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I Don't Get Along With My Family

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    This is my first shared experience so bear with me please. Lately, for no apparent reason, I have just been feeling like I don't belong anywhere. And I ask myself all the time why...
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    We have lots in common. I honestly don't know why we can't get along. Our peaceful times are honestly just small talk or deliberately avoiding difficult topics provided we're...
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    I don't want it to define me. I don't want this experience to define me for the rest of my life but I have to validate my anger and sadness. I don't let those emotions become...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Well its obvious my mom can no longer stand me,and I can't stand her either.I'm the youngest in my family and I normally sit in the living room because I STILL don't have my own...
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    I think I'm too young to not trust people but in all reality, I find myself living a life with dulled and blocked emotions. For example, I don't even have the slightest care about...
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    I grew up in what I would call a cult, taught to think certain ways about everyone and everything "on the outside." I went to a college sprung from this cult for three and a half...
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    As long as we don't live together. I need absolute control of my personal space and don't want to make the compromises necessary to live with someone else. Been there, done that...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 2 days ago

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    There's not much else to say; I don't feel like I belong. I think that may be due to my general outlook on life, which I have always had so it's not something that will change (at...
    Ri95 Ri95 18-21, F 59 mins ago

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    There’s a vast difference between being blood relatives and being a family. I don’t believe that being one necessarily makes you the other. I have an ex-boyfriend, who has...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Oct 30

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    My sister is twice my age and she has a son my age, he's just a few months older than me. My nephew and I get along pretty well and spend a lot of time together especially when we...
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    Co-worker problem...not a significant one but I'm still trying to figure how I can handle it effectively. I have to say I have been blessed to have amazing coworkers (yes...
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    After my father was killed my mom abandoned me . I was left to fend for myself at the age of 15 . I reached out to my uncle and asked if he would take me in and he turned me away...
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    My mother and I used to be best friends, then I turned 15. When I was younger, I would tell my mother everything! Even when I did something wrong, but she was always understanding...
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    The nicest people in the world are those who do not judge, fact! I mean I don't even get how others can judge, unless they've lived your life and walked your path their judgements...
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    First- a little bit about me: I am in high school and I strive to do well with everything I do, including my work, my appearance, my character, etc. I am in all honors classes and...
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    I am not close to my blood relatives at all. My parents had trouble encouraging me as a child, and the restrictions they put on me due to their fear makes me believe that they don...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 1 Response Oct 27

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    Let me clarify that it FEELS like I don't fit in anywhere, esp. right now in my life, but I know I fit in somewhere and have fit-in society in the past. I live in America, the most...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I don't fit in with my family... My family is outgoing and comfortable with who they are. Me... Well I am becoming anorexic and bulimic. This hasn't been my whole life, I recently...
    forevernotmyself forevernotmyself 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I don't know why I feel this way. I don't know why I spend time analyzing what others think about me and what I do. I don't know when it started to matter. I don't know WHEN I...
    NRC163 NRC163 18-21, F Nov 3

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    I don't ... Not for my personal use anyway I do have a business profile on there and that's fine I'm okay with that. Using Facebook for interacting socially doesn't appeal to me...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 4

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