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

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    I love my family i really do, but at times i feel torn and angry. i have a twin sister, she's very funny and has a charismatic personality. but she also has extreme amounts...
    cobrabubbles cobrabubbles 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm 29 my life came crashing down around me about 2mths ago I've been given a bad hand at live so much so that I wish like the rest of my family I was dead but death isn't comming...
    CathyKenney CathyKenney 26-30 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I never been so strong when it come to relationship. I was naive in every part of it. Always follow the rule of wife as far as I know, never break it and do what need to be done as...
    EDRSS EDRSS 41-45 1 hr ago

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    (First of all, English is not my first language,so, please, forgive my mistakes) Last mother's day, I went thought a list of: 'The greatest things my mother has done for me' I read...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I began dating my wife in October 2012 and met my in-laws in November of that year. My father in law is a celebrity in Mexico and Internationally. The family of my wife while we...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I had to follow their “Advise,” because my wife would not do anything that would contradict their wishes. a) Living on a budget, I attempted to teach my wife how to manage the...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I absolutely hate my family and it is not because I am a spoiled brat or am ungrateful, it is because they have mistreated me so bad throughout my life that I can no longer put up...
    rosesrthebest rosesrthebest 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    My parents are divorced. I was still very little so I've always remembered my parents being separated. I loved my father very very much. (I'm speaking in past tense because he...
    Riarza Riarza 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am presently estranged from my family, except for contact with an elderly mother. My sister and brother-in-law have children and tend to host most of the family gatherings...
    Micikem Micikem 56-60, M 15 hrs ago

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    I started reading every ones story and I was shocked at how much in common are stories are. I used to be so ashamed of my mother's illness and kept it a secret. As mom got older...
    pamq pamq 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I wouldn't normally use the word 'hate' but after 4 years with my soon to be husband I have no other feeling towards my MIL than exactly this! She had made it's quite clear from...
    mbsk01 mbsk01 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I had a arrange marriage…the very next day mil takes away my gold jewellery worth more than 12 lakhs (without my permission) and keeps it in her locker. I stay mum..n when I ask...
    srinivasleela84 srinivasleela84 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    They know that I was always polite and would use it againts me they would buy things for my kids that my kids didnt like and iwould be polite and say that they like it .so I...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    Hello there! I'm writing almost as it's happening. I discovered the term NM, recently, and since then, I have been gathering information on how to act in order to 1st, stay sane...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    My experience is one that both came as a shock, and in some weird way, a confirmation of the fears I've always had regarding my parents and their conditional love of me. I've...
    Kaleesto Kaleesto 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not the only person in my family who hasn't gotten along with her. She doesn't speak to my grandmother, who practically raised me, because she doesn't agree with my mother's...
    E991010 E991010 13-15, F Jul 10

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    I feel like I don't have a family. Sometimes, I don't even understand the definition of it. It's been so hard being an extension to everyone. It feels like I'm dragging them down...
    Neveroutofsight1901 Neveroutofsight1901 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to forgive her. Ate first, when I met her, I thought for sure that I wouldn't have typical awful MIL; but I was wrong. Her snide comments and...
    cfern823 cfern823 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to forgive her. At first, when I met her, I thought for sure that I wouldn't have typical awful MIL; but I was wrong. Her snide comments and back...
    cfern823 cfern823 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    In 2008 my Mother in law lost h husband . I tried helping her through his illness and after his death and things were ok.I had never had bad feelings toward her in the past,as a...
    helpless69 helpless69 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was unfortunate enough to land myself in a house that includes not only my husband but along with my in laws, sister in law, her husband, and two kids. Everyone knows and can...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I recently started datting boys, so it is all new to me, and that is why I need some insight. I'm datting this dude for a month now, and we get along just fine, he is sweet and...
    viniciusacp2 viniciusacp2 22-25, M 48 mins ago

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    I have always thought my mother is selfish. I am 23 years old and I am still being treated like an eighth grader who is still fighting for his independence. Most of the times, I...
    wirrywoo wirrywoo 22-25, M Jul 4

