I Have a Father In Prison

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    My Father Is In Prison...

    I am 14 years old, and I struggle day to day life knowing my father is in prison.  My father has always had a drug & alcohol addiction.  An addiction he has never learned from.  My Father has maybe been apart of 7 years, tops, of my life.  He has missed birthdays...
    wonderingteen1997 wonderingteen1997
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 7, 2011

    My Dad Is The Only Person I Still Love In My Family

    I am currently 17. My parents had me when they were 18 and 20. Both of them loved and cared for me until I was about 2 years old. My dad started using drugs several years before I was born. He stole cars with his friends and did a lot of stealing which led him to get several...
    Archeer19 Archeer19
    1 Response Dec 1, 2013

    I find out this week what my father plead to

    and hopefully for how long he will be in prison for this time :/ I'm bracing for the worst for both me an my brother as the date approaches :/
    leaguegirl97 leaguegirl97
    18-21, F
    Dec 9, 2014

    He's gettin out today though.

    . It's been like three years since I've seen em :p
    CountryBoy2k17 CountryBoy2k17
    18-21, M
    Feb 18

    I Was In Prison For 10 Year's

    A life opening experiance i cant and wont bore you just know there isnt a moment that goes by in which were not thinking of our loved ones , and it's not that we don't or cant change some got a bad deal in life along with poor decision's others belong there for sure , i just...
    screwurfeelings screwurfeelings
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 8, 2012

    This Sucks

    My parents were always drug dealers. my little sister and me always knew, even thogh they tried to hide it. dad would be in and out of jail and mum would try to cope with us. then mum overdosed on heroin and my dad was suspected, the police let him go and we went to live with...
    RatB20 RatB20
    1 Response Oct 22, 2009

    I miss him so much! He's 10hours away

    and we hardly get to talk. I need him in my life if only through letters. I don't believe he is guilty of the crime (no real evidence) and even if he was id still love him!
    DatCrazyCatLady DatCrazyCatLady
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 15, 2014
    ThatOneNerdGirl ThatOneNerdGirl
    18-21, F
    May 19, 2015

    My Life

    When I was 9 months my father went to prison. He was released when I was 3 but went back in just a few days later. Im 14 now. He's hasn't been released since I was 3. Meaning he's missed out on my whole life. He wasn't there to teach me how to ride a bike, he wasn't there when I...
    Curiousteen1456 Curiousteen1456
    13-15, F
    Nov 2, 2012

    I Never Want To Legally Mess Up; My Father Has Been Incarcerated.

    I never want to legally mess up. Even with doing a Fasfa application; making sure I don't accidentally lie, is what I do, ('cause I don't want to go to jail, for 'Purposefully telling a lie'). My fathers being in jail, may have saved me, from not having to go to a Muslim mosque...
    Turique Turique
    22-25, M
    Jul 8, 2011

    My Childrens Dad Is In Jail. I'm Hurting For Them So Bad.

    We had'nt been together for 3 years, he got into selling hard drugs because the money was good. I wasn't aware and I was sending my children there! I feel like a terrible failer. They adore their dad and cry themselves to sleep. I don't know what to do except affirm for them that...
    luci777 luci777
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 14, 2011

    Prison My Whole Life

    My father has been in prison my whole entire life... He got 75 years for armed robbery and murdering 3 cops who were trying to stop him. They shot him in the arm and his leg. He lived but the 3 cops he shot didn't. I love my father but I don't think I can forgive him for killing...
    weirdkelsee weirdkelsee
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 4, 2011

    I Have Alot to Say

    Well for one my father  has been in prison for a long time!! And we never get to see each othe cuse my mom dont care for him at all anymore and its hard for me to even talk about him cause when i do my mom and step-dad just runn there MOUTH...
    tatpole tatpole
    16-17, F
    15 Responses Sep 28, 2009

    I am 23 years old and my dad went to prison

    when I was 17. He was sentenced to 24 years, but not too long ago, he was indicted while in prison for another 4 years.. making his total 28 years. He went to prison for a white collar crime. His conviction was fraud and theft. Anyway.. it has been almost 6 years and I am still...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 8, 2014

    What To Do????? Help!

    When i was 11, my dad went to jail. i was at my Grandma's house at the time, so i didn't see anything. I just came home and he wasn't there. i found out that he was out on bail though (looking back on it now, i don't know why my mom did that). Later that night he came home. i was...
    coolcoley33 coolcoley33
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 20, 2011

    Just Found Out Today...

    That he is in a reception center in California. He'd been in LA County Jail in the Valley since July 07 and was sent to Kern County on March 08. He will be sixty this summer. He went in for Domestic Violence. I called his girlfriend after I had not heard from them for some time...
    Argentum Argentum
    3 Responses May 6, 2008

    Story of My Past 6months of He11 Living With My Alcoholic /woman Abuser Father...

    ~firstoff ...want to note that this is long...and i am sorry but just had to get this all off my chest....~ Friday, June 12, 2009 11:16:01 PM .....I feel lost for words...I think I am in a state of shock. It's hard to believe last night happened to me or to anyone. I have...
    lilfallenangel lilfallenangel
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Jun 13, 2009

    Yep, That's My Dad...

    If you live in Missouri, you might have heard what my dad did. He murdered my step mother, and cut off her head.   ew.   he's in prison now...maximum security...   http://www.komu.com/satellite/SatelliteRender/KOMU.com/ba8a4513-c0a8-2f11-0063-9bd94c70b769...
    sabergirl08 sabergirl08
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 21, 2009

    My Dad Is In Prison

    My dad was in prison before I was born for armed robbery, and when I was six , staying at my grandparents house I remember him coming home late at night, me and my twin sister watched him leave with my mum when he was covered in blood , she tried to protect him , but she had to...
    theteengirl theteengirl
    Feb 3, 2013
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