I Hate My Parents

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    I know that this is a serious matter,

    I just don't really know what to do. my parents abuse me, a lot. physically, emotionally, and mentally, and I have a strong fear that one day they're going to kill me, there for, I sleep with a knife under my pillow. I literally fear for my life everyday when I'm around my...
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    4 Responses Mar 20, 2016

    disclaimer *Some of the stories on here are way

    worse than mine, and regardless of my personal feelings i am extremely grateful for my life and what my parents have done for me* Everyone loves my parents. They're "chill" and every teenager is jealous of that. I have friends who's parents track them on their phones or are...
    gb121212 gb121212
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 2, 2016

    My parents won't let me do anything!

    !!! I'm 22 and I have a disability and a speech impediment. I also have never really been without my parents, lived or gone anywhere except for school and even for that a taxi used to pick me up. I have never had a job I mean I never applied because my parents say the government...
    PositiveStateOfMind PositiveStateOfMind
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 15, 2016

    So I'm new to this app,

    so bare with me, but I really need to express the hurt I'm feeling right now. So back in January I was suffering from the worst depression in my life. I had to quit my job because of my panic attacks and life was becoming too much. After I quit I began meditation and yoga for my...
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    3 Responses Mar 24, 2015

    It is hard to talk to my family

    when we are going through a tough time. They do not try to understand. They think they can relate. They do not listen. They do not comfort. They yell back. They ask, "Why?!" They laugh and laugh. They doubt our feelings. They are afraid to let us (my sister and I) be open to...
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    4 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    It's not that I hate them,

    it's just the fact that I know they hate me... My mom really hates my guts and she always compares me to my other sister and my dad.... He's a bit of an idiot and always deny everything, whenever I try talking about something that I might be interested in he always starts...
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    1 Response Mar 24, 2016

    so theres me taking a 5 minute break from

    cleaning so i could check my EP messages, replies, etc... and my mum starts screaming at me calling me a "lazy piece if sh*t" so i reply with "i'm only taking a 5 minute break, so can you back of" to which she then has a go at me for being rude, so i walk out the room so as not...
    randomboy42 randomboy42
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Jun 18, 2015

    first of all i'm 19 years old.

    I appreciate my parents for raising me and loving me, but I'm so over it. It's time for them to let me go. Reasons are, I can never be honest with them. If I'm honest they'll always judge me and blame everything on me. They're so negative. They're totally agains gay, trans, ect...
    holljsdhbc holljsdhbc
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 29, 2016

    My Story

    My parents are stupid in their way of thinking. They never approved of me having my boyfriend who was from another race. When I got pregnant that was that. They refused to accept me. First, because I was not married. Secondly, because I left University during my last year when I...
    MaryMary01 MaryMary01
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Dec 8, 2012

    Yeah this may sound like it's coming from some

    spoiled ungrateful person, but have you ever felt it from our side? Do you know what it's like living like this being suffocated. So the typical American family, yeah their kids are messed up and getting into things they shouldn't, but they teach their kids how to love and how...
    Lexlight555 Lexlight555
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2015

    I am stuck between my divorced parents dad is

    in china and i live with my mom and they both treat me like **** and i want nothing more but to be able to support myself to get away from them.
    Positivevibes12 Positivevibes12
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 1, 2016

    What I do not understand,

    is why it's okay to insult your f*cking child and then expect them to respect you, as if you treated them like they f*cking deserved to be. Hell no, I'm not going to admire you as a parent if you make me feel like ****. You're supposed to bring your kid's self esteem up not...
    NoF7cksSeven NoF7cksSeven
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 12, 2015

    I'm 18 now, but nothing changed.

    They still treat me like an animal or worse. I don't even know why I'm in this fkn family. They always push the **** out of me. When I was young, I always dreamed about run away when I'll be 18. I did. But life remind me that, reality is a light year of dreams. The only...
    Yunee Yunee
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2016

    My mum is a control freak *****

    and my dads a ******* bi polar *******, I have no freedom I get so excited when they leave to do grocery shopping so I can have almost an hour without feeling scared of what I can say or do, my mum reads through my messages on my phone and after 9.00 I am not aloud my phone...
    mynameislily mynameislily
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2016

    i fuccking hate my parents.

