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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    Today is his birthday. I didn't talk to him for a year. He got caught cheating on my mum a few years ago then after that, he became a complete jerk and tried to sue my mum for...
    Eugene214 Eugene214 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Well sort of. I do if I had to, but I never initiate the conversation. I know it's bad, but I can't help it. I think silence is better than ending up in an argument. I just can't...
    hopelessaddict hopelessaddict 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 15

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    I read some post on here about God, why do people even argue about him/her (covering all angles). I'm one of those girls who just have to say, if you believe in him then trust in...
    AlexandriaAnnRowe AlexandriaAnnRowe 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I read some post on here about God, why do people even argue about him/her (covering all angles). I'm one of those girls who just have to say, if you believe in him then trust in...
    AlexandriaAnnRowe AlexandriaAnnRowe 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My parents are divorced and were never really together in the first place. I was a mistake that my mom grew to love. My dad ran off to find another chick or something. I've only...
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I guess that's why conversations even online run short with me. I tend to end up talking with people who already talk a lot. Online relations with people are so odd. They play with...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    It is always funny when your dad threatens to strangle you and then ship you off to your home country to get married to a forty year old *********. Little does that naive old man...
    ayeshaketchum ayeshaketchum 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    He used to say our song was butterfly kisses..
    beautifulher beautifulher 18-21, F Sep 23

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    message me if you have any problem so let me help you find a lasting solution to it
    peace4132 peace4132 22-25, M Oct 10

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    I think I'm too young to not trust people but in all reality, I find myself living a life with dulled and blocked emotions. For example, I don't even have the slightest care about...
    Quinnayy Quinnayy 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i have social anxiety... it sucks because everyone thinks i don't talk.
    rxcxrds rxcxrds 16-17, F Oct 2

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    I just don't understand why he keeps coming back and I allow him to. I can tell him anything, even that i have a crush on someone else, and he'll tell me that he sees me as his...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    So before I get into the deep stuff, let me fill you in. I grew up an only child in a happy home, my parents were never married but were always together, I am 22, my mom is 44...
    Chelssea Chelssea 18-21 Oct 3

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    I don’t know why I knocked on the door of my only friend when I hit rock bottom and was afraid to being alone. I don’t know why he took advantage of me, I was 17, and I didn...
    starchild3 starchild3 31-35, F Sep 25

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    So for the last 12 years or so, I've always thought that my family showed signs of favoritism for my brother. Whenever I'd want something as a kid, I'd always have to ask him to...
    tesser4ct tesser4ct 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    I'm about to turn 29, I've been with my wife since I was 18. We are about to have a baby, and almost everyone around me thinks I have a great life. In truth I am absolutely dying...
    Drallab Drallab 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I'm 13 years old and i have 2 little sisters. my older little sister is 10 years old, and the other one is only 1. My 10-year-old sister is the one though that I'm mainly...
    Sunshinespuppy13 Sunshinespuppy13 13-15, F Sep 27

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    I get overwhelmed with messages so sorry if I don't answer you right away and sometimes I just don't feel like messaging..
    mohoganyred mohoganyred 41-45, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    He is constantly drinking beer, and now that hes back from his deployment of 4 months he gets about a month of vacation. He was not on the field but he is a welder instead. Anyways...
    messedupgirl167 messedupgirl167 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    Okay so I'll have to live with both my parents for quite a while into the future of my life, and I can't stand being around my mom. You see, I'm an atheist and mom is a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 26

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    I'm 21 years old. I've always dated men. I cut my hair short (like Keira Knightley in Domino) when I was 13. I was called "dyke spikes" all through high school, even after my hair...
    NotaDisneyPrincess NotaDisneyPrincess 18-21, F Sep 26

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    I have all these delusional thoughts. Like my dead parents are alive, like someone is plotting against me, that I'm being held captive by people who claim to be my family. I can't...
    calliope95 calliope95 18-21, M Sep 28

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    So once again I'd like to apologize if I've offended anyone here. I have a tendency to perceive things the wrong way on the internet and my trust level has gone down extremely, so...
    sweetaura sweetaura 26-30 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    OMG, why would there be a group that describes what I really am experiencing right now? So as I have told in my previous stories, there's this one guy who I don't know but I like...
    higalove higalove 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Why can't a teenager have an adult conversation with their parent. Why is everything I say ignored, disregarded, and dismissed as if I don't know what I'm talking about. What, just...
    TheRouge TheRouge 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    I grew up in a big city, I lived with my family in the suburban side of the city just like the rest of the people I knew. I went to an affordable public school, where there were...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    So there's this one girl who I would like to say is my 'friend'. But clearly I'm just someone to talk to when none of her other friends are available. She has a child, he's 10...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I don't speak to a single person in my family. My parents are very cold and don't express emotions. I left home when I was 17, and have been all alone since. I knew nothing about...
    screaminginside81 screaminginside81 31-35, F a week ago

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    I don't trust my parents with everything cuz they won't understand I don't know if I can trust my friends with some information I have no one
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My parents don't understand that we are good kids. My dad has been chaperoning with Morgan's band stuff since she joined, and he gets angry at the way kids act. I don't think he...
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I would like to and want to believe that I do have a future but it is hard to tell I am only living at the moment and right now its hard to say I would say maybe as long as my...
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I don't get out very often I live at home with parents the reason I don't get out much cause I don't like to drive also have no money either the only time I go anywhere is if...
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    But I never say anything about it. My parents like arguing just outside my room and it just came to the point that I don't get suprised anymore and just wait for either my mom or...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F Oct 5

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    This is definitely me, but for a negative reason: I'm emotionally awkward. I don't think I've said "I love you" to anyone since I was like 5 and said it to my parents. I still love...
    Almostanonymous Almostanonymous 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I really love my parents. For me they are so precious that i hope i will never let them down. As long as i can, i will do what they ask me to do, especially what my mom want. But i...
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    I have a Christian friend she always brings up her Christianity whenever we talk I don't mind it at all because I believe in god too. It's just when she talks about not supporting...
    elly668 elly668 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 11

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    I am torn between my home countries. One in Europe, the other in the middle east. My father is one side the mother the other. My brothers divorced when my parents did. They took my...
    jesper9 jesper9 22-25 Sep 23

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    It's coming in a few weeks. And I didn't even think about it until I had a good phone conversation with my sister with her wisecrack son on speaker phone. His birthday is coming...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I’ve been talking to this guy/boy/man that I met online around a year ago. He is older than me. I’m 21 and he’s 26. He has a secure and successful career, went to school on...
    lookingatstars lookingatstars 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    First- a little bit about me: I am in high school and I strive to do well with everything I do, including my work, my appearance, my character, etc. I am in all honors classes and...
    reneef84 reneef84 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago