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I Want a Family of My Own

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    My Own Family

    After being in a very abusive marriage then another abusive relationship shortly after my divorce I took five years off from dating to focus on myself and me and my daughter's happiness. Wasnt looking for anything other than friendship.About a year ago I came to the conclusion...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    Biological Clock

    I dont know if its the biological clock or my maternal instincts but i really want a family of my own. A nice husband, a beautiful baby and a warm house. But i cant seem to find any guy who is stable enough or suitable. I think ill make an awesome mom and wife if i have the...
    jellyrainbowbeans jellyrainbowbeans 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2013

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    I never thought that I'd ever feel this way,

    but the last year or so since I left my husband, it has been weighing on my mind heavily. I have a daughter that is a junior in high school. I've raised her alone. We don't get along at all. She barely talks to me and is almost never home. I've tried every approach, but it's as...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 20

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    Its That Simple...

    ... i love my family, but i want to have a family of my own. i am married and i cant wait to get a child from him. i want to be pregnant and i want to go through that wonderful time with my husband. i want it to be special for him & for me, especially because he has already...
    Indielicous Indielicous 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2008

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    When I get a job, if the place fits me well enough and I can afford it, I'm probably gonna move into an apartment because I'm tired of all of the family drama.
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Three times, I've written a story. Three times, this website has eaten it. Here is an interesting story. vvvv ^^^ Here was an interesting story. Use your imagination. Blah. :)
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M Dec 6

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    I got a small ranch in 2000 as a retirement property later in life..............a mere 2200 acreas. It is currently leased out to neighbor to raise cattle and Hay, which pays for...
    Ibein Ibein 51-55, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm 21 and I am nowhere were I wanted to be at this age. No matter what I do I seem to have travelled backwards to a point where I feel stuck, alone, angry, and frustrated. My...
    maleoftheyear maleoftheyear 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I was in high school I wanted to be an old school gypsy. The ones that set up camps everywhere they went, a caravan made up of horse drawn vargos (Gypsy wagons). I was in love...
    Harlequingal93 Harlequingal93 18-21, F Dec 18

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    We post RS gold creating information and RS information as soon as possible.Troll Intrusion own started its strike regarding Burthorpe in serious, moving in the Death Level in to...
    zhuanghan zhuanghan 22-25, F Dec 3

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    Alright - I've got quite a story here. I have just recently met my biological grandmother for the first time. She has a mental illness - schizophrenia, among other small things...
    7Questions 7Questions 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    Hello, The year of 2014 is coming to an end. And what makes this year different for me, is that it is the hardest year of our ( My Family ) life. This year has been such a roller...
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    I have thought about suicide but then I got over it but know it's back for the same reason my family! I have allways wondered what will happen when I die but my family probably won...
    JuwonJ216 JuwonJ216 18-21, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I would really like to have godparents who can establish a healthy and supportive relationship that I never had with my parents. I have heard of at least two persons who wanted...
    kucinta kucinta 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Can't believe it's almost the first of January! My goal to lose 30 pounds (5 pounds/month) begins on the first. I have a friend who is wanting to lose weight as well, and we are...
    PlusSizedCutie PlusSizedCutie 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I hate my family the only care about themselves, they tell me socialise and then soon as I get chance I'm not allowed, and they are always saying that if I ask them they would let...
    drawmysmile drawmysmile 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I just want to share what I'm feeling- I don't know if it's going to make me feel better, but at least I'm trying. The place I live in, my so called "home" stresses me out so bad...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Usually when someone says "family", I would think of a nice, warm, welcoming and happy family whereby the parents are supportive, the children have a good relation with each other...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    The world is a terrible place, where you are made to dream but it will all be shattered, where you are made to feel, but all you will ever truly feel is pain, where you are made to...
    frankenstaine frankenstaine 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    WARNING: this is VERY long. During school and hanging out with friends, I can be the most talkative and cheerful person to be around. And that's what hides the truth back at home...
    vintagechick14 vintagechick14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    "You will lose friends but family is forever" what a lie that is what mu father raises me on i believed that for awhile then i was 6 and my parents split the thing is they where...
    Musicislife13417 Musicislife13417 13-15 3 Responses Dec 16

