I Am Trying to Reconnect With My Dad

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    Getting Back The Relationship With My Father.

    I used to have a wonderful relationship with my father, he was my best friend. When I was 14 he was diagnosed with a blood disease. He became very ill and ended up having to get his leg amputated. He had been re-married since I was young and he had a son with his new wife. My...
    s1123 s1123
    Jul 31, 2012

    Too Little Too Late

    I'm 16 yrs old and after 15 yrs I'm just now reconnecting with my father. I started writing him while he was in the pen and if it wasn't for him being locked up i wouldn't know him.He got out in January and we have hung out a few times.Its hard for me to have an actually...
    lovinme21 lovinme21
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 25, 2011

    I Gained A Father Overnight

    I didn't have a father growing up. I always wanted to know who my father was, but my mother never told me. He was from England, and she conceived me studying abroad, during a one-night stand apparently. SO I never knew who my father was, and my father never knew I existed.My...
    cosmicspeck cosmicspeck
    22-25, F
    May 4, 2012

    I Cry Every Night

    I am depressed because of my dad he left when I was 11 I'm 18 now and I was a daddy's girl n I still till this day say I am because I think about him so much I just wish he would call me instead of being all about his girlfriend I wanna be his little girl forever but I don't...
    Momo123xoxo Momo123xoxo
    Aug 30, 2012

    Reconnect Or Closure?

    I am not sure if I should reconnect with my father or if I should just get closure to my life.  He left my mother and I when I was 4 years old.  I was left with an abusive mother who had Multiple Sclerosis.  To make matters worse I had to take...
    compulsion2 compulsion2
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Sep 9, 2009

    One Step At a Time...

    Certain events in the life of a friend have forced me to re-think the relationship I have with my father. My dad and I were never close, not due to neglect or abuse or a poor upbringing. On the contrary, my formative years and childhood was spent in relative comfort with much...
    EnigmaVest EnigmaVest
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Sep 8, 2009


    I don't even want to talk about it...He's always been there but after a certain point he became SO distant...I hold resentment. All the fighting that shitt tore me up inside. To think my dad hated me...that broke me. I don't know if we will ever be "cool" again, but I will give...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    5 Responses Jan 9, 2011

    What To Do?

    I am a 29 year old female and mother of 3. I have recently met my biological father after 23 years. It was a nice meeting but very awkward. I am not sure where to go from here? Do I push the issue and see what happens or sit back and see if he makes the next move? I have a very...
    ruebencherylmorales ruebencherylmorales
    Dec 26, 2010
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