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I Have a Family That Drives Me Crazy

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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 1 Response Nov 26, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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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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    Sometimes my dad just needs to ******* deal

    with life. My dog, Lulu, is in the process of being trained, my way. I teach her things differently than my dad believes is right. I know that she isn't the best dog at going potty outside, I know she prefers inside. he doesn't seem to think that I'm going as fast as I should...
    Mcfly815183 Mcfly815183 13-15, F Mar 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Its hell. Misery. Its been months and these little satan creatures are still here. I cant sleep, the thought of them lurking around and crawling on me is too much. Im going crazy...
    darkskies7 darkskies7 18-21, F 27 mins ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I want to have a nice experience with a girl (I've had one before but I mean that ***** was crazy and she ruined my life lol no but seriously 😕) bet then...
    XPrincessXSarcasmX XPrincessXSarcasmX 13-15, F 54 mins ago

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    I keep myself largely hidden from my family, both immediate and extended. I keep it general. It's been good for me. As far as I'm concerned, personal info is my info to give away...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My family was having a day out when my mom got really mad. She left and wouldn't let me go home with her. She's always miserable, no matter what. She yells at me and I a very...
    Montana2002 Montana2002 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think we've all had a crush right? And when we do we started to have that sensor of his presence, every move he makes. Then we started to notice small things they do. Then we...
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am grateful that they provided me with a house to live in and everything else to live off from but other than that I really don't like some my family. Some have made it clear...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My little brother is 4 to 5 years younger and he just wants to do everything I do and that drives me insane. But I do understand that he just looks up to me i guess and thats how...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My younger step-brother has a room next to mine and I can always hear him through the wall playing his xbox, and when thats not on I can hear him snore. Dang he can snore loud...
    dancingamy dancingamy 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm the youngest child of my family. My father left us for another woman, and my mother is a single parent. I only have one sibling. I love my family, but because I was the...
    sylviaplath01 sylviaplath01 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My brother’s attitude really gets on my nerves. He has always had this careless irresponsible attitude, always caused troubles and never took anything in his life seriously. Well...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well, I guess that explains why I'm here! I have my immediate family....but, I don't have any FRIENDS outside my immediate family, and sometimes that drives me nuts! We have...
    jazzyberry jazzyberry 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just need to vent a little... My father-in-law is driving me bonkers. He asked his children, the four of them, for help. He's gotten to an age and health where he really can't...
    Ceraia Ceraia 36-40, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Final episode in history of my inner life. Senior year and hs. Like I mentioned previously, senior year was absolutely chaotic. I had left the house I'd lived in the longest of...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So my mom doesn't want me dating , yet I'm 17 , if I can legally drink in 7 months I think I should be able to date. what's your opinion?
    sunshine126 sunshine126 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been wanting to stay with my dad for the summer for a long time. It really upsets him that I'm 17 and can't even spend 30 days with him. He tries to understand because of my...
    Wakingdemons Wakingdemons 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Oky My mom practical refuses to fund college or anything that has to do with me but gets all angry when I told my cousin that I had no options told me am ungrateful Maby am missing...
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My mother had a terrible fight with one of my ants. She told me about and I did listen to her but did not participate or anything. My ant talks to me as a usual and haven't touch...
    Alicoop Alicoop 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    i got stuck in home for a month since i had to study for 2 final tests this year (one for the government and one for school) i got so stressed and depressed being stuck home away...
    sallyagha112 sallyagha112 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My mom frets all the time about my outward appearance and not about my inward, which has made me very insecure. And a bit dysfunctional in the head, probably, now that I'm looking...
    0emma0 0emma0 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My family is toxic my mother is crazy but she won't admit it although I'm not blaming her because she's married to my dad he always needs to control something or someone in a way...
    jessica1996j jessica1996j 18-21, F Jun 21

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    It can be overwhelming, I don't even think we have a core anymore. Since childhood the experience of what ever is considered normal is unfathomable to me. Now that we are getting...
    annKat annKat 26-30, F Jun 20

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    Since I was a child I was taught to be always quiet and to never raise my voice, to listen to what my parents tell me and to never disobey them. My whole life, I was trying to make...
    Rourou19 Rourou19 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    My siblings are the annoying people. My little brother is always talking. He never stops. My other little brother likes to take my stuff. My older brother is always stealing money...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 19

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    Most of the time, i dream about **** that happened in my past, reliving it over and over, but the past couple nights, i have had a new dream. Always the same and I remember almost...
    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F Jun 19

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    so a few months back I met my boyfriend everything was well he was sweet he was fun he was reallt caring, then about 3 weeks or 2 into our relationship I found out he wanted to be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 17

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    I've never been in a relationship. I've been alone for a long time, sure I have family and friends. But you get a different feeling from having significant other. I want to find a...
    Sal395 Sal395 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 17

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    honestly i feel like my family friends and EVERYONE else in my life deserves better than what i can give the. #all-timelow
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 17

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    Really? We have been cleaning for the last hour and all you can do is complain that a clean pair of pajamas was thrown in the dirty clothes? Stfu. There is no pleasing you and you...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    Recently I've realized that I don't have that special close bond with my mother. I think I've always known something was wrong, but it hit me a couple days ago when two of my...
    notthatgirl3 notthatgirl3 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I envy mothers who always defend their children in every way they can. Sad to say I never experience being defended.
    SweetEclair SweetEclair 36-40, F 2 Responses