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I Cringe At the Thought of Family Time

For those of you who find the thought of spending time with family uncomfortable, lame and cheesy to say the least.. Ew, happy family together time! YUCK! 97 People

    Just Not For Me!

    I absolutely hate family get togethers..with my own family , it's bad enough, but with my hubby's family, it's downright torture!! Penny Webb
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2009

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    My grandma yells at me

    for using cereal bowls for cereal, opening my own cereal at breakfast. She has threatened to send me to foster care which at this point would rather be at foster care then with them.
    morgirocks morgirocks 13-15, F Jan 6, 2014

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    Oh, Please Make It Stop.....

    Uuuugh, I probably sound like a douche when I say this.. I wish I didn't have these 'get-togethers'. Honestly, I'd rather be watching TV at home. But no; every few weeks I have to have dinner with scores of people I'd rather not see, and listen to how their lives are so...
    FallaciesAppease FallaciesAppease 26-30, M Aug 2, 2009

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    Forced Bonding

    I find the whole concept of 'Family Time' pretty lame.  We always had dinner together as kids so I guess in a way that was our 'Family Time'.  But if either one of my parents had forced us to hang out and do something 'fun' together I would have run and hid.  I...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis 22-25 1 Response Jul 30, 2009

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    I Cringe At the Thought of Family Time.

    My family has never been that close so when we do have family time ( which is rare) its very akward. My dad had/has a second family though he still lives with my mom and things are never calm. We're the kinda of family that never eats together so Im pritty much used to being on...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2009

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    At Least My Family

        i cringe at family time in my family . lets put a huge *** front on . so everyone knows that we are not a family just a group of people who are stuck with each other .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 4, 2009

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    It's Always the Same At Family Functions

    I find family get togethers so boring and a waste of my time. Everytime when it is someone's birthday, the whole lot get together, and it is always the same old thing over and over and over...the men sit one side and watch rugby or cricket, the woman sit all in a circle in the...
    puggy puggy 36-40 3 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    Hmm

    It's really weird since my family is distant but every weekend we have to hang out at his family... He total don't get I"m not very family oriented..
    Brightlyfalse Brightlyfalse 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2009

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    Always Have

    I dreaded family get-togethers as a child and do to this day. I can't relate to them...even though I am related TO them. To make matters worse,I have in-laws I can't stand too,now.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 23, 2009

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    I Should Clarify

    As I join this group, I realise I should probably clarify. I hate forced "family" moments. I hate spending time with members I hate, and who I don't think are good people. I love spending time with the members of my family that i do like though. But just because a...
    anadude anadude 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 23, 2009

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    I don't hate them I dislike them most of the time. So I been married for 10months I know still newlyweds, and we have been staying with his whole family in a New York apartment it...
    confusedasia confusedasia 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I love my family very much but my all time favorites are my nieces they are so sweet to me and they are very beautiful young ladies and uncle always tells them how much she loves...
    satinlover1958 satinlover1958 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I can't even stress how much I value the importance of family. My family drives me crazy, but I wouldn't trade them for anything. Most of my life lessons, both bitter and sweet...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi... I wanted to share what happened once in my life at 2014 around winter time... So first of all my family was once a family when I wasn't born, my birthdays were never...
    Rokas2260 Rokas2260 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    it's official...I need to leave my house. my parents rely on me too much and my brother does nothing to help us. I have so many responsibilities with my school work. I'm a 4.0...
    marckengenie1 marckengenie1 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My family get on my nerves because I'm the only child my parent's don't care about. I'm the youngest and people usually say that makes you the "baby" and the "precious one". What...
    Freedgorgan Freedgorgan 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Okay, so I never thought I'd share this story I mean I know this is what this website is for but... I just thought that was too personal to be shared but I've realized that I can't...
    gloomykidd gloomykidd 13-15, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So like my family aren't total nudists like we don't go naked all the time. I have two moms who are lesbians and I am their only child so we are all girls. Nobody worries about...
    MaddietheGoalie MaddietheGoalie 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was 12 years old. Me, my parents, my brother and my sisters decided to travel to Khao Lak, Thailand, during christmas and new years eve. We were a family from Sweden who visited...
    Jessikaswe92 Jessikaswe92 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I actually love my family. But some times it is so hard to deal with them. Some times I don't have the opportunity to be me, to do what I want, to be what I want. I'm in the last...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses a week ago

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    And that's part of why it hurts so much to come home. I'm seeing my siblings go down the same path I did and I'm completely powerless to stop it from happening. My youngest...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Yes, I am happy(comfortable is a better word) being naked(nude) with friends & family as is every one in my family. Everyone in my family loves spending quality nude time together...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 30

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    blood makes you related. unconditional love, support , laughter, sharing the good and the bad times makes a family. I have plenty of blood relatives that are not family.
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    Bombarder built a family just for holding Father's money. She claims a husband should always put all his money in his wife's hands, but that doesn't mean she would use Father's...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F Jan 29

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    I don't know if i consider myself a traditionalist. But I always felt like I would be at my happiest if I just had a large family around me. I'd like to be that weird family that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 29

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    At 9:45am i attend work and deal with teasing. They would talk bad about my facial features to friends. Many would blatantly look at me and laugh for a good minute with their...
    DeadlyArsenic DeadlyArsenic 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    This may be a lie but, my family have a relaxed attitude towards nudity. When we swim summertime we swim nude when we sunbath we do it nude, I also remember when going out to the...
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I really must ask why does everything think the Internet makes them invincible like old guys send kids perverted messages and show them there package. trolls pushing people to...
    SirStuOfEngland SirStuOfEngland 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm 26 yrs and 5'8 most people think that's tall for a woman but I'm a woman who's been overweight her whole life. I grew up tomboyish I had no female role model to look up to so...
    Freakydreams89 Freakydreams89 26-30, F Jan 28

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    This past week has really been amazing. My Nan and I have been with family as her brother in law has been sick and was on his way out. As sad as it was with him passing I have...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream 26-30, F Jan 27

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    I can't say I hate his family. But there's a few I truly dislike that I don't want to be around them. His mother and sister...Mostly his sister. She's nothing but a hot head and...
    simplyme12345 simplyme12345 18-21, F Jan 27

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    Well, I guess it started when we lost my mom. Part of me blamed myself even though I was younger. And my dad blamed me too. Ever since then he's lashed out at me a lot, and hurt me...
    JadeCrystalLake JadeCrystalLake 13-15, F Jan 27

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    I don't want to use the word hate 'cause I don't really feel that way about them, is just that, sometimes, I just don't like them very much and I have a hard time because I'm not...
    LandOfOzx LandOfOzx 26-30, M Jan 26

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    I went into my parents' bathroom just minutes ago to get some mouthwash, and right by the bottles of mouthwash was a note (obviously written by my mom, judging from the handwriting...
    CaitlinElizabeth815 CaitlinElizabeth815 16-17, F Jan 25

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    And here we go with yet another reason to cut all ties with my family. My youngest niece was taking part in the annual Music Festival in the local town hall today, so I took mum...
    Rjb1970 Rjb1970 41-45, M Jan 25

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    I have so much anger towards my family. My family is very religious, including me, but I am bisexual. I haven't told anyone in my family, becuase I am scared of the unknown. My...
    donin21 donin21 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I have a very small family. We all live apart and even when I was young, we were pretty emotionally distant. My parents divorced when I was about 4. I don't remember a time they...
    doublepancakes doublepancakes 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    after tonight besides my sister and my niece I have lost all respect for the rest of my family. I had come downstairs feeling unwell to which my family had acyed like I didn't say...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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