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I Don't Get Along With My Dad

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    Why Me? - My dad and I haven't gotten along since I was 5. That was 11 years ago. Luckily, my mom was always there as the "moderator". She never let the fights get too out of hand...
    wishesthingsweredifferent wishesthingsweredifferent 16-17, M Sep 10, 2011

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    "My Dad Is Crazy"... No Seriously. Actually Crazy. - There's a long, sad story that goes with the reason why I no longer speak to my father (I guess really it's years and years of...
    LadyLaurenJayne LadyLaurenJayne 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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    How Can A Father Be So Cruel? - Seriously, what is wrong with him? I can't stand to have the old man around anymore. And I hate myself for feeling that way about my own father. But...
    Bittersweet90 Bittersweet90 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    I Just Hate My Dad.. - I just hate him.. Everything he does, the way he talks to me, the way he looks at my and treat me.. I've always wanted to be perfect to him and make him...
    SourPire SourPire 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 9, 2010

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    It's been like this for years it feels like. Some days are better than others, but I prefer the days when he doesn't come home at all. He's been sick, and getting worse, I want to...
    TheUglyBelle TheUglyBelle 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    Why Can't I Get Along With My Dad? - Reading most of these posts I know that what i'm talking about won't even come near as important, but either way we are all here because we...
    Cawie Cawie 18-21 1 Response Dec 18, 2012

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    The "black-american Dad" Story - My mom had me at 16 and at that time my dad was 22 and had no business getting a 16 year old girl pregnant. But Long story short thing didn't work...
    TeenagedAnarchist TeenagedAnarchist 16-17, M Aug 30, 2012

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    Who Is This Man..? - I just met my dad about two and a half years ago... I had met him once before but I was only 3 or 4 so I don't remember it. Ever since I met this 'father...
    WhoIWillNotBe WhoIWillNotBe 13-15, F Dec 7, 2012

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    Me And My Dad Aren't Talking - My dad and i aren't in great terms at the moment. We are both very competitive and hard headed, so I guess you can say personalities clash. We've...
    Kramirez7 Kramirez7 18-21, F May 14, 2012

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    I Love My Dad But We Cant Get Along But Why? - I love my dad so much, but we just cant get along. It's like when ever we are together we clash and I need to understand why????
    guaci guaci 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2013

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    My Dad and I Dont Get Along - I had never gotten along with my dad we are both stubborn and i have my own ideas and ways of thinking and living.we always get into fights about...
    vilan86 vilan86 22-25 Feb 4, 2009

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    I Dont Think I Ever Wanna Talk To My Dad Ever Again - I just dont know what it is. everytime we talk it always to just become an argument. My dad is just so unsupportive of of my...
    JoAnnE25 JoAnnE25 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    He Is An Alien - i reallllyyyy dont like my father he is like not normal person, he is so annoying, seems like he has no manner at all and he is a pharmacist, every time i tell him...
    euphoria8690 euphoria8690 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    My Dad and I - My parents were together while I was going up, but my dad was never a really big part of my life.  I almost tone deaf in the 2nd grade, which put my behind...
    countrygirlatheart countrygirlatheart 22-25 Jan 29, 2009

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    I Love Him, But... - I will never be the person he wants me to be. My job will never be good enough, whoever I date will never be good enough, my car will never be good enough. I...
    bellacaduta bellacaduta 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2011

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    I Need A Fresh Approach - This is my first post on here, and really the reason I joined the site. I really need help with my relationship with my dad. Its toxic, and I cry often...
    Lilacrose77 Lilacrose77 16-17, F Apr 13, 2013

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    My Father Doesn't Like Me.... - My father doesn't like me..... when I tell people this many say come on how can you say that. But my father has always made it know that hasn't...
    Lilyv14 Lilyv14 31-35 2 Responses May 2, 2012

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    Bedtime - I am 15 years old about to turn 16 in a couple of months and i have a bedtime of 11 p.m. over threw weekends and also breaks. IDK why my dad makes me do it and its stupid...
    rayquan rayquan 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    I Don't Know What It Is... - It's not just me, I have 2 other brothers and we both don't get along with our dad. I wouldn't say we hate him, but we don't open up to him, I would...
    Dysiog Dysiog 22-25 1 Response Jan 8, 2011

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    Will We Ever Get Along? - When I was around the age of 5-6, I was diagnosed with ADHD & ADD, it means I have an attention and hyperactive problem and I can't control my anger. Til...
    SandraDee15 SandraDee15 13-15, F Jul 5, 2012

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    We Just Dont - Whether its the fact that he never listens to me, or that he has always looked down upon me i don't know.When i try to have amiable conversations with him, he just...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    Just A Hint Of What Our Relationship Is Like... - Typical dad. Dad: “You don’t understand.” Me: “Neither of us understand each other.” Dad: “No, YOU don’t...
    KrysSefhir KrysSefhir 18-21 2 Responses Mar 23, 2012

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    Hope He Dies - im 13 and my "father" needs to get hit by a car or something lyke i love my dogs way more then him infact i havent loved him since i was 10 or 9 he picks on me a...
    ClydieReal ClydieReal 13-15 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    I Know I Am, But You Are, Too - I thought that children were supposed to be able to talk to their fathers. I thought that the paternity role would be enough to keep us close. But...
    writewithwit writewithwit 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    Two Very Different People - I love my dad. He played a major part of my growing up. Until 8th grade, we were kinda close. We would go to Waffle house and get lemon pie (something i...
    jtf326 jtf326 16-17 Feb 1, 2013

