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How Has Having A Toxic Dad Impacted Your Life?

Not all dads are superheroes.

Unfortunately in this world, there are many people out there who weren't born to be dads.

Ed O'Neill in "Modern Family"

They've inflicted a lot of pain on their children, and though everyone's experience is different, it's nonetheless very tough and traumatizing. But there's power and comfort in sharing stories, allowing people to feel heard and less alone.

Danny DeVito in "Matilda"

If you've ever had a toxic dad, what's your experience been like?

Maybe your dad only calls you when he needs money, and doesn't bother to check in on your life.

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Or perhaps he never wished you a "happy birthday" growing up and well into adulthood.

Steve Carell on "The Office" (US)

Or maybe your dad cheated on your mom with your best friend.

Eva Mendes in "The Women" (2008)

If you have an unhealthy relationship with your dad, share your experience with us in the comments below (this is a safe space). Or, you can fill out this Google form if you want to remain anonymous.

Jake Johnson and Max Greenfield on "New Girl"

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