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I Am a Mother , Since I Was 16

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 People

    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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    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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    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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    I met someone four years ago whom I connected with instantly. He's someone I've always stumbled on along the street where I worked and lived. He followed me one night and...
    itskaye itskaye 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I try to justify in my head, why my mother was so evil to me? Did her mother abuse her, was my father abusive to her. Does she have low self esteem, she is just...
    SisterJudahWarrior777 SisterJudahWarrior777 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have recently learned that my mother is a narcissist. I have endured such terrible abuse from her, often so subtle. So many years I tried to forgive her but this last incident...
    SisterJudahWarrior777 SisterJudahWarrior777 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    "There's nothing like a mother's love!" That saying and all similar statements really hurt me. Recently I heard a sermon from church where the priest went on and on about how "of...
    crewrt crewrt 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    what i said was what i did....
    nail7 nail7 18-21, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    After reading some of these I hate my mother posts I want to smack some of yall. I would give a limb to have a mom with such small issues and failures. My mom has multiple...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Ever since i was little, (im 16 now.) She insults me ALL the time. She calls me the meanest things. Like parasite,b****,mother******,crazy, stupid etc.... She critizes me She...
    ImNothingButEverything ImNothingButEverything 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I need advice. I have a four year old son and his father left out of his life wen he was 1. He has now remarried and has two other children with his wife. recently two weeks ago...
    ChloeBlue88 ChloeBlue88 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I like my mother in law. I can't complain that she is mean or doesn't like me. She is actually lovely. But how can I stop her interfering?? She has recently moved out of her...
    anon3101 anon3101 31-35 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ever since I was young I hated my mother. She constantly yelled, i disrespected, and then she hit me. Really hard. As I got older, I remember moving to another city my sixth grade...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hello I am new to this site. I'm nervous and anxious and I cry nearly every day. I've been feeling this way for 2 years. I'm here today to ask mother in laws to read my story, and...
    kayepx kayepx 31-35, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am not a mother, but I do have a question... This morning I got a text from the woman I babysit for. She asked me last minute if I could watch her 3 kids while she went to the...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've never told anyone or brought it up to anyone. I am 24 and till this day I still think about those times i got molested. As far as I can remember it probably started when I was...
    lay1990la lay1990la 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Over the last 5 years, the relationship with my mother has gone south. WAY down south. So much so, that I no longer want to be around her anymore. Since she retired, all she does...
    gemstar2k1 gemstar2k1 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    My mother lived with my grandparents when I was young - I never really knew my dad, though they had been married. Living at my grandparents' house wasn't ideal for any of us - my...
    alearninglife alearninglife 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    My husband believes the issues between my mother in law and I are my fault because I am "hard to talk to". I have been married since june but together a little over a year with a...
    ShannonKV ShannonKV 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I do not have physical form of my ATM card, my ATM card was given to my Fake Mother's boyfriend and his family to utilize after they've given me a disability upon receiving Social...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Growing up being a product of a drug addict is hard. It's not that I chose to be alive so why put a child on the earth if you can't raise it, nor do you want to. Well let's start...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    “He’s changed,” is the line I was told for many, many years. I’ve learned last year that he has not changed. Matter of fact, he’s acquired more negative ‘aspects.’ I...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Frankly, my relationship with my mother sucks. I do not want it to suck. I do not want to be angry with her, but I am so tired. I moved back home over a year ago to get my life...
    DV527 DV527 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    Since I was little my mom always yelled at me whenever I did something bad, whether it was not doing things on time, listening to her, etc. My mother has beaten me a couple of...
    kattom kattom 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    i was physically abused by my parents ever since i was 4-5 it was mostly my mother but my father also did sometimes and i absolutely hated how he watched me getting hit and did or...
    BloodyIris BloodyIris 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    When I was around eight years old, I moved into a house with my mother, my brother, and her boyfriend. He seemed kind when I met him, but he turned out to be the total opposite...
    kittylovesyoh kittylovesyoh 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    It all started when my mom moved her and myself out of my grandmother's home into an apartment with her new boyfriend, my unborn sister's father. I was six going on seven. Moving...
    Shug16 Shug16 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Im a 20 year old muslim girl. Part of our culture is we have arranged marragies where the mother or father of the guy comes to the girls family and ask for her hand in marriage...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    I am hanging by a think thread of sanity. I have been married for less than three years and my MIL has lived with us from day 1. Her excuse was that she was helping us adjust to...
    SmritiP SmritiP 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 21

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    So...this feels so strange to say, but I am 29 and am starting to realize that maybe in the weird, enmeshed relationship that my mom and I have that I am not the only one to blame...
    Ziggyspaz Ziggyspaz 26-30, F Jul 21

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    ANY PARENTS PLEASE READ , I NEED URGENT ADVICE. . i just found out today my 5 y/o daughter had her pants pulled down , and was MOLESTED by my ex wifes boyfriends 8y/o son...
    IHOPESHECHOKESONACHICKENBONE IHOPESHECHOKESONACHICKENBONE 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I Hate My MIL Experience Project: Stories about every Life Experiences Home Search Groups Stories Questions People Post 1 tarabull Me Content Removal Appeal It looks like...
    tarabull tarabull 36-40, F Jul 19

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    Hi this is my first post to the forum, I’m grateful to have a place to vent at the moment. I’ve been struggling with poor self-image since grade 9, I am now 22 years old. I don...
    confusedguy12 confusedguy12 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    This afternoon i had the opportunity to log on here and see the latest (and funniest) posts.But one stuck out to me and i had to write about it.A young man posted something that...
    coastiewife36 coastiewife36 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I always thought that a man who treated his mother well would be the guy to marry. Unfortunately I have found this out the hard way. I started dating James, and from the start, I...
    tarabull tarabull 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    My mom has been in and out of contact with me for a year now. Last night she blocked my husband and myself on Facebook. I called her this morning to say hi and she told me bluntly...
    Ticklemesilly5 Ticklemesilly5 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I think some women don't realize how important the mother/daughter relationship is in shaping their daughters. My mom was a teacher, so she was more of a disciplinarian to me...
    sunkisd25 sunkisd25 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Yes I was emotionally abused emotionally and physically when I was 8 until 19 by my mother and brother and emotionally by my ex husband. My mother had me write letters ( i have...
    meg2014 meg2014 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16

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