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I Am Different to the Rest of My Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 153 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

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    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 2 Responses 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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    i think what this time of year reminds me is that i really have very little in common with lots of my extended family, we're so different! yes there's a certain attachment due to...
    abtrotski abtrotski 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I come from a poorer household, and have been raised to see that money isn't everything. That some of the best things in life are free. Although, my boyfriends family is entirely...
    boombop7 boombop7 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I've come to the realization that i hate family get togethers.. and in consequence i hate holidays. I used to be so excited for Christmas when i was younger and now with it being...
    killlian killlian 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Mother, father, brother. Those are my real family, and I still don't like them much. My brother and I have the most similarities and shared interests, but he's still been...
    Thanatos24 Thanatos24 22-25, M 59 mins ago

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    My friends have become my family since I don't have any family anymore. With 9 siblings and parents dead- everybody just split-different-some are unrecovered lifestyle choices...
    Dmariejoy Dmariejoy 61-65, F 2 days ago

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    WARNING: this is VERY long. During school and hanging out with friends, I can be the most talkative and cheerful person to be around. And that's what hides the truth back at home...
    vintagechick14 vintagechick14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    How do I feel secure in my relationship? I'm not afraid he'll leave me, or cheat on me and yet, I do not feel that he's willing to risk everything to make this work. I know he will...
    secondandunhappy secondandunhappy 22-25, F Dec 7

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    it's Christmas now where i am from and it has been one of the worst Christmas so far. it is already 10 p.m. and once again, my parents just never ceases to amaze me (sense the...
    kimberllytsy kimberllytsy 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    starting today. I am no longer part of my family. both my parents have disowned me just because I am not what they want me to be sigh what a way to start the year
    Efoile Efoile 22-25, M 32 mins ago

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    Well its thanksgiving, Some of my dads side of the family are here. Thanksgiving and Christmas are my least favorite holidays, because they are suppose to be about family, which...
    wesv wesv 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    "You will lose friends but family is forever" what a lie that is what mu father raises me on i believed that for awhile then i was 6 and my parents split the thing is they where...
    Musicislife13417 Musicislife13417 13-15 3 Responses Dec 16

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    If you're a skeptic, disbeliever, or just wave this off as silly, let's be nice and stop reading. Do you have an animal spirit? Are you a vampire? Have you been possessed? Are you...
    KizunaXIII KizunaXIII 18-21, F Dec 2

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    it angers me when I noticed how my sister tries to hide her smile when she noticed I couldn't find a dress in the store. The next day I found a nice dress and she tried hiding her...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ever since I was a child I hated my family. Mainly my distant family and sometimes my close family. They have always put me down, making fun of my weight, how I look, and what I...
    ksgirl93 ksgirl93 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    I have tittered on the fence while the rest of my family either delude themselves or ignore what my younger sister has become. I for one am done pretending. I am done dealing with...
    Breathe6 Breathe6 22-25, M Nov 30

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    Family Most people think of security, support, love, a safety net, a place to turn when the rest of the world is crazy, reassurance, a shoulder to cry on, or God forbid somewhere...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 13

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    My in-law are very different from my family. My family is successful, social and very giving. I was raised by my grand-parents, who have always worked hard physically and always...
    pinok pinok 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 14

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    I have an aunt who lives in another country but is here now. She normally is never at our holidays but this year she is. And she wants to complain that people who aren't blood...
    Env06 Env06 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a 21 year old college student. I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M Nov 27

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    I dream about a life which I have control over my emotions. I wish for a life different from what I am leading now - different culture, different language, better healthcare system...
    SolitarySol SolitarySol 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My mother had schozophrenia and lost custody of me when I was six, and I never saw her again. She died of cancer when she was in her 50s; I was in my 30s. I never knew who my...
    soledad75 soledad75 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I only have like hmmm...2 true friends ? ... out of maybe 40 people I know at school ? I've made "bestfriends" and this and that , but in the end we either hurt each other or...
    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I dont have any family. My parents split when i was a toddler.My mother died when i was 19. The rest of family is toxic and never offered any support. I get upset at this time of...
    cori70 cori70 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    i wish i had a different outcome in my marriage, i wish i had a different family, but since i cant change that, i wish i could just fastfoward to the part where things start...
    anonymous8374 anonymous8374 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    I am always in a different direction, i'm one of those people with 5 sense gift, it doesn't let me rest, but i still love it. I have special connection with environment, i see...
    roxanz roxanz 22-25, M Dec 17

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    Hello everyone. :) Hope you are having a nice day and I wish you great Winter Holidays.. I guess I should start with telling that I am a very sensitive person, lets say over...
    AnnaLeah94 AnnaLeah94 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Blood does not make a family. A long time ago I was a married man with a six month old daughter. I recently got out of the Navy and was attempting to resettle. My biological...
    SilverPagan SilverPagan 51-55, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    So once more, I have been officially told to stay away for Christmas. Not much of a surprise, but I was hoping things might be different for the first time in ages. First my dad...
    AggieGuy AggieGuy 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well here we are! Christmas day! Internally I'm pretty freaking happy! I've got something productive to look forward to, and I have some pretty awesome friends! :) ;) But here I am...
    Holdontothefire Holdontothefire 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wouldn't say I hate his family - but I hate his father. He is a horrible, angry, selfish, miserable man who is out of his mind. I can't even begin to explain everything I have...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Sometimes they don't listen to what I have to say. They still treat me like a child even though I'm 18. They make me feel less confident with myself. Yeah they say I can do...
    christarose96 christarose96 18-21, F Dec 7

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    As I stated in my status Christmas isn't Christmas without your loved ones close by. This will be my first Christmas without the man I loved for18 years, and will always love. His...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I finally trusted my mother again.. five years later, after she let me get raped, and threw me in a mental hospital then ran away. I stepped up as the bigger person and decided...
    babyjane96 babyjane96 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 13

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    This is shaping up to be a marvellous Christmas! We are visiting our family for the entire week and so far it has been amazing. It's so great to spend time with the cousins I...
    HannahBanana2000 HannahBanana2000 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    No one seem to understand me or how I feel Everyone in my family call me a liar a money stealer A fool, a loser a jerk and a wish you where never born All my life I was always...
    winxcat93 winxcat93 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    They never listen to my side of anything, just my sisters or whatever one they want and yell at me! My dad constantly makes fat jokes and calls everyone a ****** even though he...
    8pointhunter 8pointhunter 16-17, M Dec 4

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    Okay,I am getting closer to finally find out what's really going on and whats really wrong with me. I am in a weird mood now, it's like my whole family situation slowly stops to...
    9am3 9am3 18-21, F Dec 10

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    I have a really chubby goldfish. This may seem weird to people who are not weird, but I consider him family! He has a 25 gallon tank on an unused desk by the kitchen table. He...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    I've just never been the same as my family we all have different tastes I feel like an outcast where the live country I love rock there very preppy and in style and I love...
    TayCon321 TayCon321 16-17, M Dec 17

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    My family. Not sure how I ended up there. Apparently I was a loner in the gene pool cuz everybody else swam at the other end. I share a few traits with my father, but they're...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 17