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I Hate Family Get Togethers

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    Every Holiday...

    I hate holidays because its an excuse for yet another family get together.  I can deal with my family and they can deal with me not showing up because they know I get depressed and just dont want to leave house sometimes.  But my inlaws....gawd, every stupid holiday or...
    btrfly09 btrfly09 31-35, F 1 Response May 22, 2008

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    Double Standards....why Does It Even Surprise Me Anymore?

    So my brother is getting married next year and already it is being hinted at that my son will not be welcome at the wedding. SO I hear you all say. Well why shouldn't he be invited? Other children will be there. I really feel like telling them to shove it up there arse because...
    JadedJewel JadedJewel 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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    Hate..hate...hate It

    Before I actually loved family get togethers because I got along with my family. It was so much fun.  But now, my cousins and I are so different. I don't even want to be by them. To add, my family has little feuds going on. It just adds to the tension.  Family...
    reset reset 18-21, F Feb 28, 2010

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    The Black Sheep With All The White Sheep.

    I hate getting togther with my family they never accept me for who iam. There always trying to change me. I think there also boring.
    virgopunk1 virgopunk1 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2011

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    I Will Not Tolerate Them Around Me

    I have made it clear to my mother and father if the mongrels come here they stay out of my face and don't stay long because no one has any time to entertain people here. I was abused by them I don't have to put up with them anymore, and my mother and father agree with me. I...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2011

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    Having to talk to people

    that you've never even heard of and standing there like an idiot.
    coldplayx2 coldplayx2 18-21, M Dec 4, 2013

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    Avoiding Family Members

    whenever my family have any sort of get togethers i immediately run to my room and hide in there, i actually won't leave even to go to the bathroom just to avoid these awkward social situations. Its wierd cos my sister is so good at these gatherings and is the social butterfly...
    MyBPDStory MyBPDStory 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2013

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    I Scream. .

    If I ever hear the words "we are going to spend some family time together with family" I scream 1) I am adopted 2) The only family I have is my older brother and sister who both hate me 3) All other family are my guardians and they hate me 4) All of my relatives hate me too I...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F Dec 23, 2011

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    I Hate Them!!

    its like, you always get this one that doesnt like that one, and she doesnt like him, and he doesnt like him and he doesnt like her, but then (in my family anyway) when a family gathering comes along, everything changes, and everyone seems to like one another all of a sudden, and...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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    Sometimes. . .

    I love spending time with my family, but I hate big family get together. In a family get-together, especially mine, the number of guests can reach to about a 100. Traditionally, our celebration lasts for two days. Two freaking days of eating, stupid games, awkward conversations...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26, 2011

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    Thanksgiving Dinner From Hell!

    My family HAD a tradition of always getting dressed up, going out, relaxing, and enjoying a good meal without all the work. A family friend's daughter, from out of state, announced 3 years ago that she wanted to host Thanksgiving at the family friend's house. The first year was...
    JeannieAnne3 JeannieAnne3 66-70 1 Response Nov 29, 2012

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    They Used To Be Ok

    I always got along with everyone on my mom's side they are good people but my dad's side is a different story. I used to love going over to his side of the family for parties and get togethers now I dread them. When I was younger up until about 13 years old everyone talked to me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 26, 2012

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    Bahumbug

    my family gets together EVERY week for dinner for the last three years.   And so far this summer we have managed to get together just about every two weeks including dinners... My boyfriend and i call this "forced family fun" his family gets together...
    nosafewords nosafewords 22-25 2 Responses Jul 4, 2009

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    They Used To Be Ok

    I always got along with everyone on my mom's side they are good people but my dad's side is a different story. I used to love going over to his side of the family for parties and get togethers now I dread them. When I was younger up until about 13 years old everyone talked to me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 26, 2012

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    Family Get Togethers

    Family get togethers,Hate 'em,Always boring,Why,You may ask,I'll tell you,I hardly know 'em!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2012

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    What If The Women Dont Want To Watch Football?

    Im so f***ing sick of being forced to watch football at family get togethers! The men are all staring into the tv, the women are watching the kids,its all so cliche and done a thousand times. Why do the men have to be entertained? In the summer they take off fishing and the...
    Hildagard Hildagard 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2010

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    Is There Anything Worse Than A Black Sheep?

    I am the black sheep. And it's strange because the only thing that sets me apart is my sexual orientation. I never have and don't do drugs, drink, smoke, had unprotected sex, had children. I'm 23 and I'm happily settled down with my partner of 5 years in about a month. So, we...
    Arlequin Arlequin 22-25, F Aug 23, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I just don't think it's funny. At all. My friend let me borrow one of the seasons, and I watched it from the first disk to the very last, and it barely got a chuckle out of me...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I don't fit in with my family - I am the 2nd youngest of 4 girls in my family and I'm so left out. My parents favour my two older sisters because they live away from home and are...
    lovethetree lovethetree 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate my life. I hate the school I go to. I hate having no friends. I'm starting to hate my boyfriend. I hate my family. I hate where I live. So pretty much I hate everything...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Today I have comfort-ate roughly my own body weight in chocolate and now feel very sick, thanks to a MIL induced fight with my BF. She affects his mood so badly, to the point...
    MyBackTeethAreSick MyBackTeethAreSick 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I hate when family visits because I'm always like "are they leaving yet?". Especially the stupid reproducing ones. Idgaf about your now just go away and ruin someone else's life...
    thelost87 thelost87 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    I should be happy. It's Easter right. Nope. I 2 hour sleep, church soon, then nonos for Easter. I know I should be happy to see family but I'm really not. I hate it, they give me...
    miisskat miisskat 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I don't hate any member of my immediate family (dad/stepmom, 3 sisters), but I don't ever seem to think about any of them, and do not make any effort to contact them. When I see...
    jaydust jaydust 51-55, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Growing up in my family was one of the most toxic disgusting environments that I walked away years ago and have cut off all contact from them since, I do not regret it one bit. I...
    JackNJ JackNJ 36-40, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My mother in law is the most miserable pesto I have ever met. The hardest part is we live with her for the time being. She will live with us for another 2 years while she and her...
    jrobinson81 jrobinson81 31-35, M 8 hrs ago

