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

I Am Rejected By My Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 People

    Family Reject

    It was my choice to separate myself from my family. I didn't like the sorts of things they did (including drugs, heavy drinking, and I didn't like their thoughts or opinions) but I always managed to at least get along with a few of them, if not all of them. However, to be...
    Dimples87 Dimples87 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 26, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    They've Turned Their Backs

    I used to love going to see my family. When me and my cousins were young we'd all play together all the time! But as we grew into our teen years it became clear that we didn't have much in common anymore. I've always been the odd ball in anything I do. I guess that's why they...
    jukeflin jukeflin 22-25, M Sep 6, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Cylce Of Trying To Please, And Realizing Failure

    I don't even know where my story starts... I don't know that my mother even wanted to have me. At the least, she holds it against me that she was so sick when pregnant with me. But she was able to breastfeed me, and not my brother, so she tried to force it on me as long as she...
    rainbunnie rainbunnie 31-35 2 Responses Jan 17, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Still Am a Reject.......

    I have always been a black sheep of my family since I was a teenager, I took over the role once my only brother left home.   Today, in my 50's I still am.  But my older brother has earned brownie points the last year or so.  He has been my best friend all my...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 7 Responses Mar 14, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have never regretted anything

    as much as I have regretted moving back home. This is coming from someone who has made more bad decisions than I can count. I've lost most all of my friends and my family exclude me from practically everything. Some of them actively dislike me and try to make every day of my...
    SocialFuckingParasite SocialFuckingParasite 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Today, I was told that my only "support" system

    "forgot" my graduation ceremony and instead she scheduled a plumber to come to her house. When i angrily explained that a plumber can be rescheduled but my grad ceremony cannot, I was told in very clear terms that i was narcissistic and to get over myself and that I have no...
    spcegoast2 spcegoast2 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    a year ago my mother

    and i had a huge fight which resulted in me being kicked out/leaving . my father and I have always been close and knows me and my mother have never gotten along, (he is married to her) and was really upset with my moving out and said some very hurtful things when i was grabbing...
    alexis102 alexis102 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Today, the matriarch of my family,

    my aunt, is being interred. Not only was I not told that she was ill; I was not given any details as to where the funeral was going to be held or where the shiva will take place. The only person who even advised me she had passed was my brother-in-law. This is probably for...
    tjharrison tjharrison 51-55 Jul 29, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Profound Rejection

        My father was rich. Key word…was. He was upper middle class and  engaged to marry a lower upper class women. Then he got my mother pregnant. They should have gotten an abortion. He should have paid my mother off and kept it on the qt. No, he had...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 4 Responses Feb 26, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I've been told my brothers don't love me.

    We were all adopted as babies, but I was adopted last, after my brothers were older. I don't remember any other family. Several years ago my sister-in-law told me I should find my family elsewhere. She said my brothers have no natural feeling for me and don't love me. What...
    LovesWhimsy LovesWhimsy 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    and I don't blame, but just

