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No man is responsible for his father. That was entirely his mother's affair

No man is responsible for his father. That was entirely his mother's affair.
Posted 4 months ago

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease and unfortunately

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
Posted 4 months ago

When I was 10, I had a paper route. One year, I delivered my papers through

When I was 10, I had a paper route. One year, I delivered my papers through a hurricane. My mother was against the idea, but my dad, who was a sergeant in the Marine Corps, overruled her. I was determined to deliver my papers.
Posted 4 months ago

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect, not even my mother

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect, not even my mother.
Posted 4 months ago

People who have not done their research on me do not know that I am Europea

People who have not done their research on me do not know that I am European, born in Copenhagen, Denmark to an Italian father from Napoli and a mother from Alabama who was singing opera and went to Europe, met my dad, fell in love, and then moved back to
Posted 4 months ago

Sometimes, being a single mother, I miss the freedom. I see my other friend

Sometimes, being a single mother, I miss the freedom. I see my other friends with kids, and when they go out for a drink, it is the dad that stays in.
Posted 4 months ago

My dad was in the army. World War II. He got his college education from the

My dad was in the army. World War II. He got his college education from the army. After World War II he became an insurance salesman. Really, I didn't know my dad very well. He and my mother split up after the war. I was raised by my maternal grandmother
Posted 4 months ago

You can't be the dad who takes your kid out after your wife has said, 'No i

You can't be the dad who takes your kid out after your wife has said, 'No ice cream,' buys the ice cream, and says, 'Don't tell your mother.' You teach the child to lie - and to disrespect the other parent.
Posted 4 months ago

I said something really stupid once. I told a friend that my mother was so

I said something really stupid once. I told a friend that my mother was so beautiful, but my dad was ugly. My dad heard it and just laughed it off, but I felt guilty. It haunted me for years. I should never have said that.
Posted 4 months ago

I was always embarrassed because my dad wore a suit and my mother wore flat

I was always embarrassed because my dad wore a suit and my mother wore flat pumps and a cozy jumper while my friends' parents were punks or hippies.
Posted 4 months ago

I grew up in Birmingham, but my parents are originally from Barbados. My da

I grew up in Birmingham, but my parents are originally from Barbados. My dad, Romeo, was a long-distance lorry driver, and my mother, Mayleen, worked in catering.
Posted 4 months ago

My life is black and white and mixed. My mother's a Rastafarian, my dad was

My life is black and white and mixed. My mother's a Rastafarian, my dad was a short white guy - it's not an affectation. It's also the lives of millions of people throughout the world.
Posted 4 months ago