I Have a Bad Father

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    Bad Father

    Growing up my dad always put work ahead of family. I never really saw him growing up and was closer with my mother and felt she basically raised me and my brother. When my dad was around he just verbally abused us and said very hurtful things, always calling us stupid, dumb...
    Stone589 Stone589
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Aug 5, 2011

    I Wasn't What He Wanted

    From my earliest memory i knew never to be loud, or laugh or cry or pout or talk back or a million other things. My dad wouldn't be pleased with me. It didn't matter what i did, it was never enough. I remember the first time dad told me i should have been a boy, that a boy...
    Hisproperty Hisproperty
    41-45, F
    11 Responses Oct 29, 2012

    I can't do this anymore.

    .. It's gotten to the point where I'm crying at school. I really need help
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Dec 4, 2014

    bad father is an understament.

    my father abandoned. me when i was 5. i had a horrible father. he is dead to me.
    Ang012685 Ang012685
    31-35, F
    Apr 9, 2015

    My dad is suffering from depression

    and it has definitely taken a tole on my family because he always get mad at me specially since my sister moved out I'm always the main target, we Dont get along very much. He literally NAGS about everything and makes a big fuss about everything...hes always angry, has 0...
    mfcz mfcz
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2015

    I have always had a very loving

    and great dad.i was a single child till 10 years if age.he used to be there for me whatever happens.he and I used to be best buddies.everything was fine till he resigned from his job when I was in 10 grade.then he started becoming more hateful and unsupportive.this year I...
    buttercup96 buttercup96
    18-21, F
    May 30, 2014

    My Dad Didnt Love Me

    my dad has always been in trouble ever since he was a teen. he has sold weed since he was 14 and never gave a **** about anyone else but himself. he and my mom (ex ********) had a rocky relationship he used to beat her when he drank which was 24/7, he stoped drinking once but he...
    kittybonkers kittybonkers
    16-17, F
    Jun 28, 2013

    It Just Keeps Getting Worse!

    Hi I'm actually 12 years old and I have a bad mean dad. When I was 10 my dad hit my mom...we left but came back! Then he hit her again and started yelling at her! I stood up to him and told him not to hit her and he yelled at me..next thing u know I have a scar in my eye. I told...
    Natsu23 Natsu23
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Jan 6, 2013

    My parents separated

    when I was 9 years old. My mother was pregnant at the time and was deeply angry with my father. She gave me a pretty rough time of it for a year or two after but it has been my father who has done the most damage. A year after their separation, my father had a new girlfriend...
    wakeyrachy wakeyrachy
    22-25, F
    May 3, 2014

    Oblivious

    The title pretty much says it all. My dad is oblivious. He's unaware of how many times ive cried myself to sleep. I wish I had a dad who came home from work and greeted me with a hug, or congratulated me after getting an A on my science test, or accepeted me for who I was, or...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 12, 2013

    He treated my younger sister like a princess

    when we were younger. I was ignored or beaten for hurting her. My mom found out that for the past 6 years he's been cheating on her with some lady he met in the first days of police academy. He said my mom was abusing him (so not doing anything like that) and he wanted to get...
    AfterFall AfterFall
    22-25, F
    Dec 5, 2014
    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
    Apr 6

    If I Only Didn't Have A Heart...

    By the age of 10, my father was having severe mood swings (fine one minute, furious the next) at the drop of a hat, he was paranoid, and had a split personality. He sometimes displayed traits of being hyperactive (or something in that strain). Then one day he couldn't find a...
    karsiat karsiat
    18-21
    5 Responses Sep 5, 2011

    A Child Born From Sin, Part III

    This is the continuation of my memoir "A Child Born From Sin" For so long I've been treated like nothing, for so long I've been neglected, for so long I've been battered; all I want is to be loved by someone, but how can I when the people who are supposed to love me the most...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2013

    Define: Horrible Father

    My dad is a horrible, horrible man. He is both emotionally and physically abusive. Constantly criticizing, never apologizing, never content, first to dive into a fit of rage. His patience rivals that of a 3 yr old. Being around him is like walking in a field riddled with...
    lelallee lelallee
    18-21
    4 Responses Dec 4, 2011

