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I Learnt To Be A Father To My Daughter

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    How To Find The Right Guy - A Conversation With My Daughter

    On one of those long drive-my-15 year-old-daughter-to-basketball drives, watch her play and drive home again, we got talking about how you pick the right guy.  I mean, you see women everywhere making really stupid mistakes, getting hurt to the core of their being, repeating...
    abstraction abstraction 51-55, M 36 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Survived A Teenage Daughter

    This is about how my daughter's journey became part of my own. It's about learning how to be a father.  When my daughter was 15, we'd already had a stormy relationship for about four years.  I was in the midst of chronic depression, barely surviving, and she was a strong...
    abstraction abstraction 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Let me start off by saying I know nothing about how father-daughter relationships are supposed to be. I grew up quite distantly from my father- albeit under the same roof until I...
    parisjade12 parisjade12 22-25 Dec 15

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    My Princess.....you are My Precious Daughter!!! You are a daughter of the King, and not just any king. You are My daughter, and I am the God of all heaven and earth. I'm...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 10 hrs ago

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    My Dad passed away at home on April 30, 1993 from a heart attack!!! What a shock to arrive home from work and find that my father had died!!!.....I was 28 and living at home at...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    My mother left my father to pursue higher education and to work in a field that she wouldn't have been able to as a housewife. I used to blame her for not allowing me the...
    BaddieBaddie BaddieBaddie 18-21 20 hrs ago

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    I just joined this site after reading about other people's stories. I want your opinion to this problem. I have a father who has always put me second after my little brother. When...
    Abyss5 Abyss5 18-21, F a week ago

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    I don't understand what is going on with my daughter-in-law. We used to be very close and I just adored her. I "assumed" she adored me but now I realize it was prob one sided. She...
    forgottenmom forgottenmom 36-40, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Iam looking for teen daughter
    Lesbianmommy Lesbianmommy 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    looking for a younger daughter to replace mine who has moved out. please live on Greensboro area. message me for more.
    daughterlover daughterlover 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    The day I lost my father I lost love....it doesn't exist anymore...the selfless ,pure,warm love one a dad can show..nobody else...rest everyone who tells me they love me have some...
    dawnordusk dawnordusk 31-35, F 10 hrs ago

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    My Princess.....My Chosen One!!! I chose you before the foundation of the earth to be My princess. You are royalty even when you don't feel like a princess. I will wait for you...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    All children need there fathers
    OHman30 OHman30 26-30, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    YES. To a little girl, her father is the yardstick against which she measures all other men in her life. Show her kindness and love so she'll never settle for less. Show her...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Don't Judge me okay. I lost my day 1y ago and although I lived him very much, I also hated him very much.let me explain why. my mother was a drug addicted. addicted to Crack,Coke...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My children are my greatest achievement and I am grateful every day of my life for them. They have grown up and have their own lives now so don't need me like they once did and...
    bill1960 bill1960 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    I can't understand why so many parents view their time away from their children as a well-needed break. My daughter is 13, and the thought of her spending a week away from me is...
    akalvig akalvig 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I spent eight hours with my daughter – always wonderful – and during that time, she asked me, "Last month, why did you go looking on my phone the other day for a GPS tracker...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 8

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    I was very fortunate to have an adoptive mother. My birth mother never married my dad. He got married to someone else when I wasn't even born yet. He had two other kids with a...
    SKDel SKDel 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    My father is a good person. Atleast i think so.Unfortunatelly my life went wrong as my mother bullied me from my age of 9. He couldnt stop her, but he didnt left her while she...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 Dec 17

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    It's been 3 years since discovering what happened so long ago. When someone insists you have a child who is nearly grown, a child you were never told about, it sort of turns your...
    Casey28 Casey28 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Sorry but this will be a long read. I have an emotionally abusive father. It is hard to cope with but it's gotten a thousand times better since I moved out of his home 4 years ago...
    Emericia Emericia 22-25 2 days ago

