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I Am a Mother , Since I Was 16

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    No One Thought I Could Do It, I Proved Them Wrong

    I always felt unloved and unnoticed.  My family was not affectionate at all.  We didn't hug or kiss or even touch really and i rarely heard "I love you".  I now know that my parents are wonderful people and that they love me but they really didn't show it.  I needed it! I...
    fr0ggy fr0ggy 26-30, F 35 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    Not Been Easy, But So Proud!!

    I met someone when i had just turned 16 and was pregnant a month later. I didnt really believe it at first as i was so young. I thought about abortion but i could not bring myself to do it. I continued with the pregnancy and was in my last year in school. I sat my exams at 7...
    heg83 heg83 26-30 1 Response Aug 5, 2011

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    From A Single Teen Mom To College Student And Loving It!!

    I met my ex/ son's father when I was 15 at our freshman assembly on the 1st day of high school. He was not a freshman in fact he was a senior and 18. He was in the gym because he was in his weight lifting class. Anyways, I immediately told my friend I thought he was cute so I...
    SexyDiva19 SexyDiva19 18-21 6 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    Life As It Is

    my son will be 20 this year and i have to say he is the best thing ive done in life, so now that hes grown up i enrolled on a college course . i am married but no longer live with my husband as we where having problems but we are working on it. and the good think is he gets...
    misunderstoodgirl misunderstoodgirl 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2009

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    I Rock Out To My Favorite Radio Station

    I noticed I am a lot younger than most parents in the neighborhood that have a 9 year old child like I do. Its a small isolated community though my son's school has only 20 students. It's kinda funny how the other parents look at me in the morning when i take my boy to the bus...
    Anasela Anasela 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    My mother was never physically abusive, but she certainly emotionally abused and neglected us. If I would write down everything that she did, then I would have one unbelievable...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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    She was a wonderful mother. I will not lie and say she mistreated me,though she had every right to. My birth came as a result of her rape by a White man(she's Korean) and I was...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Its been 4 years & not one day since then do I not think of her or look at the picture of her. I was 13, just starting my 8th grade year when the woman I love the most was taking...
    causeitaintevereasy causeitaintevereasy 16-17, F Jun 30

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    I started reading every ones story and I was shocked at how much in common are stories are. I used to be so ashamed of my mother's illness and kept it a secret. As mom got older...
    pamq pamq 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    In my quest to bring my children home I remortgaged my home, hired a private investigator, and dedicated myself to it completely. In 2004 the private investigator got a lead. They...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I am my mother's only living child and the summer I turned 12 she needed a complete hysterectomy like yesterday. She had been putting it off for several years and couldn't wait...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is the second time I have dreamed that my mother died. My mother is alive. The first time I dreamed my mother die was maybe 10 years ago and it's been so long ago that I don't...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've never had a very smooth relationship with my mother... It was never a beautiful one. And I really think she's nuts... It's not now that she's growing older. She's always been...
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F Jun 27

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    Have you guys heard of the bralette, the kind that I have on it is a little see thru, and there is no under wire at all for shape, but I do sleep in it at times, it is very...
    jennylovestosmile jennylovestosmile 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    Racially Motivated- I was 14 and walking home one winter evening with my 12 1/2 or 13 year old sister from school. She had Math Club at the middle school&I had Basketball practice...
    Bashka91 Bashka91 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    Me and mom have this love hate relationship, it basically all started when I was young; she was a workaholic and my great-grandma for 19 years, has been my mom for me and my best...
    Xmidniteangel15X Xmidniteangel15X 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Please, I need to know if anyone out there is from Brooklyn, or anywhere near or around the city that has dealt with Child Protective Services before. If you've read my previous...
    nikkitatink0411 nikkitatink0411 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    So I started the experience project to have an outlet to just say I miss my mom. I'm sad. I want to sit and stare. But life is moving on- others are moving on but it's been a month...
    sunshinenshade sunshinenshade 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    January 18th, 2014. Police chased me down on January 20th. They had called, to tell me they had some bad news they had to "pass on." I thought if they were going to arrest me I...
    girlivyg girlivyg 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Not sure where to start really, this is my first post on here and this is the reason for my joining. I feel like I can't talk to my friends because I still don't want them to look...
    minicloud minicloud 22-25, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I have 3 beautiful angels 2 boys 13 & 9 and my princess is 6 weeks. Their father left me when I was 7 months pregnant. Him and his new girlfriend Served me with divorce papers when...
    joyfullady joyfullady 31-35, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I'm going to be turning 30 this year and unless something changes I will still be living in my mother's home without a job or life outside of this home. In my extended college...
    Greychild Greychild 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    "Mommy." My sleepy eight year old said. "What,baby boy?" I answered. "I love you, Mommy. I want to be with you always. Why can't I stay,Mommy?" He said. He had asked that same...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    I was unfortunate enough to land myself in a house that includes not only my husband but along with my in laws, sister in law, her husband, and two kids. Everyone knows and can...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    To my beloved Cairo and Mykah kidnapped to Russia and Israel in 2001. Hey babies. It's Mommy. How are you? I hope you're doing great, but your Daddy won't let me talk to ya'll. I...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Better Not To Know-A few years ago I had the option to know my birth parents identities,in 2011, to be exact. I turned 21 that October,but not quite yet. My sister was 19. Mama,our...
    IsaacofCalgary IsaacofCalgary 22-25, M a week ago

