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I Am a Single Mother of Two Now Adult Children

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    Live, Love, and Laugh While You're Here.

    ...and now in my early fifties I am having the time of my life. That has not always been true on this journey to here. But that is all past and everyone has a story. I have recently formed a charity group where we are helping the ladies active and serving in Iraq and...
    prtndr1044 prtndr1044 51-55 1 Response Nov 6, 2008

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    Sudden Conflict From Adult Child On Alleged Child Abuse

     Suddenly, an adult child, 24 years old,  thinks she had a "bad" childhood, fifteen years ago. Far from the truth.  Although her dad was never around, and I protected the children from him.  Suddenly, I am a "bad parent." I am heartbroken...
    katielynnco katielynnco 51-55 3 Responses May 8, 2009

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    Long Journey

    I married for the first time at 19, and soon realised it was not working. From my background, however, divorce was unthinkable, and in any case, I was pregnant a few months later - so I just knuckled down and made the best of it, although I was never happy with him. But we had...
    Bumblebeeinabluebell Bumblebeeinabluebell 46-50 3 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    Guided By Pain.

    I am the single mother of two now adult children, both sons. When I married at age 19, I envisioned a two parent home and a happy family throughout my life time. Not to be. After 12 good years of marriage, my husband started drinking in secret. He always drank to get drunk and it...
    kruddle kruddle 66-70, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    I am a single mother and liking it, yes some times are hard and I can be incredibly exhausted but I wouldn't have it any other way. A q tho to other single mothers, do people...
    Guavajelly Guavajelly 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am the single mother of a 3y.o little girl and she is the most amazing thing that has ever happened to me. But sometimes I feel as tho I'm running in quicksand. Its so hard being...
    Amie87 Amie87 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 11

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    I am a single mom of one son. He is 13 now and in the 8th grade.
    femaleoutshopping femaleoutshopping 26-30, F Mar 19

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    It doesn't even matter how anymore. All that matters now is that he is mine and I am his. My 4 yr. old little guy going on 10. He wants to do everything for himself until he can't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    So it happened :( we decided to go our separate ways :/ I'll always love him... Just not in love...
    SingleMom69 SingleMom69 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    My daughter is 13 months old. Until recently I hadn't dated anyone since I had first gotten pregnant. Her father didn't stay around , we broke up right before I found out about...
    hillaryalexis hillaryalexis 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    reneelove1 reneelove1 26-30, F Mar 19

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    As I sit here desperately taking in a breath, my heart aches with sorrow. It's been two days since I spoke with my mother. I still hear her hateful tone echoing through the phone...
    Cindysheart Cindysheart 36-40, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I just can't take life anymore being under one roof with this woman. She used to be a good lady... She just turned 50 and for the past 2 years she's just changed so much. I truly...
    jessicavictoria1841 jessicavictoria1841 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I sooooo desperately need to connect with people I can relate to in this aspect of my life! I REALLY need to vent to someone that won't judge me the way everyone that doesn't...
    ScatterbrainedCK ScatterbrainedCK 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Victim Of Tyranny-No I was NOT "stolen" from you by "nosy *** White folks in your business believing my damn lies". I was RESCUED from you after 9 1/2 years under your mediocre...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a single mother to a 10 year-old son. He's a great kid and I love the adventures of parenting. It is hard work but the rewards are great. When Carter misbehaves and earns a...
    cartersmomlaura cartersmomlaura 41-45, F 16 Responses Mar 10

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    I'm struggling with being a single mother. I left my child's father when I was pregnant and I had to move in with my mom. I have no car but I have a decent job. I have no friends...
    SingleMommy21 SingleMommy21 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Been happily single for two years.. and counting for more :)
    missedconnection101 missedconnection101 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Long Struggle-After my wife died suddenly of abdominal aneurysm in 2003 after 12 years of marriage I spent nearly 250.000 USD searching for my 10 and 8 year old children and my...
    Valentindelapontes Valentindelapontes 41-45, M Mar 22

