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I A Father Of 3 Sons

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    On may 10th my son, we are English btw married his girlfriend who was born and raised in Ripley Tennessee, The girlfriends dad is a pastor, he married them.All he kept telling me...
    essexdad5 essexdad5 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    I sometimes feel I grew up without a father. And I sometimes think I would've been better off without one. Growing up, I could never understand the 'daddy's little girl concept...
    JacqtheRipper JacqtheRipper 22-25, F Aug 13

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    He left us right after my younger sister was born, and my younger sister was born when I wasn't even a year old yet. Which means that I grew up without a father, without knowing a...
    Celal Celal 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I often think that in my dysfunctional marriage therefore, in the family I created, besides the mutual love, respect and partnership, the major thing that's missing is the father...
    TheDreamyWoman TheDreamyWoman 36-40, F Aug 14

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    My real father anyway, never met the man, or rather remember. Hes in prison at this moment at 66 years old, I dont exactly hate him but I just really dont like him, what do u do...
    nekokitty13 nekokitty13 18-21, F Aug 13

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    I think to be a good father is more difficult than it seems to be at first sight. It is not only hard working to have money in order to ensure the kid they can have got the best...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My relationship with my father stalled because of my mothers constant adultery, with his friends! I hardly saw him at all between ages eight and when I moved in with him at...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Today my father wanted me to help him move a car. Since I am more comfortable with automatic rather than manual I told him I will try. I tried my best and managed to move the car...
    cherryaleks cherryaleks 18-21 Jul 23

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    I honestly am really terrified of my father. I never really have been too close with him ever since I was little and up until now. my father doesn't hit me or abuse me, (although...
    heythereandrea heythereandrea 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I've just finished my sophomore year of college, my father died after a long battle with cancer last month. The duration of his illness prepared me in some aspects for his death...
    yellowprint yellowprint 18-21, F Jul 28

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    My father was a horrible man. He blamed me for my mothers death my entire life. My mother died after I was born due to an infection, and weak immune system. My father threw glass...
    MichelleReed MichelleReed 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I joined EP upon reading a story about a woman who had a Narcissistic father. Growing up with mum, dad and my younger brother always seemed normal. Mostly, at least. At 6 he...
    amyvsyt amyvsyt 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I'm 14 and my step dad is a f*cking d-bag. When I was 11, my mom told us as in me and siblings that my dad was having an affair so she brought us to run away with her to another...
    windyblue windyblue 18-21, F Aug 5

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    I've had numerous friends(both male and female) vent to me about how their father is "too strict" or "overprotective". Or that they just "hate" their father. No matter what I tell...
    tylerw17 tylerw17 16-17, M Aug 5

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    I'm the oldest out of his 3 children, when I was 4 he left my mom due to the fact of him having an affair. It's like he's a factor in my life but he isn't there. And when he is he...
    drewbond drewbond 16-17, M Aug 6

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    My father was in my life,my mother's live in lover,until I was 11. That's when the State of Indiana kicked him out and it was no great loss believe me! A while before that he had...
    Bashka91 Bashka91 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I still am growing up without one. I can tell you that when I did have one, he was the greatest man I knew. I was really attached to him and loved him a lot. He was my hero. Some...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am living at my mothers and I used to see my father every second weekend. I found out my father produces and deals with drugs 3 years ago. I told my mum and told her not to tell...
    itisjustmeok itisjustmeok 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yes, as a father it is your obligation to provide us the brighter future thru sending us to a prestige school. When it comes with financial matters, I never questioned you because...
    imerosiie imerosiie 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I absolutely do want to be a father. I wish I was a father already. I want a wife and kids to love
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    My wife wanted children almost from the first day we met, it was nearly more than I could do to put her off until we were married and she was nineteen. Our second child was planned...
    will999 will999 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    To be the father of growing daughters is to understand something of what Yeats evokes with his imperishable phrase 'terrible beauty.' Nothing can make one so happily exhilarated or...
    Bluewater40 Bluewater40 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Who are we kidding. OF COURSE, we admire a MAN who is a GOOD FATHER. A male who isn't a good father is a ***** donor and has no right to be called a man. Real men raise their...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I lost my father when I was 13 I found him dead he killed himself. It was the worst thing that could have happened and I was stuck in a bad depression for 14 years but now I'm able...
    joyfullady joyfullady 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I come home, a 22 yr old college student to find my father in his late 30s standing behind the door. He pushes in really fast and in my reaction I slam the door back at him. In my...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    My dad was never there for me. He lets me live with him, he feeds me and gets me what I want or need. But that's not really what I want. All I want is a father that has time for me...
    Cwins165 Cwins165 13-15, M Jul 30

