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I Don't Have a Dad

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    No Child Should Be Left Fatherless - well when my mom told pedro(my dad) she was pregnant he freaked out and didnt want a child because he didnt want the responsibilities of a dad...
    Sunflower1931 Sunflower1931 13-15, F Jul 9, 2012

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    Whats Worst Of All Is Having A Dad, And Actually Not Having A Dad - I have a dad and at the same time i dont, he cheated on my mom and left when i was in 6ht grade, i think the...
    andreao andreao 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    I have never seen my dad..left me and my mother on the day I was born. after that he has never bothered to check if we are alive...doesn't he ever wonder how his 22 year daughter...
    soul4u soul4u 22-25 1 Response Feb 21

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    I Wonder - I was just watching tv and an advert came on where a dad and a daughter go shopping. She cant decide whether to buy one of two things she's seen, her dad says to the...
    ASortaFairytale ASortaFairytale 26-30, F Sep 15, 2007

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    What means that i don't have a dad - I always say, i don't have a dad. People always ask me, how can I not have dad. Especially kids. I have a dad. If you look biologically. But...
    Katya24 Katya24 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2010

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    I Want to Know My Dad -  this is my first time on here and im not exactly sure what to do...... well im almost 20 years old and ive never really met my father. i saw him once...
    ksu ksu 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2008

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    Dad Pffft. - I've never met my dad. I'm 33, don't seem to be in the cards.
    Molissa197933 Molissa197933 31-35, F Feb 24, 2013

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    I Wish I Had a Dad. - He left when I was really young. He only visited me once and then I never saw him ever again. My mom hated him. I wish I had a dad. I get jealous of other...
    minnie22mouse minnie22mouse 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    I Miss You - First of all I have never known how it felt to have a dad around to have fun with, to joke around with, to call dad. Even though my mom tries her best to comfort me...
    ashleeymolinaa ashleeymolinaa 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    I Dont Want My "dad" - Some people wish that they knew their dads because they have never met them. i wish everyday that i had never met mine. now I'm not some 14 year...
    youhavezombies youhavezombies 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    Where Did My Daddy Go? - I have a dad physically but not emotionally. He was too negative and a compulsive liar. He was homo sexual and with guys that he got With shortly after...
    jonathangatlin jonathangatlin 13-15 3 Responses Aug 27, 2011

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    I Really Don'T Have A Dad - Ok life is hard without a dad my other sisters have a dad but I don't I just been wondering that I was born first and there was a guy with my mom at the...
    Lexi1654 Lexi1654 13-15, F Feb 24, 2013

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    I Dont Have One Of Those :'( - ive never known him. My mom has never really told me why i have never met him. When i was 14, i asked her if she would try to find him, and she said...
    snyper89 snyper89 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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    I've met a lot of guys that don't have dads, either because they're out of the picture (took off, died, jail, whatever), or because the relationship they have with their father or...
    justaguy1802 justaguy1802 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    People at school make fun of me for not having a dad. They say "What Dad" and "Get a Dad kid" to me. It's very depressing and I want to find my dad so I can show them I do have a...
    Nodad Nodad 22-25 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I Have No Dad T_t - My dad died when i was 2. He died on christmas eve. I cant remember him but i do have pictures of him. It suddenly came in to my mind and i remembered i didnt...
    Mazzababe Mazzababe 16-17 1 Response Aug 19, 2012

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    I Dont Have a Dad - i dont have a dad well i do but it doesnt feel like it my russian cousin has come around and stayd because his dad is screwed in the hed and i notice theyre...
    bballerben bballerben 16-18 1 Response Mar 15, 2008

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    Bad Dad-less Life - Well all my life I have never known my real father. My mother met this guy and got married to him shortly after I was born (he wasn't my dad) and they had 3 of...
    BlazzinBebe88 BlazzinBebe88 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2008

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    A Letter From Your Unknown Dad - I don't know what you've been told, but I would never purposely hurt you. I don't care how you got here, or who your mother is, you are part of me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 8, 2013

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    Disappointment - from since i can remember i believed my step father was my real father, when i found out that he wasn't i was five years old. I found out in a disappointing...
    anonymousreality anonymousreality 18-21, F Aug 7, 2012

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    My dad is dead....he divorced my mom when I was two years old and he went to live far away......I saw him once or twice a year. He had a drinking a smoking problem. He died when I...
    MyFATHERSGIRL MyFATHERSGIRL 13-15, F Jan 4

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    If youve never had it, you dont know what your missing. - My Parents were both still in highschool when my mom get pregnant. my mom, of course was happy and wanted me. my...
    BellaVara BellaVara 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2009

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    I feel lost with no direction or sense of who I am. I wish I had someone to look up to and teach me everything a father should teach their son. I wish i had a role model, I feel...
    elijah1115 elijah1115 18-21, M Jan 23

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    Finally Letting It Out - well i guess ill start at the begining my mom was beaten by my dad i was always told that he tried to get rid of me so i have never known him at all and i...
    juggaloboi juggaloboi 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 1, 2009

