This. I absolutely agree. My dad is the same — he had horrible childhood that he rarely opens up about, he was never shown love, he grew up in a cold and violent environment… and his political opinions are very much similar to your father’s (he’s Czech so I can’t say he’s a Republican because I’m pretty sure he doesn’t know what that means).

Loved reading your piece. It’s difficult growing up with fathers like that, but it only made us stronger. 💪

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