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I Am a Burden to My Family

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    I have a terrible experience with family members my mother was on the phone once and I heard her put my family and myself down to my sister in law she seems to like to talk about...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    My family is known to bring up embrassing past events and situations during family dinners. Have you ever had to deal with the more emnrassing situations among extended family or...
    x3SilverWincanx3 x3SilverWincanx3 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My family members (from my father's side) look insecure about themselves. My uncles, my grandparents, even my father share this insecure personality. 1- Usely hesitate before...
    simotaqi simotaqi 22-25 4 hrs ago

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    I don't want money. I don't want to be a billionaire. I don't need a luxurious life. I don't need branded clothes. I only want my family who are feeling happy in my happiness. I am...
    sumit555 sumit555 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    I am the youngest of five and I haven't seen my siblings or my "mother's" side of the family in a decade. Initially it was their choice not to see me--I was fifteen and decided to...
    seelensauger seelensauger 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I know I'm not supposed to say this. But WHY ME? Ever since I was born I had always felt like I'm a burden to my family. They never notices my achievements and my good qualities...
    SociallyIneptxD SociallyIneptxD 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    I have grown up in a pretty much nudist family since I was born. I have two younger siblings (one of each) and they are also okay with it. We tend to go naked on holiday most of...
    purplelimeboyy purplelimeboyy 13-15, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I'm the oldest of six. There have been times growing up where I have made sacrifices (unbeknownst to everyone in the family) to do my part in keeping my siblings happy and healthy...
    dreamingoptimist dreamingoptimist 22-25, F 1 Response 22 mins ago

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    I don't just feel it but i am actually a burden on my dad, mom, bro, sis, uncle, aunt and everyone else.. My opinion does'nt matter in anything, even if it does, they won't agree...
    MrImperfect MrImperfect 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My family is a very complicated one. On my mum's side, I have 2 aunts and an uncle. To make you understand my life story better, I'll give fake names and just talk about the big...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F Jan 2

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    My uncle is 54 he has twin daughters, lives in telford which is about 45mins to an hour away from my family. He is a grandfather to two beautiful little girls. He is divorced and...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Don't get me wrong, I love my family to bits and most of them are wonderful and supportive! But... we've just never had that sense of closeness that so many families have. I'm...
    Saiyanprincess Saiyanprincess 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Well my family is not being very supportive and have not been in my life for long time. I have raise my kids alone without my family help and my family have disown me because of...
    Kelbug Kelbug 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm like the outcast of the family. My family does stuff with out me and I find out about it on facebook. I have have two sisters one younger one older the older one has 3 kids so...
    kdmb kdmb 22-25, F Jan 7

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    After reading everyone's situation it is hard to think my problem is really that much of a problem, but I need to just get it out. I am the eldest and growing up I will admit I was...
    etburki etburki 22-25, F a week ago

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    I'm differently-abled. Not disabled. Just differently-abled. This was the label my Mum gave to me. All my life, I have been different. When I was born, I was different. Not...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    at my aunts house, having desert with my mom, brother, his fiancé, her daughter, aunt, uncle, cousin, other uncle, and grandpa. brother: *repeatedly imitates how funny my grandpa...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    I feel like I am the black sheep of the family....I'm not perfect and I've made mistakes in my life, but I don't see why my family has to act like **** around me. Whenever there's...
    LadyL31786 LadyL31786 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Last weekend my family hosted a nudist dinner party at our house. We invited all of our close nudist friends and relatives over and there turned out to be about seven families in...
    EastTNNudist EastTNNudist 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 14

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    I am the truth teller in my family. I was the one who ruined my mother's life because she got pregnant with me out of wedlock in the 1950's as she was on her way to work on her...
    beth4405 beth4405 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    As a child, I remember be loved& cared by so many people from my own family. We never had problems nor gossip about others flaws. But when I got married I feel like my husband's...
    3voL 3voL 22-25, F a week ago

