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I Wish I Had a Better Relationship With My Father

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    My Dad...

         My dad left my family when I was three years old and so I lived with my mom. By court law, we had to go visit him every other weekend and I loved spending time with him until he started making rude comments about my health conditions and asking me if I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 2, 2008

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    I Wish..

    Me and my dad are 2 differnt persons. We never talk or look at each other. My dad has a very high characteristic. He always gets mad at eveything. We[my lil bros.&mi] touch his stuff..He starts to flipp out and starts saying shxt to us. My mom &him aint havin a good...
    lADYBxTCh lADYBxTCh 16-17, F Nov 26, 2009

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    My Biological Father

    My mom and my father were together for a couple of years before I was born. He was divorced and already had a son who I love a lot. When my mom got pregnant my father didn't want to have nothing with her anymore so she asked for a divorce and he accepted. During the pregnancy my...
    saracfmartins saracfmartins 18-21, F May 18, 2013

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    I Wish

        i wish i had a better relationship with him . but i am so pissed at him for hurtin  my mom and me .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 27, 2009

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    The Son Of A Loan Shark

    Hello my name ifs fuzzy and i am 22 years of age and have spent a collective 3 months of my life with my dad...you see i live in the states and my father lives in Mexico sadly my Father isn't the typical father that is in Mexico in the sense that he has more than enough means to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 19, 2010

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    ...but my father is a coward.

    He made mistakes as we all do, but instead of trying his best to protect his own from these mistakes, he blamed the very ones that loved him. He has taken everything beautiful in his life and has painted it with hate. He has bullied his children and beat every wife he's had. But...
    PricelessJourney PricelessJourney 36-40, F Sep 7, 2014

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    Better Relationship

    My dad has beat me and touched me innapropraitly and also tried to kill me. Through all this I still love him. And I want school relationship with him but Im scared Im going to get hurt again. Am I an idiot? I just want a normal father-daughter relationship but I see that almost...
    neverregret77 neverregret77 22-25, F 1 Response May 28, 2013

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    I Find My Dad Annoying, But At The Same Time, I Really Want To Spend Time With My Dad

    I Come From An Asian Family, And Stereo-Types Are Stereo-Types, But If You Came Here, All You Would Hear About Is Grades, Good Jobs, And Sometimes, Weight-Loss. Anyway, The Reason I Find My Dad Annoying, Is Because He Just HAS To Check What I'm Doing On My Laptop. When I'm In My...
    Abby2622 Abby2622 13-15 Aug 5, 2011

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    Time May Be Running Out..

    My father has had diabetes since he was at the age of 3.  He has not always taken the disease quite seriously..He became a father at the age of 25.  He was an awesome dad during my childhood, but after I got older, he and I grew apart.  During the first stages of my teenage...
    Kimba2992 Kimba2992 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2011

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    Sad Daddy

    The relationship, or lack of, that I shared with both of my parents scarred me for much of my life. Mum was always drunk, at work, or screaming at her kids. Her lifestyle killed her a little over 10 years ago. When she was dying I could still feel that she had nothing but...
    musicmad musicmad 41-45, M Apr 15, 2009

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    No Real Relationship

     My father and i talk but well we don't talk about our feelings or thoughts just general little phatic chit chat and it drives me crazy sometimes because we have been through such a lot. I have tried to talk to him but in actual fact i don't think he wants to know, i think...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    Politics :(

    My father and I have an awful relationship based on one primary point: Politics. I know this isn't supposed to get in the way of relationships, familial or not, but it's at the point where I have a feeling he doesn't even respect my point of view. Dad was...
    rustyguy rustyguy 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 24, 2009

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    But, I Can't.

    My father refuses to put anything before his almighty crack rock and his almighty *****.  Not even his own children.  When he got out of prison, I made sure I was the first person there to see him.  His girlfriend was out getting ********** and smoking crack. ...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    My relationship with my father.

    .... I wish me and my dad were best friend, I wish that he would hug me and hold me when he wrap his big hand around me and I feel his warmth and smell him, I feel so safe! But I don't have a relationship with my dad, he always want to change me, always complaining, he rarely...
    Kittyxfreak Kittyxfreak 18-21, F Jul 5, 2014

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    What Happened To Us?

    my dad and i, we used to be so close.. i would be four years old and be sitting there handing him tools being his lil helper when he fixed his jeep, we did everything together. i was daddys little princess. i always told him i was never moving out id live there my whole life...
    TheShyGurl TheShyGurl 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    I'm 17 and I have a sister who is 22 years old. And I also have a brother who's 19. I love my brother & sister to bits. The issue is feel as if my relationship between my sister is...
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    Four generations of family love and no one has ever been forced into anything. Our grandmother started with our father in 1953. Such wonderful family dedication and bonding...
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    My father and had been close since before I can remember, but he's impatient and moody so when him and my mom split when I was three I lived with my mom and her man whom I barely...
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    I am married with 3 great children. Married for over 14 years now. My wife is a great mother to my children but the relationship ends there. I have slept on the couch for the...
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    I had and still have a S.O.B father. He disappeared outta my life when I was 6. then when i was 18 he wanted to get involved. I said hell no.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I used to when I was younger, but now my dad and I barely talk to each other. My mom says that my dad is possibly bipolar, and by his actions, I think she's right. He gets angry...
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    I have been so annoyed with girls today who say stuff like 'I'm sad I won't be kissing my boyfriend under the fireworks tonight'. Like really? I'm sad that my boyfriend is on the...
    brennx33 brennx33 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    May God give you... For every storm a rainbow, for every tear a smile, for every care a promise and a blessing in each trial. For every problem life sends a faithful friend to...
    Nadegefonyuy Nadegefonyuy 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My dad disowned me when I cut him off financially. Growing up he had many wives and affairs and as a result lots of kids to support. Since I was the oldest unmarried child from his...
    BeauKitty BeauKitty 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My dad had me arrested because I fought him because he was always calling me fat I was taken to cleo wallace. that place is no good but our relation ship has suffered because of it...
    TANQ247 TANQ247 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I **** with my brother If you want to know more pm me girls AND boys
    lovemehard4ever lovemehard4ever 18-21, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    actually i have no relationship with my dad
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love my boyfriend. I always have and he's my world. But I developed some curious feelings for quite awhile. I have no idea what to do. I really think I could be attracted to...
    song95 song95 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    im confused and i dont know what to feel. my dad has never spent time with us, he was not financially supportive or cared at all and left my mom to do everything for the family...
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    My friend and I became best friends four to five years ago, when we were in primary school. It started when she started going to the same tutorial center as me and we just drifted...
    rosyvision rosyvision 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    sometimes when i feel low i really think they will be better without me i mean i feel like i m the odd one in them
    Dreck007 Dreck007 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I Refer To My Depression As If It Were An Intimate Friend She, (because it must be a "she," for who else could hold such a constant draw on me for the last thirty years,) is a...
    WripTyde WripTyde 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I know you never wanted it to come to this, but I have given you every last piece of my heart, gave you the work as much as I could. All I ever wanted from you was to be loved in...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    To my father, my abuser for 25 years: I am writing to inform you that I know exactly who and what you are. Additionally, despite your many years of bullying & brainwashing...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    you should become best friends before you start a relationship. ??
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