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I Want to Be a Father

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    Should Accept It ...

    I know I should accept that I will never be a father. When I was 8 years old, I was asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, and even then, I said I wanted to be a daddy. That has been my dream. And over the years, I've seen other people achieve it ... sometimes when they don't...
    Cursedboy Cursedboy 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 6, 2010

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    I really want to be a be a dad.

    But I have really bad luck with relationships. Is there any women who would want to have kids with me? Either raising them together as single parents or maybe even ending up together. Who knows. Message me
    Shenron88 Shenron88 26-30, M 1 Response May 5

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    I keep feeling the urge to become a daddy,

    I want to be the kind of daddy to play with my child, make sure they're having fun. I want to have a good rather-kid-relationship with them. I also believe in not hitting your children, that'll only give bad results. I really really want to have a child, I want to do the father...
    Resoner Resoner 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    Ever since I was 18 I've always wanted to be a

    father and now I'm 25 I just can't find the right woman who wants to have kids with me
    Jamie8925 Jamie8925 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 24

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    Living With Regret

    I am not giving up on becoming a father. I do not have a wife or girlfriend to even be the mother of my children. I am extremely remorseful and ashamed. My dream was to have a family.  I will have one someday, but it will have to be soon. Im no longer a youngster...
    RichaGolfer RichaGolfer 56-60 2 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    This is probably the craziest thing I will ever

    say, but I am 16 (turning 17 November 20th) and since September I have been feeling this over whelming desire to be a father. Now of course I am not crazy and stupid so I am not going to be getting my fiancée pregnant anytime soon (yes I am engaged.. <3 but by reading this...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Oct 19

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    My biological clock has officially started

    ticking... As I slowly reach my mid 20s, the idea of going out for a drink and looking for random women to hook up with seems dull. I've had my share of alcohol. I've had so much fun and made so many amazing memories. I experimented with drugs for fun. I did everything a wild...
    Danimmortal Danimmortal 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I absolutely do want to be a father.

    I wish I was a father already. I want a wife and kids to love
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I am 20 yeas old I am at a point in my life

    where I wan to be a father and it honestly I no its wrong but I wan to be a dad so bad that I would sleep with anyone just to be come a dad
    roachD roachD 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Hey! Dad? Can I Borrow the Keys?

    Hey! Dad? Can I borrow the keys? I may never know what these words feel like. :( I'm forty one, divorced, and lonely. If I met someone today, it would not be just to hang out, and though I've only been with one woman, and I really don't know how to approach a lady, I would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 2, 2009

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    One Day Perhaps

    It amazes me how I still don't have a child yet. I mean let's be honest, I didn't always practice safe sex. Now though, I'd really like to have one. At work when I see my employees it kind of makes me sad, I see the joy in these new fathers faces and not being able to feel...
    ImToolazyforaWittyUseName ImToolazyforaWittyUseName 31-35, M 2 Responses May 22, 2012

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    Oh, where to begin... I'm not sure if he has NPD or if he's just very narcissistic, but he's definitely not an easy person to live with. I experienced abuse as a child from my...
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    I am a logical personal and I am gonna sort out the wonders around my relationship with my father with logic and sense. I don’t understand the illogical behavior of my siblings...
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    He always favorited my younger sister more than me, if my sister and I got into a fight, I'd be physically punished (no not with a whip) I'd be thrown/pushed/etc sometimes told I...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    He always Favorited my younger sister more than me, if my sister and I got into a fight, I'd be physically punished (no not with a whip) I'd be thrown/pushed/etc sometimes told I...
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    FutileFather FutileFather 46-50, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Well I know my father but for so long I've seen him as little as once in two years. But to be honest it never got to me, I never held a grudge against anyone. But right now there's...
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    parisjade12 parisjade12 22-25 5 days ago

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    I have to clear just a little thing up. When I say that I want to get pregnant, I do not mean that I am looking for men to message me saying that they will get me pregnant. I have...
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    BeautifulPetal BeautifulPetal 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 25

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