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I Am A Mother , Since I Was 17

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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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    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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    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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    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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    all my life i just feel uncomfortable around boys (don't get me wrong, i adore them from a distance). like i would get so nervous. not just boys, but also adults, someone older...
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    I was around ten or eleven when my friend next door introduced me to sex by showing me home videos of him and his brother mother having family sex saying it was ok and started...
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    Right now, I really missed my mom... She is now being moved, along with my father, to my ancestor's grave, quite far away from here... I was not get along with her, always fight...
    Arrine Arrine 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    This Has Been The Worst Experience That Has Ever Happened. If you can't deal with things like this then i suggest you do not read, theres a reason why i am sharing this, because it...
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    i am so stressed out cos i am not quite sure how can i avoid idiots leaving stupid cruel comments on my story. i wrote my story for myself, not for attention. so sometimes i keep...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I feel like I have paying the price for some horrible evil I have committed in my youth. My mil has lived with us since 2/2008. At first, we got along fine, but now she acts like...
    Yssic2000 Yssic2000 41-45, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I've been watching my MIL through the pics on her retirement community page. It has really helped me move on emotionally. I can feel her energy shifting towards a new focus. She...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Okay, so to post the whole story would be insanely long so I'm going to shorten it for you keeping all the important bits! My partner and I have been together now for almost two...
    sallyrhiannon sallyrhiannon 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    That one phrase that always got used when I brought up how controlling she was: "Would you rather not have anyone to love and take care of you, like I did? You should be thankful...
    eristwhile eristwhile 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hello guys, Well, I hope you`re in for a good read but, I really hope some of you feel the same as I do and I don`t know if I`ll ever find someone in the same situation. If you...
    frozonov frozonov 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I spent my childhood and teen years living as an extension of my mother. My thoughts, my feelings, my opinions, and even my needs were almost always discarded in place of my mother...
    malanxious malanxious 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    It's been almost a year since I had an abortion. I was 7 weeks when I had the surgical procedure done. I want to say that having an abortion wasn't an easy decision. It pained me...
    littleblackshoes littleblackshoes 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I have lost my daughter. After spending 9 years in prison and having no contact with her since she was 4, her mother has basically made me not even exist in her life at all. I...
    bigredtoronto bigredtoronto 36-40, M 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    So having a narcissistic mother who never seemed to care about me enough, who used me as leverage to get what she wanted all of my childhood, and who ended up abandoning me when I...
    CloudTen420 CloudTen420 70+, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Abducted/ Paranormal experiences since childhood. My great grandmother told my grandmother that she has seen 3 grey aliens on the balcony. So it seems to be a problem within my...
    ascone ascone 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Having a mother that was a religious nut meant our lives was to be made a living hell. I remember one time i was sat reading and my mother was in the kitchen doing the washing. Mum...
    johnvcook johnvcook 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yesterday like I said in a few posts before I got suspended from school for a whole week. I had hit a girl right in the faceeventhough I defend a friend of mine. They told my...
    Countryroad15 Countryroad15 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    My mother was raised by an insane woman, who happened to be my grandmother. The grandmother and the grandfather(who was a kind man) (my mothers parents)were 2nd generation...
    notPC notPC 56-60, F 8 Responses Feb 5

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    it is strange to think that this April it will have been 11 years since she passed away. so much has changed and I wish she was still here, that I was still able to just pick up...
    HisPorcelainDoll HisPorcelainDoll 31-35, F Feb 5

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    I'm feeling...numb, to be honest. I broke up with him, failed at going No Contact, spent two HORRIBLE months considering going back together and suffering from worse abuse than...
    womaninchains womaninchains 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I try to have a relationship with my mother, even though I am nearly as intimidated by her as I was when I was a child. About a year and a half ago I changed my career, and she...
    greensapphire greensapphire 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Classic narc family occurence; I got a letter from my father asking me to un-remember recent put-downs from my narc mother on several calls between September and November. After...
    Decaturite Decaturite 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I am 17. I attended a vocational program in high school and got my CNA when I was 16. I work very hard, I graduated high school early and I am now in nursing school. I work two...
    sarajacquelyn sarajacquelyn 16-17, F Feb 3

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    I lost my mother a long time ago when I was only 13. I cursed God for the longest time for her death. At that time, I felt like when she died, she took a huge part of me with her...
    TheLastExile TheLastExile 41-45, M Feb 2

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    My mum died on the 30th june 2015 at 10 20 am.we was all there befor she passed away her 4 granchildren my brother and my self . But she waited for evry one to go exsept my brother...
    poppits36 poppits36 51-55, F Feb 2

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    I love my mother more than I can express, but recently she has been different. As I am thinking about it I realise that it was always in the background and that the only thing that...
    smurphy31 smurphy31 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    Hi so I'm posting here to write about my mother and how I'm affected with severe depression and anxiety because of her I don't like to point fingers or blame anybody but she is the...
    Pinkskiespinklove Pinkskiespinklove 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I've been nothing but miserable as a (I think) born again Christian (became one two years ago) My home life is awful. I have no job, no support from anyone, no life, no friends and...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 46-50 3 Responses Feb 1

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    My mother spent three days continuously calling me names and trying to press my buttons. She called me a ****, a “piece of Satan”, and a horribly sadistic person. She didn’t...
    JHicks28 JHicks28 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I am a proud single mother of four.That in itself is stressful. If I had to describe my parenting skills, I'd have to say "Old School" and because it's just me... They know that...
    MissingTrevion1020 MissingTrevion1020 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    When do I speak my truth? Or haven't I all these years? I'm going to be 42 years old. I have not spoken to my mother in 5 months and my father - about 4 (I went from low contact...
    thegirlwithnomom thegirlwithnomom 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I am a 27 year old third son out of four with NPD parents from New Jersey where I lived in my parents' house until I graduated from high school. I distinctly remember being 13 (and...
    dylster15 dylster15 26-30, M Jan 31

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    I have three boys but I am no longer a mom to them. my oldest I spent 3 yrs with then his dad my ex husband got full custody. he refuses to allow me to talk to my which in the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 31

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    I have been dating my fiance for 9 months and were about to get married in May (I'm 19 she's 21 if that makes a difference with the story)..... but I ******* hate her mom. Oh my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 31