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I Am a Twin

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    Do we look alike to you guys

    because we don't to me. Would you guys be able to tell us apart?
    LakiraC LakiraC 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    He passed away 5 years ago

    and I was there when it happened. He meant the world to me. Is there anybody in your life you don't think you could live without? It's like living without that person. In some ways I don't think I really 'get it.' I'll always be waiting for him to come home. Man, I miss him.
    Melisande96 Melisande96 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    And I miss him so much it makes me sick.

    .. My heart hurts... It hurts so bad... I can't stop it, no matter what I do, it just hurts... I can't even explain it in words, it's so painful... I want to scream, I want to cry, I want someone to hold me, I want someone to listen... I want him back. I want to hear his raspy...
    Melisande96 Melisande96 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    I have a twin bro/ best friend from the womb,

    lol. We do most everything together, and tho we fight once in a while we make each other laugh all the time. He's crazy and funny as hell, and I'm crazier. He can make me come Out of a sadness and have me laughing in a minute. I don't know if everything they say about twins...
    Tasha15Girl Tasha15Girl 13-15, F May 12

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    Well guys, it's official.

    My sister Illarion is dead; she managed to use her diabetes against herself. Another suicide. Another funeral to help plan. Another loved one left me. And for what? I guess I'll never know now...
    GermanWildChild GermanWildChild 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 1

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    Oldest twin of my completely opposite twin

    Chloe. The ying to my yang
    SassySam77 SassySam77 18-21, F Jan 28

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    I'm a fraternal twin with a twin brother just a

    hair older than me ;) He's pretty great, and my best friend. Even though we live a couple hours apart now, we've definitely discussed moving to the same area once we're done with school. Of course the little smartypants wants to get his PhD so it might be a while LOL
    littlejewels littlejewels 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    My Identical Twin Brother Died Last Week

    I'm 18, have no mother nor father.  Mom died at birth, my grandmama ran my dad off shortly after.  My twin died last week in an traffic accident, he pushed me out of harms way.  We are very close, inseparable in all ways.  I lost my best friend, my workout partner, the one...
    Ericrodgers Ericrodgers 18-21 11 Responses Jan 20, 2012

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    yes I had a womb mate

    before I had a room mate
    Canuck05 Canuck05 41-45, M Jul 21

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    Yup me and my brother :) love him lots

    and he is a great person! We are closer then close! I also have an older sister and three half sisters!
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I have a twin. His name is Aaron.

    They always put his name first. Aaron and Aerial.... Lame. I think I am older than him because I was born first. He thinks he's older than me because he's more logical. I am a flower child, deep thinker, spontaneous burst of energy and he is a logical, don't really care unless...
    Aerialk Aerialk 22-25, F Mar 5

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    Being a twin has it's perks

    and it sure is great, you know if you're the better of the two. You know what I mean. They're I alike but there's one who's just like more outgoing and skinnier and prettier and more talented and all that. I am not that twin and it sucks. I'm just Emily's shadow. People always...
    Meganamongmany Meganamongmany 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    My Half Left Me!

    I was born with the oppisite sex. My brother and I have always been diffrent people. When we were younger we always played together and during our teenage years grew apart and started hating eachother. To the point we would physically fight everyday. Since we became young adults...
    Lakeky Lakeky 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    I have a twin sister.

    I always feel like my parents always expect me to be the perfect sister, and it really bugs me. I feel like whenever she does something nice for me and they're like, "You're lucky to have such a good sister", they're implying that I'm the sister that's not good enough. When I do...
    whoareyoueven whoareyoueven 16-17, F Jun 16

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    I have a twin. His name is Aaron.

    They always put his name first. Aaron and Aerial.... Lame. I think I am older than him because I was born first. He thinks he's older than me because he's more logical. I am a flower child, deep thinker, spontaneous burst of energy and he is a logical, don't really care unless...
    aerialklove aerialklove 22-25, F Mar 6

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    i am a fraternal twin at times on our lives

    though we have been mistaken for each other so we do kind of look like each other ...i do not think there are two twins whose lives could be so different ..although at times there have been some parallels in our lives but i feel like we actually were conjoined twins and i got...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 2 Responses Jun 9

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    Living Together

    My name is Keith. I am 46 years of age, I have a twin brother called mike. My brother has three daughters ( two of whom are also twins). The girls mother left them when they were babies. Since then, my brother and me chose to live together and bring the girls up. My question...
    myztogen myztogen 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 19, 2011

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    The Other Half Of Me ...

