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I A Husband and Father

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 12 People

    Oh, where to begin... I'm not sure if he has NPD or if he's just very narcissistic, but he's definitely not an easy person to live with. I experienced abuse as a child from my...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 4 hrs ago

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    So, I had a father for about the first four or five years of my life. He wasn't the best, actually, he wasn't a good father at all. Abusive is more like it. So when I was about...
    disneyalltheway disneyalltheway 18-21, F Oct 25

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    Ok.... "Dad" left my Mother and his four children when I was 6...I was the youngest and therefore the most affected I believe. My entire life has been trhying to get acceptance...
    dustrising dustrising 51-55, F Nov 10

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    my father has been the only one to really take care of me. ya my mom was in the picture but she was always at a bar drinking and doing drugs while me and my brother sat at home...
    lilellie415 lilellie415 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I know it didn't come on suddenly, but my realization that it was true did. It was the moment another lie came spilling out of his mouth as freely as water through a hole. It wasn...
    PoisonedApplePrincess PoisonedApplePrincess 26-30, F Nov 7

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    History always repeats itself for me. After the horrible Thanksgiving I had last year My husband has invited his dysfunctional alcoholic family again I've had enough bring yelled...
    michellegh michellegh 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 14

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    My husband refuses to accept my FB Friend requests. He said today it was expletive embarrassing. But he's friends with his mom, several mutual friends and his ex. His mom and our...
    Iamjenn Iamjenn 41-45, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Here is my no good cheating Husband Jordan!! You hurt me so bad Jordan!!! But dont worry I'm going to have some fun while you are deployed ;) PS. I don't love you anymore :)
    JulieAFWifey JulieAFWifey 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    It was years ago, but it still hurts as if it were yesterday. I knew it was happening. I was in school, college, and I was doing very well. Our lives had diverged, it seemed...
    moonchild0315 moonchild0315 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Help please. I have come to this place where I have made an appointment with a lawyer. I'm just tired. I wanted so badly to keep our family together so that I could see my babies...
    Regrets1230 Regrets1230 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am a man in my 40s, married with a 12-year-old girl who is my wife's from a previous marriage. Now, 6 years later, I am so sad, miserable, and angry I am considering leaving. The...
    annon3101 annon3101 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    Pain! It's the easiest way to describe everything. My parents were together for 10 years and they were the best years of my life! But then there was change , the worse change a...
    trappedammie trappedammie 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    My husband has aspergers and bipolar disorder. I have bipolar disorder and suffer abandonment issues from my childhood due to losing both my parents very young. We have a one year...
    BriMcD BriMcD 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    Angry, disappointed and depressed. I have only been married for a little over a year but I just can't seem to take it anymore. Our communication is a disaster and I get more...
    Supportiveone Supportiveone 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I have to say that my husband is a great father...he works 3 jobs to provide for our family...even though he's tired, he's never said that to our children...he's up with them...
    MrsWrong1 MrsWrong1 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 28

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    my new husband is. The father of my children never had been and from the first time John met my daughters he made an impression on them. He is strict but loving and I think that is...
    marriedagain marriedagain 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Haven't in 20+ yrs&Don't Plan To Start Either!-My mother left her husband of 3 years when I was 2,my brother not yet 1,and pregnant with our little sister. She would give birth...
    Nevalost Nevalost 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    My husband to be is such an amazing father to our two boys <3 Our oldest just turned 3 today! ):
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    My Mother's Ex Husband AKA ***** Donor of Myself&Younger Siblings- He is worse than a fly that's impossible to kill! Ever since the No Contact Order installed upon the divorce...
    Nevalost Nevalost 22-25, M Nov 9

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    10 months ago I met the man of my dreams It couldn't have been more perfect we were both going to divorces. no problems with my ex and I wish I could say the same for his. I never...
    badluckbabe badluckbabe 22-25, F Nov 12

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    This week was another eye opened in the troubles with my wife and family. For years I wondered what I had done that was so wrong that my father and his friends would actually...
    toughth toughth 56-60 Oct 25

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    I lost my father to stomach cancer when I was 14. He began to feel pain in his stomach about 1.5 years before his death. The pain strengthened form month to month. Unfortunately...
    alexalan alexalan 56-60, M Nov 15

