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I Don't Trust Easily, Thanks to a Dysfunctional Childhood

The Best Revenge is Living Well 53 People

    Never Had A Chance

    It's a wonder I am not dead My family Parents Brother Aunts, Uncles and Cousins took every opportunity to tell Me how worthless I am and lied to me and about me at every turn. here is one the favorites. "If We would have known you turn out like this We would have your Mother get...
    slappedtomuch slappedtomuch 46-50, M Aug 2, 2011

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    Trust Issues

    I do have some trust issues, due to the fact that almost everyone I had trusted in life turned out be horrible people. And they used my own trust for them against me. It started when I was a child. I trusted many adults to be there for me and to keep their word. None of them did...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 13, 2008

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    Well Here Goes Nuthing

    Well basically from the age of 5 to 10 i have been throught every kind of abuse u heard on the NSPCC adverts (which i still cant watch at the age of 19) by my step-dad and his brother... wondering what my mum did? sweet FA... luckily the doctors saw through my lieing and spoke...
    AutumnChild AutumnChild 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2009

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    Thanks Mom and Dad

    My dad made sure I felt worthless. he threatened to disown me. I wasn't allowed to cry and if I did he would threaten to get his belt out and I knew what that meant and stopped. whenever I had something I was proud of, both my parents would say something along the lines of, "...
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    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 5 hrs ago

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    I feel like I just need to let this out... I have a lot of pent up issues and frustrations with my parents that I've never really expressed to anyone. The other day, some simple...
    astro00 astro00 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Problem with us will always be our ego. We are very sensitive about our manhood and in today's society, the "hunter" is just not needed. Sure, you might ask for something on the...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    Valentine's Day has just passed. Everywhere I go, I see all these happy people, holding hands, engaging in public displays of affection. If only they knew how much it tortured some...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I won't get into a huge sob story about my childhood. Long story short, my mother and I stopped speaking a few years ago after I found out she was abusing my social security number...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 1 Response Feb 6

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    All the friends I had since childhood have been gone for 4 years now. I could hardly remember half of their names. There are some exceptions, but I still don't have any friends...
    BloodFanatic BloodFanatic 18-21, M Feb 22

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    When I was younger I like the idea of becoming a mother until my nephew became a Father for the first time and his drama mama ex girlfriend keeps calling my mother to babysit so...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F Feb 8

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    I've been blocked by a bitter woman . I'm still amazed that this woman has the arrogance to firstly contact me , then ask me about Valentine's Day , why she did , I can only assume...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 14

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    When I was little, my twin sister and I were BEST friends, (Her name is Nevaeh) even though we did have our "small" issues now and then. Before Nevaeh and I started kindergarten...
    HeavenElizabeth6262 HeavenElizabeth6262 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I'm still ranting: MY BODY BELONGS TO ME. If I don't know you and I'm not hurt or fallen down or anything, don't touch me. I may give you good service at my job. That does NOT make...
    missbellelettres missbellelettres 41-45, M Feb 19

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    My mom is so mean and unfair. I'm not just saying this because and fifteen and moody. I'm saying this because she's so mean to me. Yesterday I was fighting with my older brother...
    Linsey14 Linsey14 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    I get absolutely NO enjoyment out of being a part of a family, especially. "Oh, it's Christmas? So that means I have to see my cousin? Why?" No thanks to obligatory family...
    FrauTeller FrauTeller 26-30, F Feb 22

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    I'm not gay. I'm 13 and really can't say I'm anything but I think I am straight. That's how it feels anyway. I like to think I'm normal. My parents are gay. My mom and my anne (an...
    MaddietheGoalie MaddietheGoalie 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I asked my mum about birth control and she said no. Because of all the hormones and stuff, she don't want me to use the pill or any kind of contraception. 'If you don't have a...
    ABACDEE ABACDEE 18-21, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi, I'm Angelina. I wanted to tell you about myself before I get into the post so you have a better understanding of my situation. I'm 13 years old, in 7th grade, and I'm an honors...
    AngelinaBlog AngelinaBlog 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I'm not sure if it's sincere, or if I'm about to be hustled. Family hustled their narcissistic drama onto me down to the way I feel about myself. Worthless for who I am inside, so...
    housewife420 housewife420 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Yes. Some wear tails because they are Furries, and others because they are Therian. Therianthropes are animal or other kin spirits that are inside a human body. PLEASE respect them...
    xWolfQueenx xWolfQueenx 13-15, F Feb 9

