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I Miss My Family

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    Broken Family

    i miss my old family.. my two older brothers.. mom and dad. now its just me and my parents. I miss everything we use to do together, all the laughs we had,the jokes we told, everything.. i guess the motto "smile now..cry later" is unfortunately true.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    I moved out about two years ago now,

    and I miss the closeness I had with my family and my brother and sister in particular!
    Mest564 Mest564 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I miss my family every day I wish

    that they didn't have to die. I feel like it's all my fault I just want them back. No holidays now the foster family I am with do not like me. They don't want me around. I just want to live with a friend.
    SoccerLover23 SoccerLover23 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 1

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    I Miss My Family :d

    I miss being poked awake by my dad every morning. i miss my parents waving me goodbye every time i went to school. i miss their concern every time i was sick. i miss my dad getting scolded for everything i broke cuz i used to blame it all on him i miss being fearless in my father...
    rozaa rozaa 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    its hard being far from my uncle

    and aunt they were my best friends always there when i needed them, they helped me with my education they were always there for me but now there are so far away, shes was like my 2 mom and he was like my 2 dad. i miss them but i haven't loss hope yet i plan to see them soon...
    AnnaDevigne AnnaDevigne 18-21, F Jul 16

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    Even though my ex has turned into a psycho

    ***** from hell and is making it as difficult as hell to see my kids, I still miss what we had. What the hell is wrong with me?!?
    Ressalg Ressalg 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    I want to see them more.

    I only live 2.5 hours away. Miss them so much, especially my mom.
    gottabebettertoo gottabebettertoo 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I Will Be Here

    Yesterday I just didn't have enough time, today all I have is time.  They don't have enough time.  They grow up so fast. I am so proud of each of them, for so many reason.  My heart swells such love that I think I shall burst.  They have always been my reason...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 4 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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    I've been living half way across the world from

    my family for 5 years and I visit during holidays or vacation but when I have to return I get really depressed and cry constantly, I am not able to function and I barely leave the house. I just spent a month with them and returned yesterday and I cannot stop crying over the...
    anotherlonelysoul anotherlonelysoul 16-17, F Jul 29

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    Tonight my thoughts go out to my mother.

    .. I miss her very much.. She is one of tge strongest people i have ever met.. Shes quick to laugh..very wise... But can give you that mom look and straighten you out when you step out of line..shes tough and will stand up for her children and god help you if you do anything to...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F Aug 23

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    The basement

    I don't want to live in the basement. I don't want to have to leave and lose my kids. I want my wife to love me. I want a family
    PrayersforRain PrayersforRain 36-40, M Aug 30, 2013

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    I haven't seen my mother

    for 7 months and when I had to chance I denied it and couldn't take the right decision and now I have to wait till next year to see her. That'll mean a year and a half if not more. My country is at war, I live abroad and she's inside. Tomorrow is not guaranteed. It ******* kills...
    cihrroonniicc cihrroonniicc 18-21, M Aug 30

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    Should I Move Back Home Because I Miss My Family ?

    Even though I'm young- only 19, I know how it feels to miss your family so much to the point of tears. I moved away from home this year in March. At first I was fine because I felt it was the right decision. I wanted to show my family, especially my dad that his extreme alcoholic...
    thelightoftheworld thelightoftheworld 18-21 3 Responses Oct 3, 2010

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    Cousinvivi Cousinvivi 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    My daughter just turned 30.

    Not invited to her bday or her husbands bday in october. I bought them a house, paved their yard. Bought a jacuzzi for the yard. No invites. no prior abuse from me, just a daughter who ignores me. I am an active. male, 57 year old. no prior abuse. lots of friends. rich...
    robertyy robertyy 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 29

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    i miss my mother, my brother

    and my father,,,,, dad, i am really...really miss you,,,,,
    ermawati ermawati 22-25, F Jul 16

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    A Kid In No Man's Land

    What do you do when your in the middle of a row between your parents? I hid behind the sofa and waiting in floods of tears until it was all over. What do you do when your in boarding school and back at home your family is on the edge of breaking up? I went to counseling and...
    Tonydsd Tonydsd 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2011

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    I moved up to a College about 7-8 hours away

    from everyone I knew. I expected to miss home but not as much as I do now. It's harder at night when I'm all alone in my dorm with nothing to do. During the day I hang out with some "friends" who treat me like a third wheel. But I still hang out with them because I'd rather be...
    LonelyCollegeGirl LonelyCollegeGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Too Far Away...

