I Resent My Father

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    I've been estranged from my father 8 of the

    past 10 years. My parents divorced before my first birthday and my mother raised my older sister and I. When I was 3 my father remarried and had another daughter. I loved her like a full blooded sister. As I became a teenager I realized my stepmother was very selfish. She...
    SomedayHeWillBeMine SomedayHeWillBeMine
    22-25, F
    Aug 23, 2014

    I really hate my father,

    first of all, he spends most of his time outside drinking beers and stuffs. Then, he would come back nagging at us treating us like his dog or something. He always thinks that he is the king and that the rest of the family is beneath him. One time, my tuition ended an hour late...
    Arquze Arquze
    16-17, M
    1 Response Dec 19, 2013

    Last night, I got home from work

    and had picked up a weekly publication for job seekers, which quite often (but not always) includes an article relevant to the needs of those seeking employment in the area. The article reflects on the cases of domestic abuse vs. private sector employment, and at a time when...
    Dreamboy12 Dreamboy12
    61-65, M
    Sep 19, 2014

    My Father, The Islamic Terror

              First let me say that I have nothing against the religion of Islam, I actually think it is a very beautiful and modest thing. However, my father should have never become a Muslim. He is so filled with hatred. He has a lot...
    breonnaluvzu breonnaluvzu
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2010

    It's been over a year

    since I left a full-time position at a religious boarding school, founded by a pastor that I've trusted to be a true born-again believer of Jesus Christ. My work experience at the school (with my general service as a positive role model for disadvantaged teens) had failed to...
    Dreamboy12 Dreamboy12
    61-65, M
    Dec 15, 2013

    You'll Never See The Person I Grew Into.

    Dad left me and mom years ago. I don't remember much of it. Honestly, by this point I think I have repressed most of the memories of him. But typical story, right? Despite how much I loathe him, I still wish he would at some point make an effort to contact me again. I just need...
    iwastedmyyouth iwastedmyyouth
    22-25, F
    Jul 26, 2010

    My Daddy

    i know i know i really do love my father.... but its so hard to accept him the way i do .... i mean he doesnt do anything with me and he hasnt been in the Fun events in my life.... or the most important.... i kinda feel bad for the resentment.... but hey!! a teenage girl NEEDS...
    xxcoixx18xx xxcoixx18xx
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 27, 2009

    Not Only Do I Resent Him

    i despise, hate, and loathe him.  wish he would just die.  he's too mean to do that. 
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    2 Responses Dec 1, 2009

    Too Wrapped Up In Your Own Life

    Since I can remember I have loved animals and when you finally agreed to let me have a dog last year I was so happy, every time I saw you play with my dog or pat him I was over joyed and in 1 day you ruined my life you gave me the worst ultimatum ever and I can not believe you...
    LC102 LC102
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 5, 2012

    Three Reasons I Resent My Father

    There are three reasons I harbor a secret resentment for my father: work, church and separation. #1: My dad used to work a lot. I remember back when I was in elementary school, he would always come home late from work and end up doing more work at home. He takes his work very...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 9, 2013

    I knew, from an early age that,

    my father had cheated on my mother 15 years ago he actually showed me a video of him with another woman under his arms as if it to say it was a normal thing “we’re men” He’s my sister’s stepfather (who still refers to him as her father after she lost her biological...
    Synapse81 Synapse81
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 29, 2015
    Synapse81 Synapse81
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Aug 24, 2015

    Never Good Enough

    I could have been perfect like became the president or a billionaire and all you would ever do is find some flaw some little flaw and talk about that. You don't talk much at  all so why is it when you open your mouth its to critic my life with all the flaws i have. There is...
    MiracleWhipTrickster MiracleWhipTrickster
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2010
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