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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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    Sometimes I just feel like there is this gaping hole that my mother cannot fill. I have four younger sisters, including a baby, and my mom just doesn't have time for me anymore...
    aislinn33 aislinn33 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I began dating my wife in October 2012 and met my in-laws in November of that year. My father in law is a celebrity in Mexico and Internationally. The family of my wife while we...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I had to follow their “Advise,” because my wife would not do anything that would contradict their wishes. a) Living on a budget, I attempted to teach my wife how to manage the...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    It is not so that I hate my mother in law because she in my mother in law. No, no, no. I hate her because she is a bad person. At the begining I wanted to be a friend of hers, but...
    emikolic emikolic 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I believe in my ability to parent my daughter and teach her all the things a mother is supposed to teach her daughter. My concern is the possibility of daddy issues later. As of...
    ah2013 ah2013 22-25, F 1 Response 37 mins ago

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    I remember when I was young I felt so isolated feeling so dumb And even unappreciated Going to school woking on weekends But at home treated like a fool And validated by few...
    Bach13 Bach13 26-30, M Jul 7

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    how I feel about my mother makes me afraid to ever have a child... I don't resent her for the things she's done to me because I know she is mentally unstable... but I still hate...
    MarZipansStory MarZipansStory 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    My mother in law is the most annoying person in the world. She drinks like a fish. She smokes like a factory, and somehow she hasn't dropped dead yet. I'm one of her two sons in...
    TheDrunkDuck TheDrunkDuck 36-40, M 6 Responses Jul 3

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    My MIL is a tetraplegic. She was in a car accident and she damaged her c-6 and c-7 vertebrae. She is now wheel chair bound. I know starting a story about how I am unhappy living...
    Natesbabydoll Natesbabydoll 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I am the proud mother to four children in total. My husband and I had a stillborn daughter in 2004 whom we named Kerstin. After the loss of Kerstin we had a tough time getting...
    youngwidow80 youngwidow80 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    4 Worms In Church" Four worms and a lesson to be learned !!!! A minister decided that a visual demonstration would add emphasis to his Sunday sermon. Four worms were placed into...
    WhiteKnight8060 WhiteKnight8060 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    My mum didn't die but was in hospital after attempt suicide. She was found in a ditch and with a few details actually tried to end her life in a multiple of ways: She was found in...
    greaves98 greaves98 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I am a SAHM of two beautiful, yet precocious children. Boy is 7 and Girl is 4. I love my children with all my heart and soul. I would lay down my life for them. My dilemma is this...
    knittingbadsweaters knittingbadsweaters 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    nothing i do is right. I'm being forced to go to a college near her. she doesn't give a rats *** about how i feel about it either. i suggested that i transfer and she flipped...
    JuBear424 JuBear424 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    People ask me all the time. "What's being a mom like?" Honestly, it's a lot like being responsible for tiny drunk people who constantly need your attention/ focus every four...
    kkktookmybabyaway kkktookmybabyaway 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    Wow, sorta weird. I got an email this morning notifying that someone had responded to my account. hmm, I checked in, yes, I STILL have the same email. oddly, it was some woman...
    lilysmamaw lilysmamaw 51-55, F Jul 11

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    Hi y'all my name is Jordan I'm 18 years old and I'm a teen mom. This is my story . When I got pregnant I was 17 years old and going to be starting my las year of high school in...
    QueenJ95 QueenJ95 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I think when I was about nine or ten years old, I realized my mother was doing drugs. When you're a little kid, that is definitely a big deal, and with everything being shoved down...
    OldAbandoned10 OldAbandoned10 22-25, F Jun 30

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    Hope everybody have a nice four of July,, be careful with fire work,,okay and be careful on the highway,, make this a safety and happy four of July,,,
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    my mother 38 and my neighbor uncle having relationship for 2 year after my father, so she is pregnant of 2 years my mother is not willing for apportion so my uncle and we all...
    tarur tarur 18-21 Jul 10

