I Don't Get Along With My Dad

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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 doesn't care about me..he does. But I just don't feel it. And the worst part is that he's rarely home. He's a lot...
    MisterBowtie MisterBowtie
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 10, 2013

    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 because of the stress it brings to my life. It started about 2 years ago. My dad is a tennis coach, and he used to travel around...
    Lilacrose77 Lilacrose77
    18-21, F
    Apr 13, 2013

    It's depressing to see how highly he treats my

    siblings, but how ****** he looks down on me...
    deleted deleted
    8 Responses Nov 9, 2014

    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 it a LOT worse than I do, but I just really need to get this out and ask if my hate is justified. My dad never wanted children, but my mom...
    JaneDoe2468 JaneDoe2468
    6 Responses Jan 19, 2009

    "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 stories). But the reason itself is this: I can't have a relationship with him that would bring any positivity to either of our lives. Not only would it...
    LadyLaurenJayne LadyLaurenJayne
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2008

    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 career choices. He doesn't like the fact that I'm majoring in psychology. He is always telling me pick something easier its like as if he is telling I'm...
    JoAnnE25 JoAnnE25
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 10, 2011

    he's a great person,

    but not that good of one. I can't explain it. I can't stand him sometimes. he ticks me off and starts my dominos down the spiral. eventually I want to just get rid of it all.
    TheCroissant TheCroissant
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 26, 2015

    My dad is the most controlling person

    that I know. He won't allow me to make any decision by myself. It really stinks...
    Brooklyn211 Brooklyn211
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2014

    I think my dad knows

    that I am gay and that is why he doesn't like me, he tends to spend more time with everybody but me
    loneleyboy loneleyboy
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jul 6, 2015

    He isn't nice, at least not with me.

    He never helps me, he treats leave like I don't exist, he is rude. He doesn't know how I actually am and he doesn't wants to.
    Anna160800 Anna160800
    16-17, F
    May 18, 2015

    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 loved when i was six), I would help him with his projects around the house, and we would go to a golf course to have fun on the...
    jtf326 jtf326
    1 Response Feb 1, 2013

    No matter what I do or say,

    I won't feel good enough for him, he makes me feel useless, worthless and ugly. I hate to admit it, but I dislike him
    LastSunrise LastSunrise
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2016

    So I decided a fee days ago

    that I will start talking to my dad more often. So I did and for the past few days, he's been in a really bad mood. And he talks to all my other siblings more often than he does with me, and with a better mood. I guess I'm just not the man he wanted in his son.
    nooblordiv nooblordiv
    16-17, M
    Jul 31, 2015

    he hates me, when I need new stuff,

    he says it's not worn out enough, he will do anything to get me away but my brother is another story
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    1 Response May 18, 2015

    He is constantly drinking beer,

    and now that hes back from his deployment of 4 months he gets about a month of vacation. He was not on the field but he is a welder instead. Anyways on to the main part of the story. Constantly he is verbally abusing me. Not always is it something mean, but it's passive. I...
    messedupgirl167 messedupgirl167
    18-21, F
    Oct 23, 2014

    Can't be Bothered Ever

    since I moved away for school and moved in with my boyfriend at the time, I realized how much a **** my dad can be and how little he cares. He hasn't supported anything I've done since then and now we don't really talk. I tried to have a conversation with him a few days ago, but...
    jackjack600 jackjack600
    22-25, F
    Dec 13, 2015

    Not Since A Fateful Day When I Was 15- My

    stepfather(since I was a baby) arrived home earlier than expected and happened upon my younger siblings doing homework in front of the tv which wasn't allowed. He asked them where I was since it was my responsibility to be looking after them. When they answered,"Upstairs with a...
    SexyRicana SexyRicana
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 26, 2015

    After going to a party (mostly old people) my

    mum is slightly tipsy (responsible) and my dad is completely wrecked.I only had one drink because theres gotta be at least one sober person in the house right.This happens once every 2-3 weeks.My mum doesnt get drunk tho,its just my dad.I just wanna shake him and say "your 42...
    PYazmin PYazmin
    16-17, F
    Feb 20, 2015

    Hi! I am new in this website,

    and I have this little story. See, me and my dad never got along. We have nothing in common except watching Hey Arnold show that has a character named Oskar Kokoscha (sorry, I don't know if I spell his name right). We have very different personalities. He is into science, and I...
    TApostol TApostol
    22-25, F
    Jul 20, 2015

    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 reasonable explanations for why he treats me the way he does. I feel that his relationship with his parents has something to do...
    melmaclorelai melmaclorelai
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 27, 2011

    Don't get me wrong I love my dad to death.

    But he's always lying to me. He's on drugs. And I haven't seen him since my 13th birthday. He hasn't really been in my life since my 7th birthday. He used to abuse my mom so they ended up getting a divorce. He moves from state to state. And I can go a whole entire year without...
    Smileeboo Smileeboo
    18-21, F
    Jul 20, 2014

    I guess you can say we have ups

    and downs but for the most part, we don't get along. He yells at me for everything and apparently since my sister is so special and does gymnastics all the time, I have to do chores. HER CHORES. It wouldn't be a big deal but if they aren't done by the time he gets home, all hell...
    maddie91101 maddie91101
    16-17, F
    Jan 8, 2015

    My dad kinda was never here

    for me when I needed him the most. Like last year there was a big situation and he ignored my calls and texts. Then this year we relinked and then I told him I was bi now all he does is judge me. Matter a fact we barely talk and it makes me mad because he talks to my brother 24...
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    2 Responses May 18, 2015
    1appl2appl 1appl2appl
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2014

    I Sont Get along With My Dad At All .

