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I Wish My Dad Would Talk to Me

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    I Have Never Had A Conversation About My Life With My Dad

    Im 22 now and my dad is 65. The past year has made me realised that my dad has never taken an interest in my life. Throughout school, college, university and now my working life he has never asked me what I have been doing or how I am doing. Recently it has really got to me and...
    bethlamport13 bethlamport13 22-25 2 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    So I got off work early

    and I live at home with my dad .. I ask "hey, can we meet up for dinner, been months since we have .." He's like I'll think about it and please now the grass. I do. He comes home and doesn't want too go out with me .. Do I have to beg for your attention and affection?! It's my...
    rachelll01 rachelll01 18-21, F Jul 10

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    My Dad Doesn't Talk to Me

    I have no idea why my dad doesn't talk to me. Growing up, it was explained away as "He's quiet." It seemed that he didn't talk to anyone and never ever said a word. Why should I be any different? Do you know how awkward it is to shop for Father's Day or a birthday or Christmas...
    mtsv mtsv 26-30, F 7 Responses May 28, 2009

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    Happy Birthday

    I call my mom every Sunday so she can tell me about her life for 10 minutes while she smokes a cigarette before Desperate Housewives starts. She's been "happily" married to my father for 32 years, but you would never guess he was even alive based on her half of our weekly...
    mtsv mtsv 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2009

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    Yes but don't no him !

    😭😭😭😭
    scared850 scared850 13-15, M Jul 10

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    So yesterday I was bummed dad wouldn't go out

    to eat after promising me .. Today his gf and her daughter are over her and she says they offered them to go to the Cheese Cake Factory? Are you kidding? My whole life is him promising and never keeping it. My whole life is set up on not trusting men and being controlling...
    rachelll01 rachelll01 18-21, F Jul 11

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    All I Need Is to Experience the Love of a Father!

                  my dad never spoke to me. whatever i had to tell him i had to pass messags through my mom. he is speaks a lot to everyone else. He talks so well to my brother that sometimes i feel so jelous...
    leahparker leahparker 18-21, F 5 Responses May 28, 2009

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    I Do Need You.

    ever since i became pregnant my dad doesnt talk to me. we started talking after i had my baby and decided to move with him but then he kicked me out. and now he hasnt called me or text me for a year now. truth is i do need him i just dont know what to do.
    lust093 lust093 18-21 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    Fatherless

    Hi my name is Pamela and I am 26 I know who my father is but he don't come around his other kids speak to me at times me and my brother don't know one on my father side I got this space in my heart I be trying to find love someone help me
    babypood babypood 26-30 Aug 18, 2012

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    Almost 33 Years Old And Dad Is Still Disappointed In Me And Does Not Have An Interest In Me...

    Hello, Thanks for reading this.  Ever since I was 19 years old, I have had pressure from my dad to find a good major that will help me find a good paying job. When I graduated undergrad, I wanted to pursue acting/music, but he wouldn't let me and wanted me to stay home and...
    smilesdd smilesdd 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Aug 1

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    I mean yes I respect everyone's right to ask what they want but a) it's tiresome and b) it's very worrying that so many really young girls 13-25 seem to either not know they are...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    My husband passed away one year and eight months ago. He was only 49. His kids who are adults treated him just awful. I watched him hurt because of them everyday. My husband was...
    tammynsparkles tammynsparkles 36-40, F Aug 4

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    Yep. But. That may be their goal. My dad is such a cretin. He gets hurt. And retaliates. No exploration. No discussion. Just retaliation. And many copy...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 9

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    I've always had depression and anxiety issues from the time I can remember. I wasn't a happy child. I just thought that I was having a rough time and that the feelings would go...
    porcelainsmiles porcelainsmiles 22-25, F Aug 13

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    There so many things people wish they could change about themselves. They wish they were skinner,prettier, more handsome, richer, and had more friends. I even wish this myself...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I like the idea of having a sugar daddy. Is this so wrong? Is it close to selling yourself? Not sure. Does appeal.
    clareg clareg 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 23

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    The love is ending been married for 4 years and we are falling apart he never talks to me and I try so hard to understand him.i am always giving my self excuses to y he ignores me...
    leaf90McC leaf90McC 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I really wish anybody that could would cast a spell on me to be, physically and mentally, a beautiful girl.
    AJGirlie AJGirlie 26-30 Aug 7

