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I Miss My Family

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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 Miss My Family So Much

    It has been more than three years since I have seen my mother, my sister, and my grandmother. And it has been five years since I have seen my dad. I keep in contact with them via Skype and phone. They live in Russia while I am in us. I am 21 years old and a student. I was pretty...
    gsdlove gsdlove 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    Everyone's Gone

    When I stopped to take a look at my large group picture that's in my hallway, It hit me. I had a large family but everyone's gone. Even my little Son's gone. He was only 3 years old in the picture but he died 10 days before Christmas, 2011, from pulmonary embolism, at 35. Never...
    bern16 bern16 51-55, F Jul 14, 2012

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    So Close Yet So Far Away...and So Sudden

    So my parents are 20 miles away. I live away at college  because well my parents...are going through a divorce. Its a nasty divorce and it is so hard. the birthday before last I cried a little on my b-day. My last birthday I was filled with tears all day long because we all...
    dreamer03 dreamer03 18-21 Jan 8, 2009

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Mar 9

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    Family Split In Half

    My brother & I had to go to NY because of a family situation but I ended up staying here because I told the darkest secret I've held on for so long but it only came out because I git drunk and sick one night & told what my dad have been doing to me. I ended being stuck in NY but...
    Unlucky242 Unlucky242 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    I Miss My Family.

    My wife had an affair. We were together for 26 years. I could not forgive her. I have four beautiful children. Now I have no house, no where that I call home. No more family Xmas. No more family birthdays. No more family holidays. No more coming home after a hard days work to my...
    rockerboy65 rockerboy65 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2013

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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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    A Student's Heart Saying : Home Is Where I Belong

    I LOVE MY FAMILY VERY MUCH... That is all I want to say on this post. I don't want to talk anything other than that of I mIss my family... I've got another 3 weeks to go home having my CNY holiday and I'm looking forward to it. there's nothing peaceful other than being at home...
    Ericexodus Ericexodus 18-21, M Jan 7, 2011

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    I go to an all boys boarding school in Virginia

    and I miss my family terribly. I like this school last year because I hated my previous school but now that my family has moved I want to stay at home and live with them. But at the same time I don't want to leave the school I am at. I don't know what to do but cry myself to...
    bige513 bige513 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 16

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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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    Lone Heart And Spirt

    I Miss comming home from school on a rainy day and my mom making soup. The smell of the whole house. I Miss seeing my grandma everyday and having Long conversations with her,she Was the only one who understood me. I miss my family who all moved away from me because of money. I...
    lostheartspirt lostheartspirt 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5, 2012

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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 Really Miss My Family

    It's been three months now that I've last seen my family and it's really bringing me down. I had to leave the country to study abroad and now I feel homesick. What sucks is that as a medschool student I don't have the time to talk to them. I tried to get new friends thinking that...
    5are1 5are1 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 12, 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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    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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    Hi everyone, I dnt know how to start my story

    but i need to take it out of my chest. Am 26 years old and got married with a lovely woman but shes older than me 10 years and she was my moms girl friend. The problem started when they found out that i had a relationship with her thats before we decided to get married. In...
    unhappy2013 unhappy2013 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    Too Far Away

    I feel like my path in life is being away from people I love. I was born in France, where I had my cousins, aunts and uncles. My cousins were like brothers and sisters to me, we grew up in the same house. Then my parents and I moved two houses down, but I still got to see my...
    muchtoofaraway muchtoofaraway 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2012

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    Broken Family

    It's been years since my mother and father split up. Although it doesn't feel that long. I can still remember looking out the window at my father while driving away. My parents fought a lot, over money. I was around 12 when this all happened. I'm 17 now. I have two younger...
    MissChibs MissChibs 16-17 Oct 26, 2012

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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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    On The Road

    I've been working on the road for about three years ,I have a fiance and five kids ,oh and three dogs , I haven't been home in about a year and I miss them a lot. My fiance has serious health problems so I can't afford the time to go home with all the medical bills we have ,it...
    slayer1988 slayer1988 22-25 Nov 9, 2013

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    I Can't Do This.

    This morning I was sitting with my sister in the living room watching a movie. My parents (and dog) were too tired, so they went to bed. The house was warm and quiet. I spent christmas break with my family -- my sister, mom, dad and our dog. My parents recently moved into a new...
    mywimpychest mywimpychest 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    She Cheated

    My ex cheated on me and for the 12 months after managed to convince me that she was pregnant with my son. This after I had a vasectomy in 2006. I was there for her through the pregnancy both financially and emotionally, was there and held her leg for the birth of what I thought...
    jjstaley jjstaley 31-35 1 Response Nov 10, 2012

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    They Live Halfway Across The World

    I just got back from Vietnam and it was sad. I love my country and I might say the government is horrible there, but not the people. It's just a beautiful country with great people that's ruled by idiots. I came to the US when I was 8 years old. I'm 13 now and I miss them so much...
    justAhuman1901 justAhuman1901 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2012

