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I Don't Understand People Who Abandon Their Children

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 46-50, 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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    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 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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    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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    I have had conversations with people where they address me by name and know basic background on me, and their face doesn't even look familiar to me. I feel bad.
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    LOL. This is funny, because this group is judging others who judge others. Hypocritical? Everyone judges someone's character. How many people have NOT judged Hitler?
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 1

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    What the **** is wrong with 90% of the planet?
    rubixcoffin rubixcoffin 18-21, M Mar 8

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    Any lesbians or bisexual girls thats got blackberry messenger? If so what's your pins. You could message me here if you like:) just looking for a relationship a girl that I could...
    lilyyyyyyyxxx lilyyyyyyyxxx 18-21, F Mar 8

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    Any lesbians or bisexual girls thats got blackberry messenger? If so what's your pins. You could message me here if you like:) just looking for a relationship a girl that I could...
    lilyyyyyyyxxx lilyyyyyyyxxx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    At school, I was talking about LGBT youth and the class douche came up saying "Gays exist because even God makes mistakes." WHERE IN THE DAMN BIBLE DOES IT SAY THAT? Yes, there are...
    lunarsolar36 lunarsolar36 13-15, T 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Its really disgusting. But didnt start in america. Thankfully. Yet got perfected here. Unfortunately.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    lesbians or bisexual girls thats got blackberry messenger? If so then what's your pins? You could message me here and ask for my number if you like:) just looking for a...
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    I really can't understand religion. As a person who wants to understand everything and wants to understand why other people think and act the way they do, I have done a fair bit...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Why do people pick and choose who they can "judge"? I really can't stand some people that think that it's okay to judge a rapist, a theif etc but when it comes to other issues like...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I don't understand how people can say they love someone and cheat on them. I mean I read so many stories about these OW and their MM and how upset they are in their relationships...
    Willowtree78 Willowtree78 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Is That All There Is To You? I have to wonder. The people who post only and wholly about s*x and the size of their bits, is that the sum total of who you are? Does nothing else...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I don't always understand women either, haha. I have a love or should I say like- hate relationship with men. Men are fun to hang around. Don't get me wrong, I've met a handful...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I don't understand them but I do understand that they don't understand science. Instead of believing in something that's consistent and has so much evidence to back it up...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    There are many things I don't understand. I red some experiences on here and it made me sit down and think. To start to write again and just to get to think generally, about...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I really, REALLY don't! Sure we all have our problems and struggles. I would think people would want to be better instead of horrible to others considering what they've been...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    My boss at work (only 28 I'm 26) made it obvious he fancied me, and I liked him very much too. He flirted relentlessly with me for months then it became too awkward that I...
    bervie89 bervie89 22-25, F Mar 8

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    I don't understand how you can be hurt by someone so bad, have made it known. Yet they continue to live their lives on as normal like you never existed. No conscience, no apology.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 12

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    I don't understand dudes on EP. More than most suddenly have this confidence they don't have in their real lives. Trying to hit on women on this site in the public comments are SO...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Mar 19

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    Some people I just don't understand whatsoever. Sounds like everyone on this plant.
    trismason trismason 13-15, F Mar 3

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