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I A Mother of 5 Children

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    I'm 24 and a mother to 3. In September 2014 I found out that I was pregnant with #4. I was already struggling with the three I had. I had just moved back into my dads house due to...
    ginya91 ginya91 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    There is a special place in hell for narcissistic mothers. Narcissistic mothers do not have children for the same reasons the rest of us do. They do not look forward to the birth...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 4 Responses Apr 15

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    OCTOBER 29, 2014 BY B. ROBERT FARZAD How to Protect Your Child From a Narcissistic Father or Mother? How to protect your child from a narcissistic father or mother Protecting...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 15

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    i just joined this site today because I was looking online for information about narcissistic personality disorder and found this site. I do not know much about this disorder but...
    lacyworkman lacyworkman 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    Will I ever be enough? For anyone??Adult children of narcissistic parents commonly grow up with this nagging feeling that they flunked childhood and it’s all their fault...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 Apr 15

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    "When Shame feels Mothering: The Tragedy of Parentified Daughters" http://womboflight.com/2014/02/01/when-shame-is-mother-the-tragedy-of-parentified-daughters/
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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    I am an anomaly. I am a mother who has lost her children through parental alienation. The pain is excruciatingly horrific and beyond words. I was a stay at home mom who also...
    WiltedTulip WiltedTulip 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    I love my own children, but I love my sponsored children as well! :)We sponsor Eddie and three other children through a wonderful nonprofit organization called Children...
    ThereToCare ThereToCare 26-30, F Apr 17

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    My mother is all of the above. For as long as I can remember, I was afraid of my mother because of her violent temper, her outrage at any little thing that didn't go the way she...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Apr 5

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    A Vindictive Ex and Corrupt Foreign Courts- [Early 2003]"Stop calling!" My then 8 year old daughter snapped. "Leave us alone!" then she hung up in my face as had happened the last...
    Cherokeebelle Cherokeebelle 41-45, F Apr 12

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    The more days that go on it seems my mother is becoming her own version of my grandmother. Not the same but similarities. My grandmother was awful to my mother. Cold and unloving...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 6 days ago

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    I decided in June 2009 that parenthood is not something I want to get into. The typical response to such statements is "you'll change your mind" or "this is just a phase you're...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 7 Responses Apr 7

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    As Sacred As God Himself-"Your mother is God to you. She carried and nourished you within her body for 10 months. No one. Not I,siblings,or spouse can ever do the same for you. She...
    ShahirAnkara ShahirAnkara 22-25, M Apr 8

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    NOT ALL CHILDREN OF NARCISSISTS BECOME A NARCISSIST THEMSELVES..... ACTUALLY FAR FROM IT!! Children of narcissists and the life long effects- it all depends on your temperament...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 3 Responses Apr 15

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    I am 34 years and the oldest of my siblings and first cousins. My mother and aunt were single parents and started birthing us all at the ripe ages of 14 and 16. Because I was the...
    snstewa1 snstewa1 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    I was not just emotionally abused by my mother. I was physically and emotionally abused. My mother would scream and yell at me when I cried. She would tell me to stop crying, OR...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 18

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    I am a white mother of several biracial children. I have had a few affairs with black men in my community. I have gotten pregnant by my black lovers and had delivered their kids...
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I am sorely, deeply in need of guidance. I have four children, two beautiful daughters and two magnificent sons. After years of a crumbling marriage (loss of homes, security...
    Caroline1229 Caroline1229 51-55 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I hate my mother in law. She is mentally ill and her children (who are wonderful) are codependent towards her. She is mean to everybody, but claims that it is out of love for...
    TSSfemale32 TSSfemale32 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    This is the most insecure woman on the planet. She wants to control everything without having done any research or planning and absolutely loses her mind when she's ignored or...
    JaxyBaine JaxyBaine 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I can't remember exactly how old I was during this time, but I was in my second year of kindergarten. My mom met this man. I don't know how old he was at the time, he was black...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    It's been almost two years now... Life will never be the same... Your loss has broken me apart , everyday from your death in my arms has been a struggle. Wanted to let you know I...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    Some search for love and acceptance, others for silver and gold. I found all that and so much more in the outstretched hands of small children and it touched me, made me the single...
    whitepine1 whitepine1 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Over the last 10 months the children have blossomed after a bitter senseless custody battle was resolved. They are so much happier having their father in their lives, My step...
    stormmistress stormmistress 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Very much so. After witnessing what my daughter's friend is going through, I couldn't have asked for a more perfect unperfect mother & father. Sure they screwed up here & there...
    Stickwithmebaby Stickwithmebaby 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I am a mother of three children. Four counting a daughter of my husband's by another woman. And, all of them are grown now, but I will always be their mother, and will always love...
    canelabunz canelabunz 51-55, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    "13 Things No Estranged Child Needs To Hear On Mother’s Day" http://www.mommyish.com/2014/05/07/estranged-adult-children-mothers-day/
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    The best children a mother can have there growing up fast my oldest is already taller then me.
    Lezsoccermom75 Lezsoccermom75 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I am a white wife and mom with a house full of biracial children. I love black men so much and am currently married to a black man. We have been happily married for over 30 years...
    oldernudistfemale oldernudistfemale 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I have had two miscarriages, and endo runs in my family. My grandmother, and mother had hysterectomies fairly early in life. I am about to find out if there is any hope for me, but...
    Cadiaaya Cadiaaya 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    "Narcissistic Parents’ Psychological Effect on Their Children:" Narcissistic parents will never understand the breadth of their impact on kids. https://www.psychologytoday.com...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    In just 11 days I will no longer be engulfed in a sea of debilitating negativity and hatred spewed from my MIL. The first time I met her she gave me this awful uncomfortable and...
    LGLlove LGLlove 31-35, F Apr 5

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    So many times my mother has hurt me and rejected me and ostracised me. She has a mental illness and everyone makes excuses for her behaviour, but my brothers are welcome there my...
    Vmmars Vmmars 31-35 Apr 12

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    I am thankful that my children's father is in their life. I really am. but gosh darn it do I get depressed and sad when they are with him! I just want them to be with me. I want to...
    jessiroseca jessiroseca 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    My toddlers have a very clear routine which they follow 99.9% of the time. When something out of the ordinary happens I panic. I become absolutely useless. All I can do is shut...
    bumblebeez bumblebeez 26-30 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I am new to spanking. Our family have just been introduced to the new punishment and as a Mother, I am very unsure of how to spank my 14 year old. She has been receiving many...
    lovingfaye lovingfaye 22-25, F 11 Responses Apr 5

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    Throughout his short life, Garnett Spears was forced to suffer through repeated hospitalizations, unneeded surgical procedures and ultimately poisoning with salt, all at the hands...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen 41-45, M Apr 9

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    My oldest has night terrors. It makes me crazy when other people say their child has night terrors as well. While it is possible, I know it's most likely not true because how calm...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    I lost 2 babies during my 1st trimester. First on between my son whse 10 and my 7 year old and another between her and my 3 year old. Ci love my 5 children but i still feel heart...
    southernlady32 southernlady32 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I do not understand the desire to have a child. I refuse to give up my freedom and ruin my boobs in the name of Motherhood. Further, after having worked in the Family Court System...
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    I am gifted with 5, amazing when I look at them so close with each other. Sharing views and jokes. Going to church together. Watching a movie together every Sunday night. It's been...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 16

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