I Have No Family Support

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    Both my parents died of cancer

    while I was fairly young. 18-29. I don't have any grandparents or siblings either. It doesn't really bother me anymore, except those little things where you could really used an obligated relative to help with something. Like if I'm sick, or I need someone to watch my house, or...
    doggpickle doggpickle
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2015

    i suddenly got lonely in large group of people.

    just said good bye to sweet ladies(mother and daughter)everyone have place to go to.. ''home'' i don't...and another thing what make me sad is now i can slow away my feelings like this..no more after 21th. cos i don't have plan to move to another site And only people that...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 15

    All my life I have been ignored by my family.

    Everyone is always more important than me. My sisters were always more successful, so they got more attention. My nieces and nephews were constantly getting in trouble, so they were always being talked to. With barely any connections, I am alone in this big world. I only have...
    LexiDuhhXO LexiDuhhXO
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2015

    I can not believe I found this website.

    I have been experiencing loneliness due to not having family. In 1997 I lost my twin brother and that is where it all began. I am from a small family from the start, but never thought in a million years that I would end up alone in this world. My mom died in 2002 and my father...
    cangelb57 cangelb57
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Oct 30, 2015

    ''I got a family who ain't blood.

    And I got blood who ain't family. Only the real will understand''
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 26, 2015

    I am from a dysfunctional family.

    Yes I cant get away from the scars. I spend most of my adult life on active duty in the Army. I put all my energy into mother hood and career. I was a single parent and a enlisted soldier. I gave 100% to both. My daughter in her teenage years battled me as I made my way into...
    kayeyolande kayeyolande
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Dec 1, 2015

    My family doesnt support me.

    I told them that I liked a girl and they hated it. They think I'm this wounded puppy, when I'm just being myself. They take things so serious when its just me. If I dont want to go to a party, they think I'm being an outsider. I dont like them, thats all. My family doesnt accept...
    JulietA93 JulietA93
    16-17, F
    Dec 13, 2014

    Never Had Someone That Was Always In My Corner, To Defend Or Love Me.

    My earliest memories of "family" are those of fighting - physical and verbal and pitting one against the other. No one ever said they loved each other. Only mean and hateful things done for years and years and that disgusting behavior was taught to us kids. My family was...
    Solobird Solobird
    36-40
    1 Response Nov 17, 2013

    Hello, my name is alma.

    I have no family support. although i grew up like that, it's not getting any easier.
    alma12345 alma12345
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2014

    I am the black sheep of my family.

    Every since my mom died I have no one but my kids and husband. It's so hard not having a relationship with my family such as sunt and cousins.
    sweedee39 sweedee39
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 13, 2015

    Mom died at 13. Dad Died at 3.

    My step dad died when I was 14, so now it's just me. I have a sister, but I haven't seen her in 30 years. I never really knew her so I don't have any tears. I guess I'm still here for a reason...
    TheLastExile TheLastExile
    41-45, M
    Jan 15

    My family sucks when it comes to support.

    They only care themselves I am looking for a real family that I can call my own. I want to be apart of another family. When I find someone I'll be looking how close she is to her family so I can be apart of it. I want to be away from my family forevers.
    y0g3 y0g3
    31-35, M
    1 Response May 27, 2014

    Not a one, it's very difficult sometimes

    especially being a single parent too People have no idea what I would give for just a little help here or there, a trip to the grocery store alone, a few hours to clean without kids, a few hours for just me No such light at the end of the tunnel Family is overrated, but I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    I've read many of the stories about no family

    support and i really didn't know there were so many ppl like me around. I grew up like so many others in a time when tv show depicted families like the Waltons, the Ingals, the Kleavers (if that's how they spelled it). Those families all had hardships but they all supported...
    veiledsadness veiledsadness
    56-60, F
    Sep 29, 2015

    I have had no family support,

    at all since my mid teens. I'm very lonely and feel like I need advice with my current situation but I have no one to ask. I have a lot of pressure on me and responsibilities that take a lot of time and require a lot of self sacrifice and it's hard not to feel like I'm drowning...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Sep 17, 2015

    Do you think only money is support?

