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I Don't Love My Mother

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    I Can Understand Her Pain But I Don't Love Her, Like Her Or Respect Her. - I think it's only fair to say a tiny bit of her story before I slam her to the internet... My mother was...
    BlueDali BlueDali 26-30 Nov 11, 2011

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    Mean, Hateful Woman. - My mother used to beat me when I was a child. In retrospect, I think she did this because she was jealous of my relationship with my father. This was not my...
    Eskahpay Eskahpay 31-35, F 1 Response May 8, 2012

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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...
    MovingForward28 MovingForward28 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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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...
    deeauburn deeauburn 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 14, 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...
    Nicole92 Nicole92 18-21 Aug 3, 2011

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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...
    CalicoAdams CalicoAdams 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4, 2012

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    See I Have No Good Reason, Unlike You. - My mother is an incredibly nice person. She sacrifices everything for me and my sisters, but she is stupid and crazy and I hate her guts...
    Ethyst Ethyst 16-17, M Jul 23, 2012

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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...
    keyboard1 keyboard1 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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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...
    chocolatebar chocolatebar 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 14, 2010

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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...
    poetrylover poetrylover 22-25, F Apr 27, 2012

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    My Unhealthy Mother - I don't remember much of my childhood, but what I do remember was all kinds of abuse mixed with what I call torture. I guess my story starts when as I was 4...
    almare almare 31-35, F May 15, 2012

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    I don't understand why, but I don't fully love my mother. Since I turned 18 or so, I started feeling negative toward my mother. In my my mind, I criticize her. I dislike her poor...
    leblue23 leblue23 22-25, F Jan 1

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    I'm sure when I was little, I loved my mum, dad and sister a lot. But as I've grown up, and especially now that I've got a boyfriend and am getting closer to all my friends, I don...
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    We met because I started working at a university in a new city and he was my supervisor. After two weeks there we slept together and I became pregnant with twins. When I told him...
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    I've been with my 10 yrs older than me fiance for few years now. When I met him I was young and already had a child. He loved her like his own. She calls him daddy. 3 years after...
    KJJ1 KJJ1 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I think my parents love me, but I always put it this way: they, especially my mom, were like little kids who wanted a puppy but don't know how to take care of it. I have no...
    ashleymaggie ashleymaggie 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Meaning if I was forced to get married with someone, I wouldn't. Because if I can't be with the one I love, what's the point? Although...I don't have to worry about that...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I don't like to waste my time on meaningless fake relationships that are a lie.
    Maurelle Maurelle 22-25 6 days ago

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    I hate that all my friends think that they know me and what i want. If i dont want to be with him then im not going to be with him because they want me to. If he's so damn perfect...
    sweetshadows15 sweetshadows15 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Studies have shown that a baby's love comes more from warmth and comfort and cuddliness of the mother rather than from the fact that the mother provides food. Just because you feed...
    Qwerkyqwerty Qwerkyqwerty 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I've never been in love. Maybe it's because of my high standards or the fact that, I've just never met "the one". But I feel as though people out there (especially girls) are...
    beesboo beesboo 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really can't be with that person if I do not have feelings for them. I have real life experiences and even after 13 years my answer was 'no'. I am very clear with what I want...
    donotfollowme donotfollowme 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm a 35 year old African lady, married with four lovely kids, even though people see me and think I'm 22, never married let alone 4 kids . I will be married for 13 years in April...
    Imasadwife Imasadwife 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Right now Iam with him but all is wrong I don't feel like me... I don't know I keep hanging with him if he don't love me. Iam hurting myself I only want that he loves me but he...
    Luna0902 Luna0902 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

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    Every time I get feelings for some one it try's out they don't fancy it got so bad that when sum 1 do fancy me I don't believe it and by the time I know it was true they all ready...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    True, I don't say I love you unless I mean it... but once I know it and then say it... then you'll hear it ALL THE TIME!!! It's nice to love and be loved! As Luther Van Dross...
    kotahi kotahi 46-50, F 1 Response 49 mins ago

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    I don't know how i became like this. So i like someone but i am not sure if he's going to pursue me. We've been dating for almost a year now but still i don't know if he has good...
    april1814 april1814 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    i finally settled in to finding someone i was comfortable with and was starting to call my best friend. she started to get bullied so she moved schools and ever since then its just...
    DominiqueCunn DominiqueCunn 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    But I Just Can't Stop it is when I'm hanging out with the people I grew up with that know about my addiction that I feel most guilty. this is also when I notice how much I have...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 3 mins ago

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    Hahaha... if I'm not expecting visitors, and don't plan to go out again after work or something... then that bra is coming off and staying off!!!
    kotahi kotahi 46-50, F 54 mins ago

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    After 12 years and several cancers, my mother passed away last week. What I perceived, felt and saw in that time is what brought me to discover what an empath is. I have accepted...
    mrbless mrbless 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Okay, I appreciate my mother for cooking for me, washing my clothes etc. But other than being a good housewife and a good cook, I can't think of anything else that's good about her...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I am already in my early twenties and I still get bothered and stressed out that my parents don't like each other. Ever since we were little, though they didn't fight in front of...
    ayumiofaries ayumiofaries 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    My father died of cancer last year in October. I am an only child and since I was small, I have never been able to get along with my mother. She is a very good human being and has...
    anxvar anxvar 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I thought a lot as a child that it always felt a bit different with me and my mother. I could cry whine etc. until the sun came down and she'd either ignore me or reprimand me and...
    Ananananan12 Ananananan12 22-25 Apr 4

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    I'm a 16 year old girl. My whole life I have been trying to make my parents proud, but I've never been able to socialize properly with kids my age, I was always numb or upset...
    AGirlSearchingForAnswers AGirlSearchingForAnswers 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My mother is awful. I can't even explain how much she's tortured my sisters and I over the years. She makes us think that she will actually be a mother. And when she's gained our...
    agirltoremember agirltoremember 13-15, F Apr 1

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    It's funny, my mother came to me one ay with a pair of girls underwear. She said try those on and tell me how you feel and think. So I go to my room and put them on, put a pair...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    She doesn't love me because I remind her too much of my father. I haven't spoken a word to here within the last six months besides a merry Christmas text. I didn't get a "Happy...
    Jessica0906 Jessica0906 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I don't feel connected. I can speak and act and pretend, but I don't feel it. And I don't know what connected feels like. Not really. I can't keep a relationship. I've lost...
    RichardQ RichardQ 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    We just don't get along. Sure they may be those moments where we're happy in each other's company, but they are just so rare lately. Most of the time we're never on the same page...
    henal216 henal216 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi. I'm not sure what I'm doing here - but I do know I'm tired of I don't know. That's been the answer since I was a kid. Seriously. My mother is a professional cook - and is...
    BariSag BariSag 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    I am keeping my personal issues to myself because I'm tired of fake as heck sympathy from phony azz motherf*ckers, I don't need it because my mother and people that mattered where...
    cantfoolthewise cantfoolthewise 31-35 Mar 18

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    This is something I think about every now and then. I have PCOS which doesn't make it impossible to have children but in some women it can cause infertility. So I have adjusted to...
    hayleyRebeccaE hayleyRebeccaE 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I've been talking to CBD, my on-again, off-again, since yesterday. After 3+ years I know the cycle, I know the routine, I know what we say and do and how it will end up. That is...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Apologies in advance: this is a longer rant. Most sitcoms disturb & anger me because much of the humor is mean-spirited & involves humiliating other people. I like witty, creative...
    LuminousMotes LuminousMotes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have wanted for so long to tell our host mother that I don't but she is impossible. I hate living here and her enforcing religion on us. I don't agree with the teachings and I...
    DarkHappiness DarkHappiness 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 31

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    There is quite a long story behind this question but I'll try to make it short. I'm a girl and 17 by now and approx. 3 years ago I changed school and among my new teachers there...
    PrincessMagalie PrincessMagalie 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Ok, I have this list, you know? Of people I need to forgive who hurt me... Well, it suddenly occurred to me, that I also needed to make a list of people I may have hurt, some I may...
    SanitySister SanitySister 41-45, F Mar 21

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    I just found this website which is AMAZING! My mother in law has been terrorizing my life for the last few years (she never visited or called until we had kids- so annoying!) I...
    fedupnoverit fedupnoverit 26-30, F 1 Response