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I A Mother of 4 Young Adults and One Grandauther

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    I came across the term NM a few months ago, and now I can't deny it...my mother fits it perfectly, down to the general causes of it. My mother was severely abused by a...
    UnicornSpirit UnicornSpirit 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    This is how I see people. Babies? They are dangerous. Toddlers? They are scary. Kids? No thank you. Teens? Excuse me please. Young adults? Eh. Adults? Hmm.. Elders? Why not...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Older people, for the most part, I haven't, mostly because I was stubborn and loudmouthed when I was little. Today, it's not so much that I don't get along with them that I don't...
    TheDivineParody TheDivineParody 22-25, M Aug 6

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    I was 6 years old when it happened, he was around 15or may be more. He would make me stay still and he would touch my privates and kiss me in the mouth, also he would tell me to...
    hombresolo hombresolo 46-50, M Jul 30

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    My mother has always been verbally (sometimes physically) abusive, manipulate woman. However, I don't blame her for that since she obviously has mental disorders yet she has never...
    BlindFate BlindFate 18-21, F Jul 31

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    It's only been a little over year since my mother walked out, and no one should ever have to brave that storm. I wonder still every day when it becomes easier. She was my...
    TheMostBeautifulBitterFruit TheMostBeautifulBitterFruit 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    My first post about my passive aggressive mother, an explanation: EP Link I've been doing some research on passive aggressiveness and found that it's an actual personality...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    An update & advice for those with crazy MILs Hi there, I posted some time back (possibly several years ago now) regarding my absolutely terrible mother-in-law who singlehandedly...
    DustMite DustMite 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Okay it's kinda like a love-hate relationship. I swear I love her with all my heart, but sometimes it's just like......... UUUGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! I mean both my brothers and me...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Very good destination to spend a handful of evenings clear of Bangalore. Rooms are significant and good for any family. River Cauvery runs through the resort and one can sight...
    Rebekahumf Rebekahumf 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    The snorkelling there is excellent - just swim out twelve feet and glance under the drinking water - all way of marine lifestyle right below your nose.We ended up because of to...
    Jenipe Jenipe 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    She came to visit 6wks after our first child was born. I was having postpartum depression and she proceeded to tell me about all the women my husband dated and she thought each...
    Kid50 Kid50 46-50, F 9 hrs ago

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    Hey everyone, I just wanted to drop a quick note on here because I’ll be leaving this forum at the end of the month. I’m sure if my MIL pulls a fast one on me or my partner...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have gone skinny dipping four times so far. 1. The first time I remember going skinny dipping was when I was 8. I was at a sleepover and we were trying to stay up all night (her...
    serenagirl87 serenagirl87 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 31

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    We understood that our remain could be some thing Particular dependent just on our welcome reception! Standing on the tip from the Pier, welcoming us like prolonged missing mates...
    Lyndon407mj Lyndon407mj 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    i hate that person who gave birth to me she is not fit to be called a mother she has not got a loving caring bone in her body,and i will shed no tears over her when she is dead...
    siac siac 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Yeah I do! And she is like stupendous! I'm superstitious so I ask her like, questions that sound absurd to adults and the responses I get sometimes! Children under the age of 8...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    This is the way I have come to view my mother at this point. Until recently, I thought it was just bad events in her life that caused my mother to be angry and gloomy everyday...
    SamiSquare SamiSquare 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    "I don't understand you always get what you want so why are you like this." But what I said in my head made it hard to breathe because it was the truth. "I want him to stay, but...
    Augustends Augustends 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I'm 55 and a 22-year survivor of ovarian cancer. I'm also a 55-year survivor of a passive-aggressive mother. My mom had a pretty tough childhood, and I am sad to know the awful...
    Katsez01 Katsez01 51-55, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I am a mother of a 16 year old son, even though he's 16, he will always be mummys little boy:) being a single parent has it's pros and cons, but i wouldn't want to reunite with my...
    SarahMom1978 SarahMom1978 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I know adult can be a relative term. I am surrounded by people at work who are technically adults. But do not think or behave like adults. At home, people are adults and...
    rollwithit rollwithit 31-35 Aug 4

