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I Am Obsessed With My Geneology and Ancestry

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 58 People

    A Quest to Learn & Discover

    I have slowly been tracing my family tree for about 7 years now. Spare time is valuable, but the value is there as we find more about ourselves and our roots. We do stand on the shoulders of our ancestors, and hopefully we hear them whisper in our ear. At the very least we need...
    glorygirl glorygirl 56-60, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    How Do I Go About It?

    Obsessed might not be the word that I would use to describe my interest in my geneology, but I am interested in doing some background research, I just do not know where to start, as most of my family history would be located in Europe. I do know that there is a lot of...
    bluemooon bluemooon 19-21, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2007

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    Searching For The First Generation Of My Family

    I hated history while growing up in the Philippines!! As I grew older and watch my father became obsessed with doing his family tree, I not knowingly absorb all those conversations he had with relatives. I had to drive him all over the place, whether here in out home island or in...
    richieascalon richieascalon 51-55 1 Response Sep 16, 2010

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    Desperately Searching For My Genealogy

    I am a Filipino. I was born and raised in the Philippines. It was only in my early teens that I discovered that I am of mixed ancestry when a family friend made comment on my mestiza features and further introduced me to her friends to be of Spanish Ancestry. Yes, my paternal...
    alexiagabrielle alexiagabrielle 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    Desperately Searching For My Genealogy

    I am a Filipino. I was born and raised in the Philippines. It was only in my early teens that I discovered that I am of mixed ancestry when a family friend made comment on my mestiza features and further introduced me to her friends to be of Spanish Ancestry. Yes, my paternal...
    alexiagabrielle alexiagabrielle 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    Money

    I'm very interested in where I came from and what my family did. A recent discovery is on my Dad's side of the family we used to own these factories. What's great is these factories made money. How cool is that?
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2007

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    My LaRoche Line:...finished

      A HISTORY OF SAVANNAH AND SOUTH GEORGIA     Author: William Harden @ p. 694 THE LA ROCHE FAMILY HISTORY. In the year 1733 two brothers landed in America from the shores of England. Their names were John La Roche and Isaac La Roche. John La Roche was...
    teeboat teeboat 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2008

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    SEARCHING My Ancestry

    I feel a desperate need to find the other half of my ancestry to pass onto my children. I dont want to pass away and not leave a story of my ancestry behind.  I have already gained alot of information on my fathers side finding out of the French Huegonaut connection. But now...
    koalabeth koalabeth 56-60 Aug 17, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I'm the girl that walks into a room and all heads turn, I've dated princes and nfl players and before you get the wrong idea I've had slept with a total of 1 guy. I've always had...
    notperfection notperfection 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    As much as I would like to make myself believe that I'm not obsessed with anything, the fact of the matter is that I am obsessed with music. I am an amateur musician myself, so...
    TheOrganicOne TheOrganicOne 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Ok, I know this guy for years, he is a little older of me,and I kind of alway liked him,but nothing special really. I didnt see him for a year and a half and i saw him few days ago...
    faceless84 faceless84 22-25 Oct 13

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    I'm not obsessed with Halloween but whatever. I can't go trick or treating with a group of boys and 2 girls...my mum won't let me go because we were going to egg people's houses...
    bree8989 bree8989 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Yes...I am I just love him sooooooo much.! it should be a crime to be so infatuated with him. I want to know were he is, who he is with , and what he is doing. I get very upset...
    Dsanders13 Dsanders13 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    So for some reason I'm really fickle when it comes to attraction. There's this guy at my work that upon first glance I found attractive. So I've acted pretty normal until my stupid...
    Brokenandvulnerable Brokenandvulnerable 22-25, F a week ago

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    Pretty much my life..I love asking alexandria,black veil brides,avenged sevenfold,pierce the veil,sleeping with sirens,skillet,three days grace,linkin park,papa roach,of mice and...
    Jayla2256 Jayla2256 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Bands are my life and have been for a while now. I honestly can't think about what my life would be without them. I need them to exist.
    FOBIsPerfection FOBIsPerfection 18-21, F Oct 2

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    Well considering my birthday is half a month away from it and I love playing dress up with friends I could say I love Halloween
    joelle10 joelle10 13-15, F Oct 4

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    I live on the Pacific Ocean and god it's so amazing . I've been to Hawaii and it was pretty but honestly i prefer Washington coast line over everything . I love the wind in my hair...
    Infernalinstruments Infernalinstruments 16-17, F Oct 5

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    Im just going to start with my all-time fave. Songs that anyone needs to check out Longing to belong Guaranteed Society Black Release Hunger strike Alive Hard sun Cant keep Just...
    kezzie10 kezzie10 13-15, F Oct 5

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    Please. Help. There's this English teacher I had last year, and he was always helping me out and doing everything he could to help me, and he knows my whole story. Anyways, I want...
    isabellaperry isabellaperry 13-15, F Oct 12

