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I Never Knew My Father

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    Replaced Father - I had heard about my biological dad a few times here and there, but my mom didnt really like talking about him. Basically, he was a ***** doner. I had never met...
    ChangeIsAGoodThing ChangeIsAGoodThing 13-15, F Jul 11, 2013

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    Better Off This Way - I was twelve when my mother told me that the man I called dad was not really my biological father. My first reaction was shock. The man who had been in my...
    Esotericgirl Esotericgirl 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 23, 2010

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    Father Wound - I never knew my father, he did not want to take responsability when he knew I was coming to this world,my mom was brave and proud enough to take the challenge and go...
    thedadwoundstays thedadwoundstays 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 16, 2012

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    No Memory Of My Dad.. - I never knew my real father. He left my mom when I was a baby and I have no memories of him.. he died a few months ago and I don't really know how to deal...
    Living4God Living4God 26-30, F Mar 17, 2011

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    I Wish My Dad Would Have Tried To Be Part Of My Life - At my age I would think I would no longer wish my dad would have been a part of my life. Maybe it is the image of what I've...
    inthedark2012 inthedark2012 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2012

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    Can't Miss What You Never Had.....right - Or so I thought. I never had a real relationship (or anything remotely close to resembling a relationship) with my biological father, but...
    4namesake 4namesake 22-25, F Sep 18, 2012

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    The Great Darth Lightyear. - I'm going to start my story with something I remember from when I was really little. I remember I was about 2 years old and I was watching Toy Story. I...
    BluuWolf BluuWolf 18-21, M 1 Response May 16, 2013

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    A Dad I Never New:( - My dad.... he was perfect, amazing and just a grate father, in my imagionation. He was a alcoholic & a drug addict! I was placed in care aged 3 with a few...
    LittleMissPerfect58 LittleMissPerfect58 13-15, F Sep 23, 2013

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    Not There - my dad left me when i was a little toddler and when i was in middle school i realized that other children had a dad to be there for them but i didnt have that and i...
    MsKarrie12 MsKarrie12 13-15 Dec 27, 2012

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    The Journey - The journey about my biological father is a long one. All I knew as a child was that he took off when my mother was two months pregnant. I had a card from a company...
    ChihuahuaSweetheart ChihuahuaSweetheart 26-30, F Jan 4, 2012

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    Good Bye Dad - January 2, 2012... 6:05am - My whole life, I feel like I have never belonged and only fleetingly loved. I was born and raised in the Caribbean into a relationship...
    MvngOn MvngOn 36-40 Jan 2, 2012

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    Loving Or Lacking? - If anyone who is a psychologist or has some insight on human behavior, I would like some feedback to help me figure this out. Thank you.I have been having...
    TheDreamerKid TheDreamerKid 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    Too Late - - My mother grabbed me up and took me away while I was still a baby. She was running from my father. He was abusive and she’d had enough. So one day when he was out...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    How Can You Love A Stranger...................... - that you wouldn't recognize if you passed them on the street? My parents divorced when I was three, and my brother was an...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    On June 13th, 2013 I sent a letter via Facebook that would change my life.....It Read: Hi "name", I tried messaging you about 6 months back but I don’t think you received it. So...
    nic0lejean nic0lejean 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Feel Like I Missed Out. - My dad died when I was three of a heart condition and I don't remember him. My older sister by a year has a few vague memories of him and as everyone...
    RedRebel RedRebel 18-21 3 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    I Don't Even Know Who He Is Really... - My mother told me that when she was dating the person who was supposedly my father, she made up the story of her being pregnant because she...
    allenbird allenbird 36-40, M 6 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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    Emptyness Comes Naturally To Me. - all my life i wondered about my father, about what happened to him and all my other unasnered questions. when my mum fel pregnant with me she...
    smileingbutdying smileingbutdying 13-15 1 Response Mar 2, 2012

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    Wow...So, I'm 32 years old and have never known my father. My mother is mentally handicap and she doesn't really understand conception and timing and such. I've been told by family...
    WeWillAlwaysHaveParis WeWillAlwaysHaveParis 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Searching For The Wizard Of Oz - I found out my 'father' wasn't my biological father in late 2003, I was 27. The person who told me was a family friend sworn to secrecy not to tell...
    ffffr0zen ffffr0zen 36-40, M Apr 29, 2013

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    I Don't Even Know His Name - I grew up with a step dad most of my life, we were always close when I was younger. It wasn't until my parents got divorced that I realized he was an...
    melissaxo melissaxo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2013

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    Thanks For The Hole In My Heart 'daddy' - From what my mum has told me when I was younger my dad saw me once as a baby and never again. According to my auntie (who I can freely...
    jessicaadassa jessicaadassa 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 14, 2012

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    The Secret - I am 36 years old almost 37 actually and I have never met my real father. He lives happily with his wife and three sons in Minnesota. He had a short lived romance...
    thefamilysecret thefamilysecret 36-40, F 1 Response May 13, 2010

