I Am Estranged From My Daughter

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    I haven't seen my daughter in almost a year.

    We discovered she was doing drugs and was was being physically abused by her boyfriend. We panicked and tried to get her away from the boyfriend. She angrily chose the abuse and the boyfriend texted promising we would never see her again.
    Baileymiamom Baileymiamom
    56-60, F
    May 7, 2015

    I am a 49 year old lady.

    I was diagnosed with bipolar 5years ago. during one of my illnesses I wrote my autobiography about my childhood abuse, spouse violence and rape. Some of the experiences included the father of my daughter. We have had a very long and troubled relationship as she was adopted by...
    hope2310 hope2310
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 16, 2014

    Estranged Parents

    I have not seen my daughter since she was eight and listened to a song by DaveW.Mac called "Do you still remember me" that said exactly what I was feeling it can be heard at: http://openmic.folkalley.com/DaveWMac
    boband boband
    56-60, M
    Apr 17, 2010

    My marriage ended very abruptly just about a

    year ago. At the time, I was suicidal, and my daughter supported me - for about 3 weeks, until she got tired of having both me AND my husband leaning on her. I decided this was really unfair on her, so I withdrew and leaned on my friends instead. She is a very talented and...
    Spuddie2308 Spuddie2308
    56-60, F
    Mar 20, 2015

    Help From Above.

    I've always been supportive of my children, all 5 of them. Recently my 19 year old got pregnant, her boyfriends' stepmother didn't want the child, she called me and said some nasty things about my daughter and in the end that she should get an abortion. I hung up because I didn...
    yaya888 yaya888
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2012

    I have been estranged from my adult daughter

    for her entire pregnancy, and she had her baby a week ago... she has shunned me because I voiced that I don't like the way her boyfriend treats her
    vanishingvixenn vanishingvixenn
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jul 2, 2014

    When I met my current wife,

    for some reason my parents didn't approve, but feigned approval. It became obvious it was all a lie when I got a call from my counselor who said my mother had sent him a letter imploring him to encourage me to break up with her. Long story short, I struggled to get appropriate...
    BJH72 BJH72
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2014
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