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I Miss My Dad

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    Eshan29 Eshan29 22-25 2 Responses Jun 21

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    My Hero,My Angel

    On December 5, 2011 at 7:20 in the morning I was awakened by my brother as I slept in the window seal in my dads hospital room. As I opened my eyes I realized I wasn't dreaming, and the nightmare that had started about two years, before was actually my reality. My first love, my...
    Faith4dad Faith4dad 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    Friend, Philosopher, Guide,

    Boss & Dad: That is the ascending order in which I preferred him in my life, Dad being the most preferred obviously and he fulfilled every part with aplomb in my 43 years. He would put up with my rants, accept me for who I am, did not hold any grudge over the innumerable...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen 41-45, M 6 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    The divorce makes all holidays harder.

    .. and especially when I can't spend Father's Day with my father because he lives eight hours away. He's been in a depressed kind of mood lately and I'm afraid Father's Day is just making it harder on him. I wish I could do something to help.
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Yeah, I Do

    Some days more then others, it's been a few months now and I think about him every day, usually just as a subconscious thought. Every now and then something makes me think a little harder about him and it brings a tear to my eye, the world is a better place for him having been in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    16 years ago today, I received the phone call.

    I had talked to my father a good 45 minutes. Wishing him a happy father's day. 10 minutes after, the phone rang. My father had another stroke. I talked to his sister, says he was leaving in an ambulance... talked to Mr B, asked him what happened. He told me that the ambulance...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 9 Responses Jun 20

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    I lost my father to murder

    when I was 18 needless to say I'm pretty selfish and insensitive towards Father's Day and could careless about it.
    reader44 reader44 26-30, M Jun 21

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    My dad would tell me growing up I was made from

    his load so I was made to take it. and I couldn't agree more
    DadsApervert DadsApervert 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 5

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    growing up my father always said

    that I was made from his seed so made to take it. he was the best dad
    DadsApervert DadsApervert 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I Really Want Him Back

    I have attempted to write this story at least 2 to 3 dozen times since I added the experience to my profile but I always break down in tears and cannot finish it.  Tonight I have been tearful already because I have had a tough week at work and on top of that relationship...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 108 Responses May 22, 2008

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    Ever since he's together with my stepmom he

    changed alot .. Like okay somethings in the good way.. But i miss my old daddy you know .. The one who could have fun all the time .. The one who was always the strongest one .. The .. My hero .. I miss my old hero.
    vit1234 vit1234 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    He died a year ago yesterday.

    His birthday was two days ago. Happy Birthday Daddy! I hate him not being here but it seems such a selfish feeling cause he was in so much pain. I wish I didn't feel this way because I know he is feeling much better now and I wouldn't take that away from him. I just long to see...
    kimmydon kimmydon 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 7

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    I lost my dad to cancer in 2012,

    I advised him to take chemotherapy because I didn't wanna lose him but when he died, my mom blamed meand does to this day, she was convinced it was the chemo that killed him.
    HarleyQuinn1995 HarleyQuinn1995 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    So my dad passed away January 22nd 2004 from a

    car accident..so I drew this and I am gonna get a tattoo of it on my back
    MarikaBooder MarikaBooder 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    I lost my dad to cancer almost 6 years ago.

    Doesn't even feel like its been that long. We were very close. His death was unexpected. I miss him so much! I wish I could cuddle him.
    whoeveriwannab whoeveriwannab 31-35, F Jun 14

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    So today is Fathers Day

    which is an unbearable day for me even 12 years down the line I still cry that I cannot have my dad with me in person. I know he is watching over me but I would love to be able to say happy Father's Day in person and give him a cuddle and tell him I love him.... As if today...
    eibhlinalicejane eibhlinalicejane 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    A glimpse of Strong Man

    What makes a man strong?  Muscles? maybe the hability to lift extreamly heavy objetcs? or to talk loud , fight with other mens .......and actually win those fights? well yeah those are good examples of male strengh. But that's not kind of strengh  I want to talk...
    Secretpoem Secretpoem 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2007

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    My dad recently got paralyzed

    and since then I have been thinking to meet him but due to my own ill health, traveling is prohibited to me.. He is unable to speak and its extremely painful... I imagine how things were in school, how the life was as I grew up, his role in my life, his hard work to fulfil the...
    simplydbest simplydbest 22-25, M 7 Responses May 10

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    Why doesnt this heartache go away?

