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I Am a Burden to My Family

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    Here I am, trying to find answers about my

    upbringing. Why I was sent there, away from my parents as a toddler, then going back for primary school, then back again away from my parents. My depression and social anxiety and personality is shaped by my past and upbringing. Yet when I look for answers from them, they...
    feint30 feint30 26-30, M Feb 1

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    I need to write this, I need to get this off my chest. This isn't me being a victim, this is me saying that my life has been extremely hard and still is sometimes because of my...
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    And I'm far from it. I will tell you everything sincerely and straight up. But, here in Ecuador, I've realized that blood never really makes the family although it can be a huge...
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    Complicated, difficult, and frustrating. Most marital arguments are over sex or money... Mine happen to be family. My in laws despise me... In the beginning of my relationship my...
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    I see here people share their stories about families of 7 and more kids, but I come from a family of 5. And I'm the fourth. I have two older sisters, an older brother and a younger...
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    I know for sure. The woman that babysits my cousin's daughter who is partially related to our family through her husband, once asked me to marry her nephew, and that he hadn't a...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    My younger sister, Tanya. She's quite the nerdy and loves science and mathematics just like me, and we both connect pretty well together even though it sometimes get a little rough...
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    I know many people out there hate there family and there's no new to talk about except defining some feeling to the outside world. I actually don't have the ability to express...
    dare111 dare111 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am having family troubles . For the first time in my life I have stood up to my family. My younger sister is envious of me and talks badly of people behind there backs including...
    ozgirl77 ozgirl77 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    God don't even go there...I have a part of my family which constantly lie about the most horrible things...for example my auntie told my mum that she has 25 people out of 42 at...
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    Every three years there has been a family tradition of going on a family vacation trip in my husbands family, this was supposed to be the eleventh such trip since my husbands...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F Mar 22

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    God will remove people from your life if you take too long to do it yourself. In 2010 I recieved a word from a woman in church that I had a few people around me who I needed to...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Many moons ago I was basically disowned by my family . I am the black sheep , never graduated high school , got tattoos the day I turned 18 and am getting more covered every day...
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Waited for dad to be dad. Retaliated when hurt. Stole from family when young. So they punnish forever. And save money. But claim loans wreck family. To justify...
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    I hate my family. My brother calls me names and hits me for no reason. Today, he called me names again, so I blew off because he constantly says it so I said, "Have you ever looked...
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    I hate family gathering because I always feel left out. I am the quiet one who never says a word but likes to observe all the time. I like to see family but I always feel out of...
    wisdom26 wisdom26 46-50, F Apr 10

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    I don't know if this is how I should be acting, but... I am actually thankful that God gave me this kind of life. I mean, I am thankful that I am from a broken family. why? well...
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    When I was growing up I was the black sheep, the odd one out, the weirdo, the freak. My mum would say to people 'she's not like us, she likes to read..' like reading was a...
    Shelley176 Shelley176 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know why, but my daughter's only 7 months and I kind of already want another baby... I know it sounds crazy but I have always wanted a big family, I grew up with a big one...
    SefysMommy SefysMommy 16-17, F Mar 19

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    Translation/ I'm the only one who is not a f**cking cry baby and will work for my money. I'm not dramatic and don't cause fights. I'm somewhat balanced and capable of living in my...
    Retro5NAF Retro5NAF 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I recently told my family that I was sexually abused by a family member. They called me a lair and told me I was sick and belonged in a mental institution. They say they love me...
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    I don't necessarily hate my family it's just the feeling I get when I'm around them. This unhappiness I feel and the fact I just want to leave. Once I go to school, I feel more...
    nuwandaisaphony nuwandaisaphony 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I seriously can't f**king stand these ungrateful ********. My parents just got back from the store and I'm trying to help clean up around the house and my mom is yelling at me for...
    MegaManZero97 MegaManZero97 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    ZiggyZebra ZiggyZebra 13-15, F Apr 5

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    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I use to be scared to tell my family members about my relationship problems. I finally left the bad relationship and moved away, my family has never been so supportive and helpful...
    krmdr krmdr 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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