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I Have Family Members That Get On My Nerves

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    Don't we all? I mean,

    people meet me and they have no idea. But here is my story. My grandpa is a narcissist who has tried to ruin bot my parents' marriage and the marriage of my aunt and uncle. Why? My uncle figured out exactly who he was and will not do what he says. (BTW, my parents have been...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    My grandma was just diagnosed with cancer two

    weeks ago. She has been having symptoms for some time but hates going to the doctor. Well she finally went. We don't know the stage yet but will next week. It doesn't look good though. My problem is one of my cousins who my grandma has babysat for, loaned money too, etc, has...
    hcamp88 hcamp88 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    so my mother and grandfather were talking today.

    so when I go out there, to tell them how I feel about what they were saying, my grandfather says - "stop ******* eavesdropping" um, I can't help it. These walls are thin, and you two talk obnoxiously laud. I warned them on several occasions that I can hear everything they say...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Hey I love all of them dearly

    but sometimes grrrrr XD
    Julia1600 Julia1600 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 2

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    Like every single one of them right now.

    I own my own home. My boyfriend and I put a lot of time, money and hard work into making it a home not only for the two of us, but I guess most of his family as well. When his mom got sick and lost her house, she and her spoiled, entitled, fat, lazy and remarkably disrespectful...
    flutterby1979 flutterby1979 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    There are certain relatives of mine

    that really force me to bite my tongue hard. Some of them can't seem to stop talking about themselves even over someone else speaking. Some nit pick and judge small to big things others do which seems unnecessary most times. Some can speak just rude and we're expected to allow...
    SmirkandShoulderShrug SmirkandShoulderShrug 18-21, F Mar 14

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    Since spring of 2014 I have lost 30 lbs

    but I'd love to lose more. According to a few charts I'm not overweight but I feel like I am so I go on mini diets now and then (they always fail). Anyway, whenever I eat something bad my mom says "Aren't you on a diet?" She makes me feel horrible about my body..I don't think...
    olivia123123 olivia123123 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I'm at a family party

    and feel like I don't belong
    feelsointhedark feelsointhedark 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2014

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    I swear my family comes up with the weirdest

    **** sometimes. Makes me wonder how the **** they put their pants on in the morning.. Smh
    sancjo88 sancjo88 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I don't know why it happened.

    .. I don't know how it happened... But my family somehow wound up devided into two groups, the yuppies (my Aunt, uncle, cousins, and such) and the rednecks (Mom, Dad, Me, Grandma, the dog) and even though we get along and help eachother it seems we are always at war over who's...
    GraceJediHeart GraceJediHeart 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2014

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    Mom

    My mom is now 74 years old. She has never been a very happy person and she's getting worse the older she get. She is very negative and likes everyone around her to be miserable too. She is getting very difficult to deal with.
    JustCallMeMom JustCallMeMom 51-55, F Jun 27, 2012

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    I am sick of being the mom.

    All she buys is junk food. I make her lists frequently from what wed like to eat down to what ingredients wed need and she ignores it or doesn't read it. My sister is failing and she won't do anything. she is struggling so much and my mom and dad won't even sit at the...
    shootdownthestars shootdownthestars 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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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 even our house is mess. She alwas saying bad word and screaming when she's mad. My sister always angry at me . Saying that I am fool and...
    DanicaZyxene DanicaZyxene 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    Today, I had to wear a dress.

    Ew. It was for the Easter service at our church. Everyone in my family who saw me in the dress were like: "Oh, you're so adorable!" "You look so cute!" It felt like they were saying: "Wow, you actually CAN be a girly girl!" Needless to say, as my mother, my grandma, and I (my...
    ZiggyZebra ZiggyZebra 13-15, F Apr 5

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    Sister Dearest

    My sister Petula is a singer. And thus; Petula enjoys singing. She has a beautiful voice; don't get me wrong there-- but I do stand to believe that she enjoys it a *little* bit too much. She and her husband lived with my husband and I in his house for about a year while they were...
    LittleRedCareBear LittleRedCareBear 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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    Non of my cousins do though.

    They're so freaking cute. I just love them.
    MadNocturnes MadNocturnes 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    my little cousins came over

    for the weekend and oh my gosh I don't want to live in my house anymore, I guess it turns out that I really am a little bit anti social. And I've never shared the same bathroom with a girl and 3 hours after they got here there is already multiple long hairs in the bathroom...
    ablonddude ablonddude 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I am trying to accept my mother.

    I still feel hurt and I blame her for not being there for me when I needed her. I see small tjings about her negative. Everything she does.feels annoying. I dont like her facial expressions cause I blame her for not talking aboit her feelings to me. I blame her for a lot of...
    energymustmove energymustmove 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    **stupid rant incoming** Every day,

    I start to think more and more about how stupid and ignorant my grandfather is. He picks the most STUPID fights with me, and never believes anything I say. Tonight for dinner we will be ordering Chinese food. He started fighting with me about how the Chinese place that I want...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 26

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    Walton's And Osbourne's

    Most of my family are wonderful people, a mixture of the Walton's and the Osbourne's.Then there are the others...Two cougars, a histrionic prone, serial home wrecker; a more often than not pharmaceutically intoxicated momma's boy and a hypocritical pretentious princess with...
    PrecariousMe PrecariousMe 31-35, F 10 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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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 Dec 12, 2014

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    My friend Jessica worries about me too much.

