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I Have Family Members That Get On My Nerves

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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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    Man I'm so pissed right now.

    (ok I was until a few minutes ago) holiday break was fun but I can't wait to take a few hundred kilometers break from those folks again. I've had enough religious, homophobic, genderphobic and generally different-way-of-thinking-phobic bullsh!t for this time. sometimes it...
    vintervandraren vintervandraren 18-21 2 Responses Jan 2

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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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    How'd I Get So Lucky???

    I have the weirdest family. We have never showed up for a holiday or funeral, wedding or christening without a huge feud erupting at some point. No one gets along, everyone is jealous of everyone else, the competition is so out of control. No behavior is too outlandish or...
    dottydottie dottydottie 56-60, F 5 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    It's official. I want my grandfather to move out

    and get his own apartment again. I can't deal with him here, up my ***, in my business, every single ******* day. He is driving me in sane. we fight every day. And he's always the one who starts it. I think he forgets this isn't his house. He doesn't have a say in anything that...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    So a few weeks ago I had to borrow some money

    from my mom and i told her i would pay her back when my husband got paid. Well the day came and we went to the bank and called her for her account info and she said to get a money order and send it in the mail. I told her no because what if it gets lost but she insisted. So we...
    princessjess32 princessjess32 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    That One Family Member

    Sometimes I think I'm just horrible for hating her so much. I always used to think that she was family and that I'm suppose to love her. One day I realized that I DON'T HAVE TO. I hate her as a person. She whines like child, she is so loud, she is way too quick to judge people...
    SisteroftheNight SisteroftheNight 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2012

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    The Holidays

    I love Thanksgiving but have a hard time dealing with extended family. Maybe there's something wrong with me but it totally annoys me that my cousins, uncles, aunts, etc. always expect to come to my house or my parents' house for holiday dinners. They pretty much invite...
    CoolKay CoolKay 41-45, F 20 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    I know my sister takes my clothes without

    asking, she walks thru my house naked in the middle of the night, she slept with my ex boyfriend while we was dating, but when it comes down to it, I still love my baby sister, I know she isn't a baby or little, but she is still my sister and I love her more then most people, I...
    jennymomof3 jennymomof3 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    I once snuck out of the house.

    .. it was a disaster
    ArianaMarie ArianaMarie 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Today is the first day my mother has been home

    in three days. The first thing she does is tell me how she can't wait for my dogs to die, just because my twelve year old poodle was whining cause he was hungry. Then she proceed to ***** about me to my cousin while I was just sitting in the livingroom, which is all open with...
    Mydogsaremylife Mydogsaremylife 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 1, 2014

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    At our family Christmas get together yesterday

    I was wearing boots that made me taller than my uncle (uncle by marriage.) He leaned to hug for the tenth or so time and said, you are tall! As he was hugging me he whispered, "and your boobs have gotten bigger and more beautiful." I wanted to die. He's always hitting on me...
    kimberlyfaith kimberlyfaith 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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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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    Definitely.............A Few of 'em

    Let's see............. I have a cousin who always seems to talk down to me. I hate that with a passion. Thank GODDESS I don't see her that often. I have an aunt who is a two-faced gossip. I know because I've heard her talking about me on a couple of occasions when she didn...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 11, 2009

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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 6 days ago

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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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    You Cant Choose Your Family..(shame)

    My family truly get on my nerves my mum has hoarding and mental illness i don't think my sisters like me very much as i am straight to the point and they don't like that. As i have grown it seems to be alot of jealousy and other stuff going on and i am just not like that. I don...
    mamdo2 mamdo2 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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    Bpack Bpack 31-35 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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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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    Drama Queens

    My mom, aunt and sister - and all of my nieces. I tend to avoid drama - like the PLAGUE!! :) Myabe I should have been a man ...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 3, 2009

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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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    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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    My mom is so nosy when it comes to my sex life.

    I know she's worried and wants to make sure I'm safe and won't get pregnant, but she wants to know every detail that I really don't feel comfortable sharing. Things like how good it is, how he gets me in the mood, and how often we do it. There's things that you just don't need...
    christarose96 christarose96 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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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 1 Response Dec 4, 2014

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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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    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 11 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    constantly expecting me to be respectful not

    knowing how I am really treated. Ik I am a kid and am suppose to know my place but what happens when your more mature than the people that are supposedly taking care of you?
    jybreil jybreil 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    They Disgust Me.

