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I Don't Get Along With My Family

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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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    I hardly ever stay at home anymore.

    .. I've always been different to them, they're all so messy and last week there was a rat inside what the heck..... makes me cringe. i hate being here.
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F May 17

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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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    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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    But I don't think I'm attractive either. I think I'm plain and average. I'm like a wall, a chair or a lamp. Unattractive but not ugly :)
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    So I saw my mom today, and I almost never see her because she works 2 full time jobs. But even just visiting for a few hours made me sad because I get nerves around her and usually...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I had a recent memory and it made me feel really awful and ashamed of something I once did. I feel like there must have been something wrong with me when I was younger and maybe...
    XlizrocksY XlizrocksY 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    I grew up in a family where people communicate by yelling at each other, so yes I had a tough time growing up. I can't even remember how many times I almost used a pencil to stab...
    RedrosesChris RedrosesChris 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It bothers me. I have been through a lot... I mean a lot. I am young. So, when I meet new people they would never assume any of the things I've been through and I don't just...
    let1the2wall3down4 let1the2wall3down4 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I hate it when people think too much of themselves and think they are better than everyone else. I also hate it when people who have money think they are better than those who work...
    iamabigtease iamabigtease 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    My mother is a borderline mother and I just figured this is a psychological thing. I was trying to "discuss" an option with her but it was no option! With my mother, you have to...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    and yes i don't get along with her because most of the time as long as we start a conversation an argument begins. she is like 59 this year and i am only 16. The age gap is wow i...
    nicole155 nicole155 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Since I can remember, I have never gotten along with my mother. Just her tone of voice that she used all the time really made me tone her out. I'm finishing up college and I have a...
    jr328 jr328 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've gotten to the point in my life where I've figured out who my parents favorites are out of my siblings and I'm neither of their favorite. In fact, I'm probably the most loathed...
    Gcardenas Gcardenas 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I am not sure what to say back to you. So I just go along with whatever you say bc I don't want to disappoint you. I aim to please, even if I don't 100% agree.
    SammyPoo91 SammyPoo91 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    It never cease to amaze me how deep the basic animal instincts go in us humans, and how strong of a need people have to have the protection of a "heard", so to speak. I don't...
    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa 66-70, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm agnostic- meaning I don't 100% rule out the idea that there might be some kind of intelligent design... But for god's sake (pun intended), I'm so SICK of people giving "God...
    nickels513 nickels513 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't believe in God. When I say it out loud, it's hard for me to understand why. I've always believed in God as a kid. I was raised that God heals all and we must pray everyday...
    Shygal3029876 Shygal3029876 18-21, F a week ago

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    I don't talk to my mom much anymore. I have 2 kids who haven't seen their grandma in 5 months because she makes no effort to see them. She only lives an hour away. She even mailed...
    Kruebling915 Kruebling915 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    You know how you can just tell if you're the least favorite child? I have always known that's me... My mom and I have always butted heads. I can't remember a point in my life...
    duckyluck duckyluck 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I'd rather my friends and family, crank the music up and have a shot of Jameson....I don't want to be buried either....I don't want cemetery plots or headstones for family to...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 8 Responses Jul 26

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    When you don't feel happy, I'll love you LOL! When you feel lonely and sad, you can think about the new place you want to go, the country you want to travel to and the good things...
    HappyOrUnhappy HappyOrUnhappy 13-15, M Jul 26

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    When I Feel Safe & loved, I'm a Breeze to get along with. Honestly. But it's the FEELING part that seems to be such a challenge. Cuz it's Not about KNOWING I'm safe & loved...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I've been plagued by contempt for my father for many years, and I'm trying to figure out if it's just an issue with my brain, with me as a person, or if I was actually emotionally...
    expandingforward expandingforward 36-40, M Jul 26

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    Especially online, conversions many times don't hold my interest. I haven't always been this way. My life has shaped me into this. I feel it might be a continuation of how was...
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound 31-35, M Jul 24

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    Frankly, my relationship with my mother sucks. I do not want it to suck. I do not want to be angry with her, but I am so tired. I moved back home over a year ago to get my life...
    DV527 DV527 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    I've had a close friend we're gonna call "Anna". And she and I have been close since middle school, no matter how many times my family has moved .. We've always remained close. Our...
    beyondrepair321 beyondrepair321 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    Well I don't know where to start. My parents are getting a divorce soon. And it is my moms fault. She has been having an affair for god knows how long and my Dad is always very sad...
    youchewy youchewy 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    It depends on how I'm feeling at that particular moment in time. Sometimes I actively try to fit in, go along with conversations, and laugh at jokes that I don't really find funny...
    cairah cairah 22-25, F Jul 23

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    As i know, I am very easy to get along with people. I don't know its good or bad for me >>>>>>>>>>
    msmajm msmajm 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Perfect responses for these: "You'll change your mind": How do you know? You're not a fortune teller. Or: You'll change yours about wanting kids. "You're selfish!": Thank you for...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I think the problem is, a lot of times, parents don't try to understand. I don't think mine ever do. There's a video by a YouTuber called SuliBreaks, called "Parents are the...
    TheOpeningViolinist TheOpeningViolinist 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I just had a DNA test to prove that the man on my birth certificate is not my father. I am 46 and knew my whole life, but my mother was in deep denial. The man who is my father is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 22