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    To all who understand and to all that never will. Here is a poem for all the women who live with this invisible pain. I am tired of being your rag doll. I have spread myself far...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Mar 4

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    My mom was a great mother growing up. She's even a great mom now. But since grandchildren have come into the picture, she's really changed. She's still a great mom to her children...
    EndiJo EndiJo 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Im about to talk it out.. i need to dump all of this off my shoulders.. im sorry if its rambling at long.. I don't actually expect anyone to read.. but i need a place to put these...
    alienmom82 alienmom82 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Something is not sinking in with me. I'm a 39 year old mother of four children; two sons 18 & 15--and two daughters 14 & 7. I had tubal ligation 7 years ago...the same day my 7...
    ChiTownLady76 ChiTownLady76 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have never made any large posts on here about my mother, because my subconscious knows that if I did so, I would probably be making posts about her nearly every day. My general...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I wrote this about my mother. I don't know how else to put it. As a child, All I've ever wanted Was the bond between mother and daughter. I wanted to be noticed and protected...
    blindangel92 blindangel92 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I have three grown up sons of 30, 27 and 25. Have always done my very best for all of them and given them love and supportsince they were born. My youngest two never bother about...
    anna10797 anna10797 51-55, F Mar 15

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    Dearest daughterHopefully, one day you will read this letter. Probably I’ll get pregnant with you in the future. Or I will find you where you’re biological mother left...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    "The dance that we learn as children - the repression and distortion of our emotional process in reaction to the attitudes and behavior patterns we adopt to survive in an...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Since young no one has hurt my feelings as much as my mum has. She calls me a "female dog" , a burden, a shame, etc and many other words that I cannot translate to English. She...
    ashleycharlie28 ashleycharlie28 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    My mother died when I was 1 year old, she died from cancer which started in her breast but eventually spread throughout her entire body. There will always be a part of me who...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 a week ago

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    There are daughters of narcissistic mothers who have barely survived psychologically. In the extreme, there are daughters who starved themselves to death by anorexia as the only...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Mar 4

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    I don't know if this counts as emotional abuse but my mum and I have very similar tempers and are prone to blowing up on each other. Every time I don't listen to her she goes of on...
    dandelion15291 dandelion15291 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    i admire my mother. she has a broken foot that has not healed properly, she pits my brothers and myself before her, she gets very little sleep to take care of us, she senses that a...
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    My mother-in-law was an RN nurse for around 30 yrs. She let it be know she knew everything about medicine. There were 3 of us daughter-in-laws. MY one sister-in-law had 6 children...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 6 Responses Mar 14

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    I am a sweet baby boy that as never in life have a mummy as my mummy died when giving birth to me. I want a mummy that can show me what love is and be able to treat me as a normal...
    AOrphanbaby AOrphanbaby 31-35, M Mar 17

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    My daughter is the best thing that ever happened to me. She is biracial. She's got curly hair and beautiful blue eyes. We used to get stares all the time. But not so much anymore...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F Mar 4

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    What Makes A Mother. - i thought of you and closed my eyes and prayed to god today i asked, "what makes a mother?" and i know i heard him say a mother has a baby this we...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I hate my mother! And even more I hate myself for everything I am. I believe that, no, I know that our environment, our parents shape our personalities in our childhood. I was...
    OlgaTs OlgaTs 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    For more years than I care to remember, I played a bit part in a permanent show entitled "Is there a Grown Up in the house?" where my character impersonated many of acquisitions...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F Mar 20

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    Finally found out the real reason for my divorce. It wasn't that my husband no longer loved me. Wasn't because I had been vengeful over his multiple affairs and lashed out,even...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    My mother loves to make this dream world for me then sends me crashing down. This time she did it without wanting me to intentionally hear. She said for me to sit in the front seat...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 5 days ago

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