People will let you complain on and on about your friends, lovers, and children.
But they won't listen to you talk about your parents and their parenting.
Long time ago, let bygones be bygones, water under the bridge.
I don't want to disparage, discount, or denigrate those who are suffering now.
What is being done to formed adults now is something that is being done to formed adults. Formed adults can walk away or fight back.
What parents do FORMS their children. They can NEVER walk away because their parents remain in their heads forever. They can NEVER really fight back because they'd be fighting against a piece of themselves. I'm trying to do that now, but it's so damned hard not to listen to their voices inside me!
So, how come people would listen to me complain about my husband forgetting to throw out the trash but won't be comfortable with me complaining about my parents never loving me?