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I Don't Get Along With My Mother

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    I hate mother's day. There is no card at the

    local market to sum up the sort of message worthy of my unmother. OH Mother Here's a wish From me to you Oh bringer of pain And torture too Please leave me alone Free slave that you own Every day I grieve For your birthing me why did you choose bear me not end your pregnancy...
    ubasti ubasti 66-70 4 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    We don't get along with each other

    and when I talk about something, she responds with a subject that is so different and she does that all the time. She puts my sister first but actually I need her attention. Somehow because we just don't click, I shut her out because I don't know what else to do. Then she blames...
    kiarna811 kiarna811 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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    Food As A Language Of Love That Suffocates.

    I don't really know how to tell this story. I never really talk about this  because I don't like to badmouth my mother. I love my family too much to share this comfortably with my friends as a over lunch topic. However I need to let this out. My home and my family was never...
    autumnsparrow autumnsparrow 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2013

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    Mama Drama...

    I've had this kind of drama all my life. It's something I can never completely escape...and I'm powerless to ever resolve it...or to get any kind of closure from it. It's the big ******* elephant that sits in the room whenever we are together anymore...and I loathe it. My mom was...
    KassieKat KassieKat 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2011

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    Most of the time I can't stand to be around her,

    underneath everything she has a 'kind' heart-- or at least thats what she says, but she is so earth-shatteringly selfish it boggles my mind, especially lately. Since I was little, (Age 6) I've been taking care of her one way or another-- that means cooking, cleaning etc. Not...
    Nikaela Nikaela 22-25, F 2 Responses May 25, 2014

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    My 17 yr old mother gave me to my grandmother

    as a baby and never looked back. I still smile at the pain she feels about losing her 2nd child, which she thought was better than me. In a nutshell she was arrested by Interpol for felony charges of Unlawful Flight and Kidnapping shortly after I met her new children. She and...
    Desculpas Desculpas 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 26, 2014

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    my mother is i guess abusive.

    i didn't really know until i was thirteen and i was talking about it and someone called me out on it. i thought every mother was like mine. she liked to try and destroy me emotionally. now i live with my dad thank god but whenever we get into an argument he threatens to send me...
    Limle Limle 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2014

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    My Mother Is a Cold, Childish *****

    My mother is a woman who is much beloved by her local community, always lauded as an extra hard worker, etc... she is also very close with my younger sister. However, my relationship with her is totally different. She has always resented me, ever since I was born, because I was...
    wondergirl97 wondergirl97 36-40, F 14 Responses May 17, 2008

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    My mother and I had a decent relationship

    however 10 years ago I got Into drugs. I got off of them and was completely clean for 8 years. I got my life together and now occasionally I will have a drink. She found out and now she states she is never going to talk to me and that I am on a downward path and she is going to...
    freespirit4444 freespirit4444 36-40, F Jan 13

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    I Have Nothing In Common With My Mother

    Sometimes I feel a little guilty because I feel I don't love my mother. It is sad to say that I feel that when she passes on (dies) I will not miss her.   I met my mother when I was 12 yrs of age, due to financial circumstances she had to leave ...
    prettylady3 prettylady3 41-45 4 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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    I haven't seen my mom in about a year

    or two, and when we saw each other it was never about me, it's always about how her life is crap. Ever since I started highschool she never once asked how i was doing in school and the most intimate motherly remark she could give me was "you got skinnier"
    thedoctordonna thedoctordonna 18-21, F Nov 17, 2014

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    Money Hungry-When my father passed away he left

    behind two luxury apartments in Poland&Estonia that we had lived in at some point,four sports cars,and a certain amount of cash money. All of this is under my control because I am his oldest son. After I decided to move back to Europe I returned to the apartment in Tallinn to...
    BlipsieSwag BlipsieSwag 22-25, M May 7, 2014

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    I Think My Mother Hates Me

    I don't know why but ever since i can remember my mother was always calling me name and telling me how am not ever going to be anything... I feel like she hates me for no resound... I remember one time she felt as i was in competion for my father attention and that never been...
    depress123 depress123 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2011

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    she's getting drunk again.

    .. I wonder when she'll stop and realize that this is one reason I hate her....
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    I'm 17 and my mother

    and I have never had a very good relationship. Recently things have gotten a lot worse. A year ago I found out my mother was cheating on my dad and all hell broke loose because I insisted that she tell him. She has told me multiple times since then that I've been ruining her...
    justcaity97 justcaity97 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    We are just too much alike.

