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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 do really hate my family.. My mother.. my stupid and maniac father.. my siblings... two sisters and one brother. They think of me as a bullshit ***** that can't do anything. I'm...
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    People who I really don't know on e.p. are really saying I'm lying but they don't know me that's not exactly fair I've never spoken a lie in my entire life and people that dont...
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    Owlshirt Owlshirt 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    i am me. thats all i know how to be and your ******* opinion is not needed i really don't want to hear what you think about me or what i should do. **** off and stay out my bidnez
    piercethemack piercethemack 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    After what I've been through with relationships, It's hard to trust anymore. When I try to start one I doubt them and I think anything they're saying is a lie. Not calling all gals...
    MacgyverSmith MacgyverSmith 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    confusedsoul88 confusedsoul88 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I learned in life not to be so trusting and that nobody is perfect, there's good and bad in all of us so don't be so hard on people.
    kissssmykiki kissssmykiki 22-25, F Jul 30

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    I have a very hard time opening up to people for that exact reason. And if I do open up to tell someone, something personal, then I will not tell them the full details. I find...
    sammy0216 sammy0216 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I don't trust people very easily... But once I do, I tend to give too much and still get burned...
    pandora1357 pandora1357 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am surrounded by family but feel deeply alone. Anyone please rescue me, I have the hopelessness blues.
    itstime2sleep itstime2sleep 22-25, F 2 Responses 30 mins ago

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    PinkP0werRanger PinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Hold your tongue for a bit and think about what you're going to say because what you might say may mean some kind of a commitment for others. They may depend on what you had said...
    friednemo friednemo 22-25, M Aug 2

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    My boyfriend hates when I complain about how I look. I think any guy hates when their girlfriend does that. But I can't help it. I have issues within myself. Sometimes I feel like...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I read your profile first and talk for a while to decide whether to add or not. I just can't add people randomly. Those who I added are surely some best people on EP ;)
    lifeisfun01 lifeisfun01 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    If you had just died my life would be so much easier I have been through more suffering than you can even imagine so when my time comes I'm not walking towards the light I'm going...
    quanclopes quanclopes 16-17, M Aug 4

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    I have trouble trusting people cause I have been hurt so much in the past...I want to trust again but they usually turn on me and hurt me
    CountryBabs321 CountryBabs321 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Hey experience project guys I'm not on this site much since I found a friend I can talk with and I talk to them on an app called Kik messenger add me on that too if you want...
    edenhazard10 edenhazard10 16-17, M a week ago

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    so to finish the last experience i posted, and to quote one of my queens, i was born this way! *snaps fingers in air*
    piercethemack piercethemack 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    I am like the Catholic Church I only give people a page or two to interpret but no one gets to read the whole book.
    TroyPaladin TroyPaladin 36-40, M Aug 12

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    My only wet dreams were homo erotic both of them
    bbrucee bbrucee 51-55, M a week ago

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    Finally , educate myself . .
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    i've been hurt too many times by people i used to trust.
    buttney buttney 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Or Facebook i don't really have any friends to talk to ob social websites.
    laserabe1 laserabe1 16-17, M Aug 13

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    I've never been the type to have a lot of friends, never more than 2 or 3, but now I have none. The only person who I would actually consider a friend is out of the country until...
    aj2456 aj2456 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    Most of the time I am on my own. I usually stay home or am at school for class or tutoring. I see my family and my co-workers often. I don't really have an entourage. It makes me a...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 Aug 9

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    I'm not completely sure why I even signed up on this site, yet alone posting a story. At the end of the day, I know that this will not improve nor will it change anything about my...
    LilMsUnknown LilMsUnknown 36-40, F Aug 13

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    As a kid my parents were never the affectionate type, never said 'I love you', never hugged or kissed each other let alone us kids. I wouldn't say I had a bad childhood as we had a...
    megannicole1996 megannicole1996 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    So I'm 14 and I've been a Christian all my life but I'm realizing that I don't really think that's he's logical and now I believe in the Big Bang theory but my parents don't know...
    Sgthunter99 Sgthunter99 26-30 Aug 8

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