Story archives - tag: "family"

new found family

The day her mother told me she loved me and would always be there for me, was the same day my own mother said I disgusted her to her very soul.

tags: gay family irony home love true love [add]

2014-03-03 09:19:32 / Rating: 122.75 /

topher

I hope it's not weird that I felt a sense of pride because I got a standing ovation when I finished delivering her eulogy.

tags: death funerals eulogy family humor [add]

2013-12-19 14:53:29 / Rating: 207.75 /

PattiLain

My sister's baby and the babies created as a result of my egg donations will all be born within a year of each other, leaving my niece with at least two same-age cousins she'll never know.

tags: family cousins egg donor [add]

2013-08-28 13:43:59 / Rating: 173 /

Cooky

Your story finished itself before I could lend a last breath to us while your ghost faded in the real chapters made of alzheimer's, cancer, divorce, and language barrier in my family's Vietnamese-American dream.

tags: grandfather death break-up family loss perspective [add]

2013-07-24 14:25:51 / Rating: 177.75 /

Quinn Roberts

When the psychiatrist asked me whether I suspected that my depression might be hereditary, I told him I could not say as most of my family had committed suicide some time ago.

tags: depression bipolar disorder manic depression family true [add]

2013-06-30 13:21:43 / Rating: 233.25 /

DC

I never knew my grandfather, and even though everyone says I look and act just like he did, it still was very strange when my now senile grandmother confused me for him.

tags: family [add]

2013-04-14 19:53:22 / Rating: 280.75 /

Hypocrite

I can no longer give a speech at my middle brother's wedding, because I am too angry that he calls himself a Christian and yet allows his friends to refer to our youngest brother as a "faggot."

tags: disappointment family brothers gay [add]

2012-10-16 15:43:59 / Rating: 1115.5 /

Jamie Darcy

As a child my mother fed me on sour milk.

tags: childhood family [add]

2012-07-23 14:46:09 / Rating: 473.75 /

StacyLynn

My deep resentment towards your family began when you were diagnosed during my FIRST semester of nursing school, because they expected me to be an oncology expert, and when I didn't have an answer they told me I was going to be a horrible nurse.

tags: resentment hate family [add]

2012-07-10 14:07:17 / Rating: 425.25 /

Seriously

My grandmother called me the other day asking if I wanted any weed, because the man across the hall is selling it and she thought it was an excellent deal.

tags: humor family life [add]

2012-03-15 14:06:27 / Rating: 895.5 /

irony

My very open-minded mom looked at me as if I had three heads, but my devoutly Muslim best friend didn't bat an eye.

tags: bisexual lgbt coming out family [add]

2012-01-30 09:37:37 / Rating: 460.25 /

The Daughter

When my mom finally found the courage to divorce him after decades of abuse, we were all alone because our friends and entire family believed his lies instead of my bruises and her depression.

tags: abuse family marriage betrayal [add]

2011-11-28 20:41:32 / Rating: 380.25 /

KC

Sitting around that hospital bed sharing a Thanksgiving meal with my family, I never realized that would be the last time I would see my mom.

tags: Thanksgiving death family [add]

2011-11-24 21:27:38 / Rating: 282 /

mclaire

The day our Uncle was crushed by a forty foot machine, my mother and brother could not stop discussing how cool it would be if he came back as a zombie while looking at his body and making arrangements for it at the funeral home.

tags: death uncle family mother brother zombie [add]

2011-09-16 12:58:23 / Rating: 407.75 /

Nevie

When my religious grandmother told me that she thought it was "disgusting for gays to marry," I realized that she would never come to my wedding.

tags: lesbian love family religion anger [add]

2011-08-24 19:29:56 / Rating: 657.75 /

LMK

After mom told me my grandmother was dead, I investigated the case to see if it was true just to figure out the person who texted her giving her the information texted the wrong number.

tags: Grandma LMK death family text wrong number [add]

2011-07-12 09:19:27 / Rating: 426.25 /

At the Family Reunion

I listened to three hours of stories about my late father before somebody finally realized they all had me confused with my cousin.

tags: reunion family [add]

