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I Hate Living With My Parents

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    Me too, I so want a place in the country,

    with lots of aceras, so I can be free, and run around.
    4EverBlissful 4EverBlissful 26-30, F Jun 7

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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 1 Response Apr 2

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    Need To Vent!

    Okay, i live in Southern California with both my parents. Let me tell you that i think i am honestly losing my sanity!! I do wish to  live a more adult lifestyle but due to money restrictions i cannot afford to move out. I have an extremely poor relationship with my "father" and...
    xSinfulxPleasurex xSinfulxPleasurex 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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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 14 Responses May 29, 2011

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    ONLY Like a Month Left!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Ok. So living with my parents wasn't so bad when i was in highschool. But once i got out and didn't attend college in the fall they started treating me like some screw up and someone they can just not worry about and they started to give up on me. My sister, however, is still in...
    lmg90 lmg90 18-21 1 Response Nov 25, 2008

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    First off, I am not an attention seeking kid.

    I do have many wonders that a person my age would want (iPhone, personal computer, etc.) but none of these compensate for the sneaky snakes that are my parents. Where to begin... My lifelong ambition has been to be a gamer and ever since I can remember, my father has despised...
    Alkoinzo Alkoinzo 22-25, M 1 Response May 23

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    Most of these kids are just rude

    and arent raised right. If they were raised right they wouldn't talk about their parents in such Manner
    sashakimi3 sashakimi3 18-21, F May 2

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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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    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 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    DanishfromTheMiddleEast DanishfromTheMiddleEast 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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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 26-30, F Nov 13, 2013

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    I am living with my parents

    and I'm 34 years old. After graduation, I had tried to do my post graduation in computers, but I was finding it difficult to finish the course, I wasn't interested in the subject at all, and the competition is really fierce in India. (I did it, hoping at least then that my...
    Saiyuri23 Saiyuri23 31-35 Jul 19

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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 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 27

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    i havent lived at home

    since i graduated high school. i suppose i could just go out and rent a place, but i wouldnt be saving a single penny. eventually, ill be moving, so i guess, ill save myself the hassle from moving twice. i have no privacy. even in my 30s, my mom will just barge into my room...
    blahblah2789 blahblah2789 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    I hate my life and I hate myself.

    I really just don't want to keep going through life like this.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I wish I could just move out

    and live on my own with weekly checks from them or something. There are many reasons for this, but that would take days to explain so i will just give you one example. I told my mom three days ago I wanted to have a sleepover with my friend. I planned out the whole thing with...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    im constantly angry all the time.

    i came home to take care of my sick dad. i havent been home since high school, so as you can imagine, ive always lived my own life. were not a close family, and i love my independence. it feels weird that they know every single thing i do. every step i take. when i go out. it...
    blue951 blue951 26-30, M Sep 23

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    My parents are just annoying i hate living i

    wish i earned enough money to live alone
    Alexcrusher Alexcrusher 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 25

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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 5 Responses Jul 11, 2011

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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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    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 2 Responses Mar 16

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    As soon as I turn 18 I am leaving this house.

    The air here is smothering me.
    lavijasmine lavijasmine 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    They fight all the time,

    and swear a lot, I just want to travel and just leave everything behind
    Middleeasternineurope Middleeasternineurope 18-21, F Jul 3

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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 6 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    I sufferer depression

    and I seem to do my best but my mum always puts me down and says I'm wasting my life I need a full time job, only if she knew I was gay and I bet she wouldn't want me anymore...
    pardz pardz 22-25, M 4 Responses May 9

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    I'm tired being treated

    and talked to like trash by my parents, especially my dad. I have a personal problem and they said if keep doing what I'm doing and I go into the hospital, they won't care :( I wish I could move out if I had the money but I don't. and they won't let me go, so.... oh well :(
    Babyblue95 Babyblue95 18-21, F Nov 11

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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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    I guess my dad isn't

    so bad it's my annoying,controlling emotionally abusive mother that I can't stand..damn I hate living with them,for the last 10 years or so Ive dealt with social anxiety barely leaving my house having no friends or life the works..now over the last few years I have started to...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response May 11

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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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    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 5 Responses Apr 15, 2008

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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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    My parents who said they loved me

    and would support whatever decision I make (dropping out of college for a semester to work) yesterday hate me and are disappointed in my screwed up life today. Wonderful.
    SkinnyJenny420 SkinnyJenny420 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I really want to move out,

    but can't afford living on my own and there isn't anyone I can live with. They treat me like I'm 12 years old and they still give me rules to go by. They constantly make fun of me and I can't even step out of my room for 5 minutes without them insulting me. I've recently started...
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I'm 24 years old and I live with my parents.

    I'm a college grad and I have a job but sadly I don't make anywhere near enough to move out on my own. Living with my parents makes me feel like I don't have any freedom like I'm still a 15 year old girl. They want to know everywhere I go. They use me to clean after everyone...
    beuxarts beuxarts 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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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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    I'm 20 years old, and

    if I could afford to get my own place I defiantly would. Living at home with my parents and siblings sometimes gives me the *****. The thing thAt annoys me most Omg - I'm very OCD about cleaning, I like everything to be neat and clean. They never clean up after themselves EVER...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 28

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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 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    My mom is borderline alcoholic,

    her whole family is. I also think she has a personality disorder from trauma in her young life. She refuses help because nothing's wrong in her head. Everyone else sees it. My stepdad and her fight every night. They scream at each other and it's extremely annoying. They're...
    FluteMastah FluteMastah 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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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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    Parents fighting again.

    ... My homework is never going to get finished. I swear, my life would be better if someone actually cared about me once in a while.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Sep 30

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    My parents disappointed me.

    Last year i saved up for a concert really bad. My parents have sometimes money problems and i thought instead of asking pocket money i would work for my tickets. So i did save up for a ticket for my own and for my mother. Because the tickets where pretty expensive my mom said...
    Scinion Scinion 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    they constantly ignore me

    when I share my feelings and if they don't ignore me they pretty much tell me I am stupid to feel that way. they also completely disregard my fears. It's mostly my dad who does this but since my mom is greatly influenced by my father she tends to act like him. the worse days are...
    shall16 shall16 18-21, T Nov 5

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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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    Most of these kids are rude ,

    and then complain about their parents. They Milosz likely weren't raised right.
    sashakimi3 sashakimi3 18-21, F May 3

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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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    They freaking stalk me.

    They got an app or something and they can now access everything connected to my main email .-. Luckily my ep and tumblr were set up on a different email. Aside from that they can also find out where I am, whether I am on my iPod and what I'm doing on it. That's not even trying...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    21 And Still With My Parents...

    In all honesty i feel as living with my parents is stopping me from sooo many opportunities, If i had my own apartment odds are i would probably have a girl by now and have friends but NOOOO instead im stuck living in my parents house which the only people i speak to is my mother...
    ToxicBrownies ToxicBrownies 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 4, 2012

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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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    My mother is such a nice

    and loving person but sometimes she makes snarky little comments like "oh she's a bimbo" just because a girl has big boobs or has a lot of guy friends??? Like I love you mother but your internalised hatred for women kills me
    SixteenSparrows SixteenSparrows 13-15, F Sep 15

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    Most of the time they're never home.

    My dads always working, & my moms always out. Worst part is, I can't go out, because I have to stay home taking care of my grandpa. They don't know that I have a job to attend or a life to live. 😒 I swear, I want to go live with my dads parents, I'm sure I could do whatever I...
    becausetheinternet becausetheinternet 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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