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I Had a Dad But I Didn't

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    He Was There But Not Really

    Things with my are very complicated...I understand that he had a job that required him to work late and get up early great you know. The reason I get so upset is because he spent so much time with my sister...(she's first born)he managed to have all this time when he still had...
    ForeversNever ForeversNever 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    He Left Us When I Was 10

    my dad was (is) an executive at a computer company. he was always going on business trips for extended amounts of time. even when he was in town he would leave before we got up and sometimes not get home until after dark. i remember one year on my birthday waiting on the front...
    deadlycupcake deadlycupcake 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    I Did But Didn't See Him Much

    So never got all that close.  I do have fond memories of him still and I respect and admire him so no hard feelings but he cheated on my mom and left us for the other woman.  I was 3 or 4 years old and that day carries some of my earliest memories.  At least they...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F Mar 15, 2008

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    My Dad is still around, which I am very grateful for but I don't feel like I have a Dad at all. He is 90 years old and I am 21, I have had to care for him since my Mum died when I was 15. I wish that he was able to look after me and do 'Dad things' with me. I worry about him a...
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F Sep 15, 2008

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    He Was There, But He Wasn't

    My dad has always lived with our family and everything but I feel like I never really had a Dad. He missed all the most important events in my life and I have very few happy memories that include him. He is an alcoholic so I never got too close to him, He works his *** off all...
    NiRiada NiRiada 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2008

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    I am not saying that I am a great mom or the best in the world but am trying to be. Being a single parent is really hard.My daughter's birthday was last week. She had 2...
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    I went to the beach yesterday and twenty minutes after I sat down, he arrives with his new girlfriend. What are the chances?! :( such an unlucky start to the year to have to endure...
    missssyme missssyme 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 2

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    for the past... idk, 32 years? I can only remember one time I got a kiss, that's why it's not 33... I even REGRET that one too! I really wanted to have an old-fashioned life...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Years ago I met this beautiful girl, who became a close friend of mine. We spent time together on a regular basis, I'd even watch as she would get flirtatious with other men and I...
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    GeorgiaRhodes GeorgiaRhodes 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    BuzzFanatic BuzzFanatic 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    ddanniiella ddanniiella 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    lovebelts lovebelts 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I didn't wait, but I have had one sexual partner and he is now my husband!
    happycupcake happycupcake 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    At one time I thought you loved me, an cared for me like nobody else could. I was wrong about you. In my mind I knew who you were and how you could be, I just never thought you'd...
    staytrue123 staytrue123 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    rach232323 rach232323 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    I didn't wait until marriage that was my initial plan ever since I was younger but as soon as I got the freedom to do things I wasn't allowed to do like go out late, party and so...
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    didn't get any kiss..but I did get high c:
    Wblakeboren Wblakeboren 16-17, M Jan 1

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    I felt in love so hard, so so hard. I was 14 years old and I was in love for like a year. Now we're texting but I guess I didn't lose all my feelings for him. It's so strange.
    queeenbey queeenbey 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Unfortunately for me, I genuinely felt he liked me as much as I liked him, but turns out he just enjoyed flirting...Really hurt at the time; thankfully it didn't take me long to...
    IAmParadiseSeekerJW IAmParadiseSeekerJW 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I didn't get one,I'm not to upset though,I did get dumped though,a first for me.
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F Jan 2

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    she used to be that kinda girl that everybody wanted .face so smooth that other girls hated seeing us close. she was clean and sober 24/7 she did no drugs no weed her mind...
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