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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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    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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    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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    I was raised Mormon, my entire family is still Mormon, but I converted to Atheism when I was 12. I was baptized Mormon, and I have read the Book or Mormon as well. My parents didn...
    DrKittyNinjaBunny DrKittyNinjaBunny 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In life 98 percent of people you will meet will come and go out of your life but family will be for life if you let them
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M Oct 11

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    I'm not anymore, but it's not because i think the religion is bad or wrong. I just believe in my own thing; however, I strongly believe in a lot of the morals and ethics of the...
    aFuzzyBlouw aFuzzyBlouw 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 12

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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 Sep 23

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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 Sep 26

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    But sometimes family are not the blood relations you are born with. My blood family is basically my mum and my brother. I never grew up with cousins and uncles and aunts. In my...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Assess if the outcome obtained after a consideration of the above mentioned results in a settlement which is fair and equitable in most of the instances in the subject.Right here...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    If functions do not resolve their financial settlement immediately just after separation, it can be crucial to look at that, In the event the get-togethers have obtained a divorce...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    Hello, I am so sorry to be asking you of your hard earned money.i have never asked anyone for money.always was a giver.my family taught me to be a Gentlemen to every person i meet...
    DeeJay2050 DeeJay2050 26-30, M Oct 6

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    I wish life was different. I'm having huge fights right now with my family, because they just don't understand me at all. My parents are disappointed because I don't earn more...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 8

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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 4 Responses Sep 25

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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 Sep 27

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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 Sep 29

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    Not at all!!!! I was disowned by my family, everything got soo messed up once I confessed my dads brother was nothin but a low down POS SCUMBAG. I only wanted attention.. Was what...
    lostwithin25 lostwithin25 22-25, F Sep 30

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    My family members of whom I am living with is driving me crazy. I understand I am not the only one, but this is unbearable. I am 21 years old and mildly autistic. I also suffer...
    T3chmupp3t T3chmupp3t 18-21, M Oct 1

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    I love my family so much! Even when we disagree and trust me we do. To me family doesn't mean blood. I have friends who r family as well. I just got my family back, the way it...
    mistylovinglife mistylovinglife 18-21, F Oct 2

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    I just can't do this anymore, their killing me slowly,day by day I'm getting weaker and they don't care how much pain I'm in. And this post isn't just for my so called family it's...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    My mother and I got into a small spat because I consider some people my family. She's so hot headed about blood and marriage it drives me up the wall. Her 'half sister', my aunt...
    RyskerSein RyskerSein 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 8

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     Lawyers with our practice typically satisfy clients trying to get support to solution blunders manufactured whenever they tried using to take care of their relationship...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    My mom and dad are split up. I got in a fight with my dad, and I don't talk to him, his other two kids (I live with my mom and my sister) and the rest of his family. It's missing...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    It's not that I don't like my family, but more of....I don't like who I am and who I've become since living with my family. Ever since I was 13, I was mostly living alone by myself...
    tanasiluv tanasiluv 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    How often should Family spanking be give to the whole family. I heard of some family have a one once a month or once a week. Isn't this more of a Maintenance spanking and not a...
    Momof2spankedstill Momof2spankedstill 41-45, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Some people say you can choose your friends but you can't choose your family.I have to disagree sharing blood or the last name with someone will not have me treat them as family...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My family just makes me so miserable and I don't know what to do. Every time I try to voice a dissatisfaction, I get continual reminders that my opinions, feelings and efforts...
    fatassjpg fatassjpg 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I've had a friend from work for about a year now, since I started working their again for the third time... her name is Maria. She came from the phillipenes to work here in Canada...
    AngelMom062013 AngelMom062013 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    My parents have been together for 41 years. Through thick and thin. They did so much for me in my life. I was very fortunate to have as many good things as I did as a kid. They...
    quianominorleo quianominorleo 36-40, M Sep 21

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    first off, I do love them but I cannot stand them I feel like I have been deceived by them but its also my fault for allowing myself to be so gullible. I moved away to Arizona from...
    onebeliever onebeliever 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    My brother and mother were diagnosed with schizophrenia at about the same time when I was around 9. I don't remember much from that time but I miss them. I wish I could have my...
    sighted sighted 22-25, M Sep 27

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    I am in my 30s single no children and I am the soul income in the house. I have been doing this for 2 years. It has had a large strain on my credit score, emotional state, and...
    beautifulsound beautifulsound 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    my parents got a divorce when i was 7 and every since then i have been broken, torn, i just havent been the same and it hurts to see your family split up, i have 5 brothers and...
    brianna7589 brianna7589 26-30, F Sep 30

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    Family is the most important thing in life I try to stay close to all family members to me family is number one
    maridoneka maridoneka 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    I do!! I want an ep family sooo if ya wanna be apart of ma family you need to be able to cross of this list!! 1) crazy/weird 2) funny 3) understanding 4) reliable! Yeah so thats...
    LLAMAAAA LLAMAAAA 13-15, F Oct 1

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    Yes indeed ! Family is everything . In addition to my biological family ,I consider my close friends to be my chosen family. Drive me freakin nutso as they do at times , I am...
    82creativetype 82creativetype 31-35, F Oct 6

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      In my family, we are composed of four children. My sister(29), my brother(28), my other brother(27) and me(13). Look at the age gaps. It's enough to have a dramatic soap...
    DarkAngel483 DarkAngel483 13-15, F Oct 7

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    I had an idyllic childhood. My mom stayed at home and was super caring and loving, my dad was the provider and made a decent living, and I had the best younger brother. We wanted...
    jerseygirl18 jerseygirl18 36-40, F Oct 7

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    Truth. I feel a better family connection with complete strangers than I do with my mother. My friends are my family. My friend Alice, we both said that we'd rather have each other...
    Rachlm214 Rachlm214 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I don't want to get into details about why I don't have a family but I just need to know if there are people that feel how I feel. I've always craved a family since I was little...
    krstybrght krstybrght 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Yes... They have mistakes, but there's nothing wrong with that, it's what makes them interesting. My parents are quite overprotective, but what more proof do I need that they love...
    anotherpasserby anotherpasserby 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    There's this girl who works for my parents she's on 19-years-old and she'd traveled from her own country illegally to the country I live in. Her mother takes care of the children...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Mostly with my dad's side of the family. The grandparent's play obvious favoritism with my first cousins. Always taking them on vacation to the mountains, beach, etc. but never...
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I never met my father, I live with a drug addict uncle who mooches off of everyone, and steals our stuff to sell, so we have to hide everything valuable but like a fool my...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is what led me to ep. I need someone to talk to and understand how I feel. To say I have no family wouldn't be true. I have a husband and five children, whom I love dearly. I...
    ktjade ktjade 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I have an "adopted" family. Not legally but they know more about me than my own family. They know who I am under my mask. There are many of us ranging from 10-20. We are a family...
    hopewojo hopewojo 16-17, F 2 days ago

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