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I Am Dedicated to My Family

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    I come from a very traditional gypsy family we have many strange ways and traditions I never did have much schooling as you may tell from my writing but from a early age of 12 I...
    007carpetman 007carpetman 51-55, M 4 hrs ago

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    I remember being 7 and my mother agreeing to give me an allowance for doing chores daily. Within a few days, a list was posted on the fridge and on it was a seven day schedule of...
    HDJA HDJA 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    My wife grew up a nudist. After we married we became full time nudists along with her family. Once we had a family of our own, they too joined this lifestyle. It is very comforting...
    cuckold236 cuckold236 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    I take pride in how close I am with my family. I love how lucky I am to have a family like this
    15mathky 15mathky 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    i have a sister with cystic fibrosis, im younger then her so i dont no what its like to have a "normal" healthy sibling, shes my only sister. i spent the first 10 years of my...
    spaarks spaarks 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I hate my family because I am always the one who has to give in and sacrifice my own dreams and own freedom for the sake of someone else's. I don't want to go into much detail but...
    D2BA D2BA 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I woke this morning with an extraordinarily stiff neck, that is actually still bothering me. I can’t look up or to the left unless I want a nasty pain, and I can’t seem to get...
    Lilysilver13 Lilysilver13 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I am the youngest of 3 children. I have a sister (Laura) who is 21 and a brother (Robert) who is 18. My mum and dad divorced 7 years ago and my mum raised us on her own. And she...
    kellywedgieknickers kellywedgieknickers 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    I have come to realize that blood doesn't make a family... And with 'blood', I mean genes. Seeing as relatives don't actually share blood at all. They just share genetics...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I dread writing this, it sounds like such first world drama. I am an immigrant to the US, at age four I was in a concentration camp, grew up with an alcoholic father and a culture...
    bublebeez bublebeez 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    There’s a vast difference between being blood relatives and being a family. I don’t believe that being one necessarily makes you the other. I have an ex-boyfriend, who has...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Oct 30

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    When I was a little kid my parents moved to another state, hours away from my father’s side of the family. My mother was from another country so we never saw her side of the...
    kimy1234 kimy1234 22-25 Nov 3

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    When I grew up with my one sibling and parents, we didn't visit my grandparents, aunts or uncles because my parents ran away from them. They had no family other than my sibling and...
    Shackledreturn Shackledreturn 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    this may sound kinda weird if any of u can understand where I'm coming from or trying to say. before I was convinced into my mother I already new who was going to be my mother and...
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Growing up, my family wasn't really family oriented, and I didn't know why. Now, as an adult myself, I know exactly why. My relatives are in such competition with each other they...
    DonaasF DonaasF 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I love my wife of almost 25 years, 3 great natural kids (24, 18, 17...the 18 yo has significant special needs) 2 great add-on boys (24-our oldest son's friends who had no real...
    Sigmacoog Sigmacoog 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 9

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    I am definitely the black sheep of my family, I stick out like a sore thumb. I don't know why or how I got to be so different from my family, but it has become rather strenuous on...
    DrKittyNinjaBunny DrKittyNinjaBunny 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I've always had issues with my family, but over the past few years, things have hit a head. When I was younger, I battled with anorexia and suicide. My mother knew, but didn't do...
    twiztx twiztx 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    This is my first post. I don't know what to say. First off, sure, I like my family sometimes but... I just don't feel anything stronger than liking them. Yeah, maybe i'm a horrible...
    ID0ntKn0wAnym0re ID0ntKn0wAnym0re 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I am here to just let it out. This is my first post. My mother gave me my name sake inadvertently as a child by telling me the story of the Cipher in the snow. She was sharing a...
    Cipherinthesnow2014 Cipherinthesnow2014 36-40 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel like family is the best. They are always there for you. My family used to be one of the best out there. My parents married on June 22nd, 1991. I hope to marry on that same...
    Pancake17 Pancake17 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    The 29th of October was the anniversary of when my cousin committed suicide. My family is not especially close. I have a mess of aunts, and the family drama has gone overboard a...
    flypiggie flypiggie 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I hate my family. At first I thought it was because of our misunderstandings and fights but as time passed I knew that I really hate my family. I hate my mom for being so...
    Dardar113 Dardar113 13-15 Nov 2

