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I Have a Daddy Complex

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    Guilty - I have sooo many fantasies! I feel like I must be perverted with how many different ones there are. But there is definitely one that includes an older man (50+), who...
    ForYourDesign ForYourDesign 18-21, F 17 Responses May 17, 2012

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    Dreams Are Free - I had my first crush on a man in his 50's when I was very young. I don't know why I feel this way but I think I can only be happier with an older man. So I guess...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    New To This . . . - So, I have an awesome relationship with my daddy. Was, am, and always will be a daddy's girl. I am married (about to celebrate our 6th anniversary) and never...
    Jan 28, 2013

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    I Ain't Had No Daddy Growing Up..........that's Why I'm Wild And Don't Give A Huh - I was raised in a single parent home and for as long as I can remember I have always gone after...
    EnchantingMinx EnchantingMinx 22-25, F 14 Responses Jul 1, 2012

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    I'm in love with my MM and one of the reasons Im so in love is because he is such an amazing father to his daughter. He is the man I wanted my father to be. He is the man I wanted...
    Rightlovereallovewrongtime Rightlovereallovewrongtime 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
    daddysprincess1111111 daddysprincess1111111 13-15, F 7 Responses Mar 7

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    Please? - Is there an older man i can talk to or who just wants to chat? :c
    ShatteredRadiance ShatteredRadiance 18-21, F 17 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    Oh I Totally Do - my daddy died when i was 8 and other than my grandfather i never had a father-figure in my life. i'd latch on to my friends' dads, date older men, etc. but i was...
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 12 Responses Aug 8, 2011

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    I crave attention from older male figures although I don't ever show It in real life.I always get crushes on my dads friends and enjoy learning from them. I would never try to...
    faunlet faunlet 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 7

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    I Don´t Blame My Dad, Because I Love Him And Understand. - Once I had a dad. (He is not dead).  He loved me and nursed me.  Look care of me.  Watched over me.  Now I am alone...
    FaroesePearl FaroesePearl 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    Do I Have Daddy Complex? - im 14 dating a guy thats 17. i know thats not all that bad. but i find myself attracted to men 50+ with grey hair. i have a big crush on mark harmon from...
    spockck spockck 13-15, F 32 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    So.. - I'm not sure how to word this right and you all might think i am a freak but... So my dad is VERY abusive and i've been noticing that I've been looking towards older men for...
    ShatteredRadiance ShatteredRadiance 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    Daddy Complex Movies!! - Hi, I'm new on this site. My name is Amanda and I'm 25, and I have a question for all of you. So I recently just discovered the film Leon (aka "The...
    LeonsMathilda LeonsMathilda 22-25, F 21 Responses Jun 9, 2010

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    And now I can't post a picture of myself on this site.. So, yeah. I guess this is part of why I prefer older men since I have daddy issues. I wouldn't ever think about my actual...
    lillimu lillimu 18-21, F 16 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    Glad Im Not The Only One - never had a father, he didnt want none of this nonsense. my other male relatives tried but they had their own families. Ive battled so many demons...
    touch2169 touch2169 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    My ex let me call him "papa" and " daddy" and would always smile when I bounced in the room. I miss that. I still have four years of cards signed "papa".
    brewpunk brewpunk 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Father Dear - My dad doesn't spoil me. He actually left me when I was around eight. But I am so much like him. We have the same sense of humour and I love him to bits. Sure, he's...
    erosesmith erosesmith 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 7, 2012

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    This makes me call my boyfriend daddy alllllll the time.
    iamtaylor iamtaylor 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 10

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    Brought To My Attention - I had a guy tell me I had a daddy complex... He only said this after he realized that all my partners have been about 10 years older than I. I've never...
    DancingElf DancingElf 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    My Daddy - I'm lucky I have found somebody to be my daddy, I was so lonely and never had the courage to admit what I really wanted and liked in a relationship. One day my urge to...
    Missbell95 Missbell95 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13, 2013

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    Daddy Complex? - So I love older men. I have for as long as I can remember. I'm 21 right now and don't find men my age attractive. My ex says I have a daddy complex. I'd agree, but...
    1 Response Feb 12, 2013

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    Twice My Age? - After my mom went through a bad divorce with my dad, I found I never saw him much. Its now been close to 3 years since I've really known my father. I lack a strong...
    abn0rmal abn0rmal 22-25, F 13 Responses Jul 31, 2013

