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I Believe Family Is Very Important

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    ...We have close family ties we regularly have

    picnic in the beach after church on Sundays as our bonding or if there is an especially occasion. Family is there through thick and thin as they said "blood is ticker than water".
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Hi I live in the Bahamas

    and I've been married for about three years. My husband had kids from a previous relationship, the mother of the kids has been spiteful when it comes to him visiting the children or even knowing what's going on with their daily needs. He pays child support but is never allowed...
    Toyaday Toyaday 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 15

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    I feel like I'm always trying to help my family,

    make everyone happy and I don't feel like I get anything care back. I always try to make holidays and birthdays special but everyone else just thinks of themselves. I wish they would see things more like me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 13

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    It is very important!

    When no one is there for you, your family will always be there. No matter what happens, they will love and care for you. Your family were the first ones in your life before anyone else.
    izzylark izzylark 16-17, F Nov 4

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    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 1

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    I Am Alright Now

    As I left the cemetery, and my steps quickened. I realized you will be OK. You can forge ahead and make a life for yourself. Yes all crutches have been removed. And you know that within you there is the capability of making it on your own. I sat in the funeral limo, just...
    IMAGINATIONATWORK IMAGINATIONATWORK 36-40 12 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    briannabrib briannabrib 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    My father just told me

    that he has "spots" on his lungs, in the X-rays that the Doctor took. He has been having this nagging cough, and sore throat, for like months now. No, he didn't visit Africa, and didn't contact anyone that has. It's certainly not ebola. Anyway he had some X-rays taken, and...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 30

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    I left my family behind

    and it was the worst decision of my life :( but they have been so patient with me. I can't believe how much they have helped me in my life
    VanValentina VanValentina 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    My mother and father are

    both very hard working and a good example to my brothers and me. Not only do they work to bring monies into our home, but they make that home. They ensure all is just how we wish it to be, comfortable, honest and reassuring. This style we each carry with us as we embark on our...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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    bret18 bret18 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Isn't my niece so cute!

    ? She's 2 years older than this now - but I love that picture... Well, I have been super busy lately. I have been like dying slowly from depression, and depression related destitution. I started a profitable business, but then got super depressed and shut it down so I could...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    Family is super important I have 6 kids I'm

    pregnant and married so I no I hope u agree with me
    Heathereclark Heathereclark 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I'm about to get divorced real soon.

    I move out on the 30th. My wife gave it "one last shot" a couple months ago, only to find out that she was using me for money and to make her emotional friend jealous. The divorce reason is I'm not happy anymore... I've been nothing but a great father, as a husband I had to...
    phi0318 phi0318 36-40, M 9 Responses Aug 24

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    Please someone remind me

    why I was excited for the coming weekend! Can't wait til Monday when they go back to work and school!
    babygirlmr77 babygirlmr77 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Family members are very important to me.

    I love my family very much and they love me as well.
    momofthreeinbikini momofthreeinbikini 26-30, F 1 Response May 2

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    Family is so very important to me,

    we have alot of family days with my parents,my husband,my sisters,my daughters,my parents in law,my sister in law,and my nephews.
    Rebekah3 Rebekah3 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I Understand

    It took me over 13 years to understand that life sometimes throws tough challenges at you. I have been broke, pregnant and homeless. I understand now these things only come to make you strong. Either you will allow life to handle you or you will handle it. Obstacles can...
    IMAGINATIONATWORK IMAGINATIONATWORK 36-40 5 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    i work for my father

    who is the owner of his own business. he uses money to control the 4 of us kids and my mother. unfortunately, i am the 2nd born out of the 4. I have always been treated differently than the other 3, although i believe we should all be treated equally. i would do anything to make...
    alisonrsnbrg alisonrsnbrg 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    Jshangle64 Jshangle64 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    How Much Do You Earn ?

    A man came home from work late, tired and irritated, to find his 5-year old son waiting for him at the door. SON: “Daddy, may I ask you a question?” DAD: “Yeah sure, what is it?” replied the man. SON: “Daddy, how much do you make an hour?” DAD: “That’s none of...
    ABCDEF7 ABCDEF7 31-35, M 6 Responses Oct 13, 2012

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    I truly love my family.

    My family meaning my mother, who worked hard to raise me and my older siblings all by herself, sacrificing her life for us, by not having any time for anything but us. And by having to go through many horrible things that are too much for someone to handle all on her own. Just...
    MangaFanJudy MangaFanJudy 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I know I said in my last post

    that we fight. However 25 minutes ago my mom wasn't too happy with my snack choices. 2 sandwiches and 2 granola bars. I could see a pissed off with me look on her face
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I cannot say that I know how it feels like to

    give birth, but being next to my wife's bed holding her hand and trying to calm her down while my baby was coming made me understand what she goes through to bring a new life to this earth. I believe a man is that person who looks in his wife's eyes and he says "you are the...
    s3liman s3liman 31-35, M 5 Responses Nov 1

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    Mom's relationship with herself,

    and dad's relationship with himself , and their relationship with each other is the foundation of a healthy loving family.
    Shehshen Shehshen 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    Family is very important,

    it is the core of growing up bringing guidance,knowledge and support.It means much more than it seems,therefore should be cherish in order to bring a good base for life to our children.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    It is interesting that

    as a society we accept the concept and practice of a head of a corporation, political entity, societal group, or government, but it is generally rejected as a correct model for a family. With my husband as the head of household we have order. He and I discuss family issues and...
    CherSr CherSr 61-65, F 6 Responses Jul 7

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    I believe family comes always first.