2011-05-25 13:47:51 / Rating: 530 /

Rob

Although cancer took my little brother ten years ago when he was a sophomore in college, his first (and only) boyfriend and I still refer to one another as "brothers-in-law."

tags: cancer loss brother gay family college [add]

2011-04-12 13:24:39 / Rating: 1152.25 /

The oldest

My mother accidentally forgot my birth certificate for identification purposes and the rest of my family got on that plane to Jamaica, leaving me behind.

tags: travel humor family [add]

2011-02-24 13:14:59 / Rating: 524.25 /

lazy

If it weren't for our stupid cat yowling for his breakfast, our house probably would've burned down that morning.

tags: fire cat family accident [add]

2011-02-08 12:47:58 / Rating: 682.25 /

Maya

Not long after my mother left us, my father said he would leave if one of us didn't admit breaking the old, battered lamp in the sitting-room.

tags: father family abandonment [add]

2011-01-27 15:50:12 / Rating: 534.75 /

Oddly enough, we don't live in Arkansas

We just found my half-sister's half-brother, and my mom wants me to hook up with him.

tags: freaking out weird wrong family crazy you can't be serious mom [add]

2011-01-24 12:19:20 / Rating: 477.25 /

Ken

After I told my mother I felt I needed therapy, she laughed and said "DUH!"

tags: mental illness family [add]

2011-01-06 09:43:20 / Rating: 481.5 /

Brooke

Even before getting completely stoned with my dad, uncle, and cousins that Thanksgiving, I knew I had the best family on earth.

tags: humor weed drugs family Thanksgiving [add]

2010-12-06 13:29:23 / Rating: 713.75 /

Dana

I cried when I saw that my girlfriend's mum added photos of me and my girlfriend to her family album.

tags: lesbian family amazing mothers acceptance [add]

2010-09-23 13:33:55 / Rating: 769.25 /

Nicole

Shortly after telling us we needed to lose weight, my grandma was offended that we didn't want all three desserts she had prepared.

tags: grandmother family humor irony food [add]

2010-08-05 12:24:14 / Rating: 685.75 /

didn't know

My cousin and I were two years old, playing tag around the coffee table, not understanding why all the grown-ups were crying.

tags: death grandfather family funeral innocent childhood [add]

2010-08-05 12:23:38 / Rating: 554.5 /

Maggie

A journal is good... until someone finds it.

tags: depression secrets family uh oh [add]

2010-08-02 13:41:36 / Rating: 558.75 /

Chagrined Sister

After years of teasing my brother about being gay when he wasn't, we were all surprised when he came home with a steady boyfriend.

tags: teasing family gay [add]

2010-07-28 15:52:31 / Rating: 455.25 /

Kyt

No one believes me when I tell them my boyfriend's mom broke her foot playing solitaire, even though its completely true.

tags: humor solitaire family ouch [add]

2010-07-21 14:25:40 / Rating: 459.75 /

Alone

The hardest thing was driving to the funeral alone.

tags: family [add]

2010-06-08 11:48:44 / Rating: 486.25 /

TryingHard

On my second visit, my therapist decided she needed to draw out my family tree to prove to me that coming to therapy was a brave thing to do given the divorce, addiction, lies and avoidance that were rampant in my past.

tags: therapy family brave [add]

2010-04-13 14:38:14 / Rating: 366.25 /

Freak

In a crowded college dorm with four of us to a two-person room, I felt like I had a place, while in the three-story house I reluctantly call home, I know there's no room for me.

tags: college visit space sleeping on the floor home family college [add]

2010-03-23 16:11:18 / Rating: 698.5 /

top three

We went to the Opening Ceremonies of the Paralympic Games, watched an NHL hockey game, and threw an amazing dinner party, but the highlight of my weekend was hearing my boyfriend's teenaged daughter tell the emergency nurse that I was her stepmom.

tags: late night medical emergency family teenager love [add]

2010-03-17 14:44:25 / Rating: 828.75 /

hmmmmm

When the doctor asked if there was a history of depression in my family, I said no, but later I realized the two alcoholics and the two suicides by gun probably counted.

