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I Am a Child of a Battered Mom

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    I always was bothered when people asked me about my mother when I was growing up. I also always was uncomfortable when people said things like, "She's your mother. You love her...
    Micaysopinion Micaysopinion 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Before I went into foster care I was no stranger to a good hard spanking. I remember vividly being so terrified standing almost belt high in front of my dad as I watched him pull...
    ScreamsoftheHalls ScreamsoftheHalls 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    That moment when someone say "You won't see me for a while" and all you could muster is "Oh Okay" nonchalantly when you wanted to know why. That moment when you have to act you don...
    Callllie Callllie 70+ 11 hrs ago

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    It took me 30 years to heal enough to tell anyone about my first marriage. I had the best boyfriend. He adored me. I was studying interior design, he was trying to decide...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Sometimes I let myself dream about having a mom. That would be the greatest thing in the world. My birth mom was mental. She left me and my brother at home alone for days...
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F 1 Response 14 mins ago

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    I have already talked about my friends mom before but there are so many stories that I have decided to post another. So after sniffing my friends mothers panties I wanted to go...
    YoYo2428 YoYo2428 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    22 Alternatives to Punishment by Jan Hunt -- The Natural Child Project Many parents recognize the harmful effects of physical and verbal punishment. They know that yelling...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 5 Responses Sep 1

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    She insists on sexualizing every outfit I wear.. leggings are too revealing, shorts and skirts are too short, jeans are too tight. She constantly makes me feel bad about my body...
    adriannab adriannab 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    I dreamt of being a mom as far back as I can remember. My dad had decided I was going to college and I was going, but I wanted to be a mom too.I can remember that I wanted twins. A...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 16 Responses Sep 2

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    'If You Love Someone with Alcoholic Parents' It's a great article by a blogger Amy Eden and all credit goes to her, absolutely, I don't mean to steal it, just to share because it...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Sep 6

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    I am 16 years old. My mom, has been married and divorced 3 times. She went to prison for 3 years. She came back from prison, left my stepdad, and is now in an ongoing relationship...
    wootenbrittany7 wootenbrittany7 22-25, F Aug 25

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    I am from a family of one sister and two brothers. Mom and dad were good parents but had very short fuses and did not tolerate any bad behavior. Our parents believed that...
    CarlaW75 CarlaW75 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 3

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    I am 18 years old and I have a 2 year old son. He obviously wasn't planned, but even so I love him with every ounce of my soul. He is the reason why I stopped many harmful habits...
    Micaysopinion Micaysopinion 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    That is only because I feel like I have to. When I was 16 she confessed to me that she never wanted children, and only had me at 30 because my father insisted on it. (They were...
    NicoleNotsoRichie NicoleNotsoRichie 18-21, F Sep 5

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    I don't want to share the love of my life with a "bastard child", no the child didn't ask to be here I understand that but choices were made and now I'm stuck dealing with it. Why...
    curlsandall curlsandall 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Summer 1983 again. I was 13 yo. Dad was busy and travelled very much. Mom and I had a great time being at home together but sometimes mom invited her female friends for a...
    rightoman rightoman 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just gotten that via Robert Holden: "Here's the thing about choosing love in the thick of life, in traffic, when we're tired, when our children scream and leave their shoes behind...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    So today my mom bought me a $90 stuffed toy. Its a retired Ty classic stuffed cat named Sugar. I know. A $90 stuffed animal? Why not just buy me a $5 teddy bear at Walmart...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I guess ever since I could remember I've hated my mom, always day dreaming about a mom that cared and loved me. I am now 15, and I can't even remember the last time my mother said...
    Jaaye1 Jaaye1 70+ 1 Response Aug 31

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    I can't really say that the hairbrush is the worst spanking implement. When I was growing up it was one of the more common spanking implements that were used. Not only did I hear...
    tripdelta3 tripdelta3 56-60, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am a married female and a stay at home mom. I have three kids and I am there for them; two boys and a girl. We are a close family.
    familyatresort familyatresort 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My unintended story... I did not intend to write this story when I started writing this morning. I guess this must’ve been wanting to come out. My parents divorced a year...
    Iamhere4me Iamhere4me 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 9

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    I'm 62 - I now hear how many grandkids? At 23, I was seeing a fertility specialist and was told I can not have children. OK, we'll adopt. No problem. In fact, childlessness...
    GreyLadyBird GreyLadyBird 61-65 Aug 30

