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  #1  
February 12th, 2007, 05:41 PM
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I have!!!!

So i keep getting emails from distant family members I have not seen since I was like 5 or just ones that we never really kept in contact with. I come from a really big family. My dad is one of 8 kids and my grandma was one of 12. So that large of a family just spreads out too quickly, how could I know where everyone was?

Anyways...these emails I keep getting, everyone is like OMG why didn't you tell us you got married...and your having a baby???? LIke its the end of the world.

So i always respond very nicely saying yes we got married last april and the baby is due soon yada yada yada.

But they seriously seem upset, like i kicked their puppy. I don't feel bad because I know there was nothing I could do...I was not going to send out like 300+ annoucement cards explaining my life but its not like I was hidding it either.

I keep trying to find out who said what to who that started this chain reaction. Its like a bad jigsaw puzzle. I can't help but laugh at these people. I don't even know who is who's mom or child or aunt or uncle!

Sometimes families are just toooooooooo big!!!!!!!!
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February 12th, 2007, 05:42 PM
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oh wow
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February 12th, 2007, 05:52 PM
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i know what u mean! my mom is one of 8 and my dad is one of 6 [i think?] i have cousins i've never met and i don't even know what a few of my uncles look like. lol.
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February 12th, 2007, 09:42 PM
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Thats just crazy!!!

My family is small, thank goodness
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February 13th, 2007, 09:53 AM
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How silly of them to be upset with you that you didn't call them or tell them! Have THEY called YOU to tell you their latest goingson? No! How silly.

I recently was tracked down online by a cousin I haven't seen or heard from in 18 years. Needless to say, it's awkward (she's from my mom's ex-husband side of the family).
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