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I A Father of 3

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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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    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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    I've been estranged from my father 8 of the past 10 years. My parents divorced before my first birthday and my mother raised my older sister and I. When I was 3 my father...
    SomedayHeWillBeMine SomedayHeWillBeMine 22-25, F 5 days ago

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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...
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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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    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 1 Response Aug 20

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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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    My father has never been the type to show even a little emotion. He's a rock. Yesterday was his birthday and I wrote him a letter talking about the strength and bravery he's given...
    annoyedandinlove annoyedandinlove 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Have you ever had a hero? Have you ever had a role model that was also a parental figure? Have you ever had full trust in someone special and then all of a sudden it gets shattered...
    Cassadilla1822 Cassadilla1822 18-21, F 4 days ago

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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 3 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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    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 Aug 17

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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 Aug 18

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    So here's my sad little story. I've never met my father, nor have I ever had any kind of father to speak of (aka, my mom never got married). Not really a huge deal - I'm a pretty...
    Coffeelover90 Coffeelover90 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I have found this site and I have been reading everybody's situations about their biological father. I would love the input and advice that I can get in my situation. I was dating...
    meglb13 meglb13 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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 Aug 20

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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 a week 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 Response 6 days ago

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    Fück I hate this brand new hell of "co-parenting" our kids when as their father I see them 2 days a week. But I am clear about what I believe is their best interests. I am hoping...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    Hawgs Hawgs 46-50, M Jul 31

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    I don't believe and god and apparently i never cared for him or anything he did for me. Im 12 and my father disowned me today. A day before my birthday.
    ahyono ahyono 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Got messed about for nearly 10years by by my ex. kept saying next year, until we had a fight and in anger she admitted that she never wanted a baby and was just stringing me along...
    stewartm1963 stewartm1963 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I do the best for my husband but he tells to the world that I don't treat his son well. We are in Saudi Arabia,Mecca and my father in law lives Jeddah and now he is on vacation to...
    sumi123455 sumi123455 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I am the father of all Flies and I made my room into a fly nest and yes if you read my experience on my inner demons I just got a new demon and his name is Beelzebub and he is The...
    Demonicperson666 Demonicperson666 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I love locating lost people. After searching for my father for 30 years I found him. Although I found him About 10 years too late I was fortunate enough to find his other child.
    recycledknowledge recycledknowledge 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I dunno like I used to look like him a little bit and a lot more like my mom and now I look like my father and it makes me gag like no thank you.
    katd1234 katd1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    To my "dad", When I was little, you used to be everything to me. I looked up to you. You were the best dad ever. But that was back when my mom used to dress me in pink dresses and...
    Fabihurtado123 Fabihurtado123 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I have a worst father in the world. He is such a loser. In spite of so much of knowledge , he couldn't do anything in his career. He himself don't value his parents and deserted...
    TrueLoverN TrueLoverN 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Hi guys, I'm a 14 year old girl and I'm wondering, am I verbally abused? My father and I have clashed for as long as I remember, and he can get quite nasty when he's mad. I'm a...
    Nightlife707 Nightlife707 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I am my Fathers mistakes.. Im easily undone.. and im no stranger to rage..
    tmac7318 tmac7318 16-17, M Aug 14

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    I have probably the worst father in the whole universe.We always thinks about him,care about him but he never showed us any kind of sympathy..HE IS WORST...My mom tried to suicide...
    smarthmahajan smarthmahajan 16-17, M Aug 15

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    Just got rejected today as a son. He has a new family now, therefore I'm old and unwanted. Called a failure every day, I lose more and more morale to try to become a good son. I'm...
    jaycampos5423 jaycampos5423 16-17, M Aug 17

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