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I Learnt To Be A Father To My Daughter

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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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    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 35 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    but never happened..had a great son I raised alone though,it was an eye opening experience.yet so wonderful. but i always wish for the father daughter thing i read about.
    quietthunder2 quietthunder2 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    i want my daughter,,,n i want suck her p....but sheis cool.but i do pls tell me
    hotboy2014 hotboy2014 36-40, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Today is the one month anniversary since my daughter passed away suddenly. I'm still in shock...
    FavoriteGardenia FavoriteGardenia 51-55, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My mother suddenly died two years ago at age 57 and my father started dating again shortly after. It was understandably an incredibly horrific time for my father and it was...
    SisyphusGirl SisyphusGirl 36-40, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    how can a father say your a peice of **** then hug your cousins like nothing happend how can a father say he loves you when he puts every one else above you how can a father...
    fkfh fkfh 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I grew up with my grandparents. My mother had a relationship with my father. He was abusive time to time, he had come issues with his life, I have heard that he robbed some close...
    melodie9 melodie9 18-21, F Mar 28

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    my biological father left my mother and I when I was 2 years old, and moved back to his home state MO. I'm now 23 with a 3 year old and I've seen him twice since I was 2, my...
    sh56388 sh56388 22-25, F Apr 9

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    He's been in my life for 12 years. He has been more of a father to me then my own dad is. My own dad thought being a great father was just handing my brother & I money every time...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I am 27, I lost my father to lung cancer 3 weeks ago he was 67, i feel so sad and alone and i feel that there's nothing to live for anymore. what breaks my heart more is that i...
    DadysGirl DadysGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Sometimes I feel like this makes me a bad person. But my reason for it is well...I met him on plentyoffish.com and we started talking and had alot in common. We met up about 2...
    alaskanrose90 alaskanrose90 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Well not so much now since I learnt the Three magic words "**** off dad!"
    rocketman84 rocketman84 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    My father used to be my idol when I was small, but know I hate him with a fiery passion. When I was 8 years old I found out that he sleeps with other women. I found this out...
    Yasora Yasora 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I am currently going thru a divorce with my soon to be ex husband. I never knew that going thru a divorce would be so tough. I left my husband because things just didn't pan out he...
    missingmy1angel missingmy1angel 31-35, F Apr 7

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    my real dad walked out me and my sister when i was 7 years and my sister was 10 years old, he didnt want anything to do with us. So my step dad brought us up has his own children...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I lost my Father to cancer when I was nine. A man I remember as honest, kind, generous... a true empath like me. I don't remember much at all after this, most of the time my...
    IamAnonGirl IamAnonGirl 18-21, F Mar 31

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    To start off with, my nan died a year ago of cancer. Nobody even told me she had cancer. My dad didn't talk to me once about her and he still hasn't mentioned her to this day. I...
    emmysauraus emmysauraus 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    My father had a cardiac arrest almost 1 month ago and died a little over a week ago after spending an unconscious 2 weeks in the ICU. His heart stopped for too long for there to be...
    shannzzy shannzzy 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am a father to 2 daughters. they are twins. both girls. They are my inspirations why I work so hard. Their laugh are so awesome, always makes my day
    Snowballeffect Snowballeffect 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    She Has Every Reason To Hate Me- As I said before I missed 10 years of fatherhood and the birth of my youngest child due to imprisonment. I have put my family through a lot. My...
    ArgentineJailbird ArgentineJailbird 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    How I Parent - Tips for Parenting or Don't be a Bad Dad. 1. Always ask for help, do not command, and accept no for an answer. Example: Dad asks, "Dear, do you have time to cut...
    sailor764 sailor764 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 1

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    It's about my dad. He has high blood pressure, diabetes and chronic kidney disease stage 5 and he's very hot tempered, egoistic and perfectionist. His anxiety just drive me and my...
    bubblyeater bubblyeater 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Nothing beats the unconditional live my daughters have for me.
    Armando91 Armando91 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I can not say, growing up I was a great daughter. I was mean, but I have always loved my dad. He was always there for me, no matter what. He still is. Even though when I was...
    MrsGrisham MrsGrisham 22-25, F Apr 10

