When Your Dad is Your Stalker

All I want, all I’ve ever wanted, is for my dad to be nice to me. That’s it.

He can’t do it. He’s incapable. I’ve watched him alienate people my entire life. As a child, I watched him bully his own parents, call them stupid and put them down. I watched him bully two wives out of his life and countless acquaintances. It never ceases to amaze me that he can’t see this pattern. But he will not relinquish his need…

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Amber Fraley

Amber Fraley

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Blogging about mental illness, narcissistic abuse & survival, feminism, politics. Essayist, journalist, novelist, wife, mom, Kansan, repro rights activist.