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I Hate My Dad

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    I could never hate anyone more

    than my father. Its someone who I can't seem to get away from no matter what I do. My mom can't do anything about him, can't even help him change his behavior. He always seems to think he's entitled to respect even though he doesn't respsect me. Recently, while we were shopping...
    DatJaR DatJaR 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My dad is the partial reason

    why I have a low self esteem. He once called me stupid, *****, and ugly. The agony part is, every night as I'm about laid my head, his voice runs through my head like- a broken track record- reminding me of every insult he has ever said to me. Sometimes I consider suicide just...
    50ShadesOfJay012 50ShadesOfJay012 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 13

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    Me cant do much but focus on free

    and hope pals are better than family.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Aug 18

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    this is me venting here:i live with my douchbag

    dad, and its upsetting. I use to be sad that he is always working and rarely spends time with me. now i know hes a scumbag and tells me that my brother is his favorite. i utterly hate him but i don't want to start **** in my family. I'm already labeled as the problem child in my...
    Redkevin324 Redkevin324 16-17, M Aug 20

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    Now before anyone starts saying how I should be

    lucky that I have a father, hold up because there's a lot of valid reasons why I particularly hate him so much. When I was a little kid, my dad would physically abuse me and my brother and fight with mom day in and day out. And the thing is, my brother was expected not to cry...
    thatinnxcentgirl thatinnxcentgirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    My dad never answers me

    when I try and talk to him! But when my sister talks to him he answers! he never asks me for my opinion and he always says I'm fat and stupid... I'm never going to talk to him in public! I just HATE him!!!
    keirra1 keirra1 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    My dad, to put it simply,

    is a ****! There is 11 in my family but to him there is only 3: himself, my eldest sister (who is "perfect") and one of my brothers. He doesn't care about my mother (who is now really ill and depressed) he doesn't care about his falling son or any one else in the house. One of...
    theforgottensoul theforgottensoul 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't talk to him. I try to avoid him

    as much as possible, but that pretty damn hard to do when I live under the same roof as him. He's a narcissist who tries to live through his children and control everyone around him. He acts like a child himself. He likes to instigate arguments through meaningless ad hominem...
    tastyfurnace tastyfurnace 16-17, F 12 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    I hate my dad because he dont care about me.

    he never did. i thought that when he cleaned his life up he would start caring about me and my sister. He did noyt care about us after my mom and brother passed away. I dont get it.
    AngelFace28 AngelFace28 26-30, F 12 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    I hate my abusive, sick,

    hypocrite, pig father. He never treats me right, he never did and he never will no matter how hard I tried to please him and be a good son to him he will always hate me and I will never satisfy the empty black whole inside of him that is supposed to be his soul and personality...
    VerySimple2015 VerySimple2015 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Toxic Parent

    My dad is best described in this excerpt from "Stop Walking On Eggshells" by Randi Kreger. "If you object to the criticism or try to defend yourself, your loved one may accuse you of being defensive, too sensitive, or unable to accept constructive criticism...
    BookNerd BookNerd 22-25, F 84 Responses Nov 14, 2007

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    Happy Father's Day to my father

    who chose his other family over my sister and I.
    akaShaun akaShaun 18-21, M 16 Responses Jun 21

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    My sister was only 7 turning 8,

    this is what I said to my sister “Yea Chelsea you’re going to play dolly house too”. She did not seem to be happy about it. She then told me that it’s not what I thought it was. I didn’t understand what she meant by that. My dad came towards me and put duct tape on my...
    highonsadness highonsadness 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2014

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    I mean I don't hate him.

    ... But I don't love him either. My dad works hard for us. He's the only income maker in the family. He has to support four people and himself. That makes five. He tries to give us the things we want. But he doesn't at the same time. Does that make sense? My parents, I don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    First Before I get into my current situation I

    want to talk about what happened a few nights ago that bothered me. My sisters and I got my parents like little treats to have in their class rooms. My dad was already moody before we gave him the treats. When he got them he was surprised and he could have just said thank you...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    My father has 5 children from 5 different women

    and to add to that he beats up women. He only cares about money and his job. When i was 13 we got into a huge argument, he was so mad he hit me and locked me in the room. I swore from that day on i would NEVER set foot in his house ever again. I HATE MY DAD
    ysabelizade ysabelizade 22-25, F 12 Responses Feb 2

