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I Hide Part Of Who I Am From My Family

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    My family travels but they are still Southern

    folk at heart and I refuse to deal with their "honesty". Todd Chrisley ain't got nothin on my Dad.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I Hide My Tranny Side From Some

    I've always been transgendered and for many years I hid that from everyone, and no one knew. But eventually my wife found out, and told many of our female friends trying for sympathy (but it always turned out that I'd end up with another girlfriend to go out with). But to this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 10, 2012

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    Mostly From My Mom.

    My mom thinks I am all happily married and stuff. Well, I'm not. She couldn't have kids so they adopted and it was just me. My dad died a few years back and it is tough on my mom. I barely make enough money to get by, can't help her out with that. I think the only thing she...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2012

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    I still don't think they realize I'm psychotic.

    .. But to be fair, I try not to bring it up
    WatchOutItsKyle WatchOutItsKyle 18-21, M Feb 16

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    They Wouldnt Understand

    They just wouldn't understand, they judge. I don't, I even have to hide it from my wife. The one person who I should be able to tell everything to. My perverted desires, if she knew them she would never trust me out of her sight. Not that she does now. I feel like I'm in a...
    hotroddot39 hotroddot39 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2012

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    I Don't Want Them To Know

    how much they can hurt me by fighting with each other. If I let them know, they will think that I am trying to control them; so I hide it.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 15, 2012

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    About a decade ago, I divided myself.

    One part of me retreated into my mind and became my inner voice that I frequently speak to. She doesn't tell me to do insane or violent things, she doesn't bad mouth me (most of the time) and she's generally good at keeping me company since I'm a very lonely spirit. I've been...
    AstaraelKyuryu AstaraelKyuryu 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    Hiding So Much

    I'm a wolf therian I'm a bit suicidal I have a girlfriend on EP I'm on EP and several other things I hide, hell they think they know me, boy are they wrong if I showed who I am I'd be sent to a mental asylum
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    I wanted love and something else only the one I

    love could give me. I know it's not something most people talked about my friend even said "Why don't you take care of it yourself? You seem to need it." It's not like that I think, don't know how it can have such impact on me. Is this some form of illness? Damn this is...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F Jun 20

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    Union

    Sink into your mother's arms The womb that gave you birth Let her take you secrets back and lay them in the earth Let her take you in her arms Let her take you home Let her take you home Leave to her the gifts she gave of flesh and breath and bone Sink into your lover's arms The...
    akaia akaia 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2012

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    Most of the stuff I hide I only hide to help

    them. If they were to know it, it would just make them worry about me, and I'm not worth worrying about
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, T 2 Responses Oct 26

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    My family doesn't know

    who I really am because if I show them they would accept me . They already call me stupid n stuff when I show them the real me For example I dorm understand something n I ask them they are like STOP ACTING STUPID n I am like wat did I do N then I am really afraid of needles ok...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    I just do. I don't understand

    why but, I do. They don't know what I really like, what I like to watch, what music I really listen to, what my dreams are, the stories I have made, the number of profiles on other websites. I just cover up everything, like an colony of ants below ground and above it is just...
    ZeroStealth117 ZeroStealth117 22-25 Feb 6

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    Yeah, Hiding It All Is Just A Part Of Life...

    I'm a bit too shy to tell my parents everything about myself. I don;t know how they would react to be honest. Grew up in a religious, conservative, military family (in the military myself now). I'm bi, I'm a furry, I'm a complicated person... I don;t know iof they would get it...
    Tru3Flight91 Tru3Flight91 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    I am bisexual. My family isn't fond of gays

    and lesbians. I'm a disappointment to them. They have told me if I was gone no one would notice. I tested that. I disappeared for 3 days. They were right, no one noticed. I'm not the innocent country girl they wanted. I'm just a waste of space to them. My cousin who I was...
    BeautyInBlack BeautyInBlack 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 31

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    The part I hide from my family is my submissive

    side... It didn't go over well that I was a lesbian, and so because of that, there are some things I don't feel the need to share....
    AmandaHugandKiss2014 AmandaHugandKiss2014 26-30, F Dec 2, 2013

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    So far I've only shown him,

    the one I love that side of me. And he's not disgusted by it at all. But deep down inside my mind I'm still insecure about it somehow. The words he said and I don't know why it's stuck in my head. And I feel so conflicted I haven't told anyone else but him. I've written about...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    Call us furfags one more time

    and this shot guns going down south making a quick tern up a tunnel and going up north (up the as.s)
    Drsoftpaw Drsoftpaw 13-15, M Oct 18

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    Its usually my thoughts

    and true feelings as to tell them what I am thinking would only frighten them as I find it hard to put them into words correctly. I have had this problem before, but with psychiatrists. I can sometimes have very dark thoughts and feelings...these I keep to myself.
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    What makes a family? I think a family is someone

    who cared and loves you you know even without the same DNA well my "mother" I love her very much of course but i do not feel like she cares about me enough as much as I need her too she doesn't ask if I'm okay I see her like 2 times a day and when I'm bored she goes out and has...
    lesliexx3 lesliexx3 18-21, F Jul 4

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    Usually when someone says "family", I would think of a nice, warm, welcoming and happy family whereby the parents are supportive, the children have a good relation with each other...
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    Particularly people who think a "proper" adoption cost should be $50 at maximum. Wtf? To a drug dealer, or a better-off animal fighting person, that amount is like shopping at...
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