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I Don't Like My Family

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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'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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    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 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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    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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    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 18-21, F Jun 24, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Have No Feeligns For My Family

    its not that i don't like my family. But i see the way my friends act around their own family and parents and it is the way i wished it could have been. My family is always so chaotic and loud. My mum. I know that i am a huge disappointment to her as i remember that in the car...
    11 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Sep 2, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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'm a guy, lol. So, I don't know if mine counts. Disregarding the guy thing, just in general, from my family, to random ladies, girlfriends or girl friends, I hate those two terms...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M 19 hrs ago

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    it just sounds condescending, like there's a guy where i volunteer and he always calls ne "toots" or "sweety" and im like dude you're 30 years older than me i don't think this is...
    baldwinbitch baldwinbitch 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I don't mind my friends or my husband using hun for me but not total strangers/random people. I don't like babe as it reminds me too much of crappy TV shows like Geordie Shore.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    "Sometimes you don't say goodbye to a person, you say hello to new opportunities." - Atlanta Harrison
    Socialwowers Socialwowers 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Some dude asked me for a cigarette yesterday..And was all like introducing himself and **** and proceeded to bore me with history lessons..It's like if you need a cigarette I'll...
    stonecoldflame stonecoldflame 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I AM NOT YOUR GIRLFRIEND, FIANCEE' OR WIFE SO FOR THOSE OF YOU MEN WHO DOES THIS TO US LADIES KNOCK IT OFF. It's irritating and we don't put up with **** like that. So dont!
    BigGirlWithLove BigGirlWithLove 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm so tired hearing about kids my age and even much younger having boyfriends, thinking they really grown. I don't care if you're a teenager. Just because you're a teenager doesn...
    JesusismySaviour JesusismySaviour 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I don't like "Goodbyes" because it feels like I will never see that person again. I don't like to say goodbyes because the last time I said goodbye by cousin died of a rare cancer...
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    But then again, who really does? I think my first panic attack was caused as a kid being surrounded by too many people which made me completely freak out, resulting in me wanting...
    crepesaredelicious2 crepesaredelicious2 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I always sound and feel awkward and don't know what to say. Talking face-to-face is fine and texting is good. But I don't like talking on the phone.
    WanderingZK WanderingZK 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I'm almost 30 years old and I'm trying to put my life back together and am attempting to get better physically and mentally cause lord knows I have tons of those problems all while...
    GlitchInTheMatrix GlitchInTheMatrix 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    If you have nothing else good to say, don't say it. We are grown up now and should know what's right from wrong. Spreading hate is wrong.
    KindredKings KindredKings 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I am not someone that you can easily pull in to your life. I will abandon you if I have to, this goes for ANYONE at all. I don't care.
    PrestoAgitato PrestoAgitato 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago