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I Am Dedicated to My Family

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    Only a few weeks after my new Mother married my Father, she is starting to take control of my Father and our family. Her two boys & daughter are accustomed to it but myself, my...
    masteryoungboy masteryoungboy 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    The smallest number of children I've ever wanted was 3. I was nine then, and the number has just continued growing. As I got older, I could see myself with a bigger family, and...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I remember when I was younger I used to beg my parents for a brother or sister I think it went on until I was 13... Anyways at around 7 I found out I had half siblings. It's funny...
    justlilyg justlilyg 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am an 18years old girl. I love being independent . I love to socialise and meet different people. I like hanging out with friends . I like talking on phone and I like social...
    joxyz joxyz 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Moving out was a great day. I rarely go to family gatherings. My parents obviously have favorites and I'm not one. My older sister is my dad's favorite and my younger brother is my...
    DarkeningTheMist DarkeningTheMist 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I Come From a Broken Family Excuses. So many of us have excuses. For those of us who come from broken families, the excuses come easier and more frequently. After all - we were...
    SackersonTheBear SackersonTheBear 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    When I was younger I always saw my parents as happy. Little did I know they were really far from happy. I'm an only child, and from a fairly wealthy family I always thought that...
    secretspiller secretspiller 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Hell yes! When everything else is ******** away, what is left, but family. Yes, family is very important. Some families are screwed up to the gills, and people may have to find...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    The Family Albums....This winter while chillin' out in Florida, my Grandfather asked me to take on the task of transferring his many photo albums from Film to Digital, after he...
    LucyLutz LucyLutz 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't speak to most of my family. I am one of 7 children. Every single one of my siblings have been scarred by my dysfunctional parents and it's bizarre that they know our...
    silvercoatedbrass silvercoatedbrass 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I have family that I really dislike (I don't like to use hate) and prefer not to speak to even when they try to reach out because its either fake or a set up for some more bs...
    shericka1992 shericka1992 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    This past weekend my husbands family had a big get together for his grandmothers 81st birthday. It was wonderful to see everyone on his dad's side since we barely ever get to...
    SomniumProeliator SomniumProeliator 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I foster animals from the shelter I volunteer at. Even though I only had them for a few weeks, they really become a part of the family. It's a bittersweet moment to see them go to...
    TinyBabyPrincess TinyBabyPrincess 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am grateful that they provided me with a house to live in and everything else to live off from but other than that I really don't like some my family. Some have made it clear...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So I'm not trying to write a sob story, I guess I'm just looking for some kind of motivation or support or even coping strategies that may have worked for some people. So this is...
    HippieRose HippieRose 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I'm the youngest child of my family. My father left us for another woman, and my mother is a single parent. I only have one sibling. I love my family, but because I was the...
    sylviaplath01 sylviaplath01 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    My family lacks ambition, while I've dedicated my life to self improvement and success.
    logan1997 logan1997 18-21 Jun 27

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    I believe family is very important but I don't think it is everything. Family can be dangerous and toxic if they preach hate to each other. But I love my family because that's...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 26

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    My boyfriend is a second generation Indian. I have been with him for almost 8 years, but I haven't found much acceptance from his family members. I don't hate Indians, I just hate...
    littlecoley88 littlecoley88 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    My whole family from my mother's side is broken. Everyone of them. Out of all my mother's 4 siblings, all of them have suffered, including her. I honestly think it's just like a...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    please dont judge me for my grammer or lack of proper writting skills. I write as I speak you can say. Ill try to remember puntuation and all but might miss alot. Anyway here is my...
    feelinghopless feelinghopless 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I came out a few months ago to my mom and family . my granny and some of my friends excepted me .my mom went into a rage and hit me a lot . the rest of my family was just as bad...
    timjusttim123 timjusttim123 16-17, M Jun 23

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    to everyone: just know that i have a personal EP family group. and sometimes people like to join without my permission and they don't know what my family is all about. just know...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F Jun 23

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    In my eyes blood don't make you family. Yes, it makes you related, but loyalty make you family. All family can't be trusted. My husbands family stole, lied and cheated him (well us...
    MayhemsTreasure MayhemsTreasure 26-30, F Jun 22

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    Many families have cracks. Some have small dents, chips, or polished scrapes. But broken families do exist. The pieces have been blown off and are so far from each other and so...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I love my family very much. I have a mom, dad, and a brother. Even though I have a very small family, it is filled with love. Love is very important in my family and each family...
    collegecomputerwiz collegecomputerwiz 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 21

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    I grew up in what could be called a 'Narcissistic Family'. The parent agenda, took priority over the needs of my sister and me. Everything revolved around what my father decided...
    ILAMA2 ILAMA2 41-45, F Jun 20

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    I have a big family and my dad remarried and I don't know half the people in my family and I barely know anyone in my step mother's family. I've either met them and know them, met...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F Jun 19

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    Recently I've realized that I don't have that special close bond with my mother. I think I've always known something was wrong, but it hit me a couple days ago when two of my...
    notthatgirl3 notthatgirl3 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Dad = Narcissistic (gets off on cheating the system) Mom = doesn't care just Brothers = only if it suits their needs or wants. My dads side of the family suffers from some...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 16

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    lol, who doesn't have at least 1 family member they get annoyed with, and if you don't then you are that family member everyone else gets annoyed with.
    bretneyc bretneyc 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 15

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    Yes. I do. One of those members is my father. You know what he called me? Incompetent, unreliable and disappointing...just because I lost my driver's student permit (that is...
    middlechild274 middlechild274 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 15

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    My family is very Important to me..Feel love always when I am there with my family..
    bibizluv777 bibizluv777 26-30, M Jun 14

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    My family is very important to me. My family in-turn thinks I am very important to them as well. When family members are not supported it causes undo harm, anger, and frustration...
    readytovacation readytovacation 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    Ok, so I didn't just suddenly realise this- it's been gradual, but I noticed that I feel happier when I am not around them. It's the strangest thing that my day is fine when I am...
    Plumbalina Plumbalina 26-30, F Jun 13

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    For many people living in a toxic family relationship can be a stressful, chaotic part of childhood. Being an adult means learning how to cope with toxic parents, and how to leave...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Jun 12

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    I have a large family and was raised up as a close knit family... however in the last ten years the.older generation has fell off...and the younger generation has not picked up the...
    lasheadilemma lasheadilemma 31-35, F Jun 12

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    I always wanted to have a large family. Even if nothing else worked out in my life, if I was able to provide for my family and have lots of children, I would feel my life was a...
    anachronism1 anachronism1 41-45, M Jun 11

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    My family is something that is so important. My family actually accepted me for being gay so I love them for that. My parents are both busy but they always find time for my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 11

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    When you find the church... I remember years back there came a scruffy old cat to my door. I'd seen it a few times in the neighborhood searching around for food and shelter. I...
    deandersen1 deandersen1 61-65, F Jun 11

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    I do not understand what the problem or big deal is about when it comes to family nudity. Europeans are more open than Americans are about nudity. I totally support family nudity...
    femaleatthelake femaleatthelake 36-40, F 14 Responses Jun 11

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