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I Have a Broken Family

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    Life Can Be Really Hard..

    My life changed when i was about 3 years old. My father died due to a drunk driver in a semi-truck. My mother & father were already split up; so me & my older brother; Creig were passed back & fourth even before he died. Well; my mom had a boyfriend; who over the years became my...
    Confiar Confiar 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2012

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    My family is shattered into lonely fragments of

    a dream. I don't know how to put the pieces of it back together or if it is even possible.
    enlightenme2 enlightenme2 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    its approx 2am where i live

    and my son woke up crying and is burning up. he has a fever and is wheeZing. after consoling him, its times like this when i wish he had a father or someone to help me out with him. while my son is growing up, and not to mention sick, his dad is out of the country vacationing...
    kayeramsey kayeramsey 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    Broken Raises Broken...

    I suppose life started out "normal", if there is really such a thing. My mom and dad married young (18). My dad went into airforce. Divorce happened when I was like 3. I don't recall details. My mom married an older man (17 years). At age 5 he began molesting me til age 16. I...
    valhallaboundirish2 valhallaboundirish2 41-45, F Nov 13, 2012

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    My dad cheated on my mother with someone half

    his age he decided to walk out the door for that woman after that I never really saw him I don't even know him any more I was six when he left he just abandoned us and blamed my mother for everything and he started to come around again now that I'm 16 and my sister 21 he expects...
    BabyDuchanne BabyDuchanne 16-17, F 1 Response May 6

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    It all started when my mom

    and stepdad, let my aunt and her boyfriend rent a house from them. The contract that came with it was, 'if something in the house, or outside got broken, my aunt had to fix it and my stepdad would pay her back if she bought the house' lots of things fell apart and my stepdad...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    Oye Nigel!

    He venido al conocimiento que la serie Law and Order SVU, de su adorable hijo, mientras que pasar tiempo con él, en Long John astilla es uno de sus dramas de televisión favorito tiempo todos. Podrás ver maratón después de maratón para días cuando también hay uno en...
    anyka anyka 31-35, F Nov 26, 2013

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    I Am Among A Broken Puzzle

    I have always felt alone. My family fought. More than most families. We were split up as I went to a safe shelter. Together, Apart, and Together Again. These are the words that define my life. To match the broken puzzle of my family, I shattered a frame with a picture of us...
    LynnOnEdge34 LynnOnEdge34 13-15, F Feb 28, 2011

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    My Broken Family

    I really dont know how it happened really but me and my son got into a real bad argument he movin in with his dad and now his brother wants to go. I have been a single mom just bot there whole life and my world revolved around my kids. what do i do i lost
    imhurt30 imhurt30 26-30 1 Response May 18, 2011

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    Everything That Glitters Is Not Gold

    I'm going to try to shorten this as best I can while still keeping some key elements intact. Have you ever read stories about Lindsay Lohan and wonder how a girl so rich could fall so hard? ever find yourself in tears of laughter when you hear about millionaires crying over how...
    RubyBloodDrop RubyBloodDrop 22-25, F Apr 5, 2012

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    Dear Dad

    I don't know what to believe. Mom says you were an awful dad. But shes crazy. Then again there could be truth. My sister, your daughter doesn't really like you. My other sister moved in with you. Mom says you didn't really care about us. Do you? You left us for a woman who has...
    illmissyou illmissyou 13-15, F Aug 7, 2012

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    Broken...Simply Broken

    this is a poem/story thing. i wrote it when i was in tears about my mum. your little girl starved herself, coz she thought she was too fat. your little girl cuts herself when you're not looking coz she cant bare to feel the pain inside. your little girl tried to kill herself...
    loveable691 loveable691 18-21, F 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    My mother has never been the centring point of

    our family life. Both my brothers left home early, and I moved away when I was seventeen. I went to live with my fathers sister, my aunt, in the eleventh arrondissement, but a year later I had moved away from her home too. For the first six months I lived with a guy from school...
    Catspause311 Catspause311 18-21, F Jun 8

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    Hello. I really dunno what experience to post

    this under...I just wanna share my story...its been really bugging me. I am a middle child, Ihave a older sister and a younger brother. It makes me really sad, when we were all young, we were all so close. But as we all grew older, we all grew apart. My brother and sister are...
    oreosnow oreosnow 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    My dad is cheating on my mom "secretly" to all

    although everybody knows. My mom is crazy with stress and ask sometimes for me to spy him. My brother is cracking under family and work pressure of my parents nagging since he is the back bone of my dad's company and the ***** is really unappreciative of my brother's help. My...
    ma1107y ma1107y 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 9

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    Family... My family is really broken from the

    inside.. My mom and dad never feel happy together.. Always arguing and my dad seems didn't care that much about my mom, he would care when my mom told him her problems but never asking first.. My oldest sister still not talking to my oldest brother each other for years since...
    heartandbrain heartandbrain 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    And i often feel like I'm drowning trying in

    vain to put shattered pieces back together. I'm just so tired.. So tired
    LindyC23 LindyC23 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Puerto Rican Family Drama...

