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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 5 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 Oct 13, 2014

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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 4 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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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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    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 1 Response Oct 13, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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 2 Responses 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 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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    My lifes a bit of a mess as it is and I don't know quiet where my mind is or how im going to be most of the time. People lying really doesn't help as it just boggles my head even...
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    I used to when I was younger, but now my dad and I barely talk to each other. My mom says that my dad is possibly bipolar, and by his actions, I think she's right. He gets angry...
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    My mother is the type of person I'd have nothing to do with if we weren't already related. She is judgmental and a little delusional sometimes. She never taught me or my brother...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F a week ago

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    Phepheng Phepheng 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    She puts so much pressure on me to succeed you see I'm home schooled and she tells us all theses tales about how horrible school is. I'm not sure if their really true. Sometimes...
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    SchizoEffective6 SchizoEffective6 36-40, M Jun 23

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    Yes, that's it, to judge the character of a person I don't use looks but what a person believe, the way that person behaves and the responsability they have for their own actions...
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    My mother and father are so stupid. I am really smart. My whole life I have had to deal with morons that don't know how to spell, communicate with people correctly, or do anything...
    bjssoi bjssoi 31-35, F Jun 22

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    June 21, 2009 I never knew that day could end up being one that was burned in the back of my brain for ever. Well buddy it's been six years since mommy lost you. To top that off...
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    And to be clear right away; this has nothing to do with my lifestyle in whatever form. I get along great with the kids of my friends and relatives and I do a lot of voluteerwork...
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 9 Responses Jun 21

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    my sister in law kept talking about her dad today, and kept asking me about mine. I'm just like no there is nothing to say, we don't have a relationship and I've made peace with...
    bretneyc bretneyc 26-30, F Jun 21

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    In my last post I talked about me being in love with my cousin, and I've continued to think about it. This old quote keeps echoing in my head, "How can I love somebody when I don't...
    owf684 owf684 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 21