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I Don't Talk to My Dad

A group for those who have problems talking with their father. 1,745 People

    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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    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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    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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    He left me for dead with my mom.

    He can bugger off with his new family. Good thing my mom was a strong person.
    LemStark LemStark 16-17, M Jun 21

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    Before i was born he left

    because he didn't want me. I don't know what he looks like or his name
    felicitydunlap felicitydunlap 13-15, F Jul 6

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    Guess what tomorrow is?

    "avoid-social-media" day!
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F Jun 20

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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 3 Responses Feb 26

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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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    My father used to be my hero years ago.

    Even though I grew up with my grandma, he would come to visit in a monthly basis, which meant the world to me. He would take us out to play, ride bikes and camping. For any kid that's great and enough to forget other issues like getting spanked or grounded. He used to make me go...
    Y1984a Y1984a 26-30, F Jul 6

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    I love my dad to pieces.

    I admire him and respect him for the qualities he has that I'm kind of lacking in. It's kind of flattering to see how strangers respond to him, even men. So impressed and in awe of his accomplishments. He had this movie star like public persona with my friends, co-workers and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 21

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    my sister in law kept talking about her dad

    today, and kept asking me about mine. I'm just like no there is nothing to say, we don't have a relationship and I've made peace with that. if he ever wants a relationship with me then he will need to come to me. I've tried to many times only to be disappointed and turned away...
    bretneyc bretneyc 26-30, F Jun 21

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    I think my dad wants to try

    and connect with me, he just doesn't know how anymore.
    biscuitstiq biscuitstiq 26-30, T 1 Response Jun 21

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    A part inside of me still mourns

    for the dad I had. I hate answering the phone and it's him calling for my brother, and when someone else answers I tell them to say I'm not here even though I know by now that he'll never ask for me. Rather, he'd tell my brother to tell me he said hi. I'm relieved by that fact...
    PaxTerra PaxTerra 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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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    ...

    ...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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    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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    Whenever I think of connecting with my father,

    I make sure to make myself see how much he doesn’t deserve it, because you know what? My life is already empty of any love and I should not be entering cold irresponsible people in it, but rather I should be eliminating them from my life, those who already exist in it. Many...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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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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    My dad isn't a big part of my life anymore,

    he departed from my life while growing up from a young age. As I get older I do start to miss him more than I ever did as a child. The last time I heard his voice it was over the phone, we was in the hospital for CHF. I tried hard not to cry when I heard him, he told me he was...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F Aug 14

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    Well it was a couple of months ago

    and I went to go stay with my dad cause I got introuble at school so anyway while I was there my dad got drunk and he came in the house and like came up stairs and told me to get up and I guess I got up to slowly so he grabbed me by the shirt and said do you think thus is a game...
    notheonlyone notheonlyone 13-15, M 7 Responses Jul 5

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 5, 2014

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    We live in the same house

    and I haven't had a normal convo with him in ages all he ever does is give me orders and scream and fight with me and it gets annoying. He's never happy with anything I do no matter how hard I try he never lets me go out anywhere cause he says he doesn't trust me and he just...
    LauraMcgee LauraMcgee 16-17, F Jul 9

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    Whenever I'm In public

    and I see a dad with his little girl, treating her like a princess I just really want to cry, because that's really all I ever wanted.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 18 Responses Aug 13

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    I don't even know where he is.

    Last time I heard from him he was off to Paris. That was like 10 years ago.
    izzycg izzycg 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 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 1 Response Apr 27, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Apr 2, 2014

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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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    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M Jun 24

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    We don't speak, I remember the last time I

    called him the conversation was so awkward. I was 20 and still felt empty from his abandonment, but after that call I knew I wasn't missing out on nothing. He was missing more than anything...he doesn't even know he has a grandson. I'll never understand how you can walk away...
    therealher1 therealher1 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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 parents understands me now

    for being cold hearted..and im starting to talk with them now..
    jiwonhan612 jiwonhan612 13-15 Jun 23

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    My parents got divorced

    when I wad 13 after a year of seperation. My dad got a new family and now the only times he calls me is a butt dial. I don't answer anymore because it just gets my hopes up. I miss him, but it's also easier this way; less complicated. I don't know what I want. Sometimes it...
    Cierrad151 Cierrad151 16-17, F Jul 16

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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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    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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    My dad abandoned me as a child.

    Years later, I found out I had a brother who wanted my dad and I to talk to each other. My dad refused to admit his mistakes or apologize, so I refused to associate with him. I figure this late in the game, there's really no reason.
    allshadesofgrey allshadesofgrey 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 6

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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 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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    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 1 Response Apr 18

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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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    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 5 Responses May 26

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    i dont talk to my dad

    or even no my dad he just up and walked out after he found out i was going to be a girl its always been just me and my mom
    Rebecca1402 Rebecca1402 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17