Do you Belong?

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I hear  lot of people… and A LOT of people always tell me that they do not feel that they belong in their family. They don’t understand how or why they were chosen to be in a family like theirs and sometimes, some people wish that they want to belong to another family. Belonging to your family… Think about it, do you really feel you belong in your family all the time? Some may say yes, others no… this really is based on your own experience and your own point of view. So I base my thoughts process today through facts…as usual.

You see… Belonging…belong…According to http://www.dictionary.com/ is:

1. to be in the relation of a member, adherent, inhabitant, etc. (usually followed by to ): He belongs to the Knights of Columbus.

2. to have the proper qualifications, especially social qualifications, to be a member of a group: You don’t belong in this club.
 
3. to be proper or due; be properly or appropriately placed, situated, etc.: Books belong in every home. This belongs on the shelf. He is a statesman who belongs among the great.
 
And all I can relate to family is being a member to a group. You see, your family is a group, weather it be two people or one person. Sometimes your family is connected by a blood line, or others, it can be an emotional attachment. Like when You don’t feel you belong to your Blood line family, are adopted, you tend to have some sore of family. According to Dictionary  #7. this also included Servants. BEHOLD Servants are family too!
Family:
1. a. a basic social unit consisting of parents and their children, considered as a group, whether dwelling together or not: the traditional family.

   b. a social unit consisting of one or more adults together with the children they care for: a single-parent family.
 
2. the children of one person or one couple collectively: We want a large family.
 
3. the spouse and children of one person: We’re taking the family on vacation next week.
 
4. any group of persons closely related by blood, as parents, children, uncles, aunts, and cousins: to marry into a socially prominent family.
 
5. all those persons considered as descendants of a common progenitor.
 
6. Chiefly British . approved lineage, especially noble, titled, famous, or wealthy ancestry: young men of family.
 
7. a group of persons who form a household under one head, including parents, children, and servants.
 
8. the staff, or body of assistants, of an official: the office family.
 
9. a group of related things or people: the family of romantic poets; the halogen family of elements.
 
10. a group of people who are generally not blood relations but who share common attitudes, interests, or goals and, frequently, live together: Many hippie communes of the sixties regarded themselves as families.
 
A family usually is what you make of it. You can choose to belong and be accepted for who you are, or not accepted for who you are…regardless its your choice. Some get over their moments of not feeling belonged and then end us feeling like they do…So Like i said…The way you CHOOSE to VIEW if you belong or not, is your choice. The fact that you belong to a family is a fact. You will always be a part of a family. Weather it be your blood line, your friends, your work, something… Someone will always care for you even though it may not feel like it at times. So when you go through the moments or facts that your family doesn’t want you or care about you… you will find someone in your family, friendships or else where that usually you can call family and know you belong there.
 
Note: I never mentioned you belong to someone…the only person you truly BELONG to is yourself. No ones else. But your can always be a member of some group.
 
Have you ever felt like you don’t belong?
 
Smile (if you want)
 

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