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I Don't Get Along With My Dad

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    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...
    kaiahhere kaiahhere 13-15, F 2 Responses May 18

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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

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    My mom died tragically in an accident on

    2/26/14. Before her death my life was perfect. I am an only child so I always had parents who I could depend on. I had a close relationship with my mom. I not only lived with her but I worked with her as well. She gave me all the emotional support I needed. The relationship I...
    Geo143 Geo143 31-35, F May 12, 2014

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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Hated Every Moment Of Visitation- "Take me

    home!" 5 or 6 year old me whined in English. "Speak Serbian." My father warned gruffly. "Mommy says I'm Black not Serbian." I informed him. "Your Mommy wants to **** me off." He sounded annoyed. "Take me home!" I repeated a minute later. "Nye,ponashaj!" He snapped in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 19, 2014

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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 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

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    My father was not there

    when I was born. He did not show up until I was 4. My mother hadn't heard from him and thought he had left Germany and sneaed back to somewhere in former Yugoslavia since he's Bosnian Serb. According to her he just showed up one day. She had taken me out on my little bicycle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 20, 2014

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    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

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    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 16-17, M May 19

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    My dad is controlling,

    money centred, a bully, negative and generally jealous of anyone else being happy he's so selfish and self centered it's unbelievable! Should never of became a father so not suitable.
    TashaBbb TashaBbb 18-21, F Jul 13, 2014

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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 me about me going out with my friends. I live at home and commute to school, so I really don't have a ton of friends or go out often. My...
    kaitc kaitc 22-25, F Feb 16, 2014

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    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 16-17, F Aug 20, 2014

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    Kellyfoster2000 Kellyfoster2000 13-15, F 5 days ago

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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 shared with him how hard all his traveling was on me and my mom (we had talked a lot about this together), and he quit his...
    Marvilles Marvilles 13-15, F Mar 23, 2014

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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 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

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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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    It's depressing to see how highly he treats my

    siblings, but how ****** he looks down on me...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 8 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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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 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 16-17, F Apr 13, 2013

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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 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 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 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 relationship IMPOSSIBLE. We both fiercely stick up for my mother - but are often at opposite ends of the situation... I'd like...
    REC0VERED REC0VERED 41-45, F 1 Response May 3, 2007

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    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

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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 26

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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 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 16-17 Feb 1, 2013

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    Omfg,his ego is the size of Texas.

    There's nothing you can do to satisfy him,I've always done my best,and that was never enough,always underestimated.
    McKnight94 McKnight94 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20, 2014

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    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 *****
    ELSIUM ELSIUM 18-21 May 19

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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 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 16-17 3 Responses Dec 28, 2011

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    My real dad isnt in my life anymore

    but he raped me almost everyday when my mom was at work since age 10. He said if I told anyone he would make me hurt everyday so I never told. Then my parents got devorced and I got a step dad by the age of 12. When he first came he was nice. After the first 5 months...
    EmoNerd21 EmoNerd21 16-17, F May 19

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    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 13-15, F 3 Responses May 18

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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 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

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    Me and my dad were best friends

    now we don't know anything about eachother. I call once a year. Oh well, I'm doing me. I just hope I'm not a cliche for girls with daddy issues
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Jul 20, 2014

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    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

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    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 13-15, F Jan 8

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    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

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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 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 16-17 7 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    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
    Makeeshaosborn Makeeshaosborn 13-15, F 2 Responses May 18

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    1appl2appl 1appl2appl 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2014

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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 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

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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 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

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    Its really frustrating how my dad blames me

    for almost every single thing:( He scolds me for things that wasn't even my fault in the first place and every time I say something to defend myself, he accuses me for being rude and stuck up. Now I'm gritting my teeth and trying to shut myself off whenever he scolds me, but...
    beniebenie beniebenie 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2014

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    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

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    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 26-30 Jul 20, 2014

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    theundisputedtruth theundisputedtruth 26-30 May 12

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    Mainly because they lie about their age. Just dont lie.
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    I'm 34 and he only called me once in my life, to tell me his Ipod was broken and that he wanted me to fix it; when I told him I couldn't, he hung up on me. My mom divorced him...
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    When I was a little girl I cried a lot. And my mother would ask me, what's wrong? Most of the times I'd say I don't want to be here. I always had a strong feeling this wasn't my...
    XLoriX XLoriX 22-25, F May 9

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    I mean uhhhhhh well i don't agree with being gay and all that stuff but i respect people's decision and I would lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Have respect for me and i'll...
    RastaGotSoul RastaGotSoul 22-25, M 15 Responses May 16