    On weekends we spend a lot of family time. Part of the time is used for homework, we spend a lot of quality time together. On weekends we eat dinner and lunch together. When I have to work on weekends I sometimes bring the kids to show them around.
    Johnthedad Johnthedad 46-50, M Nov 14

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    My dad wasn't there when I was born,

    he was fighting for our country. In the pic is me and him.
    vira37 vira37 13-15, F Jul 30

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    I have 4 beautiful children.

    They are my life and I am determined to give them a life they can only smile about like I do about my childhood!
    Beckarae Beckarae 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 8

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    I hate it when my kids bring home math homework

    and I have no idea how to help them. ??
    mshell1981 mshell1981 31-35, F 14 Responses Oct 27

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    My dad has always had health problems.

    When I was a kid, he was diagnosed with Rhabdomyolysis. He's had his hips replaced and pins put in his knees and shoulder. His immune system is terrible and even something as small as a cold can put him in the hospital. Still, through all that, he's still fighting. At 62, he...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    Permanent

    Maybe I watched too much tv as a kid. But I have always had this impossible dream in my mind. Of a family that likes each other. Of a mother and a father and some kids. They laugh together, and the tough times only make them stronger. Because no matter what's going on, they care...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 81 Responses Jul 18, 2010

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    When Family Lets A Person Down

    There should be something to be said for a man working all of his life to provide a nice home and lifestyle for his children. When he has always been a good support system for his family members. Reliable and responsible. Trying to do the right thing to the best of his ability...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 5 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    So whose family goes out late at night to grab

    frozen cokes from Maccas just cause they feel like it?MINE DO!!! :DCrazy dancing, singing in the car, driving in pajamas, wearing wigs (better not to ask about that one :P )...At times like these my family are the best people in the world, love them so much!! :) :) :)
    peacekeeper15 peacekeeper15 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Honestly no one's family is perfect

    but at times when we're angry at one another we'll have to overlook all the anger. My parents words have harmed me and my confidence to the point it is irreparable. But I forgave them anyway because : 1. My mom carried me in her womb for 9 months. 2. Without their love and...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Oct 14

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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 2 days ago

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    I believed that home is

    where the heart is once. This is why I left my family to stay in my hometown. I thought everything would be fine and things would return to normal eventually. It never did. Things just were not the same. I never felt comfortable going to bed at night knowing that the people...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Family

    No matter how we all have differences with each other still i love and care for my family because we all have responsibility with each other and to help one another in good or bad times and when everyone is in good health or not.Family come first for everything because we...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M Jan 29, 2013

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    There's this girl who works

    for my parents she's on 19-years-old and she'd traveled from her own country illegally to the country I live in. Her mother takes care of the children of the young children of the family. She used to work as a farmer, the country side where they live there's nothing much. They...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    My family are the absolute best!

    ! I'm grateful to God for blessing me with them
    joyfullady joyfullady 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    when everything goes to hell the people

    who stand by you wz out flinching they are your family
    rim2rim rim2rim 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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    Preserving What's Good About Family

    I've been struggling for a long time with the concept of 'family'. When I was growing up, my mother and father took us to regularly visit various members of both sides of the family, we had family cook outs with cousins, Aunts and Uncles, we had family Christmas parties, etc. My...
    rollingwithhusky rollingwithhusky 46-50, F 12 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    I definitely believe

    that my family is very important to me. I love my parents, siblings, husband, and our children. I am a mom of 4.
    krisstephens krisstephens 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    Hy guys... I hc little problem.

    .. M in army and m not able to give full time 2 my family.. Kindly suggest me ways 2 b wid family ?
    dukedom4ever dukedom4ever 26-30, M Oct 12

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    Family

    I was never close to my sisters. I am the middle sister. When I married and had children of my own, I taught them to always stick together no matter what. No matter if you marry and have families of your own, never forget you also have brothers and a sister. They are your...
    IMAGINATIONATWORK IMAGINATIONATWORK 36-40 12 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    Taking Mom to the ballet.

    Then Im off to the Truck Pull to regain my manliness ......... Lol jk! Im happy to take her to da B. :)
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    We All Change Some But Does Our Essence?

    RIP Billy. I will always love you! I spoke with my brother on the phone this morning. He sounds good...he sounds strong. We joked....talked about everything except the fact that he's ill...we don't talk about that...his choice. We talk at least five times a week...sometimes...
    frito414 frito414 56-60, F 51 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    I'm not sure if this is the right place

    but I am looking for advice about my 13 year old daughter. She is an extreme introvert and she is starting to get anxiety about school. She tells me she feels very alone and invisable she hates lunch and passing in the halls. She is a wonderful young lady and I wish more 13...
    taramcq326 taramcq326 36-40, F 14 Responses Nov 8

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    Be grateful to family,

    even if they nag you. Be thankful for them, because they have given you everything you could ever have. Never bring them down because they have raised you up to your full potential. Love then just like they love you <3
    steensonv steensonv 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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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 hard to figure out what's making him so weak. They've done extensive heart tests, blood work, and have changed his medications, but, so far...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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