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    My Sisters

    This past weekend all my sisters planed out holiday schedules for our families. We are all so so excited. Thanksgiving is at my sisters house in the US and Xmas is at my house in San Diego. We are going to go to the mountains for Xmas. All our plans have been made! Im so...
    Petraschka Petraschka 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    Moved One

    So my mum and i have been close thought out my whole life (i'm 16). But this time this year she met this guy and ever since i feel like i am invisable to her. Everything i do she moans at me. I absoulty hate him and i am sure the feeling is mutral. He is so rude to me, and i am...
    Thatsher01 Thatsher01 16-17, F Aug 16, 2013

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    Is there anyone out there whom could help me.

    . I am a single mother, I am 36 years old I am a waitress. Not looking for free hand outs, will pay you back. Or maybe do some online work for you. I am up for ideas Christmas is so close *I have absolutley nothing under tree. Please give me a chance. I wanna see my children...
    clozer2thesun clozer2thesun 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    Good Can Come From Bad

    For 3 years we have done hay on shares with my cousins. It was an arrangement that worked for both of our families as I raised cattle but didn't have the new hay equipment they had. Last year I bought several head of angus cattle It took me all winter to pay for them and took...
    farmgirl60 farmgirl60 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 13, 2012

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    My 24 Year Old Daughter Is Moving Back Home

    My daughter is 24 years old and is moving back home with my grandson. I love my daughter with all my heart, she's a only child so she's all I have . I have been helping her since she has been out on her own financially because student loans is taking so much of her pay check. I...
    ijustwant2smile ijustwant2smile 36-40 Nov 30, 2013

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    After 25years Of Marriage

    Loving one woman ,well two we have a daughter 21 and a son 17. Daughter and wife Don't get haven't for about three years to much the same . All live together lots of bickering between the women's. Weird took up dancing as a release from the tention about a year and a half ago,I...
    robbiejobbie robbiejobbie 46-50 Apr 27, 2013

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    Family Doesn't Have To Care

    Been trying to reconnect with my brother and sister since my mother passed... We connect for a few years then something goes wrong and we disconnect for a few years... Least year my brother sold all of his properties in the city and purchased a half a million dollars home for he...
    Willowoman Willowoman 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    My Parents Are Moving Out Of My Childhood Home

    Its a strange feeling to think about not being able to go "home" anymore. I'm 30 years old, and this summer when I go home to visit my parents (for my little brother's wedding) I will be visiting a home I have never seen before. I feel very fortunate to have amazing parents...
    EPTodd EPTodd 31-35, M 6 Responses May 9, 2012

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    I Miss My Grandmother.

    My grandmother passed away last October, she was 83. Her nickname was Blue. Bluebells, we called her. She was beautiful and a mother and friend to everyone in my family. She had spirit, life and energy and she was fearlessly loving and open with me. Blue lost her husband, and my...
    ausgirl1 ausgirl1 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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    Living With My Abuser

    I'm 17 years old and when I was young my brother used to be on drugs, while he was on drugs every time my mum went out he would abuse me and my sisters, he would try and suffocate us, he once locked my sister in the bathroom and tried to drown her and he would hang us over the...
    xtoxicsisx xtoxicsisx 16-17, F Aug 27, 2013

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    I Want Her Better.

    how to say it. i don't really know. okay. i really hate my mother and love her at the same time. i love her because she gave birth to me, takes care of me very good, and she cares about me a lot. she always asks whether my body is good or not. prepares my food. and drives me to...
    blipoblink blipoblink 18-21 Mar 17, 2013

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    The Worst Night of My Life, Or In Other Words the Family Fight....

    The whole story started when i was about 7 or 8 years old. I was in my friends house 2 floors down when my mom called me and told me that it was late and i should head home. After a third phone call i finally went home. When i got to the door i heard a lot of screaming coming...
    hiddentearzz hiddentearzz 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2009

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    Just I remember my childhood ….