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    With my bad days, comes doubt that maybe I wasn't suppose to be a father, especially a father of four, but its amazing that just the smallest thing a child does can put a smile on...
    Pmiller3 Pmiller3 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 30

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    Yes fathers are important then mothers . Im a daddys girl and i love my dad so much . Hes a wonderful father .
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F Jul 30

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    I pray to god that i find someone who knows how to fulfill his duties as a father. After having piece of **** father i just want a loving family for my kids... Seems so hard to...
    7405me 7405me 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    On May 9th 2014 my father passed do to a stroke its has been quite an ordeal for my mother and sister; along with me. My father was a good man, and one who loved us very much. I...
    WhiteKnight99 WhiteKnight99 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    My father and I don't have the greatest history.. Well because we don't have much history to go on. Recently he has been calling and trying to show interest in my life and to be...
    marilynnrox marilynnrox 18-21, F Aug 11

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    Keep Your Money&Stay OUT of My Life!-Before my mother lost me to the state for good at age 10(1 year after I was removed from her for physical abuse&neglect) my biological father...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F Aug 12

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    Yesterday my father passaway... He was a very good father. Now only the memories remains to us.. It's hard to accept. I love him so much..
    Lovesweetlove Lovesweetlove 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    A couple of weeks ago, my father took his life. I found out my father slept with my uncles gf. I know that they used to drink together when my uncle was at work. My uncle and his...
    MushroomFaerie148 MushroomFaerie148 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    You're a dysfunctional partner, but I know you'll be an absolutely amazing father. I love how you glow with anticipation. That one moment when everything in your life is in perfect...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F Aug 13

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    Sadly, I have been unable to provide my children with a good father. I left their father when the children were young, due to physical abuse in the marriage. Tried for years for...
    Inspireme1 Inspireme1 46-50, F 7 Responses Aug 14

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    I admire ME cause I am knocking myself out being a good father newly separated. My experience ... There is not a single advantage being a single Dad. Newly separated and going from...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Tomorrow marks the 14th year since my father passed away. He was 68, almost 69. The manner of his passing is not important any more. His being gone from my life is though. This...
    58Coot 58Coot 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    I'm 30 and recently found out I'm pregnant. I have two kids and I got pregnant from a close friend who I wasn't in a relationship with. I battle a drug addiction that had ruined my...
    Rosielocs Rosielocs 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I am 29 and finally admitting to myself that I don't like or really love my father. On paper he's the perfect Dad. Despite the divorce with my Mum and periods of separation he...
    wombattle wombattle 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I'm already 18 years old. Where I live, you're allowed to go to clubs legally. My parents are split up, and I live with my mother. She allows me to go, but now my father found...
    Gabs96 Gabs96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    A good father, who understands and is a friend to my kids. Yes, he is that.
    brokenscarred brokenscarred 36-40, F Jul 24

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    My father was an athletic he retired early because he said he wanted to train me basketball and soccer and after 12 years of training he said I was ready but the next day my mom...
    mehdiamiri mehdiamiri 16-17, M Jul 26

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    My real father died when I was five. He was a firefighter and lost his life saving someone else. I only have flashes of the time we had together, but I remember he loved me.
    hiflyerdana hiflyerdana 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I can remember at the age of 10 receiving the news my father had been killed in a car accident. I remember it was as if i had been winded and it was all a bad joke.But it wasn't...
    zim93boy zim93boy 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    Both parents have an extremely important part to play in our lives, raising us but also shaping us into people. Mothers and fathers can be responsible for our mental state and the...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28