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    My mother was never physically abusive, but she certainly emotionally abused and neglected us. If I would write down everything that she did, then I would have one unbelievable...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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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 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I was unfortunate enough to land myself in a house that includes not only my husband but along with my in laws, sister in law, her husband, and two kids. Everyone knows and can...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Does anyone else with depression or ADHD have that problem with their family? Like they think "OK well you're on meds now so you should suddenly be your old happy, productive self...
    CaptainXeno CaptainXeno 31-35, F Jun 25

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    She was a wonderful mother. I will not lie and say she mistreated me,though she had every right to. My birth came as a result of her rape by a White man(she's Korean) and I was...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I started reading every ones story and I was shocked at how much in common are stories are. I used to be so ashamed of my mother's illness and kept it a secret. As mom got older...
    pamq pamq 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    My parents are divorced. I was still very little so I've always remembered my parents being separated. I loved my father very very much. (I'm speaking in past tense because he...
    Riarza Riarza 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In 2008 my Mother in law lost h husband . I tried helping her through his illness and after his death and things were ok.I had never had bad feelings toward her in the past,as a...
    helpless69 helpless69 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My mother has always been a rather unpleasant person to be honest - when I was a child she would occasionally hit me and as I got older she would be a little more creative, once...
    Fedupdaughter Fedupdaughter 61-65, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    (First of all, English is not my first language,so, please, forgive my mistakes) Last mother's day, I went thought a list of: 'The greatest things my mother has done for me' I read...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    In my quest to bring my children home I remortgaged my home, hired a private investigator, and dedicated myself to it completely. In 2004 the private investigator got a lead. They...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    With a mother like mine,who needs a man? Typical conversation with my mother, Me:"Mommy" Her: "Yes,son?" Me:"Mommy." Her: "What-eeee?" Me:"Don't sound so exasperated! Don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 30

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    "Mommy." My sleepy eight year old said. "What,baby boy?" I answered. "I love you, Mommy. I want to be with you always. Why can't I stay,Mommy?" He said. He had asked that same...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    I have always thought my mother is selfish. I am 23 years old and I am still being treated like an eighth grader who is still fighting for his independence. Most of the times, I...
    wirrywoo wirrywoo 22-25, M Jul 4

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    My mother was both neglectful and a bully. For many years, she has been treated for depression, but I believe she is mentally ill with a more serious disorder. When I was eight...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 1 Response Jun 29

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    Hello there! I'm writing almost as it's happening. I discovered the term NM, recently, and since then, I have been gathering information on how to act in order to 1st, stay sane...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I was emotionally abused by my mother all of my life. The abuse started as i was 9 and continued till last year. As i lived with my parents in my mother country i was hurt every...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I'm only fifteen, and up to the time when I was ten my mother was caring, supporting, and everything that a good mother could be. I actually remember seeing her cry after having to...
    kacekohl kacekohl 16-17 5 days ago

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    I am my mother's only living child and the summer I turned 12 she needed a complete hysterectomy like yesterday. She had been putting it off for several years and couldn't wait...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm mentioning the whole situation I was into in this story. Here is my story. I used to be a happy girl till the age 11, when I got to know my dad was dead. Mum said he got a...
    Astronggirl212 Astronggirl212 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I became a mother almost two years ago. My life has changed so much with the birth of my son. Have I been the best mother? No. But I am the best mother for my son. He's a healthy...
    timeline112 timeline112 18-21, F Jun 30

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    Its been 4 years & not one day since then do I not think of her or look at the picture of her. I was 13, just starting my 8th grade year when the woman I love the most was taking...
    causeitaintevereasy causeitaintevereasy 16-17, F Jun 30

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    Big props go out to those single mothers out there. They've got to be the father and mother of the family and that has got to be sooo tough. Not only that, but single mothers are...
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have absolutely no plans for the fourth, all my friends are going to padre, my boyfriend is at his friends lake house and my family is out of town. Probably just going to be me...
    mustange3451 mustange3451 18-21, F Jul 2

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    Happy Fourth of July Everyone
    soccer30 soccer30 18-21, M Jul 4