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I Don't Talk to My Parents

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Nov 21, 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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    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 1 Response Aug 19, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I don't talk to my dad anymore the last time I talked to him was last year. He was never really in my life the last time I saw him I was 6. For my 18th birthday he actually sent me...
    princesskatara princesskatara 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't talk to my dad either probably never will He did some very bad things to me growing up. I won't hold onto it. I will make sure that when I have children they will have the...
    brinaadams brinaadams 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have a distaste for people who say things like "I was hit as a child and I turned out fine" or "Children need to be disciplined". There are so many ways to have discipline...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M Apr 9

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    I haven't talk to my dad in 13 years now. I guess he's happy doing the things he like to do and not talking to me is one them.
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like I don't have a dad anymore. Nowadays all he is to me is the person who's name is on my birth certificate and who gives me money when I need it. I miss what we had but...
    BrokenBirdi BrokenBirdi 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    My father wasn't around often, but even when he was, it was like he was a ghost. Most of the time he spent either on his computer or in the game room watching TV and drinking. I...
    Grant0306 Grant0306 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    So many people have said they would talk to me, and they add me to the friends list, and what not and say nice things at first, then the next day. Nothing whatsoever Why?
    anton88 anton88 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I have a little brother or not so little (22), and we live together in my moms house, we just dont get along, he kinda hates me or just dislike me, he never cares about me or how i...
    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    So tomorrow is the first time I'll be seeing and speaking to my mom in 10 months. I feel very awkward about this and I'm already kinda stressing about it. I know exactly how she's...
    MaddieMoo14 MaddieMoo14 13-15, F Apr 3

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    It is not that I don't have friends or that I don't talk to people or that I don't go out, because I do. I've never felt comfortable anywhere. The thing that helps me is that I...
    MadameLeRapeur MadameLeRapeur 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't have parents isn't a choice.
    axolotls axolotls 18-21, M Apr 5

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    We don't talk. She was abusive when I was younger. I learned to avoid her. We lived under the same roof, but we never talked. She still yelled at me, but most of the time we didn...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 70+ 2 days ago

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    I feel like nobody cares about me. There's a few people in my life that call me their friend, but it doesn't mean anything. They say they care. But they don't talk to me much...
    lilysthoughts lilysthoughts 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Every time I have confronted someone about how their actions have affected me or how they make me feel, they throw it in my face and blame me or some other thing. I confronted my...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F Mar 30

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    to my old school in my home country. My parents have a job that involve me to move back and forth between North America and Asia. I've lived in Asia for almost my whole life, and...
    helpmeplzzz helpmeplzzz 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    I'm a 16 year old girl. My whole life I have been trying to make my parents proud, but I've never been able to socialize properly with kids my age, I was always numb or upset...
    AGirlSearchingForAnswers AGirlSearchingForAnswers 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    SUMMARY We were best friends for a while, but then he started traveling a lot. Every other week he was gone and that's when we stopped getting along. Now, he is always going out...
    Marvilles Marvilles 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Continuing my post from earlier sorry -_- So I walk up to chase to introduce myself and he seemed really friendly and nice. To fast forward now we spent three months talking...
    NoNam3 NoNam3 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend is technically my best friend. He's got a lot of special titles from me. But I'm not really sure I'll ever have a real best friend. The first reason is because I'm not...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am already in my early twenties and I still get bothered and stressed out that my parents don't like each other. Ever since we were little, though they didn't fight in front of...
    ayumiofaries ayumiofaries 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Hello guys, I hope you're all doing well. I sort of hesitated about the idea of posting my experience here but I decided to do so. I sort of think that I have been a schizoid my...
    Bloodyshrines Bloodyshrines 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I generally try to avoid my friends. Sometimes I'll eat lunch outside or in the library. I sit at a loud table with 7-10 other people. Really have only two people I would call...
    Brimmless Brimmless 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I don't feel connected. I can speak and act and pretend, but I don't feel it. And I don't know what connected feels like. Not really. I can't keep a relationship. I've lost...
    RichardQ RichardQ 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I used to be really close to two of my friends last year, and I could tell them everything. I told one of them that I was lesbian and she completely accepted me for who I was. But...
    Randomcityify Randomcityify 13-15, F Mar 27

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    I think my parents love me, but I always put it this way: they, especially my mom, were like little kids who wanted a puppy but don't know how to take care of it. I have no...
    ashleymaggie ashleymaggie 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Hi I would like to share experience and based on it needs guidance. I had an affair with the girl 9-10 yrs ago and that was my first affair of life which lasted for 4 yrs and then...
    rohin2222 rohin2222 31-35, M Apr 2

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    So there's this girl I'm seeing. I really like her and i know she likes me too but just when i started to develop strong feelings for her, she had leave back to london with her...
    kar9 kar9 26-30, F Mar 25

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    Where do I begin. This whole story being my life is quite a long loopy one, and if anybody has the energy to read this and respond, I thank you - in return I will just cut to the...
    spiderchris spiderchris 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I met a guy a month before I study abroad, he confessed to me that he likes me and I kinda like him too, and he took me to meet his family and I spent a night w them cause I get a...
    Fluouracarpott Fluouracarpott 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've been through a really bad break up lately - My fiance of 1 year and I just weren't able to make it through the wedding planning phase - we'd met in university, decided we...
    Susumu999 Susumu999 22-25, F Apr 6

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    I have always loved the idea of someday finding the perfect guy for me and getting married in some fairy tale scenario. But as I got older and watched relationships around me fail...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I won't be able to afford schooling next year and I'm not sure how to tell my parents. My fafsa application has been frustrating me and today is the deadline for my school. I...
    ikg00 ikg00 18-21, F Mar 31

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    13, Seventh Grade. I'm quiet, shy, and anti-social. But I can't really say I'm depressed. Life is just so boring, my grades are slipping, and my friends act like I don't exist. I...
    SkaterGirlForever12 SkaterGirlForever12 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I was on the phone with a friend today. We've known for a very long time. I think she's the only one I "talk" to regularly. And when I say that, I mean, have on the phone. I don't...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't really have a religion. Although my family are huge Christians. But religion in my opinion is a huge hypocrisy in its self. Like hating something that doesn't hurt people...
    EmotionaLila EmotionaLila 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    Lies. sometimes I notice them, but I'll keep it to myself. I don't always see the need to call someone out on it. I'm sure everyone has their reasons. If it's not causing anyone...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 70+ 11 hrs ago

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    I honestly don't really want kids later in life. Mostly because I don't think I could ever be emotionally and mentally ready to take care of someone other than myself. And kids...
    artificialheart artificialheart 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I know I am a good person. I am always there for people when they need me. I go out of my way to help anyone, I do this on a daily basis. I am always supportive and try to give the...
    alaskanrose90 alaskanrose90 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    BRUNO MARS LYRICS "Talking To The Moon" I know you're somewhere out there Somewhere far away I want you back I want you back My neighbors think I'm crazy But they don't...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 4 days ago

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