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    But I do love my cheeb. Worst part about being a pseudo-responsible "adult" is that I can no longer be a stoner. My prayers at night go something like this... "Now I lay me down...
    MissCocoGr MissCocoGr 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 17

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    what is love? is it physical, emotional, or a combination of both? can love be achieved without communication? how can you constantly fight with the person that you claim you love...
    jarae jarae 31-35, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'll blush, look away, and say something to the effect of: 'Aw, thanks, but not really.'
    thetitania thetitania 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I am new here looking for a girlfriend or s bf so hook me up ok thanks šŸ˜˜šŸ˜
    melonlover24 melonlover24 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    *gets complimented by a girl* uHM !!!!!! hOLY **** OMFG THANK YOU?????? Iā€™M SO- *gets complimented by a boy* lol thanks i know Same
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I am 25 years old and have recently moved back home to live with my parents for a few months. I always knew my family was extremely dysfunctional growing up, but I always thought...
    Thristic Thristic 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    I grew up in a home with neglectful and/or abusive and absentee parents, and as a result I wasn't taught anything about life, and just general life skills that every person should...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F Feb 6

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    Hello. I am a 23 year old male, and this is my story that I want people to know. It all began back in my old home. My parents were great and wonderful parents to the eyes of the...
    familymaynotbeforever91 familymaynotbeforever91 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I know no one is perfect- there's really no such thing as perfect, but I hate that my family is so dysfunctional. My father is an angry drunk that uses coke, never was really there...
    blissfulreverie blissfulreverie 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I'll be frank. I. Can't. Remember. My. Childhood. At. All. Sure there are bits and pieces of memories (such as losing my best friend and stealing) that's still somewhat fresh in...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Feb 14

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    I'm so ready to throw in the towel, wave a white surrender flag. Nothing I do ever works out and all I do is sit around feeling sorry for myself. I want to die every day, I am no...
    brokenandlost brokenandlost 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    My sister is in am "I'm moving" high... I knew that she wanted to move and she didn't want to move with our other sister this time, but now she's talking about that she doesn't...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F Feb 23

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    Last week I finished 8 weeks of intensive group trauma therapy to deal with the after effects of sexual abuse when I was a child. It was an amazing program! I wanted to quit...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 4

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    She was my first crush, it was in the 3rd grade, and we were friends. I had to move to a diffrent school and I wanted to tell her on the last day before I moved, but on that day...
    plmojn plmojn 26-30, M Feb 21

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    My sister and I have been close pretty much all our lives with the exception of a few times we had differences and didn't talk to each other. I was responsible for her and my...
    FeelingCrazy FeelingCrazy 46-50 Feb 9

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    Here it goes ... I never got the love I really needed from my mom or dad. Yes they provided food on the table clothes on my back a shelter . But my home doesn't feel home I have a...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Here is the thing....i realy dont know whats going on with my family but anytime i have an encounter with them its never for the better, it has come to a point that the mere...
    Emmanuelo Emmanuelo 26-30, M a week ago

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    Just warning, this might get slightly long. So, I am a 13 year old girl. (Please don't judge me by my age). I have always been kind of "boyish" or however you want to call it. I...
    Wildheart919 Wildheart919 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    Omg, I thought that I was the only one who felt this way. I too grew up in Bklyn,NY and still have family there, but now as a parent it's not the same . I remember living...
    0intimacy 0intimacy 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 17

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    I have not been officially diagnosed but I have just about all the symptoms . I have been extremely miserable since I was a kid. I was mercilessly bullied and sexually harassed for...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Feb 12

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    I grew up as a religious child. My Father was a pastor at several churches for most of his life and my siblings and I grew up within the church to the point where I actually spent...
    TucanSam200 TucanSam200 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12