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I Want To Say This To My Dad

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    Right now I was checking fb and saw a photo of my step sister in her high school prom dancing with my dad, something that I'd have liked to do but he didn't :( i wish u never had a...
    marie1005 marie1005 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Bittersweet - My father is/was a mixed bag. Far from perfect, he beat both my brother and I, and he taught us to fight back physically when people hurt or teased us. His...
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 41-45, M 11 Responses Jul 2, 2010

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    Dad , where have you been all if my life ? Like you have missed a hella lot of things & I sometimes think your the reason I date older men. Because I'm always searching for that...
    Paisley01 Paisley01 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    I Truly Hate You - I don't use the word hate lightly, but I truly hate you. I honestly cannot wait for the day when all the children you didn't abandon realise what kind of person...
    dominatedgirl dominatedgirl 18-21, F 15 Responses Apr 19, 2011

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    Would never say this to you and you would never say this to me because our relationship is awkward. But I love you Dad and you are and always will be the number one man in my life...
    Jahhh Jahhh 16-17, F Mar 7

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    where have you been all my life how come you you don't want to be in my life where are you i hope and i guess you still alive. last time i talk to you i was a teenager. why did you...
    youwokeme99 youwokeme99 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    I love you as a father, but I hate you as a person.
    lifeishurtful lifeishurtful 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Dear Dad, - There are so many things that I want to say to you, but I don't know where to begin. I guess I'll start by saying that I wish we could have spent more time together. I...
    NoWhiteFlag NoWhiteFlag 22-25, F May 1, 2012

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    Hmm.. Well thanks for never been there when I have needed you. Always disappointing me. Always letting me. Always breaking promises. Thanks for saying you you didn't want me to be...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F Mar 3

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    Thanks, Dad - Well, Dad, it has been 6 months since you passed on. Mom is doing well and all the financial stuff you set up clicked in right on time. Of course, there were a few...
    ThinkingGuy ThinkingGuy 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 30, 2010

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    I forgive you & I love you
    peachykins peachykins 18-21, F Feb 25

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    I don't understand why you would choose them over me, I know I'm a mistake. I'm sorry I'm stupid. I'm sorry I forced u too care for me. I'm sorry I cut myself. I'm sorry I cry...
    ShatteredWingz ShatteredWingz 13-15, F Mar 25

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    That I wish you didn't work so much. I barely see you. I know you're doin this so you can provide us a really good life. Thank you for that. But I miss you.
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    Thanks Dad For Being A Wonderful Father!!!!! - You inspire me in every step of my life,You know I am not so strong,Yet you keep teaching me to strive. You ignore all my blunders...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2011

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    Dad I love you. I can never express how lucky I feel to have you as my father. You're my friend,my guide and my strength. I know I gave you hard time during my teenage years. I was...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F Mar 3

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    Dear Daddy - Dear Daddy, Why did you hit my mummy? Why, on the night of my birth, did you go drinking when she told you I was on my way? Why did you lie? Why did you hate me? Why...
    xKissAndTellx xKissAndTellx 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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    your missing out on meeting and knowing a wonderful Daughter... dismissing me like I was a servant... how pitiful... What I look forward to... is after you pass away... then I can...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    Hi Dad, Not that i talk to you that much. I dunno what's wrong with me or you. I can't say that I love you, but saying that I hate you could be much easier for me. You went off to...
    AliBashir AliBashir 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    You call my mother choice names and then compliment her and the say I'm just like her. You date people who remind me of mom. You will never be over my mother. You forced me to have...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Mar 27

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    You left when when I was 12 and disappeared for ten years. I missed you and to this day I don't know why you did not stay in touch. It really messed me and my brother up. Did you...
    xMissTix xMissTix 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Thanks Dad... I Guess - I know that I'm not the only person to have had this experience. Life is not always sweet but we can make of it what we choose. My father was completely...
    newdaydogEP newdaydogEP 70+, M 81 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    Wonder If I'll Ever Send This Or If I Will Stay So Terrified Of Him That I Can't - Dear Dad, I haven’t been straight with you and neither have you. I haven’t told you much of...
    mellorabbit01 mellorabbit01 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 1, 2011

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    It Shouldn't Be This Hard - I have been going thru this for years and im tired. since 95 you have been non existant in my life and my granny life your mom. You send us 20 dollars a...
    foreversingle30 foreversingle30 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2010

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    I Forgive You - This is to my father who mentally & physically abused me during my childhood... Dad, What you did was not right. The hurt cut me deep & scars will remain with me...
    rickstauc1 rickstauc1 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    Thank you for making me a better person, and teaching me to appreciate the little things in life :)
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Mar 27