    So ive made it to Puerto Rico just this morning. About 95% of my family live here, and my family even has a second home here. This story is mostly leaning towards my mothers side of the family. Lets start from the beginning: When my mom was old enough to leave the house, she did...
    VictoriaxAA VictoriaxAA 18-21, F Aug 25, 2013

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    Last Sentence From The Paper

    Earlier, my mom needed some help with her yahoo account because of something ( my mom was raced in a traditional way of life, so she doesn't know much about internet and computers ). As the file was done downloading and was about to be printed, I read the...
    iHatshepsut iHatshepsut 18-21, F Aug 15, 2010

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    They Still Have No Idea

    This is usually how life goes, isn't it? It's like a cycle. Everything is going great, life couldn't get better. But then.. things happen, which makes life horrible. Depressing. This is what happened to me. My life is... depressing. My parents have no idea I know certain things...
    person514 person514 13-15, F Jul 16, 2013

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    Ticking Bomb

    What do you do when the only thing keeping you hanging on is gone? I have no one to turn to.. I sit in my room and wonder when ill finally just end it. Why bother living when it doesn't matter to you or anyone else especially you're own family. The people who are supposed to love...
    concreteangelxx concreteangelxx 18-21, F 1 Response May 24, 2011

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    More Fractures

    even more fractured & broken than before. my biological parents were divorced when I was 5. my father & stepmother raised me & my 1 older full blood brother. my father & stepmother were divorced after 30 years. I have not seen my brother in at least...
    RavenLee RavenLee 46-50, F Oct 12, 2009

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    Tbh i dont even know

    where to start with my family it's all messed up my parents got a divorce when I was months old and now my mom and my stepfather are going trough a divorce my mom has a new bf which no one in my family likes so my family dont really get along with my mom i dont live with my mom...
    lisbeth1234 lisbeth1234 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 1

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    Ever since I was old enough to remember (I'm 19

    years old now), my parents haven't exactly gotten along. I can count on my hands the number of times I've seen them kiss each other. They weren't ever the volatile types who would yell at each other or throw things--they mostly snipped at each other about little things around...
    susie15 susie15 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    Parents

    My dad hasn't been close much of my life childhood and adulthood now i have a son he's been trying to be close i thought that was why but i found out he is sick wit cancer and has a weak heart and could die soon he's hurt me a lot so i have a wall up and on top of that i was told...
    ask2kno ask2kno 26-30, F Mar 21, 2013

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    My dad wasn't around

    when I grew up, and although my mum wasn't young, she was inexperienced and immature. I was essentially raised by my paternal grandparents. Later on we moved over to where my dad was, who didn't know how to be a parent either. They tried to make it work but their stubbornness...
    merloe merloe 18-21, F Apr 24

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    I Feel Like I'm His Biggest Mistake

     So here's the other story...I tried talking to my father as others advised me to. To tell him what I truly feel and tell him that I miss him and everything. I messaged him through Facebook, because it is the only way I could get to talk to him.Me: Merry Christmas Dad. Hope I...
    iHatshepsut iHatshepsut 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2010

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    I come from a broken family

    and am also guilty of breaking my own up more than once, or twice. I can only hope that my children will understand, somehow, that it is better to break a family up rather than continue to live with a loveless marriage that threatened to sink us all into the mire. Only time will...
    MollyPetal MollyPetal 41-45, T Apr 2

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    It all started on one fateful night

    when I was 8. My mother brother and I had came down from a mountain where my grandpa lived at. My mom was leading us down the mountain during the storm. And then all of a sudden a mountain lion attacked us. Mom had stepped in front of us to protect us. Then it attacked mom. And...
    adav218 adav218 13-15, M Jul 24

