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I Don't Understand When Family Members Do Things To Hurt You

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    The Last Time It Happened.

    I have mentioned before that I had an abusive brother. Well, the last time I talked to him my husband and I were looking at being homeless (Which we were for almost a whole year) I called him and was telling him the whole story. We had moved to Vegas and no matter what we were...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F Nov 23, 2012

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    Family Drama

    Family drama and family jealousy.............I have a few family members that for some odd reason have to call people that will hurt me. I don't understand why they would do that. I would do what I could to protect them.I have learned to stay away from them and I will hide when I...
    1petitegreeneyes 1petitegreeneyes 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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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 6 Responses Mar 29

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    What I don't understand is, if you do not like someone, why do you keep trying to be around them? And when you are around them you are mean, whiney and miserable? And on top of...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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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 Mar 28

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    I don't understand why people could hate each other, why we could kill for money, why we get up for school, why we go to work, why we do things just because others do them, why we...
    AlejandroYme AlejandroYme 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    So its okay to be rude to someone because they might not be seen as beautiful but we must always have wonderful things to say about Beautiful people. You know, because he or she...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I have an addiction experience, and in my place, this is a very strange thing.... So, I couldn't tell anyone here about my addiction. I have told this to some people who can be...
    Muramasha Muramasha 26-30, F 5 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 Mar 29

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    I don't understand why my mom can't just let me be! I mean, can't she understand that I STILL HAVE DEPRESSION! AND that it isn't that simple to just wave my magic ******* wand and...
    odeybelle odeybelle 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I don't understand some people. I can totally understand if you want a pretty beautiful girlfriend. okay fine. but her attitude has gotta be tally with her looks if by any chance...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 10

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    I don't understand why people have casual sex. And I don't understand why men think it's cool that they've slept with a lot of women
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Blocking isn't the right way to tell others that you don't want em to talk to you, especially when those people where friends. I'm not saying that blocking is bad and unacceptable...
    MariKun MariKun 16-17, M Mar 31

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    I don't understand why stores in my state sell shirts that say "I -insert heart- New York" and I seen another saying that LA is the place to be. Seriously? We are in New Jersey. I...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Some people just don't understand...
    marinexmaciel marinexmaciel 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Within the 10 years we were friends I have never stood you up. I have always been a listening ear for you and I helped you when you put yourself in the worst kind of situations. I...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M Apr 4

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    Sometimes I wish there was a handbook of do's and don'ts in a relationship. It seems like everything is going great and then from out of the blue something minor happens but it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 15

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    With the experience of working with high school girls, I try to think if I was every like the girls I work with. Reflecting on my high school years, which was about 5 years ago...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 19

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    Hahah no I don't. I always overanalyse and overreact and make a drama out of the smallest things and I don't know why the hell I do that. It's just dumb ??
    ifyoureabirdimabird ifyoureabirdimabird 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Why are some people against ****? I understand why some people might think it's gross, but some people actually think it exploits women, when it doesn't. Why would anyone think...
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    So I'm going to come off as spoiled kid but I don't care because I need to know if what happened was normal. My day started normal as usual and I had no troubles at all except for...
    A20s A20s 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 29

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    why people block somebody here. I have just sent a message and get answer from someone and when I try to write something to her. she blocked me!!! why? its that much hard to say, I...
    berealistic82 berealistic82 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    The daily sign into Facebook shows people mainly telling the world how crap they feel or the complete opposite - how good their life is. I think certain users can be categorized...
    CristalBubbles CristalBubbles 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    My mom had the freaken nerve to ask me if I wanted to go out with them for my sister's bday. LOL HAHAHA I just have to laugh. So my feelings don't matter and I got cussed out but...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    My girlfriend and I held hands for 2 seconds, and the principal told us to stop. But it isn't against our school policy of PDA. My best friend and her girlfriend have been yelled...
    amandathegay amandathegay 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Please don't write HI or similar one word messages It is indicative of a dull person. It will not receive a reply.
    Lin79 Lin79 31-35, T Apr 8

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    We have been together for three years. We're both in our early 40's so this isn't an inexperience thing. He's not affectionate at all and never has been. But sometimes when I...
    Gypsy026 Gypsy026 41-45, F Apr 14

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    How people make time to argue and debate online about things and they can't even conduct themselves in a respectable manner.
    BurningFist BurningFist 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Throughout my life I have been taught that "family" means nothing. My father never wanted a relationship with me, he had six other kids to tend to in his own life. My mother was...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F Apr 12

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    i dont know. When I say dear. Say "oh" Why do you say it? I was worried, "oh" why you say it So what are friends?
    XOSO XOSO 51-55 1 Response Apr 6

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    I can do long distance relationships, as long as I know you're real! Skype me, send me a personal picture; holding up a sign with my name or something! Prove to me you are who you...
    Nicki617 Nicki617 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Want to talk about taboos and censorship? Okay read up on Issei Sagawa. Better yet, watch his video on YouTube. If you have the brains, you'll understand what I'm talking about.
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Soccer is life, what isn't to understand
    SoccerMomRules SoccerMomRules 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Connecticut Crazy Law You can be stopped by the police for biking over 65 miles per hour. In order for a pickle to officially be considered a pickle, it must bounce.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Do you ever feel like you're living your life wrong?
    dandeelaion dandeelaion 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    Anger is a winding mechanism that sucks in all your strength and focuses it on one strike. You are vulnerable after that. You are half weak, half efficient and reasoning is gone...
    xtaldart xtaldart 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Bored last night so I download tinder, got a match and this sarcastic ***** comes up ruining my mood.
    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Why do some people claim to be religious then act all indifferent to what happens to people? Is religion a cover for something sinister within?
    norahcutie norahcutie 22-25, F Mar 29

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    People make me feel like crap for feeling how I feel.
    XxAllixX XxAllixX 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    khenpal khenpal 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    There is a girl named Angelina at my school, she is spoiled rich and mean. My friends say that shes jealous of me or something but either way she treats others like trash. Not just...
    SilverPhoenix11 SilverPhoenix11 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 13

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