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I Love My Friends Like They Are Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 165 People

    The Family I Chose

    There are those people who are chosen to be your family, whether it is your mother, father, brother, sister or a combination of these.  These are the people who you grew up with.  Then there is the family you picked for yourself.  After finding yourself and...
    pnutgallery pnutgallery 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2009

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    Just In Case You Cant Read the Group Logo

    I JUST FELT IT WAS SOMETHING YOU NEEDED TO BE ABLE TO READ... FRIENDS ARE JUST LIKE FAMILY... NO MATTER THE COLOR, SEX OR RELIGION
    MsJuicyBoo MsJuicyBoo 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 26, 2009

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    They Are Family

    My Friends are my Family...and my Family are my Friends.
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Sep 22, 2009

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    The Difference Is......

    You can not choose your family. You can choose your friends :)
    squid4u squid4u 46-50, M 14 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    My Friends Feel More Like My Family And My Family Like My Friendenemies

    my family i hate the majority of them but they act like my friends sometimes so they are my friendenemies and my friend are my family we fight but we still love each other if one of us is hurt we are all hurt so it's just like my family are myfriends and my friends are my family...
    fax4ever fax4ever 13-15, F Dec 23, 2011

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    My Friends

     I TEND TO GO TO MY FRIENDS FOR ADVICE OR COMFORTING BECAUSE MY FAMILY ALWAYS TOLD MY THAT WHAT EVER IT IS THEY REALLY DIDNT WANT TO HERE IT. AND WHEN I WENT TO MY FRIENDS OR THEIR PARENTS FOR ADVICE MY MOTHER ALWAYS GOT UPSET . AND STILL TO THIS DAY SHE'S...
    23mary 23mary 22-25, F Oct 3, 2009

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    Family Of Choice

    That's what my friend Angel calls it.  I like the sound of it.  Through good times and bad, we've all laughed and cried together.  We've all pinched our pennies and scraped together whatever we could when someone needed it.  We've all stood side by side to show support...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2011

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    A Quite Large Framily

    Goldie, Silver, Snowy, HBY, LNG, SS, Marcus, Cream, HG, My, Cow, Sooner, Pisces, MT, TRW, Mikey, and so many more are all my family more than simple friends.  These people are always there for me when I am down and they would do anything in this world for me and I would...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    Believe It!

    Although I can't choose who's in my blood family, I can choose who's in my family. I don't have many friends, especially close friends, but I consider the few close friends that I do have as family.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18, 2011

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    My Family Of Choice

    My family consists of one bio brother, a chosen brother, and a chosen sister. My bio bro is my older brother and he wants to join the Marines. He might be somewhat racist, an ***, and a total **** sometimes, but I love him. He might have beat me when we were kids but that's okay...
    Conflict101 Conflict101 16-17, F Oct 13, 2012

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    Those are my favorite people. I do my best to put them down and show the ones who go out of their way to show how much better they are that they are just the same as the rest if us...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Jan 9

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    Oh these people just cause me a smile. I know they're not! And they know I know they're not !!!!!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 16 hrs ago

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    How come people who think they know everything never seem to know when to shut up? :)
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I can't stand smart @ss people, no you're not better than anyone, and don't try to "out-wit" or "out-smart" us either bc I will put you down on behalf of everyone who agrees with...
    slimvince slimvince 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    On this site they believe they are angels and done nothing wrong. The way they talk to one another is like they are angles of the earth. Then flag you and curse you out if you try...
    MissLizy MissLizy 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I love people as they are. I think it is so important to accept people the way that they are because that is, well, the way that they are. If someone likes pizza and hates card...
    ainsley022 ainsley022 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I met him when I was 19. We got married when I was 20. We've been married a little over a year and already I can see my husband loving me less and less. I was born and raised in...
    marriedyoungandconfused marriedyoungandconfused 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    there was a time when me and my brother were best friends but as time changed he became different and at one point of time there came a fight between us and we got separated For...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    As a magician, I sometimes get asked for my autograph on cards, photos, etc.. I always signed my name with "Love & Belief" before my name. To remind my fans to always Love...
    LegStyles LegStyles 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    People shouldn't have to change. I believe if you don't like a certain aspect about someone, you shouldn't try to change them. They are who they are and it isn't fair to them. I...
    upupandaway24 upupandaway24 18-21, F 17 Responses Jan 5

