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Melissa - My Estranged Father Gave Me Strength

from  We Got You

Feb 2, 2021

 

Let’s take another look at families. Last week we spoke about divorce, what it’s like for a parent to not be present in a kid’s life at all, and how that feels. This week we are going to talk about what it’s like when a parent is present, but maybe that presence is inconsistent. Melissa is 16 years old. Her parents separated when she was barely 5. She lived mainly with her mother, and although her father was present in her life, it was never consistent. Today, she talks about how that affected h...more

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