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I Don't Get Along With My Family

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    I Dont Belong Here

    I'm 18 years old and my family is pure mexican, into the 'ched stuff' but let me start from when I was little. When I was in elementary school I got picked on a lot for having a big nose and because I dressed 'funny' when I was in the 3rd grade I got a little journal to write in...
    lonelykay93 lonelykay93 18-21, F Nov 18, 2012

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    Born In The Wrong Family?

    Thats what I have felt my whole life, I dont fit in here in this family.. I have always been different and felt out of place. I bet you no one in this house has ever questioned things like there religion or sexuality like I have. My family dont get along with the rest of the...
    RozaStephanie RozaStephanie 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    I Just Want To Leave And Never Come Back

    Growing up was okay until recently, my disconnection with my family begins! Theirs always these evil intentions going on, like I wasn't raised to show hate so this was like 'what the hell am I supposed to do?' I can't think for myself, I can't be myself, it's always about their...
    Caramels1234 Caramels1234 18-21, F Oct 16, 2013

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    My Mom Never Wanted Me.....

    I am in my 30's with 2 kids under age 3. Recent;y, I was telling my mom that my husband had been asking when we could have a 3rd child. Her response was, "Oh no, don't get tied down with kids, after my 1st 2, I didn't want anymore." I'm the 3rd & last child she had.... what am I...
    VegaLove VegaLove 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2011

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    Other than my dad and mom.

    My sisters and I have nothing in common and I don't like being around them they are such negative people. We never talk about life or problems...just do our own thing but we live together
    hugo178 hugo178 18-21 May 25

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    Bad Place

    I have lived with my dad, his girlfriend, his girlfriend's brother and sister in law and their two kids for about 10 years. It is not exactly the best place for me because I have a lot of issues with the girlfriend and the girlfriend's brother and sister in law. I will admit I...
    airforcegfforlife airforcegfforlife 22-25, F May 3, 2012

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    I Don't Know Why I Am Always The Problem.

    Ever since I was young I have been told, "If something bad happens to you it is your fault." I guess I grew up with this constantly at the back of my mind. I have the shittiest relationship with my parents compared to everyone else my age I know. When I try to talk to anyone...
    Teranit Teranit 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12, 2013

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    What A Family

    There are 6 of us siblings. An older brother whose wife thinks she's better then the rest. A brother 1 yr older than me who is a drug addict. A sister who is 6 yrs younger then me. She robbed our parents even as they lay dieing. She put our parents in the poor house. A sister...
    bobbysgirl398 bobbysgirl398 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    I Just Don't Get People!

    On Mother's Day I found out my parents, brother, grandmother and my cousin and her kids were all over at my aunts. I asked if we could come over and my aunt just kept on mumbling on about not having enough food for us. I told her that we already ate, we just want to come over...
    TLSB TLSB 31-35, F May 20, 2012

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    I wouldn't say I have a horrid life,

    I mean it used to be okay when I was a kid. Then when I got older my older brothers became 'perfect', my parents got a divorce that sent my dad downhill. He became so obsessed with how everyone saw the family, hated that my sister and myself weren't like my brothers. My sister...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 18

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    There Are Only Two Of Us....

    All my life I have told my teachers that my mom did not love me. I heard her and my grandmother saying I was going to be trouble. Will my sister run away from home to get married, then had a son that my mom and dad adopted and raised. I went all the way through school got my...
    wpwj wpwj 46-50 1 Response Dec 18, 2010

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    Family Is More Than Just Blood

    I feel as if I am an out cast in my family but now that I am getting married my NEW family is better I get along well with my new friends and family !! I am learning that people are what makes a family blood really has nothing to do with the love you can get from loving...
    Brokeheartedgirl Brokeheartedgirl 26-30, F Nov 19, 2012

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    My Family && I Just Dont Get Along!

    I really hope I get into the college of my choice because my family and i just dont get along! Not my mom , not my grandma, DEFINITELY NOT MY AUNT! she's the WORST one if you ask me! and not my uncle either. They jst erk the hell out of me && they always have but it really...
    hinlj hinlj 16-17 Jan 21, 2011

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    I can appear heartless to people. My shoulders were made for lifting...weights...not to be cried on. There are people out there who cry, who are depressed, etc. and EXPECT others...
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    Its hard to be in a situation not living with my mum. I was always with her. Its been about 3 years but its still difficult being in another persons home. I just can't take it...
    kiara55 kiara55 13-15, F Jul 19

