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I Am a Single Dad

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    Sleeping Late

    My son and I go 15 rounds every weekend. He would sleep in until 3pm. Instead, I get him up by noon every weekend. Does anyone else have similar problems?
    mdg1 mdg1 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 15, 2012

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    Anyone around? I have rare alone daddy time

    tonight and just wanted to chat with some people!
    ArmyDad757 ArmyDad757 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    Never Give Up

    So i have been separated from my wife for 4 years now and have never heard the words your doing a good job or that im a good dad from her.Dont get me wrong!I dont need to hear that from her but it does hurt ........until now.Ive kept my mouth shut,respected her,treated her with...
    cedrekd cedrekd 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    I Am Single Dad

    i have 4 kids 3 girls and a son when i left my x wife i had my two oldes girls with me for 2 years this past nov my x lost my little girl and son so i got my son and the 3 of them all treat me like there mom dose and it kills me.thay dont talk to there mom much she dont call...
    bdogg316 bdogg316 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 27, 2013

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    Guided Fantasy

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    PeniWise PeniWise 26-30, F Jun 16, 2012

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    Survival

    I lost my home business and family 5yrs ago I hit a wall hard but since then I lost my house through ill health affecting my mobility. But I got custody off my kids nearly 3yrs ago and never looked back its hard work got a teenage girl and boy, yes I live on benifits but not for...
    pag1971 pag1971 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    Super Dad

    It is the greatest story ever in my life
    trilogia99 trilogia99 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 26, 2012

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    It Is Stupid To Check Before You Actually Check

    Being in the right place at the right time isn't the key to success. Realising that you're there and doing something about is the key. While you have a chance to earn some money, you wouldn't just miss it because this works 100% but also earn A LOT!!! Empower Network is perfect...
    yilinxx yilinxx 18-21, F Sep 30, 2013

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    Every Day Is A Reminder

    I was made a widower 18 months ago, when my wife lost her battle with cancer at the age of 33. Her illness and death were of course very traumatic for me personally and for my son and two daughters aged 7, 5, and 3. Losing my wife like this was a double edged sword. On the one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    My Best Friend.

    Where do I begin? I have 3 boys. 14, 12 and a 9 year old. My boys are my world and they have saved my life. I'm sure no one here thought they would be sharing a story but here we are. My best friend and the mother of my angels was taken from us in a tragic accident. It's been...
    hodranreb hodranreb 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Unexpected.

    So 2 months ago now, my girlfriend, literally shoved our 3 months old son at me. She announced that we were over, and that she wanted nothing to do with the "vermin" that I now held. I knew from the first month that she certainly did not want the baby. She believed in waiting...
    InsertObscenityHere InsertObscenityHere 18-21 9 Responses May 6, 2011

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    How Did This Ever Happen????

    I had a wonderful family and wife that I thought I would grow old with. But, life just threw me a curve ball I’m afraid I won’t be able to handle. I found out a year and a half ago that the women and mother of my children was cheating on me and our life together ended over...
    MaybeBetterOff MaybeBetterOff 36-40, M 8 Responses Jun 26, 2012

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    Yup I,m a single Dad .

    Full time single dad 6 kids 100% custody .Always tired ,always working, butttttttt my kids make me laugh and give me the energy to keep going. Tonight I looked in the mirror ,figured it was time for the bimonthly haircut ,which I do myself. Not quite shave my head but pretty...
    extrbusydad extrbusydad 41-45, M 6 Responses Feb 13

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    I Am Very Sad !

    I am a child of divorced parents all my life I did everything possible to I do not have a child of divorced parents now I am going to have a son and probably a divorce !!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 16, 2012

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    A Lone Traveler

    Its a beautiful world, lot to explore, lot to see and experience together, and to achieve. Never thot it would be a lone journey, well, without a partner. Its different now, there still is fun, life still charms and bringing surprises as days go by, some are good, some not so. I...
    HighLanderTX HighLanderTX 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 29, 2012

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    How To Get $500 In The Next 24 Hours (Video)

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    yilinxx yilinxx 18-21, F Sep 24, 2013

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    Baby Momma I'm So Tired Of You !!!

    I just found out that I'm going to be a father and it's like a down hill cycle with me and my partner I'm at the point of just doing this all my self we fuss fight and argue almost every day now .... She is only 3 months prego .... I don't want her to stress because I want a...
    99problems4me 99problems4me 22-25 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    Being A Single Parent Dad

    Yep iam a single dad with 2 teenage boys with me. I only had 4 days notice that the boys would be moveing in with me. In my own experience the single parent mums get alot more help from the state. This is all new to me. What to claim for, advice etc. I know for a fact that mums...
    Butch2158 Butch2158 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    I think single dads are

    so attractive. I've always had a weird thing for them and I'm not quite sure why.. Hmm
    lilmisssme lilmisssme 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    Ya I'm a single dad..

