I Am The Black Sheep Of My Family

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    Yep, that's me, the black sheep of my family.

    Hum, but let's count thy ways, my father was a fallen down drunk who would come home almost every night and beat the hell out of mom. Mom would defend the drunk and tell us kids he really didn't mean it. My little brother is off in prison somewhere for armed robbery. My...
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 15, 2015

    Its just me and my brother im the oldest by 6

    years. When I was young my dad had a out of control anger problem. My childhood was spent being in fear. Luckily he calmed down a lot and my brother didnt have to experience what I did and Im glad he didnt because as nice as my dad is now I held on to all those years of abuse...
    DenSan DenSan
    22-25, F
    Nov 8, 2014

    I was the oops child in my family.

    The one that just happens out the blue, but nobody really planned or wanted. At least that's how I feel. My mom was almost 40 when I was born, so all my siblings are ten years or older than myself. Growing up it felt like I had parentsssssss instead of a set of them. I have...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey
    41-45, F
    Feb 17, 2014

    I Am The Only One........

    i am the oldest of 6 and only one is still under the age of 18. my bio dad only finished the 8th grade. my mom barely finished high school. me, 1 brother, and a sister have graduated high school. i am the only one that's over 18 in my family that has a college degree (i have 3...
    Bubbles48509 Bubbles48509
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 15, 2013

    My family, on both sides,

    are Southern Gospel redneck and most of them love to hunt deer, elk, etc. They're homophobic and racist, especially towards people from Latin America, they HATE marijuana and... I'm a hippie. I'm a lesbian. She's Mexican. I'm pagan and worship the God of Lost Souls, Loki. I...
    Lilyhammer420 Lilyhammer420
    26-30, F
    Aug 9, 2015

    I am 22 and have two sisters

    and a brother. My sisters are 20 and 18 and my brother is 24. Both of my sisters are in university, I'm working and so is my brother. I've always wondered why my mother has never given me the same love she has given to my sisters. Its easy to say they are her favourites. She...
    Chartsy Chartsy
    22-25, F
    Dec 22, 2015

    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 a family get together and I go, they pretend to smile and greet me, but deep inside, they're thinking "eww!!!why the **** are you here?". At times...
    LadyL31786 LadyL31786
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 10, 2015

    my entire family are all devout Catholic

    and while I believe in God and Jesus that's as far as I'm willing to go. after that I'm spiritual in nature and since I don't go to church unless it's a wedding, baptism or funeral I'm the black sheep
    Cross2015 Cross2015
    36-40, M
    1 Response Dec 28, 2015

    I have 4 sisters and one brother.

    There all half. Three of my sisters are from my dads previous marriage. My other sister and brother are from a different dad. Ive always been the outkast. I never felt like I fit in. My mom paid more attention to my older sister. Mom gave my brother up to his dad when I was 4...
    momof3grls2014 momof3grls2014
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2014
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