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I Don't Really Have Any Family

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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 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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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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    Low Priority

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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