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I M Dreading Thanksgiving

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    I Don't See How Anyone Would Be "excited"

    About attending my families Thanksgiving this year. It's always a VERY dry holiday... my family doesn't drink... There will be NO alcohol.. Maybe if my family was the kind to drink and be merry.. I would attend, but no. Family gatherings are boring, in every sense of the...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    Canceled.

    my mother canceled thanksgiving.. ::sigh::
    BarNapkinPoet BarNapkinPoet 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2007

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    So Much That I'm Secretly Hoping to Get Into a Car Accident On the Way So I Don't Have to Go.

    there's no way i can explain to you exactly how awful the holidays are in my family, so you're kinda just going to have to take my word for it. but basically the scenario is this. my parents divorced when i was about 16 and my brother was about 14. my mom lives alone in the house...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 14 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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    I Hate Holidays!

    I despise holidays because I don't have any good memories of them from when I was a child.  It stays with you.  I especially hate Christmas because I can never afford much for anyone and then some relatives give me all sorts of stuff..my mother is the worst...she gives...
    sparklyindigo sparklyindigo 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2007

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    Turkey Day

    another reason 4 my mom 2 get drunk me siting listening 2 grandpa talk about the price of soda having 2 take care of my little cousins so they dont break stuff and spending 2 days with my family;what a great hoiliday!NOT
    asleepordead asleepordead 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2007

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    I May Have to Fake Sickness...

    I cannot stand holidays because I end up spending them with people who think I am a total loser. Now that I am in Michigan, I have to go to my sister-in-law's every holiday. But even my own family thinks of me as a loser too. My husband is a great person, great husband, except...
    LovesJeanValjean LovesJeanValjean 41-45, F Nov 21, 2007

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    Thanksgiving Day was approaching, and a family had received a Thanksgiving card with a painting of a pilgrim family on its way to church. Grandma showed the card to her small...
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    Over Thanksgiving break I went to see my Marine in Okinawa, Japan. It was the most exciting, beautiful, but heartbreaking experiences of my life. Somehow I managed to make it...
    FindingMyself94 FindingMyself94 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Over Thanksgiving break I went to see my Marine in Okinawa, Japan. It was the most exciting, beautiful, but heartbreaking experiences of my life. Somehow I managed to make it...
    FindingMyself94 FindingMyself94 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Over Thanksgiving break I went to see my Marine in Okinawa, Japan. It was the most exciting, beautiful, but heartbreaking experiences of my life. Somehow I managed to make it...
    FindingMyself94 FindingMyself94 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I am so sad and scared about the future for myself and my kids because I have come to the realization that I need to file for divorce from my husband of almost 14 yrs. I am...
    tornandhurt tornandhurt 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 25

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    Y do parents insist on seeing their kids after a program ? It never fails there's always at least one parent who goes to their son or daughter to tell them how good they did. It...
    Dollfan32 Dollfan32 31-35, F Apr 8

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    I love sleeping in a cold room! I used I absolutely abhor all things chilly! Not really sure how it happened, but now I love the cold a lot more than the heat and I'm dreading the...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I was in elementary school. I decided to skip school with my friend Josh. It was back in the late 90s and my school was very close to my house. So my mother just let us walk to...
    dyssoc dyssoc 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 24

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    2 weeks till my fiancé is done with AIT and then he's on to Air Assault Training but in 2 months I'll be with my fiancé again and that's the only thing that's keeping me from...
    odalisr odalisr 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Been dreading school for like the past 3 weeks
    amandavynes amandavynes 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Got back in irealnd last week, Portugal was great but glad to be home, just finished my pres and the real leaving cert starts in 2 months dreading it! But when I finish I'm moving...
    Ciaraxx Ciaraxx 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Two weeks ago, I shared what I thought would be my current status for awhile. Life being what it is - it has thrown me into a crazy roller coaster loop once again. The good news...
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 21 Responses Mar 28

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    Hubby really wanna have kids. Im kinda more go with the flow kinda girl. But seeing him really into wanting having a daughter kinda breaks my heart. We went to a wedding early...
    adu1212 adu1212 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I just don't know what to do anymore. I'm sick and tiered of this and idk. Ever since I was little my older sister who is 4 years older than me has fought with my parents. Mainly...
    RuinedGirl RuinedGirl 13-15 1 Response Mar 29

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    For folks new to my story, I've been the one who has been refused sex for ~10 years, and now I'm currently building a social support network for myself. Overall, I am making steady...
    Xaeth Xaeth 36-40, M 8 Responses Mar 31

