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I Admire My Father

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    Never Met a Man Anything Like Him

    He's not the type to say I love you.  He shows his love in gentle ways. Anything he can do to help....he's right there.  I love my Dad he was born 1917.   He's a good man.  I'm so very blessed to have him in my life.  He gave me my first car it was...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 1 Response May 26, 2009

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    There are some things I dislike about him

    but that doesn't stop me from admiring him and looking up to him in every way possible. He's a great father, and more than that, great as a person. I know being a father, he does some things that I dont appreciate but then again, lets keep this in mind, I'm still a teenager and...
    MetalheadIntro MetalheadIntro 13-15, F Apr 25

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    My Beloved Daddy

    People ask me, "How could you love a man like that? He was drunk more often than he was sober. How could you.." and on, and on, and on. Well, skunk-drunk or blood-sober, my daddy was my daddy. I endured his boozy episodes for the sake of my mother and her general health. For...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Oct 15, 2013

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    My Dad

    I often compare my 'childhood' years to the Wonder Years.  I swear to god that could have been MY family!  Right down to me being the oldest (daughter) and having two younger brothers.  My dad would leave the house by 5:30 in the morning and be home by 5:30 in the...
    Fancy Fancy 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2008

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    My dad is single-handedly keeping my mother's

    parents' medical affairs in check as well as guiding my mother through her various speech problems and what I think is PTSD and depression. I really hope that I can be as patient, strong, and loving as he is someday.
    nepineph nepineph 22-25, F Jan 17

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    Always True To Himself

    My father was probably the most optimistic person ive ever been loved by, his dreams shattered by a cruel reality. I believe it is possible my dad had Aspergers, he was brilliant with math and music... could solve any equation even after not being in school or working with...
    omnielementalgirl omnielementalgirl 26-30, F 5 Responses May 4, 2012

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    His More Than My Dad, He's My Everything!

    So there's a Man in my life that i call dad...Andd i truly do lovee him i may not show it as much as much but i do as much as i could ! I love my parents but there;s just a point were i just love my dad more than my mom. He's just done so many things to keep my family together...
    RosieRose21 RosieRose21 13-15, F Aug 18, 2012

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    My Dad

    In simple terms, im who i am today because of my dad. The way i treat others, how i can be strict, why i want to serve my nation. How i introduce my self to building model tanks and ships. My dad was there when my mom up and left. He stayed up with me when my girl friend left me...
    spkg spkg 18-21, M Mar 7, 2011

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    Sybian Stories

    I just rode my sybian, my dad walked in on me silently because he heared grunts he went over and started kissing my neck it startled me but i turned off my sybian wich wasnt giving me pleasure and lye on my bed and he slipped is juicy **** in my mouth i sucked it for like and 1/2...
    101sexylexi 101sexylexi 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 19, 2013

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    When u become old enough to realize your father

    was always right, your son would grow up to disagree with your views.
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    I can not say, growing up I was a great

    daughter. I was mean, but I have always loved my dad. He was always there for me, no matter what. He still is. Even though when I was younger, I did not understand why he did what he did or why he told me no to some things. Now that I am older and have my own kids, I can see...
    MrsGrisham MrsGrisham 26-30, F Apr 10

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    Mr. Mom

    My father was 63 when he adopted me when I was 2 months old. His wife had already passed so he raised me alone. Through the years he taught me many valuable lessons. The biggest one to me is that he taught me to learn at least a little bit about everything. This has come in handy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    Dear Daddy no matter

    where I go in life,, who I get married to,, how much time i spend with other guys and how much I love my boyfriend YOU'LL ALWAYS BE MY NUMBER ONE MAN. Sincerely your little girl.
    Angreina Angreina 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    My parents are divorced,

    so my dad now lives with his parents. I am a daddys girl and always will be. My dad works 2 jobs, ( 6 am - 5 pm and then 6 pm- 11:30 pm) i hate to see my dad have to work so much. When we visit him, all me nd my sister do is just whatch tv and eat some food because we dont have...
    regulare05 regulare05 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 10

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    He Is The Best Supporting Father I Have Ever Met, And He's Mine :)

    There's soo many words to describe my father, but just not enough words. He's always been there for me, no matter what I did in the past, he stil forgive me. He's not that great on forgiving cause he has had his heart broken so many times, but he forgives me for everything I have...
    itsjustbrit itsjustbrit 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2013

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    My Hero

    I am the person that I am today because of my dad. Words cannot describe what a nice man he is. He is the most generous, caring, accepting person I have ever met to this day. He is the complete opposite of my mother. rowing up, my mom and I would fight all the time. My dad...
    looklife looklife 18-21, F 3 Responses May 7, 2012

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    I have always admired my father.

    I have always been a daddy's girl. I would go to church with him even if there wasn't a service considering he was a preacher. I'd just kind of sit and watch him in his office. My father has always been a kind, goofy man. I guess that's where I got my sense of humor. He knows...
    immieomg immieomg 22-25, F Feb 22

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    Father's Gifts to Me

    Learning on my own, not listening to useful information served by siblings and family alike became my forte though I had expected a more understanding side of myself to let advice and information fly from every corner of my world. Focusing on those qualities maybe we wish to...
    tessagirl tessagirl 18-21, F Feb 28, 2009

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    Seeing How..

