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21st Jan '18 3:37:14 PM gjjones
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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': [[WellDoneSonGuy Uryuu]] walked out on his father [[HeroicNeutral Ryuuken]] by the age of 15 due to his father's [[RefusalOfTheCall intolerance]] of the family's Quincy heritage while Ichigo has received a very [[TrainingFromHell physically aggressive]] upbringing from his father [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass Isshin]]. When the two fathers discuss their sons' latest quest, they call ''each other'' out on their bad parenting. The scene makes it clear they've been forced by [[MysteriousPast circumstances]] into [[ToughLove parenting roles]] they loathe but seem to feel is [[CruelToBeKind necessary]].

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* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': [[WellDoneSonGuy Uryuu]] Uryu Ishida]] walked out on his father [[HeroicNeutral Ryuuken]] Ryuken]] by the age of 15 due to his father's [[RefusalOfTheCall intolerance]] of the family's Quincy heritage while Ichigo has received a very [[TrainingFromHell physically aggressive]] upbringing from his father [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass Isshin]]. When the two fathers discuss their sons' latest quest, they call ''each other'' out on their bad parenting. The scene makes it clear they've been forced by [[MysteriousPast circumstances]] into [[ToughLove parenting roles]] they loathe but seem to feel is [[CruelToBeKind necessary]].



** The Phantom Lord arc, dealing with Fairy Tail's war against the latter guild after it destroys Fairy Tail's guild hall, attacks Team Shadow Gear and kidnaps Lucy, was set in motion by Lucy's father. Lucy doesn't get to do much during this arc and instead spends most of the time being depressed about how she's causing them problems. After the end of the arc, she decides to go home... whereupon she flat-out tells him to stop interfering with her life and her new family or they're going to declare war on him, and also that she can't return home again.

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** The Phantom Lord arc, dealing with Fairy Tail's war against the latter guild after it destroys Fairy Tail's guild hall, attacks Team Shadow Gear and kidnaps Lucy, Lucy Heartfilia, was set in motion by Lucy's father.her father, [[UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom Jude]]. Lucy doesn't get to do much during this arc and instead spends most of the time being depressed about how she's causing them problems. After the end of the arc, she decides to go home... whereupon she flat-out tells him not to stop interfering with cause any harm to her life and her new family or they're going to Fairy Tail, or else they'll declare war on him, and also that [[YouCantGoHomeAgain she can't return home again.to her estate again]].



* Kousei from ''Manga/YourLieInApril'' dealt with his sick mother's abuse in hopes of making her happy and helping her recover. After one piano performance she beats him up for not performing up to her standards. Kousei gets angry and tells her he wishes she would die. [[IWishedYouWereDead She does soon later]], and those final words to her [[PartingWordsRegret haunt him]] even three years later.

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* Kousei from ''Manga/YourLieInApril'' dealt with his sick mother's mother Saki's abuse in hopes of making her happy and helping her recover. After one piano performance she beats him up for not performing up to her standards. Kousei gets angry and tells her he wishes she would die. [[IWishedYouWereDead She Saki does soon later]], and those final words to her [[PartingWordsRegret haunt him]] even three years later.



* ''Manga/ShokugekiNoSoma'': Alice Nakiri calls her uncle Azami out in the most epic way, both on his current ambition of streamlining the world's perception of what constitutes "good food" to match his personal views, and his abusive treatment of his daughter Erina.

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* ''Manga/ShokugekiNoSoma'': ''Manga/ShokugekiNoSoma'':
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Alice Nakiri calls her uncle Azami out in the most epic way, both on his current ambition of streamlining the world's perception of what constitutes "good food" to match his personal views, and his abusive treatment of his daughter Erina.Erina.
** Erina herself stands up to Azami when she resigns from the Elite Ten to side with her friends.
21st Jan '18 7:00:28 AM Valiona
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* In ''Manga/ACentaursLife'', Manami Mitama does a surprisingly polite variant of this. As the eldest of five sisters, and thus responsible for looking after her younger siblings, Manami has long been frustrated with her father's attempts to balance working part-time, painting and raising his five daughter when he can do, at most, two of the three. After Manami is forced to ask for donations after performing a cleansing ritual, Manami gives her father an ultimatum-choose between painting full time and working full time- without even raising her voice.



