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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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    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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    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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    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 11 Responses Jan 31

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    Been a way 4 a while life is just ****** up

    right now wife is talking 2 other guys and my brother from a nother mother hung him self at my house and I found him dead I now don't have a house could not stay there after that
    cagefightlife cagefightlife 36-40, M Nov 23, 2014

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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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    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 4 Responses Feb 22

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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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    so I had my 3rd kid some days ago

    and got no visitors like my sister said she cant come see me every time I pop a baby out -_- she has only came to see one of the three kids I had at the hospital so I am like so mad right now
    momofthree921 momofthree921 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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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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    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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    OMG! I just found out

    that my mom is a lesbian, I dont want to talk with her about this cuz I'm scare that I'm gonna hurt her feeling. What should I do?
    sashiaJ sashiaJ 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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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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    My brother physically

    and verbally abused me, and almost killed me a few times. My sister verbally abused me and scared me so bad when I was little. She self harmed in front of me, and I thought it was a normal way of relieving stress. I started to self harm before 1st grade. I didn't know what my...
    xMayesx xMayesx 16-17, M 1 Response May 12, 2014

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    my family has always been dysfunctional,

    and I've come to accept that over the years. But I feel it is reaching its breaking point with my brother. Imagine an 18 year old boy who does nothing but smokes pot plays video games and sits on her ***. I have no idea what he think is going to happen but he believes that he...
    ocdfun123 ocdfun123 16-17 Dec 11, 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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    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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    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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    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...
    callmeLyz callmeLyz 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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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 Jan 26

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    My mum has been clinically depressed throughout

    my life, and my dad has anxiety & much deeper problems but refuses to get help or take medication. I know it's not their fault but the way they are has affected me. I wish my family was normal, I wish I had a normal life
    ems177 ems177 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    I haven't talked to my dad

    since he "disowned" me for losing my virginty this year. He does not live with me but this week my mom if forcing me to visit him for 7 days after 5 months not talking to him. While he treats me unfairly poor with his attitude. My mom constantly puts me down because it's okay...
    Michela6730 Michela6730 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2014

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    I really need advice,

    not sure how this site works but here goes: I'm 17 years old and I keep letting my parents down. My older sister has anxiety and small things can upset her, and I seem to cause this a lot. That makes my parents mad which I completely understand but I feel as though they...
    17femaleuk 17femaleuk 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    Okay so when I make food

    for people in the house I don't get thank yous. I made food last time for everybody, and I didn't get one thank you. So I made me breakfast this morning. Not anyone else food because its obviously not appreciated. I finish my meal a few minutes ago, and my mom comes busting in...
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2014

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    I was on the bus listening to music

    and I heard my family's favorite song and I remember how we use to be close and started crying.
    curiou98 curiou98 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2014

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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 family fights constantly

    and its driving me crazy
    sophiedeleveau sophiedeleveau 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2014

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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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    My dream is to do interior designing course

    but my parents want me to do engineering. My dad is short tempered and is very typical. I just have no idea how to deal with him ! I need help. :|
    HateLife2 HateLife2 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    hi guys so my mom have been talking to this one

    australian guy for 3 months now they have already exchanged numbers and now theyre talking on whatsapp ((its a messanging app if u didnt know)) and today my bestfriend told me that my mom told her that she wants to marry that guy and she also told my bestfriend to not tell me...
    patheticlilgirl patheticlilgirl 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2014

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    No one understands me only my cats not my dog

    not my rabbits bit my friends nor my family only my cats you may think it's crazy but I have had my cats for years they know how I act when I'm alone when I'm with ppl and when I have certain emotions my rabbits don't know how I act nor my dog my family Is always fighting and...
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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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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    Letitbe97 Letitbe97 16-17, F 4 days ago

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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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    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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    The pain of being neglected

    and being talked down to and treated like **** in my own house when I'm the one taking care of everything because my dad lives a second life cheating on my mom and drinking while my mom is too clinically depressed to do anything anymore..... Being forced to be my own role...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    So much for getting better.

    ... The teachers don't even notice anything. So I'm all good
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F Sep 19, 2014

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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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    My dad is getting married again,

    for the 4th time now. I know he loves this woman but that's the problem he fall in love so fast.. My mom died when i was still a baby and my dad has to raised me alone. He's really a very good father, i couldn't ask for someone better. i know my dad very well and that's why i...
    emmaweirdfella emmaweirdfella 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    My parents are divorced.

    .. My father's family hates me... My father has been very nasty to me... I live alone now... In some ways I'm happy, but my father and his family still haunt me on a regular basis.
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2014

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    Sometimes I wonder if my mom likes my brother

    more and in truth I know she does, I would test things out to see how she would respond and when I ask my brother to do the same she would respond differently, I mean I do WAY more than him when it comes to helping around the house and he can be really rude to her and she wouldn...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    It's so weird how my parents were shouting

    and screaming at each other the whole night which resulted in my mother crying. But today they are talking normally. I don't understand . They normally don't get on with each other and tend to argue a lot but how can they just go back to normal like that. I'm confused
    jess271201 jess271201 13-15, F Nov 30, 2014

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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 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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    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 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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    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