    A little over 3 years ago My husband and I moved to Missouri from California.  My husbands family lives out here and it's a lot more affordable.  It was very hard for me to leave my family behind especially since I know they will probably never be able to come out here...
    LogicLovinMomma LogicLovinMomma 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2007

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    I Miss My Family.

    Once his visa was approved my strong and courageous father moved to the US with nothing but 100 dollars in his pocket. He didnt speak the language, and he didnt know a single soul. He brought over my mother and two older siblings and soon after I was born. Him and my...
    lildragonfly lildragonfly 18-21, F Dec 16, 2011

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    This is the day which i lost my mom

    and dad in an accident 3 years back :(
    Emmawing Emmawing 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    My cousin is about to have her first baby,

    and I'm all the way across the world so I don't even get to see her :'(
    amazingregularadventure amazingregularadventure 22-25, F May 27

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    I miss my family so very much.

    . My beautiful spunky sisters who are different in thier own ways that make them each special.. My mom who could be strict but tried to keep me focused. And my dad. I love my dad.. I was his shadow growing up i was so terribly shy.. I used to hide behind him and peek around him...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F Aug 8

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    It's Been More Than Three Years . .

    It's been more than three years since I've last seen my parents. I travel quite extensively and has been living in South America for the past three and a half years. There is an ocean and 14 000 km. seperating us at the moment. Although I have regular contact with them via Skype...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    2000 Miles

    It's been almost 8 years now that I'm away from my family. They live 2000 miles away from me and I get to see them just once in a year. 
    ep1982 ep1982 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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    I just found out my aunt is pregnant.

    But I was the last person In my family to find out ! Everyone found out a week ago and I found out today
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F Jul 10

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    So I fell in love with someone

    who lives in another country and I ended up moving to said country and getting married. At the beginning I couldn't stop thinking about my mom, my sister, and my niece, whom I had left back in my country. I was depressed and would often expend a great deal of time crying about...
    tankgirl00x tankgirl00x 31-35, F Oct 25

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    Miss My Family 2

    WHEN I WAS A CHILD ,WE HAD A VERY BIG FAMILY,WE ALWAYS WENT FROM ONE FAMILYS HOME TO THE NEXT WE HAD COOK OUTS,PINICS,GATHERS,HELPPED ONE ANOTHER,WEATHER FIXING ONES CAN TO THE FAMILY HELPPING BUILD MY UNCLES GARAGE. WE WERE FAMILY,THEN CAME THE FUNERALS,ONE BY ONE ON AN ON. THE...
    charliedavis charliedavis 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    It really sucks that we live far apart.

    I got to see my cousin and her daughter this weekend but I have to go back to school on Monday. I don't know what got over me but all soon as we dropped them off back to the hotel and I went back to my dorm, I started to cry uncontrollably. This feeling is so sucky... :-(
    spreadyourwings spreadyourwings 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I Miss Them All And He Doesn't Seem To Care....

    So 6 months ago I moved from Texas to Ohio to live with my boyfriend. I left everyone I have ever truly known and loved back there in Texas. I left my parents, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, 5 nieces, a nephew, and brother/sister-in-laws. My family is a really close one and I have...
    imisstheirlove imisstheirlove 18-21 2 Responses Apr 5, 2010

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    I try to find things to distract me from

    thinking of them and home, but the distance is not something I can seem to get used to, and missing them never gets easier. I think of them everyday, and although I do keep in touch almost everyday, it's definitely not the same as being around them physically. :(
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F Jul 22

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    My whole life seemed to revolve around my

    family. I should hate them for not being there and giving me loneliness and poor health and guidance. But it all must truly be my fault. When I look at my face, I see someone who is about to cry. Yet, I am always so calm. I know exactly how to succeed in life, but I felt...
    TheFarmerAsACorpse TheFarmerAsACorpse 18-21 3 Responses Oct 28

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    Lonliness

    I miss my dad and brother being in my life. They moved to wyoming to find work since there was none here in AZ for them. My dad is 60 now and I am afraid one day is gonna die and I wont be there:( he is a heavy alcohlic and has been drinking for over 20 yrs on top of that he...
    93jr 93jr 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    I love all my family

    but since my grandpa passed we've drifted apart ,I miss them but I gotta deal with it
    Leslie1114 Leslie1114 16-17, F Jun 6

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    I miss my country!!!!

