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I Had An Alcoholic Father

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    My Alcoholic Father...

    At the begining of my story I must say that I really loved my father.. Since I can remember my dad was drinking.There was always oportunity to do it,to celebrate something or just to forget about problems and feel better.When my father wasn't drinking he was the nicest person u...
    MissAgni MissAgni 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 27, 2012

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    I Hadn't Father For 14 Years...

    (Sorry for my bad English) It's really sad when your mother or father is an alcoholic. Many families had, have and will have problems with alcohol. In my family was the same problem, my father was an alcoholic. Whole life I have dreamed to have a father, but unfortunately my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 28, 2012

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    My father was an alcoholic

    and an abusive piece of ****. From the time I was 4 till I left his house when I was 12, he use to beat me up almost every night. He have me a lot of scars. Some that are still there and I have to see then everyday which keeps the memories fresh in my mind. Scars from his fist...
    AlphaMay05 AlphaMay05 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    How Many Times Have You Heard...

    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. —Albert Einstein
    1Babe 1Babe 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2009

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    We're Warriors.

    Have you ever climbed over a mountain? It doesn't even have to be a mountain. More like a hill. It could be dealing with your first heartbreak, or leaving out of your parents house for the first time. The point I'm trying to make, that we eventually get over things. We fight...
    TheMarine005 TheMarine005 18-21, M Jun 25, 2012

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    But he died a sober amazing man.

    My father was an alcoholic since I was born and was also diagnosed with type 2 diabetes when I was about 12. He drank so much he never remembered anything and went on constant rages; accusing my mother of cheating and calling her names, calling me and my siblings names, spending...
    erinlubs erinlubs 18-21, F May 28, 2014

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    Still Affects Me to This Day..

    I grew up with an alcoholic father starting around the age of 10. My parents separated when I was 12 and I had to live with him to help take care of my 2 yr. old brother, practically raise him. My dad either got really weird and embarassingly silly when he was drunk or just...
    Scarred4lyfe Scarred4lyfe 22-25 2 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    It's Complicated But My Father Drank From Day One.

    My mother already knew my father had a problem with alcohol when she married him but was so in love. Also, she didn't know how alcoholism only progresses. And progress it did! He was also a rageaholic. We didn't have much money when I was little. At Thanksgiving my mom prepared...
    candy100 candy100 56-60, F 3 Responses May 20, 2009

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    2 Years On, And Still No Answers.

    My father was always a drinker to one degree or another. When I was younger, I recall him often going down to the pub, or drinking at home. Early memories were of him never being completely wasted ... perhaps that was driven by not understanding drunkenness as a young child, or...
    chivalrousgent chivalrousgent 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 12, 2012

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    He Drank Coors Light In a Can

    My biological father was an alcoholic. He would always drink Coors Light in a can and always fight with my mother. When I was 4 or 5, she divorced him, went to court and got full custody of me, and we moved to a different city to be closer to my grandma and grandpa...
    tampabaybucsfan tampabaybucsfan 22-25, M Aug 1, 2009

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    I Had An Alcoholic Father

    My father was an alcoholic and died of a brain aneurysm when I was 14. My mother was emotionally unstable, and verbally I abusive. I lived with my father and he was kind, caring and high functioning for the most part. However, I remember being left alone at home or in the car...
    maybesparrow9 maybesparrow9 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2011

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    So I get the question a lot "where does the Captain come from?" The story/memory behind it was my father was the captain freight fishing boat. And every time he was at home, I was...
    CaptainBlake CaptainBlake 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    my father died when I was younger so I never had the chance to get close with him. my step dad, who has been apart of my life far a long time, has never been close to me either. he...
    nicolieflowergirlie nicolieflowergirlie 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I am not close with my dad. I don't really ever speak to him unless something is needed. I don't know why. Although sometimes I figure out why. My dad doesn't know how to say sorry...
    sunshinesmiles25 sunshinesmiles25 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    my parents separated as i entered adolescence. before that my time spent with my dad became much less since he had to work in the city and stay there. until i became used to not...
    elysium9527 elysium9527 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    My dad was In the military until I was 3, my parents separated when i was 4 and divorced when I was 5. Once the divorced happened I did live with my father but stayed in my room. I...
    Backwoodsbeautyqueen Backwoodsbeautyqueen 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    I was never really close to my father. My parents got divorced when I was 4. He was a stay at home dad and didn't want to get a job, so my mom worked to jobs. He was an alcoholic...
    EvoKinevil EvoKinevil 26-30, M 21 hrs ago

