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I My Family Sucks

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response May 5, 2014

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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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    I have a terrible experience with family members my mother was on the phone once and I heard her put my family and myself down to my sister in law she seems to like to talk about...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I've been studying for my PhD in a different country (from my birth country, the UK) for a year now. It's been alright. I don't speak the language, but I'm in an academic...
    Windy12345 Windy12345 22-25, F Jan 6

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    My family is known to bring up embrassing past events and situations during family dinners. Have you ever had to deal with the more emnrassing situations among extended family or...
    x3SilverWincanx3 x3SilverWincanx3 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    My family members (from my father's side) look insecure about themselves. My uncles, my grandparents, even my father share this insecure personality. 1- Usely hesitate before...
    simotaqi simotaqi 22-25 11 hrs ago

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    I don't want money. I don't want to be a billionaire. I don't need a luxurious life. I don't need branded clothes. I only want my family who are feeling happy in my happiness. I am...
    sumit555 sumit555 16-17, M 10 hrs ago

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    I'm not afraid to tell my family I'm bisexual. I'm only afraid to tell my mom and her side of the family. My dad and his side of the family will be okay with it and will always...
    BrittanySue96 BrittanySue96 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I have grown up in a pretty much nudist family since I was born. I have two younger siblings (one of each) and they are also okay with it. We tend to go naked on holiday most of...
    purplelimeboyy purplelimeboyy 13-15, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I'm the oldest of six. There have been times growing up where I have made sacrifices (unbeknownst to everyone in the family) to do my part in keeping my siblings happy and healthy...
    dreamingoptimist dreamingoptimist 22-25, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    It sucks to feel alien compared to the rest of humanity, especially when you can't find haven from that feeling in your own family. They seem to have been edging me out. I feel...
    Friability Friability 18-21 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I am the youngest out of five I have three brothers and one sister. My brothers are aged 20, 30, 34 and my sister is 28. It is great to be the youngest because you have your...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I feel like ****, absolute ****. I have no idea what I going to do with my life. I'm not even sure what I am currently doing with it now. I've been lying to people, people who...
    blackenangels blackenangels 13-15 1 Response Jan 12

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    Why do people have to make being in love so easy it sucks I hate love it only hurts me more and more it leave scars in my heart I like her but I think I'm just making it worse
    mattlopeza mattlopeza 18-21, M Jan 16

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    yeah life sometimes sucks ...
    Animus115 Animus115 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    My family is a very complicated one. On my mum's side, I have 2 aunts and an uncle. To make you understand my life story better, I'll give fake names and just talk about the big...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F Jan 2

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    My uncle is 54 he has twin daughters, lives in telford which is about 45mins to an hour away from my family. He is a grandfather to two beautiful little girls. He is divorced and...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Don't get me wrong, I love my family to bits and most of them are wonderful and supportive! But... we've just never had that sense of closeness that so many families have. I'm...
    Saiyanprincess Saiyanprincess 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Well my family is not being very supportive and have not been in my life for long time. I have raise my kids alone without my family help and my family have disown me because of...
    Kelbug Kelbug 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm like the outcast of the family. My family does stuff with out me and I find out about it on facebook. I have have two sisters one younger one older the older one has 3 kids so...
    kdmb kdmb 22-25, F Jan 7

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    After reading everyone's situation it is hard to think my problem is really that much of a problem, but I need to just get it out. I am the eldest and growing up I will admit I was...
    etburki etburki 22-25, F a week ago

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    I'm differently-abled. Not disabled. Just differently-abled. This was the label my Mum gave to me. All my life, I have been different. When I was born, I was different. Not...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    at my aunts house, having desert with my mom, brother, his fiancé, her daughter, aunt, uncle, cousin, other uncle, and grandpa. brother: *repeatedly imitates how funny my grandpa...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    I feel like I am the black sheep of the family....I'm not perfect and I've made mistakes in my life, but I don't see why my family has to act like **** around me. Whenever there's...
    LadyL31786 LadyL31786 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Last weekend my family hosted a nudist dinner party at our house. We invited all of our close nudist friends and relatives over and there turned out to be about seven families in...
    EastTNNudist EastTNNudist 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 14

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    I am the truth teller in my family. I was the one who ruined my mother's life because she got pregnant with me out of wedlock in the 1950's as she was on her way to work on her...
    beth4405 beth4405 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    As a child, I remember be loved& cared by so many people from my own family. We never had problems nor gossip about others flaws. But when I got married I feel like my husband's...
    3voL 3voL 22-25, F a week ago

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    I come from a mafia family and theirs one thing besides respect is taught. The love and protection of our blood. Sometime families do stupid **** and drag you into things that you...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was 12 when we got our pool, and we (the children of the family; myself, a female cousin 12; male cousin 10, little brother 8 and little sister 6) were in it about every day...
    Iakmala Iakmala 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    As painstakingly heartbreaking as it is, I've realized that I cannot compete with the drug of Satan, Meth... My ex-husband and I were together for a little over 11 years. Our love...
    jryder1979 jryder1979 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    So every year we have a family get together around this time, my family is pretty close to each other, since my uncle died a couple weeks ago, it does feel a little different when...
    jennymomof3 jennymomof3 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Family is very Important. Another thing is, that one doesn't need to be related by blood. I have 3 cousins that were adopted. They aren't related to me by blood, but they are...
    Vader222 Vader222 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I am 58 years old. I have never seen my father nor has he seen me. I have had a number of step siblings--most of them a great deal older than I. My marriage, which failed, produced...
    Cougarette Cougarette 56-60 1 Response Jan 2

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    I feel as though I have no family. My mother left when I was very young. My dad later remarried and at the age of 16, my step mother kicked me out. I was forced to live with my...
    Sugarsparkles60 Sugarsparkles60 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    every since almost 4 years ago my husband family has treated me like **** not even knowing me,harrased and threatened me and threw my herpes **** in my face from being raped and...
    mandyvargas18 mandyvargas18 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I'm 18 years old and I'm an avid Christian, but I can't help but hate my family for the things they put me through. They call me the "accident baby" in the family cause my parents...
    Lilliane19 Lilliane19 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    In my view families are overated. Just because you share part of the same genetic material with another person, does not mean that you are bound to love or even like them. A large...
    canthinkformyself canthinkformyself 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    My family is an utter mess-- my mom (who is the hardest worker I will ever meet) is working two jobs, not including taking care of her kids. Some weeks she'll work 12-18 hours a...