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I A Father of 3

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    I have three children, ages are almost 8, almost 5, and almost 3. They are the reason why I get up each morning and keep plowing along. I've been married for 13 years, and probably like many in this forum, the amount of support I feel (or don't feel) from my wife dramatically...
    flipperdipper flipperdipper 36-40 Sep 9, 2008

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    My mother suddenly died two years ago at age 57 and my father started dating again shortly after. It was understandably an incredibly horrific time for my father and it was...
    SisyphusGirl SisyphusGirl 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Where to begin. All I can say is although I have moved out of my fathers toxic home, I am still very nervous as I write this. I can literally feel the anxiety building up. Ok...
    rrrrandom rrrrandom 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have got married 6 months back . My husband mostly talks abt his father who doesn't help me or my husband either physically or financially he has rented house in his native , he...
    vidh vidh 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I did something that was so hard for me to do a couple of weeks ago. I said Kaddish for both my father as well as my son together. It has been hard to say it for my dad for the...
    PerryGrosser PerryGrosser 51-55, M Apr 10

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    I have a step-father four years ago, and I don't like my step-father. First, I thought I don't like him because he's the one that my mom had affaire with and he's the one that...
    Fearlessheart13 Fearlessheart13 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My father passed away the middle of last year. A few years ago I "made amends"or so called, with him. We emailed between calls. I was able to communicate easier with him thru email...
    ozarkG ozarkG 36-40 1 Response Mar 22

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    I think it's disgusting how the role of the father seems insignificant to many people. Scorned women often bring their kids up to resent their fathers which is wrong. Not all...
    thisisanick thisisanick 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I could not think of a more perfect father than mine. Born as the oldest child of 8 sisters, my dad and his family grew up as a lower-class arabic family, at one point even...
    bassamelali bassamelali 18-21, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    My father left one week after I was born, he called once when I was in third grade but it was meant for my uncle about money. My grandparents hated him and always said things about...
    osnitrapzi osnitrapzi 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Some people may find this hard to relate to. However, the memories of our fathers fathers stay within us. They are part of us, whether we like it or not. The memories become...
    LesFennecs LesFennecs 18-21, M Mar 28

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    I am 27, I lost my father to lung cancer 3 weeks ago he was 67, i feel so sad and alone and i feel that there's nothing to live for anymore. what breaks my heart more is that i...
    DadysGirl DadysGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    My father used to be my idol when I was small, but know I hate him with a fiery passion. When I was 8 years old I found out that he sleeps with other women. I found this out...
    Yasora Yasora 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I have a torn relationship with my Father. Sometimes I day dream what my life would be if we had a "relationship". For years I have carried a masked on covering up the hurt since...
    ADonya ADonya 31-35, F Mar 23

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    My father has not been around much throughout my entire life. I am currently 24 years old and almost turning 25 in less then a week. He over criticizes me and compares me to my...
    jezebelx jezebelx 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Welcome to Founderism the Founding Fathers American religion The Founding Fathers "Founderism" religion shall treat the Founders as actual ascended Deities/patriotic Gods(because...
    ToniaD ToniaD 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've never been "daddy's little girl" and I don't think I ever will. I can never seem to get along with my father in any way at all. I have three sisters, and they don't help that...
    mcsunshine09 mcsunshine09 13-15, F Mar 22

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    If you've ever seen the movie Mermaids, then you can see pretty much the type of mother I had growing up. She was a bit promiscuous and neither I nor my two brothers have the same...
    canelabunz canelabunz 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I grew up with my grandparents. My mother had a relationship with my father. He was abusive time to time, he had come issues with his life, I have heard that he robbed some close...
    melodie9 melodie9 18-21, F Mar 28

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    my biological father left my mother and I when I was 2 years old, and moved back to his home state MO. I'm now 23 with a 3 year old and I've seen him twice since I was 2, my...
    sh56388 sh56388 22-25, F Apr 9

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    My biological fathers name is Kevin P. Baughman and is from the Columbus, Ohio area...it's a complicated story that led to my birth and I actually don't know the full story. My...
    highhopes4baby highhopes4baby 26-30, F Apr 11

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    If i would ever define him to someone, I will always start by saying that he is a man who fears risks bu knows how to place his principles. When i was 4 years old and sick, my...
    Andrei2090 Andrei2090 18-21, M Apr 11

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    Every morning I wake up and sense what's around me. Do I feel happy?! Do I have the notion to hide how I truly feel about not having a father? Most people don't know that I am...
    Kynearin Kynearin 22-25, F a week ago

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    I'm afraid of losing my father , not least because he is family, but also because I did not want to lose it all , I love my dad , but I love my mom too, both are the best we have...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Words, nor actions could ever explain how much love I have for God and Jesus! I am so thankful for their love and guidance. I am so blessed to have found him again at only 3 years...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Last year I was told my father of 25yrs wasn't my biological father! I've since done DNA to confirm and my parents some family and friends have known my whole life! This stirred up...
    Flower88 Flower88 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My father died in a car crash when I was 15 and my sister was 7, when we needed him most.
    CasHole CasHole 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I grew up my whole life not knowing who my father is. I would really like to know though and ask all the questions I've been wanting to ask for a while now.
    stephy1999 stephy1999 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    From the time I got pregnant weve been argueing he didnt even want me having our child he tried to pay me to have an abortion and then when my child was born thats when he grew...
    laqquita21 laqquita21 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I hope I can be a good father to my son ... I love him soo much.
    Fort1Dude Fort1Dude 46-50, M Mar 24

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    I wish I had had a real Father. A dad that loved and cherished me and my brothers. My dad is an emotionally abusive man. He is also a severe narcissist. I stopped speaking to him...
    Howyahorse Howyahorse 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    This picture is me at a bar with an Elvis guy and doll. 3 days after my fathers death...
    xxemopikachuxx xxemopikachuxx 13-15, F Mar 26

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    He was in my life the first four years, but after that it went downhill. I found out about his alcohol addiction and the fact he cheated on my mother. I believed him until I was in...
    PearlRose PearlRose 18-21 1 Response Mar 29

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    I lost my Father to cancer when I was nine. A man I remember as honest, kind, generous... a true empath like me. I don't remember much at all after this, most of the time my...
    IamAnonGirl IamAnonGirl 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I can't believe that he won't be around anymore , his voice , his warm hands , his smile...I can't believe that fate would ****** my father from me. How quickly things come to pass...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 2

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    The last while he wasnt my father, he changed so much
    lcglisson lcglisson 16-17, M Apr 2

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