Controlling and Insidious Parents
It can be difficult to live with one’s parents if they are excessively controlling. A consequence of this phenomenon is that some parents appear to be too controlling because they genuinely care about their children’s well-being, whilst others use their influence to manipulate and, eventually, hurt their children.
Due to their father’s extreme control and failure to appropriately prepare them for life in the real world, this Reddit user felt they had no choice but to cut ties with him completely. Initially, their father attempted to prevent them from living on their own, but they were able to overcome this obstacle in the end.