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I Don't Talk to My Parents

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    I would like to start at the beginning.

    When i was growing up I must of seen my dad hit my mom at least a dozen times from the ages of 5 to 16. These were never full on beatings but the lead up was always an argument that my dad finished with a hitting my mom. Sometimes she was pregnant even. No she never lost a child...
    heymatt99 heymatt99 26-30, M Apr 15, 2015

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    Parents

    I never never talk to my parents, and my parents never talk to me. Ill start off with the fact that their both foreign, and their english isn't poor, but it also isn't that good. growing up as a child i was always the one being blamed, My sister was the golden child, and still is...
    Togepi29 Togepi29 18-21, F 1 Response May 16, 2013

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    I'm Not Sure How Much Contact I Should Have !??

    Basically growing up my mum was physically and mentally abusive ,always drinking among other things ...and dad ...well big drinker himself and never actually stood up and said ,"hey you don't do that to our daughter !"let it happen .so I have been out of home for almost ten years...
    Ann242424 Ann242424 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2012

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    My Biggest Weakness

    One of my biggest weakness has been my mother. She always knew the words to say to make me feel bad about myself. She knew how to tear me down and made me become hard on myself. We would argue all the time, yet I still love her and want her approval so bad that its costing me my...
    MarLuv212 MarLuv212 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2012

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    Most People Don't Understand

    What I've noticed is that most people don't understand it when you tell them that you don't want to talk to your parents. I'm almost 30 years old and have had a total of two conversations with them in the last 8+ years. When I lived with my husband's grandmother for awhile she...
    mommie4life mommie4life 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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    I´m 30, I Hate My Father, But I Think My Case Is The Worse Ever. My Life Is Almost Destroyed.

    When I read stories about people that hate family, in many cases there are physical violence involved. It´s definitely not my case. My father was succeeded business man. In my childhood he treated me very well, he NEVER used violence on me. But, when I was a teenager, I fell...
    ielsin ielsin 26-30 3 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    The Ultimatum

    My parents and I haven’t really spoken to each other since I moved back with Corrina. They weren’t too happy about that. With time I thought they’d grown to accept the situation. However, deep down I think they could never approve me being in a lesbian relationship...
    TheButterflyMind TheButterflyMind 31-35, F 2 Responses May 2, 2012

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    Why Talk Now?

    My parents provided the bare minimum for me as a child; food and shelter. They never offered me any emotional support, advice or guidance growing up. We also never spoke about anything! I dont even remember having a meaningful conversation with my parents and its because we...
    cali4 cali4 26-30 3 Responses Aug 19, 2012

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    Pondering On the Current Silent Treatment Towards Parents.

    I've always used a temporary silent treatment in the more serious arguments with my parents. This time I really want to maintain such situation since I'm tired of the lack of balance between happy loving parents and authoritarian/threatening financial controllers. It's...
    Aurelio Aurelio 26-30, M Jan 3, 2008

