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I Don't Speak to My Father

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    He Left me and my mother

    when I was 4, then he abbandoned me when I was 8, it caused me a lot of problems because I hadn't a guide like the other guys did, but after 18 years (I'm 26 now) I can say That's better for me. So, thanks for nothing, "Father".
    MrZenigata MrZenigata 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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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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    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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    We live almost 30hours away from each other .

    What do we need to speak for?
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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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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    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 Nov 9, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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