I Don't Want My Son to Hate Me

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    First of all, I have a son

    and daughter and I don't want either one to hate me. I don't know how anyone in their right mind would want that. I don't care how good or perfect a parent you are you make mistakes.....I think the thing that has saved both of my relationships with both of my children is that I...
    grnwd82 grnwd82
    51-55, F
    Jun 28, 2015

    Do I Sound Wrong?

    Son perpective, I am 21 years of age, and unfornaulty still live at home. Attend school, but struggling to maintain a job. I live with my mother which is really hard due to the following story.When i was younger my mothers ex boyfriend knocked me out. When i say younger like 15...
    comred9 comred9
    22-25
    Jan 7, 2012

    My 19 Year Old Son Hates Me!

    My heart is really starting to hurt. In the last year my son has turned against me.He is 19 years old. I can't get him a car yet,but he always can have mine. I try to talk to him but he has nothing to say nothing nice anyway. Everything I do is wrong! He is working and he gets...
    kwinith kwinith
    36-40
    68 Responses Apr 10, 2008

    My son moved to the other end of the country w/

    a friend when he was in his teens. He is now 32 yrs old & has a 7 yr old boy of his own. I've only seen him 2 times since he moved out. 1ce in his early 20's & 1ce when his son was born (the 1st 17 days of "his" life). I raised him with his Father not being in the picture to...
    iamsatin iamsatin
    56-60, F
    May 12, 2015

    He Must Be Hurting Too...

    I have just found this site after yet another argument with my nearly 20 year old. He tells me that he hates me, that I really am the worst mother on the planet and that he would rather be anywhere else than here with me. He attends a technical college and after years of school...
    JoaPre JoaPre
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 9, 2012

    My Son

    I sit here reading all these stories and I cry - I have one child - a child who was my world - he was so funny, so cute I just adored him. I divorced his father when he was 2 years old and I never wanted a man around him because I didn't want anyone ever being mean to my little...
    Smilingblueeyes Smilingblueeyes
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Jun 24, 2013

    My 18 Year Old Son Messes Up And Makes Me Feel Like The Guilty One!!!

    I have read and related to many of your stories. We have been together for 25 years. Our son is 18 just within the last month. I have always been a strict parent with boundaries, as far as I knew he had never given me any reason to say no to him hanging out with his friends...
    brokenmom1 brokenmom1
    51-55
    1 Response Feb 28, 2013
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