How would you cope with a dysfunctional or abusive father?

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    yangaboyposted 7 years ago

    How would you cope or tolerate an abusive father who abuses almost every time and you live in same house with?

    1. Reality Bytes profile image81
      Reality Bytesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Personal experience with a stepfather.

      Leave the house.

    2. Cagsil profile image81
      Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      How would you cope with a dysfunctional or abusive father?

      First off, "dysfunctional" is hugely different than abusive.

      How is the father dysfunctional?

      What type of abuse are you talking about?

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        yangaboyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        verbal!

    3. dutchman1951 profile image59
      dutchman1951posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      personal experience, took the abuse and bazar behavior until I was Old enough to leave, never went back. he still does not understand it!

  2. jponiato profile image82
    jponiatoposted 7 years ago

    There are so many variables in play, it is hard to give a single answer that would universally apply.  Physical abuse should be reported to a school counselor or to child protective services.  Verbal abuse should probably also be discussed with a counselor, but that is a little more subjective.

    Other factors to consider - if you leave, do you leave behind younger siblings or even your Mom who would then bear the brunt of the abuse?  I am not at all suggesting that you should stay in order to protect them.  Just realize that the greater the threat to you or other members of your household, the more you should think about talking to a counselor.  He or she can lay out your options and help you decide on a course of action.

    Sometimes abusive behavior escalates over time.

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    Home Girlposted 7 years ago

    As horrible as it may sounds you might get used to it. Or be too scared to leave.

  4. aware profile image66
    awareposted 7 years ago

    by not succumbing to the example being set. or  losing  sight of  the father whose grace is fallen. in  being the better man a son   sometimes raises  a dad.
    ray

  5. Mikeydoes profile image75
    Mikeydoesposted 7 years ago

    Remove the bad things from your life. Most people never move on and don't really realize how much better their lives can be.

  6. knolyourself profile image59
    knolyourselfposted 7 years ago

    Depends on your range of options and his power over you financially or what not. If he is not violent - I would abuse him back, tit for tat every time. Something will have to change, but you have to be prepared consequence of it.

 
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