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I Have Great Friends and Family

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    A Message From Above

    I have great friends that I rent from, and I go to church with. I enjoy church because I am very spiritual in my own unique way. And when I talk about my spirituality, I feel a great sensation afterward. I talked with the Pastor after the service. I talked to her about maybe...
    spirit7723 spirit7723 22-25, M Jan 14, 2010

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    The Love Never Dies

    I am 18 years old and leaving to go to college soon. This year has shown me very, very much and has allowed me to become extremely wide for my age. For that, I feel very blessed. But I wouldn't have been able to do that all by myself! My parents are divorcing currently, and my...
    dillonjm94 dillonjm94 18-21, M Aug 16, 2012

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    My Friends And Family Are Awesome

    I have some of the most supportive friends and family, yet sometimes im impatient and mean to them, this anger be coming out strange places and i dont know why, i feel bad afterwards, and i hurt them verbally and sometimes physically. Its so saddening that i do this, life...
    Odwalla Odwalla 18-21 May 2, 2012

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    I Am Really Blessed

    I have this wonderful family and group of friends who Itrust with my life and the are so supportive that I felt like writing this.My family cares about me and I love them.
    bufy1981 bufy1981 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    The Love Is Extreme!

    Dear EP, I've truly neglected to use you for almost an entire year! Lol well I'm almost another year older now, and to be honest, it had not been always easy. I had a very rough time my first year of college with all the transitions that living independently had given me...
    dillonjm94 dillonjm94 18-21, M Aug 3, 2013

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    A Message From Above

    I have great friends that I rent from, and I go to church with. I enjoy church because I am very spiritual in my own unique way. And when I talk about my spirituality, I feel a great sensation afterward. I talked with the Pastor after the service. I talked to her about maybe...
    spirit7723 spirit7723 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    A Message From Above

    I have great friends that I rent from, and I go to church with. I enjoy church because I am very spiritual in my own unique way. And when I talk about my spirituality, I feel a great sensation afterward. I talked with the Pastor after the service. I talked to her about maybe...
    spirit7723 spirit7723 22-25, M Jan 14, 2010

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    Not Any More

    the family i love is not my birth family it was the one that came mea home oh so long ago the family that gave me the greatest gift you could the that gaveme a home and her daughter to be my wife becasue we loved each other even at age 13 the grandparents that gave me support...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Sep 2, 2011

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    I have no friend. No one I would call if i would need to talk, go take a coffee or something like that. OH! I have a great family. I love my wife and my kids are wonderful. I have...
    holosan holosan 36-40, M 14 hrs ago

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    I am the youngest in our small family of 4. The oldest memory that I have is my mom and my drunk dad fighting. My dad has been a drunkard all through his life. He never really...
    caughtinthemiddle1 caughtinthemiddle1 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I just came back from a dinner with my boyfriends family and friends and felt sad coming back. The thoughts I had was I envied my boyfriend for having family stability and wished...
    montgomery1984 montgomery1984 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Today my mum said you have to start planning my 18th birthday party and I realised I don't have many friends since I lost 2 friends this year. I have three friends coming to my...
    mblan11 mblan11 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I dont have any friends... im not really that shy but i guess i dont have a fun or interesting personality. Today my boyfriend and i were talking about if we got married who would...
    Emiiii Emiiii 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    sadly i dont have any friends anymore so yea who wants to be friends?
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My grandma is also saying **** about my grandpa so he gets very angry and starts beating her. My grandma hates my grandpa's guts and says he will have a terrible life after he is...
    AnAnonymousAnon AnAnonymousAnon 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Anybody doing a big family gathering for Labor Day? My aunt is trying to get everyone together at their lake house. Could be as many as 20, not including friends. Labor Day is a...
    youngben youngben 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I Appreciate the stories Others share about this experience. Allow me to share some Wisdom/Insight into being Friendless ?? This is based on my personal experience, as well as...
    sissydreams sissydreams 61-65, T 6 days ago

