Parents that we can’t choose

Just wondering if anyone grew up in a not so conducive environment? Growing up my father always like to throw things around the house whenever he gets angry. I never knew this was wrong until much later. My mum wld always tolerate him and ask us not to make him angry. But now that I have a toddler in the same household, he doesn’t throw things but he likes to slam door and shout loudly. My mum on the other hand likes to criticise us whatever we do, calling us stupid, fat, poor etc. Never receive any compliments from them. I feel bad for my toddler because I wonder how much of this he’s taking in. We still have at least 2 more years to stay with them before my new flat arrives. Can’t wait to move out.

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i feel you..totally understand because my dad is about the same as in criticizing me and forbid my lo to touch things in the flat, while my mom is bedridden he also said sarcastic things about telling her to die first and soon he will be free etc. recently I found a new job, no more listening to his sarcasm words, freedom at long last. we have to wait for next half year move to our new flat. can't wait to have the keys by then. As for my lo, she has started preschool so lesser time spend at home to listen to my dad's nonsense. life will be better, just hang in there. cheer up!!

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