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    I'm Not Really Sure. - I like older men, gray hair and all. My dad was an *** (sorry I'll forgive him,but it still hurts.) See in my mind,my dad died when I was about 6/7. That's...
    Charmingminx484 Charmingminx484 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    So, I just did a confession. But hey, didnt tell it all, so now I am back. And really dont know the difference here from a story and a confession, so this is actually the part from...
    Dittel Dittel 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Like Older Men - I am 16 and i never have been with a guy but i think that i am attracted to 50+ men. I am not even that interested in guys my own age. I think i have a daddy...
    wolflord196 wolflord196 18-21, M 16 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    My Daddy Complex - I have always been attracted to men who were much to old for me. At 16, I dated someone who was 21; at 17, someone who was 26; and it only continued. After many...
    kiss93 kiss93 18-21 6 Responses Aug 20, 2010

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    more of an uncle complex maybe?my dad has always been there for me, even if he is emotionally distant. my uncle has lived with us on and off my whole life. when i was 4 i told my...
    katiekaykay katiekaykay 18-21, F 18 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    Do other girls want there daddy? Help x
    daddysprincess1111111 daddysprincess1111111 13-15, F 13 Responses Mar 7

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    Empty Viod - today i just discovered why i like older men. its called a daddy complex- a younger girl likeing older men because the empty void her father has left. my dad...
    kitten93 kitten93 16-17, F 17 Responses May 3, 2010

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    I don't know if I'd call it a complex but I have found it arousing to be called "Daddy." :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It'S True. - Everyone always jokes around about watching out for the girls with daddy issues, but no one ever really knows how true it is unless you have them. My father is still...
    katie5929 katie5929 22-25, F 14 Responses Aug 15, 2013

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    I'd love to be a young girl's daddy...i'd love to be there, support them, and protect them...weird the fantasy works both ways..
    imalreadylaughing imalreadylaughing 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I Know I Have A Daddy Complex. What I Need To Figure Out, Is... - When I was two, my mom left my dad. Even though I was two years old, I remember tons about my dad, and all my...
    anonymouslyx anonymouslyx 70+ 4 Responses Apr 21, 2013

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    What if my father didn't left me and my mother alone? What if he was there for me when I was younger? What if he listened and cared for me? Would my life be different? Would I be...
    Alitakate Alitakate 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    Will I Ever Know? - (I'm sorry if my english is bad,I'm french and not even 18...) I have a dad... The one who helped creating me. But that's all he did for me... He always...
    LievreDeMars LievreDeMars 18-21 6 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    I have daddy issues because my dad was forced out I the house because of me now it's been over a year since I talked to him! I miss him so much so now I'm attracted to older men...
    lifeishurtful lifeishurtful 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    My relationship with my father is all wrong. I was the eldest. I was the one he always took out his anger on. I usually had honestly not done anything wrong, or, even if I had, it...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Confused Little Girl- I did not even know I had a biological father until a judge ordered me to his custody in Europe. Before that I lived with my widowed stepfather. My mother had...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 Apr 1

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    My biological father desired a title that was NEVER his to claim. Rather he failed to impress me as best I can put it. My stepfather took back my mother even after she had an...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 1 Response Apr 4

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    My Long Overdue Escape From An Undeserving ***** Donor- "Querida nina Araceli!" I was almost 12 and had been sent to answer the door by my stepmother. A tallish Italian looking...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 5 days ago

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    The way I came to have two men vying to be Daddy isn't complicated although it is backwards. Most people have a biological father first then a stepfather after remarriage. My...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 Apr 2

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    He Allowed It All-After my father's arrest conflict broke out between his mother and my mother. My mother wanted a divorce&to return to America with us kids. My grandmother wanted...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F Mar 27

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    It has occurred to me that there is something about my father I have been repressing....the night he was arrested. I remember him only vaguely. He was tall with pale eyes and he...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Take a Hike,Play in Traffic,Just Get the **** Out of My Life- Because I avoid drama like the plague I am not on any social media websites. If I actually want to keep contact with a...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Help me my dad always hates it when i play on my laptop and my dad now comes in and says you should be doing your homework. I said "I am (and I'm telling the truth)" He says "well...
    BlockyEnder BlockyEnder 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I don't know how to explain this. I mean, I know my dad loves me and cares about me but he doesn't show that. I'm not a bad daughter. Yes, I have defects, but I'm not on drugs, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 21

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    I can say that all of the people around me say that their dads shared a lot of joy and love towards their sons...but me was different as when dad used to stay at home...he kept...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Letting Go Of Him Because He Cannot Let Go Of Her- Self-condemnation is the gateway to drug abuse,suicide,and worse. When I get sick of being the child of a drug addict,convicted...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F Mar 31

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    My dad has not been aloud to see me since l was 6 or 7 a few weeks ago his cousin messaged me on Facebook saying your dad in the paper cos he's using a mobile soup kitchen cos he...
    donnac86 donnac86 26-30, F Apr 8

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    Forced to Be Catholic-The only thing I dislike about my stepfather is the issue of religion. In order to save my surely damned soul eternal fire I was baptized Catholic shortly...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago