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I Am An Unappreciated Mother

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    Yes I Am!! ...

    yes i am!! kids walk all over me and they never say thank you for anything. evry once in a great while they will do what I ask them but then the turn around and go back to being themselves.
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 23, 2007

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    I Have Said It Before and I Wi...

    I have said it before and I will say it again, no one appreciates what I do for my kids, what I sacrifice for them. I may get to be home more often now, but I am still gone a lot. It kills me every time that I have to leave them. But at least I am leaving to make sure that they...
    silvertears silvertears 31-35, F Sep 1, 2007

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    Being a Mom Is a Thankless Job

    I am a mom of 4 ages 9(boy) 7(boy) and twins 2 (boy/girl).  I have been off work since the twins were born and have decided it is time to go back to work to gain some sanity.  I would love to be a stay at home mom and raise my kids,  we could afford to do it that...
    1234kids 1234kids 31-35 4 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    I Just Keep Trying

    I am the Mother of 4 children, I am a single Mother for 8 years now. When I got my divorce all my kids were under 10 years old. I really didn't have any problems with them then but now that they are older it is getting real bad. My oldest is 19, she really isn't the problem but...
    myob07 myob07 36-40, F 5 Responses May 1, 2007

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    Tired and Sad

    Iam so sick and tired of being talked to like crap. I have 3 children, 2 teenage girls and 1 baby boy. My son of course is wonderful and i love being home to take care of him. But my daughters are breaking me down and im ready to give up. they are both intelligent, beautiful...
    searra searra 36-40 1 Response May 9, 2008

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    Hang In There, Karma, My Friend. The Kids Will Get It One Day!@

    Story of my life, baby! No kidding I could have written this.  But I will tell you this.  ONE DAY ....KARMA~!!!!  It happened with my two older kids and it WILL happen with him.....I buy them all the electronics, clothes, nice things you can ever imagine and DO...
    StarringU StarringU 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2010

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    True Colors

    It's really not my daughter whom I feel does not appreciate me. I know she love's me more than anything and understands just how much I do. She can be ungrateful and very moody. But she is 13. No, it's not her. It's her father and my current husband. No "Happy mothers Day" said...
    Jsisson Jsisson 31-35, F May 12, 2013

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    Am I Wrong?

    I have two daughters, one 23 and one 26.  My eldest is pursuing a doctorate degree at Duke Univ. so she is not around but calls on occasion.  My youngest is living at home after graduating college; she is now pursuing a degree in nursing.  I have paid for her...
    cookie531 cookie531 51-55 3 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    What Do You Give When You Have Nothing Left...

    I am 26 years old and have three children. i am married to a wonderful guy but he drives me nuts. my husband and i both work full time jobs at different times. i work 8am to 5pm monday-friday. he works 6pm to 6am on a rotation shift. we usually only see each other for a few...
    candjn candjn 26-30, F 40 Responses Apr 8, 2007

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    Will I Ever....

    my son's  grandmother and great grandmother refuse to accept me as his mother, caregiver, etc. They barely want to acknowledge that I'm his Stepmother. I met his father when he was 4 and married them when he was 6. He's now 13! As a 3 person family unit, we have our ups...
    LorQuest LorQuest 36-40, F 2 Responses May 30, 2007

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    Unappreciated Mom of Special Needs Child

    Hello, I am an Unappreciated mother.  I have a 5 1/2 year old son with Autism and a 4 year old daughter with Sensory Intergration Disorder.  Im married and an a SAHM.  My son gets tons of therapies in addition to schoola and my daughter gets therapies as well. ...
    KevnKaysmom KevnKaysmom 36-40, F 4 Responses May 15, 2007

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    Ungrateful...21 Year Old Daughter

    I have four children.. My oldest is 21 (F), Second is 17 (F) and two sons 12 & 10. I am a grandmother, my oldest has a son who is 8 months old. My daughter moved into her own place with her bbs dad & my grandson about 4 months ago. My daughter sometimes drinks, not alot but...
    liveslifetothefullest liveslifetothefullest 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2012

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    "I Love Being a Mom...i Love Being a Mom..."

      August 12, 2009   Today, like every other day, I asked my kids to do their chores. They have been home on summer vacation doing pretty much whatever they want with a few chores.   They don’t have major chores like a lot of us when we were young...
    uniqchik70 uniqchik70 36-40 Aug 12, 2009

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    Unappreciated Mother

    I have 3 children. It's expected that they will be demanding, selfish, and inconsiderate and cause problems as they become teens.  I made sacrifices to make sure my kids had what they needed and wanted. I had 2 pair of jeans 4 shirts and 3 sets of undergaments and those with...
    Comprehensive Comprehensive 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 24, 2006

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    Hurt To The Core...

