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I A Mother of Four

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    No one really can make you understand how hard life can be.  When we are children we react differenly to the way are parents act and how they deal with life and the short comings of the things they want for us and themselves.  But once we become parents we see what they were...
    missamberlawrence missamberlawrence 31-35, F Dec 4, 2011

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    I am a mother of four children. I have two boys and two girls. My kids ages are 4, 6, 9, and 13.
    mombusyoncomputer mombusyoncomputer 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    That's a rarity these days.. at least for guys around my age. Hah. They're too busy trying to act cool and talk **** to their mother in front of other people. In fact, I admire...
    adorea adorea 70+, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am a mother, to a forever four month old daughter. She gained her Angel wings at the age of four months. I was blessed to have four amazing months with her, and to be her mother...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I hate my mother because she's always messing up my life. I'm not saying this in an angsty teenage way, I'm saying the truth and it's not just my life she's messed up. We're a...
    ChocolateCoveredKFC ChocolateCoveredKFC 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Does a mother have the right to complain? Her 16-year-old daughter got pregnant when she was 16 and gave birth before her 17 birthdays. Her grand daughter lives with the child...
    jrigole jrigole 22-25 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes i think where would I be without my babies? Wow my life would be worth nothing right now without them! I have grown to understand that children truly are a gift. They are...
    Ttbaby23 Ttbaby23 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    I need to share my story and get some advice. My mother was a seventeen year old when she married my dad. As far as I know she didn't love him. According to her she wanted to call...
    Bellamae Bellamae 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So I come from a pretty poor background. (not going to bore you with the whole long sad sappy story) Any way I'm 18 now, married, with a 3 year old daughter. I have my own house...
    Rskittles Rskittles 18-21 1 hr ago

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    My mother and I grew apart after she had my sister which is only natural but the bridge grew and grew over the years. I was to fat, I liked weird things, I was stupid, dramatic, I...
    Cerci575 Cerci575 18-21, F Mar 25

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    My mother, who was physically and mentally abusive when I was a child, hasn’t spoken to me for 16 years and has had nothing to do with her three grandsons who are now grown. They...
    writer109 writer109 51-55, F Mar 27

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    My parents divorced when I was four, my father left when I was five. He had visitation rights and one day simply didn't show up. My mother called, he had emigrated. I didn't...
    MonaO78 MonaO78 36-40 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I'm 18 living in a hellhouse. For almost 9 years, my unemployed brother (second oldest in the family of four kds) of has moved into our (my parents and mine) home and ruined...
    lopunny16 lopunny16 18-21 Mar 23

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    I am a mother of four kids with two sets of twins. I have twin sons age 18 and twin daughters age 23, I love being a mother so much and wish I had more kids but it did not happen...
    momwearingblue momwearingblue 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 6

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    I am a mother of four, two boys and two girls, with all my children grown now. My two youngest, my two daughters, are still living at home and going to college. It is absolutely...
    canelabunz canelabunz 51-55, F Mar 25

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    2014 with MIL so far, At the start of the year, MIL is now calling relatives and friends a lot with messages about not being alive much longer. End of January she is now doing...
    AwayFromHer AwayFromHer 36-40 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Simple four word, 'I hate my mother'. I am really annoyed by her attitude. She said and I quote, 'You are made out of my blood, so you are me in a way. Curse my death and you will...
    Neunte Neunte 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I gave birth to my daughter at the beginning of my senior year in high school. Crazy to think that was over two years ago! It was quite a challenge to adjust to, but I wouldn't...
    heybby heybby 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I speak Arabic (my mother tongue) French, English and now learning Italian ;) Any Italians in here?
    Beyrouth Beyrouth 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    My mother lied to me my whole youth about who my father was. I was told my father was my mother’s first husband. Meanwhile my mother married my step father when I was just 20...
    dwc294 dwc294 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    What ten minutes of your life would you choose to return to for just ten minutes? The reality is we never get that choice in a conscious manner, happenstance or serendipitous...
    oldbaldguy oldbaldguy 70+, M Mar 30

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    I am still a mother.I am still a mother, even though I don't get to hold my child, even though I don't get to kiss her boo-boos. I am still a mother, even though I don't get to see...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I posted on this site four years ago. It was a strange thing, seeing as I was only 18 and had all the social and family support one could ask for. It was strange because I was...
    maeby maeby 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Left Behind In A Broken Nation- It's been 13 years since I saw my mother last at age 7. I saw her less than a month after my father was arrested in Russia and thanks to my...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I was raised from infancy by my Hungarian grandmother in Argentina. She said very little about my parents aside from to tell me that I was not kidnapped because her son is my...
    ArgentineJailbird ArgentineJailbird 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    My family was more involved with making people believe we lived some perfect or amazing life but reality...it was all a show. Now, in comparison to others experiences i had it...
    bandelt7 bandelt7 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    She Drove Me Away With Her Jealousy-Technically I am her only child. Not the only one born,but the only one who lived with her. Her sons were raised by their grandmother on their...
    ZolotayaWurola ZolotayaWurola 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I want you to know that your mother was one of the people I admired most in this world. She was always so full of dynamic laughter and had an incredible zest for life that was...
    Silenthawk Silenthawk 46-50, M Apr 1

