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I Sometimes I Feel Like I'm Adopted Even Though I'm Not

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 77 People

    It Started Long Ago

    For no real reason, or maybe the silences, the unsaid, and the lies in the family. I saw my birth  certificate hundreds of time. My mother is my mother on it, and my father is the one my mother was married to when I was born. I know there're 50% of chances he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17, 2009

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    I Actually Am Adopted.

    I don't mean to insult anyone here or upset anyone. But being adopted and "wishing you were adopted" or even saying "i feel adopted" are separate things. I'm just gonna be honest, if you aren't adopted you will never know what it feels like to truly be adopted. It's like if you...
    HorizonsAbroad HorizonsAbroad 18-21 3 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    At Least Im Told Im Not...

    I really have the feeling that im adopted...i was thinking about that recently and i seriously came to that conclusion.I mean, look at me and then take a look at my family:my father has dark brown hair and brown eyes; my middle sister toomy mother has blonde hair and blue eyes...
    misunderztood misunderztood 18-21, F Jun 21, 2011

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    Even When I Was Little...

    I used to ask my mom if I was adopted... but we look too much alike, so that's a definite no, and always has been. I feel like I don't know half of me, which is true... I don't. What about my father? I always had his last name, but didn't know such a man existed until I was 12...
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2010

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    I Don't Fit In With My Family

    They try to make it seem like I do, but to anyone with eyes it's clear that I don't belong. I'm a geek, they're sports nuts. I'm laid back, they're always frazzled. They always want to go on vacations, I just want to relax. Things like these (and many more) make me wonder if I...
    drastunir drastunir 18-21, M 1 Response May 15, 2011

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    My Family

    they are so different from me even my sisters are no one thinks even close to the way i do and no one is like me even though people say they can see the "family resembalance" i can't
    UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick 18-21 3 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    Family

    I can't really remember if I felt like this when I was younger but I do know that I was a loner most of the time. The feeling has got a lot worse latly though mainly because my 9th grade year we had A teacher who always looked at me different not in a creepy way but a way I can't...
    HayhAy7715 HayhAy7715 16-17 Jun 20, 2011

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    Always Opposite

    Especially with my mom because it seems like everything I think & feel is the complete opposite of what she thinks or feels. Like if I'm hot she's cold. Or if she wants to go there I don't. But most of the time I don't say so because for some reason me disagreeing with her makes...
    quietone831 quietone831 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2010

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    1 Out Of 5

    I've always felt like, not quite an outcast, but the odd man out of the group when it came to my family. I'm the only one that has a fascination with science, the only one who smokes green, the only one that doesn't drink, the only one who is socially akward and would rather...
    hemphappy hemphappy 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 9, 2010

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    Secretly Wondering

    well for me im different in my family. everyones tan deep dark hair, dark brown eyes and realy tall. but me im different. im snow white pale, hazel eyes and light hair. im also really short. my mom says i get it from my gma but yea that but i should look like her or or my da.d...
    gothgirl15 gothgirl15 13-15 Dec 4, 2012

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    This my brother, me and my grandma.

    The rest of the family has the same beautiful tan skin, but dad's a little bit fairer but not like my skin and whenever I introduce my little brother nobody believes it unless proven otherwise... I probably need to go out more...haha. Just sharing (^____^)/
    reezaheartdogs reezaheartdogs 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I Sometimes Wish I Was Adopted...

    The only similarity I have with my parents is my physical appearance. Anyone who has heard about my parents and then gets to know me, asks me how I got to be so different from them. =/ I think differently, I behave differently, I perceive the whole world waaayyy differently than...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 1 Response May 27, 2012

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    I Do!

    Especially when I was younger. I remember I even cried one time at school when the teacher assigned us to bring a family photo and then my classmates saw mine and they kept on teasing me why I don't look the least bit like my family lol! As in everything were different and they...
    anschel anschel 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 7, 2009

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