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I Am Sad About My Mother

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    My Mother's 78th Birthday....did She Know What It Was About?

    July 1 is my mother's birthday.  This year she turned 78.  Her life is a horror of sorts given that she is being robbed of her faculties by Alzheimer's disease. I love her, and yet I wasn't there.  I feel sad but I am sure seeing her would have made me sadder...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2007

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    Family Crazyness

    Salvation comes to me from the strangest places.  I was listening to a radio program, "Coast To Coast AM".  The host was interviewing Dr. Barbara Oakley.  She had written a book, "Evil Genes".  Presto.  I had a clarification about what...
    gardenbug gardenbug 66-70 Nov 30, 2008

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    Changing Residences

    I am sad about my mother because in less than two weeks I will be placing her in a residential Alzheimer's care facility. I don't know how I'm going to manage this. Mama has been with me 24/7 for the past two years. I've taken about five days off so I could do things with...
    jw812 jw812 51-55 1 Response Oct 3, 2009

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    My Mom And Me

    When I was little I was so terrified of my mother because she had a really bad temper.  I feel like her temper was a very destructive force in my life, it affected everything and everyone.  She got mad about everything.  And I mean really mad.  I spent the year of grade 12...
    satelliteoflove satelliteoflove 22-25, F 1 Response May 5, 2012

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    I m tired of being sad today ,

    because my grand mother has been admitted in the hospital today , idk when she will be good .
    Horserider22 Horserider22 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    We Just Don't Get Along...

    We just don't get along. It has been harder since i married Kirst, but lets hope xmas brings us all closer.
    tamkeen tamkeen 18-21 1 Response Nov 29, 2008

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    The Downward Slide

    I got word from my father that my mother injured herself "falling out of bed."  Evidently he was the only one home when this happened at 4:00 pm.  Additionally my mom required stitches and it is believed (my father's belief) that her hand was cut on a...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2007

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    Sad and Angry......

    because she has been ill since january, and after many doctoe hospital appointment's we have only just been told she has live cancer, i am sad because sine febuary i have ask'ed repeatedly if she could have cancer because of the symtoms my mum has been showing.. all have said No...
    mini1 mini1 41-45 Jul 12, 2008

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    Dog Pee

    It smells it's on their floor it doesn't get clent everyday it makes me feel so sad mum is getting older but can still use a mop why doesn't she keep it clean?! it makes me feel sad...............................    
    mysticmum mysticmum 36-40, F Aug 10, 2007

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    I Get Sad

    i get sad bout my mom that she is not livin her life the way she should be, that she limits herself that she doesnt have more outlets, i think of this a lot, i just want her to be happy
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    Loss of More Than Just a Mom, a Friend

    My mom was a super wonderful lady. She passed away a few years ago from a car accident. Here's the thing I was thirteen and had just started my period and we didn't have any feminine hygyiene products in the house so she went to the store to buy me some along with a few other...
    teenmania teenmania 16-17, F Aug 15, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I have been having weak moments lately, I'm afraid of what might happen next.
    UcancallmeAL81 UcancallmeAL81 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm 15 years old now and I have been aware that my mom is an alcoholic since I was 9-10. so I'll start from the beginning I remember the first time I realized something was wrong...
    anonymous347 anonymous347 13-15, F Apr 20

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    Idk if it's just 1 am and I'm being sad or if it actually hurt me but today my friends and my boyfriend joked around about me crying and having an utter freak out about a month ago...
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 24

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    I always fall for the wrong guy. My ex was the absolute worst. The fighting was damn near unbearable. The breakup drained me. It made me hard and jagged. I wasn't open to meeting...
    magz66 magz66 22-25, F Apr 13

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    1.im eurasian 2.i get beat up like Asian 3. Which make I got depression and bipolar disorder 4.my mom doesn't believe me 5.i talk to myself and sometimes I get sad about my story...
    nelizabth292 nelizabth292 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Somehow, I dare to say, even your child, mine, or hers didn't make it to live with us; I do think that we still deserve the title. There is something, no one talks and knows about...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I want to applaud all Mothers that raised and loved there children. Mothers Day is almost here and its a sad time for me. I was left on the church steps just a few hours old in a...
    NewWoman42 NewWoman42 41-45, T 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Even though we have gotten into many fights over the years, we recently had a huge fight that made me realize that i dont need this woman in my life. i had sent her a well written...
    marissa0630 marissa0630 18-21, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Since last night I went back and forth, I would start to write this post and then .... I would delete. Some times I even completed the post but never found the courage to actually...
    Pand0rasCharm Pand0rasCharm 70+, F 10 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I came across this post, funny right at the time I have to make this decision. My choice is to move to a town 5 hours from my city life, leave a good job to move into a house with...
    Jackson0422 Jackson0422 36-40, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Just want to send my best wishes out to the internet cosmos to my mother who passed in 1992. To the majority on EP who still enjoy the presence of their mother...do something...
    hancockian hancockian 66-70, M 3 hrs ago