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    My dad is a very arrogant

    and abusive man. he has a lot of girlfriends. Hes 46 and his latest gf is 23. He takes them to very expensive trips but cant even buy my mum a present. We're still a complete but broken family. My mum loves him very much and most of the time she acts like nothing is going on. My...
    Mateom93 Mateom93 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    He's the worst, can he not be like those

    awesome dads? Glad I only see him once a week.
    bolognese bolognese 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    Dear Dad, I Hate You

    Dear Dad, I hate you. I've hated you for nearly as long as I can remember. Let me count the ways. I hate you for every time you attacked me vocally. You called me a loser, a nerd, a little *******, a rotten kid, a punk *** kid, a hypocrite, a drug using criminal, a Satan...
    NeonBlueMidnight NeonBlueMidnight 26-30, M 22 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    He has no idea what he's doing.

    I went to search on google for hockey start date and when I typed the H these were the suggestions from the historySome of this stuff is weird like the sex talk and the hammerhead sharks and my brothers search of himself. but seriously who searches for heroin use in teenagers...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    I love him so much, but I hate him

    so much too. If that makes sense, it's a love hate relationship. What it comes down to is, he has extremely bad anger issues, he's miserable with his job, he hates being poor, and has stressed. therefor, he screams at all of us (siblings and mom) And it hurts because every...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 13 Responses Jul 15

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    He's such an arrogant *******

    that thinks highly if himself. Even when he's not right he makes up some excuse and tells me that I'm a smart-***.
    ilovebroadwayforevermore ilovebroadwayforevermore 16-17, F Aug 17

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    My dad is so annoying it's hard to live with

    him. He always is so obsesive about getting me to eat, idk what his problem is, say we need to go to another city and we are at a gas station he asks me if i want anything. I say no, and he says "have something" and he keeps doing that, and then he goes in and gets me something...
    CopperFoil CopperFoil 16-17, M 6 Responses Aug 14

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    Right now I don't even want to call him dad I

    don't know? I am just sick of him, he is the reason why I even signed up for this website. 'He' does not have a job. He steals money from his parents to maintain us and support us which I am thankful about. But I am actually not because as much as he spends it on us, he spends...
    aaa12093487 aaa12093487 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Why Are You So Annoying!!!!!?????????

    My dad is SO VERY ANNOYING!!! He will come in my room, when I'm on the computer or doing homework, and ask the dumbest questions like, what r u doing? "HOMEWORK, DUH!!" & he asks the same thing everyday. Sometimes he acts like he cant do CRAP, i will be all the way upstairs & he...
    mimi04wb mimi04wb 16-17 76 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    My dream dad: A dad that will do everything

    with me, go out to eat with me, buy me candy, go shopping with me, tell me I'm beautiful, cry with me, laugh with me, sit at the park and eat ice cream with me, go to every cheer competition and support me, hug me and tell me I did amazing no Matter how I did, dance with me...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2014

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    So after I was born my dad had spent a lot of

    time on the computer. Back then they're wasn't facebook or twitter but they're where chat rooms. Whenever my mom would ask him what he was doing, walk into the room or ask him for help with taking care of me he would close the window and he would get defensive and angry at my...
    Caitie784 Caitie784 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 21

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    my dad ******* sucks

    and I hate how he is. I want a ******* dad so bad! I wanna have father daughter experiences and a father daughter dance at my wedding. I wish he would just give a **** about me. I can't wait until I'm done with college so I can emancipate myself from him
    steal11 steal11 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    and i have very good reasons to :) my parents

    never got married and my younger brother and i were born out of wedlock. my dad used to always beat my mom and get way too drunk, use illegal street drugs, and loved to break the law a lot. he has a very big jail and prison record, the cops really hate him. but despite all that...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 8

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    i guess I'll have to type it in the comments

    because ep keeps deleting my experiences for some reason.
    KayandtheCelloCats KayandtheCelloCats 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I Hate My Dad... I Wish I Had a Different Life

    i HATE him. i wish he'd just disappear and die. i wish he'd leave me alone. i wish i had a better dad. i wish i had a dad who would love me, care for me, accept me, initiate conversation and give me importance. i hate my dysfunctional family. i hate feeling alone. i hate feeling...
    brianyap brianyap 18-21, M 20 Responses Aug 26, 2007

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    Where do I begin??? My father is a hard worker

    that hates his job. He does everything to ***** and rant about the world. He is a simple man that is a liberal. However, when the world does not go his way he freaks out in hate. He is a huge drinker/ pot head. It makes him sloppy and gross to be around. All he does most of the...
    Sharilin27 Sharilin27 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I know every single day passes,

    so does the distance between me and my father increase. Part of me hate it, part of me don't care at all. Where it will end I don't know... If only we were like those who share a good relationship with their fathers....
    divinitydragon divinitydragon 26-30, M 5 Responses Jun 2

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    I don't care about you.

