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I Don't Understand People Who Abandon Their Children

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    Abandon Children

    I don't understand people who abandon their children for their men or women.If a partner doesn't accept your child/ren, then I don't see the point continuing on the relationship.  If a partner respects you, then automatically they should respect your child/ren.If I wasn't...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2012

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    When I become a mother one day,

    I would never abandon my children.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 18, 2014

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    Selfish...

    is the only thing I can figure...not caring about others, especially children that they are supposed to be responsible for...It is heartbreaking...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F Aug 13, 2008

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    Never Look Back

    I have read the stories here.  I became a single dad when both girls were just babies.  heard nothing for 9 years.   I teach them to never look back, never allow hate to consume them.  As for the facts, "It just is."  I also tell them to take...
    bifarmboy bifarmboy 46-50, M Sep 23, 2009

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    Abandoned An Ignored

    when I turned 19 I met Paul and we had a relationship that lasted for almost 3 years at first he was extremely possessive but very caring, considerate and quite nice to be around. Two years into the relationship I had started feeling suffocated by his constantly wanting to know...
    poohbear23 poohbear23 41-45, F Aug 5, 2011

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    It Makes Me Sick

    they don`t realize the scars they leave on these kids.some are old enough to understand .and they end up in thearpy for their hole life.it will break your heart and soul to watch.and how can you let them no that they matter when they have been so betrayed?they will never be able...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 5 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    Family Abonding Thier Kids

    Ive got a family member or two this one had a daughter and she when she had the child didnt abort this one she aborted 3 others guess she that that was birth controle the womans 46 years old the child she had is 13 now she had her daughter then when her mother wont babysit...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2008

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    Your Help Is Needed

    Few days ago in Croatia the media wrote the story about a 9 years old girl named Jagoda.This is her story.. "I am unhappy when I spend time with my daddy because I don't like when he is touching me.I don't like it when my daddy is cuddling me.He takes his clothes off and says...
    earwen earwen 26-30, F Feb 9, 2010

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    Disgusting.

    Keep you damn legs shut, then!  Seriously.  Woman up or quit being a ****! My dad's girlfriend abandoned their kids on my aunt's doorstep when they were 1,2, and three months old.  It's been two years since then.  My little sister doesn't even recognize her...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Suddenly Kids Lost Their Father, He Just Turned Off The Switch

    My store is quite sad. My ex husband just picked up and left one day. We were married for 20 years, two lovely kids, 14 and 18 and he decided to pack it in. He was married before, and obvioulsy did the same, he had 4 kids from the previous relationship, but the storey behind...
    survivorlady survivorlady 46-50, F Mar 18, 2010

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    I Despise People Who Abandon Their Child

    My husband's first wife left their daughter with ther dad and left with another guy. From then on she has barely made any phone calls nor any help to raise their child. She left them with no explanation and not even saying a simple goodbye to her daughter. They lived in Vegas...
    zherness zherness 26-30, F May 11, 2010

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    I Have Never Been Married And Never Had Children But I Can''t Understand

    how someone (especially a woman) could abandon their child... its a strange thing that I could not do....once having gone through the heroism of pregnancy and birth and the bonding I don't know how someone could abandon their child... I think that women who do that must have...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Aug 6, 2011

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    Abandoned Pregnant , Answer To Why Men Abandon Children

    I would like to share my story as well. I was abandoned by my bf pregnant when I was 4 months pregnant. I went through the pregnancy on my own. My daughter is 4 months now. After I gave birth I informed my ex partner about the birth but he hasn't responded. The CSA cant trace...
    Dziunia Dziunia 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2013

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    It burns my mind every time I read something

    about it. It's a against every religion I know and it's inhuman to do.
    jack3683 jack3683 16-17, M Aug 18, 2014

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    These People Really Disgust Me!

    I have always been very close to my nephew. I was my sister's labor coach & was with her for all but 3 of her 36.5 hours of labor (she had to have an emergency c-section). I was the second person to see him after he was born & immediately fell in love with him. I saw him...
    PrettyPixie PrettyPixie 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 6, 2008

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    I Have Never Been Married And Never Had Children But I Can''t Understand

    how someone could abandon their child... its a strange thing that I could not do....once having gone through the heroism of pregnancy and birth and the bonding I don't know how someone could abandon their child... I think that woman who do that must have significant problems to...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Aug 6, 2011

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    My Father, Remarried After Divorcing My Mother...

