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I Believe Family Is Important

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 343 People

    ~*~ My Family ~*~

    I know this sounds corny to some but my biggest dream in life was to be a wife, a mother and be part of a large family. Bride dolls and baby dolls were my very favorite toys. I was the eldest  of 4 brothers and then finally a sister. We didn't have the benifit of an...
    4Bella2 4Bella2 56-60, F 3 Responses May 21, 2010

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    No family is perfect.

    ..We argue, We fight. We even stop talking to each other at times. but in the end. Family is Family...The love will always be there.
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F Dec 2, 2013

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    I believe in being there

    for my family I just notice now that idea has quite a bit of dysfunction behind it for many people
    Sincerely77 Sincerely77 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Family

    Even though my marriage is not the best right now and has many problems tomorrow is fathers day....and even though my husband and I are not getting along to well the kids and I have decided to take dad out for supper and go bowling cause that is something we used to do as a...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 2 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    Family

    Family was always important to me.  I also think family is important.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Apr 15, 2012

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    When There Worth It

    Some are not always blessed with good family members. My husbands family sucks they are a bunch of lieing thieves, they steal and lie use one another. He only has contact w his half sister who is a whacked out ginger head! I don't like her for valid reason. My own family has had...
    aradia11 aradia11 51-55, F Oct 26, 2012

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    My Family

    My family has always been the center of my life--whether it was when I was growing up-my siblings were so very important to me, as my family grew--nephews one right after the other-then the nieces that were adopted-they were so important and still are.  Then when I had...
    donewiththis donewiththis 51-55 5 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    New Addition To The Family

    Meet Hidaya, my niece  
    solly89 solly89 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    It took me about fifteen years to realise just

    how important family really is. I don't think I could survive without them now.
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F Oct 1

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    How did this happen? Where did I go wrong?

    I made every effort to keep my teen happy but with discipline too. Always showed them love and affection. Why would my teen mumble the two words? Those two words that you say when you're so pissed off at a New York driver or a when a cop gives you a ticket for no reason. F...
    ImFoolish ImFoolish 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    But sometimes family are not the blood

    relations you are born with. My blood family is basically my mum and my brother. I never grew up with cousins and uncles and aunts. In my scottish side of the family, they are family sure but they don't communicate well I guess. My mum's parents died when she was 9 and 10 so...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I Would Not Be Here With Out Them

    I would not be her with out them And i include my extended family too my husband laughs at me because it seems that each day my faimly gets bigger and bigger I feel bad becausei am not that close to my sister or my brother my mom drives me nuts but she is still family I...
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2009

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    Family

    I think family is everything. It is important to spend quality time together when possible, to have fun together, share new experiences, and last but not least to talk about things. A family can break down quickly if there is a lack of communication and i do believe children are...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F Jun 27, 2013

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    Definitely Agree!

    There have been times in my life where I thought I could definitely kill off a few family members because they have been driving me around the bend for some or other reason this especially goes for my two older brothers who have developed a little habit of irritating the hell out...
    McHails McHails 26-30, F Jan 6, 2012

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    Family is so important to me. i had a rough start growing up. But it all settled when i got my step mom and I saw what a real family could be. And I know it may not be traditional...
    jessconn81 jessconn81 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    I am very close to my family. I think spending as much time with my family is very important. I especially like holidays and trips we take as a family.
    Rippie Rippie 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    Never forget about your family. You can work and work and work and give them everything but you are taking away the most important thing yourself.I have learned the hard way. This...
    Cnfsddad Cnfsddad 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Cling to mom when i'm crying is soothing than talking with others.It's like a therapy for me. I cant live without my parents.They're the most important thing in my life bcz they...
    canturk canturk 16-17, F Dec 3

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    Family is very important. No matter how big or small.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 Dec 8

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    In my 43 years of life; "FAMILY" is what i missed, only. Nothing else. All I wanted in my life, Someday I too have a family of my own. I had have walk through all odds, struggle...
    Cowsir66 Cowsir66 41-45, T 1 Response Nov 27

