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I Have a Crazy Family

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    What I Learned From Watching 'Braxton Family Values'

    My family is C-R-A-Z-Y. No, really. I know everyone claims that they have a crazy family, or at least a few questionable members... but mine still gets the gold medal for INSANITY.(not my actual family lol)I won't go into details about every member of my family, but let me just...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses May 1, 2013

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    Jesus

    My mother is currently seeing jesus in the clouds.  I wish I was joking, ohhh how i wish. 
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 34 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    Mom's Making Jesus Housecalls???

    This is story number two, from this week of freaky stories.  Again, it's about my mother.  The religious busy-body grapevine informed mom that there was a terminally ill child, in another town.  The child had been sent home from the hospital.  The end was near...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 10 Responses May 23, 2008

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    Was I Wrong?

    I suffer everyday in silence. When i was 22 I gave my daughter up for adoption. The state had custody of her with no plans of giving her back, she had medical conditions such as cleft palate and sleep apnea, and I was in a bad relatiionship with an alcoholic. So I did what was...
    shawna9554 shawna9554 22-25, F Jul 27, 2012

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    Seriously Ridiculous.

    My story about my Crazy mother should really give you a glimpse on how crazy my family is. BUT if that's not enough for you: My mom is 8 years older than my dad. Her parents are 3 and 4 years younger than my great grandparents on my dad's side. My Biological dad is the same...
    angeldancer angeldancer 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2012

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    "Our Ticket Back"

    My father is the best for coming up with random ideas. Most of the time they pass. But in 1999, it didn't. I was 9 years old a the time.. All you heard about on TV was Y2K. My dad was so excited, it was unbelievable. I went to spend the week at my aunt's house, and when I came...
    simplencountry simplencountry 22-25, F May 22, 2013

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    Swimming On Sunday

    I grew up in a strict, religious family. I have since moved on from that religion, but the majority of my very vocal family has not. ...and one thing that you can do in my family if you really wanna cause a scandal is to... Swim on Sunday. ...which brings me flashbacks from my...
    HeartofHearts HeartofHearts 31-35 5 Responses Dec 5, 2010

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    im 24 years old and i am trying to finish

    college so i am still living with my parents. i love them and appreciate them for all they do for me but i feel like everyone is at fault for the stress and depression we all get. firstly, my mother is irrational and overly dramatic and temperamental sometimes. shes yells and...
    ylastra ylastra 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    My Father's Latest

    My father has moved in with his bookeeper.  She is my age.  He has been living with her now, for five years.  My mother will not divorce him and will not get rid of his belongings.  His bathroom essentials, such as brush, toothbrush, deodorant, etc are still...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 13 Responses Jan 28, 2008

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    My Family

    my mom always told me to be tough with my brothers. they picked on my unmercifully when I was a kid. now that I am grown up , they are horrible, mercinary people since my mom died. how horrible that all they care about is money.
    Reallynothappy Reallynothappy 51-55 Jan 17, 2013

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    Meerkat and Baby Joseph

    My mil is a complete snob.  She just is, in every way imaginable.  Luckily, she is very generous with the children.  Anyway, she takes my daughter to the San Antonio zoo.  This is a weekend filled with fun, with just the two girls.  The get to the zoo and...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 4 Responses May 23, 2008

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    Crazy Aunt

    My aunt is a crazy woman, she is seriously crazy in the way that she have tried to kidnap me and my sister, get custody over us or something. I am not sure what her issues is, but I would guess she has mental problems. When she was 30 years she learned she could not get kids...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F May 29, 2012

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    Obama and Jesus, Together At Last!

    Well, the latest in my mother's religious saga is a beaut!  She had dinner with her prophet, a few days ago, and here's his message from god: "Obama will be the next president" "First is last and Last is first"  (something about africans) "...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2008

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    My Uncle Fito (Fee-toe) was my favorite uncle.

