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MariaSharpie

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CNY reopens painful old wounds
« on: January 19, 2019, 11:41:48 pm »
With CNY arriving shortly, many would probably dread the impending questions posed by nosey relatives about one's personal affairs, such as whether he/she has found a girl/boyfriend and if not, why......so on and so forth.

Yet this is seriously nothing next to my own set of circumstances. For me, CNY is a time when my extremely dark and sad past returns to haunt, to reopen painful old wounds.

I came from a dysfunctional family and really hated everyone in it, from my parents to my dad's many brothers and sisters (aka my uncles and aunts).


For a start, my dad was never around, almost always absent from my life. My only existing memories as far as he is concerned were those of me getting beaten up by him when I misbehaved.

My mom loved me, but she detested my brother (and very openly too). She would inform him outright that food on the table was meant for me, not for him. And that she loved me and not him because she breastfed me but not him, so she had no emotional 'connection' with him whatsoever (I mean wtf right????).

My parents are divorced. Those moments when my dad packed his suitcase and literally walked out on the family are forever seared in my mind, especially the bit involving my mom begging me to ask my dad to stay. I had to sleep with her on their matrimonial bed that night, fearful that she would take her own life.

More at https://www.domainofexperts.com/2019/01/cny-reopens-painful-old-wounds.html

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Re: CNY reopens painful old wounds
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2019, 12:27:37 am »
Actually the author should be glad instead. Sometimes a divorce has less impact than a child coming home to quarrels every single day and not emotionally taken care of.

And there are many ppl choose to go overseas during cny.
« Last Edit: February 07, 2019, 12:29:46 am by happyshar »
没有心,就不会痛 😉

Gal tells me "see you soon". Flaked me twice. Recovering phase: painful

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