I Have Never Met My Father

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 421 People

    To my Child ~ Love Dad

    I don't know what you've been told, but I would never purposely hurt you. I don't care how you got here, or who your mother is, you are part of me, and hurting you is hurting myself. I know we have never met, but I want to explain something to you just in case we never do. There...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 15, 2013

    No Dad.

    I was 18 when I finally met my dad. I had never heard his voice or seen his face. I grew up being told I didn't look anything like my mom, so I knew that meant I looked just like him. I would look at myself in the mirror and picture a mustache or a beard.. Anything that made him...
    KyleLarge KyleLarge
    1 Response Nov 3, 2012

    I'm about to be 22 and I have no idea

    who my father is. I've always known my "dad" wasn't my biological father, but I was always led to believe that another man was my father. My freshman year of high school the 3 of us got a DNA test and he was not my biological father. Once I asked my mother she said at the time...
    JamirKushland JamirKushland
    22-25, M
    Feb 8, 2016

    Man I Heard Was My Father Turns Out To B My Cousin

    All my life I've heard that this one man was my father. I had NEVER met let alone even saw an image of him. Nearly two years ago I found this man on a social networking site and he immediately knew the basic things about me that a "father" should and would know about his child...
    Khaybai Khaybai
    May 12, 2012

    Hi, My name is Sherry,

    I am 54 years old and I have never met my father, I don't even know who he is. My mother was single when she had me and I believe my father was married to someone else. I was born in Flint MI at Hurley Hospital, we lived with my grandparents in Linden MI. My mother married...
    octobersky63 octobersky63
    56-60, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2015

    I Do Not Know Who My Father Is

    Hello To You All I don't know who my Father is. My Mother (WHO IS STILL ALIVE) refuses to tell me ANYTHING about my Biological Father...I don't even know his name or age This has always and continues to cause me a lot of heartache...and I truly believe that it is the cause of...
    rainbow6979 rainbow6979
    9 Responses Sep 18, 2010

    I have never met my father he lives locally he

    knows about me and could easily be in contact but doesn't want to be even when I contacted him first. I'm scared I will never meet him or his family before he dies. However far off that is
    eaj22 eaj22
    22-25, F
    May 1, 2015

    I Have Never Met My Iranian Father Think I Found Him!!!

    I was born in Aug of 1980 my father left America in Feb. According to my mother he knew she was pregnant and he asked her to go to Iran with him. She did not want to leave her family. He had to go back because of the revolution. All I have known is stories from my mother his full...
    prettyinpink2009 prettyinpink2009
    2 Responses Jun 23, 2010

    The Cook-I was born of an extramarital affair

    between an American woman and her European lover on the island Cyprus almost 20 years ago. Her husband,a jealous and violent Dominican man according to my adopted mother,refused to allow her to bring me home. Instead she handed me over to a restaurant owner`s wife who...
    PaleEyedColored PaleEyedColored
    22-25, F
    Dec 23, 2013

    Mom Died. Found Father. He Wasn't My Father. Now What?

    My mother was in college in 1965 when I was born. Throughout my childhood she told me that my father's name was Bobby Evans and he had been in college with her. She told me that he wasn't interested in being a dad so she arranged to put me up for adoption. My grandmother...
    CensorMe CensorMe
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 16, 2013

    Twist Of Fate

    I am 23 years old and all my life my toxic family told me that my real father knew that I existed, knew that I belonged to him...but wanted nothing to do with me. Instead he chose to raise his other daughter, who is 26 now. My whole life I was "raised" for lack of a better term...
    morbidkittie13 morbidkittie13
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Sep 10, 2011

    I Don't Know Who My Dad Is

    Hello To You All I don't know who my Father is. My Mother (WHO IS STILL ALIVE) refuses to tell me ANYTHING about my Biological Father...I don't even know his name or age This has always and continues to cause me a lot of heartache...and I truly believe that it is the cause of...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379
    36-40, F
    15 Responses Sep 19, 2010

    never met my dad, but mom

    and I had some great times. especially in my teens and early 20s. she was young when she had me.
    Therealjason Therealjason
    31-35, F
    Jan 18, 2015

    One Day We'll Meet..

