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I Am the Only Daughter

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    Black Sheep

    I am the only daughter.I have a brother and a step-brother, both younger.Turns out my family had no use for female progeny. If we lived in a more barbaric society, my father would have placed me in a bag of some sort, weighted it down with rocks and thrown it into the river...
    DopeyGirl DopeyGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2010

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    Foster Daughter, Stepdaughter, Me

    Daddy used to refer to my sister as his "foster daughter". It was years before I had the nerve to ask Mom what that meant. She explained that she had Linda before she met and married Daddy and it didn't turn him off when she confessed to having a five year-old daughter. Daddy...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Mar 18, 2013

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    Sure Am

    My dad had 5 kids. I'm the only girl. My mom had 3 of dad's 5 kids, including myself, and those are her only children. I have three older brothers. All of my siblings were accidents, even my little brother.f I was the only one who was supposed to be here. I was also the only one...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    Well...

    it might not be strictly honest to say i am the only daughter, but i am as far as my knowledge goes. my mu  had four children, i was the 3rd and the only girl. i have never met met my dad, i was the only child she had by him. he lesft when i was born, in all these years he...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 18-21, F Jan 9, 2010

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    Used tobe the only child...

    Well, when I was younger, I always wanted an older or younger brother. Both, I thought, would be awesome. As fate would have it, years later my dad remarried. It was last year, actually. It just so happened that my new stepmom has a son that's sixteen and older than me...
    Kavyle Kavyle 13-15, F Feb 19, 2010

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    It really hurts being parted from my daughter. But I wouldn’t trade those feelings for the world. Yes, no one likes divorce. The problems between my ex are our own, and not my...
    Sparrowhawk1161 Sparrowhawk1161 51-55, M Jun 29

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    My father was killed. I only have a mother, and a stepfather. I am a daughter, going about daughterly duties sometimes. My mother and I are not friends.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    My 20 year old daughter has moved in with her dad. He and I recently separated after 23 years of marriage. He is a dry drunk and generally unhappy toxic person. I just couldn't...
    marlaynas marlaynas 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I lost custody of my youngest daughter yesterday to a man who admitted ********** to me. This is the only reason I filed for custody. I am sad. My daughter is 3. She will be so...
    lotiandsamsmom lotiandsamsmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Last week my daughter's 16 yr old boyfriend got kicked out of his house by his mom and stepdad. The boy never got along with the stepdad and in the end the mom picked the stepdad...
    Ginger1956 Ginger1956 56-60, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I wasn't able to carry a baby to full term so when my sister called me 3 days after her daughter's 12th birthday I jumped at the chance to take my niece into our home. We had just...
    Megit Megit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    She began occasionally showing up around 2009 - 2010. At first I wondered if she was someone else's, or if I was hallucinating from an earlier story I read. I wasn't. I saw her in...
    Yleng Yleng 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    My daughter really surprised me the other day. She comes home and says that she has something for me. I'm thinking it's something bad or that she wants something in return. She...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 15 Responses Jul 13

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    Seen this woman at the store at the cashier with her daughter(she looked embarrassed) just putting her on display for everyone to see. sounds like she was trying to auction her off...
    coolcalv coolcalv 26-30, M Jul 19

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    My daughters 16 yr old boyfriend was in an emotionally abusive relationship with his stepdad and the stepdad kicked him out. I really didn't see that I had a choice and I let him...
    Ginger1956 Ginger1956 56-60, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Mommy's Only Princess,Tata's Reluctant Eldest- I used to ask my mother when I was little, "Why I don't have a brother or sister?" "Mommy's body doesn't hold babies very well. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 19

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    I am a daughter. of more than one person. Not a daughter of a mother and a father, but of two mothers and a father. The one who I call Mom and Mommy is the one I grew up with, the...
    mandarin125 mandarin125 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    My daughter does not hate me, but she acts like it. I just found out through facebook that she has a boyfriend, and have always found out about boyfriends and breakups on facebook...
    lad7466 lad7466 46-50, F Jul 11

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    my 43 year old daughter is in the process of dealing with breast cancer. She noticed a lump in her breast, but was probably in denial and didn't get it checked right away. When...
    RecLucy RecLucy 56-60, F Jul 12

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    My daughters and I have gone through hell and back. I was separated from them for 16 years, all lost away, those years I will never get back. I look at them and feel so blessed...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Jul 15

