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I No Longer Speak to My Mother Or Much of My Family

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    My cat is just as much my sister as my blood sisters. I love my cat as my sister and she has a big part of my heart. Pets are family.
    gayturntables gayturntables 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    My family mother n father brothers sisters. They are all very negative. I have managed to find a fighting spirit from somewhere but right now I feel beat down. They're like a...
    braingarden braingarden 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    She took my happiness. She beat me every day when I was a teen. I cried. I bled. I begged. Everyone heard, but pretended not to hear. I drained her bank account once. I was...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    Also when I was 11 years old about 7 am I hear my come into my room shaking me wakes me up I'm half a sleep still I open my eyes I see my mom standing over my bed she had on this...
    rob2233 rob2233 36-40 10 hrs ago

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    I speak my mind I'm cold and blunt by most definitions if I don't like u il say it to you're face simple as that but this makes it hard well I don't even do it on purpose it's just...
    Thedarkrider Thedarkrider 13-15, M 12 hrs ago

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    When no one builds you up and only cuts you down, it's hard to feel confident. Sure, they say you can ignore people who put you down, but when it's your family, how do you ignore...
    Daquiri928 Daquiri928 46-50, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    My dad is a great guy, but my mom is very much the spiritual and emotional center of our family.
    youngben youngben 22-25, M 15 hrs ago

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    hey there fellow unfamilia folks! I have a qu. Do you find yourself to be alone in being family-less and although maybe have friends who feel bad for you...but still can't relate...
    islandadrift islandadrift 31-35, F 17 hrs ago

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    You can have everything in the world but when you're mother dies you are left with nothing and money can't buy that feeling of having a mother ... RIP mom . I think about you daily...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    it to the point were I miss my cat princess more then I do my mothers even my step dog I miss
    akiwolf akiwolf 18-21, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I'm on my second marriage and they've both been hell. Every person I've tried to have any kind of relationship with has hurt me. I have no family and no friends. I am alone in this...
    drag0nf1y1 drag0nf1y1 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    When I was about three years old my mother beat me so hard I remember she put vaseline on my bum because it was so red. When I was older I got to pick which belt I was going to be...
    BenBrin BenBrin 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know if I forgive my family. I don't know if I have the strength to say it's ok what you did to me and my sister. I don't know if I'm accepting enough to tell you I'm ok...
    charmen95 charmen95 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My Heart is breaking, I am fed up. My Paternal Cousin Paul is going through way too much. He still hasn't gotten over the death of his brother Danny, my cousin, and someone broke...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Mother who gave birth to me, when I was a kid the birthday of my mother had no money to buy gifts for my mother, I loved my mother, mother suffered life to nurturing the talent I...
    haryanh haryanh 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I don't even know where to start... But, I've been abandoned since the day I was born... My mom was on heroin (& methadone) when she was pregnant w me. When she gave birth to me...
    AMORDEAMOR AMORDEAMOR 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have 6 mother tongues lol too many to decide from. That is why i will just learn the language in which my husbands family speak which im sure is one of the 6 languages in my...
    Zzz29995 Zzz29995 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'll make this short as I can. My mother is a narcissist. Being around her is and has been slowly affecting my general well being. She's the most miserable person I know. Everyone...
    IvanaVine IvanaVine 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am the youngest in our small family of 4. The oldest memory that I have is my mom and my drunk dad fighting. My dad has been a drunkard all through his life. He never really...
    caughtinthemiddle1 caughtinthemiddle1 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, “I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to...
    SolitaireGent SolitaireGent 41-45, M 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    My name is Sebastian, I am a 16y kid from Europe and I live together with 2 alcoholic parents. It affects me very much and they don't give me the support I need. Now I'm in high...
    Sebastian10 Sebastian10 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
    gsamsa gsamsa 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
    gsamsa gsamsa 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I just want some people to relate to. My family are breaking me down. All of my immediate family members are incredibly self destructive and also abusive to those around them...
    narcolepticinsomniac narcolepticinsomniac 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    After so many times of going through this, I had to sit down and write about it. This is mostly about how my Mother favors my sister SO much more than me. And for those out there...
    squirtlebear squirtlebear 18-21, F Aug 26

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    I am a teenager, healthy, and in high school. I am the only atheist in my family, as well as the only one whose hobby is writing. I don't play video games, and writing is pretty...
    RamenTraveler RamenTraveler 18-21, M Aug 23

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    guys please tell me if I'm crazy okay? because I would like to know since I haven't met anyone who thinks like me but this is going to be a long story. So here's the thing. My...
    Hayden23 Hayden23 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Hi. Thanks for reading this. I have recently fallen out with my father. He has difficulty with relationships. as a child he was always ******** off his brother and sister and...
    miriams13 miriams13 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I had the most extraordinary relationship with my siblings. There are 6 of us. The oldest 4 are grouped together 15-20 years above my brother and I below them. I would have done...
    fnoell72 fnoell72 41-45, F Aug 22

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    I cleaned up the house I live in from since I was five or six years old. The whole house too. As a cause of this, I missed out on many activities that may have benefitted me...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 22

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    My parents (actually my mom because I don't talk to my dad so much) say that they love my sister and I equally but they don't. It's clear to me that my mom likes my sister more...
    sk761921 sk761921 22-25, F Aug 22

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    My ex mother-in-law was a major contributing factor to the destruction of my first marriage (I'm happily married to a different woman now, and my new mother-in-law is MUCH better...
    SomewhatJaded SomewhatJaded 26-30, M 6 Responses Aug 18

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    The Shared Children-As everyone knows on EP,because I say it repeatedly. I was not raised by my parents. I was born in South Korea to a Black American mother and Eurasian (half...
    RunEun RunEun 22-25, M Aug 18

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    Actually I am 33 weeks pregnant now and I am expecting a son in the beginning of October. I have a mix of feelings now, I am so nervous but very happy also with my first child on...
    muffin30 muffin30 26-30, F Aug 18

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    My family has a horrible history. I barely know any of my family, and I'm sure it's for a good reason. This story will be a long one. It's about my entire family after all. When...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I really am in disgust with this rotten family, and constantly think of killing myself. Never have they ever showed any love twords me. My idiotic mother - Early back on she had a...
    MysteryZ MysteryZ 18-21, M Aug 17

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    Hi there. My name's Maria and I'm 19 years old. This is quite lengthy so thanks for clicking on it. All my life I have dealt with my difficult family and I have now made it one...
    dearmaria95 dearmaria95 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    My experience of abuse is most likely not as bad as most people's but I'd still like to share.. The first time I was abused by my dad was when I came home late from a friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 16

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    So my boyfriend left for basic training to go into the army about a week ago, meaning he hasn't been able to call or text or have any access to his phone at all. Right when he got...
    Bonneyshattuck Bonneyshattuck 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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