    If only I could go back and visit my family and my friends. I just want to hug them and never let them go, but unfortunately this is reality I have no choice. I'm happy that I got adopted I just wish I had my family close to me
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F Aug 31

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    I Realized Time Is Going So Fast.

    I'm almost 34 years old.  I've lived nearly 1000 miles away from my immediate family for close to 12 years now.  I just got home from a one-week road trip to visit them.  Since I've gotten home, I've been really sad and even cried some.  I think the visit...
    azhix azhix 31-35 62 Responses Jun 28, 2010

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    Away From Home

    i leave my country ten years ago and established in Italy. had a child.he's growing well.. his father and i left four years ago, all that happened away from my family...then came the deppression. i had to deal with it,with my ex ,with his return and all the rest of the mess...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 19, 2012

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    I Moved Away In The Summer Of 2003

    I moved away in the summer of 2003, it feels like eons ago. I grew up in the northeast and moved to texas of all states. Dallas-ForthWorth is my home now but now that my marriage is over I have pretty much lost all my family with exception of my stepson. I have been in his...
    whatdoyoudo whatdoyoudo 31-35, M Mar 5, 2011

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    saddadhusband saddadhusband 46-50, M Apr 29

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    Soon to be an empty nester.

    My daughter is leaving home soon. I know she is a smart girl and I did my job well, so she will be fine. I am really dreading saying goodbye and not being able to see her as much. I know I have to let go and not stress out for her. Although I know she will succeed in whatever...
    poohbug poohbug 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Today is my fathers birthday.

    I wish that i could be there to celebrate with him. It is so very hard to not be able too.... I miss him so very much.. I hope he had a wonderful evening. My heart is with him tonight and in my dreams i will be able to hug him and not ever let him go.. Sometimes i wish i was...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F Sep 23

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    Although Not Far Away....

    Although my family only lives in the next town over, maybe a 20-25 minute drive, I never get to see them, because "someone" doesn't like the kids. That just ****** me off so bad, because until he came around, I lived with my grandparents,a nd are extreamly close to them...
    LadyRant LadyRant 21-25, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2007

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    I hope that I'm with them right now.

    I miss them terribly.. My goodness
    ynah0814 ynah0814 22-25, F May 5

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    Emmawing Emmawing 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    My daughter moved out over the weekend.

    It was very sad, but happy too, the way it should've been. Right before she left She told me she is lucky to have me as her mom. Made me feel really happy.
    poohbug poohbug 41-45, F Nov 25

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    I Don't Know Where Mine Went.

    I don't know what the word family really means anymore..no, I know what it would say in the dictionary, but I mean the feeling. That feeling that I'm sure is so important. So damn important but it's been snatched away from me by some *** who doesn't understand how much I actually...
    TwistedHope TwistedHope 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2012

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    The Loss Of Family

    I lost my mother in July of 2009 from a heart attack. I lost my father from colon cancer in 2007. I lost a brother in 2008 from lung cancer, I lost a nephew in 1999 to drowning. Even though I lost very important people in my life, I know that there are always others dying daily...
    laurielee1980 laurielee1980 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2012

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    I moved to Fort Wainwright Alaska late August

    and this is the first time I am away from my family. My mother was a military wife so she knows how hard it is but I would love to go back home as soon as I can
    chanel0408 chanel0408 18-21, F Oct 17

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    My Family Has Fallen Apart Before My Eyes. I'm Lonley and Sad and I Wish Things Would Get Better.

    Over the past six months my family has completely fallen apart. I guess it's always been pretty messed up though.  My father was an alcoholic with the most wacked ideas about the world and how things should be.  He made me feel worthless and ignored me ever since I...
    thisucks4908 thisucks4908 18-21 8 Responses Jun 16, 2009

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    BEEN AWAY for almost a year now.

    I miss my parents. I miss my dad's cooking. I miss manning the kitchen and he tells me what to do step by step on how to cook. I miss washing the dishes every after saturday dinner when all my sibs come home from dorm schools. I miss sitting in the front room with my dad and...
    Carlson18 Carlson18 22-25 Jul 23

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    Being Alone

    I miss my family and I don't know since when I was left behind.I miss my mom who always understand me. Now all I feel is she keep pushing me and put me under pressure all the time. She is not longer understand me and I am tired for being who she always wants me to be. Please, mom...
    AllyC89 AllyC89 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 12, 2011

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    I wish I could see my family reunited like this

    one more time I miss them all to bad my sisters have chosen to be away 😢
    mollyBae mollyBae 18-21, F 2 Responses