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    So you always hear about bad fathers, so are then bad moms. I only one I can think of is my aunts friend who takes care of his daughter on his own. I will raise my children unlike...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    I'm not actually a father, but i was there for my eight year old niece since she was born. She is like my daughter, she even calls me her second father.
    wolves94 wolves94 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I know this guy. Let's call him Reese. Reese is a full time college student. He also works full time. He is popular. He won homecoming king this year. He's a really sweet man. Very...
    groundcraze groundcraze 22-25, F Dec 15

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    I love being a father to my joyous little daughter. Best thing ever happened. I get exhausted tho. Sometimes I feel like I'm being pulled by everyone in different directions. Crazy...
    jcomnimax jcomnimax 36-40 1 Response Dec 4

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    I absolutely hate him. I cannot stand being in his presence even for a minute before I try to cause him misfortune in any way I can. He sound nice, talks nice and is kind but it is...
    littleowlet littleowlet 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have a mother. I have a father. They both love me!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I get sick of people giving me sh*t about having teenage daughters. Right now, they're sweet and innocent, so don't wreck my joy!
    TechnicalEcstasy TechnicalEcstasy 36-40, M 10 Responses Dec 8

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    To us it's not a game. He is my blood. I was without my father for a long time. we bonded during our special ride. I wanted him then. I wanted his member inside me. I wanted juices...
    leannabee leannabee 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I wanted to write an update to my last post. I have been thinking about my relationship to my step children. The oldest has been the most difficult. As a family, we have a family...
    FutileFather FutileFather 46-50, M Dec 20

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    Sent my dad a text of records I'd be ok with for Christmas and he sent back yep you are definitely my daughter. Most emotion I've ever felt from him
    CaliArs CaliArs 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I work from home and my wife also works, but with a company I don't particularly care for, and my step-daughter goes to high school. She likes me and it's actually like she's my...
    ThomasLuuk ThomasLuuk 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    Before I was born, my mother was pregnant with my brother and decided to marry my father for the support. She stayed with him for twenty years until now to raise her children...
    bubbleteax bubbleteax 16-17, F Dec 17

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    Actually I don’t think I have hated anyone ever. But if I have done, it was my father. He was the most pathetic turd piece of meat I’ve ever known. My grandma told me that...
    tazx tazx 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 14

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    I am a logical personal and I am gonna sort out the wonders around my relationship with my father with logic and sense. I don’t understand the illogical behavior of my siblings...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 20

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    When I was sexually violated- my father got wind of it from my violator- who lied and said we were in a relationship, and that I willingly messed around. My father believed him...
    freedom432 freedom432 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    As I write these words from my heart it brings tears to my eyes. Every time I think about my beautiful daughter I can't help, but smile. As most of you know; I adopted my daughter...
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 10 Responses Dec 19

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    tl;wr: I'm on the verge of single fatherhood to three boys still hoping to make it work and I'm worried about how I will do. (tl;wr=to long;won't read) I am not a single father...
    LOMD LOMD 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I thought I wrote this here before, but I guess I was mistaken. It’s probably buried somewhere on my hard drive. Either way, it's on my mind and I'm going to write about it again...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M Dec 8

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    My parents were teenagers (17). When my mother was pregnant with me, my father's parents moved (with him) to another state. My grandma kept his correspondence to my mom and left my...
    aakkiii aakkiii 41-45 Dec 8

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    I grow up in a regular household. Mom, dad, old er sister and grandma living with us. I love my parents and family a lot. My hate and love relationship is only with my father. I...
    polly0007 polly0007 36-40, F a week ago

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    Well I know my father but for so long I've seen him as little as once in two years. But to be honest it never got to me, I never held a grudge against anyone. But right now there's...
    damnitsover damnitsover 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I have fathered 2 lovely children, watched and helped my wife give birth to them. Oh what an experience and shock to look up and see all these people in the room after they were...
    Ozdharma Ozdharma 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 16

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    I was unfaithful to my daughter's mother nine years ago. That is why the lady and I are divorced. Although our daughter remains happy, healthy, well-adjusted, compassionate, and...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 5 Responses Dec 3

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