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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 1 Response Nov 21, 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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    For university I moved roughly 1,

    000 miles away from where I grew up DELIBERATELY(I didn't apply to any university within 600 miles of where I grew up.) and haven't left the town my university is located in since I arrived in 2012 aged 18. I lived in the dorms for a year while saving my leftover financial aid...
    MimsatheQuiet MimsatheQuiet 18-21, F Feb 12

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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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    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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    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´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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    Related Experiences

    my parents spilt when i was about 10, now I'm 16. I used to see my dad once in a while, but now i havent seen him for about 7 months. Im extremely angry with him because of all the...
    zeebud zeebud 16-17, F Mar 21

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    will remove you from my circle...i am not cool so i don't need many people in my circle to be one..
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M Mar 15

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    I think I've cut contact with my dad. I haven't told him that yet and so I'm feeling uneasy. But he really doesn't call me or message me at all. He gave me little and made my...
    MadNocturnes MadNocturnes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I remember my dad was living with my mom and I when I was younger, one day he went to Brazil and he hasn't came back. Maybe my mom still talks to him though, I've never heard his...
    itstiago itstiago 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I love my dad. I will never be acceptable to him. He was proud of me when I had an illustrious job(comparatively), but never since. I have tried to make him happy with me for 38...
    jollygreen0123 jollygreen0123 36-40, M Mar 13

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    I recently married my husband back in 2014, and yes I knew what I was getting myself into when we got married. His mother lives with him, and I total understand she is because she...
    Loveis0 Loveis0 22-25, F Mar 17

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    My husband hides me from his family. We are married for two years now. He has not told them that he's married nor have I met any of his family. He talks to them over the phone and...
    superbev superbev 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Yes, I love my mom and appreciate her but there are times where she is just unbelievable. She puts so much pressure on me to do well in school, get good grades, go to a really good...
    minjjangxx minjjangxx 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Just because we don't talk, doesn't mean i don't think about you. I'm just trying to distance myself because i know i can't have you.
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F Mar 22

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    This might be my last job to live my life, I've worked for 5 different jobs in 5years, after graduating college. Now I am 27, I've dated 4 different wonderful man in a serious...
    Newyorkbf Newyorkbf 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Blocking isn't the right way to tell others that you don't want em to talk to you, especially when those people where friends. I'm not saying that blocking is bad and unacceptable...
    MariKun MariKun 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I draw, that is my talent. I draw whenever I have free time. I learned how to multitask so that I could just draw anytime. I also bring my Sketchpad anywhere we go, It calms me...
    ZairinChan ZairinChan 13-15 Mar 7

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    My Teacher Made Me Think... So, I'm not sure if this is the right experience to write this on, but I feel like it may be the more relevant to what I want to talk about. (This...
    megamjfan megamjfan 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    First post. Hello. I am 22 and I'm a uni student with an over-zealous mother. And by over-zealous I mean 'constantly interfering with my life and making me feel worse about myself...
    iNeedSpace iNeedSpace 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Hi all, This might be a little long message, but please find some time to read it. I want to find a solution for the brutal situation, which I am suffering because of my parents...
    adarshbumesh adarshbumesh 22-25, M Mar 14

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    I KNOW I don't deserve this... I don't deserve these flashbacks, nor did I deserve the abuse. I just want these stupid flashbacks to be gone. I can't deal with them anymore! I...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Don't Invade Experience Groups That I Don't Agree With
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    I hate people liking me just because I am good with make up, good on dress i wear or I'm good in my profile pictures.But guys, hello, I see myself not that attractive. I'm freaking...
    kristinef1 kristinef1 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I woke up this morning. My little sister had been in my room and made a minor mess. I f*cking lost it. Not when I woke up. I waited a good thirty minutes. Picked the mess up, and...
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Note: If you are asian then you will most likely be able to relate to this. I lobe my parents, but at the same time I hate them. My parents are very mentally abusive. For as...
    saeteurn saeteurn 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My mom had the freaken nerve to ask me if I wanted to go out with them for my sister's bday. LOL HAHAHA I just have to laugh. So my feelings don't matter and I got cussed out but...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    what is wrong with crying? why is it such a bad thing to see a grown man cry. seriously, everybody is a human and they have feelings too. I just don't get it. smh
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 25 mins ago

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    The last time I said "I love you" was when I told my childhood friend, that I loved her. I don't even say it to my parents or siblings, even tho I DO love them. When I was in...
    CeMi1706 CeMi1706 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I’m at a crossroads. I have been with my husband for 10 years; married for half of that time. We had years of bliss. We met in college and grew together. We loved each other...
    lostinthemountains lostinthemountains 26-30, F Mar 22

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    I've been with my husband for 5 years now we dated for 3 months before I got pregnant lately I've been feeling like I don't make him happy anymore he is always angry, tired, and...
    armijo2w armijo2w 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My daughter is a junior at college and is an exceptional student with drive and clear goals for the future, which include graduate school, most likely at a university abroad. This...
    GTdM GTdM 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My parents don't allow anything. Especially being myself. They think metal is bad for you and my music is too 'loud'. I asked if one day I can get a nose piercing( a tiny dot one...
    txmakii txmakii 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    This is something I wish I could read to my mother, or at least, memorize it, so when we get into another argument, I could scream this at her. I'm Sorry Written By: Unknown...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Don't Like Going To The Dentist At All
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    Don't Say I Love You Unless I Mean It
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I am really concerned about my parents. They seem to be fighting all of the time, and they're always angry. I don't know how to help them, and I really wish I could. I know I am...
    Hindercat Hindercat 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I love my parents very much, but their are aspects of them I just don't wanna become. My father was a drug addict, an alcoholic, cheater, and just very unstable in general. He...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Any input is welcome. My parents divorced when I was five and I (and my siblings) lived with my mom until I went off to college. To keep this somewhat short I'll just say that...
    ExplosivelyShy ExplosivelyShy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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