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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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    Mom: "You need to spend at least five minutes with your family! No headphones!" Three minutes later *Mom bitchslaps me with a magazine because I tried to explain why people message...
    Nixismachina Nixismachina 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My family isn't as bad as others, but it's definitely different. My dad has intermittent explosive disorder. Which has caused him to lock my sister and I in the basement and while...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    First let me express my deepest gratitude for this site, and this group. I'm a 23 year old female from the depths of one of the most religious and conservative places in the US. I...
    poliscinerd25 poliscinerd25 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    The way marriages work nowadays makes me often wonder-Not many days left when it would be called JOINT FAMILY when husband and wife actually stays together,lol.
    KosmicKonnection KosmicKonnection 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I don't known how to feel when my mom acts like I'm always against her I'm dealing my own way with my family , and my husband is in prison in have my own things happening am I...
    raejel50 raejel50 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    My mom has schizophrenia. She seemed to be doing fine lately but but recently my brother came to visit and he said that he caught her talking to a door. I wish my mom wasn't so...
    sailorindigo sailorindigo 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I have a family reunion on saturday and i'm so anxious and scared .. Can anybody give me some ways to cope? I don't want to have a nervous breakdown in front of everyone and...
    KaylaCherie KaylaCherie 13-15, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I have some very rude and disruptive neighbours. Everything was okay on my street until they moved in. Sometimes I wonder if I broke a mirror and have had the last 7 years of bad...
    Kriptess Kriptess 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    If your parent tells you that you need to get all you need all by yourself, how do you feel? If your parent grudges to spend a penny for you no matter what happens, how do you feel...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Three...that cold day reminds me of the mistakes of lust and stupidity that defined the person I am. Three pairs of eyes staring at mine, they have different stories, but they all...
    redguitardude redguitardude 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I´ve been born into a very small family (mother and brother - that´s all!). I´ve never had a grandmother or a grandfather (they´ve died long time ago before I was born). I also...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So blessed to have my family. If you have people who love you, cherish them and don't take them for granted.
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    can I ask, how do you tell if you are going insane?
    bluehappyness bluehappyness 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    What i hate the most is having to do a lot around the house whilst there are visitors around home like doing favours for people don't return the favour to me. It drives me...
    agdnn agdnn 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    My daughter has been diagnosed with PMDD, I always knew she had problems since she started her periods. She is now 32 and 3 years ago she had an ectopic pregnancy which resulted...
    Jpbkf1957 Jpbkf1957 56-60, F 6 days ago

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    my younger brother is a heroin addict. He's been in jail a few time and long enough to get it out of his sudden. He had stolen everything from our patents, and fight with our...
    Shouse88 Shouse88 26-30, F a week ago

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    I have no family support because I have no family to speak of. I have become more and more interested in finding out who my people are and where they are and even if they would...
    DoveinMourning DoveinMourning 36-40, F a week ago

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    Nearly a decade ago I moved away from my toxic family in an effort to avoid having an actual mental breakdown. I was numb. My parents are bare minimum suffering from Borderline...
    Frankenzombie Frankenzombie 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Both my parents died of cancer while I was fairly young. 18-29. I don't have any grandparents or siblings either. It doesn't really bother me anymore, except those little things...
    doggpickle doggpickle 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I don't know why but I had to share this on here. I wrote this essay quite a few years ago but I just read it and felt like it was something I should post here. *** Some of the...
    justluvme4evr justluvme4evr 22-25, F Jul 19

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    They exist, but I haven't spoken with anyone in my family since I was 18 and I've been on my own since I was 14.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Ok so I guess I've always had a dysfunctional family. Always lots of shouting, screaming, throwing played etc. I used to cry in my bedroom everyday and night because my parents had...
    Idgaf15 Idgaf15 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    The filth of the filthless, generating unawares, spreading over all and into all. "May he who has blood in his veins save himself" Pretending is not knowing, and there are kinds...
    Annodumbaknee Annodumbaknee 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    It's hard to have no family. There's no sense of being grounded, or of belonging. It's much like being adrift in the ocean, and being the lone buoy. How do you make it not suck...
    iSweets iSweets 31-35, F Jul 17

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    Ha family i see no family alls i see are strangers
    sealare sealare 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I love them as people but not when it comes to their raising I could go on and on about this and I might... So first I'm naming the stuff that least bothers me. -They want me...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 9 Responses Jul 16

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    Just kidding! Have insane tan lines!!
    dickipedia dickipedia 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I lied when I said I really didn't hated them. I do. I was feeling alone and sad, they accuse me of feeling that way. They say just to think of something else. They ask why I am...
    CrescientStar CrescientStar 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have never really felt at home here. I have had trouble finding people I connect with, and it's hard to work up the courage to make new friends because I constantly find myself...
    AzuraDragon AzuraDragon 16-17, F Jul 12

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    My mother and maternal grandmother have anxiety, that's where I got it from.
    tsubakiblossom tsubakiblossom 22-25, F Jul 12

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    People often refer to my sister as "Miss Hollywood. " She's beautiful, she has beautiful clothing, she travels to the tropics often, she's a social butterfly, she attracts...
    MrsTran06 MrsTran06 26-30, F Jul 12

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    The reality of the situation is more complicated than drugs. My (half)sister has two children at about 30 years old. She has lost all motivation. She has played her family time...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M Jul 12

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    This is a really hard subject for me. Ever since I was a little girl I always dreamed of being a wife and mother. At age 25 I ended up having to get a total hysterectomy for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 11

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    I've been told by teachers, friends and family alike that I'm smart. Have all my life. I'm not sure I see it - mainly because my intelligence seems to manifest in the strangest...
    PersonalApocalypse PersonalApocalypse 22-25, M Jul 11

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    I have no one in my life,except my wife and her family,I was orphaned all my life.And I managed to create my own life after I turned 18.It hurts to know that I have noone or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 10

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    I actually have more than one. I have the following: Narcolepsy w/ Cataplexy, Sleep Apnea, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, OCD and...
    ImaSleepyhead ImaSleepyhead 41-45, F Jul 9

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    Oh dear where do i start? We don't talk to each other not much any way, and the only thing that brings us to gether is TV. We don't look after each other, we don't chat with each...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    MY family shut me out when i aligned my self with my in-reflect too out-reflect
    shelby2345 shelby2345 22-25, T 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have a place to stay, and someone to spend money on me to provide me with my needs. I don't have a family.
    Soligem Soligem 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I saw my mom about a month ago. She seemed pretty functional at the time. She was supposed to pick up my lil bro for ice cream a few nights ago and never showed up. He has autism...
    Thingsunseen Thingsunseen 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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