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I A Mother of a Teen

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    I Love My Son ...

    My son is 18, in high school, and is a remarkable young man. He is gaining in wisdom and allowing his life experiences to help him be more compassionate, tolerant, and forgiving. I am very proud of him, for his growth, recognizing the need for accountability, and setting personal...
    emerald53 emerald53 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 16, 2009

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    Why Didn't the Parenting Manual Warn You About the Teen Years?

    I have two teenagers.... one is 17 the other is 16. All was going along fairly well... until this year! Yikes!!     I never would have ever dreamed, that my kids would do and say some of the things that they have these past few months.  I'm NOT one of those...
    LifesCraziness LifesCraziness 41-45 14 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    I Am The Single Mother Of Three Teens!!!!!

    Sometimes I feel like maybe I AM the one who's wrong. It's not always an arguement but lately it feels like that.  I feel like my kids think I'm the biggest idiot on the planet. Lately I've found myself wishing I didn't have to do this alone... I've been a single parent...
    drmnofsummer drmnofsummer 31-35, F 2 Responses May 10, 2010

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    Daydreams Of Love.

    What's that I hear ? A sweet siren song, Beckoning me, Drawing me along. Distant shores You alone await My hopes, my dreams Will you this sate? Tumultuous feelings Our passions ignite; What happens next? Together, one night. .
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 6 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    I had a son when I was a teenager.

    My boyfriend got me pregnant when I was 15 years old. We never got married but were together for 2 years. My son is in teens now.
    pregnantmomatbeach pregnantmomatbeach 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Mother Of 3; 2 Teens, 1 Tween

    My middle child, 15, is very unresponsive and nontalkative; He's a boy, and used to be very talkative and funny up until about middle of 8th grade (13 1/2). Now, 2 years later, he's even quieter. He's VERY SMART and has a couple of friends he does things with RARELY. He's in a...
    dschultz21 dschultz21 46-50 Dec 10, 2012

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    My Daughter

    I have a beautiful daughter named nehela.but now a days she creates a lot of problem for me.though I have another child I try to give her more time but still she stays unsatisfied with me.she wants attention from me all the time. Moreover she is hyperactive. She likes to do...
    Shurovi Shurovi 36-40, F 1 Response May 7, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    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 14 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 10 hrs ago

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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 12 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 11 hrs ago

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    I need new gay teens to message will that be you?
    RealAnthony2014 RealAnthony2014 13-15, M 8 hrs ago

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    Any teens near Hobbs nm from 13-15
    coleirleee coleirleee 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    And not all teenagers go drink and party, like a lot of people think..
    smileitsfree123 smileitsfree123 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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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 15 hrs 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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    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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    I don't hate immature teens as a whole, hates a little strong. Dislike is more like it, but some teens can't help being immature. I'm still under 21 years of age, I'm an older teen...
    KawaiiDemon KawaiiDemon 18-21 Aug 20

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    I am a 14 year old that has relationship problems with my mother. I recall constantly getting bullied in my elementary years because of my social awkwardness. I remember my mom...
    anushkapatel44 anushkapatel44 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Ok so I got pregnant at 13 by my 15 year old boyfriend .i was too scared to tell my mom (my father died) . I had unprotected sex but now I'm happy to have my daughter and she's no...
    Samantha289 Samantha289 13-15, F a week ago

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    Ok so I got pregnant at 13 by my 15 year old boyfriend .i was too scared to tell my mom (my father died) . I had unprotected sex but now I'm happy to have my daughter and she's no...
    Samantha289 Samantha289 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Both my parents spanked me as a kid but when I reached puberty mom left dad deal with me most of times. At first it was a change for the better becuase at that age I began to feel...
    rcarlos72 rcarlos72 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Im 22 and ny daughter is turning 5 in a week. I had her when I was 17 and I can not stand when children get pregnant thinking its a game or a life sized doll. Rearing children is...
    SweetAsSugar10 SweetAsSugar10 22-25 3 Responses 6 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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    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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    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 20 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 10 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 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Ever since she died , I struggle to make decisions and life has become so complicated . She was my voice of reason and gave me good advice . Life is hard and stressful. What I...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 10 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am getting ready to speak of this but I'm not quite there yet. It feels like I will shatter into a million pieces when I do and I don't know if I will be able to reassemble them...
    extraneous1 extraneous1 51-55, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Less than 10 months ago my life changed drastically, it was a sun shining day but yet a horrible day. Around 4 or 5 pm my sister found my mother dead in her bed. We had a clue on...
    ninja6152 ninja6152 13-15 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have teen volunteers at my job and both of these ***** are ghetto, rude, lazy, and should have ended up on their mother's faces instead of sitting here talking about becoming...
    suxsco suxsco 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I'm a gay teenager, although technically not in the closet seeing as how my family knows, I feel that I have been forced back into the closet by my mother who insists I'm straight...
    Annon4444 Annon4444 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    It's been a little over four years since she died. I was almost 15, my sister almost six, my mom 35. She was a single mother and loved us more than anything. Shortly after my...
    kellyb914 kellyb914 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I am not a teen mom and I don't know any teen parents personally but I have the common sense to not judge them. Its actually extremely rude to do that. You aren't better than them...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Hi! I'm 13 y/o and I like to wear girl clothes. First time: It all begun when I was 8. My mom forgot her thong in the bathroom so I took the chance and tried them on. They felt...
    alexswe alexswe 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 31

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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 24 Responses Aug 2

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    I've been depressed lately. Well I don't know what I feel right now to be honest. I self harmed yesterday and my dad yelled at me for it. He told me he's going to send me away. I...
    metalneverdies metalneverdies 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I feel like you aren't meant to be a teenager and pregnant. You need to wait until you are sure about your life and it is ridiculous to rush your life. Teens should enjoy their...
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I was a teen mom at the age of 16, I had my second daughter at the age of 19. Of course I had the support of my family. I didn't want to be the typical story of a teen mom on...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108 31-35, F Aug 18

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    I Know everybody think I am to young to have child but I don't . It's just something in my heart that wouldn't go away and I don't want it to go away it's actually encourage me to...
    DajahCarter DajahCarter 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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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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    Yes I'm a teenager. So what makes you 20+ men & women want to message teens in there 13-15? Find someone your own age. #nohate :*
    SummerB1 SummerB1 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I've been told I qualify as a "cute teenage white boy" as I have long hair, I'm thin, and I'm "cute" haha! I'm bi, I want to meet a cute teenage white boy, but I can't find any ugh...
    helloimdeupi helloimdeupi 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    Checked out condoms and toys today. Usually the cashier is indifferent because it's things that people use and buy. There was a toy I wanted to get, so I checked it out. I couldn't...
    MissMasque MissMasque 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    My name is Zack. I'm 15. I didn't come to EP to meet gay teen boys. I came to EP to seek advice on whether to get hormone shots for my delayed puberty. I had a gf, but she dumped...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    My name is Zack. I'm 15. I didn't come to EP to meet gay teen boys. I came to EP to seek advice on whether to get hormone shots for my delayed puberty. I had a gf, but she dumped...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 14

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