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I Don't Talk to My Dad

A group for those who have problems talking with their father. 1,404 People

    I Don't Want To Either

    I haven't spoken to my father in eight years or so. I have no wish to speak to him again in my life. My life, as ****** as it is right now, would only be worse if he were in it.
    roningy roningy 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    I am one of the fathers you guys do not want to

    talk to. And here is my side of the story: I separated from my wife when my daughter was 8 years old. Until that time, I was very involved in my daughter's life. I did all the things that all dads do with their children, and perhaps even more. I took my daughter for skiing...
    papadiet papadiet 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    beautifulher beautifulher 18-21, F Sep 23, 2014

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    Okay so this is the first time in 2 years

    that I'm going to see my dad and I'm so scared I'm counting down the seconds and he doesn't even know that I'm pregnant! What if he sees me and my baby bump and leaves???
    AllysaLee AllysaLee 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2014

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    I have a tough choice to make.

    He broke the law in tracking me down and turned up at my door. He asked if he could come in, I refused. He said that he wanted to make things right and said he wanted me to have his winning lottery ticket. This is a man who has previously beaten me and my mother to suicide. My...
    turntimeback turntimeback 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    i used to think my dad was perfect,

    he's so clever, he's a teacher in an university, he does chemistry maths and stuff, but I moved to Spain and haven't seen him in 5 years :/ I've never lived with him my mum has done all for me she even works cleaning bathrooms and floors :'( I love her she's so strong, she has 3...
    TheBelovedMan TheBelovedMan 22-25, M Dec 15, 2014

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    I hate my dad to the max.

    He is not even worth to be called a man. Not able to keep his own promises and willing is willing to sacrifice his own family member for his glory.. **** Off
    JNTXY JNTXY 31-35, M Jan 5

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    When I was young he left my brother ,

    my mom and me. My mom started hating everything and being a horrible person. She would insult me and beat me and my brother. My dad tried to come back once and asked for money but ma and my brother ignored him. He tore our family apart
    EverWinter EverWinter 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

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    Bad Dad

    When I was younger my dad abused us physically and mentally. My mom had to call the cops to get him out of the house when I was 7. Untill 9-6-13 I still saw him, he yelled at me to the point I cried. He gave me the guilt trip, which was how he controlled us before, so it hit me...
    Missy3210 Missy3210 13-15, F Nov 17, 2013

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    He is sitting right there

    and we are not talking. We are sharing nothing but silence on a Friday night. He doesn't share much with me, he is very critical and judgemental and slowly growing resentful towards everything in life. He was always a little resentful but I have a feeling that he will grow old...
    BronzeEspada BronzeEspada 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 1, 2014

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    It is always funny when your dad threatens to

    strangle you and then ship you off to your home country to get married to a forty year old *********. Little does that naive old man know that this worthless piece of s**t is going to get a law degree and land his *** in jail :))
    ayeshaketchum ayeshaketchum 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2014

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    my parents got divorced

    when I was younger then my dad went to jail and basically I hadn't seen him for like 3 years and I has barely spoken to him, even when he got out we didn't see each other or anything like that. I used to be a daddy's girl so when I had first gotten the news that he went to jail...
    youcantbeserious youcantbeserious 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    A few evenings ago my cell phone rang

    while I making the short walk from the university campus to my nearby apartment. Seeing my ***** donor's number come up I ignored it.He's always been just my mother's lover&husband and NEVER my dad. Got to my apartment building 10 minutes later, checked the mail, and started...
    Nobodyzchild Nobodyzchild 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2014

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    Daddy

    My father and I were never close. I never thought it was strange until I saw other fathers interacting with their children. He would just come home from work, eat, and watch TV. He wasn't abusive or cruel, just absent. Growing up, I started to hate him. I felt lost, as a young...
    jusydeadnotsleeping jusydeadnotsleeping 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 24, 2012

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    He ruined my life in

    so many ways. Violent, dishonest, selfish, ignorant, stubborn, treats his wife like a slave...always sides with others against his family saying nasty things and yelling at us to make others happy, emotionally and mentally abusive towards me and even worse with Mum...The type of...
    2095TwistedTransistor3684 2095TwistedTransistor3684 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2014

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    I hate this day. Father's Day - it's a joke!