    like, for real thoooo. they are loike the worst parents in the whole world. i feel like they do not understand anything, that all they care about is what people think about them, and think about me. I feel that all they've ever cared about was their work and that they don't love...
    elenastruggling elenastruggling
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 18, 2016

    I feel like some kids hate their parents

    for not buying them the iPhone they wanted. But I hate my parents for ruining our family, my childhood, and what's supposed to be the best years of my life. I look at all my friends parents and wonder why I couldn't be that lucky. My parents don't realize how much they've hurt...
    nostalgiaaA nostalgiaaA
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Nov 4, 2015

    Firstly, I am not writing this to look

    for sympathy or pity from others, I am just at a point where I can not stand either of my parents anymore and I'm am not comfortable enough to tell anyone so I have resorted to an online forum. My parents were high school sweethearts who married shortly after college. My father...
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Aug 22, 2014

    They take away everything I have especially my

    freedom. They ruined my dreams and they hated my friends. My mother took away my money, my happiness. I was never permitted to hang out with my friends nor go to the mall alone. I am 20 years old but they treat me like a 10-year old. I hate life. I feel that no one understands...
    greenamythese77 greenamythese77
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2016

    I Can Finally Say That I Hate My Parents

    At this point, I can honestly say I don't love them anymore. I used to. I used to love them and wonder why they didn't love me like other parents loved their children. I used to think they were just so horrible because of me, that my very presence caused them to behave like that...
    sugarburn sugarburn
    22-25, F
    68 Responses Jun 26, 2008

    People I Live With. Nothing More

    Some say it's a phase. That I'll get over it. "You're merely a teenager" they say. But I know better. I know better because I've had to live with the devils I call my parents. I try my damn hardest to be the best daughter they can ever have. I am in all AP classes, gets...
    smileyface1625 smileyface1625
    14 Responses Dec 19, 2008

    My Parents Don't Care About Me

    I honestly believe, after 18 years of experiencing pure hell, that my parents just simply do not care about me. I've always tried so hard to please them, but nothing works. Anything I do or say is turned around onto me. If my mother and I have a disagreement and I try to talk...
    ari190 ari190
    32 Responses May 28, 2011

    I really hate it when parents don't understand

    anything. I've had insecurities about my jaw for being crooked. I've had this insecurity for such a long time. I talked to my parents about it and said that I will get it corrected when I grow up. They start talking about how I shouldn't worry about it. I know where they are...
    krikriangang krikriangang
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2016

    But I still can't accept the fact

    that I do. They tire me constantly and I am so exhausted of their sharp tongues and controlling behaviour. They blame everything that I do on my 2 years boyfriend, who helps me more emotionally than them, he's the reason why I haven't given up and fatally harm myself. But they...
    crimsonseraph crimsonseraph
    18-21, F
    Apr 5, 2016


    My parents have always put me down. My father especially. Back in my middle school years, I became so depressed, I considered suicide. I considered just ending it all. I was called worthless, idiotic, stupid, and many other things. It hurt. I had zero self-confidence. I never...
    duClo duClo
    18-21, T
    5 Responses Sep 12, 2012

    My dad and his side of the family is

    so mean to me. I seriously can't wait to see my mom that I haven't seen in over 8 years..
    kiwigirl2021 kiwigirl2021
    13-15, F
    Mar 20, 2016

    Mother, I wish it didn't turn out to be like

    this I wanted to become close too you again But, that will never happen even if I tried, even if I was high Because Mother, when we hug I don't feel safe with you, nor, do I feel comfortable around you I can't even seek teenage advice from you, because you always tend to make me...
    liquidgold18k liquidgold18k
    22-25, F
    Dec 24, 2015

    For The Love Of A Daughter

    I grew up as a different child from among the rest. I was loved in the beginning, but now as a teen- I'm the bit scum to the earth to my parents. I wanna leave, I wanna run to the arms of someone who will care for me, what I hate the most is I've suffered as a baby and they never...
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    8 Responses Jan 23, 2013

    They are always talking **** about me

    and being mean to me and calling me worthless and my dad hits me for no reason but I didn't start hating them until last year when my puppy who was only a year old I think at the time got very sick so they took him to the vet at 2.00am and they told the vets told them he was...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123
    13-15, F
    May 30, 2015

    you know it was a mistake going back thinking

    they would have changed but you know what they can't change..my mother and father are fools. they always belittle and yell at me and I just snapped I told them of how well men and my sister are living without their presence. they've never apprioved of anything I've done in my...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Feb 20, 2016

