This is what can happen if you abuse your children and then demand to be included in their happiness.

'Till "fuck you" do us part. (stock photo)

23-year-old Alyssa Pearce has been estranged from her abusive parents since she ran away from home at 16. Despite the hard childhood, Pearce has managed to move on with her life. She is working toward earning a Ph.D. in applied linguistics, has plenty of friends, and found a loving and supporting person to marry.

Typical to what Pearce calls "narcissist parents," her folks are trying to worm their way back in. As she posted to reddit five months ago, "Now they're trying to bully their way (via family, they haven't bothered to speak to me personally) into getting an invitation to my wedding."

Sources: BuzzFeed | reddit