I Am Bavarian

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 155 People

    Conflicted About It

    I am one quarter Bavarian-American by blood. But I'm not real happy about it. My parents divorced before I was born, and my biological (half-Bavarian) father abandoned me. All during my growing up I heard about how self-centered, cruel and harsh he was. His father, who had...
    jmac jmac
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2008

    My Mother Is Very Bavarian Lol

    My mom and dad met in Austria. My dad left East Germany and went to Austria where he met my mom. She remains *very* Bavarian, even though she hasn't been home in almost forty years since she was 12. They moved to Canada before I was born. She makes sure I know I am part Bavarian...
    derpkallyderp derpkallyderp
    22-25, T
    3 Responses Jul 16, 2013

    and I can proudly say

    that Bavaria is for me the nicest state in Germany. The majestic hills and mountains there, the big, dark green forests there where you can hike endless... The great nature! The delicious food... I have lived about 7 years in Berlin. I like this town a lot, but especially in the...
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2016

    My Bavarian Roots

    My Father told me his side of the family was Bavarian. After doing some research, I learned our family originated in Oettingen, Bavaria. I am descended from a Prince Frederich who ruled in Bavaria around the 15th century. Our last name, Ettinger was spelled...
    deguarddog deguarddog
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 3, 2009
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