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I Want to Make My Family Proud

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    They pressure me to get good grades and compare me to other kids in my school even though I already get good grades. If I get a "bad" grade they make me feel like I didn't even try...
    AnonymousComfort AnonymousComfort 13-15, F 32 mins ago

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    I haven't lived at home for the past 7 years, so I might be more aware of how messy it is than they are. I of course love coming home to see my family and all my pets, but it's...
    haroni haroni 22-25, F 50 mins ago

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    My child is a very positive person.She may have her frustrations but does not brood on them for long.Quite unlike me.But I am proud that I think I managed to bring her up well.Her...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    To all my friends and family. .Have a safe and happy fourth of July. .make sure it's safe and fun for you and yours
    m4389 m4389 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    A battle of beliefs. In life, in spirituality, in religion, in... everything really. It's cruel of her to force me into a life she thinks I shoud lead. It's expected of me to keep...
    girlinwhite girlinwhite 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Moving out was a great day. I rarely go to family gatherings. My parents obviously have favorites and I'm not one. My older sister is my dad's favorite and my younger brother is my...
    DarkeningTheMist DarkeningTheMist 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    OH CANADA, despite things going weird in our government I'm still proud to call you home
    CANADASBOY17 CANADASBOY17 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    I Come From a Broken Family Excuses. So many of us have excuses. For those of us who come from broken families, the excuses come easier and more frequently. After all - we were...
    SackersonTheBear SackersonTheBear 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    There are things I have done, things I want to forget and never let anyone know. I want to make up for the thing's I've done, I want to be proud of who I am.
    Schizotistic Schizotistic 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    i never go anywhere without makeup. i cant swim without clothes over my swimming suit. even with my family. i dont wear clothes unless there baggy. i only wear pants. i dont like...
    mewkitty911 mewkitty911 13-15 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Family.... I LOVE WHEN WE GATHER UP TOGETHER AND SPEND SOME TIME. I GET INSANELY HAPPY AND MY BODY JUST FEELS AWESOME ITS A LITTLE HARD WHEN SOME FAMILY MEMBERS DONT SPEAK...
    bromero123 bromero123 18-21, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I honestly can't go anywhere without makeup because I had 0% of confident to go with no makeup. People in town would be like " Aw what happen to your face? You had such a smooth...
    Kango03 Kango03 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    MOB I no I sent you this but I want everyone to see that is so true for me you are my everything:- Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Getting ready for our Fourth of July party and festivities with friends and family. Can't help but think about my soldier who is fighting for us to keep our freedom. Thank to all...
    daisylove89 daisylove89 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    "IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve...
    AwfullyLonely AwfullyLonely 51-55, M 10 hrs ago

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    I hate my family :( sometimes I feel I'm the only like normal one from all of them... what they have been doing is to be talking behind their backs being jealous about their own...
    lucyael lucyael 18-21, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Theres bunch of american log in in here! why not check this box? Im not born american, but proud being an american citizen.
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 6 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    My sister's marriage is on the brink of divorce. She told me yesterday that she simply doesn't feel anything anymore for her husband. And I was so angry at her...I know it may...
    aloysia aloysia 26-30, F 6 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I'm 15 and want to make friends with anybody :)
    fvckmia fvckmia 13-15, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    i want to leave this country with my family n start new and better life for us all
    atomicbombastar atomicbombastar 26-30, M 17 hrs ago

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    I am 22 years old. Until almost a year ago, I had never had a girlfriend. Unfortunately, this relationship only lasted a month, but that was the greatest month in my life. Today...
    charlesrook charlesrook 18-21 18 hrs ago

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    All my life I have always felt like 3rd pick to my cousins and my friends. As a kid the older adults would always make fun of me and shoo me away from them. It makes me seem as if...
    SmileyFaceJenn SmileyFaceJenn 18-21, F 6 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    My family always looks at me when I eat. I can't eat in peace I feel fat I can't shop because nothing looks good I wish I looked good my whole life I've wanted to look skinner I...
    Issaaa Issaaa 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    My martial status is currently single and I hope to meet the man of my dreams someday and start a family. I want to know how it feels like to be pregnant but I'm also scared...
    LBMia LBMia 22-25, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    My wrestling team is more to me like a family than my actual family and yesterday one of them passed his name was cooper I'm crying my eyes out because he was my friend and more...
    seekre seekre 16-17, M 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Just Once... All my life, I don't think I have ever had anyone really proud of me, no matter what I have done, or what I have accomplished, I can't remember a time, where I...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    When I was 11, on a long car ride to my Grandmothers house I came out to my stepdad. I was totally afraid that he wouldn't accepted me. He was my dad for as long as I could...
    Eli5 Eli5 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have always been a little heavy. I started out just as a big kid, but by my early teens I had started to become a little fat. I was active- did martial arts, played soccer, but...
    Reidsmokey Reidsmokey 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mom has chose her ex husbands over her own kids. She's married and divorced four times. three of them were abusive to me, my brother and sisters and my mom. Those stepdads...
    Daemonia Daemonia 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I realy want my parents feel proud of me, but im a mess. Im stupid (low grades dont care how hard i study) Im not preatty at all (i have a lazy eye, Marks on my face and a messy...
    antomg1 antomg1 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i dont know where to start... ok 1. i m just a normal guy likes normal things 2. i love sneakers very much 3. i love every skin color , i mean i m not racist at all , everyone is...
    Dreck007 Dreck007 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I am the youngest in my family, live with my mom and older sister who I don't get along at all. I had an alcoholic father who divorce my mom after I was born but she still let him...
    azuredawn azuredawn 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It takes me a bit of courage to put this down here, in my blog, but I’m comforted by the fact that there are people out there who have gone through the same thing as I have...
    ShruthiK ShruthiK 18-21, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    My parents were never the type to acknowledge my accomplishments. When I get A's it was because it was an "easy class." When I accomplish something, they want to hear more. I'm...
    laurenwilliams18 laurenwilliams18 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I moved up north with my husbands family and I am constantly homesick. I miss cheer wine, grits, liver mush, family. Real friends. Fires in the back yard, the sounds of crickets...
    Cayse Cayse 22-25, F Jun 26

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    These messages brought tears to my eyes :"I dream of a happy family that is proud of me. I want to live in a warm, caring, loving family where maybe a few of my needs can be met...
    Kindmama Kindmama 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    im 15 and i live with my mum, step dad and their two kids (both much younger than me). my step dad and i dont get along at all. we fight alot and almost every time we fight my mum...
    sammiixx sammiixx 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    My boyfriend is a second generation Indian. I have been with him for almost 8 years, but I haven't found much acceptance from his family members. I don't hate Indians, I just hate...
    littlecoley88 littlecoley88 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    Well, I'm new here and it's taken me a bit to finally put a post here since I'm so shy and just anxious. I finally came out to my parents about being trans (mtf). I just want make...
    StrangeMargo StrangeMargo 18-21, T 3 Responses Jun 26

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    Finally fear, bigotry, prejudice, or discrimination will no longer be an accepted part of MY modern American society. I AM SO PROUD OF US TODAY.. Love is love. Congratulations to...
    Hummingbird0 Hummingbird0 31-35, M Jun 26

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    I'm proud to be gay, i'm proud to be left-handed, i'm proud to be free-minded, i'm proud of my appearance, i'm proud of my flaws, i'm proud of what I've been through, i'm proud of...
    alltimestrokes alltimestrokes 18-21, F 3 Responses