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I A Mother of 5 Children

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    My mother abandoned me two years ago while I was going through a divorce. She found out that I had been seeing another man while I was still married, and really lashed out at me...
    Amelia3611 Amelia3611 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1

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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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    Hello everyone. I never wanted to resort to this, but I feel I am out of other options. Let me start from the beginning. When my mother, Dee, was 9, her father was shot in the head...
    NikkiNINTR NikkiNINTR 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I will not rant or moan and I no longer hate my mother as much as I use to,but I hope I NEVER see her again and haven't since the last time I went before a judge aged 10 and her...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    ़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़ Spare some time to read this... this is really a worth reading...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    I hate child worshippers. Those deluded souls who believe children and paragons of purity, kindness, and everything good about the human race. That laughable idea is quickly...
    MidsouthGuy MidsouthGuy 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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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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    Me and mom have this love hate relationship, it basically all started when I was young; she was a workaholic and my great-grandma for 19 years, has been my mom for me and my best...
    Xmidniteangel15X Xmidniteangel15X 18-21, F Jul 25

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    I once told myself that if I'm gonna have a family of my own, I will never be like my mother. I must admit, I envy mothers who are close to their children. In my case, my mother...
    SweetEclair SweetEclair 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I found out the genders of my twins yesterday and it has reminded me of how I no longer have my mother to share this joy with. She would have been with me and my husband at the...
    timeline112 timeline112 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    It's taken me and my sister a very long time to realise that our mother is passive aggressive. We always thought our mother was selfish and wanted the world to revolve around her...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    i am so, so, so sick of seeing all these insipid videos of literally every child in the world online. first of all, you don't deserve to be congratulated because you managed to...
    disgustingbrat disgustingbrat 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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    Maybe not "hate" but I STRONGLY DISLIKE her! But its getting there... Is that bad? She still has a long ways to go! :( The funny thing about it all is we used to really get along...
    Story0fMyLife Story0fMyLife 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 27

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    I breastfed my children until they were around 15 - 18 months. Getting started with the first baby was difficult for a few days but after that I always found breastfeeding to be...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 36-40, F a week ago

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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 5 days 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 a week ago

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    I am a 25 year old single mother of 3 children under the age of 7. I have a low paying part time job (the first one i've been able to find in 3 years) and my own vehicle. We lost...
    KayCoffie25 KayCoffie25 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Ever since I was a little girl I have wanted to be a wife and mother more than anything. I value my purity and I am waiting till I find the one that God intended for me to get...
    baileyelizabeth baileyelizabeth 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I didn't think I would. Boy was I wrong. My childhood wasn't the easiest. She was not a good mother. When she got sick, I was the one that stepped up and helped her out. Yet, I was...
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    100% I Do ! I understand women may need a career to help support their family or to just feel important in life.A woman that is a stay at home mother is in my eyes the best mother...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I really need to get these things off my chest. Although my mother is insane, she has been there for me since day 1. BUT I cannot take her anymore. She is one of the most judgement...
    jnicmat22 jnicmat22 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    It has been over three years since my mother passed away. Since that time, it is still hard for me to move on. Not only she was my mom, but she was my best friend. She passed away...
    jc5459 jc5459 26-30, M a week ago

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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 4 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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    I'm sorry in advance if this post ends up a little long, but this issue is very, very important to me and I want to make sure I get my point across well. I'm a fresh graduate who...
    HelloBones HelloBones 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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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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    Biologically? No. Adopted? No. But, I have touched many in my life who loved me, admired me, remember me as their mother. Most of them are girls. I used to Teach. Those are my...
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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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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    When I become a mother one day, I would never abandon my children.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I like kids but I don't think I would trust myself to be a mother. Its such a huge responsibility and I'm not sure I would be very good at it. I sometimes fade into myself and shut...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My 17 yr old mother gave me to my grandmother as a baby and never looked back. I still smile at the pain she feels about losing her 2nd child, which she thought was better than me...
    Desculpas Desculpas 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    When I was 24 years old I married with my childhood friend. Getting married is not easy for us. Both parents didn't agreed with us. But in the end both parties agreed to make us...
    Redrose28 Redrose28 26-30, F Jul 28

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    It's been just three months since I lost her and I feel that the pain will never lessen. Especially since she won't be there for advice when I have children or be there to help me...
    cicisays13 cicisays13 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I am divorced from my children's father. The marriage was difficult and the divorce was worse. My ex stalked me, things got so bad I had a nervous breakdown. I am bi-polar and...
    cwiddi cwiddi 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    She is not perfect But she is a giving mother She loves her children Yes she makes mistakes but she doesn't mean to I can't imagine my life without her existence
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F Aug 3

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    Over the past 7 years I have tried to be a good mother in law. For the sake of my son I treated my daughter in law as a daughter. I only offered advice if asked and kept my mouth...
    unme1 unme1 56-60, F Aug 6

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    I am a very happy and single mother. I divorced my ex sometime ago for many negative reasons. I have 3 girls and 3 boys to raise. I have been dating and sleeping with a...
    tammylynne tammylynne 41-45, F 10 Responses Aug 10

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    I was always a weird kid.. was probably difficult to handle.. although the way I have always seen myself, I always try to be a good person and I used to follow the rules to the...
    twiztedrune twiztedrune 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    My mother adopted two pairs of siblings. Both are my cousins twins from NZ 16 and siblings (bro-sis) from the US 16 and 17. TBH i dont feel comfortable living with them and my dad...
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M Jul 24

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    My kids discovered how bitter she is all the time and they mentioned it to me saying boy she is just bitter and i couldnt help but laugh and say yup thats are grammy but, she had...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    UGH SHE TELLS ME THAT I'M ******* SELFISH REALLY?!?!?!? ARE YOU SERIOUS RIGHT NOW?!?!?HOW I'M I SELFISH; I AM LEGIT PERFECT CHILD, I NEVER GOT IN TROUBLE, HAVE PERFECT GRADES IN...
    Xmidniteangel15X Xmidniteangel15X 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I have 5 angel babies and 2 living children. I had 4 miscarriages (10.5 wks, 5 wks, 6 wks, and 7.5 wks) and one son born still at 16 weeks due to a fatal birth defect. Fifteen...
    dropdeadredhead dropdeadredhead 36-40, F Jul 29

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    I have two teenage children ( one of each ) and I still take them across my lap for a sound spanking whenever they deserve it.
    StrictMomBarbara StrictMomBarbara 31-35, F 22 Responses Aug 2

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    As a single mother of 5, I have to keep order in my house. So if you have to be told something more then once, chances are you will be out over my knee or sitting in timeout. This...
    tiffyof6andtwins tiffyof6andtwins 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 6

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    Me too.I would have been about eight at the time making the year 1960 a time when it was quite normal to punish children by giving them a good spanking. My mum had been called...
    joanmcarthur joanmcarthur 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    My mom is crazy. I say that knowing she is truly mentally ill but so angry with her that I can't disassociate how angry I am from what her mental health problems. She's diagnosed...
    tathorpe tathorpe 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I believe it is always wrong to hit or use violence of any kind against a child. I am sickened by the idea that anyone would try to justify it on any terms at all. And I...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 13