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I Come From a Broken Family

divorced, sepertaed or whatever..we are the children of the broken families united! 8,582 People

    I moved out of my parrent's house half a year

    ago, because i couldn't get along with my mom's new boyfriend. After a while i realized this was one of the best decisions in my life. I met two housemates who became two of my best friends. I'm so happy everything turned out good. Anyone got a simmilair story and cares to...
    Maxim3NL Maxim3NL 18-21, M Mar 28

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    I'm 15 I'm Jullien McCall I'm a male .

    .I have 4 brothers 6sisters...I did have 7sisters but she committed suicide..my family means the world to me but they're pretty f****ed up...my parents don't care if I come home or not...my siblings some care some don't...we live in a 4 bedroom house and whenever I wake up at...
    jullienmccall jullienmccall 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 21

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    I probably do Not have it

    as bad as others. My mom and dad still talk and do things... It fells odd tho being the oldest out of four children. My dad has married twice now and it just feels odd.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 7

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    Broken Glass

    i dont normally talk about my old family, but here is the story of my old family. since i was a small kid i can remember my mom and dad laughing every time i got hurt. they would laugh and tears would run down their faces from laughing to hard. tears would roll down my face too...
    th3cha0s th3cha0s 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    My mom and dad are always going at it.

    . but when it comes to us (the kids) they put their heads together and do whatever they can for us. sometimes I wish they just loved each other and didn't hurt each other the way they do. sometimes I feel torn between the two, bc I don't know who to feel bad for :( I wanna feel...
    Dreamscape98x Dreamscape98x 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I finally trusted my mother again.

    . five years later, after she let me get raped, and threw me in a mental hospital then ran away. I stepped up as the bigger person and decided to contact her and forgive her. she lied to me all over again. She was acting like a mother for a good minute. had me fooled. I know...
    babyjane96 babyjane96 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    ellieellieellieellie ellieellieellieellie 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    My name is Jess or Jessie

    and I'm an accident child. My mom didnt plan to have me but when she did she was forced to marry my dad, a womanizer. He'd always bring girls home when I was like 4 years old. Fighting happened alot at my house and I seen my mom cry alot. I would cry with her too. Later when I...
    jesstheman jesstheman 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    I don't know my father

    and my mom pops pill and I just want them together and to love me and I want I know my dad,and I just feel like my dad doesn't even want to know me or care about me at all. I also feel like my mom doesn't actually love me,that she just keeps me because I have no one else really...
    xDoneX xDoneX 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    Sometimes I am jealous people

    who comes from happy family they don't know hard we've been through. How hard to pretend everything is ok. How hard to be strong. Just try hard to be strong because there is no choice. Try hard to ignore the pain.
    jadepearl jadepearl 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I was emotionally abused

    and neglected throughout my childhood up until around fourteen or fifteen when I finally got myself out of there, now family is just a broken word to me that will never be fixed. My mind is shattered into little pieces, I'm confused and never know which path to take, it's like...
    ExPButterfly ExPButterfly 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    I love you more than anything,

    even though yu did me wrong. Every day I wake up & wonder If your going to be okay. I want to help you but I can only help you if you want to be helped. . .
    krazied krazied 16-17, F Mar 17

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    I may have come from a broken family

    but I was shown what I didn't want in a man, which in turn lead me to a man of complete opposite of my father.
    Blessedlyloved Blessedlyloved 22-25, F Nov 5, 2014

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    Dad is an *******!!!!

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    clarantino clarantino 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I never lived with my dad,

    mainly because he was an alcoholic . I didn't know him very well and since very young age I despised him for what he did to my mom. Well last time I spoke to him for 1minute was 4 years ago at my brother's funeral.. He wasn't a dad to me just a strange random guy which I didn't...
    MissLizy MissLizy 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    How do you help those

    who can't seem to help themselves? I have always been really in tune with my siblings ever since I can remember, whenever they are feeling upset or hurt, I can automatically feel their pain even though I'm not going through anything remotely close. I have an older brother and...
    jerzshorecoll21 jerzshorecoll21 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    I just realized that the way my father treated

    me is one of my family's biggest secrets and embarrassments. They have all known about it for years. I never knew they did until recently and I kept quiet thinking I was looking out for them.
    sacredlotusj sacredlotusj 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    I just put two and two together on something:

    the reason my dad left. In fourth grade I lied about my best friend and wanted to switch schools. My mom bought everything and I'm guessing my dad didn't. I don't remember ever being confronted about it being a lie by my dad. I think that decision to change schools was the...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    I started reading a book a week ago

    that analyzed the dating decisions of people. It basically stated that when we are born, we are "perfect" in terms of being a blank slate for negative or positive experiences that shape us but as we grow. Our primary caretakers/parents/guardians hurt us in some way (intentional...
    sacredlotusj sacredlotusj 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 15

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    I used to wake up in the mornings

    and try to convince myself everything would be fine. I would prove myself wrong every single day.
    girlalive girlalive 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    Hi.i'm new to here for knowing i'm not the

    alone.i am a survivor of phisically abuse,sexual abuse by my parents.four years ago,i escaped from them. and i've been fighting with horrible ptsd so far.it's so hard to deal with this. i'm living all alone.and i can't find people who understand me or my situation.i need...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    You mooch everything you can get your grubby

    little fingers on. You have a life to be envied you little freeloader.
    LifeIsBeatingMe LifeIsBeatingMe 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    My past experiences are suppose to make me

