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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I want to have a house to call home and not rent from other people to make them money. I want to own a few homes so the people that can't afford can count on me to fix the issues...
    chrisj86 chrisj86 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I post this on behalf of a friend who as we speak is on her 5th day of non-stop "discussions" with her husband of 5 years who she's told she wants to leave. She has been suffering...
    PerseveringMark PerseveringMark 31-35 Jul 20

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    If God will grant it, then I'll build my own orphanage where homeless and abandoned kids will be sheltered, educated and filled with motherly love.
    hisangelicbaby hisangelicbaby 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    My family owns a manor there.
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I want to own my own business ! What is booming in this recession?
    appleofmycareer appleofmycareer 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    1. I love my hair. It’s totally awesome. 2. I use pomade sometimes. 3. I use a black comb. 4. I almost always carry a Swiss Army knife with me. 5. I always have tissues...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I tried to learn more about adoption (specifically from foster care) and found that the adoption community is really mixed up. We're a fertile couple and, therefore, a slightly...
    VerbingNoun VerbingNoun 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    All families are dysfunctional! My family owns a restaurant and my mom, my aunt and me and my cousin worked there.. It was so bad, tore our family apart.. I couldn't handle the...
    TattoosAndBoose TattoosAndBoose 18-21, F Jul 13

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    I want to be someone pet, I'm young yes but it's my dream I want to be kept as a pet and never realised really, I want an owner preferably female or tranny can be male though to...
    giantsword18 giantsword18 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I wish my parent pay more attention to me or ask how's my life or call me or hang out with me i want family like in the movie...when I'm alone i often look at family movie like...
    privacyboy privacyboy 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    1) My name is Nishant. I'm from Kathmandu, Nepal. 2) I'm an INFP. 3) I love The Doors, they are my absolute favourite band. Followed by Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Grateful Dead...
    infpman infpman 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I want to kill myself because I have no one anymore. I just lost the only person in my life that meant something to me but they didn't die they just left. Again. And they didn't...
    slater666 slater666 13-15, F 19 Responses 3 days ago

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    I sometimes feel lost because I want my own life and I want god as we'll. but I know that I cannot have both...
    GodAlwaysLovesMe GodAlwaysLovesMe 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I haven't been on here for a while, but I feel the need to really write out my feelings. Two weeks ago I came back home to the Bahamas for a year. I was pretty excited on coming...
    rainee12 rainee12 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I'm seventeen-years-old. I turn eighteen the first of November. I graduated and I still can't seem to get a job. I can't live here. It's like a ******-up dystopia. I want my own...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    My life is hell and horrible : read if you dare I'm in my forties lonely depressed and don't have many friends I relocated to try and better my life most of the friends that I had...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I need that experience before I live with anyone else again. I need to be able to have fully privacy of my own space and just closing that door and running my own personal life...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I had a tough childhood. Abuse from my mothers boyfriend, abuse from my father and his 2nd and 3rd wives, verbal abuse and fluctuating over protective and smothering from my mother...
    hurtinginma hurtinginma 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    It's not your fault I'm the way I am, I told my parents the day I left home. Just time and circumstance! I have turned out this way because of a chemical mix, time, blood...
    Gaspard91 Gaspard91 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    This is something I feel is eating me alive, it is something that most people would think I'm crazy or something. And I might be, but this is has put me in a state of mind, that...
    Hellogran Hellogran 61-65, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    But so is the individual.A well-nurtured individual makes a better family.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Mom's relationship with herself, and dad's relationship with himself , and their relationship with each other is the foundation of a healthy loving family.
    Shehshen Shehshen 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    My family is shattered into lonely fragments of a dream. I don't know how to put the pieces of it back together or if it is even possible.
    enlightenme2 enlightenme2 51-55, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm 33 with two children and have come from a very dysfunctional back ground.. I grew up in children's homes. Because my nan didn't want me and my two brothers we were all...
    anilem anilem 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    My experience is one that both came as a shock, and in some weird way, a confirmation of the fears I've always had regarding my parents and their conditional love of me. I've...
    Kaleesto Kaleesto 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Is it weird I want to be a petgirl? Just to be loved by a owner & treated like a puppy.
    sumissiveslave00 sumissiveslave00 18-21, F 4 mins ago

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    I can't stand my family.. Since I was young my real dad left when I was young I don't even know who he is and my mother she never gives me the time of day, when my step dad and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F Jul 14

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    "Go kill yourself" they said "I will." I thought. Also My sister said I was the '****** up' child in the family.
    emotionalyana emotionalyana 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I have a job where I'm in my car a lot. I go to the library and sign out CDs. I've been working my way through everything self help, positive, happy, life changing, spiritual...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I was 14 or 15 ,,I am not really sure but I believe 15 ,,,I had broke up with my girl friend (a short time later became my wife) and I was staying at Mom and Dads ,( my girlfriend...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I really hate my family but spend each day trying to make things better. So long story short but when I was two my mom passed away and my dad played the mom/dad role for many years...
    leek12345 leek12345 22-25, F Jul 9

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    A year or two ago, I made an interesting discovery about my linage--it is highly likely that I am a descendant of the old Irish royal family through a sept (noble family) that was...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I've done some researches on what my family is really doing to me. And I've found out that I'm sort of being "human trafficked". Where my dad has all my documents and / or papers...
    Masquerade91 Masquerade91 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I just wish I was not a lonely person and had atleast some friends who I could hang out with or talk to. I love being on my own at times
    wonderlustdreamer wonderlustdreamer 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I am 19 years old and a sophomore in college majoring in nursing. I met the love of my life my first year at college and our relationship has blossomed into something beautiful...
    tphelps tphelps 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I'm not completely unhappy with my life. In fact, I'm actually pretty happy with it overall with the exception of my education and career. When the economy collapsed, my education...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I would like to live a life estranged from my family. My father was abusive both physically and emotionally. The pain he has caused me throughout my 22 years is at times...
    Liz3125 Liz3125 22-25, F Jul 13

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    I want to get my own apArtment due to the fact that I won't be going to japan . I feel as tho since I'm a married woman I should have my own place . Simply because I'm tired of...
    keyonna95 keyonna95 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    1. I am 19 years old 2. My birthday is in may 3. I love on the central coast of California. 4. I prefer the book to the movie 5. French vanilla ice cream is my favorite for now...
    UnMuro UnMuro 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    That moment when you are hanging out with your best friend and his girlfriend and they are like your bro and sis and you tell your friend jokingly that his gf has no power over us...
    Jimbob94 Jimbob94 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    "solider, sailor, tinker...." whom do you trust solider, sailor, tinker, tailor.... what eyes see the meaning of the blind what tongues listen...which lies in the picturesque...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 hr ago

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    I once was a poet too (you gave life to my words), but now I cannot remember Since I have forgotten you (my love!), my art too I cannot remember Yesterday consulting my heart, I...
    Rufky28 Rufky28 26-30, M 1 hr ago