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I Am a Motherless Daughter

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    Two Days - It all happened so quick. Jan 6, 2007: my mom got in a fender bender. I mean she barely tapped the car in front of her. Jan 7: She began to have problems walking. Jan 9...
    amykay amykay 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    Motherless Daughter - My mother left me and my sister with a babysitter we are 10months apart so I do understand, I'm 42 now and I look at all my friends and I realized how lucky I...
    PriestessTheresa PriestessTheresa 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2010

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    Last Month. - I've been through a lot in the past few years. I told myself this was the year that was going to finally be better. Two days into the year, I was proved wrong. My...
    wakeofbeauty wakeofbeauty 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2010

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    Can Anyone Relate? - I'm a very sensitive person, but I don't know if it's part of my personality or growing up around my dad's unhealthy relationships, but I always find reasons...
    sunshine511 sunshine511 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    Her Funeral Was Yesterday, & I Couldn't Go - http://obits.nola.com/obituaries/nola/obituary.aspx?n=frances-harvey-grandpre&pid=167015974&fhid=17449#fbLoggedOut
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F 7 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    The Unwanted Child - I was a unwanted child given up at 2 weeks old . My grandmother raised me .We were very poor I can remember seeing her cry at one time asking for food stamps...
    marilyn160 marilyn160 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    Lost My Mom A Month Ago. - I dont think I have still excepted the fact my mom was killed in a car accident 3 days before she was going to fly to my house since I was having the...
    mackenziejoy mackenziejoy 26-30 1 Response Sep 21, 2012

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    Miss Her - I am 25, I lost my mother Kathleen Boyle (44) to a dangerous driver in 2004. She was looking forward to becoming a grandma, but that driver decided to take her life. He...
    KarenUadd KarenUadd 22-25, F Sep 29, 2010

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    Motherless In A Different Way - I've been reading up on being a motherless daughter, most of them appear to have lost their mother through a tragic accident or illness, or never...
    spetersen13 spetersen13 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2010

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    Always Feeling Like An Outsider - The facts are stark and tragic: I was 12 and my mom was 52 when she started losing her mind. When she was 54 she was diagnosed with early onset...
    lovingmymom lovingmymom 51-55, F May 4, 2013

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    A Visit From Father Christmas - Always, always it takes me by surprise. Even now, when I have realized that this is a time of deep and near constant grief for the mother I lost...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 11 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    Alone In The Word - I lost my mom 6 years ago in September. Every year I go half crazy the whole month of September. I don't know why I do it, But it;s like clockwork every year...
    acbaby acbaby 22-25, F Aug 26, 2012

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    It Hurts. - I miss my mom so much it hurts, and she passed  away 5 yrs ago. sometimes i just feel so lost and confused. it took me til last yr to kno what size clothes i...
    LittleFerrett LittleFerrett 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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    Motherless Children - I can spot a motherless child a mile off. There are unfortunately many motherless children who have grown into adults in a special way. We can seduce easily...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    Emotional Eating - Does anyone else eat to feel emotionally filled up or learned how to stop? I think i need a kitten or something.
    sunshine511 sunshine511 26-30, F Nov 13, 2013

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    Longing -       As a young girl I faced many hardships. My mother was a drug addict from as as far as I can remember. She would leave me and my sister...
    quietone1 quietone1 26-30 1 Response Oct 13, 2009

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    The Loss You Never Get Over - It is going on 7 years since my mother died unexpectedly of a massive heart attack and I still mourn her on a regular basis. I used to think it would...
    Bluebyu Bluebyu 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2010

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    Missing Her Today and Always... -     I'm in my early 30's. Mom died when I was 17. I saw it happen. We were in Disneyworld and she had a heart attack. I can see it all...
    soulshadow soulshadow 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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    Dead Parents, Unattached Siblings - As a small child and the youngest of 6, I thought I was pretty important. At age 9 my Dad died of an aortic aneurysm. Mom, who lost both her...
    JDavis515 JDavis515 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2012

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    Memories Of Mothers - I lost my mother to cancer 21 years ago at 19 I am now a mother myself and I often wonder what it would be like to have my mother by my side. I would of...
    Auroraboralis Auroraboralis 41-45 Jan 29, 2012

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    Taking Time To Grieve...support -   hello Everybody,So glad to have found this site! While I currently live in Germany, I was born in the States and my parents are from the...
    Elainepep Elainepep 56-60 1 Response Jan 20, 2011

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    Pain And Tragedy after losing my mother as a toddler - i lost my mother when I was one year and 26 days old on September 11, 1949 and my life has been a Greek tragedy with a mix of...
    azzou7line9 azzou7line9 61-65 1 Response May 13, 2013

