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I Never Met My Father

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    Last year I was told my father of 25yrs wasn't

    my biological father! I've since done DNA to confirm and my parents some family and friends have known my whole life! This stirred up a lot of trust issues with everyone in my life as now nothing appears to be as it seems or who they appeared to be, other things have happen for...
    Flower88 Flower88 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I Wish..

    I was born without a father and grew up til I was about 5 without a stepdad. It was just my mom and I and I was so young it never really bothered me. My mom is great, not only my mom, but my best friend. When she met my stepdad, Carlos, I was exxxtremely unsure about the whole...
    nessa143 nessa143 18-21, F Jul 17, 2009

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    Who?...oh, Yeah. That Guy.

    i kinda have met my father. i'm even named after him. my first two years of my life. then he left, because he didn't want my mom. though my mom never told me that at first. all she said was how he always wanted a boy. i'm a girl. for a long time i hated my sexuality. i tried to...
    mizukilen mizukilen 16-17, F Jun 9, 2011

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    Who Is ......

    My father? A name...not even sure if it's his real one, that's all I know of my father. And some bits and pieces of stories of where he may have worked and what he might have looked like and what happened between he and mo mom. Most of it doesn't come from her, she doesn't care...
    isis728 isis728 26-30 1 Response Jul 17, 2009

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    From Dad

    I don't know what you've been told, but I would never purposely hurt you. I don't care how you got here, or who your mother is, you are part of me, and hurting you is hurting myself. I know we have never met, but I want to explain something to you just in case we never do. There...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 21, 2013

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    is he worth it?

    Alright, I just turned 19 and I'm supposed to be meeting my biological father for the very first time in a few weeks. I must say I feel pretty conflicted. He never once tried to make contact with me, never a birthday card, never a phone call, never a child support payment. My mom...
    trussmm trussmm 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    Never Knew Him

    Growing up I never asked about him or was curious about who he was. Whenever everyone was making a gift for father's day i always made one for my grandpa. I never met my dad and even now im not even interested in meeting him.
    chaosXIII chaosXIII 22-25, M 2 Responses May 4, 2009

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    He Died 20 Yrs Ago

    I have no memories of him. My mom said he saw me a few times when I was a baby and that he chose not to be in my life. I don't buy that for one second. My mom is an evil biotch, so I have no doubt in my mind that she kept me from him. Then he died when I was 10. She told me my...
    XtremeBordelineChic XtremeBordelineChic 31-35, F Sep 18, 2013

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    I will be 35 this year,

    he has never bothered to find me
    bookwormchic bookwormchic 31-35, F 1 Response May 11

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    Abusive Foster Father, Damaged Mother, Biological Dad Drug-addict

      I’m not a star, not a hero, not a celebrity material, don’t know if I’ve got some great talent. No. But I know that I am different.   I am weird.   I wonder sometimes if it has something to do with my messed up childhood. The old classic...
    psychosocial psychosocial 18-21 Jan 25, 2009

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    Where's Dad

    hello out there im 17 years old.. and its been me && my mother.. no dad... well when i was little i didnt no no better.. well, when i was 10 , my mom asked me " do you want to go on a walk" && i said sure mommy" .... well again i was 10 yrs old .. && i looked up at my mother...
    megandanielle012 megandanielle012 16-17 1 Response Jun 16, 2011

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    Where are you daaaaaaaddy?
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    But I love him for not hurting me. You walked away but you could have stayed and hurt me. I admire that. I love you dad.
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    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 18

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    58Coot 58Coot 56-60, M Aug 20

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    My father has never been the type to show even a little emotion. He's a rock. Yesterday was his birthday and I wrote him a letter talking about the strength and bravery he's given...
    annoyedandinlove annoyedandinlove 18-21, F Aug 24

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    meglb13 meglb13 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    DemonFeyLove DemonFeyLove 18-21, F Sep 4

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    My father was in my life,my mother's live in lover,until I was 11. That's when the State of Indiana kicked him out and it was no great loss believe me! A while before that he had...
    Bashka91 Bashka91 22-25, M Aug 16

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    I do because my father decidedly ISN'T, nor ever will be. In fact, if I ever adopt kids, they will never, ever be allowed to be alone with him. If my mom wants to see her grandkids...
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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