Parenting is the most important job on the planet—and these people are messing up BAD. From acts of negligence to selfish freakouts, these parents surely know how to inflict the worst kind of damage. Buckle up, because these shocking stories are more heartbreaking than anything else.
1. Up For Adoption…Maybe
When my mom was mad at me, she would put me in the car and drive a few miles and park in front of a building that said “County of Los Angeles.” She told me it was where you surrender children and she was putting me up for adoption. She made me sit in the car and beg her to stay at home. That’s not even the most twisted part. Sometimes, I would cry and beg for over an hour before she finally said ok and drove us home.