Originally Posted by MidasGirl
And I think parents who let their children intimidate them by threatening to withdraw or withhold love are wussies and deserve no respect.
So glad you can look down on everyone from your moral high horse. Give me break! Parents don't need to be loved by there kids, but they have an obligation to love them. The parents brought the kids into the world. They need to provide for them until they can provide for themselves. Anything less in neglect, or abuse. What this father is doing is abusive. He's using coercion to abuse his teen's state of mind. "I'm watching you, you little..." Yeah...thats a loving dad.
Get the hell out as soon as you can. Until then, resist!
MidasGirl: Incredible. I hope you look forward to seeing your kids in therapy when they grow up.