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I Am Different to the Rest of My Family

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                    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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    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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    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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    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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    It seems very hard for SOME people to differentiate between family and family. I have said numerous times that im sad because I want my own family and I feel alone and incomplete...
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    So this might be long. I do feel like a pretty lucky guy with a lot of blessings.. But I do have a lot of worries about my family which I will express here.. Ok so my family is...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    Pinch me, I'm dreaming. It's become a nightmare, a living hell. 3 months ago I was the happiest person I felt I could have possibly been. I had friends, I went to a better school...
    hopecatcher hopecatcher 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I feel like a lot of women with sisters are able to be close with each other. Not the case with my sisters.. I'm not sure why I got to be so unlucky in this department, it's...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I find it challenging to be honest with my family because I am different from them and I think differently than them. I know that my family judges atheists, and political liberals...
    Growlin Growlin 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I love my blood family. They raised me the best they could but I, in all essential ways am very different from them. My mother is from an almost rural area near Little Rock. Then...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    my family does care about me but we are just to different its like everyone else is on the same page but me im so different from them that when im around them i lock down all my...
    MrHappy167 MrHappy167 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I've recently read that a lot of people have difficulty understanding why people in an abusive family/relationship just don't leave the abuser. I understand why they think so...
    imprintedme imprintedme 22-25, F Mar 24

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    I do love my family and am so happy to have them. My dad adopted me when I was 10. At the time he was single and had just got out if the police academy. So him and his cop buddies...
    SunshineC23 SunshineC23 18-21 2 Responses Apr 6

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    "Family means people who love you simply because you are" my granny always says. When I was younger, I couldn't wrap my head around it - family means you're related to someone...
    SamHardy92 SamHardy92 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    My whole family are such judgmental ******. Even though I'm not gay, I support it. The rest of my family hates it and calls me stupid and stuff like that every time I try to defend...
    sarahjade123 sarahjade123 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I would say this has been the case for most of my life ..okay when I was a child between the ages of zero to eighteen then its mandatory you need you family that surround of family...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I remember the day I was told I am a Witch. I was sitting in my bedroom making the lights flicker on and off without touching a switch, I just thought it and it happened. My mom...
    Xiera Xiera 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    It's easy to point at my mother as the "bad guy" out of my parents. After all, she was the one who was constantly yelling, cussing at us, saying she hated us and wanted to leave us...
    mindofmaster mindofmaster 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My household is small but I have an infinite amount of cousins, aunts, and uncles! My family is mostly Puerto Rican but we have lots of different colors and races married into...
    Lapoeta2nv Lapoeta2nv 22-25, F Apr 4

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    When does one's duty to our parents end? Sometimes, I just want to be done with my family totally. Is that it? Do I only call my mother out of a sense of duty? Because I can't say...
    CRGenes CRGenes 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I have a difficult time relating to my family. It's just my sister and I, plus mg parents. I am the son of immigrant parents and my sister is a year younger than I but a college...
    Johndec Johndec 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Restless.. Its the nature of my spirit, sometimes I feel like there's so much of me its difficult to keep it bottled up in this physical form, sometimes it feels as if part of me...
    summerdaniella summerdaniella 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    Rosa Cisneros Peña (My Grandmother) My Grandmother was an extremely religious woman. She loved to sit in the evening and read her Bible. Some said that she knew the Bible so...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I wish we could talk, I have so many things to say. I wish we never met. I wish that I could forget. I wish that all of the things we did we can do all over again (ahh I wish). I...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F Mar 31

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    So I'm totally different. I crossdress and I'm into weird sexual stuff. Me and my girlfriend are starting to get into that stuff but that minor details. I just love being me, I...
    CDraven CDraven 18-21, T Mar 31

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    Hearing it from him, I felt sad and angry - " I don't like talking to you anymore except for work concerns that' s all what I want. Can't you see? I am very tired of pretending...
    BRATNER BRATNER 22-25 4 days ago

