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I Am a Mother , Since I Was 16

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 People

    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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    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 8 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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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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    It seems so strange but I went on my first date in almost 9 years (since before the marriage) and I was an awkward giggling mess, but he seemed okay with it (he asked me out for...
    Khrysanthemum Khrysanthemum 31-35, F 7 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Help I need Advice! My boyfriend of nearly 3 years was not born in this country but has lived here for over 4. We recently went to his home country so I could meet his fam and they...
    Buttercupqq Buttercupqq 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm pretty young and most teenagers say they don't like their mom because they didn't buy them a new phone or any little reason like that. I don't like my mom because she is the...
    Oxidant Oxidant 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I don't know if it's me that's thinking, or if it's my mother's thinking. She affects my life this much. I seriously hate her so much. She flips out at the smallest of...
    xparex xparex 16-17 3 days ago

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    My girlfriend of 8 years, cheated on me last year. Kept the affair going for 6 months. We are trying to work it out but I sometimes can't shake it. Is the affair REALLY over? Will...
    oyveyagain oyveyagain 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    As people always say, it's a long story which ended almost 3 weeks ago. We're getting along quite well on a long distance relationship. I’m married, he lives with her girlfriend...
    lenamar2007 lenamar2007 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've posted here already, but I have to ask- does it ever get better? The comes in waves but I am never rid of the feeling of just utter discontent. It's like I've misplaced...
    kanellos kanellos 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I am writing on here because there is no where else I can speak my true feelings. And I hate it. Everyone comes from their mother, but I am so ashamed to come from my own mother...
    cdaught cdaught 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My mother is the type of person I'd have nothing to do with if we weren't already related. She is judgmental and a little delusional sometimes. She never taught me or my brother...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I hate my mother ever since my dad left her. My dad abandoned us last 2006. I was 9 years old at that time. She left us for another woman in his workplace. I hated my father at...
    krstnfct krstnfct 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    This is my first post and I am just so mad that I had to post something somewhere. I am 21 years old and Asian roots, with classic stereotypical family. So I live in london and am...
    muqu muqu 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Late January was the worst month of my life... I walk home from school and walk up to my house to find cop cars outside my house, I thought something bad happened. My dad finishes...
    Brittan1998 Brittan1998 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I just really need to let this out. When I first met my S/O, my relationship with his family was great (for the first few weeks). I went to a concert with his mother, got along...
    blamegame91 blamegame91 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    All my life I’ve stuck up for her, well she is my mother after all. There must be something decent about her otherwise why did she have me? My sister has always treated her with...
    moyesp moyesp 51-55 6 days ago

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    As the new work week started, it was time to put Kimberly away for a few hours. As I got up, I looked in the mirror, barely recognizing my male face, I decided to do something...
    crosskimmy crosskimmy 26-30 4 Responses Jun 25

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    This is quite a mouthful, I'm sorry. I just need to write it out. When I was around 7, my family made the move from California to Washington State. Now, around 10 years later, I've...
    buffybellissimo buffybellissimo 16-17 Jun 25

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    "PAYBACKS ARE A ***** AND SO IS MY MOTHER" Caring for an aging narcissistic mother is hard. As the child of a narcissistic mother, chances are that when your mother needs you...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Jun 23

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    Surviving a narcissistic mother is a process, not an event. You probably didn’t grow up with the knowledge that you even had a narcissistic mother. You may not have known at the...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 Jun 23

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    When you have a narcissistic mother, you are not taught how to care for the self. Instead, you are taught by experience with your mother that if you don’t guess what someone...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Jun 23

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    I have always felt like my mom and I are on opposite sides of the world. I have an older brother who is a top runner in his state, and my mother has always adored him and praised...
    margaret707 margaret707 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I hate my mother. She is a lazy so and so who does nothing for anyone else and bullies my dad to make herself feel better. I recently had my second child and it took her until I...
    Amelia2015 Amelia2015 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Journal Entry No: 20 Bikini Lines I had the house to myself today finally. I was up all night the night before knowing I would have all day to finally be myself. I got up early...
    crosskimmy crosskimmy 26-30 4 Responses Jun 23

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    My heart aches and I cry as I read your posts and describe my experience. I understand what you all are going through and I give you my deepest condolences.I am 30 years old and I...
    Motherlessdaughter85 Motherlessdaughter85 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I'm experiencing emotional distress because of my future mother in law, and it's making me feel guilty every day. My fiance and I have been together for 2 years, we're very happy...
    xinderellah xinderellah 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    [ Rin Okumura, okay? This'll be kind of long. ] Okay, the definition for gender varies — based on either your biological state or what you decide to be viewed as. I'm born a...
    merelyvisible merelyvisible 13-15, M Jun 21

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    My mother is crying, drinking her worries away in her room. Unfortunately, she won’t have a father to wish a Happy Father’s Day to. It is not that he is dead, it is that he...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    When my mom was 20, she was in a short relationship and got pregnant with me. My biological father decided to give me up for adoption. About 10 years ago, I talked to his mother...
    NoUserName1107 NoUserName1107 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    I'm sure I tried mom's on when I was pre teen, but 2-3 years ago, I was dressing to attend a wedding and realized my suit was a bit tight. Since I was at my mom's house, I went...
    Phxpaulena Phxpaulena 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    My husband and I lived about a 7 hour drive from his parents. About 5 yrs. into our marriage I got a promotion that required we relocate. The job I would be working at would place...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    My mother passed away eleven days after I was born. She was born with heart defect stemming from a late 1950's medication. Thanks to the American government’s inaction on the...
    zackmowen zackmowen 26-30, M Jun 19

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    So I'm adopted since I was 13 and now I'm 15 but I've known my adopted mom who we are going to call L, I've known her for till I was 9 she was awesome super cool but until she...
    QB21 QB21 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    Sorry this is pretty long... I hope you'll read it anyway. At first, she liked him, she thought he was a very nice and considerate guy. He and I have been together for 9 months...
    Jesxica Jesxica 18-21, F Jun 18

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    I got married a few months ago, but have been with my husband for a year. He deployed not even 2 months after we got married. With him being gone I've had a lot of time to think...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    I was put up for adoption right from birth. My mother didn't even get to hold me. I had a great childhood but always felt like I needed to at least contact my mom to let her know...
    709LT 709LT 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 17

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    Well, I love my mother, but I also hate her in some ways. She was a wonderful, even magical, mother until I was 10 and then she withdrew her affection and attention. I didn't...
    terbug terbug 61-65, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    I Admire My Mother I admire my mother simply because she's a very hardworking mum. She's always been my role model since when I was a kid. She's just best mum in the world even...
    AnnabellaPS AnnabellaPS 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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