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I have witnessed so many abusive incidents by my Step Father/Father in law that I cannot physically stomach any more. I can no longer subject myself to the behavior, I have removed myself from the situation. I can no longer be kind and understanding to the abusive behavior my mother tolerates. She and her Husband are not permitted on my property and I do not feel bad for putting up these boundaries. I don't even want to be called for their funeral. Time has not changed my feelings on this, if anything it only reinforces how I feel. Thanks for letting me Post!

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Boy, you have it both ways. He is ur stepfather and FIL? If FIL came first than I wouldn't even consider him a stepfather. Actually, if people had no responsibility in raising me they aren't my step just the spouse of my parent. I give you so much credit. Maybe it will bring Mom around or not. For ur sanity, you did the right thing.
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How long has your mother been with this character?
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Witnessed or been subjected to? Or both?
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Dear CStrait,

I hear you. Glad you are doing what is right for you! We all have our limits and we have a right to enforce them. Our own physical and mental well being demand it. Thank you for sharing your story and giving encouragement to others to take a stand if and when they are ready.
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Kudos to you for being strong enough to say "enough is enough" to abusive relationships. It's hard.

Post away--we're always here :)
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