    There's a reason why Mother's Day is the most celebrated holiday - they are usually the parent that gives a damn! I'm not saying all mothers are great, nor are all men who truly deserve the title of "Father" bad, but a majority are! I despise today, but in my anger and hurt...
    honestcloud honestcloud 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    When your parents are considerate

    and expect you to achieve good things in your life, that's a good enough reason to keep them in your life. When both or one loves to talk about you behind your back, doubts your abilities or treats you with disrespect, it's time to leave him/her/them behind. For this reason, I...
    dannyjc93 dannyjc93 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 11, 2014

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    He left when I was a baby.

    He is scratched out of every picture and my brothers wont talk about him. This is the only picture I have of himBecause me and my brother found him on facebook but his only post was this picture in 2012. He has my hair kind of.  I want to meet him. But I wont be able tp...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 26, 2014

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    I Even Call Him David

    Some times i feel like wearing a huge "TALK TO ME" sign like the one in this group's profile pic only that mine would also have "CANT U SEE ME U FOOL!!"  It is very frustrating to talk to someone who barely notices ur presence trust me i have tried. He doesn't live with us...
    ufutaa ufutaa 18-21, F 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    Let Go ...

    This man helped bring me into this world but he would later shatter my world into tiny pieces. He done unimaginable things ... things you shouldn't do to a child, or anyone for that matter. I loved him though ... he was my father and to be honest with you i knew no different, i...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    Dear Dad

    Your horrible. Rude. a pervert. and pure evil but the times you did show love is the reason i miss you. Its all so messed up... Ill never get the answers im searching for as to why my dad wants to have sex with me or why he doesnt love.me but i made it this long without him. In...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 5, 2012

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    So when my parents were in high-school,

    my mother met this guy. He was the cool guy all the girls wanted to be with. This guy was the cool guy with the truck, and my mom fell for him. He was her first everything. My mom was a good teen, she really never had money, her mom always got beat, and she had many siblings...
    beautifulsoul8 beautifulsoul8 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2014

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    My dad is always promising me things.

    "I'll take you to a hockey game", "We'll go fishing together at the end of the month", "How about you and I go for a bike ride tomorrow", "I want you to do some yard-work, I'll help you when I get home from work". None of that ever happens. In the past year we have only done...
    Potter66 Potter66 13-15, M Jul 31, 2014

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    I haven't spoken to my father in almost four

    years. I saw him a few days ago and ran in the other direction before he noticed me. We do not get along and probably never will and while other people have pressured me to fix things, I like things just the way they are. It's sad but since we haven't spoken, times have been...
    Mr718 Mr718 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 18, 2014

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    I Never Had The Chance

    Thank you dad Eventhough u weren't around to watch me grow , I find alot of my traits come from you.. I turned out great I wish u could see the little bit of you there is in me. I will never understand why you abandoned me  Or y I wasn't important enough to pursue, I will never...
    Cerxx Cerxx 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2012

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    I am glad I do not talk to my father,

    he is a terrible person. I would rather say he is dead than tell you what he has done.
    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I Don't Hate Him

    I don't hate him , but I can see crystal clear through his eyes, deep inside, there is only hate there for me, only envy and malice in his soul. I am 16, I haven't talk to him for about 6 months now and I can tell that I feel much better from then, although it's quite...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 25, 2013

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    He sexually abused me

    and made me a slave, passing me around to his other children who also abused me and their uncles from the time I was six till my mom left him for other reasons when I was ten. She took her children with her and I've never seen or spoken to him since.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2014

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    My Father

    The last time I spoke to my dad was in 1988. I was 7 years old and can remember all the hospital visits, the ambulance rides, and my mom coming home early from work all the time. My dad's name is Bertrand and he was a great great man. I just wish that I could have spent more time...
    A7X2009 A7X2009 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2012

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    To Me, He Doesn't Exist!

    My dad? Who's he? I don't know the man... Yeah he's still alive. I just don't talk to him. I want nothing to do with him. He refuses to care about me and my sister...only my little brother he pampers. Even after he's 21. I thought it was cruel when my Dad once told me in an...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 3 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    Who Are You?

    Dear Dad: I don't know you! You were gone most of my life, and I realized you knew where I was you just didn't decide to visit.  You blame my grandmother, but if you really wanted to be part of my life, you would've overcome any obstacles to get to me. ...
    Th3D0ct0r Th3D0ct0r 26-30 9 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    i dont talk to my dad i dont

    even no my dad i was told he died when i was 2 but wasnt told how he died and my mom doesn't even have any pictures of him.
    Becca1369 Becca1369 13-15, F Jan 3

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    I Miss You Dad..

