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I Think It Takes A Certain Kind Of Man To Be A Dad

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    Mine Wasn't Either...but I Hope I Am

    I don't ever recall my dad saying that he loved me. Ya ya ..I know...men from his era maybe didn't do that. But he never came to a game of mine...football...basketball....track and field....nothing. If he gave a damn...I never felt it. Which meant when I became a dad...I had a...
    Beaverman Beaverman 41-45, M Dec 26, 2011

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    Certain Kind Of Man To Be A Dad

    If my hubby & I would have a miracle having a child, my hubby would be a great father, no doubt.  I see him with my niece & nephews and others and he is fantastic with them all.  I know if we would have a kid, s/he would turn out being like a soldier, lol...my hubby believes in...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Dec 27, 2010

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    Yea I Do...

    I have a Father. Anyone can be a father , but it really does take a certain kind of man, to be a Daddy.....I am glad that I have my Ep dad, who Loves me, and who actually is a Daddy in my eyes.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 29, 2010

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    I Think So Too

    And my dad is NOT that certain kind of man.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 9, 2011

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    It Does Take A Certain Kind

    And sadly my dad wasn't completely cut out for it *sigh* I can't judge him though, what do I know? Nothing.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2010

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    You can never have too many pairs of shoes!
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    I agree I think people are people we all enjoy different things at different times in our lives. We don't need rules to define that!
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    Says the creepy nun. I agree with you creepy nun
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    Everyone of all ages and colours should love each other! In my dream society there are no rules, no marriages and absolutely no clothes!
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    I am learning more and more to love the person not what is between their legs or how they present. It's just about loving each other
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