    Why do I miss him so much when I have so carefully taken all his memories...wrapped them up in a beautiful cover...put them in a cocoon and hidden them in one remote corner of my heart..so deep inside that they should remain there...always hidden because I cannot and do not want...
    nightoceanbreeze nightoceanbreeze 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2014

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    Dad

    I do really miss my father. He was a good man with a big heart. I have many traits like him. He taught me a lot without trying and I am glad he was my father. It will soon be five years since his death. You seem to remember so many little things when the people you love go. I...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 11 Responses Jun 17, 2013

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    I love my parent's home.

    It's always been the safe place. I moved out a couple of times for a year or two at most and as of now haven't lived there in the last 4 years. It has the greatest neighborhood with great neighbors. Since dad died it's been hard to keep up on the maintenance. I do as much as I...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    4-22-40.....After a lifetime of trying to

    remember my Dad's birthday, I finally got it. After spending a week in the hospital with him and subsequently helping him die, after months and months of settling his affairs and executing his will, I finally got it. I promise to never forget it again Dad. I miss you so much...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55 2 Responses Apr 22

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    Forever in my heart your memory lives on.

    Yes it's been thirteen years since you left this world. But to me it feels like only yesterday that I woke up to hear the tell tale noise of the metal spoon stirring stirring stirring stirring and a clink clink clink as you made morning coffee. It feels like yesterday since...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 15 Responses Apr 30

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    Happy Father's Day to the best dad never met.

    I wish I could have known you.
    SRayne SRayne 51-55, M Jun 21

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    It has officially been one month

    since my father passed. It still hurts just as much, if not more than before. Not a day goes by... 4/1/14 💙
    OwnWhoYouAre OwnWhoYouAre 18-21, F 7 Responses May 1, 2014

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    Happy Father's Day to all the Dads out there.

    I was lucky enough to have a very loving dad. Of course, when I was younger I though that he must hate me (he was strict growing up), but as I got older, I understood and appreciated the way he'd raised me. And I knew that everything he'd done was out of love.I miss him every day...
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I lost my dad 1 month ago.

    ..he was an RCMP and was killed by a drunk driver while he was talking to a car he pulled over...I miss him so much and love him
    BabyBabz BabyBabz 18-21, F 25 Responses Mar 14, 2014

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    Papa, I Wish You Were Here.. :'(

    August 9, 2010 Monday, is the last day I spent with my dad. It's been 2 years now, and there's no one else in this world I'd rather see than my dad.. I miss him so much..As a kid, my dad always had my back. He always supported me in everything I do. And he's the kind of dad who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    It'S Been 2 Years

    I hate mom for kicking you out. I miss our special times together. I miss your voice, I miss your face, I miss you holding me at night. I miss your touch. I want to feel you again
    teena4u269 teena4u269 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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    I dreamt that I'm not good in English

    and then my new teacher was mad at me because I'm not good and then i told her I'm good and I wrote some English she said ok I can see it and i told her my teacher areej is better than you. after that I saw my dead dad he was alive but he was sick and about to die again when I...
    jumanachan jumanachan 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    There isn't a day that goes by

    when I don't think of my dad, I miss him more than words could say.. I know there are many people that like me especially feel the pain on a day like today, I hope our dads know how special they are and how much they are missed this Father's Day
    Shyb1 Shyb1 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    My dad took his last breath on March 12th,

