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I Am Worried About My Mother

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    My Poor Mom....

    The past few years have been very, very difficult for me and my family, particularly my mother, and it appears it is only getting worse now. Mom began having problems with her gall bladder about two years ago. Serious pain, nausea and other issues began.  At...
    redandfrisky redandfrisky 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    She's Not Taking Care of Herself

    my mother has endometriosis, and right now she needs to have an operation but she keeps canceling the appointment. this will be the 3rd time and im very worried. she gets afraid and uses excuses not to go through with it. i understand that its scary, i know that its not an easy...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2008

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    Depressed And Lonely

    My mom and myself are as different as chalk and cheese. Due to that we fight all the time as she does stuff I consider stupid and dangerous and because while she will admit there are problems with her life she will not take any action to resolve them. I do not like having...
    Tigerlilly25 Tigerlilly25 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2011

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    She Has Been Very Sick For Years

    My mom was in a comma for no apparent reason about 5 years ago.  She came out of that and seemed to be fine for quite a while.The next year she started getting sick a lot.  She spent a lot of time in and out of the hospital for the next year or so, before they discovered that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11, 2011

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    She's a Ahard smoker

    My mother has been smoking since she was 16. She's 60 now. She never stopped smoking. My father says she smoked during her two pregnancies too.  She's a doctor and yet she's smoking. And how! About a packet a day! A lot of the doctor folk do, but it is annoying to think...
    Boann Boann 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2008

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    My Mother Is Getting Worse

    a couple of years ago, my mother had a stroke that affected her entire right stide, she has troube walking and driving. But she is also a diabetic and her blood sugars have been really high, and i am afraid that she is giving up so she can go and be with my father who passed...
    swatches swatches 41-45, F 4 Responses May 27, 2007

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    I Hate To See Her Like This...

    I'm so worried for my mom. You see shes shes scared/hates to know shes getting old and out of date as she says. It really scares her and makes her upset. Thankfully it hasn't been so bad until 2 weeks ago... See her jobs not to hard she a Secretary and takes calls and calls...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 30, 2013

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    Lost

    my parents had a big fight b4 cuz i think my dad's been cheating. my mom's so depressed and stressed out that she almost killed herself. she's so weak and her parents(my grands) are dead long ago. she thinks no one loves her. everything cooled off a little after that. but lately...
    KissinCoffin KissinCoffin 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    She Is So Ill

     i wake up at 3 am to find her gasping for air.she turn scared.she paces the floor.i try and try to calm her.but the illness has her in its grip.i give her a cool rag.talk calmly .is this the one that finally does her in?i am always scared it will.it is just me and her.and...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 2 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    She Has Ddd and Chf.

    but what really scars me is how low her blood pressure drops.as low 76/52.i `m almost certain she well go to sleep and never wake up.so every night i tell her i love you,and that she`s a wonderfull mother.just in case.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 17, 2009

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    Mama,i Am Very Worried

     MAMA,I AM VERY WORRIED.Sometimes i really am in a crying mood after seeing my mother having physical and mental problems.When i used to worry mama and my brother and i used to fight with each other,mama used to says and says"you are decreasing my life,for Gods sake don...
    fairy99 fairy99 13-15, F Dec 18, 2010

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    I'm Sorry Mommy...

    For a month or so my mom has started getting extremely depressed every time my dad is away for work. And it's MY fault. No point in trying to pass the blame. I'm just sooo f***** up right now! My parents found out about my bulimia only a little while ago, and since then I went to...
    Liptongal Liptongal 16-17, F 1 Response May 11, 2012

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    Mama,i Am Very Worried

     MAMA,I AM VERY WORRIED.Sometimes i really am in a crying mood after seeing my mother having physical and mental problems.When i used to worry mama and my brother and i used to fight with each other,mama used to says and says"you are decreasing my life,for Gods sake don...
    fairy99 fairy99 13-15, F Dec 18, 2010

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    Does anyone else with depression or ADHD have that problem with their family? Like they think "OK well you're on meds now so you should suddenly be your old happy, productive self...
    CaptainXeno CaptainXeno 31-35, F Jun 25