    He Causes My Mom Too Much Pain . I Don't Like Him Nor Do I Want To Love Him . **** Him . I Hate To Have To Look Aht Him Everyday . It Makes My Life Hell . I Hate His Guts . I Wish He Would Die . If Yhur Reading This And Wondering Why I Hate Him So Much is That , He Causes Too...
    DeeplyLoved43 DeeplyLoved43
    18-21, F
    Aug 20, 2014

    We just don't click. I don't

    even talk to him anymore. Small talks were all we ever had anyway. I didn't know his full name until I was 15 and then on Easter in 2008 he calls out blue. I was not all that excited to be talking to him. I was surprised, but I felt like my life was changing abruptly as soon as...
    GeekyFatChick GeekyFatChick
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2016

    I feel bad to say this

    but I don't get along with my dad . I love the guy with all my hart can allow it .. but he gets on my nerves so much . it's so anoying!!!
    flowergirl1997 flowergirl1997
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 6, 2015

    I don't get along with my dad

    because i hate him a lot the reason he always forces me a lot,he never understands my feelings and he thinks that what he says is always right,its not that easy to get a government job but he wants me to apply for it,when i want to work in a call center he tells he's unsatisfied...
    Roadguy Roadguy
    26-30, M
    2 Responses May 19, 2015


    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 af. Like i remember this one time over summer he told my mom to tell us our bedtime was 11 p.m. over summer i...
    rayquan rayquan
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Feb 26, 2013

    This is to the man that said the he doesn't

    want the best for me. That wherever I go or do I will not succeed. That he regrets giving birth to me. May whatever you say against me get back at you hitting you hard with no mercy stupid *****
    22-25, F
    May 19, 2015

    My dad is dying from some disease I don't know

    what it's called and im afraid when he dies we'll still have a bad relationship and I won't tell him I love him before he dies they are giving him medication to help him live longer so he can watch us grow up but it's not working that well my dad went 4 days without sleeping...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Aug 13, 2015

    He threw my brother a man party

    when he was 15 but never threw me one.He always brags about what my brother's doing but never really talks about how I am doing. I feel like he respects my brother way more than me and I feel like I'm a failure compared to him. plus how he talks to me sometimes. I can't help it...
    Niceguy890 Niceguy890
    26-30, M
    Mar 20, 2016

    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 whose fault is it? Honestly? He brings this on himself, and the aggravating thing is that he doesn't even realize it. God...
    Bittersweet90 Bittersweet90
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 12, 2012

    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 entire life sat in a practice room 8 hours a day 7 days a week learning the value of hard work and honing his craft. now he is a self employed...
    TonyCA10 TonyCA10
    3 Responses Dec 28, 2011

    Today my dad told me he doesn't like me,

    completely straightforward. He told me he hasn't liked me for the last few months, because I don't "listen" to him. Apparently, I'm making his life so miserable that if I don't change he'll leave my mother and our family. This is what I get for being emotionally honest with...
    Respites Respites
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 7, 2015

    I've never had a good relationship with my

    father. He has done some horrible things and I don't have much to do with him. Every time I see him it makes me sick.
    lovesthenightsky lovesthenightsky
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2016

    Okay, I'm going to tell you my story,

    nobody judge me please. Nobody's perfect. I always used to get along with my dad, he was in the Army, he used to love to hang out with my sister and I. I honestly used to love my dad so, so much. I was daddy's little girl before he left... So my mom used to go to college in...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 8, 2015

    Me n my dad we don't talk .

    . maybe coz no topic Is there to talk but sometimes I think that things could have been better
    cosmosroyy cosmosroyy
    18-21, M
    May 19, 2015

    Last conversation I had with him

    and it was barely a conversation was over 2 years ago. I was 18 and hadn't accepted any known contact with him since I was 15. He somehow obtained my cell phone number and called me cold one evening. I answered not knowing it was him and instantly cursed myself when I heard him...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 20, 2014

    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 relationship IMPOSSIBLE. We both fiercely stick up for my mother - but are often at opposite ends of the situation... I'd like...
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 3, 2007

    My dad is ******* me off!

    ! I just wish he would leave me a lone.. I know some people don't have a dad, but he's really a huge jerk :(
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 31, 2016

    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 been mad at each other for months without talking. My dad is getting kind of old now but always has had a huge ego. I remember when I...
    Kramirez7 Kramirez7
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 14, 2012

    I can't stand living with my dad.

    One more year until I can finally leave this life and start over....cutting off everyone
    BlueMoonx BlueMoonx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 30, 2015

    Dad: people who self harm are just seeking

    attention, and deserve to die anyways.. Well, I wonder how he'd feel about that if he came home one day to find his own daughter dead, I'm sure he wouldn't feel the same then. ._.
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    15 Responses Jul 5, 2015
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