I Have An Abusive Father

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 195 People

    *Kitten Rant*

    Yeah, my father was bad news. He was awful to my mother and they got a divorce when I was four. He has physically and verbally/mentally abused my brother and I. He's sociopathic and can switch personalities. He lies constantly. A lot of what he says is so farfetched it's...
    Toukos Toukos
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Mar 22, 2013

    I'd Rather Be Homeless, In a Way.

    I called the cops on my dad today. He threatened to smash me in the head with his mandolin(the loud one) and then smashed it over the water heater I was behind, then knocked that over. I said "..ok, that was YOURS...." He then said something like "Now you can't...
    Geza Geza
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Dec 23, 2007

    My dad is a phsyco path

    and has killed my dog, almost killed me and my mom, but day after day I have to see him because of the court order saying I must
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2014

    I Just Remembered This Very Strange Fact…

    remember when i said that my father called me a snob for not using public transport when other girls my age were takinbg the bus (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Have-An-Abusive-Father/706572) ? well i just remembered that when i was in junior high, my parents signed me...
    blacksheepmf blacksheepmf
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 3, 2009

    Beats me up with a set of golf clubs

    or baseball bat depends on what sports season it is (everytime i talk back). His brain is just stuck on his classic mafia films.
    Mateom93 Mateom93
    22-25, M
    4 Responses May 1, 2014

    My father is a perveted,

    lying sociopath who hates me. I love myself irregardless of the fact my life has been hard. You enjoy making me feel worthless...your comments about how much of a loser I am just makes me more determined to keep going forward on my path. Saying that to me while watching...
    nightskybostonlights nightskybostonlights
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 26, 2015

    I don't remember a day

    when I could call my parents relationship healthy. He was a sailer and we moved all over for him, we gave up friends, family, schools, jobs, everything. This was not enough, he would come home with so much anger. So much anger. I would do something wrong and he would lift me up...
    maccy16 maccy16
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 25, 2014

    I Have An On And Off Abusive Father..

    there will be days where i have a playful relationship with my dad and other days hes blows up... He first slapped me when i was four. WHY? i don't remember but i think it was because i went looking for my mom who left to buy stuff. Then when i was six,(2005) my dad and mom had...
    arielle1 arielle1
    May 26, 2012

    My dad is such a ****.

    He's always smacking me around and making me clean his messes. He likes to break his bottles against walls and make me pick it up with my bare hands. Ugh. This sucks.
    SomeDepressedTeenx SomeDepressedTeenx
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2014

    Fight Back!! And Dont Dwell.

    i have an abusive father. i first realized that at the age of 12. hes told me things no one should ever have to go through. he doesnt like me i know couse hes told me. i dont like him he knows it. iv always had a hard time excepitng the fact that i have an abusive father. iv gone...
    maverick321 maverick321
    70+, M
    3 Responses Jan 30, 2012

    I should have moved out the second I turned 18,

    but I was trapped by my own fear and the emotional control he had over me, and I stayed for another three years. When my mom finally asked him for a divorce, I was 20 years old, and my little brother was 17. Before going to him, my mom came to me so we could figure out a plan to...
    TrueBlue94 TrueBlue94
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2015

    The only thing that keeps me from doing

    something stupid, is the thought that one day I will not have to be next to him. I do not believe any of these abusers should have the privilege to hear or be referred to as "fathes". So to proceed with "HIM". There is days worse than others, but it's always something in his...
    Safetysuit96 Safetysuit96
    26-30, F
    Oct 11, 2014

    When my mom chose to go back to my dad,

    my brother and I were still living at home. I've moved two hours away from them since then, but it doesn't feel far enough. I've been struggling for months to get over the bitterness and the rage but it only seems to get worse. I used to hate my dad. Growing up, I remember...
    TrueBlue94 TrueBlue94
    22-25, F
    Aug 15, 2015

    It Took Years For Me To Realize It

    My dad is emotionally and verbally abusive to my brothers and I and was physically abusive to my mom. When I was in 1st grade, my parents' marriage started getting rocky. They were constantly arguing over the smallest of things and they used to scream and yell for what seemed...
    introvertedloser introvertedloser
    18-21, F
    Jul 27, 2013

    I hate my dad so much.