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    I believe in my ability to parent my daughter and teach her all the things a mother is supposed to teach her daughter. My concern is the possibility of daddy issues later. As of...
    ah2013 ah2013 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    She has gone throgh a lot, and i think that is what made her the way she is, her mom is only for the money, and the guys, in one year she has dated 4 times the last one she moved...
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I'm very much aware that nothing stays the same. Life is a series of moments. Some great, some tragic and most pretty good. What does surprise me is how much life can change in...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been estranged from my adult daughter for her entire pregnancy, and she had her baby a week ago... she has shunned me because I voiced that I don't like the way her...
    vanishingvixenn vanishingvixenn 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I am afraid that my daugter may think that I have failed her...as far as picking a father for her, I met her father and I was drunk in hills for him, I thought he an I were good...
    CAMBRIA22 CAMBRIA22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    She is such an unhappy girl. It kills my wife and I to see her like this. All three of my kids have friend issues. The problem is my wife and I both loners. We have each other...
    KENDOG541 KENDOG541 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I still spank my eldest daughter who is 14. It is rare and she defiantly gets it less than her siblings :)
    mummyof8 mummyof8 36-40, F 12 Responses Jul 5

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    I love my daughters more than anything There all out of my life now and I feel so empty inside I would love to be a father to someone who needs a father figure and someone to be...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I adore my three daughters, Esme (6), Emmy (6) and Eve (11 months). I would die for them in a heart beat. I could watch Eve sleeping forever, her little chest going up and down...
    jamieroberthopsen jamieroberthopsen 31-35, M Jul 7

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    In 2011 I gave birth healthy beautiful baby. She was perfect and I loved her from the first time I saw her beautiful curly mop on her head and that chubby little face. As a mother...
    SweetAlibis SweetAlibis 26-30, F Jul 8

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    Our ten your old daughter Madison needs a strict hand. She is a handful and needs frequent reminders on her bottom. A hand spanking or a spanking with the slipper. We have never...
    lovingrain lovingrain 31-35, M 9 Responses Jul 12

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    My daughter is my 1st born and the love of my life I love my child so much it was a hard time having her in was so young and brought so much pain to my life at that time but I...
    cherrikisses22 cherrikisses22 22-25 1 Response Jul 16

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    I'm raising my daughter to be a person I would want to marry.
    mylove77 mylove77 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    My 11 year old daughter has a medical condition that makes her wet the bed and the doctor says that if this continues it could get worse. he said they will do what they can and...
    puppylover3 puppylover3 46-50 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Well i technically am By that i mean my father had another family before was born, and had a daughter with the woman. But we have no contact what so ever with this other family...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M Jul 19

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    she hasnt been diagnosed with actual albinism but she has been diagnosed with optical albinism, but according to the research i have done it is next to impossible for a girl to be...
    warden2000 warden2000 31-35, F Jul 19

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    Last time I spanked my fourteen year old daughter was a few months ago and I asked her to do something then she said "Do it yourself." We had a short argument and I told her she...
    mummyof8 mummyof8 36-40, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    My 27 yr old daughter is in jail for drugs. I would like to talk with someone who has either been there or is going through the same thing
    sandrasue468 sandrasue468 56-60, F a week ago

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    I Lost My Daughter As we near the 10 year mark I struggle more now than ever. For years I asked if I had healed. I had no clue. After many years I thought "well, enough time has...
    FindingMySong FindingMySong 46-50, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Jo here! I'm 44 and a single mum of four girls. I spank my girls with a hairbrush in the diaper position when they misbehave . A spanking in our house happens one to two times a...
    JoMumOfFour JoMumOfFour 41-45, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    The title says it all, every time I try to make something of myself, they also say the same infuriating response "You are too young", "They'll be other chances", "You don't need to...
    Sei02 Sei02 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Karl, who is going out with a dancer who had two kids. One of the kids was bad, at least according to Karl. The daughter was the one who was bad, she was 13 and kept going out on...
    Colemanus Colemanus 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    My 21 year old daughter lives with me. She knows that as long as she lives her she has rules to follow and chooses to stay. Unfortunately she is very impulsive so she is often...
    dadof2mrt dadof2mrt 36-40, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I can hold my breathI can bite my tongueI can stay awake for daysIf that's what you wantBe your number oneI can fake a smileI can force a laughI can dance and play the partIf that...
    classynsassy34 classynsassy34 31-35, F Jul 8

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    I can hold my breath I can bite my tongue I can stay awake for days If that's what you want Be your number one I can fake a smile I can force a laugh I can dance and play the part...
    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am yet to come across a person who is an only child and who has no first cousins either- that is other than me!!! My mom has a bro who married but had no kids and my dad has to...
    Darshidgh Darshidgh 41-45, F a week ago

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    I am my master property I gave my self to him and only him I do what he asks with no question he is my one and only
    Masterslittlepet Masterslittlepet 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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