I Lack a Sense of Family With My Family

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    Desnity Of Forgiveness

    I won't come when I'm called.I was there so many times before walking up and down hospital halls ...alone.Listening to doctors tell me what's best and how we can delay the painful death but never how to stop the decay that was occurring between us.You'll die but you won't call me...
    holywren holywren
    56-60, F
    Oct 9, 2012

    I Don't Know What You Call This Mess.....

    I am an only child. My father met my mother while in the service in Brazil. She was a runaway. She had a very bad, abusive upbringing. She is a bit mentally ill. My father had one sister, who I know nothing of, other than she spent her life institutionalized. My mother, cheated...
    LadyHawke68 LadyHawke68
    46-50, F
    Feb 2, 2012


    It appears that the distance draws more near. I unnaturally wrap myself with a chronic chasm.What does home feel like?Certainly a home does not know the art of silent war. Each memory enslaving remedies, like the eagle to Prometheus.It does not know the craft of craving the eye...
    DustToAshes DustToAshes
    22-25, F
    Dec 26, 2011

    People You Tried To Love Will Do Strange Stuff When You Give Up

    I'd like to spill out all the details but they mainly concern me and history of people who won't behaveThis about KevinHe came over to help me. The guy has nothing in this world really.Draped his jacket over the famous "broken chair" and forgot it there.He called to tell me this...
    holywren holywren
    56-60, F
    Sep 29, 2012

    The Blackest Sheep

    once i turned into a teenager, i was no longer their daughter....i became a pain in the ***, an inconveinence, a crazy ****....so on and so on....there's lots of things i've done that i'm not proud of but for crying out loud if you can't rely on your family then who are you...
    Peccavi2009 Peccavi2009
    1 Response Aug 9, 2009

    Getting Near The End

    I'm a lesson you haven't enough time now to learn.If I come to stand at your bedside do you want tears?Do you think I haven't mourned already?Did you even think that there would be no grief for me in being banished after all that care.Now you use every voice but your own to call...
    holywren holywren
    56-60, F
    Nov 5, 2012


     I don't think my family has ever been a proper family or at least i don't think i've ever been apart of it. I worry sometimes because i wonder if i even love my family and i know i should. My parents were never there for me and still aren't, it's funny when people say well...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 20, 2009

    Family Can Be Gathered Like Flowers

    Some families lack something,maybe the whatever it is, skips a generation.Such was my fate in my family. Loved dearly by my grandparents and raised with their best intentions to make up for the short comings of their child. My childhood was was briefly interrupted by the bump of...
    holywren holywren
    56-60, F
    Feb 1, 2012
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