tags: doctor depression alcoholic suicide family [add]

2010-03-15 14:37:41 / Rating: 668.5 /

pat

This morning, my dad was doing the laundry and my stepmom was fixing the pipes.

tags: humor family [add]

2010-03-11 16:15:50 / Rating: 582.5 /

Lore

My family always joked I started going to church because I was having sex with the pastor, but that didn't come until much later.

tags: sex love religion church family [add]

2010-03-09 11:50:16 / Rating: 708 /

Kasey carroll

My brothers tears covered his face, his eyelashes sticking together, as he stomped his foot down and demanded that my mother stop choking me.

tags: violence family courage [add]

2010-01-22 09:07:00 / Rating: 600 /

Cyrus

I thought he loved work more than me, but after he died I found out that my name was his work computer password.

tags: family death love remember [add]

2009-12-30 09:06:10 / Rating: 906.5 /

S. Wofford

She confessed afterwards that she had never seen a real life spit-take until she had dinner with my family.

tags: family laughter humor friends [add]

2009-12-28 15:26:00 / Rating: 438.75 /

Leela

I spent the night of my cousin's wedding on an air mattress in my auntie's living room, taking turns with my little brother puking in a pot.

tags: food poisoning sick ill illness wedding humiliating family wedding vomit never again please [add]

2009-12-24 00:14:32 / Rating: 461.25 /

"That's what you get when you have 3 brothers and 9 sister-in-laws," said my uncle.

tags: family divorce [add]

2009-12-10 14:04:19 / Rating: 374.25 /

My Mum, Dad and twin sister were killed in a plane crash, but if they hadn't been, I would never have met my brother.

tags: death family irony [add]

2009-11-30 13:06:20 / Rating: 593.25 /

Miss Tara

We were only sixteen when he asked me to marry him and now, after two kids, a mortgage, and sixteen more blissful years together, I wish I had said yes because it was the only time he ever asked.

tags: marriage proposal family love regret [add]

2009-11-12 09:07:22 / Rating: 798.5 /

Michelle

My sister's comment that her new computer had a 1GB harddrive confirmed my suspicions that she didn't know enough about computers to make such a purchase.

tags: humor technology family [add]

2009-09-02 07:36:50 / Rating: 470.75 /

Board Games

It was a sad, sad day when I discovered that my parents and I could not play a game of Clue without dissolving into a yelling match.

tags: family Clue fighting [add]

2009-08-04 22:34:13 / Rating: 394.75 /

Molly

I would have enjoyed meeting my father's grandfather, the one who used to get drunk and dress up in his wife's clothes.

tags: family humor crossdressing [add]

2009-07-29 09:00:49 / Rating: 457.5 /

Heritage

A long time ago, a Czech immigrant joined a foreign naval force, jumped ship in America, killed a man in a bar fight, was sent to a chain gang in the south, then fell in love with and was broken out by my Cherokee great-grandmother.

tags: family history love murder [add]

2009-07-27 20:11:00 / Rating: 896.75 /

Yikes

Tonight I washed my dead grandfather's shirts and my silky underwear in the same load of laundry.

tags: family laundry death [add]

2009-07-21 09:58:08 / Rating: 442.5 /

marberry

I realized I had finally let go of the Muslim side of my family when I started eating bacon.

tags: family muslim bacon [add]

2009-07-15 11:09:46 / Rating: 378.25 /

Natt

I only told them about my tattoo so they could identify my body if necessary.

tags: tattoo death ID humor family [add]

2009-07-13 16:07:16 / Rating: 552.75 /

Dee

At our grand daughter's christening, my daughter-in-law introduced me to her cousin as, "This is my husband's dad's wife".

tags: family [add]

2009-06-22 15:28:26 / Rating: 404.5 /

Kendra

When I went downstairs to use the internet I found my father passed out drunk in front of the computer, so I blogged over top of him.

tags: dad blog drinking humour home family [add]

2009-06-14 17:37:38 / Rating: 555.25 /

David M.

