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A group for those who have problems talking with their father. 1,582 People

    How to get my narcissistic dad to stop

    harassing me and my family..
    JNTXY JNTXY 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 3

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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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    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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    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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    Dreamt of my father of him hacking into my phone

    and read my private messages with my online friends..... Scary nightmare...
    theyellowpage theyellowpage 13-15, F Feb 3

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    He still lives with me,

    he still socializes with me, but he's not really my "dad" anymore. It really hurts me inside when I see posts of girls my age, saying how much they "love their daddy" whilst posting pictures of them and their dad, it reminds me of how much I'll never have that. When I was 6...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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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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    if my father had his life to do over again,

    i know i wouldn't be in it. he'd always tell us not to get married. stay away from women, they're only trouble. he regretted getting married. he'd say he wished he'd have gone to wall street and been a stock-broker. he'd wished he'd have moved to san diego and been a lawyer like...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I've not spoken to my father

    for many years. The last time he tried to speak to me was a few years back. I was working in a supermarket at the time and he saw me in the chilled department, then tried to be all pal-like with me (as if we were happy families). I just blanked him as if I didn't know him and...
    Romanadvoratrelundar Romanadvoratrelundar 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 21

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    He is such an *******.

    .. After stating that I do not need to visit him and have more time with my family.. He now blames me for not visiting him... He never keeps his words and still dares to points fingers at others and insist they too didnt keep their words...
    JNTXY JNTXY 31-35, M Feb 2

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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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    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 had a thing for young children

    while living in a house with four of them, he pushed around his wife, punched holes in the walls and was bloody plastered half the time. I remember one funny situation where he told my older brother (by three years) that he would get five bucks to beat me up because I deserved...
    02Cambion37 02Cambion37 22-25, M 2 Responses May 11

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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 Oct 24, 2014

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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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    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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    mom and dad were never married.

    I've lived with my mom and only seen my dad once or twice and he never comes to see me or my brother just I want to hit him with a baseball bat. C:
    iRot iRot 13-15, F Apr 13

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    my parents spilt when i was about 10,

    now I'm 16. I used to see my dad once in a while, but now i havent seen him for about 7 months. Im extremely angry with him because of all the suffering he put us through and whenever i see him we have an argument but I realised I miss him. He tries contacting me but i changed...
    zeebud zeebud 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I haven't spoke to my dad

    since I was three years old but always said when I was older I'd make contact and make an opinion of my dad myself. I still speak to my dad's side of the family just not him. Back last year I got his number from a family member and sent a text to confirm it was him and he asked...
    tempanylouise tempanylouise 16-17, F Apr 30

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    My parents' marriage came to an end

    when I was around 9 or 10. I haven't seen him since June 2014 because he was forcing me to do a sport that sapped a ton of my energy. I also almost failed a grade because of that sport. He texts me here and there but I never answer. When I become a dad I will do more than try to...
    Amalgamare Amalgamare 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I don't talk to my dad

    for many reasons. 1 he is an ignorant abusive ****. when I was just a baby my mother would sleep around and my dad would find out about it so he would beat her. I asked him why he beat on my mother and that's what he told me. when me and my brothers we're just kids around 6 and...
    Just1OriginalMe Just1OriginalMe 22-25 2 Responses Feb 4

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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...
    Tiffjoy Tiffjoy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I feel this is going to be quite long

    so sorry in advance. I should start of by saying that I've never been very close with my dad, I would see him every or every other weekend and I was always closer with my mum. My mum left my dad because he drank a lot, though they still get along fine. There would be odd...
    Jjeenn6049 Jjeenn6049 16-17, F 2 Responses May 6

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    After creating so many problems in my family.

    .. He still wants to interfere... Asking me to get everyone together and he wants to settle and makes sure everyone know what is their positions.. See that.. 'Their positions'... Not himself included.. Not sure what he is doing.. Still pointing fingers at everyone accept himself...
    JNTXY JNTXY 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I remember when I was little

    and my dad would come to visit once every 2 years. He used to get us a hotel and not get 2 beds I remember being scared that he would rape me at some point and he always liked the fact that I was thick unlike my mother which is very skinny so he would always grab my thighs. I...
    AllysaLee AllysaLee 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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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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    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, 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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    we harldy ever speak to each other only during

    some occasions . when I had my first bf he didnt even react like what fathers usually do
    Amacey Amacey 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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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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    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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    A short insight into my complex relationship

    with my father. Since i was born ive only had a telephone relationship with my father ....... quite a sad case i dont feel like talking more about this non existing relationship... this person who is meant to be my father .. backed away when i suffered my first mental breakdown...
    think2012 think2012 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I'm 34 and he only called me

    once in my life, to tell me his Ipod was broken and that he wanted me to fix it; when I told him I couldn't, he hung up on me. My mom divorced him when I was 7 because he was (and is) an alcoholic. My brother and I used to see him every other weekend, but we'd always get pawned...
    jennytressler jennytressler 41-45 May 7

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    I Dislike Talking To My Dad

    My dad has always complained that I don't talk to him. But why would I? He does not share any interests with me. Even if I did talk to him, he always talks AT me, not WITH me. Telling me of what I should and shouldn't do. And he always bad mouths my mum.... So why would I want...
    MissKnight MissKnight 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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    I do not see him as my father,

    yes he had sex with my mom and made me, everyone can do that but to actually be a father is a completely diffrent thing. Not having any contact with me until i was 7, just because he had another daugher and son, i was not seen as a child of his. Then he had a seizure and a...
    EverythingAndAnything EverythingAndAnything 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23

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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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    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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    Havnt talked to my dad in 4 years.

    He wants nothing to do with me. He treats my step monster's kids better than me since he married her. He let my step monster treat me like crap. If she was to beat me (she tried) he wouldn't even have cared. But oh well. A piece of me is missing that can never be filled because...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 13

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    He had the audacity to TEXT me on Easter .

    I just read it . Like Seriously?! We haven't talked in months . I'm not your anything. It doesn't even phase you . In my mind you're dying a little bit everyday and you don't care . That's why.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I talk to my Dad but he cant respond.

    My Dad hasn't been able to speak or move or eat or breathe thru his mouth since a terrible car accident 2 1/2 years ago. A severe brain injury left his mind (memories, intelligence, etc) exactly the same as b4 the accident, but turned his body into a vegetable pretty much. He is...
    shaybaby26 shaybaby26 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 26

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    My mom and dad got divorced

    when I was 2. I never really had a father in my life. when we finally link up I promise to give him a second chance and I did. on my wedding day he didn't even want to do the father dance with me I felt so embarrassed in front of all of my friends. it hurts to know that I will...
    Sicaj Sicaj 31-35 Apr 13

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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 love my dad. I will never be acceptable to

    him. He was proud of me when I had an illustrious job(comparatively), but never since. I have tried to make him happy with me for 38 years, and I give up. I can't be the person he wants me to be. I have bipolar, and managing that is a job in and of itself. I have to live for...
    jollygreen0123 jollygreen0123 36-40, M Mar 13

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    Me and my dad haven't really talked

    since I was 7 and I'm 12 now and he competly ignores me ive told everyone that I really love that he hates me and ignores me but no one listens i need edvice how to talk to my dad again
    foreveralone321 foreveralone321 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 22

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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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    He did not have my back

    when I needed him most. Worse, he added to my troubles. It's been over a year since we talked and I'm hurt and angry every day. I asked him to fix this when he still could, but he wouldn't. When it was too late for that, I asked him for an apology but got no response. We had a...
    witsfhah witsfhah 46-50, T May 19

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