I Have a Bad Dad

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    I'm A Bad Dad

    I'm 40yrs with a teen daugther who's about to turn 16 soon. I have not treated her like the daughters in some movies where they are treated as a fathers high prize.  My daughter is not my blood, but I've agrees to be her dad when she wanted to call me her daddy many many...
    petencaesar petencaesar
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 26, 2009

    After I got pregnant at 18 I told my parents

    and dad said he never wanted to see me again and I had ruined my life. That was fine by me. At that point I hated dad for how he treated us. My brother Alex had been kicked out at 17 and told he was good for nothing. Lisa was always the golden child but to be honest I don't...
    Renee305 Renee305
    31-35, F
    Aug 28, 2014


    My father is very emotionally abusive and yet i've spent my whole life trying to earn his approval. He never financially helps me or my sister in any way, he talks to us maybe once a month if that. We asked him to help us with some money to go to New Orleans and he said he was...
    octoberbaby1021 octoberbaby1021
    22-25, F
    Nov 11, 2013

    My Dad is very emotionally abusive.

    Wrecks me with guilt every time I see him, which isn't often. And when I can't make it to one of our dinner one night, if my mom takes the car and leaves me with no way to get there(he won't just come pick me up) then he says things like this:Inconvenient? I left work early...
    cecame cecame
    16-17, F
    Apr 14

    The Joy Keeps Growing....

    My dad is so ridiculous. I'm sick of his emotional abuse. For anyone who thinks you have to be beat to be abused, you are wrong. Emotional abuse can do just as much damage to a person's mental health. I will never feel good enough. I will never feel worthy of anything...
    AmberDay AmberDay
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 9, 2009

    On my mother's side women have bad

    relationships with their fathers. Same goes for me.
    AfterFall AfterFall
    22-25, F
    Nov 16, 2014
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