myTakes: Family & Friends

TRUE FRIEND - The Real Friend Defined!

FRIENDSHIP DEFINITION: Friendship is a relationship of mutual affection between people. It is a stronger form of interpersonal bond than an association. To me, the dictionary definition you just read does not truly...
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"Love Yourself!" why is it easier said than done?

Me: "I have problem that my love gets so intensified, whilst the next person doesn't give a fuck about me" Them: "Hey! You don't love yourself!" Me: "I've got a problem that I am too loving, caring, and I give too much to...
Anonymous
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Don't make my mistakes

Don't do something that feels wrong. Even if you have a TRACE of doubt or unease about something that will affect others, seriously take that doubt into consideration. When people you love are involved in a decision you...
Whatthefluff
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3 Reasons Stepdads Are Awesome And Deserve Respect

A question from an anonymous man the other day warmed my heart. Here's the link: How do I go about dating a 30 year old widow with kids? A strong, responsible young guy in his 20s who wants to step up to be the qualified...
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My dad makes me feel worthless!

Aside from criticizing my weight (I'm 5'7 and 118 lbs) he also has an issue with everything I say, do or eat. Even reading the wrong novel sets him off. I have problems with food ( my family doesn't know) I have...
Aanagrace
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I was raised with love

Hey there, as you read in the title, I was raised with so much love. I value everything my parents did for me and the way they raised me. I had their support when following a dream, I had a very happy childhood, they gave...
Anonymous
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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day to all of you fathers and grandfathers out there. I hope you guys have a great day celebrating. I spent some time with my grandparents, socially distanced lmao, celebrating my granddad today 🥰 So to...
AmourHoney s
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Is my former favourite potential roommate right for doing this? [+Update on my housing/moving away situation]

I went to Germany this weekend to check out different housing options. The first place The first one I looked at was listed as 285€/month, very cheap, but only 2 rooms for us (me and my potential roommate), a "very basic"...
tallandsweet
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How to Deal With Overly Protective Parents

I think some of us have been there. If you have the feeling that you have overly protective parents, this MyTake is for you. Not only will I mention a few things to remember about such parenting, but I will provide you...
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Just because you’re an introvert doesn’t mean you get to handle situations with immaturity.

Dear Introverts, NOBODY, and I mean nobody besides other introverts, could read your mind. just because you’re an introvert doesn’t mean you use THAT as your “rationale” (more like excuse) to give the silent treatment and...
hsshannah96
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My Mother in Law is driving me nuts. How can I keep the peace until she moves out?

Okay so I used to be okay with my mother in law until I had a baby. All through the pregnancy my husband and I kept having to deal with her pushy behavior. It started off small with wanting to see him be born. Then...
MrsCortes
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To my "best friend"

You called me your "best friend" but where are you? After all the times I was there for you, made time for you, sacrificed for you, you disappear. You were struggling mentally, physically, financially. I tried everything...
Anonymous
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What’s Tiger Moms and How to Identify One

If you’re from Asia, you must be familiar with this. If not, be patient with me and I run you through it. Tiger moms are what we like to call a hot tempered, perfection seeking, and in some ways, toxic mom. Living my...
Emma_240302
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How can I deal with almost never being invited?

I thought I had finally found some friends. The history There are mainly four girls in my class that I really like and who I invite all the time. Ever since the first holidays in this academic year (October) they haven't...
tallandsweet
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My adventurous, adrenaline-craving parents

Given the recent comments on the take where I outlined some pros and cons of me travelling on my own, I've decided that I need to tell you a little more about my parents for you to better understand my background....
tallandsweet
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Forget happiness; find joy and share it!

In all spectrums of life, people encounter days of good and of bad. Each day results from the decisions of a person's life choices, whether they can be consequences that the person has to deal with for the rest of his/her...
sparke328
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Why I'm Happy My Grandfather Might Have Cancer.

*Fair warning. This deals with difficult topics like death and cancer.* Earlier today, my mother called me and informed me that my dad's father, who has battled with cancer in the past and beat it, recently went to the...
LuckyLuce
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Siblings.. dont face alone. My story.

We get excited when. We have a new sibling. Weather it is a brother and or a sister . We think " we will be the best for them .we will teach what right . We won't let them get hurt . " and much more . So why dont we stick...
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People that have "everything"but don't appreciate it

This is just a rant here about my 'cousin', raised by her grandmother and her husband. She gets what she wants, including from an aunt of ours that favors her (which is fine but she goes overboard expressing her...
Anonymous
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Parents who hit their kids for punishment

Dear parents, Coming from a really annoying and challenging child, I am grateful that you punished me physically when I was younger. It taught me that actions have consequences. Although I initially struggled with the...
Anonymous
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