I Don't Get Along With My Parents

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    I don't really know where to start.

    But I'll do my best. My parents were both raised in africa, they was war all around them. Ever since I was little my father made me take school extremely seriously ( which is a good thing). But he took to measures that I feared what he would to me physically if I got a bad grade...
    unexspected unexspected
    Jan 21, 2014

    I guess having loving parents is just too much

    to ask for and lately I keep being reminded of it. I went to a friends house and I couldn't help but notice the way her mother treated her. From picking her up from school, packing her lunch, folding her clothes, giving her food, helping her put on her clothes, etc. That is...
    RoastedCycki RoastedCycki
    70+, F
    1 Response Dec 13, 2014

    Just Cant Take It Anymore

    i am 36 yrs old, i am happily married for 10 yrs now. i have a really good life, there is one thing i would change if i could... my family!!! my dad and step mom to be exact... they wanna control everything thing about my life and when they cant control it they get mad at me and...
    laceangel laceangel
    1 Response Apr 14, 2009

    My parents want me to be perfect!

    Is there anyone in this world who is perfect??? I don't understand my parents behaviour towards me? They just care about there reputation. I'm an adult now but they are not ready to give me some freedom (space) to live my own life.
    CutygirlAlisha CutygirlAlisha
    18-21, F
    Feb 2, 2014

    I wish my mom would care about me.

    She doesn't care if she hurts me. The last time she saw me cry, she just started insulting me and saying that I should be stronger. She is mean and she constantly has to control me. She doesn't care if she hurts me. This my sound absolutely horrible and it is. I know it's...
    Catsive Catsive
    16-17, F
    Jan 10, 2015

    Practically my whole life,

    I haven't gotten along with my parents. It's actually been 2 years since I last saw them. And now my Dad who has been battling cancer for years his health is slowing declining and I feel so helpless and really bad that I haven't been a more loving and caring daughter. I wish I...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 3, 2014

    Me and my mom constantly fight

    and it's always about the same thing. All we do is fight about grades and school and I'm a lot less closer to her then I used to be.
    haley516f haley516f
    18-21, F
    Apr 28, 2015

    My Parents Drive Me Crazy And Think I Should Be Okay With Them

    Good grief I don't even know where to start, I've had problems with my mom most of my life, and I'm having problems with my dad now. Let me start at the beginning. My mom believes some incident happened with my dad's family. Most everyone in my family believes it's not true, plus...
    BlueColored BlueColored
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 18, 2013

    Today, my mother told me I made the biggest

    mistake of my life. Today, my father told me to think about my mother for a bit. But today, I quit a dreary job that she pushed me into, I broke up with my boyfriend-or fiancee, that she chose for me, and today, I finally told her so because this is my life and I'm not marrying...
    Felicity3110 Felicity3110
    22-25, F
    Feb 1, 2014

    Love Me Too Much Or Hate Me Too Much?

    I need to vent. There is no one in my life that I can really talk to about this stuff because its too close to home for my husband and his family and I don't want to burden friends. So I guess this can be my rant space about my parents. I am 28 years old. I have been married for...
    jeanjane2001 jeanjane2001
    26-30, F
    Aug 28, 2010

    Today Was The Last Straw

    I've taken a lot of rubbish from them. I've given them a lot of undeserved respect. I've harboured a lot of guilt for feeling angry towards them. And this the end of that. I've had enough. I've never ever been good enough for them, not really. Oh sure, I get an occasional "I'm...
    HereticSafiya HereticSafiya
    22-25, F
    14 Responses Feb 22, 2011

    They Just Suck.

    They don't want to let me be my own person or have my own experiences. They think they allow a lot of freedom but all they do is suffocate me. My mother think's shes this amazing, unique, independent thinker but really all she does is hold grudges and ***** and moan about how no...
    lifeisadancefloor lifeisadancefloor
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2009

    Want to Be Left Alone

    ive always been distant from my family.  i'm 24 and i now live a couple hundred miles from them.  i cant imagine how i used to get by living in the same house with them. i feel bad soemtimes.  my parents call and want to talk but i have nothing to say to them...
    hopelesslove hopelesslove
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Oct 28, 2007

    I'm 25 and Still Have No Relationship With My Parents

    just friday night it hit me ... I was at the hospital with my 5 year old he was having problems breathing due to a really bad strep thoat. anyways there I am...my husband I had to pick up from work on the way to the hospital our 1 year old an our sick 5 year old.. I thought back...
    msbhaven msbhaven
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2009

    I Am Worn.