    I Love Them For Only a Few Things

    I love my parents for only a few things, For taking care of me, for paying for my expenses and assetts, and for letting me stay in their house. Everything else about them I feel no love. I hate them. I feel like I was born to be different from them. The way that they think is...
    London182 London182
    18-21, F
    29 Responses Oct 19, 2007

    I hate my father so much,

    my mum always does everything for my siblings and me so I caught him cheating on my mum when I was 4 years old at my house, he used to beat my mum up, kicked me out of the house once, threatened me and many more. He told me that he wanted my mum and me to leave yesterday, he's...
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    Mar 2, 2016

    i really do. they are the reason I'm a teenage

    wreck. my dad would abuse me in any way there is,he once pulled out a knife at me.idk what to do anymore.i got to the point where o shut all my feelings off.im not allowed to go out,not allowed to wear anything i want,not allowed to be in relationships.
    mariel1303 mariel1303
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2016

    So I'm 27 married with one toddler.

    We have lived on our own ever since graduating from high school in a different city because we went to college. Now we've graduated. I got married right before high school and had grants the whole time plus loans and worked so both parents and in laws never paid a dime or helped...
    panda8944 panda8944
    26-30, F
    Apr 19, 2016

    I hate my parents so much.

    I can never do anything. Every time I get invited to sum place. I can't go it's always a "no" and it's realty annoying. Cuz I miss out on a lot of things and I sometimes leave my Friends hanging. I am so tired of them. And I feel like my dad hates me cuz he always talks...
    rubyy123 rubyy123
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2016

    Let Me Live

    i am so over my parents. them constantly taking away my rights and freedom and constantly ruining my life i just cant deal with it anymore.  i just want to live my life and not have to constantly have them on my back taking my phone and making it so i HAVE NO LIFE...
    brr617 brr617
    91 Responses Nov 21, 2008


    I had an epiphany, a sudden realization, that all of my emotional and physical flaws are due to my parents abuse and my insemination My mother has failed miserably as a parent failing to connect and nurse a trust between us and, and when i look back on how grossly inept she was...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    7 Responses Aug 13, 2013

    When you grow in a family

    where there isn't any love, you start having this big empty hole in your chest. That hole is so void that you feel the need to fill it. You beg for attention and for love. You do lots of mistakes and it is then that you start getting messed up! Then at some points, you painfully...
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    6 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    I'm so happy!! My sister is coming to live with

    me! Background: Our Father is in Jail for sexually abusing me. Our mother is psycho and has hit my sister. Our mother stopped me from seeing my sister for 2 years. I fought that and now we have a good relationship. She is moving in with me now and will no longer be with my...
    Chrissiwho1989 Chrissiwho1989
    3 Responses Aug 19, 2015

    My mom is like Norman Bate's mom from Bate's

    Motel and my dad is like Jack Torrance from The Shining, minus the murdering
    Idontwanttosendyouapic Idontwanttosendyouapic
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2015

    Parents and Stupid Justifications!

    I cant stand my parents. I have spent years pushed in the shadows of the anger trying my best to compare to my siblings that got it all, including the ones of no blood relation. I never did anything wrong but be born with a mouth of honesty, to much for my parents to handle. I...
    strz79 strz79
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Mar 24, 2007

    its happening everyday .

    .. they actually just ignore me as a middle kid ... they know nothing about me .. they dont even know that i will graduate as a bachelor after a month or what do i study or anything ... even though we are living in the same house .. even when they eat the meals they only call my...
    zooz77 zooz77
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2016

    now lets talk about my mother.

    to others she is some sort of superhero but behind closed doors shes extremely different . My mother is a hardworking women.She works 2 jobs as well as is trying to finish college but she seems to forget she has a family and every day that she comes home she ignores me and makes...
    edennnn edennnn
    16-17, F
    Mar 21, 2016

    I love them cause they're my parents,

    Although they don't know whats going on with me and whatever i'm going through but i sure as hell hate their guts so ******* much.
    hayalnaimi hayalnaimi
    16-17, F
    Aug 30, 2015

    I hate my dad. he's the reason i'm

    so introverted and unable to talk about my feelings. when i was little he used to teach me German. i wasn't into it and i felt like it was too complicated and he just wasn't patient at all, he hit me and shouted at me and i always started crying. that was about the only...
    AlisonPLL AlisonPLL
    18-21, F
    Feb 23, 2016

    Dear Mother, Would you kindly take the stick

    out of your ***. Best Wishes, Everyone
    SvetlanaVDB SvetlanaVDB
    18-21, T
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2015

    My parents are so old fashioned

    and quick to judge other people's lifestyles. Everyone lives life in different ways, the world doesn't share one view of what's good and bad. If it's not hurting anyone, who are you to judge? Ya know?
    lightningelemental lightningelemental
    3 Responses Nov 28, 2015

    My adopted parents, not my birth parents.

