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I Am a Child of a Battered Mom

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    Childless stepmom to a 9, almost 10, year old boy. My boyfriend and I started dating at 14. We were on/off for 17 years. At 22, he had a fling, and ended up with a child. His mom...
    BeFree619 BeFree619 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Here's the story of why I'm an only child. My mom was pregnant a few years before she got pregnant with me. She had a miscarriage. When she got pregnant with me, she had a...
    newgirljess newgirljess 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I have been a stay at home Mom for most of my children's lives. Their lives are my focus. Now that they are almost all out of the home, I wonder what my new path will be...
    bunnigirl bunnigirl 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    this is me. damaged, broken me. there nothing special about me, im just an average women trying to muddle through life with ease. i was always a 'strange' child according to people...
    littlemiss052014 littlemiss052014 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    i think it will be fun to have a online mom and dad.... i can share things and talk to them about which i cant talk to my real mom n dad If anyone interested to become a mom or...
    kinkprime kinkprime 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    I have two wonderful boys and two girls. I had my first son when I was 20 my second when I was 22, When I was 24 yrs old I had my first daughter and my last when I was 29. In my...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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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...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    My mom cheated on my dad😥now I hate her so much ill do anything to try and disagree or **** her off! Just so she can get a taste of her own medicine. Sometime I REALLY consider...
    kat99rebal kat99rebal 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    For DayDay and Sagey abducted back to Finland in December 2003. In January 2003 my 13 year marriage to a Estonian Citizen fell apart when he threw gasoline on my 3 children while...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    10 and a half years without my babies- In January 2003 I fled my abusive marriage after 13 years taking my 3 children(ages 14,10,and 8) from Finland to Ohio. My younger two had...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F Jul 7

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    I was molested by my step grandpa for three years it ended when I was almost 8. My mom was a single mom who even tho she knew he was a child molester she trusted my grandma to...
    sg1989 sg1989 22-25, F Jul 13

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    For the longest time, the lady who was responsible for giving birth to me and I never bonded nor really had a relationship. It was a very difficult and poor relationship. She had...
    Spiritualhope Spiritualhope 36-40, F Jul 18

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    My dad molested me from the age 6 till I was 13 almost 14 yrs old . He never was a good dad was never around and was a druggy and alcoholic . He would always come home drunk . You...
    Loneymexi3 Loneymexi3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I wish I had more positive childhood memories with my mother growing up. She made many poor decisions throughout my lifetime and unfortunately we've never been very close. It's...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I'm the second child of the family. I have an older brother who is a year older than me & a younger sister 8 1/2 yrs. younger than me. I can't say my parents are bad but I've been...
    Cfil26 Cfil26 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Never thought I would have a kid before marriage and definitely never thought I would be a single mom and not have a stable family for my child. Never thought I would be with...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    When I got to secondary school best friend soon became Katie. She was really pretty and lively and clever and we soon got round to being in trouble together. However, one thing...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I don't think I've ever told anyone the full story of my childhood. Not even my closest friends. I know this post will be long and I know it's not as awful as some of the story's...
    caaarl caaarl 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Mommy's Only Princess,Tata's Reluctant Eldest- I used to ask my mother when I was little, "Why I don't have a brother or sister?" "Mommy's body doesn't hold babies very well. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 19

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    A little background info, I'm just turned 15 and my parents have been divorced since I was 5 and my little brother was 2 years old. The condensed past from my perspective: It's...
    illlivehappily illlivehappily 13-15, F Jul 22

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    When I was a child I shared a room with my sister, she had a bank of closet space with doors as you came into the room and her bed was the closest to the door. My bed was next to...
    kathouse68 kathouse68 66-70, F Jul 19

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    I think it is good to co-sleep with your baby, but it is not for everyone. I think that if you are a heavy drinker or a heavy sleeper then maybe it will not be for you if your...
    lisaandshasta123 lisaandshasta123 41-45 1 Response Jul 23