    He's just ugh!! I can't stand being with him. He always smells like beer and ****. It's nasty. And he has muscles the size of basketballs. He should really stop going to the gym so the blows to the face and ribs don't hurt as much.
    SomeDepressedTeenx SomeDepressedTeenx
    16-17, F
    Dec 2, 2014

    My dad is like the ******* devil he hates me ;(

    when I was young he touch me and if I said no he would hit me He hit my friends i injured him (stabbed) this man Ronald Parker (dad) has ruined my childhood life he wanted the best son i tried to be the best son but he never liked me he shot me with my BB gun when I was 8 on...
    Drags800 Drags800
    4 Responses Mar 4, 2014

    My father does whatever he wants to with me

    since I was 6. I don't care but if other people were in my place they'd probably kill themselves.
    1Thatonedudeyouknow 1Thatonedudeyouknow
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 29, 2015

    I think the only reason I'm on here right

    now is because I've never talked about this out loud to anyone, and being in this type of family dynamic is isolating. I only have to see my father maybe 3 months in a year, because he works abroad, but even that amount of time is enough for me to hate him so much more every...
    Summer26061997 Summer26061997
    18-21, F
    Aug 30, 2015

    I Cannot Forgive My Abusive Father.

    This is my expression of a great frustration, and I'm essentially going to rant. I hope this is not a problem. My parents have been divorced for, apparently, nine years. I have been under the impression that he'd found God and was moving on. Yet, I cannot let go. I found out...
    juneeily juneeily
    22-25, F
    Aug 17, 2012

    I don't have a mother.

    I haven't spoken to my mother in years. She's a heroin addict who, no matter what, never seems to get better. I just recently found out that my dad is no better. He abuses various types of pills, as well as his drug of choice, cocaine. I'm always getting screamed at for...
    amychristineee amychristineee
    18-21, F
    Sep 16, 2014

    Nobody Knows Or Cares

    my dad is an abusive man , he abused my mother and we called the police but when he came back we all acted like nothing happened , and now hes after me . hes been isolating me and threatening me , i got so mad that my sister and mother couldnt stand up for themselves that i told...
    123incognito 123incognito
    Sep 10, 2013

    Fathers Possession

     I was single until I was 33. My parents bouhgt a ranch in Mt. and I worked there every summer since I was 16 till I got married at 33. My mom was an alcoholic and hated my Dad. He looked to me for his love and entertainment early on. I took him back packing, fishing hunting...
    stella6666 stella6666
    Jan 28, 2011

    I Thought He Cared About Me

    my father and i used to have an amazing relationship. we used to go hunting and fishing together. we rode dirtbikes together for a few years. but for almost all my life my father has been a truck driver, and i used to love going with him. but in the past year or so my dad has...
    provencher98 provencher98
    13-15, M
    5 Responses Nov 20, 2012

    He's An A**

    Yeah, my father did a number on me and my siblings growing up, but I let that go and moved on a long time ago. I went years without having a relationship with him at all, then, out of nowhere about 11 years ago he contacted me and I foolishly allowed him back into my life. Mostly...
    cc5439 cc5439
    41-45, F
    Sep 19, 2009

    He treats us like street dogs.

    Nobody can stand up to him, not my mother, nor can my brother. I hate to see people get treated less than they deserve so let alone my family. I'm the only one who reacts to his behavior, I used to sit in my room and pretend not to care, or at least I fooled myself that I didn't...
    Unsp0kenW0rds Unsp0kenW0rds
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2014

    After my parents got divorced

    when i was 12 my father has been a heavy drinker. My mother moved out with my little sister (Lily). When my father started drinking he would only occasionally hit me what wasn't too bad but soon he began to realize that it relieved him of stress and it started to become a...
    Alexjones12 Alexjones12
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 22, 2014

    My first time writing.

