I Feel Abandoned By My Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    Because I'm Different?

    I left home (Texas) at 19 to come to Ohio with my girlfriend, her job was transferring her and we were in love so of course I moved with her.  I think my family was upset that I left.  I also think that because I'm a lesbian they didn't take my relationship seriously.  Leaving...
    lucy61 lucy61
    46-50, F
    Jan 29, 2011

    Maybe I Was Always An Obligation And I'm Just Now Seeing It.

    I'm 25 years old and, have always felt like the black sheep of my family. I was always very outgoing, the life of the party so to speak. When it came to my emotions, I was very introverted. I just didn't like sharing them. My family is all the exact opposite. I met my husband...
    Whatttayasay Whatttayasay
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2013

    I live with my mother

    and 2 sisters. They are treated like Queens and I am treated like dirt. My mother buys them new clothes while she gets mine at the goodwill. My shirts are too small for me but I have to where them because I have nothing else to wear. This is her way of humiliating me. When she...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 30, 2015

    My fathers side of the family has not contacted

    me since i was twelve. That's been 8 years. 8 years still fresh. I miss certain members so much that it hurts me beyond any other feeling I've ever had. Though i could say i don't like my last name nor do i care for certain people. But in my very time of need they all...
    dropitnow52 dropitnow52
    18-21, F
    Feb 1, 2015

    Christmas Coming Around Shortly.

    While I know it's roughly 4 months away, its soon enough that I'm already dreading it. This will be my first holiday season since I withdrew contact from my family. The holidays with my family were the same every single year. Starting at Thanksgiving, we'd all go to my aunts. My...
    Whatttayasay Whatttayasay
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 1, 2013
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