Daughter tells dad she still holds a grudge for something that happened 10 years ago

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Growing up with just her dad, a woman was bullied by her step-sister for not being 'girly' enough. Her dad made hurtful comments, confirming her step-sister's bullying. After years of torment, she finally broke down and confronted her dad. Though they went to therapy, she still holds a grudge today. When her dad brought it up recently, she told him she'll never forgive him. What do you think, was she wrong to hold a grudge? Click to read more.

Father's attempts at styling daughter's hair and fashion still resented.

cool-fox-6198 | cool-fox-6198

Bullied by step-sister for not being 'girly enough' 😔

cool-fox-6198 | cool-fox-6198

Dad's favoritism towards sister hurts son's identity, sparks resentment 🤕

cool-fox-6198 | cool-fox-6198

Bullying, pink hair, ruined looks, and a grudge for 10 years 😞

cool-fox-6198 | cool-fox-6198

Strained father-daughter relationship after therapy and dad's remarriage.

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Daughter expresses unforgiveness towards dad for past bullying incident 😢

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Daughter confronts dad about past bullying, still holding grudge 😔

Growing up with a single dad can be tough, especially when you don't fit into the traditional 'girly' mold. This was the case for a woman who shared her story on Reddit, where she opened up about the bullying she endured from her step-sister and her own father's hurtful comments. Despite attending therapy together and making amends, the daughter admits she can't forgive her dad for his past behavior. In this emotional post, we'll explore the long-lasting impact of childhood bullying and how it can affect relationships with loved ones. Keep reading for comments and reactions to this heartbreaking story.

Stepmom provides support and encourages OP to focus on healing ❤️

Gummick | Gummick

Protecting children is a parent's duty, regardless of gender. 🤝

jdogx17 | jdogx17

Choose your own pace to heal, your pain is valid ❤️

Sweetsmyle | Sweetsmyle

NTA. The commenters share similar experiences and empathize with each other.

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Father's insensitive remark in therapy session still affects daughter at 45 ❤️

Loud-Mans-Lover | Loud-Mans-Lover

NTA. Holding a grudge means being on guard against hurtful behavior. Don't let anyone invalidate your experiences.

Aiyokusama | Aiyokusama

Forgiveness is a big step to healing, but it takes time 💛

Various-Bridge-325 | Various-Bridge-325

Dad joins in bullying, daughter still hurt after 10 years. 💔

SmallTownAttorney | SmallTownAttorney

NTA. Dad's lack of support and participation in bullying is unforgivable.

ChildofMerlin2 | ChildofMerlin2

Father's effort to mend relationship with daughter questioned, sparks debate.

theoptionexplicit | theoptionexplicit

Daughter sets boundaries with dad after being bullied for stepmom.

Cocoasneeze | Cocoasneeze

Dad made a mistake but has tried to make it right 😌

2legit86 | 2legit86

Understanding and empathy for daughter's hurt feelings towards dad.

Opia_lunaris | Opia_lunaris

Forgiveness takes time and effort, work with your therapist 🙌

daphneeh | daphneeh

Step-mom defends daughter's feelings, calls out dad's defensiveness. ☕

MundanePlanet | MundanePlanet

Engage in open communication with your father, forgive, and heal ❤

Mysterious_Tadpole75 | Mysterious_Tadpole75

Dad helped break his son's legs and made fun of his limp 😱

bubbsnana | bubbsnana

Don't rush forgiveness. Your feelings are valid and important 👍

AnalysisParalysis907 | AnalysisParalysis907

Daughter feels hurt but commenters say NTA for having boundaries.

IronikGames | IronikGames

Father unknowingly hurt daughter, but acted in her favor. NAH.

Cultural-Garden1901 | Cultural-Garden1901

Commenter calls out OP for childish behavior towards her dad 👀

leowlwowwoow | leowlwowwoow

Communicating boundaries with family can be tough 😕

mcmurrml | mcmurrml

Holding grudges can be tough, but some things are unforgivable 💔

Karma_1969 | Karma_1969

Is the story about the black dye real or fake? 🤔

dancingpianofairy | dancingpianofairy

Empathetic comment encourages forgiveness and understanding ❤️

nutwit9211 | nutwit9211

Commenter calls out daughter for holding grudge against dad.

fried-scallions | fried-scallions

User calls out daughter for being self-centered and unforgiving.

summertimesmadness | summertimesmadness

Validating feelings: NAH holds grudge, commenter empathizes with dad.

SuddenWhole | SuddenWhole

Dad needs to accept the past and let it go 😕

lotuslynn111 | lotuslynn111

Step-mom might help you talk to dad about unresolved grudges 🤝

Majesticogopogo | Majesticogopogo

💬 Dad made a mistake and is remorseful. Forgiveness is hard, but important for future relationship. 💕

julesB09 | julesB09

Parenting struggles in different cultures, empathy needed on both sides 🤝

bigbagol | bigbagol

Daughter holds grudge, internet backs her. 💪

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Encouraging response to daughter's NTA comment on forgiveness and therapy.

RepresentativeEgg314 | RepresentativeEgg314

Forgive dad. He didn't know about the bullying. ❤️

Amingboi | Amingboi

Validating emotions 🙌 NTA, never forget your worth 💪

southernerinthenorth | southernerinthenorth

Dad sacrificed love for daughter, but she holds a grudge 😔

Fluid-Row9012 | Fluid-Row9012

Daughter confronts dad's past actions, holds grudge for 10 years.

Manly_man_bro | Manly_man_bro

Commenter defends father's sacrifice and urges daughter to forgive ❤️

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Holding a grudge is tough, but forgiving your father is freeing 🙌

destroyerodin | destroyerodin

Father tried to make amends, it's time to heal. ❤️

Loco_Mosquito | Loco_Mosquito

A heartwarming story of a father who chose his daughter ❤️

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Stepmom saves the day! NTA for holding grudge.

Zozz999 | Zozz999

Daughter's trauma ignored by dad, needs therapy for accountability. 😔

Dusty_Fluff | Dusty_Fluff

Daughter holds grudge for 10 years, refuses to mend relationship. 😔

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Holding a grudge doesn't mean you can't forgive. Good on you! ✊

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