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I Had a Dad But I Didn't

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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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    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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    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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