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I Want To Say This To My Dad

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    I came across this experience.

    Then I read some of people's stories. So I'm adding my story just to even things out a little. The other experiences are all complaints. That's so sad and I feel bad for everyone. What I want to say to my dad is you're the greatest dad in the world! You always put your...
    snowangelashleyv2 snowangelashleyv2 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 6

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    "I ****** hate you I never want to see you in

    my life and I'm glad u left" is what I would say to my dad
    ultimatewedgiegodess ultimatewedgiegodess 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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    "If you're absent during my struggle,

    don't expect to be present during my success" - Will Smith Whether you're with me or not dad, I will succeed. It's your choice - are you man enough to stand by me or are you too cowardly?
    JohnVBlackburn JohnVBlackburn 18-21, M Oct 22, 2014

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    Daddy, I love you. No matter what.

    Even if I don't express my feelings I want you to know that you mean the world to me. I want you to know that your my inspiration. I don't know why this is so hard for me to say this to your face, but it is. I love you, daddy. I will always be your little girl. Me and my dad...
    velvetybat velvetybat 16-17, F Jul 29, 2014

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    I have always looked up to you

    when i was little and i thought you were a great dad, but not anymore i don't. Why? Because I hate you. You may have made sure that your family was taken care of but then again you treated us like **** for no reason. You were nothing but a bully. All we ever did was love you and...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 14

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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 night, when I got that call. The Officer said you were gone. and my world began to fall. I fell to the bed and...
    LC87 LC87 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    LiarOne LiarOne 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    So my dad watches tv ALL DAY

    and maybe gets up to use the washroom or get macdonalds. It really pissed me off how much of a fat couch potato he's become. He has no job and no unemployment pay so he is useless financially. I love him and all but seriously, he needs to get a life and live it. I think it's...
    BlondieGirl2000 BlondieGirl2000 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    If you're going to apologize

    for doing drugs and promise to stop for me then stick to it.
    snowolf13 snowolf13 13-15, F Feb 21

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    How could you be so heartless

    and abandon a child at 6 years old?! Say you love her more then life itself yet you leave without a word not a trace and have her grow up never havin a father never knowing what it's like to be loved by a father to feel like an orphan child never having a family, mother thinks I...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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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 me drive a Jeep. Seen me use a filbert paintbrush on an oil painting.  Seen me play the trombone. Seen me learn how...
    thelocalartist thelocalartist 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    eliasstuedahl eliasstuedahl 16-17, M Jan 16

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    You've done things for us your family

    but in doing so, you've passed on the experience of seeing me grow up to be a young lady who seems so much like you from what she knows about you. That young lady holds nothing but longing for what she didn't have when she was young: time long enough to discover each other's...
    drunkpotato drunkpotato 18-21, F Feb 22

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    I love you, with all my heart,

    and I will never let go. But you left me. You betrayed me. You supported me for two years of my life and ever since you've been a ghost. I still remember all the fun times we had, I remember our vacation at the beach with my mom, my first birthday, and all the times you held me...
    narcoed narcoed 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I don't want to hate you.

    .but sometimes i kinda do.You dissapointed me,let me down,i still have this image of you being a great dad to me in the past and of us being close I miss that,I miss having a relationship with you,I hate how we don't have one anymore.I miss when i was little and you were always...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    It's been nine years.

    .. since the last time we spoke, the last time i cooked for you, the last and first time i cleaned your nails, the last time i went in your house to give you milk in the middle of the night. I so miss every little funny things we did together; when i kiss your cheeks and wipe...
    DarkSoul07 DarkSoul07 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    Ba, I'm sorry. Sorry

    for everything. Ever since you got full custody of me at the age of 12, I've been giving you such a hard time. I was close to you before all that. I was "daddy's little girl" I hugged you, laughed with you, and even cried for you but when you abandoned me for two years and...
    SweetRose22 SweetRose22 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    You are not a good man,

    not even a man in my mind. You are a coward, insecure, close minded. I don't need you in my life and now not my sons life. You clearly do not accept me or my husband and child. I'm done with you. I can't believe you still think that my star tattoos on my neck mean something gay...
    Socal73 Socal73 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    **** you and everything you did to me.

