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I Am Open and Honest With My Parents

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    Honest Not Open

    I am honest but i am not open. I keep them at a distance, and that is how i like it.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Mar 25, 2010

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    Parents Are Real Friends.

    I didn't understood this earlier that parents are the ones who care and love just without any reason, unselfishly and they don't get anything in return to their care and love that they give to their child to bring him up in spite of knowing that one day that child would leave...
    avrilgomaze avrilgomaze 18-21 Jul 14, 2011

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    Well, With My Mother!

    I'm always honest and open with people... so it's no wonder that it started at home first. My father was deadbeat in so many ways, so I didn't share much with him. But with my mother... I tend to share all. I've always had. And sometimes I get an "TMI" from her! XD...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 1, 2009

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    Honestly...

    I tell them everything and some things absolutely are abhorrent to them. I just know they worry about my soul staying in the light, but they should not fear evil taking me over. I won't let it. I should cut back on discussing sex life details with Mum....and Dad is angry that I'm...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F Feb 1, 2009

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    Correction: I'm never Honest with myself. and it's creeping me off! anyone who had that trouble and got over it ?
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I appreciate when people are honest with me....if you have something to say just say it.
    twisteduniverse twisteduniverse 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Most people I know cannot be honest with what they feel about me, and I hate it. It bugs me when they go drink alcohol so they can have the guts to tell me. Man up and say what you...
    Kaksy Kaksy 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've been through too much to not look out for myself. Ask questions, tell the truth and speak from the heart. I think this, but go to school and do the same thing. I'm getting...
    EbbsBreaux EbbsBreaux 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I can't talk to people. I don't know how. I see people around me that just click, while I wonder how to connect with them. I do try to reach out to them but at the end of the day...
    ctfawkes ctfawkes 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Sometimes I just want to burst with all the feelings I have inside, and have someone to trust!
    Valentina123 Valentina123 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Some good advice for myself... I love Pema....“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not...
    KatzeB KatzeB 41-45, F Mar 20

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    Because... "Despite all my rage, I'm still just A ratt in a cage!"- smashing pumpkins
    StevensTHEname StevensTHEname 26-30, M Apr 7

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    I have to love myself in order for someone else to love me. I never understood this until now.
    nonchalantx3 nonchalantx3 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I don't think that is too much to ask do you?
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 1 Response Apr 4

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    How has it taken so Long to come to the realisation that I'm not here for you, and if I act like I am I'm wasting away, cos I haven't got time, nah not another day, to consider...
    MrLorax MrLorax 18-21, M Apr 4

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    My ex gf and i got together about a week before my 31st birthday. Well jan 5 this yr she moved out. I was stupid and took her for granted. So i need to go back to last spring when...
    hopeandsorow hopeandsorow 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I want people to tell each other the truth. This is especially important in relationships. The truth can hurt sometimes, but that's what friends are for. To support one another and...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Recently I read an article that was written in the style of a letter from a woman to her husband. It listed a number of “confessions” of things that the woman had being...
    peachespicnic peachespicnic 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    I have been dating my boyfriend for a little over a year and a half. I knew that before me he was a heroin addict for quite some time. He had been completely clean for a year and a...
    mcrabtree217 mcrabtree217 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Ok so me and my boyfriend have been dating for over a year now and we have gotten pretty settled down because we actually live together for quite a while too! Which Is great and...
    phanie17 phanie17 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    To me honesty means having an open dialogue with a high ceiling, where arguments are heard and considered. It doesn't mean that bigotry or pettiness is warranted. Speaking the...
    CedarAndFir CedarAndFir 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I find it challenging to be honest with my family because I am different from them and I think differently than them. I know that my family judges atheists, and political liberals...
    Growlin Growlin 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Me and my friends are brutally honest to each other. Being honest with each other has made all of us better people and often relieves our anger and removes the whole gossip thing...
    Fishcanskate Fishcanskate 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Hi, Im a married man 41 year old, Im happily married and Im in deep love with my wife. But recently I discovered that I enjoy her relationship with other men. I even want to see...
    rimpi1972 rimpi1972 41-45, M 8 Responses Apr 8

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    I've had a few people confuse my honest with selfishness before. It can be hard at times. I think the most common thing people are dishonest with is themselves and what they want...
    Shanecus Shanecus 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am always honest with people, not everyone likes it though. Some people want my opinion because they know they'll get it, but they only want it occasionally and don't want to...
    squishyarmadillo squishyarmadillo 26-30, F Mar 22

