Post

I Have Family Problems

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 968 People

    I'd sit down, this is gonna be 10 years of

    quieted emotions.. Emotions, doesn't that word just terrify you a little? I know it terrifies me. I wanna post this not for sympathy, but because I want to stay sane, and it just has to be let out. I don't know where to begin.. But, i guess I'll start from what I can still...
    StayingSaneWithoutYou StayingSaneWithoutYou 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ok so I have 4 brothers

    and they are 18,17,14,and 6. So my 14 year old brothers curfew is at 9:30 and one night he went to a party with his friends and wasn't back until almost 11:00. My 2 older brothers were down stairs with my little brother, and I don't know where my sister was, my dad was freaking...
    Nicole192837 Nicole192837 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Blood Is Thicker Than Water

    I knew something was coming, I felt it last night. "There was a tremor in the force" I have two younger sister's A is the youngest and L is the middle sister. A has a 17 yr old daughter, one year ago she had a baby. The baby is darling, such a sweet little joy. She is always...
    Southernman48 Southernman48 46-50, M 6 Responses Jul 18, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am really confused with my parents,

    and sad at the same time. i have 2 siblings, my older sister that just turned 20 and one little brother that is 12 years old. Okay, so my mom is so bipolar, she's sometimes nice and sometimes really harsh on lecturing me. So by that, I'm not really open to her (the whole family...
    davamps davamps 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I had a boyfriend behind my parents back at the

    age of 19. Three times they found out, and each time they would beat me multiple times using their hands, a belt and a hanger. Bruises were a common thing. I've now chosen not to date anyone but I can't seem to get rid of this anger and hate I have for them. It reflects in the...
    hanon93 hanon93 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Survived

    Alcoholism. Mental Illness, Verbal Abuse, Physical Abuse, Trust Issues, Feelings of Worthlessness, death, intense grief, tragic circumstances and a eating disorder. I survived this and more. I didnt become a statistic I became a story of survival and endurance. I am the quote...
    Peach2010 Peach2010 18-21, F Jan 25, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My sister in law and I do not get along.

    She recently threatened to leave my brother if he didn't stop talking to me. My parents and I are the only family he has nearby. She refuses to let me see my nephew, and the baby they have on the way. Can anyone offer any advice?
    Myslin Myslin 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Where to start ... My parents are getting a

    divorce lately .. I'm living with my mom in a apartment ... The fact is in the past me & my family we didn't talk to each other At All ... I used to have fights with my mom brother & sisters .... Expect my dad ... & used to get sad ..... So I decided to avoid talking or...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My brother and his girlfriend kicked my parents

    out of their house late at night. This left my much older parents driving home 7 hours in the middle of the night. Either side refuses to discuss the situation. I have been asked by my mom to take her to visit them and see their new baby. I am uncomfortable doing so. What would...
    LMNOP2 LMNOP2 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm Lost As In What To Do

    I have two brothers and a sister. My mother and father are still married, one brother and my sister have gone through a divorce and my other brother should and is thinking about it. I have gone through one as well. I have a 2 year old daughter. Me and my sister had one because...
    iamnotcreative iamnotcreative 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 27, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sometimes I get mad or angry

    and jealous of my cousins and other people. I live with my mom and dad and have no brothers or sisters and I get jealous of my cousins who live far away and we only go visit them in December and I get jealous because they post on Facebook how they. Have family reunions and they...
    Musicgirl32558 Musicgirl32558 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This is one of my biggest worries.

    I the oldest of 3 children, 1 guy 2 younger sisters with a divorced mom. As if this wasn't enough, of all my family in my father side and mother side, I'm the very first one and the average of my cousin is 9 yrs old... So people except a lot from me, especially my mom. Because I...
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Well at least finding this place shows me

    that I'm not the only one... I'm 48 years old and a couple of years ago came back to live with my mother and older brother... All my mother ever does is tells me I am doing everything wrong. If I'm in the kitchen she constantly picks faults as if I am a child. Everything I say...
    beherenowthen beherenowthen 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My family isn't perfect

    if anything it's dysfunctional. Maybe on a new level and u absolutely hate it. I don't feel like I fit in at all. I spend all my time in my room u barely come out and when I do come out I get made fun of and yelled at and I hate it. And is it me ? Am I doing something wrong ?
    Smiles1997 Smiles1997 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not Talking To My Mom Any More

    The short of it is my mother thinks she as the right to dig into the personal lives of her adult children, to the point she does PI investigations into people I date or talk to....what have you. She does not think invading my privacy is something I should be offended at, and she...
    Bloomen Bloomen 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Hate The Them

    It's pretty bad when you're pregnant & you're so called family tries to jump you. Talking about stomping your baby out of you. I hate them so much. I know hate is a very strong word, but it fits perfectly. **** them. They was talking about my Dad, who got killed almost a year who...
    daddysgurl92 daddysgurl92 18-21 1 Response Mar 11, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am 28 years old divorced with two children

    and now remarried to my current husband almost 2 yrs now. He has a son that resides with us and had a daughter together so makes 4 children and under 5 yrs old. I am a military wife that stays home and raises my kids and the other things that being a stay home includes. Which if...
    nmstrunks nmstrunks 26-30, F Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have communication problems with my family.