    I'm glad you rot in jail for years, I'm glad you killed yourself out of your own insanity, and I'm definitely glad your burning in hell for all you've done. You ruined my life in every possible way. Raping me for years controlling me like a puppet threatening my life if I didn't...
    NapalmNinja NapalmNinja 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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    I love you and I'm sorry I didn't understand

    and didnt spend enough time with you. I think about you and wish I could hug you every day. Seven years has been very hard. Mom won't ever love again and I know you wouldn't either if the roles were reversed. I wish you were here for me now, and I wish I had been old enough and...
    beebeexoxox beebeexoxox 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 7 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    I know that you did a huge effort

    for our family and now you want to catch up on all the time you forgot to have for yourself, but I really wish you would stop to think about us for a while, and not about what we need financially but about how we need a father who is actually there and not away training or...
    GuadaS GuadaS 18-21, F Feb 22

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    As i have grown up- funny how dumb i thought

    you were at 14, then how wise you became when i got married and had kids. I realized how smart you are about the age my fourteen yr old was telling me how dumb i was....thanks for providing stern boundaries, always loving even when i wrecked the car or i didn't understand why i...
    scratchitharder scratchitharder 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 21

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    I wish you were there

    for me . I wish you were my Rolemodel. I wish I could have a relationship with you. But I think we're better off apart. Thanks for nothing.
    gxddesss gxddesss 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    You'll never see this

    but I still have to say it. It hurts not being able to be with you in the hospital and through all of this, and I know although we never say directly that we love each other but we really do. You will always be my favorite man. Please don't leave yet, i'm not ready...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    I love you, and I miss you,

    and I wish I could go back in time and make you go to the doctor for your heart. I wish I would have been there for you to help you with your farm and lower your stress level. I'm so sorry for leaving you.
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Really now. I tried to tolerate.

    But you did it again. There's no way I'm trying again.
    CallMeShayYeah CallMeShayYeah 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 12

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    Hay dad I'm gay and proud

    as ****. You can't "fix" me. I'm not broken.
    Justinolvera Justinolvera 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    1barebrit 1barebrit 41-45, M Feb 5

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    I miss you, growing up without the protection

    of a father has been a hard experience I wish I could have had you there every time things started to fall apart. Spiritually I know you were there but it was not enough...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F Nov 11, 2014

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    I hope that you get well soon

    even tho it looks like you may have cancer . I am hoping that it's not !
    1barebrit 1barebrit 41-45, M Jan 11

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    TeddyBear1904 TeddyBear1904 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 21

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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 discipline was wildly inconsistent, sometimes hugs and understanding when a beating wouldn't have been unexpected...
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 46-50, M 11 Responses Jul 2, 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 forever, but I forgive you. I forgive the time you hit mom and the police came. I forgive the time you gave me a...
    rickstauc1 rickstauc1 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    Catchacase Catchacase 16-17, F Mar 16

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    Dad... I love you, but I can't trust you

    as much as I did before. And here are my reasons why: You made so many promises you could not keep. When I was young and afraid of my stepfather, you said one day you would take me and my brother in so you can raise us. Years have passed and I graduated high school, you never...
    biggerbro biggerbro 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Sometimes I really want to call you

    and tell you how damaged I am. How it still hurts when you say that you didn't want to have a girl, especially someone like me. I know you think I am stupid, weak, unworthy and don't really see me as a daughter. After all, you only remember me when you want to show something to...
    writerannie writerannie 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    Dad, years ago when someone told me

    that my actions or thoughts resembled yours I took it as an insult. Now I take it as a compliment. Finally I couls see that under a serious mask lies a huge sensitivity and a golden heart.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M Mar 8

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    This is to my blood father~ "You hurt my mother

    You made her cry Your such a bastard You made me want to die That was before my step father came Then everything was happy It's awesome he came! My mother smiled never frowned He made her happy never cry
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    Hey paps, I'd like to say this to you.

    You have been dead for 6 months now, and I really miss you, in 1 and a half months I'll visit you to your grave and say happy 51st birthday. After everything we went through years ago, I still love you, you were always my papa :) When I was little, I was sad, it seemed you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    Why can't he treat me with respect

    why must he treat me like **** and live with himself I feel as tho when he looks at me I see the hate in his eyes and feel the disapproval in his voice I wish I could tell my dad I love him and mean it but I can't
    creezyah creezyah 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I miss you like crazy,

    I still think to myself Ill call Dad he will know then realize I can't anymore. I wish heaven had a phone.. xoxooo
    hazeleyes71 hazeleyes71 41-45, F 10 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    I know I've done things

    that have hurt you. I'm sorry. I wish we had a better understanding. I wish we didn't argue as much as we did. I wish I showed more respect for you. I don't know if I was right or wrong at that moment, but now looking back, I just wish I didn't hurt you the way I did. I hope...
    LoganManish LoganManish 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    monatonie monatonie 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I love you as a father,

    but I hate you as a person.
    lifeishurtful lifeishurtful 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    I hate you,you've been worthless

    for the 19 years I've been alive,don't speak to me,don't call me your daughter. we aren't family. you would rather have your step daughter as your daughter obviously since its ok for me to go without school clothes while you buy her an iPhone and a car after you've known her...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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