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I Have An Insane Family

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    I'll start with the oldest person in my immediate family and work my way down. My mother has never been diagnosed as being mentally ill and yet, she is raising my oldest brother's children to believe that they should get pregnant at age 10, if it is possible. Her entire life...
    HighYouCantSustain HighYouCantSustain 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 4, 2009

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    I have been reading and talking to others about families having family beds from many sources. I am so glad I have a family bed too. We have had a family bed for several years...
    pregnantmomatbeach pregnantmomatbeach 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Well im 16 and i know i'm too young to start a family and it also seems like its going to be hard because i've never had a girlfriend and i'm not too social so i have that super...
    THEMADECK THEMADECK 16-17, M Jul 10

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    I have a family bed with my infant twin sons. This is great for breastfeeding, playing, sleeping, and bonding together. I believe in families having a family bed. This is best...
    vickianderson69 vickianderson69 41-45, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    “…the whole strawberry/vanilla/chocolate…” My fathers, father was a Colonel in the army. Dad and Grandpa were both in the army and dad was an army brat that went to...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F Jul 5

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    Hi, I'm 33 with two children and have come from a very dysfunctional back ground.. I grew up in children's homes. Because my nan didn't want me and my two brothers we were all...
    anilem anilem 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am an only child and there is no family left. I'm 36 now and have a great career in executive management. Just a year and a half ago I had a husband, 3 kids, a mom, a dad and one...
    Mercy7878 Mercy7878 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    One morning i woke up from a dream that really changed how i felt about family... Im actually really excited about it. I know how tv sitcom it might sound, but i loved it anyway...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Jun 29

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    My family and i do not talk and i get in trouble a lot, for things i don't do..... i had a cousin who i was close 2 he was the 1 family i had needed wanted i knew i couldn't loose...
    christinababy23 christinababy23 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I'm 20 and I've never had a family. My parents are both ex convicts who used to abuse of me as a child. At a very early age I was just passed around my step dad's family. I was...
    DenniseCo DenniseCo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Am ganesh in india(Chennai) age 20. We left my dad when i was 5. Mom lived for me and mom made me study. Many peoples will ask about my dad,but i wont care about that. Some will...
    ruthra104 ruthra104 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I dont know how i can help! It was hard enough to admit that he was on crack but now that weve accepted the truth we dont know what to do to get him to rehab. He wont talk, he is...
    Marypossa Marypossa 26-30, F Jun 30

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    When i was a child my mother was so overprotective and never ever treat me with respect, she never allows me to decorate my own room the way i like and always throw away my...
    Loneliness78 Loneliness78 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Five months ago, my father was diagnosed with Leukemia. The doctor told him that if he hadn't come into the hospital then we would had lost him within 38 days. My father has always...
    Untamablespark Untamablespark 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    We found out today that my father is in remission from his Leukemia. Last time he was in remission, he had 1 percent blast cells but now he has 4 percent. (Under 5 is considered in...
    Untamablespark Untamablespark 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    My older sister has it and I hate that she has it, because it ruined our relationship or the relationship we could have had. Now I have to be the one to take care of her and go out...
    DanishfromTheMiddleEast DanishfromTheMiddleEast 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    My daughter is jealous of me and has turned all of the males in my home against me. She has a son, twin brother, an older brother, a stepdad and a bio dad who she has single handed...
    infinitegratitude infinitegratitude 51-55, F Jul 6

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    I feel like I have no one to talk to about this, so here it goes: My ex, the father of my children broke up almost a year ago. He tried winning me over to come back but I knew it...
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was abused by my parents in every possible way that the mind can conceive. I was hated by and abused my siblings. I have been abused by every partner I have been in a...
    serenity007 serenity007 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think I'm stuck in the past sort of.. Like my brother committed suicide 3 ish years ago on June 11. And a lot of stuff happened before it but it doesn't really matter anymore...
    ChloeFT ChloeFT 13-15, F Jun 23

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    Got the best news today... My 21 yr old niece is in remission.... She kicked cancer's ***!!!! My wish is that everyone that reads this will also be telling a similar story... Keep...
    margai margai 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    My cousin. He's actually pretty fun to be around. We tell jokes and he never stops laughing. Like ever. I told him a joke in 2006. He still remembers it. It's still funny tho. I...
    adav218 adav218 13-15, M Jul 1

