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I Don't Really Have Any Family

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 always know how you'll react when I say something, you don't change, you don't surprise, you don't risk, reading this I could bet you'd be presumptuous and discourteous towards...
    quike23 quike23 16-17, M Nov 26

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    I always know how you'll react when I say something, you don't change, you don't surprise, you don't risk, reading this I could bet you'd be presumptuous and discourteous towards...
    quike23 quike23 16-17, M Nov 26

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    One lie. It wasn't even a big deal of a lie, but it was enough to break the trust I have in that person. She had no reason to lie. I can let go of a lie or two when I spot them...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 Dec 2

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    What's the point now? I don't have really anybody in my life, my family dislikes me (on top of that I'm having family issues), My faith isn't the best, and etc. I'm just tired of...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I wanted to write about my problems or about how I got over some of them but in the long run this is really the core of who I am now. This will not be a pity post. People have...
    AGuyNamedRob AGuyNamedRob 26-30, M Dec 12

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    Home. Finally. This house is warm. Unlike my new one. There’s my room in this house. Just like in my new one. There are people waiting for me. Unlike in my new home. I am...
    vintervandraren vintervandraren 18-21 2 days ago

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    People brag about having trust issues but that's how I can tell who does or does not have them because those of us who really have trust issues are at war with it. We don't like it...
    SheIsHealing SheIsHealing 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Happens once every other year. Usually lasts 3 to 5 months. Now lets tag something on it. I don't know. Depression? Nah, too easy. I've got Bronchitis!
    dat1kiid dat1kiid 18-21 1 Response Dec 10

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    When I was young, I used to go places with my church group. I was an outcast and nobody wanted to talk to me, they wouldn't let me join in, and when it was time to leave, they...
    sincebecausepickles sincebecausepickles 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    People lie don't tell me things hurt me abuse me I'm closed never to be open
    mickeymousecupcakelover mickeymousecupcakelover 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    "Best way not to get your heart broken, is to pretend you don't have one" Charlie Sheen
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    don?t need to explain myself, I know I?m right.
    weirdboyz weirdboyz 18-21, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I trust very few people anymore, only one friend, the rest family. I have been betrayed and stabbed in the back so many times i can't count, by people i have my trust to, so now...
    ImJustJen ImJustJen 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    candycc12 candycc12 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I hope that I won't regret trusting him.
    kimberlykhaos kimberlykhaos 22-25, F Dec 3

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    Even if I've known you for a year - you still wouldn't be my "friend" because I can't trust anyone.
    ThatGuyEveryoneHates ThatGuyEveryoneHates 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 12

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    carecc13 carecc13 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    This relationship I am referring to would have made it to 3 years in April. I fell madly in love with this beautiful church girl. It was more than difficult in the beginning but...
    wistfulVacancy wistfulVacancy 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    After what he said to her two years ago, I still can't go about my day without logging into his text app to read everything. They still text but its like meaningless convo and...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    horror movies against depression, my theory is fear is a more powerful feeling than sadness
    phasmidae phasmidae 22-25 Nov 23

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    I feel like my age is stamped across my forehead. And "clock is ticking" is also visible somewhere. Lol
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 25

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    Who would trust a piece of garbage Like her.....
    fightphoto123 fightphoto123 51-55, F Dec 7

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    having trouble trusting people with my secret
    robbybaby robbybaby 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 10

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    It has been said "time heals all wounds" I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it...
    lovinglife699 lovinglife699 51-55, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Heart as cold as ice, Eyes as deep as the ocean. A mind as blank as the wall. Just no emotion. -me
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Throughout my entire life I have always noticed how hard it is for me to form genuine connections with people. I am generally quite different from most people. The things that I...
    chelsieshay2626 chelsieshay2626 18-21, F Dec 4

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    I am a 21 year old college student. I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M Nov 27

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    I'm a weird girl. I've always been a weird girl for one reason or another. Even as my interests changed, or the way I looked and dressed changed, everyone still thinks of me as...
    zkennedy09 zkennedy09 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    I feel like I don't really have friends, just acquaintances. It doesn't really bother me though. I basically just keep them around to keep updated in the social world, and music...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Im 13 , a girl and bisexual . I've came out to a fee friends at school and i would come out to anyone at school that asked . Im only having troubles coming out to my family. I...
    Fallenangel220 Fallenangel220 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    My mother had schozophrenia and lost custody of me when I was six, and I never saw her again. She died of cancer when she was in her 50s; I was in my 30s. I never knew who my...
    soledad75 soledad75 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I don't really like going to Funerals at all, my uncle died a few days ago, my mom called me around 4am one day and told me about my uncle, I wasn't really broke up about it, but i...
    jennymomof3 jennymomof3 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    Okay so my in laws and I don't get along! They are sneaky, deceptive, fake, and the list could go on and on One example out of many is when I was in the hospital having my...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I really don't. Wake up every day, so tired and defeated that have to live another day, and that‘s even if I do sleep, which is extremely rare anymore. Have to force myself to...
    GhostOfGrey GhostOfGrey 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    i feel so horrible and broken because of family issues..i don't look for any advice. are you living all alone?? i would like to talk to you if you have same back ground. PM me.
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    My boyfriend and I have been together 6 years going on 7. We're 20 years old and kinda completely lost. We don't have any family or mentors to teach us how to live on our own...
    3Mini1Monster3 3Mini1Monster3 18-21, F Dec 12

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