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My Father, The Sociopath...

My father has had numerous affairs throughout his marriage to my mother(20 years). Recently I found evidence that my father has been meeting for sex with women, girls 19-24, by the way I am 24. He uses Craig's list to find these girls.  I actually have papers I found in his vehicle describing their services and their prices. These papers of his that I found even include DIRECTIONS in his handwriting.

My mother knows about this. It is the usual numb feeling that she and I experience and share pertaining to my father's behavior. We are so used to this. B,ut this time it's different. This time I refuse to forgive and forget so easily. I want to comfront him. I already know all too well how to stroke his ego in order for this conversation to even begin to take place.

Can you PLEASE inform (OR PREPARE) me for how I should go about the conversation and how to handle his immediate reaction? Thanks soooo much...

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