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I Am Rejected By My Family

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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'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 3 Responses Sep 1

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    "Family"... It always gives a happy feel.... Even if we just pronounce that word. Family.... Isn't it a gift chosen by God himself for us??? The word... Care... Love... Happiness...
    PS333 PS333 26-30, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    They beg for my thoughts and issues, but I never tell. Is it because I feel that they're an issue? Or am I the only issue that should have concern about it? I don't tell them my...
    Am3917 Am3917 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I really wish if there is any thread online for rejected people who give up on love. So we can all disguss our life without love for the future. Im sure such people exist its not...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 Dec 4

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    I have been rejected for having talent in me and this dated back 12 years ago, im a good man and i know doing what i do best is the key to happiness. dont let anyone put you back...
    obiczer obiczer 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I just love getting rejected :/ and yet people ask me why I have no self confidence whatsoever -_-
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 23

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    all my crushes like my brother, get rejected by him, and come crawling or crying to me... am I that ugly or unwanted?
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M Nov 23

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    I feel sorry for those who rejected me. I would give them so much care which they will never get from noone in their lives. Cos im so giving and caring that they will miss out. And...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 1 Response Nov 27

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    Getting rejected enough times definitely messes with the confidence and self esteem. I'm now a work in progress to built that back up again.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    Usually when someone says "family", I would think of a nice, warm, welcoming and happy family whereby the parents are supportive, the children have a good relation with each other...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    WARNING: this is VERY long. During school and hanging out with friends, I can be the most talkative and cheerful person to be around. And that's what hides the truth back at home...
    vintagechick14 vintagechick14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I have my troubles with my family, but now that I'm older , I find that I still miss and love them . I was remembering today all the things we use to do together . From family...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    "You will lose friends but family is forever" what a lie that is what mu father raises me on i believed that for awhile then i was 6 and my parents split the thing is they where...
    Musicislife13417 Musicislife13417 13-15 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've always had issues with my family, but over the past few years, things have hit a head. When I was younger, I battled with anorexia and suicide. My mother knew, but didn't do...
    twiztx twiztx 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 18

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    Seriously! at my age my friends are always teasing me for being single, their words are "When are you going to sentence yourself to life imprisonment" and i am just trying to joke...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    This is my first post. I don't know what to say. First off, sure, I like my family sometimes but... I just don't feel anything stronger than liking them. Yeah, maybe i'm a horrible...
    ID0ntKn0wAnym0re ID0ntKn0wAnym0re 13-15, F Nov 22

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    I am here to just let it out. This is my first post. My mother gave me my name sake inadvertently as a child by telling me the story of the Cipher in the snow. She was sharing a...
    Cipherinthesnow2014 Cipherinthesnow2014 36-40 1 Response Nov 26

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    I am a 21 year old college student. I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M Nov 27

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    Well its thanksgiving, Some of my dads side of the family are here. Thanksgiving and Christmas are my least favorite holidays, because they are suppose to be about family, which...
    wesv wesv 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    this thanksgiving has been the worst for me. My family doesnt like me at all know matter what i do they hate me. I mean i have nothing else to do. I want to you no do suicide and...
    Atlchris Atlchris 16-17 Nov 27

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    I feel like family is the best. They are always there for you. My family used to be one of the best out there. My parents married on June 22nd, 1991. I hope to marry on that same...
    Pancake17 Pancake17 13-15, M Nov 27

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    I have tittered on the fence while the rest of my family either delude themselves or ignore what my younger sister has become. I for one am done pretending. I am done dealing with...
    Breathe6 Breathe6 22-25, M Nov 30

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    Ever since I was a child I hated my family. Mainly my distant family and sometimes my close family. They have always put me down, making fun of my weight, how I look, and what I...
    ksgirl93 ksgirl93 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My BF and I have been together for over 2 years. Until I threw a fit (in private) until recently, they would plan vacations, weekend trips and holiday trips and he would be...
    kaitie94 kaitie94 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Family Most people think of security, support, love, a safety net, a place to turn when the rest of the world is crazy, reassurance, a shoulder to cry on, or God forbid somewhere...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    My in-law are very different from my family. My family is successful, social and very giving. I was raised by my grand-parents, who have always worked hard physically and always...
    pinok pinok 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I had a difficult childhood as one of my parents passed away while I was 7. I recently live on another continent and haven't seen my family in more than a year. Although the...
    cradleaway cradleaway 22-25 2 days ago

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    Even though we are blood, my family is NOT my family. I do not belong with them. I don't know most of my family. And I look forward to the day, when I have a family of my own...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    to me my friends as well as y blood related family are family. my friends are the ones i go to wen i need advice on something that i cant tell my actuall family and i love them...
    marriedtonetflix marriedtonetflix 13-15, F Nov 20

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    Welcome to the family- The people that you (& I are really close to & trust can be considered family. I never believed that you have to be blood related to be family. I have always...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M Nov 23

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    I'm a senior in high school and last year I failed a few classes so this year I am doing credit recovery to get my credits from last year the work is easy but the problem is thief...
    bloodstream11 bloodstream11 18-21, M Nov 23

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    Hi everyone. I never saw myself as the type to join any sort of online forum. Truth is, it makes me very uncomfortable to read my own words. I felt like I needed to join today...
    TheGeiser TheGeiser 18-21, F Nov 25

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    Ever since I can remember, my immediate family members have looked out for themselves. My mom won't do something unless it's financially convenient for her and my half sisters...
    acamacho4 acamacho4 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    In my 43 years of life; "FAMILY" is what i missed, only. Nothing else. All I wanted in my life, Someday I too have a family of my own. I had have walk through all odds, struggle...
    Cowsir66 Cowsir66 41-45, T 1 Response Nov 27

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    I have a half brother I grew up with. We share the same dad different mom. My mom had helped raise him as her own since we were 6, even if it were just on the weekends when he came...
    alaine89 alaine89 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I am half black and half mexican. I used to LOVE to hang out with my mother's family. All the kids and family, but I often ended up the only non-white or full mexican there...
    WizHallow WizHallow 16-17, F Dec 4

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    My family is not dysfunctional as it is weird. I guess i consider my family dysfunctional in the sense that by what society dictates a family should behave and be, well, my family...
    Gatikasensual Gatikasensual 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    They really have been there for me for like the past two years. We've all been through a lot together, and I feel a lot closer to them than my actual family. My actual blood...
    lovedownunder lovedownunder 16-17, F 4 days ago

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