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    I went to a psychologist a about week ago. She said that I need to start trusting people and being more open. I tried to be more open and trusting with the few people that were...
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    I really don't care if you don't talk to me or block me or whatever ... kind to ppl which they are kind to me ... I Don't Careee ..
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    I (a lesbian) hit my girlfriend Saturday while drunk(I don't drink often, maybe twice a year.) She kept calling me ***** and I lost it. I only hit her once. She hit me 8 times. I...
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    I don't have one and I feel like I wont have one ever.
    PromegleKing PromegleKing 16-17, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    like I think the world is so stupid! I hate people, including myself sometimes. why does everyone want "equality" and "peace". these are things that can't be achieved. and I...
    bizzbanny bizzbanny 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    This goes for me. I have 69 friends and I talk to...one. I may just have to go through my friends list and remove some people.
    FTDFTL79 FTDFTL79 36-40, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    People add me to their list, don't talk to me, and then delete me after a while. I don't know what the point of that is.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Courtney I now we have not known each other for that long but since we started talking about a week ago we become really close and we understood each other. You had some stressful...
    xxxMickeyMouse22xxx xxxMickeyMouse22xxx 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Also if I do add you to my circle because we get on if we don't talk for ages then I will remove you as there is no point in keeping you on their
    catcat23 catcat23 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I miss my best friend but we don't talk because I'm not in love with him like he's in love with me
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I miss my best friend but we don't talk because I'm not in love with him like he's in love with me
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    I am numb. I have no more to give. My sister has been unstable for months now and I keep thinking she will get better with her therapist, medication, and my parents help, but...
    exhaustedangry exhaustedangry 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My stranger for a Mother has refused to pay my bills once again. I have a $2000 bill to pay. The only reason that I ran it up was because I was working, but my stranger for a...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Its not so much that i don't get along with my mum, its more a case that i can't talk honestly with her about much any more. She chooses to see the negative in everything from us...
    nikinokers nikinokers 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am 23 years old, and I recently moved downtown into a sublet until April. Up until last week, I lived at home with my family. My family lives outside the city and moved there 5...
    blackdove3746 blackdove3746 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I always feel awkward in conversations both in real life and online. I feel like I don't talk enough back to keep a conversation going. But I can't think of anything more to say...
    FaerieGrrl98 FaerieGrrl98 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'd just gone to bathe my dog in the basement bathroom. I got so mad. The bathroom floor was full of the Nasty paper my stranger for a Mother wiped herself with. I don't even do...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hello, What I'm about to say I have never told anyone for fear of rejection or criticism. I feel lost, I feel like no matter what I do it's always a step back. 3 years ago I moved...
    Thranix Thranix 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've had many add me to their circle and never once say hello.....that's lame.......my circle is little and made up of people I really want to talk too....I thought that's what...
    PrettyAsaFlower1972 PrettyAsaFlower1972 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    That moment when you realize that your entire social life is online... My "friends" in real life don't care about me. They'll say that they do and sure, they'll talk to me if I...
    Whobody Whobody 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I don't understand these people at all and have very little tolerance of them I usually block them
    CODECRACKER2014 CODECRACKER2014 41-45, M Jan 28

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    Please youngsters, don't be offended by what i have to say. I have nothing against you, i just am at a different time in my life. I've become a little more impatient. I don't...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm not depressed. I was once a few years ago but I'm not right now even though I'm still not a very happy person. It's just that I have this strange belief that I'm honestly not...
    FancyTardis FancyTardis 13-15, F Jan 27

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    I don't know what to do or say anymore. I awoke this morning with the skin hanging off my toes, just a little, with this deep laceration. It does not look deep, as it was side...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 27

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    I don't know why many Indians from India call Guyanese Indians whom originate from India "Untouchables". There was one Indian family who stole my parents keys and drugged my family...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 26

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    I haven't written a story on here in quite a while. I just felt like sharing this experience, I suppose. I haven't had a true best friend since elementary school. Even in middle...
    OblitusAuri OblitusAuri 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Every now and then, I get this overwhelming feeling. I start noticing how most people I meet or know don't talk to me. My family puts me on the bottom of their priority list and...
    Dereth Dereth 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Hello there people. I just need a place to vent for a bit. Lets start. I have this best girl friend whom i used to flirt with since i was in fifth grade. Now we're already in our...
    Nilanno19 Nilanno19 18-21, F Jan 25

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    It's been a while since I posted an experience here... Honestly I've moved past that point in my life. But anyway, I'm in high school now. Getting all A's in every class, 4.01 QPA...
    HellhoundGakupo HellhoundGakupo 16-17, F Jan 23

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    I'd like to first start off by saying I'm a 16 year old female that's been having severe family trouble. I just wanted to come on here to vent and ask what I should do because I...
    AwkwardSloth AwkwardSloth 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    When someone expects you to be someone you're not. - Don’t change who you are for anyone else. It’s wiser to lose someone over being who you are, than to keep them by being...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 1 Response Jan 23

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