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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 5 days 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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    I can say without a doubt my soon to be ex husbands mother is Satan's spawn. She is the most vindictive cruel self righteous demon seed I have ever met. Because my daughter did...
    tamdd tamdd 46-50, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm a single mother but about to be a mother with grown children. I'm ready to find good friends that are caring, giving and loyal.
    cdmaslen cdmaslen 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    Honestly I just want someone to talk to lol, and I don't want her to accuse me of holding a grudge by telling her that I'm still upset at what happened yesterday night with me and...
    Cr3scentMoon Cr3scentMoon 18-21, F 22 mins ago

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    My mother died of stage 4 pancreatic cancer on December 20, 2014 at 4 A.M. local time. Susan Henry. October 16 1936 - December 20 2014.
    L4Dartist1 L4Dartist1 46-50, M 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    She passed the sunday before thanksgiving. She was 88 and I was so lucky to have her with me this long. But I miss her so much. My heart breaks not having her here with me. I...
    blue963 blue963 51-55, F 56 mins 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 6 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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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    An acquintance asked my friend why she was friends with me and told he didnt like me. However about two months ago, i asked him myself if he and his friends didnt like me and he...
    kajusu kajusu 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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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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    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 2 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 14 hrs 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 6 days ago

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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 4 days 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 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    While it's comforting to know I'm not alone, I still feel as though I need to be validated with how I feel towards my MIL. I've confided in girlfriends about my MIL issues, but...
    lolasmama lolasmama 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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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 4 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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    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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