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I A Mother of Three

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    My mother is emotionally abusive and I’ve only just began to see it. My mother is a sole parent to me and my younger brother. She left my father taking me and my brother with...
    throwawaybro throwawaybro 22-25, M May 5

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    My guilt tears me apart for saying this. Now, as I'm approaching adulthood and is a full time student in college, my mother can't seem to comprehend what is happening to me. She...
    LoveSoLife LoveSoLife 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    So I have written on here before.. I think like most, I do it to vent because the crap that is pulled is just insane.. Before I decided to write, I read a lot of post on here, some...
    bekah930 bekah930 46-50 7 Responses May 10

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    As a wheel is circular, so it goes around in circles; my in laws fit this pattern. It was so interesting to hear my husband say to me yesterday that his sister, toxic, b**** sister...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses May 12

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    My mother in law and sister in law really do the most! I am so fed up of them I wished there was a place I could banish them to, never to be seen again. As indicated in the...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 9 Responses May 7

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    My thoughtful gifts from my kids (courtesy of their father). They knew I needed a printer, knew I bought one for myself, but didn't want to spoil the surprise to tell me. Guess I'm...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 4 Responses May 10

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    I recently decided to cut my mom and my sister out of my life. I don't know if it is a good idea to keep trying. My mom has it in her head that I was talking bad about her on...
    BitchieHouseWife BitchieHouseWife 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    My mother died of Cancer almost three weeks ago. She beat breast cancer twice and got colon cancer and died within eight months. Even though she been sick I still never fully...
    Jamieb516 Jamieb516 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is probably the worst day of the year for me. I do not have my children because my daughter rejected me after her father moved his new girlfriend, (she has a new mommy now...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F 2 Responses May 10

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    11 Mothers Days Without- In December 2003, just as I was about to be handed final divorce decrees along with Sole Custody of my children in two countries my ex came and stole them...
    StartingOver69 StartingOver69 41-45, F 1 Response May 11

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    What a terrible thing! Spanking children! Don´t you think? Children who are spanked grow up to become violent as adults, right? That is the politically correct view these days...
    Helle31 Helle31 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    My mother-in-law assumed we would be spending Thanksgiving with her again this year instead of my beloved grandmother. She apparently also assumed I was going to travel 3 states...
    IhateBeth2013 IhateBeth2013 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    My three wonderful children have made this Mother´s Day - 10. May 2015 - an unforgetable day for me!
    Susanna3 Susanna3 31-35, F 2 Responses May 10

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    I only hate Mother's Day because I am unable to have children and my only child (my dog of 15 years) just died a month ago. My husband has three kids two are adults and one is 6...
    jipsi jipsi 36-40, F 3 Responses May 10

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    So today is my day off, my man tells me the mother in law is on her way over to hang out. I went in the back yard and started repairing these wooden benches(I did this to get away...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    The more days that go on it seems my mother is becoming her own version of my grandmother. Not the same but similarities. My grandmother was awful to my mother. Cold and unloving...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 28

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    My parents and I never had a very close relationship. I will admit that it is partially my fault, but it felt it necessary since I was little to put a distance between myself and...
    Marchi Marchi 22-25 May 6

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    So, tomorrow is Mothers Day. It's an interesting day. The whole mother thing...mothers present, mothers passed, mothers-in-waiting, mothers of angels, mothers estranged...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 3 Responses May 9

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    Hey, I'm 16 and Muslim. I really hate my mom.WHY? Because she loves my 14 years old sister more than me (and she's turning 15) only a year and some months between us. As I can...
    16sara 16sara 16-17, F 3 Responses May 11

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    Mom is best friend. Daughter is best friend were the three stooges in public. luck? chalk it up to being laid back? who cares. They're my reason for waking up every day. No matter...
    amydextrous1 amydextrous1 41-45, F May 12

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    So my mom is addicted to pain meds. She takes three (I think) different meds altogether and is always high as a kite. I hate how she is in them! It's like dealing with a toddler...
    juskeepswimming juskeepswimming 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My father left when I was three, choosing my half sister over me. His last words were "I never want to see you again," but recently I've been thinking more and more because my half...
    adventureman299 adventureman299 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    So my soon to be husband and I got our marriage license the other day :D so we now have three months to get married. Yes, that part is rushed but for other reasons, we never...
    MissJessieGurl MissJessieGurl 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Another Mother's Day is here,And I still miss having you near.You were the best mom you could be,At times we were distant,And at times we would disagree,I never once doubted your...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 21 Responses May 10

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    To my dearest mother, Whose soul never grows old. Your smile outshines the sun, Your heart is made of pure gold. Deep down in my heart, You hold a spot that brightens my days...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am just coming to the realization that I am the adult daughter of a narcissistic mother. It is only now that I have found an interest in psychology and have done some reading...
    n2385 n2385 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 22

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    I’ve always put so much of my anger onto my dad and how he treated me, but sometimes I think that is misplaced. First, I don’t have a pity party for myself most of the time...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    For years I have thought of my first Mother's Day. Of being able to claim that title. For years on Mother's Day I have mourned the child that died in my womb. For years I...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 13 Responses May 5

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    This will make my second year of being a mommy. And in just a few weeks or months ill be a mom of five little ones and OMG that scares me. My second set of twins! Every moment has...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10

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    Happy Mothers day to everyone. mothers day is kinda happy and dad for me. one reason being that my mother wasn't a very good mother and she abused me terribly but I am grateful...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F May 10

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    I’m so relieved to have found this thread. There’s so much I want to write and I just don’t know where to begin, but here it goes… I come from a culture where mothers...
    latinamerican35 latinamerican35 31-35, M 2 Responses May 12

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    I think my mother is psychotic...I'm not sure how to deal with her anymore. I'm 17 and I have been dreaming of the day when I turn 18 for so long now. As long as I can remember, my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 3

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    As we embark on another Mother's Day weekend... We will thank our own mothers and wives but what about all those mothers we've had throughout our lives... Is it any coincidence...
    CrownedSprite CrownedSprite 41-45, M May 9

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    MOTHER IS ALWAYS WITH YOU......Mother is always with you....She is the whisper of leavesas you walk down the streetshe is the smell of bleach and softenerin your fresh laundered...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response May 9

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    So I've just joined this site, and I joined it because I'm feeling some unhealthy feelings right now towards my mom, and I just have to vent. Usually my best friend is the one I...
    Mstootiredtocare Mstootiredtocare 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    ( A message from my kids on Mother's Day) Happy Mother's Day to the Best Mother in the entire universe! Our Super Mom! ❤ You never fail to be the best mom any person can be. You...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm in my 30s and confronting what happened to me as a child for the first time. Every week or so, something new occurs to me. This week I am thinking about just how hard my...
    desdemonamcphee desdemonamcphee 31-35 1 Response May 8

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    I would like to wish my mother / best friend a happy Mothers Day. Today has been the hardest most emotional day I have truly ever encountered. Oh how is wish you were still here...
    enchantingsub enchantingsub 41-45, F 1 Response May 9

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    Happy Mothers Day to all mothers!!! A much more special Happy Day to men out there like my Father raising children on their own without the help of a parent. A mother is given the...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F May 10

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    Through the yrs my Mother-in-law has done some pretty nasty things. But it seems like as the years go by the level of her nastiness comes to light more and more. My daughter...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 7 Responses May 10

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    I hate this day,it annoys me,I don't like my mother,I have my reasons and since i unfortunately still live with my parents im always hoping my father won't bring it up and say to...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10

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