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    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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    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...
    Qtip1976 Qtip1976 31-35, M 5 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    When I was young, I was a daddy's girl.

    It was a hot summer day. My dad and mom loaded us kids up in the car to go swimming. When we arrived, all of the kids there were jumping into the water. My sister and I thought we were supposed to do the same. We jumped in and started drowning. My dad dived in fully clothed...
    Sunshinegirl07 Sunshinegirl07 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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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 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    My father died last April.

    It really sucks even though we weren't that close.
    dontwannadiealone dontwannadiealone 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    He came to me in a dream last night.

    It was so vivid. We talked and laughed like the old days. Then he started to leave. I begged him not to go. He told me that he had no choice. Why is life so unfair?
    Noloveforyou Noloveforyou 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    We were not close when I was growing up.

    He was in and out. He was a very hard worker and he was always gone working. I think that because we weren't close, I remember and cherish every special moment we had. He wasn't a hugger or an emotional kinda guy. He was a rock. I was just sitting here thinking of some of...
    MissWorld33 MissWorld33 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 12

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    Happy birthday Dad. It's been four months ago

    to the day since we lost you. I'm still not good with it...at all.
    NotQuiteRite NotQuiteRite 51-55, M 7 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I know he went to heaven

    but I wonder if he misses me or thinks about me.
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 15

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    I Love You Dad !

    Nineteen years ago today on February 5 TH 1993 was one of the worst days of my life. I received a call telling me my father was dying and to come quick. I flew to the nursing home. My speedometer needle was buried in the dashboard. I arrived only to be met at the doorway by his...
    hunnydipz hunnydipz 51-55, M 7 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    My dad died May 25th,

    2005. It's almost 9 years since he left and I miss him every day. I really wish he were here right now.
    maebebe maebebe 26-30, F 1 Response May 5

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    he may be bad but I need him.

    Hes in prison. Its hard not having someone when ur scared to go to or to have to help from
    jazzie678 jazzie678 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    It's hard to grasp the right words

    when you haven't even come to terms with what really is. It's been five years, I was fourteen at the time, precisely three days before I entered high school. I could easily tell you where I was sitting in my house, who I was with on the couch, the sounds that came out of my...
    HopeInConstruction HopeInConstruction 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    My dad and I have been contacting each other

    through whatsapp for the past two months ( : and he asked to see a picture of my brother, sister and I, he put It as his profile picture ❤️
    marilynnrox marilynnrox 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    The Last Time...

    The last time I saw my dad, I didn't know it was going to be the last time I saw him.  I was on a break from college, and I had come home for my 21st birthday (a few days before).  I don't remember much of what I did for the few days I was home, but I do recall my dad looking...
    SailN SailN 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    I Miss Him

    Standing in your bedroom, my heart stops... The phone is ringing Hello? Time stops, as the reciever hits the floor... My keys in hand, my heart is racing, My legs are trying to keep up... Im running, climbing 3 stairs at a time. Slow motion, the traffick moved...
    AthenasPrayer AthenasPrayer 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 17, 2012

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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

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    Dad....I know you can't hear me

    but I miss you..I wish you could come home....I love you and always will - Forever your daughter Laura
    ShyCanadian123 ShyCanadian123 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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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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    Letter To Dad

    My Dearest Dad, On Sunday it will be six years since you left us. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about you. I see your piercing green eyes and the proud smile on your face that you always had for me when I walked through the door. I miss you so much. I try...
    Fallgirl007 Fallgirl007 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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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 10 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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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 6 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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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 21 Responses Oct 3, 2010

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    'You will have everything in your life

    but me.' This was the last thing my dad said before he died. It's been in my head ever since. :(
    Rae06 Rae06 22-25, F 9 Responses Jan 8

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    My father isn't dead,

    although he goes away quite a bit(He works in the mining business) so I don't get to see him(Better than never seeing him). My mom and sister are very abusive towards me, so I miss my dad since he understands me the most, considering that I'm exactly like him.
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F Sep 11

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    Don't Be Afraid

    They sometimes say that we never really grow up fully until our parents leave us. But actually your father hasn't left you, and neither has mine. They are inside us and they made us what we are. I remember when my father died I used to have a lot of dreams. In my dreams...
    caprolascivo caprolascivo 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 6, 2006

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    When i was ten years old,

    my father told me not to be afraid of the darkness..
    Fatemah97 Fatemah97 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    a dad is some one who wants to catch u

    before u fall but instead picks u up, brushes u off... and let u try again. Don’t Neglect Your Father…!! a dad is some one who wants to keep u from making mistakes.. but instead let u find ur own way ,even thou his heart break in silence when u get hurt. a dad is some one...
    poisonlady poisonlady 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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    Dad had an encyclopaedic knowledge of horse

    racing, he had studied it for most of his 87 years, he could tell you who won a race, who rode it and who trained it even if it was over 65 years ago, he told me last year that he once dreamed the winner of a race back in the 40's, I asked him if he had backed it, he said that...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    I Miss My Dad When I smell a strong cup of

    coffee brewing I think of my father. He was such a morning person. He woke up knowing it was going to be a good day. No matter how rebellious I was. He would see the silver lining, the glass half full, however one would want to describe positivity. When I hear kids laughing at...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    Sometimes I just wanna give up on life.

