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I Am a Mother , Since I Was 16

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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 7 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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    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 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 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...
    SupressedOne SupressedOne 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    About a week ago, i went with my mother to get my school skirt fitted. The person doing it was a man.He worked with my mother. It was just really weird. My mom left for ten minutes...
    imme163 imme163 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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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...
    ruby263186 ruby263186 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    My guilt tears me apart for saying this. Now, as I'm approaching adulthood and is a full time student in college, my mother can't seem to comprehend what is happening to me. She...
    LoveSoLife LoveSoLife 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    My mother has this rude joke she makes if I don't show her something i am doing when she asks, I'm looking at "****" and "willies" and goes and tells my stepfather. She tells him...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 15 hrs ago

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    I remember last night I had a fever and suddenly I started to hallucinate very bad. I hallucinate like there are two people who want to kill me, and my f*** mother instead of...
    Alirezatm Alirezatm 13-15 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Since my recent traumatic experience when I thought I might fall victim to the devil's atrocities and may even lose my life injuistified I feel pained for everyone who faces...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I have been going nude since I was 7 years old. My parents were conservative but one day I had an idea. With the windows open, I undressed. Not just to my underwear, but totally...
    Stmdog14 Stmdog14 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    When i was a child I woukd do daily corner time.evry night before i went to bed i was to go to the corner and stand there until i was told i could leave. I would be given...
    strictlaura strictlaura 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    On June 14, 2013, I found out my daughter who was 10 at the time had been molested for about 3 or 4 years by a very close family friend who was like an uncle to her. I immediately...
    mwilder1982 mwilder1982 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    Me to my older son on the way to a scouts meeting at a veteran's post: if you were a soldier, and you had the choice between saving the flag or saving your life, which would you...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    when i was a sophomore in high school, i went to a luau party with a bunch of my girl friends (friends who are girls). we were all wearing grass skirts but i was the only one brave...
    ouatgurl13 ouatgurl13 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    When I was 8 or 9 I was raped by some other boys down the road from my house. There was three of them , but two of them did it and the third just watched. I tried to get him to...
    hamtex hamtex 36-40, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I got diagnosed with PTSD today. PTSD that was caused due to my mil narcissistic behavior. and the PTSD caused chronic fatigue syndrome. I have no fight left and just don't know...
    IhateBeth2013 IhateBeth2013 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I don't know if this counts as emotional abuse but my mum and I have very similar tempers and are prone to blowing up on each other. Every time I don't listen to her she goes of on...
    dandelion15291 dandelion15291 18-21, F Mar 25

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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 2 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Its hard to get around it but yeah I am having issues with my fiance's mother. Or should I say she's having issues with me, right along with the baby mama. Alright to began with...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I wasn't at the age of 19, ready to be a mother. My son is important to me and the bond we share is growing by the day but this is a gift that could have waited to be unwrapped. I...
    justasia justasia 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I was teased a lot in my childhood and teenage years. Anyone who knows me knows that I have never been a feminine girl or woman. I got a lot of negative attention from my peers...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 31

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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 4 Responses Apr 15

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    SRECardinalis SRECardinalis 61-65, M Apr 4

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    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F Apr 4

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