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

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    Both my mother and grandmother, who's now deceased, bullied me around until I left the family for good. I decided not to have toxic people in my life because life is much too...
    AggiePride15 AggiePride15 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Before the divorce between my parents, my mother and I were really, really close. We were each other's best friends. She is the most important person in my life. After the divorce...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Yesterday started off like any day. I was up early and had a cup of coffee on the porch. Then made sure our grandson was up and getting ready for school. Half the time I am not...
    marriedup marriedup 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I don't speak with my family and I want to kill myself before my mom passes away.
    chair5 chair5 41-45, M 5 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I'm currently 16 at the moment but problems escalated on my birthday in May. I've been living with my aunt because living at home with my parents is unhealthy for me. They...
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend 18-21, M 57 mins ago

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    My mother came for a visit to my house 5 years ago and has yet to leave... No seriously. She has been one of the most clingy, needy and emotionally abusive people that I've ever...
    tajadaja tajadaja 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone. I never wanted to resort to this, but I feel I am out of other options. Let me start from the beginning. When my mother, Dee, was 9, her father was shot in the head...
    NikkiNINTR NikkiNINTR 18-21, F Jan 22

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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 best friend, from age about 16 to 21, although I have known him for my entire life; died this past Friday. I have been trying to think of if I should write about it or not...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jan 21

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    I an the oldest of 5 children. Growing up I always felt I got the blame if my siblings did anything wrong,I am now in my 30s and it's still the same.. I have not spoken to my...
    scarlett26 scarlett26 31-35, F Jan 5

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    Some of My friends don't understand me. For good reason. I have been honest about how hard it's been. One of my really good friends is no longer in my life by my choosing. She had...
    tlee5001 tlee5001 22-25, F Jan 1

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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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    I haven't been in contact with Mil for over a year. I decided to cut all ties with her, and concentrate on getting better, and being around people who support and love me. My...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    So my great uncle just died recently and my mom, step dad and I went up to California to help out. My mom is the executor of the estate so she has to be there to sort things and...
    kking141 kking141 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Bluetooth audio refers to the built in bluetooth chip, to restore conventional cord connection of bluetooth connection audio equipment, with laptop such wireless play equipment...
    electricproducts electricproducts 18-21, F Jan 6

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    Bluetooth audio refers to the built in bluetooth chip, to restore conventional cord connection of bluetooth connection audio equipment, with laptop such wireless play equipment...
    electricproducts electricproducts 18-21, F Jan 6

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    I cannot make amends with family members who do not see my motivations as sincere. They believe I'm playing some kind of sophisticated con game to get them to give me something...
    AggiePride15 AggiePride15 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Any of you experience the scapegoat of the family? That's me. My NPD mother has set me up in this position since I was a child. My youngest sister is her golden child so to speak...
    wickedgirlie84 wickedgirlie84 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I recently responded to a post by 'The Little Mrs.' But my response was vague and inconclusive. Below I have written a comprehensive and objective response to her post. A post...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    I need some advice in what step to take, My fiance has no problem paying child support..the thing is that his daughter is 19 does not have a job or does not attend college has no...
    Lucyms89 Lucyms89 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 21

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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 4 days ago

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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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    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 Jan 19

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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 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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    My mother's cousin (I don't know what name that relation has -- second cousin? IDK :P) has schizophrenia. A little while ago, he got in a particularly nasty breakup with his...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F Jan 18

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    My dad passed away suddenly almost 16 years ago. He was 47 years old. Three years from retiring, and spending his days fishing while my mom worked on her new career as a nurse...
    thecollierfamily thecollierfamily 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    She manipulates me, makes me feel guilty when I am not guilty, she says everything I do is disgusting, she looks at me with disgust, she talks crap about me and twists stories to...
    hollyissad hollyissad 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    This is the child your caste system took from my parents...over genocide...this is the child that grew up wondering how she'd fend for herself because of YOUR secrets and YOUR All...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I haven't written anything in the past few months but today is the last day before we start a new year. Let's see...it's been more than a year and seven months since I moved into...
    destinii3 destinii3 31-35, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I am the youngest of five and I haven't seen my siblings or my "mother's" side of the family in a decade. Initially it was their choice not to see me--I was fifteen and decided to...
    seelensauger seelensauger 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 31, 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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    Sometimes I feel like I hate my mother so much I just don't want to talk to her for years. I know it seems unfair, but I just feel like maybe if she gave me a little space on my...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I grew up, like most of you, not knowing that my "normal" was not normal. I was really raised by my grandmother, who taught me what real love and affection was. She died when I...
    languedocienne languedocienne 26-30, F Jan 13

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    this is something I had to go through in my life.. I have a family , mother and siblings but no father , he died many years ago.. my relationship with them is really bad , I hate...
    shorok shorok 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I wish it wasn't true. I wish I didn't hate my mother but its the truth. She makes me very uncomfortable. I feel like I can never be myself around her. I cant be fun wild eccentric...
    onetouchpop onetouchpop 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I feel as if my mum hates me. She always attacks me for being just like my father and brings me down because of it. I am currently having relationship problems and I feel as if...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate the woman... I hate the woman who calls herself my Mother, but is a farce... She killed my Mother and robbed her of her child...and me of my Mother... She has several...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I miss her always. Its been 49 days since. Not a second ticks by that I dont think about her. Everyday the pain gets stronger. Its like walking with a knife that stabs you 24/7...
    SummerH12 SummerH12 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    Recent events demand a new perspective to my experience with my mil. Everything we lived through with her somehow settled into familiar reactions from her, but with our changed...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    "There must be some kind of way out of here...said the joker to the thief...there's too much confusion...I can't get no relief..." - Bob Dylan "All Along The Watchtower" Social...
    HiPpIeRoNiN HiPpIeRoNiN 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    {Very few medicines are around-the-counter. Most medicines have to have you to at least speak to a Pharmacist initial. The Pharmacist will get an idea of what your indications are...
    Ryan4715izr0 Ryan4715izr0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    {Very few medicines are more than-the-counter. Most medicines demand you to a minimum of speak to a Pharmacist initial. The Pharmacist will get an idea of what your symptoms are...
    Logan3691wjw1 Logan3691wjw1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    My great aunts son has schizophrenia. He's such a nice person. Sadly he can't keep a job and has been in and out of institutions. I don't understand why but he is somewhat shunned...
    upupandaway24 upupandaway24 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I have a step daughter my husband had an affair and she is the result. I forgave him and was fine with it as long as she stayed with her mother. In her final year of school she...
    Mish686 Mish686 41-45, F 5 Responses