I A Mother of 5 Children

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    I got married with a divorced man with children who had told me before I move to lived with him that he has 2 children. When I come and live with him I found that he has 3 children...
    Jannat11 Jannat11
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    I always feel ashamed of hating my mom, but I just can't help it no matter how much I try to be patient and understanding towards her behavior. She's emotionally abusive to...
    alex0995 alex0995
    18-21, F
    Apr 18
    Children say and do such funny things most of the time. They are really just weird! It's so entertaining though, I love them!
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    My Mother In-law is a disturbing mix of arrogant and ignorant She has so many annoying qualities, there are too many to list. But to give you an example of the mental torture: She...
    amdaley amdaley
    36-40, F
    Apr 18
    My Mother In-law is a disturbing mix of arrogant and ignorant She has so many annoying qualities, there are too many to list. But to give you an example of the mental torture...
    amdaley amdaley
    36-40, F
    Apr 18
    She is completely crazy and emotionally abusive. She forces me to go to weekly therapy, even though I've told her I hate it, because she says she doesn't know how to "fix me". She...
    lash100 lash100
    22-25, F
    Apr 17
    so my issue with my in law is that she's judgy and two faced... there are many reasons why I can't stand her at all...verbal abuse, emotional abuse and what's worse is she uses...
    SystemK SystemK
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    She's just an unfathomable mess. Don't mistake that for being complex. She just obfuscates her intent and motivations and uses emotional blackmail to make others (namely me) feel...
    Obliterati Obliterati
    22-25, F
    Apr 15
    Since EP is closing soon, and I haven't posted my story yet, I figured now is as good a time as any. I was 21 when my mum passed away. We fought the majority of my adult life. I...
    antheaxx antheaxx
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
    Last question: I have been told that there are "spanking clubs" where parents meet and actually spank each others children Have you heard or witnessed this?
    micspankinmommy micspankinmommy
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 15
    I really love kids. But I'm struggle with depression and anxiety too. I have some goals in life, and children would make me change those goals. I have really never felt an urgent...
    realcomplicated realcomplicated
    26-30, M
    Apr 15
    The logic of my mother : If I spend my entire salary on a Prada Bag, she'd gush over the bag and let it slide. However if I spend 15 dollars on e-books in appstore, I get yelled...
    Felicity3110 Felicity3110
    22-25, F
    Apr 14
    Second question, have you ever attended or heard of churches which not only condone spanking, but actually spank children as part of the service?
    micspankinmommy micspankinmommy
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Apr 14
    I will just say there is a special place in Hell for those who hurt children and animals!!
    clarktm1275 clarktm1275
    36-40, M
    Apr 14
    i really like children, their mindset and the way they see the world is something that i find to be pretty damn fascinating, simply because it's something ONLY children have, i...
    NitorTnT NitorTnT
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    I love children. I think my face says it already. Haha. During my chorale practice, kids would go to me and talk about stuff like piano games and experiences in life and how are we...
    HeyGD HeyGD
    13-15, F
    Apr 11
    I was always good in everything. I was always an enthusiastic person with high range of positivity. On the other hand my mom is a sick manipulator and an abusive person. All...
    hatemom12 hatemom12
    16-17, F
    Apr 11
    I just found out my mother is an alcoholic because of how malicious, unloving, and cruel my father is. she lost her first husband to cancer after having two kids and lost her...
    volleyballobsessed volleyballobsessed
    13-15, F
    Apr 11
    After years of looking up to my mother I have realized I don't aspire to be like her for the most part. Now her good points are strong, single mother, business woman- she took...
    toniyl toniyl
    36-40, F
    Apr 10
    As it stands I have not seen my mother in 18 years. At the start of it all it was extremely difficult, being a twin you would have thought that we would have been able to support...
    Stephenh1986 Stephenh1986
    26-30, M
    Apr 10
    Just a teen in Ohio who wants to be a mother early :)
    Wannabemommy14 Wannabemommy14
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    My mother, who I honestly say I hate, can be out of my life forever. I've disliked her since I was in 6th grade. The only reason why I hate her is because she cheated on my dad for...
    chelliebean01 chelliebean01
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    Today I'm happy for children. Because of them, one woman didn't use her sewing machine so it became mine. Yayyyy!!
    prettyprude prettyprude
    31-35, F
    Apr 9
    If you have read my previous blogs, you would know. I have not always got on with my mother. My latest incident occurred;- “I have been having trouble with a Local Authority...
    moyesp moyesp
    51-55
    Apr 8
    Boy oh boy.... I can't get the kids (and their best friends & boyfriend and girlfriend) to stop asking me to have another child.... It's a sweet thing that they feel I'm fun...
    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 7
    i wanna be a single mother
    someoneimpregnateme someoneimpregnateme
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    If I didn't have children id probably be an alcoholic, a prostitute, or dead by now. I guess you could say my babies saved my life.
    LovelyBlkQueen LovelyBlkQueen
    26-30, F
    Apr 6
    ... I always have really. Kids have just been in the whole life plan since I first started thinking about my future. I always used to get weird looks off my friends at school when...
    stubo20601 stubo20601
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 6
    I really hate my mother at the moment. I'm 20 years old, i have a part time job and I live with my mother, her husband and one of my younger brothers. I've had a lot of horrible...
    st0oie st0oie
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 5
    Although my mother and I get into many arguments at times, I still love her. I have heard a few sad stories about teenagers who argue with their mother. A friend of mine who is...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    13-15, M
    Apr 5
    She was mad I wouldn't skip a church function yesterday when she wanted to go shopping. So she drove almost 45 miles just you show up at my church and yell at me. literally, she...
