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I Am Not Mormon But My Family Is

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    No Longer *My* Family

    I left the church, the community and the faith. There were just too many questions that no one could answer to my satisfaction and things that I was expected to do that I was not comfortable with. The entire thing felt increasingly wrong and that left me with a decision, stay...
    SeekingAmanda SeekingAmanda 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    Super Underwear

    My paternal grandparents and one of my uncles are mormon.  My grandparents weren't religious until my father was a teenager.  His older brother went to Brigham Young University and was converted. He went on a mission and converted his parents.  They never attempted...
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 27, 2009

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    Family of Mormons

    My parents are Christians. The rest of the family in America are Mormons. I've found it hard to relate to my cousins because of their religion. I wasn't always a good Christian, I backslided in highschool....but now that I'm on fire. I still can't relate to them. We just...
    ladynau ladynau 19-21, F 5 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    The Black Sheep Of The Family

    Seems to be a reoccurring issue with Mormon families, the black sheep of the family who broke away from the mass. Generally it starts with the teenagers, gradually becoming bitter towards the faith for a number of reasons. I am one of the fallen, as they might refer us as. I...
    FainofHearts FainofHearts 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 14, 2013

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    I'm just wondering if anyone else out there feels lost after leaving the LDS church. Though it is not based on a true story, so many of its teachings were "true" in that they...
    1moreday 1moreday 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't respect mormons whatsoever, all you do is force people to get married. Have multiple wife's and are untrue to Loving them. And have little girls get married?! Mormons wake...
    saboosa1 saboosa1 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 6

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    Today I went to a Mormon church and let me tell you, the people and teachings are amazing! They greet you and make you feel more welcome to their environment and the community will...
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 22-25, M Sep 7

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    Today I flipped out at a guy who made an "all Christians are" statement. This is sad because he was speaking in character and I was getting after someone who didn't really mean any...
    meyuki meyuki 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    My ex has opted for the false domestic violence route, among other dirty tactics, in his quest to run me into the ground (his exact words) since 2009. I lost custody 2 1/2 years...
    ellyell ellyell 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    My whole life my younger brother and I have had our ups and downs and his always made me feel like crap but lately since his had a new girlfriend things have gotten worse. Last...
    Mamooshka Mamooshka 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    anaiman78 anaiman78 36-40, M 29 mins ago

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    Just when I think it's all behind me I feel the anger and confusion creeping up behind me again. There will always be unanswered questions and more to learn about this so called...
    GoldenPoppy GoldenPoppy 31-35, F Sep 14

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    Carriele83 Carriele83 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Considering that my family consists of two main traits - My fathers family is made up of sardonic ********. - My mothers family is made up of one alcoholic grandfather, a rather...
    Zephyix Zephyix 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    Family: *says something racist* Family: *says something sexist* Family: *says something homophobic* Family: *makes fun of my subculture* Family: *insults my style* Family: *insults...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I married the favorite in his family. Favorites have one thing going for them non-favorites miss...they have a family cheerleading squad behind them and a family fan club! The...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hello my fellow scapegoats, I want to tell my story to kind of release myself from my past. I have told different parts of it many times to my husband, and a friend, but I seem to...
    nomoremssnice nomoremssnice 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Not my immediate family, my extended family! I can't stand my stupid little cousins. Whenever its time for "hugs" and "good byes" no one else doesn't get an awkward stare from not...
    kelseytoby1337 kelseytoby1337 16-17 1 Response Sep 7

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    Anytime we have family get togethers, I feel more like a friend than just family. I hate family get togethers because I am always being bullied by my siblings. They tend to go to...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Yesterday I was talking to my friend Sara about 9/11 because it was yesterday 13 years ago. We talked about remembering the day which I didn't because I was only 3 at the time, but...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    This Friday makes 2 years since my boyfriend & I been together ,within the time of being together his family have not been nice to me . I was once pregnant by my boyfriend & I lost...
    CubanSky CubanSky 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I've been told my brothers don't love me. We were all adopted as babies, but I was adopted last, after my brothers were older. I don't remember any other family. Several years...
    LovesWhimsy LovesWhimsy 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I will pull myself together to go work at two jobs today as usual, but first I need to clear my head of what's going on with my family. Not much, nothing dramatic really. I talk to...
    tryingtobehappy2 tryingtobehappy2 56-60, F Sep 10

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    I know there are people without one. I grew up without a father, which I know is bad to a degree, but I've always considered myself lucky to just have all those other family...
    xnstxncts xnstxncts 18-21, M Sep 18

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    Our arms are open. .. Dear auwayz420 and sweethawaiianhoney.....our family is a close and tight knit family. ..sharing in all thr ups and downs of our daily lives together...for...
    SimplyK SimplyK 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    ...but there are so many things that bother me about them. I'm currently 18, my boyfriend is 21. I moved in with my boyfriend and his family (his mom, two brothers, and two sisters...
    lostinparadisee lostinparadisee 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Anyone could be your family. Anyone that you trust, anyone that you love, anyone that loves you back, anyone. A family aren't alway related by blood. There is this guy I met on a...
    EmotionlessDude EmotionlessDude 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    This last month has been amazing for me. I faced my past despite all my fears was adopted and welcomed into an amazing family and I met a lot of them all of them treat me like I...
    Bluelanterndodgerstark Bluelanterndodgerstark 16-17, F Aug 31

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    I wish some people in my family knew what it meant to actually be a family. Family is the strongest bond, it's blood. You don't betray that.
    tibber4lyfe tibber4lyfe 13-15, F Aug 31

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    I do have a dysfunctional family...and I guess thats why I'm always nervous. I'm guilty if im happy. I have a wonderful husband and even in-laws...which is so rare, but I'm always...
    setmefree287 setmefree287 26-30, F Sep 4

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    This is so true I believe family is someone who stands by you and helps and supports you. I prefer family by choice and not just who youre stuck with.. Although some members of my...
    Theheavyheart Theheavyheart 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    hayhaytaytay hayhaytaytay 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 7

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    I am another woman who has a family bed. I have 3 youngers that I am breastfeeding in my bed. I love the family bed for bonding with my smaller children for breastfeeding...
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 8

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    I realize I can't go on being with someone who's family I despise. It wouldn't be fair to him. Just the mere thought of the people he grew up with and is very close to gives me...
    tessa4ever tessa4ever 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    What makes a family is love and trust. They can be crazy and odd like any blood related family or invited over for special occasions and hang out. Everyone I consider family...
    ashforward ashforward 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    So......... the day has come. I found out a family member passed away via Facebook. It's been over ten years since I've seen any extended family (either side) in person. Almost 9...
    SnowflakeWonder SnowflakeWonder 31-35, F Sep 14

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    Family are the people i trust the most and would be willing to help them through tough times. However, i do believe that ppl can lose the right to be a family member, no matter...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Sep 16

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    We don't get to choose our families unfortunately. If we did it would be nice though. I come from a very unaccepting, judgmental, conditional love sort of family and recently it...
    crystalc1973 crystalc1973 36-40, F Sep 17

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