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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 just don't care about her. I want her gone, out of my life. Everything is much easier without her. She's an annoying itch. It's been 4 and a half years since we last had a real...
    haroni haroni 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    There are daughters of narcissistic mothers who have barely survived psychologically. In the extreme, there are daughters who starved themselves to death by anorexia as the only...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Mar 4

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    I was at my best friend Jills house one day. Her mother asked her to clean up the dirty clothes on the floor and bring them down to wash. We were busy gossiping and I really...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 13

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    I hate my mother! And even more I hate myself for everything I am. I believe that, no, I know that our environment, our parents shape our personalities in our childhood. I was...
    OlgaTs OlgaTs 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I'm a 16 year old girl and because of that, these memories are still very fresh in my mind. It hurts yes, but I don't really want to forget. I know my father was not a nice person...
    AnnabelleKirkland AnnabelleKirkland 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When I was 12 my mom found out she had breast cancer. This came shortly after her getting sober. My sister was away at collage, so it was just my mom and me. I had to spend a lot...
    Queenofhearts23 Queenofhearts23 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I just can't take life anymore being under one roof with this woman. She used to be a good lady... She just turned 50 and for the past 2 years she's just changed so much. I truly...
    jessicavictoria1841 jessicavictoria1841 18-21, F Mar 12

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    Missing Child Fraud-This is to confirm S. Di Cecco born 11/07/1994 is NOT missing. Despite the numerous posters spread across the internet as a result of lies told by her sorry...
    HappyinHague HappyinHague 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days 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 3 days ago

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    I want to share a big experience with people who have gone through similar experiences as me. I am 24 and have been seeing counsellers on and off since i was 18. after a lot of...
    yogihope yogihope 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    3 Years ago my mother was diagnosed with cancer. She still went to work after receiving chemo and radiation because she refused to quit. 3 Months ago she could still walk - a...
    pandalien pandalien 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I have never made any large posts on here about my mother, because my subconscious knows that if I did so, I would probably be making posts about her nearly every day. My general...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I realise that this is quite a long post for anyone to have to read though; essentially I am asking for advice on a somewhat unusual situation. My stepdaughter Emma has recently...
    LouiseBainbridge LouiseBainbridge 66-70, F Mar 3

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    My mother died on 11th November 2014. She had been acting crazy for 2 years and my family didn't understand it. I didn't understand it. She had some sort of brain damage but we...
    Semanic Semanic 22-25, M Mar 9

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    My mother died on 11th November 2014. She had been acting crazy for 2 years and my family didn't understand it. I didn't understand it. She had some sort of brain damage but we...
    Semanic Semanic 22-25, M Mar 9

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    I recently married my husband back in 2014, and yes I knew what I was getting myself into when we got married. His mother lives with him, and I total understand she is because she...
    Loveis0 Loveis0 22-25, F Mar 17

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    My mother died when I was 1 year old, she died from cancer which started in her breast but eventually spread throughout her entire body. There will always be a part of me who...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 16-17 5 days ago

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    I'm not saying I hate my mother. Deep down I love her and I would be sad if she died. I know for a fact that she loves me. She has supported me by helping me see my therapist...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 12

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    My mother had a brief psychotic episode 2 years ago. She went to the ward and was put on haldol. She came back and was fine. A few weeks ago I noticed she was acting odd. She wasn...
    theraeahgogo theraeahgogo 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    Hello everyone! I'm new here, & I'm just trying to find some relief in venting. Maybe even find a solution to all this mess, & free myself & my hubby from it all. I'm open to any...
    audamom audamom 26-30, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    My mother is my bully. She is the most over critical and cruel person I've ever met. It doesn't matter if it's a someone in her life or someone on the television, she'll find...
    YourMayaBear YourMayaBear 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I recently turned 18, and me and my mothers relationship has been kind of okay, I have pretty minimum contact with her due to her abuse but it's safe to say we left off on 'okay...
    Debbiefrangipani Debbiefrangipani 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I have lost my mum,my anchor, my attachment to all that was familiar to me,I have changed. My mother was Asian as I am, she was a force to be reckoned with, invincible her presence...
    tamipar tamipar 56-60 1 Response Mar 5

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    My mom killed herself August 10, 1962. A long time ago, it was actually 5 days after Marilyn Monroe's suicide. My dad was out of town on a road construction job. My brother was...
    Etexgal Etexgal 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    **I've never written a real poem before but I was feeling overwhelmed with sadness about my mother abandoning me and my brothers 13 years ago. I'm 16 years old now and its just now...
    mayakien mayakien 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Victim Of Tyranny-No I was NOT "stolen" from you by "nosy *** White folks in your business believing my damn lies". I was RESCUED from you after 9 1/2 years under your mediocre...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    What Makes A Mother. - i thought of you and closed my eyes and prayed to god today i asked, "what makes a mother?" and i know i heard him say a mother has a baby this we...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I came across this site while searching for answers to my own question of whether or not I should maintain a relationship with my mother. After reading the stories of others and...
    ChildrenOfTheScorn ChildrenOfTheScorn 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 5

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    Since young no one has hurt my feelings as much as my mum has. She calls me a "female dog" , a burden, a shame, etc and many other words that I cannot translate to English. She...
    ashleycharlie28 ashleycharlie28 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    How my mother shows me how much she doesn't love me: I got up and she was awake. She was awake to get HIM awake for something for the car. She was cold and uncaring to me. Felt so...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 9

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    My mom was a great mother growing up. She's even a great mom now. But since grandchildren have come into the picture, she's really changed. She's still a great mom to her children...
    EndiJo EndiJo 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Hey guys, My husband and I have quite a story about how our family came to be. He got pregnant with his ex in 2010. He was never told she was pregnant. He was told he had a son 2...
    embelina06 embelina06 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    'I feel sad when you are not around. I miss you a lot. Please come home!' while wiping tears and sobbing. Yeah, right. Sound like a normal mother who misses their daughter. But...
    fien fien 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Starting way back when, I was a very chubby child and my friends at the Vaal dam would always bully me and call me names like "Hippo" that went on for a couple of years until I...
    Robsbubbles Robsbubbles 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    The indefensible. I am marking this as adult though there is no sexual content. I had a car when we got married , so did my husband and then we bought a truck. The in-laws were...
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F Mar 17

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    I've always been a socially awkward person, which I've grown into accepting as just one of my flaws. Yet it lingers in my mind a really disturbing moment in my childhood where I...
    Thatlost1 Thatlost1 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Since I was little, my parents would fight everyday which eventually led to their divorce. Their divorce was nasty and too personal that I would need a book to write it all out...
    jkjk237 jkjk237 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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