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I Am Not Your Mother

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    What does a man do when he has misplaced something? A piece of clothing, important papers, keys... etc. The answer: if his mother or wife is not available, he asks the nearest woman. The other day I got blamed for throwing away papers that had appeared on MY DESK during my day...
    whoslife whoslife 31-35, F Aug 18, 2013

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    Not Your Mother

    Not your Mother,No,How can I be?Not even a woman,I'm a man!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 29, 2012

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    I'm Your Stepmom...

    I won't forget the time, I had to run errands when my younger stepson asked me if I could get him a t-shirt.  I didn't see a problem with it when my older stepson scoffed and said, "You're not our mother!"  I shot back, "No, I am not your mother, but I...
    wickedstepmother wickedstepmother 26-30, F 1 Response May 29, 2007

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    My New Boyfriend Is 2 Years Older Than Me, Not 2 Years Old!

    I love him to death but I'm not his mommy! He has his mum and she loves her dearly yet here I am being followed every half step and being asked "what are you doing?" or being pouted at because I want to breathe my own oxygen for once!! I just really need to rant. You are almost...
    SlutKissGirl SlutKissGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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    Hes 22 Going On 4

    I am not a mother but I sure as hell feel like one 90% of the time. I personally love the fact that my boyfriend acts like a rebellious teen who cant get his **** straight on his own. Right now hes basically failing school, hes been really lazy about it and hes trying to lose...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2009

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    I want you to know that your mother was one of the people I admired most in this world. She was always so full of dynamic laughter and had an incredible zest for life that was...
    Silenthawk Silenthawk 46-50, M Apr 1

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    I LOVED the How I Met Your Mother finale
    OneMinno OneMinno 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I've just seen the final episode, and I have to say that it was fantastic. I had heard the synopsis before hand, and had initially been angry at hearing about Robin and Barney's...
    TedMosby123 TedMosby123 18-21, M Apr 1

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    *SPOILER ALERT, DON'T READ IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THE FINALE AND YOU ARE A FAN* So I finally got round to it... The last ever episode... When Ted finally meets his future kids Mother...
    iBabe iBabe 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    Tonight's episode of HIMYM is the one prior to the season finale next week. Ted's character typically annoys me, but sometimes I agree with his romantic view of love. This exchange...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    I hope to find friends like Barney, Ted, Robin, Lily and Marshall. I still can't believe it's ending soon :/
    Gonespontaneous Gonespontaneous 22-25 1 Response Mar 19

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    I've never felt an emotional connection to every main character on a tv series like this one before hahaha. My boyfriend and I always watch it together :)
    juliead juliead 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Haaaaave you met Ted?
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Seriously after following every episode of the show for 9 seasons, i am disappointed with the end. It was terr - wait for it - ible. TERRIBLE.
    misterweirdo misterweirdo 22-25, M Apr 1

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    Although most things Barney says are ridiculous, one thing is pretty cool. "Whenever I get sad, I stop being sad and be awesome instead." Thanks Barney, I needed that.
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F Apr 6

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    I think it is ok to cut your mother off if she is abusive or nasty. Even if you are of her blood, it only makes her meanness or abuse toward you even more awful. I think a lot of...
    foreversadsam foreversadsam 26-30, F 44 mins ago

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    Did You Hear Me Crying Mama?- Though the scene unfolded over a decade ago I can still see it clearly. There's 11 year old me kneeling with face to the wall and arms up like I've...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Its your fault. I love sharing in Experience Project, because I won't get blamed for mother behavior. "She forgets. You should remind her." "She didn't mean it. You misinterpret...
    fien fien 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    When I was failing my Algebra 2 class back in Sophomore year I never told anyone I was doing bad in the class. Whenever other teachers and my parents/friends asked me how I was...
    Sigint8 Sigint8 18-21, M Mar 25

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    I'm 18 living in a hellhouse. For almost 9 years, my unemployed brother (second oldest in the family of four kds) of has moved into our (my parents and mine) home and ruined...
    lopunny16 lopunny16 18-21 Mar 23

