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I Am No Longer a Part of My Own Family

This is for all of who are hypothetically orphaned. 39 People

    My Sad Family Story!

    Hi, I just recently joined the group and read the stories. It sounds like people have had a really tough time with their families By comparison, I have had it easier. My parents are not abusive, addicts or have kicked me out. But they have hurt me in a number of ways and...
    PapaDulce PapaDulce 26-30 Jan 16, 2012

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    I Am An Outsider In My Family.

    A dog would get better treatment that I have gotten, My father is an alcoholic and my mother is co-depend ant, talk about dysfunctional. My mother was always more a friend than a parent she use to buy me cigarettes at the age of 12 and I would tell her everything including when i...
    shelly69 shelly69 31-35 4 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    It's Their Loss

    They miss out on a great person. They love to mess with my mind. They hate me for an unexplained reason they're not willing to share. They expect me to let them walk all over me. They owe me a lot! Yet they act like they do no wrong, but point a finger at me. They tell me...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Oct 31, 2012

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    They Have All Left My Life.

    For all my life I have been the black sheep in my family.  I admit I was rebellious, and yes had a wildish nature.  I was brought up in a strict catholic family.  Communicating any type of negative emotion was not allowed.  I was not allowed to...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F 4 Responses May 16, 2007

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    I Can Empathise With You

    Oh Hi my name is Fiona. Poor you!  I can so empathise with you. Basically you were abused and you didn't deserve what happened to you. I was also but in a different way.  I recently tried to reconcile with my sister who is the only living relative but she didn't want...
    EnglishRose EnglishRose 51-55, F May 16, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    Went out to dinner tonight with the family. Got told how much better my sister is, because she has kids... and how much cooler she is. And that I really don't get. :/ makes me feel...
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I am #10 of 10 kids. The age gap is 14 years from #9. There are 5 boys and 5 girls. Because of this huge age gap, i was left out of a lot of get togethers when I was younger...
    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F Jan 31

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    it hurts that there are millions of emotions bottled up in your chest that you can't even express. all these emotions are eating you and digging into your skin and killing every...
    xmessofadreamerx xmessofadreamerx 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I am 25 years old and have recently moved back home to live with my parents for a few months. I always knew my family was extremely dysfunctional growing up, but I always thought...
    Thristic Thristic 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Forgiving does not mean that I have to be a part of a family that is toxic to my well being. I forgive my mother for the things she did and continues to do, because I understand...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My daughters father and I were surprised when we discovered I was pregnant with our daughter. He was still in the middle of a long drawn divorce. I gave him the option of not...
    autopilotkamikaze autopilotkamikaze 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Hello. I am a 23 year old male, and this is my story that I want people to know. It all began back in my old home. My parents were great and wonderful parents to the eyes of the...
    familymaynotbeforever91 familymaynotbeforever91 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was at a school that was based on the English system of discipline - and I am grateful that I did attend that school. I also think that family values were instilled n you both...
    Brian1953 Brian1953 61-65, M 4 hrs ago

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    Well it all started last September. I am a 36 year old single mother of an autistic son. Who is now 16. He always had a hard time struggling with homework and getting it done and...
    lostnconfused01 lostnconfused01 36-40, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Hello~I am 29 yrs of age & I currently reside in Ohio. I have a 10 yr old son name Chapman who doesn't live with me at this time,but he is my world. My heart is aching right now...
    TelisaAnn TelisaAnn 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    it´s the story of my emotionally Disfunctional family Rich family, 500m2 house in wealthy suburbs area in Europe. father that does a stunnig Imperssion on Everyone. charming...
    majkel87 majkel87 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I was unpacking the rest of my stuff and I found this letter from my dead mum. I remember when she gave it to me. I was so mad at her and I thought she was stupid for thinking this...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    My fathers side of the family has not contacted me since i was twelve. That's been 8 years. 8 years still fresh. I miss certain members so much that it hurts me beyond any other...
    dropitnow52 dropitnow52 18-21, F Feb 1

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    Is it possible to bypass lending institution and popular banks and become my own banker? Yes it.Don't you have to be wealthy? NoHow is that possible? Privatized Banking via high...
    newbody76 newbody76 36-40, M Feb 2

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    I have always compared myself to others. Sadly that's all I know. I don't know myself at all anymore. Every time I try to do something that strikes my interest I feel shut down...
    poppycock90 poppycock90 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    They separated when we're still young. We didnt really know why back then, until now, there's no clear reason. So, we just accepted the fact that it happened and there's no getting...
    Keepcalmandenjoylife Keepcalmandenjoylife 18-21, F Jan 31