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    He Was Never Told - In short i was the product of a one night stand. My mum was only 22 at the time and was doing what 22 year old do, have fun. I really struggle to live with it...
    tomb33 tomb33 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 28, 2013

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    My Dad Ran Away - My dad ran away about 2 years ago becuse he thought he was going to get arested for not paying child support. I thaught he would come back in two years like 4...
    toriab toriab 16-17 2 Responses May 28, 2008

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    No Dad, But I'm Not Adopted! -  When I was born, the guy my mom was going to marry left her, because they thought I was his daughter and he was scared. She ended up marrying...
    titanlady titanlady 22-25 Dec 5, 2010

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    He walked out on me and my mom on my seventh birthday. I've seen him once since then and he was with another woman. He is not my father.
    tortop tortop 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Don't Whine. - imbored. You have a dad. He's alive and there. Don't whine. It makes me mad when people with some sort of dad complain about having someone not emotionally there...
    1 Response Jan 17, 2013

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    Help Me Help Her Please - My bestfriend in the entire world has lost her dad not by a car crash not by drugs but by heart...her dad divorced her and shes a wreck shes been to...
    reese0987 reese0987 16-18, M Jun 17, 2007

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    I Hope I Have Wat It Takes - My bestfriend in the entire world has lost her dad not by a car crash not by drugs but by heart...her dad divorced her mom and shes  just...
    reese0987 reese0987 16-18, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2007

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    Sad But True - I was a single mother of two children until I met an amazing man! Being a fatherless daughter I did the unthinkable I too fell into the statistics and turned to men...
    Jan 12, 2013

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    Growing Up With No Fatherly Figure - When i was really young, about 2 or 3 years old, my dad had decided that he couldn't raise two girls and a beautiful wife that was basically...
    getoutsoon0206 getoutsoon0206 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    Drug Addict. - my dad left me when i was two months old. he was abusive to my mom and was a drug addict. i am now 16 and he found me on facebook but has no interest in talking to...
    kheps17 kheps17 16-17 Jun 7, 2012

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    Why Did My Dad Leave? - I was almost 10 when my dad left us( my mom, sister and 3 brothers) for dead(I'm 13 now). He was a very abusive man. He would hit mom real ugly in front of...
    Iwantadaddy Iwantadaddy 13-15, F Jun 9, 2012

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    My Dad Left Me At The Age Of 2. - I cant really describe my dad because i dont really know him, but what I do know is that he cheated on hes wife with a woman who was 20 years...
    AdrianaMitchell AdrianaMitchell 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Where Did You Go?? :'( - This is the first time that I'm putting those *feelings* into words. Aah.. so much to say but don't know where to start from. I last saw my Dad when I was...
    TiredOfRunning TiredOfRunning 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    And I Don't Want One - I have met my biological father ONCE in my entire life. I was 19 years old and it was my his mother's (my grandmother who had something to do with me...
    MisssBlazzz MisssBlazzz 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2009

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    This One Is For You, Daddy - : : I know you will never read this.. you will never miss me.. you don't even remember me. BUT, I remember you. I miss you. : : I pray that you are...
    TiredOfRunning TiredOfRunning 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    I have not had a father in my life since day one. I met him once when I was 13 just about the age where all the hard stuff is taken care of and it was all single handedly done by...
    Jesse3333 Jesse3333 18-21, M Feb 5

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    He died at the age of 52 from lymphoma. I was 11 at the time. Being that weird "young but old enough" age to understand death, I didn't know how to process it. I was just getting...
    jxparc jxparc 16-17 Feb 1

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    Literally Don't Have One - Well, technically I have a s perm donor. But that's not a dad or a father. I have lesbian parents who love me very much and I'm a happy, lucky, blessed...
    123jml 123jml 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2012

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    He Died When I Was 11 - I did have a dad, at one point in time. But I lost him three years ago. I could say I lost him 11 years ago,but he physically died 3 years ago. I loved him...
    ISayDucky ISayDucky 13-15 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    I Just Want To Get Away From Him! - in a way i do have a dad cuz i live with him and my mom but also in a way i dont cuz all he does is lie to me and hurt me like about 2 years ago...
    imbored1919 imbored1919 22-25 1 Response May 1, 2011

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    Pain Which Has Got No Limits. - I never thought that I would be writing this. My letters to daddy had always been full of love and hope. Love beyond limits, not pain. Never. I...
    TiredOfRunning TiredOfRunning 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    Who's To Blame? - I'm 16 years old and I have never met my dad. I just assumed that he didn't want to stay with my and that's why he left but recently I found out he actually...
    sam1357 sam1357 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2012

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    It's So Confusing - Several years ago I was informed that the man I always thought was my biological father, in actuality, was not. He and my mother had an open relationship, of a...
    darcyx darcyx 22-25, F Nov 25, 2013

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    I Really Don'T Have A Dad - Ok life is hard without a dad my other sisters have a dad but I don't I just been wondering that I was born first and there was a guy with my mom at the...
    Lexi1654 Lexi1654 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2013

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    Well not that I don't have any, i do have a number of friends I'm close to. It's just that it's really hard for me to get close to someone. I try to be sincerely nice all the time...
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