    . Sense when does that mean I am a bad father...? I love my daughter and I do everything for her and with her... She's the only reason I'm still alive and that's no joke. But everyone looks at a single dad as if he is either a piece of shot and or should not have a date or talk...
    Chevy3505 Chevy3505 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 31

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    Me And Mine

    Im a single dad. Was not always the case but life changes. Was not easy at first but it gets better.
    UkToday UkToday 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    19 Years Old Raising 3 Teens And A Baby

    So i juss turned 19, and i am the legal guardian of my 17 yr old sister, my 16 yr old sister, my 17 yr old brother, and my 2 yr old daughter. Long story short, our parents were killed in a car crash three years ago, we all went into foster care.. when i turned 18 i got my own...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 15, 2012

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    I Love You Even Through All The Pain

    Hey Riley, I wanted to write you another letter. I want to let you know that I will be writing letters as you grow up to show you the struggles you and I went through and so I can keep a catalog for you of my emotions and our struggles in our life. My goal is to present you with...
    ioudas ioudas 26-30, M 6 Responses Apr 29, 2013

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    I Am A Single Dad And I'm F'n Awesome

    So about 2 years ago my wife cheated on me and we have been divorced for almost a year now. The kids live with me which is awesome, but my ex wife is a nightmare! She constantly goes way out of her way to make my life hell, including missing her visits with the kids so whatever...
    Rmk1319 Rmk1319 31-35, M Nov 30, 2013

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    I lived with my girlfriend

    for years. She was cheating on me so I was about to break up with her when we found out she was pregnant. After discussing the situation we both decided we would give the relationship another chance and got married for the benefit of the child. It was at the time the best...
    JessiePinkman JessiePinkman 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    I,M A Single Dad

    Single dad of six kids ,after18 yrs of marriage never thought it would happen to me,all between 2-12. And couldn,t be happier,100% custody and somehow find time to work fulltime (well sorta) 9-3 lol. My kids and I live in the country,do a lot of sledding ,and skidooing...
    extrbusydad extrbusydad 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    It's The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love

    I'm 46. My boy is 16 next month. I am told how great a father I am constantly. But I don't feel it. Part of it stems from my years long battle with depression and anxiety. I think I also regret that I wasn't always able to give him the life I think he deserves. Short story: Lost...
    mdg1 mdg1 41-45, M 8 Responses Aug 31, 2011

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    Have Been For 7 + Years Now

    It has been just me and the kiddos for over 7 years now.  I have three kids, two boys 19 and 13, and my little princess, who is 8.  When I first got custody of them they were 12, 6 and 16 months.  At first it was completely overwhelming and sometimes even quite...
    garys5150 garys5150 46-50 32 Responses Mar 3, 2009

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    Single And Happy Again

    after a seven year downward spiral of hoping things would get better, I am smiling, singin and lovin the time I spend with my five year old daughter.
    horsemamseeking horsemamseeking 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    Scared Of Dissapointing

    My 6yr old son is my reason for living everyday. But I'm scared of bieng a dissapointment to him.
    Trev6 Trev6 31-35 3 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    Thank You For Your Sacrifice, Now It Is Time For Your Better Life Without Stressing Out Cause Of Financial Problem

    Usually, children are relying on mothers. Statistically, now days number of single dad is increasing. So if you are a single dad, i look up to you even more. Because of your hardwork, therefore us children are here today, be successful, make our dreams come true. Sometimes...
    yilinxx yilinxx 18-21, F Sep 21, 2013

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    Gay Guy Looking For A Free Surrogate Mother

    I am a 28 year old gay guy and I wanted to have a child. I am looking for a surrogate mother or what we call "babymaker" who will bore my child. No strings attached or marriage. I just want to have a child. Thanks.
    bootsguy bootsguy 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    My Most Important Job

    As I was driving home from the hospital on the day my son was born, I kept getting images of his face in my mind, accompanied by an intense rush of emotion that was almost awwgasmic, as though the Universe was telling me: This is important; look after this. And I've obeyed that...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 16 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    Recently Seperated, Having Troubles Dealing With The Hurt