* The second major arc in ''Manga/FairyTail'', dealing with the rival guild Phantom, was set in motion by Lucy's father. Lucy doesn't get to do much during this arc and instead spends most of the time being depressed about how she's causing them problems. After the end of the arc, she decides to go home... whereupon she flat-out tells him to stop interfering with her life and her new family or they're going to declare war on him, and also that she can't return home again.
* In ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'', Edward Elric berserks all over his runaway father, Hohenheim, going so far as to punch him with his automail arm. [[spoiler:They sort of get reconciled later.]]

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The second major arc in ''Manga/FairyTail'', Phantom Lord arc, dealing with Fairy Tail's war against the rival latter guild Phantom, after it destroys Fairy Tail's guild hall, attacks Team Shadow Gear and kidnaps Lucy, was set in motion by Lucy's father. Lucy doesn't get to do much during this arc and instead spends most of the time being depressed about how she's causing them problems. After the end of the arc, she decides to go home... whereupon she flat-out tells him to stop interfering with her life and her new family or they're going to declare war on him, and also that she can't return home again.
** In a flashback, Laxus does this to his grandfather, Makarov, complaining about how Makarov exiled his own son Ivan, Laxus' father, from the guild. While Makarov explains that he did it because Ivan endangered his comrades, it causes a rift between grandson and grandfather for many years.
** During the Grand Magic Games arc, Laxus, evidently having realized his father's true nature, does this to Ivan when Ivan demands that Laxus tell him where to find Lumen Histoire. Laxus says Fairy Tail is his family and he will protect it from its enemies before beating Ivan and his team in a CurbStompBattle.
* In ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'', Edward Elric berserks all over his runaway father, Hohenheim, going so far as to punch him with his automail arm. [[spoiler:They sort of get reconciled later.later- at the end of the series, Ed actually calls him "Dad" when refusing Hohenheim's offer to sacrifice himself to bring Al back.]]



** In chapter 620 of the manga, Sanji angrily confronts Jinbe over the fact that he (Jinbe) was responsible for letting Arlong run loose in East Blue, which led to Nami's DarkAndTroubledPast. Jinbe doesn't try to deny it, and apologizes for Nami's anguish even as he reveals the series of incidents that led up to Arlong's actions.
20th Jan '18 12:35:36 PM MagiMecha
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** In Volume 5's finale "Haven's Fate", Yang calls out her mother, Raven, for her cowardice, opting to murder the last Spring Maiden and take her powers because she wouldn't get stronger, and prefer to hide away from Salem and her forces than actually fight them. She actually breaks down and leaves.
18th Jan '18 2:57:21 PM GlitteringFlowers
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** The best instance of this trope, however, comes in the Four Emperors Saga. [[spoiler: Sanji gets to do this again... but towards '''his own biological father''', the local EmperorScientist and his ArchnemesisDad Vinsmoke Judge, who had [[AbusiveParents treated him like crap through all of his life]].]]
18th Jan '18 2:49:22 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* In ''Series/{{Oshin}}'', Oshin's husband Ryuuzo finally gets the chance to tell his overbearing mother Kiyo to ''shut the hell up'' and that he won't ditch his wife no matter what, when [[spoiler: he finds out through Oshin's other prospect love interest Kouta ''and'' his sis-in-law Tsuneko that Kiyo was hiding Oshin's letters from Sakata, with the intention to trick Oshin into thinking that Ryuuzo has abandoned her.]]
4th Jan '18 2:19:30 PM NNinja
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* Implied in ''VisualNovel/Ever17'' [[spoiler: In both Kid's routes there is a heated argument between Tsugumi and Sara about Tsugumi refusing to give Sara's some "answer" and running away from her, which anded with ArmorPiercingSlap from Sara to Tsugumi.]] Only later we find out that parties involved were parent and child and it's unclear if they knew at the time and if that's related to the argument.
3rd Jan '18 5:14:16 PM nombretomado
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*** Leo does this to his dad, Hephaestus, in the sequel series, ''TheHeroesOfOlympus'', to a degree that not even Percy would have.