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    I'm applying to peace corps and my minis freezing me out. She doesn't want me to go and has gone so far as to hide my immunization records and passport. I just want her to...
    DontCallMeAl DontCallMeAl 26-30, M Jul 3

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    My aunt has cancer and she's in surgery right now don't know what's gonna happen but I'm scared she's been another mother to me. When I found out she has cancer I cried cause she...
    allencam05 allencam05 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Not yet though I am too young need to sort life and career, fall in love with a great women so maybe in about 7 to 10 years start thinking about this, but I am very looking forward...
    TheDarkOak TheDarkOak 18-21, M Jul 6

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    Today is my niece's last day of Chemo. I couldn't be prouder of having such a strong and courageous goddaughter. She looks so beautiful in her peach fuzz hair holding "Last Chemo...
    margai margai 41-45, F Jul 10

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    My older sister Nancy committed suicide last year she was struggling a lot with her studies she wanted to be a doctor sometime I feel really sad I miss her a lot I can't accept...
    IjUstDoNtCare12 IjUstDoNtCare12 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I used to think family was very important when I thought I had a great family. I still think family is important, I think everyone needs a family. It gets so hard and lonely...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Hello! I have definitely found this out! You know a family is suppose to be a special thing. These are suppose to be people who come on this earth naturally equipped to be...
    glassfire100 glassfire100 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I lost most of my immediate family in a 3 year time span before I was 43. Even before this, I was blessed to have people in my life that I consider family, though we have no...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I feel like I don't have a family. Sometimes, I don't even understand the definition of it. It's been so hard being an extension to everyone. It feels like I'm dragging them down...
    Neveroutofsight1901 Neveroutofsight1901 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Hi, my name is Mick, this is my first post here. To begin, I am adopted into a white family. I am coming to realize certain things about my parents and about myself. My parents are...
    mtroopa1 mtroopa1 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Me and my sister have been fighting for a while now. We just had a big argument just an hour ago.. :'( I don't know who to talk to.. I feel like I'm worthless in this family! My...
    MisledSoul MisledSoul 18-21, F Jun 24

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    Looking back at my life, I'm very surprised I never made the "mistake" of getting married and/or having kids too early on in life. I call it a mistake because, for me, it would...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    Ok. So, I'm turning 25 in October and I have NO IDEA what I want to be and do as a career. All I know is that I sit home all the time and listen to music [most of the time...
    Gaby7162 Gaby7162 22-25, F Jul 7

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    I would really love to have a family.
    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M Jul 3

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    Why is it that I'm being held to a much higher standard? Why are teens in general being held to a much higher standard? Yea, there's hormones and all that BS but that shouldn't...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Home sweet hell.... Still to this day I have horrible nightmares from my childhood my mother was a typical single working mother who went to church and raised us well so everyone...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Anybody else agree with this? 😔 Hi. My name is Hashimoto’s. I’m an invisible autoimmune disease that attacks your thyroid gland causing you to become hypothyroid.
I am now...
    sarahglass sarahglass 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Two and a half years ago I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. Then a year ago it got bumped up to Crohn's Disease. It's funny I always knew something was wrong with me since I...
    Starkillera Starkillera 18-21, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I wish BPD was a terminal illness. Right now in my mind I want to die. I don’t want to wake up tomorrow, in fact I want to close my eyes and instantly have life go out...
    distraughtmind distraughtmind 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I am a high functioning Aspie. My Asberger's was only recognized recently and I am 55. It seems incredible that this could happen. My approach to living has been to treat it like a...
    viewdifferent viewdifferent 51-55, M Jul 4

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    So i'm having relatives over and that's great and all but my mom doesn't let me go out just to go hang out with my friends. It is so annoying because even when we do not have any...
    loveandfeels55 loveandfeels55 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    My husband went away a couple of weeks ago to Ocean City, MD for Fireman's Convention on business. While he was away he spent his nights with a friend of ours, He has known her...
    ajls ajls 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I have a family dog named Zebra and I had another one name Bear. That is right, I animals named after other animals. When I get my own dog he/she will not be named after other...
    RealNFake RealNFake 18-21, M Jul 8

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    My brother and I were very religious and always 'hungry for God'. He became religious first then I was encourage by him and my mother. But believe it or not I was 'spoiled-cesspool...
    JancenDC98 JancenDC98 16-17, M Jul 11

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