    He was a force and a bright presence every time he walked into a room. Everybody in our family felt the same way. He would pick me up and throw me in the air and catch me every time he'd come over. He's let us walk on his feet and make us laugh. I also remember he had a thing...
    Blmy Blmy 46-50, F Dec 8, 2013

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    I Couldn'T Avoid It

    I was feeling a bit strange last week. I got a call at my work telling me that my grandma passed away. I left everything at work and went home to support my parents into this tough moment. What really took my attention there was an aunt of mine (I'll call her Maria here). She...
    Alissson Alissson 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 9, 2013

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    My Crazy Family

    My family is crazy enough to where it intimidates many of the girlfriends I have had. We didn't grow up in an emotionally warm household, it is more natural for my family to yell and swear at each other rather than show love. Here is an example: I have an older half brother that...
    TheLoneCharles TheLoneCharles 26-30, M May 9, 2012

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    I'm Italian And All Italians Are Crazy, Dramatic & Overly Emotional

    So yes, I have a crazy family. Mine is a little extra crazy though just for some added fun.
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 8 Responses Oct 20, 2010

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    They Get It From Me

    I think my whole family is a bit nuts, and they learned it all from me, their mom.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 31, 2012

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    My Family

    There great but really crazy my mom is crazy in a good way she Dances like crazy and maybe that's we're the dancing comes in my future since I waz in a dance team.the rest are to embarssing so I don't want to talk about it.lol
    Miesha777 Miesha777 13-15, F Aug 12, 2012

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    I have a cousin that he's mother left them my

    youngest cousin is like my son it's i baseliy rised him scene he was a baby he's 4 know
    funnygirl32226 funnygirl32226 13-15, F Mar 21

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    Typical Irish Drunk

    I have recently been assessing my intentions for the future, and as the new economic climate looms, people really have to take care with their money.  I love to drink and I also smoke.  Ireland used to be at the forefront of new business opportunities with its low...
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    Matching Jogging Suits!

    I have just learned the latest in the hideous saga of my cheesy sister and her husband.  They wear MATCHING spandex when they jog thru their neighborhood.  First of all, they are not runners.  Secondly, my sister wears tons of makeup and hairspray.  I am going...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2008

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    Constant fighting- that's all my family does.

    I know that sometimes I provoke it, but not always. I am a middle child and feel completely invisible except for when we fight. Maybe I egg it on sometimes for the attention, I don't know. I am 15, have a job, do gymnastics, and get really good grades in my advanced classes. My...
    gymnastics2999 gymnastics2999 13-15, F Mar 2

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    Pretty Much Sums It Up....

    "Runs In The Family" by Amanda Palmer My friend has problems with winter and autumn They give him prescriptions, They shine bright lights on him They say it's genetic,  They say he can't help it They say you can catch it But sometimes you're born with it My friend has blight...
    arenaissancewoman arenaissancewoman 31-35, F Jan 2, 2013

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    My family is extremely loud

    and obnoxious to each other always screaming and cussing and this causes me many anxiety problems and even depression but they wont stop bc my dad and lil brother have adhd so they cant stfu
    Hannah136 Hannah136 16-17, F Feb 13

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    Teenagers!!!

    ok are there actually any teenagers out there that can give a parent some advice??...i know its usually the other way around but thought i would get some feedback...or from another parent....my teenage daughter is 16 she is lovely dont get me wrong most of the time we get on...
    forachange forachange 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    EVERGREEN Sanitarium

    I almost forgot this little jewel... My mother was born in EVERGREEN SANITARIUM!!  The story goes that there was a terrible storm when my grandmother went into labor.  The bridges were washing out, etc.  They barely made it to Evergreen!   ahahaha, mom...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 25, 2008

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    The Really Crazy Kind...and the Fun Kind.

    My family of origin is really crazy for real: my dad is bi-polar and alcoholic with a side of a whole bunch of peripheral psychological problems to boot.  My mother has NPD, along with anxiety and panic attacks---my half-brother is bi-polar just like our dad, and every...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    When my mom died two years ago my aunt her

    sister took her wedding ring off her finger and gave it to my grandma without us knowing when we found out and asked for it back they said they lost it but told others it was cause they didn't want my dad getting it but my moms last wish was for her girls to get it the first one...
    MsNevermore MsNevermore 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I Have Come To This Realization

    I am 44 and I am just now realizing that my whole family is crazy and I might be the only one who is sane.  I have ocd but I think it is because I need it to cope with having a crazy family.  I was raised in a fundamentalist Christian home where everything did not...
    itsmeyepme itsmeyepme 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    Oh Goodness. More Like Dysfunctional!

