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I Am a Child of a Battered Mom

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    In my childhood I walked to the backyard for a switch, for my punishment, more times than I can possibly remember. There is one time that I will always remember clearly though. I...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Research: What do children of parents with Borderline need? Hello everyone, I am a German social worker who has been interested in the topic of Borderline since my studies (of...
    searcher4 searcher4 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    People having kids, and their kids having kids: overpopulation is undoubtedly leading to war en masse. The worrying thing is, global population has doubled in the last 45 years...
    dilmun3791 dilmun3791 41-45, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have thought hard on my childhood these past few days, and a bit of an earlier memory I recollect is the moment I found out my mom and step dad were divorcing. To be quite honest...
    RedGem69 RedGem69 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well, for me it's the contrary and will always be, because I'm shorter than my mom and I won't grow anymore. I'm 5'5 and she's 5'6. But the awkward isn't still there. When she puts...
    FrancescoD FrancescoD 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I was thinking that the first four years of my life I wasn't around many people. I was the first born child. My family is from Kansas and my father moved to Colorado for work just...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    My mom is hard to live with. She is obsessed with Facebook and taking photos. She wants me and 2 of my siblings to go to church camp, and is determined that we go. She registered...
    UnknownPrincess02 UnknownPrincess02 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My grandfather was a pedi file molested me for years....my grandmother was heartbroken when I told her she protected me, because use it stopped. my family has disowned me because...
    kdighton kdighton 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    My name is Karly I just turned 16 and I am from Michigan but currently live in Florida. When I was younger my dad used to beat me and my sisters so my mom and dad got a divorce...
    allaboutkarly allaboutkarly 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was sexually harassed when I was 14, and I wanted to call the police. But my mom wouldn't let me because she "didn't want everyone to know" that I was violated. So apparently her...
    fawnayou fawnayou 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Hello, I am fourteen years old and I know all too well about cps. I will never trust them to help a child or a family. They have been in my life and ruined it since I was six. In 2...
    BADLIFEFORME BADLIFEFORME 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I am so delighted to have discovered this page this morning. So much so that I have sat down with the biggest mug of tea so I can comfortably type away to people who share the same...
    EEC1988 EEC1988 26-30, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have two beautiful, wonderful, lovable, clever children. We go through thick and thin, always mirroring and gaining from each other. My eldest son has been enthusiastically...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My mom was (still is) a pretty heavy smoker during all her pregnancies. It just became second nature to be around it all the time between my mom, aunts, and sisters really...
    nicholas25 nicholas25 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I go through phases where I feel so sad and out of place in the world. I have two friends I really care about but I think for the most part I am their "backup" friend. They only...
    Yousahoe Yousahoe 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've never told anyone or brought it up to anyone. I am 24 and till this day I still think about those times i got molested. As far as I can remember it probably started when I was...
    lay1990la lay1990la 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    There is a point in life that almost all women hit. For some its not till their late thirties. For others their early teens. I believe neither is wrong to feel for various reasons...
    toritinagrace toritinagrace 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    When everyone in my third grade class were buying new games and stuff like that i was helping my mom take her medicine. My mom got diagnosed with Lupus in 2007. After that...
    Leannabj25 Leannabj25 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not a step mom yet. We're getting married though. I love my stepdaughter, but we never get to see her and it's killing me. I want a baby so bad, and this is the only way I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Growing up being a product of a drug addict is hard. It's not that I chose to be alive so why put a child on the earth if you can't raise it, nor do you want to. Well let's start...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Where do I begin? I guess I will start with my first memory when I was maybe 6 years old being hurried away in a car with my sister and mother to stay with my aunt and uncle...
    RedGem69 RedGem69 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    You know how you can just tell if you're the least favorite child? I have always known that's me... My mom and I have always butted heads. I can't remember a point in my life...
    duckyluck duckyluck 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Yesterday my husband and I went to a fortune teller. She did some tarot cards for us. She ended up taking a look at our relationship and saying the key to it being a good...
    Magicalcarebear Magicalcarebear 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hello I want to share my experience with the net. When I was 10 and my brother was 3 We were having fun. No clue about what sex is. We played with games with eachother... Then one...
    iloveleagueoflegends iloveleagueoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    How do you deal with your temper when it's spanking time? I recall as a kid being at a friends house when his dad was about to spank his older teen brother , his mom whisked us...
    rcarlos72 rcarlos72 36-40, M 10 Responses Jul 25

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    Vivid memories, live again! My favorite book as a child was titled "Grayling". It was a book about a Fisherman who had gone out to sea, found a distressed baby seal in the storm...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I think I might have strong motherly instincts, even though I don't know if I will ever have kids myself. But at least equally as much as I love children, I strongly dislike...
    thatgirl378 thatgirl378 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    It all started when my mom moved her and myself out of my grandmother's home into an apartment with her new boyfriend, my unborn sister's father. I was six going on seven. Moving...
    Shug16 Shug16 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    As a kid well I mean I'm still a kid life was always up and down u never really knew who was really there for u my mom would drink and I would have nothing I could do to help me or...
    marz2020 marz2020 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Day 3 of vbs! It was smoother today ! Tagg held my hand all the way down the aisle to our row Morgan wouldn't even go to our row. He sat behind us which was fine. When gage got...
    Dollfan32 Dollfan32 31-35, F Jul 22

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    I wrote this actually from the fathers perspective for my daughters when they were younger. I changed it around to make it for all you Awesome Moms out there.. Hope you like...A...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 10 Responses Jul 22

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    Real sickos out there I hope they get what they deserve...and surprisingly enough with most of the experiences I hear mothers don't care about their children they just turn a blind...
    MaryAlias MaryAlias 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    As a child when it was time to sleep, I slept near my Mommy. I couldn't sleep without her tapping me, so I whispered for her to tap me and so She did just that. When she stopped...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    This story is true! Day 2 vbs It was good ! My neighbor picked me up at 8:30. When we got there sje showed me where the snack / break room was. Then we went to the worship center...
    Dollfan32 Dollfan32 31-35, F Jul 21

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    Hi everyone! My name is Sarah and I am 16 years old. I had my daughter Lillian Serena on June 8, 2015 at 8:24 PM when I was 15 years old. She was 8 lbs 3 oz and was 20 inches long...
    stormy24601 stormy24601 16-17, F Jul 21

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    HELLO EVERYONE MY NAME IS MYESHA ROUNTREE AND I HATE DCF. WELL TO BEGAN WITH I RECEIVED A PHONE CALL FROM MY DAUGHTERS SCHOOL LATER IN THE EVENING OF JUNE STATING THAT MY DAUGHTER...
    myesha89 myesha89 22-25, F Jul 21

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    My 8 year old son goes back to wearing nappies... I have decided to be as courages as the great people here on this site and share an experience that has affected me and my family...
    NHarrison78 NHarrison78 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I usually hate making these posts but I had a dream this weekend that felt surreal, I dreamt that I had a child. All I could feel is a wave of emotion as I laid there in a bed as...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 19

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    my mom hates me so much because I'm not her dream child of being the ideal extrovert, she sometimes calls me crazy and threatens me to make me see a psychologist (even though I don...
    notsonormall notsonormall 13-15, F Jul 19

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    "Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them." Proverbs 13:24 AMEN!!!!!!
    SouthernMama16 SouthernMama16 41-45, F Jul 19

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    Hi. Sorry I haven't posted in a while. My parents took away all of my electronics and I just got them back tonight. It was a horrible week for me. I will just tell you about what...
    soccergalxd soccergalxd 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 18

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