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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-18, F Aug 15, 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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    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 70+ Nov 30, 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    My wife is always telling me how she dislikes my mother telling what to do. Whenever my mom tells me to do something, I do it. Not everything she says I do. Then my wife gets mad...
    beedio beedio 46-50, M 20 mins ago

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    If someone with similar disorders, but fame and fortune can't make it; how can the rest of us mere mortals? I'm Bipolar among other things and understand having demons. I work to...
    DanicaER DanicaER 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I wish I could be a doctor already and go help them
    moonziggy moonziggy 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    A humanitarian ceasefire has been agreed, please please please I hope both sides let it last and don't break it
    moonziggy moonziggy 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    he was my favorite... one that was on my bucket list to meet someday... Sucks!!! I will miss you in the world Mr Robin Williams!!! hugs -W
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    What dreams may come is going to have a new weird layer to it. :(
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I guess depressed people like us feel a constant pain and sense of loss that quenches our heart and pulls us down in an abyss !!!!:((
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Hi Guys, I am new to this space and really am anxious on sharing my experience with you buddies on my first day here. So to begin with I would like to give you guys a background...
    troubledDIL2012 troubledDIL2012 22-25, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am still so sad about Robin Williams death. I just cant get over it. I know I never met him in person I still really loved him. I always was so happy to see him on a movie or on...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I'm just done with everything. I have a very low self-esteem. And whenever I'm with other people I pretend I'm someone else. I hate human contact and I love Human contact. I mean...
    appelpeer appelpeer 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm at a loss.... I had wish my partner and I had worked things out.. He doesn't want to... His not answering my calls/text.. I know he won't pay child support. His turned into...
    shexlove shexlove 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    My mother lies to create conflict between me, my sister and our dad. Her and my dad are separated but she still does it. Her family blame my dad but it has become obvious to me in...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    The time is almost upon us... The Earth has reached the maximum population threshold... Seven billion and counting... Mother Earth is angry.... tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I work perm nights and often get woken by my dog who needs to go in the garden, one day knowing the house was empty I just got out of bed and let the dog out, the wife came home...
    Southlincsman Southlincsman 46-50, M 10 hrs ago

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    a little over a year ago my mother left me in the hospital for 9 hours before during and prior to an emergency procedure of where I was rushed in because I was throwing up blood...
    reaching4theshore reaching4theshore 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    Mother was often naked, and so it seemed natural for me to be too. I never really thought about it. Around the house I was almost always naked, from as young as I can remember...
    Needs2BSpanked Needs2BSpanked 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    I'm exhausted with being an outcast and not feeling like I belong anywhere yet. I'm tired of being sad almost all the time and disconnected from almost everyone and everything...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Here we go, maybe I can think of 100 things. 1. I was born in Houston. 2. I have lived my whole life in the same small town of 1200 people. 3. I was put up for adoption at 3...
    Katrenn Katrenn 36-40, F Jul 31

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    My first post about my passive aggressive mother, an explanation: EP Link I've been doing some research on passive aggressiveness and found that it's an actual personality...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I lost my birth mother in many ways. I was about 5 or 6 when I lost her. She was very depressed, and her way to solving the problem was drinking. That was the first way I lost her...
    Young2Wise Young2Wise 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    This human being I called my "mother" is not what she appears to be; motherly, caring, quiet, sweet & innocent. Here's how I found out I got married few months ago, husband and I...
    sydnew sydnew 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    My mum is my best friend :) My mother gave birth to me . She cared for me . Loved me . Please don't think that I could ever hate her . That I couldn't ever forgive her . Hate is...
    interlink2 interlink2 51-55, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Okay it's kinda like a love-hate relationship. I swear I love her with all my heart, but sometimes it's just like......... UUUGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! I mean both my brothers and me...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I'm 55 and a 22-year survivor of ovarian cancer. I'm also a 55-year survivor of a passive-aggressive mother. My mom had a pretty tough childhood, and I am sad to know the awful...
    Katsez01 Katsez01 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My girl and I are not together at the moment,but we live together. We sleep in the same bed, she walk around me me hall naked all day but won't allow me to touch her at alllllll...
    jay305 jay305 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    I always have people saying oh you look like a frog errr you're ugly and it's really getting to me now it really knocks my confidence :c but I know when I get back to school next...
    elinahowl elinahowl 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    **Update on my last post about my mother** She finally let me go to my grandmothers house, and about 5 days later she called me at around 10 pm yelling at me that I had two hours...
    wingedmadman wingedmadman 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    My mother has always been verbally (sometimes physically) abusive, manipulate woman. However, I don't blame her for that since she obviously has mental disorders yet she has never...
    BlindFate BlindFate 18-21, F Jul 31

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    i feel sad...mainly because i have nothing to look foward to in life anymore. i have one last goal and its about to be completed. I find it funny how someone walks in your life and...
    LunarDream LunarDream 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 22

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    I made a mistake and read a past conversation I had with someone. Now I feel sad, confused and unsure of why I feel sad and confused. Reading it now with a new mind frame opened...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I have two daughters in law that are gems, and one soon to be daughter in law, who is probably the worst girl I've ever met in my life. Rude rude, keeps me out of 'their' life, and...
    anothermiltobe anothermiltobe 56-60, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Today on the nightly news they were interviewing the Christians who were pinned down on a mountaintop in Iraq by the ISIS group. As they were describing the atrocities the grown...
    xxLionessxx xxLionessxx 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    My mother died of breast cancer when I was five years old. It was almost 50 years ago and I still fill with sadness when I think about losing her. I was severely depressed as...
    ddcaa ddcaa 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    I'm newly single mother of a year and half old boy, been a week since we last seen my baby father... He hasn't contacted me.. Never asked about our child.. Nothing more than I...
    shexlove shexlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I remember being younger and writing on paper that I hate my mother and I would show her the paper. I use to like and love my mother. Now I no longer do. I don't trust her and her...
    Hannarose Hannarose 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    Hello everyone. I never wanted to resort to this, but I feel I am out of other options. Let me start from the beginning. When my mother, Dee, was 9, her father was shot in the head...
    NikkiNINTR NikkiNINTR 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    It's taken me and my sister a very long time to realise that our mother is passive aggressive. We always thought our mother was selfish and wanted the world to revolve around her...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    i have 16 year old, i lost my mommy in december last year because of cancer....i am as strong as i could..but the time passes and it doesn t get better...it feels worse...i don t...
    Dzzzd Dzzzd 16-17, F Aug 2

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