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I Have Parents That Dont Understand Me

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    What Can I Do About This?

    I love my mom from the bottom of my heart but sometimes I wonder why she behaves the way that she does. My biological is kind of in the picture still but my mom is married to someone else. No disrespect or anything but I have never felt that this man she is married to has ever...
    beautywithin20 beautywithin20 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    Parents Dont Get It

    dont get me wrong,i love my parents deeply,but they do not understand me or what i feel.Im finally happy,and it seems they dont want me happy.Well my mom loves my boyfriend but i feel lik my dad is tryin to mak me pick between my family and my boyfriend.Every week ive been leavin...
    demonicsangel2011 demonicsangel2011 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2011

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