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    03-09-2011, 03:29 PM
  #1
Foal
What am I supposed to say to my dad?

I haven't heard from my dad for about 3 weeks. I'm done with him. (For anyone that doesn't know what's happening..I haven't seen my dad in like 8 years. I visited him 3 times after he suddenly wanted to be back into my life). I left my riding boots at his place, and I want them back. My aunt has offered to call him up and drive me over to pick them up. What should I say to him? I DON'T want to continue seeing him. I have been hurt enough from him.

He's going ask me why I want them. He doesn't know that I have a lesson scheduled with another horse stable. He's going to be VERY mad.
     
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    03-09-2011, 04:06 PM
  #2
Yearling
The truth is the only way out of a situation like this. If you can't be truthful to people, then you can't be truthful to yourself. Cause your lying to him makes you lie to yourself. Just remember that and you'll know what to do. And you'll do what's right.
     
    03-09-2011, 05:20 PM
  #3
Super Moderator
Is he a horrible man?
     
    03-09-2011, 05:33 PM
  #4
Weanling
Can your aunt pick them up for you?
     
    03-09-2011, 06:09 PM
  #5
Super Moderator
I think that the truth is the best way to go.

You don't need to answer that if you don't feel so, but is there something happened or did he just cut out keeping in touch with you?
     
    03-09-2011, 06:44 PM
  #6
Foal
Pretty much he decided to see me and my sisters after the judge threw him in jail. He has the right to see us every other Saturday. I felt like he wanted to be a part of our lives, and I've always wanted a dad. So we saw him 3 times. On all 3 of those visits we had fun. I got the flu and couldn't see him one weekend. I called him and let him know and he said that he would call the next day to see how we are doing. I said that maybe we could see eachother sometime during the week. I called him, and he wouldn't answer. Then I called him a few days later- no answer. It's been like 3 weeks. I don't know why he won't answer the phone. My mom had talked to him and he was saying how he can see us whenever he wants, and that she has to drive us over there. (Which is not true, because it says that he has to pick us up and drop us off) I heard that whole conversation, because he was like screaming. My mom told him that he can call me anytime. (Which I've told him many times). He has my cell phone number and the home phone number.

A few years ago, I had made an attempt to get him back into our lives. I invited him to my soccer game and he came to it. That's it.

I just am sick of being hurt by him. I used to cry almost every night. I'm sick of calling him and not getting answered. Why can't he be a man and just tell me??

I'm done with him. He doesn't deserve me. I already called another horse stable and they are awesome people. I just want my riding boots back. He's going to give me a hard time.

And please no one tell me to give him another chance. I can't give out anymore.

So what do I do? Call him? Have my aunt drive me there? I don't know what to do. Should I just have my mom deal with it?
     
    03-09-2011, 06:49 PM
  #7
Weanling
Ask your mom or aunt to pick them up. Or just tell him you like wearing them. You don't really owe him an explanation. It's your property.
     
    03-09-2011, 06:51 PM
  #8
Foal
I know..but I bet he is letting his students wear them.
     
    03-09-2011, 06:52 PM
  #9
Weanling
He shouldn't be letting his students wear him- they are yours. Get someone to go pick them up for you and stop worrying about it. :]
     
    03-09-2011, 06:53 PM
  #10
Weanling
Other than the obvious "ick" factor of other people borrowing your boots, I'm not sure why that matters. If someone's wearing them when you show up, march right up and tell them to take them off their feet.

You don't have to say anything about why you want them back. It's a pair of shoes. Just tell him you want to wear them to school if he actually presses it.
     

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