Atario wrote: Steinherz wrote:
metalangel wrote:So either answer violence with violence, or legally sever all ties with them and live until adulthood in foster care?
You make it sound so easy, so cut and dried and free of emotion.
Also an excellent way to end up homeless, in jail, or worse.
Unless your parents are beyond
full-retard, they can't do anything worse to you than reprimand you. If they physically hit you, call the police.
Watch them squirm.
Steinherz wrote:People like that, those who force their beliefs on others, are scum. Call me cynical, but seriously. Disgusting.
It's actually the opposite of cynical: idealistic. Unfortunately ideals don't always fly in the real world. Sometimes you just have to keep your head down till you can skip outta Dodge.
And once you can skip outta Doge, you make damn well sure they know exactly how you feel.
That you detect the presence of scum
when it comes to them.
metalangel wrote:Someone raised in an household of fear and hostility might be so petrified of their parents and the consequences and too naive or ignorant to know they can get help. Their parents might be unimaginably cruel but the person will still see them as their mother and father and find it hard if not impossible to part ways. If you had the inner strength, good for you, but not everyone is that lucky.
Perhaps, then again I can't speak from experience here. My family was (thankfully) not religious at all. However, even if they were religious, I'm known by everyone
in my family (including extended!) to have the absolute worst temper and very strong will. Once I was to set myself into doing something, there was no stopping me until I
decided to stop