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I Want to Make My Family Proud

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    My best friend, from age about 16 to 21, although I have known him for my entire life; died this past Friday. I have been trying to think of if I should write about it or not...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M a week ago

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    Maple syrup is thicker than blood therefore pancakes are more important than family.
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Having had some serious problems with career , love, and pretty much everything in my life, I've come to realise that I can't ever be a mother and that pains me. I smoke(I had quit...
    thewanderess thewanderess 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    My mom just doesn't like my sister, and my sister plays the victim. They could all just get along pretty easily, but they chose not to. It bothers me a lot
    jakeasaurusrex2 jakeasaurusrex2 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    seems like everyone around me is getting to the point of settling down.either getting married and/or having kids and then there's me..who's never even been in a relationship -_-
    TigerLilly925 TigerLilly925 22-25, F Jan 18

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    About as much as I could hope for.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M a week ago

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    Yesterday I watched Horns for the first time. It was very heavy for me. I really want the horns now. It would make family get togethers so much more interesting.
    mermaidlady mermaidlady 31-35 1 Response 26 mins ago

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    I feel as if my mum hates me. She always attacks me for being just like my father and brings me down because of it. I am currently having relationship problems and I feel as if...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    "Love is the Seventh Wave"... And love seems to be the answer to every question. I have felt so inadequate at times, preferring to focus on a microcosm of my faults, instead of...
    awakebuthalfasleep awakebuthalfasleep 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    But I never do. I wish I could just stop hearing about other kids and how much better they are than me. I wish I could actually do something to make them proud that I'm their...
    chuhulil chuhulil 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I feel like the world is against me for reasons I don't know, I may hide behind a smile or paint on my face because thats who you expect me to be. Do you not see the life drained...
    Bubbalicious93 Bubbalicious93 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I don't want money. I don't want to be a billionaire. I don't need a luxurious life. I don't need branded clothes. I only want my family who are feeling happy in my happiness. I am...
    sumit555 sumit555 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Always look on the bright side~ monty Python.... It's one of my favourite songs and I always want my family to look on the good side of the life I had not the bad side 👍
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 13-15, F Jan 18

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    I guess evertime I want make a friend I talk to them for one day and the next day I say hi and the pretend they don't know me or there like hi bye or don't talk to me I'm like I'm...
    imyourboyhere imyourboyhere 18-21, T 2 Responses Jan 14

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    How many times do we complain of not having good day just because we miss the train or we could not get enough sleep. We are so lucky that we have money to travel. There's people...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I want girlfriend but I want make friends to if we can starts as friends it's kool
    imyourboyhere imyourboyhere 18-21, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm differently-abled. Not disabled. Just differently-abled. This was the label my Mum gave to me. All my life, I have been different. When I was born, I was different. Not...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    i'm sick of hearing people say''family is everything.there's nothing more than family''and they meant family means blood. NO,that is not true. I had been phisically,sexually abused...
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    recently have done things am not proud of ,i feel slightly guilty as i am seeing a married man ,its quite intense but in actual fact i do feel he is supportive .....hes been with...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 5 Responses Jan 10

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    2015 Goals. Bring on some large accounts, payrise, work harder on my side business, marathon, triathlon, family holiday somewhere, regular camping trips, finish house renovations...
    tan999 tan999 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
    youreadwhat youreadwhat 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
    youreadwhat youreadwhat 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
    youreadwhat youreadwhat 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I answered a question of what I thought of today's generation. I wrote a long-winded response and it made me realize something: I'm proud of my youth. I'm proud that I was born...
    WikaloFwoosh WikaloFwoosh 18-21, M a week ago

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    I am not a fan of labels because putting labels on people can create all different kinds of misrepresentations. However, in this instance I'm willing to make an exception. I am...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I finally saw my dad after not seeing him for 3 years. It was like yesterday, we never had any gap or distance. Thanks to that, I am reinvigorated. I love my family so much!
    migs1910 migs1910 26-30, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    My family hurts me but my friend don't my friends Chirs and Seabass I knew them since I was 6 and now I'm 15. We all love each other like bros and every my friends I've know for 3...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    1. hello I'm alex 2. I'll be 21 in a few weeks 3. I've moved around 10 times (geeze that's alot) 4. I won a talent show by telling jokes. no It wasn't juuusst children in the crowd...
    alexxvaunlennon101 alexxvaunlennon101 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    1. I'm only seventeen, but I often feel older than everyone around me. 2. My boyfriend left for boot camp Sunday, I'll see him again April 3rd. 3. I am a proud member of the FFA...
    babyye87 babyye87 16-17, F Jan 6

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    I hate my family. I really do and I'm not proud of it. All we do is fight. Whenever I enter the house there's always a new problem. My mother and father both said I'll get nowhere...
    ScareCrow24 ScareCrow24 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    I get really bored of this systematic set up meant to make all of us straight up animals. While that guy I see everyday wants to get that job promotion, I wamt to go after my...
    GunWarrior GunWarrior 13-15, M 56 mins ago

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    When society thinks of a loner, they think "what a creep! Eww." or "Weirdo, that kid will be some kind of serial killer one day." However, I greatly disagree. Maybe some loners are...
    chicagoartist500 chicagoartist500 18-21, M a week ago

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    When you wake up in the morning and want to rip your body off When you wish to be invisible When your value comes from the amount of space you take up When the whole meal you...
    dutyface dutyface 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I hate my mother so much I just don't want to talk to her for years. I know it seems unfair, but I just feel like maybe if she gave me a little space on my...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    The end of 2013 and all of 2014 has been pretty rough. I'm going to make sure 2015 will be so much better and keep my head up even through the toughest situation going on at school...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F Jan 4

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    No one can stop for who I am,for what I want and for what will I be. I have dreams in my life. I don't give sh*t and waste my time for nothing. I grew up with a simple life,loving...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I always wished I had been in the military and fought for the good cause. It is a proud and honorable thing to achieve such a great challenge. But I was so badly damaged by my...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Everyone has a life, I understand that. Most of us here are lonely and bored, I understand that too. But after I give my 2 days to you, to know you, to make you feel better, to...
    LoganManish LoganManish 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    I hope I can make new friends here... I can't say I don't have one but somehow having friends who shares the same experience with me here is quite nice!!
    ellesaratoubi ellesaratoubi 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I didn't realize I have been comparing myself to my friends my entire life. I am on the left. I feel very insecure because my 3 year old daughter said my friend here on the right...
    tlee5001 tlee5001 22-25, F 47 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Don't understand how someone can take my vent as a personal insult. Then Badmouth me on facebook. I'm entitled to post on my Facebook I'm a proud 24 7 mom. If u get insult ed cuz...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    The family that I used to have liked to see me suffer and be miserable.. Back years ago when I had a job where I worked 55+ hours a week and made NO money, they was telling me how...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Jan 5

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    My uncle, my stepsister and I are the only ones in the family that are. I'm proud of it because I'm awesome that's why. There are cons, but I don't care I love my left hand for who...
    theMindofAwesome theMindofAwesome 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I feel like all i do nowadays is annoy everybody I talk to. Im doing nothing productive with my life. I probably wont ever find a job even after i take these classes. Nobody really...
    cat1024 cat1024 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Don't get me wrong, I love my family to bits and most of them are wonderful and supportive! But... we've just never had that sense of closeness that so many families have. I'm...
    Saiyanprincess Saiyanprincess 18-21, F Jan 2

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