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    I come from a mafia family and theirs one thing besides respect is taught. The love and protection of our blood. Sometime families do stupid **** and drag you into things that you...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was 12 when we got our pool, and we (the children of the family; myself, a female cousin 12; male cousin 10, little brother 8 and little sister 6) were in it about every day...
    Iakmala Iakmala 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    As painstakingly heartbreaking as it is, I've realized that I cannot compete with the drug of Satan, Meth... My ex-husband and I were together for a little over 11 years. Our love...
    jryder1979 jryder1979 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    So every year we have a family get together around this time, my family is pretty close to each other, since my uncle died a couple weeks ago, it does feel a little different when...
    jennymomof3 jennymomof3 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Family is very Important. Another thing is, that one doesn't need to be related by blood. I have 3 cousins that were adopted. They aren't related to me by blood, but they are...
    Vader222 Vader222 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I am 58 years old. I have never seen my father nor has he seen me. I have had a number of step siblings--most of them a great deal older than I. My marriage, which failed, produced...
    Cougarette Cougarette 56-60 1 Response Jan 2

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    I feel as though I have no family. My mother left when I was very young. My dad later remarried and at the age of 16, my step mother kicked me out. I was forced to live with my...
    Sugarsparkles60 Sugarsparkles60 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    every since almost 4 years ago my husband family has treated me like **** not even knowing me,harrased and threatened me and threw my herpes **** in my face from being raped and...
    mandyvargas18 mandyvargas18 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I'm 18 years old and I'm an avid Christian, but I can't help but hate my family for the things they put me through. They call me the "accident baby" in the family cause my parents...
    Lilliane19 Lilliane19 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    In my view families are overated. Just because you share part of the same genetic material with another person, does not mean that you are bound to love or even like them. A large...
    canthinkformyself canthinkformyself 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    My family is an utter mess-- my mom (who is the hardest worker I will ever meet) is working two jobs, not including taking care of her kids. Some weeks she'll work 12-18 hours a...
    AKGhost98 AKGhost98 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    ***RANT*** If you're my friend right now, you might not be after you read this. I know God said it's not right for homosexuals to be together but didn't he also say to love one...
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My best friend, from age about 16 to 21, although I have known him for my entire life; died this past Friday. I have been trying to think of if I should write about it or not...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I love the freedom coming from and having a nudist family. We all love being free and easy when it comes to nudity with all of my family members. We have a large and growing...
    femalemom1976 femalemom1976 36-40, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm not afraid to tell my family I'm bisexual. I'm only afraid to tell my mom and her side of the family. My dad and his side of the family will be okay with it and will always...
    BrittanySue96 BrittanySue96 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I do not miss the family that I had because they are dysfunctional and abusive. What I miss is the good times I miss the children in the house for the holidays I truly wish that I...
    Green1tree27 Green1tree27 26-30, F Dec 27, 2014

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    {You then wait around to collect your medicines and make payment. That’s suitable. You do not should visit a separate pharmacy or chemist for the tablets. All GP clinics in...
    Logan3691wjw1 Logan3691wjw1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    {Most Professionals will only see individuals using an appointment. Though they'll happily take walk in individuals if their clinic is just not insane active.Hi, I've just moved to...
    Matthew9482ypf5 Matthew9482ypf5 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    My family is sorta broken, I was adopted so I don't feel connections with my parent. so I only have one father and no mother and my sister isn't the best example in life. so...
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I an the oldest of 5 children. Growing up I always felt I got the blame if my siblings did anything wrong,I am now in my 30s and it's still the same.. I have not spoken to my...
    scarlett26 scarlett26 31-35, F Jan 5

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    No one understands me only my cats not my dog not my rabbits bit my friends nor my family only my cats you may think it's crazy but I have had my cats for years they know how I act...
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I live in a place where usual things are not allowed, for example having a bf, let alone chatting with men on the phone. I am a virgin coz obviously not married. So I live in my...
    Sajanova Sajanova 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Through my childhood, my father used to call me once or twice a year. When I was 16, he suddenly stopped calling and I never really knew why. But I'm not going to write about him...
    adamiriam adamiriam 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I'm the weirdo in my family. I'm artistic, introverted, shy, sensitive, intuitive, gentle, gay, Pagan, and awkward. Some of these I have to hide. I even look different. I have tan...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 16