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I Want To Say This To My Dad

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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 8 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    I can't stand you....

    Last night you where screaming at me... Asking me why I did it.... You know why I did it, but you never care until now, leave me alone
    Rustedarmor Rustedarmor 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    My Dad will probably never read this,

    but I just wanna let it out. "I know I will never be good enough for you. I know I'm not what you expected me to be, but I am my own person and I am done with bending myself backward to fit your ideal. You used to be my hero, but now you're just the guy that apparently share my...
    restartingit restartingit 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 26, 2015

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    Rasuna Rasuna 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 18, 2015

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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 9 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    Today, I realised that you failed me

    as a father. You made me feel hated, unwanted and second best to my mum and other siblings. This doesn't mean that, as an adult, I can't forgive you. It doesn't mean that I need to go begging for approval, that I give people nothing but pain by simply existing. The way you...
    Nenmir Nenmir 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2015

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    I want to say that i love him

    and i have a little crush on him. He maybe my dad but I love him, everytime he hug me during night I feel good.
    kkeellyy kkeellyy 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Even though we had our issues in the past our

    relationship has grown into a neutral stance. I can see you putting in the effort to be a better person and has given me the hope even the cruelest people can have a change of heart. But you can still be an ******* at many times. Thank you for giving me shelter, food, a home...
    badazzbasicbich badazzbasicbich 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Dad. I miss you terribly.

    When we made the decision to let you die I felt like it was murder. I know in my head it wasn't, but it was a horrible burden to have to take on and convince mom and brother it was the best decision. I just couldn't let you suffer for one more day, Dad. I know you were surprised...
    OneLifeKitten OneLifeKitten 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    to my step dad u have brought me up right .

    you have accepted me as grew up u have gotten me out of stuff and you teach me and you accept me and karen you never judge me but you do give advice and i do listen .thank you so much for who u ars and taking care of my mum and my little sister yea i get mad at...
    sanjoh sanjoh 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    sighselly sighselly 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2015

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    I would say Hey Dad I love you

    so very much, but why did you just leave us on that cold December day to be with another woman. Do you realize how this would effect your children? Do you even care? Hell no, you didn't care...just left... just wanted you to know that I have never forgotten that day, although I...
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    There are so many things

    that I want to say to my dad. So many questions that will never be answered. But more than anything I want to say to my dad that I'm sorry. I'm sorry for all the times when I ignored your text message. I'm sorry for all the times I didn't tell you when something happened in...
    SlytherinRavenclaw SlytherinRavenclaw 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Why didn't you love me?

    What was wrong with me that you hated me so? Pity he has passed now so I'll never really know will I!? Although I'd never have gotten an honest answer out of him any way.
    ctstranger ctstranger 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    tonythetaurus tonythetaurus 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 6

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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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    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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    DARRIN001 DARRIN001 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    You could love me better

    if you put the liquor down.
    Jadathomps2 Jadathomps2 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Why did you leave me like that.

    ., knowing we weren't on good terms? Did you have to go that time? Was "HE" calling you? The worst thing about that was i couldn't follow you there just yet. I'm sorry dad... I was angry at you for having an affair .. I guess you didn't love mom anymore.. You got tired raising...
    MissBrave22 MissBrave22 22-25, F Jan 6

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    Thanks for proving to me

    that not only can a person live without a father, but learn how to block out what people say. it made me realize that you bullying me and abusing me have me scars and scars that prove I'm tough enough to handle anything.
    lizzie9787 lizzie9787 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I often wonder why you hated me.

