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I Want to Be a Father

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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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    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 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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    I really wish I could find the right person to

    have a child with. I want to be there for her during her pregnancy, child birth and the rest of our child's life. I'm 21, single and I feel that my dreams will never become true. It doesn't matter to me how I meet the mother of my future children, whether that's over the...
    thejguy93 thejguy93 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 13

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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 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 16

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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...
    mrpancho mrpancho 31-35, M 2 Responses May 22, 2012

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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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    SisyphusGirl SisyphusGirl 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    When I got pregnant at 17 my then boyfriend forced to live in their house which was a hell cause his father is an alcoholic dickhead. I've tried many times to leave my husband but...
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    I feel like I'm a crossroads in my life right now. I don't have many friends or at least real friends around me. My heart is gigantic. I am selfless, a great father so why am I...
    shunjustin shunjustin 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    dandydan1999 dandydan1999 51-55, M 6 Responses Mar 27

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    I have got married 6 months back . My husband mostly talks abt his father who doesn't help me or my husband either physically or financially he has rented house in his native , he...
    vidh vidh 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I did something that was so hard for me to do a couple of weeks ago. I said Kaddish for both my father as well as my son together. It has been hard to say it for my dad for the...
    PerryGrosser PerryGrosser 51-55, M Apr 10

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    bassamelali bassamelali 18-21, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    My father passed away the middle of last year. A few years ago I "made amends"or so called, with him. We emailed between calls. I was able to communicate easier with him thru email...
    ozarkG ozarkG 36-40 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am 27, I lost my father to lung cancer 3 weeks ago he was 67, i feel so sad and alone and i feel that there's nothing to live for anymore. what breaks my heart more is that i...
    DadysGirl DadysGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Mar 21

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouBackground: Some think that adoption is not allowed at all in Islam.The Qur’an is clear in allowing...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Mar 21

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    Where to begin. All I can say is although I have moved out of my fathers toxic home, I am still very nervous as I write this. I can literally feel the anxiety building up. Ok...
    rrrrandom rrrrandom 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    This was something I thought was a phase, but the more I grow older, the more I realize that I truly would find more peace without being in a marriage. I'm going to turn 23. Today...
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    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    osnitrapzi osnitrapzi 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Apr 9

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    I have a step-father four years ago, and I don't like my step-father. First, I thought I don't like him because he's the one that my mom had affaire with and he's the one that...
    Fearlessheart13 Fearlessheart13 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ever since I was little. My father abused me badly and so did all my mom's boyfriends after him. I got my idea of what a man is to his family from my Sunday school teacher (may he...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M Mar 19

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    I Stirring Winter’s Midnight Winter born. Snow melting from my father’s boots inter-lacing with my mother’s water shattered on the linoleum. He had...
    StanleyAnneZaneLatham StanleyAnneZaneLatham 26-30, F Mar 26

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    jezebelx jezebelx 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    fkfh fkfh 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    mcsunshine09 mcsunshine09 13-15, F Mar 22

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    thisisanick thisisanick 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Imagine if somebody comes back to home from university after giving an exam and saw the death body of his father, yes I faced it, my dad was having bone cancer and his treatment...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M Mar 23

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    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    BeefStromi BeefStromi 18-21, M Apr 8

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    highhopes4baby highhopes4baby 26-30, F Apr 11

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    Words, nor actions could ever explain how much love I have for God and Jesus! I am so thankful for their love and guidance. I am so blessed to have found him again at only 3 years...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I grew up with my grandparents. My mother had a relationship with my father. He was abusive time to time, he had come issues with his life, I have heard that he robbed some close...
    melodie9 melodie9 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I think fathers need to step up. My ex I string to push me out of the kids lives out of spite but I stay true and dedicated to my children. Three weeks ago the mother of my...
    Readytorun567 Readytorun567 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    my biological father left my mother and I when I was 2 years old, and moved back to his home state MO. I'm now 23 with a 3 year old and I've seen him twice since I was 2, my...
    sh56388 sh56388 22-25, F Apr 9

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