    When I have not any responsibility, it was so innocent period; your big problem then was will my mum or my dad buy for my I want …. Will they take me to the garden or let me play football, PlayStation, Now I felt how it was so harmful for my mum to brought up 4 kids all of...
    Foush Foush 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    Really Hate My Mother In Law

    my mother in law i really hate her so much , i d0nt kn0w why before i gave birth to his grands0n where verycl0se to each other . We play cards, watch tv together, laughing etc. . But after i gave birth and we went home few m0nths after i n0tice that im hating my MIL so muuuuchh...
    shinkyle shinkyle 18-21, F May 19, 2013

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    Two Great Young Men

    tonight after dinner, my boys and me walked over to the soccer field to watch a friends practice. both boys had opted not to play this fall. they stay busy so i was okay with this decision. on the walk home i ask if they are wishing to be playing. my oldest boy, who will be...
    fluffgirlgone fluffgirlgone 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    My Family Is Difficult!

    I'm a 20 year old female. My mom Had me when she was 16 and my dad 19. Then they had my first younger brother a year later. I don't know why my parents kept having kids after that because we struggled most of my childhood. Don't get me wrong I love all 3 of my brothers but I feel...
    Felinekat55 Felinekat55 18-21 Oct 28, 2013

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    Sister

        I am not quite good at introductions, in fact i kind of suck at them to be honest.              so here goes nothing.                         Siblings, I have yet to master the art of how to handle and deal with them. Another thing i have to put on my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    I Might Have a Problem With My Mom....

    I was always afraid of telling my mom personal information. Now that i think about it, i've never really shared a thing with her. She is very strict, so i constantly think that she will be mad. One time my parents went away for a month and left me in my friends house. They went...
    hiddentearzz hiddentearzz 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2009

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    I Feel Lost And Hopeless

    I have ADHD and Auditory Processing Disorder, I have ADHD since I was 5 and I was just recently diagnosed with APD. I am 15 years old, and just like thousands of other people I've been through a lot, and I don't know what to do know. When I first moved to Colorado I was 11, after...
    Stephiek453 Stephiek453 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 20, 2012

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    Its Never Too Late

    I don't want to go to in depth about my family in this story but my dad had a bad upbringing, he was born in a poor town in England to a Scottish father and an afro-Caribbean mother, he never really fitted in anywhere I suppose and his father was a drunk and there were cases of...
    donatella7 donatella7 18-21, M Apr 2, 2013

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    Disconnecting

    I cut off my family completely. They are no longer able to position me into the role of scapegoat, and I am very happy about that. It took many months of guilt, shame, and then finally a powerful realization of how I can be happy. I never felt that before.No longer will I be...
    LunaofChaos LunaofChaos 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    Just Telling

    It was lunch break I was chatting with my closest co- worker about the decisions i made and how i misses my sons and then suddenly i just burst into tears, i kept this feelings for so long fighting not to cry, im tough i always tell myself. i never wanted anyone to see me...
    Goingnutswife Goingnutswife 31-35, F Jun 18, 2013

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    I Hate My Little Sister

    I'm 24 woman and my sister is 11 almost 12. But I feel I hate her because of the way she is.. Growing up my mother Always was really strict with me. I used to live in Mexico with my grandparents and my mom used to work in Texas.. We went through that for almost 10 years. In 2001...
    lsd89 lsd89 22-25, F Jun 8, 2013

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    My Litte Angel Survive For A Very L0ng Treatmen

    On feb.11 2013 i think its ab0ut 4pm . We call an ambulance becuase i water broke at that time. We went to a health center . And the Ob-gyne said your ab0ut 36 m0nth you need to go to a bigger and better h0spital . Ur baby needs an incubator . After that we l0ok ar0und . every...
    shinkyle shinkyle 18-21, F 1 Response May 19, 2013

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    My Son Doesn't Learn

    Three years ago my teenage son met this girl....we'll call her Boogie. Boogie is very pretty, but dumber than a box of tocks. Her mother is a lazy, manipulative ***** and Boogie has learned well from her. She and my son have split up countless times because she cheats on him...
    karmazrevenge karmazrevenge 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    Ive Lost My Daughters Part2

    Well im back, i wrote the story "ive lost my daughters" . Sincs then which was only days ago, i just found out my 15 yr. old daughter is now 8 wks pregnsnt. My life feels like its moving slow motion. What do i do????? I need help please. I cant do this anymore...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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    My SON

    My son was murderd May 2011. It is by far the hardest thing to go threw. He was shot by a person he thought was a friend They were hanging out with some girls and they always play around and I believe he got embarested Told my son earlier that day that he was thanking about...
    Scrappy46 Scrappy46 46-50, M Mar 5, 2013

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    Daddy's Footsteps!

