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    since middle school I have been a boy scout

    and progressed through the ranks and now I'm one rank below eagle scout and I will turn 18 in November and after your 18th birthday you can't be an eagle scout anymore. I only joined to go camping and to have fun and my dad has blown alot of money on equipment I dident ask for...
    slipknot317 slipknot317 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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    My parents are of Indian descent

    and in our culture we are supposed to respect our parents at all costs - even when they are wrong. However, I grew up in the United States and have grown accustomed to the freedoms. I married the girl of my dreams and we have had our share of problems however the biggest...
    a2771440 a2771440 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    My maternal branch of the family; they are pure

    dysfunction. Disowning children who leave them for escaping their bullshit. Throwing away mortgage money for a measly party. Willing to sell off their daughters to shady men for lumps of cash. Telling the younger generations to be smart, then get upset when they excel...
    LoveSoLife LoveSoLife 18-21, F Apr 27

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    Financial Problem Messing Up My Family

    Financial problem has always been an issue with my family. But somehow now, it's much worse.. to the point that my parents relationship are worse and so does it with us, their children. My dad is a seaman, he goes abroad and go all around the world for 10 months and then come...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2013

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    It's been months since I've been on EP

    and when I am I simply express my emotions openly than to any other person/app whatever. Idk what's going on with my family lately, particularly parents. They have always been loving, honest, loyal etc. to each other with a couple of fights here and there but never that...
    silentarab silentarab 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Im really starting to hate

    where im at. My mom just got in my face and told me that if my grandma dies its my fault. She said that im a liar and that i sneak around. She also called me other things but i cant say them on here. :(
    TiffanyNicoleLovesNene TiffanyNicoleLovesNene 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Im never aloud to do anything.

    like they all lock me in my room and never let me go anywhere unless they are with me. i have no life. i have no friends because im not aloud to go out and im 18! i mean come on!!! seriously!?!
    TiffanyNicoleLovesNene TiffanyNicoleLovesNene 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 26

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    omutsukimi omutsukimi 18-21, M Apr 23

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    My Mother Is Leaving In A Few Weeks

    So my parents' marriage has been sh*tty since as far as I can remember, and my mother finally decided to leave my dad. She decided to fly back to her country to stay with her family, leaving my dad and my little brother behind. I don't blame her, my dad is abusive in all forms...
    EmmyChi EmmyChi 22-25 1 Response Oct 9, 2013

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    Who doesn't ? ( rhetorical lol) Everyone has/

    had them. I wouldn't believe you if you said you never had issues. 😇✌️
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    My mother missed my wedding

    because she doesn't like my partner. She never said sorry although I can tell she feels guilty about it. I told her it was okay but it still hurts me to this day.
    keepingitrealgirl keepingitrealgirl 22-25, F Mar 24

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    My dad overreacted when I refused to go

    for a swim at 8:00 pm, he whip me with his BELT then kicked me out. What am i supposed to do?
    TraPhume TraPhume 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    My Dad Has A Nasty Temper And Is A Major Hypocrite...

    I have big family problems at home. My dad is a very short tempered person who tends to have huge bursts of anger and fury. I’m a teenager and I understand perfectly that sometimes I slip. I sometimes seem arrogant but really it’s only because I might be annoyed about...
    brokengirl8 brokengirl8 16-17 4 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    ...'what you call a tragedy,

    is just another day to me'. Yeah! Dat bad
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 18

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    I seriously hate my family.

    I was just told i was the fatest and ugliest kid they have ever seen. :'( I get it im a bigger girl but that hurts. :'( Im trtying to lose weight. Im trying hard. The sad thing is, is even if i was skinny i think they would say the samething about me. :'( fml. :'(
    TiffanyNicoleLovesNene TiffanyNicoleLovesNene 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 29

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    I could not help myself

    but i hate mum. Okay, maybe not hate but dont like her. Everything she did is just making me sick. Our relationship is always complicated. But now... Everything started 1 montgs ago. İn my country you have to pass 2 exams for go to uni. First one was not good and of course mum...
    Sammy11111 Sammy11111 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Today my brother and I were arguing about

    whether I was more intelligent than him due to natural talent or because, even though we both went to the same school, I "had better teachers" and that's apparently why I made a 32 on the ACT when he had an 18. And that's why he never passed ANY of his AP Exams and I've passed...
    AshleyWCSloth AshleyWCSloth 16-17, F 7 Responses Apr 4

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    I Am Sick And No One Cares And I'm Barely Holding On.

