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I Have Some Disrespectful Grown Children

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 67 People

    My Daughter Treats Me Like Criminal On Probation

    This could easily be a very long story, so I am going to try and summarize.I am a 59 year old Father, with two adult children and 4 Grandchildren.Since the divorce in 1979, my Daughter has blamed me for everything and anything...SADLY, THIS IS NOT AN EXAGERATION !For 40 years...
    powderhunter powderhunter 56-60, M 5 Responses Apr 9, 2011

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    Hurt

    Hi   To make a long story short, my daughter moved out at 17 to be with her boyfriend.  The boyfriend has felony charges and been in the county jail several times for 4-6 months.  My daughter is now 19 and he is 20.  They just had their first child...
    Tanzy10 Tanzy10 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    At My Witts End

    My husband and I have been married for 18 years.  I had two married, adult children, and he had two boys, 10 and 14.  I LOVE my husband very much; but from the beginning; I knew his youngest son; had some problem.  He was very defiant, always getting into trouble...
    gram62 gram62 61-65, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2010

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    My Firstborn

    My oldest daughter was born when I was almost 20. All I ever wanted was to be a mom. I devoted my life to hers. Looking back there were times when I made her the priroty over my younger 2 children, maybe out of guilt that I was divorced from her father and my other 2 belonged...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 7, 2012

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    Getting Freed Up

    i have a 24 year old son who hardly ever comes around or calls i can call him and he may or may not answer or return my calls or text,hes very on chalont about our relationship i feel as if we dont really have one not to mention a relationship with his brother and sister still at...
    3221themoose 3221themoose 46-50 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    Disrespectful Grown Up Daughter

    My daughter is 22 years old..she has a baby that is a year and a half old. Before I say anything let me tell you that her son is the light of my life. I enjoy everything to do with him. When she became pregnant she was a sophomore in college. In order for her to finish, I said...
    tigger71004 tigger71004 36-40, F 11 Responses Feb 25, 2011

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    My Daughter Lies

    My daughter had a medical procedure done Will waiting for the nurse to get her settled they layer down her chart and I looked at it . Only one page where she wrote her Mom. Me is bipolar and her sister has cervical cancer which is not true . I t angered me that she would write...
    Quest45 Quest45 51-55, F Jul 20, 2012

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    Been Hurt By Son For Years

    When our son became engaged to his wife he started completely disrespecting us, he felt that we should help with the wedding expenses that normally the brides parents help with. Since son's wedding was a rush wedding because his finance was having problems with her own parents...
    Ewanna Ewanna 61-65, F Oct 1, 2012

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    Fed Up

    So much to write trying to figure where to begin. First, nobody would want my life. Second I never asked forany of it to happen. My 20 year old daughter who moved back in with her baby seeems to think I did. She movedback in cause her horrible convicted felon of a boyfriend beat...
    jomash jomash 41-45 6 Responses Nov 19, 2011

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    Grown Son Is So Disrespectful

    I just got back from a visit to CA to see my grown son, his wife and their 2 year old son. It was awful! When they came to the airport, my grandson cried when he saw my 9 year old and I and my son said, "well, I guess he doesn't like you"...that comment felt like he slapped me in...
    Heidijo2141968 Heidijo2141968 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    a239720 a239720 61-65 3 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    I Have Decided To Stop Hurting And Leave My Kids Behind. This Too Hurts.

    My name is Cheryl. I am 53, divorced from my children's father. My Son is 33 Daughter is 31. I remarried 5 years ago to a man with a S 22 D 20. My husband Daniel has a mild case of a disability called adult Aspergers and is a loving kind and supportive man. I divorced my ex...
    ccohen13 ccohen13 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    Adult Daughter Is Disrespectful...

    my daughter lives 2000 miles away, she is 27, married has 2 kids. When I go back to my hometown where they live I stay with someone else because they don't have room. This last summer when I was visiting, I spent most of the time by myself. I wanted to visit my daughter but was...
    smoopy smoopy 46-50 11 Responses Oct 31, 2011

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    Tired Of Living On The Egg Shell

    I raised 4 children on my own.  Even though I was a singe mother, my kids never missed anything any other kids can get involved in. My oldest son was in the community marching band, track and filed team, football team, etc... ever since he was 6 years old. I even volunteered...
    My4kidsss My4kidsss 41-45 2 Responses May 13, 2012

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    Disrespectful Adult Child!