    ..why does this have to hurt so bad?! Dad why couldn't you just stay?! Why did you leave? Why don't you love me? Am I not good enough for you? Was I a mistake so you left?
    BlondyRae BlondyRae 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    Dad hadn't really been able to enjoy a beer

    for a long time, and last Wednesday I put a Carlton stubby in his coffin with him, and at his funeral on Thursday last week I told a couple of people that I knew he use to enjoy a beer with, that any time that they have a stubby they can toast him and be assured that dad will be...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M Sep 18

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    He Was My Best Friend

    I miss him, I was always daddys little girl. I went everywhere with him. I don't remember my mom at all, she passed when I was very young. I knew my dad wouldn't be around forever either, he was diagnosed with cancer when I was 10. He was given 2 years to live, but didn't pass...
    carrielynch carrielynch 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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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 26 Responses Mar 14

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    He passed away on the 05th of September this

    year. My mind is mush at the moment, I'm trying to do things, and I can't seem to get anything much done, I'm even struggling with the simplest things, and losing my temper with myself for not being able to do them, I know that it will get better, but it is just so hard right...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M 6 Responses Sep 16

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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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    Really miss him. He passed way last year.

    He was my support in this life. I was talking with him from silly to important stuff in my life. Miss him really. He's still praying for me.
    peterrizk peterrizk 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 24

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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 51 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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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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    I saw him the other day.

    ..it was like talking to a stranger. Except, I knew, and remembered, that that one stranger once danced with me around the living room when I was 6.
    beautifulher beautifulher 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    A Fathers Will To My

    Children, Grandchildren When I must leave you for a little while Please do not grieve and shed wild tears And hug your sorrow to you through the years But start out bravely with a gallant smile...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    Dad died in September 2010 from the symptoms of

    dementia...he was 88. I was his caretaker for the last 7 years of his life, even though I had 4 other siblings....they did little to nothing. I watched as my dad deteriorated right before my very eyes, to the point where I hardly recognized him.. it ripped my heart out. I was...
    Alan493 Alan493 56-60, M 5 Responses Jul 6

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    I am with you still - I do not sleep.

    I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush, I am the swift, uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 9

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    I wish my children missed me.

    Before they were teenagers they adored me. people would say my daughter was a daddy's girl.I was my son's hero and there greatest joy was when could help me out with daily chores.in their late teen years their mother was able to turn them against me. Children tend to see their...
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 2 Responses Sep 23

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    Dad when all his brothers

    and sisters were still with us would call all of them regularly, and when their kids got older he would call them as well, and when their kids got old enough he called them too, there are quite a lot of us now, over several generations, and he kept in contact with all of us...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 22

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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

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    Dad I miss you...I love you

    so much and I know you are looking down on us:) I wish you hadn't died so soon:'( I miss you soo much.. I wish you could come back
    PrettyBitch321 PrettyBitch321 22-25, F Sep 21

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    My father died tragically long ago

    when I was in grade school. Really cannot remember a whole lot about him but he has been on my mind a lot recently. I have two sons who I know he would have doted on and who are really good kids who never got to know their grandfather. I hope that my life and the man I have...
    minnadt minnadt 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    He's alive BUT... My parents divorced

    when I was 6, he was having some problems with the alcohol and also having some mental problems, I think the last straw to my mom was that he was cheating on her. I was of course heartbroken because even though he would yell sometimes when he got drunk and that scared the sh!t...
    Careisla Careisla 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    After my parents separated,

    I saw my father half the week, then weekends and Wednesdays, then weekends, then every other weekend, then once a month, then we would just call/text and now, I talk to his maybe once a month, if that.
    picses2222 picses2222 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Dad...I miss you. It's the anniversary of your

    death. I just wanted you to know that I have not forgotten about you; I think about you every day. I know you are hear with me. That day I stopped at the green light and someone ran tbe opposite red...thanks for that... I hope one day I make you proud. Gotta go, take care.
    itscake itscake 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    I've slowly been backsliding into the

    depression losing him caused 2 1/2 years ago. This past week I think I reached the breaking point. I wasn't even close to him, but still cry over him almost daily.
    noavailablenames noavailablenames 16-17, F 5 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    My Dad passed away last week,

    he had always been so strong, and to see him fade away over the last few years was so hard to see, we spoke on the Tuesday and he was interested in me and his granddaughters, and I told he all that I could about them, I didn't know it then, but I know now that he knew that his...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M 7 Responses Sep 13

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