The Pain of a Failed Father

My Eldest is afraid her mother is trying to “make me go away”…I had to promise her that nothing could ever stop me from being her father, or being there when she needed me.

I have done so much to crawl out of the low Hell I dug for myself, for the sake of my children…but my former friend, lover, the woman who bore my children, seems determined to rend them from me.

Am I so vile? Am I so despicable? Am I so unworthy of forgivenes…or at the very least, Human Kindness?