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    I Hate You Dad!!!! - I hate you Cause you make me cry I hate you And I want you To die I hate you And I have no clue When u r around I don’t know what to do I hate you Cause...
    RehamGhorayeb RehamGhorayeb 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2010

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    I Need Advice - My dad and I have never gotten along.  Ever since I was a toddler, he has picked on me (I am currently 16)  His mother in law (my grandma) even had to...
    fivecolouredhair fivecolouredhair 16-17 Apr 10, 2009

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    I'm Still Not Sure Why. - He's a difficult person to figure out. He contradicts himself all the time. It is only through the help of others that I have been able to think of some...
    melmaclorelai melmaclorelai 18-21, F 2 Responses May 27, 2011

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    What I Need to Let Out of My System - Deep down, I mean, reeeeeeaaaaaalllllllllyyyyyy deep down, I know I love my dad. But most of the time? Nope. I realize that some people have...
    JaneDoe2468 JaneDoe2468 16-17 7 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    Never Really Connected... - I've always felt that I never really measured up in my dad's eyes. I know he loves me and both him and my mom were great parents to us while growing up...
    EnigmaVest EnigmaVest 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 26, 2009

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    I Don'T Know Why - I love my dad. He just annoys me. Him and my mother have 4 kids together. I'm the only girl. Even with the boys (2 older,1younger than me) he was and still is...
    Smonteiro Smonteiro 16-17, F Jun 27, 2013

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    My Dad.. - I don't get along with my dad because of how he's a drunk alcoholic and is in denial and needs to get help.  Also, because of how he abused my two younger brothers...
    punkishgreeny punkishgreeny 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    ...selfishnesss In a Father - Okay, well i have written alot of stories about this, but only on microsoft word, i havent really shared any. My parents are divorced, but thats...
    dani641 dani641 16-17 2 Responses Jan 4, 2009

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    Our Relationship.... - Is strange, we differ alot in opinions so we clash alot. It has come to a point that i don't bother having to many conversations with him, atleast not ones...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 29, 2012

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    All Because Of A Red Dress. - Last Sunday I was getting ready to go to church. I wore a red frilly dress just above the knee with high boots. My father took one glance at me and...
    ozfelyz ozfelyz 18-21 1 Response Nov 19, 2012

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    Personality Clash. Just Too Different. - I love my dad with all of my heart. he is an honest man. full of good intention. But he tears my family apart. He has been a musician his...
    TonyCA10 TonyCA10 16-17 2 Responses Dec 28, 2011

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    There isn't a man I could love more. But we just don't get along. Im 21 years old, responsible, almost finished with college (Deans List mind you) and my father still argues with...
    kaitc kaitc 18-21, F Feb 16

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    Its Not Ch - when i look at some of these stories i am humbled to say the least, because my problems seem a long way off from some of the ones i have read. may seem petty but i am...
    123mcaf 123mcaf 16-17 May 4, 2012

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    Just Feel Like Sharing Some Thoughts... - I've never really gotten along with my father.  I am 22 years old now, and still living with him and my family. I have 5 younger siblings...
    orion1988 orion1988 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    My Fault Or His? - I love my dad and how he's always tried to give me what I've wanted in my life. I love that he tries. But sometimes he tries a little bit too hard...and the...
    easykay easykay 16-17 2 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    Can't Talk To Him - I don't hate him, but there are some things that I can never seem to forgive him for, regardless of how much that may hurt the both of us. We are somewhat...
    MsStarrShine MsStarrShine 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2010

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    Dad Who Finds Whatever I Do Is Wrong.. - Thing is tat my dad scolds me for everything i do , he hates me i can tell.. For my mom n dad im the onlyy son. i feel like i dun hav a...
    sadboi123 sadboi123 16-17 2 Responses May 4, 2012

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    It'S Almost Like He'S Bipolar - Me and my dad used to have this beautiful relationship... Back when I was eight years old. My biological mother is an idiot, let's just begin there...
    MillionPieces MillionPieces 13-15, F 1 Response May 14, 2013

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    Way Too Different - Me and my dad...no.. It never worked out well. We are just way too different. We don't share the same interests. He only listens to himself... It's not that he...
    MisterBowtie MisterBowtie 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 10, 2013

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    We were best friends for a while, but then his company got new leadership. He started traveling a lot. Every other week he was gone and that's when we stopped getting along. I...
    Marvilles Marvilles 13-15, F Mar 23

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    My Dad Is Useless - i know deep down inside i love him but at the moment i just dont understand why i dont like him.he smokes in the morning and drinks all the jobs are for my mum...
    jameswhatsaname jameswhatsaname 13-15 Jan 4, 2012

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    He Likes My Brother, Not Me. - Okay, so my Dad have never got along. He's home often and my Mums at work, I wish she could see that we just don't get along. We argue about the...
    thenewgirl1636 thenewgirl1636 16-17 1 Response Feb 27, 2012

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    Dad's a Scorpio and I'm a Leo - We have never gotten along that well... I love him and I know he loves me... but we are both very proud and very stubborn - which makes a friendly...
    REC0VERED REC0VERED 41-45, F 1 Response May 3, 2007

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