I Wish I Had A Better Family

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    I Cant Wait To Get Away From My Family!!!

    Well my dad sends me an email telling how "grave" it is that i cut and how he never thought that i could ever be upset after 15 years of being hated at. so i read that email, start crying my eyes out and cut myself. btw this email was sent on my birthday. the next day, he...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 18, 2011

    Feeling Kind Of Alone.

    Well. Another story. So, I'm a teen girl and teen girls have personal problems that they can work out with their mom right? No. My mom is I try to talk to her about my problems this is what she literally says. "Oh." And then I'm like. "Mom did you hear what I said? What should I...
    Kaidaxx4 Kaidaxx4
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 17, 2012

    Family?

    I dont even know where to begin with this subject, my family has never been there since i was born, i never had parents that cared, they abused me growing up...in ways now a days will get them sent to jail...i still try to contact them even though they ignore me and never answer...
    MissUnperfect MissUnperfect
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 5, 2011

    I Just Need To Accept It

    I think I'm at that stage where i accept my family.i accept that my parents don't love me, i accept that this family is messed up, i now know that they will never change.my family is the way it is and i must just accept and move on because honestly i cant change them and i have...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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