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I Am Different to the Rest of My Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 151 People

    For a Variety of Reasons....

    Well firstly, I am twenty years younger than my siblings I am only one of them to have attended University or continued education after High School I do not believe in sex or living with somoene only after marriage I am human rights orientated- and therefore stand up for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 7, 2008

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    A Bad Bunch

    all they rest of my family smokes and drinks and does drugs i dont do a single one of those im active in my church i work with kids i dont get into trouble im a vegan i the good kid and it makes me feel good that im going someplace with my life other then jail!
    justjessica justjessica 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    Jersey City

                    My family is full of liars and over exaggerating people. My siblings all steal and lie about every little thing and my parents are money hungry and don't have any jobs. I am 19 and still living under their roof for the sake of my mother, but now she...
    HopeTheKid HopeTheKid 18-21, M 2 Responses May 26, 2012

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    Never Good Enough

    In my family everyone is really smart and well achieved i have six siblings and i'm in the middle. I have three older siblings 2 brothers and a sister, and then 2 below me a brother and another sister. All of my sibling are very mature for their age, and they all are extremly...
    rzappa rzappa 18-21 2 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    Is There Something Wrong With Me.

    All member of my family are normal what i mean by normal is that they are like the majority of people you find in the world. they are christian and try to do what the bible want them to do and they do and i am happy with my family and we are all happy and i know that the source...
    draculesp draculesp 22-25 1 Response Jul 23, 2011

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    Very true I see it in my bfs family his baby brother was adopted at 10 months after his parents died in a car crash. He is treated no different than rest the kids I have to admit...
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    Doing it My way! In restropect I wish I had not I would have heeded my Parents advice and not married young or married my first wife. I worked too hard for the family only to...
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    And I'm far from it. I will tell you everything sincerely and straight up. But, here in Ecuador, I've realized that blood never really makes the family although it can be a huge...
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    My family is the best. Sure we have fights ut hey you dosen't fight sometimes. But when I need them I can count on them and they can count on me. My two sister and I are very close...
    Julia1600 Julia1600 16-17, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    VektorKnight VektorKnight 18-21, M Mar 9

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    zeframcochrane zeframcochrane 16-17 1 Response Mar 1

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    BigE47 BigE47 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    I remember that every summer we used to go to our grandparent's home in the province. Not only my family but my father's sibling's family...ALL 6 of them :) it was pretty chaotic...
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