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I Am a Mother , Since I Was 16

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 63 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    In the years since I researched and wrote Mean Mothers, I’ve talked to women about our shared experiences. Every woman’s story is different, of course; perhaps the greatest...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I think my mother is psychotic...I'm not sure how to deal with her anymore. I'm 17 and I have been dreaming of the day when I turn 18 for so long now. As long as I can remember, my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    I can relate to being raised by a very strict Catholic mother. Since we were children, we were so straight laced. we would pray all of the time, and listen...like good obedient...
    darkstate23 darkstate23 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    my mom constantly tells me wat i do wrong. wen i do good she barely says anything, wen i do bad all hell breaks loose. idk wat ta do. i use to cut but i learned to stop (going on a...
    pizzababyxo pizzababyxo 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I’ve always put so much of my anger onto my dad and how he treated me, but sometimes I think that is misplaced. First, I don’t have a pity party for myself most of the time...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F a week ago

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    I was not just emotionally abused by my mother. I was physically and emotionally abused. My mother would scream and yell at me when I cried. She would tell me to stop crying, OR...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 18

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    "I Believe In Love At First Sight Because I Love My Mother Since I Opened My Eyes."
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    When I was thirteen I went to lay in my dads bed because I had a nightmare and was scared. Well let me tell you that was when the nightmare started. It was dark he was asleep, I...
    kristen1993 kristen1993 22-25, F 6 mins ago

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    I am just coming to the realization that I am the adult daughter of a narcissistic mother. It is only now that I have found an interest in psychology and have done some reading...
    n2385 n2385 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    I can't remember exactly how old I was during this time, but I was in my second year of kindergarten. My mom met this man. I don't know how old he was at the time, he was black...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm 15 years old now and I have been aware that my mom is an alcoholic since I was 9-10. so I'll start from the beginning I remember the first time I realized something was wrong...
    anonymous347 anonymous347 13-15, F Apr 20

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    So Mother's Day is around the corner and I am going to take this time to vent. Ever since I was 12 years old I knew I didn't have a mother. The woman I was forced to live with...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    Thumbing through the pages of my fantasies. Pushing all the mercy down down down. I hate my mother in law. The first day I met her, she and her sister were screaming in my face...
    individualfreedom individualfreedom 26-30 2 Responses Apr 21

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    my mother has never been much of a mother as a child i was physically n mentally abused till i was 15 till i was put in foster care. then when i was 18 i tried a relationship w...
    cooper3366 cooper3366 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I am 34 years and the oldest of my siblings and first cousins. My mother and aunt were single parents and started birthing us all at the ripe ages of 14 and 16. Because I was the...
    snstewa1 snstewa1 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    I felt wrong when I looked at my mother's phone and viewed her internet history, but she had been acting suspicious and private about her cellphone for months and I needed to know...
    StellaClammy StellaClammy 18-21, F Apr 21

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    I was the second biggest mistake of my mom. My mom met my dad because of a friend of her's, who wasn't to close to but who introduce them to each other, she was my aunt, she known...
    SusAssasins SusAssasins 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I am sorely, deeply in need of guidance. I have four children, two beautiful daughters and two magnificent sons. After years of a crumbling marriage (loss of homes, security...
    Caroline1229 Caroline1229 51-55 3 Responses Apr 9

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    UPDATE: ugh, I should've just listened to everyone on here telling me to leave the situation alone. one of my BIL's came to visit Sunday afternoon. we get along great. in the midst...
    audamom audamom 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 15

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    There is a special place in hell for narcissistic mothers. Narcissistic mothers do not have children for the same reasons the rest of us do. They do not look forward to the birth...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 4 Responses Apr 15

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    When I was four years old, I developed depression issues due to the fact that I was treated like my life meant nothing and because I was physically abused. Then, when I was 11, I...
    TheKatAttack TheKatAttack 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    I hate my mother in law. She's an angel, a living Buddha, and the most generous person in the world... to her son. I got married and moved to the US 3 years ago. They come to the...
    Katesf Katesf 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have a potential narcissist mother who I rent a property from. She convinced me to rent from her when I was working and I stupidly agreed. Things took a turn for the worse in my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17

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    I can honestly say that there is no one I hate more in this world than my boyfriend's mother. Jake and I are both 20 and living at his home with his parents and 18 year old sister...
    Camellias125 Camellias125 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    In just 11 days I will no longer be engulfed in a sea of debilitating negativity and hatred spewed from my MIL. The first time I met her she gave me this awful uncomfortable and...
    LGLlove LGLlove 31-35, F Apr 5

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    I thought my father was annoying. He just quickly got on my nerves and he sometimes did it on purpose. My mother was more relaxed. She had a sense of humor but she knows my level...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 7

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    When was the last time you felt like the deepest part of your soul was in a tug-of-war? When was the last time you felt excited, yet sad? Angry, yet compassionate? Relaxed, but...
    IRealizedVienna IRealizedVienna 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You know my mother wants to move away from both of us apparently. But has now said she wants him with her to help her with working. She is not keen on having him away I tell you...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 5

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    I feel as though I retaliated against my step Mother when she loved me more than anything else... When my step Mother and father got together, my fake Mother drugged me so badly...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 14

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    she was my every thing and lost every thing with her.. my mom passed away six months ago to stomach cancer we've been through hell since she was dignosed i didnt imagine some thing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 25

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    The more days that go on it seems my mother is becoming her own version of my grandmother. Not the same but similarities. My grandmother was awful to my mother. Cold and unloving...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 a week ago

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    By the time I was 21 I had two kids and had celebrated three weddings anniversaries. I was also a victim of domestic violence. Im now 37 years old divorced twice and still a victim...
    teriberi77 teriberi77 36-40, F Apr 13

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    Her smile is always genuine. Her words are full of sincerity. Kind, welcoming and positive. She is amazing as a parent and like a best friend to her husband. She has ways I want to...
    redfairy16 redfairy16 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    She's stealing from my home! To elaborate, I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years, I've never liked his mother in law. She's 50 in perfect health, lives in a single wide trailer...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    i I don't hate her I just can't stand her sometimes!!! I bump heads with her daily its exhausting. we think so differently and I think we both hate to be wrong so in discussions...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    i just joined this site today because I was looking online for information about narcissistic personality disorder and found this site. I do not know much about this disorder but...
    lacyworkman lacyworkman 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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