    Especially my parents. I'm an introvert around them but outside family, I'm very open. Especially to my closest friends and to my boyfriend. They know the whole stuff about me, heck they know everything about me instead of my parents. I have a hard time opening up to them what I...
    hajelove19 hajelove19 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The worst part is when you love your family

    so much and you try and get along with them but they just blow you off to be with friends instead and they try to make you feel like ****
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My parents tend to act very immature within the

    house or just in the family. My dad acts like a child and tries to bully me and picks fights. He loves to pick fights with me. He doesn't even care about how I feel and just assumes things about me. He always thinks he's right and is stubborn. I feel like he's getting worse over...
    wajaylababo wajaylababo 16-17, F Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Would Never Tell Anyone, But I Miss You.

    I don't like to count the time.. But I would say it's been about 2 1/2 years since we've spoke. I don't like to remember those last words... They were harsh. You were never the best to me. And I was never the best to you. Everyone thinks I don't care... That it doesn't bother me...
    oceaneyedkay oceaneyedkay 18-21, F Sep 30, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Help Please? =-/

    Hi my name is Isiah. I’m trying to raise money so I am able to give my brothers a proper Christmas this year, because we haven’t been able to celebrate Christmas since winter 2008. In May of 2009 my father died of a massive heart attack and since than my family lives hasn’t...
    IsiahM IsiahM 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 14, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I went to the city with my mom today.

    It was bad at first, but we sort of bonded towards the end over a huge watermelon. 🍉🍉🍉
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm tired if hearing my mom complain about life

    and my dad and money and everything. I never complain to her about my problems in school and friends, I just suck it all up and deal with it but every time she's on the phone the only thing she talks about is not having enough money to do stuff and family. One time I got tired...
    Musicgirl32558 Musicgirl32558 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have a nasty sister in law

    that is trying to cause family arguments please I need advice on how to politely tell her to **** off
    sandyyy1 sandyyy1 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I constantly have fights with my mother.

    Full-on screaming fights. She is almost 50 years old and yet chooses to go for the "I guess I'm a bad mother whoops" line at the first sign of critique. I sometimes try to reason with her by bringing up studies on parenting techniques but I just get blamed for growing up wrong...
    HexTek HexTek 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My family fights constantly

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Well it's mostly my dad.

    My dad sits there and expects me and my older brother (but not my younger sister) to "offer" to do stuff for him so he can feel good. But if I don't offer to do things for him he gets mad at me and starts to yell and cuss. Now I could just shrug it off if it was a friend or...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My big brother has always been my hero

    as we grew up in a very abusive home. The day of my first chemo treatment, he called me with this conversation being on speaker phone and his girlfriend called me a lying f•••ing *****. Not true about me lying but I've NEVER felt so betrayed. I still don't speak to him and...
    Lace51 Lace51 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ok so my brother and his girlfriend haven't

    been together for long, probably just over a year. He's having a baby with her they are engaged and getting married next year. We don't really know much about this girl but not sure she's genuine. My dad has looked after my brother since he was a baby because his real dad is a...
    littlefox6 littlefox6 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 2

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Today when my dad called me "his daughter" I

    felt so weird inside. What does that mean ??
    Smiles1997 Smiles1997 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Caught My Dad Cheating On My Mom

    So today I had early release day at school so I got home early and as me my brother and sister we were walking we saw my dads car so we thought "oh he's still here" my dad doesn't go to work until 2. so we were knocking on the front door and he didn't answer so we kept on...
    yangmaycy yangmaycy 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I feel like I don't have a family.

    Sometimes, I don't even understand the definition of it. It's been so hard being an extension to everyone. It feels like I'm dragging them down or vice versa. I feel that because of this, it has contributed to my bipolarity. Although I'm not happy, I might as well show that I am...
    Neveroutofsight1901 Neveroutofsight1901 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Brother Causing Problem

    My brother met one of her female collegue 5yrs older to him. She used to come our home as his friend, then one day brother came home with her and told in front of our all family that she consider him as brother and we want to continue like brother and sister, we dint have problem...
    anonfnam anonfnam 31-35 2 Responses Jul 2, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My sister is the devil reincarnated

    and if it wasn't for her 3 beautiful children I would never speak to her again.
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 3 Responses Apr 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I write this silently crying in the bathroom.

    I went to my dads office to go print out papers and while I was there I went to his email bc I sent it to him. I saw one email that read married but lonely and it said someone wanted to sleep with him. I searched it up rn and it's a legit dating site for married men. My parents...
    foreverlostx foreverlostx 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Partner 19 Yr Old Lies In Bed All Day Does Not Work And Has No Respect For Either Of Us?

    He has done some casual work but he is happy just to sign on and play on his pc.we all live together in a 3 bed house and she has a younger son 13 who comes home from school and stays in his room all night on his xbox.Ive told my partner hes heading the same way but she just...
    patcher patcher 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 10, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I do not know my real dad.

    or his side of family. I can't afford to hire someone to find. Him. I have tried on my own with no luck. I have some info. Not a lot. I don't know where to go so I come here asking for advice.
    jcain739 jcain739 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 6

    Your Response

    Cancel