    I don't want to lie and say that I do, but I will until I'm an adult. If I get married and if I choose to have a ceremony, I won't invite you. Mom can choose. If you come, I'll get people to kick you out because you aren't welcomed in any way. I don't want to listen to you. The...
    imperfectprincess imperfectprincess 13-15, F 8 Responses Feb 6

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    the amount of mental

    and verbal abuse I've had to go through my whole life, I don't even remember one happy memory with him, what's so ever.
    Unicornpeasant Unicornpeasant 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    He was always a horrible father wether it was

    my grades, or how I acted, or how I didn't want to do everything with him, his girlfriend, his girlfriends daughter, and my brother. He treats me like **** and treats his girlfriend and her daughter like a queen and a princess I hate that I am actually related to him or that...
    HeRuinedMyLife HeRuinedMyLife 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'm going to kill someone

    who does not know my emotion is unstable , like my dad keep quip to me , he really suck , i'm totally sick around him , i want get out from this bloody place called "home"
    RArchangle RArchangle 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    The emotional abuse really needs to stop.

    I can't believe I actually thought his cyclical behavior was normal. He'd explode, treat me like a princess for two weeks, then ignore me, then the smallest thing will set him off. Then it changed a little, after his several attempts at trying to get me to forgive him, he'll...
    MattBoone MattBoone 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Yeah I'm that girl with Daddy issues.

    Ever since I was little I was called worthless, ugly, fat, and much more by my father. It got to the point where I stopped eating and lost a tremendous amount of weight in a small amount of time. Sure I got skinny but I was still ugly and worthless. I was never able to reach his...
    MissWallflower MissWallflower 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 23

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    I Hate My Father

    One of my earliest memories is of being in my mums arms, and her crying uncontrollably, we were locked inside our bathroom and my dad was shouting outside the door. He had a legally held hand gun and was drunk, and was telling my mum to come out so he could shoot...
    chickenlicken chickenlicken 26-30, F 19 Responses May 7, 2007

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    "I am from Kolkata in India

    and I am desperately looking for ‘Friends’. I am a PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED person stuck with a horrible life really. After a failed Suicide attempt a few years back that almost killed me, all such efforts of mine is under the strict vigil of my Mother. They just want me to...
    123destiny009 123destiny009 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I FUCKEN HATE YOU SO MUCH!

    !!!! You always drink and your always drunk. You abuse me in all kinds of ways!!! GO DIE IN A HOLE!!!!!! YOU DESTROYED MY LIFE!!!!! YOU MADE ME THIS WAY!!!!!! ITS ALL YOUR FAULT!!!! LEAVE ME ALONE!!!!!!!! I FUCKEN HATE YOU SO MUCH GO DIE IN A HOLE, LEAVE ME ALONE, YOU CAUSED THIS...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F 9 Responses May 5, 2014

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    he says im a lesbian just

    because i hugged my bestfriend ...
    larlarmmxii larlarmmxii 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My Dad is the worst ,

    I can't play with others girl I should get the best Notes ( Impossible) No Guy Friend (I Wonder wut he going to do When I will Have BF :/) He make mom cry , Slap My Brother , He Love His Brothers Childs more than usHe Give them "all" for show them how mush he's AWESOME "--  ...
    CandyDead CandyDead 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Sooo my dad thinks it's ok to hit me,

    like really I'm not 5 anymore :/
    deleted deleted 26-30 35 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    My dad has always been the same person:

    controlling, demanding and manipulative. Thank the heavens he doesn't live with my siblings and my mother because my life would be a living hell ! I hate it when I have to visit him and his wife- I still remember when he was abusive (verbally and physically) to my mum and...
    khaleesi99 khaleesi99 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18