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I Have a Family That Drives Me Crazy

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    My Youngest Brother Drives Me Crazy!!!

    I'd be the first to say that we have a dysfunctional family, but dyfunctional is the 'norm' these days, right?! If you look "normal" from the outside, then there IS something wrong w/ your family (LOL). So, my youngest and only brother continues to hold grudges of trivial things...
    dontwantdrama dontwantdrama 36-40, F Dec 6, 2010

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    I Have Panic Attacks

    I remember when i was younger, i was hearing my dad screaming to my mom and i was so scared. Since then, i have panic attacks. The last summer my dad hit my mom. And i was in front. I had a panic attack then, i was crying and i couldn't breath. My parents are ok now but i just...
    myTourniquet myTourniquet 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    That's Not What I Agreed To...

    Each Dec. My brother and his family of four go to visit his in laws for a week. Usually the week before Christmas. This year it's the 19th, Monday to the 24th, Saturday to be exact. In the past we have taken care of their dog. It's not very hard, I mean there's a timer in the...
    Balancebeam Balancebeam 36-40, F Dec 15, 2011

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    Bullshit !!!

    My family is like crabs in a buckent. Every time i try to move on with my life they keep trying to pull me in it bs already. i have very toxic dad and stepmom my biomom isnt anybetter she left us on my stepmom door step when i was 7 with my brother he was 1 and sister was 5 she...
    griego51 griego51 22-25 2 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    Specially My Husband

    He is so demanding, yesterday I told him I am tired of all his orders and bossiness, and I don't have to do any of the things I am doing, and if I am doing anything it's my choice. He said I know, but if you do anything it has to be my way!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 3 Responses May 2, 2009

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    I'm Not Hallucinating, I'm Sure I Exist...

    You know how everyone thinks their family is more crazy than everyone else's? Well, all everyone else I know thinks my family is definately more crazy than theirs. My Dad, he's very eccentric, but he's a really nice man. Can't remember anything, (unless it's bizarre trivia about...
    Zabou Zabou 26-30, F May 1, 2009

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    In-Laws

    I enjoy my own family, although my brother can be obnoxious, but my in-laws really drive me up a wall.  I am on the computer half of my day working and they are always talking to me about stupid stuff or complaining to me like I am their dang therapist or something. I...
    institches1981 institches1981 26-30, F May 4, 2008

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    I Have Panic Attacks

    I remember when i was younger, i was hearing my dad screaming to my mom and i was so scared. Since then, i have panic attacks. The last summer my dad hit my mom. And i was in front. I had a panic attack then, i was crying and i couldn't breath. My parents are ok now but i just...
    myTourniquet myTourniquet 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    The Jokes On Me

    I dread holidays because it means going back home, or worse, them coming to visit. Sure, I love my family. I just can't get over how inconsiderate and hurtful they are. From the moment my parents step foot into my apartment, it begins. "Oh, you live like a polar bear - it's so...
    Lilyinbloom Lilyinbloom 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2010

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    Mine

    They drive me crazy, and sometimes drive me despair, but when push comes to shove, I know they are are always there. I did not chose them, nor did they chose me, but with there unending love, I will always be free. Free to be just who I was meant to be, and with there gift of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2012

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    My Birthday Gift, Is My Problem?

    I turned 40 just this past Oct. My mother in laws Birthday gift to me, a year's gym membership. Some people give me an astonished look. Honestly, when I opened the envelope, there was a torn peice of scrap paper, with the words, 'one year membership ' scribbled on it, in her...
    Balancebeam Balancebeam 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2011

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    My Brother'S A Stoner

      well, here it is, the nicely rolled up weed that my brother has, which he proudly posted on FB just today.... he even instagram it & all his friends begged for some, even my cousins.... i'll let this one slide, he's too old to be told what to do.. though he's still in...
    frankenstaine frankenstaine 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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    None of them get along

    and I seem to get stuck in the middle quite a bit. It is so hard to maintain relationships with people who refuse to even try to get along.
    mamahasnoclue mamahasnoclue 41-45, F Aug 22

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    People have called me "crazy", "out there", "sick" and "sadistic". Half the time they were my teachers. All it does is make me mad. They haven't seen me crazy and if they did they...
    BLVLFreeSwim BLVLFreeSwim 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I sad to see my family so broken and hurt from one another. We used to be so close and it seemed we were unbreakable. Can we somewhat be repaired?
    ZNior ZNior 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Really my mom, love her to death but gaw she needs to learn how to control herself! One day I came home from work and lay down, all I hear is her yelling at my dad, calling him...
    msmendiola122 msmendiola122 22-25, F Sep 2

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    Yesterday I was talking to my friend Sara about 9/11 because it was yesterday 13 years ago. We talked about remembering the day which I didn't because I was only 3 at the time, but...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    The issues my family and I have are huge. Too big for me to feel comfortable talking about specifics. My real question is this: If you have come to the realization that this...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Just curious what was the weirdest experience you had with a family member that involved nudity?
    COD101 COD101 18-21, M Sep 12

