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I Am a Child of a Battered Mom

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    my parents had me at 17, they were 16 when they found out my mom was pregnant. a lot has happened over the last 19 years that has made me have to grow up a whole lot faster then...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I love my mom so much, she's kind to me she's loving. Well it's because I treat her like i want to be treated. If you're not in a good relationship with your mom rn, it's not her...
    RcZzz RcZzz 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    This past weekend me and my boyfriend went to Octoberfest. We took a break from walking around and looking at all the vendors. We walked up this grassy hill and sat. When you look...
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm 18 years old. I still live at home and I'm currently a student. I go to college 4 days a week and when it comes to fri-mon I will look for any excuse not to stay at home. I...
    jayde96 jayde96 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I feel she is the source of 90% of my problems in life. Your mother is supposed to be your guide and protector. Since I can remember mine has belittled me no end. Told me I'm not...
    Annajuliett Annajuliett 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 28

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    I'm a wordy girl - I apologize in advance.... In my college English class my Prof asked us to write about the thing that scared us most in the world. I wrote about being afraid I...
    annaj5 annaj5 31-35 Sep 26

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    It shouldn't hurt to be a child. No child should feel like they are alone in the world, and nothing that they can do is right, but so many do, and the ones who do, feel like they...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I always knew I never wanted kids, dunno why I just never did when I was a little girl my friends would play with dolls and prams, me?, I'd play with animal toys they were kind of...
    13Selene13 13Selene13 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    The typical drunk routine started. I said something that offended him, he stormed off after making ridiculously dramatic comments (I'm going to take the dog and go and live on my...
    atatt atatt 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Most children are going insane quicker and quicker. They have no backbone. It is all because they follow the idea that it is cool to eat junk food or that homemade food is not that...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Unfortunately that 'special bond' is often a tug and pull, a battle of wills, and resentment if as mom I do too much in pointing a direction to follow, offer career advice, or life...
    lllewyd lllewyd 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    If you have an ACoA in your life, learning about and taking care of YOUR emotions is always a good idea. The following is adapted from L. Markham "Are your feelings dangerous...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Oct 9

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    I love my mom but, loving her is hard. I think she is psychotic and it's driving me insane. I feel like she hurts me more than anyone else ever has or ever could. The only solution...
    Am3917 Am3917 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well what to say about my childhood, it was a terrible one. My brother used to beat me up on a regular basis cause he was on crack most of his teenage years and he used to take his...
    yuna86 yuna86 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3

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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 Sep 20

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    Being a teenager mom is the best thing that has ever happened to me my son is the most amazing person in my life I wouldn't change it for the world he has helped me become a better...
    zombiekitten12 zombiekitten12 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    My mom is the truly the best. She would do anything for me, and always does her best to make sure I'm happy and well. She's the one person who I know will always be on my side...
    Nobodysdaughter10 Nobodysdaughter10 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    OK. I have had a very eventful and exhausting day. Last night I started having contractions around 11:00 as hours passed, they became more regular and much stronger (making it...
    BayleeTeenMom BayleeTeenMom 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    When you sit there a judge a teen mom just remember that we are the one that are still going to school why taking care of our kid and working why doing even thing on our own as...
    zombiekitten12 zombiekitten12 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I hate it when my mom doesn't answer the damn phone, and then she calls back while I'm calling her again... So we never get to actually converse. It's super annoying.
    JordanAsh JordanAsh 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I need a mommy. She need to be caring and loving. She will discipline me when I am bad and love me after message if interested. Plz I need one plz
    wesman97 wesman97 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Things have always been rough for me... Here's why my life sucks... 1) my parents split when I was 2 2) I'm an only child 3) I was made fun of in elementary school, and barely...
    ashcash97 ashcash97 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I was a really difficult child while I was growing up. My mom often took exception to my misbehavior and switched me pretty good. It's amazing how much a willow switch can do to...
    LoveyMoran LoveyMoran 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 5

