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I Am a Mother of Now Grown Sons

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I hate mothers that have sons. If you are a mother with a son, block me. Never talk to me. I dont want to hear about how you think you're son is handsome and how you love him in a...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    I miss my mother so much this time of the year. I miss her every day but so much right now. I know she's Okay where she is but the problem is I want to be with her more than living...
    fragmentsoflife fragmentsoflife 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am 21 pregnant with my second child, I am a stay at home with my son and my fiancee's son(whose mother cannot get her priorities straight long enough to take care of her son...
    stephaniewebs stephaniewebs 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Where do I begin??? My MIL plays favorites when it comes to her sons. Not only does she treat my husband like crap, like he is not even hers, she plays favorites to her...
    QuestionsMarksx47 QuestionsMarksx47 31-35, F a week ago

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    My bfs mom is so jealous and crazy. After 2 years of dating she still acts the same. She gets sad when my bf says hes going to my house, and gets mad when he goes out to dinner...
    madisonhayes123 madisonhayes123 22-25, F Nov 2

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    I decided to join this website after being a mother for 30 years I finally want to share my story. You hear and see of families being HUGE, but here's my story. I am a mother of...
    LouiseAddamss LouiseAddamss 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 8

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    Dear Mom, Remember when you left me because you claimed you weren't ready to be a parent to a teenager at just 30 years old, and expected me to somehow understand that? Remember...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 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 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a mother of two twin boys who are now 13 years old. They are wonderful and intellectual sons. They play sports, just started dating some, and definitely loves the girls.
    maturewifeandmom maturewifeandmom 36-40, F 8 Responses Oct 25

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    I am 41 years old and my mother has come to see my 8 month old daughter and I have realized fully that I don't like my mother and am just tolerating her. I don't even know if I...
    Marigold408 Marigold408 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    Your Ex Daughter,You Can't Hurt Me Anymore(Open Letter to My So Called Mother)- It's me. The child that has been "missing" according to your lies for 13 years. That child is all...
    ZolotayaWurola ZolotayaWurola 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    The Debt: When terrible, abusive parents come crawling back, what do their grown children owe them? http://www.slate.com/articles/life/family/2013/02...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 4

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    At Hugssociety we are now forming 2 new extended family groups and pairing (mother figure to younger man or woman) We are looking for woman over 40 to join in. Also if you are...
    Hugsdirector Hugsdirector 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I am a mother. Its my life. I love my children more than anything on this earth. I had my first child at eighteen. A would be adult take responsibility for my actions. Only my best...
    wynterflower wynterflower 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 14

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    I gave birth to my only son in may of this year and its been a blast since then :) Yes sometimes it can get overwhelming and I may get down on how things turned out for me. But...
    RaindropsOnRoses22 RaindropsOnRoses22 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 11

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    My children are grown, two are in college. Last night, my son saved a young woman from being raped. He goes to a very small college where everyone felt safe. Campus security and...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    Here I am sharing the story of my good friend...she needs help to be able to provide a better living for her and her sons...read her story and join us helping her rebuild her life...
    mel9293 mel9293 26-30 Oct 30

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    My mom is so over bearing and tries to control my life. I can't become a pediatric oncologist I can't have sons I can't name my daughters Lucy, Emil, Samantha, or rose I can't...
    Justanothergirl2000 Justanothergirl2000 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 7

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    A lot of you know that my daughter Diana, and Diana's son Zachary 14 years old were murdered on August 5, 2014. She met a youth counselor that had become her friend. He had been...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F Nov 9

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    I'm 16, and have been living with my mother and my boyfriend and his dad for about a year and a half now.But, for the most part, just know I'm safe and okay besides all this. My...
    Tarahkins Tarahkins 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    thanks for letting me join. im a single dad of 8 grown kids. id love to chat or meet a nice single mom who is pro spanking in her home that is looking for a good man. add me if...
    christlerscott christlerscott 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    I was reminiscing about the terrible years after my partners father passed away and his mother became even more horrible and I thought I would share some of my experiences. It...
    freeatlast83 freeatlast83 31-35, F Nov 4

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    I grew up with one brother and one sister (me being the youngest). Since our dad was away on business most of the week, mom was running the household mostly by herself. Each child...
    Germanmom Germanmom 51-55, F 6 Responses Nov 11

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    My sons are so amazing and so very funny. They sang Happy Birthday....to me as I was taking care of Nature's call. God, I love them. 😊
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 6 Responses Nov 14

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    Sooo I just finished watching the latest episode of Sons of Anarchy. I don't want to spoil it for anyone but OMG! Jax found out exactly like I knew he would!!!!
    TheMeBMini25 TheMeBMini25 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    I'm sure this is the question everyone asks: How do you maintain to yourself that your mother is narcissistic? And now background (convoluted tldr imminent): I have a mother whose...
    rootlesswind rootlesswind 26-30 2 Responses Nov 15

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    This morning I got quite a wonderful surprise. Found a nice moist pair of panties on the floor. Since they didn't belong to my wife, had to be my sons girlfriends. Obviously going...
    Cuzni Cuzni 36-40, M Nov 16

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    I made sure my 3 sons were not cut. I did not want them to go through the psychological pain I had because I had been circumcised and wanted then to enjoy proper sex.
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M 6 days ago

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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 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello, I'm almost 14 years old and I'd like to share my experience. I always had a ruff time with my mother growing up. She was very quick to anger and really only had one way of...
    flowergirl115 flowergirl115 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 4

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    I honestly believe my mother hates me...I've actually always felt it. I remember the first time I really realized it. I was about 4 or 5 yrs old, I was just waking up from some...
    HelenBak HelenBak 46-50, F Nov 9

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    I'm 26 years old. I've lived with my mother forever minus 4 years where she was living with my sister. I always wondered why she was a little off. Always acting like a child...
    jlmerritt jlmerritt 26-30 Nov 10

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    Oh I hate, loath, despise my mother in law! I can say that with clarity, and I know I will never change that. She is the most selfish woman I have ever met. I know when I first...
    ohsoverytired ohsoverytired 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 16

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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 3 days ago

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    Now, to say I was upset is an understatement. Last night while visiting my Children I observed in silence as my MIL's eyes scan the entire house for anything out of place. Then it...
    MichelleM1988 MichelleM1988 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    My mother in law is a repeat offender. Before I came along, my Sister in Law (husband's brother's wife) had to endure 4 years of abuse. My mother in law treated her very badly...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 30

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    4 days now Season 1234and6. Whoop whoop
    Kingdarkroom Kingdarkroom 26-30, M Nov 2

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    Outsiders advice needed! Am I in the wrong? My husband and I are currently at breaking point and it's over my relationship with his mother! I've always tried to have a good...
    danakay91 danakay91 22-25, F Nov 6

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    My mother is a special woman. I don't mean that sarcastically surprisingly. She is special- she just also did the equivalent of killing me. She is an awkward, emotionally confused...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F Nov 11

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