    I have 3 brothers and 1 sister and I am the youngest. My mum and dad were married for 16 years and pregnant on me, the last child. My dad was an alcoholic, he smoked and suffered from asthma. As a result, he had a heart attack, an asthma attack and died. He died when my mother...
    nadine17 nadine17
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jan 2, 2013

    Halfway Adopted

    To start off: My mom has been married twice, it's common knowledge that all of her children older than me are from her first marriage and share the same last name. And then she married my dad and I'm the oldest of their kids. When I was 18, just getting ready to graduate high...
    angeldancer angeldancer
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2012

    I am 23 years old a recent college graduate

    and have never met my father. I wish I knew who you were so you could see my accomplishments. Why did you have to leave without meeting me. I feel a hole inside me without knowing the family that I could have had. Do I have brothers? Sisters? Lately I wonder if I should...
    mg1522 mg1522
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2014

    My Father Left Before I Was Born

    I never met my father, although I know his name and could probably find him if I wanted to. My mother and he were not married when she became pregnant, and he decided to bail. When I was younger, it used to bother me, but now, I find that I just don't really care all that much...
    trickyninja trickyninja
    26-30, F
    42 Responses Jul 17, 2007

    I am in my 30s and I have never met my father.

    I think I first started to yearn for my father when I had my first son when I was around 22. Now recently, as a few tragedies has occured in my life, I have started to yearn again. My mother has never talked to me about my father. I remember the story from a young child, that my...
    patrese99 patrese99
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2014

    32 And Dont Even Know Fathers Name

    I was adopted when I was little over year old by my aunt so I know my biological father. How ever I get stone walled when ever I ask about my biological father. Even when I wanted to know who he was just to know about possible medical history on his side. is it seem odd to...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 1, 2013

    A Letter To The Father I May Never Know...

    Steamy affair resulting in pregnancy; the father bales immediately. In short, this is my history. I have finally written the letter to my biological father, the letter I've been contemplating for years now. I wonder how long it will take me to send it... Here it is: 16 years ago...
    carmengroom carmengroom
    3 Responses Jul 7, 2013

    I Have Never Met My Iranian Father

    My father came over from Iran before the revolution in 1978 to study in England. He met my mother and they were a couple for just under a year, but it must have been quite intense because they had moved in together. Then my mum got pregnant and he left. I'm a bit confused about...
    littlemissfitz littlemissfitz
    31-35, F
    12 Responses Apr 14, 2010

    I just turned 28. I have never met my father.

    My mom just told me his name is Craig, and he left us soon after I was born. I never really wanted to meet my father growing up, but now I guess I do want to know about him. Like many others on here, my grandfather has been like a father to me. Today my uncle told me that I have...
    blueeestarrr28 blueeestarrr28
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2015

    I have never met my father either.

    mom told me about him she said he was real nice when he wasn't drinking, but once he would start drinking he didn't know when to stop till he would pass out. and after she got pregnant with me, he got in a car wreck after leaving some bar. they said he was so drunk he never felt...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Oct 29, 2015

    I Wish...

    i am 16 year old girl that had to grow up not knowing a single thing about who my father was. my mom had a bad life before she had me. my older sisters dad was a complete jerk and didnt support my mother and cheated on her every chance that he got. well for what my mother told me...
    Xcourt00 Xcourt00
    May 21, 2009

    Is John Severson My Father?

