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I Am No Longer a Part of My Own Family

This is for all of who are hypothetically orphaned. 30 People

    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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    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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    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 41-45, 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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    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've believed this all my life. But finally, one day was enough. Years of cutting out the rotten bits of my family tree, and avoiding this-or-that relative... Of lies, excuses...
    d31k0b0l d31k0b0l 22-25, M Oct 3

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    my family is a joke they dont care
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Other than my brother, I feel like I don't know these people and they don't know me. I am an outcast everywhere.
    FrootLoopsRok FrootLoopsRok 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Father Family Memory (According to my mother)- Part 1. This is the first part of what my mum has been telling me about my father's side of family. As far as I could tell, mum has...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M a week ago

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    I just can't do this anymore, their killing me slowly,day by day I'm getting weaker and they don't care how much pain I'm in. And this post isn't just for my so called family it's...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    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

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    I used to love Christmas. I used to get so excited about decorating & wrapping presents. Now I wish there was no such thing. I wish we could just celebrate New Years Day and...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    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, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    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

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    I have an "adopted" family. Not legally but they know more about me than my own family. They know who I am under my mask. There are many of us ranging from 10-20. We are a family...
    hopewojo hopewojo 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    My Father never loved my Mother... He never loved me either. He left us and i know that my mother still loves him and misses him... I kinda do too but i hate him so much. I hate...
    sky1391 sky1391 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    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 a week ago

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    its sooo hard to go through this **** with your own family. I can't my social security money because the sent it to wrong account and the people they sent it to haven't sent it...
    freewritesammie freewritesammie 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    When I was ten everthing felt like a animated movie just going through every frame very slowly, I realized how utterly useless I felt when it came to my family. I felt so alone and...
    highcontamination highcontamination 18-21, M 58 mins ago

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    I love the fact that if it rains, is windy, snowy or too windy or even I just can't be bothered, I get a day off, sometimes a week, yeah we run out of money, I'll work harder for...
    shiatsujohn shiatsujohn 46-50, M 4 hrs ago

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    My family was very dysfunctional. My father was an awful, distant and often frightening person whom I hated. My mother did not protect my sister and I from his anger and violent...
    mariefrancea mariefrancea 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    My family has finally put me over the edge. I have 4 years of my life watching a bunch of disrespectful kids. I've given up many experiences in my life. I've missed my friend's...
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    English isn't my original language so I hope I'm not boring you with my mistakes!! My family takes a huge part in my life, I've always tried to make them happy and proud. When I...
    AmaniFradi AmaniFradi 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    ...but there are so many things that bother me about them. I'm currently 18, my boyfriend is 21. I moved in with my boyfriend and his family (his mom, two brothers, and two sisters...
    lostinparadisee lostinparadisee 18-21, F Sep 27

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    Camping with my family for a week... And I don't even have my own bedroom in the camper, I just sleep on the couch... Someone, please shoot me
    MaciP MaciP 16-17, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    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 11 hrs ago

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    So. I always hated my hair. I went through a shy phase, and a self hating phase. I went through a depression phase. I went through an i'm so ugly phase. I even cut myself out of...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    All I do is think and think and think. I am extremely exhausted. I forced myself to eat soggy cereal, so that is good. I still have lost more weight than I had the last time this...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    My family members of whom I am living with is driving me crazy. I understand I am not the only one, but this is unbearable. I am 21 years old and mildly autistic. I also suffer...
    T3chmupp3t T3chmupp3t 18-21, M Oct 1

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    I'm at a loss really... this family dysfunction has gone too far. It's affecting my schoolwork, how I function at work and who I am as a person. I am in my last year of studies...
    Ashlaaay Ashlaaay 22-25, F Sep 28

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    But sometimes family are not the blood relations you are born with. My blood family is basically my mum and my brother. I never grew up with cousins and uncles and aunts. In my...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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     Lawyers with our practice typically satisfy clients trying to get support to solution blunders manufactured whenever they tried using to take care of their relationship...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    I have three older brothers who are a lot older than me.Very dysfunctional.Lots of fighting.I have one brother and his wife who take care of my elderly mother.For years I begged my...
    terryb954 terryb954 46-50, T 6 days ago

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    I have tired and tired with my husband's family. I can no longer stand them! I don't want them to be a part of my life. I have been married to my husband for almost five years and...
    tonysflame tonysflame 31-35 1 Response Oct 9

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    This is what led me to ep. I need someone to talk to and understand how I feel. To say I have no family wouldn't be true. I have a husband and five children, whom I love dearly. I...
    ktjade ktjade 31-35, F a week ago

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    I had success with a great family, with work where I was respected and valued by my company and by my customers. I worked hard on improving my health, and had finally reached my...
    gmeza98 gmeza98 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    One time a guy named Tex was brought in to get the band some bookings. Tex was a fat little tick of a man, with- I lie to you not- a blatantly penciled- on moustache. There was...
    cabla39 cabla39 56-60, M Sep 25

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    I didn't have a perfect childhood. I know there are many like me that didn't. My childhood could have been worse, I'm sure. This is my story. I'll write it in parts because its...
    Guilty1982 Guilty1982 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    I was disowned by my family... didn't think I would ever have to type those words. It hurts like hell. I'm not even sure how it came to this but I can't say it wasn't somewhat...
    Jamz56 Jamz56 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Honestly no one's family is perfect but at times when we're angry at one another we'll have to overlook all the anger. My parents words have harmed me and my confidence to the...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Oct 14

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    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

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    Last week i found out that my first love got married and his wife is expecting. Now i have a family of my own a beautiful baby and my partner which i love but not in love and he...
    FranCruz FranCruz 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    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

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    Then the Lord God said, "It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him" - Genesis 2:18 The way some women criticize their partners...
    SagSunshine2014 SagSunshine2014 41-45, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I carry a 38 S&W for protection, I am a responsible gun owner, and believe in the right to protect myself.
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F 19 hrs ago

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    when everything goes to hell the people who stand by you wz out flinching they are your family
    rahwi rahwi 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My family has always been open about being sexually active and they don't mind being naked around eachother or even being with eachother if you see what I'm saying
    collegebound1 collegebound1 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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