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I Don't Speak to My Father

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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 like it was my moms fault. He moved 30 minutes away from me. I would see him occasionally and stay the night. But as he...
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    We live almost 30hours away from each other .

    What do we need to speak for?
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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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 first. I planned to purchase for my ps2 broke a year ago, and the shops close today kl.5, and my mom comes home kl...
    srdjan97 srdjan97 13-15 Aug 26, 2012

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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 brother, and we would email and stuff. i know he was dissapointed in me when I applied to LSE for Politics, over Oxford...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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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 mental well-being, I probably won't.
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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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. I have nothing to say anymore... only tears. He'd never understand. He doesn't take responsibility for all the...
    strawberrysparkle strawberrysparkle 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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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 issues too. He won't admit that though. Ever since my parents divorced 5 years ago things have been rough between him and me...
    Sadie14 Sadie14 18-21, F 42 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    My father is basically a manwhore.

    I have sisters everywhere that I don't know. He has them and leaves them. At this point I don't want to get to know him. I have a stepdad I love care about he has no children but considers me his child
    trixypix1 trixypix1 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 10

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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 him for getting me that beautiful bracelet.  I showed it off like no tomorrow.  Then, I discovered it was...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 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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    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 a lot and asked me how things were would bring me to my favorite japanese restaurant would spend time with us But the...
    huangzichen huangzichen 18-21, F Nov 11, 2013

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    Haven't in 20+ yrs&Don't Plan To Start Either!

    -My mother left her husband of 3 years when I was 2,my brother not yet 1,and pregnant with our little sister. She would give birth several months later over a thousand miles away from New York City in Omaha. He was notified of my sister's birth when my mother sent him divorce...
    Nevalost Nevalost 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 9

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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 divorces after my sister was born and I have not seen him in about 4 to 5 year. When I am 18 I am going to be asked if I want to meet...
    littlemissyxx littlemissyxx 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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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 years. She and I reconnected on my 13th birthday and began having regular visitation after that. My father had...
    westcoast22 westcoast22 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2009

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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 father what so ever. I hate him, and he hates me and I have no problem with that.
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F Nov 17, 2009

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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 eniways me mum chucked im owt n we didnt c im 4 bwt 8yrs until sum1 tried killin me mum n e fort e wuld b her night in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 27, 2009

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    My father has been in

    and out of jail since I was 2. I try not to speak with him
    XodolsWasHere XodolsWasHere 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    phantom44a phantom44a 18-21, F Dec 16

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    Yet another night alone but I have a husband. How does one know when it's time to call it quits and get a divorce...He is always out on 'business meetings' till 5/6am the next day...
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