Hi everyone. It's Father’s Day week. I've been super busy. I'm sorry I haven't put out any videos. But I definitely wasn't going to miss saying something on Father’s Day.
Happy Father’s Day 2021!
First and foremost, I think every father every loving father and caring father around the world, will agree with me that being a father is the best job they can have. And very rewarding. I mean, you see new fathers beaming with joy and happiness, and you've heard of the “girl dad” and you know being a good father is so awesome.
So happy Father’s Day to all of you who are a dad or celebrating a dad.
I will say honestly, though, it’s a little hard for me personally with my relationship with my father, Mike Rinder, to have something to celebrate on this day. It does get hard for me, leading up to Father’s Day, feeling Oh, I don’t really have a father. And that's because my father, Mike Rinder, was very, very, very unloving and had no care for my brother and me our whole lives I am absolutely positive that he never loved me or my brother.
In addition to that, he abused my mother. My father, Mike Rinder, damaged her body for life and caused her to shed blood and suffer nerve damage that cannot be repaired. And fractured her shoulder. She's in pain every day of her life. And that is not a good father. And he did that in front of his own child, me, to my mother and screamed profanities and viciously yelled with hate and applied a lot of intense physical pressure, to the point of breaking a bone and damaging her for life.
So I don't personally have a lot to celebrate on Father’s Day.
But what that did do for me is make me feel even more responsible and passionate about raising awareness, shedding light on domestic violence and men who attack and abuse women. And the fact that on Father's Day I want to promote and advocate that fathers do not become violent, that they love their children, support them, their beliefs, endeavors, goals and dreams. Help them. Do the things that are kind.
Help them with what they need. Be supportive. That's what I want to advocate on Father's Day and why I felt it was really important and pertinent to my campaign of justice4mom to say something about it today and to make sure my voice was heard on this Father’s Day 2021.
A father in my family that I love dearly and I do want to acknowledge this Father’s Day is my grandfather, Ian Rinder, a spectacular man. He not only supported my family, but our beliefs and our goals. And during his life he did everything in his power and in his realm of responsibility as a father to make every person in our family the best that they could be. And so I want to give a shoutout to him today. I love you and God bless.
The second father I want to thank is Andrew Rinder. This is my uncle and he has his own kids and he’s a fabulous father to them. But I would say he’s also like a father to me, and my brother. We don't call him Uncle Dad for no reason. He is all the things one would want in a father and I want to thank him for that. So, thanks Uncle Andrew, Uncle Dad. We love you. Happy Father's Day.
That’s not to forget any of the other fathers in my family, you know who you are. I love you from New York, Switzerland, Australia, California. Keep being awesome fathers. You guys are the people that should be acknowledged today. Thank you.
My message for the end of this video is we have another generation right behind us that we need to make sure has good fathers. So let’s do that and I appreciate anything anybody can do to not support men who abuse women or their children and I encourage all to be good fathers. So happy Father's Day.
It’s Taryn with justice4mom.
Happy Father’s Day to all
loving and supportive fathers