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I Am Different to the Rest of My Family

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I grew up in a very conservative family and from when I was young I felt different as if I didn't fit and for a long time thought I might have even been adopted .My mother always...
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    My sister died two weeks ago and we have put her to rest. She was only 67 years old. In the past year and a half I lost another sister (59 years) and her husband. My older brother...
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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...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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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...
    TheEnglander TheEnglander 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I understand why and all. But i dont understand why my family wont accept me. Im so different. I listen to different music. I date different people. Im interested in different...
    ILuvAugustAlsina ILuvAugustAlsina 13-15, F Apr 9

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    Endureandconquer Endureandconquer 18-21, F Mar 25

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    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F Mar 25

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    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    nutcasee nutcasee 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    DarkKnights10 DarkKnights10 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I hate my family. My brother calls me names and hits me for no reason. Today, he called me names again, so I blew off because he constantly says it so I said, "Have you ever looked...
    xxyxxyxx xxyxxyxx 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    FunkoMunko FunkoMunko 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions 18-21, M Mar 27

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    I have never been close to my family. I'm so different and they don't get me at all. I kind of wish I was because it can be so lonely, and scary. Knowing you don't have anyone to...
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