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    My husbands family has always driven me nuts....they are loveable in their own strange way, and I suppose I care for them because I love my man...but I'm at my wits end with these...
    marie022 marie022 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    Firstly I would like to say that I arrived at these most important principles after what I could term a whirlwind of experiences, mostly negative, that helped to shape these...
    KingDee2 KingDee2 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    The family that I have now I love them. The family, actually some family members that I had I hate them with all my guts. I know its not the right thing to do, but for all what...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I hate my family because I am always the one who has to give in and sacrifice my own dreams and own freedom for the sake of someone else's. I don't want to go into much detail but...
    D2BA D2BA 18-21, F Nov 28

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    I finally trusted my mother again.. five years later, after she let me get raped, and threw me in a mental hospital then ran away. I stepped up as the bigger person and decided...
    babyjane96 babyjane96 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 13

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    It's official. I want my grandfather to move out and get his own apartment again. I can't deal with him here, up my ***, in my business, every single ******* day. He is driving me...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    My husband and I have one two year old son, another son on the way, and we also sponsor 3 wonderful children. One of which is a beautiful, spunky little girl from Legazpi...
    ThereToCare ThereToCare 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I Wounder why I was born into my family, can they never get together without me having to break up fights at 4am every day? can we never just have a nice family holiday together...
    anneloves anneloves 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My cousin Preeta, has a babysitter/nanny who looks after my cousin's daughter...coincidentally the nanny's husband is my Grandfather's second cousin... There was one day where the...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've always loved kids. And that love grew even more when I started working in a daycare along with babysitting on the side. They bring such joy into my life and when I'm around...
    Thinklife Thinklife 18-21, F Dec 7

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    My family is not dysfunctional as it is weird. I guess i consider my family dysfunctional in the sense that by what society dictates a family should behave and be, well, my family...
    Gatikasensual Gatikasensual 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    It's my last night. Tomorrow, I'm moving back to my folks. After almost 3 years of living alone for college with the exception of returning some weekends, now I am permanetly...
    Real2Ann Real2Ann 22-25, F Dec 11

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    • 1. What's your favorite candle scent? Some kind of tree...like pine or something. • 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? Jennifer Lawrence or Melissa...
    IntoTheWyld IntoTheWyld 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I had a strict family and a orthodox mother and strict father. But later I bonded great with my father. But I grew up in a joint family and my siblings made used me and bullied me...
    divich01 divich01 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Grey Eyes: A Memoir- A taboo and ill fated relationship in the wake of the Iron Curtain's disintegration spawned a most inconvenient child. Time and again over the next two decades...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    sometimes i ******* hate my family...they dont give a **** about me at all and only care about my siblings,it really hurts...im still in high school and im facing so many...
    mylifeisfuckedup mylifeisfuckedup 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    So once more, I have been officially told to stay away for Christmas. Not much of a surprise, but I was hoping things might be different for the first time in ages. First my dad...
    AggieGuy AggieGuy 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The pain of being neglected and being talked down to and treated like **** in my own house when I'm the one taking care of everything because my dad lives a second life cheating on...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well here we are! Christmas day! Internally I'm pretty freaking happy! I've got something productive to look forward to, and I have some pretty awesome friends! :) ;) But here I am...
    Holdontothefire Holdontothefire 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Everyone thinks they have everything figured out and that they have the entire picture. No one does and no one in this family really understands me and really listens. They just...
    nomadventurist nomadventurist 18-21, F Nov 29

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    I have been married to my wonderful, amazing husband for almost two years now and we have been together for 5. I love him with all my heart and divorce is not an option with us...
    cowinapartyhat cowinapartyhat 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Family Most people think of security, support, love, a safety net, a place to turn when the rest of the world is crazy, reassurance, a shoulder to cry on, or God forbid somewhere...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 13

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    What's the point of spending thousands upon thousands of dollars on what's essentially a giant party? I never fell for all the glitz and glam of giant fancy weddings, giant white...
    EmmyChi EmmyChi 22-25 1 Response Dec 15

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    I had a difficult childhood as one of my parents passed away while I was 7. I recently live on another continent and haven't seen my family in more than a year. Although the...
    cradleaway cradleaway 22-25 Dec 16

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