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

Maybe some people really are not cut to be parents

#9 Bodyshaming

30 Redditors Shared The Most Toxic Things Their Parents Have Ever Done to Them 1
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I was around 16 at the time. I was in the passenger seat as my dad drove to McDonalds to get dinner for me, him, and my mom (I’m an only child). I’ve been overweight/obese my entire life, and I would have been around 260-270lbs at the time.

I asked for a Big Mac combo, and a 10 pc nugget (I liked variety). He turned to me and frustratedly said “Why do you always have to be such a pig?”

He apologized profusely a few minutes later, but it’s always stuck with me, sometimes playing on a loop in my head. It’s made worse by the fact that out of my parents, he’s usually the sane and nice one. My mom is a completely insane witch, and I’m used to that. Him saying something like that kinda broke me, and even though we’re fairly close, it’s never left my mind.

My mother once broke down crying when I was about 6. When I asked her what was wrong, she went on a rant about how if she could go back, she wouldn’t have been with my dad, she wouldn’t have had me, etc. That messed me up for years. When I brought it up in an argument when I was 16, she then accused me of lying, and said that I was always trying to make her the “bad guy”. —please_respect_hats