    Stronger because they didn't kill me...but lately they've had me wanting to kill me..
    FishInThe206 FishInThe206 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    I feel guilt for wanting to live my own life

    because of my family , I feel trapped 😔
    millylibscop millylibscop 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Ok so I'm not close to family much

    but when it comes to my mom and my brother I'm all hands on and I'm just scared that my mom might have cancer and that my brother might have to go to the army. I just fee like my life is messed up big time 😢
    HeidiBD HeidiBD 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    I want to forgive my parents

    for everything that they did to me in the past. I actually thought I did forgive them for awhile. But tonight I'm realizing that I still can't get over it. Now they both have become like strangers to me and I'm pretty sure it's one of the worst feelings I've ever felt.
    Thinklife Thinklife 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    I came from a broken family

    but I hate blaming anyone for my mishaps. I am what I am now because of my choices. I figured that once you have let go of all the blaming you can start something wonderful. We can come fron something broken and still be whole.
    filledspaces filledspaces 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    Hi! Everyone.. ... I'm new.

    ... Nice to meet you everybody...
    Delora999 Delora999 18-21, F Feb 17

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    My parents divorced when I was 10,

    and my dad remarried a sick evil gold digger twenty years younger than him...after dating her for 3 months. People think he's so wonderful, but he was a wife beater. I've always been so quiet because I was taught to be seen and not heard, to not say anything that would **** him...
    RNY83 RNY83 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    Maybe it was because finding me bent over on

    the floor sucking my neighbor off startled my patents... But I was tired of all the shouting.
    montilee1234 montilee1234 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    So I guess I wrote too long of an experience

    and it won't let me post it.. its about my life so if you guys want to read it heart this and I'll inbox you. If you will even let me send the whole thing.
    Letitbe97 Letitbe97 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7

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    From an early age I knew my mother hated me.

    She's been diagnosed since with Bipolar Disorder. But growing up with her as a mother was difficult. We never properly bonded because, of my sneaking suspension, that I was supposed to save my parents marriage (which I failed at ... Twice). My father loved me unconditionally...
    emc2emily emc2emily 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    My family has lots of divorced people.

    I have no clue who is there and who is just not really family. It's also sad that lots of my family members died from cancer. Yet, I am thankful that God gave me a life to live.
    CutestKitty500 CutestKitty500 22-25 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I tried to glue the pieces together time

    after time until I realized it would continue to break..
    Chibiiiii Chibiiiii 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    LifeIsBeatingMe LifeIsBeatingMe 26-30, M Feb 17

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    My mom and dad split up

    when I was 8. My mom said she was going on vacation for a month when I was 11. Well I still haven't seen her since. I used to talk to her on the phone but I i gave up on that when I was 21. It just seemed pointless to stay in contact with someone who really shows no effort or...
    Wawawad Wawawad 31-35, M Nov 9, 2014

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    My parents are divorced

    for about 3 years now. Got a arrange marriage at a young age. It was so bad that i dont even know what the real reason is anymore. Both parents are at fault but i do mostly blame my dad for his horrible attitude. He did cheated on my mother and got kicked out the house by her...
    Ebtitel001 Ebtitel001 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    MelvinJ MelvinJ 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm new, and this is my first post.

    my mom is distance and emotionless. my father is in jail for murder. my brother used to abuse me. my sister and mother emotionally abuse me. we were taught to be distance and emotionless. it ***** with me so bad because I can't have a normal relationship or friendship. they...
    dayshagillespie dayshagillespie 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    I don't talk to anyone in my family anymore.

    my parents are forever fighting with eachother and have considered divorce, my older sister hates my guts and my little sister is too young to even understand anything.
    s0ciety s0ciety 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    My father cheated on my mother

    when I was five years old thus, they separated. Sometimes I wonder the person I would've been if my father was there. My mother struggled so hard and I had to see her do things a child shouldn't see. Aside all of that I love my mother more than anything on this earth. I remember...
    zealots201 zealots201 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2014

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    sexually,phsically,mentally abused by ****** pig

    who is called ''fathe'' since 0 to 29.. phsically and mentally abused by monster who is called ''mother''since 0 to ..still domestic violence by ex since 2011 to 2014 sexual harrasmented,tortured and threatened by ****** dirty police since 2014 to...still now No Pity No...
    HAVEANICELIVESHATERS HAVEANICELIVESHATERS 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sadly I do. Sad topic isn't it.

    To know that once you had a big wonderful family, now it's all broke and gone.
    Xunig11 Xunig11 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    it's Christmas now where i am from

    and it has been one of the worst Christmas so far. it is already 10 p.m. and once again, my parents just never ceases to amaze me (sense the sarcasm). how is it that i am so different from the entire family? we not only want different things, we don't even believe in the same...
    kimberllytsy kimberllytsy 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    I don't know if this is how I should be acting,

    but... I am actually thankful that God gave me this kind of life. I mean, I am thankful that I am from a broken family. why? well... here is why: I think of every family as systems. And systems have parts right? the family members and everything(as:money, clothing, shelter, and...
    hummingtree hummingtree 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I'm 19 and I have a boyfriend.

    He wanted us to move in together. One second it's 'ok' with my Mom the next I NEED to be home every night so I'm not "abandoning" my family. I feel like she's pushing me out? Or really wants me to stay? I need help.
    aarie77 aarie77 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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