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I Am the Father of the Most Incredible Child

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    My Childhood

     Just a  bit about my childhood which was difficult but then not the worst. There was  constant physical punishment for things I  or my sister never did, brutal negative put downs, mostly from a tyranical father who was very religious. That was shoved...
    montarlot montarlot 61-65, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    Thank You My Little Man

    My own childhood was rotten. I had two parents who had neither the patience nor the inclination to do right by myself, my brothers or my sister. I had 18 years of being belted, yelled at and belittled until I got the hell out of the family. The abuse continued for another few...
    musicmad musicmad 41-45, M 19 Responses May 27, 2009

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    if that person's reading they know exactly what I'm talking about! ;)
    lincolnlogger lincolnlogger 36-40, M Oct 14

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    My dad's an ***, simple as that, but I'm the only one in my family of four that wants him out of the picture. He's been a nightmare for years and I only realized that he is what...
    Jules725 Jules725 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's difficult because of time. I want more time to give to my kids. I don't have it cause I work a lot. I'm doing better with that by spending time with them on the weekends...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    What my mentally ill father will never understand. I see women on television being tearfully walked down the aisle by their loving fathers. The wedding speeches telling of their...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Nudity isn't necessarily erotic; Children prove this to us everyday. In American society, however, we have been taught to believe that if someone is nude, we have to think of them...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    If I made my mother mad, she asked my dad to spank me. Clearly, my mother ran the house. My father was a quiet, determined man. He was kind, and not quick to anger by any means...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 6

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    If I made my mother mad, she asked my dad to spank me. Clearly, my mother ran the house. My father was a quiet, determined man. He was kind, and not quick to anger by any means...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    My dad never hit me as a child, my mum did many times, broke my things, threw my things in the bin, tried to put fairy liquid in my mouth (when I called her an alcoholic). I don't...
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    my name is nathan and i learned about this site from a parent at a children's hospital support group. i have a very sick son. i am going to give a little background info to give...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    As much as my life might seem to the casual observer as the perfect life with the perfect parents and their perfect children, it really wasn’t like that. My grandfather was an...
    dadhereforyou dadhereforyou 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My child, Zach Laird died of glioblastoma multiforme at thirteen-years-old.  He had the most tender of hearts and waged his battle with incredible courage.  Within seven...
    danagoodman danagoodman 41-45, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    When I watch the movie “Mermaids” with Cher and Wynona Rider. I can see my own childhood any many ways in that film, it’s so uncanny. I never met nor knew my natural father...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 6

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    Finally A Father Of 3 After 15 years-"Hullo...uhm...dahdee." My 22 year old son struggled to form words in English and a deep red flush was evident in dark olive skin. "Whaa eez...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Waking up during the Maldives is one thing Absolutely everyone need to experience prior to they die. The see from your bed in my room overlooked the plunge pool which overlooks the...
    Willy52yt Willy52yt 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    I am 34, yet I still crave a father. My own father was cold, violent, and at times, delusional. My mother who by all appearances was a warm and loving mother, in private withheld...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 30

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    I am the mother of children with different fathers. Right away when people hear that, they think bad things. They judge incorrectly. I never actually thought I would be in this...
    Col308 Col308 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Somebody here wrote that we are all so very disconnected. It really makes no difference if you are an ACoA or not. I guess not AcoAs are just better at faking being connected than...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I was born in a man's house and about a year later, I was sent to the village to my maternal grandmother. This is a story I grew up to hear. My grandmother was living in a very...
    stanlis stanlis 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love children very dearly so I got moved with orphans and thats what I do. Adopted some and looking for ways of keeping at least more. Searching for friends who can be of help...
    blessedcentre blessedcentre 41-45, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I suffered years of mental, emotional, and verbal abuse. If I see this anywhere in public, I will intervene on behalf of that child. No kid, no matter how awful, deserves to go...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My childhood was robbed from me by my mother. She hated me and on several occasions tried to kill me. She told me that no one would ever love or want me. She said that is why my...
    YouAreNotYourSkin YouAreNotYourSkin 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I have friends who have known me for 25 years who don't know the pain I feel. On the outside, I am someone who is always in control. I don't cry, I'm not easily upset. I work in a...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I never really had parents, my father was abusive and my mother was neglectful so I did my best to survive until 13 when I was place under the mental health team. So I can see the...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have always wanted to be a father since I was a child. My father was very abusive and made sure that we always doubted ourselves and our worth to the point of attempted suicide...
    shadowpaw88 shadowpaw88 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    To me seeing a man that is good with children is really sexy! If the kids are his that's even better because that means he really cares enough to put time and effort into helping...
    kristin8227 kristin8227 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    This is a hard thing to write, but I have a son who is 33 and has all of sudden brought up that he had a terrible childhood, had an abusive (verbally) father and hates him...
    Cadlad14 Cadlad14 56-60, F 1 day ago