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    I Finally Found My Long Lost Father 23 Years Later - i finally found and met my father and two sisters i found his phone number on the internet white pages i have three aunts a...
    holiday8724 holiday8724 22-25, F Mar 17, 2012

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    My Father! - I wish I could have had a father in my life. My father was in my life till I.was eight. Then my parents separated and we moved to another country. My father stayed in...
    mmhb37 mmhb37 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    He Doesn't Know That I Exist. - Well as this forum states i never knew my father. He and my mom had a thing and then he went back to his ex-wife. My mom didnt tell him she was...
    indigoblaque1369 indigoblaque1369 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2010

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    He Was Known As John The Turk... - My biological father was a master of deception. My mother fell for him quite instantly because of his cheeky smile. They fell in love and she...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2009

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    Emptyness Comes Naturally To Me. - all my life i wondered about my father, about what happened to him and all my other unasnered questions. when my mum fel pregnant with me she...
    smileingbutdying smileingbutdying 13-15 1 Response Mar 2, 2012

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    After 47 Years, I Have Found My Father - I am 46 years old, will be 47 next month.  I have been divorced three times and now live with a wonderful man.  I have four grown...
    TarLion TarLion 46-50 17 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    He Wants to Be Part of My Life Now But the Train Has Passed - My father was married when he impregnated my mom. I didnt meet him until I was 17. I was not impressed though he...
    francineo francineo 41-45, F 8 Responses May 9, 2008

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    I Don't Know Anything About My Father..... - Ah yes, I'm 28 years old, and still don't even know his first name, all I know is the state and town he came from. I remember as far...
    poedmusician poedmusician 26-30 Jan 7, 2011

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    Will Thetruth Come Out? - The story that is my life is a long one filled with loss and little gain other than monitary. This story will start with a decision and a selfish one. I...
    Jan 29, 2013

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    Not Then, Not Now, And Probably Never - My mother had me when she was still in high school and naturally my real father was never around when I was growing up. I was so young that...
    AdorableCaterpillar AdorableCaterpillar 18-21, F Apr 15, 2012

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    I Don't Remember My Biological Father. - I ddon't know who my biological father is he left when i was 4 years old and my mum was 8 months pregnant with my little brother. He left...
    Abuze Abuze 22-25, M May 13, 2011

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    The Mysterious Raf Man - I spent many years searching for my Father with only a birth certificate to go on. Finally, i hit upn the idea of contacting the RAF as his number was on...
    carolprior carolprior 56-60 1 Response Nov 28, 2011

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    I Still Would Like To See Aleast A Picture Of My Birth Dad - I am 55 year in old female with a 11 year old daughter and my husband died in 2005 y husband died as a Pastor in one of...
    11barbara 11barbara 56-60, F Jul 22, 2013

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    I Wish I Had Known - I did know my Dad. I mean, he was there as I grew up. We lived under the same roof at times. But the man I knew was a tortured man. I never knew why.  All...
    Soozles Soozles 46-50, F 8 Responses May 19, 2010

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    It Was My Mom's Fault.. - Very brief..lol I was raised by a man who was not my father..but he'd been around since I was born, so inevitably he became "daddy".. We were a "perfect...
    Thumpur Thumpur 22-25, F Jan 12, 2011

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    I Guess I Wasn't Good Enough. - I'm 27 making 28 on 11/21/ and i can actually say. "I never knew my father". My father was an Police Officer around the time my mother and father...
    mrbibbins mrbibbins 26-30 2 Responses Oct 29, 2010

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    Who Am I? - The name on my birth certificate is my biological father's alias. My last name is a fictional person's name. My stepfather has never accepted me, I'm not allowed to...
    Musical Musical 36-40, M 2 Responses May 18, 2010

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    After 30 Years I Finally Met My Dad, But Now What? - I found out this weekend that my father was a coward! He had known about me all this time. What hurt most is that he never came...
    semajames semajames 26-30 1 Response Feb 20, 2012

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    Broken Childhood - I've never met my father. I have a step dad, but he isn't my dad. I'm about to turn 16 and just last summer my mom told me about my dad and how her choose his...
    ShaiJohnson ShaiJohnson 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21, 2011

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    The Truth And The Lies - I never knew my dad and my mother always told me that he died in car accident. While i was young my mother had two relationships with other men. Who tried...
    1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    I Love The Coward That Abandoned Me 30 Years Ago... - Its been about two months since I met my father. He left my Mom whilst she was pregnant with me. After meeting him, I had...
    semajames semajames 26-30 5 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    .......... -   My father left me when i was about 3 years old. According to my mother at first he was very good dad and loved me and was happy to have me in his life. But...
    shhh69 shhh69 18-21, F Oct 17, 2011

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    Looking For My Father - I live in Aurora,Indiana and I'm looking for my father.I don't know his name and would really like to find him,I have live in Aurora Indiana my whole life...
    Heather2414 Heather2414 22-25 Jan 1, 2012

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    RA - My Dad and Mom were teenagers when she got pregnant and they got married.  When I was two he came home drunk one night and beat the crap out of her and she left him the...
    HeavenBesideYou HeavenBesideYou 41-45, F 13 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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