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I Wish I Had A Better Family

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    I dont even know where to begin with this subject, my family has never been there since i was born, i never had parents that cared, they abused me growing up...in ways now a days will get them sent to jail...i still try to contact them even though they ignore me and never answer...
    MissUnperfect MissUnperfect 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    I Just Need To Accept It

    I think I'm at that stage where i accept my family.i accept that my parents don't love me, i accept that this family is messed up, i now know that they will never change.my family is the way it is and i must just accept and move on because honestly i cant change them and i have...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    Feeling Kind Of Alone.

    Well. Another story. So, I'm a teen girl and teen girls have personal problems that they can work out with their mom right? No. My mom is I try to talk to her about my problems this is what she literally says. "Oh." And then I'm like. "Mom did you hear what I said? What should I...
    Kaidaxx4 Kaidaxx4 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2012

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    I Cant Wait To Get Away From My Family!!!

    Well my dad sends me an email telling how "grave" it is that i cut and how he never thought that i could ever be upset after 15 years of being hated at. so i read that email, start crying my eyes out and cut myself. btw this email was sent on my birthday. the next day, he...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I just want to have "family time" too. In my family, we never had ANY meal together, do activities together, talk nicely together, laughing together, hug each other, say love...
    kingkaewjnp kingkaewjnp 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I wish I never jumped over that stupid hurdle when I was seven and lost my two front teeth. I have the teeth next to them as my front teeth now and they are veneered so it doesn't...
    microwaveduck microwaveduck 26-30, F Mar 21

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    I do love my family and am so happy to have them. My dad adopted me when I was 10. At the time he was single and had just got out if the police academy. So him and his cop buddies...
    SunshineC23 SunshineC23 18-21 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I always wanted a sister growing up. I grew up as an only child. I knew my mom had another baby after me, but he lived with his dad and I never got to know him. Growing up, things...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F a week ago

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    Ever since I was little. My father abused me badly and so did all my mom's boyfriends after him. I got my idea of what a man is to his family from my Sunday school teacher (may he...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M Mar 19

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    Over the years, I have had a family bed. My husband is in the military and on constant maneuvers away from home so I would let my kids sleep with me when they were young and I...
    femaleoncruiseship femaleoncruiseship 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    When i was 16 (almost 17), i met this man who had just began working at my job. He was 24, Latino, and about 5'5 to my 5'8. We were together for a solid year before i ended up...
    ChaosGoat ChaosGoat 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    Ever since me and my ex of 3 years broke up I lost most of my friends. I spend most days secluded into my room and if I go out I'm with my family. I wish I had more friends I could...
    mkir10 mkir10 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Well I guess it's finally over. The best (or worse?) 4 months of my life. The funny things about affairs is in the midst of them, you think you're happy, you think you're fulfilled...
    cakesx3 cakesx3 22-25, F 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    About a year ago my husband had an emotional affair saw the woman on a few occasions and texted her frequently until he was caught. My daughter and I frequent a store here usually...
    saltyorsweet saltyorsweet 31-35, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I'm going to start this off by saying: i don't think he's in love with me. He has a girlfriend. But this experience group was probably the closest to what experience I'm having...
    Epaestimated Epaestimated 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I wish I had someone that cared about me to hang out with, even just a friend.
    ashez2ashes ashez2ashes 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I am 17 years old. Almost 18. Finding out I was pregnant was the scariest news of my life. I immediately started to freak out but I mean what did I expect I had unprotected sex...
    IFeelIDeserveThis IFeelIDeserveThis 16-17, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    My life would be different and most likely better. But oh well, what's done is done. No point in moping about it.
    esmer2496 esmer2496 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    How is it possible to be surrounded by people every day and yet feel so lonely? I got married 6 years ago and as scary and sad as it is, when I look honestly deep within myself, I...
    Lonelyskeptic Lonelyskeptic 26-30, M 13 Responses a week ago

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    I've recently read that a lot of people have difficulty understanding why people in an abusive family/relationship just don't leave the abuser. I understand why they think so...
    imprintedme imprintedme 22-25, F Mar 24

