I don’t have set hours, so she calls and texts at any time, and I never know when I’m done for the day.• One of my main roles is to work on her book, a memoir about the struggles of being a minority and a woman.My dad, a white man, is writing the entire thing secretly; she hasn’t told her publisher that a ghostwriter is involved, and he is getting no compensation or recognition as she goes around telling everyone that she’s the only woman of this ethnic group to write a book on the subject.• She’s rude and cruel to me in front of others at meetings, events, and on conference calls.“But the bond Frankie and I have is so genuine and sincere that I truly feel that he is my boyfriend. He’s just one of the greatest people I’ve ever met.” Zach has since confessed his love for Frankie multiple times and the duo intimately cuddles every night.My dad started dating this woman (Jill) about two years ago, after he and my stepmom amicably divorced.We go through cycles where I think everything is fine, and then I get yelled at about something small that I didn’t realize was an issue.Every time there’s some sort of problem, I try to change what I do, only to have a new problem spring up that was never an issue before.
She often says that her former assistant had brain damage; her reasoning was that she was born premature and therefore must have brain damage and be “mentally handicapped.” So-and-so is obese because her kid died and now she’s too emotionally unstable to work.
I had an interview and was offered the job right away.• She tells me when to start working either late at night or in the morning.
My hours aren’t terribly long, but it is impossible to schedule anything since I don’t know my schedule in advance, and my health and self-care have taken a beating.
Soon after, my dad called to say that Jill had yelled at him for half an hour about distracting me from my work.
The next day, they went on a weeklong vacation to Mexico, where she had sporadic internet access.