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I Don't Talk to My Parents

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    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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    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 Nov 21, 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 2 Responses Aug 19, 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 1 Response Nov 17, 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'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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    Nobodyzchild Nobodyzchild 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I'm 26 years old and the last time I saw my dad I was 18 - on the day I got on a plane and left for college. He has messaged me through Facebook off and on over the last few years...
    aviatrix17 aviatrix17 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    My mum cheated on my dad, two times. She then moved in with one of her boyfriend. My older sister moved with her but I stayed with my dad. I didn't see her much but still spoke to...
    anonomouslyposting anonomouslyposting 22-25, M Aug 31

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    He left when I was a baby. He is scratched out of every picture and my brothers wont talk about him. This is the only picture I have of himBecause me and my brother found him on...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    Okay so this is the first time in 2 years that I'm going to see my dad and I'm so scared I'm counting down the seconds and he doesn't even know that I'm pregnant! What if he sees...
    AllysaLee AllysaLee 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    His birthday is in a few days
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Sep 12

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    This all started when I had someone name DAW2012 or DAW2 with a star by his name and he was a man and he thought I was lying about my house that I just bought and I forgot to...
    Stephanie128 Stephanie128 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I just got into this argument with my grandma. She's seriously getting on my last nerve. She's trying to tell me that I should grow up, and I said, "That's not my problem." She...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I've had an argument with my closest boy bestfriend, and now we don't talk anymore, it has made me realise that I have feelings for him, I am so distraught and upset
    emilyjones987 emilyjones987 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    It may be for several reasons, as they're are different layers of love. It could be as a brother, sister, friend, or lover. I don't talk to my mother, because of what she has...
    CongratulationS CongratulationS 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 10

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    My partner of 4 years broke up with me a week ago. We were planning to be married next year. We are originally from India but currently live in the US. When I first met him, I was...
    mkist mkist 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I meet this girl, last summer. Friend of some friends with whom i went out last summer. We barely talked when we went out with our common friends until some months ago when we...
    alecsadler alecsadler 22-25, M Sep 8

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    I don't tend to depend on people. There is only one person that earned my dependance. She's my best friend. It's not easy to get this, it takes years of trust and sheltering a...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 21 mins ago

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    I just can't stand the thought of people I know looking down on me for some of the issues I think I may have. I stumbled across a web page on personalities and on it someone had...
    Gr8nsaw8S Gr8nsaw8S 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    In college, I was a model student. I am a president of various organizations,I was active at school and I work hard. I was always chosen to be the leader, never the follower. My...
    itachiuchiha07 itachiuchiha07 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was talking to a guy. Twas talking for a couple of weeks.. First couple of days he busted a "I love you" on me. I freaked. I said it back of course (knowing I probably shouldn...
    Country00Girl Country00Girl 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    whenever i try to please my parents by striving for my best in many ways, i would always end up in an argument with them, said being too immature. i don't think i am immature, why...
    yunisaurus yunisaurus 13-15, F Aug 22

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    It often gives me the impression that no-one in my family seems to know me one iota! I suppose it doesn't help that I don't know what I want 95% of the time I'm asked. However...
    Sundance89 Sundance89 22-25, F Aug 28

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    I've been estranged from my family for mostly 15 years. We've gone years at a time without speaking. My mom and dad got separated 3 years ago and I started having a relationship...
    Omchandrayanamaha Omchandrayanamaha 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    I really don't know why anyone would. I don't have anything against people who do become parents but I just can't understand why they would throw their lives away. First few years...
    Dontcare8 Dontcare8 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    My father was a big man. And he used his size effectively. I remember him as cold, domineering, unapproachable. Even after I had a family of my own, I was still intimidated by him...
    Lannes Lannes 51-55, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So, recently I met up with a close friend of 6-7 years, and it just feels really awkward between us. It has been 1-2 years since we really talked much. We went to separate schools...
    Impuritiii Impuritiii 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I love my freedom too much to be a father. Once, I dated a girl with a kid and it didn't work out because I couldn't handle fatherhood. I've told my parents before that I don't...
    bktaylor1989 bktaylor1989 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Every time I want to hangout with them they say that they are busy but one time I asked one of them in private why can't we hangout he said that his father don't like his son...
    agent268 agent268 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Do I really have anything left now? My family doesn't talk to me as a person, only something that gets schoolwork done. Do I even have friends? I barely get to talk to one, another...
    YoureMyGlowstone YoureMyGlowstone 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Soo.. I need some help really bad. I Don't know what is real and what is not in my mind. I just started to smoke spice and I need help, I know it's a synthetic of marijuana. I've...
    Kyze Kyze 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 26

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    Okay, I don't know what to say.. My mom gets angry over small things very fast, the whole day she will be shouting at me and using abusive words though I know she doesn't mean it...
    instapic instapic 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Two summers ago I moved in with my one of my older sisters. Ever since I moved in with her I have been watching her child for her while she worked. For the longest time I wasn't...
    MsHesitationsx3 MsHesitationsx3 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't understand. Like I just don't bloody understand. I can talk to perfect strangers without any hesitation. I can talk to anybody here without the slightest regard of self...
    heylookineededanameok heylookineededanameok 22-25, M 13 hrs ago

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    I don't throw the line "I love you" spelled out all nice and neat around easily. I would say "I luh you (u)" or "i luv yew" to friends and sometimes to my parents I say "ily" When...
    sarahellie9088 sarahellie9088 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 28

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    I don't understand why when I talk everyone is quite like when they talk everyone talks and I think I don't fit. Why? And when I am sitting without talking everyone walks away. I...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Thinking back the other day about my childhood, I admit that I was a handful and needed some of the "whoopings" that I got, other times I needed a parent to talk to me. My...
    Cryingcorner Cryingcorner 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I want to love my mom but I just don't. It hurts me to say it and I wouldn't tell her that because I care about her as a person, just as I care about anyone else's feelings. When I...
    lynnieruns lynnieruns 41-45, F Sep 1

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    I don't know the exact reason, but I have problems talking with people. This is always the case with strangers, but sometimes even with family and friends. With family and friends...
    Marbo12 Marbo12 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I don't think there's any point in being on this site anymore. I have nothing to look forward to anymore, no friends to talk to everyday that want to talk to me anyway. The friends...
    udamansteel udamansteel 16-17, F Sep 2

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    Why have kids if you can't nurture and protect them?! Um hello they're a part of you. You have to take care of your mini me. IF you don't, they'll be traumatized. I won't have kids...
    youknowwhothefuckiam youknowwhothefuckiam 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 4

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    Why are my parents constantly comparing me to my sister, other family members, or friends? It bothers me and they just call me sensitive but I have a right to be don't I? They're...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F Sep 6

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    I just really really don't like other people (aside from my mother and sister); being around anyone at any time, talking to anybody, anything like that... I hate going outside...
    TriforceTapioca TriforceTapioca 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    My parents always push me to pick something I want to do for the rest of my life but I truly have no idea. I have no passions. People tell me I'm good at art, but I don't enjoy it...
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F Sep 7