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    I've just come off the phone with my mother. I feel so emotionally shot. I can't think about anything else except how awful our relationship is. I'm 33, the only daughter of a...
    DamhRoz DamhRoz 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I was born with a normal family,. A mother, father, older brother and older sister. However, once I turned the age of 3, my mother decided to undergo gender reassignment surgery...
    Mzamigo Mzamigo 18-21, F Mar 24

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    A Mothers's Love!! A mother like mine is hard to find, A mother like mine is one of a kind! A mother like mine so pure and true Who often went without to help pull us through...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F Mar 26

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    There are many women but few mothers. A mother makes sacrifices for her children. She puts her life and dreams on hold to care, nurture and love her children. She has a kiss that...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    My mother suddenly died two years ago at age 57 and my father started dating again shortly after. It was understandably an incredibly horrific time for my father and it was...
    SisyphusGirl SisyphusGirl 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My boyfriend's mother "thinks" she hates me. I write "thinks" because I suspect it is not me she hates. She has hated every women her son has been with. She has been the cause of...
    pipadm pipadm 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    My mother has always had mental issues. She has random outburst, going from laughing to a screaming rage in a matter of seconds (for no reason), she belittles everyone as her...
    Anonymisses Anonymisses 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Hello...... I am hoping somebody could give me some advice, I'll explain my situation and I'll try to keep it short.... I think I have a narcissistic mother. In fact I am pretty...
    blueberry36 blueberry36 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I started to write an upset email to bf not to break up but to share with him later and discuss my feelings. I am 17 he is 18 and lives with his family. He's going to college in 4...
    carebare124 carebare124 18-21 4 days ago

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    (Bf mother not really mother-in-law) I have only been dating my bf for a year but I do want to be with him forever. His immediate family has found out that I HATE HATE HATE his...
    carebare124 carebare124 18-21 3 Responses Mar 23

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    My mum is the type of mum where if I say "can you pick me up some ____?" she'll get it. But the moment I say "Mum, I need you." , "Mum, I'm not feeling good." , "Mum, I need your...
    jheyjuneice jheyjuneice 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Too Young To Remember- My mother was killed in a car wreck when I was 1 or 2(my stepfather can't keep dates straight). We were on the highway when a double cab truck jumped the...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 Apr 3

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    My mother is amazing! Her sister ( my auntie) was diagnosed with a brain tumour and it was awful my family has already been struggling. It was tough on everyone especially her...
    Luce13579 Luce13579 16-17, F Apr 12

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    I'm a 47 female, and the hatred I have toward my mother is so strong, and it's still going, you'd think by this age it would be better, but it's not. There are outside forces that...
    nillabean67 nillabean67 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I was failing my Algebra 2 class back in Sophomore year I never told anyone I was doing bad in the class. Whenever other teachers and my parents/friends asked me how I was...
    Sigint8 Sigint8 18-21, M Mar 25

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    Oh Mom, I Can Not Hold You Close Enough Knowing I am in the last of times with my Mother, and not wanting to forget these sweet, fleeting moments, I write. Today is a memory with...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 14 Responses Mar 25

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    Four with the wing of a Five. Anyone else? How do you deal with the adversities life throws at you? Do you use your melancholy/negative emotions to good use (e.g , art .. nature?)
    Allissaxxx Allissaxxx 22-25, F Mar 29

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    I have never hated anyone in my life. My MIL I DO hate she has destroyed my marriage with get son her golden child . I am 45, he is 63, she is 86. Her son divorced his wife 30...
    sueoneil sueoneil 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Isn't it strange how society projects an image of mothers as selfless and sacrificing living saints? Mine was anything but. Without warning she could become outraged about...
    Fyrefox Fyrefox 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Okay, I appreciate my mother for cooking for me, washing my clothes etc. But other than being a good housewife and a good cook, I can't think of anything else that's good about her...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Apr 1

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    Did You Hear Me Crying Mama?- Though the scene unfolded over a decade ago I can still see it clearly. There's 11 year old me kneeling with face to the wall and arms up like I've...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I thought a lot as a child that it always felt a bit different with me and my mother. I could cry whine etc. until the sun came down and she'd either ignore me or reprimand me and...
    Ananananan12 Ananananan12 22-25 Apr 4