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I Have An Extended Family

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    In Palermo (capital of Sicily),

    my mum'a family has a huge house that my grandparents, uncles, cousins, and aunts live in
    alecardarelli alecardarelli 13-15, M May 30

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    Everybody's Home!

    I haven't ever thought of myself as particularly maternal, but my life experience says otherwise, I guess.  I had to look after my younger brothers.  Then as a young adult there was always somebody in crisis crashing on my floor or sofa.  Then I married a man with...
    NANSELTAR NANSELTAR 61-65, F May 11, 2008

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    In Nigeria

    I have a lot of family members that live in Nigeria on both my mom's and dad's side, and when ever we visit them, my grandma, uncles, aunts, and cousins will be living in one house all the time.
    Elijahx Elijahx 18-21, M Apr 5, 2013

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    I Would Like An Extended Family

    I have this fantasy about an extended family. My wife and I don't have any children, neither does our very limited circle of friends. So, our lives aren't driven by kid related activities, but do we both enjoy having kids around. I often wonder what it would be like to have a big...
    love2c love2c 46-50, M Apr 11, 2012

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    Everybody's Home!

    I haven't ever thought of myself as particularly maternal, but my life experience says otherwise, I guess.  I had to look after my younger brothers.  Then as a young adult there was always somebody in crisis crashing on my floor or sofa.  Then I married a man with...
    NANSELTAR NANSELTAR 61-65, F 2 Responses May 11, 2008

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    I am another woman who has a family bed. I have 3 youngers that I am breastfeeding in my bed. I love the family bed for bonding with my smaller children for breastfeeding...
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    Well, I do have family -- up until 1993 I had 7 siblings. When they all were told my dad was dying and to come see him. I was not told until after he died that he was sick. All of...
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    I've known this girl for about three years now and it's pretty obvious we both like each other. It took me a long time to accept that she actually liked me because she is so...
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    Most of my family has had and died from some kind of cancer. I'm doomed.
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    I live in a foreign country. My father died 13 years ago. My mother is very sick. I must send money every month to her care giver in our home country. My brothers have completely...
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    Sigh, I've had a rough week so far. between kids and hubby's causing stress my mom who has non small cell lung cancer we have had a rough go. Chemo was rendered pointless and did...
    Deflatedone Deflatedone 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Spanned by grand parents, aunts and uncles.
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    None of them get along and I seem to get stuck in the middle quite a bit. It is so hard to maintain relationships with people who refuse to even try to get along.
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    This time 2 years ago, Dave died. He was there hanging on what he loved the most... his truck. People were driving past and could probably see him. Like Henry and his whole bus. I...
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    Just found out my grandmother suffers from Leukaemia. Huh, I thought it was enough with the unfortunate events in my life so far. Life's such a f*cker.
    UnicornsBlood UnicornsBlood 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My dad has esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. He is going into chemo next week
    AmJordi AmJordi 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My grandma.. Shes had so many cancers in the past.. I love her so much and im really upset that she has to go through so much :'(
    Karmalama Karmalama 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mom...... And I don't think she is going to make it.
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    He has some convulated fantasies and frequently gets laryngitis acting it out. I wish he would modify his dialogue though. He always describes everything exactly the same way. His...
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    Not my immediate family, my extended family! I can't stand my stupid little cousins. Whenever its time for "hugs" and "good byes" no one else doesn't get an awkward stare from not...
    kelseytoby1337 kelseytoby1337 16-17 1 Response Sep 7

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    my family are nice people don't get me wrong. I love them and they do love me. I just don't feel like I can be myself around them. Granted to an extent, I think people will have...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 22

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    So......... the day has come. I found out a family member passed away via Facebook. It's been over ten years since I've seen any extended family (either side) in person. Almost 9...
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    I grew up without any extended family. Only one parent and one sibling for the most part! No cousins or grandparents or anything. When I eventually settle down I'd love to have...
    imitosis imitosis 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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