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I Feel Like My Family Is Falling Apart

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    Communication Is Failing - Need Advice! - I know its not as extreme as some of the stories in this site. But I know if we don't stop it will get worse. Its becoming really awkward...
    learningtolisten learningtolisten 16-17 Apr 1, 2013

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    Unsure Of What To Do?? - It seems like every time i say something or do something its never good enough. I had to delet my facebook because every time i posted something it was...
    hrtnmnywys hrtnmnywys 26-30, F Feb 5, 2013

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    ever since we moved and ever since my mom died, we are all now physically alive but emotionally and in terms of living life-- we are dead. My sisters are across the universe...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    My Sister Is Mentally Ill - My sister had a kid and got divorced. she's older than me. my other sister is also divorced but she's well and working and happy. We all moved into a...
    painpleasure painpleasure 26-30 Oct 5, 2012

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    Family Genetics Makes Everyting That Much Worse - I have an older sister. I look up to her and she means so much to me. one day I found out that she had been drinking for a year...
    izadjou17 izadjou17 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    Family Falling Apart - Just recently, my mom and step-dad got into a HUGE fight on news years eve/day. I won't go into detail but he got arrested and even when my mom bailed him...
    Malibu77 Malibu77 13-15, F Jan 30, 2013

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    Really Happy? - Last summer I went to El Salvador where my parents were from and it was HELL. There was this 20 year old girl who was the daughter of a family friend who owned a...
    ConquistadorXL ConquistadorXL 16-17, M Feb 15, 2013

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    Family? What Family? - My family has been a big circus show since I can remember. My father is a struggling alcoholic and my mother is near drug addiction and both have a whole...
    Kriegerin Kriegerin 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    Falling Apart Around Me - It all started with my brother. I found out he was doing meth with his friends, and was becoming addicted. I told my parents, and he told us he would stop...
    CherryBlossom12393 CherryBlossom12393 13-15 1 Response May 3, 2013

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    I Never Thought Possible That Dr.Marnish Can Do Miracles - i never thought possible that dr.marnish can do miracles, like restoring broken relationship! At first everything felt...
    JewelsAllegro22 JewelsAllegro22 26-30, F Jun 8, 2013

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    Cant Cope Anymore - Its been over a long period of time. I guess it started during preschool my parents were on a motorcycle they were hit by a teenager with less than 300 miles on...
    pleasehearmeout pleasehearmeout 13-15 Mar 27, 2012

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    My Sister - My sister is literally losing her mind. Currently, my sister and my parents are having a screaming match while I'm sitting here writing on my phone. My sister scratches...
    Tigercloud Tigercloud 16-17 Mar 16, 2013

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    From Sibling That Play And Love One Another To Adult Siblings That Become Strangers!! - this freaks me out and hurts me most of all.. I feel like I am the only one trying to be...
    tlace tlace 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    Is It Selfish To Say That I Don't Want To Deal With This Anymore? - My family is breaking down. We used to be just a regular family, one that got into fights sometimes, but we...
    L123xfu L123xfu 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    Okay so Christmas has come and gone and yet again my nan has been horrible to my mum her own daughter even hates her. After Christmas everyone was happy until nan came over. Then...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F Dec 28, 2013

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    How It Went Wrong - my mom would not talk to my sis because she cannot forgive her for condemning her own mother in front of many others. my other sister cannot stop confronting...
    poohlala poohlala 31-35 Feb 1, 2013

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    I don't go to family functions. i stay to myself because i truly believe that they are really phony. Sometimes i cannot believe that i am related to a lot of these people who bash...
    ricanstud ricanstud 26-30, F Feb 3

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    I Wish This Had Never Happened - This had been coming for a long time, but it seemed to come faster than I had thought. I have 3 sisters (2 older and 1 younger). When we were all...
    EvesAutumn EvesAutumn 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2011

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    My Family Is Crumbling - There are four of us. Me the youngest (19), my sister (22), my mother and my father. Well tonight I came into the living room, and we started talking about...
    arkrug arkrug 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    Coming Apart - My life is crazy. Hubby and i have been together 25 yrs, marriage is dull. I have 2 sons,oldest 26, youngest is 19, and I am raising my 7yr old grandaughter. Oldest...
    tinkerbell2067 tinkerbell2067 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    So this might be long. I do feel like a pretty lucky guy with a lot of blessings.. But I do have a lot of worries about my family which I will express here.. Ok so my family is...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    Hates Seeing Her Family Fall Apart - I have a problem with my 13 year old son being disrespectful and mean at times. He is an only child and the 3 of us have had a very tough year...
    whelanmaureen7 whelanmaureen7 46-50 2 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    Once So Close And Now So Far Apart - From the time I can ever remember anything everything has been falling out of place. First off when I was born the only person there for me was...
    XieryaWolf XieryaWolf 18-21, F Mar 8, 2012

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    Making Our Own Connections - I grew up thinking that I wasn't good enough or worthy of a good family or true friends. I was alone, lonely, and self hatred had gotten to me. I need...
    Hugsdirector Hugsdirector 36-40, F Nov 4, 2013

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    Kaboom - What can I say? well firstly I am a pain in the ***, un motivated and awkward socialy and in many other ways. I am incapable of living and independant life because of the...
    Just2Me Just2Me 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 10, 2011

