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I Don't Talk to My Dad

A group for those who have problems talking with their father. 1,155 People

    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...
    Grant0306 Grant0306 18-21, M Apr 2

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    So I am 23 and I haven't spoken to my dad for about six months now. I decided to cut off all contact with him after about a year of trying to get along with him and his new life...
    clare614 clare614 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2013

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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...
    papadiet papadiet 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 2

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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...
    strawberrybunny strawberrybunny 22-25, F 12 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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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...
    Catcher94 Catcher94 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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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...
    smkox smkox 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    Because he is a total piece of ****. That's why. o_o
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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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...
    Mr718 Mr718 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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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...
    annette70394 annette70394 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    my dad drinks every night for the second time of my life and when he remembers my actions he thinks i love trouble i don't i trying to make things better for myself he doesn't...
    roses289 roses289 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24

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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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    Papa - I always see my dad but we don't really talk. If we do talk its about the weather, food, or something totally random that doesn't offer much to a conversation. I love my dad...
    babydoll73 babydoll73 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 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...
    lolwhutisthis lolwhutisthis 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Threats - Hello, This is my second story in this group, I don't talk to my father anymore, he is a crazy sick person and after a huge fight with him I decided to get him out of my...
    andro333 andro333 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2012

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    He Called Me Worthless. -   I was never a 'Daddy's girl'. I'm not sure that would even be possible with my father. He isn't very affectionate. He isn't very caring. He has...
    Sadie14 Sadie14 18-21, F 34 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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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...
    Vikz4913 Vikz4913 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    I haven't communicated with my father in 13 years. I had not spoken much to him for 8 or 9 years prior to that. I don't miss it much because he wasn't in my life, by his choice...
    BettysDaughter BettysDaughter 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 27

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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...
    jusydeadnotsleeping jusydeadnotsleeping 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 24, 2012

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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...
    CraziiBeautiful CraziiBeautiful 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    Worthless And Abusive - When I was about 13 I stopped going to see my mom every other weekend the emotional abuse and all the yelling starting shortly after that. We're to start...
    daddyquigley daddyquigley 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    I'm Secretly Jealous Of My Half Sister - I know I shouldn't. I am sure she is a great person and she deserves a great life. I know not all lives and families are the way they...
    melisa1211 melisa1211 18-21, F Dec 2, 2013

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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...
    MissKnight MissKnight 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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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...
    A7X2009 A7X2009 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2012

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    I have always been very close to my dad, we had so much fun. It's only recently that I found out he's been lying to me all these years about many things, he's blown away our family...
    Margarita123 Margarita123 22-25 Feb 5

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    My dad just broke both his arms in a car accident.. Sad part is i have not spoken to him in 5 months and i feel like a **** daughter
    lilyramirez lilyramirez 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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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...
    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...
    Katieg81 Katieg81 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I feel like I don't have a dad anymore. Nowadays all he is to me is the person who's name is on my birth certificate and who gives me money when I need it. I miss what we had but...
    BrokenBirdi BrokenBirdi 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days 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...
    sparkydream sparkydream 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 25, 2013

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    I don't talk to my dad for a number of reasons. Those reasons are hard to know to put into words. We used to get a long better when i was younger but now that i'm grown up it's...
    thespectacularnow thespectacularnow 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 25

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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...
    roningy roningy 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    I'll Never Forgive Them - So here's the short-ish version. I grew up in a family of five- mom and dad, two siblings, and myself. I'm the eldest son and the middle child. My dad...
    inksky5 inksky5 22-25 2 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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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...
    dannyjc93 dannyjc93 18-21, M Feb 11

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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...
    LuckymeIshouldsee LuckymeIshouldsee 18-21 2 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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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...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 3 Responses Oct 25, 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...
    Cerxx Cerxx 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2012

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    I Hate Him To Death - i don't talk to my dad but any chance he sees me , he forces me to talk to him .even if i have a conversation with him i don't see to his eyes ,, makes me...
    Asma3 Asma3 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2012

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    I never saw my dad that much, he never sent me a birthday card, Christmas card, or called me. He doesn't talk to me and I don't talk to him. I have no dad as far as I see it.
    KawaiiBoy KawaiiBoy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    My dad is a man_whore. He cheated on my mom. And after 14 years now, I have 5 sisters and 3 brothers. My two older sisters are somewhere else, and my little sister is off in New...
    MyPontentialThoughts MyPontentialThoughts 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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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...
    calmj calmj 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28

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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...
    hardlife123 hardlife123 18-21, F Mar 16

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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...
    princesskatara princesskatara 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Divorce - It all started when I was maybe 8 or 9. It was Christmas Day and my dad was no where to be found. Little did I know, he was with his girlfriend and her kid's instead of...
    justanordinarygirl23 justanordinarygirl23 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    He died in 2007. Not a good time then. I don't talk to him anymore because of that and the fact that it wouldn't go very far.
    MysticalSkeptical MysticalSkeptical 41-45 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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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...
    brinaadams brinaadams 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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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...
    Missy3210 Missy3210 13-15, F Nov 17, 2013

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    I haven't talk to my dad in 13 years now. I guess he's happy doing the things he like to do and not talking to me is one them.
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I Might See My Dad And I'm Scared - I haven't talked to my dad since I was four. He left my mom and me when I was two. For my birthday 16th next month, my half sister, on my dad's...
    misguidedghost3 misguidedghost3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20, 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...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    I call my dad a ***** donor because he is nothing like a father. I think you should earn that title. I gave that title to my step dad, because he actually proves to be a good...
    crazykim17ily crazykim17ily 16-17, F Jan 12

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