    She doesn't approve of anything I do. And it's not like she's a goodie-two-shoes or anything. She's done some stupid stuff. And I don't question her. Why question me?
    CallmeTessa CallmeTessa 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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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 party,and started to criticize my tattoos and my hair. And now she tries to be a "real" mother. She wants me to live with her. I can't...
    Raisealittlehell Raisealittlehell 22-25, M 6 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    forkinyoureye forkinyoureye 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    DemonOfTheDarkness DemonOfTheDarkness 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    try to clean whole house including sweep,

    vaccume, and mop floors, dad gets mad for a wet spot. smh
    Leahxox Leahxox 13-15, F Jan 19

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    The Bible Thumper Aunt

    You know that one aunt that tries to force change on you? Well...that's my aunt. It starts off with this: my aunt has a huge influence on the family even though she is not the oldest. How? She uses her religion to control and manipulate her own family. When I was younger, she...
    thebookaholic thebookaholic 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2013

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    I asked my mother a simple question.

    She doesn't need to be a ***** about the answer.
    louistoblerone louistoblerone 18-21, M Aug 3, 2014

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    My sister is really a immature,

    ungrateful and selfish person . She wasted my parents money by quitting college 3 times. The thing that makes me frustrated is the fact she doesn't even find that a waste. She uses the stupid excuse, "Oh I didn't know what I wanted." She wasted thousands of dollars from my...
    nuwandaisaphony nuwandaisaphony 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I love my family but there are many things they

    need to fix about themselves. If you don't know I am Bipolar and I have been since I was five. It was only this year that I was able to see a doctor to finally have to "official word" for my parents to finally understand a bit. Growing up I changed everything about myself to...
    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions 18-21, M Mar 27

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    That Just Gets On My Nerves

    Do you have a family member when they write you all they do is quote the BIBLE ? with every word? it drives me crazy! cant they just say hi how are you ? are they so lost they have frogten what its like just to talk? whats your pet peve? to me it makes me feel like they are...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 12 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    I wrote about this before well 2 family members

    come to mind one that I have never got along with (uncle Tim) and one that became an ******* when he was an adult ( cousin Bobby). My mom does also sometimes because of her tendency to lie or stretch the truth to suit her.
    DJM8 DJM8 31-35, M Mar 19

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    I know I'm probably going to get a lot of hate

    for this, but only because it's so truthful. I hate that stupid saying, "Family First." Oh my god that saying curdles my soul. I have been in a family where there have been, on numerous occasions, times where we can't trust each other. But that's because we are human. I don't...
    EepPartner824 EepPartner824 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2014

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    My grandmother is so controlling

    and never trust anyone to do anything right. Also very manipulative and talk down to others. I was raised to respect my elders, but it have been a tough battle with her. Just recently I learned to just surrender and let her have it even if she turned black and blue in the face...
    DLucrecia DLucrecia 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    my parents just want to be happy

    but not with me, they think i don't have the rights they have, i can't compare myself with them, i can not talk, they don't care about my feelings, they can hurt me with harsh words but when i try to do that they just laugh at me. The outer world was mean to me andi am used...
    ibrmer ibrmer 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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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 forget how annoying we all are (:
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    God don't even go there.

    ..I have a part of my family which constantly lie about the most horrible things...for example my auntie told my mum that she has 25 people out of 42 at work that are dying of cancer...I mean unless she works in a cancer hospital that is a shocking and disturbing thing to say...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 21

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    My dad just never admits he's wrong.

    It can be about education, the road, or even school but no matter how good reasoning I give him he doesn't listen!
    Homocidebear Homocidebear 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I had an account on here already

    but my mom made me delete it. I had the application on my iPad and I left it home. apparently that was the day she decided to see what I've been up to. she said I shared too much of my personal business on here (which I didn't) and decided I needed to delete it. Smh. I'm just...
    colormepnk colormepnk 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    One of the worst things to experience is your

    mom crying because half of her family didn't show up for the Christmas Eve celebration. Makes me sick
    justintrubela justintrubela 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2014

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    My little sister, she woke me up one night by

    whispering in my ear, "Tis I, the frenchiest fry."
    TheDiamondMinecart TheDiamondMinecart 26-30, M 8 Responses Apr 17

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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 yell at us, but we can't yell at them. They don't let us explain why we did something, they just assume.
    CallmeTessa CallmeTessa 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    Community poll time lets say you have a parent

    who remarries for a fourth time only two weeks after his third wife dies of cancer in hospice. (There's also indication he started this new relationship a month before his wife died while she was in hospice). Then he sells his house for a dollar and takes his 7 year old son...
    elephantwalk elephantwalk 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    My cousin is a lil hoe.

    She's 14 and been with more guys than the prostitute down the street. But you know she's fam so like can't dawg on her to people we know or who know her. Cuz she's a good person she's just hella confused. But my friend started hangin out with her to get back at me because I...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel horrible for saying this,

    but I can't wait for my grandmother to kick the bucket. I have never met anyone as obnoxious, selfish, bitchy, and passive-aggressive in my life.
    CaseyAlyssa CaseyAlyssa 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2014

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    Except For My 4 Sisters

    Except for my 4 sisters and their cute children, family members just annoys me sometimes.
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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