    I got sick when I was 19 years old. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I'm in constant pain and depression and all I get from my family is it's all in your head. When I was working everybody loved me. I was always surrounded by my family and friends. Now that I need help no one...
    blessedmommy126 blessedmommy126 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 8, 2012

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    Life Growing Up.

    so when i was a little girl i used to watch my father abuse my mother. he was a terrible alcoholic, when i was 8 years old he went to jail for rape. he apparently raped my babysitter who was 14 years old. when he got out of prison my mother took him back. i was 11 and my younger...
    whyamiforeveralone whyamiforeveralone 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    My mom just told me that im subject

    for her and that she does not care about me. I love her and I need my old mom back, I cant take this...
    staystrongandlive staystrongandlive 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    My Family Hate Me

    I have a really small family and I am the youngest. I live with my sister and my mum and they both really hate me. I always get in the way and im a waste of space. I like coming on here becasue I like talking to people who have the same problems as me. Apart from the fact my...
    roseturner roseturner 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2013

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    I will never understand

    why it is that every single time I try to do anything that's important to me personally, about half of my family has to do everything in their power to make it impossible. for the love of god, I can't even be allowed to be in control of my OWN MONEY! my grandma has taken full...
    mrweerd mrweerd 26-30, M Jan 25

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    Im always trying to stick to myself in my family

    since its basically , me , my grandma and my mother .. Somehow we always find a way to have a problem with something , we argue or have a dissagreement atleast once a day ( if we even see each other ) if we dont see each other then we'll probably not even speak to each other...
    Johnlovecrazy Johnlovecrazy 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 24, 2014

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    I don't know if I hate my father.

    I know that I wouldn't want anything bad to happen to him. I'm not that kind of person. Everyday my dad comes home angry. He insults everyone. He uses vulgar language. He's lazy. He does nothing for himself. He doesn't eat until my mom serves him. He doesn't drink anything...
    Swkyh Swkyh 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    I am having family troubles .

    For the first time in my life I have stood up to my family. My younger sister is envious of me and talks badly of people behind there backs including me , she acts like the world revolves around her and uses people to get what she wants. My mother is forever helping her and...
    ozgirl77 ozgirl77 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    My Husband,s Sister Has No Sense

    okay lets start i got married one month ago i just finished my honey moon ,,,, my husband is little busy at the day time on his work so somtimes i feel boring i asked my husband to bring his sis to stay with me if she want to just to chat with her and be busy with her ,,,,, first...
    borred borred 26-30 Dec 17, 2012

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    I feel as if my mum hates me.

    She always attacks me for being just like my father and brings me down because of it. I am currently having relationship problems and I feel as if because she thinks I am so much like my father that when it comes to my relationship problems I'm the only one to blame. She...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    Thats it ive had it. Im done eating.

    :'( All i ever do is get told that im too fat, that i eat too much and that i eat them out of the house. I honestly dont even eat much all i ever eat is a small portion of dinner and thats it. So to make them happy im just gonna stop eating all together. Then maybe ill die and...
    TiffanyNicoleLovesNene TiffanyNicoleLovesNene 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 31

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    omutsukimi omutsukimi 18-21, M Apr 23

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    I love my family but sometimes I think they

    would be better off without me. It's like I'm there crutch or something. My mom sees me as her therapist. She tells me everything. I like that we're close but I don't want to know about our money issues, or her relationship problems, or her sex life. She has a lot of health...
    TiffanyRaven TiffanyRaven 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Me and my sister have been fighting

    for a while now. We just had a big argument just an hour ago.. :'( I don't know who to talk to.. I feel like I'm worthless in this family! My mom is taking her side and favourites her so I feel like dying. We haven't talked since March. She treats me like I am 8, she talks to me...
    MisledSoul MisledSoul 18-21, F Jun 24, 2014