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    I value my alone time, I really do, but I can't stand staying cooped up inside my house for so long. I slowly start losing my sanity when I haven't seen my friends or family for a...
    JohGrace JohGrace 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm a pretty forgiving person. Eventually, I'll get over just about anything. But the hardest thing for me to get over is being lied to. Seriously, you could brutally murder my...
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    My dad cheated on my mom with my best friend. I had just made friends with this girl and her husband and children. In the short time I've gotten to know them, I became attached...
    duClo duClo 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My love/hate relationship with my dad. I'm thankful for my dad, he has helped me, my brother and mom economically speaking. But I can't bring myself to love him. I hate how...
    Soaringlotus Soaringlotus 18-21 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I feel as though I should not hate my parents, but the more I try not to... the more I do. I am 20. My parents have been apart since I was 4. They has an over 10 year divorce...
    AnimalsAreLife AnimalsAreLife 18-21, F Mar 20

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    My fake name is kobochibi. I'm female, 26 y.o from Indonesia.I'm from a broken home family. One month after my mother passed away (2006), I ran from home because my father re...
    kobochibi kobochibi 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    See what I really hate is the people or stupid things that make people hate themselves let me just say this to anyone who's going through a hard time... Do not listen to people who...
    TheFlamingPhoenix TheFlamingPhoenix 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I hate my teeth. I'm seventeen, but my teenage years have sucked. A while back in primary school I was such a happy, care free child. I knew my teeth were different, but it didn't...
    ibak12 ibak12 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    My father fought cancer for 2 years. My family didn't take it serious at first but I did and fought for alternative methods besides the poison chemo which I knew would do nothing...
    Hateforever Hateforever 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So my dad has been throwing my clothes in the trash for about 3 weeks now and I absolutely hate it and he will start throwing my stuff away and NOT TELL ME starting tomorrow!! Ugh...
    ChattyCathy16 ChattyCathy16 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I need to share my story and get some advice. My mother was a seventeen year old when she married my dad. As far as I know she didn't love him. According to her she wanted to call...
    Bellamae Bellamae 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    I started to notice about 3 years ago that I really dislike my family. Even though my parents are divorced I hate both of them and even my twin. I hate how they make fun of me and...
    ninaaba14 ninaaba14 13-15, F Mar 25

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    my family hates me...honestly i always help my family like sister and everyone of them...but for some reason they always ask money all the time and everytime i help them i ***** at...
    love19872012 love19872012 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I have grown into a very miserable 18 years old who everyone hates. When I was young I thought my life mattered. I was getting scholarships, citizenships, and many friends due to...
    AnimeFan90210 AnimeFan90210 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I hate my family and my family hates me.
    LucyGirlAkita2 LucyGirlAkita2 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's pathetic and sad at the same time. I'll start off with the most important point and the thing that keeps me up at night about him. He has a son and I really don't think idiots...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Ah yes another holiday where we all get together and pretend. I love my family but my mom knows how to push my buttons so I end up at the end of the day miserable. If I could get...
    Loralpen Loralpen 46-50, F 12 hrs ago

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    My father totally f*cked me up. what i remember of him is of a selfish lazy peedo ***** who lied to his family treated us like crap and then went on to destroy his family.He...
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, M Mar 23

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    What am I going to say to you? All my life I've probably been suffering because of you. Thinking back, it's pathetic what happened. I don't even know now, I'm tired. Ever since I...
    jxstagirl jxstagirl 13-15, F Mar 24

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    Ever since my younger siblings were born I knew there was a sudden shift in attention. I didn't mind, I knew it was because they were younger and thus needed more care. It didn't...
    Akiakane Akiakane 18-21 Apr 6

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    My mother in law is mean. My sisters in laws are just as crazy as her. The rest of his family is weird, too. I am beginning to think my husband is no good for me either. Maybe...
    tiredofit44 tiredofit44 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I hate my mother because she's always messing up my life. I'm not saying this in an angsty teenage way, I'm saying the truth and it's not just my life she's messed up. We're a...
    ChocolateCoveredKFC ChocolateCoveredKFC 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I've been having counseling for about 9 years now. Recently, I optionally chose to have counseling but before that I was forced to. I've never liked but now I really hate it. I...
    JaceyTexas JaceyTexas 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    When I have an experience that starts with "I hate..." I really mean I don't like it. I never hate anything, except for Hitler and stalin
    thesassiestamerican thesassiestamerican 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    I have never hated anyone in my life. My MIL I DO hate she has destroyed my marriage with get son her golden child . I am 45, he is 63, she is 86. Her son divorced his wife 30...
    sueoneil sueoneil 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I grew up with my dad. Mum and 4 brothers. I have been looking after my three youngest there whole lives. My dad abused me some as a child an blamed me for things I didn't do...
    hayzkid hayzkid 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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