    My son and his girlfriend live in Florida and they are expecting their first child.  I live in Michigan and my gift for them was to decorate the babies room.  That turned into a disaster.  It started off that I drove 8 hours and they didn't even have any food to eat when we...
    wagnerk2 wagnerk2 51-55 4 Responses Apr 24, 2012

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    Brokenhearted

    My daughter is now in her early 20s, & she & I were always very close & loved each other immensely. She recently moved cross country after graduating college to be with her fiance, & they will be getting married soon.  The trouble is, she's like a different person, & it's only...
    Lizabeth77 Lizabeth77 56-60 6 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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    Direspectful Adult Children

    To make a long story short I have 3 kids son 27, and 2 daughters 22 and 24. Do not have much of relationship with any of them. My son is married with 3 kids of his own and although I did not raise him I tried to be in his life as much as I could. He never calls me I get a text...
    66howard 66howard 41-45 14 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    Since I haven't been on here much in almost 2 years, but I want to start being on here consistently again, I figure I should give an update of how the last 2 years have gone so any...
    skyhook2612 skyhook2612 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I was in 8th grade when I first had the feeling for a certain boy. I saw him at the park and talked to him all night. I then started talking to him on Facebook since he was a grade...
    arianagrande14 arianagrande14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I most definitely always have something on my mind. More specifically someone :P My girlfriend is always on my mind. I'm always thinking about her. What she could be doing, What...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I am a Muslim. I am proud to be a Muslim. And I think that the idea that some people have about Islam is really twisted. Even many Muslims have got it all wrong. For example, the...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I have been on ep since I was around 10-12 years old and today I am 17 I am still growing and maturing and everyone I've spoke to on ep taught me something whether it was simply to...
    germany100 germany100 16-17, F Dec 7

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    Dreams and Goals: 1.Become a best-selling author. 2. Own my own children's day care. 3. Help my mom get her restaurant. 4.Build a shelter for the homeless. 5. Give back to...
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F Nov 26

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    What are they teaching our children? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwUwchCeeI4
    rain777 rain777 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Well right now I am staying with my mom, and I have two friends, which includes others within their family. One friend lives just down the street from me. Her life is in turmoil...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    To be something bigger then myself. I want it to where when people say my name they discuss how i constantly tried to make a difference. Someone who will stand even if its all by...
    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    if someone could please make an app to punch someone in the throat I'd be most appreciative!!!! I'd pay good money for that right about now!!!!
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 26

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    there is this someone that i need to talk to right now, i am feeling so depressed, or not depressed, more like emotionally worn up,,, adding to the fact that i have been missing...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F Dec 1

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    Used to... Last night, a raccoon came into our back yard and broke into the chicken coop. Three were eaten and one was severely injured, and we now have to watch her die slowly...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F Dec 2

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    I suck at being a human being. There. I've said it. I don't know how to be someone's friend. I don't know how to talk to people. Whatever normal humans use to connect with others...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    So many words I want and need to say to you. I just can't seem to put them into any complete order. They are all just spinning around, I know what my hearts wants but my brain...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    There are 5 things that are important in life which is timing,understanding, believing, reminding and reflecting! Timing well good things happen to those who wait! This is very...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    There are many things over a span of years that I have allowed to be said about me, and to me by members of this site. I have told you repeatedly that I do not speak out to...
    Joseph84 Joseph84 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 8

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    I'd love to be a successful artist someday, that is if my feelings didn't stop kicking me down and making me feel this way; unable to leave home and pursue an education, whole days...
    luneelfe luneelfe 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Most are good and avoid doing wrong knowing they should. Some people are tempted and fight all their lifetime to not do wrong and be kind. Others are just plain bad and know...
    GivaCafeMatin GivaCafeMatin 56-60, M Dec 11

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    So I should start by saying that sometimes we put so much effort into one issue trying to solve it, not to realize that much focus might let you see the big picture. Had to paint...
    madhatter22 madhatter22 26-30, M Dec 13

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    So some of you have been holding me through the saga of my marriage break up and I thank you all for that. He left. Then changed his mind and threw me out and I have been a girl...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 14

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    I sorta mentioned that there was something bothering me that I needed to tell him. He said no matter what it is he'll always be here for me. He'd even go to the doctor...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    You know, when people tell you to try and explore new things?...... I've been on this site since something around October 26th.... One day, I decided to take a look at the comments...
    DaddysGirl24 DaddysGirl24 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 15

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    It's a tragedy when someone's last words to me are hurtful, especially when that person matters to me. I don't mean their last words before they leave the earth, I mean the last...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    everyone has insecurity issues. The difference is the way we show our insicurity that become our defects. Someone talks a lot, someone is shy, someone is arrogant but every defect...
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    I've been in love for a long time, I finally could say all I feel to that person, but, she doesn't says "I love you" I hug her, shes hugs me, we hold our hands, and she is so cute...
    Vardelos Vardelos 18-21, M Dec 17

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    I have come out of my country looking for a job and fortunately i got one after arond 4 days. Presently Iam working in this Company from last 1.7 years. I have been selected as...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Dec 18

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    I had someone that said she loved me but her actions didn't show it. Had a daughter together and bought a house a year ago, she had secrets with her phone and was avoiding me more...
    needbetter needbetter 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 18

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    Most of times I don't know what's going to happen but nowadays after meeting April, I just do it not caring about what result is going to be. The problem is the things started to...
    yiskah yiskah 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 18

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    In the words of Alan Watts: "Advice? I don’t have advice. Stop aspiring and start writing. If you’re writing, you’re a writer. Write like you’re a ******* death row inmate...
    the7thsphere the7thsphere 36-40, M a week ago

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    everything happens for a reason and I expect that, I am not a type of person that worries over something that has no big impact in my life, all I want to do is live my life and be...
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M 6 days ago

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