Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am Different to the Rest of My Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 151 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 2 Responses May 26, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I hate my family so much. I hate them!!!
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 16-17, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really am. I'm so different compared to the rest of my family. For instance, I enjoy golf and tennis, but my family would rather do neither. I love art and galleries; my family...
    7Questions 7Questions 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think we all do...sometimes we feel incomplete not expressing all our sides,till someone cross your path and make it flourish.I think we bring a different part of ourselves...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 33 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Being different is good!" "You're not like every one else." "You're special!" These are usually the first few phrases that people say to either try to comfort someone or reassure...
    mushu169 mushu169 22-25, M Oct 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi guys. So my dad has been really stressed out these past few months due to an injury that has occurred to the back of his neck. They say it's an cord impingement I think it was...
    ny6424 ny6424 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To start off, I am the most physically different from my family, which already separates me. Naturally blonde and tan, the rest of them are brunette and white. I am judged everyday...
    MerleMyLove97 MerleMyLove97 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wish life was different. I'm having huge fights right now with my family, because they just don't understand me at all. My parents are disappointed because I don't earn more...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's not that I don't like my family, but more of....I don't like who I am and who I've become since living with my family. Ever since I was 13, I was mostly living alone by myself...
    tanasiluv tanasiluv 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Are you one of those women who really love to wear silk long scarves? If yes, it is very important that you are familiar about some of the most popular ways on how to wear your...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Oct 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It has been a long time since I posted any thing. There has been so much ups and downs in my life that I basically got left behind. I've always been lonely since I was born. I know...
    maggiesuper maggiesuper 18-21, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Peter: It's already done. I dropped them all off at Toys for Toddlers last night. Brian: All? Peter, only one gift was for charity, the rest were for the family. Peter: No, the...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I to wished my life was different, it led me to take drastic action while still in high school. But I have excepted the way things are now. Unfortunately one cannot change the...
    katyarty katyarty 51-55, F Oct 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am not close to my blood relatives at all. My parents had trouble encouraging me as a child, and the restrictions they put on me due to their fear makes me believe that they don...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My mother and I got into a small spat because I consider some people my family. She's so hot headed about blood and marriage it drives me up the wall. Her 'half sister', my aunt...
    RyskerSein RyskerSein 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My whole life seemed to revolve around my family. I should hate them for not being there and giving me loneliness and poor health and guidance. But it all must truly be my fault...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My mom and dad are split up. I got in a fight with my dad, and I don't talk to him, his other two kids (I live with my mom and my sister) and the rest of his family. It's missing...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We all know that sometimes our words online and in texts can be misconstrued by the reader, but sometimes the reader should know us well enough to know what our intentions are...
    NateKyng NateKyng 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I met my husband 10 years ago, he is divorced and so am I. He has 2 children from a previous marriage and I had none. We then had our daughter now 8. My step daughter is 21 and...
    fleezz fleezz 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I see all these different posts about people who "hate" different people in their family and I ask myself "what the hell is wrong with you"? I know some have real issues so don't...
    Sims11 Sims11 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am the mother of children with different fathers. Right away when people hear that, they think bad things. They judge incorrectly. I never actually thought I would be in this...
    Col308 Col308 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    He is screaming in my face. my whole face is wet from all the tears I'm crying, his breath makes me feel cold. I am trying to look away, I can not risk holding my head up and see...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My father passed away when I was only three months old, my mother left my sister and I when I was one year old. My sister and I were split up after that. I went with my grandpa on...
    dwnrtwnr dwnrtwnr 22-25, M Oct 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wish I could just go somewhere and start over, RIGHT NOW! Just drop everything and see the world …. or more of it, at the least. I am really done with where I am at in life...
    thebigkoslowski thebigkoslowski 31-35, M 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've just started a new blog at www.colliesjournal.com, talking about my step family experience. Here is one of my stories... According to childwelfare.gov/adoption/stepparent...
    colliesjournal colliesjournal 41-45, F Oct 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wish I had a different family sometimes, but then I stop and look, and see how lucky I am. I should be more grateful and appreciative that I have a family of my own.
    raspberryicetea raspberryicetea 13-15, F Oct 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The fact is that I love that i'm different. I know that I am just more than others. I know that as I get older I will become even more successful. My friends look up to me as their...
    cunning01 cunning01 13-15, M Oct 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I went to my dad's family this summer, they are from a different country and I barely speak their language. I was mostly spending time with my cousins and sister. One day I was mad...
    nowherewego nowherewego 16-17, F Oct 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I used to be a different person, you know. I used to be thankful for the family I had and the food and shelter I was provided; I used to love my family desperately and fully, as if...
    Ashlyn198 Ashlyn198 13-15, F 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wonder sometimes what I did in a past life to be stuck with this family, my mum hates me and has disowned me loads of times because I dont get on with my sister and avoid her, my...
    ymasxatl ymasxatl 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Doesn't seem to matter how much time passes or how much more damage is done. The thing that never seems to change is that my parents refuse to acknowledge the abuse that has...
    wbmw wbmw 31-35, F Oct 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A handful. I lost all of my great grandmothers and great grandfathers, I lost one grandparent(my paternal grandfather) and the rest are still with me. I have lost an aunt in a car...
    T3chmupp3t T3chmupp3t 18-21, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was born on Christmas day 1971, I was a breach Birth (I came out *** first with an ambilical cord Around me,) I was supposed to be aborted. My mom was 40 years old, my dad was...
    lonemechanicdfw lonemechanicdfw 41-45, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So this picture is a rare one indeed. I am almost never around children, but when I am. I have had some good times. I love my cousin's kids that I only once visited. I always hated...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M Oct 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was born in a different country. My mom used my dad to get to America and abandoned me when I was 6, right after she got into the states . I was abused and neglected by my father...
    SZoa SZoa 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For some reason I just wasn't the type of person people wanted to be friends with. Ostracised before even starting school: I was not welcome into groups, snubbed by people, was...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T Oct 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Like a year ago I went extremely rebellious on my parents. >They gave me a 6pm curfew, I came home gone midnight- spanked. >They asked for my phone, I put it in my bra and told...
    naughtyivy naughtyivy 13-15, F 7 Responses Oct 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My family does things a little differently... Men work, and come home and have the meals ready, table set, and the house cleaned. Women work, clean, cook. Dads have talks...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well that's really describes how anyone who would look at my life. I'm nice to my teachers, my friends, but my family tree is terribly strict. I may be only a teen, but I have a...
    Imperfection68 Imperfection68 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's fair to say my experience of growing up was rough: my mother had bipolar disorder, BPD and a few other things. At one point, our relationship got so bad (read: one or both of...
    EmThor EmThor 18-21, F Oct 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My grandmother texted me 8 times to tell me good night and called me once to tell me she loved me and how I needed to rest. Ten minutes later she asks me how my day was. Love her...
    VanishedDea VanishedDea 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My dad is the type of dad to tell you about how it would be wiser to allow him to buy ingredients and cook a delicious meal than to spend a hundred just for a very slight meal in a...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F Oct 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    That's what I call them when my dad blows up at me: Judgment Calls. It all started, according to him, last week. I ran into my mother's hope chest in my room. I ran into it hard...
    CatalinaVanilla CatalinaVanilla 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12

    Your Response

    Cancel