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I Don't Understand People Who Abandon Their Children

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 7 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    My stepson ' s mother walked out on my husband

    and him on Mother's Day when he was 6 years old. It turned out she'd been having multiple affairs. She moved 1000 miles away and did the same to another man within 3 years. She also walked out on the two kids from her first marriage. She walks out and leaves hearts and finances...
    fnoell72 fnoell72 41-45, F Aug 22, 2015

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    I've heard on the news

    before about these young teen mothers who abandon their babies because they don't want to take the time to raise a child. Rather than putting the child up for adoption or even better yet not getting pregnant in the first place they choose to have a child but then decide they don...
    wendiemyers46 wendiemyers46 13-15, F Aug 20, 2015

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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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    how do people have kids

    and then leave them? i don't get it why have kids if you are just going to leave
    TeenmommyNikki TeenmommyNikki 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 23, 2015

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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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    Why do people just randomly ask you if you have "Kik" or "Skype"? Why not chat on here since we both CLEARLY have an Experience Project account? I certainly don't want to go...
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    And I don't understand people who don't let it live freely and uninhibited. Just because you dont need the door opened for you today doesnt mean I dont need the pratice for the...
    richochet96791 richochet96791 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Im dating a woman. I pay for everything. Now she wants me to pay for her and her friends too. Why do women play me for a trick...
    xIcexColdx xIcexColdx 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    TowerJimmyDabzs TowerJimmyDabzs 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    jtlittlebit jtlittlebit 13-15, F Jan 29

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    I would like to call out EP for posting false information from another user about me. I've flagged what has been said and EP has done nothing about it. Just because EP didn't post...
    johnng8230 johnng8230 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I have always been a very feminine girl and I never have had the desire to do what many people would consider to be "boy" things like picking up frogs and playing sports. Please...
    veryfemininegirl veryfemininegirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    If I help you, it's because I have made the choice. Although I don't ask for anything in return, understand that I will not allow myself, or my family to be taken advantage of.
    ZenLioness ZenLioness 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Probably because I've gotten hurt so much. Especially, by family.
    Stealth3369 Stealth3369 41-45, M Jan 26

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    Why is it that most boys think that the only way they can settle their conflicts is by using their fists? Is it just a macho thing and do they feel that only girls and sissified...
    katiegibson katiegibson 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    its just incredible to me that this could be a person's biggest fear or strongest hatred. absolutely nothing to do with them yet they find another person's happiness so repulsive...
    gassysitter gassysitter 26-30, M Jan 24

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    Adding "In The" to nude , I don't get it, doesn't "I am nude" suffice?
    donontario donontario 61-65, M Jan 24

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    Everyone somebody and I get close they end up dead or just... I don't know. Gone I guess could be the word to use there.
    SethBanterson SethBanterson 13-15, M Jan 24

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    how come some people call you love if you arnt a couple? or at least in love. some things escape my understanding lol
    DeathAngelS300 DeathAngelS300 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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