Ask Dr. Zoe – How Do I Deal with a Very Toxic Relationship with My Father?

Any toxic relationship will be emotionally and mentally trying, but the pressure is compounded when the person on the other end is a family member, or someone that you want to trust.

A reader asked about finding clarity amid a toxic relationship with her father and the guilt she felt toward putting a distance between them. Dr. Zoe Shaw responds with a discussion on the boundary you must set for yourself and your relationship with those who hurt you, even when you want to keep them close.


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