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I Am a Mother of Now Grown Sons

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 don't get it people will say that they're always there for you and are there whenever you need them but it's times like now when I need someone to talk to badly but nobody's here...
    emilywats1 emilywats1 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Now that my 5 kids are grown ups and one got married....I feel the "EMPTINESS and "EMPTY NEST"....
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Hello EP Friends! I just wanted to inform you that I'm back in full swing again. My time away has proven to be a very tumultuous, painful, and depressing time in my life. Many...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    Is she a Narcissist? I'm so sad right now. My whole life, mother has always been an abuser of false hope and broken promises, and it's primed me for an abusive relationship in...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    Only a few weeks after my new Mother married my Father, she is starting to take control of my Father and our family. Her two boys & daughter are accustomed to it but myself, my...
    masteryoungboy masteryoungboy 18-21, M 22 hrs ago

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    My grandmother was, my mother is. I've been told I am. This is my premier role. I love my children with all my heart. I want to see them grown into healthy, high functioning adults...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    3 days ago myself and entire family lost the most influential person in our lives, my grandmother, best friend, fill in mom, most loving and accepting person I've ever known. such...
    peacefulpasser peacefulpasser 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My mother and I have NEVER had a good relationship. She is overbearing, stubborn and down right annoying. We as a family have been through a lot and it's made her very cold and ill...
    Nicolelynrn Nicolelynrn 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    My mother and I have NEVER had a good relationship. She is overbearing, stubborn and down right annoying. We as a family have been through a lot and it's made her very cold and ill...
    Nicolelynrn Nicolelynrn 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I can't believe my mom I'm so sad I can't believe my mom she's been acting so crazy because she's been smoking so much crack and when she gets high she acts like someone I've never...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I really need to get this off my chest oMG I don't even know where to start so my mom has been addicted to drugs my whole life I was her first born and she had my brother then she...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am not suicidal, but I am so sick of this chronic illnss. My stomach, nausea daily, I am sick 24/7! If it was just a stomach ache, or the *****, or even pain I could deal with it...
    thebooboo thebooboo 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I'm not an actual mother but I'm like the second mother to my nephew (2) and niece (new born). My sister is a great mom, but it's really hard with two young children. I hate...
    MutedVoice MutedVoice 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm pretty young and most teenagers say they don't like their mom because they didn't buy them a new phone or any little reason like that. I don't like my mom because she is the...
    Oxidant Oxidant 13-15, 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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    I don't think ill ever really know why i took so long to come out to myself. I mean, i have never had anything against the LGBT(ect) community, but somehow i created this strange...
    vraag vraag 13-15, F a week ago

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    Yesterday my mother in law incessantly kept giving me annoying passive aggressive advice, and I told her (loudly and very annoyed) to please stop because I am an adult and KNOW how...
    xinderellah xinderellah 26-30, F Jun 29

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    I am writing on here because there is no where else I can speak my true feelings. And I hate it. Everyone comes from their mother, but I am so ashamed to come from my own mother...
    cdaught cdaught 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    My mother is the type of person I'd have nothing to do with if we weren't already related. She is judgmental and a little delusional sometimes. She never taught me or my brother...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Jun 28

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    Playing paper, scissor ,rock on skype with your lover sounds so lame . Only Love can turn a grown up into a child... * Perfect moments*
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    Almost two years ago, i found out my mom had killed herself. She was a bit depressed, she has taking depression pills and some others to help her sleep. She had always been the...
    anonyyd anonyyd 18-21, F Jun 27

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    I just really need to let this out. When I first met my S/O, my relationship with his family was great (for the first few weeks). I went to a concert with his mother, got along...
    blamegame91 blamegame91 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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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'v just been downstairs making a cup of tea and my mother was in the lounge. I asked her if she's alright and said"you look pi$$ed off", she replied with " well would you be...
    Imissedmytrain Imissedmytrain 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Come join the murder Come fly with black We'll give you freedom From the human trap I miss sons.
    EatLiftRepeat EatLiftRepeat 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Mumford & sons ... Reminder.
    Xalinder Xalinder 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I hate my mother . She is so narrow minded about everything, and keeps holding me back from most things I want to do in life. A few months ago I decided I really wanted a lip...
    sia085 sia085 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    "PAYBACKS ARE A ***** AND SO IS MY MOTHER" Caring for an aging narcissistic mother is hard. As the child of a narcissistic mother, chances are that when your mother needs you...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 2 Responses Jun 23

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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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    When you have a narcissistic mother, you are not taught how to care for the self. Instead, you are taught by experience with your mother that if you don’t guess what someone...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Jun 23

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    I am a mother of a 14 year old daughter who has involved herself with "that boy" I've given a chance to prove he was not his reputation....seeing his character with my own eyes has...
    LonelyLilMum LonelyLilMum 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    My mother and I got along when I 1st got with my boyfriend. it's been 3yrs now that him and I have been together and she's getting on my nerves now. we moved in with her cuz she so...
    emlopez1109 emlopez1109 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I am a single mother with 3 girls I had unprotected sex and am now late. I have great fear to be pregnant again.
    Conny80 Conny80 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I wish I had a mother figure. My birth mother is still alive ($#*%!!)... however, but she's never established any emotional connection w/ me. I really wish I knew what true...
    ImaPrincess344 ImaPrincess344 18-21, F Jun 22

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    I'm experiencing emotional distress because of my future mother in law, and it's making me feel guilty every day. My fiance and I have been together for 2 years, we're very happy...
    xinderellah xinderellah 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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