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I Am a Mother Even Though My Child Is Dead

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    I am a mother. I went to a party when I was 16 years old, where I was beaten, and raped. The result of the rape restuled in a child. I was 16, and scared to death. I had no idea what I was going to do. After thinking. I decide that I was going to keep my baby. I was going to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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    I Am Nathaniel's Mother.

    I am Nathaniel's mother. I conceived in December 2004. He was born just 6 short months later. He was born, not lost.  I gave birth to him and I gave him life. But he wasn't ready. His lungs weren't ready. He died 9 1/2 hours later, laying in my arms. I buried my son. He now...
    critterbug84 critterbug84 22-25 5 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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    i may not be a mother

    but i am a father. my child is dead and my horrible sister who bashed us for having a child, her child lives and my is dead the pain is fresh. it all happened last month
    saint0928 saint0928 18-21, M Jul 2, 2014

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    This Is To My Child. I Had My Abortion 3 Yrs Ago And Decided I Needed To Write A Letter To Her. It His Helped Me Come To Terms With The Guilt.

    Posted January 5th, 2012 at 2:33PM To my first angel- I will name you Riley. Your father and I always liked that name so it seems like that would have been yours. You would have been a beautiful child with beautiful green eyes and light hair. Short like both your parents. You...
    makkay2011 makkay2011 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 9, 2012

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    Jamie's Mommy Forever

    When I was 19 I got prego (2005). After dreaming since I was really little of being a mom, I was overjoyed to say the least. It was sunday, I was going to the dr monday to conferm my calculation of 5w6d. At about 3am I woke to horrible pain in my abdomin. Thinking it was just my...
    ttlisaof2 ttlisaof2 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2012

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    Missing My Baby. I Did The Wrong Thing

    i found i was pregnant when my first bourne was almost 5 years old.  i had been having alot of "woman trouble" and the pain would get unbarable.  the doctors told me that i would die if i gave birth,  if i made it that long and my baby would die to. ...
    sashclamp sashclamp 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2009

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    I Miss Him And I Only Saw His Face In A Dream...

    My son, Hunter Raven would have been 15 this year. He was merely a zygote by scientific standards. I was forced to take the "Morning After Pill" at about 70 hours after sex.I miss him so much and I will never forget how much I despise my then boyfriend for belittling me.I get so...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 2 Responses Mar 6, 2013

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    Am I Really A Mother?

    Hello everyone. I gave birth to a stillborn baby boy at 20 weeks about four years ago. I have no children and have had two miscarriages. One before him and one after him. I am 34 and doubt I will ever have a child. My stillborn baby (I named Xavier) is buried here at a local...
    jlb0505 jlb0505 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    whenever I see hear or read about someone doing some ****** up **** to. child whatever the abuse may be. it causes me great and I mean great sadness. and sorrow brings me to tears...
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    I am a mother, a mother without her daughter, without her child, do you know how empty, how dead I am feeling, because she was taken from me. A lot of woman can feel this, and know...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I have never really ever thought of my self, as beautiful, hell I have never even thought of my self, as even average. I just always feel like, I am the ugliest person in the world...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Well 3 days after is a new record for the step daughter. The daughter, who is 14 and is actually my step daughter earned herself another spanking today. This time for disobeying a...
    warlords1973 warlords1973 41-45, M 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think I fixed your marriage It was broken ... You had been tossed aside for over a year ... When we had our first date When you said wow As you walked up my steps You were so...
    momacods momacods 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am a mother to a 7 year old daughter 10 year old step daughter 13 year old step son and a son on the way I love them all so much even though I don't get to see my step kids it's...
    starryeyes2008 starryeyes2008 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Child abuse is the worst thing that someone could do to a child. No child deserves to be hurt in any kind of way. Child abuse effects you for your entire life. It leaves you with a...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Well I finally did. I cannot afford to literally express my feelings at home. Mom won't understand because she says that she is the victim of God know what. And what started it...
    Dylanhgh Dylanhgh 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    You ever have that desire to tell someone they are with the wrong person but get scared because you could lose them well that's me right now and anytime she says her name and I don...
    PixiePrincess18 PixiePrincess18 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I don't know if it's me that's thinking, or if it's my mother's thinking. She affects my life this much. I seriously hate her so much. She flips out at the smallest of...
    xparex xparex 16-17 2 Responses a week ago