    My adopted parents are the ones who put me in this god damn hospital.
    MrPoolofsouls MrPoolofsouls
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2016

    parents are more of cops then they are good

    parents they always overstep into my life and try to watch my every move .im sick of being hogged by them and i need space! sure i make mistakes but the second i do they throw fits and ground me for weeks on end and i get my cellphone taken away every single day lol whats the...
    edennnn edennnn
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2016

    So, I have never been to a therapist,

    physiatrist, counselor or any type of mental health professional, I've never even been diagnosed with depression or anxiety or anything and I've never gotten medication to help it. But I'm very obviously not in a good place at all mentally and haven't been for years, I haven't...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 29, 2016

    My parents are good people.

    I was not abused or under appreciated. I am what symbolizes their hopes and dreams. They want me to enjoy a perfect life. Their* perfect life. I'm fundamentally different from them. they obey the rules to the letter, I look for shortcuts and cheat. They view figures of authority...
    soroi soroi
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 12, 2016

    I'm not writing this

    for sympathy or pity or anything like that. I'm writing this because I can't stand the way my parents treat me. They expect me to act like an adult but never treat me like one.They call me things like "stupid", "ugly", "fat", "under-achieving" and more. In school I always get...
    Totoro1542 Totoro1542
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2016

    I'm Sydney So, I hate

    so much my parents, I think that are the worst parents in the world. Okay, they're horrible persons, are always like : Are you stupid Sydney? You do everything wrong. I want to change my name because it reminds me the most disgusting people in this world. Sometimes I feel bad...
    sydnnace sydnnace
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Jun 8, 2015

    You are an STRAIGHT A'S.

    STUDENT. until. teacher says I'm failing that i need help on subtraction and all that what is this elementary school? and my mother on the other hand prints division problems and I did a problem it's actually ---- 3 reapeating then she says it's remainder. 3 OMFG. She says I'm...
    ProblemsDomblems ProblemsDomblems
    16-17, F
    Mar 7, 2016

    Joking with your children is ok,

    but teasing them after they're obviously uncomfortable or upset is bullying. We teach bullying not to be okay, but when parents do it it's not bullying? That's an outdated mentality.
    lightningelemental lightningelemental
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2015

    I love them but they're getting in my last

    nerves. My mom said I needed therapy for my behavior and I refused to go and ****. I told her I wasn't going in there and she couldn't make me. Guess what she did? She grabbed my phone and threw it on the couch. I was like, "Mom seriously?!" She had that smile on her face like...
    ariannaelizabeth ariannaelizabeth
    18-21, F
    Apr 8, 2016

      let start I'm a victim of physical

    and emotional abuse. you see since i was young i had always had problems with my family it like i wasn't wanted there. we were 7 in total. as usual the older ones were together and my 2 sisters were always close eluding me. overtime i tried to join them on their conversation i...
    lee123456Scars lee123456Scars
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2016

    I created a brand new website called Choose

    Your Parents which was created to help you find the ideal relationship to support you as an adult child or parent. Instead of struggling along trying to make it work with your birth parents or adult children, why not find the relationship that helps you grow or motivates you...
    jsw548 jsw548
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2016

    i just want to feel like every other girl my

    age is that the worst thing to ask for but it just doesn't seem to fly with my parents
    edennnn edennnn
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2016

    I hate my parents sooooo much they don't have a

    clue what I am going through in school and to top it of they just have to be absolutely horrible to me when I get home, there is really no point anymore, they cause me more suffering then they actually love me. I really hate my mum at this point I want to move out and live by...
    Lotty15 Lotty15
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jun 15, 2015

    Sometimes the most selfish people are the ones

    who brought you into this world
    TotallyMe34 TotallyMe34
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2015
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