I Cannot Forgive My Abusive Father

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    Unstable Cradle

    I grew up in a single parent home, I knew who my father was; but when my mom left him, he left me at the same time! In this day and age fatherless home are an epidemic, so much so nobody even seems to acknowledge it anymore. I recently ran a search and a majority of the responses...
    alyrical alyrical
    22-25, F
    Sep 11, 2012

    I Will Never Forgive My Abusive Father

    My father has been emotionally abusive to my mother and I for my whole childhood.  It got so bad that he would scream at us for several hours on end nearly every day.  The smallest thing would set him off.  Every time he would threaten to do horrible things to us...
    xyz987 xyz987
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2010

    I Will See To It He Suffers For The Rest Of His Life.

    he raped and tortured me. so did his brother (my uncle). it's pass the point where i can press charges so i will make both their lives hell for as long as they live. i've already beat the hell out of my father twice and my uncle once. i would love it if they committed suicide of...
    mosinman mosinman
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jun 21, 2011

    Never Really There

    My mom and dad got a divorce and it was a nasty one. Since the divorce my dad has tried to quit paying for my health insurance and tried to cut back on how much money he was paying to my mom for me.  Before the divorce my dad was emotional, verbal, psyclogical, and just...
    emotionalheldback emotionalheldback
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2010

    Abusive Father

       My dad was/is mentally,emotionally and physically abusive. I have never told anyone outside my family about this. My dad still lives with us. We just push everything under the rug. & I guess its easier for my mom and sister since the only one he was ever...
    sunshinegurl18 sunshinegurl18
    18-21, F
    12 Responses Nov 7, 2009

    ,,,one Of My Friends Thought For Years. Actually It Was His Mother Who Abused My Friend Emotionally With Her Lies!

    Actually he had a parental alienation syndrome because of HIS MOTHER! (http://divorcesupport.about.com/od/meetingyourchildsneeds/f/alienation.htm) There are probably unfortunately many fathers who act abusive. But because of my experience I wonder if there are people on EP who...
    wolfsdream wolfsdream
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 16, 2013

    Cannot Forgive My Parents

    I'm 39 years old and am still trying to heal the hurt and pain inflicted on me in throughout my childhood. I was physically, mentally and verbally abused me from my first memories until I was 19, the majority of the beatings came from my alcoholic father, but my mother also...
    worstdaughterever worstdaughterever
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2013

    Compelled Sacrifice For My Sick Father

    my father has and never was a good father to us or a husband to my mother. for as long as I can remember, my memory of my father has always been bad. he hits me and my siblings and my mother most of the time when he doesn't have money. he didn't bother to work for us so my mother...
    wilburlarch wilburlarch
    1 Response Oct 13, 2012

    I have just broken up with my father.

    .he has been a consistent liar and used to physically and verbally abuse my mother who died last year (they were separated )..i tried to put up with with him accepting everything..but cudnt at the end..he would often blame me for the state of his life n why he didn't 'teach' a...
    ratnaghosh87 ratnaghosh87
    2 Responses May 28, 2014

    Mean Father

    Dear father, Lately you call once a month and chew me out for 30 minutes to an hour. I will not be picking up the phone for you anymore. I am tired of hearing that I'm a piece of sh*t, that I'm useless, that my physical disability isn't real - which it has been for years, that I...
    thatgirl123456 thatgirl123456
    1 Response Jul 24, 2013

    My Father Was An Abusive Drunk

    This is the only place I can say this without people looking at me like I'm a sad little girl. That's what I hate the most. When they ask me where my father is I tell them he left years ago. The truth is, my mom ran with a four-year old daughter, a nine-year old son and one half...
    deleted deleted
    12 Responses Jun 5, 2009

    I Will Forgive My Abusive Step Dad

    (To my step dad that died February 14, 2000)Dear dad, You will never read this letter but I've thinking recently that I need to write a letter like this. To bring complete closure to my life to let you know how I feel. I used to hate you...I hated you for everything you did. It...
    surrealreality surrealreality
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Aug 18, 2012

    Not A Chance In Hell

    I will NEVER forgive my "father" not after what he has done to me... he sexually abused me when i was little(around 7). He then moved the pain higher, by kicking me, and punching me. Around 13 he beat me with a dog chain... i have scars. He tied me up like a dog, in one corner of...
    FrozenNightmare FrozenNightmare
    18-21, M
    12 Responses Apr 22, 2013
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