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I Feel Like I Don't Belong In My Family

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    Liquorice In A Bag Of Jellybabies

    Hi There Well, I live with my both my parents and I have two sisters and a younger brother. I have always felt like I didn't fit in with my family, as much as I'm close with my younger sister ;lately we seem to be drifting apart. Our family doesn't really communicate and that...
    Thand89 Thand89 22-25, F Aug 31, 2013

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    True Me

    My innocence will trick you, my angel face you will believe . Every day i pretend to be someone i am not, to them i smile, to them i obey, to them i am the perfect child, but when they do not see i am truly me. At night when they sleep i run away to party and drink to let this...
    karina7442 karina7442 18-21, F Jun 15, 2012

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    I am so different than the rest of my family.

    If my family knew how I really looked at everything and believe in, than they would probably be very surprised. They would most likely hate me if they knew any of that. My family tends to argue a lot. But then at other times they are calm. I don't understand it. That's one of...
    PureWhiteMoonlight PureWhiteMoonlight 13-15, F May 24, 2014

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    It's straing, I'm different from everyone

    and my HOLE life I felt like I'm not ment to be what I'm being, I don't belong im my family. My mother thinks I'm depressed cause sometimes she catches me crying, but she don't know what I pass, and she thinks I'm too obsessed with the Paranormal because I like horror movie and...
    Lumapier951 Lumapier951 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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