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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    bublebeez bublebeez 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    To start off, I am the most physically different from my family, which already separates me. Naturally blonde and tan, the rest of them are brunette and white. I am judged everyday...
    MerleMyLove97 MerleMyLove97 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I have no real career, I'm miles below the poverty line, I am outspoken about what I believe or don't believe in, and live a completely different life than the rest of the family...
    CinimonGypsy CinimonGypsy 41-45 2 Responses Nov 9

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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 hr ago

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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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    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 5 hrs ago

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    My whole family is Homophobic and Sexist. Archaic, if you will. Some believe girls have a place, others believe two guys is gross, and two girls kissing was meant for them to watch...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 8 Responses Nov 8

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    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 12

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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 5 hrs ago

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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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    AshLovesLink AshLovesLink 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    My whole life seemed to revolve around my family. I should hate them for not being there and giving me loneliness and poor health and guidance. But it all must truly be my fault...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 3 Responses Oct 28

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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 2 days ago

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    And it continues... Had a brief conversation with my brother today. If you've read my past experiences you will know that my parents don't approve of my new girlfriend and my...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I wish I could just go somewhere and start over, RIGHT NOW! Just drop everything and see the world …. or more of it, at the least. I am really done with where I am at in life...
    EpilepticOne EpilepticOne 31-35, M Oct 30

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    I sometimes wonder what it's like to be close to family. I don't talk to my parents because they're not very nice people and have caused me a lot of grief and misery when I was...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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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 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 1 day ago

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    alex247365 alex247365 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    Im the black sheep of the family cause i took a whole different path. Most of my younger family members have colleague degrees wich i dont want. Most of my family has happy lives...
    ManFromEarth ManFromEarth 18-21, M Nov 14

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    as much as i love my family, i would really appreciate it if they stop belittling me academic wise. it's always "Why are you so effin stupid?" "Do you have any common sense in that...
    julesju julesju 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's almost thanksgiving! I'm so excited! No one does it like my family does it :) I can't wait to see my brothers and sisters and the rest of my family!
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    squirllykid squirllykid 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    Faraway10 Faraway10 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Why do I feel so crappy today? Is it cause my family sucks.
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