My enabling Mother’s response to #metoo

“If they’re telling the truth, why did they wait so long?” 

That’s ripe given her record on lying to the authorities about sexual assault. She lied to protect my stepdad and brother… At my expense.

My Mother worked long and hard to convince the community that I was crazy. 

She weaponized the 72-hour psych hold after I started cutting in 5th grade. She told the shrinks that I’m the problem, and our family therapy focused on how my mental health impacted everyone. I was the problem. 

Maybe it was an attempt to get out ahead of any child abuse report. I don’t know why.  I wasn’t going to tell…

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