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    I have had dogs all my life and love them and treat them like part of the family . I have noticed more and more lately how many inconsiderate and selfish dog owners there are . I...
    beastman111 beastman111 46-50, M Jan 31

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    It's one of those really big fights where everyone is involved. Happens when my dad is angry, but the extent of this one doesn't happen often. Yesterday I woke up and found my...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F Jan 29

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    SPIRITS OF OLD 2-4-15 (rock) (unfinished) My life took a turn At age twenty five I thought I had faith Till I opened my eyes It opened my mind As it opened my soul On the night...
    shaaka shaaka 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I've concluded that I am no longer celebrating Valentine's Day. Every Valentine's Day I have found myself making it to the end of the day only to be massively disappointed and...
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 8 Responses Feb 15

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    My dad bought the house next to his, then added onto it and remodeled it for my kids and I. It's part of my inheritance. I have everything: a great family, excellent health, no...
    Marcibella Marcibella 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 19

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    I took someone's car out for a spin secretly. I loved the way the car drove and fell in love with it. Alas, it was not for sale. When I had to return the car, why do I not feel...
    FleetingThots FleetingThots 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wouldn't consider my family a nudist family, but I am definitely a nudist and they accept that. Because of my freedom to run around the house with nothing on, they have relaxed a...
    ethan96 ethan96 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I never thought I would meet anyone but met my partner in my 40's. He's the most wonderful, kind man and I love him to pieces. He has 3 grown up children who are great but he's...
    Nortoner Nortoner 41-45 Feb 16

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    With that little mind I could only figure it out that a house is made up of bricks and a home is made of mother, father, brothers and sisters. And now when I am all grown up I...
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    The thing about growing up in a family harboring systemic abuse is there is a culture of silence. This isn't an order to be silent, it is a subtle hint in the air that lets you...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I found my boyfriend cheated on me a month ago. I have been with him for almost two years, and we were good friend of each other since high school. I am a very independent girl...
    LanaTiffany LanaTiffany 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I literally hate my family. My YOUNGER brother pushes me around ,calls me a ***** all the time, always says im on my period, he even hits me. And im scared of him because hes...
    StephAnnonymous StephAnnonymous 18-21, F Feb 11

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    A perfectly normal reaction has been erased. After playing Russian Roulette so many times, the reaction to cringe when a firearm is pointed at me no longer stirs anything. Well...
    lucyfur13 lucyfur13 36-40 Feb 13

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    To make up for the terrible life I had growing up. I want a wife that I will love even when I hate her and her me. I want children that I can come home to and build log forts and a...
    LifeIsBeatingMe LifeIsBeatingMe 26-30, M Feb 17

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    Hi everyone. My name is Becca and I'm writing from a UK charity called Stand Alone. We're currently in the process of researching family estrangement, and are looking for...
    beccabland beccabland 26-30 5 days ago

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    2 friendship ending experience. There is going to be two parts of this. 1st ill start off with a ex friend I knew since high school who wanted money all the time. 2nd experience I...
    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M Feb 8

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    "The gods had given me almost everything. But I let myself be lured into long spells of senseless and sensual ease. I amused myself with being a flaneur, a dandy, a man of...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 6 days ago

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    When i didn't have a Dom/Master/Mentor i was missing a major part of myself. i don't deny that i was desperate and made some bad choices. it was because i needed my Dom and i'd yet...
    LadyIndiscretion LadyIndiscretion 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Here is the thing....i realy dont know whats going on with my family but anytime i have an encounter with them its never for the better, it has come to a point that the mere...
    Emmanuelo Emmanuelo 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Friendship ending part 2 Here's the 2nd part October 2014, I was in college. I was friend with this girl. Lets call her "S" we were talking to each other. Then we started to...
    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M Feb 8

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    When we sing our life like a lullaby, luv will come to us on its own... but remember... luv is just one side of the coin... with love comez...suffering.....! So its like u want sun...
    celestialsoul celestialsoul 36-40, F Feb 9

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    I have a large family. My mom only 35 has had 11 children. I'm the second oldest and only 15. The rest are Brothers: 16, 13 , 13, 12, 10, 7, 3 Sisters: 15 (me) , 11, 9, 8 When...
    Jillian252 Jillian252 13-15, F Feb 16

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    A good album, television show, book or movie can keep my attention far longer then any party or club would.
    sel27 sel27 16-17, M Feb 16

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    I have trouble saying anything lately. I cant even talk to people, reply to people. I have answered his message 100 times and deleted every one. The words arent real they are lies...
    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Reunions, birthdays, thanksgiving - it's all the same s hit. Being around people you truly can't stand. The worse part is inheriting new family members who s u ck even more...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 27