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I Am a Single Mother of Two Now Adult Children

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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 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Not just single mothers but also single fathers because I know they work just as hard as single mothers. I was/ am currently being raised by a single mother and think I am a better...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    She is a single mother with 3 boys...read her story!! http://funds.gofundme.com/dashboard
    mel9293 mel9293 26-30 Nov 1

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    I'm not a single mom, but after watching my mother take care of her children on her own for many years, and coparenting my nephew who is also the product of a single mom, I could...
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 18-21, F Nov 3

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    I am having so many problems with my 11 year old son. He is the youngest of my 5 children all the others are girls. His father and I split after an emotional and abusive...
    lolita3121 lolita3121 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 9

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    hello, single mom of two here, son is 7 and daughter 10. I know what it is like to be a single mom, how tough it is, would love to talk to other moms here, feel free to message me
    katemomoftwo katemomoftwo 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I gave birth to my only son in may of this year and its been a blast since then :) Yes sometimes it can get overwhelming and I may get down on how things turned out for me. But...
    RaindropsOnRoses22 RaindropsOnRoses22 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 11

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    I'm a single Mum of 2 boys. I had to move back with my parents after my husband abandoned us. I've been trying to rebuild my life and get back on my feet but I'm struggling...
    Kaybouddica Kaybouddica 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    Seeking for the adventure of a lifetimeI like banter, taking the mick etc, not easily offended, although i can switch and hold articulate conversation also.I’m not skinny but...
    SexyCougars SexyCougars 51-55, F Nov 6

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    thanks for letting me join. im a single dad of 8 grown kids. id love to chat or meet a nice single mom who is pro spanking in her home that is looking for a good man. add me if...
    christlerscott christlerscott 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    Still in this place. I applied for college and unemployment but just found out today. I got denied for the unemployment. I'm freaking P****D! Its stupid. Yes, I was fired, but it...
    nikabelle nikabelle 22-25, F Nov 3

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    I am a single mom raising a 3 year old boy. His father thinks he has control over what days to take him. If he doesn't want to take him he'll just call me the day of and tell me he...
    moretm8803 moretm8803 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I am a single mom of a 2yr old boy..I know a raised him well with the help of my parents especially my Mom..My son's biological father never tried to see his son in person, for the...
    IamHuIam IamHuIam 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    Our 29 Year Age Difference! Hello, I am 21 and my boyfriend is 50. We meet on AgeMeet.com.We were friends for a couple years before we got together, we have been together 3 amazing...
    danacc11 danacc11 26-30, F Nov 12

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    Here I am sharing the story of my good friend...she needs help to be able to provide a better living for her and her sons...read her story and join us helping her rebuild her life...
    mel9293 mel9293 26-30 Oct 30

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    I have no use for Baby Mama Drama. I don't want kids of my own, and I don't want your kids either!
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F Nov 12

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    Why is it so hard dating as a parent ?? is it just me ? I'm sorry I can't have just anyone around my son!
    Sw33tBrownSugar Sw33tBrownSugar 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 15

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    I work so hard I don't even know how to relax when the opportunity was clearly in my face...?? what is your wrong with me ?lol
    Sw33tBrownSugar Sw33tBrownSugar 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Now, to say I was upset is an understatement. Last night while visiting my Children I observed in silence as my MIL's eyes scan the entire house for anything out of place. Then it...
    MichelleM1988 MichelleM1988 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    My Mother was the greatest woman in my life and it's been over year since she was call home to Heaven! There isn't moment in my day where this Lady isn't on my mind see was truly...
    gamma87 gamma87 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    November 2. The Grief Process. To let ourselves wholly grieve our losses is how we surrender to the process of life and recovery. Some experts, like Patrick Carnes, call the...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    November 5. Let's Make a Deal. "The relationship just wasn't working out, and I wanted it to so badly. I kept thinking if I just made myself look prettier, if I just tried to be a...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 5

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    I got spanked until I was 12ish and once when I was 14! It never did me any harm! My father spanked me over his knee, one clothes, pants and then bare bum! He normally did it after...
    Northeastlad2 Northeastlad2 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I am a mother of 2 amazing children.. They are 4 and 6 and ever since they have been born i have been totally in love with them. My marriage broke up because he felt I didn't have...
    BlueRose77 BlueRose77 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I love love love being a mother and a step mother. I have 4 children of my own and gained 5 step children when I married their father. the road has not always been easy. I have to...
    tracylange tracylange 31-35, F Nov 10

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    after many years of multiple relations ,i m single as of now and enjoying it .do whatever i want and am not answerable to anyone.i did lay with two men at a time and was happy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's really disheartening when it seems as if everyone around me can make the decision to conceive & bam they're 3 weeks pregnant. My mom disclosed that she had fertility issues as...
    QueenieV QueenieV 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    With anyone... Love the feeling of two consenting adults enjoying each other's company via cyber...
    Chickenwire Chickenwire 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

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    As a gift to myself I am going to get sterilized. I've worked with kids all my life but NEVER wanted any. I didn't play house with baby dolls I read books and cut pictures from...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I am a mother of 4 beautiful children ages 17,15,13 and 1. My kids Brandon,Daniel,Marissa and Kristopher Jr are the reason why I wake up everyday with a smile on my face. They give...
    debbieeee2014 debbieeee2014 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    sometimes I will remember her and start to feel like I'm going to cry.. she was my foster mother.. and now my nephew is on the list too..
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F Nov 12

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    You really never know if it's love or infatuation till you come to a point in your life that you're comfortable being single. It's like a stone hitting your head and you realize...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I am a mother. Its my life. I love my children more than anything on this earth. I had my first child at eighteen. A would be adult take responsibility for my actions. Only my best...
    wynterflower wynterflower 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 14

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    I was in third grade when I was first diagnosed with ADHD. I had encephalitis (swelling of the brain) the summer before I started first grade and my sister had also been diagnosed...
    patricialeigh patricialeigh 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I decided to join this website after being a mother for 30 years I finally want to share my story. You hear and see of families being HUGE, but here's my story. I am a mother of...
    LouiseAddamss LouiseAddamss 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 8

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    I don't have any maternal instincts or desires. I don't enjoy dealing with children. I'm not adept at dealing with children. I honestly don't find small children cute. To me they...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 1 Response 1 day ago

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    November 27. We can Trust Ourselves. For many of us, the issue is not whether we can trust another person again; it's whether we can trust our own judgment again. "The last...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    I have been with my husband for more than 5 years. His ex wife is the epitome of drama & so are his children. He & his ex divorced more than 12 years ago. The kids are all over the...
    fedupwithallofthem fedupwithallofthem 36-40, F Nov 11

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    I live on a farm and we throw a yearly festival. The last party had 400 people or more. A mother and her very young son want to come live at the farm. The problem is that I don't...
    WiredCritter WiredCritter 22-25 Oct 31

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    November 21. Financial Fears. I sat in the car, looking at the sign on the door of the food shelf office: "Closed until Friday." It was Wednesday. I had two hungry children and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I'm 26 years old. I've lived with my mother forever minus 4 years where she was living with my sister. I always wondered why she was a little off. Always acting like a child...
    jlmerritt jlmerritt 26-30 Nov 10

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    I honestly believe my mother hates me...I've actually always felt it. I remember the first time I really realized it. I was about 4 or 5 yrs old, I was just waking up from some...
    HelenBak HelenBak 46-50, F Nov 9