I Didnt Have a Great Mother

was your mum worse than mine???? 94 People

    She was a alcoholic when I was young.

    Then I took care of her later in life when she started to get dementia. She was always hot and cold with me. One day when I explained to her she may someday lose her memory. She responded " Good and I hope your the first person I forget"!. That comment will stay with me the rest...
    Dreamweaver42 Dreamweaver42
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 13, 2015
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 13, 2015

    it's painful to think about her.

    she has dementia and is living in a hospital. I work to pay her bills. she has many flaws and did many things wrong but I just can't turn my back. I don't talk to her and don't want to see but I don't want to think when she dies.
    AeroWillis AeroWillis
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    Waiting For Mum

    I remember starting school for the first time at around 4 or 5 years old... My mum only took me to school and collected me for the first few days and then made me go on my own... Mum said that when i come home from school i should wait and not cross the main road at the end of...
    GoodGuy34 GoodGuy34
    31-35, M
    9 Responses Mar 1, 2008

    A Little of This, and a Little of That...

    Yeah, both of them. I suppose if Frankenstein could take all the bad out of each, and splice them together into some form of 'supermother' leaving only their good qualities, then I guess that wouldn't be so bad. :)
    Cinderelly Cinderelly
    36-40, F
    13 Responses Sep 12, 2008

    I remember my mom saying things like 'you look

    like a tramp in that' and 'I should've gotten you aborted' and slapping me, but I also remeber her holding my hands on mine when I chopped carrots as a kid and her freaking out when I broke my arm. I have kind of mixed feelings about her now.
    jess4100 jess4100
    22-25, F
    Dec 12, 2015

    Ever since I was a little child,

    my mom would slap me and yell at me that I am stupid and I should just die. I remember she pushed me out of our house while it was raining and threw me my diapers while saying to me that I should just go away. I am not allowed in the house anymore. I stayed outside crying for...
    MsPsycho MsPsycho
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2014

    Mom Learned From the Best,

     It's strange how families work. My grandma was good to me most of the time and horrible to her own children(HORRIBLE), family regrets tend to turn  parents into great Grandparents sometimes, but only if they realize and/or admit it. People make horrible mistakes...
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 11, 2008

    And she still isn't great.

    I can't wait to move out..
    StringZMeow StringZMeow
    16-17, F
    Dec 13, 2015

    Without A Mothers Love.

    I urned for my mothers love my whole childhood, even though she caused me pain all i wanted was to be her good little girl and hoped with every day passing that her love would be mine. I never knew what a mothers love was, I now know what it is to love but feel as if I will never...
    gonein6xty gonein6xty
    31-35, F
    May 19, 2011

    Victim Of Circumstance

    My mother never really seemed to care much for my sister and I. Now, I can't say she didn't honestly try. She got us the things we needed when we were younger. Though we had no idea that she was on drugs. She had been doing coke for awhile now. After things started to go down...
    ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola
    22-25, F
    Oct 15, 2009

    I Don't

    For as long as I can remember my Mother has put her children last to herself and her boyfriends. I am not over reacting either. My mom remarried when I was about  9 or 10.. My step dad was a monster, yelling, emotional abuse, he never hit me. but sometime I wish he would...
    MistressDawn MistressDawn
    22-25, F
    Sep 12, 2008

    Red Headed Step Child...

    Sad part is I am supposed to be her real daughter but sometimes I do wonder. I don't look like any of the others. I don't act like any of the others. I certainly didn't receive the same treatment as the others. Still working on lots of issues including the no hugging thing, the...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 30, 2008
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