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I Am Not Your Mother

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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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    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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    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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    On Duty

    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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    Finally watched the final episode(s) of How I Met Your Mother and I'm crying, lol. One of my absolute favorite shows.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Feb 6

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    Five words: "We should buy a bar" "I can jump that far" "I can trust you guys"
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So I wonder if it's possible for a stepfather to be the "golden child" in a situation? I think he acts very childish at times. She has even called him a child. She has often said...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I was 12 my mom found out she had breast cancer. This came shortly after her getting sober. My sister was away at collage, so it was just my mom and me. I had to spend a lot...
    Queenofhearts23 Queenofhearts23 31-35, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I lost my mum when I was 13 ... I'm 20 now, she died of a brain hemorrhage which was only found out a week before her passing, she was a single mum of three girls (me and my two...
    dolly1994 dolly1994 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    In this world of jobs, the job of a dog caretaker may be an awkward one. Times have changed and the busy nature of the modern world leaves most of us with little time to look...
    ybarkalone1 ybarkalone1 22-25, F 38 mins ago

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    12 things I observed about my in laws: 1. Inability to recognize and accept change in family relations and dynamics. Your son/brother has new priorities; his wife has taken the...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    The ABC's for Mothers in Laws (those of sons with a negative aura)Acknowledge and accept that your son is married, you may not like his choice but it’s his decision.Be...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    I really don't like being around my mother, she is the most hurtful person I have ever met. the things she says are just unbelievable at times... I really don't know what happened...
    veezus veezus 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    This is a conversation I had this morning after apparently my sister had another frustrating sleepless night... My lil sister, a mother of a 7 y/old son and an adorable 3 y/old...
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 4

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    I tend to have a dislike for step mothers because the story is always the same with them. They get into this new relationship and think well I have kids by this man, this is my...
    prettybombie prettybombie 18-21, F Feb 7

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    Well I would write down everything but I think that it'll be too long to write so I'll just stick to what recently happened. Well first let me just say that my mother is really...
    dcisneros1117 dcisneros1117 16-17, M 4 Responses Feb 2

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    I've coped with my incredibly talented, gregarious mother's narcissism by disappearing into the background. I'm now x years old. She's now 84. I've had no contact with her for...
    DaughterofWitchypoo DaughterofWitchypoo 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    My relationship with my mother got way worse when I moved back in with her last year. When she lost her job this last spring she took it out on me. Almost every time she had a...
    moranne moranne 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ranking your MIL Who told in laws that they are relationship experts? My misguided MIL, SIL and CIL all seem to believe that they are the authority on relationships and know what...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My mother I realise suffers from NPD Narcissistic Personality Disorder. I have thrown myself at Narcissistic psychopathic men to simply be free of her. I have got over these...
    BrigdBee BrigdBee 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    My mother has never really been a mother. She had me when she was 17 and i was pretty much raised by my grandparents. We act like friends most of the time and joke around. It's fun...
    littlebird88 littlebird88 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Being smarter and more mature than your own mother is stressful. No one should have to act as a mother to their own mother. Like I said in a previous post, we are conditioned to...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Tokyo Mothers Group: Out and About - Tokyo and Beyond Getting about in Tokyo, and Japan in general, is pretty easy. Although the crowds can be daunting, there are usually...
    mersaberden27 mersaberden27 26-30, F Feb 17

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    I know this is long. I want to know if anyone else feels the guilt that I feel and depression or if anyone has similar experiences. Thank you so much for your support. I feel...
    interested0001 interested0001 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I know this is long. I want to know if anyone else feels the guilt that I feel and depression or if anyone has similar experiences. Thank you so much for your support. I feel...
    interested0001 interested0001 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Please share your experience living as an unwed mother in hardship. Is it more difficult than you imagined? What is the most difficult part of raising your child? Finding good...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    John 15:16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall...
    jewelsinthefield jewelsinthefield 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    Tell me your ideals and I can bet I'll be able to defy them. I'm the kind of person that once I'm interested there's no going back, not really that big of a deal since my interest...
    MynameisSei MynameisSei 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I dont know why I am writing this, I just need to get things off my chest. I don't hate my mother. And that's the worst part because I despise the person she is, yet I feel...
    Bizarree Bizarree 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    My mother-in-law had a farm. She pretty much forced all the grandkids to be in 4-H. There was a lot of work to prepare for the County Fair in that area. The kids had to shovel...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 Responses Feb 3

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    I can't stand my mil, where do I start, we got along before I had my first son 2 and half years ago,the thing that really annoyed back then was her youngest son,there is a 10 year...
    jrg777 jrg777 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    The feeling im feeling people will never understand . . The feeling of no comfort ... The feeling of no open hands ... Or the feeling of a mother that just doesn't have a word to...
    Nayaaa Nayaaa 16-17, F Feb 8

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    Pregnancy Are you expecting? Tokyo Pregnancy group (http://tokyopregnancygroup.blogspot.com) gives pregnant women and women trying to conceive a chance to meet other expecting...
    lyndoncooper lyndoncooper 26-30, M Feb 11

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    Counting down! 12 weeks to go!!! Woo hoo!!! My husband, son, and I are finally preparing to move out of our apartment leaving his mother behind as we return back to our home state...
    zamlee zamlee 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    I haven't been open to discussing this until recently - I realized that there are so many young kids going through what I went through and sharing my story and offering my advice...
    Kerryn2508 Kerryn2508 22-25, F Feb 16

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    So I ran away a couple days ago, and they made me come back home (they= police & family). They said they were gonna change and so far nothings changed. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Feb 18

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    http://www.willieverbegoodenough.com/narcissistic-mother-2/ Many of these apply to her. I never realised this had a name until recently. I've always felt of so little worth to her...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 5 days ago

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    You hear about mothers-in-law that aren't friendly or a little jealous that their baby boy is all grown-up, and I personally would love to have a mother-in-law like that! But noo...
    AnneMarie2245 AnneMarie2245 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    English-language support group for mothers around Tokyo TMG (formerly known as the Tokyo New Mothers Group) is a support and contact group for mothers in Tokyo. We are an English...
    rancu rancu 22-25, M Feb 5

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    Conversation with CIL This post is a follow up to EP Link I changed all names for privacy reasons but left the conversation in tact. This was via Whatsapp: 9:32, 2014/4/2 - You...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    Hi, I hope others have some advice or comments. Hi, I hope others have comments or advice for me. Okay so let me give a general picture of my life. I’m in college I do online...
    Newmommy24 Newmommy24 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    I'm the youngest of my parents' children; a little bit of the Irish-Catholic "Unanticipated Joy". My brother and sisters are in excess of ten years older than I am. We were a loud...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M Feb 7

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    "When this is the case, your narcissistic mother may see you as something that she created with the hope to have a copy of herself for her own amusement. Or, she may see you as an...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 5 days ago