Someone from Hyde Park, New York, US posted a whisper in the group Unpopular opinions , which reads "It's okay to stop talking to a family member. Blood doesn't mean anything. If they treat you badly, leave.
They say, abusers and controllers choose others who are kind and who will give them the benefit of the doubt. I guess this is why. Well, I'm over that. I had to learn the HARD way, but better late than never and never again.