    I haven't spoken to my father in about a year now. I feel as if Ive completely lost him, and well - I've become numb to the feeling. Throughout my life he has battled with alcohol, and that has always put a factor into my parents' marriage, causing separation...
    smkox smkox 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    And you wouldn't either

    if you were me!- He was literally the bane of my childhood! My mother left him when I was very young about 4 with my little sister and signed affidavit granting permission for us to take up habitual residence within the United States. 4 years later his lies would lead to a...
    VillaVuka VillaVuka 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    Today is his birthday.

    I didn't talk to him for a year. He got caught cheating on my mum a few years ago then after that, he became a complete jerk and tried to sue my mum for divorce and make her to pay him settlement. I got furious about his attitude toward her, then stopped talking to him after...
    Eugene214 Eugene214 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2014

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    I stopped talking to my dad

    when i was 10 because he left me and my mom then i found him again when i was 19 and 2 months later he died.
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    He has been gone since I was 6

    but he tried to stay in our lives. He moved back to Alberta while we were in Manitoba. After about a year or two he just stopped talking to us. We became Facebook friends and we talked again but one day I posted a status about something to do with my mom, kind of joking around...
    JustThat6irl JustThat6irl 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2014

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    I don't talk to my dad anymore the last time I

    talked to him was last year. He was never really in my life the last time I saw him I was 6. For my 18th birthday he actually sent me a birthday present, it was a DVD with pictures of holidays he spent with his adopted kids and his wife. It made me so sad that he can do so much...
    princesskatara princesskatara 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2014

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    I used to like my dad,

    but later it became clear that he loves my sister a lot more than me. Even my mom noticed it, but my dad keeps denying it and gets angry if i tell him how I feel about it. He starts throwing things and yell at me. But he is trying to talk to...
    Mylaj Mylaj 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    My father wasn't around often,

    but even when he was, it was like he was a ghost. Most of the time he spent either on his computer or in the game room watching TV and drinking. I knew he could be an awful person, but I never really knew the full extent until I got older. He would get drunk and be...
    Grant0306 Grant0306 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2014

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    I was never a spiteful person.

    I get angry and upset, maybe quickly, but it is very difficult for me to remain upset with someone for long, I just can’t do it, I can’t maintain a frown, I forgive easily and quickly. I am not sure why is it different when it comes to my father.
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2014

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    My parents are divorced

    and were never really together in the first place. I was a mistake that my mom grew to love. My dad ran off to find another chick or something. I've only talked to him 3 times in my life about. He wanted to meet up back when I was 8 so we did for a few hours, we planned to meet...
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2014

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    message me if you have any problem

    so let me help you find a lasting solution to it
    peace4132 peace4132 22-25, M Oct 10, 2014

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    thisISalessa thisISalessa 16-17, F Dec 2, 2014

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    So today I was at work

    and it was pretty steady, not busy but not slow. I saw someone in my line and realised it was my dad... Preparing for a reunion of sorts with him when I noticed him (because I hadn't seen him in years) he finally got to the front of the line and I just said "hello" very nervous...
    lifeisnottoobad lifeisnottoobad 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    My father voluntarily signed away his rights

    when I was 11&my sister 9 after his no good jailbird *** landed us in foster care. Actually he didn't have much of a choice, because he kept failing drug tests coming up hot for Cocaine. Judge told him either to sign the papers or his *** was going back to jail. Moreover CPS had...
    Bashka91 Bashka91 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 25, 2014

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    Homeboy got on down when me

    and my brother and sister was young so I say **** em done deal
    marvel901jones marvel901jones 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

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    I'm 26 years old and the last time I saw my dad

    I was 18 - on the day I got on a plane and left for college. He has messaged me through Facebook off and on over the last few years, and I've had a 'pending friend request' for just as long. The last couple of weeks I've been debating whether or not to add him and to possibly...
    aviatrix17 aviatrix17 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Sep 12, 2014

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    I love my dad so much

    and so does he but the problem is he get excited for small things and starts to become nasty. Then after being nasty, he starts smiling, have a calm voice and be apologetic (depends on the situation though). Mum says that i shouldn't mind what he says when he gives out because...
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 5, 2014

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    Well sort of. I do if I had to,

    but I never initiate the conversation. I know it's bad, but I can't help it. I think silence is better than ending up in an argument. I just can't stand talking to him. It infuriates me whenever he starts saying something with or without a sense. And I don't think that will ever...
    hopelessaddict hopelessaddict 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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