(Closed) what do you on Fathers Day when you have a crap dad?

posted 3 years ago in Family
Post # 2
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Blushing bee

I treat it like any other day, I don’t do anything special. It really depends though, I am not sensitive about the lack of relationship. BUT I am always in agreement for a treat yo’self day so do it! 

 

ETA: CHEAT DAAAAAAY get yummy foods too! 

Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

I have a crappy mother, so I can relate. Yup, treat yourself in whatever way that you like. Personally I’d get my nails done and then go buy a new book. Maybe get takeout from my favorite restaurant. Avoid social media if seeing people posting about their parents upsets you. Have a good day and don’t let it get you down. smile

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

My dad passed sesy so it’s just another Sunday for me. 

Post # 5
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 1997

Although I have a slightly different situation (my dad is deceased), I don’t really “do” anything. If you don’t celebrate Father’s Day, it is just another day. You can do something special for yourself if you wish, just like any other day.

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2018

I do not a damn thing. I never even know it’s Father’s Day until someone reminds me.

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: City, State

I’m starting to celebrate my fiances father for fathers day these days… But previously I ignored it and spent time with any friends who were free 

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2020

Me and my mom always spend the day together instead. 🙂

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2019 - Chateau Lake Louise

I celebrate with other fathers. Usually either an uncle or father figure. I’ll usually send my ex father’s day well wishes.

But I think doing a Treat yoself day sounds great!

Post # 10
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2018

I was blessed with the most wonderful father in the world …. unfortunately I did not pick a good father for my children, and I live with that guilt. On Fathers Day the kids and I celebrate with my dad (their grandpa) and my brothers. 

 

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2021 - Dracut, Massachusetts

Mine croaked on me and was a jerk so…I just hang out with my step dad, he rules!

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2018 - Omaha, NE

I no longer speak to my father and honestly I am lucky and have a step-dad who is not a piece of garbage, so I called him and wished him a happy father’s day. 

Other than that, just forget about it and live a normal day, just like any other 🙂 I think I had work that day so I didn’t really have a choice to spend it doing something fun lol… If you want to make it a food cheat day I can’t stop you! 😉

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2018

Just remember everyone, better to have a crap dad then no dad at all.

Just sayin’

Post # 14
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Bumble bee

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redwinetime :  Know the feeling, my dad is absolutely nasty and horrible. I just treat it like it isn’t overly a special day and just have treat yourself time and get some awesome food in.

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