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Never Forgiving Him

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I still remember that terrifying day. The policeman came, Dad beside him. I remember the sobs of my mom, step dad and me. My dad took me away. I didn't know why he would do this to me. It was the longest car ride of my life. It dragged on and on. I was crying the whole way there too. I ended up crying dry tears. We got his house and I wanted to run, but I didn't. He ended up telling me how much he cared about me and how I will understand when I get older. He then told me to punch. I didn't understand. He didn't want me to fight but he wanted me to punch him. The first punch was "wimpy" because I really didn't want to, but on the inside I wanted to punch him in the face. He ended up telling me to punch him again. So I punched him as hard as I could. I ended up hurting him. I was remembering the sobs of my family and all the talking saying "We will get you back." I hit him for all of us. I still dont understand why he did what he did, and Im 14 now. My mom took him back to court. I remember talking to the Judge. Just breaking down infront of him. That day i got a phone call from my mom. 50-50 custody. I was so happy and sad at the same time it made me sick. 7th grade came around and i had no privacy wat so ever. I had my agenda and my feelings inside of it. He would look at everything in my room-notes, anything that he could get. I dont think i can forgive him ever. I told my mom if I ever be like him hit me. I tell everyone about that reoccurring nightmare, and how I never want to see him again. I was 12 when my life came crashing down. Now, I'm 14 and I still have the nightmares.





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Chris aka one who wrote this said...
Nov. 6, 2008 at 9:21 pm
well i did write this....things have been getting better over the year i submitted this. ive been doing ok so far im starting to dislike my mom now cause she wont let me go anywhere when im with her cause she wants to spend time with me.. but other than that its been going well with me and my dad. he got a divorce couple months ago..and it was really good for him. he took it hard after the first couple days. but Ren, i never expected someone to have like the same problem as me...all the respect ... (more »)
 
Ren said...
Sept. 14, 2008 at 2:35 am
You rock for having the nerve to submit this! I've had problems with my dad...so I can relate. Gosh. That must have been horrible. My dad only talks about wanting 50-50 time between both parents. I hope it gets better, and soon.
 
Jexie said...
Aug. 27, 2008 at 5:31 pm
Chris, This is a wonderful piece. As I read it I could relate and it sends chills through my body. I hope you are feeling better about things as the years pass... more freedom, less anxiety. I don't know you, but I'm proud of you for writting,
 
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