The Voice of Autism: Why does my daughter hate me?©

She yells at me for reasons unknown

Every mean thing anyone had ever said to her has now hit me 10 fold

There is no reasoning, no rationalization for her words or behavior

She cries thinking no one loves her

All you can do is reassure her that you are there and you care

She tells you she hates you

She calls you a liar and runs out the door

She doesn’t go far because she’s mad at the world

She knows they won’t understand her

She walks up and down and back and forth til she’s calmed herself again

She re-enters the house and asks for forgiveness

She tells me she loves me and lets me know I’m the best

What can I do, What can I say

I tell her I love her and to let all the bad slip away

She calms and slips into sleep for the night

All is forgotten once again

My only hope is that tomorrow is better

That she will learn to love herself

And stop hating me

Even though she professes her love for me

The Voice of Autism:

Why does my daughter hate me?©

©Copyright 2014, 2017

By Felina Silver Robinson

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