    My mothers' and I relationship has been pretty rocky over the last 5 years. I've disappointed her many times. Caused her a great deal of stress and in some ways, financial problems. I feel bad that we don't really have the relationship a mother and daughter should have. I know...
    AfraidOfMyOwnMind AfraidOfMyOwnMind 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Is there a name for when you tell something

    nice, like a gift, to a person and then the next day you take it back, like telling them they can go buy that thing they really wanted, but the next day say they can't afterall because they don't need it? Because my mother keeps doing that, over and over. What upsets me is not...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2014

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    But We Love Each Other...

    I suppose this is one of those hard experiences that I tend to never try and think about but is a constant thought in my mind. We love each other, worry about one another and care for one another.  It was her that first used the phrase that has come to epitomise our...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 13, 2008

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    My Mother Shows Favoritism, Is Cruel, Hateful, Fault-finding, Controlling and Unpredictable.

    For many years my mother and I have not gotten along very well. I have two brothers (I'm the oldest) and her middle child is her obvious favorite. I do try to get along with mother and show her consideration but with each passing year it is becoming more difficult. To mother...
    CouldCareLess CouldCareLess 22-25 13 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    I used to never get along with my mother.

    Now I'm postpartum and she helps me so much. I really appreciate it.
    jqwujiaqi jqwujiaqi 26-30, F Sep 5, 2014

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    My mother is a special woman.

    I don't mean that sarcastically surprisingly. She is special- she just also did the equivalent of killing me. She is an awkward, emotionally confused person. Growing up she never showed me or any of my siblings any love but her favorite response to our claim was "Of course I...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 22-25, F Nov 11, 2014

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    As growing up being abused by my mom bc of her

    drugs & alcohol! She was abuse as well with everything even sexually abuse! For years my mom had kept her dark secret a till she told me 6 yrs. my father had abuse her as well! Idk what really happen! So we weren't close but sometime we do talk & I stop telling her about my love...
    ncsweetfem ncsweetfem 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2014

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    I met my boyfriend last year in March.

    He is 21, dropped out of high school, has no car, no job, and no place to live. I know that sounds bad, but it's not really once I explain it. He grew up with a deadbeat mom who married an abusive man, he beat my boyfriend all the time for no reason, and that's how his childhood...
    sarajacquelyn sarajacquelyn 16-17, F Jan 28, 2014

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    ...I Wish I Did Though.

    I think once upon a time, I believe my mother and I were somewhat close. She is always reminiscing about my childhood, talking about how much she enjoyed the days when I was younger. I can't really say when we started to grow apart, or when that wall between us started building...
    HopeInConstruction HopeInConstruction 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    My Mom Is A Child!

    My Mom is a child! We get into constant arguments, all of the time. The other day I asked her if I could go to a friend's house for the day. She said it was fine, as long as I was home by 11pm. So far so good, i had no problems with this whatsoever. The following day, I got up in...
    opheliaswishable opheliaswishable 13-15 1 Response Jul 7, 2011

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    Sometimes it looks like my mother always has to

    find something to yell to me about... Just now she went out and said see you later, and I answered but apparently she didn't listen - she does this a lot, sometimes we are right beside her and she doesn't listen because whe's jus thinking about something else and so completly...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2014

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    Mom and Me

      The very event of my birth set into motion a complicated and often tumultuous relationship between my mother, Carolyn B. and I.  She was a 19 year old girl who had already experienced more of an adult life than most 30 year olds.  Her own difficult beginnings...
    Skyler Skyler 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    Not Spoken To My Mother In Nearly 3 Yrs

     My mother and I have always had a difficult relationship but a few years ago it all came to a head and she said she never wanted to speak to me me again.  I have two young daughters and she has also cut them out of her life.  We haven't heard anything from her...
    zoemason zoemason 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    Not Being Worth The Try......