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    Being 16 wishing the next two years would fly by so you could just be 18 is the story of my life right now. Today was just another bad day as usual. School was okay, came home and...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    Today would have been my due date. It was a really emotional day. I had told friends and family I was dreading this day, but they all forgot except for my one friend who also had...
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    After leaving the Indian reservation my father got a job as Zone Director of Indian Heath Services in a small white bush town. The primary school had the advantage of having the...
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    I have arthritis and I'm only 31. I feel like it is controlling my life. All of my friends are moving forward and I just have ANOTHER surgery. I'm so happy for my friends but when...
    VanillaBrulee VanillaBrulee 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    It's been a little more than 3 weeks since my puppy died. I still think of her all day everyday. I miss her more than anything and i still haven't come to terms with what happened...
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    Today at lunch, my friend made a remark about thinking I was a lesbian because I have never had a boyfriend, or have expressed an interest in dating. I am 21 years old. She then...
    ayceofspades ayceofspades 18-21 2 Responses Apr 7

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    So today is day two of my dreading session and I will be finishing today with 47 dreadlocks total! I am so stoked and cant wait to see what my beautiful dreads will look like after...
    LadyXxXTattoo LadyXxXTattoo 26-30, F Apr 8

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    Help! I have to go visit with my MIL this weekend and I am dreading it. My MIL was great at first when we first got together and even for a few months after we were married about...
    geolbt geolbt 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 8

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    I got handed my school report from school and dreading taking this report home to my stepdad. he told me if this report is less than 90 per cent I would be punished. so as I got...
    tony2014 tony2014 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 12

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    These past couple of weeks have been long and tiring. He has started his new shift which he hates and I am in the throws of trying to get my semester completed. I have projects...
    happygirl556 happygirl556 36-40 Apr 13

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    I am not sure what it is but this week was just a downer and I'm so dreading school tomorrow... I am really lonesome and self loathing. I can get to sleep at all. I just want to go...
    hunter9721 hunter9721 16-17, M Apr 14

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    My voice will start shaking and I’ll humiliate myself I know I’ll end up looking like a fool These situations may be so frightening that I get anxious just thinking about them...
    alia94 alia94 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    i was twelve, and was coming up to my first year in high school. i was absolutely dreading my first day at a new school, because i had never been the new girl before. the only...
    eviemay6 eviemay6 16-17, F a week ago

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    I made my first cut at 14 years old. I used the sharp end of a pin-on button to scratch my stomach until it bled velvety drops of blood. I thought it was harmless- a one time thing...
    Olive15 Olive15 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm starting a new nursing job tomorrow. My current job is downsizing and everyone is losing hours, I didn't lose any because my contract was up to date. This has made me a target...
    lozza568 lozza568 22-25 2 days ago

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    I've got 7 exams coming up and to be honest I haven't really been revising. I am already stressing over the fact that I haven't been putting my head down and working to achieve the...
    suleka555 suleka555 18-21, F 10 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Im 20 and my dad is a pastor and I love my parents to death, but there is so much I resent about them. Because of their sheltering me from the world, I have always been extremely...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I am the middle of 5 2 older brothers 2 younger sisters. My brothers were always allowed to do what ever they want. Stay up late,drive, and lots of other fun stuff. My parents took...
    Jimmy1313 Jimmy1313 22-25, M Mar 26

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    Today i will just write the verse in the bible that are good and powerful for me. . Proverbs 3:6 “In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” (KJV...
    aragonmorgolo aragonmorgolo 41-45 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Yesterday morning I was listening to praise music before we left to help out at the church office. There are three lines that deeply touched my heart. After everything I have...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F Mar 29

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    So this might be long. I do feel like a pretty lucky guy with a lot of blessings.. But I do have a lot of worries about my family which I will express here.. Ok so my family is...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Lynzee13 Lynzee13 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    BAM33156 BAM33156 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Now, a lot of people will look at my age and think this is just teenage antics but please just listen to me, I really do hate her. When I was born the cord was around my neck and I...
    DarkHappiness DarkHappiness 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    We were together for two years and I swear I've never felt this way about anyone else. He is the love of my life...I can't ever deny that. I fought long and hard for our...
    chescafrxn chescafrxn 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    It seems like a lot of MM's don't want to leave or are putting off divorce for their children. My parents waited to be divorced when I was fifteen and and I can honestly say that I...
    sleeplesssecretary sleeplesssecretary 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I love to play the piano. I've played for seventeen years. Of all the different music I play, which includes rock, classical, ragtime, "Southern" style honky tonk, and jazz, I have...
    bluemetalchick9 bluemetalchick9 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 11

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    I divorced him when my daughter was 3 & my son was 18 mo. I couldn't let them grow up like that. When he was 5, the courts sent him to the ***, & the conditioning started....he had...
    wamw wamw 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 14

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