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I An Only Child

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    My parents divorced not long after I had turned one. My father moved out and I got used to seeing him every second day each week. I was mostly raised by my father and my...
    zanthemum zanthemum 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I am a 33 year old single female. My Mother died of colon cancer 9 years ago when I was 24, and my father began dating a much younger woman shortly after. She was getting a...
    lpifly lpifly 31-35 Jan 18

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    It's kinda sad to be an only child around here with only my mom and grandma bc it's really quiet and boring most of the time. I guess I like how I don't have to share Christmas...
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    Hate is a strong word. I do not hate being an only child. I'm careful to say that I dislike being an only child... but there are days when I wonder how my life would be different...
    chilldude82 chilldude82 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I am 18 and being an only child didn't bother me until now. My parents are older than most because they had me in their forties and I often worry about what will happen to me if...
    namedashley namedashley 18-21, F Jan 3

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    I wish people would stop complaining about their siblings because we only children will NEVER know what it feels like to have someone who will have your back no matter what, who...
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 5

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    I'm only child who always wanted an older or younger sibling. Every other member of my family (on both sides) has siblings except me. Originally I was supposed to have two older...
    KIKO787 KIKO787 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Does anyone else hate being an only child?
    thisissamwut thisissamwut 18-21, M 6 Responses Jan 17

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    I was raised by my mother and grandma. My father died a month before I was born. Its been a lonely childhood and my grandma has also passed away. Now with the two of us it doesn't...
    riya981826 riya981826 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I cant express how lonely my life is .. Im 17 and i still can feel the emptiness inside me ... I just want to be loved! I want to have a sister or brother that i can talk to and...
    Gabbie03 Gabbie03 16-17, F 8 Responses Jan 11

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    I kinda wish I had a sister but I don't and there is no fours legged dog sister either. :(
    AlainaD2002 AlainaD2002 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I wish I had at least one sister or brother. :p
    5s0s 5s0s 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    To shorten the story, I have an ex fiance from 2004. My father died and he walked away due to my father's death. You know why as good as I do. I ended up having an emotional...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 18

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    I have a MA in Psychology and many years of work in large corporations with greats jobs. When I had a baby, my ex husband and I agreed that working from home would be the best...
    lostinthessauce lostinthessauce 41-45, F Jan 3

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    My mother is diagnosed with BPD. I've kinda known for several years, however her alcoholism was taking the blame for all of her verbal berating & the time, 2 years ago, when she...
    AmandainFL AmandainFL 36-40, F Jan 13

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    Growing up naked in my family is normal, I spent most of my life naked I front front of friends and family. I grew up in a friendly environment. But when I was younger. I caught my...
    BEARNDN BEARNDN 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    I my exwife is beautiful she is biracial black and white ( We used her genes to make our kids) I personally love that mix but I love mixed race people in general My children are...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I Survived. I was never a typical male child, outgoing, adventurous, active in sports. I was more quiet, curious and sensitive. I didn't have a strong bond with my father. He was...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M Jan 20

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    What you do, always comes with a consequence. Good or bad. ------------------------------- So here's a 100% true story, that is currently going on in my life. I won't say names...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 13

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    My husband and I just married in April 2014. I didn't even want to get married, but he did, so we did. Now I'm at the perfect time and age to have children. I'm almost 28 (will be...
    raziel1687 raziel1687 22-25, F Jan 6

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    I have 2 son's one, the youngest, 27 years old, is wonderful, loving, caring and we love and support each other. However my oldest son, 34 years old, has been cold, distant...
    hardworkingmom88 hardworkingmom88 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    January is the hardest month for me. My daughter was 15 when she decided to stop coming over. She decided to stop speaking to me. The she blew off our family Christmas. Then...
    sadmom68 sadmom68 46-50, F Jan 9