    Through Glass

    The sixth entry to my memoir "A Child Born From Sin" I'm looking at you through the glass... Praying that one day you'll come inside... You'll stand infront of me.... And call me your son.... A father, what is a father? Is a father someone who is loving and kind? Is a father...
    Cerorizo Cerorizo
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 20, 2013

    My parents divorced when I was young (around

    five years old I think) and it was fine. I lived with my mum and saw my dad twice a week and stayed at his house every other weekend. This routine continued until about March 2013. My dad had a girlfriend for a while before and she was kind to me, my brother and sister. But...
    sunflowersinthesun sunflowersinthesun
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2014

    I Have A Bad Father

    I grew up with an abusive dad. He abused me physically, mentaly and verbily. I final started going to therapy but I only told her about the emotional abuse. He brainwashed me to believe I deserved the the beatings I got. He made me think I was a bad person and I deserved what he...
    Arianna2013 Arianna2013
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 2, 2011

    I've Run Out Of Ideas On How To Save Our Relationship...

    My father married someone 20 years younger than him. I'm only 18 so she's much closer to my age than his. In fact she's only like 6 years older than me. Anyway, I got angry at him when she was horrible to me and cut off contact with him. It's been almost a year and I hoped...
    KellyShannon KellyShannon
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

    Well growing up with my father had not been

    easy. Since I was around 8-9 he started criticising everything that I did. Although he did not physically abused me, he had frequently abused me verbally. No matter what I did, I was never good enough. He calls me lazy everyday, shouts at me and also slams the table during...
    thatbasketballguy thatbasketballguy
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 4, 2014

    Shut the **** up father.

    Shouting and being hysterical is not going to make anyone think you're the boss.
    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2015
    Tonyib3327 Tonyib3327
    26-30, M
    Mar 5, 2015

    This response is from a Dad.

    I have a daughter who is the opposite. She is oblivious that she has a dad. I get worried that she stays always safe. I come home at 9pm from working all day and I all want to do is hug my daughter or wife. They want no part of me except my money. Every morning before she goes...
    joejoe202020 joejoe202020
    51-55, M
    Jun 15, 2014

    The Silent Treatment

    So about more than a year ago my father and I had a silly argument. I had just came back from a camp with some friends and we argued something about my phone. Instant teenage reaction when angry: 'I want to go back camping with friends". From then on he never talked to me. If I...
    aprilmel aprilmel
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2013

    He is such a d1ckhead.

    All he ever did to me was tell me what a worthless piece of sh1t I am and how terrible if a daughter I am. Then he tries to say sorry and sh1t and I'm just like ohh hell to the no. You cannot treat me like that and expect me to come running back like a dog. Ugh I hate him. He...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2014

    A Bad Father Son Relationship

    Hi,I am 47 years of age,married with 2 wonderful kids.My relationship with my father when I was younger was and still is not close.When I was a child over the age of around 8 he hardly spent any time with me and when he did he made me look foolish in front of his friends.He never...
    IanSummers1963 IanSummers1963
    46-50
    3 Responses Apr 27, 2011

    Evil Father

    My dad treats mum and me, his daughter, like dirt. He is only willing to buy things for himself and his son, no matter how much they are and is not willing to buy anything for mum and me even if they are cheap. He deliberately winds mum and me up on purpose by telling us that he...
    desertrose888 desertrose888
    31-35
    3 Responses Mar 6, 2013

    But I Forgive Him..

    What happens when you figure out your fathers power in the house is powered by his biggest insecurities? What do you do if everyone in your house is trapped in a cycle he has manifested that only with a pure heart as mine can break? Being an empath and a believer of non...
    Chrisofresh Chrisofresh
    26-30, M
    Nov 12, 2013

    Hello I may new guy. like in my topic I have a

    bad father Very bad guy. he was a better more than now but now he was a drunken and the moron. He was blame everyone in family is who was destory his life. but you know what is a true story? He was destory hisself with alcohol pay everyone and make a bigger dept is 1M BATH...
    apicha3893 apicha3893
    18-21, M
    Apr 13, 2014

    My Father Is Emotionally Abusive (sorry Its Long)

    my father and i have never gotten along. he went to prison when i was less than a year old for driving drunk and killing two people. when he was away it was just me and my mom, and we are still very close. whenever i went to visit my dad we would get into arguments about the...
    joyce141 joyce141
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Dec 26, 2009

    Worst Father Ever

    I have a father which is 60 year old who always been a bad person since 20 years im only 13. He puts me in problems even when I did nothing. Today he enter the room and found my sister hearing music while studying. He is so strict that we cant even hear music . Anyway he said to...
    mejoamjad mejoamjad
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Sep 23, 2013

    I just need to get out of here!