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    I think when I was about nine or ten years old, I realized my mother was doing drugs. When you're a little kid, that is definitely a big deal, and with everything being shoved down...
    OldAbandoned10 OldAbandoned10 22-25, F Jun 30

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    Hi all. I am new here and for the last 3 years my mil has been a nightmare! From day one she has been telling my fiancé ridiculous things about me. She tries to convince him that...
    areyna88 areyna88 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I will not rant or moan and I no longer hate my mother as much as I use to,but I hope I NEVER see her again and haven't since the last time I went before a judge aged 10 and her...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Honestly, I don't remember a whole lot about my mother. I lived with my grandparents ever since I was a baby so I didn't spend a whole lot of time with my parents. I do remember...
    roseblossom90 roseblossom90 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    My parents are divorced. I was still very little so I've always remembered my parents being separated. I loved my father very very much. (I'm speaking in past tense because he...
    Riarza Riarza 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I heard in the news about an abortion clinic being sued because the man was older than 21 and I think in this case he was the step dad. The girl was younger than 16. In my case , I...
    Feelingfunny Feelingfunny 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    With a mother like mine,who needs a man? Typical conversation with my mother, Me:"Mommy" Her: "Yes,son?" Me:"Mommy." Her: "What-eeee?" Me:"Don't sound so exasperated! Don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 30

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    I have always thought my mother is selfish. I am 23 years old and I am still being treated like an eighth grader who is still fighting for his independence. Most of the times, I...
    wirrywoo wirrywoo 22-25, M Jul 4

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    It's been almost one month since my mother died of pancreatic cancer. Cancer killed her slowly since she was diagnosed nearly 3 years ago. I'm not a religious person and I don't...
    orientador orientador 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    My experience is one that both came as a shock, and in some weird way, a confirmation of the fears I've always had regarding my parents and their conditional love of me. I've...
    Kaleesto Kaleesto 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't know where to start, there's so much to my story. I grew up as an only child living with my mother and her parents. Since 2006, it's just been the two of us. I moved out of...
    ankhgirl ankhgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Hello there! I'm writing almost as it's happening. I discovered the term NM, recently, and since then, I have been gathering information on how to act in order to 1st, stay sane...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    Hi everyone, I would really appreciate your advice or kind words! Here's a little background on my story: I'm 21 years old and I've lived on my own since I was 17. I'm going into...
    hylouie hylouie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    This will be my most personal story. It's not just about me, but I figured I should put everything in one place. This will be long, so anyone who actually wants to take the time to...
    lonachan lonachan 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    So I really feel really alone lately. I have a mental disorder. BPD- Borderline Personality Disorder. I know this definitely stemmed from being sexually molested as a very little...
    PastelJewelpet PastelJewelpet 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Yesterday a storm was rolling in. We needed to get 10 tons of unprotected lumber into the warehouse. To do that we needed to move the boat. To move the boat we needed to lower the...
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M 18 hrs ago

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    Until things are better financially, my family & I are under the same roof as my mother for now. We had coinciding hard financial times, and at the time, it seemed logical to be...
    LizNiki LizNiki 26-30, F Jun 26

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    I am a first time young mom. My life has completely done a 180 in this last year i had a baby moved out from my husband's mothers house and got married! Now my MIL is nice but she...
    Kittykat52 Kittykat52 22-25, F Jun 28

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    My mother died November last year when she went to visit her mother in there native country I had just made it there but I was too late we had to bury her back her native country...
    anthonysahin anthonysahin 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm still working through the pain of being emotionally abused for 40 + years. I found information about daughters of narcissistic mothers. It has helped. But the pain is still...
    deeauburn deeauburn 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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