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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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    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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    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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    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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    Me and my boyfriend of 9 years have been living with my boyfriends parents because of the economy and the fact that he has helped his family financially in the past, bringing down...
    Anonymous8712 Anonymous8712 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I joined this forum just so that i can put my experience with my mother in law in writing. so here is the story. I met my husband in college. we were first friends and it turned...
    Aleksanrda Aleksanrda 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    As a sensitive, creative, artistic and brilliant child all I wanted was for my mother to love me. My mothers response to me when she first saw me as a baby was that I was "ugly and...
    lutqueet lutqueet 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Well, after a really bad fight with my mother (it was 10000 times worse than ever and I had to block her on FB) and a horrible altercation with my sister in law that involved a lot...
    pixiedust0415 pixiedust0415 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    My mother originally was going to call me katrina but changed her mind when I was born, she said as soon as she saw me she decided I wasn't a katrina. I never liked my name but...
    heather81 heather81 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was her miracle baby. I was her everything. But when my alcoholic father killed himself when I was ten her solution to her stress and grief was to beat me. Choke me. Take away...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    My baby girl would have been 8yrs old this last Sept. She was born on my mother's birthday. She wasn't due until November though. My pregnancy was a rough one emotionally, but...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and I are expecting a baby in april 2015. The baby is both of our first child and our mothers first granchild. The problem is, my boyfriend's mom has hated me since we...
    s0fyl s0fyl 18-21, F 33 mins ago

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    I have 6 Angel baby's, they are all miscarriages, I have got pcos and cause my period are normal I got told that I could get preg I just need help, but me and my partner have being...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am a married wife, mother, and step mother of a total of seven children. Also, I have five grandchildren too. As one can see I am very busy with motherhood. My kids and step...
    gloriahughes gloriahughes 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    There is not use denying it. Being scolded by my mother at three years old for "stiffies" and I wondered what I was doing wrong. But that was just the start. The whole thing got...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 8 hrs ago

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    I a mother of 2 angel babies. I lost my twins in 2005 due to domestic violence. They would've been 9.
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'm so po right now I need to get this out or I might scream. My husband and I share a home with my in laws, we do everything for them when ever the ask, my husband spent two days...
    millerb79 millerb79 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    The wind through the trees sounds different once the trees drop their leaves. It is a warble, a hum, a rather empty sound, a winter sound. With the leaves gone the wind playing...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Well I would love to have seen my mothers face if I had been born with clothes. Seriously though. Everybody is born naked, which is accepted. Unfortunately as soon as they walk...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm 16, and have been living with my mother and my boyfriend and his dad for about a year and a half now.But, for the most part, just know I'm safe and okay besides all this. My...
    Tarahkins Tarahkins 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Excuse me if this story is a little mixed up or hard to read. It's tricky to piece everything together in an orderly way, especially since I don't recall much of this from memory...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    My marriage is in trouble. We are just over a month married. My husband is 51 and has been living with his mother in somewhat of a husband/wife situation for many years (since...
    W0eIsMe W0eIsMe 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    My dad, the big tough guy that he is, always warned me about screwing up. He was raised with that sort of idea, he believed in it. Thankfully, I am an only child and his little...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    My mother has been passive aggressive my whole life yet I just realized it in my early 40's. My father died 3 years ago and that's when her PA really escalated. The first 6...
    alleb1990 alleb1990 41-45 3 Responses Oct 5

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    I was born in South Korea to a Black mother in the US Army and a "local" [Korean Mother/White Father] father. When I was 1 my mother left Korea with me claiming sudden assignment...
    DiemLibre07 DiemLibre07 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    When I was younger my home environment wasn't the best, and I thought I knew everything that I wouldn't end up in the same scenario. In fact I did start of differently I had a "I...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    If I made my mother mad, she asked my dad to spank me. Clearly, my mother ran the house. My father was a quiet, determined man. He was kind, and not quick to anger by any means...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 6

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    If I made my mother mad, she asked my dad to spank me. Clearly, my mother ran the house. My father was a quiet, determined man. He was kind, and not quick to anger by any means...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 6

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    I'm 17 and my mother and I have never had a very good relationship. Recently things have gotten a lot worse. A year ago I found out my mother was cheating on my dad and all hell...
    justcaity97 justcaity97 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    I just want to share my experience with you all. I've never come across a story like me.... My marriage is on the verge of collapse and It's all attributed to my mil. I've been...
    trufflecake trufflecake 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 18

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    But It Wasn't My Fault- I picked my steps carefully along the hallway trying to avoid weak spots that would creak. Into the kitchen, turn left, and down the stairs....BAM! I ran...
    Zannuh Zannuh 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    I hate my mother because she would tell me that my father hated me since i was in her body. I was beaten by my alcoholic father until i left home when i was 18. Last year, i asked...
    democracyloveAmerica democracyloveAmerica 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Ok so I haven't seen my mom since the year I was born (no joke) she left me and my day left me now I've been living with my fathers mom. Everybody thinks I'm living the life but I...
    Dope112 Dope112 18-21 1 Response Oct 11

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    I want to write this for anyone going through this. I want people to know that you are not allow. When I was younger my Grandfather on my mothers side went to jail for hitting...
    StarFishAndDangos StarFishAndDangos 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It’s only been three years since you passed away. I still think about you every day. I miss you so much. You were always there for me and our small family. There was nothing I...
    chloeforever chloeforever 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 4

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    I have a question for all you other mothers out there (and anyone else who want to chime in). I am a single mother of a ten year old. I have been single since before I had her...
    Unexlove Unexlove 26-30, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    My mother in-law is not the brightest crayon in the box. She decided to refinance her house but didn't do the proper research before she got suckered into some BS that ended up...
    Virgogirl915 Virgogirl915 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I miss my mother very much. I think of her every day, thinking back on all the good memories she left behind. I have not visited her as often as I'd wanted, since I do not live...
    Tullo96 Tullo96 18-21, F Oct 16

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    I should start out by saying that I have never, ever had an argument with my daughter(s) in law. I was determined to be the strong supportive mother-in-law who respects her...
    ChantyWife ChantyWife 66-70, F Oct 22

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    I was really depressed last November to the point that I didn’t believe I was depressed and told my 2 best friends I was bipolar when I wasn’t. I also told one of them I was...
    em27soccer em27soccer 16-17, F Oct 7

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    2 and a half years ago I was dumped by a male friend, who I would consider the best friend I’ve ever had. We connected on every level and I had never emotionally been as close to...
    iwannaLIVE iwannaLIVE 22-25, F Oct 15

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    Well, since the cost of my mother's care will go up quite a bit I have resorted to begging for money via GoFundMe. Lol It't can't hurt...but I don't high hopes of it helping. Long...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    I can't really remember what age I was but I would say it was around 7-9. I was touched by my best friends father. Now, I have known this man since I was born. I don't really...
    OhNoMissO OhNoMissO 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    One time my mum wanted to spank me, I was 32. Not going to happen. I know I was wrong to swear at her, but she really annoyed me the first few years I was a mum, and this day I...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    Yes, it seems I have been a mother all my life. I was a month away from turning 19 when my daughter was born. We grew up together. I was married right out of high school and...
    1EPMinnie 1EPMinnie 70+, F 17 Responses 4 days ago

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    i once had a relationship with a beautiful girl called Rylee Windsor who lives in Ontario Canada born December 13. Everything was going great until her mom told her she couldn't...
    punkin327 punkin327 18-21, M 3 days ago