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I Don't Really Have Any Family

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    I don't want to sound like a cry baby or a victim. I was very wanted. My parents tried for 4 years to have me, but once I was born things seemed to fall apart. My mother's family kept moving in, at one time there were over 15 people living in my home. I slept anywhere from the...
    findmysmile77 findmysmile77 31-35 Jan 28, 2013

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    Correction

    I believe "family" has a lot more to do with relationships rather than sharing some similar DNA and I don't have relationships with a ******* one of these people.
    MrsRight MrsRight 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 24, 2010

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    What's A Girl To Do

     I've been reading your stories, and some are similar and some are not, I try not to be selfish , and realize that life can always be worse than it is, so in a sense we are all blessed for what we do have. But there is a dark side and I would like to find the light and be happy...
    ree31 ree31 26-30 2 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    It'S Sad It Has To Be This Way...

    I will honestly say that i've never felt close to my family.. all my relatives are scattered in different states and other country. I don't know my dad's side of the family, n he barely knows them himself.. only a few people i've met whom i haven't seen in 3 years now. n some of...
    MeAgainstDaWorld MeAgainstDaWorld 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2013

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    In As Much As...

    I've never really had a family... I've been fending for myself, basically since I was seven. I live alone, no family visits or calls. Haven't heard from them in a long time... Don't really know how my brothers are. They don't care how I am... My family are my friends.
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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    Pretty Big Family - No Room For Me -

    I used to feel soo bad about not talking to my dad's side of the family but really it wasn't my choice they all chose to be crazy and psychotic so I chose to stay out of it...since then I can't remember when the last time I got a b-day card or a christmas card from them (my...
    TimeforT TimeforT 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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    I Dont Really Have Any Family

    Growing up my mother made love a conditional thing, if i did something wrong she would literally take the love away from me.  when i did something right she would be nice to me.  She has never told me that she loved me.  She would just buy something small and...
    HillaryPaige HillaryPaige 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    Abandoned

    Hi everyone. I am reaching out today because I feel really depressed. I use to be strong and still am but am facing a possible down time in my life. My father has never really been around after 11 years old. My mother always has been unstable emotionally in my life. One day we...
    laluna7 laluna7 31-35 2 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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    Toxic

    My family was unhealthy, very very toxic.  Very hurtful to me.  Even though I lived in my own place, my parents still abused me.So I cut the ties.  I left and moved two states away.  I severed all contact.It's lonely sometimes, but at least I'm safe.But it is awful lonely...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    My Story

    Well this is the first time ever really talking about this online but here's my story... my story starts off before I was born, my biological father left my mother when she found out she was pregnant with me, so when I was first born she was a single mom, in the world by herself...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    Maleahpage Maleahpage 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I actually fully trust anyone. Not my family, not my friends, and not the woman I love. Only towards my family is my distrust with mild malice.
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A lie I tell myself:I'll forget I loved you a someday. Because the memory will become faint. And the feelings will dissipate. And the thought of you won't make me hurt anymore.And...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F Sep 16

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    Maybe I'm lucky. Maybe life will beat me down later. Maybe I'm getting all my good fortune in early in my life..... But, y'know, life is good to me and I have no real problems...
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Trust is like paper, once you rip it to shreds It won't ever be the same again.
    kittykat6918 kittykat6918 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    cornbreadandsorghum cornbreadandsorghum 70+, F Sep 5

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    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 6 Responses Sep 16

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    RUBYJUTT RUBYJUTT 18-21, F Sep 4

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    People always take advantage of my kindness. Then they'll apologize and make the same mistakes over and over again. Well.. Fuckkkk 'em all! I'm done being nice!
    Kristinanana19 Kristinanana19 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    I've trusted a lot of peolple but they always fail me. : ( I thought they understand me but it turned it they talk bad things about me behind my back.
    HwangNeulRin HwangNeulRin 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Most relationships fail because the girl lives too much and the guy loves too many…
    kittykat6918 kittykat6918 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    the most expensive thing in the world is trust. It can take years to earn and just a matter of second to lose. -_-
    lightraydawn lightraydawn 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Im settling in to college and don't really have any one to talk with so anyone on this that wants to chat boy or girls I'm not picky on who I talk with
    tinieTempah tinieTempah 16-17, M Sep 12

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    I feel spent and I don't know how much I have left to give. The best of me has been blown recklessly carelessly like my life is the equivalent of a night in Vegas I'm sure that I...
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    I say I love you whenever I feel like it, don't really have a problem with saying it. I don't always say it in a romantic context though, and I never overuse it, and by overusing...
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    Okay so I'll have to live with both my parents for quite a while into the future of my life, and I can't stand being around my mom. You see, I'm an atheist and mom is a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

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    It has been over a year since my affair ended, and I have managed to work through the intense roller coaster ride of emotional ups and downs. Details are in my previous experience...
    inacloud inacloud 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    Do I really have anything left now? My family doesn't talk to me as a person, only something that gets schoolwork done. Do I even have friends? I barely get to talk to one, another...
    YoureMyGlowstone YoureMyGlowstone 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    greywichita greywichita 26-30, M Sep 19

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    aviatrix17 aviatrix17 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    ImagineA ImagineA 16-17 1 Response Sep 7

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