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I Hate Living With My Parents

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    Seriously I Hate It!

    I hate having to live with my parents.i want to move out but cant everytime I tell them how much I want to move out, they hold their financial support over me. I cant get a job, no one will hire me because I live in a small town." Oh but why dont you look somewhere else for work...
    Infowarrior76 Infowarrior76 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    I Can't Take It

    Today's story: I can't deal with anything anymore. Song I used for the title: Can't Take It-The All-American Rejects So, Tuesday(04/02/13), my sister bitched at me about using these headphones I've been using(they're my Mom's, she let's me use them). It was barely after 6:00am, I...
    Carolynxhorror Carolynxhorror 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    I Can't Stand This Much Longer

    My mom and stepdad...particularly my mom...have no concept of privacy.  I spend most of my time back in here in my bedroom on my computer with the door closed.  I used to lock it, but my mom always got mad when I did that.  "What if there's an emergency and I...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 9 Responses Jun 2, 2009

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    Things They Got Mad At Me For

    So I've decided to make a list of things my parents got mad at me for no good reason. July 2013: -My brother asked me to help him put on his jacket while I was babysitting him. I did, and when my mother found the jacket on the office table she flipped out (we are going on...
    ramad315 ramad315 13-15 Jul 9, 2013

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    Truth is they hate living with me.

    Just heard my mom complaning my dad about me. I was in university in another city and came back because i couldnt do it.. I get sick, more depressed then ever.. Came back home so i can get better, my family would help me. But nope. Whatever i do i cant make my mom to understand...
    JessJennn JessJennn 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    My Parents Hate Me.

    Ever since I was younger they would make comments about me or my body even to the point that I developed an eating disorder. Even now that I'm older, it's gotten worse. Any little thing I say my mom always gives me attitude and calls me a useless idiot. The other day I came...
    CrystalKlear17 CrystalKlear17 18-21, F 12 Responses May 29, 2011

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    They baby me. I can't make my own decisions.

    They said they'll be satisfied with whatever job i get, but they honestly aren't. They're also narcissistic bi**hes. They never act humble, they think they're the best, but they look like jerks. Whatever i decide, they think i'm making a wrong decision. They don't appreciate my...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I Feel Like a Run Down House Wife..

    My father was either working or getting drunk when I was a child. My mother was lazy and suicidal. I was forced to grow up at a very young age. My childhood was taken from me and I'm currently fearing for my future adulthood. I have always been the housekeeper of the house. I...
    crp1990 crp1990 18-21 1 Response Oct 15, 2008

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    I Hate Living With My Step Dad And Mom

    I am so sick of living here. I get up everyday and watch my 9 year old brother and 8 year old sister until about 4, without pay, and the only days I don't have to watch them is Fridays and Saturdays. When I tell my brother or sister no, the automatically call their dad and cry to...
    Jordanw99 Jordanw99 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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    Don't Laugh...

    I come from a *very* strict conservative Christian family.  I mean we are a notch and a half below Amish.  To make matters worse, my parents (especially my mom) have a Southern black upbringing that is filled with what I consider some pretty lame and useless traditions...
    WarriorNun WarriorNun 36-40, F 11 Responses Sep 19, 2006

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    Great master is not a great father:( my master

    (52 years)belongs to traditional dance family..He is childish , egoist , hypocrite & a very very suspicious person.He maintains profitable relationships . He openly tells his wife that "i married you so that you can serve me at my old age." He has a tedious life style since 25...
    ajisurecstacy ajisurecstacy 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    Trapped

    Where do I begin? Lets start off by saying I feel trapped. I feel like I'm suffocating. I want an out ASAP but I have absolutely no money. I have a job and will be saving up soon for my own apartment. I also have a roommate. Everything on that end is coming nicely together but...
    thebookaholic thebookaholic 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2013

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    They verbally abuse me

    and don't understand that sometimes it's worse than physical abuse.
    papasshortie papasshortie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I'm 26 and Stuck Here and Have No Privacy

     Hi, well  i moved out when i was 18 and didnt go to college. After living with my boyfriend for 2 years and then living on my own for a year and struggling to make ends meet and running up debt,  i  decided to move back home and get myself straight and go to...
    helpmeiminhell helpmeiminhell 22-25 4 Responses Apr 15, 2008

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    I'm a Grown Up Now, So ...