    But I have no where to go. Help me....
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Nov 28, 2014

    It Wasn't Physical, But It Still Hurts A Lot.

    My dad learned to be a bad father from his father.  It started when my parents married.  They were 19 and basically married each other out of spite.  Great way to start, eh?  They were unhappy for a long time, and because of his religion, he would not grant my...
    minnow2 minnow2
    22-25, F
    Jan 11, 2010

    Always Wonders If He Is Dead Yet........ (sorry For My Novel)

    I never knew my biological father growing up. I met him when I was 17 1/2. Instead I had an ******* psychotic step-father who raised my sisters and I. Well my step-dad, lets call him **** (cuz that's what he is), had many psychological problems. He legally adopted my...
    needinghislove needinghislove
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 28, 2010

    It is better to be at home without our father.

    When our father is on his work abroad, I, together with my mother and four siblings (3 sisters and a brother), enjoyed our life in our home peacefully and with good odor. Our father is kind and lovable if he is on abroad and we communicate our father with good outlook. But, if...
    gonix24 gonix24
    22-25, F
    Nov 15, 2015

    My Neglectful Father

    So my mom and my dad split up a couple years ago. My dad has found a new girl to latch on to. Throughout the past couple of years he's been paying more attention to her than me, getting more progressively out of ratio. Within the past year, she quit her job. Now he literally does...
    duke14eight duke14eight
    16-17
    Oct 21, 2012

    My Father Is Crazy

    He's fought me, my brother, my sister and dragged my mother through our house. I'm tired of getting up to leave and sleep in the car in the middle of the night until he calms down. I'm getting older, and I know I have daddy issues but I'm not sure which one. My sister has the...
    Aquamarine221 Aquamarine221
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 14, 2013

    Keeps Getting Better.....

    M y 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
    5 Responses Oct 9, 2009

    I enjoyed reading this

    because it felt like I've been reading the summary of my own diary. I might say that We don't really share the same experience, but no. It's almost the exact same thing. You got me at the part of not wanting to 'say goodnight' (I don't even look at him when he talks to me)'etc...
    Ihabxcx Ihabxcx
    18-21, M
    Jun 12, 2015

    I Am Giving Up On Him

    True that my dad brought me up and stuff but he was never really there for me when I needed him the most just because he's so busy with his business work. Yes, I grew up as a neglected child. He failed to give me the basic education, he wasn't really bothered to send me to school...
    SteffyC17 SteffyC17
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 21, 2013

    Bad Relationship With My Father

    Hey everyone! I never actually thought I'd be sharing this in a internet forum, but hell, why not, right? Maybe some of u are in the same situation than me.. I am a guy, now I'm 25 and my relationship with my father really sucks.. we had a discussion like 2 months ago because of...
    CPTC CPTC
    22-25
    8 Responses Jul 3, 2011

    Dad Stole My Girlfriend

    I'm in the marines, while stationed in Japan my girlfriend, who I was about to get engaged to, moved in with my parents for a while bc she couldn't get along with her mom. My dad and her started having a relationship. He has left my mom (after 21yrs of marriage) and has moved in...
    angryson2 angryson2
    22-25
    5 Responses Dec 20, 2012

    Help me find a way to make this *******

    disappear from the face of this earth.
    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
    Apr 4

    I have probably the worst father in the whole

    universe.We always thinks about him,care about him but he never showed us any kind of sympathy..HE IS WORST...My mom tried to suicide but i stopped her. He always finds a chance to humilate us in front of others.We never ever talked loudly to him,but he never understands us. HE...
    smarthmahajan smarthmahajan
    18-21, M
    Aug 15, 2014
    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 17, 2015

    Pure Evil

    The man was pure evil. He beat, raped and screamed at me every day. The last time I saw him was in court, he got a year in jail. No clue where he is now.
    GenevieveDarling GenevieveDarling
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 4, 2009
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