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I Could Never Make My Mother Happy

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    Weddings-drama For Yo Mama

    So I had to get married quickly to put DH under my insurance( his new job=guns, fast cars and fighting and no insurance) Had a cheap wedding. No dancing just a dinner at a local rest' and a short small service. Not everyone in the family could make it. Dad and Mom divorced 6...
    violetveridian123 violetveridian123 31-35 Jun 2, 2011

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    So Much Pain

    so much pain has gone into this. Trying to please my parents, make them proud. But especially my mother. But lately I'm dealing with the fact (instead of running from it) that I can never make her happy. I can't please her. She isn't happy or pleased by her own life. She's...
    anadude anadude 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    You Are A Disappointment

    This is, in part, a letter I've written to my mother that I have yet to send.  I'm on the fence whether or not I should send it.  I need to heal, but I don't know that it will help if she knows how I feel.  "Dear Mom, I have always placed your approval as a top priority in my...
    thelivingjenn thelivingjenn 31-35 May 30, 2012

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    EBestest EBestest 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M Dec 31, 2014

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    isahruth isahruth 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Nope I love meat to much, so tasty and so much variety But even if I was a vegan I would still drink milk Because it's good for the cows to be milked, if they aren't they get...
    Funnychase66 Funnychase66 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 19

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    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    delawinnans delawinnans 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 18

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    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 5 days ago

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