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I A Mother of 4 Young Adults and One Grandauther

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    I have a strict mother. Both my parents are strict, bible believing Christians but my mother is the one who lays down the lay, as they say. She usually is the one who disciplines...
    GabbyGabbers GabbyGabbers 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    But The Adults Were the Worst. When kids bully other kids, although that's bad enough, it's not unusual. Kids could be mean. It is almost expected that most children will...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Im tired of some adults thinking they know everything or more then teens and kids just because their older. Yeah some kids/teens aren't as mature and wise as some but age is just a...
    WoundedDreamer WoundedDreamer 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 1

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    Until things are better financially, my family & I are under the same roof as my mother for now. We had coinciding hard financial times, and at the time, it seemed logical to be...
    LizNiki LizNiki 26-30, F Jun 26

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    She was a wonderful mother. I will not lie and say she mistreated me,though she had every right to. My birth came as a result of her rape by a White man(she's Korean) and I was...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    My mother was never physically abusive, but she certainly emotionally abused and neglected us. If I would write down everything that she did, then I would have one unbelievable...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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    It's impossible to write my story, because I know that no one will ever believe me... When you're in love, it's hard not to do anything for the person you care about... No one...
    HUMAN2BME HUMAN2BME 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I see all these posts and stuff about hating our mothers (and don't get me wrong, it's only the thought that did actually have to touch her that stops me from throttling her when...
    AliceRigby AliceRigby 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I was abused by my mother... For so long while growing up while I was younger hit me for what seem for no reason! If I didn't do as she asked quickly as she wanted she'd hit or...
    shexlove shexlove 22-25, F Jul 7

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    Sitting at the table with my mother alone eating different meals. She says "I have some bad news" I said "like always" She said "this is a different kind of bad news" I...
    SaraSunshinePeaceLover SaraSunshinePeaceLover 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Does anyone else with depression or ADHD have that problem with their family? Like they think "OK well you're on meds now so you should suddenly be your old happy, productive self...
    CaptainXeno CaptainXeno 31-35, F Jun 25

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    Both kids and adults verbally abused me. Kids bullied me because I was different. It didn't stop until we were done with middle school. Adults were my dad's two ex girlfriends...
    silverwolf25 silverwolf25 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It is not so that I hate my mother in law because she in my mother in law. No, no, no. I hate her because she is a bad person. At the begining I wanted to be a friend of hers, but...
    emikolic emikolic 26-30, F Jul 3

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    Sixteen people on this experience right now. Too many. And it sucks. And before someone pulls the whole 'kids will be kids' or 'words will never hurt you', why don't you try being...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    My MIL is not a bad person, but she says and does things that get to me. My husband and I are from two different cultures, with people from his culture being more direct and...
    luigisprincess luigisprincess 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    I don't even know where to start,all my feelings,emotions,thoughts and heartbreak are tangled up in 34 years worth. I guess to begin my story is to go back to the very start of my...
    skyesie80 skyesie80 31-35, F Jul 3

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    I never understood why people felt like it was ok for them to do so. I've seen it happen a few times here and there throughout school when I was younger. And every time I saw it...
    SweetKrazyChill SweetKrazyChill 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I have always thought my mother is selfish. I am 23 years old and I am still being treated like an eighth grader who is still fighting for his independence. Most of the times, I...
    wirrywoo wirrywoo 22-25, M Jul 4

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    I'm only fifteen, and up to the time when I was ten my mother was caring, supporting, and everything that a good mother could be. I actually remember seeing her cry after having to...
    kacekohl kacekohl 16-17 4 days ago

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    My parents are divorced. I was still very little so I've always remembered my parents being separated. I loved my father very very much. (I'm speaking in past tense because he...
    Riarza Riarza 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Where to start, well I guess the simple fact is that I'm 22 live and work with/for my mother. I don't have a drivers license, any friends, and have never had a boyfriend. She...
    ashley7007 ashley7007 22-25, F Jul 5

