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I A Wife And Working Mother

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    Seperation Anxiety

    Like many of you out there, I am a working mom.  I'm in sales and cover a pretty decent sized territory.  My daughter is 10 months old and some days I feel like I can't seem to get a grip on doing either of my jobs to the fullest.  I really love my job.  That being said, I...
    MCooperTX MCooperTX 31-35 May 11, 2012

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    Jpgirlie Jpgirlie 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I feel like deep inside no matter how hard I work to be a wife my mother in law secretly thinks its not good enough, she dont eat what I cook but everybody and everyone loves my...
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    A few weeks ago I posted about me and my bf moving into a place soon and another post about her being to intrusive in her sons life and mine. This is an update. Ok..for the past...
    Slumbergirl92 Slumbergirl92 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Well for the last 10 years I have been married and over the last 3 years I now fear my wife emotionally. Since we had our first child life has slowly gone to ****. After our first...
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    I have the mother in law from hell! Thankfully we do not have contact with her! I can't stand her. It was years of hell dealing with her and having to listen to her constant...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I mean cons are: The boss will call you be and will never call back to get hired cause he or she is a a hole trying to act high and mighty. Also the Gov wants to put their low...
    napninjanx napninjanx 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Working out puts me at ease and takes my mind off things. I love it.
    ttotaltor ttotaltor 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    It takes two to tango and make a baby. It is also important for the mother and father to raise that baby too. Women can not play the man's role effectively. Also, men can not...
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    Mothers provide the gentle, caring side of raising a child, and fathers provide the supportive, strength. Or vice versa. I don't label genders
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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 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Lets see it started about five years ago I lived with a cousin and my wife- daughter and mother in law stayed at her grandmothers. Me and my wife aren't married at that time but...
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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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    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...
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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 5 days ago

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