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I My Family Sucks

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    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 66-70 Nov 13, 2009

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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 26-30, F Sep 19, 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    I have a large family

    and was raised up as a close knit family... however in the last ten years the.older generation has fell off...and the younger generation has not picked up the slack...
    lasheadilemma lasheadilemma 31-35, F Jun 12

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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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    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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    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 1 Response May 5, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    My wrestling team is more to me like a family than my actual family and yesterday one of them passed his name was cooper I'm crying my eyes out because he was my friend and more...
    seekre seekre 16-17, M 56 mins ago

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    When I was younger I always saw my parents as happy. Little did I know they were really far from happy. I'm an only child, and from a fairly wealthy family I always thought that...
    secretspiller secretspiller 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    Hell yes! When everything else is ******** away, what is left, but family. Yes, family is very important. Some families are screwed up to the gills, and people may have to find...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    The Family Albums....This winter while chillin' out in Florida, my Grandfather asked me to take on the task of transferring his many photo albums from Film to Digital, after he...
    LucyLutz LucyLutz 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't speak to most of my family. I am one of 7 children. Every single one of my siblings have been scarred by my dysfunctional parents and it's bizarre that they know our...
    silvercoatedbrass silvercoatedbrass 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I have family that I really dislike (I don't like to use hate) and prefer not to speak to even when they try to reach out because its either fake or a set up for some more bs...
    shericka1992 shericka1992 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    This past weekend my husbands family had a big get together for his grandmothers 81st birthday. It was wonderful to see everyone on his dad's side since we barely ever get to...
    SomniumProeliator SomniumProeliator 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I foster animals from the shelter I volunteer at. Even though I only had them for a few weeks, they really become a part of the family. It's a bittersweet moment to see them go to...
    TinyBabyPrincess TinyBabyPrincess 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am grateful that they provided me with a house to live in and everything else to live off from but other than that I really don't like some my family. Some have made it clear...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So I'm not trying to write a sob story, I guess I'm just looking for some kind of motivation or support or even coping strategies that may have worked for some people. So this is...
    HippieRose HippieRose 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm the youngest child of my family. My father left us for another woman, and my mother is a single parent. I only have one sibling. I love my family, but because I was the...
    sylviaplath01 sylviaplath01 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe family is very important but I don't think it is everything. Family can be dangerous and toxic if they preach hate to each other. But I love my family because that's...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    My boyfriend is a second generation Indian. I have been with him for almost 8 years, but I haven't found much acceptance from his family members. I don't hate Indians, I just hate...
    littlecoley88 littlecoley88 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My whole family from my mother's side is broken. Everyone of them. Out of all my mother's 4 siblings, all of them have suffered, including her. I honestly think it's just like a...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    please dont judge me for my grammer or lack of proper writting skills. I write as I speak you can say. Ill try to remember puntuation and all but might miss alot. Anyway here is my...
    feelinghopless feelinghopless 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I came out a few months ago to my mom and family . my granny and some of my friends excepted me .my mom went into a rage and hit me a lot . the rest of my family was just as bad...
    timjusttim123 timjusttim123 16-17, M Jun 23

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    to everyone: just know that i have a personal EP family group. and sometimes people like to join without my permission and they don't know what my family is all about. just know...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F Jun 23

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    In my eyes blood don't make you family. Yes, it makes you related, but loyalty make you family. All family can't be trusted. My husbands family stole, lied and cheated him (well us...
    MayhemsTreasure MayhemsTreasure 26-30, F Jun 22

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    Many families have cracks. Some have small dents, chips, or polished scrapes. But broken families do exist. The pieces have been blown off and are so far from each other and so...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Please help stop the abuse in Queensland's Mercy Community Services residential placements. My name is Mark Paul Owens. I am 11 years old. Queensland Child Safety put me into care...
    markyowens markyowens 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I love my family very much. I have a mom, dad, and a brother. Even though I have a very small family, it is filled with love. Love is very important in my family and each family...
    collegecomputerwiz collegecomputerwiz 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 21

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    I grew up in what could be called a 'Narcissistic Family'. The parent agenda, took priority over the needs of my sister and me. Everything revolved around what my father decided...
    ILAMA2 ILAMA2 41-45, F Jun 20

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    Obama is the worst president ever. What is he doing with our country besides throwing it down the drain. We need to stop Hilary cause she's not gonna be any better then Obama. I'm...
    jmarquart jmarquart 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I have a big family and my dad remarried and I don't know half the people in my family and I barely know anyone in my step mother's family. I've either met them and know them, met...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F Jun 19

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    Recently I've realized that I don't have that special close bond with my mother. I think I've always known something was wrong, but it hit me a couple days ago when two of my...
    notthatgirl3 notthatgirl3 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Dad = Narcissistic (gets off on cheating the system) Mom = doesn't care just Brothers = only if it suits their needs or wants. My dads side of the family suffers from some...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 16

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    My family is very important to me. My family in-turn thinks I am very important to them as well. When family members are not supported it causes undo harm, anger, and frustration...
    readytovacation readytovacation 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    Ok, so I didn't just suddenly realise this- it's been gradual, but I noticed that I feel happier when I am not around them. It's the strangest thing that my day is fine when I am...
    Plumbalina Plumbalina 26-30, F Jun 13

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    For many people living in a toxic family relationship can be a stressful, chaotic part of childhood. Being an adult means learning how to cope with toxic parents, and how to leave...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Jun 12

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    My family is something that is so important. My family actually accepted me for being gay so I love them for that. My parents are both busy but they always find time for my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 11

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