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I Have a Family That Drives Me Crazy

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    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'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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    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 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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    and they sometimes even drive me a little crazy,but I love them and accept them anyhow.
    hollygee hollygee 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    as much as i love my family, i would really appreciate it if they stop belittling me academic wise. it's always "Why are you so effin stupid?" "Do you have any common sense in that...
    julesju julesju 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    My parents are divorced... My father's family hates me... My father has been very nasty to me... I live alone now... In some ways I'm happy, but my father and his family still...
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Sometimes I wonder if my mom likes my brother more and in truth I know she does, I would test things out to see how she would respond and when I ask my brother to do the same she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 22

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    My family came down . I wish I was never here. Because they are mad at me for everything that happen to me. They say it was my fault believe it. They say it's my fault for self...
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    When your whole family asks you why you're single at the dinner table.. Gee, I don't know, I got dumped maybe?
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 17 Responses Nov 27

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    My entire family treats me like the dirt underneath their shoes.
    amaui1 amaui1 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I was on the bus listening to music and I heard my family's favorite song and I remember how we use to be close and started crying.
    curiou98 curiou98 18-21, M Dec 5

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    I know my sister takes my clothes without asking, she walks thru my house naked in the middle of the night, she slept with my ex boyfriend while we was dating, but when it comes...
    jennymomof3 jennymomof3 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I used to believe in a fairytale story. But my mother is the one who make me see that there's no fairytale . She have another man. She is meeting him , texting him and didn't care...
    DanicaZyxene DanicaZyxene 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    my family has always been dysfunctional, and I've come to accept that over the years. But I feel it is reaching its breaking point with my brother. Imagine an 18 year old boy who...
    ocdfun123 ocdfun123 16-17 6 days ago

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    Been a way 4 a while life is just ****** up right now wife is talking 2 other guys and my brother from a nother mother hung him self at my house and I found him dead I now don't...
    cagefightlife cagefightlife 36-40, M Nov 23

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    Should I continue a relationship with my mom? Growing up, my mom and I had an amazing relationship. My parents divorced when I was 3, and even though they were separated, I was...
    annamarie1 annamarie1 18-21, F Nov 29

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    Today is the first day my mother has been home in three days. The first thing she does is tell me how she can't wait for my dogs to die, just because my twelve year old poodle was...
    Mydogsaremylife Mydogsaremylife 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I was raised to believe that being anything but the default was something to be ashamed of. I was raised to believe that emotions or feelings or anything real was a weakness. I was...
    Donchueven Donchueven 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    It's official. I want my grandfather to move out and get his own apartment again. I can't deal with him here, up my ***, in my business, every single ******* day. He is driving me...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    hi guys so my mom have been talking to this one australian guy for 3 months now they have already exchanged numbers and now theyre talking on whatsapp ((its a messanging app if u...
    patheticlilgirl patheticlilgirl 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I was 12 when I first met my mother. She said : "Sorry, you were an accident, but I love you, honey. " And I haven't seen her for more 5 years. Then she came to my 17th birthday...
    Raisealittlehell Raisealittlehell 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'll never forget the time when the two hens that my Aunt butchered for dinner suddenly got up. Both ran around in circles flapping their wings for about 15 minuets after both had...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    so I had my 3rd kid some days ago and got no visitors like my sister said she cant come see me every time I pop a baby out -_- she has only came to see one of the three kids I had...
    momofthree921 momofthree921 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    It's so weird how my parents were shouting and screaming at each other the whole night which resulted in my mother crying. But today they are talking normally. I don't understand...
    jess271201 jess271201 13-15, F Nov 30

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    I don't feel comfortable living with them. Never been happy, they never listen but only judge. They always see the dark side of me, forgetting the bright side. I feel like this isn...
    Imogen12 Imogen12 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    My brother is so fricken annoying. Haha. My dad acts like a teenager. My mom is always on her phone. I feel like im the parent. But at the end of the day we love each other and...
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Can I just say, parents don't know everything. The moment you try and defend yourself, they automatically tell you that you don't know anything. It's ridiculous that parents can...
    CallmeTessa CallmeTessa 13-15, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I do not have one best friend. I had have friends. Good, Better or Best.. they all I have in life. Crazy things? Indeed. Many many things. Can't say what.. it will scare many...
    Cowsir66 Cowsir66 41-45, T 2 Responses Nov 27

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    My mother had schozophrenia and lost custody of me when I was six, and I never saw her again. She died of cancer when she was in her 50s; I was in my 30s. I never knew who my...
    soledad75 soledad75 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I love my family! This evening we have "family night", which consists of games, food and spending quality time together. We try to do this at least once a week. I hope that today...
    HannahBanana2000 HannahBanana2000 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I have abandonment issues. My parents are truck drivers & they're never home. I practically live on my own. It's really depressing because I can't have family dinners, or be asked...
    imgratedyo imgratedyo 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I actually have gray eyes crazy
    vivian3172 vivian3172 13-15, F Dec 7

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    Hi there. Since I was born I have been diagnosed with marfan syndrome. Little did I know, being an infant, I was on the verge of having many issues in life. They may not have been...
    ChrisSFTY ChrisSFTY 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    i'm getting nerveous thinking about test of cervical cancer again.it's thurdsay.i have no family who care me.hospital is the most lonliest place if you don't have family or close...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Do you have family members you can't stand or had a falling out with people? I'm talking like a major issue, not a minor misunderstanding.
    Emeraldisles5 Emeraldisles5 18-21 Nov 26

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    I Would have followed him most anywhere....it seems we move farther and farther apart. I have to make choices for my life I wish I was making them with him....it seems I might be...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Does this sound like borderline : - aggressive and needs to be in charge all the time -loves making people uncomfortable -hard on themselves and tries with all their power not...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 9