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*** Leo does this to his dad, Hephaestus, in the sequel series, ''TheHeroesOfOlympus'', ''Literature/TheHeroesOfOlympus'', to a degree that not even Percy would have.
3rd Jan '18 8:27:36 AM major-kumquat
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* A recurring theme in Myth/ClassicalMythology. Cronus does it to his father Uranus, as punishment for imprisoning his children, and Zeus does it to his father Cronus in turn, for doing his damnedest to [[ImAHumanitarian swallow all of his own children at birth]]. In both cases, it ends in a rather permanent GroinAttack.
* Achilles does it to Agamemnon, the commander of the Greek forces at large, in ''Literature/TheIliad''. Agamemnon responds by taking Achilles' war prize, kicking off the plot.
* Despite the idea of God being a perfect being who knows how humanity should act, the Bible is full of people calling the old man out. Typically God will get angry, smite some people or send a calamity to punish them, and some human will demand to know just ''what'' the hell he thinks he's doing. Typically he responded by admitting he might have overreacted just a bit.
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* A recurring theme in Myth/ClassicalMythology. Cronus does it to his father Uranus, as punishment for imprisoning his children, and Zeus does it to his father Cronus in turn, for doing his damnedest to [[ImAHumanitarian swallow all of his own children at birth]]. In both cases, it ends in a rather permanent GroinAttack.
* Achilles does it to Agamemnon, the commander of the Greek forces at large, in ''Literature/TheIliad''. Agamemnon responds by taking Achilles' war prize, kicking off the plot.
* Despite the idea of God being a perfect being who knows how humanity should act, the Bible is full of people calling the old man out. Typically God will get angry, smite some people or send a calamity to punish them, and some human will demand to know just ''what'' the hell he thinks he's doing. Typically he responded by admitting he might have overreacted just a bit.
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3rd Jan '18 8:26:57 AM major-kumquat
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* The TropeNamer is the Music/GarthBrooks song "The Night I Called the Old Man Out", in which the narrator and his father come to blows. It's never quite revealed what exactly the father is being called out for, but by the end of the song the son relents, realizes his father is right, and "prays someday he's half the man he is."
* Either a songwriter, singer, or someone closely associated with the band ''Simple Plan'' must have had some serious father issues, because a fair number of their songs are about just this: "Shut Up", "Perfect", "One Day", "You Don't Mean Anything". And isten to the song "This Song Saved My Life." There is a line which says that he became closer with his dad than he used to be.
* The Music/JohnnyCash song "A Boy Named Sue" deals with a man on a search to find his old man, who abandoned him at a very young age and left him with the titular name (which led, [[UnfortunateName as you might expect, to a lot of bullying]] for the kid). When Sue finally finds his father, he calls him out with "[[MyNameIsInigoMontoya My name is Sue]]! How do you do! Now you gonna ''DIE!''", then starts throwing punches. Then Dad gets out he named him Sue so he'd be the tough SOB he'd grown to be in his absence, and they make up, and Sue says if he ever has a son, he'll name him..."Bill or George, anything but Sue!"
* Music/{{Skillet}}'s song "Open Wounds" is essentially about a young man calling his father out for being emotionally distant in his life (with lyrics like "How could you hate me/When all I ever wanted to be was you?") The song is based on frontman John Cooper's rocky relationship with his father after his mother died of cancer, but they've since made up.
* Music/DreamTheater's "Honor Thy Father" is exactly this. Directed towards a stepfather, but a pretty venomous rendition of the trope nonetheless. Drummer Mike Portnoy wrote this song about his stepfather. He explained, "I'm not very good at writing love songs, so I decided to write a HATE song!"
* Music/TheMountainGoats song "Lion's Teeth" describes a terrifying confrontation with the singer's abusive stepfather, imagined as a literal lion. The whole ''album'' is actually an example of Calling The Old Man Out. There's a reason why the album is dedicated to those who are living in broken homes.
* Music/{{Metallica}}'s "Dyers Eve" is mostly this, with both parents being called out.

