Heartbroken and tired

I am so tired of being stressed out about my father's mood swings. I am so tired of crying. I am so tired of being dismissed and emotionally abused. At least if he treated my mom good. That's what breaks my heart the most. I am 42 years old and as I write this tears are streaming down my face. He doesn't get it. He thinks money fixes everything. I am at a loss. I pray every night that my Dad will be in a good mood so that I don't have to worry about my mom.


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Jul 13, 2020 at 6:24pm

I don't have any advice. just hugs. that sounds tough.

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Jul 13, 2020 at 9:00pm

He has sleep apnea
That causes moodiness and it’s fixable !

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You're good hearted

Jul 13, 2020 at 10:09pm

Try you best to help your parents but also make a life for yourself. One day we will all get to a better place

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Put a

Jul 13, 2020 at 11:17pm

Hurt on him...

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Jul 14, 2020 at 5:42am

She chose him. Not your problem

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Maya Angelou said

Jul 14, 2020 at 10:50am

"Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better."

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Might work

Jul 14, 2020 at 1:03pm

If you got your mom some help, counselling, anything. As for your dad, the people that are the worst offenders are often the most blind about their behaviour. He needs help, too but prob won't want it. Your mom might have to put her foot down but needs support to do it. You're a good child/adult. Get some help for yourself, too. Lots of support info online. Make the call. No need to spend a lifetime suffering. Really, no need to suffer which is why you feel so helpless and sad about the situation. Good luck!

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Jul 14, 2020 at 10:35pm

Actually what @anonymous wrote is pretty much spot on. She chose him. I know it sucks, but I have been trying to protect my mom from my dad's shitty attitude for her whole life. And she always picks him. I finally realized you can't change anyone. Sad for you, OP.

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