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I Don't Love My Mother

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    My mom used my college trust fund set up by her

    father ( all his grandchildren had a college fund) for boarding high school. I didn't fit in with rich kids. I was miserable. I was 16. I asked to come home, she said I'm not raising a quitter. Then when it came to Thanksgiving vacation she said I would have to stay at school...
    deeauburn deeauburn 41-45, F May 26

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    I Don't Love My Mother. I Just Pretend That I Do.

    I don't love my mother. I just pretend that I do. I think she is a horrible person for many reasons, it's also why she has very few friends - like maybe two and she gossips about those two friends and says horrible things about them which I never want to hear. I have told her...
    chocolatebar chocolatebar 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 14, 2010

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    The Truth And The Lies

    I was playing a game of chess with a friend while my dad watched.  I was enjoying myself - my friend was better at it than I was, but not so much that I didn't at least have a small chance to beat him.  My dad kept on commenting on the game, making random comments...
    MovingForward28 MovingForward28 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    The Hypocrite

    My mom's a spiteful, judgmental, shallow excuse for a human being with a stunted heart and no ration, logic, or capacity for respect. She says all I care about is myself, but the truth is that she's the only person I *don't* care about, and that's the only side she ever sees of...
    CalicoAdams CalicoAdams 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4, 2012

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    Growing up I was bullied,

    by classmates and my second grade teacher, and had many broken friendships due to friends who were manipulative and the gossip types. My mother always from the beginning would have strange reactions to every new friendship. My first three days of kindergarten she sat with me in...
    Carus Carus 22-25, F May 5

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    My mother was both neglectful

    and a bully. For many years, she has been treated for depression, but I believe she is mentally ill with a more serious disorder. When I was eight years old, she held a butcher knife to her stomach and threatened to kill herself in front of me so I could watch her "bleed to...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 1 Response Jun 29

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    My mom has never really done anything wrong

    if anything shes always been there for us but sometimes i feel like i just dont feel emotionally the way i should. Like the love just isnt there. I mean we get in discussions and have fights here and there like any son and mother but still feel like i dont love her. I really...
    keyboard1 keyboard1 18-21, M Dec 10, 2013

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    I Don't Love My Mother

    Up until I was eight years old, my mother was my world. But then she left in 1999, after neglecting me because she had a drug problem. After eight years of no contact, in which I thought she was dead, she showed up out of nowhere. I didn't know how to deal with her, and I even...
    poetrylover poetrylover 22-25, F Apr 27, 2012

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    I'm Not Alone.

    Im so glad to find a group on here about other individuals who doesnt love their mothers either. I guess my mom has finally realized that me and her will never have that "mother-daughter" bond. And i honestly dont care if we ever do or not, im tired of lying to her saying we can...
    Nicole92 Nicole92 18-21 1 Response Aug 3, 2011

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    My Mother

    I don't know where to start. My mom is emtionally abusive. I know there are other moms that are worse than mine. But, I think she has done enough to me that I have stopped loving her. I'm not sure I ever did. I know she had a hard life, but so have I. Things are better now, but...
    deeauburn deeauburn 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 14, 2012

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    Don't trust too much. Don't love too much. Don't hope too much, because that too much can hurt you so much...
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    Hi guys, I need to throw everything outside, and I think that's the best place to do it. So, I suspect my mother is borderline type, not officially diagnosed but I can see so many...
    joeyanna joeyanna 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I've officially hit rock bottom. I lost my job two weeks ago. It didn't pay that well, but it was something. I'm down to my last $2. I've swallowed my pride and applied for...
    SuzieChapstick SuzieChapstick 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It is said that we should love our parents. Mother is uniqe. Only one of her kind. But my mother is a person who hurt me the most in life. Because of her i've been crying the most...
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    I don't wear panties most of the time, unless I had a skirt on I'm not to that level. It feels sexy and usually my panties seem to have extra material ( must need better brands).
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    If my problems effect you so much. 1. Don't comment on my stuff 2. Pray for me 3. Advice me Or 4. Focus on your own lives :)
    flourishedangel flourishedangel 18-21, F 15 mins ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    megannicole1996 megannicole1996 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    secretgarden22 secretgarden22 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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