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* The TropeNamer is the Music/GarthBrooks song "The Night I Called the Old Man Out", in which the narrator and his father come to blows. It's never quite revealed what exactly the father is being called out for, but by the end of the song the son relents, realizes his father is right, and "prays someday he's half the man he is."
* Either a songwriter, singer, or someone closely associated with the band ''Simple Plan'' must have had some serious father issues, because a fair number of their songs are about just this: "Shut Up", "Perfect", "One Day", "You Don't Mean Anything". And isten to the song "This Song Saved My Life." There
Music/ThreeDoorsDown. “Sarah Yellin'” is a line which says that he became closer with his dad than he used to be.
* The Music/JohnnyCash song "A Boy Named Sue" deals with a man on a search to find his old man, who abandoned him
diatribe directed at a very young age and left him with the titular name (which led, [[UnfortunateName as you might expect, to a lot of bullying]] for the kid). When Sue finally finds his father, he calls him out with "[[MyNameIsInigoMontoya My name is Sue]]! How do you do! Now you gonna ''DIE!''", then starts throwing punches. Then Dad gets out he named him Sue so he'd be the tough SOB he'd grown to be in his absence, and they make up, and Sue says if he ever has a son, he'll name him..."Bill or George, anything but Sue!"
* Music/{{Skillet}}'s song "Open Wounds" is essentially about a young man calling his father out for being emotionally distant in his life (with lyrics like "How could you hate me/When all I ever wanted to be was you?") The song is based on frontman John Cooper's rocky relationship with his father after his mother died of cancer, but they've since made up.
* Music/DreamTheater's "Honor Thy Father" is exactly this. Directed towards a stepfather, but a pretty venomous rendition of the trope nonetheless. Drummer Mike Portnoy wrote this song about his stepfather. He explained, "I'm not very good at writing love songs, so I decided to write a HATE song!"
* Music/TheMountainGoats song "Lion's Teeth" describes a terrifying confrontation with the singer's abusive stepfather, imagined as a literal lion. The whole ''album'' is actually
an example of Calling The Old Man Out. There's a reason why the album is dedicated to those who are living in broken homes.
* Music/{{Metallica}}'s "Dyers Eve" is mostly this, with both parents being called out.
entire family.



* Music/PearlJam's "Better Man" is a good example. It's inspired by Eddie Vedder's abusive stepfather, whom he referred to as "the bastard who married my mama".
* Lifehouse's "Walking Away" and "Blind" are both good examples of this.
* Music/{{Nickelback}} ''Never Again'': "Father's a name you haven't earned yet / You're just a child with a temper / Haven't you heard you don't hit a lady / Kickin' your ass would be a pleasure." Not surprising, the wife busts a cap in her abusive husband.
* 3 Doors down. Sarah Yellin' at the whole family.
* Music/IronMaiden's "Wrathchild".
* Possibly Music/{{Korn}}'s "Daddy". There has been some confusion over this one, given the title. Jonathan Davis has clarified (in the few interviews where he discusses this song) that his father did not abuse him; rather, the song is about a neighbor who abused him, with the line "I'll be your daddy" being some sort of sick come-on and not at all literal. The reason he was so ticked off at his parents was because they didn't believe him when he told them about it.

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* Music/PearlJam's "Better Man" Music/DeathCabForCutie's "Styrofoam Plates" consists entirely of a boy/young man calling his father out in the bitterest way imaginable ''at said father's funeral''. Naturally, averts NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead.
* Music/DemiLovato's song "For The Love Of a Daughter"
is a good example. It's inspired about her biological father's drinking & abusiveness, directed at him. It includes lines like "Lied to your flesh & your blood, put your hands on the ones that you swore you loved," and says "You're hopeless" as part of the chorus.
* "Pa" ("Dad")
by Eddie Vedder's abusive the Dutch band Music/DoeMaar from their album ''Music/{{Virus}}'', about a troubled son-father relationship.
* Music/DreamTheater's "Honor Thy Father" is exactly this. Directed towards a
stepfather, whom he referred to as "the bastard who married my mama".
* Lifehouse's "Walking Away" and "Blind" are both good examples
but a pretty venomous rendition of this.
* Music/{{Nickelback}} ''Never Again'': "Father's a name you haven't earned yet / You're just a child with a temper / Haven't you heard you don't hit a lady / Kickin' your ass would be a pleasure." Not surprising,
the wife busts a cap in her abusive husband.
* 3 Doors down. Sarah Yellin' at the whole family.
* Music/IronMaiden's "Wrathchild".
* Possibly Music/{{Korn}}'s "Daddy". There has been some confusion over
trope nonetheless. Drummer Mike Portnoy wrote this one, given the title. Jonathan Davis has clarified (in the few interviews where he discusses this song) that his father did not abuse him; rather, the song is about a neighbor who abused him, with the line "I'll be your daddy" being some sort of sick come-on and his stepfather. He explained, "I'm not very good at all literal. The reason he was writing love songs, so ticked off at his parents was because they didn't believe him when he told them about it.I decided to write a HATE song!"



%%* The whole point of Everclear's "Father of Mine."

