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I My Family Sucks

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    Birth School Work Death

    short of it, my Mom got cancer, everybody else works, so I was brought out to do Hospice. I was kept penniless throughout. Could not leave the house, was only spelled once or twice in months of 24/7 service.I was supposed to be able to stay on after, as I had left jobs and...
    pksdabombdj pksdabombdj 51-55 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    My Relationship With My Family Is Going To Hell.

    This is a stream of consciousness. I feel so alone right now. I feel like no one understands me. I feel like they have forgotten everything that ive ever done for them. All the sacrifices and all the compromises. Ive devoted my life to them , yet, they never do anything for me...
    Imcomplicated Imcomplicated 18-21 1 Response Nov 17, 2012

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    Just Like Me For Me

    I'm a great person and I know that, but I'm nothing like my family. In every other situation in my life I get along with people and they like me but somehow in my family no one does. At family gatherings I try to make conversation and people look at me weird, it feels like just...
    sanantoniospurs2 sanantoniospurs2 22-25 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    Abuse Etc

    90% are either abusers or snobby.I really hate holidays and what not.I hate acting civil to them.When i really do hate them.I hate them because they do the same rude and mean things over and over again.  
    shan12stones shan12stones 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2008

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    Is Abandonment Genetic?

    Obviously, as children my sister and I rarely got along. I was the youngest. I, of course, did my share of picking. She printed off my diary for my parents, went through my purse, and hacked into my email. We were never the greatest of friends, even when she finally left for...
    FinallyBroken FinallyBroken 22-25, F Sep 19, 2013

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    I dont know why I have always been the girl

    that fantasized about family's I saw on tv like the reruns of the brady bunch. I am the baby of five and my family will always be crazy and disfunctional and now my nieces and nephews have been pulled in to this horrible cycle. My father was an abusive alcoholic and my mom was...
    metamorphasis metamorphasis 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    What Did I Do?

    I feel alienated from my family. We were close growing up and even into adulthood, but for the last couple of years, everyone has moved on with their own lives. I feel that I am excluded from everything. And now, I can't even see most of their posts on FB. My sisters and I were...
    MertBee MertBee 56-60 1 Response Jan 20, 2013

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    What Is Wrong With Me?

    I am the baby of 4. The youngest closest to my age is 8 years older than me and the oldest is 10 years older than me. I was a surprise, one that my father (may he rest in peace) wanted to abort. I don't have a lot of fond memories of the oldest 2 sibilings as I was still a...
    abandonedalloveragain abandonedalloveragain 41-45, F Aug 16, 2013

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    I wish I had a big loving family,

    but I don't instead I'm stuck with a small family who is judgmental and dysfunctional. It's sad
    Raven1769 Raven1769 36-40, F May 5

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    They Hate Me And I Don'T Know Why

    Ever since I was a kid, I was always considered to be "the good child" (or goody-two-shoes) by my cousins and later, siblings. I have two younger sisters. As I got older, and I mean late high school and university, I realized that I was tired of being a doormat and saying yes to...
    dreaming4better dreaming4better 22-25 1 Response Apr 16, 2013

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    Why My Sibling Can Be So Devil???

    I was promised to be a partner to my sibling 5 months ago. and my son had a very hard time with my ex. that why I gave up all my stuffs and brought my son to move out of state 1000 miles away , expecting to start a new life. I just couldn`t believe that my sibling just wanted a...
    rancher111 rancher111 70+ Nov 13, 2009

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    Every time I help my mom cooking, I thought that it was indefinitely unfair that my father and brother are lazying in the couch watching tv and not bothering a single glance to see...
    aquavintage aquavintage 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I was a pk in a very religious church. I had to be perfect, but I was never quite sure what that meant. So I followed every rule, did every religious thing, got straight A's (then...
    7boyz3girlz 7boyz3girlz 46-50 Jul 15

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    My dad's not the worst but he still calls me fat. He's always called me fat. Porker or porky or chubby. I know he wants to help me lose weight and all but if he really wanted to...
    greyscales greyscales 16-17, F Jun 25