I was watching anime with my son on his thirteenth birthday when I got the call that my brother died of electrocution at age 33.

tags: death family memories [add]

2009-05-14 14:15:44 / Rating: 507.75 /

vermilion

The most prominent memory I have of my grandmother is the night she tried to kill me.

tags: grandmother murder alzheimer's family traumatic childhood memories [add]

2009-05-08 12:46:51 / Rating: 694.5 /

S

How much of it is genetic anyway?

tags: mental illness family [add]

2009-05-04 11:31:58 / Rating: 414.75 /

Crystal

Watching my grandfather play with my little cousins, I wondered if my aunt knew that he had molested my mother and their other sister.

tags: family secrets abuse fear [add]

2009-04-27 15:25:28 / Rating: 530.25 /

I wonder what else I don't know

When I told my dad I'd misplaced my class ring, he told me his was lost 30 years ago when "a girl died in a car accident."

tags: dad family secrets loss ring [add]

2009-04-07 14:04:34 / Rating: 715 /

Ruby

My sister walked in on the family crying, unaware we were about to tell her she had been diagnosed with leukemia, and jokingly said, "What, am I dying?"

tags: cancer death sister family crying leukemia [add]

2009-04-01 11:24:42 / Rating: 936 /

The EMT

As I declared her grandfatehr deceased, I couldn't help but to feel an urge to call my own.

tags: death EMT grandfather family [add]

2009-03-23 13:43:34 / Rating: 555.75 /

written in the sand

We promised ourselves we'd wait until our fifth wedding anniversary to tell our families we met in a porn chatroom.

tags: romance family internet secrets [add]

2009-03-06 13:30:02 / Rating: 1008.5 /

Becky

The three of us laughed together for nearly an hour in a conversation begun by the phrase "Dad got transferred to a mental ward!"

tags: family laughter divorce abuse strength love hospital mental ward [add]

2009-02-17 13:36:46 / Rating: 629.75 /

Golf Widow

I watched a hideously cheesy episode of Lawrence Welk on PBS last night and loved every minute of it because it made me miss my grandfather a little less.

tags: childhood family death [add]

2009-01-26 09:31:36 / Rating: 592.75 /

Those Eyes

My uncle did more for me in one day than my father did in twenty-three years.

tags: family [add]

2009-01-15 12:36:58 / Rating: 412.5 /

Jenna Bean

When I was 10-years-old, I gave my mom a note that said, "You are a bich!" and she laughed and showed me my mistake.

tags: humor childhood family love anger frustration [add]

2009-01-05 08:43:59 / Rating: 1107.75 /

Sooner

My uncle's secret of being a trans-sexual was revealed when the undertaker referred to him as "he/she."

tags: family death [add]

2008-12-16 09:11:38 / Rating: 514 /

Oh, brother.

My mom paused while vacuuming to tell me she's afraid my brother will kill himself, which I've known for the past seven years.

tags: suicide family mother [add]

2008-11-09 16:41:27 / Rating: 577.5 /

Liz

I lost most of my friends, the respect of my parents, and the desire to kill myself when I finally told everyone the truth about what I believe.

tags: wicca religion family school friends [add]

2008-11-06 14:17:27 / Rating: 928.75 /

Moo

If you think it's degrading to be a trophy wife, try being a trophy child.

tags: family status [add]

2008-10-30 17:12:50 / Rating: 699.75 /

MBM

For some reason I found it incredibly funny when my white grandmother held my black hand and whispered to me, "You know, I was really disappointed when your brother decided to marry a black woman."

tags: race family marriage [add]

2008-09-24 11:12:40 / Rating: 571.25 /

aunt d

When my 8-year-old niece came home from her friend's birthday party and assured me that she did not drink any beer, I knew something was very wrong with our culture.

tags: humor childhood alcohol family children [add]

2008-09-11 20:04:35 / Rating: 990.25 /

eM

When I finally downloaded the contents of my 3-year-old's birthday digital camera, I found pictures of another woman kissing my husband.

tags: family camera cheating spouse [add]

2008-08-07 17:28:45 / Rating: 714.5 /

Charlie

My sister tells me she watched our mom cry when I came out as gay to which I reply that I watched our mom cry when she ran away, stole the car, and got mom arrested.

