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I Don't Speak to My Father

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    Should I Meet My Real Father? - At a young age my parent told me I was a donor baby so I am my mothers child but not my father(if you get what I mean). My mother and father got...
    littlemissyxx littlemissyxx 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    Idiots . - my parents always think they are right in everything they say, I'd gotten my allowance for 3 days ago by my mother, she will never give it to me if I did not ask her...
    srdjan97 srdjan97 13-15 Aug 26, 2012

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    Nope, Sure Don't! - My dad disgusts me, look what he set me up for!  He is a liar.  He has hurt me time after ******* time.  On my birthday, I was so proud of...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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    Wow... - ...I didn't think it'd actually hurt to say that out loud, especially after everything. Nevertheless, I don't speak to my father, and, since I value my physical and...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    He Made Me Choose - My parents went through a really messy divorce. I was ten. He basically convinced me that my mom was a ***** from hell and I didn't speak to her for three...
    westcoast22 westcoast22 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2009

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    He Called Me Worthless. - I was never a 'Daddy's girl'. I'm not sure that would even be possible with my father. He isn't very affectionate. He isn't very caring. He has anger...
    Sadie14 Sadie14 18-21, F 33 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    Y I Dnt Tlk 2 Him - Ever since i was little i could only remember him cumin in drunk, e neva cared bwt me it was my sister tht he cared bwt even thow i am is oly blood child so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 27, 2009

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    Abandoned - I wanted to be a "Daddy's girl". Still do. But of course, my father abandoned me when I was little. All I have is pain from where he tore my heart. I can't talk to him...
    strawberrysparkle strawberrysparkle 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    His Choice, Not Mine... - I didnt speak to him for a while. i needed time to heal from all he put me and my mum through. then we started talking again. i got to meet my little half...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    I rarely speak to my dad. My parents divorced when I was seven, due to the fact that my dad was hitting my mom. I witnessed soo many things, and he always would try to make it seem...
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    The Father That I Knew - I was a daddy's girl.. but that was 11 years ago. The father that I knew.. cheered me up when things were not well for my grades in school talked to me...
    huangzichen huangzichen 18-21, F Nov 11, 2013

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    I Don't - And I never will speak to my father. He is in a mental institution and I never will go and see him ever. He was a terrible man and I don't have anything to say to my...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F Nov 17, 2009

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    And I really hate that, I want to have this close father-daughter relationship but he always seems to be so far away & it sometimes feels like he's a stranger, to me -sigh-
    Mei95 Mei95 18-21, F Mar 17

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    But I Just Can't Stop it is when I'm hanging out with the people I grew up with that know about my addiction that I feel most guilty. this is also when I notice how much I have...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    This was something I thought was a phase, but the more I grow older, the more I realize that I truly would find more peace without being in a marriage. I'm going to turn 23. Today...
    franny21 franny21 22-25, F Apr 9

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    i finally settled in to finding someone i was comfortable with and was starting to call my best friend. she started to get bullied so she moved schools and ever since then its just...
    DominiqueCunn DominiqueCunn 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don't feel connected. I can speak and act and pretend, but I don't feel it. And I don't know what connected feels like. Not really. I can't keep a relationship. I've lost...
    RichardQ RichardQ 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Where do I begin. This whole story being my life is quite a long loopy one, and if anybody has the energy to read this and respond, I thank you - in return I will just cut to the...
    spiderchris spiderchris 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't bother hiding anymore I love me and I love how I look. I still can't help but cry sometimes from the ridicule though.
    cj165 cj165 22-25 28 mins ago

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    I am already in my early twenties and I still get bothered and stressed out that my parents don't like each other. Ever since we were little, though they didn't fight in front of...
    ayumiofaries ayumiofaries 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Hahaha... if I'm not expecting visitors, and don't plan to go out again after work or something... then that bra is coming off and staying off!!!
    kotahi kotahi 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    True, I don't say I love you unless I mean it... but once I know it and then say it... then you'll hear it ALL THE TIME!!! It's nice to love and be loved! As Luther Van Dross...
    kotahi kotahi 46-50, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    After 12 years and several cancers, my mother passed away last week. What I perceived, felt and saw in that time is what brought me to discover what an empath is. I have accepted...
    mrbless mrbless 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Technically I don't really hate my voice but there are certain people who do, they often say my singing is 'ear rape' and i'm not kidding they actually said that. I love singing...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I don't remember the man in my dreams. I don't remember who it was that was speaking to me. But if it was me speaking to myself, there's your proof that I could actually hear music...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 23