    I lived with my mom all my life. She separated from my dad when I was around six and we moved in with my stepdad when I was around eight. My mom loves to argue. She loves to get everything her way. She thinks she is always right, and that she does no wrong. She has been in...
    ChelseyMarie ChelseyMarie
    22-25, F
    Jun 5, 2013

    Definition Of A Teenager

    teen·ag·er (tenajer) n. A person who is between the age of 13-19 and does not typically get along with their parents. A person who is usually assumed to be irresponsible yet is expected to keep up with their responsibilities. A person who is given no freedom to do anything...
    Naliruns Naliruns
    18-21, F
    Jan 18, 2011

    I have a lot of teenage angst

    that my parents never allowed to me act upon. Growing up, I was never allowed to have sleepovers, go on dates, etc. I am now in my early twenties still being treated like a child by my parents. The two of them have been messing with my mind and my life since I was in 5th grade...
    ballena4 ballena4
    18-21, F
    Jul 7, 2015
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2014

    Especially when my mom drinks,

    she turns ridiculously aggro, and that stresses out my relationship with my DAD.... *sigh*
    MrAwesomeKyle MrAwesomeKyle
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2014

    My parents don't allow anything.

    Especially being myself. They think metal is bad for you and my music is too 'loud'. I asked if one day I can get a nose piercing( a tiny dot one) and my mum shouted at me and spilled soups at me. I don't understand? My dad always says how he will kick my boyfriends *** and how...
    txmakii txmakii
    18-21, F
    Mar 30, 2015

    I feel like I will never be good enough

    for them. I used to get bad grades and now im in university, but they are still not satisfied. They say im lazy and they are complaining Im always in my room. They dont like my behaviour, while I rarely talk. I also cant stand the gossip about me. When i try to say how i feel...
    Tiffjoy Tiffjoy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2015

    I'm 24 and I don't feel love from my parents.

    when I was in senior high school, I was top student in school, my scores were always number two. I was stressed because I wanted to be number one and my mom push me really hard to get there. And I got depression. I was crying all the time and couldn't smile at all, my mom told...
    Tinalalala Tinalalala
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2015

    Cultural, Religious And Opionated Differences..

    I was never the typical Indian girl. My parents hated this. I read alot, holed up in my room. I'm not religious and have always made it know. When i was younger i was a major tomboy, wearing out of shape, baggy clothing which made me look messy. I had hair like i was hit with a...
    fmhp fmhp
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 25, 2012

    I heard my mom talking **** about me in her

    room today. She was imitating me saying "I'm just a fat girl who sits in her room all day and watches tv, fat piece of ****" motherly love guys isn't it great
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    1 Response Mar 8, 2015
    Catsive Catsive
    16-17, F
    Jul 24, 2014

    they ***** everyday all the time.

    i am 23 and its very frustrating. they do whatever they ant but i can't. i have to follow them, and they pushed they lifestyle on me. obviously we have very different personality and i doubt it would get any better. I'm waiting to get my own house hopefully in the next 2 years...
    lucielle999 lucielle999
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 3, 2014


     i blame them :P their fault.. well ok my fault for being born :P seriously they expect so much and more :/ they fight over stupid crap and my mom is so petty about everything, what is she 5? its like im more mature than her! i have no respect for either my mom or dad...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Oct 12, 2009

    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 took me to a food bank, even though we had plenty of food, just because her friend went. She said, "I would have went here all...
    animallover110293 animallover110293
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2014

    I Don't Get Along With My Parents

    I've never really felt any sort of connection with my parents.  Neither of them have ever really mistreated me, but they have done a lot of things that have had a negative effect on me, such as moving around alot to different cities when I was growing up and ...
    ddawson ddawson
    5 Responses Nov 9, 2008

    I don't know what to feel.

    Because the way I grew up and raised, I don't know if I have real feelings. I don't even know IF my real feelings really matter. But if they do matter, then I want my parents to read this one day if things ever happen then I hope to God they will know and understand. My mother...
    biggerbro biggerbro
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    I Don't Get Along With My Parent And I Don't Feel Accepted By Him!