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    I love a man who is not my husband. This does not diminish the love I have for my husband. It is a different entity all together. But it still makes me feel guilty that I even...
    lyssabee0215 lyssabee0215 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm a girl in love with one of my friends and she is straight.I've never been in love with a girl before though.After 6 months of holding it inside of me I decided it is better to...
    vivi9298 vivi9298 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I recently got out of a 9 month relationship and I think I have moved on. We both agreed it was great while it lasted and that we'll try to be friends. A few days ago I hung out...
    nepentheplus nepentheplus 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I wish people were more honest with me. I have more respect for people who just tell it as it is and not lie than people who just tell you what they think you want to hear. I...
    pip34 pip34 31-35, F Apr 11

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    I just want people to be honest with me. Don't feed me full of **** just cuz you don't want to hurt my feelings.
    moonlightdancer1967 moonlightdancer1967 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I am a very sexual, open minded person, but one thing I can not be open-minded about is **********! In no way, shape, or form, will I openly communicate with anyone who condones or...
    ApollosMuse ApollosMuse 31-35, F 22 Responses Apr 8

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    Backstory: Diagnosed 7 years ago with Severe Clinical Depression. Relationship of 1.5 years broke up few days ago because he couldn't deal with my issues. He says I need to...
    aintthatinnocent aintthatinnocent 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 3

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    Today, I chose to break up with my Muslim boyfriend. I'm still deeply in love with him. I made this choice because of my faith, I'm christian. Being in a relation with him was like...
    zemyr zemyr 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I have lived with Spina Bifidafor the past 22 years, for the majority of that time I have seen my disability as a burden on my life because I wasn't 'normal' like everyone else. My...
    lukecampbell22 lukecampbell22 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Ugh, how do y'all deal with parents that are far less than supportive of your decision to stick by your incarcerated love? And by FAR less, I mean my mother makes it a point every...
    hav2makeit13 hav2makeit13 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I would like to create an open chat with people with the same or similar problem. Anonymity will b highly respected. Ill commence by saying that i suffer from BPD n it is difficult...
    barceloner barceloner 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    For some time now I've been struggling with this issue. I barely "feel" any feelings, this doesn't mean I don't have emotions, I like animals, I hate stupidity. If I experience...
    Zer000 Zer000 22-25 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Hi everyone, I decided to share my story on here to perhaps get some support, and to put my story out in the universe. I have quite recently fallen quite hard for a girl who I've...
    whiskeytangofoxtrot530 whiskeytangofoxtrot530 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    i just want someone to listen to me and give me advice. i just broke up with my boyfriend ( 1 year & 5 months) and also a week before my birthday how nice right? i feel like im...
    kymx kymx 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Thanks to my upbringing....I am very open minded. Always exploring new things in life and accepting differences and varieties.
    diana19 diana19 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Bare with me... this might turn into a novel. My boyfriend and I have been together for almost two years now. It's been a roller coaster of events with his gambling. What makes it...
    evamestanza evamestanza 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I told my parents this evening about all the mistakes I have made, in terms depression and procrastination. It was soo hard at first, and tears were falling relentlessly, no...
    LuckyNumber3 LuckyNumber3 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    My parents think I am lying when I tell them I have anxiety. I am positive that I have social anxiety and performance anxiety. I feel extremely uncomfortable in social situations...
    KayteEss KayteEss 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am a very honest and friendly woman. I was raised that way by my parents. It has paid off for me in great dividends. I do not have to remember what I said yesterday and I have...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    So I was brought up kinda badly and my mum is an alcoholic and my dad is never around anymore. I have always had troubles with dealing with my emotions and my mum is so horrible to...
    completedisgrace completedisgrace 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    My third part of my story. Well its been nearly 2.5 years since my "fall out" with my parents and Ive learnt a lot. The one thing Im struggling with is "moving on". So my...
    violetcherry violetcherry 31-35, F Mar 31

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    So, I've just fought with my parents once again. It always ends with my mother telling me that I should be grateful that they take care and pay my expenses and that they deserve to...
    TretmanTJ TretmanTJ 16-17, M Apr 8

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    I'm pretty miserable right now. Just the fact that my parents are splitting up, makes my entire world evaporate. Lets be real, we're very poor too. So poor that I had to be pulled...
    Shirloo Shirloo 18-21, F Apr 11

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    Most of the time I'm adept at dealing with my emotions regarding my parents. Tonight's not one of those nights. I feel so alone. Normally my emotions are so fragile because I have...
    Cheery23 Cheery23 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I come from a well-off Indian family. In our culture, we have large families and we are supposed to value the opinion of even extended family members when making personal decisions...
    IndianViolet IndianViolet 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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