A Book Isn’t Its Cover
The expression “don’t judge a book by its cover” is often used in the book-reading community. You shouldn’t pass judgement on someone until you’ve gotten to know their true traits. These parents demonstrate that appearances can be deceiving in some situations. According to the outside world, they look to be a typical happy couple who enjoys their time together.
Although they are domineering and manipulative individuals, they have done everything in their power to impede the professional development of their own child. Because of this, one Redditor decided to disassociate themselves from their abusive parents when they were of legal age to do so. Everything about it was courageous.