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I Am Different to the Rest of My Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 148 People

    A Bad Bunch

    all they rest of my family smokes and drinks and does drugs i dont do a single one of those im active in my church i work with kids i dont get into trouble im a vegan i the good kid and it makes me feel good that im going someplace with my life other then jail!
    justjessica justjessica 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    For a Variety of Reasons....

    Well firstly, I am twenty years younger than my siblings I am only one of them to have attended University or continued education after High School I do not believe in sex or living with somoene only after marriage I am human rights orientated- and therefore stand up for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 7, 2008

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    Jersey City

                    My family is full of liars and over exaggerating people. My siblings all steal and lie about every little thing and my parents are money hungry and don't have any jobs. I am 19 and still living under their roof for the sake of my mother, but now she...
    HopeTheKid HopeTheKid 18-21, M 1 Response May 26, 2012

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    Never Good Enough

    In my family everyone is really smart and well achieved i have six siblings and i'm in the middle. I have three older siblings 2 brothers and a sister, and then 2 below me a brother and another sister. All of my sibling are very mature for their age, and they all are extremly...
    rzappa rzappa 18-21 2 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    Is There Something Wrong With Me.

    All member of my family are normal what i mean by normal is that they are like the majority of people you find in the world. they are christian and try to do what the bible want them to do and they do and i am happy with my family and we are all happy and i know that the source...
    draculesp draculesp 22-25 1 Response Jul 23, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I just want some people to relate to. My family are breaking me down. All of my immediate family members are incredibly self destructive and also abusive to those around them...
    narcolepticinsomniac narcolepticinsomniac 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Let's start with the beginning: I am the last child of 3. My childhood was not pleasant nor sad. My dad took care of us while my mom was working. My siblings were protecting me and...
    GirlWithNoFamily GirlWithNoFamily 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    My family is crazy. I'm completely and totally pissed at my family. My uncle and his partner, god knows who else. Is saying that all the sexual abuse, the rape, sexual assaults I...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Aside from my parents, sister and grandparents, I don't care at all for the rest of my family. I would let my cousins die if it was to save one of my friends. Even though we know...
    ElectricArabella ElectricArabella 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    This group is so true as the below will show. I have had the perfect day it started it off not great but then I got a message from MOB saying she will help me do my errands and...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I want to talk about my grandpa because I think he's really cool. He's near his 80's now, so he was a depression baby. He's the second oldest of 12 kids! Only two of them are his...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am a teenager, healthy, and in high school. I am the only atheist in my family, as well as the only one whose hobby is writing. I don't play video games, and writing is pretty...
    RamenTraveler RamenTraveler 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    While technically I do, I no longer consider my family my family. I don't like it one bit but at the same time I feel it is the only way to protect myself. When I was a child my...
    vovine123 vovine123 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Restlessness is another type of loneliness. it refers not so directly to the experience of estrangement from others, but to the constant dissatisfaction and restlessness within us...
    amazedbygrace amazedbygrace 31-35, F a week ago

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    As far as I remember I felt like I didn't belong in my family. Not because I didn't feel loved by them, I don't really know why. When I was young like 4,5,6 I remember my nickname...
    iamnottheonlyone iamnottheonlyone 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I am not being a downer but who doesn't have a dysfunctional family now days? Today's version of family is different compared to the 70's even 80's.
    vange12 vange12 36-40, F Aug 19

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    My family has a horrible history. I barely know any of my family, and I'm sure it's for a good reason. This story will be a long one. It's about my entire family after all. When...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I really am in disgust with this rotten family, and constantly think of killing myself. Never have they ever showed any love twords me. My idiotic mother - Early back on she had a...
    MysteryZ MysteryZ 18-21, M Aug 17

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    My mother passed away six weeks ago....very early days I know. I don't think I will ever be the same person I was before. I miss my mum so much it breaks my heart. She didn't...
    suesol suesol 36-40 Aug 17

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    Hi there. My name's Maria and I'm 19 years old. This is quite lengthy so thanks for clicking on it. All my life I have dealt with my difficult family and I have now made it one...
    dearmaria95 dearmaria95 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    My experience of abuse is most likely not as bad as most people's but I'd still like to share.. The first time I was abused by my dad was when I came home late from a friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Hope she dont hurt from this praise. Survives adulterer And moronic family. And abusive governing In a harsh world Where she chooses to teach decency By pointing out...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    I was born to the black sheep of four sons. For the first part of life I lived with my mother. Her side of things was awesome until the abuse happened. My sisters and I almost died...
    coerietheraven coerietheraven 22-25, M Aug 14

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    My mother and father have had issues with their marriage since I was a toddler. They should have left each other then. Swept all that young love under the carpet and acknowledge...
    unforeseenevents unforeseenevents 22-25, F Aug 14

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    (background infro: my parents are divorced. I live some of the time with my dad and stepmother, and some of the time with my mom. My brother is currently residing at my mom's house...
    RipperKing RipperKing 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I recently have had to cut ties with nearly all of my family. My mother is a very lovely person but she often shares information about others that causes rifts in the family...
    eirehawk eirehawk 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I honestly think I'm the only happy person in my family. Everyone else complains about their marriage, money, everything. And I just here all "God provides". Seriously, why do...
    TenderMercies TenderMercies 31-35, F Aug 12

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    Hey guys and gals of this family, what's going on with the billybigboy? I don't know because I'm not really in contact with any of you guys. I just want to know so we can clear...
    Manuel1Martinez Manuel1Martinez 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I have this best friend and his names Isaac. I've known him since the day I was born on the same hospital after him. We have had our birthdays always joint and our parent knew each...
    faykath faykath 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Ok, so I have a complicated family and it's going to be quite long-winded to explain it all... and like other people I'm going to change relatives names. I am the youngest of 3...
    DerbsUK DerbsUK 22-25, M Aug 11

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    I've got a problem with my in-laws... 3 years ago my boyfriend and I decided to move close to his family because we wanted to have children. And ofcourse beside our children...
    dolyn dolyn 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    An Ordinary Life - m4m (Inwood / Wash Hts) height : 5'10" (177cm) age: 30 I'm not sure if you can relate to my situation or not, but I wonder, is it just me? or perhaps its...
    willywonkadoo willywonkadoo 26-30, M Aug 11

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    I want to start a family someday I'm not sure if that will be possible to have my own children but adoption is something that is wonderful and gives hope to so many children. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I started to pack up my things for the up coming move. My brother and mom are already there, it's just my dad and myself back at home. If I'm honest I don't want to move...not...
    AwkwardTomboy AwkwardTomboy 18-21, F Aug 10

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    Yes, I am the black sheep of the family. I am the one who never follows the rules or traditions. I am the one who looks at things differently. I am the one who thinks that...
    theshadowonmoon theshadowonmoon 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 10

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    Yes, I have been naked in front of my family for the past three years. As a family, we all enjoy being naked and in front of one another in this fantastic lifestyle. Both my sons...
    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 16 Responses Aug 10

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    There's a long line of criminal activity in my family and most family members participated in it instead of getting a legal job. My grandmother was born on a plantation somewhere...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    Great day with my brother and the rest of my family at the park!😝😜
    TheCharger68 TheCharger68 18-21, M Aug 9

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    It's unfortunate, really. My family is gigantic, some I haven't ever met, most I have and that's a shame because I can safely say I don't approve of 90% of them. Except immediate...
    HmmLife HmmLife 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I'm a 18 years old girl. My family been always ( like even before I was born) in a bad relationship, problems never ends. (At least this is what i heard from my sis) It kinda...
    Redinpain Redinpain 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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