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I Have a Very Supportive Family

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    At Least For the Most Part .

    the  only thing they are'nt really supportive about is getting my license . they dont think i can handle it ... but it would help me . so much especially during this awful season . maybe i just need to move somewhere warm ....  but they support me on everything else...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2008

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    Atlchris Atlchris 18-21 1 Response Feb 20

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    I have no contact with my family and its left me feeling very alone and scared for my future. I set up a forum for people with no family support. You can find it here: www...
    krissie35 krissie35 36-40, F Feb 21

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    I have a big family, yet it doesn't feel like it. I want my own family. All I've ever wanted to be is a mom :) anyways, I'll make sure I understand my kids and that they always...
    WishMeLuck15 WishMeLuck15 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I believe that my mother has schizophrenia, and I am the only one in my family who thinks that she has a problem. I really want to get her some help, but my dad and my sister...
    mcgradyyeah mcgradyyeah 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Yeahh want to be a lawyer and everything but I would so give it up to be a housewife. To me having children and a husband is more important, making sure they all looked after will...
    wonderland63893 wonderland63893 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My wife has some disabling mental issues and cannot do anything meaningful. She just...sits. Despite good grades and a keen intellect, my daughter is not dealing well with school...
    straytian straytian 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    Well they haven't diagnosed my sister yet. But my dad think that she might have schizophrenia because she's showing some signs of it. She's going to see her psychiatrist on Monday...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    My mother invited herself to my doctoral commencement ceremony, albeit in a polite way. Despite much pain, tears, and lost energy over the years dealing with her and the things...
    virignis virignis 26-30, M Feb 16

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    I've known I've been a lesbian for as long as I can remember! I've had many secret girlfriends which I've met on Instagram, facebook etc. I have met up with 3 girlfriends, my...
    maddiefreeman maddiefreeman 13-15, F Feb 21

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    My mother is in the OR right now being operated on. she has bone cancer and broke her hip today. She broke both femurs last week.... I don't know how long this will last... She...
    Hunnylovie Hunnylovie 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have 6 nephews and nieces that are born in Singapore, nieces with black and brown natural hair, the nephews with full blown brown and light brown natural hair. Why? The genes...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Just talked to my uncle in the hospital. He sounds like he's doing better then what the rumours said. Glad I got to talk to him myself. He'll be coming home soon. Maybe I'll get...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F Feb 9

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    This was a question I posted about the movie "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close". This movie came out years ago and ever since I heard the name of the movie, I always felt this...
    darkdecember93 darkdecember93 18-21, F Feb 14

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    anyone know any websites/poetry/books that are good about having a loved one who is sick with this?
    darkdecember93 darkdecember93 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Well, yes it hurt, but I can't do anything to change their decision. I am now beginning to understand why they did it...
    Harper101 Harper101 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    People are jealous of me on everything I do even my parents. I had a tough life, and people don't give a damn. You know people just want you to fail, and I am sick of it. I...
    KobeROCKS KobeROCKS 26-30, M Feb 24

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    I know no one is perfect- there's really no such thing as perfect, but I hate that my family is so dysfunctional. My father is an angry drunk that uses coke, never was really there...
    blissfulreverie blissfulreverie 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I don't have a family. I'd call them my guardians at this point. Growing up, nobody was ever around and if they were, they were either beating me or verbal tearing me apart. So it...
    mightymouse69 mightymouse69 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    My man and I are a perfect match, like two puzzle pieces. His family is filled with psychologists, psychiatrists, and preachers. Even his sister, my friend, is a psyche major that...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Being the black sheep can be a blessing, most people just have the family they are given, us black sheeps have to go out into the world and create our own "family". The people who...
    PeaceontheMountain PeaceontheMountain 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My sister. Well, the one I know anyway. I have three other half siblings I could pass on a street and not recognize. But this one I grew up with. She is 7 years older than I am...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    So a new girl came to my school- she's cool. Buuut, she's also geeky. She's sensitive. She's cute. She's compassionate. She cares about her family. She loves school. She loves...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Hi I am a 20 year old girl in the uk. I was diagnosed with mosaic turners when I was born but I've never even thought about the condition that I have, it's never really effected me...
    MissLisac MissLisac 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hello. I have been experiencing symptoms for 6 months now and I was very recently diagnosed with Rumination Syndrome. I am on 20mg of Amnitriptolyn to help cure but there hasn't...
    minmouse614 minmouse614 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I'm not joining this group to gloat and say how wonderful I am because I am fairly unremarkable against anybody else out there. We all have lives outside EP most of us have...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F Feb 11

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    hi there my name its Mario and im 26 , i really want to get a wife and have a family. I know, this is kinda hard now cuse girls now dont rlly want that. That's why im here, i know...
    wildnugget wildnugget 26-30, M Feb 15

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    Can you even imagine leaving your wife, husband, loved one or children to go and defend their country? I have no family and still cannot imagine it. These are brave men and women...
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    marion13 marion13 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Kayceyy Kayceyy 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    A part of me is determined not to forget even though it only brings me pain! I feel responsible for remembering and carrying the pain with me into every facet of my life.The most...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Hello~I am 29 yrs of age & I currently reside in Ohio. I have a 10 yr old son name Chapman who doesn't live with me at this time,but he is my world. My heart is aching right now...
    TelisaAnn TelisaAnn 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    No doubt many of us around the world share the common agreement family is important to us. However for some of us like myself when I say family I'm not always speaking about those...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 10

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    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Thristic Thristic 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    My friends are like my family...I love them like family. My friends are weird and crazy people but they're also nice and understanding and supportive, etc. my besties mean the...
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F Feb 19

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    I am that daughter, wife, sister, mom... I have always been the one to take care of everyone, it has always been my role. I'm the strong one in my family, I have 7 older brothers...
    Backbone44 Backbone44 41-45, F 23 hrs ago

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    I have two older siblings, both of which have never been very supportive of me. When it comes to discussing education, finances or career choices, my older brother is incredibly...