    CherrybombBetty CherrybombBetty
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Apr 5
    My daughter bought me this leather heels 2 years ago for mothers day. I didn't like them at first, but the calfskin is so soft and conforms to my feet I am always in them:) Makes...
    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    It is strange to sit with your mom and she is slowly dying each day . The last days wife and I sat with her while the rest of the family couldn't sit with her because they didn't...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Apr 4
    I can't understand why anybody would want to hurt or otherwise abuse a child. Each kid is special and deserve an education. Think of it like this: the future will come. The...
    OrwellsAdvocate2 OrwellsAdvocate2
    18-21, T
    1 Response Apr 4
    My mother Irma Horta was born March 13th 1940 in Cuba, and was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2013 she passed away March 7th 2016. Surrounded by her eternal love Luis Espino, and...
    AngelEspino AngelEspino
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Apr 4
    The greatest advise my mother gave me was "Son:) Always make sure you wear clean underwear:)"
    johnny253 johnny253
    70+, M
    2 Responses Apr 3
    I created a brand new website called Choose Your Parents which was created to help you find the ideal relationship to support you as an adult child or parent. Instead of struggling...
    jsw548 jsw548
    51-55, M
    Apr 3
    Sometimes I get along with my mother and sometimes i don't because she will call me names and I know she doesn't mean them but I'm just a very sensitive person
    kimm1203 kimm1203
    13-15, F
    Apr 3
    Suffering in general is heartbreaking, but when children who should have their whole lives ahead and be able to be carefree now. Just awful when they are suffering
    MonarchBritIX MonarchBritIX
    22-25, M
    Apr 3
    I understand that your parents are your parents and that's never going to change and don't get me wrong I love them ,but my mother and I always bump heads. I know that even when...
    niasmith niasmith
    18-21, F
    Apr 3
    No Kind Of Mother-Why are you still married your child's murderer after all of these years have passed? You said you loved us, you loved baby sister, yet you're still with the man...
    Zima94 Zima94
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    I love talking to these type of children! There not any different than us.
    Yourfavnextdoor Yourfavnextdoor
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    There is a temptation to point out how bold a mother who breastfeeds her child, especially in public, is overall. But why should an act of nurturing that is one of the core...
    WellFrog WellFrog
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 2
    I am turning 16 soon, I know people may say that I hate my mom because I'm a teen. Most people have no idea that my mother emotionally DESTROYS me. She ignores me when I'm talking...
    Amaya242 Amaya242
    13-15, F
    Apr 1
    so after 4 yrs of not speaking to my SIL (the other daughter in law) I thought to call. come to find out my MIL has been feeding her the same line of BS pitting me against her...
    taintedalyce taintedalyce
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Apr 1
    I decided to text her today that my daughter was going back to public school next year. I was upset her teacher taught the class that the earth is only 6000 years old and...
    Starkizzed21 Starkizzed21
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 31
    My mother in law has turned her whole family against me, and now they can't stand me- I feel their hatred for me is too extreme. I guess it all changed when I confronted mil over...
    Lilyphan123 Lilyphan123
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Mar 31
    The nightmare begun. My mother lost her job, my father was trying to acquire my custody to put me in a better school, my mother fell in a bad long lasting relationship with a guy...
    realmep realmep
    18-21, F
    Mar 30
    I imagine a mother and her daughter walking through town on a sunny day.
    helenSchaffer helenSchaffer
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 30
    i miss my Mother. She was always there for me. i miss her hugs and smile
    slavesindee slavesindee
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Mar 30
    Still looking to connect with a Strict Mother before the end of EP.
    SWspanking51 SWspanking51
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 30
    Still looking to connect with a Strict Mother before the end of EP.
    SWspanking51 SWspanking51
    56-60, M
    Mar 30
    Absolutely pointless to hurt an animal unless it's attacking someone, and as for hurting children...
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 30
    I'm 22, turning 23 this year. I had my first child at 18 and my second at 19. they both have the same father and we are still together today. I constantly feel judged, though I do...
    Itsallahoax Itsallahoax
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 29
    My mother always did this Saturday night before bed
    mariedownes mariedownes
    26-30, F
    Mar 29
    I was molested at 7 and boy was I in big trouble. My mother gathered anyone and everyone who would listen into our living room (about 15 people) while I stood in the middle while...
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    4 Responses Mar 28
    My mother got rid of all our family photo albums and only wanted one made of just her! Happy 72nd birthday, that was her big gift and a slide show of just her. She loved it.
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    Mar 28
    My sister was a psycho narcissist and always in charge of me growing up. She is 5 years older, and would always torture me....when babysitting she would chase me around the house...
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    2 Responses Mar 28
    As I a child I obeyed my mother I wasn't perfect but I did my best and I made her happy. I continued to obey her even after my childhood. When I entered middle school all of that...
    isitjustme11 isitjustme11
    22-25, F
    Mar 28
    Even more. As a gay man I personally think fathers are more important than mothers. My children won't have a mother but I expect they'll be just ffine
    NicholasVerheyden NicholasVerheyden
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Mar 28
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