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

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    I speak two languages fluently. I am born an American raised by Filipinos, White-Americans, Spaniards, and Hawaiians side of my mother's family. Both of my parents are mix. I am a...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Many moons ago I was basically disowned by my family . I am the black sheep , never graduated high school , got tattoos the day I turned 18 and am getting more covered every day...
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I am very close with my family probably to close because I rely On them a lot and I live 3 hours a way from them... but I do love them very much. I was adopted and being raised by...
    alackeret alackeret 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm 15 years old now and I have been aware that my mom is an alcoholic since I was 9-10. so I'll start from the beginning I remember the first time I realized something was wrong...
    anonymous347 anonymous347 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I am twenty something girl. I am only child and since my father worked abroad during his life , I grew up only with my mother. My childhood was pretty lonely because my father was...
    eeeeiisstt88 eeeeiisstt88 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    God will remove people from your life if you take too long to do it yourself. In 2010 I recieved a word from a woman in church that I had a few people around me who I needed to...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Its hard to get around it but yeah I am having issues with my fiance's mother. Or should I say she's having issues with me, right along with the baby mama. Alright to began with...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I cannot stress enough how true this is. Don't get me wrong, words can have a wonderful affect on people but actions stay a lot longer with someone vs unproven words.
    aLadywithoutaclue aLadywithoutaclue 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    My older brother was in prison for 5 years and I was one of the only people to help him thru that time.... I admit sometimes I wasn't there But I thought we were best friends...
    sslrd sslrd 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    i just joined this site today because I was looking online for information about narcissistic personality disorder and found this site. I do not know much about this disorder but...
    lacyworkman lacyworkman 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    I am sorely, deeply in need of guidance. I have four children, two beautiful daughters and two magnificent sons. After years of a crumbling marriage (loss of homes, security...
    Caroline1229 Caroline1229 51-55 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I don't know if this counts as emotional abuse but my mum and I have very similar tempers and are prone to blowing up on each other. Every time I don't listen to her she goes of on...
    dandelion15291 dandelion15291 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I am one of five girls and one boy. My father's pretty good but my mother never remembers my name. Sometimes my parents call me number five.
    LaurenHaf LaurenHaf 13-15, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I grew up in a very conservative family and from when I was young I felt different as if I didn't fit and for a long time thought I might have even been adopted .My mother always...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M Apr 7

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    Something about family counselling is supposed to happen. I don't want to go. I forgot who organised it. I said to my mother I don't want to go and she asked why and I said I can't...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 25

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    I know what that's like. I have a monster for a Mil. She is firstly a catholic fanatic that hates everybody that doesn't fit her ideal Irish Catholic "must think" like she does...
    anonymous1536 anonymous1536 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My folks weren't nudists but they were casual about nudity around the house and among extended family. People make too much fuss about seeing some skin these days.
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I really admired my mother when she was on earth and now in Heaven. My mother was a Christian and a Christ like example for me to see and copy her philosophy on many topics. She...
    computerfemale computerfemale 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I see here people share their stories about families of 7 and more kids, but I come from a family of 5. And I'm the fourth. I have two older sisters, an older brother and a younger...
    demoisellecapulet demoisellecapulet 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    9 years ago I had to do the most difficult time of my life. I never wanted to place my child for adoption. If I could keep him I would have. I love my son so much. But every day is...
    Valkyrie11 Valkyrie11 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    i miss my mom its been almost 2 years since she passed and yet it feels like right now like she just passed away i miss her so much .Lord please help me.
    lovemesomemealltheway lovemesomemealltheway 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My mother died when I was 1 year old, she died from cancer which started in her breast but eventually spread throughout her entire body. There will always be a part of me who...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 1 Response Mar 23

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    Every three years there has been a family tradition of going on a family vacation trip in my husbands family, this was supposed to be the eleventh such trip since my husbands...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F Mar 22

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    In just 11 days I will no longer be engulfed in a sea of debilitating negativity and hatred spewed from my MIL. The first time I met her she gave me this awful uncomfortable and...
    LGLlove LGLlove 31-35, F Apr 5

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    My younger sister, Tanya. She's quite the nerdy and loves science and mathematics just like me, and we both connect pretty well together even though it sometimes get a little rough...
    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I recently found out that what my mother has been putting me through for years is called Narcissistic Personality Disorder. I knew things were weird but after years of living away...
    enough75 enough75 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate my family. I would trade families with anyone I knew. I really, really despise of them. They always have to plan everything, and I mean everything. They plan toilet stops...
    kathygrindley kathygrindley 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I'm afraid if I speak my mind everyone will find me annoying/mean/stupid and they will leave me and I'll have no friends
    yoli5656 yoli5656 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I hate my mother in law. She is mentally ill and her children (who are wonderful) are codependent towards her. She is mean to everybody, but claims that it is out of love for...
    TSSfemale32 TSSfemale32 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Update: After going no contact for over a year, now mil wants me to include her in my life. I lived with her for two years, and she made my life a living hell. She psychologically...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 8

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    There are many reasons why people dislike their families. For many, I understand the reasons are quite personal, and reasons they cannot feel but guilt for hating their family for...
    silencerr silencerr 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Throughout my life I have been taught that "family" means nothing. My father never wanted a relationship with me, he had six other kids to tend to in his own life. My mother was...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F Apr 12

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    I am A Mother ....It is a course without graduation, a job without salary, no day off you need to be available 24/7, no pause, no time out. Only you get a benefits A PURE LOVE.
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 41-45, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    And she didn't leave town yet!!! It's breaking my ugly heart knowing My mother is getting medevac today to the big city turns out she's really, really sick in her breast, :-( I'm...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    My wife and I have married 34 years. We had two grown kids, with families of their own. A bit over a year ago our 30 year old daughter died, along with our grandson. We really...
    wildbillyew wildbillyew 51-55 6 hrs ago

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    im wanting to die inside my older brother Michael hid wife misty is in the hospital and im so sad she is having brain surgery and I am wanting people to pray cause she might not...
    HPaxton HPaxton 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Stewie: "Ooh, you have some pie, huh? Can I have a piece?" Brian: "Umm, sure." Stewie: "Let me have some of that cool hwhip." Brian: "What'd you say?" Stewie: "You can't have...
    JK7448 JK7448 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    My whole entire family speaks it except my sister and I!!!!! Every time we're at a family reunion we just sit there awkwardly. Like uh wut? lol!!! I can only speak a little and...
    samipee samipee 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    After finally getting to speak to my brother and sister alone, it seemed as if they knew where I was coming from with going no contact with my mother, but today they have...
    mummytozach mummytozach 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    "What did you think I would be proud of you? I don't even WANT to be proud of you, I hate you" I've always suspected that she resented me but today I think she had enough of...
    Irbidi Irbidi 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I need to write this, I need to get this off my chest. This isn't me being a victim, this is me saying that my life has been extremely hard and still is sometimes because of my...
    KAlexxx KAlexxx 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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