    Seeing how so many men i have learned in my adult years to be jerks and pigs and idiots, i really admire my dad, for being such a stand up man. he was always there. always chipping in and always hardworking. i wish all men were like him, especially my husband. my mom really...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 4, 2008

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    My mum walked at when i was 7,

    She left the country for a few years and got married again, we weren't told until she sent us photos of it. - we are strong now though, she moved back and my step dad is cool. she's one of my best mates so all is good now and i wouldn't change it. Anyway, long sad story short...
    Kara1992 Kara1992 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    nastynesss nastynesss 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    My Dad

    My dad has now been my dad for almost 23 yrs its hard to believe that. He was a single dad most of my life my mom had MS so I lived with him and his ex wife was not much a wife at the time so it was my dad and us three kids. My dad has strength I could never imagine in a person...
    casper48861 casper48861 22-25, F Jul 31, 2011

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    My Dad Is Amazing..

    My dad is such a wonderful and strong man. He was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis when he was about 30 and has been living with it since then, 25 years later... in a wheelchair and in constant pain... He has to have someone help him go to the bathroom and put him to sleep at...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    My Father Passed Away In 2001

    When you hear people say "you don't know what you got until it is gone," I believe they are right. I took him for granted my whole life and than suddenly he was gone. There wasn't a bitrhday or holiday that he didn't try and send something. The only reason he got a card from me...
    coldasice209 coldasice209 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2011

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    When my father was born his dad abandon him

    and he didn't even bother to look for him and my grandmother was the one that had to work hard just so that my dad could have everything now my dad is trying to give me all the father love that he never had and now his dad is trying to look for us and he wants to start fresh but...
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F May 15

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    First Time Fun Fun With Daddy

    I was on the couch at my dads house a couple days ago and i had finally got settled in my own room, the movie was bridesmaids, i was horny from the movie before and so was my dad, i had just gotten done with my quick shower so i was in my robe cooling off, i put my legs on my dad...
    101sexylexi 101sexylexi 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 19, 2013

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    My father taught me everything.

    He taught me there are no limits. He taught me to rely on my own brain and instincts, never to rely on others and technology first, but to trust my own judgement first. He taught me to take care of myself and how to survive, not to have to depend on others to take care of me...
    DarkAngel000 DarkAngel000 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    My Father

    Today, I have spoken to my dad.  We have talked for a bit.  He was saying how much he loves my brothers & I.  This is what a good father is supposed to do or be, thinking about us the kids.  I guess, I'm fortunate to have heard is own words regarding the way he feels about...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    A priest I know once said (and I'm paraphrasing): "A father has the task of representing God's love to his children. If a father doesn't do a good job of conveying his love to his...
    kenalan932 kenalan932 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 10

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    So you always hear about bad fathers, so are then bad moms. I only one I can think of is my aunts friend who takes care of his daughter on his own. I will raise my children unlike...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    I know this guy. Let's call him Reese. Reese is a full time college student. He also works full time. He is popular. He won homecoming king this year. He's a really sweet man. Very...
    groundcraze groundcraze 22-25, F Dec 15

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    I honestly do admire good dads. I have a ****** dad and know lots of other ****** dads. My bf is an amazing dad to his two kids and it is wonderful to see him play with them and or...
    willieverbegoodenough willieverbegoodenough 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My mother told me she regretted getting married on her wedding night. It was supposed to be a romantic night between my parents and my father fell asleep. My parents were married...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I love when u see those fathers out there who are really good to there kids:)
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I'm getting more jealous when I see a father playing and having fun with his kids rather than to see a romantic couple.
    Rinkika Rinkika 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 14

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    I think it is so special to see a father holding the hand of his child as they are walking along....... 
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F Dec 14

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    I really do, growing up without a Father has given me an appreciation for good dads, I remember I used to love going round one of my school mates house because her Dad was just so...
    Filiocht Filiocht 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Yup.. exactly what the title says. I've never known and probably never will know what it's like to have a good father. I've grown up with a negative abusive dad my whole life.. he...
    myownconsultant myownconsultant 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I admire your honesty when you say sweet little things to me. I admire you honesty when you say dirty little things to me. I admire your honesty when you look at me with your...
    crafty36 crafty36 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Ever since I was little I admired Dr King. I remember recite some of his "I Have a Dream" speech when I was around seven. In my adult life, I admire him even more. He was educated...
    eartheyes82 eartheyes82 31-35, M Dec 10

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    You realize as you get older, the people who you call 'weird' are probably one of the best friends you could have. I make sure that im nice to everyone, because you have no idea...
    juliarosee juliarosee 13-15, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I'm very curious to know if men truly do admire inner beauty vs outer beauty. I hear this often," men admire inner beauty", but society doesn't back this up. Physical beauty is...
    Paris46 Paris46 46-50, F 23 Responses Dec 4

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    I love to draw I love drawing I like drawing I like to draw All of these groups exist on EP and there is the ability to create new groups easily. So why is the "I admire wit and...
    Wilbury Wilbury 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I admire people who take time to improve themselves. There is this lady in my group who always looks so beat, so good. When I see her I admire the fact that with all the stress in...
    crimsonreggie crimsonreggie 18-21, F Dec 16

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    Santa is AMAZING!!!I have been thinking a lot about this because it is December and Christmas is this week so play along alright!It looks like the one positive healthy relationship...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I admire true intelligence not just people who collect facts and use it to hide behind their incompetencies (my past housemates) I'm not saying that I'm amazingly intelligent...
    zanzibargem zanzibargem 31-35, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I've always been sort of jealous of people who weren't afraid to be who they were. I've gone through life being afraid of other people's opinions, so I sort of have this thing...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 28