    I'm a grown up now, so I have my own house, but I hated living with them when I was a teen, but didn't everybody?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 13, 2008

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    No I Don't Hate Them, I Abhor Them!!!!

    I never really wanted to hate them but ever since I turned 21 and they've been turning my life into a hell! actually they never saw me other than a burden and misery since my birth. They refused to send me to any western country to get a better degree and preferred the local...
    faith44 faith44 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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    I Can't Handle 4 More Months.

    My parents have always been quite protective and they've always done everything for me.  It didn't really bother me until I was around 15. Everytime I went out my parents had to know exactly where I was going and who I was with.  If they didn't like who I was with I...
    gx98kgenab gx98kgenab 18-21 May 25, 2010

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    You Don'T Know Me!

    You think you know who I am. But I'm not who you think I am. Because of you and your foolish, narrow-minded ways, I keep who I really am away from you. I keep it protected, far away from my sleeve so you can't take even a slight peak at it. You've never allowed me to be who I am...
    Ibby96 Ibby96 18-21, M 2 Responses May 13, 2013

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    Living With Parents - Not Always A Bad Thing

    Could I put another perspective - and hope I don't make you feel angry if you feel trapped at home. I was a quiet and studious girl, pretty young for my age and my mum persuaded me to stay at home while I was at University. Although I loved Uni I found the constant pressure to...
    carolyn25 carolyn25 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    Love My Parents, Hate Living With Them. Simple Right? ... Welllllllll

    I just want to start off by saying I love my parents, they provided for me as best they could all my life and did everything in their power to make me happy, so the issue isn't that I hate my parents. I love them with all my heart and would defend them to the hilt, But There's...
    Seanjc Seanjc 18-21 1 Response Nov 17, 2011

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    I Hate Having To Rely On Them About Everything.

    I hate everything about my family. I hate my dad most of all. My dad... His lacks common sense to such a great extent that i want to sometimes bang my head on the wall. He gets mad at the weirdest thing ever. For example, a mail comes home from Bank of america and he starts to...
    WhymeKami WhymeKami 16-17 4 Responses Jul 11, 2011

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    I can't stand my house

    or my family anymore. I'm so sick of never being good enough. I always come last and no one cares enough to even try to listen to me. My sister is the favourite, I'm just the extra kid they didn't even want. I wish I was her...
    StephU StephU 18-21, F Jan 31

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    I have a terrible relationship with my parents.

    They are constantly hovering over everything I do and I feel like I don't have the freedom to do anything I want. When they get mad, the constantly cross the line with what a logical human being can say: telling me that no one will ever "fall " for me and asking me to name...
    ayang1150 ayang1150 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    This Is Kinda Gross...😱

    So...I recently found out that my old looking parents are still sexually active. Good ******* god I was horrified. I found out the hard way... I was playing with my sister and I heard them. I froze. I immediately sent my sister to bed and went to bed as well. I'm still scarred...
    SpunkyFlute222 SpunkyFlute222 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    I Hate My Life

    I feel like I have no where else to turn. I lie to my parents and I don't know why or how to stop. I eat junk food all the time and I can't stop. I have wanted to erase myself from the world because nobody cares about me. I have self mutilated myself. I have ADHD, anxiety...
    phsgrad12 phsgrad12 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2012

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    My mom literally told me today she wishes I

    would change as a person cuz that Soren burn deep make me cry and wish to die -.-
    MyHeadsUnderWater MyHeadsUnderWater 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    MY FATHER IS SO ANNOYING.

    He is literally the biggest douche ever! He always has to be micro-managing me and knowing everything about my life! I get bombarded with questions about my life and it's really irritating! He just needs to leave me alone. Like today I was In my room for literally an hour, and...
    JickeryJack JickeryJack 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 27

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    I'm 20 years old! 20!

    !! & my dad will not let me stay out later than 11pm. I have always been a good student (straight A's) good girl, don't smoke, don't drink, (even though I have friends who do, I choose not to) But my father is crazy overprotective! I have a bf now & I almost always have to lie...
    genieinthebottle7 genieinthebottle7 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Rules! I Can't Stand Rules!

