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lanlady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-20-10 07:52 PM
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13. you are not alone
I talk to my father once every 5 or 6 years. He has 4 children and is estranged from every one of them. He has no interest in his wonderful grandchildren. He doesn't deserve anyone's affection.

So f**k him.
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  -So I called to wish my father a Happy Father's Day moments ago WeDidIt  Jun-20-10 07:25 PM   #0 
  - I'm so sorry. I hope that, at some point, you'll be able to reconnect  MineralMan   Jun-20-10 07:27 PM   #1 
  - It just sucks  WeDidIt   Jun-20-10 07:33 PM   #5 
     - Again, I'm so sorry.  MineralMan   Jun-20-10 07:52 PM   #12 
  - Blame Miss Dodd  grantcart   Jun-20-10 07:30 PM   #2 
  - The last time I talked to my father was on fathers day  undeterred   Jun-20-10 07:31 PM   #3 
  - Yeah, apparently my father is about to die  WeDidIt   Jun-20-10 07:39 PM   #6 
     - You sound like you're angry at him  babylonsister   Jun-20-10 07:47 PM   #8 
     - I was going to say the same thing  bigwillq   Jun-20-10 07:50 PM   #9 
     - Actually, I am relieved n/t  WeDidIt   Jun-20-10 08:01 PM   #15 
     - Try again.  undeterred   Jun-20-10 07:53 PM   #14 
        - I just poured a glass of wine  WeDidIt   Jun-20-10 08:30 PM   #17 
  - I got a happy father's day text message from my son  Xipe Totec   Jun-20-10 07:32 PM   #4 
  - Sperm donors aren't real fond of today either...  HereSince1628   Jun-20-10 07:47 PM   #7 
  - You did the right thing. No question, difficult, but good on you for reaching out.  Ruby the Liberal   Jun-20-10 07:50 PM   #10 
  - You're not the only one with Father's Day pain, WeDidIt...  Subdivisions   Jun-20-10 07:50 PM   #11 
  - Agreed, I fucking hate this day.  Nickster   Jun-20-10 09:19 PM   #21 
  - you are not alone  lanlady   Jun-20-10 07:52 PM   #13 
  - I don't have much to add  Mz Pip   Jun-20-10 08:02 PM   #16 
  - Totally understand.  Golden Raisin   Jun-20-10 08:47 PM   #18 
  - Well, at least you tried.  proteus_lives   Jun-20-10 08:48 PM   #19 
  - Gave it two shots, in fact  WeDidIt   Jun-20-10 09:13 PM   #20 
  - I called my father; got his voicemail saying he's been dead for 16 years  REP   Jun-20-10 09:23 PM   #22 
  - Sadly  WeDidIt   Jun-20-10 10:07 PM   #23 
  - My dad died 10 years ago. n/t  Vickers   Jun-20-10 10:09 PM   #24 

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