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    My Stepdaughter- I never intended to marry my wife. I was in Italy to study having been sent there from Argentina by my grandmother to attend university. However I preferred to...
    ArgentineJailbird ArgentineJailbird 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I Love my daughters to death. I would do anything for them. My daughters are 3yo and 4mo. When i had my first daughter she was my everything. I couldnt put her down. Honestly when...
    JeanaNeverson2 JeanaNeverson2 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Where to begin. All I can say is although I have moved out of my fathers toxic home, I am still very nervous as I write this. I can literally feel the anxiety building up. Ok...
    rrrrandom rrrrandom 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have got married 6 months back . My husband mostly talks abt his father who doesn't help me or my husband either physically or financially he has rented house in his native , he...
    vidh vidh 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    My little girl is now a woman. She is 20 years old and engaged to be married. I'm so happy for her. My little girl is getting married. I'm leaving the house to her and her...
    betweenthe10andthequeen betweenthe10andthequeen 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I did something that was so hard for me to do a couple of weeks ago. I said Kaddish for both my father as well as my son together. It has been hard to say it for my dad for the...
    PerryGrosser PerryGrosser 51-55, M Apr 10

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    I have a step-father four years ago, and I don't like my step-father. First, I thought I don't like him because he's the one that my mom had affaire with and he's the one that...
    Fearlessheart13 Fearlessheart13 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My father passed away the middle of last year. A few years ago I "made amends"or so called, with him. We emailed between calls. I was able to communicate easier with him thru email...
    ozarkG ozarkG 36-40 1 Response Mar 22

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    I think it's disgusting how the role of the father seems insignificant to many people. Scorned women often bring their kids up to resent their fathers which is wrong. Not all...
    thisisanick thisisanick 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I could not think of a more perfect father than mine. Born as the oldest child of 8 sisters, my dad and his family grew up as a lower-class arabic family, at one point even...
    bassamelali bassamelali 18-21, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am spending the afternoon at poolside listening to the sounds of the afternoon, the birds calls, the crickets chirp, the noise of the nearby traffic, while observing the...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    My father left one week after I was born, he called once when I was in third grade but it was meant for my uncle about money. My grandparents hated him and always said things about...
    osnitrapzi osnitrapzi 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Some people may find this hard to relate to. However, the memories of our fathers fathers stay within us. They are part of us, whether we like it or not. The memories become...
    LesFennecs LesFennecs 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Having a father is having a parent, but it's a whole new person to explore. So many people have so many experiences with their fathers that are beautiful. My parents were very...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    http://news.yahoo.com/two-moms-baby-legal-first-u-gay-marriage-124540293--finance.html Are fathers going the way of the dinosaur...
    Bonnie1934 Bonnie1934 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I have been divorced for 10 years with two kids my eldest daughter turned on me this week and blamed her psychological issues on me. Since the divorce my ex has denied access on...
    gnj10k gnj10k 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    So a short school holiday is coming up and my wife will be visiting my in laws for two days next week. My older daughter will be at her mom's for the holiday so that leaves me home...
    G1One G1One 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 24

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    My daughter age 29 was driving home from work when an oncoming jeep happened to cross over onto her side of the road crushing her car back into the fence killing her almost...
    Roisin61 Roisin61 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I'd like to rp Daddy/daughter being a very young daughter. Molestation/rough welcomed. :)
    LauraLeaa LauraLeaa 31-35, F 14 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have a torn relationship with my Father. Sometimes I day dream what my life would be if we had a "relationship". For years I have carried a masked on covering up the hurt since...
    ADonya ADonya 31-35, F Mar 23

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    My father left before I was born and had a mother that didnt give 2 *****. But I like it better that way. I was able to be my own father figure and learn from my own mistakes and...
    XxSaintsEyesxX XxSaintsEyesxX 16-17, M Mar 29

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    My father has not been around much throughout my entire life. I am currently 24 years old and almost turning 25 in less then a week. He over criticizes me and compares me to my...
    jezebelx jezebelx 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Welcome to Founderism the Founding Fathers American religion The Founding Fathers "Founderism" religion shall treat the Founders as actual ascended Deities/patriotic Gods(because...
    ToniaD ToniaD 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I got pregnant at 17 my then boyfriend forced to live in their house which was a hell cause his father is an alcoholic dickhead. I've tried many times to leave my husband but...
    alivia25 alivia25 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I've never been "daddy's little girl" and I don't think I ever will. I can never seem to get along with my father in any way at all. I have three sisters, and they don't help that...
    mcsunshine09 mcsunshine09 13-15, F Mar 22

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    Imagine if somebody comes back to home from university after giving an exam and saw the death body of his father, yes I faced it, my dad was having bone cancer and his treatment...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M Mar 23