    I hate living at home, mainly because of my dad but also because he dictates to my mam and she does what he says and I'm the one everything gets taken out on. Not really because of the rules because they change all the time and I don't think they know what the rules are half of...
    lilmariah lilmariah 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2009

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    Living with my parents is doing my head in.

    They are always telling me what to do and when to do it. I've had to live with them because I've just split from my boyfriend. I brought my cat with me to live this time and they insist on trying to tell me how to look after him! He's my cat, I've been looking after him myself...
    lmp89 lmp89 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    There Is Only Enough Room In This House For One Overgrown Unemployed Child

    I just graduated and have been living back at home with my parents and 24 year old unemployed brother for about a month. The conversation at the dinner table tonight alone made me google the phrase "i hate living with my parents" and led me to this group. Dad "Ok...
    pushpop87 pushpop87 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    It's Genetic.

    My parents both have problems with anxiety. So no big surprise, so do I. I actually was separated from my dream college because of the stress.  But here is where the problem really existed.  I wasn't allowed to live on campus.  So... everywhere I went I was...
    debrarose debrarose 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2009

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    Trapped

    I feel like I'm suffocating this is my weekday: 6 am get up get dressed pack bag 6:40 wake kids up dress/feed baby pack lunch/ bottle bag brush hair find homework( all while being verbally abused by my 9 year old sister) 7:25am try and get out the door with my dum *** stepfather...
    Axonpanda Axonpanda 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    But I don't hate them.

    However, right now I can hear my mother crying in the next room. My father has been grumpy with me the whole week. I don't know what is going on! I just entered the university; I do not have time for anything that is not my school, and they just stopped working, so I believe...
    Eisbrecher Eisbrecher 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Tolerance: Something That Is Slowly Decreasing By Each Day While Living With My Parents

    To begin with, I'm Asian and my mother fits the "insane/strict" Asian parent stereotype PERFECTLY.... I'm in college and in my 3rd year and it is the only place where I can actually not only live my life but to take in peaceful breaths without headaches, arguments, and the...
    klutzcreate klutzcreate 18-21 1 Response Mar 4, 2011

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    Suffocating In A Small Town!

    I'm 23, just graduated university, and had to move back home. I do love my parents but I hate this house! I am desperately trying to find a job locally, because I can't afford to move away yet, but there is nothing here for me. I come from a small town and yet still don't have...
    Lenny101 Lenny101 22-25, F Oct 22, 2009

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    Most of the time I love spending time with my

    family.. But recently.. I can't stand it. Right now my parents are going through divorce and it's always tense and awkward so I stay away from them both. It's bad but I like when my dad goes away because it means my brother and I can come down freely without causing an argument...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F Mar 4

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    I'm a prisoner in this house.

    .. I'm 25 years old and constantly pressured to believe In What they believe in, and live by rules and curfews. It's such a controlling environment, but I'm a grad student and too poor to move out. I've tried to compromise and speak on an adult level, but my mom especially won't...
    runforyourlife912 runforyourlife912 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    There's Just No Room, Mentally Or Physically....

    There is just no room for me, at my parents house, mentally, and very little physically, and I hate being here. I'm just pretending everyday, laughing along and pretending to be someone I'm not and it kills me inside and I'd actually rather be dead than not be able to be myself...
    hairwardgreen hairwardgreen 18-21 5 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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    After living with both parents,

    due to them being divorced, I can finally tell you that the grass is never greener on the other side! I would attempt to fill you in on what us going wrong with my life, but it goes so far back that not even I can remember all the problems. I always thought that I had a...
    SilverQuaid SilverQuaid 16-17 Apr 7

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    No Chance To Express Myself

    Im 21 yrs old... trapped. If i had a good job i wouldnt be here. That is why im a college student. To get my Bachelors degree to get more money to move the hell  out. All my life all my stuff has been abused, destroyed, damaged, tossed out. My clothes always go missing. The only...
    Akabi Akabi 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14, 2011

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    I'm tired of my parents being over bearing

    and embarrassing. We are beyond the point of teenager status, I should be able to go out in public with them or even have my boyfriend over OR even other people over without them constantly screaming at one another or me. I can't even have privacy in my own room, I'm here for a...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F Mar 6

