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I Am Dedicated to My Family

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    They are there when you need them, they comfort you in time of need, they would give you the shirt off their back if need be, and you would do the same for them, I'm talking about...
    wetsec1 wetsec1 31-35, F 2 Responses May 8

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    OK, this is really long but it's my story. Hopefully this resonates with someone. It started a few weeks before I got married, and just escalated. The name-calling, intimidation...
    AllieLeigh AllieLeigh 26-30, F 4 Responses May 6

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    I think my fake cousins have life like they need to, but shouldn't. My cousin, who also has a child, pushed up on me like banging my head against her private part, some time ago...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F a week ago

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    I absolutely love my family. But really, does family put each other down on purpose? My family has a tendency to always pick on me and make jokes, I get it. It's a joke most of the...
    Stellaluna13 Stellaluna13 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Heyyy, just venting lbvs! I don't have any friends, nor family! is it by choice mmm yea in a way but not really! I tend to block people out and keep a tough guard! Why, because I...
    TewTewLove TewTewLove 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Even though it's an established fact that I hate humanity entirely, there is something about certain family members - they who I shall not name - that irks me in a entirely...
    Shinoyo Shinoyo 16-17, F 2 Responses May 5

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    Growing up, I never had the easiest childhood. There, got that out of the way. Both my parents were drug addicts, so the marriage obviously wasn't a happy one; a lot of nights of...
    iespnz iespnz 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    I believe when you reach a certain age you begin to redefine what a family is and begin forming your own, chosen, family. I have such a fam and consider them as close, if not...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    -Father. Sociopathic. Physically and mentally abusive to both my mother and myself. I lived with him for thirteen years. My current household: -Mother. I live with her now. Was...
    SilencesLullaby SilencesLullaby 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    When things get tough in my family and one runs off, I'm always the one to chase them down and bring us together. I'm afraid of losing my family. Being together with and as a...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    Apart from Jesus and his father that I know has my back, the only 2nd thing that can compare is family. And hey I got blood that ain't family and family that ain't blood. I condone...
    lovroffinewine lovroffinewine 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I've always felt like I was the odd-ball of my family. Here are 10 reasons why .. 1. I'm the only blonde in a family full of brunettes (aside from my great great grandmother...
    KierstenJ671 KierstenJ671 22-25, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I have been a member of this family for ages. I love it. Randomgirl is the best Ep sister I have ever had. She makes me smile and laugh. This family is awesome. I will talk to...
    cloudycarnage cloudycarnage 16-17, M 2 Responses May 11

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    My fake cousin who has a little Daughter, is a real cheat. All she's interested in is money, and how she can get more and more. She lives this lavish lifestyle with a whole ton of...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F a week ago

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    Growing up (though I guess I'm still growing up,) I never really had anyone I could go to for advice or comfort. A mom with anger issues and a dad who was always gone working...
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My family has always ignored me and ostracized me and treated me differently than they treat each other. I've never been one of them. It has become worse now that I'm an adult and...
    UnwantedPup UnwantedPup 31-35, T 1 Response Apr 25

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    My maternal branch of the family; they are pure dysfunction. Disowning children who leave them for escaping their bullshit. Throwing away mortgage money for a measly party. Willing...
    LoveSoLife LoveSoLife 18-21, F Apr 27

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    I've been told by many people who knew my mom that she loved us (her daughters ) very much. She died when I was barely one year old so I particularly have no memory of her at all...
    nve09 nve09 18-21, T 3 Responses Apr 30

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    we born alone but we came into a family who adopt us..adore us..love and care us..of course teach us many lessons.....we never be alone if we understand each other in family..and...
    dauntless82 dauntless82 31-35, F May 3

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    I started dating my boyfriend last year in July 2014. I came round to his for the first time as you do, met his mum and dad they were pretty chill, after a few months of dating him...
    pyschoticmindssince1993 pyschoticmindssince1993 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    Today I saw some relatives I have not seen for 14 years! Only for 10 minutes though as they couldnt stay long!Most of the extended family I have not seen for a long time. I guess...
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F May 10

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    I have my family of choice from Alateen and they are my true family. My blood family aren't those that are there for me. It's my fellow Alanons and Alateens.
    bbybleu bbybleu 16-17, F 2 Responses May 11

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    My near middle aged cousins are the ones I cannot trust. If I say or do something out of the ordinary, they rest that case on me or make me feel guilty till I cry, when they know...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F May 14

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    You know that moment when you family is planning something behind you and doesn't want or didn't tell you anything about it because you should just "worry about your stuff first...
    YesIAmAsian YesIAmAsian 18-21 1 Response May 15

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    HELLO WELL MY FIRST TIME WRIGHTING ON HERE AND WELL wanted to share a little about my story. 2007. the worst thing that had ever happn in my family My brother and brother inlaw got...
    BeautifulMj BeautifulMj 18-21, F May 15

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    I am closer to my bf mother and stepfather then my own mother and father. My father has bio-polar and borderline. He loves to tell how better my sister is and had paranoia that has...
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F May 16

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    I want to share a letter that I wrote when I was crying after having a fight with my dad trying to make everyone happy. I feel like sharing it, maybe someone knows how to get rid...
    tigerlily1413 tigerlily1413 18-21, F 2 Responses May 16

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    I always loved my family very much. And now I got reminded how important family is. My daddy died 1 year ago and my mommy died 3 months ago. Now that I am an orphan I can say that...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F 16 Responses a week ago

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    I want to make music. I feel as if music is the only thing keeping me alive right now. I come from a very religious and traditionally African family that does not support my dreams...
    findmywaySEA findmywaySEA 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    In My Grandparents Home-Not my selfish, narcissistic, lying parents that abandoned my brother and self as toddlers then shamelessly lied about it to escape responsibility. I grew...
    SteppeChild SteppeChild 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm 15 and I just recently figured out I'm depressed. I really shouldn't be surprised since it runs in my family so thickly. But I believe that it is not only heredity that is...
    Dickbutt123 Dickbutt123 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Seriously they will fight over anything, my mom and grandma. It's not just arguing either, they have to break **** and pull the entire family into the drama. I am so sick of this...
    Majesticscribbler Majesticscribbler 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I live with a family member. I recently told her I was moving in June. She asked me for rent in May knowing that I told her I am moving in June. There is also a family member...
    LadyHeyward LadyHeyward 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I would prefer my two best friends over my family any day. Like when my friend comes over, I feel better and I feel like I'm free from the hell I call my life..... It's weird...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My close family ( parents and siblings ) I get along with and many extended family . But quite a few I just hate , tonight we had a birthday party for my grandfather who has been...
    celest1fiamma celest1fiamma 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I don't believe we have to be blood to be family. We are all family. You may hate the person next to you but we are all family. We are all related.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I need advice. Should I go to my brother's wedding? Read through all of this before yielding advice Growing up I was always the blacksheep who could do nothing right. Both my...
    tribe1855 tribe1855 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    My family lately has been very distant from one another,my mom and dad aren't speaking and ut is affecting me and my brothers. I feel like they will divorce sooner or later and...
    annelise1995 annelise1995 18-21, F Apr 26

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    Yesterday i hhad a concert for an honers band i was in. my family said they would come. My sister is in band too shes 18 and she usualy comes to my band things unlinke my...
    ilfyst ilfyst 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    ''I got a family who ain't blood. And I got blood who ain't family. Only the real will understand''
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26

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    as big of a family as possible. family is all you have and as long as i can make kids that are healthy and i am healthy i want to.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 5 Responses