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    My Life Is Ruined

    so, i am the only child of two amazing parents i always had an amazing relationship with my dad, he was my bestfriend, and we talked about everything now, my mum had a bestfriend, and we always spend the holiday with her family right now i am in greece with my family, and my mum...
    ingridiorgulescu ingridiorgulescu 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    The Girl With The Cracked Plate

    I've been so angry at them for so long. They were always drunk and hardly ever made it to my birthday when I was younger (hell even when I was older), but oddly enough they managed to spend Christmas with us every year up until 2 years ago. But even though they can't spend...
    neuroticPsychosis neuroticPsychosis 18-21 1 Response Dec 19, 2012

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    Torn

    Is it possible for a mother to hate her child or even be jealous of her? I am the youngest in the family and my father dotes on me a lot. The thing about my dad is that he is always in a bad mood and he always throws things around the house. He doesn't physically hurt anyone but...
    SuggGirl SuggGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2013

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    I really wish I could move out of my moms house

    but I just don't know how to tell her. I don't feel appreciated but asking to go live with my father would stir up trouble. I just don't know what to do.
    tolii tolii 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Picking Up The Pieces

    A life filled with hardships has finally taken its toll on my family and I. From dealing with my father's drug addiction to ending up homeless, my childhood was nothing short of unpleasant. My 3 older sisters experiences the harshness of the real world longer than I have, however...
    QuintonJohnson94 QuintonJohnson94 18-21, M Jul 16, 2013

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    My parents aren't divorced

    but he moved out our house about 4 months ago. Although I don't miss his loud tv shows late at night or his annoying questions but I wish I had the family everyone thinks I have.
    tolii tolii 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    My family is ****** and the only thing I'm

    counting on is a college to accept me far far away from my family so I won't ever have to deal with such evil people.
    tolii tolii 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I'M Not Sure Of What To Do

    My brother is 22, (4 1/2 years older than me) and is currently living with my mom and I. It has gotten to the point now where he is so lazy that my mom fills out job applications for him and the living room is always a mess because of him. He's always poking into people's...
    Econroy3 Econroy3 18-21, M May 8, 2013

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    My parents got a divorce

    when I was 13. I had a stepmom who was a witch! She treated me & my 2 younger siblings like we were space invaders. My momma was our rock! She was always there whenever something went wrong!
    graeff120 graeff120 41-45, F 2 Responses May 29

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    What Am I To Do?

    My house is no longer tolerable. My mom has completely lost it and I don't know what to do. Any time I leave my room she tries to start an argument or is sickeningly sweet. I try not to fight as much as I can but that's all she wants to do. she has a lot of other problems she...
    shootdownthestars shootdownthestars 16-17, F 2 Responses May 15, 2013

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    I Am The Forgotten Child...

    The only reason my parents got married was because of me. I do not think they ever loved each other. I had both my parents intill i was 7. When they were still together my dad slept on the couch. They fought a lot. My dad was my world we did every thing together. When i was 7 he...
    Sinzi Sinzi 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2012

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    Why God Hates Divorce

    Brokenness I am convinced that God hates divorce. Broken families make for broken homes. And broken homes make for broken children. Broken children become broken adults. And broken adults make for a broken society. Will we ever learn? Divorce is a vicious, never-ending cycle...
    LadyOrchid LadyOrchid 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    My Broken Family

    well ill start out by saying im the youngest of six! my mom was with another guy before she met my dad and had my brothers jack and aaron. my dad was with another girl before he was with my mom and had my sisters shelly and stacey and my brother john. then they met and got...
    lovedrunk97 lovedrunk97 16-17, F Apr 16, 2013

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    My parents aren't happy

    for me when I get trophies in sports and they don't support me. So I stopped trying looking for attention . It didn't work and now my life is ruined
    Adamsworld Adamsworld 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Possibly Forever Shattered

    Mending a broken family is like trying to fix broken glass. 1. It can never be the same again. And 2. It don't work unless you have all the pieces. My entire family is broken, beyond repair. It has always been slightly cracked but recently its been smashed into a million pieces...
    ButterflyGirl9521 ButterflyGirl9521 18-21, F Mar 18, 2013

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    A Tangled Web

    It gets fairly complicated so I'll stick to the short version. My birth parents were never married. I was raised by my mother while my dad stayed out of the picture. About age 5 my mom married my first step dad. I have two siblings and a childhood of trauma from him. Age 9 she...
    LostLotus LostLotus 18-21, F Oct 17, 2010

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