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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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    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 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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    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 2 days ago

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    A few months ago my and my partner decided to settle down and get our own house. About 2 weeks before we moved in my partner mentioned how his mother who was living in another...
    Sonbou Sonbou 22-25, F 5 days ago

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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 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I have 10 year old twin step-daughters and i am like their mother since their mother died when they were babies.I also have a 6 year old,3 year old and 4 month old daughter.
    luisanapettinson luisanapettinson 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 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 4 days ago

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    I admire single mothers. I was a single mom as a teenager and now as an adult mom. I love being and seeing single moms regardless of age. I love young teenagers who are pregnant...
    tallmomwithkids tallmomwithkids 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    It was when I was 18 I was in the back seat with my friend and his mother it was in febuary so the roads were pretty slick with ice. I had head phones in and was half a sleep with...
    Nosliwekim Nosliwekim 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    It started when I was around 6 years old. My cousin who was 2 years older than me would come over and we would go and play. Whenever we were alone together he would touch me and...
    annamh17 annamh17 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My mother in law has been staying with UA going on 4 years now. I had a big falling out with her last year around this same time. Ahw sneaks and have private cobveraation a with...
    dropjones dropjones 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    Who can remember all the horrible things your Mother warned you about ? Like... Put that down before you poke your eye out ,put that fog down you'll get warts lol
    Billypuffnstuff Billypuffnstuff 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    12 things I observed about my in laws: 1. Inability to recognize and accept change in family relations and dynamics. Your son/brother has new priorities; his wife has taken the...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    Hi, I hope others have some advice or comments. Hi, I hope others have comments or advice for me. Okay so let me give a general picture of my life. I’m in college I do online...
    Newmommy24 Newmommy24 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Hello. It looks like not many have posted recently but I truly need to vent and get some insight. I am Hispanic and my fiancé is Indian. His family is from Gujarat, India. We...
    latinaRN latinaRN 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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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 3 days ago

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    I'm the youngest of my parents' children; a little bit of the Irish-Catholic "Unanticipated Joy". My brother and sisters are in excess of ten years older than I am. We were a loud...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M Feb 7

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    It's been two years now that I've hated my mother. We were never really close to begin with but it also hasn't been like this before. Now I avoid interacting with her as much as...
    jkc0 jkc0 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    You have no idea how much I have cried today. I have so much pain and she only concerns herself with that abuser and expects me to as well. Except she's mad at him, I should too...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Feb 23

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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 4 days ago

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    I'm from India and my husband is from America and we have been married 18 years now. In the beginning she told my husband not to marry me because 'you never know where she comes...
    yellowrose2015 yellowrose2015 41-45, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm from India and my husband is from America and we have been married 18 years now. In the beginning she told my husband not to marry me because 'you never know where she comes...
    yellowrose2015 yellowrose2015 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 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 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I know this is long. I want to know if anyone else feels the guilt that I feel and depression or if anyone has similar experiences. Thank you so much for your support. I feel...
    interested0001 interested0001 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I know this is long. I want to know if anyone else feels the guilt that I feel and depression or if anyone has similar experiences. Thank you so much for your support. I feel...
    interested0001 interested0001 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    sigh........................................................!!!!!!!!!!!!! it is really very hard for me to talk about that , but i would like to do , when i was a child i missed...
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 13

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    http://www.willieverbegoodenough.com/narcissistic-mother-2/ Many of these apply to her. I never realised this had a name until recently. I've always felt of so little worth to her...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Feb 24

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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 20 hrs ago

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    My mother is crazy... My whole life I've had to deal with her she's been in and out of these crazy insane moods where she'll lock her self in the room and just lay in bed for...
    danilynn22 danilynn22 18-21, F Feb 10

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    I just recently realized that my mother is Narcissistic. I'm 17 and still living at home, so I have no choice but to stay around her. Things are about to get a whole lot worse...
    maisonscarlet maisonscarlet 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 22

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    I'd like to buy the narcissistic mother book. By my problem is, my mother knows what I buy. If I'm going to buy it she is going to know what it is and if I try to hide it she will...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 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 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I won't get into a huge sob story about my childhood. Long story short, my mother and I stopped speaking a few years ago after I found out she was abusing my social security number...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 1 Response Feb 6

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    I dont know why I am writing this, I just need to get things off my chest. I don't hate my mother. And that's the worst part because I despise the person she is, yet I feel...
    Bizarree Bizarree 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    My mother was never around when I was a child. When my dad got sick she threw herself into her work and forgot that I even existed. She left me alone to fend for myself, her work...
    margotcarter margotcarter 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    At least, I have been told this os the case. Or maybe it is that I merely no longer feel a need to wear a mask. Who knows? It's hard for me to say since I am still in apathetic...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Well, the title says it all. I am in desperate need of advise. My mother was narcissistic and abusive (and only those who have gone through that as well can know what I'm talking...
    kat1wabash kat1wabash 18-21, F Feb 7

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    I haven't been open to discussing this until recently - I realized that there are so many young kids going through what I went through and sharing my story and offering my advice...
    Kerryn2508 Kerryn2508 22-25, F Feb 16

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