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    By normal, I mean families who aren't like the Brady Bunch. My family is pretty darned perfect. I mean, we have color coded wash towels and iPads. We have assigned seats at the...
    ashleycorson ashleycorson 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Waking up each day becomes more and more of a chore, sometime's I can't think of a valid reason to wake up. I'm stupid, lazy, fat, worthless, and can't do anything right. Failure...
    xDeadspacex xDeadspacex 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    So this might be long. I do feel like a pretty lucky guy with a lot of blessings.. But I do have a lot of worries about my family which I will express here.. Ok so my family is...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    My mother in law is mean. My sisters in laws are just as crazy as her. The rest of his family is weird, too. I am beginning to think my husband is no good for me either. Maybe...
    tiredofit44 tiredofit44 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    If life had a delete button I'd delete my entire life cos it's been worthless and I'm just wasting it
    Bluenox Bluenox 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I wish I could live in my dream world too, including the nightmares in it too. It's much better than this world. I have a more loving, supportive, and protective family there than...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 31

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    I have been here for awhile hoping to come across a story similar to mine. I need help. My story has gone from dream to nightmare. Had affair. MM always said he loved us both...
    blumomma blumomma 31-35, F 12 Responses Mar 31

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    Hey David. I'm just going to pretend that you're going to read this like I'm sending it to you... but maybe I'll be more open, because I know you never will. So first off... I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Wait, I'm fourteen, but what you need to know is that I wish I was younger as in nine or ten, because back then I was stable. Now I'm not stable. My mind is not stable. I wish I...
    ChocolateCoveredKFC ChocolateCoveredKFC 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I hate my family.... They don't love me like they love each other... I'm the odd ball, I'm the I talented one, I'm the last choice. They don't give me chances to do anything. I'm...
    lifeishurtful lifeishurtful 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    *°•Starlight, star bright the first star I see tonight, I wish may, I wish I might, dream with you tonight•°*°•.°*.°
    RadRen RadRen 22-25, F 26 mins ago

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    Adele rocks! Go Sista!There's a fire starting in my heart,Reaching a fevered pitch and it's bringing me out the dark.Finally, I can see you crystal clear,Go ahead and sell me out...
    SaucyMama SaucyMama 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    So I guess this is it... This is where it ends.. I wish.. I deeply wish I could've been there when you needed someone. I wanted to so bad, you never even knew. And now I guess.. I...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Where to start?? Run women, if it hasn't began yet run! It's a very long and painful road. Feelings get involved on both sides and then one stops feeling before the other and all...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F Apr 9

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    I'm writing this in the hopes that others can relate to my affair experience and help me let go. I'm very ashamed and reluctant to post this, but here it is. I've been married for...
    dsumm1 dsumm1 51-55, M 12 Responses Apr 11

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    that you and I could've lasted. I wish that the stars in the sky would shine as brightly as the lights in your eyes. I wish your family knew which "head" I was thinking with. I...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 25

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    I had it rough growing up. The first 5 years of my life were very traumatic. Born prematurely and at 24 weeks. Spent the next 6 months of my life in an incubator being fed...
    Findingteesh Findingteesh 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    For the two that occupy my mind. The one that I think I like I don't know what I feel for you, but I just wish that I could be with you right now. Maybe you can help me figure...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Tomorrow is Easter and I want to send my crush a cute message wishing him a happy Easter and in the message I want to drop hints that I like him but not to much hints What should...
    vanessagreen18 vanessagreen18 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    My whole family doesn't understand me. None of them have anything in common with me I'm tired of feeling so alone and abandoned
    stoneddreamer stoneddreamer 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'm at a family reunion thing and us "kids" got to hide eggs for the adults. I hid my moms in a tree. I find watching a bunch of grown adults 30+ wandering the yard for plastic...
    heyguysss heyguysss 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    Tomorrow is Easter. Just wishing everyone a safe and blessed Easter
    01sparkly 01sparkly 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I wish I have elephant friend 😁
    Omar023 Omar023 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    But the thing is, I only really want to be in a relationship when I'm freaking out. Most of the time, I'm fine being alone, but sometimes I wish I had someone I could trust...
    keepitdreamin keepitdreamin 16-17, F Mar 19

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    Lately I keep finding myself thinking; Fast forward 10 years, I'm happy engaged to the most beautiful woman I've ever met; My family is all talking and her family is perfect. My...
    itscake itscake 22-25, F Mar 23

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    I sometimes wish I had never had children too. I started out relatively early. I was 20 when I had my daughter and 24 when I had my son. My daughters father was abusive in every...
    BBMS BBMS 41-45, F Mar 30

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    …..I wish I had wings. I wish I was slender with an elfin beauty and long fingers and a dark laugh that sparkled like frost on grass. I wish I could dance through the skies and...
    BlackRosesTurnBlue BlackRosesTurnBlue 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    It seems very hard for SOME people to differentiate between family and family. I have said numerous times that im sad because I want my own family and I feel alone and incomplete...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 2

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