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    But i have been surrounded by people who are. I would like to know your opinion of it. Does it affect personality, characteristics, mindset, relationship with people etc? For...
    loveisadoingword loveisadoingword 18-21 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I am actually 12 years old but I came to Ep so I would not be judged on social media.
    atheistdoglover atheistdoglover 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    My middle brother died in a car accident years ago. My youngest brother just took his life in January. I feel so alone.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Mar 31

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    I have an older sister. But we were born a couple years apart, so we didn't start getting along properly until a few years ago. At least i have her now though ^^
    LessOne LessOne 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I'm glad I have a bro. we're really casual with each other. we like to talk gangsta. XD
    TheCroissant TheCroissant 18-21, M Apr 18

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    I have a beautiful little sister :) she really is my heart. We're VERY close in age (less than a year) so we're like twins; very close, can't spend too much time apart. She gave me...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F a week ago

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    My sister is 8 years older and my brother is 3 years younger. When I was born my sister was very disappointed I wasn't a boy so wanted nothing to do with me unless it was to make...
    unme1 unme1 56-60, F Mar 27

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    First of all I understand that having kids (biological or adopted) is a huge commitment and I wouldn't have them unless I was 100% sure I could take care of them. When that time...
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    my mum dropped dead in December. she never admitted it but died of kidney and liver failure. I'm an only child. I feel like nobody gets it as we had a turbulent relationship. she...
    Sashakl Sashakl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    My son will be Haytham, & my daughter will be Ameera, I'm only planning to have 2 kids.
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    Any woman out there preferably in my age group of 18-25 who wants to have children? preferably girls. you should like the idea of loving our child on a daily basis
    manofsteel94 manofsteel94 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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    there is nothing wrong with a spanking it will teach the child to behave. I was spanked alot with moms hairbrush or paddle and I behave the best I can. I do believe in spanking and...
    Pandalover7 Pandalover7 18-21, F 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I was physically and verbally abused as a child. I am trying to forget all the bad experiences that i had.. I'm afraid of everything. The memories of the past is like a nightmare...
    Eve0801 Eve0801 26-30, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Im about to talk it out.. i need to dump all of this off my shoulders.. im sorry if its rambling at long.. I don't actually expect anyone to read.. but i need a place to put these...
    alienmom82 alienmom82 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I hate it when I get a craving for a specific song, but can't remember what it's called or even which band... then I have to spend whole evening looking for it, usually finding I...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    OCTOBER 29, 2014 BY B. ROBERT FARZAD How to Protect Your Child From a Narcissistic Father or Mother? How to protect your child from a narcissistic father or mother Protecting...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 15

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    The Devil Died On Easter There once was a woman born in the 1930's. Said to be blessed for she was born on Christmas eve. This girl was brought up in wealth, and married in her...
    Socalsunset Socalsunset 22-25, F Apr 3

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    This is an experience involving suspected child abuse and when to report it. It is an issue that some may face and it is a difficult subject on which many will disagree. It...
    curmudgeon curmudgeon 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    A child is a small weak person. It is very wrong to abuse them! The only time any pain should happen is if they talk back and you either put soap in their mouth or just a small pop...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 13

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    I am an anomaly. I am a mother who has lost her children through parental alienation. The pain is excruciatingly horrific and beyond words. I was a stay at home mom who also...
    WiltedTulip WiltedTulip 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    Children of the 80's unite! So I was sitting here yesterday trying to clean out my computer. I come across a program I forgot I had called Limewire. So I start looking up songs I...
    bowchickawowow bowchickawowow 41-45, F Apr 2

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    It was horrible. Every day waking up, trying do everything without getting hurt, or messing up, but my step dad always found away to hit me. He threw things at me, hit me...
    kittycat6006 kittycat6006 13-15, F Apr 16

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    My mum suffered with depression throughout my childhood and I've only come to realise recently that as a result of this my childhood was different. I was telling my boyfriend...
    sophieamanda08 sophieamanda08 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Only real parents will understand this. We are now approaching April and so far this year I have only had to smack my children once each. Now that is amazing for an 11 year old boy...
    opaquelady opaquelady 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Only real parents will understand this. We are now approaching April and so far this year I have only had to smack my children once each. Now that is amazing for an 11 year old boy...
    opaquelady opaquelady 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Only real parents will understand this. We are now approaching April and so far this year I have only had to smack my children once each. Now that is amazing for an 11 year old boy...
    opaquelady opaquelady 36-40, F Mar 31

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    Only real parents will understand this. We are now approaching April and so far this year I have only had to smack my children once each. Now that is amazing for an 11 year old boy...
    opaquelady opaquelady 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 31

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    To all my EP friends, I need your help, and I hope that at least some of you will respond with volunteering to help. My latest book is in the editing stage. I had a childhood...
    curmudgeon curmudgeon 70+, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Dear fellows, I heard about Indigo children for the first time about 10 years ago, but only fully understand and also was told by multiple sources in the recent weeks that I belong...
    actuallyone actuallyone 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    So often now, children as young as 10 are on phones, iPads, modern technology.. Young girls are using make-up so quickly, young children are already swearing! I think that this...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Growing up for me was no fun. I had so many bad experiences that even now it haunts me and i am 20 years old. When i was young, around 7 years old, my parents had sent me to a...
    mananb mananb 18-21, M Mar 27

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    I was very fortunate to have two very loving parents whom did everything they could for my sisters and I growing up. Dad came into our lives when I was only four. He in effect...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    Hi..I'm new here and hoping to connect with people who can relate to my situation. I'm in a tough spot and not sure where to go from here. I've been married for close to 10 years...
    AndHereIAm AndHereIAm 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I guess child abuse is the cruelest thing in the world. Really, why children? They're so innocent! Only sick people and without feelings can't see how wrong is this. I had a friend...
    iwillsavethenature iwillsavethenature 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I can't remember the first 10 or 12 years of my life. And what few "memories" I have are more like pictures (like I may have seen a picture of it and remember that/I only remember...
    IAmJustAGhostGirl IAmJustAGhostGirl 13-15, F Apr 7

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    Being a middle child isn't easy. You aren't the oldest so you don't get all the responsibility, but you also aren't the baby, the one who gets all the good attention. No, I was...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Apr 8

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    Almost my entire childhood, I was a victim of my mother's abusive boyfriend's violence. My father was out of the picture due to illness. He was hospitalized for most of my...
    Kenpachi00 Kenpachi00 26-30 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I have been dealing with childhood abuse for over 50 years as my mother was emotionally, verbally and physically abusive. My father was basically very passive, pretended not to be...
    musicman10 musicman10 66-70, M 3 Responses Apr 12

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    My father was extremely emotionally abusive to me as a child and young adult. He is extremely manipulative and plays such games that it's only now that I am 28, I am realising how...
    freyaB freyaB 22-25 Apr 12

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