Everyone has a limit, and at some point, that limit has been crossed.
Below are 19 stories where people finally said "Screw this, I'm done."
1. When I was 16, I got my first serious girlfriend. I wasn't really close with my parents, so whenever I wasn't working or at school, I would spend time with her.
My mother tried desperately to break us up. When that didn't work, she decided to take everything I own and put it in boxes. My whole life packed up for me. My mother said "if you want to spend so much time with your little girlfriend why don't you move in with her."
So I cried like a baby and started hauling the boxes away. Called my girlfriends mother and her being the greatest mother figure I've ever met said she'd take me in with open arms. My mother never accounted on her 'plan' going this far so she admitted that it was a big ploy for me to see the error of my ways and was only going to let me spend a night or two in my car.
I knew that her bold demonstration of wacky was just another road-sign that I needed to get as far away from her as possible. Deuces.
15 years later I'm still with the girl she insisted was a passing fling. We're happily 3 years into our marriage, gainfully employed with nothing resembling the drama my mother foist upon us. I am happy with my life, my wife and her big noisy wonderful family. And I have loud fun with the best of them. But these feelings, these scars, I rarely talk about.
2. I was hanging with friends at a party , and they pulled out heroin and started doing it . Said 'nah' and went home and played counter strike.
3. Worked as a concierge at a summer resort for all of 45 minutes before I was asked to "fix payroll" aka adjust all the time sheets turned in by the 40+ employees so that no one was eligible for overtime. That made me pause, about 10 minutes later the owner's grandson grabbed me by the butt and said "I own you". If this wasn't enough, there was a hurricane coming and I was instructed to tell guests there would be absolutely no refunds. While the owner's back was turned... (Continued)