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I Wish I Had a Better Relationship With My Father

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response May 28, 2013

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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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    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 16-17, F May 18, 2013

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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...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    My dad has since been dead for 15 years now and I wished we had a father-daughter relationship. I never had him tell me he loved me; maybe he thought it was weird. But he wasn't...
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    my dad got hung over a lot. one time he was cooking eggs and told me to be quiet because I was screaming. so I started to whisper and he turned around and hit me with the spatula...
    chloegaillard chloegaillard 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I see people who make posts about how much they love their mom and that their mom is always there for them and understands them but sadly at times that is not the case for me. I...
    wonderlustdreamer wonderlustdreamer 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have been trying to find myself over the years..and each circumstance that comes my way allows me to get to know me more. The decisions I used to make I questioned but now I have...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I am was involved with the mother of a friend of mine. It was a complicated relationship because she lost her son (my friend) and her husband to a drunk driver. I stayed friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 12

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    I had one that changed my life forever...it was a bad thing that became a good thing. it was rocky, chaotic, full of misunderstandings...... It was the most impacting of all...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Jul 16

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    had a great love and it lasted for a while no closes no confirmation just understanding maybe I made a wrong understanding but I really fall for him. It was 10 year ago i got some...
    bkam98 bkam98 31-35, F Jul 4

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    In 2000 I had sex with my first black woman 3-4 times. I was 20. She was 30. She reconciled with her husband of 7 years and I returned to Russia. I did not know she gave birth to a...
    SmolenskBorn SmolenskBorn 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    My relationship with my soldier isn't 100% legal. I'm in a relationship with a 19 year old and I'm 14. He is getting deployed soon and my family is worried that I won't stay loyal...
    elischaise elischaise 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I hugged my aunt and couldn't resist grabbing her butt so I did and it was so juicy and soft and nice. After she smiled and winked at me. I wish I could play with it all day.
    RacerXX2 RacerXX2 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I can't believe she is not talking to me! I can't believe she doesn't even miss me!!! I know this girl since college, we keep in touch from time to time, we met a few months ago...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F Jul 6

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    I had an affair with a married man.. At first I didn't know that until he told me after we started to get serious! I'm a 18 yr old guy who is gay. He is very DL which his wife didn...
    avabooboo avabooboo 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Ok I had a foursome with my wife and another couple. It started off slowly and we all agreed beforehand that we wouldn't do anything unless it was agreed beforehand. Now my friends...
    raver83 raver83 31-35, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    Married and had an affair with a married man at work. We've been trying to keep the friend thing going, talking occasionally, but when I think I'm over it those feeling come...
    artist7 artist7 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    As far back as I remember I always recall wanting to get away from the house as far as I could go. My favorite toy was one that involved transportation. Either a Big Wheel, a...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M Jul 6

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    I'm so tired of being told how to feel. People are judging things they don't understand. If I want to be angry at the man who abandoned me, I'm allowed to. No one can tell me...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F Jun 30

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    I am married and we have a one year old. We have always have certain issues between us - an up and down relationship where everything is 'perfect' one minute then suddenly from...
    Bosnell02 Bosnell02 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    And here I was thinking the guy was a sociopath. No, he's just a narcissist. Like that's supposed to be comforting or something.. Well, here's the story. When we first met, he fell...
    JourneeBlue JourneeBlue 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I was 15 she was 35 my speech teacher. She was very will pretty and always rubbed against me in class. I was a naive kid who did not know what was happening. She told me in class...
    edstarr edstarr 56-60, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I met him almost 18 months ago, it was lightening.. incredible chemistry immediately. I had never experienced anything like it in my life... I remember the day, I remember...
    Scorpionchild Scorpionchild 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    Always liked each other from childhood...as we passed teenage years....got attracted physically starting with holding hands light touching felt good progressed to kissing more...
    Sensalmale Sensalmale 66-70, M 8 hrs ago

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    My father and I haven't spoken in over five years. He still lives in denial about being physically abusive towards me.
    metalman27 metalman27 22-25, M Jul 17

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    I get genuinely excited for Christmas every time it rolls around. I love the decorations and the lights. I admit I still watch all the cartoons that I watched when I was younger...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Ive been "friends with benefits" or "hook up buddies" with this guy for a few weeks now. I really want it to become something more and go on dates but he made it clear it's no...
    creativeowl creativeowl 18-21, F Jul 2

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    On a silent night when friends are few, I close my eyes and think of you, a silent night, a silent tear, a silent wish that you were here ....❤️Happy Birthday cupcake🎂I hope...
    endlesslyyyforever endlesslyyyforever 18-21, F Jul 12

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    She was emotionally abusive and I eventually had to cut her out of my life. I still miss the good moments. I wish we could be close and she could be my friend. But she was always...
    audrig audrig 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    He wonders why I never want to talk to him, and why I lock myself in my room or try to stay away from that house. But everytime we talk it ends up in him screaming normally from...
    BulletForMyBlackVeil BulletForMyBlackVeil 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Falling in love with your best friend probably is one of the most wonderful (kilig) or inspiring things that can happen your love life.:) I've experienced it, I realized that I...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I met my Marine when he was a junior and i was a freshman. i have known since that day he was gonna go to the Marines. We broke up before he left and i said things i shouldn't...
    audreynicole7 audreynicole7 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My name is Jami I've been with my Bf for 8 months now and we've been apart for 7 of them. From what i hear that's not uncommon with military relationships. I joined EP because not...
    WhisperEden WhisperEden 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I remember the first question you asked me, I remember when you walked me home and told me you were afraid of the sea, I remember how we told each other what we wanted to be, I...
    sv4894 sv4894 18-21, F Jul 18

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    So...me and my bf started out as friends. Then became best friends then fwb. We are now in a relationship and I am having trouble with transitioning from friends to lovers. Has...
    bird75 bird75 36-40, F Jul 22

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    The magic in the air along with the almost nauseating smell of egg nog can warm my heart better than the toastiest fire ever could. But... Sometimes... I really despise it. I...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I met this amazing guy through sports, I feel safe, and loved, and like nothing can touch me, when we are together, he tells me he loves me, and calls me his girlfriend, and babe...
    justyouraverageteen justyouraverageteen 16-17, F Jul 12

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