    My family.. it's hard to describe but its my dad's side who are the dysfunctional one's... For instance Thanksgiving. My Aunt Gracie wouldn't stop making fun of everyone! And she goes for my dad too and as usual they all act like giant kids!!! It's crazy!! Though sometimes I...
    musicismydrug musicismydrug 18-21, F Dec 2, 2011

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    My older siblings always doubt me telling me to

    look for a full time job ! I'm only 19 I try so hard! I'm just part time but I need to focus on a career , either one of them don't help as much , just because there full time and settled, I just feel upset and it's like they turn on me, my brother piks on my just because I have...
    ss68 ss68 18-21, F Apr 9

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    Insanity

    My family is just a roller coaster of insanity . I spent so many years destroying myself because I wanted to fix everyone, and I wanted them to love me. Well, now that I am broken, I see I can't fix anyone and never could. I wasted so many years being some kind of martyr for...
    GalileosFinger GalileosFinger 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 17, 2013

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    Just Like the Avatar

    It's funny I saw that avatar. That is completely my mother and sisters. My mother decided she would chop off her hair once and bleach it blonde... (not red but still) and soon after she did it to my sisters! Well I got her back anyway, I just dyed my two little sisters...
    BlazzinBebe88 BlazzinBebe88 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2008

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    Learning My Identity

    I have a hard time being my true self for fear of what others will think of me. It's even hard for me to write my true thoughts here anonomously because I am concerned what strangers will think or say about my thoughts and experiences. If I am walking I look around me and wonder...
    2ashamed2share 2ashamed2share 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2012

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    My Crazy Family

    I have a crazy family Yes that is true I do have a crazy family and most of the time they are very embassing to bring around other people/ Some people look at it as cute, or they are who they are, to me it is stupid and they want attention to themselves. I look upon the shows on...
    candlenia candlenia 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2012

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    A Sons Lullaby Song Written For His Murdered Mom

    This is my boyfriends story about how he lost his mother when he was just a young boy. She was taken from his home when he was sleeping, and murdered. If anyone has lost someone close to them this story will really touch your heart, the way it has already touched thousands! The...
    ljalways1 ljalways1 26-30, F Mar 18, 2011

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    Home-made Clothes

    Dear Gramma-- She was a gifted seamstress and she once had her own sewing business. She was famous in her little town for the shirts that she would make for dancing competitions. They were considered to be lucky by all the dancers in the town-- so she had a good little business...
    HeartofHearts HeartofHearts 31-35 5 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    Holidays, Renunions, and Birthdays- Oh My!

    Yes, I can definitely say that is how I feel when a family function is approaching. I feel like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz walking in the forest to pending doom.  As I have gotten older and luckily have my own family. I dread any of my family's functions. I have an uncle...
    vanilla vanilla 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2007

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    Oh Bless Them

    Picture a blue sky, big puffy clouds, sun shining and a light breeze. I want you to picture a dark green tent pitched up above an open grave, a mound of dirt to the side. A crowd of people standing around this grave listening to the preacher share some words of the departed...
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F 16 Responses Feb 28, 2008

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    My Sister Is Not Being Treated For Her Mental Illness

    My sister is untreated for her mental illness. Now she's lashing out at everyone, sending emails telling us that we "ruined" her life and that we are unsupportive of her extremely bad decisions, like dating men 20 years younger than she is. She is paranoid and making up lies...
    Scnoodle Scnoodle 41-45 Jan 22, 2013

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    Things Are Escalating On the God Front...

    My sister spent the day with my mother yesterday.  Here is her report:  There is some 38 year old, black man, that a few of these people call "Prophet".  Every Saturday night they meet with him and they bring others that MAY have had a dream, worthy of...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 10 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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    Hot Mess

    i have 2 moms, no they are not lesbians but sometimes when they pass out all hammered together i wonder... Beth and her 2 kids moved in about 8 months ago and let me tell you did my home life ever change. my mom rachel was a cookie cutter sales woman with a stick shoved so far up...
    ginny1766 ginny1766 22-25 2 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    By crazy, I mean we are the most ridiculously

    dysfunctional family ever. Let's go through the list. JD- 11 year old brother. He has anger issues. You can look at him wrong and hell will break loose. He beats the crap out of our youngest brother, Jesse. I mean Jesse IS really irritating sometimes, and id love to beat the...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F Mar 2

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    What Is Wrong With My Sisters?

