I am a parent who cares to comfort you & send you energy to enlighten your path to safety & How to play back the intimidation from these abusers. If you needed strength come to us & I might be of help to fight back. I am familiar with abusers & knowledgeable of parents who are abusers. There is a book called The batterer as a parent it is full of insights to escape this kind of cruelty. The author of this book use to run a rehabilitation of abusive men. I know him only through his work,Lundy Bancroft. You can find them in the local library or any agency for battered women. If they don't have it ask the library to purchace it for you. The author comes to our conference in Alban NY which I do legal work for mothers in custody battlle. Most of these men are literally psycotic. A product of male domimance society. Judges are abusers tmeselves most of them. With my experience with the legal system, they are all shitheads. Childen advocates most of them are ignorant of the law. They suck us in believing that they are advocates but in real life they only there for the paychecks. Tell me I am m wrong ,they don't do shit Hide it where only you knows. Every time your dad or whoever ,is abusive put it in a plastic bag & bury under the ground. I will read it again & post it here chapter by chapter. The need to confront the abusers is to abuse them back ,the differnce is you are using as a weapon for survival until you can be on your own. Two steps ahead & he will back off.