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    I am in the midst of writing a book about my dysfunctional family and I have a strong feeling it could be a best seller simply because of all that it encompasses. It's like an...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I wish I could tell my parents and other family members about my anxiety and depression but I don't want them thinking I'm any weirder than what they already do. My family are the...
    TheRouge TheRouge 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I have been estranged from my older domineering sister for several years. around other family members she pretends that this is just some quaint thing that i'm doing and that i...
    zeldafitzgerald zeldafitzgerald 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I am definitely the black sheep of my family. I am the youngest of 3 children, I am 23 but most of the time I feel like I'm still 13 again and still invisible. I've battled with...
    rebecca991 rebecca991 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    Seriously! at my age my friends are always teasing me for being single, their words are "When are you going to sentenced yourself to life imprisonment" and i am just trying to joke...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am a 21 year old college student. I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Well its thanksgiving, Some of my dads side of the family are here. Thanksgiving and Christmas are my least favorite holidays, because they are suppose to be about family, which...
    wesv wesv 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    this thanksgiving has been the worst for me. My family doesnt like me at all know matter what i do they hate me. I mean i have nothing else to do. I want to you no do suicide and...
    Atlchris Atlchris 16-17 1 day ago

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    I really am. I'm so different compared to the rest of my family. For instance, I enjoy golf and tennis, but my family would rather do neither. I love art and galleries; my family...
    7Questions 7Questions 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    I am sick of my family i hate my mom i hate my 2 sisters. They are disgusting selfish people. My sister is 100% a psychopath she is very manipulative and enjoys seeing other people...
    sophiejon sophiejon 18-21 1 Response Oct 29

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    It has been a long time since I posted any thing. There has been so much ups and downs in my life that I basically got left behind. I've always been lonely since I was born. I know...
    maggiesuper maggiesuper 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    My lil Ep family they mean the world to me they really do.I have been very fortunate to have came across some amazing people here each one with a strength within them that i drawn...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 30

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    I have a rather small family. As with all families, we've had our ups and downs, my dumbassery during my teenage years, people making bad choices, the usual. If nothing else, it...
    Enderguy Enderguy 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I had a nervous breakdown 20 years ago and wasn't hospitalized. I lost my children to rich people and was homeless for 20 years. I have OCD< ADD, Fatherless Daughter Syndrome...
    growth60 growth60 61-65, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    On the subject of family dentistry, he understands that juggling fast paced schedules might be a constant challenge. So, to simplify daily life and maintain Each and every member...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    to me my friends as well as y blood related family are family. my friends are the ones i go to wen i need advice on something that i cant tell my actuall family and i love them...
    marriedtonetflix marriedtonetflix 13-15, F Nov 20

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    Welcome to the family- The people that you (& I are really close to & trust can be considered family. I never believed that you have to be blood related to be family. I have always...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I'm a senior in high school and last year I failed a few classes so this year I am doing credit recovery to get my credits from last year the work is easy but the problem is thief...
    bloodstream11 bloodstream11 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Hi everyone. I never saw myself as the type to join any sort of online forum. Truth is, it makes me very uncomfortable to read my own words. I felt like I needed to join today...
    TheGeiser TheGeiser 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Ever since I can remember, my immediate family members have looked out for themselves. My mom won't do something unless it's financially convenient for her and my half sisters...
    acamacho4 acamacho4 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    In my 43 years of life; "FAMILY" is what i missed, only. Nothing else. All I wanted in my life, Someday I too have a family of my own. I had have walk through all odds, struggle...
    Cowsir66 Cowsir66 41-45, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Finest Dentist in Lehi by gundy - 11/24/2010 I fail to remember the cute minor hygienists' title but she was Tremendous good to my kids, the movie glasses served likewise...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 29

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