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    My animals are wonderful for me...they provide so much love..I often feel lonely and they are an awesome source of comfort for me..I don't know what I'd do if I have to give them...
    alb1114 alb1114 36-40, F Jan 7

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    I like to tell girls they are beautiful I like telling the truth
    bigfrank917 bigfrank917 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I so wish everyone or at least most people could have the attitude of accepting people as they are. It would make live easier for everyone. But even more so for people like me who...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 4 Responses Jan 7

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    I accept people as they are. Why not? they can't help who they are and who they became. Only one thing that keep me away is negative people. I can't accept that because I don't...
    ladylare ladylare 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I accept people as they are. This doesn't always mean that I enjoy who they are... but I don't expect people to change for me. There are so many personalities to explore and try...
    Petunia2015 Petunia2015 31-35, F 10 Responses a week ago

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    I will accept anyone for who they are it's okay to be yourself you'd don't need to be ashamed of who you are
    nickigirl525 nickigirl525 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I don't judge people. I accept them for who and what they are.
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    "Whatever you are physically, male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy, all those matter less than what your heart contains. All those other things, they are the glass that...
    joeinafaith joeinafaith 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    i accept people as they are. their age, gender, race, colour and other traits don't bother me until their behavior makes me judge them
    ifaizanm ifaizanm 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    My only rule with people is that they are nice to me. Their skin color,race,religion,weight,size,or sexuality don't matter to me. You be nice to me, I'll be nice to you.
    Slimshadysgirlx Slimshadysgirlx 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 5

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    This is easy to say but not always easy to do. I really try to do this, but sometimes it is hard to just accept that people are who they are. I think finally understanding that...
    enviouseyes enviouseyes 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 7

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    I accept anyone but what the hell is up with these new people talking and saying they are fat and want to get super fat and gain weight?!? Wtf.. Do they wanna get diseases and die...
    DonaldC123 DonaldC123 13-15, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    Everybody Is beautiful the way they are, not the way they THINK they should be.
    Morgee3304 Morgee3304 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Everyone have their reasons to be who they are. So as long as there is no harm to others I don't care about your little thing!! :)
    man0z man0z 26-30, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    If you're gay, that's ok If you're straight, that's ok If you swing both ways, that's ok If you're transgender, that's ok If you're christian, that's ok If you're atheist, that's...
    Rourou19 Rourou19 18-21, F 7 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I don't know how I am going to focus on work today. I didn't want to leave my bed. All I can do is cry all day and all night. How can I go on like this. I feel like I want to leave...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I love this tv shows very much. It is almost same with my life. Realist, depression, family, friends. Complicated.
    injizzy injizzy 18-21, M Jan 16

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    i love my friends they make me so happy when im around them all we do is goof around and laugh and it the best thing ever
    Becca1369 Becca1369 13-15, F Jan 2

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    I would never change anybody for who I find them to be. Every body has their own type of style and bubble of comfort and no one can do anything but accept it and let them fly their...
    marebare303 marebare303 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    But apparently some people don't. I had a fairly long conversation with someone last night that hearted something I said about being in a sexless marriage. We seemed to have a...
    Wizard4 Wizard4 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 4

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    Hi i love old females with friendship are you need me add me or msg me im only for you
    loveoldf loveoldf 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    keliscc11 keliscc11 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    someone in the past said that they were like me, been through the same stuff and ****. Week later I trusted her, didn't think that I had to rethink or check the situation. Then...
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F Jan 10

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    When I've fallen in love with close female friends who do not have feelings for me and still want to hang out, I NEED that hug goodnight from her badly or I will be miserable for...
    billny33 billny33 26-30 a week ago

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    I just can't seem to find humor when people show me photos of girls who they label as ugly. like this one meme bout this girl looking like spongebobs grandma? i felt sorry for her...
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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