    No No..... If they dont give you anything but they are only standing with you..... Its a big support
    navib navib
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 2

    I think this can be taken in many different

    ways. As I am very close to my immediate family - live just over from my nan and my mum also lives on the same street, so I see them pretty much everyday. But as for support? It depends. Financial support, my nan is there to help me through anything. I'm always on top of my...
    EverlyLeex EverlyLeex
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 17

    Totally Alone In The World

    First let me say this isn't intended as a pity party. I just have to know if there are others out there like me. Let me start. I grew up in a dysfunctional and abusive family. I have had both emotional and physical scars from that time. A secret I kept from everyone until I was...
    apminnie apminnie
    31-35, F
    85 Responses Jul 4, 2011

    Everyone has family problems every

    once in a while.. So I don't feel like I should be complaining about mine, but I need to tell someone.... I really need a friend right now...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 2, 2015

    I never got along with my parents,

    and after graduating college, I realized that they were just bringing stress into my life. I had an on-and-off relationship with them, where I spent 1-2 years without talking to them several times. In 2006, I stopped talking to them altogether, and I have had nothing to do...
    Worldeeeter Worldeeeter
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 16

    I'm 46 Female and all alone.

    I come from a severely dysfunctional family. My father was an alcoholic and physically abused my mom and me too. My mom was a wonderful person and she deserved better but she had her own dysfunctional family and ran away when she was a teenager to marry my father. She had 3...
    StrangeAsAngels66 StrangeAsAngels66
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 6, 2013

    well i am adopted. i have no siblings.

    my parents have passed. I am gay so i have no children and not married.
    keywestr keywestr
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2015

    I'm a survivor of phisically

    and sexually abused by my parents. I'm living all alone. I'm just thinking... if you are not pretty or die,people don't care.that's what i've heard. But truth is not. if you are not pretty,they don't care if you die. or they don't care even if you are pretty. i pass out in the...
    juryandrews juryandrews
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 6, 2015

    I have no family around.

    I don't talk to any of them. I have shunned them for several years now. They don't give me the support I need. They rejected me first. I don't even talk to anybody about the family either. I don't even know my family, and I wish not to. I am disgusted by their dysfunctional life...
    noaht43 noaht43
    41-45, T
    3 Responses Sep 17, 2015

    How lucky you are if you believe everybody is

    loved and treated as right by their own parents,family members...Some people just have to escape where they are,were..we *victims have to deal with this the rest of our life.i always feel like i'm trapped in guilty not guilty in fact, but guilty which somebody bought me.then...
    babyblueeee babyblueeee
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 17

    Not a single family member ever contacts me.

    I don't know if I have done anything. I don't think I have. All I do is work to survive and try to be a kind and respectful person. I don't know what I have ever done for them to not love me or even care about me. I honestly am stumped. I'm gentle, quiet, calm, loving...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 1

    I can not believe I found this website.

    I have been experiencing loneliness due to not having family. In 1997 I lost my twin brother and that is where it all began. I am from a small family from the start, but never thought in a million years that I would end up alone in this world. My mom died in 2002 and my father...
    cangelb57 cangelb57
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Oct 30, 2015

    I Never Really Felt Connected...I Wonder Why...

    When I was born, almost 58 years ago, my parents weren't married (my mother had already been married and divorced) , never did get married, but had three, possibly four children together. I was the only one my mom kept. But then when I was about 2, she abandoned me in a hotel...
    OceanaRose OceanaRose
    61-65, F
    1 Response Mar 6, 2013

    Just. Seriously? I can't

    even comprehend how ridiculous this situation is. Lemme back up, and I'll keep it as brief as possible for the kind people interested enough to read. When I was twelve, my sister forgave her boyfriend for abusing me sexually. Of course that allowed him to do it again. When I...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 18

    Tired Of This

    Hi all, I am so tired of being angry all the time. My reason for being angry is that I have zero family support. I won't get into the details of how this has happened but after years of abuse, I refuse to put up with any of these people. They have not been a part of my life for...
    raspberry333 raspberry333
    31-35
    11 Responses Jul 29, 2011

    Celebrate yourself if no one else will.