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    I Have A Mother... I Dont Have A Mom. - Biologically , yes. I do have a living mother. I however dont consider her my "mom." she is constantly in and out of jail. When shes out...
    lovingcarefully lovingcarefully 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    How God Helped Me - Part of my story isn't just about "what happened" and "how I coped" (though those are very important aspects through it) but what God has planned and how this...
    GodCourageAndHope GodCourageAndHope 13-15, F May 26, 2012

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    The First Year - I lost my mother about 10 months ago.  At the end of my senior year in high school she was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer and was sick for about a...
    vandygirl vandygirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    I Miss Her, Not The Alcohol - Growing up, my mom was an amazing person. She reminded me everyday about how her dream was to have children and how much she loved me and my brothers...
    FlyingInABlueDream FlyingInABlueDream 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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    Starving To Be Nurtured - I think that this is probably the hardest thing for me to talk about. Not everyone knows their mom but I kind of do. My mother is the kind of person...
    forgottenshadow forgottenshadow 18-21, F Oct 10, 2013

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    I Still Miss Her -   My mom was sick for the majority of my life with her. She was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was six. She was 38. She died when I was 11 and she...
    caitterry caitterry 18-21 1 Response Feb 28, 2010

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    3 Days After I Was Born - then i was adopted 2 years later however it was only to make .her look good glad i had my daddy to take care of me
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T Aug 13, 2013

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    Alone - I am a motherless Daughter..... On October 19, it will make fours years that my mother has left me to meet with her angles...An angel she was.. I'm not saying this because...
    tokia tokia 36-40, F Oct 18, 2009

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    Lost Mother In Hospital -  I am a motherless daughter as of December 3rd of this year.  Early on November 11 as I took my mother to the hospital, I had no idea that...
    Hachan Hachan 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2009

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    Drangonflies... - I consider myself a deviant poet. Poetry writing started soon after my mum passed away, when I was 12. I'm 21 now, that's 9 years on. Sometimes it still feels...
    dragonfly777 dragonfly777 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    I Didn't Lose My Mother To Death, She Chose To Leave. - It seems like the only resources I can find about being a motherless daughter, deal with daughter's that have lost their...
    LilPalamino LilPalamino 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 31, 2011

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    Miss Her So - I am currently 23 years old.  I lost my mother seven years ago.  She was my rock, my world, my everything.  I constantly want to pick up the phone...
    corkster613 corkster613 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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    Send Advice Soon - Well here it goes. My moms dad died when I was 3, my dad when I was 4, my moms boyfriend (who a few days before he died, I told him I wish he'd die) who killed...
    mle30 mle30 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 21, 2012

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    Motherless Daughter - A deep ache. I lost my mother when I was 11. At the time, it didn't occur to me how deeply this was going to affect me. I was pretty much expecting it; her...
    TwoAngels961 TwoAngels961 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    Sixteen Years... - This feels to be written of duty this year. So odd because I would have thought I would need her more right now than I ever have. Sixteen years. It’s...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    Unimaginable - It's unimaginable to know what it's like to have a mom. I was 4 when my mom passed away from breast cancer. She fought it for a couple years, doing all she could to...
    sunshine511 sunshine511 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2013

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    My Mother's Daughter - On May 22ndI joined a club that I didn’t want to be a part of. I am now a Motherless Daughter.  Mom got sick the day after my parents arrived in Florida...
    CoachKaren CoachKaren 41-45 4 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    Motherless Daughter - I lost my mom at the age of 11, that is 8 years ago. Until recently have I come to notice how hugely this has affected me. Motherless daughters, especially at...
    1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    Sooo...i'm Having "one Of Those Times" - It always begins with a feeling of helpless anxiety. I race through the front door throw down my back pack, plunge up the stairs...
    althea1026 althea1026 26-30 1 Response Jan 4, 2012

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    I have been divorced for 10 years with two kids my eldest daughter turned on me this week and blamed her psychological issues on me. Since the divorce my ex has denied access on...
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    So a short school holiday is coming up and my wife will be visiting my in laws for two days next week. My older daughter will be at her mom's for the holiday so that leaves me home...
    G1One G1One 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 24

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    I am currently going thru a divorce with my soon to be ex husband. I never knew that going thru a divorce would be so tough. I left my husband because things just didn't pan out he...
    missingmy1angel missingmy1angel 31-35, F Apr 7

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    My daughter age 29 was driving home from work when an oncoming jeep happened to cross over onto her side of the road crushing her car back into the fence killing her almost...
    Roisin61 Roisin61 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I'd like to rp Daddy/daughter being a very young daughter. Molestation/rough welcomed. :)
    LauraLeaa LauraLeaa 31-35, F 13 Responses 1 day ago

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    I miss my daughter so do much!
    Natalitx Natalitx 26-30, T 1 Response Mar 17

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    My daughter is the light and love of my life!! I used to think my baby was spoiled but after seeing how my friends kids act, my child is an angel!! She has grown to be very...
    exoticlotus21 exoticlotus21 26-30, F Mar 18