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Only Child - Single Parent - Alone but not lonely

London born and bred, within the sound of the Bow bells - Hackney, not quite the trendy, up-and-coming part of London it's now becoming, a multi cultured, rascist, overcrowded slum. but it gave an otherwise naive child a little street savvy, and...

#6 Read the full story - (Shared: 01/09/2006 00:59:55) Comments: 50
Tags: single parent - only child - death - manic depression - nervous breakdown -

things really can go from bad to worse

I grew up as the oldest of 4 children, I was the only girl an only 15 months older than my eldest brother, my father walked out on us when i was only 3 years old. Often he would arrange contact with us and then fail to show up. My mother...

#5 Read the full story - (Shared: 28/08/2006 22:25:02) Comments: 9
Tags: alcoholism - Hope

Years of suffering

I have this inability to let go of the past. For most of my life I have always succeeded at whatever I set my mind to. I have two degrees, 16 years of teaching experience (a former Head of Department) and a homeowner. However in the last 3...

#4 Read the full story - (Shared: 26/08/2006 23:57:34) Comments: 16
Tags: Help

cant sleep

Well this is nothing too tragic and it is something hundreds of people are going through but as I cant sleep and there is no body awake to talk to I thought I would find someone to talk to on the internet...... I just would love to meet...

#3 Read the full story - (Shared: 22/08/2006 02:38:31) Comments: 9
Tags: hi

The Pit of Despair/ Black Dog

I have everything you could want in life yet at times I find myself so low and demotivated I feel as though I am finished. To all appearances I am a successful partner in a media business, we employ 25 staff and have a happy workplace, something I...

#2 Read the full story - (Shared: 17/08/2006 15:10:06) Comments: 18
Tags: "Despair"

So what is my story?

I have been struggling with my life for just over 31 years. More recently I am seeing friends getting married and starting families while I am still single. I have been getting tired of all the comments and have felt like the male Bridget Jones...

#1 Read the full story - (Shared: 01/08/2006 21:56:27) Comments: 313
Tags: Hope - Accomplishment - Weight Loss - Fitness - Childhood - Absent Parent

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