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    My husband and I went on holiday for two weeks. It was lovely, and we both had a really good time. However, the second we landed on home ground, his mother starts calling my...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    The following disclaimer was provided by my friend Trysta09 Like i`ve stated before please learn how to start a conversation. It really is important in text, where I can't hear...
    seraphinamisbhavn seraphinamisbhavn 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    I used to have dreams for you, until you burned nearly every bridge of opportunity you had. You were brilliant -- the type that should've won a full scholarship to an Ivy League...
    ali1993 ali1993 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    In one second a choice is made to give your baby a chance at a better life.This choice will forever change you and your baby's life forever.They tell you how great you are for...
    lovely2463 lovely2463 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Simple four word, 'I hate my mother'. I am really annoyed by her attitude. She said and I quote, 'You are made out of my blood, so you are me in a way. Curse my death and you will...
    Neunte Neunte 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I have the mother in law from hell! Thankfully we do not have contact with her! I can't stand her. It was years of hell dealing with her and having to listen to her constant...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    It takes two to tango and make a baby. It is also important for the mother and father to raise that baby too. Women can not play the man's role effectively. Also, men can not...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    i'm never really that bad, but my mom finds some kind of way to diss me. I was just reading a shakespeare book for a homework assignment, and my mom told me to get off of my lazy...
    orange212 orange212 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    Mothers provide the gentle, caring side of raising a child, and fathers provide the supportive, strength. Or vice versa. I don't label genders
    rapfordays rapfordays 18-21, F 6 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    A few weeks ago I posted about me and my bf moving into a place soon and another post about her being to intrusive in her sons life and mine. This is an update. Ok..for the past...
    Slumbergirl92 Slumbergirl92 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Oh Mom, I Can Not Hold You Close Enough Knowing I am in the last of times with my Mother, and not wanting to forget these sweet, fleeting moments, I write. Today is a memory with...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 14 Responses Mar 25

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    What ten minutes of your life would you choose to return to for just ten minutes? The reality is we never get that choice in a conscious manner, happenstance or serendipitous...
    oldbaldguy oldbaldguy 70+, M Mar 30

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    For a brief second I knew a boy named Alejandro.Have you ever had someone in your life and all of a sudden, in a second they are gone from your life?Age 16 on the eve of junior...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mum is the type of mum where if I say "can you pick me up some ____?" she'll get it. But the moment I say "Mum, I need you." , "Mum, I'm not feeling good." , "Mum, I need your...
    jheyjuneice jheyjuneice 18-21, F Apr 1

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    My parents divorced when I was four, my father left when I was five. He had visitation rights and one day simply didn't show up. My mother called, he had emigrated. I didn't...
    MonaO78 MonaO78 36-40 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Okay, I appreciate my mother for cooking for me, washing my clothes etc. But other than being a good housewife and a good cook, I can't think of anything else that's good about her...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I am keeping my personal issues to myself because I'm tired of fake as heck sympathy from phony azz motherf*ckers, I don't need it because my mother and people that mattered where...
    cantfoolthewise cantfoolthewise 31-35 Mar 18

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    So I have been in NC with my "mother", father and brother for almost a year. I've never been happier about a decision that I've made, even tho it's been hard mourning the loss of...
    Misstaco Misstaco 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Its one thing to always demand respect in the household,but its also based on a give and take type of thing...I live with my mother and her boyfriend who acts as if this house is...
    Natashachetty Natashachetty 22-25 Mar 24

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    Cold: Every since I was a kid I never understood why my mother treated me so badly. She wouldn't hug me kiss me comfort me say I love you, every time I tried to show affection she...
    mutherlesschild mutherlesschild 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I was devastated.....on labor day in 1987 i was awakened by my little sister on top of me shaking me and crying she was screaming"Mommies dead Bub Mommies dead!!!!"....i opened my...
    shannon744 shannon744 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I am not a single mother. I am not as strong or as brave or as amazing as you beautiful Ladies. But my sister is. And I have been with her through her whole experience. She is my...
    CindyRose93 CindyRose93 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    The other day I was working on a project for my studies. It's an emotional art piece - it's about me coming to find my own self, to ground in myself rather than in other people...
    onelife22 onelife22 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Like how i look up to my father, my mother is also another role model. The thing i admire her the most is that she is open minded to a lot of things and has few hatred for rare and...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I have recently learned to adapt to my mother's subtle abuse with either a quick retort back or simply not giving her any ammunition to use behind my back. I wrote an earlier...
    amazingyou amazingyou 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Basically I don't class her as my mother just my birth giver, and I know it's harsh but I've reason, this woman's made me question weather my life is worth living called me ugly...
    lillylexi lillylexi 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I hate her! More than that, I despise her I wish she was dead. She thinks that she's all perfect and whatever she says is right, I'm just not. She verbally abuses me and nobody...
    bubbly12 bubbly12 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    take a look at yourself and realise that you're not actually broken. You are strong. You are beautiful. You are sweet, kind and caring. You have such a big heart and you love with...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 18 hrs ago

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    take a look at yourself and realise that you're not actually broken. You are strong. You are beautiful. You are sweet, kind and caring. You have such a big heart and you love with...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    My mother lied to me my whole youth about who my father was. I was told my father was my mother’s first husband. Meanwhile my mother married my step father when I was just 20...
    dwc294 dwc294 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Just to start off, I understand I am a horrible child, with pretty bad grades for an indian 13 year old girl. I expect the expectations to be high, but remarks such as "you're...
    dreamyblackcats dreamyblackcats 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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