    "Walk a little slower,Daddy'' Said a little child so small. "I'm following in your footsteps, And I don't want to fall. Sometimes your steps are very fast, Sometimes they' re hard to see; So walk a little slower,Daddy, For you are leading me. Someday when I'm all grown up, You...
    DAVOLAB DAVOLAB 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    We Are One

    As you go through life you'll see There is so much that we Don't understand And the only thing we know Is things don't always go The way we planned But you'll see every day That we'll never turn away When it seems all your dreams come undone We will stand by your side Filled...
    iamespada iamespada 18-21, M Aug 27, 2013

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    Widower

    I was married for twenty-two years. I use to have a family. There was four of us. As soon as I was left unmarried my children got married. Both of them. Now I have two grandchildren and I'm happy for them. I don't want to marry again and I don't want to be alone, as I always was...
    seba40 seba40 41-45, M May 1, 2013

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    How Much Do You Earn An Hour?

    A man came home from work late, tired and irritated, to find his 5-year old son waiting for him at the door. SON: “Daddy, may I ask you a question?” DAD: “Yeah sure, what is it?” replied the man. SON: “Daddy, how much do you make an hour?” DAD: “That’s none...
    shap36 shap36 41-45, M 7 Responses Oct 17, 2012

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    Not Sure I Really Fit

    so ok. this is my first time writing on here (at least a story or whatever) and its really the first time ive wrote about this at all, so its going to be a little rough to start. im not really sure i fit in with my family. period. no beating around the bush on that one. why do...
    billow6 billow6 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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    My Son

    I have 3 children that I love very much who are all late teens early 20's now. I have been reading stories and comments posted by mom's and young adults and this is what prompted me to write this story. My son is now almost 21. When he was a freshman in high school he was on...
    farmgirl60 farmgirl60 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Why Is My Husband Always Got Angry?

    my husband did not want to wake him up .while he is sleeping. It really hurts me everytime im waking him up to buy some food for us . He easily gets angry. And sometimes he always saying this: dont wake me up while im sleeping cuz im lack of sleep, you can do it on your own you...
    shinkyle shinkyle 18-21, F May 24, 2013

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    Facts You Should Know About Men

    1. Men like to barbecue. Men will cook if danger is involved. 2. Men who have pierced ears are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry. 3. Marrying a divorced man is ecologically responsible. In a world where there are more women than men, it...
    someday99 someday99 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 30, 2010

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    Feelings Towards My Dad

    Dear Dad, I am writing you this to express what I feel and to say the things I never thought I could say. Throughout the years things have been very difficult for me. First of all let me just say that I am angry and furious with you. I felt so hurt and betrayed by your actions...
    pac12utes pac12utes 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    Holding Mother’s Ashes

    When I was a child and I needed comfort I use to go to my mother’s room and ask her if I could lay next to her. Mother always knew something was wrong if I did this. She would always say “ Oh yess sugar plum get in” and she would fling the blankets back and I would climb in...
    lovemylittleman lovemylittleman 41-45, F Mar 21, 2013

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    My School Counsellor Invades My Privacy And Personal Space.

    Hi guys , I'm feeling so shameful right now. I'll tell you why. You see , during school today , I was approached by a male counsellor whom I hate . This man is yucky !!! I dislike him a lot . This morning after assembly , he came up to me and asked me how I was feeling . I know...
    MsPretty123 MsPretty123 13-15, F Mar 15, 2013

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    Lost Love

    I was married at 16 y/o to the most wonderful man anyone could hope for. We had three children and 51 great years  together. His health failed due to hypertension, heart disease, diabetes and all its complications and he passed away.  After many lonely nights and...
    beegeebers beegeebers 70+ 1 Response Oct 15, 2009

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    Peace In The Family

    To create peace in the family, first you must heal the war within. When you wish to create true & lasting peace, Take your attention away from the situation that is causing distress. Do not focus on fixing it, changing others or casting blame. Instead, take total...
    angelsamongus angelsamongus 56-60, F 1 Response May 30, 2013

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    VERY Nasty and Negative

    I am one of 4 sisters. Being I was considered the black sheep, that stays with you all your life. My mother died back in dec. My younger sisters never treated me nice. I always have been their for them. Like now my dad is 86 and he is mean to me also. My heart breaks because...
    frances2007 frances2007 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2007

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    Don't Be In A Hurry.