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    I seriously need a father figure in my life. It's a void that has been in my heart for a very long time, and I seriously can't take the pain. I've lived my entire life up to this...
    GrandGizzard GrandGizzard 18-21, M Sep 27

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    Not having one myself, I admire a man who is a good father. I think its a hard job but a rewarding one, I have helped out with fostering but do not have children on my own. I...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    i took Lucas out to Burger king tonight for dinner cause he was so brave while having 16 shots of medication and treatment injected into him today. while were there i see a lot of...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have a question if this is abuse. Here is my story. When I was a child I always seemed to be in denial about anything relating to my father. The memories are just starting to...
    AquaDragon2014 AquaDragon2014 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    It bothers me to this day. i am 37 years old. it affects everything i do. I have not told anyone about this ever. My earliest memory of my life is blotchy and black out mostly i...
    jeramiah76 jeramiah76 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I used to be completely defined by the fact that I'm a father, but then the little ******** hit puberty and now they're the meanest, most selfish little ignorant know-it-alls...
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M a week ago

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    This is probably the craziest thing I will ever say, but I am 16 (turning 17 November 20th) and since September I have been feeling this over whelming desire to be a father. Now of...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I admire a man who is going to be a good father. but unfortunately the man I thought it was but its totally ***** irresponsible, I admire a man who can take good care of his child...
    aj2333 aj2333 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    My mother likes alcohol, she always has. And when she drinks too much, she blacks out and gets really touchy. One night when I was 7 she got drunk while my father was away for work...
    CNT283 CNT283 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 24

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    I have so many memories of being spanked as a child, most of them are very vivid. I know my father loved me but he had such a horrible temper. Especially when he drank. I knew...
    ScreamsoftheHalls ScreamsoftheHalls 18-21, F 10 Responses Sep 27

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    I'm so scared my husband will leave me to have children. He wants children, loves them, idolises them. I think kids are cute but I'm much rather enjoying seeing, learning and...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 22-25, F Oct 4

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    Abused My Twin&Me,Abused Our Mother-"When I put him on yo' front door my baby was wearing some damned black and grey Air Jordans! And his sister had on some White and Red Jordans...
    Zannuh Zannuh 18-21, F Oct 15

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    It shouldn't hurt to be a child. No child should feel like they are alone in the world, and nothing that they can do is right, but so many do, and the ones who do, feel like they...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 16

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    I really try to not ber over emotional and try to see things from the big picture. My finace and me have been together for almost 4 1/2 years, and living together for aprox. three...
    HeatherM1988 HeatherM1988 26-30, F Sep 29

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    So I've finally decided to sit down and express my feelings regarding the man whose ***** fertilized my mother's egg to create me. Yay, meiosis! 1. He left my mother When I was 6...
    SlothQueen SlothQueen 16-17, F 6 Responses Oct 2

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    Pappa... I miss you so much tonight.... I'm thinking of that morning when I woke up, stretched and then started crying from the pain when a nerve got stuck in my neck. You were...
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Lucas: daddy why i not like other kids Me: because God decided to make you a very special little boy Lucas: i don't feel special Me: well what do you feel Lucas: different Me...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    You know my name, but not my story. I am strong, yet also weak. I am independent, yet also dependent. I am optimist, yet pessimist. I am many different things, which make me who I...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure 18-21, F 6 days ago

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