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I Think I Turned Out Alright, Considering

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    I Turned Out Alright - I turned out alright,Well, At least, I think I did,Considering,Life’s been tough,Been through hell,Shunted around,Shaken about,I sometimes wonder,How I...
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 16, 2011

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    All Things Considered - I had a mother who once hid behind a tree to pelt me with water balloons.  Sex advice I got from my family was "Your **** ain't a broom to go sweeping...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    Well... - Since my entire family (which I have disowned) are either alcoholics, drug addicts, thieves, manipulators, cheaters, con-artists, or ******, I think I turned out pretty...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 19, 2010

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    All the Hell I Went Through -  considering how abusive my father was when i was small.that my mom would lose it and verbally assault me.my brother would often attack me and do...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Aug 13, 2009

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    Alright - When I look back on my life and the hardships I had to face and deal with, considering all the craziness that I have had to figure out I guess I can be thankful that...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 4 Responses Jun 3, 2009

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    Pretty Well Considering - i think i turned out pretty good considering that my mother died at age 11 . my father divorced my mother at age 9 i believe and went to live with her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    Or So My Therapist Says! - With my tragic past, I realized I could have so easily went the "other" way. That's a bit scary to think about... I could be a mean...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 4, 2009

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    No Dad - i consider myself to have turned out alright considering i come from a broken home. just me and mom. no siblings(the biggest let down of my life). i graduated from high...
    djredneck7269 djredneck7269 51-55, M Jul 22, 2012

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    Making It - Making it is what you might think may of course be great. In some way yes you are right. In other ways you might be wrong then again what is right and what is wrong...
    honey624 honey624 56-60, M Apr 24, 2010

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    I Had No Positive Influence - The influences I had in my life were all alcohol related. My parents were heavy drinkers and they drug us kids to the bars with them when we were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 16, 2011

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    Well - I suppose it could've been worse.
    drcynic drcynic 22-25, M 1 Response May 26, 2009

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    Turned Out Great - It took time and hard work but in the end I turned out good. I often wondered as a kid growingup in the housing development where we dwelled. The area was a...
    honey624 honey624 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    Survivor Guilt - I have come a very long way from my childhood. And while I take some credit for choices I have made, and the work I have done to transcend my childhood and have a...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 6 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    All The Above - Considering so many things.. i think i turned out alright! Ofcourse! I don't drive a cadillac just yet or a bugatti. Don't live in a mansion, but there is something...
    doublemoneylove doublemoneylove 22-25, M Jan 15, 2011

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