Yesterday was a really good day for me. Dad was joking aroun

Yesterday was a really good day for me. Dad was joking around with mom, we played games till late night and even earlier today everything was fine. I forgot what it was like to have fun with dad. I was doing okay today and then suddenly dad's mood changed again and he started saying this and that to mom again. That's when an old memory which i completely forgot about came up. it was around 2 or 3 years ago, dad was very angry and he had chased our dogs away throwing stones in their direction and one of my dogs got hurt. i wanted to go out and help but i was scared to. i locked my room and was crying when dad started banging on the door. so i opened it. This is when my memory gets sort of blurry. I remember him entering the room and then pushing(?) me near the wall. Then he grabbed my neck or my tshirt, i don't remember and raised his hand. and he said that if i didn't stop crying he would hit me. So i closed my eyes and held my breath trying not to cry. and then he left. I was obviously shocked and scared that day but i forgot about this incident completely. Why did i remember it today and why am i scared right now.

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moopink's picture
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Oct 15

@lifeishardbutiamforcedtosmile Can i just say this made me cry?? It feels like i was acknowledged and the incident was acknowledged. Dad probably doesn't even remember anything, thank you. I feel supported.

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andine's picture
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Oct 16

@moopink sometimes local and national abuse hotlines are a good source of support if you have privacy to call safely.

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lifeishardbutiamforcedtosmile's picture
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Oct 18

@moopink no. Thank you

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