    Because I hid my problem for so many years, I became a shamed of what went on at home. Since I was young my father would constantly complain and yell at my mother. It wasn't until middle school that I realized how abusive he was. He would constantly get fired from jobs because...
    mukullama4 mukullama4
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2015

    I have a father who has an extremely short

    temper. I have been hit so bad when I was younger that I would get bruises everywhere except for my face coz he knew people would see that. I have 2 brothers and I really wish I had a sister to have someone to talk to about all this. I do suffer from loneliness. my father...
    Basma1 Basma1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 17, 2015

    Violence is everywhere in my life

    i'm actually at work now and i have to get some stuff done. but i really have to write. i get violent threats at work (in the form of office bullying) and at home, my parents have the worst temper. i've been the blacksheep of the family for a long time. my family perceives me as...
    blacksheepmf blacksheepmf
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 19, 2009

    I Hate My Father

    I hate my father and wish he were dead.  He abused my sisters and I growing up.  He would physically and verbally abuse us.  Also, not talk to us for years if we made a life decision HE didn't approve of such as choice for major in college...
    Deseret1 Deseret1
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Sep 17, 2009

    I don’t know if I can

    even describe it. It’s like I’m two different people; who I am when I’m around my dad and who I am away from him. When I’m near him it’s not even acting anymore; it’s like I really become that other person. My intelligence plummets and I act perpetually happy, I can...
    TrueBlue94 TrueBlue94
    22-25, F
    Oct 9, 2015

    My dad took my phone

    and tablet away from me and now i can't contact any of my friends to help with my anxiety. I got a bad grade and my teacher emailed him and he yelled at me. Luckily my mom and my sister was there so he wouldn't hit me but i can't talk to any of my friends until i get to school.
    StillFlawless StillFlawless
    13-15, F
    Jan 15, 2015

    Tried getting a coffee

    so I could keep awake to finish some school work. One thing leads to another and I end up with a punch in the shoulder.
    iamasingleteenager iamasingleteenager
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 30, 2014

    hi, sorry i cant tell you my name but,

    it would feel really uncomfortable if anyone i know saw this. Anyways ever since i could remember I've lived with an abusive step-father. P.S, when i was born i lived with 2 people who my mother worked for as a maid, and they've been taking care of me ever since like i'm their...
    anonymous1765 anonymous1765
    18-21, M
    May 19, 2014

    What Is It Like To Have A Real Daddy?

    He made me lay across the bed and ranted and yelled... he made me take my clothes off. He was a monster. My experience with this man was degrading and perverse. He would hold a gun on us and spout what he could do when we were all little... One night I was woken up by him...
    bomboolay bomboolay
    61-65, F
    14 Responses Nov 2, 2009

    What life is it to come home to a very abusive

    father? What is the point of coming home when I don't want to live after he is through with his rage? When you cry yourself to sleep because you don't want to wake up to his face again? When he screams at you for driving away from home fast, only because it is killing you to be...
    Harper101 Harper101
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 29, 2016


    I'm tired...so tired. No one will notice when I'm gone...I'm tired. I need sleep. An eternal sleep. I'm tired...so tired.
    redteareyes redteareyes
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 3, 2013

    Just Now ..

    My mom and my dad were arguing over a debit card with my child support on it .. And he came in and pushed me and slapped me ? All I said was leave me alone? Was I wrong? Uh ..
    xxcbrennaxxxc xxcbrennaxxxc
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 24, 2013


    Ever since I was little, I can remember my father being abusive. Emotionally, mentally, and physically. Back then, it was MOSTLY towards my mother. Then one day, she decided she would bury her issues and abuse under a crack-cocaine addiction. Thus, resulting in a divorce between...
    AbusednBroken AbusednBroken
    18-21, F
    Dec 8, 2012

    I have a worst father in the world.

    He is such a loser. In spite of so much of knowledge , he couldn't do anything in his career. He himself don't value his parents and deserted them when in need. My paternal grandparents contacted him a lot but he just kept ignoring them , never visited them. They all though all...
    LOACoach2015 LOACoach2015
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2014

    I achieved a double whammy of abusive fathers.

    my mother originally married an physically abusive marine. he was my ***** donor. mom must have shopped at Walmart for her next loser a alcoholic who has nothing better than scream and yell and threaten. he ruined his own life with alcohol now he has become more miserable. glad...
    ramvan ramvan
    36-40, M
    Feb 12, 2015
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