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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

    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
    6 Responses Oct 17, 2012

    Im having my day care kiddos bring in their

    family pictures and decorating the room with them. It's so cute yet makes me so sad bc I don't have a family for my daughter :/ it's just me and her. Wish I could have given her more I tried everything to fix my relationship with her dad so she could have a family but he just...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20
    18-21, F
    Aug 8, 2014


        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
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2013

    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
    18-21, F
    Aug 16, 2013

    Once Upon A Time

    Once upon a time, an innocent child was born into the world. However, the world being a tough place, some people took their issues out on the child as it grew into adulthood. As a result, the child developed issues of their own. Instead of solving their own issues, and...
    whydopeoplelie whydopeoplelie
    Dec 21, 2012

    This was back in the 80s My father retired from

    the work force and joined my mother in a lot of activities she did, one of which was her soap opera General Hospital. Dad got addicted to the soap big time. One time he and mother were traveling down to see me. It was 2:45pm almost time for General Hospital. He veered to the...
    delawarelady delawarelady
    66-70, F
    Jul 15, 2015


    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...
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    1 Response Aug 12, 2013

    Is it so bad that I don't like to eat with them

    on the holiday? I don't like being asked questions and they ask lots.. So I usually go off and eat outside by the fire. They end up migrating outside and I'm stuck with them again..
    FabledCity FabledCity
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Oct 13, 2014

    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

    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...
    Iamjustsotiredofitall Iamjustsotiredofitall
    22-25, M
    Aug 27, 2013

    My wife and I have married 34 years.

    We had two grown kids, with families of their own. A bit over a year ago our 30 year old daughter died, along with our grandson. We really didn't understand how much losing her would effect our lives. We still have our 35 year old son, but he is wrapped up in his life. We...
    wildbillyew wildbillyew
    1 Response Apr 20, 2015

    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
    6 Responses Jan 16, 2012

    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...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2013

    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
    Oct 28, 2013

    I retired to work for my adult son

    and now, after 2 years, we are no longer speaking. And I have moved back to where my daughter lives. I miss my son.
    giselawoggon giselawoggon
    70+, F
    Nov 25, 2014

    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
    1 Response Oct 15, 2009

    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
    Aug 10, 2013


    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
    Jan 30, 2012

    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


    ::wilderness::survival::camp:: On Friday I'm going to see who eats who! ...wen I got very good grades for gr7 this year I got to pick between 2different wilderness camps to go to.I chose this one for lots of reasons, including to see if I'm still a mama's boy or if I'm...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Aug 7, 2013

    I feel like My Step dad hates me.

    I constantly get grounded for stupid things like taking to big of a bite or not pulling out the chairs when I vacuum, yet I still go under them. He supports my sister a lot and even gave her a car. Yet when he talks to me he has little to no intentions to help me out when I grow...
    bradleyalmas bradleyalmas
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Jul 14, 2014

    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

    Family is the most important part of this world.

    A child is learn every thing from his family.If he learns wrong thing from his family,he will be a problem to society.It is a responsibility of parents to teach their children good qualities. Parents must not leave their children to do bad things.Parents mustteach their children...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 9, 2014

    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
    31-35, M
    8 Responses Dec 18, 2013


    I am full on gay my family hates me when I get my hair coloured my head shave and my nails painted and my legs wax and when ever I get my head shave or hair coloured my nan who will be 91 soon saids I make her sick that she does not want to go out for dinner with me and my dad...
    Scatlovernappyboy Scatlovernappyboy
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 10, 2013

    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

    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

    i never had a family i wander wat it is like to

    be loved like no one cares anyway.
    lamorrie lamorrie
    Oct 13, 2014

    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

    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
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2013

    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

    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
    18-21, F
    Aug 27, 2013

    My Dad

    In the year 1999 when I was 16 years old my dad was living @ my mum's place in the family room. In that year I was having a lot of noise bleeds. 1 evening I was up set with my dad when my mum saw me I was crying and saw me my noise was bleeding and ask my dad for something. And...
    Scatlovernappyboy Scatlovernappyboy
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 10, 2013

    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
    5 Responses Oct 19, 2012

    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
    26-30, M
    Nov 15, 2012


    I have a disability and my family does not give a crap on what I do in life an there use to be a thing in the 40s 50s where young people are to be seen but not Hurd that is what I feel like now at 30 even know I have a disability. When I tell mum what I want to do or do something...
    Scatlovernappyboy Scatlovernappyboy
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Oct 8, 2013


    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
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2013

    Family Man

    I'm so happy and greatful for my family. Beautiful wife and 2 beautiful kids. I sometimes feel like I'm not giving enough attention to them due to the nature of my job. Anyway, I'm using this forum to share what's on my mind.
    EhWhatthehecK EhWhatthehecK
    36-40, M
    Mar 13, 2013

    Family legacy? I did all the research

    and introspection. Our family legacy amounts to demon possession, drug addiction, alcoholism, extreme neglect and abuse and abandonment that people have denied or made excuses for or blamed on the children who they neglected, abused and abandoned, and adultery and divorce...
    Ajushi Ajushi
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 15, 2014

    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
    Nov 30, 2013

    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

    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

    Loyal Love Integrity - Thats hidden deep in my

    heart Respect - Taught by parents Very rear out there
    grace125 grace125
    22-25, F
    May 31, 2014


    On January 6th of 2012 life as my family knew it ended. My father in law (Dad) was killed in a real bad wreck. He was alive when the truck rolled over and burnt. He didnt deserve to go out like that. He was a really good guy. Ya know the solid stand up tell you how it is type...
    ThatsGonnaHurt ThatsGonnaHurt
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Feb 15, 2013

    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...
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jun 25, 2013

    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

    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
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Dec 18, 2013

    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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