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I Am A Mother , Since I Was 17

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 a very little girl, between 2 - 5 i think. My daddy left us. Us being me, my brother, and my mom. She worked very hard to take care of us. Therefore I never had a lot of...
    CleverSiri CleverSiri 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 12

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    I know that I have to let her go, unfortunately I have to put some space between us to help my own mental well being .... I am 32 years old and I have tried to help my crazy...
    angell29 angell29 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Hello. My name is Michelle and I am new to this website. I am here searching for support and hopefully answers. Here is my story. I am 31 years old and I am a single mother. I was...
    meesh192001 meesh192001 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    Missing My Mother There was one point in my life when I did not get along with my mother. Most of it was because I was very angry at her for not being there for me. I didn’t...
    Bokohoyo2 Bokohoyo2 51-55, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have no childhood memories my natural mother. I was shipped off to NY when I was infant to love with my aunt and uncle. They are the only parents I know. I met my real mother...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    It happened on a hot, humid evening, in August, 1998-a Saturday evening to be precise. At that time, my mother and I were still living together-I was 33 and she was 53. Anyway-on...
    jrhanold jrhanold 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    When I was 40 years old I told my mother I was transexual. Within a week she sent a letter accusing me of many things, none of them true. My Spouse alienated my 3 children from me...
    MikkiiDF MikkiiDF 61-65 Aug 24

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    Kids today have no kind of freedom whatsoever. I feel because of the generation I was born in I am weaker and less prepared for adult life. I don't know how to make decisions for...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    Normally, I'm a very forgiving person. I always have been. Within 12 hours, I usually let bygones be bygones. This especially applies to my family. But it's been 24 hours, and I...
    Nomorewars Nomorewars 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    When I was 5 my mother started me off on the nudism path, everyday I'd be naked inside the house with my mom, she was mid 20s and hot, my friends used to love coming to my house as...
    Pat1843 Pat1843 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    (When I tell my life stories, I will try to do so detached; so that no emotional biases will direct my writing. I do this so I can help others who might be reading this. And I...
    rainbowcity rainbowcity 22-25, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I need somewhere to sort out my thoughts... make sense of my confusion... I am feeling good about where I am in my life. The decisions I make in the near future are critical to...
    xdarkshine xdarkshine 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    My mom raised my sister and me with loving discipline that included spanking. They didn't have to happen too often, but when needed they were quite formal - pants down, over her...
    Momspanked Momspanked 51-55, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Looking for my half brother, put up for adoption in Ontario Canada in the late 80's, birth fathers name was Brian Farnham and mother Lisa Hilliard. I want to find him! Any advice...
    cfarnham cfarnham 36-40, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    You know what really bothers me, and my husband reminds of this periodically, is that I am showing my kids how they should treat me when they get older by the way I engage with and...
    nkmnovember nkmnovember 36-40 Sep 1

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    I want a mother figure if your interested message me
    onlineslavegirl onlineslavegirl 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I want a mother figure if your interested message me
    onlineslavegirl onlineslavegirl 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    Ugh girls don't y'all hate when Mother Nature mess up stuff sometimes... **** sucks because I really wanna **** my dude
    Stonerchick23 Stonerchick23 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Throughout most of my life, I've been closer to my mother then to my father, for various reasons, we don't get along. My mother has been the overprotective and controlling type...
    Gregory1990 Gregory1990 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    When I think about the "what ifs" I'm reminded of why I made the decision to abort. And it brings me back to my present place. Even looking at my life, the way it is now, I know...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    It's only been a little over year since my mother walked out, and no one should ever have to brave that storm. I wonder still every day when it becomes easier. She was my...
    TheMostBeautifulBitterFruit TheMostBeautifulBitterFruit 16-17, F Aug 28

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    My mother's name was Margaret Mandarinka Simza. Her middle name was the Slovak word for "tangerine" because when she was born, her parents had no food in the house except a basket...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi Guys, I am new to this space and really am anxious on sharing my experience with you buddies on my first day here. So to begin with I would like to give you guys a background...
    troubledDIL2012 troubledDIL2012 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 27

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    I am living in Northern England, rapidly approaching the age of 35, depressed that I've never been able to have a real social life. The problem is that I'm still living with my...
    CodemonkeyNE CodemonkeyNE 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    Mother didn't raise any wimps. Kidzone in Fort Sill Oklahoma...now THAT was the children's paradise! It looks so gigantic in my mind, but that's probably because I was so much...
    1stepforward3shovesback 1stepforward3shovesback 16-17, M Sep 2

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    I have the date of my mothers death written, because if not I would forget. Over two years, yet I rarely think about her. I visited her grave once, and never since. Do you think I...
    Schmort Schmort 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    On one hand she is a caring, supportive individual to all her loved ones, friends, and extended family. Almost a doormat. She always had a stable career, although we moved a lot...
    beauty1000 beauty1000 41-45 Sep 7

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    It's an odd situation that I really don't know how to handle fully. My Amish side of my family is opening back up a bit and I've been able to have some contact lately,a thing I've...
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Im here because I love her, and im not sure what to say or do because she is so volnerable. My sister in law lost her mother when she was 6 years old my husband was 10 there...
    HopeandHeartache HopeandHeartache 31-35, F Aug 21

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    Last night was tumultuous. I can't drive quite yet, and I was going to a cafe to meet up with some of my dearest friends whom I hadn't seen in a very long time. I felt as though I...
    Em518 Em518 13-15, F Sep 6

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    Being told by my mother that I was selfish & worse since I was a pre-teen damaged me... Made me believe my own happiness wasn't worth a damn (even though I could never make her...
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Being told by my mother that I was selfish & worse since I was a pre-teen damaged me... Made me believe my own happiness wasn't worth a damn (even though I could never make her...
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F Sep 8

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    Hi all  Yes, I was bullied, I’m 21 and guess what? I continue to be bullied. I won’t go into the details of my past but I’ll give you a summary. Bullied from school days...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    I can't believe I'm doing this but I need to get this out of my system. I cannot remember my age I think I was around the age of 10 but I remember everything so distinctively. It...
    Isabellacass Isabellacass 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    My mother is immature. When I talk to her about her actions she changes the subject. I have an older and younger brother. My younger brother is rich and my mom babies him (as she...
    embellishedSadness embellishedSadness 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    My childhood best friend is a girl I met my first day in kindergarten. I will call her Jennifer. Jennifer lived around the corner from me and we played together all the time. As we...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F Sep 12

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    She whined for years that none of the 4 boys wanted to take over the family farm. She wanted to retire with a nice chunk of change and listed it for over $400,000. 5 years later...
    delisi1007 delisi1007 41-45 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Less than 10 months ago my life changed drastically, it was a sun shining day but yet a horrible day. Around 4 or 5 pm my sister found my mother dead in her bed. We had a clue on...
    ninja6152 ninja6152 13-15 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I'm in my late 20's this story is hard for me to admit but I cant help to feel I need to express my feelings after holding them in. My mother first is a good person. I don't hate...
    EMystery EMystery 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Yesterday was four months since she passed and I've been doing better. I don't know if it's because I've been keeping busy or because I've put a really thick wall up. My mothers...
    cicisays13 cicisays13 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    Background info: jr. In high school, my mom sits at a desk all day long then commutes 1-2 hrs per trip ( 4 hrs a day) to come home and complain about how bad the office is and get...
    SacredLoaf SacredLoaf 13-15, M