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I Am a Mother of Now Grown Sons

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm from India and my husband is from America and we have been married 18 years now. In the beginning she told my husband not to marry me because 'you never know where she comes...
    yellowrose2015 yellowrose2015 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm from India and my husband is from America and we have been married 18 years now. In the beginning she told my husband not to marry me because 'you never know where she comes...
    yellowrose2015 yellowrose2015 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi, I hope others have some advice or comments. Hi, I hope others have comments or advice for me. Okay so let me give a general picture of my life. I’m in college I do online...
    Newmommy24 Newmommy24 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    12 things I observed about my in laws: 1. Inability to recognize and accept change in family relations and dynamics. Your son/brother has new priorities; his wife has taken the...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    The ABC's for Mothers in Laws (those of sons with a negative aura)Acknowledge and accept that your son is married, you may not like his choice but it’s his decision.Be...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    You know today I just want to rant... its frustrating after 4 yrs of doing this single mom thing and seeing how much of a creep the ex-husband/ my childrens father is. Today was my...
    Irishm4id3n Irishm4id3n 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    Conversation with CIL This post is a follow up to EP Link I changed all names for privacy reasons but left the conversation in tact. This was via Whatsapp: 9:32, 2014/4/2 - You...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    It has been a while not to say that our relationship has become rosie, but rather the amount nor time I spend with the in-laws has dwindled to non existent. So I have had nothing...
    skip79 skip79 36-40, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I used to worry a lot about what other people thought. What a waste of energy. I remember hearing my mother say that though she aged in her appearance she didn't feel any...
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 6 Responses Feb 19

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    my mother has always disliked me but hid it a lot better when I was younger and its only as ive got older ive realised it, she has always loved my sister and wanted to spend time...
    ymasxatl ymasxatl 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I am the mother of 22 year old twin sons who were diagnosed at early ages with ADHD, ADD and several other mental/mood disorders. Having a famil history of mental illness and...
    udohair2 udohair2 51-55 Feb 23

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    I have two biracial kids. Sometimes when im alone with my son, a stranger will say something Just to find out if im his mother. Youre mommy must be so proud of you and then she...
    Glowygirl Glowygirl 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    update 4 years later. I am now 30 years old, my son is now 7. Things have gotten better. I am still a single mom but now my son has improved so much with his cochlear. he can hear...
    ladyfierce ladyfierce 26-30, F Feb 14

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    You hear about mothers-in-law that aren't friendly or a little jealous that their baby boy is all grown-up, and I personally would love to have a mother-in-law like that! But noo...
    AnneMarie2245 AnneMarie2245 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have 2 amazing sons, they made me who I am TODAY
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 9

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    I need a grownup in my life. I need someone to take charge of things. I'm 45 years old and I still feel like a little kid, running around without adult supervision. Seriously, I...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I dont know why I am writing this, I just need to get things off my chest. I don't hate my mother. And that's the worst part because I despise the person she is, yet I feel...
    Bizarree Bizarree 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    I really don't like being around my mother, she is the most hurtful person I have ever met. the things she says are just unbelievable at times... I really don't know what happened...
    veezus veezus 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I haven't been open to discussing this until recently - I realized that there are so many young kids going through what I went through and sharing my story and offering my advice...
    Kerryn2508 Kerryn2508 22-25, F Feb 16

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    It's been two years now that I've hated my mother. We were never really close to begin with but it also hasn't been like this before. Now I avoid interacting with her as much as...
    jkc0 jkc0 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    You have no idea how much I have cried today. I have so much pain and she only concerns herself with that abuser and expects me to as well. Except she's mad at him, I should too...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 a week ago

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    I am a single mother and my battle right now is real. my ex who wasn't around durng my pregnancy and did not pay child support or bring gifts of any kind for almost 2 years now is...
    Peeps82 Peeps82 31-35, F Feb 14

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    Hello. It looks like not many have posted recently but I truly need to vent and get some insight. I am Hispanic and my fiancé is Indian. His family is from Gujarat, India. We...
    latinaRN latinaRN 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    twist and turn the wind up key in my back, being a machine of course a heart I must lack, all I have are springs and gears, never to shed actual tears, for if I do I'll begin to...
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi 22-25, M Feb 23

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    Counting down! 12 weeks to go!!! Woo hoo!!! My husband, son, and I are finally preparing to move out of our apartment leaving his mother behind as we return back to our home state...
    zamlee zamlee 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost 3 years now and this past year I have started to see more and more of his mothers shady ways. See his mother is a meth addict and I...
    kaylaleean kaylaleean 18-21, F Feb 14

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    I am engaged to a man who has 2 children from a previous relationship, a 3 year old son and a 1 year old daughter. Their mother is barely in their lives. She married a man who...
    NewMommy2015 NewMommy2015 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is a conversation I had this morning after apparently my sister had another frustrating sleepless night... My lil sister, a mother of a 7 y/old son and an adorable 3 y/old...
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 4

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    I can't stand my mil, where do I start, we got along before I had my first son 2 and half years ago,the thing that really annoyed back then was her youngest son,there is a 10 year...
    jrg777 jrg777 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    My mother is crazy... My whole life I've had to deal with her she's been in and out of these crazy insane moods where she'll lock her self in the room and just lay in bed for...
    danilynn22 danilynn22 18-21, F Feb 10

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    I've coped with my incredibly talented, gregarious mother's narcissism by disappearing into the background. I'm now x years old. She's now 84. I've had no contact with her for...
    DaughterofWitchypoo DaughterofWitchypoo 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    My mother is slowly losing her once impressive command of language. Commonplace items are now routinely referred to as "whatitsname" or "that...you know". But two words that still...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 6 Responses Feb 7

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    I tend to have a dislike for step mothers because the story is always the same with them. They get into this new relationship and think well I have kids by this man, this is my...
    prettybombie prettybombie 18-21, F Feb 7

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    The feeling im feeling people will never understand . . The feeling of no comfort ... The feeling of no open hands ... Or the feeling of a mother that just doesn't have a word to...
    Nayaaa Nayaaa 16-17, F Feb 8

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    Well not my mother in law, my boyfriends mother. I'm 19 and he's 21. I've been dating her son for 3 years now and she has not bothered to get to know me once. I've seen her...
    christinazulon christinazulon 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15