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I Don't Talk to My Dad

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    No I Don't!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    BECAUSE THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I DO: Him: You are WORTHLESS! Me: What did I do wrong?!? Him: EVERYTHING. Why is it that you never get anything right?? It seems that eeeeeverything just goes straight to hell with you! WHY? You never get anything right!! Me: Dad, I don't...
    peanlo peanlo 18-21, F 22 Responses Mar 20, 2011

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    The Reason I Don't Talk To My Dad

    When I was younger my oldest brother sexualy abused me for many years.  Nothing was ever done about it when he was caught by my parents.  I am now 37 and 3 years ago my niece came to me and told me he was touching her.  She did not want to come out about it, so I...
    annette70394 annette70394 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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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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    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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    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

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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 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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    10 Years

    I was 9 the last time I saw my dad, it was the day I moved from England to Germany. My step-dad was in the army at the time and was posted out to Gutersloh in Germany. A few hours before we were going to leave, I met with my dad and spent a few hours round his house. Before I...
    Catcher94 Catcher94 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    My dad use to abuse me

    when I was younger and I honestly hate him so much like yesterday we were in the car for about 10 minutes and it was complete silents
    justwantsomeonethere justwantsomeonethere 13-15, F Jun 30

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    My father is present

    but absent at the same time . He has never taken an interest in mine life nor my siblings he thinks that his role is to provide ... But he has no relationship with his children . I can't see how that is alright . I've always yearned for that daughter father bond but I know I'll...
    Loveyourself808 Loveyourself808 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    For years I have shed

    so many tears over my dad it's untrue. I'd watch films and TV shows where there was a tender daddy-daughter moment and sob. Why couldn't my dad be like that? He's always treated me more like a friend than a daughter, even when I was little. It didn't help that my parents got...
    Katieg81 Katieg81 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I don't talk to my dad

    and he doesn't to me because his experience of my sisters birth was ruined. He lives too far away to be here for the birth and apparently to poor to fly up even though he had months notice. She was in labor for 2 days and most of the time I kept everyone updated. In the final...
    calmj calmj 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 28

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    My father has always been awful.

    I have two older half siblings and one younger full sibling. When my older siblings were very young, 1 and 3, I think, he left them with their mom in the middle of nowhere in a house. They didn't know anyone around them and he just took off. He compensates by using his kids as...
    TrevorPhilips TrevorPhilips 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Mainly because he's dead.

    ...but I am still so angry at him. He was such a selfish, arrogant ,unkind, socially maladapted recalcitrant bastard. He was a complete sociopath. His whole purpose as he saw it was to teach me how to be. Be what? Be everything! It was always a one way flow with him. Any...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 5

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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

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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

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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

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    Well he doesn't talk to me.

    . As you can read from my other experiences but he's in finally taking responsibility for me and it's what taken 15 years... He messaged me saying he's taking me out Tomorrow for a meal and everything for my birthday ( which was in Monday but at least he remembered unlike...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 1 Response May 28

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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 best father a child could wish for. Although I don't have my real dad I wish I could "ADOPT MYSELF A DAD" I know exactly...
    brinaadams brinaadams 18-21, F Mar 21

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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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    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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    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

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    My dad wasn't at my birth I didn't remember him

    till I was 5 and saw him I haven't seen him since I'm 14 now and he calls my mom talks to him but I chose to not to him because he feels like a stranger I wish I had my dad around because I get so sad when I see my best friend with her dad sometimes I lock my self in my closet...
    hardlife123 hardlife123 18-21, F Mar 16

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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 Apr 27

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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

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    It seems nowadays fathers don't make much of an

    effort to have a relationship with their daughters. Some fathers don't even know how to. It's sad that's why girls are so terrible at relationships and choosing guys because they don't have a role model. That's why I look to GOD as my true father because he shows me love and in...
    sashakimi3 sashakimi3 18-21, F Mar 10

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    ... and now he is close to dying.

