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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    All of last year i was depressed... A complete wreck. Ever since my parents procreated and i had to move far away from everything i've ever known it seems i could not be HAPPY. I...
    LonelyGirlLea LonelyGirlLea 18-21, F Mar 3

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    I honestly do. my brothers are charming and athletic, and I'm a ******* loser introvert. my family constantly forgets about me. like Sunday. my grandma invited my family to her...
    KaliG15 KaliG15 16-17, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Of four kids, I'm the only one that rebelled. I smoke cigs and pot, dropped out of school (though I'm a month away from graduating now) and I got pregnant at 18. I moved out and...
    briarbug briarbug 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have two sisters and they are in their 30's. They are married to really nice men who have an amazing job, and treat my sisters like a Queen. my sisters also have beautiful...
    Endureandconquer Endureandconquer 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Family Is Special One good and loving man I've known here has thought me one thing about making ones family important. I've been helping, and always being with them whenever...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    Let it be natural. I don't need any cosmetic surgery or makeup to be beautiful. I was born this way. I had the genetics in my family.
    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    God will remove people from your life if you take too long to do it yourself. In 2010 I recieved a word from a woman in church that I had a few people around me who I needed to...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Two years ago, the morning of March, 25th 2013 circa 2am EST (peak), I had the most amazing experience (coupled with some not so great ones). The not so great was I found out my...
    VampGuy1 VampGuy1 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    For as long as I can remember, my family had financial and trust issues and my mom and dad fought with each other a lot. But gradually, it has been getting worse and today my dad...
    j301 j301 18-21, F Mar 4

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    I posted this as a comment to something ForLove posted, but I would be interested in more comments from others, and thus am reposting it here to stand on its own as well: One...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    Right now I'm just looking for help in a situation I found out earlier. Any responses would be good. I've been with my boyfriend for 2 years. He's an atheist, I'm a Christian...
    dreamsmadereal dreamsmadereal 18-21, F Mar 15

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    Hell yeah, I'm so glad I finally get on really well with my extended family and no longer feel like such an outsider. I don't want kids but extended family is also super important...
    flamingfangirl flamingfangirl 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I am currently beside myself! I think my partner (and father of my 17month old) has Asperger's Syndrome. We are currently separated but "trying to work it out" except he insists...
    graciesplayground graciesplayground 36-40, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I have been working with two partners for several years on the development of a scientific product. We sometimes commiserate that our significant others do not understand how...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F Mar 3

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    My Son in Law has been told he has cancer in his throat , we know God can either make it go completely away or make it so they get it all when they go to remove it , many times in...
    rckt148 rckt148 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    You no longer greet me,As I walk through the door,You're not there to make me smile,To make me laugh anymore.Life seems quiet without you,You were far more than a pet,You were a...
    fergiepops fergiepops 41-45, F Mar 7

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    I am having family troubles . For the first time in my life I have stood up to my family. My younger sister is envious of me and talks badly of people behind there backs including...
    ozgirl77 ozgirl77 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I know many people out there hate there family and there's no new to talk about except defining some feeling to the outside world. I actually don't have the ability to express...
    dare111 dare111 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    OMG! There is some justice in this world I'm telling you! I don't even know where to start! Yesterday HER husband found out about her and my J's affair! He read their messages on...
    robin1001 robin1001 26-30, F Mar 15

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    To some extent.. Actually I thought about naming the experience "I dont mind those to try to split me from my family". Not to push away, say their bad, etc. Not to burn bridges...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 16

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    I have been feeling like this for a while to be honest. I was always the black sheep. Mostly because I don't feel comfortable being around my sister because we have never been the...
    poppycock90 poppycock90 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    Like every single one of them right now. I own my own home. My boyfriend and I put a lot of time, money and hard work into making it a home not only for the two of us, but I guess...
    flutterby1979 flutterby1979 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Translation/ I'm the only one who is not a f**cking cry baby and will work for my money. I'm not dramatic and don't cause fights. I'm somewhat balanced and capable of living in my...
    Retro5NAF Retro5NAF 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    The entire side of mom's family, minus mom, are a bunch of obnoxious, flag waving, conservative Republican, foreigner hating, poor/homeless hating, Bible thumping, know it all...
    anonymouslymysterious anonymouslymysterious 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    God don't even go there...I have a part of my family which constantly lie about the most horrible things...for example my auntie told my mum that she has 25 people out of 42 at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 21

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    I've self harmed since I was 10. I didn't know it was self harm back then. I've tried killing myself three times. I kept chickening out halfway through. Unless it's pain I can...
    DemraSynfata DemraSynfata 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Let's see if this one gets hidden or censored. Trolls are allowed to chase people away and nothing is done about it, those who speak out are censored...what is the point of this...
    Myfairlady1 Myfairlady1 46-50, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    me and my girlfriend love each other. i mean love. we have been in a relationship for almost 5 years. and we plan to move in together after college into our own home. (we already...
    ValiToytiki ValiToytiki 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    And I'm far from it. I will tell you everything sincerely and straight up. But, here in Ecuador, I've realized that blood never really makes the family although it can be a huge...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I can no longer tolerate being with my fishing partner of 15 years, which is sad because we both love the same kind of fishing and really do have fun when our personalities aren't...
    willingtolisten willingtolisten 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm at a point in my life where I've reached crisis. I'm in my mid 30's and have begun to realise that for nearly all my life I've had very little love or support from my family...
    shegeek shegeek 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    Every three years there has been a family tradition of going on a family vacation trip in my husbands family, this was supposed to be the eleventh such trip since my husbands...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F Mar 22

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    I remember that every summer we used to go to our grandparent's home in the province. Not only my family but my father's sibling's family...ALL 6 of them :) it was pretty chaotic...
    migs1910 migs1910 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    I grew up in a successful biracial/ multiracial family and I've had some pretty great experiences in life. A lot of my family own businesses, are nurses, professors, teachers, etc...
    hardlyalive hardlyalive 18-21, F Mar 18

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    And part of me wants to do the same thing he did I have often thought of running away and living at a best friends house Part of me wants to escape this distopia of a family and...
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    My best friend Z is a little brother to me. I'm only older by a few months, but he's still my little brother. I am an honorary member of his family. Loved and accepted, I have come...
    NotSoAngelic NotSoAngelic 18-21, F Mar 20

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    Update: My dad had been doing much better recently. He started going out more and going back to his usual life. Because of his illness, I know he'll never be 100%, but it's been...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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