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I Don't Talk to My Parents

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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 2 Responses Nov 17, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    my parents got divorced when I was younger then my dad went to jail and basically I hadn't seen him for like 3 years and I has barely spoken to him, even when he got out we didn't...
    youcantbeserious youcantbeserious 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I used to like my dad, but later it became clear that he loves my sister a lot more than me. Even my mom noticed it, but my dad keeps denying it and gets angry if i tell him how I...
    Mylaj Mylaj 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Unless I know the person really well I probably won't be the one to walk up and say hi. Two reasons why. 1. I don't want to embarrass myself. 2. They might not want to talk to me...
    Girlinpink0075 Girlinpink0075 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    We all live under the same roof but I never really talk to them. Once they went to Italy without telling me. I woke up to an empty house and called my mum who was sat by a lake...
    WhiskeyRoger369 WhiskeyRoger369 16-17, M Jan 2

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    i dont talk to my dad i dont even no my dad i was told he died when i was 2 but wasnt told how he died and my mom doesn't even have any pictures of him.
    Becca1369 Becca1369 13-15, F Jan 3

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    I hate my dad to the max. He is not even worth to be called a man. Not able to keep his own promises and willing is willing to sacrifice his own family member for his glory...
    JNTXY JNTXY 31-35, M Jan 5

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    I have a tough choice to make. He broke the law in tracking me down and turned up at my door. He asked if he could come in, I refused. He said that he wanted to make things right...
    turntimeback turntimeback 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I am here to vent not for people to send me inappriate talking if you wanna chat not freaking setting I am under the age limit dude so don't talk to me unless you are going to be...
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F Jan 14

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    Ok well I've been married going on 5 years and for the past 2 it seems that we have lost our connection. I try to do different things to rekindle the fire like have date nights or...
    ThatGuy0120 ThatGuy0120 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I am a two time felon and I just recently picked up another case. I love god, my mother and learning. I am a clean person who wants the best for people. I just keep letting myself...
    Ashly1989 Ashly1989 26-30, F Jan 4

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    Timeline part 2. All of my metaphysical training and all my observations of the human experience, around the world and in my own life, tell me that there are no coincidences. There...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M Jan 21

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    There's this girl who I'm sure will grow up to be a perfect little B*tch. She strives too hard to be at the top of everything, even to the point of being annoying. She never...
    2Paz 2Paz 26-30, F Jan 20

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    This is kinda hard to write about just because it is embarrassing. .. I mean what 18 year old doesn't have friends?? I try and I have tried my whole life but nothing seems to...
    JaneEbony JaneEbony 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Now I know I don’t have it nearly as bad as others when it comes to suffocating parents. I live 2000 away from them, only call them once a week, and overall had a good...
    queenbeeaj queenbeeaj 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I have a really bad situation. One of my friends is suffering a lot of stuff and her parents don't seem to care. I really want to help her but don't know how to. I talk to her...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    I have a younger sister that is 12 years old, which makes her three years younger than me. We moved two years ago to a different country. Me and my siblings didn't really have a...
    NevaAmethyst NevaAmethyst 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    What you do, always comes with a consequence. Good or bad. ------------------------------- So here's a 100% true story, that is currently going on in my life. I won't say names...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 13

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    I'm a 20 y/o Arabian (not muslim) and I come from a rich cultural back ground and my mother is from the most royal family from my country. I'm going to be 21 in less than 6 months...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    A babysitter would have more authority than me over his kids in our home. I'm sick of being asked to take her to the store and watching her while he goes out. It would be fine if...
    morrginme morrginme 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    I am not saying that I am a great mom or the best in the world but am trying to be. Being a single parent is really hard.My daughter's birthday was last week. She had 2...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    Ok so most of you o hear know I have a short fuse and will go of very quickly and guess what same goes for yelling. You can ask my teachers my parents my friends and the people I...
    twistex2014 twistex2014 18-21, M Jan 9

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    I don't like hugging. I have 2 friends that I am comfortable hugging only because they insist on giving me a hug every time we part. I hate hugging my family most of all. I don't...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I love my mom so much,but I just don't know how to show it. She thinks I hate her but I really don't. We fight almost everyday. She says really hurtful words to me. I told her if...
    Ihugzminniemouse Ihugzminniemouse 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm the most useless person who ever lived. I've never had to survive on my own, I've always been supported. No matter what, I always had a foundation to stand on. But in recent...
    IDidntWantToSignUp IDidntWantToSignUp 18-21 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I believe in every kind of love except for romance love!!! I don't know why I have parents that are together and they say they love each other... They have never done things that...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I feel like a coward. I dropped out of college because even with a scholarship, grants and student loans I can't pay for it. However that's okay, I don't want to spend the rest of...
    CynicalIntrovert CynicalIntrovert 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    So after years of marriage, kids, friends, cars, boats, houses you decide you want out. Ok good to be an adult and say so. But you should not EVER forget that you still have...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    a while ago i lost faith in my emotions because they only have proven to be delusional,unrational and cause me great pain most of the time and led me to commit spontaneous actions...
    AndeleAndele AndeleAndele 18-21, M Jan 3

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    when i say "anyone" i mean like it is pretty intense... i guess we can go back to my parents again and blame them but i don't feel like going down that route so this post i will...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    A few minutes ago my parents were fighting over recent tensions. Mainly being someone who my stepdad was texting and who he was calling "my angel" and calling her every night...
    Starsminecart Starsminecart 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    So my ex is talking to me again. He's talking about being friends with benefits. I'm thinking this will just hurt me even more. But at the same time I'm thinking, what if he still...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 69 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I've been with a partner for nearly the years. We live together with his mum. We live in a very small flat and have done for 18 months. Prior to that, we lived in a family home...
    rebeccadb1 rebeccadb1 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    As most of you know, I am dating a girl on here. She is a wonderful person and I couldn't have asked God for a more perfect girlfriend. But I have a weird feeling, like abandonment...
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    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...
    Catsive Catsive 13-15, F Jan 10

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    If blood was thicker than water, family wouldn't treat you the way they do. The way my sister treats me proves that blood isn't thicker than water. Family is supposed to be there...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, M Jan 12

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    Absolutely no interest in private messaging. Sick of small talk like "hello" "hi" bla bla bla. I'm just not interested in convos on PM. It always dies anyway... I just don't want...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I come home from work after my fiance telling me that he doesn't want his ex and can't stand her...day after day lately...to him talking to her the entire time that I am gone. I...
    Pumpkiin Pumpkiin 22-25, F Jan 19

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    So yesterday I posted about talking about taboo subjects, I wanted to address that again. I talked to a friend on here, and we all joke about things and fantasize about things we...
    coleslayer coleslayer 26-30 Jan 20

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