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    My dad is abusive. There's no way around it.

    He's usually just emotionally and mentally abusive, but occasionally it's physical. My grandma think he's "useless", and she told me yesterday that she's seriously considering telling him so. He doesn't work, and hasn't for most of my life. I can barely remember a time when he...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Why Can't My Father Be a Normal Loving Dad?

    I have never hated anyone before, but I can honestly say that I hate my father. Why? Because for my whole life I have put up with his incessant perfectionism, obsession with small detail, short temper, criticism, verbal abuse, and emotional abuse. He is a very opinionated and...
    Louey Louey 31-35, F 57 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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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 always made sure

    that his family was happy and healthy. But sad part is is that he's nothing but a big, fat bully. Does he care? Not really. As long he has hurt someone, emotionally or mentally, he's happy. He's also very narcissistic and egotistical. He values his ego and pride more than his...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 67 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    He Is Cheating On My Mother

    He is cheating on my mother. He is having an affair with a woman who works with him. He texts her when he thinks he is alone. a few days ago I sneaked into his room when he was asleep and checked the messages. There was a message sent to a number which read "Our relationship is...
    fallenazazel fallenazazel 18-21, F 27 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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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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    Ok so before I was born,

    of course my mom had sex with my dad, blah blah blah, but they weren't married. My mom realized after she was already pregnant that she totally hated him. He was a game addict and was always on his computer playing stupid video games, or watching STAR WARS. I was named Luke...
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop 13-15, M 5 Responses Jan 21

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    I fukking hate my dad

    so much, it's hard to put into words. And i cant even share this with anyone. My mother is already tired of his sh#t...But first, let me tell you something about my dad He works at a pretty reputed organisation, earns a decent salary, still He's a fukking miser. Apart from this...
    blasphemy666 blasphemy666 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I Hate My Dad So Much I Could Scream

    No matter what i do or say is wrong and I'm the good child and all he does is yell at me and tell me to go away and leave him alone and says stuff like go do something your in the way and it ****** me off because before he like starts talking to me and then does something else at...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 16, 2012

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    Over the past few years my dads personality has

    taken a complete 180. He's so far the most self-centered, inconsiderate, and extremely annoying person I know. Recently I was honorably discharged from the marine corps and I come home to my dad a completely different man and my family a stressed out train wreck because of it...
    Sniperm0n Sniperm0n 22-25, M Jan 7

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    ugh, he gets out of bed

    and starts yellling, hasent even been up for 45 seconds "why is this here blah blah " one of the very reasons i hate virtual school, i have to deal with him all day long ugh, but going back next year !!!!!(: but there was a shirt on the floor, not mine and he asked me why is...
    Leahxox Leahxox 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 13

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    Typical guy with daddy issues here.

    About 2 years ago I was living under my dad and step moms roof. It was pretty ****** because my step mom is a man hating drunk who abuses her son and belittles me constantly. And of course, my dad instead of sticking up for ether of his kids (me, my sister and half brother) he...
    thiswillmostlikelyformyou thiswillmostlikelyformyou 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    my dad is a self centered arrogant *******,

    he was beat by his father and his brother was the 'good' child, now that he had kids he told my mom that they wern't gonna do it that way. He's never hit us but he's gotten very mad, it's been to the point where I wanted to hit him when I was little because it happened so much...
    lfriedz lfriedz 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 14

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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...
    hecknope hecknope 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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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 7 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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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...
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    He started off ok. You know how you'll get

    annoyed with your parents once in a while, but you still love them the same. With my dad, I have actually grown to hate him. He is so lazy and useless. All he does is work, watch Tv, sleep and on some nights hell go out. He use to be helpful around the house, but now he wont...
    sr39 sr39 18-21 3 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    Whats A Father Anyway?

    my father is abusive. emotionally, verbally, used to be physically to some of my siblings but we got too big, and surprisingly not sexually (although he has walked into the bathroom while i was taking a shower) he was one person i never wanted to see or spend time with. whenever...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    A Letter To My Dad

     I have been dealing with a lot of anger lately.  You have been in my mind constantly…I had reoccurring thoughts about killing you.  I have so many questions that I will never get the answers to.  You made my life very difficult.  You caused a lot of pain-not only for...
    imamhere imamhere 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 13, 2011

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    When my parents got married my dad was my

    step-dad. Then 3 years ago he adopted me and is now my legal father. I'm still underage:( . Everything was good for about a year and a half, then he started acting like a complete jerk. My sister who is also underage, moved in with her dad about a year ago. My dad will not let...
    soon2016 soon2016 16-17, F Jan 17

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    Why you gotta be so ruuude?

