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My Hyper-Critical Friend and His Children

Toxic Parenting at its finest.

A sad young woman with long hair with legs spread into a corner and her hands in fists
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I could hear his voice screaming at Jake before they even got into the house.

I always hated visiting my friend Mike when his kids were home.

On that day, I was visiting with my own child, who wanted to come along to see their friend.

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The Orange Journal is a publication devoted to helping one another grow into the best version of ourselves. From productivity hacks to love stories, we want to know the best way to make this life as beautiful as it can be.

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Ira Robinson

Ira Robinson

Published author of over a dozen books and dozens of short stories, Digital painter, and streamer, and blind. Top Writer: Diversity, Ideas, This Happened to Me

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