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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, 2014

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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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    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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    Yes. But not exactly own as much as rent. If anyone has a place that they can rent out to 2 girls cheaply, please message me!
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    There just so cute and they get so big I want one
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    I have a big family, yet it doesn't feel like it. I want my own family. All I've ever wanted to be is a mom :) anyways, I'll make sure I understand my kids and that they always...
    WishMeLuck15 WishMeLuck15 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I'll give it a try. I tried before and failed. 😂 1. I dont like my first name 2. I love cats 3. I love music 4. I used to read like a maniac but I've since lost interest 5. I...
    MissRage MissRage 18-21, F Feb 9

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    Need my own life where I can have whoever I want over. Want my own place, at least 2 bedrooms. Will pay rent or do anything to stay there. Man or woman. Message me
    needaplace needaplace 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    The wish to has become stronger now I've been pressured more in my life. I'm now forced weekly to go and see two women and get humiliated early in the morning. It's forced upon me...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 19 hrs ago

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    I want that big crazy family, the ones the uptight neighbors judge because we don't seem to understand birth control. The family that always has a of happy noise in the house...
    JacobKyle JacobKyle 26-30, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    xxRoom101xx xxRoom101xx 41-45, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    It was 1987 I was about 14years old my family and I had gone to central America el Salvador to be exact we had gone on vacation we ended up staying a while longer my parents couldn...
    jaysonsandoval jaysonsandoval 41-45, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Hell yeah, I'm so glad I finally get on really well with my extended family and no longer feel like such an outsider. I don't want kids but extended family is also super important...
    flamingfangirl flamingfangirl 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I really want a divorce. I do not feel like I love my husband at all anymore. We haven't had sex in 3 years we don't even sleep together. I feel like he is dragging me down...
    Lillith13 Lillith13 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    This is probably the hardest thing for me as being a transwoman. I've wanted for so long to be a mother to my very own child. But it's just not possible for me, other than adoption...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I am 25 years old and have recently moved back home to live with my parents for a few months. I always knew my family was extremely dysfunctional growing up, but I always thought...
    Thristic Thristic 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Hello. I am a 23 year old male, and this is my story that I want people to know. It all began back in my old home. My parents were great and wonderful parents to the eyes of the...
    familymaynotbeforever91 familymaynotbeforever91 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 25

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    it hurts that there are millions of emotions bottled up in your chest that you can't even express. all these emotions are eating you and digging into your skin and killing every...
    xmessofadreamerx xmessofadreamerx 18-21, F Feb 15

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    j301 j301 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    There's a part of me that's dying inside! I want a baby so badly! I've been feeling like this for years, I can support a baby emotionally and financial, however I'm single... And...
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    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 14

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