After 45 years
It is fairly uncommon to hear of parents who have made the decision to permanently leave their family home and never return. Even if you’re fortunate enough to come from a solid home, it’s tough to comprehend what it would be like to go through something like this on your own.
When this Reddit user was a child, their father abandoned the family and left them to fend for themselves, according to their account. They have not seen or heard from them in 45 years, and they are beginning to worry. I’m sure it will be painful to imagine your father like this.