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I Have An Insane Family

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    I'll start with the oldest person in my immediate family and work my way down. My mother has never been diagnosed as being mentally ill and yet, she is raising my oldest brother's children to believe that they should get pregnant at age 10, if it is possible. Her entire life...
    HighYouCantSustain HighYouCantSustain 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 4, 2009

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    i have a mentally ill family from top to bottom.

    . ok as a teenager honor student with no drugs and no substance honors in art school and survived an cured diagnose myself with eating disorder and came out on top.. my father who was mentally ill doctor food addicted and angry abusive felt if i was diagnose with an illness it...
    FRESPASE FRESPASE 22-25 1 Response Dec 16, 2015

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    Wow! What an understatement. My home life as a child was unbearable. I want you to understand right away. I am not looking for sympathy. I have to deal with all of this...
    aplacetohide aplacetohide 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have so many regrets, that haunted me from 6 years before. I regret what i've done in the past 6-8years before. I was too immature and naive, there was nobody to guide me about...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Hm, I'm just thinking how by the age 40 I probably won't have kids let alone a husband. At the very least, I want a family of some sort, or support. Friendships mean nothing when...
    surfaceme surfaceme 70+ 5 hrs ago

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    I love to have a sexual relationship with a family member. I have fantasy about my sister,some female cousins and my young nieces.
    BeefyJaygo BeefyJaygo 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    My parents divorced when I was 13, around my birthday (September) And it was because I called cops on my father for domestic violence, emotional abuse and verbal abuse... My family...
    Rokas2260 Rokas2260 13-15, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    my parents split up when i was 2 and i lived with my mum but after she had my brother and sister she started to spend more time with them and i became the neglected child i was...
    hater2610 hater2610 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    First of all, let me be clear that I am not suicidal at all, not even a little bit. Life feels hard for me but I believe that things can change for the better. It seems like...
    fuwhat fuwhat 18-21, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Family is the best gift God gave me. ?
    CharlenneDelaCruz CharlenneDelaCruz 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    I've always been able to lucid dream and I think it was around 2010 that I decided to keep myself a dream journal, for the amusement and entertainment of myself of course. I only...
    BrendaB2016 BrendaB2016 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I feel uncomfortable around my brothers . it hard to explain this but I'm gonna start by the family tree , I have 8 sisters and 5 brothers all from one mother . 5 of my sisters...
    scincewewere18 scincewewere18 13-15 15 hrs ago

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    I didn't honestly know there were people who didn't lol. Like I always always always consider my pets just as close as my family. They have names and personalities and memories and...
    CrownJules CrownJules 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    They're not so different from many families, though they stick together, which only makes their lives worse everyday, the core issue of my family and my extended family is low-self...
    curiousdweller curiousdweller 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    In important aspect of traditions family values for me is structure. Everyone has a bedtime here, we have set times for breakfast and dinner, a chart with chores, house rules and...
    husbandanddad husbandanddad 36-40, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    So my boyfriend's mom is staying over at my house for the weekend. I understand that they don't get to see each other very often, but still, all the hugging and cuddling between...
    MadamAZC MadamAZC 22-25, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I don't but I've had it ever since I was a child. I just started noticing it when I was at school all through high school. As a kid I isolated myself & never spoke when adults...
    XXLovelyPoisonXX XXLovelyPoisonXX 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have literally no family...they all died...except for my dad... he is still in jail for abusing me and nearly killing me three times when I was a child
    happquinn3368 happquinn3368 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It is so hard. I keep getting told to focus on myself and my baby. My husband just went back to work after recovering from addiction, and my baby was born a month early. Earlier in...
    Starkizzed21 Starkizzed21 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Okay, so to post the whole story would be insanely long so I'm going to shorten it for you keeping all the important bits! My partner and I have been together now for almost two...
    sallyrhiannon sallyrhiannon 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    My dad has CF and was given till about 13 to live when he was born because there weren't many medicines in those days for it. Now days the life expectancy for someone with his...
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Hello people. Today I found out that my 11-year-old-cousin has Lukeimea. I have been crying all day, and I just wanted to tell someone. and please pray for him becuase he is the...
    Woofmow Woofmow 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My husband left for Navy bootcamp yesterday. We have a 16 month old, and it's been hard the past 24 hours. (And he's gone for 8 weeks). I feel so alone and like there's something...
    lindsey628 lindsey628 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    When I was younger, I use to hide that cos first my vision was much better then it is now and second cos I want people to treat me normal, (my famiy does treat me normal tho cos...
    Said84 Said84 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    People underestimate just how nice it is to have good family. I have had friends who's parents, grandparents, aunties, uncles are lovely, yet they ***** and moan about them. It...
    YokoOnosVision YokoOnosVision 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The thought of having a family with my partner just sounds wonderful, although I do worry about the whole "biological clock" as even though I'm 19, he's 42, so I do worry about...
    CiorstaidhNicAnToisich CiorstaidhNicAnToisich 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I used to be adventurous. I used to gas up the car and just freaking go. I visited places that I was curious about all the time. Once, on a holiday weekend, I packed a cooler of Dr...
    Stepdadoutside Stepdadoutside 36-40, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    It was during the summer. I was out of school and house hopping since I had no stable home to go back to. It was a difficult year. I felt like dying every day. I had bouts of...
    starsheepie starsheepie 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Also alone........ there is no one
    SFraser SFraser 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    this. is probably the single most difficult thing i have experienced in my life. how are you suppose to look after some one who isnt the same person any more. my mother is "due to...
    CassieSamuel CassieSamuel 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    My family get on my nerves because I'm the only child my parent's don't care about. I'm the youngest and people usually say that makes you the "baby" and the "precious one". What...
    Freedgorgan Freedgorgan 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Okay, so I never thought I'd share this story I mean I know this is what this website is for but... I just thought that was too personal to be shared but I've realized that I can't...
    deathyboy deathyboy 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    last one.. for today.. maybe.. I'm well aware that you are chemically imbalanced but I'm the kind of guy that likes a challenge from a crazy kind of girl who lives in her own...
    nnysspawn nnysspawn 36-40, F Feb 1

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    I grew up with my step father being schizophrenic. and I can say its not easy being around someone who has this illness. I developed bipolar at age 17 and have been dealing with...
    kparker33 kparker33 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Bombarder built a family just for holding Father's money. She claims a husband should always put all his money in his wife's hands, but that doesn't mean she would use Father's...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F Jan 29

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    Just had seen a friend in a hospital yesterday this person just had their 30 th mental break down its nothing new but this person always seems to stop taking their medications as...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Hello all I am new ,I was diagnosed in 2005 with familal periodic paralysis . I was hospitalized for 3 weeks having several full blown episodes daily while in the hosptial .I am...
    johnsonrobin59 johnsonrobin59 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I lost them when I was 1 I don't know how they died, but after then I was living with my grandparents till I turned 3 and they no longer had the physical ability to take care of me...
    Fighter1999 Fighter1999 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I don't have a family. My dad loves me, but doesn't support me or listen to me. My mom is suicidal, and push her depression on me, she sees me like a father, a brother, a...
    Rustedarmor Rustedarmor 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 27