    ..Originally posted June 2012.  Edited May 2013 for style and to remove a geographic reference.  Edited November 2013 to remove names of actual people in my life ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Most people don't understand what it means to be a twin beyond the level of "in the...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 18 Responses Jun 17, 2012

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    Blackeye

    AHAHA, my twin bro was born with a black n blue eye, yes. Guilty. i did it ahhahahaha we fight all the time, its very pathetic! but i love it when we get along and "bond"  ~Much love kevin!  
    janejopie janejopie 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 25, 2008

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    My twin and I are very similar,

    but I got the guy and now she hates me.
    Hushgirl Hushgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I'm a non identical twin.

    The youngest by 1 minute
    Niecey93 Niecey93 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I Love My Twin Sister!

    My twin sis and I live 3000 miles apart. I miss her like crazy! I hate that I rarely get to see her. We are a lot alike but very different too. The biggest differences are that she is straight and I am gay, and she is a musician and I am an artist. The biggest similarity is...
    Joyling Joyling 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 29, 2008

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    My twin sister looks a bit like me,

    but she's pregnant with twins. It's weird going to the beach because I'm thin and wearing a bikini while she is pregnant and wearing a one piece. Still, she is my best friend I could ever ask for :)
    bikinistraps bikinistraps 18-21, F 1 Response May 26

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    I am a twin. Identical actually.

    We (along with many other twins out there) have suffered ridiculous questions asked by some really stupid people. Not all of them are dumb. But they DO get annoying. So here are a few annoying things about being an identical twin. 1. Q: Are you two twins? A: No. I don't know...
    teeohfancy teeohfancy 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    I love being a twin. At my school,

    we are looked down on, discriminated, talked about, hated..all of that. For what reason? I don't know. Maybe it's because we're twins and they want that same experience..that's why we find it hard to make friends because people are always giving us that hateful look or show some...
    LPr0cker LPr0cker 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    An identical twin. I hate being being recognized

    as my twin sister, I hate people not trying to distinguish us, I hate people not considering as an individual. I just hate you
    delee19 delee19 13-15, F Sep 6

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    Fraternal Identical Twins?

    I am the younger twin by a short yet unknown amount of minutes [we predict about ten or so], and a boy. I have a twin sister. Thus, se are fraternal, right? There's even a possibility we don't even have the same dad. But we look exactly alike. When we were younger we were often...
    xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx 18-21, M 6 Responses May 1, 2011

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    I have a twin sister (actually our 22nd b-day

    is teusday!!) we are so alike yet so different it's scary!! Thought I know she doesn't actually listen to me and I feel like she doesn't really understand me either. But she seems to be growing more an more into her own world. It's a little disheartening an making me feel more...
    mhLILRED mhLILRED 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I'm not but my little brother

    and sister are, they are both fourteen.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 2 Responses May 5

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    I Miss Her

    I love my twin more than anyone else in the world. She's my second half and my best friend, which is why it's been such a rough transition for me as she's gone off to school in New York City while I'm stuck up here in Vermont. I still talk to her daily, send her silly Snap Chats...
    Vermonsterr Vermonsterr 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    The Story of Kayla and Kelsey =0)

    On a cold night in pittsburgh pennsylvania 3:38am two twins were born.They were born premature so they had to stay in the hospital for a couple of months, so their mother left the hospital and never came back to get them from there. But she did leave a number for the doctors to...
    KaylaPetrova92 KaylaPetrova92 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    I have a twin brother.

    I'm older by 20 minutes which I continue to rib him about. He is my best friend. We crack each other up constantly, and never seem to run out of things to talk and laugh about. We have twin friends in another family who fight constantly. I'm so glad we don't. Because we know...
    Tasha15Girl Tasha15Girl 13-15, F 9 Responses May 13

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    Mirror Image Identical Twin

    Me and my sister are mirror image identical. I'm left handed, she's right. When we were younger and losing tooth we'd lose the same tooth but on opposite sides. We say the same thing at the same time, and sometimes dress alike but not on purpose. We go down the stairs in the...
    SweetPegasus SweetPegasus 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 21, 2009

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    We just took a test in our nursing class.

    We have had five test and each time we have scored exactly the same. This time James scored one point higher. The teacher was so excited that we finally got different scores. She commented about it in front of the whole class. We were all wondering what the big deal was. So...
    JamesandJohn JamesandJohn 22-25, M May 7

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    Best Friends Since The Womb.