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    Grew up in California, difficult life yet had plenty of friends to hang and laugh with, get moved to Texas and is seriously judged, and left with a few acquaintances. Becomes a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I have been living in Sweden for the past 2 years now due to me not being able to cope in my own country (uk).Im 42 and got addicted to gambling, I just couldn't stop no matter ho...
    Paulchanning Paulchanning 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't agree with pharmaceutical drugs either! Pharmaceutical drugs doesn't cure the problem just masked/ hide the pain for a little while which is all well and good but we get...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I don't agree with the you can look but don't touch. My husband likes to look a lot. Especially on chive and walking down the street. It makes me so upset an he doesn't care...
    RebeccaReynolds RebeccaReynolds 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Well I don't really want to talk about it but any ways, I don't live with my dad. My mom raise me. n I lived with him n my mom for only 3 1/2 or 4 years then we couldn't take it...
    intellinerdgirl intellinerdgirl 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I am in a funny mood and other times serious and philosophic about life. But but don't stick with either. I would like to be accepted as an intelligent person who likes a...
    artymike8 artymike8 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    We don't get along with each other and when I talk about something, she responds with a subject that is so different and she does that all the time. She puts my sister first but...
    kiarna811 kiarna811 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I was introduced to this guy at a town street fair the other night. We chatted and had fun. I don't know many people in the area, but the ones I do know are twice my age and this...
    WiredCritter WiredCritter 22-25 3 hrs ago

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    Back in high school when I was in grade ten, my best friend introduced me to this guy that she went to semi formal with, just as friends, and ever since that day we became really...
    jenniferolise jenniferolise 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    This is absolutely 100% true. Nothing made up. A little long but I'd love to hear your opinion. I don't speak to my parents anymore. My mom and dad are broke, they did not manage...
    Hallowes27 Hallowes27 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I'm not the only person in my family who hasn't gotten along with her. She doesn't speak to my grandmother, who practically raised me, because she doesn't agree with my mother's...
    E991010 E991010 13-15, F Jul 10

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    i don't ******* care. i don't care, seriously, please judge me. i am who i wanted to be. i don't care and i don't want to please everyone bcs it's stupid. haters gonna hate. if you...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    It's not because I don't want to because I really do try to why along after all we are family and he is my father. But how do you get alone with someone who you know nothing about...
    skyblue914 skyblue914 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have been dating my current boyfriend for 5 years and this year he seems like a completely different person. He wants more alone time and says he feels like our relationship has...
    thelonelyloner23 thelonelyloner23 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I started a new job about 7 months ago and work with two guys and three women including my boss. Each day, I'm finding more and more that I do not have much in common with my co...
    thelightbehindyoureyes thelightbehindyoureyes 26-30, F Jul 16

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    Cheapskate that loves charity. My mother is a cheapskate who loves charity, because she's so poor we have a huge refrigerator filled with food. When I was about 16 years old, she...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    16 years ago. It happened. I was born. By accident. Drugs, alcohol and carelessness made me. And then I was born. 16 years on A man i will never know nor my mother. Just those...
    ronronn ronronn 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I gave in and took three anti anxieties instead of just one. I'm not high. I'm in the lowest low I can imagine. Why do I do this to myself. I could have gone through my day without...
    NoraDysphoria NoraDysphoria 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    So,I don't get along with my parents too well. To be honest I'm kind of scared if my parents will find this,or if someone will try to take me away from my home,but here goes. I...
    LionLover66 LionLover66 16-17, F Jul 1

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    Don't Care If You Don't Like Me
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I really don't get along with my Mum, please don't get me wrong I'm still proud of her soo much but she really got a bad mood swings always.She is a closed minded person in all...
    Kaaaaaaaamm Kaaaaaaaamm 22-25, F Jul 1

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    I don't get along with Democrats either. I'm Libertarian. Republicans don't seem to understand that the majority of the ever-expanding federal budget is spent on military and...
    benjamin111991 benjamin111991 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I love to sing along to songs that i love to hear but I'm not talented in singing but I try my best........Sike I don't care what people think about my voice I'm just singing along...
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    People who I really don't know on e.p. are really saying I'm lying but they don't know me that's not exactly fair I've never spoken a lie in my entire life and people that dont...
    lonleygurl23 lonleygurl23 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    In January my girlfriend of 4 years just up and decided to end our relationship. I was getting ready to move halfway across the country for her and was even thinking of proposing...
    npguy219 npguy219 26-30, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    it's a really strong word. i only say i love you when i really feel and mean it. it really is a powerful word, mean it, don't say it when you don't feel it.
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    Have a bad mom but she's a great grandma to my son. In my teen years, I went thru a lot of self hatred and self punishment for something that happened to me as a child. She didn't...
    ShelleyShell ShelleyShell 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    so I met this guy online on a chatting site in 2012. He was 17, I was 16. We hit it off really well and he eventually asked me to be his girlfriend. I agreed. The only problem was...
    shay328 shay328 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I love my family. Don't get me wrong. They mean well and have good intentions. I don't feel like I can fully be myself around them. Sometimes it's just the disbelieving looks...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I'm 24 and the oldest of 3 girls. I'm in that age where people think I should be at the peak of my life, they say I should already have a stable job, so that I can help my family...
    gehanalyanna gehanalyanna 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Just in one of those moods. Not sure if i'm angry or sad. I feel like my life is in the cycle of constantly starting over. A lot of people want a start over, i know, but just as my...
    chemically99 chemically99 13-15, F Jul 13

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    Hello! I have definitely found this out! You know a family is suppose to be a special thing. These are suppose to be people who come on this earth naturally equipped to be...
    glassfire100 glassfire100 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 19