I Wish I Had a Better Relationship With My Father

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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

    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
    22-25, F
    Jul 5, 2014

    my parents are separated

    and I live with my mum and brother but damn...my father was an ******* and a ****. still...sometimes it just feels like it would be nice if he wasn't such a screw up and we were a normal family you know?...
    RebelFighter RebelFighter
    16-17, F
    Aug 22, 2015

    I just wish he cared.

    I just wish my mom didn't have to put up with so much crap. I wish there was somebody to take care of us in our bad times. After my parents divorced, he never bothered to contact his children. I tried to contact him once but he didn't want to talk to me. That hurt.
    Demonizer Demonizer
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 22, 2015

    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
    1 Response Oct 27, 2009

    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
    Aug 5, 2011

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    1 Response Dec 2, 2008

    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

    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

    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...
    18-21, F
    Nov 26, 2009

    I never met my real father

    and sometimes I wonder if he just didn't want me he never talked to me I never saw his face,and he never saw mine I wonder if he was nice or just a jerk and I can't ask my mom because she had a car accident and now she's in a better place so I was left without my mother or...
    Devonrucker1234 Devonrucker1234
    13-15, M
    1 Response Aug 23, 2015

    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
    May 19, 2010

    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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