    I have two daughter's one that is 23 and the youngest being 18 soon to be 19.  I have been divorced from their father for years and remarried to a wonderful man for 12 years who feels as if they are his own.  My youngest...
    nayray123 nayray123 41-45 8 Responses May 29, 2010

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    I Do Everything For Them

    I am a mother of 2 kids a boy who is 12 a girl who is 9.  I have been divorced for 6 years and have been engaged for 1 year. Both of my kids live with me and my fiance, they go to there dad's house every other weekend. I do everything for my kids, take them every where they...
    hmcduffie07 hmcduffie07 31-35 67 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    Time Sharing Parents

    When you live with someone and get all the love and caring, you take it for granted because the person you are living with is doing what she or he is supposed to do.Now, when you are apart , the children do not see the other parent and don't see the REAL parent but just a time...
    DancingFeather DancingFeather 66-70, F Jan 30, 2010

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    My Family Has No Idea How Much I Do, And They Don't Care...

    I am the mother of 3 children, 7yr old daughter, 5yr old son and 20 month old daughter. Up until I had our youngest daughter I was working full time on the trauma team at the largest hospital in the state. Once we had our daughter my husband and I agreed that it would be in the...
    Mommy333 Mommy333 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2012

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    I don't know why but my mother likes to see me fail or suffer I was going to apply for a summer job and her reaction was "don't get too excited, you won't do anything...
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    I am a mother, a mother without her daughter, without her child, do you know how empty, how dead I am feeling, because she was taken from me. A lot of woman can feel this, and know...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    3 days ago myself and entire family lost the most influential person in our lives, my grandmother, best friend, fill in mom, most loving and accepting person I've ever known. such...
    peacefulpasser peacefulpasser 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Longer story than usual but I need to vent: Last night was the first time I saw my NM since Sept. I've been NC with her and my GC oldest brother and his family since Sept too. I've...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Today it has been 11 months since my mother passed away. 43 years old. Beautiful as always. But it's not on the outside that matters. You left way to soon. I saw the happiness you...
    trovatobravo trovatobravo 18-21, M 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    She is the one bcoz of whom I'm alive today.... She's the one to hold my hand when others left me. She's my angel. I love her and she is my God Mother...! She has purified my soul...
    simz1209 simz1209 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    I am a mother of 3 young boys and I wanted to stay home and be the one to take care of my babies and not pay someone to do it everyday!! Then, God placed this amazing business in...
    vero423314 vero423314 22-25, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    My mother and I have NEVER had a good relationship. She is overbearing, stubborn and down right annoying. We as a family have been through a lot and it's made her very cold and ill...
    Nicolelynrn Nicolelynrn 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    My mother and I have NEVER had a good relationship. She is overbearing, stubborn and down right annoying. We as a family have been through a lot and it's made her very cold and ill...
    Nicolelynrn Nicolelynrn 22-25, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Ever since I was young my mother has been a drinker. In recent years it has gotten worse and worse. She has hit me, neglected me, kicked me out, and treated me horrible. At...
    boozebaby boozebaby 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I really need to get this off my chest oMG I don't even know where to start so my mom has been addicted to drugs my whole life I was her first born and she had my brother then she...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My husband's mother is awesome to me, maybe because she is so very different to my own mother. There may be swearing, shouting to be heard over the TV and shocking stories..but...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 11 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am not really a fan of children. Yeah they're cute&adorable, but I'm alright helping my mother with her other three kids. I'm oldest in the house apart from my mother. Life can...
    SarahDotCom SarahDotCom 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not an actual mother but I'm like the second mother to my nephew (2) and niece (new born). My sister is a great mom, but it's really hard with two young children. I hate...
    MutedVoice MutedVoice 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I admire my mother . She is an awesome person . She is kind , strong and brave . Honestly she is the only reason that I'm here !!! yeah ... I met her here and she is not my real...
    Sia17 Sia17 18-21, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Its not so often i say that or even talk about this... But ... I believe that i am forgotten on mothers day. I dont know who to blame or even if i should be blaming anyone ... Its...
    rb47 rb47 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    My mother has been treating me really bad as of late. I mean I'm not all that young and all, but the times that I do visit her, she is all disrespectful and takes shot at me. For...
    hereispunk hereispunk 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm pretty young and most teenagers say they don't like their mom because they didn't buy them a new phone or any little reason like that. I don't like my mom because she is the...
    Oxidant Oxidant 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I don't know if it's me that's thinking, or if it's my mother's thinking. She affects my life this much. I seriously hate her so much. She flips out at the smallest of...
    xparex xparex 16-17 4 days ago

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    I am writing on here because there is no where else I can speak my true feelings. And I hate it. Everyone comes from their mother, but I am so ashamed to come from my own mother...
    cdaught cdaught 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My mother is the type of person I'd have nothing to do with if we weren't already related. She is judgmental and a little delusional sometimes. She never taught me or my brother...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I just really need to let this out. When I first met my S/O, my relationship with his family was great (for the first few weeks). I went to a concert with his mother, got along...
    blamegame91 blamegame91 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    My mother is an awesome person I've rarely met anyone I have as much respect for as my mother. She is very much deserving of my respect. She is a good person a smart person just a...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    All my life I’ve stuck up for her, well she is my mother after all. There must be something decent about her otherwise why did she have me? My sister has always treated her with...
    moyesp moyesp 51-55 Jun 26

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    I absolutely hate my mother. She came back after days away and started on me again so i decided to write on here to vent. I'm in my 20s i'm moving out in a months time, can't wait...
    babe1010 babe1010 26-30, F Jun 26