Youngest child, black sheep
Ok here goes. I am the youngest of three kids. I am 23 and happen to be the only girl. My brothers are both married. One of them has kids. I lived away from the house from the time I was 19 until I was 22. I decided to go back to school and get my degree. I also moved back in with mom and dad to save money. I feel like the black sheep. Every time we have family gatherings....my brothers and thier wives are in the spotlight. They hardly talk to me, or even ask me how I am doing in school. Last year I had a nervous break down and I ended up in the hospital. My parents came and got me. Things have never been the same with our relationship. they keep bringing up the past. Actually they have always brought up the past. But it seems like now that there is something new that they can bring up, it is what they bring up first.
I dont understand why parents bring up the past and rub it in your face. They say things like "I didnt help you because you wouldnt listen." They make me feel alienated and like the things that happened to me when I was a child were my fault. Can we say...."I was a Child!" How can you blame anything on a child? I guess i just dont get this whole situation. If anyone has any feedback I would appreciate it.