I Havent Been the Same Since My Father Died

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    My mother and I are like oil

    and water. My father kept my mother and I settled and not too much at each other's throats. With my father gone, my mother now feels completely legitimized in her resentment of me. To to world, she is sweet and kind. When I say something negative about her, I seem like the...
    sillysweetlil sillysweetlil
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 15, 2015

    It Was A Painful Wake Up Call!!

    when I lost my dad, it took me completely by surprise. It still hurts, but I am learning to live with the pain. Most importantly I learned a few things about life. death of a loved one is a serious reminder that tommorow is not guaranteed. My mission in life now, is to do...
    deewer deewer
    Sep 30, 2011

    When Are The Tears Ever Going To Stop?

    A couple of days ago, I logged onto my Facebook account and clicked on an application called Picture of the Day.  A picture out of your photo album is randomly chosen by the computer and gets tagged as the picture of the day.  Well the picture of the day...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 13, 2010

    A Meal and a Death

    In 1987 I was stationed at Fort Hood Texas. I was single and had been in the Army a number of years and my parent were coming in for a visit. They were travelers. They owned an RV and rarely were at their brick and morter home. There was a Christmas caravan through Mexico...
    Rob1863 Rob1863
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Dec 14, 2008

    My Dad, My Hero, Died January 4, 2009

    My hero, the cheerleader of my life, my Dad, passed away in January 2009.   He was 86. I never imagined how "alone" I was going to feel.   I still have my Mother and sister, but Dad was the one who made me feel special and very loved.  ...
    calliebelle calliebelle
    7 Responses Apr 18, 2009

    Love Beyond Love

    My father was by dearest friend on earth, the life of my life. I can still hardly bear to think that I will NEVER be held by him again. We will NEVER tell each other how much we love each other, or make jokes no one else gets. Or any of five thousand things. I've never been so...
    Viola221b Viola221b
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2012

    The Missing Daddy

      Her hair up in a pony tail, her favorite dress tied with a bow Today was Daddy's Day at school, and she couldn't wait to go But her Mommy tried to tell her, that she probably should stay home Why the kids might not understand, if she went to school alone...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2008
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