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I Am a Mother , Since I Was 16

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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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    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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    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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    I'm a 39 yo man, and like the title says I hate my mother. I was unfortunate enough to be born to a woman who would be the poster child for parent licenses. She was mentally ill...
    wonderweirdo wonderweirdo 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 26

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    My mother had been ostracized from her family and put out on the streets to fend for herself at 16 years old when she 4 months pregnant with me.She began having sex with men for...
    killerdaddy killerdaddy 41-45, M Sep 22

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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 mom and I had a strained relationship to say the least. I was a foster kid for while before returning to her care, my father passed when I was seventeen from organ failure and...
    farinpages farinpages 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    My mother abused me: During most of my childhood my mother didn't even really spank me or anything. However, once I hit my teens she started to become physically and verbally...
    rdawes rdawes 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Hey I'm StacyHearts! Today, Imma share my experience with all yall Well, I have 4 sisters and no brothers. So all together we were 5 girls, one mom and dad . My dad was a...
    StacyHearts StacyHearts 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    A bit of background on me first. I am 3 months post partum with our 2nd son. 6 weeks after my first pregnancy, I looked like my pre pregnancy self again. No stretch marks. Well...
    kendrao kendrao 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 30

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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 5 days ago

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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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    I never believe in love ever since i know about Korea. Is it normal for a kpop girl like me?
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F 24 mins ago

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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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    At a very young age, I remember being confronted by my drunk mother. She told me that she never liked me and how I turned out. That the only reason why I existed was because my dad...
    BITTERandNAIVE BITTERandNAIVE 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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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 6 Responses Oct 6

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    I have a Narcissistic Mother-In-Law who is such a piece of work! My husband and I have endured blatant rejection at her hands. He was the scapegoat in her little manipulative world...
    springstarbaby springstarbaby 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    Ugh... so my mom is very loving and supportive, but she's also lazy and crazy. I know that those are common adjectives, but hear me out: my mother is obese and doesn't have a job...
    peacelove75 peacelove75 22-25, F Sep 23

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    I feel I must give you a little back story. My sister is about 4 years younger than me and has always had a bit of a competitive side. I guess I was never paying much attention to...
    Trinitey779 Trinitey779 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 29

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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 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Me and my girlfriend have maintained a very good relationship for the past years despite the difficulties and problems that cropped up. One of these problems has been my girlfriend...
    fireblastm fireblastm 26-30, M Sep 23

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    It's been just over three months since I changed my phone number and initiated no contact with my mother, her husband and my aunt. Since going no contact, there was a death in the...
    ankhgirl ankhgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    My mother is a terrible person. She is fake, racist, annoying, homophobic, rude and immature. I know it's bad to call people names but she does it to me all the time. She thinks...
    rriicchheelllle rriicchheelllle 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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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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    Normally, I'm a very forgiving person. I always have been. Within 12 hours, I usually let bygones be bygones. This especially applies to my family. But it's been 24 hours, and I...
    Nomorewars Nomorewars 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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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 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 4 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    As a person who is absolutely proud of being able to deal with difficult or unpleasant people with grace, I have hit the wall with dealing with my mother in law. Here is a woman...
    Xiramat Xiramat 26-30, F Sep 22

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    She ****** me off to the extreme. It's always about her, she always brags about 'how perfect her family is' but behind closed doors she is an absolute *****. Ever since I was a...
    nebulla123 nebulla123 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    It's been awhile friends... Ive been in no contact for over a year. It's been GREAT. I waited to share this story until I was ok, and then came a period of not wanting to talk...
    Misstaco Misstaco 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    Hello, I feel as though I should apologise in advance of the really long rant I'm about to have..thank you so much if you read any, let alone to the end. My husband have been...
    RedCurlyHair RedCurlyHair 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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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 1 Response Oct 12

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    I know most of you would probably say "How the hell could you hate your own mother? She's been taking care of you since you were an unborn bla bla bla." I'm very aware of what she...
    EmotionlessDude EmotionlessDude 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    My monster in law has ruined lots of special moments during my wedding preparations this year that I will now only remember with sadness and lots of anger. But one her shining...
    MonsterInLaw0847 MonsterInLaw0847 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    So my fiance and I are getting married next August, at which point we will have been together nearly 5 years. Our relationship is very strong, we truly are perfect for each other...
    WifeToBe822 WifeToBe822 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 12