    So they fart all the time. Like all the time. They just do it everywhere and they don't really care who is around when they do it. I don't like doing that in front of other people. But they just do it all the time there has to be something wrong with them. My sister is just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 21, 2012

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    My Crazy Family

    Today is my eldest brother 29th birthday so I thought I would share a little about my family and how it has grown and changed in the past year.My birth parents are still married, I have two older half brother and two younger sisters, I am going to tell a little bit about each...
    bullgirl104 bullgirl104 16-17, F Nov 6, 2012

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    Family Feud

    I don't like my dad's side of the family. I will give my mom lots of credit for not telling us about the family feud that had started before I was born and lasted shortly after my dad died. That's not the real reason why I don't like them. I just hate their personality. I guess...
    rainnsnow rainnsnow 22-25, F Aug 13, 2012

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    My Crazy Family

    They talk about sex at the table, joke about their sexuality, and they embarrass the SHYTE right out of me. :P
    IzzyAlice IzzyAlice 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    My family is soo crazy.

    Everyone who has ever stayed with us for a while think we remind them of a sitcom. We get into huge fights over nothing and laugh it off a second later. Love them:)
    MsNoOne MsNoOne 13-15, F Mar 2

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    More Jesus, But From My Husband's Fam, This Time...

    I avoid my mother-in-law, like the plague.  I've been married for a long time and the two of us, will never, ever see eye-to-eye.  I'm fine with it.  After much marriage counseling, I had to let my relationship with her GOOOOO.  I see her at major holidays and...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 27 Responses Nov 29, 2008

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    The Mental Illness Spirit ???

    I had an argument with my mother yesterday.  We were discussing the family's history and my grandmother's serious depression.  I was informed that mental illness is caused by an evil spirit (huh???) that is passed on thru the family.  You know, sort of like, mental...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 11, 2008

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    Is It Me Or Them That's Crazy?

    Basically, everyone acts like things are normal- even though my brother drinks all day, talks aloud all day, even goes into my mom's bedroom to talk to her-past 12 at night. If I get stressed, or agitated by it, I'm labeled the crazy one.(BTW he is his forties but been going on...
    TakenGranite TakenGranite 41-45 1 Response Oct 3, 2012

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    Want Advice

    I am in a relationship with a girl from last 8 years. Now we are thinking about our marriage. But some problem arises from our families. 1) We are thinking that our marriage will be done within January,2014. 2) But, my parents want it should be on April,2014. 3) In the month...
    SOM184 SOM184 22-25, M Jun 19, 2013

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    It's Hard Knowing What's Normal When You Grew Up In A Crazy Family.

    As a child, I was constantly physically and emotionally abused.  My parents also had this thing that we weren't allowed to have friends.. Now that I'm older I realize that they were trying to keep us isolated so that they would have more control over us. As a young child I had...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    My cousin is ten years old

    and he is suck a baby he always crys like a little girl I just what to slap him and call him a little b???? He thinks he a tuff guy he says a man never cry's . I do kinda fell bad bc I know ppl at he's school he being mean to him but he put him self there no one does he does
    funnygirl32226 funnygirl32226 13-15, F Apr 4

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    Best Sister.

    Its sad to know how my sister is such an ignorant human being. She clearly thinks guys will always be there for her. She puts guys before her daughter thats how much of a low life she is. She recently talked to me about how I dont have a job &I dont have my drivers license. Okay...
    Riiaa Riiaa 16-17, F Aug 20, 2012

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    "Gramma" Or "You Little *****!"

    Gramma, may she rest in peace, was a character. One of my favorite stories of Gramma was when she came to our house to take care of my brother (J), and my sister (B), and me while my parents went on vacation. We always knew that Gramma had a short temper and she didn't like...
    HeartofHearts HeartofHearts 31-35 7 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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