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I Wish I Had A Better Family

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    Family?

    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 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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    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 wish I had more family than I do. I have no grandparents and all of my uncles and aunts never want to spend time with us. Every holiday is boring and it's depressing because I...
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    18th post. For anyone who has been following my posts this one is a must read. I am shaking and my hands are sweating bullets because I know this is the truth of it all. The actual...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    17th post...Let me start this post with a little apology. I take antidepressants, and they have kept me from, metaphorically speaking, pulling the trigger. But one of the downsides...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    hey! my name is karan i am from hyderabad i got a seat in punjub for my graduation so i left for punjab it was the 1st tym i was away from my family everything was new there and i...
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    Ive been an insecure person basically all my life. It's horrible how insecure I've been. I've been working on it and I think I'm getting better but I still have a long way to go I...
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    reading this would do as well!. lol u know there are times I feel like I see how much uve done for me. but heres the thing. who got me to begin this journey? ME! whos pushed...
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I was thinking about yesterday. I was told that I need to speak and if I can't then I have to write. also I was told that it would painful, the possibility of giving up is high...
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    So I may as well start tonight. I don't think I'll be sleeping soon and I need to start sharing sometime. I was born as the first child and my parents had another 2 kids after that...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    this may sound kinda weird if any of u can understand where I'm coming from or trying to say. before I was convinced into my mother I already new who was going to be my mother and...
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    May I tell you about my nephew, my wife’s sister’s son? He was a veteran. He was a troubled child, violent & aggressive. At three, playing board games, his only concern was...
    ColdMountain ColdMountain 61-65, M Nov 11

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    My wish has been granted, I am able to breathe again. No longer have to worry if I would have a roof over my head or worry about being kicked out again because of my mothers...
    DaylightAly DaylightAly 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am so addicted to facebook. Instead of watching TV in the evenings in my spare time I go directly to facebook. I actually use it for two basic reasons: playing Gardens Of Time...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I love my wife of almost 25 years, 3 great natural kids (24, 18, 17...the 18 yo has significant special needs) 2 great add-on boys (24-our oldest son's friends who had no real...
    Sigmacoog Sigmacoog 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 9

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    I feel the sad melody over take my feelings sinking in the tears I can't keep under control, I lay in this pond I created where the tears cradle me, I close my eyes wishing to be...
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    I wish I could just go somewhere and start over, RIGHT NOW! Just drop everything and see the world …. or more of it, at the least. I am really done with where I am at in life...
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    13th post. "Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me." I wish it would end, I wish it would end, I wish it would end. My life that is, and I can't seem to stop thinking...
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    When I was a sophomore in high school I accidentally found out that my mom was cheating on my dad when I used her phone one day. I kept it a secret for months because I could't...
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    I remember being 7 and my mother agreeing to give me an allowance for doing chores daily. Within a few days, a list was posted on the fridge and on it was a seven day schedule of...
    HDJA HDJA 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Ok so here we go again. I'm ready to go on with my story. Just for those who have not read my previous posts, this is my fourth one. Anyway, so I was almost 18 when me and the guy...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F Nov 16

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    My 5th post. If you are reading my posts I just need to say that if any part of my story sounds like a blame game, that's not the intention. Throughout the last 21 years of my life...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I messed up my ex boyfriends life. I cheated on him, hit him more than once, verbally abused him, took him for granted, got sloppy drunk and would pick fights, etc. I only treated...
    Liz967 Liz967 18-21, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    happyasever happyasever 31-35, F 6 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I am also sad because I have no family. Ok, I have some. I have a 76 year aunt in South Africa whom I love, but don't ever see. I have an uncle in England who I have never met...
    kindhearted222 kindhearted222 41-45 Oct 28

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    Powerful lady of the crossroads, lady of all roads, owner of the streets and the red roses. Beautiful lady that your beauty be the beauty of our roads, that your strength be the...
    rspratley rspratley 36-40, F Oct 27

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    If knowing you no longer want to go on or can go on means hitting rock bottom then I am there. I hate myself, I hate my life and I hate everything around me. I feel so mentally...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I wish I could love God more. I wish I could stop sining. I wish I would just stop being jealous of others. I wish I was nicer to my parents. I wish could be a better christian. I...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I wish things were simpler .. And i miss being kid when u dont have to worry about anything . 😂😂😂
    jannah23 jannah23 22-25, F 5 Responses 7 hrs ago