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I Am a Single Mother of Three

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    Through It All

    I am a single mother of 3. Ages 19,17,&12. Their father left when my oldest was 7. It has been a real struggle, especially because my youngest daughter had open heart surgery. I struggled over the years to give them what I didn't have. We dealt with homelessness, being hungry...
    ojerch ojerch 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    My Children Are My Reasons And Motivation

    I'm a single mother of 3. 2 boys ages 8 & 3 and a girl age 2. They are my reasons for living. I was in a really tough relationship with their father. I didn't want to be a single parent but for my safety, I had to be one. My children are my reason for getting up everyday and...
    Emikah Emikah 26-30, F Aug 28, 2012

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    New To Group

    hello single 41 year old mom with four kids now three girls ages 4,6, and 12 and a son age 7 I am looking to make friends and chatting with other like minded people like me. I am a very strict mom so I will chat about that anyone having any issues please lets chat thanks hollyann...
    hollymom123 hollymom123 41-45, F 4 Responses May 23, 2012

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    Yep

    arent my kids cute.....(they're in the logo pic)
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 16, 2008

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    Divorced Mother

    I am a divorced mother.looking to better my education.I have a had a goal to go to phlebotomy school.The school is called Phlebotomy Concepts and has a 90 day class that will give a financial push for me and daughters.Was supported by my husband before divorce but before that I...
    nae32 nae32 31-35, F Nov 14, 2012

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    Single Father Of Two

    I have a boy 11 and a girl 7, their mother walked out on us after she was caught having an affair and I may have forced her to leave us because I told her that it would not be allowed in our house. So she took all my savings, sold a house that I bought with her name and left us...
    michaelhk1 michaelhk1 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 27, 2012

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    Single Motherhood

    I am a single mother of three. I'm 33 years old & my children are 13,8,& 6. My youngest is also the only boy & he has autism. So far he still has no way to communicate with us, we are working a little on using sign language. He is enrolled in a special program for...
    kssmom kssmom 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    Mustabation

    My husband got an accident when he was on his way to work and left me unmarried with my three children.Life is good in way because my children gets their social but the 'passion" side of my life is missing for all men.
    lovecity34 lovecity34 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 26, 2009

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    Are You Out There????

    i need a husband.i have three lovely kid and am 29 years old.my firstborn girl is 13,my second a boy 8,and my last born girl 5.all healthy and doing well in school.its so hard raising the kids on my own although my mom has been with me all through and i thank God for her every...
    minniemouse001 minniemouse001 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    Heartbroken

    I am a single mother of 3 wonderful boys but the sad thing is that one of my sons is with his other mom 1800 miles away I haven't seen him in 4 most she doesn't let me talk to him I write him letters but I don't know if he gets them. In 2 days will b Thanksgiving this will b the...
    BeyouTfulDisaster BeyouTfulDisaster 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2012

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    I'm a single mom of one boy, age 10. The journey has been equal parts exhaustion, joy, and frustration, and I would do it all over again without hesitation.
    DaughterOfRain DaughterOfRain 31-35, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Single mother of two girls. One is 15, the other is 8. They're the two loves of my life. I've had to raise them mostly by myself but it has been a real blessing. They're very...
    Marloes2 Marloes2 36-40, F 15 hrs ago

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    I was raised primarily by my mother and my grandmother, I never knew who my father was and really didnt care because I had my mom (and grandmom). Life as an only was lonely at...
    EtTuJudas EtTuJudas 46-50, M 19 hrs ago