    He is in the ICU in an induced coma to see if his body can recover. Bad shape, not looking good. I have never had a good relationship with my biological "father" and haven't spoken to him or had him as a part of my life since my early 20's due to his abusive, controlling and...
    tuckshoparms tuckshoparms 31-35, F 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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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 4 Responses Jul 25, 2013

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    i dont talk to my dad i really hate him

    because he gets mad at me for no reason,two days back he got mad at me i wish i stayed alone but im helpless because i love my mom and i cannot leave her and for that reason im staying with them i wont talk with him until and unless he talks with me
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Apr 22

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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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    I haven't talked to him in months.

    It bothers me more than it should. Throughout my whole life, he made me feel like I wasn't good enough. He's lied to me, stolen from me, black mailed me... I've considered cutting him out of my life countless times. Is it for the better? Probably. I'm not saying that the...
    lolwhutisthis lolwhutisthis 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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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, F Jul 31

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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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    Is there anyone out there will possibly the

    same situation as me, I know my real father to look at but I dont know his name, he was born in Bethlehem and breeds shetland ponys, he enjoys riding his bike and making the spiciest pizza know to man (yous wont believe how good he is at it, see his recipes at www.honkyourhorn...
    flightattendant61 flightattendant61 18-21, M Apr 29

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    I Am Mixed And I Was Raised By An Alcoholic,Abusive, Racist Dad

    ...so let me start by saying that i am half black/half italian (which my dad says "white") my mom left when i was 2 yrs old.so my black father raised me.my story actually goes back generations.my great grandmother on my dads side was a product of a black slave mother and a white...
    CraziiBeautiful CraziiBeautiful 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    Just a Poor Father In General.

    What hurts the most is that there was a time (when I was very young), that I would've considered my dad to be a good dad. I have fond memories of family holidays when dad looked after me and planned activities for us to do together. He even kept some of the soppy letters I had...
    strawberrybunny strawberrybunny 22-25, F 12 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    He left me at 4,5, or 6 years old

    and never came back, at first i thought he would be back soon, but days, weeks, months, years went by and still I have not seen him .he's called my mom 2 times the past 5 years or so to talk to us but she said no.. He's also contacted me through Facebook.. But I don't want to...
    Shadowthepony Shadowthepony 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Hi My Relationship with my Dad been Strained

    for yrs since by teen yrs tried having relationship with him on phone in letters nothing when we did talk he barely said anything, blamed it on me he is remarried has a whole other family I have a half sister half brother,step sister step brother,havent seen them for many many...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    The Reasons Behind It...

    I struggle to understand why it is exactly I hate my ‘father’ so much sometimes. All I am aware of is how he somehow ruined parts of my life and was and still is a bully. I don’t really care all that much that I’m not certain as to why I refuse to talk to...
    Vikz4913 Vikz4913 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    Haven't For About 3-5 Years I Think, Or No Wait.

      The story is simple really, my mother and I moved miles away about 5 years ago. Since then I had no contact with him whatsoever. When I realized I wanted to , I tried but with no success. I remember I once called him in 08 and finally got through, he said he would call...
    LuckymeIshouldsee LuckymeIshouldsee 18-21 2 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    ...

    ...and my father almost murdered me...Don't think I forgot that **** it still burdens me...Don't you want me dadDon't you love me dadWhat the ****...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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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

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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 2 Responses Apr 22

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    After my brother died of cancer,

    my family fell apart. My mother went into a deep depression and left. My father was left with my brother and I. He started drinking heavily and soon stopped taking care of us. We were starved, beaten, neglected, and abused. After a year or so, the rest if the family found out...
    BlueHeartSong BlueHeartSong 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    The guy that is supposed to be my father

    doesn't deserve that title. I've seen him twice in my life and the second time was by accident. He left my mom the day she found out she was pregnant with me. Anyone who has a father that loves and cares for them is blessed.
    ehba ehba 18-21, F Jul 14

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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 3 Responses Jan 5

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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 5 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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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 Aug 9

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    I grew up with my father in my life,

    he was there for my birth and fourteen years afterwards,he was my best friend,I loved him more than life itself but all years broke loose three years ago.My father and best friend changed,he started staying out nights,wouldn't return my phone calls,would snap at me,he started...
    ShyWallflower ShyWallflower 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 21

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