    As some of you already know, my maternal grandmother was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer. Even though she's over eighty this came completely out of the blue and it has been a huge blow to my family. In my mind, this means she now needs more support, care and love from her...
    TheBlimey TheBlimey 18-21, F 5 Responses May 12, 2009

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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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    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 18-21, M 5 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    Between her farting without excusing herself,

    burping and blowing it into the air, her constant talking (and nagging), trying to change my habits, trying to convert me to her religion, being a hypocrite, and her horrid bad breath,... I am about to kill my grandmother. I love her, but not when I'm stuck with her for 3 weeks...
    aintnoangel aintnoangel 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Leofflaed Leofflaed 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    My grandfather needs to stop.

    He takes my things and throws them away, when they're MINE and I NEED them. If I put something somewhere, I expect it to still be there when I want it. If it's with MY stuff, I expect it to continue to STAY with my stuff. The whole "if it's laying around it's going to get thrown...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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    Hi I need some advice do you tell my partner

    how badly her father has made me feel ? Basically i am engaged to my girlfriend (lesbian couple ) her sister has recently had a baby and we was all meant to be going to see the baby her parents were picking us up as far as we were aware ... Upon time to leave her father stated...
    kirsto22 kirsto22 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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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 don't know how much longer I can stand being

    at home. I'm not a whiny brat who cries when I don't get everything I want, I've grown up in an extremely dysfunctional family. My dad cheated on my mom in 2007-2008 I was around 9/10, but she's a 'big Christian' and thinks divorce is wrong no matter what-I mean that literally...
    brooklyn18 brooklyn18 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 5, 2014

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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 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2014

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    I was raised to believe

    that being anything but the default was something to be ashamed of. I was raised to believe that emotions or feelings or anything real was a weakness. I was raiswd to believe that everythong could be fixed with a handful of pills and keeping on. But all that did was force me to...
    Donchueven Donchueven 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2014

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    I feel as though I have no family.

    My mother left when I was very young. My dad later remarried and at the age of 16, my step mother kicked me out. I was forced to live with my grandmother, she's insane, well during the summer, I was staying with a friend and she moved without telling me, now I have none of my...
    Sugarsparkles60 Sugarsparkles60 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    So, tonight, I was having my snack

    as usual. I was coming back upstairs from getting my ice cream. I walk into the kitchen and my dad was in there getting his dinner since he got home late. I don't even take five steps into the kitchen and he says 'two gallon (my name)!" He walked out and I walked to the counter...
    ZiggyZebra ZiggyZebra 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    My mom keeps nagging me about my weight

    and marrying my boyfriend and my cousin Marci won't let me marry my boyfriend right now and my dad keeps nagging me about my weight And my aunt Tammy keeps nagging me about my weight and btw I am 5'4 and 225 pounds so I don't consider myself fat I want to bash them on facebook...
    Cowgirl1992 Cowgirl1992 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yep -_- they all do but in the end,

    they're still family. Can't hate them lol, just got love for them. :3
    ShakenButNotBroken ShakenButNotBroken 18-21, F Jan 10

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    Tonight, I was having my normal snack.

    I do this every night so I don't get the shakes from being hungry. And I was sitting on the foot stool, eating and watching tv. My dad looks at me and asks, "What're you doing?" in his normal joking tone. So jokingly back, I respond, "Getting fat." He then continues to say, "Yea...
    ZiggyZebra ZiggyZebra 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 11

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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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    I can't stand him anymore.

    Grandpa needs to chill. I just sent my mom 2 very angry paragraphs through text regarding my grandfather. Either she straightens **** out him, or there's gonna be a problem. Again.
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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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 3 Responses Jan 4

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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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    My little sister has always been the shittiest

    sister. She is a spoiled brat and a two time college drop out who has never worked a day in her life. Her sole ambition is mooching off of anyone she can. She openly admits that her dream job is becoming a gold digger. What bothers me most is that our birthdays are exactly six...
    FaeFamous FaeFamous 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 5, 2014

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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 4 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    Here he goes again, my grandfather,

    trying to tell me how to talk. I really hate it when he says "watch your language!!!" Like, I'm sorry, I'm 20 now, the age that someone was actually allowed to tell me to "watch my language" passed years ago. He says "it's not lady like, and it's not something a girl should...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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