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    I'm just about the greediest person ever, shamefully so, if you want to get in my good books just go to the bakers and come back with a cream doughnut. I'll love you for it. I love...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    As I agree with honesty and openness I submit to the EP 'kangaroo' court. I am indeed as old as the Doctor . I was born in 1963. The same year that President Kennedy was shot in...
    Drwho1963 Drwho1963 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 19

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    One Direction, The Beatles, My Chemical Romance, Panic! At The Disco, The Pretty Reckless, 5SOS, The Ramones, Arctic Monkeys, Nirvana, Fall Out Boy, Foo Fighters, Boys Like Girls...
    tiamartinx tiamartinx 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend is constantly searching for pornographic material of prepubescent looking girls. Even using keywords like "skinny", "flat chested" etc. I've found movie clips on his...
    BittersweetMelody BittersweetMelody 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    Good god... How can one not be? Benedict Cumberbatch is just delectable! I am just going to say it. I would literally ride him until he was unconscious.
    LadyMarredMind LadyMarredMind 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Don't forget you are what you eat !!!!! Ok then..., I need to eat a skinny person !!!! : ). Haha.
    Divine82 Divine82 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I can't believe October is finally here!!!
    MtnDewForever MtnDewForever 16-17, M Oct 3

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    Metallica, The Pretty Reckless, Pierce the Veil, Theory of a Deadman, Five Finger Death Punch, Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys, Panic! At the Disco, Papa Roach, Linkin Park, Imagine...
    HandaGabriella HandaGabriella 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Who has a Twitter? We can Magcon buddies ( I need one) @Mely_Espinosa14 :)
    MelyyEspinosa MelyyEspinosa 13-15, F Oct 7

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    I've begun a Pandora account this year and I can't get enough! I love how it learns my likes and dislikes creating my experience! Now I just setup my account to work on my Directv...
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound 31-35, M Oct 7

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    25Gigs on my phone and a huge Spotify playlist. I listen to it every second I can. Even right now. Cady Groves, "Little Girl" actually. It's weirdly a turn on that she's cutely...
    TheEmberLeader TheEmberLeader 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    I just did a post on my tumblr about what's okay and not okay on first date. Here is the link http://chanelconoco.tumblr.com My tumblr name is chanelconoco
    someoneforyou12 someoneforyou12 22-25, F Oct 15

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    I can't help it, I check for updates on here more than I do email or Facebook! I love it here!
    skin2thewind skin2thewind 36-40, M Oct 17

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    I have an 18+ tumlr page if anyones interested, I post daily :D http://sakura-submissive.tumblr.com/
    SingItForTheKids SingItForTheKids 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    If i see a cat i will derp and fall to the ground and feel like i not adorable enough to touch the holiest thing in the universe PURE ADORABLE and when i see a hamster i stare at...
    Kitry Kitry 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    But just on the The Fame and The Fame Monster's era, She was so genial and perfect. I love her metaphors, so brilliants. I miss her!
    DougCrazy DougCrazy 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Mayday parade and all time low.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I love beauty.. I love the gorgeous emerald green of fresh, healthy grass and the trees, the blue and white of a cloud-filled sky, the golden and red sunsets, and how the clouds...
    ShyShogan ShyShogan 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was 14 years old when I fell in love with a guy I never met. I remember the exact date I met him, 26th January 2009 sometime after 6pm. It was back in the days of MSN. We met on...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 2

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    My little brother, who is 7, has aspergers, a form on autism. Though I love him dearly, I find that having an autistic brother can at times make me lonely. Some background, I'm...
    tremberlene tremberlene 16-17, F Oct 6

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    And he had a tiny p _ _ _ s. Which wouldn't have mattered but the fact he was so controlling and self centred and wore my make up and used all my skincare , made it matter even...
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have been married to a man with undiagnosed Aspergers for 10 years. For the first 5 years of our marriage he was out to sea (Navy) the majority of the time ; it's not until he...
    njleoladye njleoladye 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    well last night i went and got myself a drink from my kitchen and this ghost girl who loves me so much jumps on my and says hey it's me i jumped out of shock then i get into bed...
    skylec90 skylec90 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    There is this guy I'm obsessed with in my school. I have two classes with him and in one class he sits directly behind me. I catch myself staring at him. And sometimes our eyes...
    Edward23456 Edward23456 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    About a year ago, Groupon offered a special with ConnectMyDNA.com. For 29.00, ConnectMyDNA sent me 2 swabs which I used to swab the inside of my cheeks. I sent it off and was I...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 13 Responses 2 days ago

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    This is so exciting! 2 of my distant relatives (brothers with my maiden name) were on the Lewis & Clark expedition! One brother was a bit of a problem and had to be disciplined...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    My grandfather was Scots, that's my mothers father. He was born in Ayrshire and lived his first few years there. Before he emigrated with his parents to South Africa. But he always...
    katyarty katyarty 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Just now starting to realize how little information is out there about ACoA. The characteristics of an ACoA are virtually everywhere - but everything seems to stop with them. It...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M