Originally Posted By: crazy gecko

My girlfriend's father shows a tendency to be "fatherly" towards me, but I think I've lost the ability to be a son. One can't learn to be a son at 40. It's too late. He scares me. Not because he's ever said or done anything threatening - just because I don't know how to act around him...

I hate people who try to act that way toward me, even though I know they mean no harm. I don't really know why.
I am a veteran of the soul wars.