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I Am the Best Parent I Can Be

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    Wow I don't even know where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil...
    kimalee77 kimalee77 31-35, F 15 mins ago

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    I had a best friend for 9 years. It was crazy. We started out in the first grade through freshman year. It's now almost the beginning of sophomore year. I always talked about my...
    alexazevola alexazevola 13-15 27 mins ago

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    I can't even describe how much I love Pete. He is probably my favorite person in the whole world because I can actually relate to him. When we were both younger, we went through...
    ZosoJimmyPage ZosoJimmyPage 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Your parents are kind of like video game tutorials. Helpful at first, but get really annoying after a while.
    mattinsula mattinsula 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    Sooooo, because I am trying to declutter my mind and make sense of things...about 2 yrs ago I had a fling with a guy (we'll call him Q) that I connected with in a ways I would...
    BellaJune BellaJune 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    dealing with this right now. it hurts so much. he just ended it 5 days ago. this is someone I have known for 15 years, and he is my husbands best friend. we have a history, a past...
    slynnlee slynnlee 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    smoking weed for the first time was at the sweet age of 13 on the couch with my friends mom. I understand your outlook if you think "omg marijuana and parents wtf" but then again...
    bz69 bz69 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and I were long distance for a year and we're finally reunited when I moved to him. Although we lived separately, we were going to work to get an apartment together...
    alimkitty alimkitty 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    They really can be because in middle school my best friend was a guy and it was awesome. Whenever we went out together with some other friends he was always there for me when I...
    kattom kattom 13-15, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I believe my mood, anxiety, and me just being happy will be so much better when I move out. I hate using this with my parents but I feel like this is the only word that matches...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Everyone says its so weird to have a best friend who's a guy but he's like my bro he's awesome and I've known him for like ever
    marz2020 marz2020 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    We've been friends since we were 11 (30 years or more, yikes!) and shared sooooo many good times, laughs, creative moments and formative experiences... in fact the nearest person I...
    AndSoToDream AndSoToDream 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    I'm starting to lose my mind. I hate my mom. Since I've been a little kid that she embarasses me in front of the rest of the family, saying inappropriate things about me. She used...
    Claudiassophia Claudiassophia 16-17, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Hello I am just being curious here. I am not a parent at all but I was spanked when I was younger. I just wondered if it was a widespread practise or if my mother was either: a...
    helensusanswift helensusanswift 18-21, F 13 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Growing up being a product of a drug addict is hard. It's not that I chose to be alive so why put a child on the earth if you can't raise it, nor do you want to. Well let's start...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Honestly this is going to sound stupid but it's true. A guy who is my best friend will mean everything to me as will my bf, so if i have a bf who is my best friend he will be my...
    PoppyJones113 PoppyJones113 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Hi I'm Theodora! I'm 12 years old and I'm from bulgaria. My bestfriend, Theodore, is 14 years old. Our parents said that we were met tow weeks after i born! Now I love him soo...
    TeaSokolova TeaSokolova 13-15, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I miss her really bad tonight. She was my lover and my best friend but unfortunately you can't keep one without the other. Something good has happened in my life and I just want to...
    RedefiningLife RedefiningLife 36-40, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I am more scared of my parents getting old than I am of myself ageing. Time seems to be flying by and every year that goes by obviously means we are all getting older. The...
    sunnyday24 sunnyday24 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I really hate this home and wish to leave it and never come back. I bet most people never understand how harsh and bitter a parent can be unless you meet Bombarder as your parent...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    1. What is your best friend's name? Emily 2. What color underwear/boxers wearing now? Black 3. What are you listening to right now? The radio 4. What is your favorite number? 13 5...
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Me and this girl, let's say her name is Lucy, for privacy purposes, had a undeniably strong connection from the start. We just got each other so well. And it didn't take us long...
    RecklessReign RecklessReign 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    my parents did some abusive things when my siblings and i were little kids.there are alot of things i wish i couldn't remember.sometimes i forget but when i'm around my parents...
    thatalexchick thatalexchick 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I think the problem is, a lot of times, parents don't try to understand. I don't think mine ever do. There's a video by a YouTuber called SuliBreaks, called "Parents are the...
    TheOpeningViolinist TheOpeningViolinist 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Is anyone else out there dating there best friends parent? Casting new show, need stories to pitch.
    Outsidethabox Outsidethabox 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I just wish I could be happy. Everyday I think about the "what ifs". What if I actually had supportive parents, parents who I could talk to about any and everything, parents who...
    dezy2be dezy2be 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    They are just bittter and rude and hateful. My step dad is just straight an ******* because he always talks sarcastic and says the most rudest ****, but the worst part is he's a...
    Waqasauce01 Waqasauce01 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Alright, so I'll start at the beginning. It was my first year of middle school--sixth grade. I had recently been stabbed in the back by one of my best friends and was devastated by...
    NavyArmadillo NavyArmadillo 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Whatever I do is never enough. So yesterday was Parent-Teacher Day and the last day of school and my last day as a Year 10 student. I was feeling very optimistic about it as my...
    MikoDreamz MikoDreamz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    When I was little I was told 'look after your brother.' Its a job I did as best I could. I was only 4/5 but I remember standing at the school gates saying "mum says get this from...
    moyesp moyesp 51-55 1 Response Jul 16

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    In need of some advice once again. This week my best friends two kids are staying with me while she is away on a business trip. Her daughters are 8 and 14. My 4 year old laid down...
    KennedyRose KennedyRose 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 14

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    Hey everyone. I'm 19 years old... The oldest ... & a Hispanic girl if that makes a difference or not. For years since as far as I could remember yearning for some sort of...
    TheLifeOfMe1 TheLifeOfMe1 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I had an unfortunate childhood. I think in some cases, my parents did the best they could, but their capabilities were very limited due to their own issues, personally...
    insight00 insight00 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I'm struggling with my parents at the moment. I'm 29 I have my own house which I also own with my mum. My parents live 10 minute walk from me. I had a nasty break up in March. I...
    Lannestone Lannestone 26-30 1 Response Jul 11

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    My parents found out my obsession of stealing today and since I'm the baby of the family they expect the best of me after having 3 older siblings that have gone to jail, one has 2...
    thatwhitegirl123 thatwhitegirl123 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I did not want to still live with my parents in college but I'm stuck at home for two years after that I plan on finishing school on a beach I really want to live in Los Angeles...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 10

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    I would love to tell you about the guy that I like.Actually,I would love to tell him all of this,so I'll make this as a little letter..for him.Dear F,Tonight all I can think of is...
    andreea999 andreea999 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    But it is the best we can do. That should count, shouldn't it?
    Tiffany94 Tiffany94 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I have been married to someone for 25 yrs, who (I believe) looks at me more as an employee, rather than a romantic partner. I met my husband through the personals. I was hearing...
    Gigiannie Gigiannie 51-55, F Jul 8

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    I have a lot of teenage angst that my parents never allowed to me act upon. Growing up, I was never allowed to have sleepovers, go on dates, etc. I am now in my early twenties...
    ballena4 ballena4 18-21, F Jul 7

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    Ok, I'm 18 and my best mate can't stop treating me like a little kid! She tells me to cover my ears if she's about to swear and is someone brings up sex she says 'guys, can we talk...
    Abbey0101 Abbey0101 22-25, F Jul 7

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