But she was very controlling and kept me under Fort Knox–like conditions. I told him I thought he was dead and asked why it took him so long to contact me.
She’s had my Facebook password since I’ve had an account. He said he’d been adding me on Facebook but I’d always decline his requests. After we reunited, he showed me emails he’d sent trying to contact — and we both love to draw. You wouldn’t have believed we hadn’t been around each other for 12 years. Later that day, we went shopping because I had grown out of all my shorts, so I asked him if he could buy me some new ones.
She used to call him “your dad,” but now she hugs him and uses his name.
But I do want to tell her because she’s very important to me.
They just weren’t happy and didn’t really keep in contact after I was born. When she’s manic it’s hard to know what she’s going to say. My abandonment issues really hit when I was a teenager.
After I was born she had a nervous breakdown and couldn’t take care of me, so I lived with her grandparents until I was about 2. My mom and my stepfather took a break because they were fighting so much and I cried the entire time he was gone. Near the end of the time my parents had joint custody of me I had a stepdad.
If it weren’t for the legal issues I would tell everybody.
If she wants to see her grandkids we’ll send her money and she can drive to see us. Part of me thinks she won’t give a crap and then another part of me thinks she’ll want to hunt us down and get the police to lock us up and throw away the key. We’re so close that we always pick up on each other’s emotions.What was your family like when you were growing up?My parents had me when they were 18 — they met in high school and I was conceived on prom night.offer a range of possible explanations for it, including a primordial feeling of always having “belonged” to the estranged relative, a sense of wanting to experience the bonding missed out on during childhood, or simply an overwhelming closeness based on similarities: like meeting a mate who was designed for you in a science lab.Perhaps couples and notes that he’s only had a few father-daughter couples speak out, speculating that many of them fear that others will assume the daughter must have been abused in childhood (it should be said that when these unions lead to children, those children can face potentially serious difficulties as a result of the genetic implications of incest, even if some online communities downplay theseestrangement.