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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So this happened , I think my mom is being unfair . I think she hates me . My mother treated my siblings real good but she treated me so badly . I feel like I'm being neglected...
    lillly72 lillly72 22-25, M 1 Response 15 mins ago

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    My mother passed away 4 months ago. I cried everyday for two months. It was the hardest thing I have ever gone through. I took her to the hospital on a Saturday, she was diagnosed...
    julietdreams julietdreams 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    After so many times of going through this, I had to sit down and write about it. This is mostly about how my Mother favors my sister SO much more than me. And for those out there...
    squirtlebear squirtlebear 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'm 23 years old just recently started staying with my mother again and it's been so overwhelming and depressing. I have spent so many hours looking for a way to get through to my...
    TSN1 TSN1 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    One in three women will experience violence/abuse from a man they know. And if you've ever been in an abusive relationship, you'll know it doesn't start out that way. It can feel...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    GEAR HURLED INTO CONCERT CROWD....FAN GETS HURT TMZ.com August 22, 2015 Don't let the horns and banjo fool you -- Mumford & Sons can rock hard -- so hard in fact...the band sent...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I haven't always hated my mother. As a child I would hear my family talk bad about her and I would always defend her telling them they that are wrong. But as I got older I realized...
    yuppitsme42 yuppitsme42 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    If you're not effected by Mother Nature, you clearly do not spend enough time outdoors.... I live in a small beautiful valley surrounded by gorgeous mountains. This year has been...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I made an account on this website when i was 16 but did not use it at all. Made my username a lyric from Nickelback's "Far Away'. How simple life used to be. I am now 19, back here...
    farawayforfartoolong farawayforfartoolong 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I just realised recently that I hate my mother. Because she practiced favouritism, and was abusive with it. And from the time I was under 5 years old, she would constantly accuse...
    AngryPlum AngryPlum 31-35, F Aug 20

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    My ex mother-in-law was a major contributing factor to the destruction of my first marriage (I'm happily married to a different woman now, and my new mother-in-law is MUCH better...
    SomewhatJaded SomewhatJaded 26-30, M 6 Responses Aug 18

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    Actually I am 33 weeks pregnant now and I am expecting a son in the beginning of October. I have a mix of feelings now, I am so nervous but very happy also with my first child on...
    muffin30 muffin30 26-30, F Aug 18

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    my mother left me when i was very and she abused me and now im 19 and before she said she hated me and my dad and now she calls me like she cares and i still dont know if i love...
    ToLoveIsToDestroy12 ToLoveIsToDestroy12 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    my husband doesn't want me to get a tattoo. he says it's bad for my kids education...i just wanna tattoo my sons name on my wrist. what do think?
    foreverwithu foreverwithu 31-35, F 17 Responses Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    has anyone ever had a mother/grandmother that does the following or can relate okay yo begin I live with my grandmother because I am adopted by her shes hurtful she's verbally...
    disnerd13 disnerd13 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Here are some notes on putting boys in dresses. The crucial variable is the child's age. The younger he is the easier it will be. Very young boys often enjoy dressing up in girls...
    TeachingRespect TeachingRespect 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Here are some notes on putting boys in dresses. The crucial variable is the child's age. The younger he is the easier it will be. Very young boys often enjoy dressing up in girls...
    TeachingRespect TeachingRespect 51-55, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    She is an evil person! I hated my childhood bc she was just so MEAN and always putting me down. I remember crying about something when I was about 6 years old and she put me in the...
    Madimaria123 Madimaria123 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I last wrote on EP some time ago when I was really struggling with my narcissistic mother and doubting whether I was whole enough or strong enough to have a child of my own. I took...
    ALittleRoo ALittleRoo 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I'm so glad I've spoken out today. today I attended twins group with my littlw angels. and I was listening to all the other mothers talking about there plans. some where talking...
    sammyjo963 sammyjo963 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Avoidance It seems I've entered the phase of avoiding women. Any woman that finds me or might find me attractive I avoid. I know I'm not gonna approach them, I know I am not...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    Changing with the Times The world is changing everyday as we get closer to my perfect vision of a female control society where females are in complete control and males are...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    My father passed away a year ago from dementia. I have stepped up and have supported my mother through this difficult period. She was a distant parent, utting me in harmful...
    Feber19 Feber19 31-35, F Aug 9

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    Being a single mother is a path I chose when I decided to divorce and give myself and my kids a safe and loving home away from my toxic ex. I have no regrets in divorcing him...
    StarLily71 StarLily71 41-45, F 36 Responses Aug 7

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    I just don't know what to do anymore... my life is getting worse day by day. I thought the worst part of my life was over and After my boyfriend and I both had fully time jobs our...
    jess62186 jess62186 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    As I sit here staring at this computer screen and feeling a little unwell, I am thinking of my mother.  We always want our mouther's when we aren't feeling well.  I miss...
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 7

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    I'm a mother to a beautiful baby boy. He was born April 3rd 2011. I was very nervous that day. My boyfriend and I disturbed him, that morning we made love and I took a shower...
    Perseph0ne Perseph0ne 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    It all started with my husband, he started feminizing our sons and without my knowledge he began giving the boys testosterone suppressing medication when they were 8 and 9, then he...
    ClariceH ClariceH 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Hi everyone. I am a 22 year old female looking for a strict but loving mother. My mother abandoned me and my dad when I was 18 months old. My dad raised me with the help of my...
    shlewis1993 shlewis1993 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Hi everyone I'm new one here. I am looking for a mom to talk to about things. My mother abandoned me with my father at 18 months old. I have been raised by my father and...
    shlewis1993 shlewis1993 22-25, F Aug 4

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    I'm in a very dark spot right now. My mother and I butted heads again over laundry. I'll admit, I love her very much, but, eerily like my father, who I love just as much, there are...
    AlwaysFacingtheFace AlwaysFacingtheFace 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I just gave birth to my beautiful baby boy hayden on july 31st 2015. all of a sudden his father who moved many miles away to be with another girl and hasn't done a thing for him...
    iihumpchu95 iihumpchu95 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    My mother is my role model, my inspiration, my guide in life... She has been such a good mother..Given me so much love.. And now that I have become a mother myself, I wish to...
    anabela29 anabela29 26-30, F Aug 4

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