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Toxic Parents and Absent Parents Produce the Same Kind of People

Children inherit the work their parents don’t do

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II grew up in a community where you were raised to thank God for your parents, no matter how unworthy they may have been. Because no matter how toxic your parent turned out to be, things could have been worse — they could have chosen to be toxic away from you.




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