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    So I just moved out of state this year.. I have people that I talk to at work, but only at work, other then that I really have ZERO friends. All my time is spent alone or with my...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am a teenager, healthy, and in high school. I am the only atheist in my family, as well as the only one whose hobby is writing. I don't play video games, and writing is pretty...
    RamenTraveler RamenTraveler 18-21, M a week ago

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    The word dysfunctional doesn't even begin to describe my family. I have never shared this with anyone before and I would really appreciate it if someone took the time and gave me...
    randomhumanbeing randomhumanbeing 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have no friends, shyness and other things make my self-esteem lower a lot. I really feel like ****. But with my mom I feel like I can never feel bad or angry (though shés often...
    nowherewego nowherewego 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I can't really have much confidence whenever I was with my so called 'friends' who aren't anymore in my life. But they do appear basically I see them everyday in school and we're...
    sarahnvodka sarahnvodka 13-15 1 Response Aug 23

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    Since I am a little girl I remember that I had difficulty making friends. When I was growing up I always had just one friend that I would not separate of, but that friendships...
    MRX45 MRX45 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I envy children who hang out with their family all the time.It takes several months for me to hang out with them.LOL.and sometimes never
    jayclala jayclala 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Hi. Thanks for reading this. I have recently fallen out with my father. He has difficulty with relationships. as a child he was always ******** off his brother and sister and...
    miriams13 miriams13 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I'm still trying to figure out why was I born into such a dysfunctional family, and the fact that I have earthly ties to them makes it worse. Worse because some of those actions...
    OldSoulRedux OldSoulRedux 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    A few good friends on a beach pier. A few good friends and a fishing pole. A few good friends and reminiscing good old times. And a few good friends laughing so hard that they cry...
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I'd rather have no friends at all than have friends I secretly hate.
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21 Aug 21

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    I am not being a downer but who doesn't have a dysfunctional family now days? Today's version of family is different compared to the 70's even 80's.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 19

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    I want the big traditional family with a woman who would love nothing more then to be a stay at home mother and raise our lovely brood of children. I realize it's not for everyone...
    jjamison45 jjamison45 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    The Shared Children-As everyone knows on EP,because I say it repeatedly. I was not raised by my parents. I was born in South Korea to a Black American mother and Eurasian (half...
    RunEun RunEun 22-25, M Aug 18

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    My family although big is very communicative and has no issues with unfriendliness or fall-outs within the family. Both of my parents were the middle children of five, and went on...
    footlongcharlie footlongcharlie 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    I truly am blessed in the friends department! Even when my eyes are swollen and my nose is red from crying … My girlfriends still care. In fact they care even more if that's...
    ctstranger ctstranger 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I'm just really picky when it comes to having friends. I had a few not so good experiences in middle and highschool but then as I got older, my ex "best friends" started changing...
    Angelwithbrokenwingsxo Angelwithbrokenwingsxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    It all started back in April 2015. I went out and hung out with some friends of mine. I get a voicemail...it was from Psycho. She had asked if I saw her phone that she misplaced. I...
    LadyLibra804 LadyLibra804 31-35, F Aug 12

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    Where do I begin? I had a lot of friends in high school, then right out of high school I got into a really abusive, controlling relationship and lost every friend I ever had. I...
    ImStrongerThanThat ImStrongerThanThat 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I told myself I was going to change.. Stop being shy and introverted and getting anxious around people. But nothing changes. I'm currently on holidays at my family's. It's kind...
    nowherewego nowherewego 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Ok, so I have a complicated family and it's going to be quite long-winded to explain it all... and like other people I'm going to change relatives names. I am the youngest of 3...
    DerbsUK DerbsUK 22-25, M Aug 11

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    Family is an interesting concept. I think if we say family most people immediately picture a mom and dad, a couple of kids and maybe a pet. Or maybe you think about the fight you...
    OakleysWorld OakleysWorld 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 11

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    Fake friends will leave you so they can make new friends. Fake friends will make our conversations more brief and general. Fake friends will do whatever it takes to fit in at...
    Reivven Reivven 13-15, F Aug 10

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