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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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    Family - Close And Far

    I am the oldest of originally seven children.  We lost a sister two years ago, in her fifties, due to complications from her rheumatoid arthritis and pain management.  About four years ago, she and I had a very heated argument that, in addition to issues regarding our...
    PuebloAnimus PuebloAnimus 56-60, M Jul 10, 2010

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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 61 Responses Jun 28, 2010

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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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    My family as in parents

    and siblings. My mum especially. I guess I will talk about her first. Her name is or was Charlotte but she changed her name to Chelsea when she moved to Canada from Sweden. She had me and my brother in high school and tried her best to keep us happy. She loved the colour pink...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Apr 1

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    When My Father Left Us, His Family Did Too

    My father left my mother for another woman 15 years ago. He not only divorced my mother; he divorced my brother and me too. He wanted to start a new life and there was no room for us in it. Naturally we clung to our mother because he didn't seem to want us around and wasn't...
    tulsateacher tulsateacher 41-45, F May 5, 2013

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    I Miss My Family Very Much

    i come from big family. we have 10 kids and then my to parents. i now live in the states by myself with my 4 sons and my mom but it's not enough. i miss having full house of people and hearing laughs all round me. i want to see my family but they are in cuba so i cannot go back...
    wishing1229 wishing1229 31-35, F Oct 25, 2012

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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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    My Nieces are amazing.

    They were brought into my life when my soon to be ex and I were dating. Vanessa was eldest and was a teenager dating almost driving waiting for a car, our time together was limited but what I noticed about her right away was confidence. She was bold, out spoken, fierce. She was...
    ophelia379 ophelia379 26-30, F Mar 8

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    So Sad

    I lived in Illionis all my life. I met my husband on the internet and desided to move to his home state of Texas. At the time I didn't think I would miss my family. I've had a rocky relationship all my life. But, not my grandmother. She is 91 years old and still as smart as...
    jettalady jettalady 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2009

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    Sisters

    I only live one hour away, and I could visit every weekend if I wanted to, but I can't stop crying. I basically helped raise my little sisters, now aged 9 and 10, and they are literally the one thing in the world that makes me happy. I just can't get over the homesickness I get...
    benny93 benny93 18-21 2 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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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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    I'M Trapped

    When I was about 13 I was placed on 1 year probation which led to me being put in a group home shortly after. Before the group home I lived with my aunt and uncle because my real parents did drugs when I was little. Anyway back to the first group home, when my aunt took me to the...
    Shimpock Shimpock 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 23, 2013

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    I Thought You Were Supposed To Be My Mother.

    You think the world revolves around you, don't you. You need to control everyone and everything needs to be at standards that satisfy you. Whenever something upsets you in the slightest, you blow your top off and **** everyone off. You become unresponsive and start saying stupid...
    behindthefacade behindthefacade 16-17, F Jun 16, 2012

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    I live about three hours away from home

    but don't get enough chances to go visit. Today I wish I was back home. I make other people happy by staying where I am for them, because they want me to. But I end up missing my home even more, and not wanting to be where I am.
    gottabebetter gottabebetter 31-35 3 days ago

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    I Live At Home And Still Miss My Family.

    I still live at home with my parents and i still miss them. We dont get along very well.. i miss when we did though. i miss when my family would do things together. i avoid my parents and family by sitting in my room all the time because if not some argument or fight comes up and...
    complicatedlife14 complicatedlife14 18-21 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    I Miss My Family, But The Ones I Called My Family Have Been Dead For So Many Years..

    My parents are alive, but they never liked me. They did so much mean things to me, and at the age of 16 I ran away from home because I coldn't take it anymore. I was one mye edge, so ready to just quit my life because I was so depressed and sad. I fought to survive so many years...
    k1kk1 k1kk1 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2013

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    The Disadvantage Of Being The Youngest

    Being the youngest isn't always the best. In my case, I think its probably the worst. I come from a family of 6 children, the oldest being 23 years older than me and the rest falling shortly behind those numbers. The only one close to my age is 7 years apart. Now we're a close...
    islandergirlxx islandergirlxx 13-15, F Jun 17, 2013

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    My Second Family

    I was born in Czech Republic and live here 16 years with my Mom and little sister. We are vietnamese. Our dad leaves us when i was 10 years old to Vietnam. All aunts and uncles and cousins from mom's side live here too, but all dad's side family are in Vietnam. Just today i get...
    heliuyen heliuyen 13-15, F Aug 19, 2013

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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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    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 1 Response Apr 5, 2010

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    Everyday

    My parents were killed in a car accident when I was 7, I'm now 13 and I live with my big brother. I miss my mum and dad and I miss what we were our family of four. I think when they died it broke me because nothing has been the same ever since, I love my brother and he tries but...
    Sophiesmiles Sophiesmiles 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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