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I Don't Understand People Who Abandon Their Children

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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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    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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    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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    When I become a mother one day,

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

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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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    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

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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 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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I read about all these, "I am the other woman/man" and about how much it sucks that they aren't there when u need them... I don't get it, is there some sort of thrill being the...
    Besidmyself Besidmyself 31-35, F Aug 18

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    Why do so some people who have backyards never use them? Instead, they insist on doing everything out front, on the porch, and annoy the hell out of me and the rest of the block in...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    When I bring food to school to share, I have answers like these: "No thanks, I'm full." "It's okay, you can have it." "Nah, I don't really like that." When someone else brings the...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, M Aug 17

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    Seems basically all people when they hit their 40s become lazy and let themselves go, its sad to see and they just end up with their wife/husband without being in love, not livin...
    bruhbrian bruhbrian 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    If someone doesn't know how to love correctly can they end up hurting you?
    takiaa takiaa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    **** those people Annnnnnnd Go get a life *******
    xleabianx xleabianx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    People will come in the name of help, but deep inside they are up to something, it makes my brain hurt, knowing that everybody needs help, but if you let people in, they Fack you...
    roxanz roxanz 22-25, M Aug 22

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    Schizophrenia is linked to homosexuality, now there's nothing wrong with being gay but I think it's obvious something is wrong when your body is attracted to the same sex, you won...
    alphadecay alphadecay 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Or do i. Are we lemmings. Trying to avoid being mlk or lennon. Saying we gave to charity. But never helping directly. Or investigating said charity. But barking...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 24

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    What's with all the anger and hate?
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    That's ridiculous to me man!! x
    38NHotStill 38NHotStill 36-40, M Aug 19

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    Yesterday, my mom and her friend were talking about rude and obnoxious guys. They came up with the conclusion that they had to be gay. I was sitting there looking at them like...
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Unless they are perverts, then you can mock them
    goodwillhunting goodwillhunting 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I used to be mocked, but now that I'm not being mocked anymore— I just have this feeling of defending somebody. Something that always happened and eventually turned me into a...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 13-15, F Sep 6

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    People add me and the friends are like woman with pictures of their bo00ody. And they just add me out of nowhere and I don't even know where did they find me from. And I don't...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Why is it when a woman who was in an abusive relationship gets out and gets with a new guy it's such a struggle. Why has everybody collectively decided I need to go into a nunnery...
    sheloveshim57 sheloveshim57 22-25, F Aug 20

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    I asked her calmly and politely if she could please not leave a bunch of clutter on the kitchen counters. Usually I just ignore it and end up cleaning it all up myself, but I'm...
    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I just don't trust anyone enough to give them all of me. I am a chameleon. It is my defense mechanism. If I act like everyone else no one will question me. As I get older I see...
    TheYellowKing TheYellowKing 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I know I'm heard. That I've never questioned. What I don't understand is why my nightly prayer never is answered. Someday it will be answered, though. With each passing day, it...
    Jpeavey Jpeavey 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I don't understand why when I talk everyone is quite like when they talk everyone talks and I think I don't fit. Why? And when I am sitting without talking everyone walks away. I...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I still don't understand what a circle is
    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Yeah so long story short.. I had my older brother live with me for almost 10 months.. Just to get him out of his most darkest hour of life.. Things are better with him now.. He's...
    musicvideographer musicvideographer 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Okay I understand it I just don't get the same call to arms to defend it. Perhaps if I was truly a Christian I would. By any means today I have youth group......and someone pointed...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I've Been Wanting To Write A Story About This For A Long Time Ever since the incident with Mickey the pit bull from Mesa, Arizona & the Tinley Park pit bull incident as a matter...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Where have Parents priorities gone? Look at the rise in juvenile crime, the attitudes of Children towards their Adult peers have become almost like a role reversal but with the...
    CarcinogenicCacti CarcinogenicCacti 31-35, F 9 Responses Aug 30

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    This is only my opinion, I don't mean to offend anyone. I feel like the Bible is simply a guideline. A very outdated guideline. The Bible says so many things that don't apply to...
    LadyFranco LadyFranco 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I want to have self-control and self-discipline but it's something that I lack. I have so many wonderful ideas and plans but it seems like motivation phase when it comes time to...
    TheDiscardedImage TheDiscardedImage 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I still cant understand that why people add me their circle? What is the meaning of circle ? Should i thank u people because of circled me? :)))
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Is it a defense mechanism? I really don't care for most people my age. They are so selfish and rude. Infact I'm a rarity I find myself caring a lot for people and going out of...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I don't believe entirely that sufferment and pain bring teach us much. I believe they do other thing way better: they hurt us, they kill our spirit. They hurt so much that we can...
    Fernandotavares Fernandotavares 22-25, M Sep 4

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