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I Am a Mother of Now Grown Sons

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    Parent's Birthdays

    I am curious to hear from other moms of grown sons what they experience at birthday time.  My sons are 25 & 22 years old now.When I was growing up birthdays were always recognized.  Not always a big party but at least dinner out with the family or something. For many years now...
    LibertyMoonbeam LibertyMoonbeam 56-60, F 7 Responses Feb 27, 2011

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    4 Boys...why Does It Seem Like Ten?

    I am a mother. Yep yep yep... of four (4) grown sons. Guess now I can't say my boys...have to say my men. Gads...Can't quite wrap my head around that one. But they are 18-28. And there is sort of a formula for that...ten years between first and last.. 3 1/2 between first and...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2008

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    Mother Of 3 Amazing Grown Sons

    I have thoroughly enjoyed reading the stories in your group!!!!  Today is Mother's Day, and all 3 of our grown sons (19, 21 and 23) took time from their busy schedules (College finals) to be here for the day!  Even though there were trying times (most associated with driving...
    DeeDee1975 DeeDee1975 46-50 May 8, 2011

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    Boo-boos to Broken Hearts.

    Sometimes it was so much easier when the boys were young and my first aid was just bandaids. My youngest  is in the throws of a broken heart. And I don't have anything to fix this. No directions or instructions, just what hugs he lets me give him. I'd like to say the girl...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F May 20, 2008

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    I Am An Italian Mother Of 2 Grown Boys/men.

    If your a mother from an old Italian raised family, you can connect. I have spoiled, but taught them well. To respect others, to cook and be self sufficient. I am very close to my sons and probably have to learn to let go a bit....definetly!  The next phase in our life is being...
    joannemm99 joannemm99 51-55 1 Response Oct 7, 2011

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    Mom:the Sequel

    Well. The much anticipated birth of my grandson came yesterday. Boy. (obviously since he's a grandSON). Jason. (son of jason...hmmm, i'll get back to y'all on that) 7.5 lbs. Healthy. shares his b-day with my hubs. I haven't seen him yet but I've been told all ten fingers and...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F 3 Responses May 27, 2008

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    Get to Play With the Baby

    Yeah!!! My oldest is coming to visit for a while today. He's on the move from NC to MD and is stopping by on his way.  So hustling and bustling around the house getting things extra just right. I get to play with my grandosn. yeah!!! So starting the ham, and getting...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F Sep 8, 2008

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    It is the greatest job in the world and I have loved ever minute of it. I am a mother of four children, all grown now. Two sons and two daughters.
    canelabunz canelabunz 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days 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 2 days ago

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    This is so hard to write. Maybe I should start by saying it's me again. So like I have said in posts before it's been almost two years now that we have talked to MIL. Even tho her...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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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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    To sons. I cant stand that they even exist. I hate thinking about them. I hate wondering what went through their disgusting head. I really hate them. I dont care whose mother we're...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    As I sit beside the withered, cancer ridden, skeletal husk of the woman that used to be my mother. I'm not sad of my loss. I'm glad to have had the privalage to call he mother. I...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am 58 years old and have a passive aggressive mother. My sister in law classified this behavior and I have just started to research. I just came back from a visit with mom and...
    marlenesdaughter marlenesdaughter 56-60, F 2 days ago

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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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    I doubt I'll cry when my mother dies. The only thing she has ever done for me is bring me into this world. The only important person I remember from my childhood is my dad. To me...
    BITTERandNAIVE BITTERandNAIVE 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    Dresses Only And Curtsying Rules A lot of the moms my Aunt Donna and I have worked with require their sons to curtsy. They usually enforce a very strict “dresses only” dress...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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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 2 days ago

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    Hello my friends! I wanted to pop in and see how everyone is doing. I have been taking a break from complaining about MIL (I only ever vented here but it had become a daily haunt...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 1 Response Dec 6

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    My mother is an alcoholic. She drinks beer every single day after work, on her day off starting as early as 7am, and has admitted to drinking before work when she works a closing...
    LaDispute LaDispute 22-25 2 Responses Dec 14

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    Once again I stop in Wesson,Ms. to pay my respects to my parents on my way back to Tenn. and just sat at peace knowing they're near me with heavy heart tears flowing! Truly a...
    gamma87 gamma87 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    i love to go cycling with my sons see there bulges and mine in lycra. even more so if one of us gets a hard on;;;;
    hairyred hairyred 51-55, M 9 Responses Nov 27

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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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    I missed the season finale on Tuesday, because I had to work. I did record it and ended up watching it last night. OMG! I really hate that this is the end of an amazing show! I...
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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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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    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 Dec 13

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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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    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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    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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    I have always wandered and questioned what the relationship between myself and mother means to either of us. I have this over whelming sadness due to the fact that even though she...
    Sproetjies3 Sproetjies3 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I have been making posts on this site for over a year. As you all know my son attempted sucide because of a medical condition he has (and maybe something to do with a girl...
    moyesp moyesp 51-55 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's been almost 7 years . It's easier at times but especially difficult at others . Especially right now . I miss her so much ! She wasn't my biological mother but my mom in every...
    DaddysCupcake DaddysCupcake 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    little lion man - Mumford and sons
    ozboybrian ozboybrian 26-30 Nov 26

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    Mumford & sons - I will wait
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M Nov 27

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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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    This is my beautiful aunt. She was like a mother to me. On July 29th 2014 she passed away from cancer. I thought by now I would have healed a bit. There are some days I don't think...
    ladymedina ladymedina 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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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 Dec 14

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    Ok, so me and my sister are really reallyyy close... We do everything together and stay up late all the time and just always have eachother there. But about 3 months ago she moved...
    jessica1010 jessica1010 16-17, F Nov 27

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    People always saying I'm to grown for my age like hop off idc what y'all think ima keep doing what I'm doing regardless
    hahauivcnhd hahauivcnhd 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    My mother told me she regretted getting married on her wedding night. It was supposed to be a romantic night between my parents and my father fell asleep. My parents were married...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    And even now, [ex-wife], fourteen years in, and a silly song can make me cry over never being able to find the words, the right ones, to find my way back to you. "Say something...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Nov 29

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    I have been married to my wonderful, amazing husband for almost two years now and we have been together for 5. I love him with all my heart and divorce is not an option with us...
    cowinapartyhat cowinapartyhat 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Why oh why was I cursed with a mother like mine. Hating her is an understatement, I have wished death on her more times than I can remember. She vents all her frustrations on me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 5

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    Thank you for calling me fat and overweight about 100 times now. That sure helps with my confidence and self esteem as well as my bravery towards girls. That sure doesn't make...
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    My mother hates me. I know it. So does my sister. They don't want me to be happy. And quite honestly, I think she let me move back in with her because I had a baby. I am a single...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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