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    My MIL is not a bad person, but she says and does things that get to me. My husband and I are from two different cultures, with people from his culture being more direct and...
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    My aunt is a deadbeat who never studied(neither did her husband).She and her husband have two kids,which they can barley maintain.She doesn't work and her husband just got fired...
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    WhiskeyHands WhiskeyHands 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am worried about my little dachshund. She has a UTI and a bladder stone the size of a chicken egg. She been so moody lately and will snap at anyone for anything. She also has...
    Katalynn17 Katalynn17 13-15, F Jul 10

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    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    SilentNynja SilentNynja 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I am a social introvert, but that does not mean im anti-social, but i'd rather be with close friends than loads of acquaintances, that sort of thing. But I am increasingly anxious...
    Tonydsd Tonydsd 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hello readers and members. Greetings of the day. I am 34 year old Indian. I was born and brought up in very conservative family. My personality is of very shy, introvert, passive...
    shy1guy1indian shy1guy1indian 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    Had lunch at my aunt's today. Her kids were sleeping over with relatives from their dad's side. Two of my uncles came, one of which had a seven yr old boy, Z. Z was born with a...
    ssaaraahh ssaaraahh 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I met her a month ago and immediately fell in love. And she told me that I was cute and that she likes me yesterday! My heart was beating four times as faster than my body could...
    TeenSpartan TeenSpartan 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Love is making me feel insane and alone. Met this guy two years ago. We were friends for a year, not super close friends. Then we dated for 3 months. And I'm in heartwrenching love...
    sailed1316 sailed1316 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I just feel like there is this gaping hole that my mother cannot fill. I have four younger sisters, including a baby, and my mom just doesn't have time for me anymore...
    aislinn33 aislinn33 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    (First of all, English is not my first language,so, please, forgive my mistakes) Last mother's day, I went thought a list of: 'The greatest things my mother has done for me' I read...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Hi all. I am new here and for the last 3 years my mil has been a nightmare! From day one she has been telling my fiancé ridiculous things about me. She tries to convince him that...
    areyna88 areyna88 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I am taking care of my mother inlaw, trying my best. I am not so doing much for her she does almost everything by herself yet everybody from the hospital's staff , to my friends...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    My mom and father both smoke. Dad had quit for a long time and then a family friend got him back on it. I resent her for it. My mom hadn't smoked in years. Then one day when we...
    jcylee99 jcylee99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I just received a text from my girlfriend. We're not an overly affectionate couple, more of the adorkable kind. I just received a text from her saying 'I love you' nothing else. No...
    ThePowerOfThree ThePowerOfThree 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I began dating my wife in October 2012 and met my in-laws in November of that year. My father in law is a celebrity in Mexico and Internationally. The family of my wife while we...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    Another day without you mom.. Another night without you. Another dinner gathering without you, the dinner table looks uncomplete and senseless. I miss you like crazy, wish i could...
    Lilac01 Lilac01 18-21, F Jul 4

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    I had to follow their “Advise,” because my wife would not do anything that would contradict their wishes. a) Living on a budget, I attempted to teach my wife how to manage the...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I think when I was about nine or ten years old, I realized my mother was doing drugs. When you're a little kid, that is definitely a big deal, and with everything being shoved down...
    OldAbandoned10 OldAbandoned10 22-25, F Jun 30

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    I am about to go to school. Yet to face another day of being terrorised. I hope they all go one day. I know all problems won't last but I just want to be happy. I guess no one...
    girlinwhite227 girlinwhite227 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    It is not so that I hate my mother in law because she in my mother in law. No, no, no. I hate her because she is a bad person. At the begining I wanted to be a friend of hers, but...
    emikolic emikolic 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I started reading every ones story and I was shocked at how much in common are stories are. I used to be so ashamed of my mother's illness and kept it a secret. As mom got older...
    pamq pamq 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    My parents are divorced. I was still very little so I've always remembered my parents being separated. I loved my father very very much. (I'm speaking in past tense because he...
    Riarza Riarza 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mother was never physically abusive, but she certainly emotionally abused and neglected us. If I would write down everything that she did, then I would have one unbelievable...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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