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I Am a Mother , Since I Was 16

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    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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    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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    How it worked for me. Many on this site wondered how I have managed after all these years, a better relationship with my MIL or a relationship that is different from the past...
    pinterest pinterest 56-60, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I was adopted when was I was 5. My birth mother was 15 when I was born, and ran away from my father when she was pregnant with my brother. When my brother was 6 months old my...
    sbrys sbrys 41-45, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    My son turns one in two weeks... i have works lingerie once since finding out I was pregnant. I finally felt confident enough to try tonight and I ripped it while trying to put it...
    embelina06 embelina06 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    She is a hypocritical bigot, and it just continually gets worse as I get older. For as long as I could remember, I never felt close enough to my mother to tell her things. To share...
    Baylie1999 Baylie1999 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I was about three years old my mother beat me so hard I remember she put vaseline on my bum because it was so red. When I was older I got to pick which belt I was going to be...
    BenBrin BenBrin 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Mother who gave birth to me, when I was a kid the birthday of my mother had no money to buy gifts for my mother, I loved my mother, mother suffered life to nurturing the talent I...
    haryanh haryanh 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    My MIL took her evil actions to another level. I hate to say this but she's such a fake and negative person. She is unhappy about the fact that my husband and I are happy together...
    eezah eezah 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I do not like my mother-in-law. I don't. And I know exactly why. She's raised three sons to be respectful of not just women, but everyone. She's taught them to look beyond a woman...
    BabyRottie BabyRottie 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I was molested by my dad when I was 10 my mother worked 3rd shift and my two brothers was asleep first time he came into the room and would touch my vagina I didn't understand what...
    LovingMe1 LovingMe1 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was 18 turning 19 when I had my son (Angel King Perrion Reddick) , I had named him after my uncle who died about 5 years ago he was murdered, his birthday past this month August...
    heirydtoni heirydtoni 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My Biological mother abused me when i was younger. i was around 4 when it started. i remember the first time like it was yesterday. i've never been able to let the image go. i don...
    silentwhisper17 silentwhisper17 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I go to help her and we start talking about the mess she started so I talk to her trying to lay out everything so we can move on and what was supposed to be a healing conversation...
    earthboundangel75 earthboundangel75 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Its been 3 years this coming november. I have changed drastically since then. I explored different relationships and they never worked out right, my BP 2 got worse and more...
    gotguts gotguts 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
    gsamsa gsamsa 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
    gsamsa gsamsa 26-30, F 5 days ago

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        I started dressing in my mothers clothes when I was 10. To this day I'm not sure why I did it, but one afternoon in the summer I was home alone for a couple of...
    MichelleTiedup MichelleTiedup 56-60, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    When i was 13...i don't know if anyone will read this i just feel i need to get this in writing because i have told only my therapist and my dad. My therapist didn't help much, and...
    Sawke Sawke 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    After so many times of going through this, I had to sit down and write about it. This is mostly about how my Mother favors my sister SO much more than me. And for those out there...
    squirtlebear squirtlebear 18-21, F Aug 26

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    I have never told anyone, outside of the people involved, either of the stories below. *** I remember the second time I was molested vividly. We were visiting my mother’s...
    bluedevilss bluedevilss 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    My mother has never liked me. I don't know why. She was mentally, emotionally, & physically abusive. It got worse after one of her boyfriends tried to molest me. She even went so...
    Tenanye Tenanye 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I'm recently married. I'd only met my MIL once before, & she seemed nice. She wasn't overly friendly or anything, but not rude or unkind, either. A surprise pregnancy led me to...
    lulabelle138 lulabelle138 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 25

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    The First and LAST Time I Sneaked Out-"Can I go somewhere?" I said to my mother's back as I stood in the door of her bedroom (actually it was the master bedroom and by default also...
    SoullessEyes SoullessEyes 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    when I was born my mother couldn't except me ... I still don't know why. However my dad loved me to bits and took really good care of me while my mum couldn't even look into my...
    kstra38 kstra38 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Going through this MIL issue has been very much like peeling back the layers for me. At the crux of the conflict with my MIL I could easily blame her for everything wrong in my...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 2 Responses Aug 23

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    By my elder sister, she is 10 years my senior. I have more to add to this and this mainly just showcasing how much of a mess I am. This is an experience and a question. It started...
    Wildestdreams98 Wildestdreams98 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I haven't always hated my mother. As a child I would hear my family talk bad about her and I would always defend her telling them they that are wrong. But as I got older I realized...
    yuppitsme42 yuppitsme42 26-30, F Aug 22

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    Hi I'm Natasha and im new. Just yesterday my 6 week old kitten that i had for only 4 days died. I believe he had a spinal injury and i took him too the vet for it (me and my mother...
    archie67 archie67 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I just realised recently that I hate my mother. Because she practiced favouritism, and was abusive with it. And from the time I was under 5 years old, she would constantly accuse...
    AngryPlum AngryPlum 31-35, F Aug 20

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    I grew up in the north of England in the 60s, early 70s. Unlike today, when corporal punishment is often regarded as inappropriate punishment for children, in my youth it was very...
    billjacko billjacko 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Not only was my identity stolen by someone in a hospital other than the one I go to, but my Paypal account was logged into by an unauthorized user somewhere in Manasses, Virginia...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 18

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    My ex mother-in-law was a major contributing factor to the destruction of my first marriage (I'm happily married to a different woman now, and my new mother-in-law is MUCH better...
    SomewhatJaded SomewhatJaded 26-30, M 6 Responses Aug 18

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    Actually I am 33 weeks pregnant now and I am expecting a son in the beginning of October. I have a mix of feelings now, I am so nervous but very happy also with my first child on...
    muffin30 muffin30 26-30, F Aug 18

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    so when i was in second grade i went to this incredibly small school. like, one-class-per-grade, 25 people per class. and 90% of the students were gross dudes obsessed with sports...
    hgvbhgvbhgvbh hgvbhgvbhgvbh 18-21, T Aug 17

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    My mother passed away six weeks ago....very early days I know. I don't think I will ever be the same person I was before. I miss my mum so much it breaks my heart. She didn't...
    suesol suesol 36-40 Aug 17

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    My experience of abuse is most likely not as bad as most people's but I'd still like to share.. The first time I was abused by my dad was when I came home late from a friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I read your story and I understand how you feel. It's very hard to be a mother and know people don't understand. It's even harder to know people don't understand your child. My...
    Luuz Luuz 41-45, F Aug 15

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