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%%* The whole point of * Everclear's "Father of Mine."Mine", which calls out a DisappearedDad.



* Music/TupacShakur's second album has "Papa'z Song", featuring 2Pac and his half-brother Moprene raging at 2Pac's stepfather and Moprene's father at abandoning his family.

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* Music/TupacShakur's second album has "Papa'z Song", featuring 2Pac The TropeNamer is the Music/GarthBrooks song "The Night I Called the Old Man Out", in which the narrator and his half-brother Moprene raging at 2Pac's stepfather and Moprene's father at abandoning come to blows. It's never quite revealed what exactly the father is being called out for, but by the end of the song the son relents, realizes his family.father is right, and "prays someday he's half the man he is."
* Reversed in Music/{{Genesis}}' "No Son of Mine". The song tells the story of a boy who runs away from home, and after some consideration attempts to return, only to be berated by his jerkass abusive father. [[note]]Phil Collins has said in interviews that the lyrics are deliberately vague as to whether the narrator or his mother is the victim of the abuse.[[/note]]
* Music/IronMaiden's "Wrathchild".
* Music/JamesDurbin's song "Screaming" has him calling out his parents for being "liars" because they said that his life would improve with time.
* The Music/JohnnyCash song "A Boy Named Sue" deals with a man on a search to find his old man, who abandoned him at a very young age and left him with the titular name (which led, [[UnfortunateName as you might expect, to a lot of bullying]] for the kid). When Sue finally finds his father, he calls him out with "[[MyNameIsInigoMontoya My name is Sue]]! How do you do! Now you gonna ''DIE!''", then starts throwing punches. Then Dad gets out he named him Sue so he'd be the tough SOB he'd grown to be in his absence, and they make up, and Sue says if he ever has a son, he'll name him..."Bill or George, anything but Sue!"
* Possibly Music/{{Korn}}'s "Daddy". There has been some confusion over this one, given the title. Jonathan Davis has clarified (in the few interviews where he discusses this song) that his father did not abuse him; rather, the song is about a neighbor who abused him, with the line "I'll be your daddy" being some sort of sick come-on and not at all literal. The reason he was so ticked off at his parents was because they didn't believe him when he told them about it.
* Lifehouse's "Walking Away" and "Blind" are both good examples of this.



* Music/DeathCabForCutie's "Styrofoam Plates" consists entirely of a boy/young man calling his father out in the bitterest way imaginable ''at said father's funeral''. Naturally, averts NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead.
* Music/DemiLovato's song "For The Love Of a Daughter" is about her biological father's drinking & abusiveness, directed at him. It includes lines like "Lied to your flesh & your blood, put your hands on the ones that you swore you loved," and says "You're hopeless" as part of the chorus.
* A bittersweet example is Martin Simpson's ''Never any good'', where the narrator is saying his dad was no use, but without those traits he'd have never been born

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* Music/DeathCabForCutie's "Styrofoam Plates" consists entirely of a boy/young man calling his father out in the bitterest way imaginable ''at said father's funeral''. Naturally, averts NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead.
* Music/DemiLovato's song "For The Love Of a Daughter" is about her biological father's drinking & abusiveness, directed at him. It includes lines like "Lied to your flesh & your blood, put your hands on the ones that you swore you loved," and says "You're hopeless" as part of the chorus.
* A bittersweet example is Martin Simpson's ''Never any good'', where the narrator is saying his dad was no use, but without those traits he'd have never been bornborn:



* Music/JamesDurbin's song "Screaming" has him calling out his parents for being "liars" because they said that his life would improve with time.
* "Pa" ("Dad") by the Dutch band Music/DoeMaar from their album ''Music/{{Virus}}'', about a troubled son-father relationship.
* One of the interpretations of "Bite My Tongue" by You Me At Six is that it's one of these thanks to the chorus: "I wanna hate every part of you in me/I can't hate the ones who made me."
* Music/SufjanStevens's "Pittsfield" from The Avalanche describes a neglectful (and possibly emotionally abusive) parent or guardian. It opens with the narrator affirming their own independence and reflecting that they are no longer afraid of this person.
-->I'm not afraid of you now, I know / so I climb down from the bunk bed this slow /I can talk back to you now, I know / from a few things that I learned from this TV show / You can work late til midnight; we don't care / We can fix our own meals, we can wash our own hair
* Reversed in Music/{{Genesis}}' "No Son of Mine". The song tells the story of a boy who runs away from home, and after some consideration attempts to return, only to be berated by his jerkass abusive father. [[note]]Phil Collins has said in interviews that the lyrics are deliberately vague as to whether the narrator or his mother is the victim of the abuse.[[/note]]