    I really don't feel accepted by my dad that it is making my life difficult..   He thinks I am too naive when I trust people so easily but that's just the way I am.  He thinks I don't have much common sense.  I don't know what he is trying to achieve from this...  I thought...
    ibusiness ibusiness
    Jun 25, 2011

    I Don't Get Along With My Parents At All

     I'm a 15 year old girl and I live with my single mom. My mom and dad got divorced when I was little and my dad just basically handed us over to our mom and gave us no money. I don't hate my dad, I just have no love for him. He cheated on my mom and he is...
    goldygirl94 goldygirl94
    1 Response Feb 22, 2009

    I love them very much & I know they try their

    best to raise me & help me. But we will never see eye to eye we will never get along. And this transition into adulthood while still living under their roof makes things that much harder. I can't keep staying here every time they open their mouths I want to roll my eyes & tell...
    ncon08 ncon08
    18-21, F
    Apr 22, 2014

    I Have Nothing To Say To Them

    Dad: claims he is a "rational" being, which means he does not care about feelings. When I am down and attempt to talk to him he says that whatever I'm feeling is stupid...and then he complains that I don't talk to him.  Mom: incredibly recentful, she takes...
    andsand88 andsand88
    22-25, F
    4 Responses May 7, 2010

    Dear Parents, I guess love you both,

    just don't talk or interact with me. You both can be a real set of ******** when you want to. Sometimes you don't even have to try to be one, you both just ARE.
    candycat13 candycat13
    22-25, F
    Oct 26, 2015

    My Damn Parents And Their Assumptions

    Whenever I'm sick, my parents always tried to assume on why I was sick. They would come up to me and get mad at me for all the wrong reasons, they would ask me questions with a sarcastic voice, and it seems like I'm the only one who noticed. My parents always have each others...
    missperiwinkle missperiwinkle
    18-21, F
    Oct 7, 2013

    It's weird... Today I just realized I kind of

    get punished for not wanting to do girly things... I told my mum I didn't want to go shoe shopping because I know every time we go out she makes me go to every store and try on all these dresses and skirts... So I think I'll pass. So she told me to clean the whole house if I...
    RachelDare RachelDare
    1 Response Mar 22

    I Just Want To Be Happy :(

    I really need to vent but I'll try and make this short . I just came across this site because i typed into Google "I don't get along with my parents" & i'm glad i came across this site & see that others are going through what i am . I honestly don't even know what to do anymore...
    asiaisstar asiaisstar
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2011


    My parents were doctors who gave up their medical careers to get in the Christian ministry. I'm a deist who believes organized religion is an archaic bundle of outdated historical texts, ancient traditions from patriarchal societies, institutions built on misogynist hierarchies...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 15, 2013

    Just Lost Respect For My Parents

    I would post in the "I Hate My Parents" group, but I love my parents. Just lost a tremendous amount of respect and trust in them is all. I come from a family that is fairly well-off but have never been happy with them. Just to ground you better, I'm 23, female, adopted, single...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Aug 3, 2011

    My parents are always arguing.

    My mom is always making me feel bad and making me feel useless on purpose. My father is an alcoholic who doesn't show me love, doesn't like to talk to me, but hates letting me go or do anything because he wants me home. Anytime all of is actually do "bond" we all start arguing...
    BLGuard BLGuard
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 3, 2014

    Parents Won't Let Me Live My Life

    OK, so my parents apparently won't let me live my life. Apparently, after treating me like I would be the last person on this planet, and after accepting all the crap they put me into without even arguing like other people do they still won't let me leave my life. I believe they...
    pcristian43 pcristian43
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2013

    How Would You Handle This?

    I am currently married, inter-racial relationship, and my parents haven't accepted it from the beginning.   We announced last Nov that we were expecting our first child and things seemed to get surprisingly better.  My husband and I thought ...
    i2am4iub i2am4iub
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 10, 2009

    Why don't parents ever just let you set them

    down and let you talk to them about your feelings I mean what the hell do they not want to know why I'm upset
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Jun 5, 2015

    I moved out house and they are still gossiping

    about me with other family members. Saying things that are untrue. Why? I decided that I won't talk about my life/myself anymore, I can't trust my family.
    Tiffjoy Tiffjoy
    18-21, F
    Mar 3

    I feel like I'm a curse to my parents.

    They fight because of me. They are exhausted because of me. They only had one child because of me. I think they should have killed me when they had the chance. I am a curse and burden to my parents. I did somethings that I'm so ashamed of, the only motif behind it was that I...
    missperiwinkle missperiwinkle
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 7, 2014

    Why can't a teenager have an adult conversation

    with their parent. Why is everything I say ignored, disregarded, and dismissed as if I don't know what I'm talking about. What, just because I haven't been alive for more than 30 years, do I lack the privilege of having an opinion that actually means something :
    TheRouge TheRouge
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2014
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