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I Say We Are Family

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    A Group That Takes Care of One Another

                                      I say we are family. Its not necessarily  blood but a bunch or a few that...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 19 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    I Say We Are Family Too

    Thank you Flour Lady, I totally agree with you, I believe there are really kind and giving people here, that I do consider as my family.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 25, 2009

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    Family

    The family I had was not one you would see on the TV (unless it was a drama without a happy ending). I decided a long time ago that my mom was dead to me. Yes she did something bad enough, and long enough for me to feel that way. I don't hate her anymore, but I won't take her...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 7, 2010

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    All of Us

    I'd like to believe that the world is just one big family. I mean you have those you like more than others and then that aunt who pinches the cheeks and... wait, I never had that aunt. I had the one who always commented on how large my backside was (bubble butt family), even...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Aug 13, 2009

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    Ties That Bind

    every day i'm thankful for this site, and not just because it gives me a place to vent and share stories. ep has given me something even greater--a whole new extended family. i treasure all the friendships i've made here, and i believe family goes way beyond bloodlines. i have...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    Ugh. My older siblings are 18, 18, and 28. I hate when they talk about me horribly like I'm not even there. It get's me depressed and the things they say are horrid. I feel like...
    franchesca19112 franchesca19112 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    It is sad to say that for many people looks are everything. What they fail to see is that as you age where does that external beauty go it fades away with age in most cases. People...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Well I can see by a few posts here today people want to be judged..The funny thing about that does anyone really realize when we tell someone that they are sinning...are we looking...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    My ex has opted for the false domestic violence route, among other dirty tactics, in his quest to run me into the ground (his exact words) since 2009. I lost custody 2 1/2 years...
    ellyell ellyell 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am in my 30s single no children and I am the soul income in the house. I have been doing this for 2 years. It has had a large strain on my credit score, emotional state, and...
    beautifulsound beautifulsound 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Hello my fellow scapegoats, I want to tell my story to kind of release myself from my past. I have told different parts of it many times to my husband, and a friend, but I seem to...
    nomoremssnice nomoremssnice 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Apparently there is no group for this, so I will say it here. I do not like older men. I wish they would realize that and stop messaging me. You're old, why would I be attracted to...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I know there are people without one. I grew up without a father, which I know is bad to a degree, but I've always considered myself lucky to just have all those other family...
    xnstxncts xnstxncts 18-21, M Sep 18

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    Considering that my family consists of two main traits - My fathers family is made up of sardonic ********. - My mothers family is made up of one alcoholic grandfather, a rather...
    Zephyix Zephyix 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    first off, I do love them but I cannot stand them I feel like I have been deceived by them but its also my fault for allowing myself to be so gullible. I moved away to Arizona from...
    onebeliever onebeliever 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Family: *says something racist* Family: *says something sexist* Family: *says something homophobic* Family: *makes fun of my subculture* Family: *insults my style* Family: *insults...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Well I wouldn't say hate but, I thought they were really weird alot different from what I am used to I remember walking into his house and noone that past by me ever said hello I...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F Sep 9

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    Every gathering I'm at without fail, I'm always the one that gets the disapproving looks (if you want to get an insight into who I am, read my experiences) however I digress. I...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 15

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    I f*cking hate my family. They see me as an irrational moron and put my feelings and demands right to the trash can. We live in a ****** apartment and our financial situation is...
    Balkan1996 Balkan1996 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I've been dating my boyfriend for about a year and a half and I hate his family. At first I thought they were great. We didn't have any problems and I thought they were hilarious...
    primabonna111 primabonna111 16-17, F Sep 17

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    I am a lesbian. I am depressed. My mother says that people with depression are stuck on worldly things and possessions. Just by not comparing themselves to others and being more...
    august97 august97 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yes I loved a girl. I don't know whether I know to love or not. I did not know anything of the girl's family, I did not know her religion, I did not know how much money she had...
    dreamingdarkness dreamingdarkness 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I see that everyone in this group shares an exceptional / traumatic circumstance beyond their control...we are all only children whos parent have passed away....my circumstances...
    gotjeep65 gotjeep65 46-50, F Sep 3

