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I Wish I Had A Better Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 86 People

    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

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    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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    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

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    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

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    My mum was bipolar and my dad just had anger issues. I always thought they were normal until i got a little older and i realised; normal parents dont throw plates at eachother or...
    mialotta mialotta 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    woke up this morning to my phone ringing. my daughters school called. Some a****** delivery driver screwed up the electricity at her school. so I had to rush around to come and...
    ZombieBaitMaiden ZombieBaitMaiden 31-35, F Jan 6

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    don't like mine at all. Why do people have such a nice smile
    itsmekar itsmekar 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Today wasn't a bad day...but it wasn't a great day either. Hopefully tomorrow will be fabulous... slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 18 hrs ago

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    Memoir of a New Life To say that I had a good relationship with my mother prior to my marriage would be an understatement. She could be overbearing and meddlesome with a very...
    pseudonympublic pseudonympublic 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Obviously you had better things and worthy others ahead.I was not one those worthy ones.so I was chosen to be left behind.
    gurldeleted gurldeleted 41-45, F Jan 20

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    i'm sick of hearing people say''family is everything.there's nothing more than family''and they meant family means blood. NO,that is not true. I had been phisically,sexually abused...
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Or that procedure in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Either one would suffice. If I could just erase a few of these memories I'd be better.
    smokebombtom smokebombtom 18-21, M 50 mins ago

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    In February 2014 I fell on the ice at work and injured my shoulder. I tried several different treatments to advoid having surgery. ( Physical Therapy for several months...
    lover2kids lover2kids 56-60, F 3 hrs ago

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    I finally saw my dad after not seeing him for 3 years. It was like yesterday, we never had any gap or distance. Thanks to that, I am reinvigorated. I love my family so much!
    migs1910 migs1910 26-30, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    2015 Goals. Bring on some large accounts, payrise, work harder on my side business, marathon, triathlon, family holiday somewhere, regular camping trips, finish house renovations...
    tan999 tan999 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    I am exactly 6 months NC now and I would say I am much better. I will be seeing MM now and then for a while coming up soon, but we will just ignore each other as we have since DDay...
    Suzanne1976 Suzanne1976 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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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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    74th post..Well you might have noticed I haven't been posting here in a while. I'm still around. The 20th passed and I'm still alive. Had a bad week struggling all week with the...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Saw an elderly gentleman with a walking cane ignored by seating passengers in the train today. He had to stand the whole time. Unless being considerate is suddenly not an act of...
    ohzy ohzy 26-30, M 6 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I was just sitting here...as I had brief moment to rest..between all the hustle and bustle.. And was reading through some of my posts that I've put up here over the last year...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 9 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I wish, my girl to grab me behind and tease me on the bed.... I always dream to have a warm sleep with my girl while she hugs me and blow her breath on my ears from behind...
    shiningbeautykarthika shiningbeautykarthika 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    If I had one wish; I would wish for everyone to have a good life. To not have to worry about paying their next bill, or to go out or stay in, or to deal with any negatively...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Jan 1

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    I decided to make these vacations constructive and studied a bit about the field I want to master in later. (two years to go actually) I kind of take more time to understand the...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F Jan 3

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    If I had one wish; I would wish for everyone to have a good life. To not have to worry about paying their next bill, or to go out or stay in, or to deal with any negatively...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    It's been a long, bumpy road for me. Ever since I was a child, I've struggled with poverty, social anxiety, depression, and a dysfunctional family. I have been held back by a...
    whisperedthing whisperedthing 16-17, F 1 Response 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 4 days ago

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    My family hurts me but my friend don't my friends Chirs and Seabass I knew them since I was 6 and now I'm 15. We all love each other like bros and every my friends I've know for 3...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 9 hrs ago

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    As painstakingly heartbreaking as it is, I've realized that I cannot compete with the drug of Satan, Meth... My ex-husband and I were together for a little over 11 years. Our love...
    jryder1979 jryder1979 31-35, F 3 days ago

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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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    For those of you following my story you know where I am. While here 11,000 km from home, my AP and I have made some progress. Past Sunday was the hardest of the week so far...
    ATH2000 ATH2000 36-40, F 14 Responses Jan 21

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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 2 days ago

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    I WISH I WAS NOT ALIVE AND AWAY FROM THIS HELL OF A WORLD THAT IS COLD AND IS FULL OF NOTHINGNESS
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    Words and language in general define how you think about the world - tangible and intangible. They light the paths through which our mind travels, and so I wish people were more...
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    1) I wish I had limitless wishes (not abused just for desperate situations) 2) I wish I could grant wishes 3) I wish I could perform miracles to make the world a better place
    EdwardIX EdwardIX 22-25, M Jan 11

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    Amos Lee - Seen it all Before "...I know you only have time to love me...when you've got nothin better to do..." Maybe if listen to this one a few thousand times I'll get over it...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    I want to be a better person, but sometimes I feel like I'm trapped in a spider web. I struggle to get free only to become more entangled. Then I get tired and think...maybe I...
    Erasethetape Erasethetape 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    Life is tough. Lots of boring, some bad and some good. But it is all worth it. Just tough it out and make it better with good decisions. When you are good help others. When...
    MikeMachinist MikeMachinist 61-65, M Dec 31, 2014

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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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    Imagine its your birth anniversary and your family forgets to wish you. I know they don't care and over the years it has stopped effecting me. For me, my sister is my family and...
    Ruits Ruits 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    My parents are of Indian descent and in our culture we are supposed to respect our parents at all costs - even when they are wrong. However, I grew up in the United States and have...
    a2771440 a2771440 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    70th post...Well here I am, first day of 2015, sitting in my lounge, typing on laptop, and crying like my heart is breaking. I don't even know what happened, it happened so fast...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I wish i was little again because when your little you had nothing to worry about everyone liked you and your family adored you. But now you have to worry how people percieve you...
    harlemwildcatbaby harlemwildcatbaby 18-21, M Jan 2

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    I wish I was born into a different family :'(
    callmemina callmemina 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    This will take over for I REMEMBER MY FAMILY. I chose a generic title this time, to make it harder for my enemies on here to deliberately flag my stories. ( namely, Lil'ol Lena...
    anti3tastic anti3tastic 61-65, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My plan for 2015: - Get a job. An actual job. And do everything I need to get one. You can only freelance for so long. - Lose more weight. 8kg so far, more to go. - Travel! I'm...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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