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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 3 Responses 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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    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 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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    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

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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 3 Responses Aug 19, 2012

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    My lifes a bit of a mess as it is and I don't know quiet where my mind is or how im going to be most of the time. People lying really doesn't help as it just boggles my head even...
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    My lifes a bit of a mess as it is and I don't know quiet where my mind is or how im going to be most of the time. People lying really doesn't help as it just boggles my head even...
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    I used to when I was younger, but now my dad and I barely talk to each other. My mom says that my dad is possibly bipolar, and by his actions, I think she's right. He gets angry...
    alaniW180 alaniW180 13-15 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    When I'm lyin' in my bed at night I don't wanna grow up Nothin' ever seems to turn out right I don't wanna grow up How do you move in a world of fog That's always changing things...
    ThatMetalDude ThatMetalDude 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Me and my twin brother have always been really close, ever since we were born. He calls me his "little sister" cause he was born a few minutes before me. We talked about everything...
    jmorgan27288 jmorgan27288 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'm only 17. I live with my parents, I love them, I try to help around the house. It's hard for me because I'm depressed and they always complain that I don't do anything to help...
    Daphnaia Daphnaia 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am 13 about to be 14 and I don't have anyone not even my councilor will listen he says that it is just teenage problems and it is stupid. All my friends ditched me at school and...
    Teenagegirl258 Teenagegirl258 13-15 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I play the game of life…I don’t observe.You will not find me in front of a TV oftenDon’t get me wrong, I LOVE LAZYBut I will be at the beachOn a boatIn the...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Many years ago now I went to an event and met someone there who I felt was pretty interesting. He was a poet and artist so we exchanged info and have kept in touch sort of through...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Talking back and forth with a guy on this site who seemed fine until we video message and then he starts acting weird saying when I should talk and when I shouldn't. Then he asks...
    kariz1234 kariz1234 22-25 5 days ago

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    I'm pretty young and most teenagers say they don't like their mom because they didn't buy them a new phone or any little reason like that. I don't like my mom because she is the...
    Oxidant Oxidant 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Married for 5 years. Together for 7 years. We have two children (4 and 7). The seven year old is from my previous marriage. That previous marriage was abusive and he cheated on...
    m3385 m3385 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My mother is the type of person I'd have nothing to do with if we weren't already related. She is judgmental and a little delusional sometimes. She never taught me or my brother...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F a week ago

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    I know a man and a woman, who don't deserve their kids. They have 3 boys, who are 5, 4 and 2 years old. If they do something bad, like hit each other while playing, their parents...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses a week ago

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    A teacher was teaching her second grade class about the government, so for homework that one day, she told her her students to ask their parents what the government is. When Little...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F a week ago

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    I am almost 30... I don't have a steady income. I don't have a working vehicle or a place to live within the next year. I suffer from manic depressive bipolar disorder and it's now...
    heyimokay heyimokay 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't know if you mean they don't want them in the sense that when they have them they put them up for adoption or let someone else take care of them or if you mean parents who...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 Jun 25

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    I live in Santa Ana California and I am very concerned about my niece. My niece lives with here mom in a car/Cheap Motels. Her loser dad which is my brother is in jail and her mom...
    Sublimegirl Sublimegirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Emphasis of the 'feel'. I'm not saying they actually don't. I had to move back home after finishing an art degree so I could build up my career to go freelance. It's been hard...
    EleanorPainting EleanorPainting 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I don't talk to my dad I don't Evan know him so yea
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M Jun 24

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    Soooooo,Hmm(clearing throat) I met a woman in college in 2009 after a breakup with another woman that just up and left me with these words ''Later on in life you'll see that it...
    SchizoEffective6 SchizoEffective6 36-40, M Jun 23

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    my parents understands me now for being cold hearted..and im starting to talk with them now..
    jiwonhan612 jiwonhan612 13-15 Jun 23

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    My mother and father are so stupid. I am really smart. My whole life I have had to deal with morons that don't know how to spell, communicate with people correctly, or do anything...
    bjssoi bjssoi 31-35, F Jun 22

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    I think my dad wants to try and connect with me, he just doesn't know how anymore.
    biscuitstiq biscuitstiq 26-30, T 1 Response Jun 21

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    I love my dad to pieces. I admire him and respect him for the qualities he has that I'm kind of lacking in. It's kind of flattering to see how strangers respond to him, even men...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 21

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    my dad is a piece of ****!!!
    SW59 SW59 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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    June 21, 2009 I never knew that day could end up being one that was burned in the back of my brain for ever. Well buddy it's been six years since mommy lost you. To top that off...
    forgottenheart forgottenheart 18-21, F Jun 21

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