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Donald Trump Was Abused As A Child By Father And That Scarred Him For Life, Says Niece In Her Book

Donald Trump Was Abused As A Child By Father And That Scarred Him For Life, Says Niece In Her Book

Trump's niece alleged that Donald's dad "destroyed" him and robbed him of the "ability to develop and experience the entire spectrum of human emotion."

Image Source: Facebook/Ten Dollar Trump Hats (L) Twitter/Mary Trump (R)

Cover Image Source: Facebook/Ten Dollar Trump Hats (L) Twitter/Mary Trump (R)

President Donald Trump was subjected to emotional abuse as a child by his father, revealed Mary Trump in her new tell-all book, Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man, which is set to release on July 14. Mary, who is one of Fred Trump Jr.'s kids and Trump's niece alleged that the President's father "destroyed" him and robbed Donald of the "ability to develop and experience the entire spectrum of human emotion," due to the abuse. The book, which was pitched as part memoir and part psychoanalysis, was described by publisher, Simon & Schuster as a "revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him."



 

Mary who holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology has used both her education and past experience of growing up in the Trump family to explain how Trump's father "perverted his son’s perception of the world" and made him unfit to be a President running a country. "By limiting Donald’s access to his own feelings and rendering many of them unacceptable, Fred perverted his son’s perception of the world and damaged his ability to live in it," writes the 55-year-old according to the Independent. Describing her grandfather as a "high functioning sociopath" who lacked empathy, she writes how he failed to make his youngest son "feel safe or loved," as he was absent for the most part and that is what scarred "him for life."



 

In the absence of his mother, who became ill when Trump was just two, Fred became the only available parent who could comfort her children, reports Daily Mail. But he "firmly believed that dealing with young children was not his duty, and kept to his twelve-hours-a-day, six-days-a-week job at Trump Management as if his children could look after themselves." She continued, "Love meant nothing to Fred; he expected obedience, that was all. Over time, Donald became afraid that asking for comfort or attention would provoke his father's anger or indifference when Donald was most vulnerable. That Fred would become the primary source of Donald's solace when he was much more likely to be a source of fear or rejection put Donald in an intolerable position: total dependence on a caregiver who also caused him terror. Donald suffered deprivations that would scar him for life."



 

"Child abuse is, in some sense, the expectation of 'too much' or 'not enough'. Donald directly experienced the 'not enough' in the loss of connection to his mother at a crucial development stage, which was deeply traumatic," she wrote at some point. Furthermore, she explained how this behavior actually resulted in the man he is today. "The personality traits that resulted – displays of narcissism, bullying, grandiosity – finally made my grandfather take notice but not in a way that ameliorated any of the horror that had come before."



 

"Deception, cheating, lying, and hiding one's true feelings was something that reaped rewards in the Trump household which ultimately became the fundamental portion of Trump's personality," she wrote reports CNBC. "Lying was primarily a mode of self-aggrandizement meant to convince other people he was better than he actually was," wrote Mary about her uncle who has been constantly lying about several things including the time when he assured Americans residents that America was prepared to handle this coronavirus crisis "and it will go away. Just stay calm. It will go away." Trump's lies are well documented, and according to The Washington Post, he had made an unbelievable total of 18,000 false statements to date. 

As for cheating, Mary writes that when Donald Trump was in his teen years he had actually paid someone to take his SATs on his behalf. "Donald, who never lacked for funds, paid his buddy well," she wrote revealing that "a smart kid with a reputation for being a good test taker," was hired by her uncle. 

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