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    Years pass people change as you can see. You picture them the same . some do change and some don't to be exact. My mom will always ask me questions or story's of my childhood that...
    keila98 keila98 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    It was another uneventful function at my uncle's home. A lot of female relatives were present there. One of the guests was a close friend of my mother as they had taught together...
    priyankapatel131089 priyankapatel131089 22-25, F Oct 6

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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 Sep 21

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    My Mom have problem with pregnancy.. They waited 6 long years.. and finally I was born on 1979. She always told me, that the Virgin Mary told her in a dream that she will conceive...
    alistairgrey alistairgrey 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    my name is nathan and i learned about this site from a parent at a children's hospital support group. i have a very sick son. i am going to give a little background info to give...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    I really hated being a kid. My English is not really good. I apologize for that. I don't really have anyone to tell this that's probably why I'm posting it here. I never met my...
    Yukio0001 Yukio0001 16-17, M Sep 30

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    I think it's time for everyone to know my FULL story. Most of you only know bits and pieces. I was adopted when I was 12mo, I have an older sister and a younger sister. I have a...
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 30

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    If I made my mother mad, she asked my dad to spank me. Clearly, my mother ran the house. My father was a quiet, determined man. He was kind, and not quick to anger by any means...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 6

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    If I made my mother mad, she asked my dad to spank me. Clearly, my mother ran the house. My father was a quiet, determined man. He was kind, and not quick to anger by any means...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    Two months ago I visited my mom with my son. Just got out of talk army and wanted my baby boy to see more of her. My sister gave my son (who is 2), my old stuffed animal that she...
    paytek paytek 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    I really need to share/vent my story...my "mom" denies everything she has done to me. I wish I could stop calling her "mom", she doesn't deserve that title. Her name is Mary. I...
    OTexperience OTexperience 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was about 9 years old. I went camping with my friend "A's" family. I did everything with them, They were like the fun version of my family. One day I got homesick. we've been...
    LusciousKitten LusciousKitten 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello ep, I'm Emma and I'm 40. I live in Yorkshire with my husband John and our nine, beautiful, annoying, loud, mischievous, hilarious children. Seth is 11;Daniel is 10...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I hate taking care of my mom. I hate that she's living with me. I feel suffocated and overwhelmed. I moved over 800 miles to get away from her. That lasted 9 months before she...
    EclecticHumanDecoy EclecticHumanDecoy 41-45 2 Responses Sep 23

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    Being the sole caregiver to my son means that he shares everything with me. Nowadays he tells me that the highlight of his day is playing Ice and Water (catching) with the girls at...
    novembermountain novembermountain 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I am a 25 year old single mom living with my mother. I hate it. My mother has always been a very hovering, controlling, very fearful mother. She has always dictated and made...
    squeenana squeenana 22-25, F Oct 3

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    I am a gay 15 year old girl. My mom does not like the fact that I'm gay, and she does not accept it at all. I dress in guy clothes because that's when I feel the prettiest, but my...
    lwilliams414 lwilliams414 13-15, F Oct 7

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    There isn't a day where I'm not fighting with my mom. I feel like I hate her but I don't hate her..they just say it's a teenage phrase but it's not, she fights about anything and...
    lifelessons15 lifelessons15 16-17, F Oct 9

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    i am a mother of two grown ups ,,,i loved my children so much and i do everything just to keep them safe ,,to serve them ,,to take care of them ,,,sometimes i feel im neglected by...
    takgu123 takgu123 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    And she tries to make me feel bad about the fact that I haven't made an effort to talk to her in four years (I had an awful childhood because of her). She has apparently been...
    haroni haroni 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2

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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 Sep 22

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    A day never goes by that I don't tell my children I love them. I have so much fun with them. It is amazing how we share things from day to day. We talk about our day and what is...
    Sunshinegirl07 Sunshinegirl07 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I have completed school and the examinations required to be a certified veterinary technician (CVT). I worked at many animal shelters in Texas while I was in school and there are...
    maybeIshouldnt maybeIshouldnt 22-25, F Sep 23

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    I have lost my whole family when I was around 18. one by one in a very short while, also had to move away from my home and went to live alone. I was very protected as a child but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 29