    I think what hurts the most when mothers and daughters don't get along is having others in the middle of situations and it becomes exhausting for those people. They get tired of hearing the same 'ole - same 'ole and basically start tuning out your vent. I, just like many, don't...
    Orkaprol Orkaprol 41-45, F 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    So, I am 16 years old,

    and I know that is young and all teenage girls don't get along with their mothers. But, my story is unique. Up until 5 years ago, I was daddy's little girl, and my mother and I never got along. She yelled at me, and called me names, and I was a little demon right back at her...
    BaylieBriMcGee BaylieBriMcGee 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 17, 2014

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    Me and my mother has been having conflicts

    since my father passed away. Since that day, Whatever we do, we dont click. Help
    kiarna811 kiarna811 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2014

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    I Never Did

    I don't think I've ever really gotten along with my mother.  Everything I have always done is wrong in her eyes.  I have 1 younger brother.  He has always been the perfect one in her eyes.  I don't remember my childhood but, my memories from 16 on of  our...
    boarderline boarderline 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    My Mother

    my mother is the most manipulative person ive ever known.true to her gemini sign she can treat you like gold one min. then make you feel like the lowest scum on earth the next.my whole life she told me i was jst like the 2 people she hated more than anything--my dad & my aunt...
    LiBrAGiRl0930 LiBrAGiRl0930 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2012

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    Me and my mum aren't very close

    and so I can't talk to her about anything because she tells me I'm being stupid. I love my mum but I don't think she cares about my feelings at all sometimes.
    sadtimes sadtimes 16-17, F Jul 21, 2014

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    Mother Love

    I don’t want to be like her. I don’t want to look like her. I want nothing to do with her.   The worse comparison anyone can ever make to me about me is. “You look like your mom!” What fudge bushing mom? Who the racket is that? Do they think it’s a compliment? They...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 29, 2011

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    Last night was tumultuous.

    I can't drive quite yet, and I was going to a cafe to meet up with some of my dearest friends whom I hadn't seen in a very long time. I felt as though I needed to be around people that I could talk to and confide in. Since I didn't have a ride home, I asked my mom to pick me up...
    Em518 Em518 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2014

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    I don't want it to define me.

    I don't want this experience to define me for the rest of my life but I have to validate my anger and sadness. I don't let those emotions become inflated by self beliefs that don't serve me. I don't internalize her indifference. I don't think to myself woe is me I don't have a...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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    If Someone Told Me My Mother Was Dead I'd Stand Up and Cheer. (i've Already Sumbited This Story In I Hate Someone But It Apllies Here Too)

    I hate people in general but one particular person is the apex of my hatred for mankind. That person is my mother. Holy hell do I hate that woman. I've hated her since I was in kindergarten. She is nothing but negative, unsupportive, obnoxious, ignorant (while thinking...
    Dimebagage Dimebagage 16-17 8 Responses May 13, 2008

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    my mom has made me watch her kids

    since I was 13 (18 now) I know she works two jobs but she's so bi polar she yells because someone spilled something and she'll bring everyone into it. my friends even think she's psycho. She calls me fat and when I say I want to diet she says I'll never be as good as her. She...
    Fangx Fangx 18-21, F Jan 6

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    She is crazy!! She thinks all of my siblings

    have this super rare disease and all of our romantic partners do too and she has turned them all into little kids who think they will die because they all have one symptom of this rare genetic disease that like no one in the world has! She has them on freaked up diets and...
    Jessicaliners Jessicaliners 18-21, F Nov 10, 2014

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    A lot of the time, she

    and I are pretty close, but sometimes she can just be plain mean for no reason other than to satisfy herself. A little while ago, she seriously just said to me "Boy, I feel sorry for the man you marry, if you even find one." Seriously? Granted, I was jokingly trying to explain...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2014

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    So I just had to go out

    and buy a few supplies I needed and when I get back my mother had already come home from work and as soon as I close the door she goes all annoyed asking were I went and complaining that I could've brought bread - we actually have bread at home, but that's beside the point. It...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F Oct 24, 2014

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    My mom kicked me out of the car

    because I got upset when she said she wanted to go on "Strike" from being my mom.
    Katcalamity Katcalamity 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    It's Actually A Pretty Strange Relationship.

    I guess you could classify the relationship I have with my mother as a pretty weird one. On the one hand, she's mostly there for me, but on the other hand, we have a very difficult past and her taste in men is just absolutely repulsive.
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2014

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    So this week is final exams week at school,

    and all my grades are nearly perfect -- except for calculus. Maths has never been a strong point of mine. I like it well enough, I can see its applications, and I'm not that bad at it; when I'm doing homework, or just working on practice problems, maths is actually enjoyable...
    thetitania thetitania 16-17, F Jan 21

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    I am tired. I am tired.

    I am British, 18, and practically a single mom to my sick 3 year old brother. My mom is always away at work and I have to take care of him. I have to take care of him, give him continuous medication, take care of the house and keep up with my college work. I can't do it anymore...
    TheSkyIsBlue12 TheSkyIsBlue12 18-21, F Feb 19

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