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I Am A Mother , Since I Was 17

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    This will make my second year of being a mommy. And in just a few weeks or months ill be a mom of five little ones and OMG that scares me. My second set of twins! Every moment has...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10

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    I think my mother is psychotic...I'm not sure how to deal with her anymore. I'm 17 and I have been dreaming of the day when I turn 18 for so long now. As long as I can remember, my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 3

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    My mother died of Cancer almost three weeks ago. She beat breast cancer twice and got colon cancer and died within eight months. Even though she been sick I still never fully...
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    I was molested for 10 years and raped for 13 now I'm 17 and I can't tell my counselor or the police or any friend about it because my mother threatened me for 16 years to not tell...
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    I’ve always put so much of my anger onto my dad and how he treated me, but sometimes I think that is misplaced. First, I don’t have a pity party for myself most of the time...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    (Not revealing my name) My birthday is October 29, 1997 and I was born in Dallas, Texas. I was my birthmother's 8th child. She gave away 4 and kept 4. I was part of the 4 that were...
    esxx esxx 16-17, F 3 Responses May 10

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    Hi I go by Fruity punch on here.And I would like to share a personal experience.I was betrayed by the people that I thought cared about me the most.First I was betrayed by my Mom...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 2 days ago

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    there is this girl who lied. she lied about being raped. she said she was 2 when it happened, the thing is, I was 3-4, and I was raped for drug money, and so on by my biological...
    mimiakito123 mimiakito123 18-21, F 6 Responses May 12

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    The broom handle cut the air and landed across my back knocking the wind out of me. Deliberately tripped and sent to my knees I collapsed flat on my face,but dared not roll over. I...
    Neptuneb4Saturn Neptuneb4Saturn 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hi I go by Fruity punch on here.I would like to share a personal story from my experience with my mother.Let me start back when I was younger for you to understand the emotional...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response May 13

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    I was bullied for 12/13 years of my life. It still hurts me a lot. 4 of those years in particular which I experienced at high school. This was from teachers and students and even...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 21 mins ago

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    My mother is emotionally abusive and I’ve only just began to see it. My mother is a sole parent to me and my younger brother. She left my father taking me and my brother with...
    throwawaybro throwawaybro 22-25, M May 5

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    I feel like I need to get this off my chest, since I have held it in for as long as I could remember and it broke me in so many ways. I am from a first generation American Chinese...
    Jchen52m Jchen52m 18-21 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Since last night I went back and forth, I would start to write this post and then .... I would delete. Some times I even completed the post but never found the courage to actually...
    Pand0rasCharm Pand0rasCharm 70+, F 12 Responses May 6

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    Update to my in laws wanting to visit our home. My previous story (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Hate-My-Mother-In-Law/5797843#reply_7961789) occurred on Monday...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8

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    My MIL is passive-aggressive, controlling, two-faced, hypocritical, manipulative person. When I first met her, she was wonderful; big personality, loving, and outgoing...Until she...
    NoMorePainNoMoreGuilt NoMorePainNoMoreGuilt 31-35, F 8 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I've come to realize that I don't have any responsibilities concerning her, and that I really shouldn't worry myself about her. I do admit its hard for me to ignore her as my fianc...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    May 15 is the day. It will be two years since the accident. Two years since the phone call. Every single day has been a struggle. The day my mom died, my daughter Eva was 3 months...
    KarmaComedian517 KarmaComedian517 31-35, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I need help! I hate my mother in law! Any time her name is mentioned or I hear her voice I literally feel sick to my stomach! This woman has her hooks into my husband and I do not...
    pissedoff1966 pissedoff1966 46-50, F 3 Responses May 16

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    I hate this day,it annoys me,I don't like my mother,I have my reasons and since i unfortunately still live with my parents im always hoping my father won't bring it up and say to...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10

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    I hate my mother in law. She's an angel, a living Buddha, and the most generous person in the world... to her son. I got married and moved to the US 3 years ago. They come to the...
    Katesf Katesf 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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    The neighbour next-door Mrs. Potts often babysat a 6 year old girl a named Stephanie. Mrs. Potts was jovial her tummy jiggled while laughing never trust a smiley person I've always...
    Kickingnscreaming Kickingnscreaming 56-60, M 4 Responses May 7

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    Happy Mother's Day to all mothers/care givers I wish u all have a great day, and most importantly I want to wish my mom the best day ever, and I'm very sorry I can't be there on...
    fallingangel08 fallingangel08 18-21, F May 10

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    First with the abusive mom. Why would I want to celebrate the woman who spanked a 2 year old with 2x4 for leaving a toy out? Why would I want to celebrate the woman who set our...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 11

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    My Mom agreed to come pick up Murphy (my dog ☺️) and take him to daycare bc I have a stiff neck and didn't want to drive. When she got here, she asked if she could have some...
    AlieVerde AlieVerde 26-30, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I can honestly say that there is no one I hate more in this world than my boyfriend's mother. Jake and I are both 20 and living at his home with his parents and 18 year old sister...
    Camellias125 Camellias125 18-21, F 2 Responses May 1

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    Its been about four months since my mom ditched out on my dad and I. I started getting panic attacks so I'm on some meds but I don't feel whole. She left us for a man thirty years...
    lizooo lizooo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 9

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    Today is Mothers Day but I won't be spending my day with her since now she is gone first mothers day without her, my daughter wants me to go to lunch with her and I don't want hurt...
    kathrineh kathrineh 46-50, F May 10

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    This was the first Mother's Day I've had without my mom. It's been 4 months since she died. I originally had the day off but I knew I would end up spending it depressed and crying...
    sinsoftheflesh sinsoftheflesh 18-21, F 2 Responses May 10

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    When was the last time you felt like the deepest part of your soul was in a tug-of-war? When was the last time you felt excited, yet sad? Angry, yet compassionate? Relaxed, but...
    IRealizedVienna IRealizedVienna 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Well, we arent married..yet...but we are in a committed, monogamous relationship. live together and planning on marriage down the road. His mom was super sweet to me at first when...
    bethkins24 bethkins24 46-50, F 3 Responses May 7

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    I hate my mother .. i felt like this since i was a child she always hit me and yelled at me out of nothing she never took care of me she always tilling my brothers to hit me and...
    happiness787 happiness787 18-21, F May 9

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    Whatever else may happen in my life, I know this much is true...that I am blessed beyond measure to have my two beautiful children in my life, and to be able to call myself their...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 14 Responses May 10

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    Today, mothers day its hard, still it's hard even though eight years have past since my mother died to cancer. I remember her everyday but specially today of course. It's so...
    jmanu86 jmanu86 26-30, M 4 Responses May 10

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