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I Believe Family Is Very Important

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    Family is important for me.

    Maybe we think differently but it doesn't matter as long as we respect and care about each other.Life isn't hard.U have good health,a good social life,nice family relationship,some hobbies and a good job.Thats it.Life sometimes simple sometimes complex.
    diyaandalbert diyaandalbert 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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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, 2014

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    I have a cousin and she is always telling me

    what to do when it comes to my love life! But sometimes I just need a break. She is just so intrigued by the men that I've dated, going to date, or go on dates with. She wants to know every little detail and gets mad at me if I don't like the guy and want to stop seeing him. She...
    XobabydollXo XobabydollXo 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Alright - I've got quite a story here.

    I have just recently met my biological grandmother for the first time. She has a mental illness - schizophrenia, among other small things that cloud her mind as well. Anyway, because of her illness, she was kept in nursing homes so that she could be cared for and get any help...
    7Questions 7Questions 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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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 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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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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    I just wanted to take a moment

    and thank everybody on the list. For your wonderful support. Everybody is sharing here. It's wonderful. Everyone's experiences are different. Thank you all for your contributions. Together we can help each other through life's journey. I consider you guys to be my friends. Have...
    Jonathan50 Jonathan50 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 23

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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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    My family means the world to me,

    , I don't know where I will be without them😍 love them
    cavali123 cavali123 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    my mom might have her baby today!

    I'm going to have a little baby brother ☺️ I have a two year old sister, but Its still hard to believe I have siblings!
    justalittlewallflower justalittlewallflower 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 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, 2014

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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 13 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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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 13 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    God blessed me with the best family possible.

    I was always told by my family that no matter what happens I could go to them. We have our little fights every now and then but I know that they will always have my back. They helped me come out of my depression and taught me ways to deal with my anxiety. I love my crazy,weird...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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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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    kami16 kami16 16-17, F Jan 10

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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 8 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    My family is my biggest strength.

    .. Dad was the true inspiration.. He was, is and will always remain my hero.. But he passed away last year.. Mom is keeping us strong... Family is the world's greatest treasury... I feel so bad for people who have come from broken families..
    Waldena Waldena 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Family is very important.

    No matter how big or small.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 Dec 8, 2014

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    Family is what has gotten me through most

    things in my life! I don't know what I would do without my family!
    AvaDay AvaDay 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    No doubt many of us around the world share the

    common agreement family is important to us. However for some of us like myself when I say family I'm not always speaking about those I have any blood ties with. Family to me means people I can trust with intimate details of my life. Family means people who won't judge and...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 10

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    I come from a mafia family

    and theirs one thing besides respect is taught. The love and protection of our blood. Sometime families do stupid **** and drag you into things that you don't want to do. However they are family and if they are in trouble lend out a helping hand. Everyone has the potential to be...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 23

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    It is for me. But for some people it's awful.

    It ain't always nice and sometimes I just feel I could walk away. Like last week I went to stay with my grandmother and not one family member texted me all week!
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    bret18 bret18 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    Why do I feel anxious I have 11 days to go

    until I am a mum, I can't walk very far and my mum and sisters want me to go to IKEA tomorrow all I can think about is I want to spend the day with my partner because we don't have much time left together by ourselves but why is this a hard decision for me I feel anxious is it...
    newmomshell333 newmomshell333 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Family is very Important.

    Another thing is, that one doesn't need to be related by blood. I have 3 cousins that were adopted. They aren't related to me by blood, but they are family. You can even go deeper then that. You can also consider many friends to be family as well. For example, as a believer in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 1

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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, 2014

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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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    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 83 Responses Jul 18, 2010

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    Jshangle64 Jshangle64 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 26, 2014

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    Even when we have moments with family

    that annoys us or something we must still love because we are human and still family.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 17

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    to fulfill sm of my dream .

    .I left home ......now to go home & c my family become my dream ....:(
    AJAY84 AJAY84 22-25 2 Responses Feb 7

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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 feel like I am misunderstood.

    I used to be really exciting and always going and doing things. I have now become the exact opposite kind of person. I always stay at home, and I don't really have any friends any longer. I feel like I had a few good friends, but they started making lots of money and now we...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    gigus gigus 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 26

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    its always vital to connect with your family

    and your surroundings, no matter what. it doesn't hurt to try
    JMGEARTHTHINKER JMGEARTHTHINKER 18-21, F Jan 11

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    Once again my family was there

    for me! :) couldn't thank them enough they make me stronger!
    br00klynn br00klynn 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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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 4 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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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 was the biggest problem in my marriage. I will never make that mistake ever again.
    Cnfsddad Cnfsddad 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    rana909090 rana909090 26-30, M Dec 24, 2014

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    kami16 kami16 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    With that little mind I could only figure it out

    that a house is made up of bricks and a home is made of mother, father, brothers and sisters. And now when I am all grown up I believe the same. The moral of the story is "You can own a house without a family, but you can never own a home without a family."
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I wish I have a complete family.

    I never knew my father never met him,never felt what fatherly love feels like, never call anyone DAD.it hurts really bad. sometimes I wish I could be adopted to call someone FATHER. I only wish....
    Zinny18 Zinny18 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    My family, my wife and my two girls are my

    whole life. I love them more ten my own life and I would do everything for them. I work hard to make sure that they live good and happy so they can enjoy life and no matter what we all stick together
    Nickgermany Nickgermany 46-50, M 7 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    My dads alright!!! Im

    so glad my son's grandpa didnt die
    jcadams98 jcadams98 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    ILavIt ILavIt 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    bullshit family is important.

    my cousin broke my heart and that made me lose all faith in family.
    psychedeliica psychedeliica 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I recently responded to a post by 'The Little

    Mrs.' But my response was vague and inconclusive. Below I have written a comprehensive and objective response to her post. A post, that in my opinion, smacks of a quintessential 1950s doting and dutiful wife and mother. I have also included a question or 2 at the bottom. I would...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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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, 2014

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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 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 8, 2014

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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 7 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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