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    I have a half brother I grew up with. We share the same dad different mom. My mom had helped raise him as her own since we were 6, even if it were just on the weekends when he came...
    alaine89 alaine89 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Well Im no beautifulbutterfly2 but I did have some useful fun with Photoshop lately. Such a cool tool to play with. I took an old black & white photo of my young Dad's family...
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 1

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    My week has been a very family orientated affair! We have been blessed with a new addition to our family as my little sister gave birth to her second child. This meant my mother...
    nattyocean nattyocean 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    Your family is your stepping stone and building block! They give you the start in life and the role models those that you look up to and influences affect your life! You learn...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    I love my family! This evening we have "family night", which consists of games, food and spending quality time together. We try to do this at least once a week. I hope that today...
    HannahBanana2000 HannahBanana2000 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    but my family isn't just biological. My family is anyone I have in my life that loves me no matter what and is there for me when I need them.
    RainyDay48 RainyDay48 26-30, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just requested the whole week off to spend with family im sooo happy
    jcadams98 jcadams98 16-17, M Nov 23

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    As in, Family, your offspring. That's my duty. It is NOT my duty, however, to be everyone's ***** anymore. NO longer will I do everyone's taxes, take them to the doctor, follow...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 3

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    I love my family so much and wouldn't take them for granted.
    PozlifeD PozlifeD 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    My family is everything to me! We are incredibly close and are always united against anyone or anything. I have always thought that it all has to do with the fact that we didn't...
    Gatikasensual Gatikasensual 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    but he chose is car over our kids....over our family....what an ******* pathetic excuse of a man!
    lovabledoll lovabledoll 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Update: My dads situation is improving. He's gone in for multiple tests over the past few months, sometimes going to the doctor two or three times a week. They're really trying...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    Getting concerned about my grandparents
    Fallenprinceofthedarkside Fallenprinceofthedarkside 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Dreams are so crazy. Especially being a part of church.. A lot of people say that they're a way God can speak to you. Which I believe. But then they say that all "nightmares" are...
    Thinklife Thinklife 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I believe that it's very important to pray using God's name. Some say; God is his name. How can a title be God personal name? I do believe that God want us to know his name and use...
    rain777 rain777 41-45, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    "You will lose friends but family is forever" what a lie that is what mu father raises me on i believed that for awhile then i was 6 and my parents split the thing is they where...
    Musicislife13417 Musicislife13417 13-15 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have my troubles with my family, but now that I'm older , I find that I still miss and love them . I was remembering today all the things we use to do together . From family...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    Update on my father-in-law. He had the jaw cancer surgery yesterday. It went very well. He looked good. During surgery he hadan Iissue with his heart. They are not sure if he...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Quite a few years ago one of the greatest friendships I've ever experienced broke down due to the actions and consequences revolving around this value. This friend of mine and I...
    morea morea 22-25, F Nov 23

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    Even though we are blood, my family is NOT my family. I do not belong with them. I don't know most of my family. And I look forward to the day, when I have a family of my own...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    hilarycc12 hilarycc12 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    Some of the people I've gotten closest too have been people online. They helped me get through crap and become a better person because of it. I've even seen people find their...
    timsmith88 timsmith88 26-30, M 1 Response 44 mins ago

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    I was adopted by a couple in the US. They're both dead now. They had no other children, adopted or biological. Their brothers and sisters and my adoptive cousins and I are not in...
    1solo1 1solo1 36-40, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Feminism is good in my opinion. However, I do not believe work equality is really such a big issue. It has been said before, women usually need to get extra benefits and that...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21, M Nov 21

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    I met Jack in high school at a Christian summer camp. I certainly had an interest in him, but at the time my mind was set on the idea that all relationships end. My mind told me...
    LulaZee LulaZee 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel pretty unhappy,sad and empty in my family. My mom is pretty much a workaholic and almost it's of the time,she's always not rational. She only wants things like the...
    yimmyyys yimmyyys 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Dreams can be based on hopes,fears and desires! I do believe dreams mean something like some dreams can be warning like letting you know something's wrong or something is going to...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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