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I Am Different to the Rest of My Family

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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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    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 1 Response May 26, 2012

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    Looking back I came to realized that all the pain and sufferings I've been through are part of who I am today.. I am so thankful that I stand up for my family And hold my heart so...
    Simplelady134 Simplelady134 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    can't wait to see my pup anymore -.- he is about 40 days old and the owner is at different city. so I'm waiting till he visit my city to get my little guy
    d6m0n d6m0n 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    when everybody else i know is thinking of getting a job and spending the rest of their ******* lives serving someone from morning to evening daily to get peanuts at the end of the...
    dollarsigns dollarsigns 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ...i have had everything from restaurant jobs to my own cleaning business, to being a graphic designer and print shop assistant. i haven't worked in about 9 years however.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I don't hate them I dislike them most of the time. So I been married for 10months I know still newlyweds, and we have been staying with his whole family in a New York apartment it...
    confusedasia confusedasia 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I asexual 41, looking for MOC. HI, I am 41, British Asian & asexual but don't want to be alone for rest of life. So looking for an asexual/gay for permanent MOC. Just want a...
    ItsMeeeHere ItsMeeeHere 41-45 2 days ago

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    I can't even stress how much I value the importance of family. My family drives me crazy, but I wouldn't trade them for anything. Most of my life lessons, both bitter and sweet...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have no girl friends or best friend I can call up anytime and talk to. No one to complain about my husband with, or go shopping for cute clothes with. No one to tell my secrets...
    heypei135 heypei135 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    it's official...I need to leave my house. my parents rely on me too much and my brother does nothing to help us. I have so many responsibilities with my school work. I'm a 4.0...
    marckengenie1 marckengenie1 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Okay, so I never thought I'd share this story I mean I know this is what this website is for but... I just thought that was too personal to be shared but I've realized that I can't...
    gloomykidd gloomykidd 13-15, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was raised as a nudist with my dad my mum died when I was young but dad kept the lifestyle going and I wouldn't have it any different
    Nudistkid Nudistkid 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was 12 years old. Me, my parents, my brother and my sisters decided to travel to Khao Lak, Thailand, during christmas and new years eve. We were a family from Sweden who visited...
    Jessikaswe92 Jessikaswe92 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "Family" is supposed to love and care for you, not treat you like **** and act like it's okay or get pissed off when you try and stand up for yourself. I'm so done and can't wait...
    lexxrodriguezz lexxrodriguezz 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    When I was three years old my parents were killed in a car accident. And I was sent to live with my aunt and uncle. My aunt and uncle loved me very much although my aunt was very...
    meneme2013 meneme2013 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mom thinks I have autism. My dad thinks I have ADHD. I've always had a different opinion compared to the other kids and it feels like I'm being forced to bend and conform to fit...
    Rucbr434 Rucbr434 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Bombarder built a family just for holding Father's money. She claims a husband should always put all his money in his wife's hands, but that doesn't mean she would use Father's...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F a week ago

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    I don't know if i consider myself a traditionalist. But I always felt like I would be at my happiest if I just had a large family around me. I'd like to be that weird family that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I have finally come to except my fate, I am not meant to be social in a cliche, I am not meant to have thousands of friends, I am meant to have a shining face among the grey...
    sillysweetgirl9 sillysweetgirl9 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I freaking hate my ex sister in law. and honestly I wouldn't care If she died... okay maybe that's to far.. but I hate her with a passion! I just wish she would go lay under a...
    Lillyisawesome Lillyisawesome 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    This past week has really been amazing. My Nan and I have been with family as her brother in law has been sick and was on his way out. As sad as it was with him passing I have...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream 26-30, F Jan 27

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    Even though I am no longer with the girl I was dating at the time, I do not regret losing my virginity to her, because we both loved each other at the time, and it was special to...
    NeonAshes NeonAshes 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I don't want to use the word hate 'cause I don't really feel that way about them, is just that, sometimes, I just don't like them very much and I have a hard time because I'm not...
    LandOfOzx LandOfOzx 26-30, M Jan 26

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    It was just yesterday morning. I woke up with a call from my dad. I knew. Just the night before my dad and I visited my grandma in the nursing home. We had debated on going...
    relatetokate relatetokate 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I want nothing to do with my little sister. I know this sounds evil and cruel but it's the truth. I can't stand her! She's 6 and I'm 18 first of all. So that's a huge age gap. My...
    Ghosttown18 Ghosttown18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I have so much anger towards my family. My family is very religious, including me, but I am bisexual. I haven't told anyone in my family, becuase I am scared of the unknown. My...
    donin21 donin21 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    My estranged half-brother is always ending up in jail for GBH, drug use, stealing, breaking the terms of a restraining order, train hopping and goodness knows what else. The last...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 24

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    I am the youngest of two, but if you met me and my brother at the same time, you would think I am a couple to a few years older than him. I have looked alot older than my age since...
    sillysweetgirl9 sillysweetgirl9 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    There's nothing wrong with different. Different is good. However, if someone says you're different, puts a pause before the word different, and says different in a slightly...
    RustySubway RustySubway 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    Ever since I can remember, I've always felt different than everyone else. It's hard to describe, but I get the feeling you understand. I've always felt more mature than most my age...
    ExploreroftheUnknown ExploreroftheUnknown 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 23

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    after tonight besides my sister and my niece I have lost all respect for the rest of my family. I had come downstairs feeling unwell to which my family had acyed like I didn't say...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I teach kids with special needs and this theory helps me keep perspective. "Gardner chose eight abilities that he held to meet these criteria:[2] musical–rhythmic, visual...
    jameson939 jameson939 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I am the last person in my family with my surname. I am the last person in the world with my surname (the family tree didn't spread far). I am male, 38 with no kids or current...
    mikemarg mikemarg 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    There are two stories here, so my apologies for the length of this post. In the interests of full disclosure, and to answer some questions, this story has been edited. As far back...
    Redw1023 Redw1023 56-60, M Jan 20

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    Today was quite the stressful day. I love sleeping late, but sadly, it didn't happen today. Why? Because my sister busted into my room and put Rocky (Male Yorkshire) on my bed. I...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Family means a group of people including different level of seniority with the senior supporting the junior. The natural families, which include parents and children, are material...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    My little brother is in his early 30's.He was diagnosed with schizophrenia.About 2-4 years ago.He's very intelligent,and attends school to be an electrician.I feel like I'm going...