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I Am a Mother , Since I Was 16

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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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    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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    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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    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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    When i was little i remember my mom always trying to "protect me" from different kind of things. she would never let me do things that i liked, for example cheer leading claiming...
    hxnnaah hxnnaah 16-17, F a week ago

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    Unfit Isn't A Strong Enough Word!-"You had a little sister...." My paternal grandmother dropped a bombshell a few months ago. She raised me because my mother who was just 17 when I...
    Shemiel Shemiel 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    At this point I am unsure as to whether I have gotten better at dealing with not having my mother in my life or worse. I used to think I had it under control.. That was before my...
    indigopower indigopower 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    my mom died when i was 13. in her sleep. when i left for school. I'm 21 now and even though she wasn't the best mother, she was mine. And i feel lost. still.
    angiehermit angiehermit 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    Just had another go with my mother !! She was beating the living **** out of my little sister because of their verbal judo they just had and she was screaming for help untill i...
    rayooda rayooda 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 9

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    This is so hard to write. Maybe I should start by saying it's me again. So like I have said in posts before it's been almost two years now that we have talked to MIL. Even tho her...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 40 mins ago

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    As I sit beside the withered, cancer ridden, skeletal husk of the woman that used to be my mother. I'm not sad of my loss. I'm glad to have had the privalage to call he mother. I...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My mom is so annoying and she makes me so angry. She's always getting on to me about my weight and she's been doing it a lot for the past few months. I know I'm not hw skinniest...
    uh2behonest uh2behonest 16-17, F 1 Response 43 mins ago

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    Being a teenager and getting pregnant,is so terrible.... I was in twelve grade when i had my baby girl, my father kicked me out of the house, wanting to chop off my head, i was...
    Danzcho Danzcho 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It's really remarkable to find so many people who I can relate too. My mother has been emotionally, physically, and verbally abusing me since I was a small child. I don't have any...
    WeOnlyHaveNow WeOnlyHaveNow 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 13

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    She Walked Away Whether She Admits Or Not- It is a complicated matter but my father traveled with my sibling and myself back to his homeland very young. To our mother he said it...
    Izaakhs Izaakhs 22-25, M a week ago

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    She Walked Away Whether She Admits Or Not- It is a complicated matter but my father traveled with my sibling and myself back to his homeland very young. To our mother he said it...
    Izaakhs Izaakhs 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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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 5 Responses Nov 23

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    Darlene Story - Another Successful Petticoating of a Little Brat Another great letter from my friend Rhonda. This time she tells the story of Darlene the boy she first witness...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    So, I had surgery on my knees recently and my friends took care of me EVER SINCE I've arrived at the hospital. My mom and dad abandoned me and never had any intentions of seeing...
    GanjaSmokingMetalHead GanjaSmokingMetalHead 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    As many of you may know I live in one of the parts of buffalo, ny that was hit by that horrible storm which not only damaged my car but also my home which put us back even further...
    samilee80 samilee80 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    Champion Girls I have had the pleasure of knowing many tomboys in my life and thanks to my Aunt Donna hearing about dozens of my female forebears who made great sacrifices for all...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Turned My Sports Loving Son into a Prissy Girly Girl Here is an amazing letter from a one of my favorite petticoating moms Rhonda. Like most women she was not aware of the...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Hi everyone, I'm glad I found this website, and I'm now able to share my story with people who will not judge me or think I'm crazy to think my mother is a narcissist. We all know...
    noite noite 26-30, F Dec 6

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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 2 Responses Nov 23

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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 1 Response Nov 28

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    I got to the point where I decided to just accept that my mother will never be the mother I needed and want. She will always be the victim taking no responsibility for her actions...
    valprewater valprewater 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    My mother is phenomenal. She amazes me with the heart she has. It's where I get it from. She raised me since I was a baby. ( my birth mother left) she took me in as her own and...
    freedom432 freedom432 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I lost her when i was 7, that was 8 years ago. It really doesn't seem like it's been that long since i heard her voice or since i was safely wrapped in her arms. I lost her to...
    lorenbee lorenbee 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Okay first of all she's not my mother in law (I just dont know where to put this post sorry). She's just the mother of my boyfriend (in the future LOL) but look, I was introduced...
    gotawishy gotawishy 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 Nov 22

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    On thanksgiving I went to my brothers apartment for thanks giving and we got drunk and he said sorry for touching me and stuff and I got mad and I didn't talk at all for 15 minutes...
    idkusername123 idkusername123 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I absolutely hate my mother anymore. I can remember all of the horrible things she did to my as a young child from physically abuse, having me live in a filthy horrible environment...
    blmf1994 blmf1994 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 14

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    Hi.. I was reading through the posts here and realized that I am not the only one who is being driven crazy by the MIL. Indian DIL, or "Bahu" as we call it here, thats what I am...
    ruks789 ruks789 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    In October, I saw my abuser for the first time in 11 years. I was adopted and my mothers first husband physically, emotionally, and sexually abused me. he is the root cause of most...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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 Nov 22

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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 Nov 25

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    I had a child pretty young (21), but at the time it was the best thing that had ever happened to me. I was in my last year of college, was engaged, and had a host of love and...
    AJD23 AJD23 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    she not even a bad mother. just to me. she just feels like she can control me because im skinny and lanky. she is so nice to my sisters because they look like women they have...
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Hey Mom. It's been a while since we had a serious talk, you know? A serious, mother-daughter talk. But...I don't need you to talk. I just need you to listen. Can you do that? Can...
    AnxiousAlibi AnxiousAlibi 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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 Nov 26

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    I don't hate my mother, she hurts me very badly but I don't hate her.. I don't hate anyone.. But when my mother sends me things like this it makes me feel really depressed.. She...
    alliemamabear alliemamabear 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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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 Nov 25

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    This is the first time I'm writing about this to strangers, but even if no one reads it, it's already a relief to get it out somewhere... My mother drives me crazy and I hate her...
    savannahdash savannahdash 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    My husband and I have one two year old son, another son on the way, and we also sponsor 3 wonderful children. One of which is a beautiful, spunky little girl from Legazpi...
    ThereToCare ThereToCare 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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