    What I did or didn't do that made you decide I wasn't worth loving. I torture myself watching these stupid reality shows with dads walking daughters down the isle or helping them buy their wedding dresses and it brings tears to my eyes knowing I'll never have that. What exactly...
    ctstranger ctstranger 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    A year and a half ago a started to write about

    you Dad. I painted a nice picture. Now I can hardly believe I wrote that. I had had enough distance in space and time to create that fantasy filled with denial because I wanted to be at peace with my parents for my own peace of mind. While there was some facts in my story...
    stufy stufy 51-55 1 Response Jan 8

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    I didn't deserve your anger

    or your cruelty. Now you want me to be there for you and make your life less lonely. I had forgiven you but then the abuse started all over again. I'm staying away for now!! We shall see what tomorrow brings.
    deleted deleted 26-30 21 Responses Aug 7, 2015

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    I release you. You don't owe us; you don't owe

    me. Thanks for sleeping with my mom. I wouldn't be here otherwise. Thanks for begrudgingly writing child support checks until the day after my 18th birthday. Thanks for sending some money towards college after Mom made you. I know you said your obligations were done when...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    You can't change what you did.

    I will always be your daughter saying you hate me and I'm an accident doesn't change that. You didn't even get to know me. I cry and cry at night because I know you'll never change your mind. I love you want nothing bad for you I just wanted you to love me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 21 Responses Jul 28, 2015

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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 disassociated… from everything not just me. When he got home from the office he sat and played solitaire, never...
    newdaydogEP newdaydogEP 66-70, M 81 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    My Dad was never around

    when I was growing up.He was usually busy in his office and came back late too tired to interact with me.Now he is nearing 80.He has changed.We have become closer.He is still an avid reader and passes his list of books to me to buy.I care for you ,dad and wish you stay in the...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    Despite the fact I hate you

    for what you've done to my mom, and how awful of a cold bitter man that you are, I thank you. I thank you by showing me what an awful human being you are. I was lucky to break the cycle with my wife and I will never call my daughter the names you called yours. I hate you but I...
    feralserpentine feralserpentine 31-35, M Jan 6

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    Papa I want to say this to you.

    You are the best papa no one can ever have. I think everyday how strong you are. May Allah help you to live strong here and in jannah. When I wanted to play for the first time you brought me a bat and ball for the first time you played with me. I remember the days you came with...
    sperrow sperrow 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 1, 2015

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    Dear dad. I honestly don't know what to say

    because I never thought I'd be writing you a letter and sending it to heaven. You are my hero, my first love and I will never forget the time I had with you. No one will ever understand the connection we had and how much you raised me up when I was down. You were my knight in...
    alice0493 alice0493 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2015

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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 5 Responses Feb 21, 2015

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    Well dad, you broke my heart long

    before any boy had the chance to.
    TikaTikaTika TikaTikaTika 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2015

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    Daddieeee! I miss you

    so much! Come back to me, will you? "'( I know you can't dad, but I love you so much. and I'm so lonely too. (:'"*(
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 5, 2015

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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 2 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    dad i know why u asked me to leave the room i

    was only gone 5 minutes when i went back in u where gone xxx
    lillyross lillyross 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 18, 2015

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    Stfu and go yell at a therapist,

    not me. You obviously need one. Oh wait, you cant afford one because you pissed away your money and your marriage and your life in the ******* casino. Im not the cause of your problems, and neither are my mom and brother. You did this to yourself. You ****** up. Learn to live...
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 5 Responses May 10, 2015

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    Maybe you should stop working

    and care about your kid for once
    MildImplosion MildImplosion 13-15, M Jan 7

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    Rustedarmor Rustedarmor 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 5

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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, 2015

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    Dad I hate you...you left me

    and mom...I thought you loved us...you said you would never leave...you said you would always be here for me...so where are you now?! Of with another woman...you are the skum under my shoe and I will hate you forever until I die...just go too hell now...I hate you...
    SexySam93 SexySam93 22-25, F 9 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    What is your full name?

    You never mentioned it when we met
    churchdadatnight churchdadatnight 18-21, F Jan 6

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    I wish I tell him off.

    .. If I could say anything to him it would be a sarcastic list of him being a horrible father. Hey dad remember that time when I was little and you decided to buy cigarettes instead of baby food? Hey dad remember that time you invited your brother to live with us when my mum was...
    RachelDare RachelDare 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I love and miss you dad.

    Thank you for the life you gave me.
    akirayuuki akirayuuki 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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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, 2014

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