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I Keep Getting Hurt By Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 253 People

    New Years Resolusion

    This year I resolve to deal with this family issue. I have decided that I will have a sit down with my parents. They are the only ones that are important enough for me to deal with. I will let them know how I feel and how this has effected me. For a longer term fix? My husband...
    NKDing NKDing 51-55, F Jan 11, 2013

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    I Have A Toxic Family.

    When I was 5, my mom left my brother and I because she was headed down a long and dangerous road. I was left with my grandmother and cousin, and my brother was left with an aunt. My brothers dad took him in, raised him for the rest of his life. I stayed with my grandma and cousin...
    morbidkittie13 morbidkittie13 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2011

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    My Disfunctional Family

    I actually started out with a very functional family. I have to say that every holiday was special and we were all very close and cared about one another back then. My mother died when I was fairly young and my family's entire value system seemed to have shifted forever. I am...
    CatastrophicDreamer CatastrophicDreamer 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 29, 2007

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    Learning To Deal

    I come from a very large family. I've never been alone and yet I have been lonely my entire life. For some reason, unknown to me, most of my family has never accepted me. Some of them actually tell others, in the family, that if they associate with me to not bother associating...
    NKDing NKDing 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    Things Are Looking Better...

    Recently, my biological father contacted me. Took him a while to find me again, but he's made me see that I'm not alone, or strange with my little quirks. I feel better, I have siblings now that welcome me with open arms, and it certainly is fantastic to know that they all have...
    lowheart lowheart 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    No More- I've Put My Foot Down

    My family has been a constant source of pain and abuse in my life since I was born. They are all addicted, alcoholics, thieves, manipulators, etc. They have screwed me personally over many times, and they have screwed over the older members of my family for years longer. It used...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    Almost Through The Season

    Sometimes I think that if I can just get through Christmas I'll be OK. Then I forget about how emotional the "after Christmas" can be. Thats when XYandZ return to their respective homes and My parents decide that it is now safe to visit with me and my family. I am...
    NKDing NKDing 51-55, F Jan 3, 2013

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    I Hate Being Excluded And Want To Know If Being Mad Is Wrong

    I do not wish to name names because I am not that way. However I need my questions answered.They are however in my family. Person A orginally said I could go with them to Disney world with person B and the three of us would have fun. Well two days before person A said they did...
    ihateexlcusions ihateexlcusions 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2012

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    Unsuccess

    My Dad died a long time ago. My Mom is cold and distant. My siblings are like strangers. I tried to hug my mom when I was 4. She pushed me away and said not to be stupid. I still remember it to this day. When I call, she doesn't even say hello...she answers the phone with 'What...
    HypoCriticaLie HypoCriticaLie 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2008

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    It Can Always Get Worst!

    So it it just a few days before Christmas. I haven't had any time off because I don't know how to say No. That's fine. That's me. As if it wasn't bad enough that I am not welcome or included in the Christmas celebration at my parents house. Thanks to XY and Z, now my father has...
    NKDing NKDing 51-55, F Dec 21, 2012

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    Not Very Nice At Times

    While my parents where very loving, funny, and respectful to me and my siblings...they did have some problems. My dad had a very bad **** addiction and he still struggles with it to this day. This made my parents fight non-stop all 18 years of their marriage. My father was also...
    Spedunk Spedunk 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2009

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    Story Of My Life

    Basically my family is that fit one who constantly goes to church and I'm the odd one out because i like to show people in different . My dad left when I was 4 then my mon took the party life basically I raised myself she would try to cover her absences with gifts and they worked...
    Sasy0102 Sasy0102 13-15, F Jul 30, 2012

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    But We Are Family (as Long As We Get What We Want)

    That is My families pet term when they want to shovel some pain My way. My brother the pot head addict "borrowed" My flat hauler and when he finally returned it it was beat. Than He demanded to move in with Mom and me. My mom bought him a house but "it makes him sick" Well clean...
    slappedtomuch slappedtomuch 46-50, M Mar 27, 2012

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    Need To Get This Out Of My Chest.

     I was born out of wedlock. What so many would consider a bastard child. My father was married when he met my mom. My mother knew he was married, but he promised her that he would get a divorce. They loved each other, but apparently he couldn't get a divorce from his wife...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    And The Holiday Season Is Upon Us!

    I HATE this time of year. I have always believed in big family celibrations and children running around. Laughter and stories and catching up on what is going on in each others lives.Now it is just my husband and I.I am not allowed to celibrate the holidays with my parents or...
    NKDing NKDing 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    Just Not Good Enough

    I am the eldest sister of four siblings. I have always been protective and my personality is such that I would suffer or do practically anything to keep my sisters safe, if needed. I have always been that way. I also like to be close to my family members. Well, "like" isn't the...
    fulltimehobbyist fulltimehobbyist 41-45, F May 15, 2012

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    I tell everybody that, by choice, I will never be in love again. So, is sick to hear that I mean it? The thought of being intellectually and physically intertwined with someone...
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    When I was 11 years I got threated by a older student who had bullying me in many years. He was much bigger then me and stronger but he only was 1 years older then me. He chased me...
    Chichikun10 Chichikun10 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Ayunir Ayunir 22-25, M May 5

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    I stuffed my belly so full tonight! Wish I could do it more often! I'll post a pic in another post of the before!!
    brittloveee35 brittloveee35 18-21, F 2 Responses May 14

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    Here's my soft belly before stuffing! Still cute just not as big and satisfied
    brittloveee35 brittloveee35 18-21, F 3 Responses May 14

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    i wish people would see how much there words and actions hurt people... because the actions of the most beloved person in my life (my now ex girlfriend) have absolutely destroy me...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I don't think getting hurt easily is being weak. It is a sign of knowing yourself and what's important to you. Not getting hurt is not really a sign of strength either...
    StubbornTiger StubbornTiger 41-45, F May 12

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    A person starts ignoring you. Then, start giving you silent treatment and occasionally rude replies. You are getting hurt and angry too. You also stop regular talks but remains...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 5 Responses May 14

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    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F 2 Responses May 15

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    I don't. I like helping everyone to be happy. It sucks though when my honesty hurts someone. . .and I seem cursed to hurt a ton of guys. . .I am honest, so that can lead to some...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    I care too much and i end up getting hurt..its like im here to get hurt instead of anyone i know
    1phoenix1 1phoenix1 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    SlightlyDaft SlightlyDaft 31-35, F 5 Responses May 1

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    Hi I'm Leah and life is not something I ever really wanted but that's the thing you can't always get what you want people are going to judge me and they don't even know me but I...
    leahferguson7 leahferguson7 16-17 1 hr ago

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    Short version: I met my friend 5 months ago, we connected on this amazing level, and within the two months I ended up meeting him in person in his state. We realised there was more...
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Heyyy, just venting lbvs! I don't have any friends, nor family! is it by choice mmm yea in a way but not really! I tend to block people out and keep a tough guard! Why, because I...
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    My family will always be my greatest treasures in life. I reach and achieve all that I have because of them. No matter what happen I will never turn my back on them.
    Heavenknows134 Heavenknows134 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    OK, this is really long but it's my story. Hopefully this resonates with someone. It started a few weeks before I got married, and just escalated. The name-calling, intimidation...
    AllieLeigh AllieLeigh 26-30, F 4 Responses May 6

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