My parents divorced when I was around 5/6 and then we moved so I lived with my Mom and my dad lived about 3-4 hours away by car. I think I used to see him more often but once I got into middle school/high school I started seeing him less and less, around once a month? This weird thing happened where he got remarried when I was around 10/11 but didn't tell me until I turned 13, at which point I found out I had a baby half-sister and a new step-sister. I never really resented the fact that he hid it from me bc I guess both of us are not the very talkative open types, so I sort of saw where he was coming from.
There was a point in high school where I resented my little sister a bit for getting to grow up with two parents, but at the end of the day my mom raised me super well and I've never felt that she let me miss out on anything. I'm 21 now and a senior in college. When I hear my friends talk about their dads I feel sort of left out. I do love my dad, but I barely know him. It's this strange thing where I'm super comfortable with him and I love him bc of course, he's my dad, but at the same time I don't even know his birthday, or what he likes to eat.
I'm moving across the country after graduating and starting work so I'll only see him less afterwards. I'd like to be closer to him, but I don't know what to do apart from calling more often. I almost wish he'd take more initiative to get to know me better as well. Any suggestions?
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