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    I seriously don't even know what to do anymore, its such a burden, to deal with this every single day. now I figured I should just lock myself in my room and let them fight all...
    Mei95 Mei95 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    It Fell Apart B4 It Began - at home I was the oldest unwanted child of an alcoholic mother and a weekend dad who values money more than me.grammas house was my safe refuge every...
    queenkelli79 queenkelli79 31-35 Mar 25, 2013

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    My mum kicked my brother out today. He nearly drink drove last night due to his girlfriend being terrible and he was plastered and we had to take his keys off him and hide them.
    AHelpfulLover AHelpfulLover 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Broken - there is 4 of us me my older brother and my mum and dad where just always fighting and fighting there is hitting and name calling its terrible. me and my brother fight all...
    mahinabella11 mahinabella11 26-30 Oct 5, 2011

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    My Family Is Falling Apart And I Dont Want To Deal With It Anymore!!!! - i have been having trouble sleeping because of being sick and in pain and now my stress level is high and i...
    musicfrenzzah musicfrenzzah 18-21, F Feb 4, 2012

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    Never Ending Problems - My family has been going through it ever since we found out we had to move 4 years ago...We down sized big time! Now we live in a house with clutter...
    Neverending6325 Neverending6325 18-21 2 Responses May 7, 2012

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    I Dont Even Know Where to Begin - i cant even fathom how to describe the way my family functions. everyone thinks its their way or no way and everyone wants to get out. you know...
    sjholsgc sjholsgc 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    I always thought I was lucky. I thought I had it all. Most of my friends came from broken families, but mine was fine. I don't know when it started, but it's not fine. My brother...
    LostInABubble LostInABubble 18-21 Jan 19

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    I'M Convinced My Brother Hates Me. . . . - Me and my brother used to be close, not like in a lovey dovey kind of way, but in a brother and sister way. Nobody could ever tear us...
    CuteDaylaChan CuteDaylaChan 13-15, F Mar 17, 2013

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    My Family Is Falling Apart, I'M Depressed And I Dont Know What To Do - So for the last few years my family has slowly been getting worse and worse. My parents have been on the...
    katiew151 katiew151 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2013

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    My Mom Finally Lost It - Well, I'm pretty lost right now but I'm so used to this kind of behavior that I can't even cry about it anymore. The suicidal threats that I've had to deal...
    NDieHard NDieHard 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    My Family Has Fallen Apart - It Will Take A Miracle To Get Us Back Together....... - The falling apart of my family started several years ago.  I received a letter in the...
    spudcat spudcat 51-55 2 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    It's happening again, first it was in Texas. All the lies all the fighting, I witnessed it & it was taken out on me at the age of 14. Now it's happening again in Nevada.....I'm 21...
    DefineLines DefineLines 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    If This Is Not An Insane Asylum I Dont Know What Is. - im not really sure where to begin with this insane madhouse. but here goes a random venting. my oldest sibling and sister D...
    kayne2000 kayne2000 26-30 May 12, 2013

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    As The Family Grows - I am the youngest of seven kids. By the time I was in my mid twenties s I has about 30 nieces and nephews. For years and years the entire family would get...
    alexedad alexedad 46-50 1 Response Feb 20, 2011

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    The Problem? There Is No Fixing It. Timi - Daddy's Girl. That was me. I mean, you never say it aloud right? Just us three daughters, but we knew; my mom knew. I was the oldest and...
    imaginethosewindows imaginethosewindows 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    Depression Relapse - So i've battled depression since i was 14-years old and its been an on and off thing (usually when i'm feeling lonely) however i feel as if these last 2-years...
    ToxicBrownies ToxicBrownies 18-21, M Feb 6, 2013

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    Since I was 4 I haven't fell good enough I felt like I shouldn't be alive because since I was born every thing had gone wrong my brother died, my sister was diagnosed with cancer...
    foreverhurting2749 foreverhurting2749 13-15, F Dec 8, 2013

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    Family Falling Apart After Moving. - Last July we moved for a job. It was only an hour away, but it was a better city and better schools. Our girls we NOT happy about moving but...
    Mommykins41 Mommykins41 41-45 9 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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    Nothing Is The Same Anymore! - I don't really know if this is the right place to write this story, but I'm going to anyway. Well i guess i do feel like my family is falling apart...
    Kazafcb814 Kazafcb814 16-17, F Apr 5, 2012

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    Separated, Distant Family - There probably aren't genuine 'normal families' since the concept of family has changed. My family has always had miles separating some of us. We don...
    gabbywalh gabbywalh 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    Family - I don't quite know where to begin; My family has a horrible relationship! I'm only 14 and it breaks my heart to see my mother and uncle constantly arguing! I am not sure...
    benjua96 benjua96 13-15 2 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    Has anyone got a family who are consistently having emotional breakdowns. They don't accept me, treat me with respect and put me down around my new partner. I need someone to help...
    bluebird00 bluebird00 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Not Supergirl - "They've all been praying for you," my aunt said. "So much prayer." She raises an eyebrow waiting for my response. I didn't say anything because I was too busy...
    thebookaholic thebookaholic 18-21, F Aug 7, 2013

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