    Don't you know we're human too, Why you gotta be so ruuude? My mom married you anyway -_-
    Sapphirebee27 Sapphirebee27 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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    I believe we should respect people out of

    individuals but that pretty much is all he needs coming from me. I am not obligigated to love him as everyone says even though they have already acknowledged he does not have a mindset of a parent.. Hell not even am adult, he lacks the maturity, and the fact that he knows this...
    ihatemypclife ihatemypclife 16-17, M a week ago

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    He's a piece of sh-it

    who has no balls to admit he's cheating on my mum. He never fulfils his promises and he thinks money can get him anything in the world. Everyone owes him a living, even his own children. He always say the same crappy as-s statement, "Get out of the house if you aren't happy, I...
    yannieoo yannieoo 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm 16 y/o , my dad was my king I adored him he

    was my everything , but now he hate me , my sister & my mom . He always hurt my mom and she's crying all the time . In the school we're in vacation (23/12-9/1) and this is the first time I went to my best friend ( and she is a girl ) He started calling me and my phone had no...
    somegirl1279 somegirl1279 18-21, F Jan 6

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

    like really I'm not 5 anymore :/
    ayannagrant ayannagrant 13-15, F 36 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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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 81 Responses Nov 14, 2007

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    My mums life is ruined

    because of my dad, He thinks the worst of her, he thinks shes making plans behind his back but my mum is the most loving person on earth, and thats why i hate him. he's ruining the life of the person i'm alive for
    danasalman60 danasalman60 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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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 21-25, M 20 Responses Aug 26, 2007

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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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    It's funny to look back at your childhood

    and see how much your relationship with certain family members changes over time. For a while, I thought I had a great relationship with my dad. Even when he divorced my mom to move in and be with another woman when I was still young, I always tried to appreciate that he was...
    Andrew8022 Andrew8022 18-21, M Jan 9

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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 20 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    I Hate Him..

      During ym 17 years on earth my "father" has been a ruthless tryant to me. It all boiled down and collapsed the day he puit a tracker on my computer, Now he sees eerything i do,type(including all passwords) on my computer, in fact hes probably reading this...
    ihatemyd ihatemyd 16-18 113 Responses Feb 9, 2008

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    Something a lot can relate to; Four years old

    with my back to the door All I could hear was the family war Your selfish hands always expecting more. Am I your child or just a charity award? You have a hollowed out heart but it's heavy in your chest I try so hard to fight it but it's hopeless.... Hopeless, you're hopeless...
    BritishBBW BritishBBW 18-21 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Fearful

    My father scares the hell out of me. He yells and throws things. He has verbally and physically abused me, especially as a small, helpless child. He makes my mother feel like crap and makes her cry. She never cries. Today, I went downstairs to go take my medication and eat...
    duClo duClo 18-21, T 17 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    He just fakes that he cares about me

    because he used to only see like 2 times a year and every time he get a new girlfriend he makes out to be like he sees me every weekend so now he has a new girlfriend he tries and sees me and just really upsetting like I went out with my grandparents a few weeks and my...
    lollypop2k lollypop2k 18-21, F Jan 17

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    I lived with a Mad Man It was intense.

    Starting from the time I was a child, he despised me as if I was a disgrace in the family. He will compare us with other children and mocked us because they are much better than us. When I started to share my dreams or plans with him, he will put it down. He will discourage me...
    mayumi26 mayumi26 18-21, F Jan 4

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    From Today, You Are Not My Dad Anymore

    My story is very sad, I'm a 23 years old Chinese girl, the year when I was born, china was in one child policy, my dad doesn't like girls, so when the day I was born, dad didn't even wanted to look at me when he hear 'its a girl' he walked away and got drunk in somewhere...
    Ashleyoo0 Ashleyoo0 22-25, F 14 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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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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    My dad is a huge ****,

    which is ironic because he has a small one.
    DepressedTeensRus DepressedTeensRus 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    My parents are getting a divorce- My mom found

    out from some friends/ neighbors that he has been cheating on her for quit a while. Now my mom calls it and she is currently getting the divorce papers ready.. I don't mind- I know my dad was an awful person to my mom through out their marriage.. The first time I ever heard...
    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Today I punched my dad out a few times

    for being disrespectful as **** and trashing my home. This is the second time this has happened. I punched his girlfriend too. I hate him. How do I find peace?
    215kezia 215kezia 22-25 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Dear Paternal Gene Donor,

    Otherwise known as my "father." I hate you. I have hated you since I knew how to feel hatred, which was around when I was three.I hate you for always grabbing my small wrists as hard as you could, with your fingers pressing between the bones, for putting your face close to mine...
    SpiritR SpiritR 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    I Seriously Do

    Dont even say ''aw you dont hate your dad!'' because actually, I do. I hate him SOOO much. he has put me and my brothers through sooo much pain and I'm so done! He caused me to be SO depressed. I've been depressed before, and its NOT fun. But a couple months ago he has gotten to...
    cutebutterfly cutebutterfly 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    the thing is, i really do hate him.

    And then, he'll yell at me for hating him, even though he feels the same way about me. At 13 and a half years old, I've been through a lot. I hate him, because of things he did to me, so he cant blame it on me, when its really his fault. He did things to make me feel this way...
    sararyan1428 sararyan1428 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Doesn't Everyone?...

    Doesn't everyone?
    themiget themiget 16-18, M 43 Responses Jan 13, 2007

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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 11 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    Try living with someone

    who thinks he knows it all. Or someone who is so selfish that doesn't care whether or not you eat. Someone who thinks just because he buys stuff that that's enough. Someone who walks in the house and never acknowledge your existence. Someone who thinks just because he doesn't...
    dgirl2335 dgirl2335 18-21, F 5 Responses May 19, 2014

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    I hate my dad. he's manipulative

    and an emotional abuser. I am so happy mom left him. But the fact that it is mandatory for me to talk to him 3 times a week is horrible.
    amazingsenpai amazingsenpai 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 14

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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 3 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    My dad sucks.. he ha No idea how to raise a

    young woman. probably because he never has. He was never really in my life.
    valerietarrina valerietarrina 22-25 1 Response Jan 14

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