    2014. He was only 53. He fought his cancer hard. Until the very end. He didn't want to let go of my mom, my brother, or me. Before he passed, he told me to stay strong. I usually don't have a problem with being strong but this was destroying me & he could definitely tell. I...
    KaylenG2121 KaylenG2121 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24, 2014

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    remebering last two years my dad was with us in

    one home he was a fantastic dad he was the greatest dad in the world i wish that i growed up with him and talk toghether i was soo happy with him i wish he didnt leave us i cant handle my selfe crying on him people dont see me crying the say that im not feeling saad on him but...
    Meazowourf Meazowourf 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    This Is A Tribute To My Father Who Was Also My Best Friend

    I spoke with a close and loving friend about the kind of realtionship I had with my father and this friend gave the time of day to talk and speak of how wonderful our relationship was. It wasn't always a rosey picture. Yet there were much more good times than I can remember...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48 46-50, M 20 Responses Oct 3, 2010

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    9 Months On...

    It's been nearly 9 months since my wonderful Dad passed away. The shock and numbness are wearing off but the pain is still very raw. I knew it would be hard but I didn't anticipate how strong the feelings of loss and emptiness would be. What I wouldn't give to see him again! I...
    Liette Liette 36-40, F 50 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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    Happy Birthday! Dad..

    .... Aww! I love and miss you! You will always be my Guardian Angel....😘
    Missminn Missminn 46-50, F 1 Response May 1

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    Today I'm having one of those days

    where I just can't get my dad out of my head. after 12 years all our memories and jokes are still in my head, all I do is wish I could see your face one last time. Shine Bright my beautiful Star ❤️❤️
    eibhlinalicejane eibhlinalicejane 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 24

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    My father died October of this year.

    I was always terrified of him dying. Now the unthinkable has happened. I truly know what it means to be heartbroken because I am. My father and I were different but really enjoyed each others company. I feel so lost and adrift. Would love to hear from others with similar...
    GiseleG GiseleG 46-50, F 9 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    I lost my father to a heart attack 10 years ago.

    Fathers day always makes me miss him. I was a lucky girl I had a great dad who always supported me and loved me but I lost him to soon. I miss him..
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 21

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    I'm on my way to Vail to work

    so I'm out of town duh but I just got a call from my oldest son and a text from the other. I'm good. Happy father's day to you all you deserve it. you did alright! !
    Kentex Kentex 56-60, M Jun 21

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    Lost my dad 2 years back .

    ..He wasn't even sick sound & healthy .....I hate God for doing this ....Now its just me & my mom .....Greatest loss in my life.....I miss everyday , every moment ....He had certain dreams which he wanted me to fulfill i but i fear i would be able to that without his help...
    Eshan29 Eshan29 22-25 2 Responses Jun 8

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    Happy Father's Day to all of the men

    who are real Dads to their kids... Most men can produce a child, but being a true Dad is truly awesome! My Dad was wonderful & I was so blessed. I miss him every day, but on days like today, I sure wish there were telephones in heaven. Love you Dad!!
    dandylion7 dandylion7 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Today is the second anniversary of my father's

    death.. they say that wounds would heal as time passes.. but as time passes, the more I feel missing him.. I was 29 yo when he left this life..but I still miss him as a baby girl waiting for her dad to come from work.. When he died, I suddenly realized that I would no longer use...
    youaremygift youaremygift 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    I kept him at a safe distance,

    I didn't want him to know too much, and I am sorry that I didn't let him know me completely. He was a survivor and he seemed to be at peace with the world that broke him more than once. I had the privilege of being the one that he spent his last days with. He said that he needed...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55 8 Responses Apr 13

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    miru1 miru1 26-30, F Jun 20

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    Dear Papa, Today is the exact day your heart

    decided to stop beating. They say I was too young back then to remember everything about you. But you know what? I still remember all those bicycle rides in the morning, those food you used to cook, and all those late nights I waited for you to come home. We'll always miss you...
    TjDee TjDee 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29

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