Im new here
Date: February 27, 2004 11:19AM
The cut off happens to everyone who leaves. As soon as one decides not to continue, they are no longer included in the group. All the phone calls and emails stop abruptly. It's designed to make the person feel what he's lost. Then later after some time has passed, one or two may call "just to check in" and hopefully lead them back into the fold.
His daughter is behaving like a typical zealot. Don't worry that it doesn't make sense, just suspend your critical thinking and come back and let us work you over.
It sounds like you have many other issues in your relationship besides his participation in an LGAT. Possibly what you need to do right now is to do some things for yourself. There are many resources out there for people who need assistance with job training, housing, etc. Get some of your self confidence back, and things will be easier.