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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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    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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    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 a very little girl, between 2 - 5 i think. My daddy left us. Us being me, my brother, and my mom. She worked very hard to take care of us. Therefore I never had a lot of...
    CleverSiri CleverSiri 13-15, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I know that I have to let her go, unfortunately I have to put some space between us to help my own mental well being .... I am 32 years old and I have tried to help my crazy...
    angell29 angell29 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Hello. My name is Michelle and I am new to this website. I am here searching for support and hopefully answers. Here is my story. I am 31 years old and I am a single mother. I was...
    meesh192001 meesh192001 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I have no childhood memories my natural mother. I was shipped off to NY when I was infant to love with my aunt and uncle. They are the only parents I know. I met my real mother...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    It happened on a hot, humid evening, in August, 1998-a Saturday evening to be precise. At that time, my mother and I were still living together-I was 33 and she was 53. Anyway-on...
    jrhanold jrhanold 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    When I was 40 years old I told my mother I was transexual. Within a week she sent a letter accusing me of many things, none of them true. My Spouse alienated my 3 children from me...
    MikkiiDF MikkiiDF 61-65 Aug 24

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    Kids today have no kind of freedom whatsoever. I feel because of the generation I was born in I am weaker and less prepared for adult life. I don't know how to make decisions for...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I picture myself in a hospital, finally after all this time is see his/her face. So small and tiny, looking up at you. My eyes and my husbands hair or maybe the other way around...
    waterlily88 waterlily88 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    You know what really bothers me, and my husband reminds of this periodically, is that I am showing my kids how they should treat me when they get older by the way I engage with and...
    nkmnovember nkmnovember 36-40 Sep 1

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    Throughout most of my life, I've been closer to my mother then to my father, for various reasons, we don't get along. My mother has been the overprotective and controlling type...
    Gregory1990 Gregory1990 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Okay it's kinda like a love-hate relationship. I swear I love her with all my heart, but sometimes it's just like......... UUUGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! I mean both my brothers and me...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    At sixteen I met my now husband and a few months after meeting got pregnant with our now 13 year old son. When I met my husband all those years ago I was heartbroken and sad over...
    truloveit84 truloveit84 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    It's only been a little over year since my mother walked out, and no one should ever have to brave that storm. I wonder still every day when it becomes easier. She was my...
    TheMostBeautifulBitterFruit TheMostBeautifulBitterFruit 16-17, F Aug 28

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    Hi Guys, I am new to this space and really am anxious on sharing my experience with you buddies on my first day here. So to begin with I would like to give you guys a background...
    troubledDIL2012 troubledDIL2012 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 27

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    I am living in Northern England, rapidly approaching the age of 35, depressed that I've never been able to have a real social life. The problem is that I'm still living with my...
    CodemonkeyNE CodemonkeyNE 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Mother didn't raise any wimps. Kidzone in Fort Sill Oklahoma...now THAT was the children's paradise! It looks so gigantic in my mind, but that's probably because I was so much...
    1stepforward3shovesback 1stepforward3shovesback 16-17, M Sep 2

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    I have the date of my mothers death written, because if not I would forget. Over two years, yet I rarely think about her. I visited her grave once, and never since. Do you think I...
    Schmort Schmort 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Since about age 13, I've dealt with severely psychotic episodes and manic outbreaks from my mother. At first I thought that it was just unhappiness which stemmed from her becoming...
    hawksnester hawksnester 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    On one hand she is a caring, supportive individual to all her loved ones, friends, and extended family. Almost a doormat. She always had a stable career, although we moved a lot...
    beauty1000 beauty1000 41-45 Sep 7

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    I found out the genders of my twins yesterday and it has reminded me of how I no longer have my mother to share this joy with. She would have been with me and my husband at the...
    timeline112 timeline112 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Im here because I love her, and im not sure what to say or do because she is so volnerable. My sister in law lost her mother when she was 6 years old my husband was 10 there...
    HopeandHeartache HopeandHeartache 31-35, F Aug 21