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    Stop Calling - Please quit calling the house drunk, it's been two years since we spoke for a reason. You get drunk and talk crap to me, put me down, and expect me to respect you...
    CreateTVT CreateTVT 22-25 2 Responses Jul 23, 2011

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    I Never Asked You To Be My Dad - "I never asked you to be my Dad, To slap me around and treat me bad. I never asked you to drink alcohol, I never asked for anything at all. I...
    thatoddgirl thatoddgirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    What I Just Told My Dad - I was about to wash the dishes and he's telling me to do something with the dishes and I told him not to worry about it and just let me do the dishes my...
    InTheMiddle88 InTheMiddle88 22-25, F 3 Responses May 30, 2012

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    "At least I know your name. At least you know mine. Next time:be there for him"
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F Mar 11

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    Stop being you and stop comparing me to you. I am NOTHING like you.
    rapfordays rapfordays 18-21, F Feb 25

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    Fu.ck you. my life is ruined cuz you left. Out of all your ******* 8 kids (!) you decided to stay with the youngest. that pis.ses me off. I was your first kid ( maybe, as far as I...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Papa, I know you love me, & I love you too. You have demonstrated throughout my entire life that I am priority. However, I feel you do not value me for what I am worth I don't...
    genieinthebottle7 genieinthebottle7 18-21, F Mar 3

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    To my dad: At age 16 when you kicked me out did you feel anything? Am I that awful? I'm sorry. Do you just talk to me now because of the guilt? Why don't you try to give me what I...
    estrong estrong 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I wish you would just shut the **** up! You're so annoying and I can't stand you. I do love you but I can't handle you mostly all the time. You are always pushing me to do my best...
    BiBiKG2000 BiBiKG2000 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I used to be close with my Dad growing up, he had a way of including me in trips and the decision making that went along with it. Now I feel our relationship is running on fumes...
    TheSpiritCarriesOn TheSpiritCarriesOn 36-40, M Mar 19

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    Wouldn't It Be Nice...? - It would be nice if you were around to have seen me smile. Met my circle of friends now. Watched me grow out of asking you if I could eat a lollipop. Seen...
    thelocalartist thelocalartist 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    I'm sorry I was so distant and ignored you for so many years I just didn't know how to handle you anymore and I knew it would always end up this way that's partly why I disappeared...
    nommy18 nommy18 18-21, F Mar 8

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    I remember when we were close but now we are not , I don't know why or how. Or maybe it was me imaging it. But you would always take by my side. I don't know if it was just...
    KaayCollins KaayCollins 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I hate that you were so disapproving of me,but I still love you. I apologize for disappointing you,but I have tried to be a better person. I will never understand some things you...
    caisymay caisymay 36-40, F Feb 25

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    I will not lose faith in you. I don't hate you I just need you to see what you have done. I need you to realize how much pain you have caused me. I still love you and pray for you...
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I am my own self. I hate when you force your beliefs on me. I hate when you underestimate me. I hate that you think you know me. I hate that you make me hate you. :( srry...
    jimijmay jimijmay 16-17, F Mar 27

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    I accept that I will never do enough to impress you in life, and I also accept you haven't done anything yet to impress either one of us either.
    Ilikepi314 Ilikepi314 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    i love you so much and i miss you
    EmeraldTherese EmeraldTherese 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I don't know why- I don't know why you stop talking to me sometimes. I feel like I'm never good enough to please you and you always wants more. It kills me to be around when you...
    Jbriefs Jbriefs 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Your Dead To Me Now - I've tried time and time again to have some sort of relationship with you, and time and time again you prove that you don't give a flying **** about me...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F Jan 24, 2012

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    I get it I'm a huge disappointment. You don't have to tell me that whenever i do something you don't like. For example you hate it when I'm different from the rest of the family...
    BiBiKG2000 BiBiKG2000 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 3

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    I Would Never Say This To Him - I don't like how I look at my dad. I could sensor what I say here but I think if I really let it hang out and put all the anger down maybe I can...
    xandermann xandermann 26-30 Jul 23, 2011

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    Dear Daddy - Dear Daddy, What I'm about to say is what I've been going through. All the things I've seen and thought since the day that I lost you. It was late the other...
    LC87 LC87 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    I miss you. I wish you could have stayed here longer.
    PaperDoll311 PaperDoll311 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    Last Night I Cried - I really wish you could have been there for my Graduation. It was only possible because of the gift I received from you. I wonder if you are proud of me, if...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 23, 2011

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    You - Suck. I hope one day you are hurt as much as you've hurt ALL of your children, all of your wives, and anyone who's ever believed in your malicious heart.
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom 18-21, F Nov 17, 2010