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I Don't Understand People Who Abandon Their Children

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 154 People

    The Un Mothers

    "Im not cut out to be the mother type. "I am not going to take care of your brats... She was given time with her kids...they lived with her awhile though he had custody.  He would the occasional phone call, come get these brats.  Or, you better do...
    Shellfinder Shellfinder 56-60, F 7 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Family Abonding Thier Kids

    Ive got a family member or two this one had a daughter and she when she had the child didnt abort this one she aborted 3 others guess she that that was birth controle the womans 46 years old the child she had is 13 now she had her daughter then when her mother wont babysit...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2008

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    Abandoned An Ignored

    when I turned 19 I met Paul and we had a relationship that lasted for almost 3 years at first he was extremely possessive but very caring, considerate and quite nice to be around. Two years into the relationship I had started feeling suffocated by his constantly wanting to know...
    poohbear23 poohbear23 41-45, F Aug 5, 2011

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    It burns my mind every time I read something

    about it. It's a against every religion I know and it's inhuman to do.
    jack3683 jack3683 16-17, M Aug 18

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    Your Help Is Needed

    Few days ago in Croatia the media wrote the story about a 9 years old girl named Jagoda.This is her story.. "I am unhappy when I spend time with my daddy because I don't like when he is touching me.I don't like it when my daddy is cuddling me.He takes his clothes off and says...
    earwen earwen 26-30, F Feb 9, 2010

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    When I become a mother one day,

    I would never abandon my children.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 18

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    Selfish...

    is the only thing I can figure...not caring about others, especially children that they are supposed to be responsible for...It is heartbreaking...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F Aug 13, 2008

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    My Father, Remarried After Divorcing My Mother...

    My step-mother didn't like having to share my father's attention with me. She was the type of woman that was not pretty in the face but had a nice figure. My mom and I are more fair of the face types. Anyway, some of the things my step-mom did brought me to the conclusion that...
    LadyHawke68 LadyHawke68 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    These People Really Disgust Me!

    I have always been very close to my nephew. I was my sister's labor coach & was with her for all but 3 of her 36.5 hours of labor (she had to have an emergency c-section). I was the second person to see him after he was born & immediately fell in love with him. I saw him...
    PrettyPixie PrettyPixie 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 6, 2008

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    Abandon Children

    I don't understand people who abandon their children for their men or women.If a partner doesn't accept your child/ren, then I don't see the point continuing on the relationship.  If a partner respects you, then automatically they should respect your child/ren.If I wasn't...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2012

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    Never Look Back

    I have read the stories here.  I became a single dad when both girls were just babies.  heard nothing for 9 years.   I teach them to never look back, never allow hate to consume them.  As for the facts, "It just is."  I also tell them to take...
    bifarmboy bifarmboy 46-50, M Sep 23, 2009

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    Abandoned Pregnant , Answer To Why Men Abandon Children

    I would like to share my story as well. I was abandoned by my bf pregnant when I was 4 months pregnant. I went through the pregnancy on my own. My daughter is 4 months now. After I gave birth I informed my ex partner about the birth but he hasn't responded. The CSA cant trace...
    Dziunia Dziunia 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2013

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    Men Who Play Daddy To Another's Child(ren) Yet Abandon Their Own

    My former partner and I planned a child together, but soon after I conceived of her, he became a different person. I got no love, care or support from him and two weeks into my daughter's life, I learned that he had been cheating on me since the first trimester of my pregnancy...
    AngryMommy AngryMommy 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    I Have Never Been Married And Never Had Children But I Can''t Understand

    how someone (especially a woman) could abandon their child... its a strange thing that I could not do....once having gone through the heroism of pregnancy and birth and the bonding I don't know how someone could abandon their child... I think that women who do that must have...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Aug 6, 2011

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    Disgusting.

    Keep you damn legs shut, then!  Seriously.  Woman up or quit being a ****! My dad's girlfriend abandoned their kids on my aunt's doorstep when they were 1,2, and three months old.  It's been two years since then.  My little sister doesn't even recognize her...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    I Have Never Been Married And Never Had Children But I Can''t Understand

    how someone could abandon their child... its a strange thing that I could not do....once having gone through the heroism of pregnancy and birth and the bonding I don't know how someone could abandon their child... I think that woman who do that must have significant problems to...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Aug 6, 2011

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    I Despise People Who Abandon Their Child

    My husband's first wife left their daughter with ther dad and left with another guy. From then on she has barely made any phone calls nor any help to raise their child. She left them with no explanation and not even saying a simple goodbye to her daughter. They lived in Vegas...
    zherness zherness 26-30, F May 11, 2010

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    Suddenly Kids Lost Their Father, He Just Turned Off The Switch

    My store is quite sad. My ex husband just picked up and left one day. We were married for 20 years, two lovely kids, 14 and 18 and he decided to pack it in. He was married before, and obvioulsy did the same, he had 4 kids from the previous relationship, but the storey behind...
    survivorlady survivorlady 46-50, F Mar 18, 2010

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    It Makes Me Sick

    they don`t realize the scars they leave on these kids.some are old enough to understand .and they end up in thearpy for their hole life.it will break your heart and soul to watch.and how can you let them no that they matter when they have been so betrayed?they will never be able...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 5 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    My uncle Tommy is a right wing bigot who is bible thumping Pat Robertson supporter.he hates gay people
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    my uncle Tommy is a Christian nut who h8s gay people.... bad ,bad man.
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    I Am a genuine gay and I'm looking for a serious monogamous relationship.
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    I notice I post here a lot. I guess I don't understand many things humans do or say. Anyhow, here's another post of me rambling. Okay, so I heard of few times people saying...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F Nov 2

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    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F Nov 13

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    So apparently I'm not the only guy who waits until at least 75% sure that a girl likes me. 100% of the times I've waited have been justified. What I don't understand is WHY DON'T...
    zeusandwich zeusandwich 16-17, M Nov 9

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    Her stupid friends are hacked into his sites also.....we know you bimbos we just don't understand who the **** you think you are Your blocked from hundreds of people ladies.....
    awake1235 awake1235 51-55, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I really don't understand why some people get mad when you correct them on facts or even spelling/grammar. I personally love being corrected on things outside my opinion (for...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I don't understand why people cheat. :/ Why even get married if you're going to cheat on your spouse? You're supposed to love and be with that person only. Seeing how many...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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    Now, before I get into this, no one start flipping out on me. I asked something similar on a different site and all I got was insults and no answers. Now, could someone explain to...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't understand why some people sit there and question you about what you find physically attractive/unattractive. I once said I found facial/body hair disgusting on a man...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F Nov 8

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    I really don't understand why people gossip I hate it I think it's the most childish thing ever if your going to lie of gossip just vent on a paper then burn it trust me you would...
    jayjonesonelove22 jayjonesonelove22 22-25, M Nov 14

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    I was going through letters my dad wrote to his first wife and my oldest brother from 1974 to 1984. There are so many things I don't understand. My brother doesn't acknowledge...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't understand what's wrong with me...why is it that I'm just not lovable? Why do I always have to be the one who gets hurt? I don't want to love anymore. What's the point of...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't understand why guys never want to get to know a girl just to have sex with her or just flirt w/ her to have sex with her and then only come back when your feeling turned on...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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    Men, guys, boys. Same thing. I don't understand em most of the time. I've got 3 close guy friends in real life, and they're just fine. Any other guy. Just lets me down. I'm so...
    CloudNine1 CloudNine1 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I don't understand feet fetish's. Feet get all sweaty and stinky, how is that attractive? Ugh. :/
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