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    I have a girlfriend that is not appreciated by

    my parents and now my gf forces me to choose. My brain hurts :'(
    Ian3683 Ian3683 16-17, M 5 Responses Feb 22

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    I think it's just really fun to pretend to

    listen to music.. And listen to my family talk about me, right in front of me. ._.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 12 Responses Mar 20

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    I hate the way my mom n dad differentiate me

    from my younger sister. I mean, why the hell do they have to do that? I'm born this was I cant help it! It's like I'm always said to be dumb and my younger sis smarter than me. Everyone in my family says that. I know it's to make me think I'm lazy n stuff and I should work...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 9

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    I really can't stand it here.

    What ever I do isn't appreciated, and mostly from my mom. I mean when I cook, or clean she has something negative to say. So when I don't do either its always: "I'm always on my feet cleaning, cooking, and taking care of all you." That is pure bull sh*t. You have a room that...
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F Aug 19, 2014

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    So today I've been so upset I didn't physically

    leave my bed until 4pm Last weekend I went to a friends house cause my parents were having a huge fight again and I figured whatever I'm used to the domestic violence. But when my mother came to get me we had a talk and she basically told me that they're moving away...from me...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I don't feel comfortable living with them.

    Never been happy, they never listen but only judge. They always see the dark side of me, forgetting the bright side. I feel like this isn't home. I wanna go somewhere far away from them. I feel depressed. They always push me to do something but never motivate me please i don't...
    Imogen12 Imogen12 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2014

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    What Should I Do?

    My 12 yr old cousin has some big issues going on. She will be turning 13 in a few days but told me something very bad when I was trying to get her to open up to me. She has started cutting herself. This portion of my family has a lot of issues. One day I got a call 1 hr before I...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    My brother is 14 nearly 15

    and he is causing huge problems at home he's causing mom and dad to fight and they never do.. He treats us all like ****, he's so ungrateful and just expects mom and dad to bring him everywhere and do everything with him.. I want to runaway i cant handle this **** anymore
    amyslatts amyslatts 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2014

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    Letitbe97 Letitbe97 18-21, F Feb 28

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    I have always grown up being told

    that parents can never think wrong for their kids especially mothers. This is so not true! A bad person will also turn out to be a bad parent.. even if he/she doesnt realize it. People don't turn into angels after becoming parents. Don't you think it's unfair how God has given...
    Bizzarre Bizzarre 18-21, F Feb 8

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    My parents (Mum and her boyfriend of over 5

    years) have been fighting more and more.i feel like im the reason behind it.He says im a lazy ,untidy and stupid.if i do a single thing wrong he will remember and if i repeat that mistake he will usually yell at me for 5-10 minutes .If He calls me something i cant help but...
    Lemonskies Lemonskies 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    They Found Out..

    My life hasn't been great. I fell in love, got lied to, etc. I don;t remember my childhood too much. I remember parts here and there. But, anyways, I grew up, making my own morals and promises. I promised myself I wouldm't poison my body with drugs, alcohol, and smoking. And I...
    MeMe0326 MeMe0326 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    It's tearing our family apart,

    seeing my dad fall in the dangerous world of drugs...
    Krm15 Krm15 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I never grew up with a dad

    so I feel like I'm always seeking an older males attention. With teachers I like to be the favorite. I'm always bugging my uncles. I even cling to random older guys that happen to be around. Not in like a clingy or stalker way like I'll talk to them and be nice and try to gain...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    Family Issues -

    Heey everyone :) im a 14 year old girl jst looking for a bit of advice. To start off, i hve 3 youngr sisters, a mum with bipolar disorder and a fathr who is religious and can at times be abusive. He has his reasons though. Mum, due to her disorder, often has mood swings, and...
    suNshiiNeeexoxox suNshiiNeeexoxox 13-15 1 Response Jul 16, 2013

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