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Re: My dad

Post by lancashirelad » Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:13 am

Admitting you have a problem means your halfway to overcoming it, I lost my dad when I was 22, I never really got to know him, but I know he would've been there for me through the bad times.
I've to start again now buying & fitting all the bits I had on the previous cb500x!!! :D

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Re: My dad

Post by Benson-1215 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:28 pm

Take one step at a time , one day at time you have made the biggest step which will is the hardest one.
All the best to you and your Dad.
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Re: My dad

Post by Nigel » Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:53 pm

Good on you for posting this, you`ve only got one Dad, treasure him.

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Re: My dad

Post by Mickdb1 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:51 pm

What a great post. I am sure he will be as proud of you as you are of him.
I wish I had thanked my dad more than I did. Wherever you have been with yer thoughts and actions = yer on the right road now mate, for sure
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Re: My dad

Post by boboneleg » Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:46 pm

Well done mate
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Re: My dad

Post by bikenav » Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:59 pm

well done sure all can be fixed.

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Re: My dad

Post by tefflon » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:41 pm

Well what can I say to that
I love my kids and I now my Darren has got issues and I’m so proud of him for getting help. If I had told him he needed help he would have said I’m fine dad stop worrying I’m fine . Lost contact with both my kids for a lot of years and it was hard but now we are all back together and I now have seven wonderful grandkids thanks to them I love everyone of them

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Re: My dad

Post by DavidS » Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:53 pm

lancashirelad wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:13 am
Admitting you have a problem means your halfway to overcoming it, I lost my dad when I was 22....
My dad died when I was 24 so 40 years ago now, less than two years after my wife and I were married so we’ve missed having him around for a long time now...... :cry:
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Re: My dad

Post by 92kk k100lt 193214 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:20 pm

A brilliant post and if one is a dad to rear a son's post like that is feel on top of the world.

My kids are grown up and I spent last week over in London with my eldest. Rode the bike over and surprised her by my mode of transport, she thought I was flying over.

My only advice to you now is to embrace your time and maybe bring him part of the road with you. He won't always be there physically but his spirit will be. I know my kids don't 'need' me any more but in some ways they do and always show their appreciation of things done. Yes, as all do we had our issues along the way but dads never give up in their minds.
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