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    even though my patents finally came through, I'll still keep working, fix up my house, give it to a needy family, build my own house the way I want it, a huge kitchen, gig living...
    sargebill sargebill 46-50, M a week ago

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    I'm a junior volunteer at my local hospital as a transporter. I help out a transporter as we transport patients and equipment throughout the hospital. At lunch, my friend told us...
    UrbanRonin UrbanRonin 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm smiling... That's a lie Inside I'm crying but I bear the false I bear everything they throw So? I smile to please them To please me? Not so much The dream that still dares to...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F Jun 28

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    I pretend it doesn't hurt me when SHE talks about other girls "older than me"
    dramaqueenz dramaqueenz 18-21, F Jun 27

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    Hello, my name is Laurentiu and I'll be 18 next mounth on the 16 of july. My father abandoned me and my mom since my birth, so I grew up without the leading of a father. Since I...
    b16laurentiu b16laurentiu 16-17, M Jun 27

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    Why should I show my real emotions? No one cares anyway. All they do is just point and laugh or say I'm just an attention-craving b****. They want me gone and dead. "You're just a...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I hope one day she'll realize how much she's hurting me.
    anonymousdrummer anonymousdrummer 16-17, M Jun 27

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    All my life I’ve stuck up for her, well she is my mother after all. There must be something decent about her otherwise why did she have me? My sister has always treated her with...
    moyesp moyesp 51-55 Jun 26

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    I pretend it doesn't hurt me even though it does. people are just mean that is all
    hornywife18 hornywife18 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I battle boredom. I have bipolar. I'm successful, smart--- but battle boredom with This bipolar. Ordinary is hard for me....I'm always craving what is not good for me.
    alexcrews alexcrews 41-45, F Jun 25

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    I'm at work and can put a big smile on my face and everyone will buy it. But as soon as I get home and I'm alone in my room, I break down and cry. I cut to release some of the pain...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I think I'm over him. The feelings are no longer there. But I have unsettled issues. I broke up with him because he just stopped caring...stopped treating me well. He never told...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F Jun 25

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    This is quite a mouthful, I'm sorry. I just need to write it out. When I was around 7, my family made the move from California to Washington State. Now, around 10 years later, I've...
    buffybellissimo buffybellissimo 16-17 Jun 25

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    When do stop letting our parents control us and start thinking for ourselves? Even though they'll yell and scream at us.
    Amichelseaoramichris Amichelseaoramichris 18-21, T 1 Response Jun 24

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    Surviving a narcissistic mother is a process, not an event. You probably didn’t grow up with the knowledge that you even had a narcissistic mother. You may not have known at the...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 Jun 23

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    Sometime you THINK you could do it. Smile, just smile. That's because it haven't reach the explode bottom. But when it does, all the pressure all the emotion, all the words you...
    QuInieFox QuInieFox 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    i used this line today, "I'm fine." am I really or just fooling myself? I feel so depressed... no, not really fine....just torn up inside
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I never knew what it meant to be a single mother, until I became one. The fact that I don't have to share my kid with anybody, it's not a sad thing. It brings us closer together...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F Jun 19

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    i wish I could stop being friend with the skinniest people ..
    rita043001 rita043001 13-15, F Jun 19

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    I was beaten by my aunt for many years while she baby sat me with her husband. I've been hit with objects,lock in rooms and sat on by her.Even though she has past i cant forgive...
    punkglampire punkglampire 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Failing In deep **** No one cares Everyone hates me
    ramdomgirl02 ramdomgirl02 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 18

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