Why do I always feel so confused about my position in my family?

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Last Updated: 05/15/2018 at 7:06pm
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Anonymous
April 14th, 2015 1:49pm
Family is something you can't choose from the time of birth. They've met you coincidentally. Heart relation is more powerful than blood relation. You had no choice when you were born but you have choice to make friend or friends of your wish.
Anonymous
June 16th, 2015 2:17pm
As someone who comes from a large family, I understand that it can be hard to differ where you stand in your family. Talk to them about it if you feel that it's something that really bothers you. I guess it's part of looking for who you are as a person. It happens.
DaisyButtons17
May 18th, 2015 10:11pm
My position in my family has always seemed out of the ordinary. I grew up with a single mom who got married and then had another child when I was 14. I was not happy about my little brother, and often felt like a "live-in" babysitter. I thought that my life before my mom's husband was significantly better and that these two new people in our life were just "messing things up". Now that I am in college and have had time away from them, I can see that they stopped treating me like a child when I still needed support from them as parents. I wasn't getting what I saw my peers in high school were getting, and the same goes for college. I have accepted that my relationship with my parents is not "the ordinary", but it has provided an easier transition into young adulthood. My hope for my future is that if I have children, I am able to provide the support they need, regardless of age.
PoliteOcean
September 16th, 2015 12:12am
If you are having family issues and how you feel, perhaps it might be best to speak with your family to help with your feelings.
greenJOHN1971
November 25th, 2015 8:02pm
What's going on? Are you unhappy? Have you tried to talk to your family about how you are feeling? Do you feel like talking with me about how you are feeling?
Anonymous
December 1st, 2015 3:20pm
It might be because you are thinking things in a complex way. life is much simple than you think. You gotta be positive rather than negative.
creativeDay52
February 22nd, 2016 12:59am
Families establish verbally or nonverbally roles for each family member. If they are unclear nonverbally then you can't understand your position.
Anonymous
April 17th, 2017 2:45pm
Family's are not made to be straight forward. Everybody has a family. They might be a mum, dad, little brother, cousin etc. That being said those phrases are just titles and frankly have no meaning. Feeling confused about where you stand in your family is a certainty, feeling as if you don't belong in your family is also a thing that is positive to happen. Everyone belongs to something, the chess club, the soccer team and most certainly to a family. Your position in your family is just yourself, all you have to do is be yourself and that's your position
Candid0211
May 15th, 2018 7:06pm
A good idea would be to know what is the position you want to see yourself in. Lack of clarity from your side could lead to confusion in your understanding of how people see you in family.