Sadly, this is how I feel when I reflect upon my childhood. As I read your story, I thought about mental illness the entire time. That’s the diagnosis of both of my parents. Your stories of abuse and neglect, estrangement, not protecting you, the feelings of hurt and anger about your childhood, and how well she treated her grandkids compared to the neglect you and your brother experienced.

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