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    My Revenge(Failed Murder Plot)-While I kept my ears strained for the sounds of running water,behind the door of master bedroom's attached bath,my clumsy 11 year old hands tried to...
    SoullessEyes SoullessEyes 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I knew, from an early age that, my father had cheated on my mother 15 years ago he actually showed me a video of him with another woman under his arms as if it to say it was a...
    Synapse81 Synapse81 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My father is an *** nothing is ever good enough he can't accept anything he blames my mother for his mistakes he's also an alcoholic every week he says he will get help but never...
    Begotten1991 Begotten1991 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Wow I don't even know where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil...
    kimalee77 kimalee77 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    By the age of two my mother and I were on our own. My father was an abusive *****. Not sexually abusive. He was just a violent and unstable kind of guy. Too much for my mother to...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My mom was an alcoholic. She died when she ran into a metal telephone pole. She was drunk. B*tch deserved it. Kinda hate the fact that I had to call her my mother. My dad didn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My husband is an alcoholic and has been for the last 10 years. I'm so sick of talking about him being an alcoholic thinking about him being an alcoholic I rarely drink and alcohol...
    naomi34 naomi34 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    You know what I hate the most is that my dad dissent smoke weed or get drunk all of the time and beat me. He is completely sober when he beats me. To think that he hates me that...
    misprisy101 misprisy101 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Going to try to keep this as short at I can with all the details. Let's see, and sorry if it ends up being too long with many grammar mistakes. I just need somewhere to vent...
    speakingout954 speakingout954 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    My husband is an alcoholic. I have two teens and we are all emotionally exhausted. the constant lying is wearing on me. and them. I spend most of my time daydreaming about leaving...
    Kristiwrites Kristiwrites 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    My mother was drunk when she came to get me and she was saying the dumbest ****. She's not an alcoholic, The categories on EP are so limited.
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I just had a DNA test to prove that the man on my birth certificate is not my father. I am 46 and knew my whole life, but my mother was in deep denial. The man who is my father is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 22

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    He was a sick, twisted man that always had a bottle in his hand when he wasn't using that fist to beat me and my siblings half to death. When I grew up, I snapped on him, and...
    Franse Franse 22-25, M Jul 21

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    Yep.From the day I was born life has been rough for me.I nearly died because I was 3 and a half months premature. My mom wasn't allowed to see me when I was born because she was...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    have not had a drink since dec 2008. started in the army after iraq. 20 yrs and then i just stopped. no aa just had enough. hard to get away from it though and would be easy to...
    stlguy45 stlguy45 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I may say this I never been an alcoholic or had editions I marked this for a very special person in my life my hubby . he told me when he was 8 he started drinking and getting high...
    ritskixx ritskixx 36-40, F Jul 20

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    Last night was the first night I really admitted to myself and my boyfriend as well that I'm an alcoholic. I am scared about the fact that I have to change and that if I decide to...
    jknilon jknilon 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I am an Alcoholic. I am struggling with how to dismiss a "sponsee" She has blatantly ignored and or done the complete opposite of any suggestions I or anyone else have given her...
    awhimandaprayer awhimandaprayer 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 19

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    I lost my father this past March. I was not very close to him. Growing up I visited him often and we would speak on the phone a lot. He had epilepsy and it was really bad. He got...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 19

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    This is somewhat comforting knowing that there are so many other women out there that are having the same problems with their father in laws. I have been in my relationship for 10...
    Katiemiss Katiemiss 26-30, F Jul 19

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    A year and a half ago, my uncle murdered my father in front of my little brother. He stabbed him in the heart with a spear point during an argument, and then seemed to "snap out of...
    AluraDawn AluraDawn 22-25, F Jul 18

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    Or at least I don't think I am. I've been drunk/tipsy literally almost every day the past month. I'm buzzed right now and am going out with friends tonight, definitely going to...
    TheSturgeonGeneral TheSturgeonGeneral 18-21, M Jul 16

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    My mother and I are like oil and water. My father kept my mother and I settled and not too much at each other's throats. With my father gone, my mother now feels completely...
    sillysweetlil sillysweetlil 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    For the entire month of July, I have been spending my time in Tennessee to visit my father's side of the family. I've been living inside of my father's house for the most part...
    PianoChan PianoChan 18-21, M Jul 14

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    I'd lost my father at a young age. He died without justice. He was killed to death by some badass people when he was walking home after a get-together with his friends in work. He...
    19chum 19chum 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 14

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