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    I don't even know where to begin. I got married 3 years ago and only few months into my marriage her true colours started showing. She hates me. She hated me since day one. I haven...
    Faith89 Faith89 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Since two years ago, I don't know why even people greet me happy birthday I secretly feel gloomy inside. Of course I'm happy with their kindness and awareness about my birthday but...
    Ikimoem0 Ikimoem0 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I just cant help but eat. I mean. I wish i had a thigh gap and my stomach didn't bulge but i can't change it. -_- i feel so sad knowing i will never be skinny.
    princessunikitty princessunikitty 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My son was born in August 2000, with Hemihypertrophy,he is now 14 1/2, he was taken from me in a child custody fight,along with his sister. My ex-husband was and is a monster, liar...
    karendisney karendisney 46-50 1 hr ago

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    I can honestly say that there is no one I hate more in this world than my boyfriend's mother. Jake and I are both 20 and living at his home with his parents and 18 year old sister...
    Camellias125 Camellias125 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hear the " hey u look sad ?? What's wrong?? What's bothering u ?? " all the time from ppl. I know they mean well n it's coming out of a good place of love sometime curisty to be...
    candles700 candles700 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Some days I just feel sad to point of crying without knowing why. I know I have depression, anxiety and ADHD, but I am taking my meds, going to my therapist. But I still feel down...
    Pather2013 Pather2013 46-50, M 2 mins ago

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    I am just coming to the realization that I am the adult daughter of a narcissistic mother. It is only now that I have found an interest in psychology and have done some reading...
    n2385 n2385 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    UPDATE: ugh, I should've just listened to everyone on here telling me to leave the situation alone. one of my BIL's came to visit Sunday afternoon. we get along great. in the midst...
    audamom audamom 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 15

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    Will I ever be enough? For anyone??Adult children of narcissistic parents commonly grow up with this nagging feeling that they flunked childhood and it’s all their fault...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 Apr 15

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    I know what that's like. I have a monster for a Mil. She is firstly a catholic fanatic that hates everybody that doesn't fit her ideal Irish Catholic "must think" like she does...
    anonymous1536 anonymous1536 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I felt wrong when I looked at my mother's phone and viewed her internet history, but she had been acting suspicious and private about her cellphone for months and I needed to know...
    StellaClammy StellaClammy 18-21, F Apr 21

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    I feel so sad when I admit this but I hate my mother. She is as stubborn and pigheaded as me and that says a lot. She and I have been fighting for as long as can remember. At...
    Sithsister101 Sithsister101 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    Comes to me solely to say he is asleep again. Said sadly of course. She says "what am I gonna do" and I know it's about hating him. She says the usual broken record "it's been 6...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Apr 19

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    She gets worse and worse every single day. I'm so tired of rolling my eyes. She comes home and I'm out of sight and then he is no longer he one she was verbally abusing when I was...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 6 Responses Apr 21

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    I hate my mother in law. She is mentally ill and her children (who are wonderful) are codependent towards her. She is mean to everybody, but claims that it is out of love for...
    TSSfemale32 TSSfemale32 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    When was the last time you felt like the deepest part of your soul was in a tug-of-war? When was the last time you felt excited, yet sad? Angry, yet compassionate? Relaxed, but...
    IRealizedVienna IRealizedVienna 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    She went to attack my skin again. She does it pretty often I guess. She last did it about early yesterday and the day before. I admit I do let her sometimes, because if I resist...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 24

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    I am 1 in 4. It's a sad reminder that sometimes when something bad happens you become a statistic. I am that 1 in 4. I am that 1 mother out of every 4 that miscarried. I've...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    When I was a teenager I truanted a lot in the summertime when the weather was good. It was not that I disliked school particularly, although it was of course rubbish, like most...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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