    My step-mother didn't like having to share my father's attention with me. She was the type of woman that was not pretty in the face but had a nice figure. My mom and I are more fair of the face types. Anyway, some of the things my step-mom did brought me to the conclusion that...
    LadyHawke68 LadyHawke68 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    Men Who Play Daddy To Another's Child(ren) Yet Abandon Their Own

    My former partner and I planned a child together, but soon after I conceived of her, he became a different person. I got no love, care or support from him and two weeks into my daughter's life, I learned that he had been cheating on me since the first trimester of my pregnancy...
    AngryMommy AngryMommy 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    The Un Mothers

    "Im not cut out to be the mother type. "I am not going to take care of your brats... She was given time with her kids...they lived with her awhile though he had custody.  He would the occasional phone call, come get these brats.  Or, you better do...
    Shellfinder Shellfinder 56-60, F 7 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Maybe it's just this one particular guy.... Try as I might, I don't understand why you pursued me in the first place. Why you wouldn't take no for an answer. Why you kept pushing...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Most human beings have lost all humanity. To the point were we become just like Hitler except we are targeting people by their sexuallity. All of us are worth the same no matter...
    NirvanaReyes NirvanaReyes 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    Why do you have to hate on other people just living their lives? Homosexual people aren't some alien species completely different from heterosexuals. We're all just people, doing...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    My brother got called ugly my his friends, male and female, and my dad started saying that he should tell them that their gay and then started saying how it's weird for guys to...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    We are all humans and we all have the sane life value. it is unfair that to be able to hold ourselves in a higher statues in slcietwy make somone less basing it on their sexuality...
    AlexV0707 AlexV0707 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I don't like, I don't like Fake nigguhs I don't like A **** nigguh, that's that shyet I don't like, nah A snitch nigguh, that's that shyet I don't like, nah A bitsh nigguh, that's...
    QuixoticConquistador QuixoticConquistador 26-30, M Jan 11

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    I do not see a problem with same gender relationships. But I do have a problem if a man tries to make out with me. I am straight, but 50% asexual. It doesn't mean I don't want sex...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    If you're going to use words then use them with meaning. If you don't know what it means then shut up! No one wants to hear. Is also saving you because you could be like "The party...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F Jan 4

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    And bisexuals. And poly / pansexuals. And transgender people (though trans people really have nothing to do with the rest of the LGB spectrum as they're based in gender identity...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Honestly, I'm surprised that the human race still holds onto values from a book written so many years ago... Who cares if someone is gay... They're happy... Shouldn't we want that...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    love is love. whoever you love it shouldn't matter boy girl anything. only god can judge you. i think gay marriage should be legal everywhere.
    xxpawprintsxx xxpawprintsxx 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Oooo this is a bone of contention in my house! My vocabulary is somewhat broader than my husband's. I try to keep things simple but every time I use a word he doesn't know he...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Like seriously?! Wtf did they ever do to you?? They're human just like everyone else ! So freaking deal with it -.-
    kourtneyking kourtneyking 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 9

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    Hatred is often born of fear or stupidity.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 10

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    i like to reed your stories how do you 1st say love to your partner
    daya55 daya55 26-30, M Jan 20

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    I don't agree with this at all. To me, morality is all about acting in a way that is respectful and kind towards all people (both individually and collectively). A great part of...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    It makes no sense at all to me why bad things happen to good people. Why should some people who don't steal, don't rape, don't kill, & don't harm society be punished in such a way...
    Alexmw460 Alexmw460 16-17, F Jan 9

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    Certain people. I don't understand the ones that invite you over to their group, they chat with you and everything, and things go swell. And then the next day, ya see them and they...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F Jan 4

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    I don't understand other people fussing about my username "Alone" I made this way back in 2008 I think. Please don't connect everything that I post that I'm alone :) I'm not.
    alone03 alone03 22-25, F Jan 12

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    First off I mean no offense to any woman who reads this. I just don't understand women most of the time. I always hear women say they want to find a nice guy. Someone who will...
    JustMe5600 JustMe5600 36-40, M 7 Responses a week ago

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    I don't understand why God keeps some people here when they're not strong enough to keep themselves for much longer
    StrawBracelet StrawBracelet 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I don't understand man, not because I'm a woman but besides that reason, because sometimes they cared and they really don't mean anything at all how was that.. or they send signals...
    myleslus myleslus 22-25, F Jan 9

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    If you are not going to talk to me and get to know me, do not add me. I don't add people just to collect friends. I prefer to chat and get to know people.
    SexyBustyGoddess SexyBustyGoddess 31-35, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm not a social person. . . i don't know how to "person", as I put it. I don't like people, sorry.
    Anika1258 Anika1258 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My ex girlfriend broke up with me over a month ago because I "hesitated" to go with her father to pick her up from the airport when she was coming back from a three month long trip...
    datafox datafox 26-30 Jan 6

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    Nowadays, people absolutely HAVE to have their long nails on, (whether they're fake or not), and have them perfectly updated and manicured, and their hair has to be dyed a certain...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 12

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    I can't describe how much I wish I understood this . I don't even have ability. Too much trauma and attachment damage. When I get connected to a woman, I become terrorized in my...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M Jan 14

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    in reality people may say that they understand how your feeling when they really don't because it never happened to them. I just want someone who will understand
    Itsmiprada Itsmiprada 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 7

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