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    They are inconsiderate, selfish, mean and shallow. They like to put me down and underestimate me as a hobby. Nothing I do is ever enough or respected when it comes to those 4...
    sararabie sararabie 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Honestly, not every aspect of life sucks. I like the food, the music, and sleeping. But everything else just seems to make the world darker. Not only is our world dying slowly...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    My aunt has cancer and she's in surgery right now don't know what's gonna happen but I'm scared she's been another mother to me. When I found out she has cancer I cried cause she...
    allencam05 allencam05 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    ... It's so tough to write this. I have 21 years and i'm an university student, and yes I probably have the saddest life in the world. And now let me expose my "problems". I have...
    mysadlifesucks mysadlifesucks 18-21 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Why am I being punished? Life sucks and no matter what I do to try and improve it, something comes along to make it ****** again...ugh
    sunnysmiles1234 sunnysmiles1234 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    My experience is one that both came as a shock, and in some weird way, a confirmation of the fears I've always had regarding my parents and their conditional love of me. I've...
    Kaleesto Kaleesto 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am 19 years old and a sophomore in college majoring in nursing. I met the love of my life my first year at college and our relationship has blossomed into something beautiful...
    tphelps tphelps 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I had a tough childhood. Abuse from my mothers boyfriend, abuse from my father and his 2nd and 3rd wives, verbal abuse and fluctuating over protective and smothering from my mother...
    hurtinginma hurtinginma 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am presently estranged from my family, except for contact with an elderly mother. My sister and brother-in-law have children and tend to host most of the family gatherings...
    Micikem Micikem 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I'm the oldest child in my family, 32 years old now. As long as I can remember I have always felt abnormal, and could never understand how my friends were able to be sole...
    ladybutterfly82 ladybutterfly82 31-35, F Jun 29

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    IK for a fact that blood doesn't make family because most of my family ignores me and makes me feel sad and bad about myself I only trust 3 people in my family . To me my real...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F Jul 10

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    A year or two ago, I made an interesting discovery about my linage--it is highly likely that I am a descendant of the old Irish royal family through a sept (noble family) that was...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I'm really the black sheep of the family here. I have one sibling, an older brother. It isn't just my immediate family I don't fit in with, its seriously all of it. On my moms side...
    happyinmyskin happyinmyskin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I had a bad childhood and my relationship with my family has not improved enough to be of much comfort to me. My eldest brother died a couple of months ago, and the year of his...
    SlowLo SlowLo 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Hello! I have definitely found this out! You know a family is suppose to be a special thing. These are suppose to be people who come on this earth naturally equipped to be...
    glassfire100 glassfire100 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Recently I've been excited about getting a part time job, getting an ID and getting my permit since I am now age appropriate to do so, you'd think with a family being tight with...
    starfr starfr 16-17, F Jun 29

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    I thought it was because I was adopted but I'm at least just as different from my biological family and if I'd known that I was I probably would've never wanted to meet them. My...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jun 29

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    Hi, I'm 33 with two children and have come from a very dysfunctional back ground.. I grew up in children's homes. Because my nan didn't want me and my two brothers we were all...
    anilem anilem 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I can't stand my family.. Since I was young my real dad left when I was young I don't even know who he is and my mother she never gives me the time of day, when my step dad and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F Jul 14

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    my brother. one of the last family members close to me who i saw on a daily basis is now leaving us. first my aunt and now my brother, my soon to be new sister in-law, niece and...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I'm not going to tell why as why would that benefit anyone else. But I will say this. Questions about family should be questions not answered on this site. I believe that when it...
    jason230868 jason230868 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I lost most of my immediate family in a 3 year time span before I was 43. Even before this, I was blessed to have people in my life that I consider family, though we have no...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I feel like I don't have a family. Sometimes, I don't even understand the definition of it. It's been so hard being an extension to everyone. It feels like I'm dragging them down...
    Neveroutofsight1901 Neveroutofsight1901 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I really hate my family but spend each day trying to make things better. So long story short but when I was two my mom passed away and my dad played the mom/dad role for many years...
    leek12345 leek12345 22-25, F Jul 9

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    Ok unlike what the title says, I don't true lay hate my boyfriends family. I just see that they are the most dysfunctional family I have ever met. They are extremely different from...
    SilentNynja SilentNynja 22-25, F Jul 15

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    My mum is really into talking on the phone recently and I think she s talking to a guy. She s 50 this year, separated with my father 6-7 years ago. I didn't expect I would feel...
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    My parents have been separated since I was 5. My brother and I both just finished high school and he is leaving the house soon. My family has never been a close family and there...
    maee96 maee96 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I can't wait until my mother is dead. My father is declining and I think I am angry at him, too, but don't feel it as much as I do towards my mother, who is the narcissist. He just...
    culturedancer culturedancer 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Why was I born into a family with so much hatred. My grandma tells me regularly that I'm worthless. And that I won't make it anywhere in life. Well guess what? I'm gonna prove you...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F Jun 30

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    Some of my family accepts my dad with open arms after leaving my mom and me and my brother and I'm really close with my family but it's so hard when he's always over at my family...
    isabellamancini isabellamancini 13-15, F Jul 5

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    “…the whole strawberry/vanilla/chocolate…” My fathers, father was a Colonel in the army. Dad and Grandpa were both in the army and dad was an army brat that went to...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F Jul 5

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    I have been reading and talking to others about families having family beds from many sources. I am so glad I have a family bed too. We have had a family bed for several years...
    pregnantmomatbeach pregnantmomatbeach 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    my family is stuck in it's old ways. I can say I only really like to talk to one person in my family cause ever one else is such a hypocrite. everyone in my family was brought up...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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