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    I am 47 YO, and most of my adult life, I have struggled to find meaning, and make meaningful connections, with others. Even struggled to maintain good healthy relationship with my...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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    So around 2 years ago when I was 16, we had to go to some fancy dinner it was something like a wedding rehearsal dinner of my aunt's that we were invited to. Anyways, before my 2...
    Lovingthepanties Lovingthepanties 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Don't Swing on the Curtains! When I was 5 I discovered a new hobby, and much to my parents annoyance, that hobby was swinging on the curtains! One morning, before my five older...
    jamieroberthopsen jamieroberthopsen 31-35, M Jul 6

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    At the time I was about 5 or 6 years old. The abuser was a close friend of my family, and they trusted him. He lived with us for at least a year, and one day he asked me if I want...
    LiesandLace LiesandLace 18-21 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I am a teenager, and I don't think I have grown up too fast, rather going through appropriate milestones and learning what I should. But my family knows another family whose kids...
    ICanTotallySurvive ICanTotallySurvive 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I was spanked from maybe age 4 to age 17 for sure. I know it was 17 because i remember my last spanking like it was yesterday. Worst ever, but that's another story. I was spanked...
    Heartsu Heartsu 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    I am 16 years old and a teen mom of 3 I had cole and Daniel on July 11 2013 and then I had Gemma march 2 2014 I feel blessed that I have children. No I do not condone getting...
    jadeybear69 jadeybear69 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    When I was nine years old, my mom needed time to "get back on her feet." She dropped me off at her friend's family in a small town, and fled to the city. She promised she would be...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 9 Responses Jul 14

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    The daily struggles, financial burdens, trying to maintain my health and overall sanity is starting to get to me. I am a single mom of two. One with special needs and the other an...
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Hey ladies!Oh wow its been awhile since I've last posted on this website, I hope everyone is doing okay!Looking through these posts I realize that their are a lot of new faces here...
    alexa572s alexa572s 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Well, here we go...When i was a child i cam into the world with an alcoholic father he was abusive...he smoked weed and drank a lot liquor and beer well he would send me to my room...
    SeJunior SeJunior 18-21, M Jul 21

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    I am 46-years-old and my son will be four this month. I am proud to say that I have NOT kicked him off the boob because I believe in child-led weaning. His dad and I argue a lot...
    lisaandshasta123 lisaandshasta123 41-45 4 Responses Jul 23

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    "If you take your shoes off then you can't have an ice cream Jamie." My sister Victoria (10) told me. "Your not my mom." I replied. I took my shoes off and threw them on the floor...
    jamieroberthopsen jamieroberthopsen 31-35, M Jul 7

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    Today, I made my mom cry and it broke my heart, but I know it broke hers more. To make a long story shorter, I've been lying to my mom about my frequent marijuana use (borderline...
    ayceofspades ayceofspades 18-21 Jul 8

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F Jul 17

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I am a 25 year old single mother of 3 children under the age of 7. I have a low paying part time job (the first one i've been able to find in 3 years) and my own vehicle. We lost...
    KayCoffie25 KayCoffie25 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    When i was little my mom and dad got a divorce,well soon after my dad found a nice women and married her,my mom did the same. When i would get in trouble with my step mom she would...
    Dps1 Dps1 13-15, M Jul 1

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    Before I go into detail about what's been happening to me, I want to give some background of my childhood. My parents got divorced when I was 6 and my brother was 4. During the...
    sugarrmagnolia sugarrmagnolia 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Have a bad mom but she's a great grandma to my son. In my teen years, I went thru a lot of self hatred and self punishment for something that happened to me as a child. She didn't...
    ShelleyShell ShelleyShell 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I've been with my SO for 7 years, he has 2 kids, sd - 9 and ss - 8. They live with their bio mom full time, and we do visitations. I am still on the fence about having kids, but...
    justtakestime justtakestime 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I was a very beautiful child, my dad was away and I grew up with my mom, so I was a little feminine and therefore I attracted many molesters. I have been molested so many times...
    takemetherenow takemetherenow 26-30, M Jul 5

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    Alright. So when I was smaller I went to a store with my mom. It was like any other shopping day with your mom when your a child. I would always hold on to my mom's hand when we...
    TheOneAct TheOneAct 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    For DayDay and Sagey abducted back to Finland in December 2003. In January 2003 my abusive Estonian husband kicked me and my 3 children(14,10,&8) out of the marital home(after...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F Jul 10