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    I am not saying that I am a great mom or the best in the world but am trying to be. Being a single parent is really hard.My daughter's birthday was last week. She had 2...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    My mixed breed nightmare-I have 3 children with my wife of 15 years ages 14,10,and 7. Then I have too what I call my American son or sometimes my pointedly my Black son. He is 22...
    PinskProduct PinskProduct 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The Invisible Girl and Her Private Hell-Did you know that overweight awkward cry baby who consistently made the Honor Roll/High Honor Roll, always had her nose in a book,never gave...
    Merka94 Merka94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I allowed my son to move with his dad when he was 9. He is now 16. I have not seen my son in 3 yrs now. I live in Wisconsin and my sons dad lives in Tennessee. We habe joint...
    mischa27 mischa27 36-40, F Jan 4

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    Sigh, so a recent and not so rare occurrence has me a bit flustered and a little angry. I am only 5 feet tall and am quite young looking. I get guessed at 14 years old and I'm 33...
    BabyRiia BabyRiia 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    There was a charity concert in my country last night. Lots of actors, singers, artists and even writers took part in it. They called people to send two or five dollars through...
    AnnaJackson12345 AnnaJackson12345 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    There was a charity concert in my country last night. Lots of actors, singers, artists and even writers took part in it. They called people to send two or five dollars through...
    AnnaJackson12345 AnnaJackson12345 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    After All My Sacrafices She Rejected Me- My only surviving child born after several miscarriages was stolen to Israel by her daddy in February 2002 at age 7 and is still there...
    SeattleChoc SeattleChoc 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    It just sucks and it never gets better. The best I can do is placate and try to pacify, but it is so wearing. You can't even begin to suggest that she seek help because...
    loresmom loresmom 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I have no idea where to even start. My mom has Borderline Personality Disorder (she has been diagnosed) and her mental health has reeked havoc on my entire life. I suffered years...
    urbancowgrl7152 urbancowgrl7152 26-30 a week ago

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    My siblings and I have recently all moved out of home. My mother has always been strangely possessive since young. She would restrict our variety of food intake, not allow us to...
    losthopesandfallendreams losthopesandfallendreams 22-25 1 day ago

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    I'm 21 years old, I've always had a big heart, since I was a wee little boy. I recently got a good job. Well it pays all my bills for being 21 and single. Being my only...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 4 Responses Jan 4

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    Kids make me anxious, mainly because I have anxiety, mixed with deep depression. I have had this since I was in my mid teens. I never had a good friend and only one at a time who...
    psychologicallydamaged psychologicallydamaged 41-45, F Jan 19

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    There's this girl who I'm sure will grow up to be a perfect little B*tch. She strives too hard to be at the top of everything, even to the point of being annoying. She never...
    2Paz 2Paz 26-30, F Jan 20

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    Im new to this but I'm glad to know their are people like me. I've been knowing I was an indigo child for about 2 years now. When I was younger I always felt like I new more then...
    evelynkotehok evelynkotehok 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    It was a long time ago, when I was only six or seven, but it feels like yesterday. I was only a small child, so I wasn't aware of the complete wrongness of it, but even so I knew...
    darkphoenix8 darkphoenix8 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    This story is my own, I’m not telling it to get pity but cause it helps to talk about it and I know it can help others in the same situation or who have been there…. This is...
    ocecas ocecas 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    This is what I've been dealing with for several days and this was the latest comment. If anyone sees this guy on your experience please flag and report him. He's a sick sick sick...
    SilviaAnnGinger SilviaAnnGinger 36-40, F 15 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I was a little girl, I was both physically and se*ually abused. I was se*ually abused by one of my old best friend's sister. She was a year younger than me but she showed me...
    anonymousvictim anonymousvictim 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    So you beat your children? Why is that? Do you have that much anger you want to harm your children? I have children of my own and I can never imagine spanking or harming them in...
    DragonScarlett DragonScarlett 18-21 4 Responses Jan 16

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    I was dating a man that I love. He has an 18 month old. I was helping him raise his child. I loved his son as if he was my own. I did all the "mommy" things with him. I have...
    Muffitt Muffitt 36-40, F Jan 16

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    I hate when people don't vaccinate themselves and their children. I mean come on. It's enraging. First of all, you're endangering yourself and your children. But second, you're not...
    Katiebug7 Katiebug7 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This is insane. I live in Denmark and you would all be in prison for spanking your children. What happened to the old way of teaching your child a lesson? (By communicating and...
    gyl123 gyl123 22-25, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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