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I Have a Family That Drives Me Crazy

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    English isn't my original language so I hope I'm not boring you with my mistakes!! My family takes a huge part in my life, I've always tried to make them happy and proud. When I...
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    Just yesterday I experienced crazy feeling . I had an argument with my spouse I walked away and started to cry , I am not sure why was I even crying .has anyone had something like...
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    I saw a women come out of a men's bathroom, a family with two young kids with green hair, a guy hanging by his arms on a goalpost for 5 minutes and an elderly women with florescent...
    TheyCallMePixie TheyCallMePixie 13-15, M Oct 17

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    Its hard when your parent says your crazy after time and time again you tell them you get emotionally bullied and they don't seem to care or don't even like talking to you.
    Danae102 Danae102 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yes indeed ! Family is everything . In addition to my biological family ,I consider my close friends to be my chosen family. Drive me freakin nutso as they do at times , I am...
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32 31-35, F Oct 6

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    I have three older brothers who are a lot older than me.Very dysfunctional.Lots of fighting.I have one brother and his wife who take care of my elderly mother.For years I begged my...
    terryb954 terryb954 46-50, T 6 days ago

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    I have seen people who aren't there. I have heard voices no one else hears. I have seen the devil, and I have spoken to God.
    TheDyingButterfly TheDyingButterfly 13-15, F Oct 16

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    i have alot of problems with my parents that sometimes i feel that they are standing in my way to happiness.
    Thescriptlover Thescriptlover 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    Hello.. I'm Sam. And this is my story, I was adopted by my grandmother as a one year old. My whole life my grandmother always said my real mother never wanted me. Well I found out...
    samanthaj27 samanthaj27 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 28

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    I've been on my depression pills for 2 months now. For most part I am happy. My life with my man is good. As I said I changed to be a better person. He has not and I don't think...
    jcain739 jcain739 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    My whole life my younger brother and I have had our ups and downs and his always made me feel like crap but lately since his had a new girlfriend things have gotten worse. Last...
    Mamooshka Mamooshka 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    He is screaming in my face. my whole face is wet from all the tears I'm crying, his breath makes me feel cold. I am trying to look away, I can not risk holding my head up and see...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F Oct 15

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    My dad is dating a witch. She excludes me from everything. My Dad and I haven't spoken in 2 weeks. My aunt has been offering me some comfort. Now, i find out she has been friendly...
    mcrn96 mcrn96 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Last night a Middle Aged woman at the motley Crüe and alice cooper convert flash everyone while drunk singing along and asking to marry everyone
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    One night I felt a presence and it was very strong . I saw her walking into the bedroom and felt the breeze when she passed. I told my husband that morning about it and my father...
    Browneyes34886 Browneyes34886 46-50, F Oct 17

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    One time I left class and went down the stairwell and found hundreds of ice cream comes all over the ground... I stopped to ponder why icecream cones
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 17

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    Bourbon Street...saw a lady drop her drawers and take a dump right on the street.
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F a week ago

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    The other night I walked in on my parents having sex that was weird and they were so into it they didn't hear me come in it see me so I was a little weirded out
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I've not spoken to my relatives in over a year. Now I start to birthdays and big holidays as the time they feel it is appropriate to 'drop a line' but also taking the opportunity...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Everyday I'm shocked that I'm related to such vile, materialistic people. I try to distance myself from them as much as I can.
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Sometimes I question how my father would feel if I just dropped off the planet. He's always messing with me, finding a way to set me off. I know that I shouldn't let this bother me...
    thatgirleveryonehates thatgirleveryonehates 18-21, F Oct 12

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    My grandfather told me he lost a grandson because I told him that I don't want to be religious. He further told me that he would hunt me down and kill me if I ever turned to Islam...
    Nickname4me Nickname4me 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    I love my mom to death. But when she tells me I need to clean my room because company is coming over, although it's not even messy is the most annoying thing ever
    euphorian euphorian 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've lost all respect for my uncle. So today while he was showing me his holiday photos on his phone, I saw a series of pictures of a waitress. She looked busy as if she was...
    TaoTao90 TaoTao90 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Okay, this is going to sound horrible. I've always been a teacher's pet, and I've never, EVER, thought about crossing any type of personal boundary or line with a teacher or...
    auntnichole auntnichole 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I sit here alone and separated from everything. I know it's weird but I no longer feel human. The friendships and relationships I have I can no longer grasp. This world I'm living...
    Midnightchorus Midnightchorus 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    Ugh, it is a complete mess. So many guys who were just the same as the rest of them. Then I stumbled upon his profile. He was very nice looking, and his profile was very...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 13

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    It's not really a thought but more of a comment...if you have family that still alive do me a favor pick up the phone and call them (if your not really close or haven't talked in a...
    Spark899 Spark899 18-21, M Oct 6

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    -usually a very active, happy, crazy, life living kinda gal! but lately been defeated by fibromyalgia... I know fibromyalgia is said to be triggered from depression and anxiety...
    tljsmtc tljsmtc 22-25, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I don't know if this is the right place to talk about this, I don't want pity, it may sound oh woe is me, but I am happy enough well ish last night I had a chat with my mum that...
    soapdodger soapdodger 31-35, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    A little frustrated here. I'm a designer and have been working side by side (literally) with a beautiful coworker of mine for 7 months now. She's a few years older than me and is...
    SoulChemistNOLA SoulChemistNOLA 26-30, M Sep 25

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    My family has finally put me over the edge. I have 4 years of my life watching a bunch of disrespectful kids. I've given up many experiences in my life. I've missed my friend's...
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Crazy people are fun. You never know what they or I will say or do next !!!
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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