s when I began cutting away from him. I didn’t want to be dependent on him anymore (I also wanted to be a grown adult). Then he threatened to steal money that I had given him under the assumption he’d be using it to put towards my car payments. Lastly, I found out he was in jail for some serious stuff that I’d rather not get into until everything is finalized. He’s also started treating my mother like crap all because she was sane and filed for a divorce. I haven’t talked to him since August of last year and so far have no regrets other than how much I want to tell him what a pathetic father he has been. —otherwiseconfusing