tags: gay family mom sister [add]

2008-08-04 17:11:13 / Rating: 808.75 /

duckie

I was having hot and steamy sex wearing nothing but my grandma's pearls, wondering if she had ever done the same exact thing.

tags: family [add]

2008-07-15 10:23:59 / Rating: 928.5 /

January

I just saw my uncle get arrested on a 1994 episode of Cops.

tags: Cops TV family [add]

2008-07-09 00:01:39 / Rating: 1047.25 /

goulide

When my dad finally decided that having a gay child was better than having a dead child, we started talking again.

tags: family father gay [add]

2008-07-01 15:14:52 / Rating: 1048.25 /

Meg

As a child I wrote in my journal how much I hated my mother and wished I would die, but as an adult, when she told me she had read my childhood journal, I hated myself for writing such horrible things.

tags: life hate family [add]

2008-06-30 13:24:30 / Rating: 615.75 /

Hines

I don't even live in Arkansas, but I just learned that my uncle may be my dad, and that my mother's "sister" is probably my grandmother.

tags: whoa incest family cheating dysfunctional [add]

2008-06-27 14:43:50 / Rating: 601.75 /

a little bird

My Jewish family had a lovely Christmas dinner with a Muslim family talking about art, architecture, wine, and the world and yet there is still violence in the Middle East.

tags: dinner family violence Christmas [add]

2008-06-11 13:09:27 / Rating: 687.5 /

Too Tall

It's hard lying to the parents who raised you to be an honest man, even for the sake of your little sister.

tags: lying family siblings guilt [add]

2008-05-08 17:31:50 / Rating: 540 /

gypsy

In China, they said we couldn't plays cards in the lobby, so we played with candy wrappers instead till the ones with candy still in them won.

tags: China cards gambling family [add]

2008-04-30 14:44:50 / Rating: 478.25 /

ecs

His suicide killed me, too.

tags: death parents family [add]

2008-04-07 14:29:13 / Rating: 718.75 /

bewilderedly harrassed

A lesson learned is don't ever post anything on your website that you don't want your sister-in-law to steal from you and use against your brother.

tags: betrayal harrassment divorce family stunned [add]

2008-03-27 20:32:55 / Rating: 584.25 /

Zack

No, he's just trying to feed his policeman family.

tags: police ticket hero family [add]

2008-03-25 10:47:44 / Rating: 510.75 /

homemaker

We bought a house last week but we haven't told our friends or family.

tags: ready house home friends secret family [add]

2008-03-21 17:06:54 / Rating: 638.25 /

Jess

I think my cousin is hitting on me over MSN Messenger.

tags: family culture clash internet [add]

2008-03-19 09:48:41 / Rating: 490.75 /

cynthia

The sight of my usually stoic mother weeping on the lid of her brother's casket is one I wish I could have gone a lifetime without seeing.

tags: death funeral family [add]

2008-03-07 16:48:18 / Rating: 620 /

Optimistic Facade

I couldn't tear my eyes away from the chair, still warm, as they carted your body away.

tags: grief death family [add]

2008-02-20 12:51:10 / Rating: 658 /

Family Girl

Over the last month, the cold reality of life has struck since one uncle died, another uncle had a stroke, my mother found out she has breast cancer and my grandmother is on her way to an assisted living facility.

tags: life death family separation sad inevitability [add]

2008-02-13 13:09:19 / Rating: 675 /

kiley

You would think that the weirdest thing about my family is that my step grandma is younger then my mom, but in fact it the strange thing is that she is sleeping with my mom's brother.

tags: gross family childhood [add]

2008-01-31 12:09:51 / Rating: 713.5 /

DJDawson

On her deathbed, she reached for my hand despite not knowing exactly who I was and with a thin but honest smile, asked, "However did you escape?"

tags: grandmother death good-bye hello closure family love escape [add]

2008-01-31 12:09:26 / Rating: 899.5 /

Babylon

My parents filed for divorce on my brother's birthday but waited to tell us until mine that next week.

tags: childhood birthday family [add]

