Two Years of Traveling From 2015 to 2017 (1 Viewer)

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Easier said than done I know
even easier on my smartphone
 
We sell all kinds of other stuff in our Etsy store!

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For the record I'm exactly twice your age white hetero male
I've been an orphan since I was 15 - & up until that time my mom was a widow with five kids, the oldest severely mentally retarded
 

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We all come from hard places - the key is figuring how to adapt
I'm trying to recall what I was up to at your age - that was the 90s, Holy shit
 

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Also for the record, I don't think @Faceplant was all that brutal in his honesty. True, he doesn't know you, but then again none of us knows any other except from what they post here.

Well, that's not entirely true - and he's got the scars to prove it - but that's his story to tell.

However, we all took the time to read your post and offer some feedback. Now it may not be what you wanted to hear - read, rather - but this is all part of forging an understanding. Growth and acceptance are not without struggle or pain
 

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So I got nothing really to offer you, but if you want to message me privately and continue this I will respond as thoughtfully as I can
 

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Before anyone responded to your original post I considered what to write and came up with 'The only thing I can take away from your post is You can't go back'
 
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From what I can tell, most families are mostly fucked up. However everyone has their moments & sometimes or you can get a surprise from an unexpected quarter
I don't like most families that I see but I do believe that a loving and caring family can truly exist. Just takes a lot of time to do it...
 
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For the record I'm exactly twice your age white hetero male
I've been an orphan since I was 15 - & up until that time my mom was a widow with five kids, the oldest severely mentally retarded
Yeah... That sounds pretty damn rough. Sorry.
 
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We all come from hard places - the key is figuring how to adapt
I'm trying to recall what I was up to at your age - that was the 90s, Holy shit
Not everyone... I just to "adapt". Not on my own anyway because I crave relationships and stuff like that.

And I was born in 1991... I honestly feel old at this point.
 

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Reviewing your words - Because I have a lot of other things that I want happen but there needs to be understanding and accepting from someone who has very strong patience in order for those things to happen.

Can you guess what I'm about to say?
Nothing happens by itself and nobody's going to come along and resolve everything for you. But you already know this.
 
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Also for the record, I don't think @Faceplant was all that brutal in his honesty. True, he doesn't know you, but then again none of us knows any other except from what they post here.

Well, that's not entirely true - and he's got the scars to prove it - but that's his story to tell.

However, we all took the time to read your post and offer some feedback. Now it may not be what you wanted to hear - read, rather - but this is all part of forging an understanding. Growth and acceptance are not without struggle or pain
I don't agree with how he went about in telling in his "honesty". I'm far more kind than that because that's not who I am and yes... He doesn't know me but you're right. We only know from what we post on here and stuff until we meet in person if people are open of doing that.

I have a scar too. A burn scar that I've had since 1992... On my left arm.

I thank you for taking the time to read my post and offer feedback. I do appreciate it overall. It takes time for a understanding while some are easier than others while some are harder. It just depends.
 
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And what makes you the standard? We all come from whatever hole we came from and nobody knows anyone else's experience -
 

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Meaning when I hear a well-off person telling me how everything is fine with them I have to ask them what about everyone else?
 
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Reviewing your words - Because I have a lot of other things that I want happen but there needs to be understanding and accepting from someone who has very strong patience in order for those things to happen.

Can you guess what I'm about to say?
Nothing happens by itself and nobody's going to come along and resolve everything for you. But you already know this.
Humans are a social animal... There needs to be real connection and emotion attachment. Nothing does happen by itself (most of the time) but people together can resolve things... It takes real effort to do it. And that's what I'm looking for. Someone who truly cares like I do. Who wants to put real emotion and work together. To make things better because that makes the most damn sense to me.
 
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