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    Mental retardation is nothing to joke about my family takes care of special needs adults and I've been around these lovely adults since I was in diapers. They have no more of a...
    huntersmiles14 huntersmiles14 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So well my brain goes to overdrive analyzing why I don't have the kinda relationship with my mother that most women have. It's always been a love hate relationship. Maybe something...
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I remember when I was young I felt so isolated feeling so dumb And even unappreciated Going to school woking on weekends But at home treated like a fool And validated by few...
    Bach13 Bach13 26-30, M Jul 7

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    This whole situation im in is very weird and awkward. My mother's boyfriends son is back for a month of the summer, as soon as he got back her bf completely ignores her yet chats...
    sgngng sgngng 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    My mother is a Special Education teacher and her sister, my aunt, was severely disabled and died at the age of 17 due to a bad lung transplant. I hate to hear the word "retard...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I went to drop off my computer for a upgrade and a few doors down from the computer shop there was a martial arts school. I walked over to take a look and I decided to go in to...
    pvr85 pvr85 36-40 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I’m a 46 years old single, also can call “cougar”, I am a SWF, never married, no children, and quite content with that. I also had thought find a person to marry, then plain...
    vivian420 vivian420 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I am a first time young mom. My life has completely done a 180 in this last year i had a baby moved out from my husband's mothers house and got married! Now my MIL is nice but she...
    Kittykat52 Kittykat52 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I lost my mother last year. She'd had many pregnancies, and she was being a surrogate for her infertile friends. She was carrying twins, too. This added extra strain. She went into...
    timeline112 timeline112 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Michael Angelo Longobardo was my soulmate...he loved to say he knew from the first time we spoke on the phone that I was the one. It took me a little longer to realize it tho. Mike...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Michael Angelo Longobardo was my soulmate...he loved to say he knew from the first time we spoke on the phone that I was the one. It took me a little longer to realize it tho. Mike...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Is she gone? No. Is she dead? Also no. I miss my mother because she isn't my mother any more. She don't accept me as her daughter, and frankly its all my fault. When I was younger...
    mljb1221 mljb1221 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 8

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    She really creeps me out to be honest. There's something crazy to me about those people who go around doing weird, harmful, or wrong things and never hear any real criticisms about...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My real mother who is in Heaven is my inspiration and my strength. She shows me so much love, even though she's passed. She comes around me all the time and she holds me, she lays...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 24

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    People don't understand disabled people because they are, (excuse my language) stuck up little *******. They think people that are a bit different from them are weird. If you've...
    Mikaylaxo Mikaylaxo 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Doesn't it just make sense that the younger sibling tends to get controlled, antagonized, and emotionally abused more by the older sibling than vice versa. My brother and I, my...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M Jun 30

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    Hi to everyone... I am a single mother and I'd like to share about my experienced in my life. I was working alone with my only princess. She's now at my sister, she's coming three...
    Anjelay Anjelay 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    When I was born my biological patents were 23. They were fine with me till I was about 1 month old. They couldn't cope when I cried or woke them up and soon they started abusing me...
    jamieroberthopsen jamieroberthopsen 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    That is what I expect from my daughter. Saying please and thank you, not cutting lines, keeping the voice down, not talking over adults, offering help, smiling and being polite. It...
    lovingrain lovingrain 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    This is more of rant than a question. Genetically, I am predisposed to looking really young. I am korean/30male/173cm. My mother (which I think I got it from) is 67 and she looks...
    anonnam anonnam 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    A lot happened but I'll just tell you what happened last night. It was around 12 am and I was texting my friend happy birthday and chatting with her because for my birthday she did...
    Emma1599 Emma1599 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes as a mother I feel so lost. I see other parents who have clearly got their s*hit together. I take my daughter to school and feel like I don't fit in. The mothers are...
    CandiIsMastersLittleSlave CandiIsMastersLittleSlave 22-25, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    COMING OUT - A Story by Jay. Hello, everyone. It's Jay from the "Jay and Corey Show." For those of you who have been around EP for a while, you probably know us. For those of you...
    cumminatcha cumminatcha 13-15, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    COMING OUT - A Story by Jay. Hello, everyone. It's Jay from the "Jay and Corey Show." For those of you who have been around EP for a while, you probably know us. For those of you...
    cumminatcha cumminatcha 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I began dating my wife in October 2012 and met my in-laws in November of that year. My father in law is a celebrity in Mexico and Internationally. The family of my wife while we...