    Is John Severson My Father? Why did he make it so difficult to get a DNA sample to exclude himself if he knew he was not? Go to my website www.isjohnseversonmyfather.com to learn how I discovered that my father might be one of the most famous men in surf media history and find...
    kiminator kiminator
    46-50, F
    Sep 8, 2010

    FYDwisdom @ gmail.comwww.

    life-with-confidence.com/who-am-i-finding-out-that-my-father-is-not-my-biological-father.htmlI was raised with the perfect family setup Mom, Dad, little brother, and 2 grand-moms in one house. There was always someone home to talk to or eat with. It was great. There was always...
    FYDWisdom FYDWisdom
    1 Response Nov 16, 2015

    Always Wondering

    As a kid, my mother never said much about my father, but I never met him. When I was young I found a letter from someone who seemed to think he was my father, and she told me he was, but he was writing from jail and he had a common name in a big town, so it was unlikely I was...
    tiffanyh89 tiffanyh89
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2013

    Dear Dad,

    If you can read this in heaven dad, enjoy! I never met my father. My mom was sort of a lover when she was younger, so she fell in love. Then she got pregnant, everypne was telling her to abort me, she didn't. I am so thankful for that. But just a year or two ago I wanted to know...
    alpinedirtstar alpinedirtstar
    18-21, M
    2 Responses May 16, 2011

    He Just Doesn't Want Me In His Life....

    Every birthday candle blown out was a wish I made for you Every wish upon a falling star was for my dream to come true.... The child inside has cried for years trying to comprehend Why it's so hard for you to be my hero, my Dad, my friend.... I've cried to God and often prayed...
    cbalisha cbalisha
    31-35, F
    Apr 21, 2012

    I'm so curious just to know

    who he is/was but idk if I ever will. My mom always used to brush it off, she tells me so little about him. The story is that they were together and he was good to her and he knew about me coming but my mom just left him without saying a word and they met once randomly and he...
    Kliz Kliz
    Jul 4, 2015

    Motown Tragedies

    I was born 23 years ago. Months later I would be abandoned by a drug addict mother who I would not met until I was 13. In that time of meeting her I asked about my father and she told me a story of a man that she had met. He was her neighbor. She told me that during the time of...
    juskeepmoving juskeepmoving
    May 17, 2013

    This Year I Find Out...

    I was raised by my mother and a man who I thought was my father, I have 3 younger siblings.  The man I thought was my father always treated me like crap. Growing up, I had one of those hospital issued birth certificates with the footprint.  My birth...
    madsock madsock
    4 Responses Oct 28, 2008

    Looking For My Father

    im 19 now. all i know is my dad left when i was 3 months old. i know he loved me once. i know iv got a gaping hole in my heart that can never be filled. i want to find him and meet him even if all he has to say is i dont want to know you. at least i would have met him. my mum...
    sarahbubblex sarahbubblex
    3 Responses Aug 8, 2009

    Father Confliction

    just a need to vent and share. where to begin?... my mother has been a single mother from her very first child and all my siblings and i have different fathers. they all know their dad and i have never met my dad before. ever since i was a child i wanted to know him and always...
    littoria littoria
    18-21, F
    Aug 9, 2013

    Im 30yrs Old N Never Met My Dad

    i turned 30 feb 2013 and never met my dad,i changed my name by depol wen i was 21 as i didnt see any point in keeping my dad's name as i dont know him,dont know wot he look's like and so desparate to find him,as he has 3 beautiful grandchildren he doesnt know he's got,my mum has...
    bradcaseyscarlet bradcaseyscarlet
    31-35, F
    Jun 26, 2013

    14th November 2015 Today my mother rang to

    tell me that my 2nd Cousin (Phillip) has died, this might explain the horrid on edge/uneasy, feeling of dread… waiting for something bad to happen feeling that I’ve had for a few weeks now. The reason that his death has had such an impact on me is because I believe that he...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 16, 2015

    I'm 15 soon to be 16

    and I have never met my dad, these last few years have been hell. I spend most my nights crying myself to sleep wondering why he hasn't come looking for my or why he left in the first place. My mum has never told me much. She claims she doesn't even know his last name.. I know...
    georgiakh312 georgiakh312
    16-17, F
    Sep 17, 2015

    Hello, I'm posting

    because I need some advice. My spouse has never met his father. He said that he left him when he was a baby and he only knows his name. He's never seen a picture either. Suffice to say his has affected him greatly and my heart breaks for him everyday. I should also mention him...
    luaberry luaberry
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2015

