4 thoughts on “What It’s Like to be the Daughter of a Sociopath

  • May 16, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    Dearest Christine, I love all that you write about this subject. I get relation and validation, it helps me to feel not so alone. I’ve been on this journey for 20 years now, and I have not found another living soul in Australia who will admit to having a bad childhood. It took for me to discover the internet and strangers from foreign lands to say to me “me too”. After all of this time, the damage in me is still immense. I did have help along the way, I had a counsellor who I poured out my soul to for about 8 years. She helped me in a lot of ways. She was the one who suggested I look at “she might be incapable of giving you what you crave”. That, I believe was the turning point for me and the acceptance thing. But the journey and life itself can be so lonely to feel like I’m the unique one “with the problem”. So I thank you so much for all that you share.

  • May 19, 2019 at 6:36 am

    Good article! The best part for me was the very end, “You are not alone.” All through the article I was thinking of who I could share this new knowledge of my father with: No one. Kind of makes the fact that he’s a milder version of a sociopath seem not real. Thank you.


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