Myself and her father separated before she was born, she has never had any contact with him. She is an only child.
Hello and Good Morning....Your daughter is upset and angry about something and acts out in such inappropriate manners to get attention. The root of the tantrums and why she feels like she must get her way must be discovered. Ask your daughter what she likes about you and what she does not like and if there is anything that could make her life better with you. If she has trouble actually telling you in person, then have her write you a letter. Explain to her that no matter what she says of how she feels, you will not be angry . The main purpose is to try and get your daughter to open up and communicate with you. If that route does not work, then you made need to involve a third party like a psychologist or a counselor/family therapist. Also here is another thought to ponder...If you completely ignored your daughter's outbursts, what would she do? Her audience would be gone.
Let me know if you need more assistance.