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    Over involved is the root cause of MIL problems. When we become adults, the amount of time we spend with our parents is voluntary. If your parents are over involved, whether it is...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I resent My mother. My parent Divorced when I was 10 yrs old. Me & My twin lived separatedly from our other two younger siblings as a result of their separation. We were brought...
    uulalaa uulalaa 41-45, F Aug 17

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    I'm in my late 20's this story is hard for me to admit but I cant help to feel I need to express my feelings after holding them in. My mother first is a good person. I don't hate...
    EMystery EMystery 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Being young at heart is one thing, cutting up and joking is ok. For an adult to flat out act like a clown is dumb.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Michael592w2ui6 Michael592w2ui6 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Apart for wishing my children the best for their life, my greatest wish (if I ever caught a wish-fish) would be for all young wives or girlfriends not to get a mother in law from...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Hello, I'm in my very late 40s and have been on my own (outside relationships) most of my life. I had my last long relationship 10 yrs ago and that was for 2.5 yrs. The intention...
    maejay maejay 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    My mom is witty... very critical and analytical yet soft-hearted in a way. She used to tell me her stories of yore, and I would admire how much she had grown from her obstacles...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 1 Response Aug 10

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    First of all, thank you for sharing; I can't imagine what would I have done without people in the same situation I am posting their stories, knowing I am not the only one, knowing...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Since about age 13, I've dealt with severely psychotic episodes and manic outbreaks from my mother. At first I thought that it was just unhappiness which stemmed from her becoming...
    hawksnester hawksnester 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    So there's me. I'm 16. I'm young and I'm impressionable. I've had my heart broken more times then I care to remember. But just because of my age am I unintelligent? Yes I may be...
    Hatter4 Hatter4 16-17, F Jul 31

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    I remember being younger and writing on paper that I hate my mother and I would show her the paper. I use to like and love my mother. Now I no longer do. I don't trust her and her...
    Hannarose Hannarose 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    My friends and I gather often, drinking coffee and talking about...yes our kids. There is the liberal dutch, who doesn't know where her kids are. There is the over protective Arab...
    discovery5 discovery5 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    Lately my dad has been spending less and less time at home. He ignores everyone in the house except for our dog. He went to a music festival with some friends a couple of weeks ago...
    Potter66 Potter66 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    EP was a site that I visited almost daily. It has been taken over by inexperienced, immature, opionated members who seem to lack the ability to think on their own. When one seeks...
    SmrtGuyUT SmrtGuyUT 61-65, M Aug 15

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    I'm the oldest of the 4 children and as you can tell its never good. Many people claim that the oldest child is always the favourite and has respect. Well no , its not true , the...
    alice2456 alice2456 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm the oldest of the 4 children and as you can tell its never good. Many people claim that the oldest child is always the favourite and has respect. Well no , its not true , the...
    alice2456 alice2456 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This weekend I was reminded of my mother repeatedly....this morning I found myself crying over her and missing her. This doesn't happen often. And still I'm crying, and thinking...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    I was a sophomore in high school, (Yea, I know pretty young), and I was in a relationship with two senior guys. I met a guy named "V" in my new school. I was pretty shy & he always...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F Aug 17

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    It is a tough thing to admit, and for some years I thought of it as more of a love/hate - relationship. But there is little love left now. Only hate, frustration, anger and then...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    hello i am waiting for some one sweet sexy
    asim99 asim99 31-35 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    When I was about 9 years old I was on a camping trip with my grandparents. The grounds had a main building that had a game room and a restroom and shower facility. I went in to use...
    lemoncrsh lemoncrsh 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My mother died of breast cancer when I was five years old. It was almost 50 years ago and I still fill with sadness when I think about losing her. I was severely depressed as...
    ddcaa ddcaa 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 31

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