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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 18-21, 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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    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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    I'm looking for another naughty mormon (woman only), to have fun with...
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    There are always those people, who think that you're more into them than you actually are. The guy in this story is one of those guys. I'd broken up with my boyfriend of 5 months...
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    I need to write this, I need to get this off my chest. This isn't me being a victim, this is me saying that my life has been extremely hard and still is sometimes because of my...
    KAlexxx KAlexxx 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I see here people share their stories about families of 7 and more kids, but I come from a family of 5. And I'm the fourth. I have two older sisters, an older brother and a younger...
    demoisellecapulet demoisellecapulet 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I know for sure. The woman that babysits my cousin's daughter who is partially related to our family through her husband, once asked me to marry her nephew, and that he hadn't a...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 13

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    Communion Celebrations Are Big at Buca The First Communion is a big day in a child’s life. It may require weeks of preparation and planning so once the big day arrives, a big...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 14

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    Complicated, difficult, and frustrating. Most marital arguments are over sex or money... Mine happen to be family. My in laws despise me... In the beginning of my relationship my...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 15 Responses Apr 7

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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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    I hate family gathering because I always feel left out. I am the quiet one who never says a word but likes to observe all the time. I like to see family but I always feel out of...
    wisdom26 wisdom26 46-50, F Apr 10

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    I don't know if this is how I should be acting, but... I am actually thankful that God gave me this kind of life. I mean, I am thankful that I am from a broken family. why? well...
    hummingtree hummingtree 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    When I was growing up I was the black sheep, the odd one out, the weirdo, the freak. My mum would say to people 'she's not like us, she likes to read..' like reading was a...
    Shelley176 Shelley176 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I met my husband in high school and we've been inseparable ever since. At first our love was one in a million, we'd spend hours on the phone, hours telling each other how much we...
    stupidlove00 stupidlove00 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I hate my family. I would trade families with anyone I knew. I really, really despise of them. They always have to plan everything, and I mean everything. They plan toilet stops...
    kathygrindley kathygrindley 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    -Father. Sociopathic. Physically and mentally abusive to both my mother and myself. I lived with him for thirteen years. My current household: -Mother. I live with her now. Was...
    SilencesLullaby SilencesLullaby 16-17, F Apr 26

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    Heyyy, just venting lbvs! I don't have any friends, nor family! is it by choice mmm yea in a way but not really! I tend to block people out and keep a tough guard! Why, because I...
    TewTewLove TewTewLove 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    - You Have Not Left Me - Sunless yet not without the Son Awaiting - the demonstration of liberty or is it for the unveiling? Where I am - Only you can recover me Others just...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    And my blood-bound relatives are not family to me at all. Most of my life, my mom shut me out and pretended like I was nothing but a piece of useless garbage. She would even say...
    SamanthaJC SamanthaJC 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Waited for dad to be dad. Retaliated when hurt. Stole from family when young. So they punnish forever. And save money. But claim loans wreck family. To justify...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 7

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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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    my family is too toxic and emotionally abusive for me, i can't take it anymore. i can't keep pretending i'm happy because deep inside i know i'm not happy at all. my parents never...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    There are many reasons why people dislike their families. For many, I understand the reasons are quite personal, and reasons they cannot feel but guilt for hating their family for...
    silencerr silencerr 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    My family members often tell me "how good I have life, better than them" rather than trying to help me with all that's buried me over the years. They do NOT see the insides of my...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 12

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    I come from a family where you must memorize a lot of names and faces because we're supposed to communicate in a large network. I have both my parents and one little sister. I've...
    itsalongstoryy itsalongstoryy 18-21, M Apr 13

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    Hi I go by Fruitypunch15 on here.I would like to share a personal experience that I have gone through.I was trying to put I was disowned by my Mother.But that was not a option.I...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've been told by many people who knew my mom that she loved us (her daughters ) very much. She died when I was barely one year old so I particularly have no memory of her at all...
    nve09 nve09 18-21, T 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    When things get tough in my family and one runs off, I'm always the one to chase them down and bring us together. I'm afraid of losing my family. Being together with and as a...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Today, I had to wear a dress. Ew. It was for the Easter service at our church. Everyone in my family who saw me in the dress were like: "Oh, you're so adorable!" "You look so cute...
    ZiggyZebra ZiggyZebra 13-15, F Apr 5

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    If your biological or not biological family has been abused you in many way so far. That mean your family doesn't exist. This is My opinion. I'm so happy that i can escape from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 9

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    When was the last time i hugged someone? ''Please Please i'm begging you...'' The prase of this song in my head right now. I have no family no family support. I don't know what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 11

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    They are always dragging me to their orthodox church for hours and hours of bullshit even though I'm agnostic at most. They are always on my *** and I am just so tired of keeping...
    wildewhit wildewhit 16-17, F Apr 11

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    Throughout my life I have been taught that "family" means nothing. My father never wanted a relationship with me, he had six other kids to tend to in his own life. My mother was...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F Apr 12

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    I use to be scared to tell my family members about my relationship problems. I finally left the bad relationship and moved away, my family has never been so supportive and helpful...
    krmdr krmdr 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I was thinking... What does one do, if one wants out?. It is nice and everything. Every year all cousins gather on both my mothers and my fathers side to do some activities...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Apr 13

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    My family has lots of divorced people. I have no clue who is there and who is just not really family. It's also sad that lots of my family members died from cancer. Yet, I am...
    CutestKitty500 CutestKitty500 22-25 2 Responses Apr 13

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    i'm studying overseas, the day after tomorrow my family came to visit me. but i stay together with my boyfriend, since my family doesn't know we stay together and they not...
    sweetberry88 sweetberry88 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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