I Can't Trust My Parents

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    I can't trust my parents with my secrets.

    They lie to me, constantly. I know ... they might do it to protect me or whatever, but why lie? I guess they think I can't handle the truth. Yes, I might get hurt and/or cry, but that's life, right? Every time they find out something bad about me, they find out by someone else...
    oblivious14 oblivious14
    16-17, M
    Oct 13, 2014

    Ranting

    Ok, so this is probably not a big deal for any of you. Do your parents smoke? Mine don't. They PROMISED. The other night my uncle was over, and I went into the kitchen for some food, they were all ready to go out into the backyard. My mom seemed so jumpy, so I snuck out the...
    untrusted untrusted
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jul 19, 2012

    Liar Parents - Can't Trust Them

    I have to be honest, I don't trust my parents anymore. That's a sorry state of affairs isn't it? You know, 'trust noone' never seems to extend to your own family. Let me explain why. About four years ago, one of my parents was diagnosed with a genetic problem that affected parts...
    anonymouse1990 anonymouse1990
    18-21
    Jun 20, 2011

    I come from a broken home.

    As a teen, I remember epic fights between my mom and dad. My dad was constantly yelling at my mom and my mom was sleeping around on him. Until recently, I had taken a moral stance on that relationship by siding with my father because after all the bible appears to weigh...
    mscottm mscottm
    31-35, M
    Dec 19, 2013

    Liars, Liars, Liars, Liars.....

    I'm 27 years old and I've never lived outside my parents' house. They won't let me. Every time I make a move to actually have a life of my own, my mother and father sabotage it. Obviously they're very unhealthy people, but here I am stuck with them. I'm in college now and I'm...
    TheSageNabooru TheSageNabooru
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 3, 2012

    Parents Didn't Tell Me Something Really Important.

    So last month my Mom told me that my Dad was going away on a retreat, implied that it was all voluntary, and all she really told me was that it was in Utah somewhere. I've been kind of busy lately with school, so I didn't really press for details. Today I needed to borrow my...
    cmbaker7 cmbaker7
    13-15
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2012

    I Just Can't Trust Them Anymore...

    My story may not seem nearly as bad as some of the other stories in this group, but it still profoundly affects me on a daily basis, and I feel I need to share my opinions with someone. My mother is the dominant person of the household. Everything she says counts, regardless of...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 3, 2012

    Sorry Guys....i Just...can't...

    My father doesn't care about, love, isn't proud of, or acknowledges me in any serious, postive way. He has never given any implification whatsoever that he is either, and has never said anything. How hard is it to say, "I'm proud of you?" or maybe manage a, "That's great", just...
    Angelwings7 Angelwings7
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2011

    I love my parents, but our relationship is not

    as good as it can be because I cannot trust them emotionally. During a tumultuous time in my life they betrayed me emotionally, shamed me and made feel worthless when I had no one else in my corner, and since then I do not share many personal details of my life with them...
    DuosAnimus DuosAnimus
    26-30
    Jan 16, 2014

    Drugs

    My parents are not getting along very well lately. Its been like this for about 2 years, well from what i experienced. When they were first married my dad lied about smoking from my mom. I don't know long he kept that up, i just know it happened. Then about 5 years ago i found...
    Jefuhr Jefuhr
    13-15, M
    Jan 31, 2013

    .......

    i cant.....i jus cant.....i momen dey say dey lov me...de nx momen dey hate me like de devil.....espiacialy my mum....evry time dey hug or kis me..i jus wonder i its gona last...dey r tings wich i wuld like to tel my parens about but i jus cant....so its me n my diary...
    XxlostxsoulxX7 XxlostxsoulxX7
    13-15
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

    Hurt

    My parents are nice and understanding. They say they enjoyed having me around when I head back home, but that hurts me. I don t trust them, and their behaviour now is confusing. Maybe they like the young adult me better than the kid I used to be.I feel a sense of betrayal in all...
    theconfusedhatter theconfusedhatter
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2011
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