Only Child Caring for Furious Father who Abused me. My Health is Fading from Stress
(Sacramento, Ca, USA)
My father who beat me regularly from an infant is in an independent living apartment. Every 2-3 months he calls in a rage and wants to move because of the food, the attitudes of staff, he says they are trying to get rid of him, everything you can think of.
He can't afford the really posh places and he makes too much money for the section 8 housing.
He had tons of money coming in but swears he is broke and can't afford the $2,500 a month they are charging him. He gets a nice apartment, transportation, 3 gourmet meals a day, trips to the wine country, housekeeper, all utilities, etc. but he won't stop complaining.
I can't take it anymore.
I can't care for him. He was so horrid to me my whole life. It killed my brother. Now I am stuck with this mean, horrid miserable man. I don't know what to do when he calls in a rage and wants to move. I fear I will get sick and die from the stress of it all.