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    How do I know when best to speak? How do I know when to say what I am feeling or thinking? I have been holding off for a few days now, giving him breathing room. I have just...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Sep 15

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    I badly need advice. I am starting to develop hate and indifference towards my parents because of what is happening right now. This all started when my father got sick which...
    lovealaska lovealaska 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Hey paps, I'd like to say this to you. You have been dead for 6 months now, and I really miss you, in 1 and a half months I'll visit you to your grave and say happy 51st birthday...
    1993george 1993george 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    So today is my dad's birthday, I work full time I live at home but lately I feel like our relationship is going to ****, I come home from work and he never says anything to me...
    homeboy92 homeboy92 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    This last month has been amazing for me. I faced my past despite all my fears was adopted and welcomed into an amazing family and I met a lot of them all of them treat me like I...
    Bluelanterndodgerstark Bluelanterndodgerstark 16-17, F Aug 31

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    Last Christmas is when everything about my family came to a weird and twisted turn. The day before Christmas Eve I called my step sister to ask her to come to my house for...
    EvansMommy33014 EvansMommy33014 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    I do have a dysfunctional family...and I guess thats why I'm always nervous. I'm guilty if im happy. I have a wonderful husband and even in-laws...which is so rare, but I'm always...
    setmefree287 setmefree287 26-30, F Sep 4

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    MKI Legal can support in all aspects of family regulation, if the make a difference is extremely intricate or reasonably easy.  Our purpose is to create the family legislation...
    Tysonlk318 Tysonlk318 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    " A hug is a wonderful thing. It's a marvelous gift to share. It's a grand way to say; "I care." A hug communicates support, security, affection, unity, and belonging. A hug shows...
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    "THE MUD HOLE - The Story of a Premonition" Thursday evening to Friday morning, 1st November 2013 (after Halloween) I woke up, after a disturbing dream. In my dream, there was...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 20

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    I've been estranged from my family for mostly 15 years. We've gone years at a time without speaking. My mom and dad got separated 3 years ago and I started having a relationship...
    Omchandrayanamaha Omchandrayanamaha 31-35, M Sep 21

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    Time restrictions of claims are considered one of our most often requested inquiries. House and spousal upkeep claims cannot be commenced more than twelve months after the divorce...
    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M Aug 31

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    Okay, hate maybe abit extravagated. I am not sayings its not dumb. But it does not make one dumb dumb. I could easily come with an counter attack of how dumb the other person is...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 31

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     Every point out has its own rules regarding family matters. Discover family legislation lawful article content and call a Perth Amboy, New Jersey family legislation...
    Carriele83 Carriele83 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 3

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     Just about every point out has its have rules relating to family issues. Obtain family law authorized content articles and get in touch with a Perth Amboy, New Jersey family...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    My sister is such and narcissistic idiot that it pains me to be around her. She blames everyone for her horrible lot in life and believes people owe her things. She whines about...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Hello ep, I'm Emma and I'm 40. I live in Yorkshire with my husband John and our nine, beautiful, annoying, loud, mischievous, hilarious children. Seth is 11;Daniel is 10...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Where do I start? My dads an alcoholic My older brother hates me My mum doesn't even talk to me I was sexually abused by my grandad from the age of 6 to 12/13. I may write more...
    tltlc tltlc 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Ever since I was 18 I moved out from San Diego to Los Angeles. I am now 28 and can maybe count with my two hands how many times my parents have called. They call on my birthday or...
    RubRAINN RubRAINN 26-30 Sep 6

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    Ever since I was 18 I moved out from San Diego to Los Angeles. I am now 28 and can maybe count with my two hands how many times my parents have called. They call on my birthday or...
    RubRAINN RubRAINN 26-30 1 Response Sep 6

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    Paterson & Dowding can easily supply all services associated with the breakdown of marriages/relationships. We're a long set up firm with a workforce of expert and skilled lawyers...
    Tysonlk318 Tysonlk318 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    Khadijah062yu Khadijah062yu 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    I really wanna help my grandparents but I feel apprehensive. I want them to move in with me they are in their eighties and I feel their current life situation is neglectful. I'm...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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