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I Don't Like My Family

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    6 Basket Cases Stuck In One House

    Let me start with a summary of how things are now: My dad - a struggling alcoholic, obese, still smoking after recently having a heart attack, money maker, had an affair, struggling to keep a crumbling marriage together, horrible spender, hoarder, very few friends and limited...
    Kriegerin Kriegerin 18-21, F Feb 7, 2013

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    Who Can't Choose Your Family

    It's not that I don't want to like my family it is just that they make it so hard.  I am certain that my mother has bi polar and one sister  is so narrow minded...  The only one i like are my twin (who I truly love) and the eldest who lives on the other side...
    renegadeangel renegadeangel 26-30, F Oct 12, 2007

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    I can't really talk to anyone about this

    because it's not a real problem. At least it won't seem like it if I tell them. I'm 1 of four children, the eldest to be precise. My mother is Italian and loud. My father an obese Englishman. He works hard to bring money home, but when he's home he just sits on the sofa, watches...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 11, 2013

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    I Am 50 Years Old!!

    It's not just the young that have these issues. I am a 50 year old woman with my own family to love but, it is my family (parents and brother) that cause me angst. I am the odd one out in my family. My parents do not like me very much. None of my family like women. It is a rule...
    85kurtz 85kurtz 51-55, F Nov 30, 2013

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    Never Can, & Never Will Understand Me

    I decided my plans in life. I am gay and I know that I need to be a woman in life. I have a big complicated story in my profile called start a new life TOTALLY CHANGED. When I am 18 I will run away and I am never going to see them again. They do not understand me and never will...
    confessionstotell confessionstotell 13-15, M Jul 28, 2011

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    first off, I do love them

    but I cannot stand them I feel like I have been deceived by them but its also my fault for allowing myself to be so gullible. I moved away to Arizona from Utah when I was 18yrs. old I got married and had two kids in a span of about 10yrs. yes that makes me 28yrs, old now...
    onebeliever onebeliever 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    My Life

    For the first 5 years of my life it was just me and mom in our small queens apartment.She was my only family. My dad and my mom were never really together married or anything and my dad knocked up another woman the same time as mom and let's just say in the beginning it didn't...
    Noexpectation Noexpectation 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2013

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    Student With Family Problems

    Since the time i could talk and understand things my family has been going through fights. I an 19 now . A medical student. I live with my mom. My dad and elder sisters live in another country. My mother would tell my father things what she didnt like and my dad would usually...
    Medstudent94 Medstudent94 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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    I Don't Like My Dad.

    I grew up in an abusive home. My dad would hit my mom and she'd put up with it. My dad would beat my brothers with his belt while they screamed and so forth. He'd kill animals for no reason. Once he killed a kitten of mine by throwing out the door as hard as could. He threatened...
    Orbie1 Orbie1 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2012

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    Let Me Clarify...

    I like them sometimes, but more often then not, I don't. My mother is overbearing and it is about 25 years to late for her to finally realize "oh! I should talk to me children and care for them and be...you know....A PARENT". When I was little my mother worked two jobs, then...
    Sugarshox02 Sugarshox02 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2013

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    Basically, the stuff started

    when I was still in my mom's stomach. Ever since i was a kid they've tormented me, left me out, talked bad about my mom..and me, tried minipulating my grandmother into hating my mother and I. They are phycotic. It's my dad's 3 sisters (he has 4 sister and 1 brother and only 2...
    nothatbasic nothatbasic 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Love The Ones Your With?

    There comes a time where you are bursting at the seams to admit that you don't like your family. We've already learned that I hate my sister but now its' my parents causing me agita. I'm 25 still at home for financial reasons. I am trying so hard to crave a independent life for...
    sweetscorpion87 sweetscorpion87 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    I Want Them To Leave Me Alone!!

    I just can't deal with my family anymore! nobody understands me, I can't trust anyone, my father has a girlfriend but I can't tell my mother and I am forced to stay with my grandparents even though I am 20 years old (!!!!!). I am sick of this, I am crying every night, I am...
    MFSpc MFSpc 18-21 Sep 2, 2012

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    I Don't Know What To Do

    my family has all type of issues. My sister is bipolar (age 22), My brother has anger management (age 20), My mom seems bipolar and going through menopause (age 49), My dad is mean, and grumpy all the time (age 56). I always get yelled at, pushed around. I feel alone and has been...
    EmotionlessScarred EmotionlessScarred 13-15 1 Response Dec 24, 2012

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    It's Always Been Like This.

    I've always felt like I've had a disconnection when it came to people in general in the physical world, but my family in particular, the ones whom I currently live with before I ship off to University seem to be driving me up the wall more so than usual, I guess after finishing...
    pandapowerjamie pandapowerjamie 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 4, 2012

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    I Don't Hate Them, But...

    I don't hate anyone, but I have no use for my family at all. They have caused me nothing but pain and grief in my childhood, and the older I get, the more clear it is that they care for no one except themselves. I cut them out of my life, and I am so happy to have done so. I...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 3, 2009

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    Damn

    they get on my damn nerves they always want meh 2 b perfect! gets annoyin
    weqtie weqtie 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    Making Our Own Family Connections

    I grew up thinking that I wasn't good enough or worthy of a good family or true friends. I was alone, lonely, and self hatred had gotten to me. I need to be nurtured, cared for and listen too. I just never wanted to be accepting of that when I was young and in to my later teen...
    Hugsdirector Hugsdirector 36-40, F Nov 4, 2013

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    I Hate My Family

    I just hate them, my family, all of the member except one, my youngest sister. I am the eldest of my family. Given responsibility to become the best so I can be example for all. Everything looks normal in front of people eyes but I know deeply inside that my family is almost at...
    justfansxxx justfansxxx 22-25 1 Response Apr 22, 2013

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    I'Ve Had It With Her.

