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I Am Not Mormon But My Family Is

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't even know if I am.. But family tries to tell m I am.. That's sort of like ur mom/dad telling u ur pretty.. Wat parent doesn't? Unless they r beyond terrible.. But outside...
    alyssaliv alyssaliv 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My entire family and extended is LDS just like most of the town I live in and I don't think I can be this way anymore. I'm scared of losing members of my family. Things like my...
    missinvisible97 missinvisible97 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I love my family but sometimes I think they would be better off without me. It's like I'm there crutch or something. My mom sees me as her therapist. She tells me everything. I...
    TiffanyRaven TiffanyRaven 18-21 1 hr ago

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    why i always treated like a piece of rubbish in this family? as far as i know i always do the right thing..but it seems like everything i do is just wrong on their eyes....
    alfhyraawal alfhyraawal 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    We've been together 2.5 years and I want to get engaged, married and start a family before I'm 30 he wants those things to but alot later then that and I feel like I'm always...
    Buttercupqq Buttercupqq 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I hate my father, he had a spat at me, in a violent type because I'm born truthful and till date he thinks he owns, so to get me to even agree on his thoughts after all he put me...
    Insanefizz08 Insanefizz08 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    My family is a very complicated one. On my mum's side, I have 2 aunts and an uncle. To make you understand my life story better, I'll give fake names and just talk about the big...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F Jan 2

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    Don't get me wrong, I love my family to bits and most of them are wonderful and supportive! But... we've just never had that sense of closeness that so many families have. I'm...
    Saiyanprincess Saiyanprincess 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Well my family is not being very supportive and have not been in my life for long time. I have raise my kids alone without my family help and my family have disown me because of...
    Kelbug Kelbug 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm like the outcast of the family. My family does stuff with out me and I find out about it on facebook. I have have two sisters one younger one older the older one has 3 kids so...
    kdmb kdmb 22-25, F Jan 7

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    After reading everyone's situation it is hard to think my problem is really that much of a problem, but I need to just get it out. I am the eldest and growing up I will admit I was...
    etburki etburki 22-25, F Jan 19

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    I'm differently-abled. Not disabled. Just differently-abled. This was the label my Mum gave to me. All my life, I have been different. When I was born, I was different. Not...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I feel like I am the black sheep of the family....I'm not perfect and I've made mistakes in my life, but I don't see why my family has to act like **** around me. Whenever there's...
    LadyL31786 LadyL31786 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Last weekend my family hosted a nudist dinner party at our house. We invited all of our close nudist friends and relatives over and there turned out to be about seven families in...
    EastTNNudist EastTNNudist 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 14

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    I am a Metal fan since early 2012. However it looks as if I do not get positive reactions from people, if I get reactions at all, the reactions are rather negative. The people I...
    metalheart2012 metalheart2012 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I am the truth teller in my family. I was the one who ruined my mother's life because she got pregnant with me out of wedlock in the 1950's as she was on her way to work on her...
    beth4405 beth4405 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    As a child, I remember be loved& cared by so many people from my own family. We never had problems nor gossip about others flaws. But when I got married I feel like my husband's...
    3voL 3voL 22-25, F Jan 20

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    I come from a mafia family and theirs one thing besides respect is taught. The love and protection of our blood. Sometime families do stupid **** and drag you into things that you...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 23

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    As painstakingly heartbreaking as it is, I've realized that I cannot compete with the drug of Satan, Meth... My ex-husband and I were together for a little over 11 years. Our love...
    jryder1979 jryder1979 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I have a terrible experience with family members my mother was on the phone once and I heard her put my family and myself down to my sister in law she seems to like to talk about...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i'm sick of hearing people say''family is everything.there's nothing more than family''and they meant family means blood. NO,that is not true. I had been phisically,sexually abused...
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Family is very Important. Another thing is, that one doesn't need to be related by blood. I have 3 cousins that were adopted. They aren't related to me by blood, but they are...
    Vader222 Vader222 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I am 58 years old. I have never seen my father nor has he seen me. I have had a number of step siblings--most of them a great deal older than I. My marriage, which failed, produced...
    Cougarette Cougarette 56-60 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I feel as though I have no family. My mother left when I was very young. My dad later remarried and at the age of 16, my step mother kicked me out. I was forced to live with my...
    Sugarsparkles60 Sugarsparkles60 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    every since almost 4 years ago my husband family has treated me like **** not even knowing me,harrased and threatened me and threw my herpes **** in my face from being raped and...
    mandyvargas18 mandyvargas18 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I'm 18 years old and I'm an avid Christian, but I can't help but hate my family for the things they put me through. They call me the "accident baby" in the family cause my parents...
    Lilliane19 Lilliane19 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    In my view families are overated. Just because you share part of the same genetic material with another person, does not mean that you are bound to love or even like them. A large...
    canthinkformyself canthinkformyself 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    What you do, always comes with a consequence. Good or bad. ------------------------------- So here's a 100% true story, that is currently going on in my life. I won't say names...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 13

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    My family is an utter mess-- my mom (who is the hardest worker I will ever meet) is working two jobs, not including taking care of her kids. Some weeks she'll work 12-18 hours a...
    AKGhost98 AKGhost98 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    ***RANT*** If you're my friend right now, you might not be after you read this. I know God said it's not right for homosexuals to be together but didn't he also say to love one...
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    My best friend, from age about 16 to 21, although I have known him for my entire life; died this past Friday. I have been trying to think of if I should write about it or not...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jan 21

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    I love the freedom coming from and having a nudist family. We all love being free and easy when it comes to nudity with all of my family members. We have a large and growing...
    femalemom1976 femalemom1976 36-40, F 10 Responses Jan 23

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    Matthew9482ypf5 Matthew9482ypf5 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I'm nearly 22 years old, I live in a small village in Tunisia, I got my licence In LF in Language, litterature & English civilisation last year. Well my story is quite bitter...
    Ninaahj Ninaahj 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    My family is sorta broken, I was adopted so I don't feel connections with my parent. so I only have one father and no mother and my sister isn't the best example in life. so...
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I an the oldest of 5 children. Growing up I always felt I got the blame if my siblings did anything wrong,I am now in my 30s and it's still the same.. I have not spoken to my...
    scarlett26 scarlett26 31-35, F Jan 5

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    No one understands me only my cats not my dog not my rabbits bit my friends nor my family only my cats you may think it's crazy but I have had my cats for years they know how I act...
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I live in a place where usual things are not allowed, for example having a bf, let alone chatting with men on the phone. I am a virgin coz obviously not married. So I live in my...
    Sajanova Sajanova 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Through my childhood, my father used to call me once or twice a year. When I was 16, he suddenly stopped calling and I never really knew why. But I'm not going to write about him...
    adamiriam adamiriam 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I'm the weirdo in my family. I'm artistic, introverted, shy, sensitive, intuitive, gentle, gay, Pagan, and awkward. Some of these I have to hide. I even look different. I have tan...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 16