    I'm a twin. Or, like I sometimes call myself, a "B.O.M.A" [ born one minute apart ]. My twin and I are fraternal and complete opposites of eachother, but that doesn't stop people from classifying us as one. "The Twins" as people say. "The Twins did this today," my mom would...
    sweetXOheart sweetXOheart 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    I have a twin brother

    and we look and are nothing alike. He's really loud and always in the center of attention while I'm quiet and like to be by myself. He's more about himself while I feel horrible if I kill a bug. But even with are differences he's my best friend and we get along great ( most of...
    ThisUsernameDoesntFi ThisUsernameDoesntFi 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    He's My Everything

    Our whole lives, he's been the one to know more about me than I really knew. I mean, he told me I was gay, pushed my out of the closet (more like shoved me out and locked the door behind haha), set me up with the girl that gave me my beautiful daughter, etc. He's ALWAYS been...
    StrippedxPride487 StrippedxPride487 18-21, M 4 Responses May 24, 2011

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    The Pains That Come With Being a Twin.

      Many of us who have brothers or sisters will know just how frustrating it can be to get along at times.    Well just imagine how much worse it would be to try and get along with a fraternal twin, and trust me I know, I’m talking from my own experience...
    deleted deleted 26-30 165 Responses Oct 2, 2008

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    I really can't imagine life without my twin.

    It would just be strange not having her. She really understands me and comforts me. Life is easier when I can just talk to her about the first thing that I think of. Also from where I'm from people talk fast, but we speak insanely fast so when my dad asks what the hell she just...
    Jennnaaa Jennnaaa 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I've just found out recently

    that I have a sister from my dad who is the same age as me, same birthday and all that. She's not a twin but it's just hella freaky!
    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F Apr 20

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    I Love My Twin More Than She Loves Me :(

    We are fraternal female twins but if you don't know us you can get us confused.  From the beginning we have always had very different personalities.  I'm 2 minutes older but she has always made me feel less of a person.  She tells me i'm weak, i'm fake, and that she's smarter...
    greenmonkey1983 greenmonkey1983 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    Natasha And Misaka

    me and Natasha are identical twins but as im a little smaller and thiner you can tell us apart easily
    misaka12 misaka12 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    i am the oldest twin by one minute.

    we are fraternal but we are best friends. everybody always asks me "how does it feel to be a twin ?" and to be honest i have no idea how to respond because i have no idea how it feels not to be a twin. and i have also always shared the same birthday so i do not find it annoying...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I Feel A Lot Of Competition With My Twin..

    I love her more than my own life and she's the most important person to me. BUT it gets so old to have people constantly comparing me to her. We are, afterall, TWO SEPARATE PEOPLE. Usually, people compare our grades. She has a 4.5 GPA and I have a 3.85. I know that, bookwise, she...
    Brianabear Brianabear 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    Extremely Close

    Ever since the day we were born we always been extremely close. We're twins that are three minutes apart. My brother/twin name is Brady. Ever since we were babies we always liked to be near each other and as young kids usually cried when we were separated for too long. The...
    cindyfallston cindyfallston 13-15, F 8 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    Identical But Not The Same

    Me and my twin look the same and have the same build. If you saw us you'd say we were the same. But we are not I am everything he is not when I started getting better grades and more playing time he started becoming distance and doing drugs. His life became one cluster **** of...
    Brenton8Sumters Brenton8Sumters 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 19, 2012

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    I love my twin sister.

    Even though we fight all the time and we constantly are on each others nerves n telling each other what to do. I Love Her. My life wouldn't be the same with out her in it I swear. She has been with me threw EVERYTHING...literally ...from running away at 15 (dumb dumb) to getting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 13

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    What Age Separate Bedrooms?

    I am a twin.  We aren't identical - anything but. We are m/f. He is 5' 8" to my 5' 0".  We are Euarsian and he looks more Euro to my quite Asian.  Some people don't realize we are sibs let alone twins.  We even have separate Birthdays! Which is...
    LizzQuinn LizzQuinn 26-30, F 4 Responses May 10, 2008

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    Growing up as a twin I had an older brother

    and sister and whenever our parents would get us something my twin sister and I would always have to share whereas my older siblings got their own as if my twin and I were not individual people. We were always compared and it was so insane for me to realize how much we were/are...
    HeatherLorell HeatherLorell 22-25, F Jul 13

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    Did any one go to the twins convention in

    Twinsburg, OH? If so, what were your experiences like and kinds of things did you see?
    sinkem sinkem 51-55, M Aug 7

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    I think it would be awesome.I would like a twin brother.A boy who could look like me.Although i look much girlier then i wish to.Cause I am transgender.I wonder would that boy also...
    Mihael122 Mihael122 18-21, T 2 Responses Aug 19

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    When my twin flame and I first began to develop I was already very much into using Tarot Cards. I have been for years. I introduced her to them and she quickly knew what each meant...
    Oobsley Oobsley 26-30, F Sep 2

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