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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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    Im so glad to have found a place to vent! I am so bitter against my MIL. Long story short: In the beginning of my marriage (5 yrs now) I treated my MIL as I do my mother. We were...
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    Pregnancy Are you expecting? Tokyo Pregnancy group (http://tokyopregnancygroup.blogspot.com) gives pregnant women and women trying to conceive a chance to meet other expecting...
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    We went to my dad's older brother's house, for a picnic. This was my uncle Bow. ( a short form of "Bowser." His real name was Alden ) There were three of Bow's brothers, and their...
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    I dont know why I am writing this, I just need to get things off my chest. I don't hate my mother. And that's the worst part because I despise the person she is, yet I feel...
    Bizarree Bizarree 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    The feeling im feeling people will never understand . . The feeling of no comfort ... The feeling of no open hands ... Or the feeling of a mother that just doesn't have a word to...
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    I haven't been open to discussing this until recently - I realized that there are so many young kids going through what I went through and sharing my story and offering my advice...
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    I really don't like being around my mother, she is the most hurtful person I have ever met. the things she says are just unbelievable at times... I really don't know what happened...
    veezus veezus 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    So I wonder if it's possible for a stepfather to be the "golden child" in a situation? I think he acts very childish at times. She has even called him a child. She has often said...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is a conversation I had this morning after apparently my sister had another frustrating sleepless night... My lil sister, a mother of a 7 y/old son and an adorable 3 y/old...
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 4

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    It's been two years now that I've hated my mother. We were never really close to begin with but it also hasn't been like this before. Now I avoid interacting with her as much as...
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    You have no idea how much I have cried today. I have so much pain and she only concerns herself with that abuser and expects me to as well. Except she's mad at him, I should too...
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    I'm from India and my husband is from America and we have been married 18 years now. In the beginning she told my husband not to marry me because 'you never know where she comes...
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    The ABC's for Mothers in Laws (those of sons with a negative aura)Acknowledge and accept that your son is married, you may not like his choice but it’s his decision.Be...
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    My mother has never really been a mother. She had me when she was 17 and i was pretty much raised by my grandparents. We act like friends most of the time and joke around. It's fun...
    littlebird88 littlebird88 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    My mother is slowly losing her once impressive command of language. Commonplace items are now routinely referred to as "whatitsname" or "that...you know". But two words that still...
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    I tend to have a dislike for step mothers because the story is always the same with them. They get into this new relationship and think well I have kids by this man, this is my...
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    Being smarter and more mature than your own mother is stressful. No one should have to act as a mother to their own mother. Like I said in a previous post, we are conditioned to...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I know this is long. I want to know if anyone else feels the guilt that I feel and depression or if anyone has similar experiences. Thank you so much for your support. I feel...
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    Well I would write down everything but I think that it'll be too long to write so I'll just stick to what recently happened. Well first let me just say that my mother is really...
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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    My mother is still alive, but something has changed. She was one of a kind. But now she has lost her mind. -If you think you are suffering with mental illness, please seek help...
    1Fortnight 1Fortnight 16-17, T 1 Response Feb 10

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    My mother is crazy... My whole life I've had to deal with her she's been in and out of these crazy insane moods where she'll lock her self in the room and just lay in bed for...
    danilynn22 danilynn22 18-21, F Feb 10

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