“My father told me I’d never amount to anything, but I proved him wrong. Now he’s nowhere to be found.”

“My dad never had time for me, but alcohol always did.”

“I wish my father had been present in my life, instead of just a figure who came and went whenever it suited him.”

“My dad left when I was young and I’ve never forgiven him for it. He missed out on so much of my life.”

“Growing up, my father was more like an obstacle in my life than anything else. I had to work to overcome the damage he caused.”

“My father was a tyrant who ruled our household with an iron fist. I’m glad to be out of his control now.”

“My dad always had an excuse for why he couldn’t be there for me. I don’t need his excuses anymore.”

“My father was never proud of me, no matter how hard I tried to make him happy. I had to learn to find pride in myself.”

“It’s hard to respect someone who wasn’t there for you when you needed them the most. My father doesn’t deserve my respect.”

“My dad never took the time to get to know me as a person, and now it’s too late for him to try.”

“Growing up, I always felt like I was a burden to my father. I’ve learned to let go of that feeling and move on.”

“My dad was never good at showing love or affection, and it’s made it hard for me to accept love from anyone else.”

“I always hoped my dad would change and be the father I needed, but he never did. Now I have to accept that and move forward.” QUOTES ABOUT HOT COCOA

“My dad was always too busy chasing his own dreams to pay attention to mine. I had to learn to chase them on my own.”

“It’s hard to trust someone who constantly let you down. My father was the ultimate disappointment in my life.”

“My dad was always quick to anger and slow to listen. I didn’t feel like I could ever have a real conversation with him.”

“I never felt truly loved by my father, and that’s something that’s hard to come to terms with.”

“My dad had a temper that could turn on a dime. It made me feel like I was constantly walking on eggshells around him.”

“Growing up, my father was more concerned with his reputation than our relationship. Now I’m more concerned with my own happiness.”

“It’s hard to feel connected to someone who wasn’t present in your life. My father missed out on so much.”

“My father was always critical of me, but never offered any constructive feedback. It felt like he was tearing me down just for fun.”

“I don’t think my father ever really knew me as a person, and that’s a painful realization to come to.”

“Growing up, I felt like I was an inconvenience to my father. It’s taken me years to realize that that’s not something I should carry with me.”

“My dad’s absence in my life was felt in every aspect of it. It’s something that I’ll always carry with me, but I’ve learned to let go of the pain it caused me.”