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* Music/JamesDurbin's song "Screaming" has him calling out his Music/{{Metallica}}'s "Dyers Eve" is mostly this, with both parents for being "liars" because they said that his life would improve with time.
called out.
* "Pa" ("Dad") by the Dutch band Music/DoeMaar from their album ''Music/{{Virus}}'', about a troubled son-father relationship.
* One of the interpretations of "Bite My Tongue" by You Me At Six is that it's one of these thanks to the chorus: "I wanna hate every part of you in me/I can't hate the ones who made me."
* Music/SufjanStevens's "Pittsfield" from The Avalanche
Music/TheMountainGoats song "Lion's Teeth" describes a neglectful (and possibly emotionally abusive) parent or guardian. It opens terrifying confrontation with the narrator affirming their own independence and reflecting that they singer's abusive stepfather, imagined as a literal lion. The whole ''album'' is actually an example of Calling The Old Man Out. There's a reason why the album is dedicated to those who are no longer afraid of this person.
-->I'm not afraid of
living in broken homes.
* Music/{{Nickelback}} ''Never Again'': "Father's a name
you now, I know haven't earned yet / so I climb down from the bunk bed this slow /I can talk back to You're just a child with a temper / Haven't you now, I know / from a few things that I learned from this TV show / You can work late til midnight; we heard you don't care hit a lady / We can fix our own meals, we can wash our own hair
* Reversed in Music/{{Genesis}}' "No Son of Mine". The song tells
Kickin' your ass would be a pleasure." Not surprising, the story of wife busts a boy who runs away from home, and after some consideration attempts to return, only to be berated by his jerkass cap in her abusive father. [[note]]Phil Collins has said in interviews that the lyrics are deliberately vague as to whether the narrator or his mother is the victim of the abuse.[[/note]]husband.



-->Fuck you Paul Burkette/I'm glad that you are dead

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-->Fuck you Paul Burkette/I'm Burkette / I'm glad that you are dead
* Music/PearlJam's "Better Man" is a good example. It's inspired by Eddie Vedder's abusive stepfather, whom he referred to as "the bastard who married my mama".
* Either a songwriter, singer, or someone closely associated with the band Music/Simple Plan must have had some serious father issues, because a fair number of their songs are about just this: "Shut Up", "Perfect", "One Day", "You Don't Mean Anything". And isten to the song "This Song Saved My Life." There is a line which says that he became closer with his dad than he used to be.
* Music/{{Skillet}}'s song "Open Wounds" is essentially about a young man calling his father out for being emotionally distant in his life (with lyrics like "How could you hate me/When all I ever wanted to be was you?") The song is based on frontman John Cooper's rocky relationship with his father after his mother died of cancer, but they've since made up.
* Music/SufjanStevens's "Pittsfield" from The Avalanche describes a neglectful (and possibly emotionally abusive) parent or guardian. It opens with the narrator affirming their own independence and reflecting that they are no longer afraid of this person.
-->I'm not afraid of you now, I know / so I climb down from the bunk bed this slow /I can talk back to you now, I know / from a few things that I learned from this TV show / You can work late til midnight; we don't care / We can fix our own meals, we can wash our own hair
* Music/TupacShakur's second album has "Papa'z Song", featuring 2Pac and his half-brother Moprene raging at 2Pac's stepfather and Moprene's father at abandoning his family.
* One of the interpretations of "Bite My Tongue" by You Me At Six is that it's one of these thanks to the chorus: "I wanna hate every part of you in me/I can't hate the ones who made me."
25th Dec '17 8:33:42 PM AreYouTyler
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[[caption-width-right:350:[-"You are completely selfish, and totally irresponsible as a father.[...]You have no education, you have no interests, you just do whatever reckless thing you want to do, whenever you want to do it, without regard for anyone else."-]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[-"You [[caption-width-right:350:[-"[[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech You are completely selfish, and totally irresponsible as a father.[...]You have no education, you have no interests, you just do whatever reckless thing you want to do, whenever you want to do it, without regard for anyone else."-]]]
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