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    I have experienced and observe how twisted and out of line human beings can be.Many of this events marked me developing some issues I intend to kill this weekend or hope as soon...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    I could right a book about how screwed my family is. I'm so reluctant to post anything in detail on here. I just know that for the first time in my life I'm alone and have no one I...
    GoneWithTheWind1936 GoneWithTheWind1936 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I love my family. But its gotten to where I feel like my sister and I are more of adults than they are (I am 16 and my sister is 24) my sister and her husband have been my main...
    GoneWithTheWind1936 GoneWithTheWind1936 16-17, F a week ago

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    I have a strong feeling my dad is cheating on my mom. I have no idea what to do. But it really seems like it. She thinks it also, but she doesn't say anything to him.
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Quite a few. My cousin Vida. She talks about boys 24/7. Did you see how he was staring at me? The neighbour's step daughter's cousin's boyfriend gave me his number. My friend's...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Okay so when I make food for people in the house I don't get thank yous. I made food last time for everybody, and I didn't get one thank you. So I made me breakfast this morning...
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    OMG! I just found out that my mom is a lesbian, I dont want to talk with her about this cuz I'm scare that I'm gonna hurt her feeling. What should I do?
    sashiaJ sashiaJ 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    Just when you think to yourself."wow I love these people! They are soo great!" They turn around and do something to pies you off!
    alisity alisity 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    Mom: "You were a mistake. I wish i had a normal daughter." Me: "You're just a joy today huh." It doesn't even get to me any more.
    Lexi3is0dreaming Lexi3is0dreaming 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    So much for getting better.... The teachers don't even notice anything. So I'm all good
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My real dad left when I was about 5...mabye, I dont really remember. My mom was single for a while untill she met my step dad chris who has been in my life for years now. I love...
    heartzs heartzs 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Anytime we have family get togethers, I feel more like a friend than just family. I hate family get togethers because I am always being bullied by my siblings. They tend to go to...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F Sep 9

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    I have a friend, who I will call Melissa (not her real name) who has more than her share of challenges in life. I have known her most of my life as we attended the same grade...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Well, I do have family -- up until 1993 I had 7 siblings. When they all were told my dad was dying and to come see him. I was not told until after he died that he was sick. All of...
    iamtheworst iamtheworst 56-60, F 6 days ago

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    I have family friends who my family is really close with, I think I may have a thing for their daughter. The problem is she is 13 and I am 22. Not to sure what to do about it, got...
    ziroks ziroks 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I just think I made the hugest mistake of my life. I met this new man about 4 months ago and moved in with him 3 weeks back as my ex told me to get out of his apartment. Problem is...
    cradleaway cradleaway 22-25 Aug 30

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    "THE MUD HOLE - The Story of a Premonition" Thursday evening to Friday morning, 1st November 2013 (after Halloween) I woke up, after a disturbing dream. In my dream, there was...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 1 day ago

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    Right now, as we speak, they are segueing over iPhone 6. "It's overrated!" "People can't afford it!""It the best phone ever!" "It better make me dinner for $800!" And I'm in my...
    MajorBeauty MajorBeauty 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    This Friday makes 2 years since my boyfriend & I been together ,within the time of being together his family have not been nice to me . I was once pregnant by my boyfriend & I lost...
    CubanSky CubanSky 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I think my mum has a stubborn way of thinking, she for most of the time thinks that it is only her way that works, even in the silliest matters, like for example, I like to eat my...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Sep 9

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    SO! Me, lukeskywalker89 and crazybeautiful32 have an idea. We are looking for a guy who is a cancer to be in our crazy lil group. He has to be open-minded, non-judgemental, funny...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    SO! Me, lukeskywalker89 and crazybeautiful32 have an idea. We are looking for a guy who is a cancer to be in our crazy lil group. He has to be open-minded, non-judgemental, funny...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    My parents have been together for 41 years. Through thick and thin. They did so much for me in my life. I was very fortunate to have as many good things as I did as a kid. They...
    quianominorleo quianominorleo 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    Well he turned pretty crazy for punching me.
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Ok...this is a weird one. It started out with me and my family going to this kind of remote city for my baby cousin's baptism. It started out as a nice vacation, the town was...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Sep 2

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    I really have a dysfunctional family. It was an arranged marriage for my parents. My father married my mother out of greed. My mother is a high ranking government official and...
    Kurecca Kurecca 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    There is no one better to be around then your crazy family. We strive to avoid them but at the end usually they are there for you. We've all eventually come to a point where we can...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I need to express this. I feel so alone and feel that I am going through all of the emotions at once dealing with this. I sometimes don't even know where to begin. But I pray that...
    FromJWtoJEW FromJWtoJEW 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I think I might have three spirit guides so far, but I'm not entirely sure. The first one I met was the toad. It happened when I was 14, a few weeks before Christmas. I had been...
    Torapie Torapie 22-25, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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