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    I Have No Rights

    Okay...I have no place in my house (oh...I'm sorry...my parent's house)! My mom is always making it clear that it's her and my dad's house, and not mine since I don't pay the bills. I just moved back home at the end of June and have pretty much hated it ever since! I know this...
    drummergrl06 drummergrl06 22-25, F 8 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    Temporary

    Thank goodness this is only a temporary situation. I have always been extremely independent. I loved living on my own (aside from the crazy roommate and such who tried to act like my "mom"). I had all the freedom and responsibility I could ever want. I didn't have to...
    Mello Mello 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    Parents Did It To Themselves..

    So, like most stories, it starts with the parents. As you grow up, they always say "do what you want to do in life" and I lived by that. I went to school and studied the things I wanted to study, hang out with the people I wanted to hang out, and be where I wanted to be. As...
    FreedomSings FreedomSings 18-21, F 2 Responses May 9, 2010

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    Seriously I Hate It!

    I hate having to live with my parents.i want to move out but cant everytime I tell them how much I want to move out, they hold their financial support over me. I cant get a jobb, no one will hire me because I live in a small town." Oh but why dont you look somewhere else for...
    Infowarrior76 Infowarrior76 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    Ughh..I can't take it anymore!

    I graduated college last May of 2013. After graduation I moved in with my gf at the time. We got an apartment together and though it was rough at first, when we both got jobs everything was coming together. Then I made some mustakes, told some lies and everything shot to hell...
    mse4sho mse4sho 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    Hate is such a strong word.

    I don't hate living with my parents it's just annoying sometimes. I want to have friends over when I want to. Be able to walk around naked if I want ( probably wouldn't). I just want to have the freedom to go and come as I please without the questions or intrusions.
    Eyeofthebeholder23 Eyeofthebeholder23 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Trapped

    People are going to see this and be like why don't you just move out, well its not as simple as that okay. My dad is just so controlling and bossy, whatever he wants to do we all have to do even if we don't want to. He doesn't even care that we don't want to be there as along as...
    ForeverOnABoat ForeverOnABoat 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    Hate It But Greatfull

      I just lost my house and savings. Had to move back to home. It sucks!! But I am truly grateful that I have a home to come back too. I am so proud of my immigrant parents who saved all their lives and have never let me and my sibling go hungry or homeless. Someday I&rsquo...
    AkA007 AkA007 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    Being 17, there's not much I could do.

    But they're so disgusting! Every night is the damn routine! Have some noisy *** sex with their door open. Sometimes even in the butt crack of dawn. It's great they still have a good sex life so long into marriage. But I find it sort of disrespectful. I complain to them all the...
    apriljanae apriljanae 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    Annoying

    My parents are so freakin' annoying! I love them dearly, I really do, but I can't even talk to a guy without my mom asking me who it is, what his name is, how old he is, if he's single, etc.!  It ****** me off!  Then all of the stupid little rules that I have to follow but my...
    drummergrl06 drummergrl06 22-25, F Nov 13, 2013

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    I Hate Living With My Parents

    Living with my parents is a reminder to me every day of who I am, who I was, who I wish I was, and what I'm not. Being around this house with my parents just at times aggravates me and depresses me. Don't get me wrong I love my parents, and we have good times. But I feel bound...
    jhns1029 jhns1029 22-25, M Oct 5, 2013

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    I'm Sick of This Stage In My Life!

    I am 28 and [still] living at home. For awhile, I was alright with it. By alright I mean that I was not by any means ecstatic, but that I could convince myself that it had its strong points. But now, it is high time for me to have a place of my own. I...
    macadamia513 macadamia513 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2008

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    Tired Of Pleasing U

    I am tired...all my life pleasing my parents..doing the things they like to keep myself away from having problems with them.. I have to live a double life..one where I am who I like to be and another one where I try to please them and make them happy...and it doesnt work anyways...
    mmrivera mmrivera 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2013

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    I'm totally in the same boat.

    I am 28, going on to 29. I am the youngest of three and my two sisters live out but my entire family treats me like a child. I can only really have a decent (non argumentative) conversation if it's something they approve of like education. I can't move out because I'm paying...
    lalalatututu lalalatututu 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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