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I A Father of 3

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    Feelings of Failure Even During Successg

    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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    3 And Done

    Two boys and a girl in the middle here. 14,7,and 5. they are my world and the reason I put up with so much B.S. in other aspects of my life. I did however take matters into my own hands when it came to not having anymore and got the "snip-snip"
    burn1 burn1 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2010

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    I'm only 21 but I can't wait to be a father... but I'll wait..
    KadeemRossi KadeemRossi 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    This is the child your caste system took from my parents...over genocide...this is the child that grew up wondering how she'd fend for herself because of YOUR secrets and YOUR All...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 28

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    I was a single father, it's harder than being a single mom. I went to childcare facilities and paid more than single mothers who were paid more for work before child support than...
    TheLionGod TheLionGod 36-40, M Feb 17

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    Since i'm 8, he makes my life complicated. He moves from bad to happy mood all the times, and when he's in a bad mood, i'm the one who gets all. Insults, inappropriate things, i...
    mariondlm mariondlm 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    "Who's going to walk me down the isle? I can't have a father who abandoned me assume a position that he no longer deserves". Thoughts like this pop into my head on the daily. I was...
    adriit adriit 18-21, F Feb 9

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    I was never that close with my Father. I am sorry that we didn't have a closer daughter/father relationship. My father seem to be so consumed with his career that he never seem to...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F a week ago

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    My father was a health person until June 2014. He was a teetotaler too. In July he was diagnosed with TB. I doubt he had TB. For a while he was getting better. All the while the...
    nithyarbabu nithyarbabu 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My father hates me. He is a devil worshipper . He does trancendental mediation to come out of his body. This is so he can see me through the spirit realm and control situations in...
    depressedfearfullittlegirl depressedfearfullittlegirl 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I love my father. He has his faults and has made some bad decisions in his day, but I respect him so much because he was always humble enough to admit his mistakes to me as a way...
    WoodRooster WoodRooster 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    When I was a kid I found a document stating that my father adopted me at age 4 when he married my mother. I asked my mother about it and she became upset. The story she gave me...
    uneekstuf uneekstuf 41-45, F Jan 31

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    I have no relationship with my father...he left when I Was six...he told me he was just going to do a job...then he left and only came back every other day. Those visits became...
    ChrisLN99 ChrisLN99 13-15, M Feb 2

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    My world revolves around my two boys. They are small now and I morn the day they start to pull away to become men. Nothing makes me happier than to see the smile in their eyes...
    FRCguy73 FRCguy73 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    my father has depression but he doesn't want to accept it my mom says that. he spend all his time on surfing the net he is absolutely addicted to it . i think he even hasnt been...
    h4ppyf4ce h4ppyf4ce 18-21, F Feb 9

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    This is a issue I have kept locked up for years now but not I have come to a pivotal point in my teenage life where my actions disgust me and I can't shrug my guilt of anymore. I...
    jackinjoe jackinjoe 18-21, M Feb 13

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    I was four years old when my father passed away. It was absolutely horrific, and to this day I can still remember standing at the gravesite next to my mother, my older sister and...
    ysg93 ysg93 22-25, F a week ago

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    I am a father and you readers will perhaps one day be a father or mother. You will see your hatred differently if and when you become a parent. Hate makes everything worse
    steelponyrider steelponyrider 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My "real" father has never been a dad to me, so he is not in my life at all. Then my step father came into our lifes after living alone with my mother for 16 years. He has been...
    EverythingAndAnything EverythingAndAnything 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    kinda grew up without a father when I was 5 he beat me wit a belt buckle and after I fainted he left and was never seen again if anything I think that's Wats missing from my heart...
    Royboyg Royboyg 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I always want to be father a daughter as our first baby. It always excite me thinking of being her first hero. I have idealize my father and would be happy to be like him.
    Rightherenow Rightherenow 26-30, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    ...and this may be sad to say but I'm glad he has stopped trying to be my friend. I believe that our agreement to disagree has done us well. He's too stubborn to have decent...
    PricelessJourney PricelessJourney 31-35, F Jan 28

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    i seriously hate my father hes so annoying i cant stand seeing his face i just want to stab him in the eye, if he dies i will pray that GOD MAKE HIM SUFFER IN THE GRAVE , because...
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    i am standing but im not really standing..im talking but i dont really know what im saying half the time...everyday i just go through the motions because i have to...two weeks ago...
    misshope01 misshope01 22-25, F Feb 6

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    My wife may be pregnant I am so excited but also so afraid what if I'm not a good father I don't even know how to be but I guess it will come naturally. She has all the signs of...
    clnj clnj 26-30, M Feb 7

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    Fathers and sons. Mothers and daughters. No big deal. It's their business and not societies which condemns things like this right along with nudity and breast feeding in public.
    LTEP69 LTEP69 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    So I honestly tried to post this in "I lost my father to suicide" and that didn't come up. So this was the next best thing. My dad knocked up my mom when he was 18 in high school...
    xx1KC1xx xx1KC1xx 22-25, F Feb 11

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    The Bane of My Existence-Instead of happy memories of "Daddy Daughter" outings and feelings of adoration I have memories of daily confrontations and feelings of general unease. He...
    MimsatheQuiet MimsatheQuiet 18-21, F Feb 11

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    My first time writing. Because I hid my problem for so many years, I became a shamed of what went on at home. Since I was young my father would constantly complain and yell at my...
    mukullama4 mukullama4 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I wrote this for my daughter, it's called a"Love for Summer". I've seen sunrises and waterfalls, children laughing in school halls. I've seen a family's joy as a loved one...
    hoss5712 hoss5712 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    well first of all I just want to say after 25 years my step father is sitting in jail facing 40 years to life in prison with a hundred and twelve charges against him for lewd acts...
    Meliciousmelissa Meliciousmelissa 31-35 1 Response Feb 16

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    When I was probly about 3 years old my dad left my house I haven't seen him since I'm now 19 and I hate him with every fiber in me I think it messed me up because now I don't even...
    NicoleJ19 NicoleJ19 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 16

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    One Valentines Day my father gave my sister a basket filled with candy that would probably cost like $20 and he only gave me $6 I broke my arm ones when i was 13 and he didnt care...
    SebasF13 SebasF13 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    my father says.....Be nice with people but Any One Affect the dignity of the family .....Hunting rifle hanging in front of the door
    gigus gigus 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    But I guess I'm to scared of what he'll do I've been scared of my father for a long time https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ncH83sjYq4c
    CookieMonsta16 CookieMonsta16 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Lucas has been asking me about his mommy recently. i can explain every detail of her to him but i will never ever be able to explain how a mother can just walk away from her child...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    My son is now 4 years old. My sons dad started dating this woman almost 2 years ago so my son was 2 1/2 years old.....he never told me about her I found out about her myself...
    Trineeh90 Trineeh90 22-25, F Feb 3

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