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I Am Told By My Mum to Be a Tough Person

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    When I Was Younger.........

    Before I was diagnosed with panic disorder & PTSD. She use to tell me to suck it up & get over it. That the past was the past & it wasn't something to be talked about. I did my best to hide all my emotions away & become the daughter she wanted, but it led to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 7, 2009

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    Not Allowed to Cry.

    A couple years ago my mom and I got into an argument because she was dating this guy and I said something, IDK what, but I said something and she got mad.  Even to this day, as I am an adult, if I say something that my mom doesn't like she will make me feel like I...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2009

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    Mum Wants Me to Be Tough?

    but i want to be a sissy person? ev en if someone stabbed me with knifes she would expect me not to cry? i have to hold all my tears in because she tells me never let anyone know your upset and they do think i am tough and can take any pain and i cant? my mum is funny she...
    twinky twinky 31-35 Apr 8, 2009

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