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I Am Rejected By My Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Related Experiences

    I wanted to ask this question to people who are experienced with this. I really do not have a strong family unit. I never met my father. My parents were married and my father left...
    peacefulthoughts peacefulthoughts 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    The person I thought was my best friend rejected. It hurts a lot but because of my faith I know someone who was also rejected. My Lord and Brother, Jesus and my Holy Mother, Mary...
    spirituallife25 spirituallife25 16-17 20 hrs ago

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    I was rejected again last night. I'm used to rejection, so it shouldn't be a big deal for me, but this time was different. I was rejected, but I wasn't even trying to ask her out...
    SerSean SerSean 18-21, M Jan 12

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    I just recently got rejected by someone who's been in my life for a while. I talked about him in my last point, but basically I was rejected and told that him and I can only be...
    glomilk glomilk 16-17, F Jan 19

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    so I'm a bad girl. I cheat like all the time. I don't feel guilty for what I do and don't care about consequences. I don't think of anyones feelings except mine when I cheat. and I...
    CheatingTracy CheatingTracy 22-25, F 44 Responses Jan 14

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    I have rejected.christianity.and embraced paganism
    bloubulsarel bloubulsarel 46-50, M Jan 2

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    I've been trying out this online dating thing since I'm having trouble meeting nice guys anywhere else and it seems that every time I'm interested in a guy, we will go in a date...
    Angelsonthemoon Angelsonthemoon 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My family is a very complicated one. On my mum's side, I have 2 aunts and an uncle. To make you understand my life story better, I'll give fake names and just talk about the big...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F Jan 2

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    Don't get me wrong, I love my family to bits and most of them are wonderful and supportive! But... we've just never had that sense of closeness that so many families have. I'm...
    Saiyanprincess Saiyanprincess 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Well my family is not being very supportive and have not been in my life for long time. I have raise my kids alone without my family help and my family have disown me because of...
    Kelbug Kelbug 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm like the outcast of the family. My family does stuff with out me and I find out about it on facebook. I have have two sisters one younger one older the older one has 3 kids so...
    kdmb kdmb 22-25, F Jan 7

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    After reading everyone's situation it is hard to think my problem is really that much of a problem, but I need to just get it out. I am the eldest and growing up I will admit I was...
    etburki etburki 22-25, F Jan 19

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    I'm differently-abled. Not disabled. Just differently-abled. This was the label my Mum gave to me. All my life, I have been different. When I was born, I was different. Not...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I feel like I am the black sheep of the family....I'm not perfect and I've made mistakes in my life, but I don't see why my family has to act like **** around me. Whenever there's...
    LadyL31786 LadyL31786 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Last weekend my family hosted a nudist dinner party at our house. We invited all of our close nudist friends and relatives over and there turned out to be about seven families in...
    EastTNNudist EastTNNudist 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 14

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    I am the truth teller in my family. I was the one who ruined my mother's life because she got pregnant with me out of wedlock in the 1950's as she was on her way to work on her...
    beth4405 beth4405 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    As a child, I remember be loved& cared by so many people from my own family. We never had problems nor gossip about others flaws. But when I got married I feel like my husband's...
    3voL 3voL 22-25, F Jan 20

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    I come from a mafia family and theirs one thing besides respect is taught. The love and protection of our blood. Sometime families do stupid **** and drag you into things that you...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 23

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    As painstakingly heartbreaking as it is, I've realized that I cannot compete with the drug of Satan, Meth... My ex-husband and I were together for a little over 11 years. Our love...
    jryder1979 jryder1979 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I have a terrible experience with family members my mother was on the phone once and I heard her put my family and myself down to my sister in law she seems to like to talk about...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i'm sick of hearing people say''family is everything.there's nothing more than family''and they meant family means blood. NO,that is not true. I had been phisically,sexually abused...
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Family is very Important. Another thing is, that one doesn't need to be related by blood. I have 3 cousins that were adopted. They aren't related to me by blood, but they are...
    Vader222 Vader222 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I am 58 years old. I have never seen my father nor has he seen me. I have had a number of step siblings--most of them a great deal older than I. My marriage, which failed, produced...
    Cougarette Cougarette 56-60 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I feel as though I have no family. My mother left when I was very young. My dad later remarried and at the age of 16, my step mother kicked me out. I was forced to live with my...
    Sugarsparkles60 Sugarsparkles60 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    every since almost 4 years ago my husband family has treated me like **** not even knowing me,harrased and threatened me and threw my herpes **** in my face from being raped and...
    mandyvargas18 mandyvargas18 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I'm 18 years old and I'm an avid Christian, but I can't help but hate my family for the things they put me through. They call me the "accident baby" in the family cause my parents...
    Lilliane19 Lilliane19 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    In my view families are overated. Just because you share part of the same genetic material with another person, does not mean that you are bound to love or even like them. A large...
    canthinkformyself canthinkformyself 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    My family is an utter mess-- my mom (who is the hardest worker I will ever meet) is working two jobs, not including taking care of her kids. Some weeks she'll work 12-18 hours a...
    AKGhost98 AKGhost98 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    ***RANT*** If you're my friend right now, you might not be after you read this. I know God said it's not right for homosexuals to be together but didn't he also say to love one...
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    My best friend, from age about 16 to 21, although I have known him for my entire life; died this past Friday. I have been trying to think of if I should write about it or not...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jan 21

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    I love the freedom coming from and having a nudist family. We all love being free and easy when it comes to nudity with all of my family members. We have a large and growing...
    femalemom1976 femalemom1976 36-40, F 10 Responses Jan 23

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    {You then wait around to collect your medicines and make payment. That’s suitable. You do not should visit a separate pharmacy or chemist for the tablets. All GP clinics in...
    Logan3691wjw1 Logan3691wjw1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    {Most Professionals will only see individuals using an appointment. Though they'll happily take walk in individuals if their clinic is just not insane active.Hi, I've just moved to...
    Matthew9482ypf5 Matthew9482ypf5 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    My family is sorta broken, I was adopted so I don't feel connections with my parent. so I only have one father and no mother and my sister isn't the best example in life. so...
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I an the oldest of 5 children. Growing up I always felt I got the blame if my siblings did anything wrong,I am now in my 30s and it's still the same.. I have not spoken to my...
    scarlett26 scarlett26 31-35, F Jan 5

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    No one understands me only my cats not my dog not my rabbits bit my friends nor my family only my cats you may think it's crazy but I have had my cats for years they know how I act...
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I live in a place where usual things are not allowed, for example having a bf, let alone chatting with men on the phone. I am a virgin coz obviously not married. So I live in my...
    Sajanova Sajanova 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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