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    My mother was raised by an insane woman, who happened to be my grandmother. The grandmother and the grandfather(who was a kind man) (my mothers parents)were 2nd generation...
    notPC notPC 56-60, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yeah, I've been single for 4 years now. Yes, the first few months are good. No worries . You have fun a lot being single. But dude, 4 years is starting to kill me now. LOL. I'm...
    rainbow2196 rainbow2196 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Single ain't such a bad thing. I mean, I've been a single dad for seven years. I did all right. I had some girlfriends during that time. Now I get to be really single. My child is...
    pcflvly pcflvly 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I can’t say no to this one as I don’t have a mum, there’s anice lady back in America who gave birth to me for a wedge of cash but she’s no a mother to me. What I have is my...
    DanteAsiir DanteAsiir 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I feel so lost. I feel numb. And I'm not sure why. Why has it been all this time and I still think of him? It's like I've relapsed. I took a step forward, then 2 back it seems. In...
    Negrita13131 Negrita13131 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    2012 single 2013 single 2014 singel 2015 single 2016 still single I dont actually mind it but it would be nice to have someone to share life with and i hate living with my family
    Collegegirl23 Collegegirl23 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    After several days of not hearing from my girl. Mom. My health is not getting any better. I just can't keep anything down. And goes on to describe her symptoms. She also states...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I haven't seen my mother fourteen years. When I was three my parents got divorced, on christmas day. She was a lazy woman, had my eight year old sister feeding and changing me and...
    Jess9798 Jess9798 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I still am amazed, not only that I am a Mum but also that the three of them have turned out so well! I've three, two boys and a girl, all in their late teens, all independent...
    Mid40sMum Mid40sMum 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi so I'm posting here to write about my mother and how I'm affected with severe depression and anxiety because of her I don't like to point fingers or blame anybody but she is the...
    Pinkskiespinklove Pinkskiespinklove 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My mother spent three days continuously calling me names and trying to press my buttons. She called me a ****, a “piece of Satan”, and a horribly sadistic person. She didn’t...
    JHicks28 JHicks28 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a proud single mother of four.That in itself is stressful. If I had to describe my parenting skills, I'd have to say "Old School" and because it's just me... They know that...
    MissingTrevion1020 MissingTrevion1020 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When do I speak my truth? Or haven't I all these years? I'm going to be 42 years old. I have not spoken to my mother in 5 months and my father - about 4 (I went from low contact...
    thegirlwithnomom thegirlwithnomom 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a 27 year old third son out of four with NPD parents from New Jersey where I lived in my parents' house until I graduated from high school. I distinctly remember being 13 (and...
    dylster15 dylster15 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    my mom is one and she is doing a great job raising us all. I have deep respect for parents in general but moms or dad who raises children all by themselves that is most impressive...
    Countryroad15 Countryroad15 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am so SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SINGLE! Ugh! I've been single for two months...nothing. I've had three failed relationships and two guys I met last year just stopped talking to me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I lost my mother to breast cancer three years ago. Today would have been her 77th birthday. I had a dream about her last night which I haven't done in a long time. Happy Birthday...
    FlatbushGuy FlatbushGuy 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have three boys but I am no longer a mom to them. my oldest I spent 3 yrs with then his dad my ex husband got full custody. he refuses to allow me to talk to my which in the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a mother to three a mom to none I've had two miscarriages and because of circumstances beyond my control my child was signed for adoption the rest of you here are blessed to...
    Aloha2erhz Aloha2erhz 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Three nights before she passed away today, my mom hugged me very tightly and told me that she would always love me forever, no matter what. I hadn't felt so comforted by such words...
    HussaroftheSky HussaroftheSky 18-21, M Jan 30

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    I'm sorry, but I need to get these feelings of resentment and hatred out of me before I end up doing something very foolish. I hate my mother. I just hate her. I cant stand to be...
    aaron812 aaron812 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    My husband and I have been married for 7 months, he recently went to Samoa to visit his mother who he has not seen in ten years, he wanted her to live with us and I told him no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28

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    To all the people who stood against me, to my backstabbing friends, to my “family” who always treated me like **** and belittled me, to my mum who is always bullying me...
    Valencia Valencia 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    OMG I really want to be a mother one day! I love babies, and I'm really good with them. One day a 16 year old girl was living with my family and I, and she had a baby girl that was...
    Emily555555 Emily555555 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Sometimes I'm certain that my daughter hates me but I don't like her behavior either. We've been going through such a tough time lately until I'm not sure how much more I can take...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I am a new single parent. Words I never thought I would truly say. I have a beautiful daughter who I am blessed to have by my side everyday. It has been a hard road to get here...
    wafirebelly wafirebelly 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    So I broke up with my boyfriend...thank god for that. I mean, I love him still and care for him, but at the same time, if we went any further with our relationship, he probably...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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