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I Am a Mother of Now Grown Sons

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Ever since I was young I hated my mother. She constantly yelled, i disrespected, and then she hit me. Really hard. As I got older, I remember moving to another city my sixth grade...
    ashyb201 ashyb201 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have 3 grown children an 2 gran BABIES My son is still with me at the age of 26 this month on the 26 ain't that something. He does for me and helps me around the house. I'm able...
    yvettemae48 yvettemae48 46-50, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Today my mother got angry at me and my brother... But of course, she takes it out only on me. I'm bleeding from her nails as I write this. My little brother is just always the...
    Littlewolf1562 Littlewolf1562 13-15, F 7 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    my mother in law is so negative and she treats me like an idiot. She thinks my son is hers and tries to control everything. oh, we live together btw...
    iamme1992 iamme1992 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    i could go to my mom and tell her everything ive said and done on this site and she would still love me just the same. of course she would want me to spare her the details but i am...
    romper1038 romper1038 22-25, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    The woman who birthed me openly regrets me. My adoptive mother gave up on raising me during early childhood. My mother earth has been as close to me as gravity and yet sometimes I...
    Earthdaughter Earthdaughter 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I'm so tired hearing about kids my age and even much younger having boyfriends, thinking they really grown. I don't care if you're a teenager. Just because you're a teenager doesn...
    JesusismySaviour JesusismySaviour 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    Hello I am new to this site. I'm nervous and anxious and I cry nearly every day. I've been feeling this way for 2 years. I'm here today to ask mother in laws to read my story, and...
    kayepx kayepx 31-35, F 8 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Lucky to be blessed with 2! My husband is adopted so there's his birth mom and adoptive mom. Both very loving and accepting. So happy they're in my life and with my husband...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    Mumford & sons, ghosts that we knew
    Xalinder Xalinder 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Ahhh I just had to kill a big spider all on my own. I'm not cut out for being a grown up. send help :(
    LittleLibbs LittleLibbs 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    My husband believes the issues between my mother in law and I are my fault because I am "hard to talk to". I have been married since june but together a little over a year with a...
    ShannonKV ShannonKV 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was raised by a single mother and still to this day am amazed at all her sacrifices and steadfast dedication to my sister and I. My father stopped coming around when I was 3 so...
    Hockeydad33 Hockeydad33 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    “He’s changed,” is the line I was told for many, many years. I’ve learned last year that he has not changed. Matter of fact, he’s acquired more negative ‘aspects.’ I...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    We all learned how things are from the environment we grew up in. My MIL learned to manipulate to get what she wanted because her father made it so he wasn’t approachable, so she...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Since I was little my mom always yelled at me whenever I did something bad, whether it was not doing things on time, listening to her, etc. My mother has beaten me a couple of...
    kattom kattom 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ive always loved my mom and have always stuck up for her. Now that I am a grown woman and we have been living together for the past 2 years I now see what kind of person she truly...
    earthboundangel75 earthboundangel75 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Im a 20 year old muslim girl. Part of our culture is we have arranged marragies where the mother or father of the guy comes to the girls family and ask for her hand in marriage...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    I've never understood why my mother has never been able to tuck me in, kiss me, hold me in her arms, or just show her love through just pretending to care about what I talk to her...
    Kionamarie Kionamarie 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I am hanging by a think thread of sanity. I have been married for less than three years and my MIL has lived with us from day 1. Her excuse was that she was helping us adjust to...
    SmritiP SmritiP 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 21

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    I have four wonderful children, two sons and two daughters, with my youngest finally graduating high school this last May. I loved having them, raising them and watching them grow...
    canelabunz canelabunz 56-60, F 8 Responses Jul 19

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    Hi🙋🏻 I have just turned 21 years old & I am a mother to 5 children. 3 boys & 2 girls I would love to tell you my story. I graduated school May 2010 age 16 with 5 GCSE, I...
    Florence1994 Florence1994 18-21, F Jul 19

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    He had children from a previous marriage. They were 3 and 6 years old. I was an only child. No children. No friends with children. 16 years later, the 3 year old is now a United...
    Yoohoolibbylou Yoohoolibbylou 36-40, F Jul 19

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    I Hate My MIL Experience Project: Stories about every Life Experiences Home Search Groups Stories Questions People Post 1 tarabull Me Content Removal Appeal It looks like...
    tarabull tarabull 31-35, F Jul 19

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    I always thought that a man who treated his mother well would be the guy to marry. Unfortunately I have found this out the hard way. I started dating James, and from the start, I...
    tarabull tarabull 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I think "hate" is a strong word. I have hated my mother in the past. In fact, when I was 13 I had dreams of physically assaulting her because she was such a phenomenal psycho. At...
    DramaDiva DramaDiva 41-45 2 Responses Jul 18

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    My mom has been in and out of contact with me for a year now. Last night she blocked my husband and myself on Facebook. I called her this morning to say hi and she told me bluntly...
    Ticklemesilly5 Ticklemesilly5 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    Hello there, I would like to show my sad sad story which is true. My mother has kicked me out for the fourth time and as I write this, I am still kicked out. How does this all...
    MikeTheAngel MikeTheAngel 13-15, M Jul 17

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    I think some women don't realize how important the mother/daughter relationship is in shaping their daughters. My mom was a teacher, so she was more of a disciplinarian to me...
    sunkisd25 sunkisd25 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I admired my mother. I actually still do. Like any person might say, "my mother is the strongest person I know." She battled with cancer for three years. Now, I know that doesn't...
    jordin122 jordin122 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    As much as I love him.. I couldn't make him realize what he was doing to me and our sons was destroying us as a family.. the many times I told him not to be that person, the many...
    Janaya83 Janaya83 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    i admire single moms who use discipline in there homes. im a father of 7 grown kids all disciplined growing up. if interested in chatting with a single dad looking for a single mom...
    spankyouhard spankyouhard 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    there are times I hate my mother and I think that once I graduate I will move far away from her and dad but when all the other people let me down I realise that mum is the only...
    fosterpaste fosterpaste 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Vents: My mom... Where do I start with my mom. She is the most caring lovable person you will ever meet. The one that will get out of way to make you happy. The one that will cook...
    TonyThach TonyThach 18-21, M Jul 14

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    My mother. what can i say? she is the typical indian woman in all the wrong ways. If there is one thing I can't relate to is when kids complain that their parents care to much and...
    Grasshopper98 Grasshopper98 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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