    I'm recently seperated from my wife. We have two children together a boy and a girl, 3 and 2 respectively. I wasn't my decision. Not to say that I didn't have fault in the situation, but I worked tirelessly to try and avoid what's not my reality and my children's reality, but it...
    AtrusX AtrusX 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 24, 2010

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    Weekend Dad....:(

    My life took a turn for the worst (so i thought at the time), 4/5 years ago, i was an exteremly happy " family man ", a 3yr old beautiful boy, decent Job, happy marriage... so i thought!! I dont want to go on about my split from the ex... but my story is about how i thought my...
    Wilsh17 Wilsh17 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 6, 2012

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    From Dating To Daddy

    I became a father unexpectedly. Fatherhood was something that I had envisioned embarrassing, probably since the end of my adolescence. What I didn't envision, was being a father out of love. However, that's how my paternal experience began.......Flash forward to the present, and...
    CaseOfTheMondays CaseOfTheMondays 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Iam Not A Single Dad

    Some people asked me why I belonged to this group..No, Iam not a single dad but I salute these kind of men who never neglected their children since the day they were born.I can relate to them because my papa showed us this strange unconditional love that its very rare for a man...
    TemptressKassandra TemptressKassandra 31-35 3 Responses Jun 20, 2012

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    Clean.

    when I became a single dad I found something that suprised me. My daughter always leaves cleaner with her curly hair brushed and detangled just to come back needing more attention in the area of hygiene and hair. And moms the one with a tub, I only have a shower. Are there many...
    horsemamseeking horsemamseeking 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 25, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I'm a single dad who has had plenty of challenges raising my little girl and little boy. I started a new blog sharing my experiences. I hope you read them. And I hope my hardships...
    swimmingwithmoms swimmingwithmoms 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Thank you dad, you are a wonderful person, a wonderful man, but more importantly you are absolutely wonderful father, thank you. I know it wasn't easy, I know I have been...
    LoneStarGurl LoneStarGurl 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    My partner is going away for ten days, leaving me with our six year old. It is so good to be with her, to have to give every moment to her. I am blessed.
    prrr74 prrr74 61-65, M Apr 7

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    I'm a single dad, I've had sole custody of my son since he was 7 months old, his mom pretty much abandon him around 4 months. I love my son more than anything and basically gave up...
    youngbuck8512 youngbuck8512 26-30, M 5 Responses Apr 8

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    I am a single dad as well - and have been since about three years ago. Lovely and wonderful experiences and wouldn't trade it for the world, although puberty can be challenging and...
    ArmyDad757 ArmyDad757 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I love my dad a lot. But sometimes, I just don't like the way he act. It's going be long but I sure hope you will read it. You see, my dad he used to be this loving, caring and...
    Gideon97 Gideon97 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Ok. I want to clarify regarding my comments. Simple, male or female, nobody has the right to hurt you. Now then, i've seen sexists on both sides. "Yeah man, dump that *****!" or...
    Yearsgoby Yearsgoby 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Being a single parent means double the stress, double the pain n double the tears. But it also means double the hugs, double the love n double the PRIDE. Proud to be a single...
    orangeblossom7 orangeblossom7 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    People were surprised when I told them I don't have a bf, they wouldn't believe it. They would think that I probably have too many guys chasing me so I'm taking my own time to pick...
    Iamlouis Iamlouis 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I WILL BE SINGLE NOT BECAUSE I WANT TO , BUT BECAUSE MEN ARE JERKS NO MAN DESERVE TO BE WITH ME, I CAME OUT TO THIS WORLD ALONE AND I SHELL DIE ALONE
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 18-21, F 40 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    What he did was unforgivable and I can never forgive him. Worst off he expects me to say sorry for calling his idiot wife (not my mom and she never will be!) a ***** and cos I won...
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    SUMMARY We were best friends for a while, but then he started traveling a lot. Every other week he was gone and that's when we stopped getting along. Now, he is always going out...
    Marvilles Marvilles 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    "I Needed A Dad But He Needed A Needle" This is my first post so bare with me. Before I start. Thanks for reading and caring. Means allot to me. Really does. Now first off.It's...
    UnknownStatistic UnknownStatistic 18-21, M Apr 1

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    15 year old looking for a daddy to have phone sex with. reply or message me with your phone number if you want me to moan for you
    babydaisy6 babydaisy6 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Love to be Daddy's little princess!
    PrettySissyBoiTG PrettySissyBoiTG 26-30, T 13 hrs ago

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    Need a Daddy to make his little sissy a princess!
    PrettySissyBoiTG PrettySissyBoiTG 26-30, T 13 hrs ago

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