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I Keep Getting Hurt By Family

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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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    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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    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 21-25, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    sohee25 sohee25 16-17, F Nov 20

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    I will say it,am scared as hell,of getting hurt again,time will heal me.
    momonsite momonsite 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    someone has to look out for me. if trying to push people away will stop me from getting hurt then that's what has to be done.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I left a job across the country to come home thinking things would be better. At that job, I had a micromanager boss who treated me terribly. I was accused of doing things I didn...
    dariengrasshopper dariengrasshopper 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I do have a friend we become sexually active I enjoy him so much but at the same time I no want to hurt him I am no from this country tho . I was having a lot of faith in president...
    esoj80 esoj80 31-35, M Dec 2

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    Life they say is a matter of choices. But there are many things you can't choose and a lot if other peoples behaviour that you can change and must simple accept even when it...
    twixxer twixxer 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It just dawned on me today that I've lost most if not all my niceness. I used to be very nice, possibly the nicest person you could ever meet and then today I realized I'm not...
    Punky79 Punky79 31-35, F Dec 10

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    I get hurt almost everytime I get close with someone. They either stop talking to me or get to busy or have some dumb excuse. Its not easy to find good people in this world who won...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F Nov 22

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    I've been hurt and screwed over by too many people and now if I even am able to get close to someone I tend to push them away after I start to get to close to them.
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I was filling out a job application online today and they wanted a job history for the past 10 years--and any omissions or unexplained gaps could be grounds for termination or non...
    annika700 annika700 51-55 Nov 29

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    I have gained 22 lbs this year (10 kgs) and now my bmi is >30 its mean i am obese. I dont know should i continue gain weight or not because my parents getting crazy when they see...
    Icantbefat Icantbefat 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    Since I've started gaining weight on purpose I've gone from somewhere around 150 to 169 to 175 and right now am sitting heavy at 184 pounds. It's the heaviest I've ever been in my...
    fatgenie fatgenie 18-21, F 13 Responses Dec 10

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    I wish it wasn't so I wish he didn't go to my school I wish I didn't have to see him everyday I wish my friends weren't friends with him I wish I didn't have to be reminded of his...
    ILavIt ILavIt 13-15, F Nov 21

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    Every day I look at you tube and look at top fails in 2014 and I watch the show ridiculousness (a american tv show). I start cracking up and start crying because of laughter.
    woobert99 woobert99 13-15, M Nov 27

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    I'm pretty sure I don't have a heart anymore because of how many times it gets broken.....
    Queennnnnnn Queennnnnnn 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Stay With Me -You Me At Six
    InsanityIsTheButterflysDrug InsanityIsTheButterflysDrug 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    She will always be someone special in your life :'( I'm so done with all this. I wonder if you will tell me you skyped or is it a secret? You should have asked how I would...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I hate family get togethers, I hate Christmas. I hate thanksgiving, I hate Easter, I hate everything. They are all drama, someone always ends up getting hurt from a fight, I'm...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I'm basically so hurt to the point now that I'm depressed again and I'm hurt so bad that getting hurt by other people doesn't even seem to hurt anymore I'm just like that sucks and...
    TayCon321 TayCon321 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I guess it's the fact that he's everything I need. I don't trust easy and I know I can trust him, I have told him more then my best friends and he just listens, he doesn't judge my...
    MEGH0119 MEGH0119 13-15, F Nov 30

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    Every time I find someone I like I push them away because I'm afraid of getting hurt. I don't want to be hurt again so I'm hurting others. I just want to get better and be able to...
    meganleslie meganleslie 13-15, F Dec 1

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    I've always kept to myself, I'd cry at night to hide the pain I always feel! I've learnt to trust a few of my friends and only have 3 besties who I'd tell everything now. Before I...
    daniebravo daniebravo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I know what it's like to be hurt especially by the one you're supposed to spend forever with.. my hubby is an alcoholic and had lied and hidden the bottles and flasks yet I know he...
    kamgurl kamgurl 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    This is something I've went through a lot since a long time ago. That time, I would feel pain. Intense pain. Now, I've gotten used to it and I think my heart is numb because...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    The teachers who I looked up to for guidance and inspiration did not realize that the constant embarrassment, harsh words, and bullying from them would affect a small child. From...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I'm naive. I'm dumb. I'm young. I make stupid desions. I fall in love to easily. And I'm a pretty smart girl. But when a boy with a beautiful brain and smile walks into my life. A...
    jajolly12 jajolly12 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I've started to date this girl that I met on here that is amazing. I feel we have a connection and I think that she is truly in love with me. I think that she may be the one for...
    nadia50 nadia50 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    It seems like I have my period everyday I may seem like a ***** but honestly it's because I'm sick of getting hurt by everyone
    Youareallbeautiful Youareallbeautiful 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    My belly has gotten so huge now. When I went home for break and I was eating my fourth slice of pie my mom told me I'm getting fatter. I smiled and said "of course I am, and I'm...
    brittloveee35 brittloveee35 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 10

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    I'm not even trying to gain weight and my belly just keeps getting fatter. ;_; I guess I eat too much, I love to bake haha. I wish a girl would help me fatten up. ;-;
    teengainer98 teengainer98 16-17, M Dec 11

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    So I'm sitting in bed crying and listening to music with my headphones in. Why? Because my husband is being a complete arsehole. He gets really nasty after a few drinks and has...
    NotSuchAnInnocentGirl NotSuchAnInnocentGirl 26-30, F 1 Response