    I've had problems with my cousin for YEARS! She would read your Facebook statuses, then tell her mom what you posted. Anything personal you post on there, her mother would call & question. She's done this to my four other cousins & they blocked her. Well, I was her recent victim...
    mindlesskaay mindlesskaay 26-30, F Sep 5, 2013

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    Chaose

     OK here goes.....My parents met and dated but my father never told her about his 4 other kids. She married him anyway. I was born as the second of three children that they had together. My father had started a business that bloomed and then had burst by the time I was born...
    unkindreality unkindreality 31-35 1 Response Aug 23, 2009

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    I am a 21 year old college student.

    I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life. My mom after she divorced my dad raised me on her own while my dad battled his own demons. I was very young and only know the man my...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M Nov 27, 2014

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    It's A Hard Thing To Feel

    I understand the reasons behind their shortcomings... but I can't tolerate their behaviour
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    Physical There But Never Emotional Available

    Let’s start at the beginning. As a child I was all sweetness and sugar coated, not a evil bone or a single thought of badness in my body. I really mean that, I was the kid who used to sit in tears in the school yard so upset cause the others kids were pulling legs from the...
    CatKK CatKK 26-30, F Jun 21, 2012

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    It'S Not All Of Them, But...

    There are definitely people in my family that I'd rather not have to deal with. Mainly, my godparents, who also double as my aunt and uncle, and their children. They are so alien compared to the rest of my family. When everyone is having fun, my uncle, who has a really OCD sense...
    NotTooClose NotTooClose 16-17, F Jun 24, 2013

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    What the World?

    My dad has seven children and four different mothers.  We didn't find this out until I was a junior in high school.  My half brother and I rode the bus together for years.  We almost dated.  My mother tries to act like nothing is wrong with...
    liferyd liferyd 41-45 2 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    I Dont Like My Traditional Family..it Eating My Freedom

    I am A middle class girl. But i hope for higher class facilities...From childhood onwards I suffered allot due to money problems...So that i studied well..and reached upto higher post graduation...but every where in my life..traditional thinking of my parents controlled my...
    sireeshapurushotham sireeshapurushotham 22-25 Apr 18, 2012

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    Black Sheep Of The Family

              My parents just don't get it. They don't know me and they don't even realize that they don't know me. They think I'm a completely average girl who likes piano and art. To them I don't have problems, and anything I get upset about is just a little thing I'll be...
    theellster theellster 13-15 1 Response Apr 4, 2011

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    I don't like my family

    and they do not like me . I used to want their love and attention and every now and then I yearn for it now. But the cold reality is they do not like me and therefore I have to protect myself by not liking them. A wall has to be brought up. I have bad memories of abuse and so...
    Orbie1 Orbie1 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2014

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    I Love Them, But I Don't Like Them.

    As I become older and more aware of my own perception about things, I have come to realize I can't stand my family. I love them of course, but only in the sense that they are my blood and they are all I have. However, there are few members that are really ruining my wanting to...
    KHL08 KHL08 18-21 2 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    Fate Decided My Family,not Me

    1. My Aunt My aunt doesn't care about anyone but herself and her job. I stay with her all week when mom's at work. She never even notices me.The only time she does notice me, she just wants to give me bad advice. Example: My second eldest cousin,the only family member I like...
    DewDropsontheGrass DewDropsontheGrass 13-15, F Aug 10, 2012

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    Hurt

    I once told my mother I self harm. It took all my courage. She didn't look up from what she was doing and just called me an idiot. It hurt so much. Yet, she wonders why I never tell her anything.
    PandaShirt818 PandaShirt818 18-21, F Aug 13, 2013

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    This is the generation I live in. Instead of crying in front of friends and family I am crying behind a computer screen hoping to get sympathy from strangers. I don't like my life...
    secretheartpanda secretheartpanda 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I have my facebook, twitter, and I have had more than one EP account. I don't really post much in the way of my personal feelings. I don't like complaining too much. Even when I...
    altNancy altNancy 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    It's not that I don't like them exactly (and they aren't even in laws yet, but it's going to happen soon). It's just that they're constantly in our business and they blow things...
    imal0serbabyx imal0serbabyx 22-25, F Mar 19

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    I don't like how I have my International Politics midterm tonight. 1) I wish it would be thursday and tonight would be my global history midterm instead. 2) I don't like how we...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Here on EP, I have met a lot of guys. Some are really older than me but sweet in friendly ways, however there are also some with different intentions. I'm going to state it now...
    PassionateIndifference PassionateIndifference 13-15, F 8 Responses Mar 3

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    I Know They're Trying To Help But....let's face it, I don't like having to wait in the hospital waiting room because I get bored easily - I mean there's no music for me to listen...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 9

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    Well I made it my goal today to call my doctor and ask her about my echocardiogram order so I can get my heart murmur checked out and (hopefully) get my birth control. I don't...
    HelloLovelyPerson HelloLovelyPerson 18-21, F Mar 24

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    For romance. I don't like them dark, light, mixed. Any black I don't like. I'm black so I'm not racist, all my bffs are black. They make awesome friends but are very unattractive...
    TrackStackz TrackStackz 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'll answer it but I don't like it. People who know me know that I prefer they call before they come over. People who don't know me seldom get through my front door.
    woundaround woundaround 56-60, F Mar 14

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    I don't like MEN that use good hearted WOMEN
    starzzy333 starzzy333 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    Don't Like Going To The Dentist At All
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    They scare me. I don't like the masses of people that a crowd is...
    flowahead flowahead 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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