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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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    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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    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 7 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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    Related Experiences

    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 2 days ago

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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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    If I could go back - to know then what I know now....how life would have been different!
    dtf914 dtf914 41-45, M Jun 22

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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 2 days ago

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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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    1. I'm optimistic. 2. I like to make kombucha and kefir. 3. I like making natural products for friends, family and myself. 4. I lived in Japan for 3 years "teaching" English. 5. I...
    aepteewS aepteewS 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 27

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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 really don't think that i understand girls any more nor do i think that the ones i dated really understood what they really wanted so it was like a hopeless situation and a huge...
    alaacrot alaacrot 18-21, M Jun 29

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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 4 days ago

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    I'm a cute little chubby puppy, who needs training! Man or woman. If u want to own me and train me you can message me.
    notsoninjaninja notsoninjaninja 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    1. I'm originally from the Royal Oak area of Michigan, and I love it there. 2. I live in West Virginia now. 3. I love where I live but hate it at the same time. 4. I'm a sophomore...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 7 Responses Jun 29

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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 1 Response Jul 8

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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 2 days ago

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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 6 hrs ago

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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 8 hrs ago

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    Future consequence 2 The six remaining D-warriors hid in the warehouse avoiding the windows to be seen by the police while mourning the loss of two of their friends. "This can't...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    Um i guess i just thought that this would be a good way to express how i feel and maybe if i posted on the internet i could convince myself that people might listen. Before i...
    JustMui JustMui 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    This is one of my biggest worries. I the oldest of 3 children, 1 guy 2 younger sisters with a divorced mom. As if this wasn't enough, of all my family in my father side and mother...
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My husband'a family is so inconsiderate. His father is deceased so I've never met him. His mother is way too needy and is always seeking approval from the men in her life (her sons...
    lipservice22 lipservice22 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    So here is about me....... I'm Christina and I am 13 turning 14 and I'm single. I can make people laugh and smile and I'm nice and sweet. I have a tough life I have a family but...
    christinababy23 christinababy23 13-15, F 10 Responses 6 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 4 days ago

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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 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    I'm the oldest child in my family, 32 years old now. As long as I can remember I have always felt abnormal, and could never understand how my friends were able to be sole...
    ladybutterfly82 ladybutterfly82 31-35, F Jun 29

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    [Note: This piece of writing was written during a process of understanding. I did not understand the subject and then write, I wrote and came to understand while writing.] What...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 12 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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    "When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness is the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy...
    Sophiesmiles Sophiesmiles 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    1) My name is Chris. 2) I have Schizoaffective Disorder. 3) I am left handed and do everything left handed except playing guitar. 4) I play bass guitar. 5) I love being...
    AnAutumnWind AnAutumnWind 36-40, M 6 hrs 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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    I really want to go to the gay pride in Liverpool it sounds great two of my favourite bands are playing (ABBA Gold & Heather Small) I just feel really nervous to go and I don't...
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 13-15, M 5 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 a week ago

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    I want to run away and come back when I turn eighteen. I can't take the criticism that I get from family. I hate them. I don't want to stay here.
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    What am I to you? Did you add me just to see pics? Am I your possession or do you think you own me? I really want to know why. Is it because you just want to know me, or looking...
    AnnRhodes AnnRhodes 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I first spotted you from the back of the class wearing a smile, wearing a mask I became closer I considered you a friend but I still sometimes saw you wearing the mask It would...
    gothboy145 gothboy145 16-17, M 1 Response 35 mins ago

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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 failed for the second time in my academics i am sorry i let it happened again i feel and know it is my mistake i cannot blame it on someone,but all i am sorry for is i let my mum...
    iLoneHawk iLoneHawk 18-21, M 2 Responses 38 mins ago

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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 3 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 18-21, 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 6 days ago

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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...
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Blank . To be lost , Can you imagine not knowing your left from your right like a baby ? To be lost , Can you imagine not knowing up from down ? To be lost , So many damn...
    Princeofthesky Princeofthesky 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    i really want to play guitars and jam with other musicians! hoping to get a chance to built my own band!
    jimbarrybendoy jimbarrybendoy 16-17, M 9 hrs ago

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