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I Don't Love My Parents

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    It Just Hit Me...

    For the first time, I can really say that I don't love my parents. I know it sounds bad, but they've done enough to deserve life behind bars. Anyway, my Father has recently taken up smoking cigarettes. When I thought about the reason why I don't stop him, it suddenly hit me...
    BlackHaru BlackHaru 22-25, M Aug 30, 2010

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    Studies have shown that a baby's love comes

    more from warmth and comfort and cuddliness of the mother rather than from the fact that the mother provides food. Just because you feed your baby doesn't mean they will love you, especially if you neglect them otherwise. This goes for pets, too, and this is probably why I love...
    Qwerkyqwerty Qwerkyqwerty 16-17, F Apr 11

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    I think my parents love me,

    but I always put it this way: they, especially my mom, were like little kids who wanted a puppy but don't know how to take care of it. I have no emotional attachment with them whatsoever. I still talk to them only because I'm still partly financially dependent on them. I hate...
    ashcrnd ashcrnd 22-25, F Apr 3

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