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    I don't know why but I've never been able to stand up to my dad. I'm twenty years old and go to Uni but I am get sick of his talks, telling me what to do. I know he is only trying to help but he gives me these long winding speeches about me sorting out my life (Which makes me feel less motivated than ever) and loves to call me selfish, whenever I don't do something he wants or I just forget. His hurt me before when I was younger but it wasn't a lot and when he forgot his strength, pushing me to the floor, holding my wrist to tightly and dragging me down stairs leaving a red mark, trapped my fingers in a laptop by slamming it down when I was to slow in turning it of. Though these things happened ages ago when I was a lot younger and I shouldn't be letting this affect how I behave around him now as he has never hurt me on purpose and not recentally at all, so why is this still affecting me? I still think about them a lot, even though he DID apoligise after these incedants years ago. My sister stands up to him no problem (We are the same age, twins) so why can't I? Any advice?

    Yeah just stand up to him.

    I had a massive argument with my dad the other day..I opened up to him, he done the same, we sheared tears and believe me when I say this, I have never in my life seen my dad weep like a little girl, I felt so bad knowing I cussed a lot of trouble in the past. Just open up to him and tell him how u really feel, you'll get along and despite what happens at the end of the day he's still your father and he loves you
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