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← Fred Phelps's son is an atheist: Running from hell

Ascaphus's Avatar Jump to comment 18 by Ascaphus

...The parts about Fred Phelps' abusiveness and drugs was so terrible I actually had to check the source to make sure...


But what he's saying is that the physical abuse is not the hard part to live through. It's the psychological threats and punishment. My guess is that there are far more families where physical abuse does not occur, but the mental & emotional abuse is just as damaging.

Matt

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 10:27:00 UTC | #263597