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I Am A Mother , Since I Was 17

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    My Mom

    Sometimes I wonder what my kids are going to say when they look back st their childhood. I look back on mine and remember things about my mom that I both loved and hated. Even now there are times when the woman drives me nuts. My mom has never been the type of person to keep...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2010

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    I Became A Mother At 17

    I had my first child at the age of 17. At the time I had no idea what I was doing. I was sure that I was doing everything wrong. Being a mother that young means that everyone feels the need to tell you how you should raise your child. I have a cousin who is 9 months older than...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2010

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    Time Heals

    In a few months it will be seven years since my dad commited suicide. You know that saying "Time heals all wounds"? I think it is a load of crap. Some wounds just don't heal. This is one of those wounds. People don't understand how hard it is to lose someone you love like that...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    Trying To Stay Strong

    There have been so many obstacles lately. Sometimes I think I am about to fall apart. I know that I have to be strong because when I start falling apart , everyone else falls apart too. It is alot of pressure to be the one to set the tone of your family. You aren't allowed to...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 1 Response May 26, 2010

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    Can't Find The Words.

    Have you ever had a hard time telling people what you really what to say? It might all be in your head but you can't get the wwords out. Maybe when you do the words come out all wrong. I have this problem alot. I have so much I want to say to so many people that sometimes I can...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    Why Did You Become A Mother?

    There are some people in this world who should never have children. Everyday we hear stories about children who have been neglected and beaten. Things like this infuriate me. It makes me want to ask "Why did you become a mother?" You are the one who chose to bring a child into...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2010

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    Motherhood

    I am a mother of four children. Most people look at me and can't believe it, but I assure you that it is true. I have to say it is both the most rewarding and most overwhelming job that anyone could have. I have been with my husband since I was fifteen years old. We had our...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 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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    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 Feb 28

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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 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 Feb 28

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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 18-21, F 1 Response 2 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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    Even though my mother has passed away, I loved and admired my mother very mother very much. She taught me many things in life. She was a very nice and lovely woman, sexy, loved...
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    To all Egyptians and Arabs in Britain .Egyptians and Arabs in London ,brighton and Bournemouth. Beware of this disingenuous man ..he had seen me shopping in one of the shops in...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I am so upset. Few hours ago she switched to "worship mode". I went to bed I couldn't take her constantly ignoring me. Wake up hours later and she hasn't checked on me. Say hello...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My sweet daughter Maisie was born still almost 6 years ago ... she is never far from my thoughts and is constantly in our hearts!
    lifesimplified lifesimplified 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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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 2 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 2 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 3 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 2 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 Feb 28

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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 3 Responses Feb 28

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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 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 2 Responses Feb 27

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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 1 Response Feb 27

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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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