Talk to me about family estrangements

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  1. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    One family member's chip on their shoulder is the other family member's legitimate grievance but sometimes all you can do is occasionally send a signal that you're there and receptive.
     
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    Some family members respond with extreme bitterness if you dare to question their horrible decisions and choices in life
     
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  4. Lucky Pierre

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    Sometimes holidays, vistis, etc leave you depressed for days, like you're their therapist while they unload all their endless misery on you about their job their shit finances, self-induced medical problems, etc
     
  5. Lucky Pierre

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    Weird the way you give a birthday present then a short time later when it's your birthday you not only don't get a gift but not even a phone call
     
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    Holding grudges. Weird
     
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    Bringing up slights from 20+ years ago

    As a senior in high school you had your own car, but by the time I was a senior I had to ride the bus, etc
     
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    Is this an Internet haiku?

    I'm game:

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  9. Lucky Pierre

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    People who are controlling, manipulative, paraoid, narcissistic, etc don't realize they behave this way and will likely regret their actions at some point in their lives but then it will be too late
     
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    It's like you have nothing in common except your family connection, you would never be friends with them if they were coworkers or neighbors, etc.
     
  11. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Maybe you're starting too many weird threads and they're sick of you.
     
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    Your points and observations are not that uncommon - unfortunately. Was there a recent event or discussion that triggered a recall of your bad memories?
     
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  13. Snotty

    Snotty My Snothand be strong!!! VIP Gold

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    Wash your hands of them.......And lead a very happy, Peaceful life...........
    Oh I know I'll hear it from "But they're your family".....Well, To that I say.........
    That's how they should have treated me.............
     
  14. Jayla

    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    :giggle:
     
  15. Jayla

    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    :happy:
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    You can pick your nose, you can pick your family, but both of them are gross.
     
  17. Turtle Man

    Turtle Man Hello Darling Gold

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    Very true words.
    You gotta just enjoy your life, f the haters , family or not.
     
  18. Jayla

    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    Agreed.
     
  19. Turtle Man

    Turtle Man Hello Darling Gold

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    Keep with the bad jokes and you'll be picking your nose with your elbow
     
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    Turtle Man Hello Darling Gold

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    Agreed agreed
     
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