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I Am Rejected By My Family

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    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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    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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    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...
    IntoTheFuckingFloodAgain IntoTheFuckingFloodAgain 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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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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    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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    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

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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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    Related Experiences

    my family is stuck in it's old ways. I can say I only really like to talk to one person in my family cause ever one else is such a hypocrite. everyone in my family was brought up...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I get rejected by my family for being who I am. They believe that I have a **** personality but, that's because they can't stand to see me or other family members be theirselves...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This is my poem and speech I wrote for my parents 25th anniversary! "Who says love has no address? It stays at my mom and dad's place. Who says love doesn't have a look...
    WhatABeautifulMess97 WhatABeautifulMess97 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm 33 with two children and have come from a very dysfunctional back ground.. I grew up in children's homes. Because my nan didn't want me and my two brothers we were all...
    anilem anilem 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    It is interesting that as a society we accept the concept and practice of a head of a corporation, political entity, societal group, or government, but it is generally rejected as...
    CherSr CherSr 61-65, F 6 Responses Jul 7

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    Does this experience sound pathetic? Never mind, you can say yes. Come on, no one likes being rejected. This happened to me like so many times. The truth is, I’m afraid to fall...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    After reading the posts about living inside a snow globe, I realized that I have always felt like I was looking INTO the snow globe- where people have families that have your back...
    macbeth1217 macbeth1217 61-65, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Ever since I was 12 years of age, I've lived with my father. My mother left me with my dad. I have three other siblings that were also hurt by my mothers actions. I've been...
    jcindp jcindp 16-17, F Jul 10

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    Almost a year ago, I was interested in that guy because I thought he was kind, smart and funny. I asked him first and he rejected me quite coldly. I'm so embarrassed even to this...
    faithandfree faithandfree 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was unsure if she did like me or not but I was told multiple times she did ,plus she showed all the basic signs of attraction. So i decided to message her and just said hey...
    DatRandomGinger DatRandomGinger 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I went to a family reunion today and it was so nice seeing so many of my relatives that I haven't seen in so long. Playing with my little cousins, talking to my aunts and uncles...
    newgirl52 newgirl52 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I sometimes find I hate my overprotective family. As a child I grew up with an aunt in her teens (my mothers sister). My aunt is only 9 years older than me. As she became a...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 18 hrs ago

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    I've been in a relationship for 3 years now and it's been very hard. We started off as a long distance relationship and he eventually moved out to be with me at an early stage of...
    rar18 rar18 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    So I'm a trans guy, female to male, and only one who knows this my psychologist. I still don't know how they haven't discovered it... My friends, family, almost everyone knew that...
    LeoThePandaHero LeoThePandaHero 16-17, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I love to write what I feel in my heart. I wrote many good stuffs about giving people advice. But now, I don't have any confidence in writing, because of the environment I live in...
    alienchenlein alienchenlein 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I have been rejected by a girl a year ago and I still think of her
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Jun 29

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    Every person I've been interested in has rejected me. I've been called fat,ugly, a stalker, crazy, too emotional, too black. I've been told that they're focusing on God. That I'm...
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    The biggest pain on earth is if people reject you socially. If they ignore you and pretend that you are not in the same class/room whatever. This is what i got from society...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    In October I began to fall for this guy. We were doing this canoeing thing with our school and he was my partner, now it's finally over so today I told him how I feel and got...
    OkaySmile OkaySmile 13-15, F Jul 7

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    In so many ways too...A few of those instances were: -When I was around 9, I was rejected and ignored by a group of girls I wanted to befriend and even worse yet, we were the same...
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T Jul 9

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    i hate being rejected , makes me feel worthless , thats why i turn into a complete ******* when it happens , it somehow makes me feel better
    isaagrinz isaagrinz 18-21, M Jul 9

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    Feeling terribly sad right now, because the girl I like just rejected me.
    awholenewthing awholenewthing 18-21, F Jul 12

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    He just does not reply my friend request on facebook & I saw him online commenting on his friend post. He always greets & smile at me whenever we met ??? Just a small detail but...
    KiwiStrawberry11 KiwiStrawberry11 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    My mom always says " Well not every crush is gonna like you back." . But it's like none of them like me back. I could understand half rejecting me or even 75%. But all of the...
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have gotten rejected more than 5 times and only had 2 girlfriends in my life. Is that bad?
    benjabro benjabro 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Havent we all been rejected its sooo bitter sweet but time heals all things., and know " this too shall pass"
    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My experience is one that both came as a shock, and in some weird way, a confirmation of the fears I've always had regarding my parents and their conditional love of me. I've...
    Kaleesto Kaleesto 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am 19 years old and a sophomore in college majoring in nursing. I met the love of my life my first year at college and our relationship has blossomed into something beautiful...
    tphelps tphelps 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I had a tough childhood. Abuse from my mothers boyfriend, abuse from my father and his 2nd and 3rd wives, verbal abuse and fluctuating over protective and smothering from my mother...
    hurtinginma hurtinginma 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I am presently estranged from my family, except for contact with an elderly mother. My sister and brother-in-law have children and tend to host most of the family gatherings...
    Micikem Micikem 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I'm the oldest child in my family, 32 years old now. As long as I can remember I have always felt abnormal, and could never understand how my friends were able to be sole...
    ladybutterfly82 ladybutterfly82 31-35, F Jun 29

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    IK for a fact that blood doesn't make family because most of my family ignores me and makes me feel sad and bad about myself I only trust 3 people in my family . To me my real...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F Jul 10

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    A year or two ago, I made an interesting discovery about my linage--it is highly likely that I am a descendant of the old Irish royal family through a sept (noble family) that was...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I'm really the black sheep of the family here. I have one sibling, an older brother. It isn't just my immediate family I don't fit in with, its seriously all of it. On my moms side...
    happyinmyskin happyinmyskin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I had a bad childhood and my relationship with my family has not improved enough to be of much comfort to me. My eldest brother died a couple of months ago, and the year of his...
    SlowLo SlowLo 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Hello! I have definitely found this out! You know a family is suppose to be a special thing. These are suppose to be people who come on this earth naturally equipped to be...
    glassfire100 glassfire100 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I'm adopted. But my Mother and my Sister always tend to gang up on me. Even when I'm sick, or I've been busy or something they complain or they blame for me for something I wasn't...
    rachelharperr rachelharperr 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Recently I've been excited about getting a part time job, getting an ID and getting my permit since I am now age appropriate to do so, you'd think with a family being tight with...
    starfr starfr 16-17, F Jun 29

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    I thought it was because I was adopted but I'm at least just as different from my biological family and if I'd known that I was I probably would've never wanted to meet them. My...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I can't stand my family.. Since I was young my real dad left when I was young I don't even know who he is and my mother she never gives me the time of day, when my step dad and...