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I Don't Get Along With My Family

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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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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