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I Am Not Mormon But My Family Is

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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 3 Responses Jun 14, 2013

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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 6 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 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    Wow! What an understatement. My home life as a child was unbearable. I want you to understand right away. I am not looking for sympathy. I have to deal with all of this...
    aplacetohide aplacetohide 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    Hm, I'm just thinking how by the age 40 I probably won't have kids let alone a husband. At the very least, I want a family of some sort, or support. Friendships mean nothing when...
    surfaceme surfaceme 70+ 4 hrs ago

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    I love to have a sexual relationship with a family member. I have fantasy about my sister,some female cousins and my young nieces.
    BeefyJaygo BeefyJaygo 41-45, M 4 hrs ago

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    My parents divorced when I was 13, around my birthday (September) And it was because I called cops on my father for domestic violence, emotional abuse and verbal abuse... My family...
    Rokas2260 Rokas2260 13-15, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    my parents split up when i was 2 and i lived with my mum but after she had my brother and sister she started to spend more time with them and i became the neglected child i was...
    hater2610 hater2610 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I love my dog dearly and don't feel that the word "pet" is the right way to describe my relationship with her but such is the limits of language. I really hate it knowing that...
    ChloroFluoro ChloroFluoro 18-21, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Family is the best gift God gave me. ?
    CharlenneDelaCruz CharlenneDelaCruz 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    I feel uncomfortable around my brothers . it hard to explain this but I'm gonna start by the family tree , I have 8 sisters and 5 brothers all from one mother . 5 of my sisters...
    scincewewere18 scincewewere18 13-15 14 hrs ago

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    I didn't honestly know there were people who didn't lol. Like I always always always consider my pets just as close as my family. They have names and personalities and memories and...
    CrownJules CrownJules 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    They're not so different from many families, though they stick together, which only makes their lives worse everyday, the core issue of my family and my extended family is low-self...
    curiousdweller curiousdweller 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    In important aspect of traditions family values for me is structure. Everyone has a bedtime here, we have set times for breakfast and dinner, a chart with chores, house rules and...
    husbandanddad husbandanddad 36-40, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I strongly believe family is very important.. but now.. my family is all over the place once again.. wondering deep down is this good or bad?? as much as i would like to help out...
    Kris1911 Kris1911 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's something I personally choose for. I can't actually see any person as a real friend. I also don't really want friends in my personal life. Even tho it bothers me that I'm...
    Ichki Ichki 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I've never really had a relevant way of talking about what happens with my family. I have been living away from home for 3 years now. It's only now that I've been back for 2...
    arj90 arj90 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    For the past 5 years my sister and I have been part of a foster family system through kinship placement; We take in removed child from family who have lost custody for one reason...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I am the mother of 6 children. All of whom I love and care for deeply. I am proud of my large family and the warmth and caring we have always had for each other. As the older...
    uradreamer uradreamer 56-60, F 4 days ago

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    Today I have decided to live on my own because of some family issues. As a person who is from a country where family ties is very strong it saddened me to leave home because I am...
    DorisTag DorisTag 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I like to sing and write songs. I think I'm really good at it. I've been through a lot of trauma and it's my way to cope. It's the only way I can ever make sense out of anything I...
    Lyric8 Lyric8 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    What makes me sick is my two brothers come around for to my house only if they need something. Yet my ******* creep middle brother bought a new snowmobile and has to show off his...
    traxter18 traxter18 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    At times this can be a terribly sad thing, and at others it can also be an amazingly strong, and selfless thing to do. There are things that should be shared and deserve to be...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 5

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    I was a huge problem child growing up but grew out of it in my late teens and actually ended up being a very reliable adult. My family, however, always feels the need to keep...
    Vipermike66 Vipermike66 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 4

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    I was raised in a household that was normal to be nude , the whole family was always without clothes. So when friends and family came to visit they would usually ***** as soon as...
    dirtydaddy4u2 dirtydaddy4u2 51-55, M Feb 4

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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 Feb 3

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    family is very important to me and they are a big part of my life, but its also important to know which family members that aren't any good. love but i have to at a distance
    ellazabeth ellazabeth 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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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 Feb 2

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    For a couple of years now my family has been going to church first with my mother going at first I thought it was a phase mid life crisis stuff but then my father join then soon...
    LazyPanda26 LazyPanda26 18-21, M Feb 1

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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...
    deathyboy deathyboy 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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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 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I used to have a dog named jasper, we rescued him from a gas station when he was a puppy, me and my sister snuck him home and had to cry to convince my dad to let us keep him. He...
    polylove0210 polylove0210 18-21, F Jan 31

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    Yes, I am happy(comfortable is a better word) being naked(nude) with friends & family as is every one in my family. Everyone in my family loves spending quality nude time together...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 30

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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 Jan 29

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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 Jan 29

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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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    I can't say I hate his family. But there's a few I truly dislike that I don't want to be around them. His mother and sister...Mostly his sister. She's nothing but a hot head and...
    simplyme12345 simplyme12345 18-21, F Jan 27

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    Family is the most important thing to me. Friends come and go but family is forever, and that's comforting
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 27

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