Parents‘ love is supposedly unconditional, but the bonds of blood are not always unbreakable as shocking accounts of children who have been disowned prove.

In a revealing thread on the question and answer site , estranged children and mothers and fathers from around the world who have cut off their offspring revealed the reasons why they will never speak again, reports .

One man heartbreakingly claimed that his relationship with both his mother and his grandmother was ruined, as neither could forgive him for revealing he‘d been raped.

Others spoke of gay children who had been cast off, while one woman alleged that her relationship with her dad broke down because she forgot his birthday while her grandmother was seriously ill.

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A man reported that he‘d been disowned by his family for shutting down some of his social media accounts because his sister was abusive to him and he didn‘t want her to be able to him.

Another claimed his parents had gone to the synagogue and prayed for him as if it were a funeral because he married a Catholic woman.

A man claimed that both his mother and grandmother blamed him for being sexually abused, and said he was estranged from the latter for 11 years. Photo / Supplied facebook twitter email linkedin google-plus whatsapp pinterest reddit Ryan Baldock revealed he‘d experienced a rift with his parents because he disabled social media accounts to avoid receiving abusive messages from his sister. Photo / Supplied facebook twitter email linkedin google-plus whatsapp pinterest reddit David Eisman was disowned by his Jewish parents who recited mourning prayers at the synagogue as if he‘d died because they disagreed with his marriage to a Catholic woman. Photo / Supplied facebook twitter email linkedin google-plus whatsapp pinterest reddit Photo / Supplied facebook twitter email linkedin google-plus whatsapp pinterest reddit A woman explained that her father would never acknowledge her because his relatives believed that her mother‘s family was ‘poor trash‘ and didn‘t want anything to do with them. Photo / Supplied facebook twitter email linkedin google-plus whatsapp pinterest reddit A woman wrote a letter to her father who had berated her for forgetting his birthday because she was upset over her dying grandmother, explaining how hurt she was. Photo / Supplied facebook twitter email linkedin google-plus whatsapp pinterest reddit One woman said she‘s estranged from her mother because she didn‘t approve of her tracking down her half-sister and building a relationship. Photo / Supplied facebook twitter email linkedin google-plus whatsapp pinterest reddit A father admitted that he and his wife had disowned his son because he had anger issues and trashed their home. Photo / Supplied facebook twitter email linkedin google-plus whatsapp pinterest reddit One woman admitted her former husband had disowned her son for being gay, but when she filed for divorce he applied for custody to use the children as a weapon against her. Photo / Supplied facebook twitter email linkedin google-plus whatsapp pinterest reddit A former teacher said that he‘d encountered multiple students who were disowned by their parents for refusing to convert to another religion. Photo / Supplied facebook twitter email linkedin google-plus whatsapp pinterest reddit