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I Often Feel Betrayed By My Family

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    I Feel Betrayed. Am I Wrong To Feel This Way

    hi everyone this is my story. my son met this girl at a job and they knew eachother about 6 wks.  well after the 6 wks my son was leaving for army boot camp.  we stayed in touch wrote him a lot of support letters and was excited to see him in 2 months for family day...
    ninadel56 ninadel56 51-55, F Dec 15, 2010

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