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    We got married 4 months ago and the past 7 months have been a hellish nightmare. He has hidden his alcoholism in ways I could never have imagined. (I grew up with an alcoholic...
    sunshineontheway sunshineontheway 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    Over the past 2 years he's been evicted twice and is sucking me and husband's savings fund completely dry. He blows what money he has on cigarettes and crap, and then expects us to...
    bittersmart bittersmart 26-30, F Oct 30

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    We have been together for 5 years, married for 2. I fell hard in love with him, he said he did too-I moved out west to be closer to him and have worked hard to rebuild my career...
    Lrockclimb Lrockclimb 36-40, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    It's a long story, but I rejoined this site specifically to talk about this. I'm so confused right now. I love my husband, he's not a bad guy, but the passion and the 'in love...
    JustSymone JustSymone 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It takes character to be a good father. You cannot hide from your fears or your problems. You cannot hide from your destructive guilty pleasures. You children see them all. They...
    jonnyfun1 jonnyfun1 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    It was a Wednesday September 26, 2007 in the morning. I was 9 and my little sister was 5. It was her birthday the next day and she was excited. I was getting ready for school then...
    heyabbott12 heyabbott12 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I was the one he didn't want. I never physically met my father, there were a few phone calls occasionally but they didn't last long. He kept them short but I was grateful I got...
    Imstillhere122 Imstillhere122 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I have been with my husband for more than 5 years. His ex wife is the epitome of drama & so are his children. He & his ex divorced more than 12 years ago. The kids are all over the...
    fedupwithallofthem fedupwithallofthem 36-40, F Nov 11

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    I remember a time when I took ballet classes and my father would pick me up afterwards to fetch me home safely. However there was this incident when I decided to call it quits...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 23

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    you know over the yrs ive thought to myself maybe im destined to be just like my father. he was a very intelligent man. could have done anything with his life. he could have been...
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    He is White according to my guardian (my birth mother didn't raise me)and I know that for sure because my mother is dark skinned Black woman yet I have cafe au lait skin,long wavy...
    BlackHindu BlackHindu 18-21, F Nov 4

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    It's like Bungee Jumping I haven’t cried in so long, I forgot the taste of it, the salty feeling on my cheeks and my lips. I forget the pull of snot in my nose. Sometime I...
    JelliDreams JelliDreams 18-21, F Nov 8

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    My Dad is truely a father that has a priceless love for his children. I wouldn't ask for more if it talks about love because i had it enough. He raised us with full of supports...
    ronelyn25 ronelyn25 22-25, F Nov 10

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    Im really angry at my father today. Looking back I realised today, he's never been there for me or said anything that helped me growing up. He's nothing but an old abusive man and...
    MyHoudini MyHoudini 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am scared of my father. I'm not quite sure why. Every time I hear his car pull up in the drive way I get very anxious and feel like he's going to tell at me for no reason, but...
    helloimxxxxx helloimxxxxx 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    After my parents got divorced when i was 12 my father has been a heavy drinker. My mother moved out with my little sister (Lily). When my father started drinking he would only...
    Alexjones12 Alexjones12 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    When my husband and I first met, it was unlike anything I've experienced. He was incredibly sweet, attentive, caring, funny and exciting. He swept me off my feet with his sense of...
    survas79 survas79 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    Please read-I've been trying to figure out whether my father is emotionally abusive or not. So for the past several years I have been noticing very problematic things my father...
    njhbabe njhbabe 13-15 1 Response Oct 26

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    I need some advice on how to cope with my father in law. My wife does not get along with her mother because she cannot see any way to enjoy her time with her so limits her...
    AlwaysCravingMusic AlwaysCravingMusic 31-35, M Oct 26

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    Earlier this week I found out I was a father. I'm 15 years old according to my ex girlfriend I've been a father for almost a year now. I'm very happy that I have a child but sadly...
    Jr2299 Jr2299 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    I hate my father so much. He pressurize me so much that i want to commit suicide. But I dont have the guts to do so and i still have people to live for... but my father is gonna...
    ItsXainSF ItsXainSF 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    When I was 13, I was at a friends house riding motorbikes and enjoying the day. I was supposed to be picked up at half 1 to go to a club with my dad and friends. I tried calling...
    fluxwood fluxwood 22-25, M Oct 30

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    It'd be a blessing to have a child. I'd prove to everyone I'm not going to be a bad father like mine. I'll have something worth fighting for and I'll love that child more than...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 4 Responses Nov 2

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