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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Specifically people who hate literally all children. Not just disliking individual children. I hear them say things like "I hate kids" and if when I ask what they mean by that...
    SilverRainHalo SilverRainHalo 22-25 6 days ago

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    I don't understand why people portray themselves to be something that they're not. Why would a person assume that acting one way and then doing things that go against everything...
    butterflibabe butterflibabe 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I don't understand how you can be talking to someone one day and then they completely blank you the next. If you made the effort to talk, why suddenly stop? I don't get it.
    DannyTheManny DannyTheManny 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know why am I keep meeting girls who are shallow and superficial! I just realized how difficult it is to hang out with them from the dinner the other day. Gosh...the moment...
    Naturalsimple Naturalsimple 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's not that I don't like them, it's more like they're just so annoying and often times you can't say anything to them because it's their way or no way. They're always right...my...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 12

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    I will try to help anyone who needs help, but assuming something in my possession belongs to you is wrong. Especially pain pills. I only have them when I am in pain. I don't take...
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    It's upsetting. If only people shared what was really on their minds, without holding back. 
    LEMONkinks LEMONkinks 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    These two guys at my school make fun of gay people and have a joke about a guy named "Marcus" who is made of so called gay stereotypes and all they ever do is talk about him. I us...
    BruceFinkle BruceFinkle 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I do to understand how you can give someone empty words and broken promises. Smh
    vtec213 vtec213 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Exactly, those think they know everything drives those who do know everything crazy. LOL
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T Jul 11

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    I do not get you people at all...a recent question : "if you were trapped on an island with an unattractive female what would you do?", nobody asks about being trapped with an...
    JustmeraeAgain JustmeraeAgain 46-50, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    People judge me because i am very sexual, its my life. I do what i want not what you want.
    Imsobored123 Imsobored123 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I just don't understand how people can hurt someone and just move on with their life! How can they not care about the other person feelings , it's so sad! I mean I could never do...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    If you're already plus size and also healthy, then that's great. But I don't understand why people would want to force feed themselves and gain a bunch of weight. I think it's...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 21

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    i know/see people who run and scream when they see a spider.. Every time I find a spider, I pick it up and play with it. The little ones are harder to catch but they crawl faster...
    gummball gummball 16-17, F Jul 2

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    I've been cheated on so many times by the only guy I have ever been with and it honestly makes me so confused and depressed. I don't understand how people cheat on their partners...
    hopelessb hopelessb 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I don't understand why people do this especially when you're either around that person, you know that person will speak to you. People should just be adults and clear the air not...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I don't understand haters , They hate for no reason and they usually don't even know the person they are being hateful towards but yet they still do it. Why I have no idea #Love...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I see people adding me and some of them have profiles I cannot view due to filtering out adult profiles. Many I can see, I wonder why they added me because it seems like we are not...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Yup...... I don't add people over the age of 35 nor do I add people with flagged profiles.
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Sorry but I don't add people until I know them. But if you post experience I find odd I won't add you
    LovelyDeadly LovelyDeadly 16-17, F Jul 19

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    This is admittedly a disjointed story that’s probably of minimal interest to most people. It’s part rant and part clarification and is in response to some of the people who...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M Jul 17

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    As I watched the movie "Earthlings" (narrated by Joaquin Phoenix), I couldn't stop myself from crying. I actually bawled my eyes out. The things people do to animals worldwide is...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M Jul 2

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    It never ceases to amaze me how often criminals gain access to someone’s home through an unlocked door, window, or garage. I’ve heard of this happening more times than I can...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 11

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    ugh, of all the people I had to be lumped with, WHY DOES IT HAVE TO BE THEM??? :'( I could go into explaining why, but I'm...too depressed at the moment...ugh :'( However, I will...
    thefluffyclouds thefluffyclouds 13-15, F Jul 14

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    Every time I help my mom cooking, I thought that it was indefinitely unfair that my father and brother are lazying in the couch watching tv and not bothering a single glance to see...
    aquavintage aquavintage 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I like to add people to my circle who post content I'm interested in. This includes (but is certainly not limited to) adult content. However, time and time again, I find that...
    curiousinomaha curiousinomaha 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I love my family i really do, but at times i feel torn and angry. i have a twin sister, she's very funny and has a charismatic personality. but she also has extreme amounts...
    cobrabubbles cobrabubbles 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I don't get why some people love quotes or try to model their lives around the words of other people. It just seems to me that once we try to quote others those words are...
    articwolf00 articwolf00 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Why are some people so concerned about the number of followers or subscribers they have on social media sites? Do they win a 7-day cruise to the Bahamas if they have X number of...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Today, I sat and ate breakfast with other teachers in the hotel. It is my final breakfast here, and we all enjoyed ourselves and conversed about our plans and expectations for the...
    aepteewS aepteewS 41-45, F Jul 15

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    Sometimes I am in a funny mood and other times serious and philosophic about life. But but don't stick with either. I would like to be accepted as an intelligent person who likes a...
    artymike8 artymike8 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 13