    because I don't have money I'm not in their good list.
    ohimjustagirl ohimjustagirl 31-35, F Jun 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    My paternal family doesn't know I exist and although I love my maternal family, we're not very close at all. We dont argue, but I (regrettably) tend to avoid them by faking sick at...
    accebergnimelf accebergnimelf 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just because you are born into a group of people. They call them family. Actually it is no fact in my opinion they will love you just because of that. I have experienced this...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Basically, my family is just simple and I'm so lucky that God gave me this kind of family. We are not rich, but I grew up in to low to mid class type of family. My parents didn...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 22-25, F 5 Responses 23 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's sad when most of your family have emigrated. I come from a family of 7 kids and only 2 of us still live in Ireland. My children have missed out on getting to know their...
    emptynow emptynow 36-40, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my family wants nothing to do with me, and its always been this way. i used to think if my own family cant love me why would anyone else,but i now know its their loss. but i do...
    cooper3366 cooper3366 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i love my fiance and his mom. i can really careless about his 2 aunts, but his sister and his grandmother i can't stand!!! for the life of me! It wouldn't bother me if he didn't...
    nikkimf nikkimf 26-30 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I often read about people who are in dysfunctional families, who have or are suffering from emotional, physical, mental abuse. I can tell you that you cannot continue to function...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's crazy to think that my boyfriend and I have managed to last for two years officially despite the way we got together (see other experiences). Despite the dark origins of our...
    toothpastekisses toothpastekisses 22-25, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    But you know what? I'm starting to see that it's a million times better than being rejected or accepted for someone you're not. When you are being authentic and get rejected, even...
    FittingUsername FittingUsername 22-25, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    All they see is a moody girl. They dont care to ask whats wrong. And when they do, they dont try to understand or let me explain why. They expect me to let them know everything...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What does family mean? Isn't it just a human-making factory? You see animals never build a family by getting married before generating offspring. Why should humankind need to? Why...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    They're intrusive when they want to be, skimming stones across my lake to kill all my wildlife, to convict you of a crime you never committed unto them, but when you really need...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have had a major fallout with my mother as she hates my husband. She is obsessed with his every move and constantly slags him off to me and the rest of the family. I have hidden...
    Levens Levens 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    On 2 separate occasions I've been rejected by a girl I wasn't even trying to ask out. Seriously, am I really that bad?
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm growing emotionally weaker and weaker everyday. I'm starting to give up on life and contemplating on suicide right now, I'm on the edge. Through all my years of high school and...
    emlugo1996 emlugo1996 18-21, M Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm pretty laid back but so are a lot of other people in my family. It's the beach life. We all kind of have to be. One example is my nudist cousin, Layla. She's in her mid 20's...
    Pulpnonfiction Pulpnonfiction 18-21, M Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I´ve been born into a very small family (mother and brother - that´s all!). I´ve never had a grandmother or a grandfather (they´ve died long time ago before I was born). I also...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been searching for a job for 7 months now, none of them called me back yet. I'm frustrated of course, but I was fine with that since my family was still supportive. Then, last...
    DixonMasterson DixonMasterson 18-21, F Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a woman who, even trying different things, has been rejected over and over for my looks, or lack thereof. Beauty may be only skin deep, but if you don't have it, no one cares...
    LonesumnTx LonesumnTx 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well I'm not really estranged from any family members. I mean I do have family members that I don't see very often due to distance, but the few times we get to see each other, we...
    ashleys11991 ashleys11991 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm growing emotionally weaker and weaker everyday. I'm starting to give up on life and contemplating on suicide right now, I'm on the edge. Through all my years of high school and...
    emlugo1996 emlugo1996 18-21, M Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    All my life I was told yo always do better even when I got hurt and now it makes it miserable to do the one thing I love and that is running. I pushed my self to do better so I...
    SlimsB SlimsB 18-21, F Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ayan’s 26th Birthday In God grace, today mark another year of journey for my beloved brother. We've been together for quite long. He is my brother, my best friend, my...
    ragica ragica 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    People come and go but family is forever and maybe you come from a broken home but friends are the family we choose and when times get tuff they'll always be around even if you...
    Alex288837359 Alex288837359 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm the black sheep. I have two brothers and a sister, or should I say my mum and dad had 4 children 15 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, I have no one. Not one of them...
    chockywhockydoda chockywhockydoda 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Majority of the people in my family are preppy, and I don't mean to sound full of myself, but I feel like I'm more down to earth than they are. So when I do something and it's...
    vanessaj69 vanessaj69 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have no family support because I have no family to speak of. I have become more and more interested in finding out who my people are and where they are and even if they would...
    DoveinMourning DoveinMourning 36-40, F Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Nearly a decade ago I moved away from my toxic family in an effort to avoid having an actual mental breakdown. I was numb. My parents are bare minimum suffering from Borderline...
    Frankenzombie Frankenzombie 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a fairly large family. There is easily over one hundred members I know by name in the state of California alone. But I wouldn't trust them to give me the time of day. They...
    LastTrueGentleman LastTrueGentleman 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello, I am 25 years old now with 2 young children of my own, and a year and a half ago my uncle murdered my father in front of my little brother. I am not sure how to give all the...
    AluraDawn AluraDawn 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ok so I guess I've always had a dysfunctional family. Always lots of shouting, screaming, throwing played etc. I used to cry in my bedroom everyday and night because my parents had...
    Idgaf15 Idgaf15 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel