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I Don't Love My Mother

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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 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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    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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    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 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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    My Mom left me when I was four.

    I don't remember her. My older brothers remember her and talk about how devistated they were when she left. She came back into my life when I was in my mid 30's, but I never felt like our relationship was a 'mother daughter' thing. It was a duty to take care of her thing...
    ratgirl73 ratgirl73 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 13

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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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    When growing up, I observed other kids with

    their moms and always wondered what that would be like... to actually want to be around your mom... to seek her out... to be touched by her, hugged... squeezed... teased... loved. That wasn't my world. In my world, my earliest memories were of avoiding my mom; listening for...
    msr721 msr721 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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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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    I want to love my mom

    but I just don't. It hurts me to say it and I wouldn't tell her that because I care about her as a person, just as I care about anyone else's feelings. When I was growing up she constantly ridiculed me. We were close when I was very young, but once she married her second husband...
    lynnieruns lynnieruns 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I am 41 years old and my mother has come to see

    my 8 month old daughter and I have realized fully that I don't like my mother and am just tolerating her. I don't even know if I love her. All my life, she used me as her therapist. She sold me out, talked bad about me to her friends, her love was conditional (I was loved if I...
    Marigold408 Marigold408 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 1

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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 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 5 Responses Mar 14, 2012

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    Damn straight. Been there, done that, got the ******* t-shirt. Won't be visiting again. Ever.
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    Absolutely, take my stepfather for instance. He constantly harasses me and makes my life miserable.
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    Totally agreeable statement I'm sure evened must feels this way.
    Joshuadd07 Joshuadd07 13-15, M Nov 4

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    Pretty self explanatory, what else could I say?
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    Otherwise what's the point?
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    Don't tell me you love me. You don't know me you can't love something you don't know anything about. So please don't think you love me because you don't love me but you love what...
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    Some people think this is stupid, because I'm young, and it wasn't that long. What did I expect right? .... I loved this boy. Well I don't love him at first. But I came to love...
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    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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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...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11

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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...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F Nov 11

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    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 27 Responses Oct 30

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    forestchild forestchild 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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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...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    You do, or you don't. I happen to not even though my mother is catholic, and I went to Sunday school I think it is a croc. My mother told me when she went to the Catholic Church...
    heather81 heather81 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 26

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    Celticrose1991 Celticrose1991 22-25 Oct 26

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    today I was supposed to go hang out with one of my friends, but she cancelled. And I was just messing around in my room trying not to be bored. Completely naked of course. but that...
    samthegirl samthegirl 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 15

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    My own mother doesn't talk to me, my father screams at me for waking up late and I don't know how to get back to the only people I feel loved with.
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