    Be kind and loving to yourself. Give yourself what you need. No one else has to. Make a conscious effort to celebrate yourself often.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 12, 2015

    When no one builds you up

    and only cuts you down, it's hard to feel confident. Sure, they say you can ignore people who put you down, but when it's your family, how do you ignore that? You have to get away from them. Family is not allowed to put family down. I've never had their support and never...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Sep 3, 2015

    here another one... i stayed wiyh my dad to

    help him cuz he is 82 and is having vision problems. after going broke by helping him, he doesn't understand why I want to leave. he says i have no bills.(but i sleep on the couch, no money coming in, and i lost my social life)
    cindylouisemcleod cindylouisemcleod
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Nov 10, 2015

    I moved to a new state

    and town. I am needing support from the locals. How do I fit in when I am new?
    cindylouisemcleod cindylouisemcleod
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Nov 1, 2015

    my father. hated me..

    ..he never loved his children....but he hated me....deep down I know he wish I was never born & died when I was were sent to a foster home cause of my mothers breakdown....when she came back to get us the disappointment to see him there..... I would. catch him staring at me in...
    girleve girleve
    70+, F
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2015

    My family does not know a lot about my personal

    life. I'm afraid they will not understand.
    Learning71 Learning71
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 11, 2015

    Today is something that deep down I really

    don't want to do. Moving to an area around my husband's family. No choice but to at this point bc I don't have parents to rely on and my sisters are states away.
    JustMe2307 JustMe2307
    36-40, F
    Oct 31, 2015

    According to my family,

    my passion for art is idiotic. Just great.
    whyusteens whyusteens
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2015

    I've read some of the posts here,

    it seems like there are a lot of sorry families out there... I really don't understand. In a day and age where people have the ability to connect more than any other time humans have been here and there's still a large number of us that are alone and neglected. Reading other...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Mar 12

    Nearly a decade ago I moved away from my toxic

    family in an effort to avoid having an actual mental breakdown. I was numb. My parents are bare minimum suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder, and I have not communicated with either of them since I left. I have unfortunately tried to maintain some kind of relationship...
    Frankenzombie Frankenzombie
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2015

    Bombarder built a family just

    for holding Father's money. She claims a husband should always put all his money in his wife's hands, but that doesn't mean she would use Father's money to maintain the whole family. She only buys food for herself and doesn't fix the broken house facility or buy furniture for...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself
    31-35, F
    Jan 29

    please dont judge me

    for my grammer or lack of proper writting skills. I write as I speak you can say. Ill try to remember puntuation and all but might miss alot. Anyway here is my story its kinda hard to read or hear but I promise all true. I was born last in my family have two orlder brothers. My...
    feelinghopless feelinghopless
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jun 25, 2015

    Never felt safe and love with them

    but only fear. And i'm so happy that i'm in a right place now.
    babyblueeee babyblueeee
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 19

    IS this forum still active - its my birthday

    and I am estranged from my family. My mother told me 24 hours ago not to speak to her again. more to the story of course....but the pain inso deep I cant even express it.
    Candyman3597 Candyman3597
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Nov 23, 2015

    here is another wonderful story about the lack

    of family support....I am paying rent. i started going to school to better myself. the money ran out to pay my rent and they said to quit school and go be a waitress so i can get money to pay them
    cindylouisemcleod cindylouisemcleod
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2015

    Family means a group of people including

    different level of seniority with the senior supporting the junior. The natural families, which include parents and children, are material supporters. The scientific families, which include principal investigators, students, research assistants, and postdictors, are...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 19

    my family wants nothing to do with me,

    and its always been this way. i used to think if my own family cant love me why would anyone else,but i now know its their loss. but i do envy my fiance and friends seeing how close they are w their family. im dreading my own wedding cuz i dont have family to attend.
    cooper3366 cooper3366
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 1, 2015

    this song is made as campaign song ''stop

    abuse'' this is cover song,still beautiful in a differently way. i am also abuse survivor and this makes me cry and encouraged me always. i ask you a favor,plz read lyrics first,then listen to music. so i will leave links in the last. ''Tashikanakoto'' Gazing at the sky after...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Apr 17

    We can do everything in life

    if we have family support in background.... Otherwise we failed to achieve the goal.....
    navib navib
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Mar 2

    what is family??ha they bring me down chock

    me hurt me i'm bleeding i'm screming who cares who cares noone go the hell ****** dirty pigs i don't need anyone just want free and safety place we can't buy safe by money **** goverment **** police **** family **** everything **** you vent is over bye
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 1, 2015
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