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

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    Well not my mother in law, my boyfriends mother. I'm 19 and he's 21. I've been dating her son for 3 years now and she has not bothered to get to know me once. I've seen her...
    christinazulon christinazulon 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I am 25 years old and have recently moved back home to live with my parents for a few months. I always knew my family was extremely dysfunctional growing up, but I always thought...
    Thristic Thristic 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    12 things I observed about my in laws: 1. Inability to recognize and accept change in family relations and dynamics. Your son/brother has new priorities; his wife has taken the...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    The thing about growing up in a family harboring systemic abuse is there is a culture of silence. This isn't an order to be silent, it is a subtle hint in the air that lets you...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F Feb 24

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    Loss is such a unique feeling. All that once was, is forever lost and there are no more tomorrows left to share with that person. It eats into the realism of your soul so...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 5 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    My daughters father and I were surprised when we discovered I was pregnant with our daughter. He was still in the middle of a long drawn divorce. I gave him the option of not...
    autopilotkamikaze autopilotkamikaze 31-35, F Feb 22

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    You have no idea how much I have cried today. I have so much pain and she only concerns herself with that abuser and expects me to as well. Except she's mad at him, I should too...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Feb 23

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    Forgiving does not mean that I have to be a part of a family that is toxic to my well being. I forgive my mother for the things she did and continues to do, because I understand...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    Ranking your MIL Who told in laws that they are relationship experts? My misguided MIL, SIL and CIL all seem to believe that they are the authority on relationships and know what...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well it all started last September. I am a 36 year old single mother of an autistic son. Who is now 16. He always had a hard time struggling with homework and getting it done and...
    lostnconfused01 lostnconfused01 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    How does your family deal with your relationship? I need advice on how to deal with my family. My mother, father, brother and sister all know about my relationship (we live...
    MerDerLoves MerDerLoves 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    it´s the story of my emotionally Disfunctional family Rich family, 500m2 house in wealthy suburbs area in Europe. father that does a stunnig Imperssion on Everyone. charming...
    majkel87 majkel87 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Hi everyone, Just had an argument with my NM. It seems pretty final, but I could not bottle up my feelings any longer and confronted her about her behaviour. Family life was...
    mrwhizz mrwhizz 46-50 Feb 22

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    My sister and I have been close pretty much all our lives with the exception of a few times we had differences and didn't talk to each other. I was responsible for her and my...
    FeelingCrazy FeelingCrazy 46-50 Feb 9

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    This gave me a chuckle. My issues aren't really what I think of as issues. It's not like I waste a lot of time stressing about it. More of an eye roller than anything. He has made...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    It's been two years now that I've hated my mother. We were never really close to begin with but it also hasn't been like this before. Now I avoid interacting with her as much as...
    jkc0 jkc0 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I was sexually abused by my uncle and grandfather, it took 8 years of my life. It began when I was 2 years old and continued until I turned 10. I would go to my dads house and my...
    cassiedafuq cassiedafuq 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Hello. I am a 23 year old male, and this is my story that I want people to know. It all began back in my old home. My parents were great and wonderful parents to the eyes of the...
    familymaynotbeforever91 familymaynotbeforever91 22-25, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I dont know why I am writing this, I just need to get things off my chest. I don't hate my mother. And that's the worst part because I despise the person she is, yet I feel...
    Bizarree Bizarree 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    I just hate contrasting thoughts in my head right now, these thoughts are coming from two people whom I cherish the most. My mother would say that my sister is so selfish, that she...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F Feb 16

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    I haven't been open to discussing this until recently - I realized that there are so many young kids going through what I went through and sharing my story and offering my advice...
    Kerryn2508 Kerryn2508 22-25, F Feb 16

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    Hello. It looks like not many have posted recently but I truly need to vent and get some insight. I am Hispanic and my fiancé is Indian. His family is from Gujarat, India. We...
    latinaRN latinaRN 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    I know this is long. I want to know if anyone else feels the guilt that I feel and depression or if anyone has similar experiences. Thank you so much for your support. I feel...
    interested0001 interested0001 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I know this is long. I want to know if anyone else feels the guilt that I feel and depression or if anyone has similar experiences. Thank you so much for your support. I feel...
    interested0001 interested0001 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Hello~I am 29 yrs of age & I currently reside in Ohio. I have a 10 yr old son name Chapman who doesn't live with me at this time,but he is my world. My heart is aching right now...
    TelisaAnn TelisaAnn 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Conversation with CIL This post is a follow up to EP Link I changed all names for privacy reasons but left the conversation in tact. This was via Whatsapp: 9:32, 2014/4/2 - You...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    so, my aunt is coming to visit today, and will be staying for several days. I don't mind that, and I don't mind her. However, I do mind the way my mother changes whenever my aunt...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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    Counting down! 12 weeks to go!!! Woo hoo!!! My husband, son, and I are finally preparing to move out of our apartment leaving his mother behind as we return back to our home state...
    zamlee zamlee 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for over two years... We are in a long distance relationship because a year and a half ago he left for college...we are both 19. His mom has a...
    hehehahahohohihi hehehahahohohihi 18-21, F Feb 17

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    A few months ago my and my partner decided to settle down and get our own house. About 2 weeks before we moved in my partner mentioned how his mother who was living in another...
    Sonbou Sonbou 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Any other daughters of narcs have this? My mother never asks how I am or cares about I feel. Talk about my problems, she doesn't listen and switches it to be about her (common...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 6 days ago

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    I lost my mum when I was 13 ... I'm 20 now, she died of a brain hemorrhage which was only found out a week before her passing, she was a single mum of three girls (me and my two...
    dolly1994 dolly1994 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    My mother is crazy... My whole life I've had to deal with her she's been in and out of these crazy insane moods where she'll lock her self in the room and just lay in bed for...
    danilynn22 danilynn22 18-21, F Feb 10

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    There are daughters of narcissistic mothers who have barely survived psychologically. In the extreme, there are daughters who starved themselves to death by anorexia as the only...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    My mother in law makes me extremely anxious. Before my husband and I had children, I thought she was a really nice person. But since then things have changed. She has become nasty...
    Scarymil Scarymil 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    English-language support group for mothers around Tokyo TMG (formerly known as the Tokyo New Mothers Group) is a support and contact group for mothers in Tokyo. We are an English...
    rancu rancu 22-25, M Feb 5

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    I'm from India and my husband is from America and we have been married 18 years now. In the beginning she told my husband not to marry me because 'you never know where she comes...
    yellowrose2015 yellowrose2015 41-45, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm from India and my husband is from America and we have been married 18 years now. In the beginning she told my husband not to marry me because 'you never know where she comes...
    yellowrose2015 yellowrose2015 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I literally hate my family. My YOUNGER brother pushes me around ,calls me a ***** all the time, always says im on my period, he even hits me. And im scared of him because hes...
    StephAnnonymous StephAnnonymous 18-21, F Feb 11

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    I hate how i still live with them.I'm scared i always am that ill be 30 and still stuck here with them..Ive written about my fam issues before here and there lol..so maybe i wont...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Why are you angry? They Ask. You want to know why. Huh? Its because I f@#% hate you @$$h0l3$. You're a waste of space. I do not like you. I'd rather be an orphan than be with you...
    Lifesucksx10 Lifesucksx10 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 17

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