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I Have Ten Times the Responsibilities of Most People My Age

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    Unfortunately

    In recent years I have established boundaries and stuck to them. So yes I am admitting that for years all the responsibilities I had we're self imposed. I raised my parents in some ways. It was a strange arrangement, but I have since broken out of that relationship. The reason I...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2010

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    I Became A Mother Without The Sex. . . .

    I've always been the mother hen. The girl with the plan, the back up plan, and the back up plan for the back up plan. Ask my family what I wanted to be, and the majority would say a secretary. The other part would say a house keeper. Not that there is anything wrong with those...
    ThatGirlYouNeverNoticed ThatGirlYouNeverNoticed 13-15, F Nov 16, 2010

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    I put it all on myself so i can't really complain about it. It is my choice after all.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Mar 17, 2010

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    AnonymousNinja123 AnonymousNinja123 18-21, F Jan 20, 2014

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    And It's Showing

    all of my friends my age ask my how I do it. all of my older friends marvel at how young I am. I'm 19. I've been graying since I was 15. I now have crows feet and fine lines. could be worse.  it's not that I really mind the extra responsibility. I'm at the age when I...
    09healed08 09healed08 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    I swear between homework and school and the countless chores I do I get so stressed out. I am not going to sit here and complain for I am thankful for many things I have in my life...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 4 Responses Mar 9

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    Parents are getting pushier and do everything they can to get in front of others when its time to 'take'(admissions/forms/free stuff/etc.) And those same people don't even have the...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I understand most of people in the world as I am able to think and feel keeping myself into their shoes.. And when I do that I realize that whatever someone has gone through, it's...
    xRohit xRohit 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    Most are led. Most whine when hurt. Or bark. Then copy attackers. Like rabid lemmings. But what if caring left. What will happen then. Its coming...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    And I am such a sucker for him! Went home at lunch and saw him out in his pen...lying in his doghouse with the most pitiful look on his face, as if to say, "But mom it's raining...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F Mar 13

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    i'm here from 6/10/2014 and i think 85 or 90% of people here are sick and need help.
    vato93 vato93 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    It's so true . I'm always quite , clam , happy inside . Other people point of view they think I'm depressed,mad, or about to scream. Lol no no no :3
    NeonCorpse64 NeonCorpse64 16-17, M Mar 17

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    I dig my dogs. They are always happy to see me,always down for some loving,they can tell when I'm sad,they don't lie to me, I'm a happy dog owner. People can kick rocks!
    pecos666 pecos666 36-40 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Mom! Hey mom?!? You up mom? Mom? Who needs children when I have my dog? : )
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F Mar 19

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    Being an only child I've always have been quiet ...but I'm sociatable , I mean once you get to knoew me I'm awesome ..I just don't know how to put myself out there I guess
    sfvfvfvfsvfs sfvfvfvfsvfs 22-25, F Mar 10

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    I should have known that our "friendship" wasn't a real friendship. I should have known that it was just you trying to get back with me, since everyone kept telling me that. I...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Why is a successful black person automatically labeled a sellout? Why are is there such division between light-skinned blacks and dark-skinned blacks. Why are blacks who date...
    BurningFist BurningFist 22-25, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Why do we call ourselves blacks , last time I checked a black was a cigar lol
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I ALWAYS WANTED TO ASK THIS! Do African Americans call their child based on their native language or do they just pick out random sounds and stuff that sound awesome together and...
    Blade345 Blade345 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    If you really think you love your dog more than anyone else, think again. THINK AGAIN. I LOVE THIS DOG SO MUCH this little child of mine.
    Forestofwonders Forestofwonders 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I love how my dog snores in my arms, asleep and beautiful, without a care in the world. She's the sweetest little creature I yet to know.
    Forestofwonders Forestofwonders 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 7

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    I've saved it for him, but he'll never take it. Doesn't he see how much I want him? How much I need him? How I would willingly give him every part of me to do with as he pleases?
    daddysgirl909 daddysgirl909 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    {pic} Booger hates being woken up from naps. ❤️
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    "You all stare but you'll never see there Is something inside me." -Slipknot
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    The thirst on here is real...
    littlegirl03 littlegirl03 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    Names, not so much, but I never forget a face.
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    Usually even better for names though
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Age really is just a number. i know 9 year olds that are more respectful and mature than most people over legal boundaries.
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    It makes me sad when I tell people I have BPD and they say "lol you can't have borderline, you'd not be able to function the way you do if you did." Just because I can control my...
    embelir embelir 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have zero tolerance for those who mess me around, or have treated me badly. It's happened far too many times in the past, and I have no time for those people any more. I'll let...
    everyotherusernamewastaken everyotherusernamewastaken 26-30, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I have become so afraid of insects. I dream about them and wake up screaming, thinking they've crawled in my ears. When I'm awake I have to go and look in my ears, clean them until...
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    I have seen a lot of post here dealing with relationships and finding the perfect mate and so forth. I think that is the problem most people have, the seek perfection. If you want...
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    I was told I had it 20 years ago & felt insulted. This is because I believed hypochondria is a fixation with being ill. I thought people were telling me Im exaggerating my illness...
    michellekandro michellekandro 36-40 Mar 22

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    My daughter is getting married in less than two months, and I am very nervous about all of the father-of-the-bride responsibilities. Most of all, the hosting of the reception...
    rolywynne rolywynne 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 2

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    I don't it depends on how you are raised and how much responsibility that's put on you. I'll be 15 in a little over 2 weeks, but I'm often told that I'm mature for my age. why is...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    When most people hear the words "eating disorder", they imagine a white middle-class teenage girl. And they think the girl chooses to restrict, binge, or purge her eating because...
    Musicwillsaveyoursoul Musicwillsaveyoursoul 16-17, F 22 hrs ago

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    You think you know me... But you don't know the first thing about me... You think you've been through depression... But you haven't... How long did it last?? Oh two weeks? That's...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Although, I don't know how random it really is. I think most people feel this way...
    Charmedheart Charmedheart 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    lil0miss0sunshine lil0miss0sunshine 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    9I wanna write something but I don't know where to begin. And I don't know where to end.And hence the silence.Alright. Since I don't know where to begin today I'll begin the 'story...
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