I Feel Like I Don't Belong In My Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 434 People

    I'm the one that stands out

    and get all the crazy looks because my interests are different...I'm always compared to others and made to feel like being me isn't enough.
    BlackSheep96 BlackSheep96
    18-21, F
    Aug 17, 2015

    Have u feel like everything you do

    for your "family" is to be notice or appreciated? Today, my blames me for doing something I didn't do.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 18, 2015

    being the oldest the shortest the only blonde

    haired child the only one with blue eyes . . it makes you feel isolated from your siblings its like I can't do anything right like I can't fit In no matter what I do. I have an associates degree in something I truly do love but its like it wasn't enough because I can never find...
    covermewithrain covermewithrain
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 3

    It's straing, I'm different from everyone

    and my HOLE life I felt like I'm not ment to be what I'm being, I don't belong im my family. My mother thinks I'm depressed cause sometimes she catches me crying, but she don't know what I pass, and she thinks I'm too obsessed with the Paranormal because I like horror movie and...
    Lumapier951 Lumapier951
    13-15, F
    Jan 5, 2015

    True Me

    My innocence will trick you, my angel face you will believe . Every day i pretend to be someone i am not, to them i smile, to them i obey, to them i am the perfect child, but when they do not see i am truly me. At night when they sleep i run away to party and drink to let this...
    karina7442 karina7442
    18-21, F
    Jun 15, 2012

    As far as I remember I felt like I didn't

    belong in my family. Not because I didn't feel loved by them, I don't really know why. When I was young like 4,5,6 I remember my nickname sometimes from my mom, was "the girl from the wildness". She said she found me in a hollow log and had been raised by wolves as a baby lol...
    iamnottheonlyone iamnottheonlyone
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2015

    I'm biracial ... And they make me feel

    so unwanted in my family I mean is there really something wrong with me having a white mother ? My older siblings hate me . My daddy treats me like a princess and they hate that even more .. I don't know what to do anymore . My family is broken when it comes to me so I just...
    reddmarie reddmarie
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 9

    Many say that children go through phases,

    one of them being the feeling of isolation and misunderstanding between them and their parents. Often times these children think this way to be rebellious. I'm different. I feel no connection or love for my family. They give me everything I need to be successful, but I still...
    DreamOfAFox DreamOfAFox
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 14

    I'm the black sheep. I've said

    that before and people don't believe me but it's the truth. when I was a little girl, I would tell them that they adopted me from a gorilla family in China. (looking back I think, that's how different I felt as a kid. so different that I couldn't have been from a human family...
    nakedofaname nakedofaname
    26-30
    Nov 28, 2015

    I Have No Feeligns For My Family

    its not that i don't like my family. But i see the way my friends act around their own family and parents and it is the way i wished it could have been. My family is always so chaotic and loud. My mum. I know that i am a huge disappointment to her as i remember that in the car...
    1 Response Jan 31, 2013

    I just can't take it anymore.

    I'm the one that ends up in tears, quietly when I'm in bed. Screw it all.
    HypnoticFever HypnoticFever
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2015

    I don't talk to my family anymore.

    Ever since I got married, my family has hurt me and my wife. On the flip side, my wife's family have treated us like gold. Earlier this year, I wrote a letter to my mom, expressing my pain and displeasure. Despite her saying I would get a reply, I never received one. I do not...
    FTDFTL79 FTDFTL79
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015

    Like I ever did. Bunch of stuck up know it alls

    that think they are the smartest, the classiest, the best just because they talk in broken English or because they work for NGO's. That, plus always criticising the negative, plus always judging wrongly, plus ignoring me for changing my area of living.....amongst others...
    Ic3Queen Ic3Queen
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 3

    As a kid I entertained the idea

    that I was adopted because I felt nothing like my parents (mentally/emotionally at least.) I actually wished that I was adopted, it meant not being related to them. But I'm a carbon copy of my dad. Look exactly like him. So that dream was crushed very quickly.
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 4

    Sometimes I just wish I was an orphan.

    so that I don't hate the people that I supposed to love
    20ShadesOfBlue 20ShadesOfBlue
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015

    Liquorice In A Bag Of Jellybabies

    Hi There Well, I live with my both my parents and I have two sisters and a younger brother. I have always felt like I didn't fit in with my family, as much as I'm close with my younger sister ;lately we seem to be drifting apart. Our family doesn't really communicate and that...
    Thand89 Thand89
    26-30, F
    Aug 31, 2013

    I'm a total oddball in my family

    as others would call it, a black sheep. It took a few years but I've learned to love it and just do what makes me happy. Most of my relatives gossip and have the tendency to be quite nosy while I'm the opposite. I have always known that I didn't fit in and I felt rejected/ left...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2015

    my family is completely wrong,

    they don't talk about their feelings and I have had to learn to open up, do other people have the same problem
    joanneb30 joanneb30
    31-35, F
    Jan 3

    I feel so out of place in my family.

    they're all talk light haired tan people. all very optimistic too. I'm the opposite in every way. I ask all the time if they found me I stead of having me.
    ctestore30 ctestore30
    31-35, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    I was at my Uncles house

    for Thanksgiving. It was just a sad reminder of how awkward I am with my uncle, aunt and cousins. I only see them once or twice a year so me being a shy introvert doesn't help when it comes time to see them. I'm not comfortable around them at all since I barely see them. I wish...
    mylifeinwords1021 mylifeinwords1021
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015

    I feel like I'm filled with a lot of different

    things I love and things I want to stand for that I always think that I'm adopted because I can't be a part of my family.
    Arizonaindiana Arizonaindiana
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2015

    I am so different than the rest of my family.

    If my family knew how I really looked at everything and believe in, than they would probably be very surprised. They would most likely hate me if they knew any of that. My family tends to argue a lot. But then at other times they are calm. I don't understand it. That's one of...
    PureWhiteMoonlight PureWhiteMoonlight
    16-17, F
    May 24, 2014

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