50 People Confess Their Darkest Family Secrets

50 People Confess Their Darkest Family Secrets

Found on AskReddit.

1. Mom was in the Manson family

“My mother was part of Charles Manson’s ‘family.’”

2. Mom was victimized by a Nazi kiddie porn ring

“My mother was the subject of a child porn ring held by her biological uncle on her estranged father’s side. Her stepfather was a huge Nazi sympathizer, stumbled upon photos of my uncle in Hitler youth garb. The abusers are no longer alive but there’s a reason the moment she and my father had my older brother she packed up and moved 3,000 miles away without a word.”

3. My mom named her firstborn son after a cult leader

“I read a blog post about a cult in America, known for exploiting young and vulnerable women, where my uncle’s wife is described as the leader’s ‘favorite girl.’ Nobody in my family knows she was a part of this cult but I did some research into it. Turns out she named her firstborn son after the leader, weird.”

4. I’m named after a stillborn baby my father had in a previous marriage

“For the longest time, I thought I was named after my father. Found out a few years ago that I’m actually named after a stillborn baby that my father had in a previous marriage that was named after him. My mother named me after that baby, against my father’s wishes.”

5. My father says he would leave my mom to be with me

“My father is sexually and romantically attracted to me, and would leave my mom to be with me….He was an alcoholic and I was in my sophomore year of college and…basically he had always been a nudist, and as I grew older I realized I was probably sexually abused, just not at an extremely invasive level. So he was just drunk and naked and began masturbating and asked me to bring him tissues, and I threw the box in his face and went to my room. Then he just kind of told me that in an alternate world he would be with me, and he’s attracted to me, but he understands it’s wrong and we’ve never really spoken about it since.”

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