[LMB] Ranking Dads

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 07:04:49 BST 2021


Given Bothari's mental problems, I'd say he did much better than could be
expected.

On Fri, Oct 29, 2021 at 9:39 PM Elizabeth Holden <alzurite at gmail.com> wrote:

> Eric Oppen asked:
>
> > How would Bothari rate as a father?
>
> Not well, I would say. He lied to her about her mother and himself,
> protected her to the point of being smothering, seems to have never
> listened to her opinions (let alone her hopes and dreams), and it's hard to
> imagine him being affectionate or understanding.  I'm sure his intentions
> were good, inside his own mind, but he treated her like an object which he
> owned.
>
> namaste,
> Elizabeth
>
> Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>
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