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    My mum and I have never really got along but when my mum and dad where together it was normal arguments and things.. However since my mum and dad split up (dads fault) I haven't...
    axxd axxd 16-17, F Apr 2

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    We met because I started working at a university in a new city and he was my supervisor. After two weeks there we slept together and I became pregnant with twins. When I told him...
    valkyriebird valkyriebird 36-40 Apr 3

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    I'm a 35 year old African lady, married with four lovely kids, even though people see me and think I'm 22, never married let alone 4 kids . I will be married for 13 years in April...
    Imasadwife Imasadwife 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Okay, I appreciate my mother for cooking for me, washing my clothes etc. But other than being a good housewife and a good cook, I can't think of anything else that's good about her...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I'm a 16 year old girl. My whole life I have been trying to make my parents proud, but I've never been able to socialize properly with kids my age, I was always numb or upset...
    AGirlSearchingForAnswers AGirlSearchingForAnswers 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't talk to my dad either probably never will He did some very bad things to me growing up. I won't hold onto it. I will make sure that when I have children they will have the...
    brinaadams brinaadams 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    We haven't talked about my birthday since my birthday. We never talk about those things. I tried to end the vicious cycle we kept going in, but yet it happened again. Something...
    Aquariusgirl702 Aquariusgirl702 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I don't look upon anybody as a friend or lover or as anything involving emotional commitment and emotional gambling. I have no more friends. I have allies. They get me what I need...
    sorrowfulmind sorrowfulmind 18-21, M Mar 24

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    There is nothing worse than being in a relationship but feeling no love. My bf and I have been dating since last August. One wonderful year in the same city and one difficult year...
    mimileelee mimileelee 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    (Mild Trigger Warning. Don't read if you don't like.) Staring out to the clouds, I wish that I could be with you. Why do you have to be so far away, far away that you are but a...
    DisembodiedLied DisembodiedLied 18-21, F a week ago

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    My father died of cancer last year in October. I am an only child and since I was small, I have never been able to get along with my mother. She is a very good human being and has...
    anxvar anxvar 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    We just don't get along. Sure they may be those moments where we're happy in each other's company, but they are just so rare lately. Most of the time we're never on the same page...
    henal216 henal216 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    During my pregnancy, birth, and the raising of my daughter her father has given me about 1000 reasons not to trust him and to hate him. Sometimes I don't know why I'm still with...
    ninjacakes ninjacakes 26-30, F Mar 18

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    So tell me if I'm wrong. I have been married for 11 years. My husband kept receiving texts from a female co worker that were sometimes inappropriate( not work related) for over a...
    Hamnamatata Hamnamatata 41-45 1 Response Mar 18

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    I've never been too crazy about kids in general. I know people say it's different with your own, but I just don't see myself having any. Part of it could because of where I am in...
    lolwhutisthis lolwhutisthis 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I have been cursed with this stupid thought process. I see things in ways most normal people can't deal with. I know that the horrible messed up things in this world as damaging...
    dizlasthope dizlasthope 36-40, M Mar 27

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    Do you believe in unconditional love? Than how is it possible to enjoy eternal bliss while thousands of people are forced into a place of eternal suffering. God can do it, but he...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 4 Responses Mar 29

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    I loathe being touched. When I was pregnant randoms would touch my bump. It fricking riled me. Here's a piece of advice if you aren't the father don't touch the effing bump!!!
    Alphamum Alphamum 26-30, F Apr 3

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    I thought i always knew who i was, but in the past year everything has been so confusing in my life. I went from having who i thought were my family; 3 siblings, a mom and dad, to...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    How can it be when I can't see, The man who means so much to me!! The thrill I get when he answers my post Warms my heart like golden toast!! I don't know what he looks like, Or...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I've been with my 10 yrs older than me fiance for few years now. When I met him I was young and already had a child. He loved her like his own. She calls him daddy. 3 years after...
    KJJ1 KJJ1 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I believe in an almighty god, just not the god depicted in any bible. I believe that all this being wants is for us to love each other and to love he/she/it. I mean just think...
    1stepforward3shovesback 1stepforward3shovesback 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    I've got a lot to say, so I guess I'll just start, and finish whenever I finish. None of my memories are special. I don't have memory of anything that was extra special, or...
    JHomesick JHomesick 18-21, M Mar 20

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    I don't know what it is about me, but people just institutionally turn against me for reasons I never find out, if the person ever actually knows why they hate me. Every time. I...
    faeriefate faeriefate 18-21 Mar 23

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    Apologies in advance: this is a longer rant. Most sitcoms disturb & anger me because much of the humor is mean-spirited & involves humiliating other people. I like witty, creative...
    LuminousMotes LuminousMotes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24