It was one thing to be attacked by someone you hated, but this was something else. This was the kind of hurt that could only be inflicted by someone you loved, who you thought loved you. It was sort of like being stabbed from the inside out.
I had an absentee father. had to toughen up to cope and survive. THANK GOD that He came into my life at age since then, I have been enveloped by the Father's love: "For in Christ Jesus YOU ARE ALL SONS OF GOD, through faith," Galatians