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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 would tell why but it's a lot, but since I was 10 I haven't had a family to go to not talk to. Right now I live with well let's just say one of satans wives. I am trying to find...
    Atlchris Atlchris 18-21 1 Response Feb 20

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    I have no contact with my family and its left me feeling very alone and scared for my future. I set up a forum for people with no family support. You can find it here: www...
    krissie35 krissie35 36-40, F Feb 21

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    I believe that my mother has schizophrenia, and I am the only one in my family who thinks that she has a problem. I really want to get her some help, but my dad and my sister...
    mcgradyyeah mcgradyyeah 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Yeahh want to be a lawyer and everything but I would so give it up to be a housewife. To me having children and a husband is more important, making sure they all looked after will...
    wonderland63893 wonderland63893 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My wife has some disabling mental issues and cannot do anything meaningful. She just...sits. Despite good grades and a keen intellect, my daughter is not dealing well with school...
    straytian straytian 41-45, M Feb 13

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    Well they haven't diagnosed my sister yet. But my dad think that she might have schizophrenia because she's showing some signs of it. She's going to see her psychiatrist on Monday...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    My mother invited herself to my doctoral commencement ceremony, albeit in a polite way. Despite much pain, tears, and lost energy over the years dealing with her and the things...
    virignis virignis 26-30, M Feb 16

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    I've known I've been a lesbian for as long as I can remember! I've had many secret girlfriends which I've met on Instagram, facebook etc. I have met up with 3 girlfriends, my...
    maddiefreeman maddiefreeman 13-15, F Feb 21

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    My mother is in the OR right now being operated on. she has bone cancer and broke her hip today. She broke both femurs last week.... I don't know how long this will last... She...
    Hunnylovie Hunnylovie 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have 6 nephews and nieces that are born in Singapore, nieces with black and brown natural hair, the nephews with full blown brown and light brown natural hair. Why? The genes...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What can i say anymore?? This quote tells everything what i want to shout!!
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Just talked to my uncle in the hospital. He sounds like he's doing better then what the rumours said. Glad I got to talk to him myself. He'll be coming home soon. Maybe I'll get...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F Feb 9

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    This was a question I posted about the movie "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close". This movie came out years ago and ever since I heard the name of the movie, I always felt this...
    darkdecember93 darkdecember93 18-21, F Feb 14

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    anyone know any websites/poetry/books that are good about having a loved one who is sick with this?
    darkdecember93 darkdecember93 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Well, yes it hurt, but I can't do anything to change their decision. I am now beginning to understand why they did it...
    Harper101 Harper101 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    People are jealous of me on everything I do even my parents. I had a tough life, and people don't give a damn. You know people just want you to fail, and I am sick of it. I...
    KobeROCKS KobeROCKS 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Being the black sheep can be a blessing, most people just have the family they are given, us black sheeps have to go out into the world and create our own "family". The people who...
    PeaceontheMountain PeaceontheMountain 22-25, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I know no one is perfect- there's really no such thing as perfect, but I hate that my family is so dysfunctional. My father is an angry drunk that uses coke, never was really there...
    blissfulreverie blissfulreverie 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I don't have a family. I'd call them my guardians at this point. Growing up, nobody was ever around and if they were, they were either beating me or verbal tearing me apart. So it...
    mightymouse69 mightymouse69 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    My man and I are a perfect match, like two puzzle pieces. His family is filled with psychologists, psychiatrists, and preachers. Even his sister, my friend, is a psyche major that...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    My sister. Well, the one I know anyway. I have three other half siblings I could pass on a street and not recognize. But this one I grew up with. She is 7 years older than I am...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    So a new girl came to my school- she's cool. Buuut, she's also geeky. She's sensitive. She's cute. She's compassionate. She cares about her family. She loves school. She loves...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Hi I am a 20 year old girl in the uk. I was diagnosed with mosaic turners when I was born but I've never even thought about the condition that I have, it's never really effected me...
    MissLisac MissLisac 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hello. I have been experiencing symptoms for 6 months now and I was very recently diagnosed with Rumination Syndrome. I am on 20mg of Amnitriptolyn to help cure but there hasn't...
    minmouse614 minmouse614 26-30, F Feb 9

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    I'm not joining this group to gloat and say how wonderful I am because I am fairly unremarkable against anybody else out there. We all have lives outside EP most of us have...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F Feb 11

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    hi there my name its Mario and im 26 , i really want to get a wife and have a family. I know, this is kinda hard now cuse girls now dont rlly want that. That's why im here, i know...
    wildnugget wildnugget 26-30, M Feb 15

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    Can you even imagine leaving your wife, husband, loved one or children to go and defend their country? I have no family and still cannot imagine it. These are brave men and women...
    SunnyJohansen3 SunnyJohansen3 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I like to have a nice boyfriend. I work full time and am a single mother. I don't have any family around me and don't have many friends. It would be really fun to have a nice...
    marion13 marion13 36-40, F 19 hrs ago

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    Mostly I just want to have sex with him and it's all I think about every single day. It's pretty insane. I don't really know why I am into him either... but this is certainly real...
    Shirosan Shirosan 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    My mom- She is perhaps the least Bohemian, but she was always kinda the black sheep of her family, until more recently, her sister was outcasted from our family for being a...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    it´s the story of my emotionally Disfunctional family Rich family, 500m2 house in wealthy suburbs area in Europe. father that does a stunnig Imperssion on Everyone. charming...
    majkel87 majkel87 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Sometimes, I find myself thinking and reflecting on the relationships I've had in life; not just romantic relationships, but also, friendships, family relationships... work...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I typed this before but ep deleted it so i'll make it short. i was at the park with my girlfriend and we were robbed and i was stabbed in the side protecting her. at the hospital i...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I don't know what to think anymore. My family all said I was completely insane, but it took me this long to believe it I guess.
    antihero98 antihero98 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    My mother treats me like an idiot and yet she wants me to do everything for her needs (I need her opinion on stuff to make things satisfying, or else she's just going to say "I...
    LostFantasy LostFantasy 16-17 3 hrs ago

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    I come from a nudist family. Mum, Dad, Me, an older sister, and a younger sister x
    BeckyBoobs BeckyBoobs 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Do you ever think that when someone goes insane they are actually going sane? Like everyone who is "sane" is actually insane but because we are actually insane we make up this...
    TrojanPrincess TrojanPrincess 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Its true, after being in a marriage with someone who cannot "put himself in others shoes" i have begun to realize the importance of empathy in relationships, family, and society...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am 50 years old and I still hate my family. They are a bunch of controlling bossy jerks and I can't stand even talking on the phone with them. They constantly text me and it...
    Sharona6319 Sharona6319 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I know this is long. I want to know if anyone else feels the guilt that I feel and depression or if anyone has similar experiences. Thank you so much for your support. I feel...
    interested0001 interested0001 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    that people break into my house and I do everything in my power to try and stop them from killing my family and I always fail and only one person lives besides me. then when I wake...
    slappadabba420 slappadabba420 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I had one of the freakiest dreams of my life last night. Would really like some feedback or opinions on general interpretation. I've posted a summary: The coherent part of the...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Tonight, my roommate and I heart attacked him and his roommates. Then he came over and hung out for a couple hours. He's different than the last guy I liked, quiet, sweet, awkward...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    My mom don't even know when I'm there and when I'm not.. She come home last night arguing with her boyfriend, so I walked out the back door, I was out for 3 hours and didn't have a...
    teerosex teerosex 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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