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    I really hate my family but spend each day trying to make things better. So long story short but when I was two my mom passed away and my dad played the mom/dad role for many years...
    leek12345 leek12345 22-25, F Jul 9

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    I am now "that one." The one in the family that no one talks to. Part of me feels a certain freedom because I know that I have broken away from a pack of selfish liars. But I...
    goldilks goldilks 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    Im always trying to stick to myself in my family since its basically , me , my grandma and my mother .. Somehow we always find a way to have a problem with something , we argue or...
    Johnlovecrazy Johnlovecrazy 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Does anyone else with depression or ADHD have that problem with their family? Like they think "OK well you're on meds now so you should suddenly be your old happy, productive self...
    CaptainXeno CaptainXeno 31-35, F Jun 25

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    I am 28 years old divorced with two children and now remarried to my current husband almost 2 yrs now. He has a son that resides with us and had a daughter together so makes 4...
    nmstrunks nmstrunks 26-30, F Jun 26

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    I can't wait until my mother is dead. My father is declining and I think I am angry at him, too, but don't feel it as much as I do towards my mother, who is the narcissist. He just...
    culturedancer culturedancer 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Although I moved out of my family home when I turned 15, I speak with my mother so I can keep an eye on my father. My mother was an awful person growing up. If you look at my 7th...
    Julietsimms Julietsimms 26-30, F Jun 26

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    I think when I was about nine or ten years old, I realized my mother was doing drugs. When you're a little kid, that is definitely a big deal, and with everything being shoved down...
    OldAbandoned10 OldAbandoned10 22-25, F Jun 30

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    This is absolutely 100% true. Nothing made up. A little long but I'd love to hear your opinion. I don't speak to my parents anymore. My mom and dad are broke, they did not manage...
    Hallowes27 Hallowes27 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I feel like she is haunting me from the grave! The grave of get out of our life! We told my MIL she was to no longer contact us at all period. She told us our son was a mistake...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    I will not rant or moan and I no longer hate my mother as much as I use to,but I hope I NEVER see her again and haven't since the last time I went before a judge aged 10 and her...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I thought it was because I was adopted but I'm at least just as different from my biological family and if I'd known that I was I probably would've never wanted to meet them. My...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jun 29

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    It is not so that I hate my mother in law because she in my mother in law. No, no, no. I hate her because she is a bad person. At the begining I wanted to be a friend of hers, but...
    emikolic emikolic 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I was horribly abused as a child, the verbal insults would have been enough. My step father liked to beat me he got a perverse pleasure out of it. When the mood hit I was the...
    venusdi venusdi 70+, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I am my mother's only living child and the summer I turned 12 she needed a complete hysterectomy like yesterday. She had been putting it off for several years and couldn't wait...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Recently I've been excited about getting a part time job, getting an ID and getting my permit since I am now age appropriate to do so, you'd think with a family being tight with...
    starfr starfr 16-17, F Jun 29

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    I can't get over the things I've experienced or the fact my mom doesn't believe me till this day. She doesn't know the whole story though, no ones know. I can't come out with it...
    RebeccaReynolds RebeccaReynolds 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I'm really the black sheep of the family here. I have one sibling, an older brother. It isn't just my immediate family I don't fit in with, its seriously all of it. On my moms side...
    happyinmyskin happyinmyskin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I had a bad childhood and my relationship with my family has not improved enough to be of much comfort to me. My eldest brother died a couple of months ago, and the year of his...
    SlowLo SlowLo 51-55, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I had a tough childhood. Abuse from my mothers boyfriend, abuse from my father and his 2nd and 3rd wives, verbal abuse and fluctuating over protective and smothering from my mother...
    hurtinginma hurtinginma 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'd sit down, this is gonna be 10 years of quieted emotions.. Emotions, doesn't that word just terrify you a little? I know it terrifies me. I wanna post this not for sympathy, but...
    StayingSaneWithoutYou StayingSaneWithoutYou 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I was abused by my mother... For so long while growing up while I was younger hit me for what seem for no reason! If I didn't do as she asked quickly as she wanted she'd hit or...
    shexlove shexlove 22-25, F