By Amy Dickinson | Tribune Content Agency PUBLISHED: March 25, 2019 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: March 25, 2019 at 6:02 am DEAR AMY: Around two years ago you published a letter from me regarding my maternal grandfather. He sexually abused me during my whole childhood from the time I was only 6 years old. I wrote about how my mother never believed me when I told her about it … and how she made up lies to make me look bad to people and other family members. I asked you for suggestions on what to do. You encouraged me to contact authorities. Fast-forward two years. He got a plea deal in November to one count (and ALL of the other charges were dropped). In January, he was sentenced to six to 18 years in prison. Now for my so-called “mother.” She says it’s my fault. She said she hopes I will wake up some day to see “what I caused,” and that I have nobody to blame but myself. She and her sisters talk about how they’re all “strong, true Christians,” and I should be ashamed of myself because THEY have forgiven him. Amy, thank you for encouraging me… Read full this story
- Ask Amy: Are they ignoring my emails because I’m an abrasive person?
- Ask Amy: Why is it OK for them to make fun of her pale skin?
- Ask Amy: Bored dad trades woman in for a younger model
- Ask Amy: Rolodex rancher trolls contacts
- Why You Should Not Secretly Record Collection Calls With Abusive Collectors
- Advice For Substance Abuse Disorder
- Men's Drug and Alcohol Abuse - 12 Step Treatment is the Only Solution
- Dealing With Alcohol Abuse
- Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is My Ex Leading Me On?
- There's a new front-runner in town: Elizabeth Warren. Just ask her Democratic rivals
Ask Amy: My abuser’s defense was appalling have 301 words, post on www.mercurynews.com at March 25, 2019. This is cached page on Talk Vietnam. If you want remove this page, please contact us.