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I Am No Longer a Part of My Own Family

This is for all of who are hypothetically orphaned. 39 People

    I Can Empathise With You

    Oh Hi my name is Fiona. Poor you!  I can so empathise with you. Basically you were abused and you didn't deserve what happened to you. I was also but in a different way.  I recently tried to reconcile with my sister who is the only living relative but she didn't want...
    EnglishRose EnglishRose 51-55, F May 16, 2007

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    It's Their Loss

    They miss out on a great person. They love to mess with my mind. They hate me for an unexplained reason they're not willing to share. They expect me to let them walk all over me. They owe me a lot! Yet they act like they do no wrong, but point a finger at me. They tell me...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Oct 31, 2012

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    They Have All Left My Life.

    For all my life I have been the black sheep in my family.  I admit I was rebellious, and yes had a wildish nature.  I was brought up in a strict catholic family.  Communicating any type of negative emotion was not allowed.  I was not allowed to...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F 4 Responses May 16, 2007

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    My Sad Family Story!

    Hi, I just recently joined the group and read the stories. It sounds like people have had a really tough time with their families By comparison, I have had it easier. My parents are not abusive, addicts or have kicked me out. But they have hurt me in a number of ways and...
    PapaDulce PapaDulce 26-30 Jan 16, 2012

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    I Am An Outsider In My Family.

    A dog would get better treatment that I have gotten, My father is an alcoholic and my mother is co-depend ant, talk about dysfunctional. My mother was always more a friend than a parent she use to buy me cigarettes at the age of 12 and I would tell her everything including when i...
    shelly69 shelly69 31-35 4 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    My mother has borderline personality disorder. It's all or nothing, black or white to her. You have to give her attention and she is constantly taking and editing selfies. She is...
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    I absolutely love my family. But really, does family put each other down on purpose? My family has a tendency to always pick on me and make jokes, I get it. It's a joke most of the...
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    I would prefer my two best friends over my family any day. Like when my friend comes over, I feel better and I feel like I'm free from the hell I call my life..... It's weird...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response May 21

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    I'm young, and I have to complete university but sometimes my mind jumps ahead 10 years and I think about how much I want to be married and have children, maybe not children at...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    In trying to be a peacemaker and oldest sibling, I tend to become the enemy. That sounds crazy right? Well I was beginning to think I was insane and that my reality was the one I...
    catanibis catanibis 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    For half of my life I have burdened myself,robbing myself,keeping myself sick. I knew already at age of 22 I was in it knee deep& sinking fast. My mentally ill mom came to rescue...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 30 mins ago

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    My mom was always pretty ambitious when I was a little kid. She started her own small online store alongside my dad before I was born. But soon she was ready to move onto something...
    anon1296 anon1296 18-21, F 1 Response May 20

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    The older I get, the more I am aware of what I want in a relationship and what I do not. I think this is important to be upfront about when a new potential partner enters the scene...
    totalnamechanger totalnamechanger 41-45 21 Responses May 19

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    I believe when you reach a certain age you begin to redefine what a family is and begin forming your own, chosen, family. I have such a fam and consider them as close, if not...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 8 Responses May 23

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    I have the most dysfunctional family. As a kid It was always an argument, fight and constant verbal abuse from the other four members of my family. They can all be very...
    JodyValero JodyValero 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    dorseygraziani dorseygraziani 36-40, M May 4

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    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F May 3

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    Growing up, I never had the easiest childhood. There, got that out of the way. Both my parents were drug addicts, so the marriage obviously wasn't a happy one; a lot of nights of...
    iespnz iespnz 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    I was at the grocery store buying ice cream for my family and I saw a little girl who sorta looked like my sister and wondered how nice it’d be to steal her away and dump my...
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    StarGazer88 StarGazer88 26-30, M a week ago

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    I allow Myself to feel inadequate. There is no shortage of my step-children or my husbands exes family making me feel that way either. I know I shouldn't allow them to make me feel...
    WistfulDreaming WistfulDreaming 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When I was about 11 or 12, our family got a new video camera that my Dad actually let us kids use, and we made all kinds of stupid videos in the backyard and stuff with our friends...
    wesleyd wesleyd 26-30, M May 7

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    I think it would be fun! Who wants to be a part of my EP family?
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 10

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    In person, if you just push yourself into my personal bubble and force yourself into my personal space, then I become uncomfortable. If you're extroverted, do that and think I hate...
    THISarcane THISarcane 18-21, F May 8

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    i had a bad past two years full of depression and pain. unbearable pain. my father and my sister too. we got severly depressed. it is the first time to be such depressed for such...
    sam1992really1 sam1992really1 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Thousands of people are getting RV’s every month for recreational purposes. Others get them because they need to be able to move around from state to state for work and there are...
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    findmywaySEA findmywaySEA 22-25, F 1 Response May 18

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    I don't even know where to start. My family is stuck in their ways but I refuse to be a part of that. Change will only happen if you make it happen and they're not doing anything...
    KilljoyKitty KilljoyKitty 18-21 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    Engaged to a farmer and I knew it would be hard. He's turned into a very selfish person. He's uncaring and sees my hurt feelings as burdens. I know farming is a 24/7 job and I'll...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 4

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    OK, this is really long but it's my story. Hopefully this resonates with someone. It started a few weeks before I got married, and just escalated. The name-calling, intimidation...
    AllieLeigh AllieLeigh 26-30, F 4 Responses May 6

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    hello strangers. My parents broke up a few years ago; I saw it coming, I regularly overheard them throwing pretty cruel insults at each other. Anyways, at first I thought it was...
    Nefaz Nefaz 16-17, F May 11

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    My mother doesn't love me anymore since my ex husband left! I have been very heart broken these past months due to the fact my own mothers actions and attitude toward my daughter...
    stuckNWEbbz stuckNWEbbz 26-30, F 5 Responses May 23

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    I have family. I have limited friends. I have an on-off partner. I live with 2 people. But none ever wants to spend time with me. I'm so desperate for the company of someone...
    AlisonAnnAbby AlisonAnnAbby 22-25, F May 25

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    I love my family but they don't want to know me because I was a mischievous child when I was young didn't listen but which child did at times? My mum put me in care and now I'm out...
    me7xx me7xx 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I no longer look for the answer to big questions in life... no longer interested in knowing how to master my little world... left behind my doubts about big matters...all I search...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    With everything that goes on and has gone on with my family and my sisters... it's a lot of stress. I've been bamboozled and manipulated and taken advantage of so much. I thought...
    RocaAzul RocaAzul 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    Every time I see the movie The Other Woman, the one that has Laura Leighton in it, I cry in the sad part. I don't mean a single tear or whatever falling down my cheek. I mean...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 2 Responses May 5

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    Anyone that is part of ani-chan's family is my family too~<3
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F 4 Responses May 11

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