    We are all in a hurry for time to pass it seems. To get to some milestone or event in our lives. Ten days to Christmas, or even living for the weekend and some time off. While those things are important so is living in the moment, enjoying what we have, but we lose sight of...
    farmgirl60 farmgirl60 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2012

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    Meeting

    This time next month, my mother has decided to have a meal with the immediate family. Point being I am quite nervous for good reasons, my farther will be there and I haven't spoken or seen him for past 5 or 6 years. Hmmm, hesitant to say the least... And mostly not sure what to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    She Is Not My Daughter (originally Posted As A Confession, But Maybe It Belongs Here Instead)

    I blame this entire event on the internet, here is the story (long version) I am divorced because my spouse decided that they not only didn't want children, but actually didn't even like children.  I have always liked children. (I think I may have even been one once, perhaps I...
    5hadow 5hadow 51-55 9 Responses Jan 16, 2012

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    Me And My Sis Last Evening

    Last evening my sis arrived into town with her fiance for the holiday . We went to dinner with my husband and her fiance. We don't get a chance often to wear Sharis and heels so we dressed as we always do when going out-as twins. We have a few very skimpy sharis -partly see...
    Petraschka Petraschka 22-25, F 11 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    Hometown

    I moved away from my hometown about 7 or eight years ago. I was alway excited to come home and visit because I thought this would always be home to me. This time seems to be very different for me. when we hit the city limit sign it felt so much smaller to me, and I realized all...
    Loveuloveme Loveuloveme 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2013

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    Problems With My Mother

    I have decided to think about distancing myself with my mother for years every since my wife and i started dating, my mother has been a issue. well to be fair it started with both parents being a problem but my father has since back away a little and gave us our space. it all...
    UEL1784 UEL1784 26-30 Aug 10, 2013

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    Trapped!!!

    HA! you're trapped aren't you? Not only do you care about me worse yet, you actually love me! and the VERY worst part... yea, you know it too... THERE ISN"T A DARN THING YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT !!! bahahahahaha It's ok, I love you too! and I'm gonna be around a long long time...
    5hadow 5hadow 51-55 Jan 30, 2012

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    Getting Older And Better

    When I turned 30 that seemed like a devastating number I don't know why but it just seemed old however 20 years later when I turned 50 it seemed like no big deal to me. The women at work however really thought it was. I worked that day and didn't tell anyone, not big on...
    farmgirl60 farmgirl60 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 19, 2012

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    Happy Father'S Day

    Happy nga ba? This morning,nagising ako sa pagaaway ng parents ko. Ewan ko kung anong pinagaawayan nila pero di narin naman ako nagulat. Di naman na bago saakin ang ganung senaryo. Lumaki kami ng mga kapatid ko na halos sa araw araw na ginawa ng Diyos kapag nandito sa Pilipinas...
    womanoffewwords womanoffewwords 22-25, F Jun 15, 2013

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    My Fiancé

    I'm 18 years old with a beautiful fiancé and it's been hell and then the good for the past 3 years. But this girl is everything to me and we have a son named Colton that also means everything to me. But I've been making mistakes and not being there as much as I know I should and...
    Thedick18 Thedick18 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    By normal, I mean families who aren't like the Brady Bunch. My family is pretty darned perfect. I mean, we have color coded wash towels and iPads. We have assigned seats at the...
    ashleycorson ashleycorson 13-15, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I hate my family.... They don't love me like they love each other... I'm the odd ball, I'm the I talented one, I'm the last choice. They don't give me chances to do anything. I'm...
    lifeishurtful lifeishurtful 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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      Hi, this is something that's not that easy to talk to people about, so I thought this would be a good place to vent it. Im 30 & I have almost no family (& no 'really close...
    Shybi30 Shybi30 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My four fur babies all walk around this house in the nude. Once in a while I'll dress my puppies up in cute little shirts, but most of the time, my little fur family remain nude...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My whole family doesn't understand me. None of them have anything in common with me I'm tired of feeling so alone and abandoned
    stoneddreamer stoneddreamer 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago