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I Admire Mother Teresa

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    The Perfect Role Model

    People are often unreasonable, illogical and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 7, 2012

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    Pottery

    I once visited a pottery-making shop. A guy, who was probably in his mid-50s, was showing us how a jar is made. He said you have to have the correct hand pressure to shape the clay. I was amazed as he slowly mold the clay into a beautiful jar with his gentle yet firm hands...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F May 6, 2013

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    My Opinion

     She is one of my favorite saints.  
    Kirsche Kirsche 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Not Really Sure Waht's Happening

    A few months ago, my financial situation was in dire straits. My phone was cut off, and I was fearing that my utilities weren't far behind. I was praying and praying. One weekend, just around the time my phone service was cut off, my friend handed me what looked like a small...
    teagranny teagranny 51-55, F Dec 29, 2010

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    Mother LOVE OVERRIDE

    it didn't matter to her what was hers and what wasn't . she just did what she had to do , in her case love  over rides any other emotion , the stronger emotion wins   LOVE OVERRIDE i coined a new phrase
    LOVEoverRIDE LOVEoverRIDE 26-30, M May 18, 2012

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    Being unwanted, unloved,

    uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.Mother Teresa.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 15, 2014

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    She is the one bcoz of whom I'm alive today.

    ... She's the one to hold my hand when others left me. She's my angel. I love her and she is my God Mother...! She has purified my soul and thought. She's my strength and all my life is devoted to her:-)
    simz1209 simz1209 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2015

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    I am such a proud mother. Over the week-end my daughter had collected awards for 2015 school year end results. She outdone herself. Watching her in her uniform receiving awards...
    AngelicHalo AngelicHalo 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    From the mean words to meaningless arguments From the hurtful words to her swear words That's who she is Her regrets and her jealousy She wished she never had me Those regrets...
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    Okay, so to post the whole story would be insanely long so I'm going to shorten it for you keeping all the important bits! My partner and I have been together now for almost two...
    sallyrhiannon sallyrhiannon 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    That one phrase that always got used when I brought up how controlling she was: "Would you rather not have anyone to love and take care of you, like I did? You should be thankful...
    eristwhile eristwhile 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I spent my childhood and teen years living as an extension of my mother. My thoughts, my feelings, my opinions, and even my needs were almost always discarded in place of my mother...
    malanxious malanxious 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I spent my whole life feeling ugly and hated, even though I wasn't bad looking, my mother made me like that, she would insult me, humiliate me, telling me I'm not good enough, that...
    curiousdweller curiousdweller 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I admire inner beauty in a person.when I see a cute guy,I would just think he's cute and move on.I'm not the straightforward one that just give my number to some random guy.he...
    felicia123angel felicia123angel 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    So having a narcissistic mother who never seemed to care about me enough, who used me as leverage to get what she wanted all of my childhood, and who ended up abandoning me when I...
    NatalieR13 NatalieR13 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey, I'm here as I no longer have a relationship with my mother. due to the effect her narcissistic behaviour has had on me, I made the decision that I could only be mentally...
    yogihope yogihope 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I've realised that the thing I crave more than finding a partner and becoming a wife or mother, is that I just really want to be a daughter to a loving mother. At 26 I should...
    yogihope yogihope 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am very blessed to still have my mother at my age. She is a sweet, dainty 92 year old. The two of us dona lot together.
    RubyRosa60 RubyRosa60 56-60, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mother was raised by an insane woman, who happened to be my grandmother. The grandmother and the grandfather(who was a kind man) (my mothers parents)were 2nd generation...
    notPC notPC 56-60, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I try to have a relationship with my mother, even though I am nearly as intimidated by her as I was when I was a child. About a year and a half ago I changed my career, and she...
    greensapphire greensapphire 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Classic narc family occurence; I got a letter from my father asking me to un-remember recent put-downs from my narc mother on several calls between September and November. After...
    Decaturite Decaturite 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My mother calls him a socialist but I still don't get why people consider socialism a bad thing. Just look at Canada and various nations in Europe that are prospering and the...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    Bernie is admirable for a lot of reasons. He's authentic in his beliefs, and he means what he says. That's something to admire, especially in a politician. He's also funny...
    Tezh Tezh 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I don't admire him at all. There is no fool like an old fool. How many of his admirers know he took his wife to Moscow on his honeymoon?
    morph202020 morph202020 70+, M 9 Responses a week ago

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    I do NOT admire B. S. He is much to old to believe all that crap. Regarding his objection to treating corporations as people, surely he must know that corporations have been...
    morph202020 morph202020 70+, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am 17. I attended a vocational program in high school and got my CNA when I was 16. I work very hard, I graduated high school early and I am now in nursing school. I work two...
    sarajacquelyn sarajacquelyn 16-17, F a week ago

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    In the past, I've been very vocal against attitudes and general rules, which would, if taken to their natural conclusion, make life as a fat appreciator virtually impossible. In a...
    Hymnguy Hymnguy 31-35, M Feb 2

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    After several days of not hearing from my girl. Mom. My health is not getting any better. I just can't keep anything down. And goes on to describe her symptoms. She also states...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 2

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    My mother is a severe narcissist, and my Father, the severe enabler. It took me a while to realise how his inaction regarding my mother's abuses made him as guilty as her. It's...
    malanxious malanxious 22-25, F Feb 1

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    Hi so I'm posting here to write about my mother and how I'm affected with severe depression and anxiety because of her I don't like to point fingers or blame anybody but she is the...
    Pinkskiespinklove Pinkskiespinklove 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    My mother spent three days continuously calling me names and trying to press my buttons. She called me a ****, a “piece of Satan”, and a horribly sadistic person. She didn’t...
    JHicks28 JHicks28 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I am a proud single mother of four.That in itself is stressful. If I had to describe my parenting skills, I'd have to say "Old School" and because it's just me... They know that...
    MissingTrevion1020 MissingTrevion1020 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Promoting a Gender Reversed SocietyAs a radical feminist, I have many views that many would consider controversial. I am a huge advocate of petticoating and support any women...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    When do I speak my truth? Or haven't I all these years? I'm going to be 42 years old. I have not spoken to my mother in 5 months and my father - about 4 (I went from low contact...
    thegirlwithnomom thegirlwithnomom 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I have been dating my fiance for 9 months and were about to get married in May (I'm 19 she's 21 if that makes a difference with the story)..... but I ******* hate her mom. Oh my...
    ambs57 ambs57 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I need to tell this to the world, hoping to find people that have the same situation as i do or give me some advice. My mother likes to call me a prostitute, a sl*t, a wh*re. She...
    tictactoe88 tictactoe88 22-25, F Jan 29

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    I am almost 16 years old and I left my narcissistic mother about 6 months ago. I am living at my dads with my stepmom, who is and was my only true mother because of all she did...
    kayla459 kayla459 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    I'm sorry, but I need to get these feelings of resentment and hatred out of me before I end up doing something very foolish. I hate my mother. I just hate her. I cant stand to be...
    aaron812 aaron812 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    does anyone feel like their (ex /current ) mother in law has destroyed the relationship with their partner? in his shoes I can't imagine being raised by the woman. her and I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 28

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    My husband and I have been married for 7 months, he recently went to Samoa to visit his mother who he has not seen in ten years, he wanted her to live with us and I told him no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28

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    As I arrived at the nursing home, I saw my brother in the room at her bedside. She was experiencing apnea and had been given high doses of morphine by the hospice nurses on duty...
    Nightvale Nightvale 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 28