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    What more to say? I long for a warm embrace from you. Loving caress n a kiss from you. But I know all these are 'my' wish and prayer alone. Life is such a burden.
    EternalWanderer EternalWanderer 31-35 1 Response Aug 1

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    I sort of do life right now I'm certain would be totally different, and more interest than it is now. That, and my life sucks big time as it is I really wouldn't mind having such...
    strivexwulf strivexwulf 18-21, T 5 days ago

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    I have made some really bad choices in my life and always say I will learn by my mistakes but I never do. I hurt people by pushing them away then I stand alone and wonder why. I...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Would really love some right now... Going through a lot.
    WonderingJazmine WonderingJazmine 18-21 Aug 12

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    Everyone on earth does have a person they are truly meant to be with. Even if it's a family relationship, every person has someone that loves them and never wants to let them go...
    savigirl14 savigirl14 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I try to think that all people aren't the same and not base or judge them on past experiences but now it's just getting harder and harder.
    VivirLaVida VivirLaVida 16-17, F Jul 22

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    I can't stand him right now
    NotMyCircus NotMyCircus 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 23

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    That's why I finally went off on my boyfriend last night. He actually apologized to me. It felt good. I deserved that apology, and I'm glad I got it.
    stillYDGN stillYDGN 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    So, my grandmother found out that I was bisexual, and she got mad. She told my mother to block me on my grandmother's account and then told my mom to ground me...
    xxbrokengirl98xx xxbrokengirl98xx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I dislike how religion and society makes people closed minded. Why cant others see that reality and reason is so much more than what they think or see of it?
    Noxious123 Noxious123 22-25 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Being 15 in a dominantly white society along with it being controlled by relativism, makes me wanna just give someone a gun and tell them to shoot me. Seriously I can't stand...
    JubilantDayz JubilantDayz 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    THIS INFURIATES ME!! The freedom to write & share whatever I felt ~ the acceptance~ the TOLERANCE~ is why I fell in love with this site. Sadly, these things are vanishing, as...
    HisWetWife HisWetWife 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I am not here to fix things.Some of us need fixing ourselves.Sending dirty pictures or messages cursing others is just not respectable.I do not even know who you are and this is...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    So I moved out of state. Months before my friend of ten years kept putting off hanging out with me. 7 months went by. Weeks before I moved, he planned a lunch. Then the day of...
    indigoK indigoK 36-40, F Aug 6

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    Respect is such a basic thing. And I don't see what's so difficult in giving respect. Respect to parents, siblings, peers, those younger than you. IF only people were just more...
    zozobar zozobar 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    some people just don't have respect anymore. it should be common sense to have respect. if I don't like u I won't respect u. if u don't respect me I won't respect u. but if it's a...
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Aug 7

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    It makes me feel uncomfortable. Are they staring at my outfit? My face? Who knows
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I feel like people stare at me everywhere when I'm walking on the street cars, people it's crazy I always wonder why and what they are thinking its enough to make anybody anxious!
    TashaBbb TashaBbb 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    A lot of yall ************* need to cut the ****
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 9

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    That's all I want. For him to tell me what his actually planning for me and why he let's me go through things alone. Why he turned my family against me, why he took my mother...
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I'm me, you're not going to tell me how to live my life, go live yours, just stop telling me crap about my life.. Worry about yourself
    youngdesirexoxo youngdesirexoxo 16-17, F Aug 12

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    But sometimes it's not that easy, no matter what I try. :/
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    You tell people what they don't wanna hear and then your left alone! Haha! My oh my!! I'm guessing I'm a difficult personality to get along with.... I usually get surrounded by...
    Incubusbunny Incubusbunny 22-25, F a week ago

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    I need a person to text sometimes....sadly it doesn't happen when I want it to....especially a cute boy in search of a guy like me
    poketeen poketeen 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    And just run to my house, knock on my door and when I open it.. Grab me and kiss me. Ten, I think I love you..
    michiko michiko 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    This is a place for sharing experiences... Not bullying and harassing people about their opinions. Debate is bound to happen, but name calling because you don't agree...wow...
    MsInked511 MsInked511 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I have to hang out with my bully during lunch and resses at 6th grade and it's bc my best friend hangs out with my bully so I hang out with my best friend and so i have to hang out...
    imnotthatspecia imnotthatspecia 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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