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I Bought Up My Children On My Own

Families come in many shapes and sizes. 3 People

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    I admire single parents because I know what it's like. Most of the time you wonder where your energy, power and patience come from and will it last. My oldest is nineteen and this is the most trying time so far in my all of my children's up bringing. I will never give up though...
    BigBearLittleBear BigBearLittleBear 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    Ok... I'm tired already I think it's about that time I move out of this hell house if I'm getting charged to live here might as well get my own place now should I get and apartment...
    ImTheQueenFYM ImTheQueenFYM 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I never claimed to be the perfect parent. I have made my share of mistakes. My oldest daughter was born when I was a teenager. My husband's family insisted we get married...
    SSBroken SSBroken 46-50, F 10 hrs ago

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    I do too. I had two girls and I spanked them both, neither of us liked it at the time but they have both told me they are happy for the way they were raised. They are both good...
    silverwings2012 silverwings2012 61-65, F 9 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I bought my own car when I was 18, it was a 99 subaru :)
    cobalt997 cobalt997 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    More Grandmother's Childhood This is a sequel to the first story I told about my grandmother's childhood. Here, I thought I would tell some stories about specific incidents where...
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    If they deserve it. It clears the air and lets everyone know who is in charge. Children need boundaries and limits for their own peace of mind.
    GorgeousGeorgina GorgeousGeorgina 56-60, F 15 Responses 1 day ago

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    If I ever decide to get children (which I hope will never happen, I actually hate children) A girl should be Luna and a boy.... well I cant think of any name!
    iSatan iSatan 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not yet a parent, but I think a good spanking now and then has its place. I don't dismiss out of hand the studies that discourage spanking, though, nor do I assume that these...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My Grandmother's Childhood. Corporal punishment has become so controversial. In fact, it is almost to the point of being taboo. I am always hearing about studies that show that...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Talking to Mandy tonight. TWICE essentially I’ve hit that “Men do it to women so why do you care when women do it back?” from here. I’m like men? LMFY SOME Men. NOT me...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    i bought nasal saline spray for congestion. it really worked :-) i bought the generic/ bargain brand
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I don't want children nor do I have children and it's staying that way. First when becoming intimate with my husband when get the mood all of the sudden kids come in no thank you...
    Cynthia1976 Cynthia1976 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    My new tights I bought the other day
    Pantyhosebaby Pantyhosebaby 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I can agree but cannot ever see this happening. BUT more parents should take responsibility for thier children and act on that.
    MartinHill MartinHill 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    A Haunting Spanking. I have so far not written about my home spankings because it has been too painful. However, now I am finally able to share. I did not get many spankings...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    Well you see I like children because I act like one, and they seem to like me for reasons I don't know. A good example is I was a camp counselor and was voted the favorite...
    TinselCookie607 TinselCookie607 18-21, M Jan 26

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    Especially toddlers, even the youngest children need strict rules that are enforced consistently, often with very hard spankings. I am very strict with my little ones and would...
    Swillguy553 Swillguy553 26-30, M 7 Responses Jan 26

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    In January 2014 I made possibly the dumbest mistake of my entire life. I had a nice car that was two years away from being paid off, but still have a lot of negative equity. I...
    beedubaya beedubaya 22-25 Jan 25

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    Children are like Flowers...
    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Probably sounds weird, but my mom bought me some adult toys. She did it after she found out i was stealing hers and using them. haha. Embarrassing for sure, but worth it for those...
    ChloeLovesit ChloeLovesit 13-15, F 8 Responses Jan 25

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    This is the first support group for overly dependent adult children of enabling parents. This group will focus on those having trouble keeping a job, functioning in this world...
    Iamb Iamb 31-35 Jan 25

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    Forgotten and Crying Angels Forgotten, and crying are so many little angels, given to us to hold and love. Why do so many people hurt these tiny angels from above? Left trembling...
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    Let's be honest. Unplanned pregnancies are happening every millisecond. Unfortunately, many kids are kept by parents who are unfit financially and/or emotionally because of the...
    yesnoyesyes yesnoyesyes 22-25, F Jan 24

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    just bought some new thongs
    bbourgeois bbourgeois 22-25, M Jan 23

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    maybe i'm a bit too young or unexperienced to post such a question, but why do people want so badly to have their own kids? I mean, their biological kids. there are plenty of...
    WitheredMind WitheredMind 16-17, F 6 Responses Jan 23

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    maybe i'm a bit too young or unexperienced to post such a question, but why do people want so badly to have their own kids? I mean, their biological kids. there are plenty of...
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    I am so obsessed with my new boas! We got a baby rainbow boa for Christmas, and the other day my son bought me a Motley Columbian common boa that will grow between 8-9 feet! And I...
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    I am so obsessed with my new boas! We got a baby rainbow boa for Christmas, and the other day my son bought me a Motley Columbian common boa that will grow between 8-9 feet! And I...
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    I am so obsessed with my new boas! We got a baby rainbow boa for Christmas, and the other day my son bought me a Motley Columbian common boa that will grow between 8-9 feet! And I...
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    Going to work today I notice just how unfit today's children are, as parents were pulling their children along on balance bikes and other parents was pulling their children along...
    Tin1964 Tin1964 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    I am adopted myself and have always thought I would do an international adoption. I mentioned the idea to my boyfriend and he said he didn't want to have only adopted children with...
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    However, I believe children shouldn't be paddled at school for wrong doing. If they get into serious trouble, they should be expelled or suspended, not paddled and sent back to...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    My son, is the most genuine, loving caring person you will ever know. He is only 19 years old and already has survived and endured more than any ten people could in a lifetime. He...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 20

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    This title is a bit misleading but the closest tittle .. So a more appropriate titIe would be I'm scared of having children.. (Side note : I would be open to having children when...
    littlesailor littlesailor 18-21, M Jan 18

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    People who hit children are the cruelest person to be alive. They don't even realize what are they even doing sometimes. It's a sad world with a lot of bad people in it...
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    I dont like children very much. I can't even begin to understand how people can consider babys cute. They look like wrinkly little baby monkeys without fur. Baby monkeys are cute...
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    Last year in the summer I remember just feeling so sad and I was crying as I was watching a video on Youtube about a tribute to children who were either murdered, abused and...
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    'The natural rights of the child to the control of his own person, rise up, from the moment of his birth, in opposition to the transmission to him of any ownership, which, in...
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