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    Well it happened. The Step daughter finally pushed to far past the line, and had to pay the price for it. Last night she had a friend sleep over. Step daughter had came to me...
    warlords1973 warlords1973 41-45, M 6 Responses Sep 6

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    I grew up without a father and yet I was never really one of those kids that questioned why. When I was seven, my mother met my step father. At first he floated into our lives and...
    Ditzstressed Ditzstressed 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I am now 17. I got pregnant at 15 and got my childs at 16. I got twins Naya and Ethan. they are 4 months old. I'm still with there dad but i'm french and he is american so we don't...
    bay07 bay07 16-17, F Aug 22

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    I just recently moved with my 77 yr old elderly mom to a duplex that is a nightmare due to thin walls. At first mom & I had a vacant apartment next to us that we thought our former...
    NoMoreMissNiceBitch NoMoreMissNiceBitch 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    Meaning "life is only for spiritual development and there is no other meaning and I think that's a frighthening thing because we come from a long long tradition that separates our...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Sep 7

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    I just saw video of a child who played his first soccer game for the season and that remembered me of me be 10 years old and being bad at loosing in soccer As I said I was 10...
    donjuul donjuul 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm almost 34 and believe I am a Crystal Child. I've always known I was different from others around me. The first time I remember Spirits speaking to was at 4 years old. At around...
    Enokian Enokian 31-35, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Im 22 and ny daughter is turning 5 in a week. I had her when I was 17 and I can not stand when children get pregnant thinking its a game or a life sized doll. Rearing children is...
    SweetAsSugar10 SweetAsSugar10 22-25 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm 29, I've been married twice and no children. I have found the love of my life and I have known him for 7 years. We have been together for almost 3 years and I want to start a...
    Cryingcorner Cryingcorner 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I know I'm still to young to have children but Iv always wanted children. Ever since that day when I went to the mall by myself when I was 12 I wanted kids, everywhere I walked I...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I'm not altogether sure we are supposed to have lifetime intimate relationships with our children. I am estranged from my son AGAIN for the seventh time. He is 46 yrs old. I have...
    Ub12 Ub12 61-65, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Was spanked as a child and not ashamed of it or mad at parents. My mom and dad used spanking as main form of discipline growing up on me and my 4 other siblings. I realized a I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 31

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    My mom passed away several months ago of cervical cancer. I'm 22 years old and an only child. She was a single parent and pretty much the only real family i had left. I feel...
    JMHR91 JMHR91 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    That features compact ones, as someone that utilised to obtain v. big breasts (in fact They may be at this time DD's so you can envision how major they was once!I Have a very...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    I married my husband just over four months ago. His daughter just turned six. When I met my husband she was three. She fell in love with me because I'm girly and wear makeup and...
    ShaunaLyn ShaunaLyn 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I haven't spoken to my 32 year old son in 4 years. I still cry about it, especially during the month of the "sentinel" event. I still can't believe it actually happened. We'd...
    confusedinmanyways confusedinmanyways 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Need advice from some single moms!!i am a single mom of 2, not by choice, my husband cheated, when he left he never really looked back. I've been nagging him for about a year to...
    Guavajelly Guavajelly 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    I was talking to a single mom (who I’ll call Tracy) the other day. She gave me permission to tell her story. Tracy has a particularly delightful 16 year-old daughter called Sammy...
    Tina303 Tina303 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    He then stitched the lines of incisions at the bottom of my breasts together with across the nipple, taped the incisions, inserted small drainage tubes for blood and fluid release...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I'm 25 and my mom is 50 years old. She hasn't been diagnosed, but she is the textbook definition of borderline personality disorder. I moved out at 18 to another state to get...
    DustyLion DustyLion 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am 14 years old and I have a 12 year old brother. My mom is never with me and my brother. She's always with friends drinking and having fun. She usually arrives home at about 1...
    idkal idkal 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Through the years family and friends have and many still are homeschooling their children. We homeschooled our son for one semester when he was in the 5th grade and vowed we would...
    Soullovr Soullovr 56-60, M Sep 5

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    so there's this girl who's 19years old and I've known her since she was pregnant(about A year) .. i met her at a teen mops program, I thought she was a good person until she had...
    Diddii Diddii 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love my mom and i care for her but its getting bad with her. I've dealt with her having a nervous break down and she killed my cat when i was a child. At that age i didn't know...
    yuna86 yuna86 26-30, F Sep 5