What's it like to be a complete stranger to your own child? To be removed from their life with no contact whatsoever, left with nothing but a heavy heart that aches to be a parent. On this episode of True Life, you'll meet two young men desperate...... Read Full Episode Summary »
John and Joey battle their own personal obstacles so they may see their children once more.
What's it like to be a complete stranger to your own child? To be removed from their life with no contact whatsoever, left with nothing but a heavy heart that aches to be a parent. On this episode of True Life, you'll meet two young men desperate to find their long lost daughters and become fathers again.
Joey and Sara had turbulent relationship battling drug and alcohol abuse long before they found out they were going to have a baby together. Unprepared to cope with the responsibilities of fatherhood, Joey ended his relationship and joined the Army after the birth of his daughter, Charity. When he was discharged, Joey came home to pick up the broken pieces of the life he left behind by maintaining his sobriety and caring for the toddler he never got to know. Upon his return, Joey quickly learned that Sara cut off all ties, and now he has no way of getting in contact with her, as well as his daughter. Will Joey be able to find his daughter and prove to his ex that he can be the father he yearns to be?
John unexpectantly became a father at 16. Happy to have a daughter, yet blindsided by the problems teen parenthood can bring to a relationship, he decided to break up with his girlfriend Egypt. Since their breakup, Egypt kept communication and visitations to a minimum, and eventually stopped returning his calls and texts altogether. They live in the same town and know the same people, yet John has no way of seeing his daughter. His only choice now is to take legal action. Will John win his case and get his daughter back in his life?