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I Am a Mother , Since I Was 16

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 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 6 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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    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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    Not just single mothers but also single fathers because I know they work just as hard as single mothers. I was/ am currently being raised by a single mother and think I am a better...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Okay, I don't really know if this counts as emotional abuse or not but I want to let things out in a healthier way. My mother has 2 modes. Nice or mean. Nowadays, she's normally...
    Dove06 Dove06 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    My mother was sleeping wearing saree for first time yesterday and when I went to the room I saw her beautiful face and went near her and kissed on her check. She did not wake up so...
    varun130437 varun130437 16-17, M 13 hrs ago

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    My mom abused me when I was little. I'm half black and she's white, so she'd call me "n*****!", she'd beat me with the belt, metal yardsticks and wooden sticks, lock me in the...
    shaargeednaah shaargeednaah 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My mom brought me and my sister to this country when I was 16. She left me when I was 19 and went back home. I was all alone and still am. It's been 4 years and I'm 23 now with no...
    sailormoon55 sailormoon55 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone I need advice I have gone low contact with my NM & mostly I'm managing it very well & I am a lot happier . I'm on crutches at the moment for an injury & she has...
    blueberry36 blueberry36 36-40, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    my mother has a stupid bf that has abused her, the cops have been in on it she dropped the charges. They have broken up so many times and got back together . Now im just starting...
    josline josline 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I'm fairly certain I would be a much happier person if I could just cut my contact with my Mother. As an only child though, I don't have a lot of choice. Someone has to take care...
    whynot13 whynot13 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    I was reminiscing about the terrible years after my partners father passed away and his mother became even more horrible and I thought I would share some of my experiences. It...
    freeatlast83 freeatlast83 31-35, F Nov 4

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    More of me venting than anything else... I do not celebrate holidays or my birthday or any other such holidays. It isn't that I am dull and boring, but I find it extremely...
    duhibrokeit duhibrokeit 31-35, M Nov 9

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    I honestly believe my mother hates me...I've actually always felt it. I remember the first time I really realized it. I was about 4 or 5 yrs old, I was just waking up from some...
    HelenBak HelenBak 46-50, F Nov 9

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    I'm sure this is the question everyone asks: How do you maintain to yourself that your mother is narcissistic? And now background (convoluted tldr imminent): I have a mother whose...
    rootlesswind rootlesswind 26-30 2 Responses Nov 15

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    If you just glance at the stories I've written here, you manage to take one thing away: I hate my mother. I don't even consider her my mother. More like an older woman who kept...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hello All, I have been married for two years. My MIL has five children and my husband is her youngest son. She lives with us. She is very manipulative. I have been a guest in my...
    SmritiP SmritiP 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 10

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    My mother abused me all my life...verbally , mentally and physically. The abuse was there since I can remember. She constantly beat me and called me names , told me I was stupid...
    ToTiJeZivot ToTiJeZivot 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 16

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    I'm 26 years old. I've lived with my mother forever minus 4 years where she was living with my sister. I always wondered why she was a little off. Always acting like a child...
    jlmerritt jlmerritt 26-30 Nov 10

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    My Mother was the greatest woman in my life and it's been over year since she was call home to Heaven! There isn't moment in my day where this Lady isn't on my mind see was truly...
    gamma87 gamma87 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ever since I was a little girl my mother would always laugh at and make fun of me when I expressed my feelings so I decided that I wouldn't display them anymore.And I was always...
    aur532 aur532 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    I am beyond frustrated. Because of a divorce and some other personal issues (that were not my fault), I was forced to move back in with my parents. I am 43 years old and have a...
    cosmowoman13 cosmowoman13 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    So I'm a 17yr old senior who really hates their mother. I understand my mom has a lot on her plate being a stay at home mom and dealing with my alcoholic father, but some of the...
    NerdRock87 NerdRock87 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    My name is Danielle Hogan, I have a story to tell, a tale to be told. I was certainly not dished an easy hand in life. At the age of 3, I tragically lost my mother Elizabeth Ann...
    danielleannhogan danielleannhogan 18-21, F Nov 11

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    While it's comforting to know I'm not alone, I still feel as though I need to be validated with how I feel towards my MIL. I've confided in girlfriends about my MIL issues, but...
    lolasmama lolasmama 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I was just talking to an old friend of mine, we used to go to high school together. Freshman year, she was caught with a knife in her bag (apparently, she was bragging about it to...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I have hated my mum's boyfriend since I was 12 but he's been around since I was 7. I realised that their relationship have an unhealthy amount of arguments and i also realised that...
    Waterbaby777 Waterbaby777 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I was raised by an alcoholic mother who went in and out of marriages every chance she could. When I was about 10 she was divorcing her 4th husband and he said that because she was...
    StaciCol StaciCol 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 9

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    Ever since the day I was born my mother has been the bane of my existence. She lied to me all of the time about how my family never cared about me and how they wouldn't talk to me...
    LordZetroc2696 LordZetroc2696 18-21, M 1 Response 3 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 2 Responses Oct 31

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    Okay - this isn't something I'd usually do. Hence why I decided to do it anonymously. I wanted to talk to somebody or let it out because I've kept it in for a long time. I blamed...
    xJulysAngelx xJulysAngelx 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    This morning I woke up feeling I own myself a hug and a kiss.... My mother has made an effort in her sadistic way to make me shrink into nothing and make me feel terrible about...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    The reasons why i dont want to get married and have kids. Ive noticed that getting married and having kids is so traditional. U date someone for a while,settle down, get married...
    HojaCaida HojaCaida 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 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 Oct 28

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    It's been a little over three months now since I left home. I still look over my shoulders and fear that my mother is watching me. My email was hacked right when I left home so I...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I haven't seen my mom in about a year or two, and when we saw each other it was never about me, it's always about how her life is crap. Ever since I started highschool she never...
    thedoctordonna thedoctordonna 16-17, F Nov 17

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm still technically a child (or a teen, whatever). I've had depression since I was 10. It started out so tough, being that young. I thought this what a natural process of being a...
    WhiteSparrow127 WhiteSparrow127 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    It's now 5 years since she died. 5 years since my life turned upside down. 5 years since I stopped talking. 5 years since I saw the thing I'll see every time I blink for the rest...
    Darkthoughtsallover Darkthoughtsallover 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    What a cool story !!Separated at birth, reunited on FacebookBy Kelly Wallace, CNNNovember 13, 2014"Anais Bordier and Samantha Futerman have the same laugh and the same freckled...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I'm not planning on having any kinds of relationships any time soon. *** I don't want a boyfriend or husband or anything. I want my education and I want hard work.. Anyways. - I'm...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F Nov 16

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    I am 21 pregnant with my second child, I am a stay at home with my son and my fiancee's son(whose mother cannot get her priorities straight long enough to take care of her son...
    stephaniewebs stephaniewebs 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    As I have written here a while ago, all this experience I earned dealing with my mil and consequently with my husband as her "product" is unwilling, but something I can´t avoid...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 days ago