2008-01-31 12:06:43 / Rating: 666.5 /

Erica

Even while my father was standing in the driveway, telling my family he didn't love my mother and couldn't stay, he was still my hero.

tags: family [add]

2007-12-27 12:22:39 / Rating: 433 /

forever child

It took me getting pregnant at 18 for my family to finally realize I'm not a child anymore.

tags: pregnancy family growing up [add]

2007-12-19 11:12:03 / Rating: 609.75 /

veronicaromm

They drove frantically as she bled and lost their twins.

tags: loss family realtionship [add]

2007-12-13 00:17:57 / Rating: 720.5 /

-j

When the catheter tore through my mother's heart, it tore through absolutely everything.

tags: heart family trauma medical [add]

2007-12-07 15:05:55 / Rating: 724.25 /

Aston

We collectively realized she was gone when we sat down to eat our Thanksgiving dinner and realized that nobody made the gravy this year.

tags: Thanksgiving family death gravy [add]

2007-12-06 12:16:52 / Rating: 778 /

The youngest brother

Dad's been dead for six years and Mom died eight months ago, but my sister who was supposed to "take care of everything" just now got around to paying for their headstone.

tags: parents death family [add]

2007-10-26 12:56:19 / Rating: 612.75 /

Liza

I love watching people's faces as they realize that when I'm talking about my parents, it's not Mom and Dad but Mom and Deb.

tags: lesbian family humor [add]

2007-10-25 10:35:43 / Rating: 712.25 /

ac

I used to take my grandmother's ring off my finger before I bent over the toilet after every meal out of fearing my grandmother could see me.

tags: eating disorder depression family [add]

2007-10-23 11:55:57 / Rating: 715 /

Golf Widow

That shirt that says "Sisters - Emotional Tech Support" makes me sad because I've always had to outsource.

tags: family [add]

2007-10-08 10:52:57 / Rating: 482.5 /

creditplease

To this day I still entertain the idea that my father's death was just an awful conspiracy.

tags: death family wondering ideas [add]

2007-09-28 17:10:50 / Rating: 660.5 /

Juju

She was too drunk to notice how drunk I was.

tags: mother teenager sad drunk family childhood [add]

2007-09-27 12:28:59 / Rating: 760.25 /

Juju

The cardboard paper camel I made my stepfather for his birthday is still hanging on the wall, left and abandoned, like us.

tags: family sad childhood stepfather [add]

2007-09-10 12:10:19 / Rating: 632 /

Philyra

I made Superman cry the day I went to the hospital.

tags: brother self-harm addiction sober getting better best friend family love [add]

2007-07-17 14:46:03 / Rating: 827.5 /

J. Puer

Having bent all of our spoons my mother finally bought an ice cream scoop.

tags: food ice cream family mother [add]

2007-07-02 14:35:38 / Rating: 717.5 /

Avoidance

Invariably, I take the time between her first (unanswered) phone call and the second to sober up enough to form coherent sentences.

tags: alcohol family phone call [add]

2007-06-19 17:15:16 / Rating: 535.25 /

ThatGirl

When she told us last night she didn't realize she had just terminated any relationship she hoped to have with her grandkids someday.

tags: family [add]

2007-06-15 12:56:48 / Rating: 467 /

That Girl

When you asked how I got the poison ivy on my back, I didn't have the heart to tell you it was from rolling around in the grass with my new boyfriend.

tags: humor love family embarassing [add]

2007-06-08 17:59:30 / Rating: 607.75 /

Steph

They say that depression runs in my family, but that doesn't help me much right now.

tags: depression family [add]

2007-05-31 14:54:40 / Rating: 652.5 /

Holly

Five years and an engagement ring later, my brother forgave his ex-best-friend for hitting on his little sister.

tags: sister engaged getting married brother siblings family forgiveness friends [add]

2007-05-23 13:17:46 / Rating: 838.5 /

Kelly #1

And that's when I decided to let my friends choose their own bridesmaid's dresses when my wedding came.

tags: weddings friends family dresses disgust [add]

2007-05-17 13:47:50 / Rating: 715.25 /

larz

My 70-year-old grandmother jumped over a high wall to save my cousin who had stupidly locked himself in his trunk.

