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I Am So Tired of Trying to Fix Everything For My Family

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    Frustrated With Mom and Sister

    I too, try to fix things for everyone. My dad just died from lung cancer 2 weeks ago. My  mom  has anxiety problems and some other undiagnosed mental illness. Of course, I am happy to try to help her with things now that she's alone, but she can't seem to function...
    ryoko ryoko 31-35 Feb 13, 2009

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    Worn.

    I still do it! My family is so messed up. When I started to find out about my Dad's side of the family, my mom started to get worried about spending time with them, so  I stopped. and then Mom and my step dad fought, and I would let them blame me, and I would try to figure...
    Hopeless0Nerd Hopeless0Nerd 16-17, F Aug 29, 2010

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    I Am So Fed Up.

    I am so sick and tired of being the adult in my family. I constantly have to deal with my family fighting or even my parents just being awful. Yes, I know I am only 17, but I have had to grow up sooner than I wanted to. I am a Junior in high-school and I have to start thinking...
    GrapeLee GrapeLee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2012

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    Puff!!

     HI, first time I write...my story i think is like many people's stories , I think. I am a bit overwhelm by the constant fight that never seens to end,  arguments with my wife about everything that is point less for some reason that to me look "alien". I am...
    unerstile unerstile 31-35 Jul 17, 2008

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    So Aggravated!

    Why is it that the more we try to help....the less what we do seems appreciated. I love my sister but I am not sure how much more of her crap I can take. Why is it that she cannot see that we are all struggling with something....she gets on her pity pot and thinks that it is up...
    uwantattitude uwantattitude 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2008

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