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    Last night was tumultuous. I can't drive quite yet, and I was going to a cafe to meet up with some of my dearest friends whom I hadn't seen in a very long time. I felt as though I...
    Em518 Em518 13-15, F Sep 6

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    Being told by my mother that I was selfish & worse since I was a pre-teen damaged me... Made me believe my own happiness wasn't worth a damn (even though I could never make her...
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Being told by my mother that I was selfish & worse since I was a pre-teen damaged me... Made me believe my own happiness wasn't worth a damn (even though I could never make her...
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F Sep 8

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    Hi all  Yes, I was bullied, I’m 21 and guess what? I continue to be bullied. I won’t go into the details of my past but I’ll give you a summary. Bullied from school days...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    It is a tough thing to admit, and for some years I thought of it as more of a love/hate - relationship. But there is little love left now. Only hate, frustration, anger and then...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I can't believe I'm doing this but I need to get this out of my system. I cannot remember my age I think I was around the age of 10 but I remember everything so distinctively. It...
    Isabellacass Isabellacass 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    My mother is immature. When I talk to her about her actions she changes the subject. I have an older and younger brother. My younger brother is rich and my mom babies him (as she...
    embellishedSadness embellishedSadness 26-30, F Sep 5

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    My childhood best friend is a girl I met my first day in kindergarten. I will call her Jennifer. Jennifer lived around the corner from me and we played together all the time. As we...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    She whined for years that none of the 4 boys wanted to take over the family farm. She wanted to retire with a nice chunk of change and listed it for over $400,000. 5 years later...
    delisi1007 delisi1007 41-45 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Less than 10 months ago my life changed drastically, it was a sun shining day but yet a horrible day. Around 4 or 5 pm my sister found my mother dead in her bed. We had a clue on...
    ninja6152 ninja6152 13-15 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I'm in my late 20's this story is hard for me to admit but I cant help to feel I need to express my feelings after holding them in. My mother first is a good person. I don't hate...
    EMystery EMystery 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Yesterday was four months since she passed and I've been doing better. I don't know if it's because I've been keeping busy or because I've put a really thick wall up. My mothers...
    cicisays13 cicisays13 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    Both my parents spanked me as a kid but when I reached puberty mom left dad deal with me most of times. At first it was a change for the better becuase at that age I began to feel...
    rcarlos72 rcarlos72 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Keep in mind that I was always one of those girls that never understood why women stay in abusive relationships. I was a broken child. Acted out, drugs, sex basically whatever I...
    mmememe mmememe 22-25, F Aug 26

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    I'm 55 and a 22-year survivor of ovarian cancer. I'm also a 55-year survivor of a passive-aggressive mother. My mom had a pretty tough childhood, and I am sad to know the awful...
    Katsez01 Katsez01 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I have a friend, who I will call Melissa (not her real name) who has more than her share of challenges in life. I have known her most of my life as we attended the same grade...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have had a few pets since I've been living on my own. They have both been through some really tough times and I did everything I possibly could to comfort them through tough...
    mordsith187 mordsith187 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I lost my mother a little over 7 years ago to breast cancer, when i was 8 years old. My brother and I have been raised by my father since that point, but before then my parents...
    aberry17 aberry17 13-15, F Aug 18

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    I haven't been talking to my mother much since of lately. it always seems like a cycle. She blows up, says horrible things to me, and when she feels better, she tries to come...
    lielamonroe lielamonroe 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I can't shake it, I can't fix it. My mother's taunting, manipulative and overly critical abuse throughout the years has caused a hindrance in healthy female friendships and...
    billabonggirl27 billabonggirl27 22-25, F Sep 1

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    Where do I start? My dads an alcoholic My older brother hates me My mum doesn't even talk to me I was sexually abused by my grandad from the age of 6 to 12/13. I may write more...
    tltlc tltlc 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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