tags: humor family [add]

2007-05-09 11:26:43 / Rating: 555.75 /

Kate

I didn't cry when my grandma died so I refuse to let myself cry because of anything else.

tags: heartbreak family grandma [add]

2007-04-16 12:43:19 / Rating: 699 /

CoreJay

The snow fell of the roof with a heavy thud, just like my poor Uncle Martin did a few winters prior.

tags: childhood memory snow family ouch falling [add]

2007-04-16 12:43:01 / Rating: 809.75 /

Lizzy

Tears poured down my cheeks when I heard my Dad was going to Iraq.

tags: family Iraq military father [add]

2007-04-11 10:41:09 / Rating: 712.25 /

Lesley

As I wiped the dried blood from his hands, I couldn't know that I would never see him again.

tags: family love loss grief [add]

2007-03-28 17:06:22 / Rating: 764.5 /

you know who i am

My uncle would always say, "Good night, Danny, I'll see you in the morning," and the first and only time he didn't say "I'll see you in the morning," was the night he died.

tags: death family [add]

2007-03-20 16:44:22 / Rating: 689.75 /

me

I moved away to college thinking that I wouldn't miss my family, but I really wish I could see them right now.

tags: sad family college [add]

2007-02-07 09:56:07 / Rating: 684.25 /

Sociologist Tina

I fear that people would believe me to be a malingerer, and even my estranged father, upon hearing about the dilemma which my symptoms presented, commented, "I think you're allergic to work."

tags: illness father conversation trust daughter family support belief money failure [add]

2006-12-27 11:55:49 / Rating: 781 /

ceruleanblue

Tonight I had to tell my youngest son to stay in his room with the door locked because his brother was in such a rage.

tags: rage mental illness family genetics sibling rivalry [add]

2006-12-15 22:04:18 / Rating: 609.5 /

ceruleanblue

I have never felt so empty and sad as I do this year at Christmas.

tags: loneliness holidays family [add]

2006-12-15 22:02:45 / Rating: 497.75 /

JT

I knew as I walked out, you'd make sure your brother and sister were safe, but I never expected you to survive your childhood.

tags: father family abandonment betrayal abuse [add]

2006-12-03 23:22:35 / Rating: 808.25 /

not just looks

She told me that my uncle is really my father.

tags: family [add]

2006-11-21 10:01:00 / Rating: 493 /

Lula Belle

At 24, I look around my old bedroom in my parent's house and wonder how I ended up here again.

tags: home independance broke family [add]

2006-10-22 01:32:29 / Rating: 633 /

you know who i am

The only night he didn't say, "I'll see you tomorrow," was the night he passed away.

tags: death family [add]

2006-10-16 17:16:03 / Rating: 608.25 /

Robot Girl

I should be sleeping, but I keep thinkig about all of the things I need to do, should have done, and about how I don't want to screw everything up.

tags: love college essay school highschool homecoming family life future [add]

2006-10-16 14:51:10 / Rating: 869.25 /

you know who i am

My sister once caught me looking at her chest.

tags: humor childhood family oops [add]

2006-10-16 12:54:36 / Rating: 659.75 /

Don't call me Shirley

I was more than half asleep when I heard my father speaking, but I didn't understand he was telling me she was dead.

tags: death family childhood sad [add]

2006-10-03 10:50:02 / Rating: 751 /

Rogan

It was wrong when I fell in love with my sexy cousin, but it was gross when I found out she was actually my sister.

tags: oops love family relationships lust incest [add]

2006-10-01 23:26:24 / Rating: 815.5 /

Lowman

Having left behind my old life in London for a new one on the other side of the world, I soon came to realise that possesions are like old dead relatives - you miss them for a while, but soon forget what they were like to have around.

tags: travel family materialism [add]

2006-09-08 11:04:25 / Rating: 676.75 /

ben777neb

My collie/red-setters front metal legs were a result of 60ft of air, rocks, a sponsored walk and £3000.

tags: dog sponsored walk family survival money walk rocks [add]

2006-09-07 20:14:40 / Rating: 700.25 /