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    I have a large family. With 3 sisters and 2 brothers and my paternal aunt lives with us. My parents are very open minded people and I grew up with a happy childhood. mum/dad/aunt...
    diana19 diana19 18-21, F 10 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am watching Grease on TV Such a classic Made more special by us having done the musical at school Given my current mood though it makes me wonder and a little incredulous I had...
    cailinAlainn cailinAlainn 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I have honestly considered this move for some time now, several years in fact. I have looked at all other possibilities and have even tried to resolve differences with them...
    Fall3nD011 Fall3nD011 22-25 Mar 31

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    Over the years, I have had a family bed. My husband is in the military and on constant maneuvers away from home so I would let my kids sleep with me when they were young and I...
    femaleoncruiseship femaleoncruiseship 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    After months of looking for a job, I’ve recently settled for a minimum wage thing in a popular “Family Restaurant” that specializes in pizza and Italian food. I won’t name...
    JennyFilth JennyFilth 22-25, F Apr 11

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    After months of looking for a job, I’ve recently settled for a minimum wage thing in a popular “Family Restaurant” that specializes in pizza and Italian food. I won’t name...
    JennyFilth JennyFilth 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    My family as in parents and siblings. My mum especially. I guess I will talk about her first. Her name is or was Charlotte but she changed her name to Chelsea when she moved to...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Apr 1

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    My mother in law is mean. My sisters in laws are just as crazy as her. The rest of his family is weird, too. I am beginning to think my husband is no good for me either. Maybe...
    tiredofit44 tiredofit44 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    It's getting weirder and harder to live my life in a religious family when I'm not religious...I accept other people's beliefs but I know my family would disapprove of mine.
    Zacarabear Zacarabear 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I just came out at Bigender. Ever since I was a little kid I remember feeling like two different people in one body. I felt like I had my twin stuck inside me and he wanted to get...
    NecromaniacKat NecromaniacKat 18-21 Apr 2

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    I feel like the screw up of the family, the one who will fail In society. Im different compared to people..people seem so alike but im the outcast slowly turning bitter from the...
    Nny7 Nny7 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I love my family more than life itself. Really I do. But my moms side is very closed minded. They come across as racist. I believe that color is just that. I doesn't impact my...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I'm sure when I was little, I loved my mum, dad and sister a lot. But as I've grown up, and especially now that I've got a boyfriend and am getting closer to all my friends, I don...
    Chez98 Chez98 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I always feel a bit like I'm a stranger. I like my family, I guess. But we don't really bond. We are so different and my mom works so much. I love that she works hard to provide...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm never happy. I mean yea I'm happy, but after awhile I get bored and have to entertain myself somehow else. I have a million different thing a going on in my mind, and I am in a...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I've decided to be a new me. The new me will question everything of which I am now sure, while taking on faith all the things I doubt the most. I will take pleasure in new...
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I woke up one morning with this idea. Humans are not really earth bound. Earth is a dream state created by the survivors of the cursed war in our true place of origin. We, humans...
    lunalovegood93 lunalovegood93 18-21, F Apr 11

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    Have ever *********** out in public I do it in public restrooms
    jdubvolt jdubvolt 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I think about it at times but on the bright side, I love my friends and family. And I'm thankful to God I do exist.
    bLEu22 bLEu22 18-21, M Mar 28

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    It's a place I hide, like now when I hear people criticize me in the restaurant then I stay here to write about it. My experience of hiding in restrooms are endless. In grade...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I'm new here and I just really wanna let this out, and maybe get some advice. So, my mom and I are extremely close, she is my bestfriend. I live with my mom and my dad lives in...
    xoxocs xoxocs 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I like the word "different" because it has two sides,positive and negative. But those sides really depend on how we see them. Positive could be negative and vice versa. So let's...
    Luai23 Luai23 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    being different from other people is ok because you gain more power then others of the different ways that you are different. Also by being different gives you a lot more courage...
    xana3 xana3 16-17, F Apr 5

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