I Have Difficult Parents

Do you parents drive you nuts? Please share your experiences!! 32 People

    My parents make me feel guilty

    for being a busy mom, trying to take care of my son, instead of coming to visit them. They feel they should be able to see their grandson every week. I live 90 minutes away. They always tell me they miss him terribly (right after a visit), and demand visits.
    MissQuickDraw MissQuickDraw
    31-35, F
    Feb 23, 2015

    Who don't support me.

    or don't want to support me anymore. They've managed to support my older sister who is now studying philosophy in one of the best universities in the UK, but when it comes to me they just don't care anymore. My mum especially. I play alot of basketball, mainly just for fun. But...
    Itsjustlucy Itsjustlucy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2013

    I've never felt understoond by

    either of my parents. I've attempted to open up only to received discouragement and being laughed at. They divorced when I was in my junior year of high school and they weren't there for me when I needed them most. I was never taught how to be confident or how to be an adult so...
    Bettie19 Bettie19
    22-25, F
    Feb 4, 2014

    It's Difficult Keeping A Caregiver When Your Parents Are So Difficult!

    We can't take care of them during the weekdays because a) I'm going through cancer treatments and b) my sisters work. So we needed to hire a caregiver to help with the cooking, cleaning and look after them.  We thought this was a better alternative to putting them in an old age...
    lagatta lagatta
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 15, 2013

    I'm 26 years old. Left home at 18

    and came to the States at 20. My parents decided to come visit this year and stay for 6 months with me in my 1 br apt. I just came out of a relationship when they came. At first it was nice to have people filling up my place so I don't feel lonely. Now after a month, I'm getting...
    Ginger01075 Ginger01075
    26-30, F
    Dec 29, 2013

    Hi guys, I am about to be 20 in a few weeks

    and I am still living with my parents. I work and go to college Monday to Thursday but they make my life more difficult each passing day. They have always tried to keep me on check but since I hate feeling like I'm being watched over, I found ways around it to avoid feeling...
    mayy95 mayy95
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2014

    "Sometimes I wish I could run away" Not sure

    if anyone cares to read this. I don't really care either. All I want to do is let go of my thoughts and feelings that goes with. I am 15 years old and I'm an only child. I live with my strict Asian parents in Denmark. Which means my parents are constant using all their energi...
    vict3346 vict3346
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2014
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