    My father was murdered by an ex boyfriend of my

    mom in the early 90s While I was just two. And simultaneously because of the drug use involved between the three of them My mother somehow signed a plea agreement back then that turned into two life sentences with parole. So far so good in life though. I don't want to murder...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 19, 2014
    staystrongandlive staystrongandlive
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 15, 2014

    He Doesnt Love Me

    I am 31 and recently found my father whom Ive never seen before, until 2 years ago, he accepted me on facebook. He lives four states away from me, but everytime he is here in town, he doesnt even take 5 minutes of his time to meet me face to face. But always puts the blame on me...
    Lacey1981 Lacey1981
    Apr 12, 2012

    I am a 15 year old girl

    and I never met my dad. He left me when I was born. He fled to California when I live in Massachusetts. And he didn't make life better for himself as he continued to use drugs. Last year I saw a picture of him for the first time. It makes me sad that he doesn't know me. I go...
    jocelynrose jocelynrose
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2014

    Thanks For The Hole In My Heart 'daddy'

    From what my mum has told me when I was younger my dad saw me once as a baby and never again. According to my auntie (who I can freely talk to about my dad as I feel guilty asking my mum about him for fear she will think I don't appreiciate the life I have and has built me), he...
    jessicaadassa jessicaadassa
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 14, 2012

    Never Met My Father

    When I was 21 my mom told me that the man I thought was my father wasn't and that at the time I was conceived she'd had an affair with a black man.  That was fine with me because the man I thought was my dad was a real jerk.  But the guy who is my real dad refuses to...
    kiddokat kiddokat
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Jun 16, 2007

    "You Look Just Like Your Dad"

    Hello all. i have read through some of the posts on here and have decided to join the ranks. I am a 35 year old who has never met his father. For the longest time, the only thing i knew about him was that he played guitar and harmonica. and that i looked a lot like him...
    Coppermind Coppermind
    36-40, M
    Jul 31, 2013

    If You Met Me Dad. Would You Leave Again....

    The day I was born my father left. He didn't see me. He didn't know my name. He walked away. My mother and father wern't married. in fact, they wern't dating and never had. It was a one night fling that ended in my life. My mom told me that my father said the reason for his...
    obxjordyntaylor obxjordyntaylor
    Oct 27, 2011

    I'm 22 years old and

    until I was 17 I had no idea who my father was. My mom was really cool about it and actually answered my questions when I asked. Turns out he's the owner of the company she works for and they have been friends since like forever. By the time I was conceived, his marriage was...
    beriking beriking
    22-25, F
    Jan 21, 2016

    I will never know my father.

    I didn't meet my dad until I was 10. when i was 15 rumour came to me saying that this man was not my dad. 22 years later I took a dna test. he is not my father. I took a test with the man mum now says is my father, that test also came back negative. now she has given me 2 more...
    Mindypixie Mindypixie
    Oct 22, 2015

    Once Again

    My story began before I was born . My mother dated, but never loved a man she felt sorry for. According to her, he was violent, angry and controlling. I was conceived, he was never told and here I am 34 years later wishing I knew my father. Growing up I was...
    GraceMarie GraceMarie
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2009

    I Want To Meet My Dad So Badly..

    I'm 14 years old and i never met my real father.I was born when my mom was 19 years old,and she didn't married so yeah I,m a  bastard..Born with no dad.My grandmother hate my mom so much and since my mom was a little kid,my grandma always be cruel to her.She always trying to...
    Lyna97 Lyna97
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2011

    Never Met Father

    I have never even seen a picture of him. My mother says he probably doesn't know i exist because they separated after she got pregnant. It didn't bother me at all until a year or two ago. I have never told my mom that it upsets me to spare her feelings about the situation but...
    trunkshope trunkshope
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2013

    And Never Will-My mother left him in Norway

    whilst she was still pregnant with me because he abused her and turned out to be a White Nationalist. After my birth she returned to the United States with her 4 young children(3 of he is the father) and spent years in hiding to protect us against illegal abduction back to...
    ZenithOmega ZenithOmega
    18-21, F
    Dec 20, 2014
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