I Live With My Grandparents

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    Not The Best Experience

    I moved in with my grandparents when I was 5. I'm now 16. The reason I live with them is because my parents were neglectful and mentally abusive. And now I'm here dealing with this horrid memory that just happens to be my reality again. My mother is back on drugs. After finally...
    skiingchick23 skiingchick23
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 16, 2010

    I've basically been going back

    and fourth all my live to my grandparents house ever since I was a baby. My mother and father were addicted to drugs and had no time for children. I was sent to my grandparents while my younger sibling stayed at home. This changed when my mother walked out on our family and my...
    understandingpeople understandingpeople
    Feb 22, 2014
    602rea 602rea
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 9, 2014

    L Have Libed With My Grandparents For A While...

    Bolth my parents were users and drinkers, and I was born with meth and marijuana in me. When I was five, the corrupt social security syystem had heard enough horror stories from our concerned neighbors that we were taken away. I didn't really mind, because I didn't know my...
    rosybirdstar rosybirdstar
    13-15, F
    Feb 18, 2012

    I Feel Kind Of Hopeless

    I live with my grandparents. They're nice, loving, and supportive and have always been there for me. They gained custody of me because my parents were drug addicts and alcoholics. I have been spending the summers with my aunt for last 5 years because the basement where I live...
    Unicorn1039 Unicorn1039
    18-21, F
    Aug 16, 2013

    my grandpa touches me

    when he thinks im asleep
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    3 Responses Jun 13, 2015

    They Saved Me

    If anyone has read my other stories, you might know that i was abused by my uncle whom I lived with between the ages of 4 and 7. When I was 7, I ran away from home in search of my grandparents whom I'd only met once before. I don't want to make this about what running away was...
    UpYoursMcKee UpYoursMcKee
    18-21, M
    Aug 4, 2012

    I Love It ≪3333

    i LOVE living with my grandparents. its way better than living with my abusive mother. my dad has gone to prison for abt the fifth time and we are FINNALY done with him. im better off living with my grandparents bc they are ok financially and can afford to take care of me...
    kittybonkers kittybonkers
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 16, 2013

    My Mum Didn't Understand Me ....

    At the age of 17 I was going through depression and My mum didn't understand. I was always upset and couldn't really do anything on my own. Tbh at the beginning she was kinda good. But when she met my now step dad she stopped caring and decided there relationship was more...
    xemmalouisex xemmalouisex
    Jun 10, 2012

    Difficult To Deal

    I have a story to tell. This may end up being pretty long. My maternal grandmom never liked my dad. Yes, my dad does not possess any good qualities that women usually look for in a husband. He was uneducated, useless, lazy, has a bad temper, swears a lot, and doesn't know how to...
    InTheMirror InTheMirror
    26-30, F
    Oct 17, 2011

    I Do

    My parents got divorced when I was around three years old. At that time neither one of them was able to take care of me so they decided to leave me with my grandparents. I have been living with them ever since. They are my mother and father. I dont keep in good contact with my...
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    Jul 29, 2011

    Living With My Grandparents

    I am 11 years old and I live with my grandparents. My mom works in America to send me to a good school and to pay for our medicines. I dont have a problem about living with them, since my dad visits everyday after school to help with homework and etc... I am often spoiled...
    NotSoHappyGoLucky NotSoHappyGoLucky
    13-15, F
    Jan 4, 2010

    My grandparents have always been in my life

    loving and supporting me. I lived with my mom most of my life, I never met my dad. When I was about 8 and my mom had my little brother my Grammie came to live with us to help out cause his dad wasn't around either. Moms got sucky taste in men. Well anyways after he was born...
    Sandy631 Sandy631
    16-17, F
    Jan 17, 2016

    2 years in September.

    .. And I don't regret it.. I will never go back to live with my mum I can't deal with her....
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    Mar 7, 2014

    ...i Live W/my Grandparents?

    yah well...thing is, my mother whom i always thought was my older sis came to be my mum ( she had me at 17, i think and they told me about all that when i was 11, now i'm 18), we never lived in the same house, i do not know my biological father nor i'm interested, my grandparents...
    MonaBlackwood MonaBlackwood
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 9, 2009

    its ok most of the time they offered to take me

    in when i developed schizophrenia as my mom was always workin and i was at home by myself most of the time. today i had to pull my grampa aside and tell him he was being a jerk to me to much and it was bringing up the feeling to either fight him or leave and ill end up leaving...
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    2 Responses Mar 30, 2015

    I have live with my maternal grandparents

    for 5 years now and I love them very much. they took me in when my father got taken away. They know that I am still hurting from when I was with my father and always tell me that I can talk to them. I know they want to help me and it hurts them to see me hurting but I can't talk...
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    1 Response Dec 30, 2013
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