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I Fear That I Will Never Survive Motherhood

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    My daughter is my clean slate.

    I am no longer a *****, insert any derogatory statement. I am clean of my past sins because of her. I am in a relationship but we fight often; I believe in commitment but I can honestly say I am terrified of the idea of having to be a single mother if this doesn't work out and...
    thegirlinthegreencar thegirlinthegreencar 22-25, F Apr 17, 2014

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    A Famous Quote, "motherhood Is The Lonliest Place A Woman Can Ever Face."

    I heard that quote once and it never really sunk in until I had my own child.  He's 2 and a half now.  As far as toddlers go I guess he's pretty good.  He's not the problem.  He's 2.  He's suppose to be needy, hyper, bad, and good all in the same five...
    Penguinfriends Penguinfriends 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 16, 2009

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    Where's the Kleenex?!

    my son was so mean to me last night on the way to his basketball game that i was practically in tears the whole way.  if it hadn't been for the fact that my neighbor was in the car with us, i probably would have had a nervous breakdown (thank goodness for small miracles...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 7, 2008

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    I Don't Know If I'd Be a Good Mom

    Sometimes I freak myself out when I think about what it would be like to raise children. I think about how stressed and anxious and depressed I already am right now, and I can't even imagine what it might be like with children in my life. I get scared that I wouldn't be able to...
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2008

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    Cirque De Me

    this morning i had to practically do a circus act to get my daughter up for school.  she stayed up way too late last night (against my admonitions) and then couldnt get up for nothin. my kids do this all the time--especially when i've got a deadline or assignments to do...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 3, 2008

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    Im Struggling With My Son's Behaviour Problems

    I struggling to cope with my son's aggessive behavouir s . He does have autism , but not severe with it for hes high funtioning . I tried to get him to clean hes bedroom but he refused to do it and told me to do it , I said to him I wont play anymore games with him then . I then...
    mishy40 mishy40 36-40 Jan 3, 2012

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    My Version Of Motherhood.

    There are those that say that being a mom is the greatest thing that they hae ever experienced, that being home with their kids 24/7 is the most rewarding thing that they have ever done. In a way I envy those woman, in a way I wish that I could have that same feeling about being...
    scarrlettfever scarrlettfever 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2013

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    My son is with his father every other weekend,

    and we recently agreed that he should have him a couple of hours every wedensday as well. That's great. It really is. I'm thankfull that he's a good father that loves his son and wants to spend time with him. But the thing is... I want to live his life. I want to work as much...
    Thisisnotwhatiwanted Thisisnotwhatiwanted 22-25, F Mar 13

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    Failure To Launch

    I have never written anything on any boards before, but I think I must need to vent. My son has just turned 16, and I really think he will never get his act together. He is very handsome, physically fit, average intelligence, is fluent in 4 languages, but....he is SO LAZY!! He...
    GrabbingLifeByTheHorns GrabbingLifeByTheHorns 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    New Mommy

    I last gave birth May of 1998 but I am just now getting to really know and love my kids. I am falling in love with them. I am going back and remembering their little faces and and their little eyes because when I first met t5hem I didn't feel or I didn't allow myself to feel. I...
    cutiesagi cutiesagi 66-70 1 Response Sep 26, 2012

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    Oh God I Want to Run Away and Never Come Back

    my entire life is my kids.  and yet there's no reward at the end of the day.  well, i can't say that cuz my angel of a daughter does everything in her power to please me, but the level of neediness, the level of responsibility required, the neverendingness of it...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 5, 2008

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    I know i'm kina young, but I fear that I will never get a boyfriend or be loved. I mean I have been in relationships and all but they have been pathetic middle school relationships...
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    There's so many things I want to tell you. I wish I had the courage to just say it and not make this note that only I will see. I'm not OK. I never will be OK. I've been damaged...
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    you were the one that kept me going... I was gathering the strength to leave this country because of you, and try to fight for a "us". But that will never happen... and you will...
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    tonight I realised I will never amount to anything. I have been doing a college course for 18months on theatrical lighting and I've been getting good grades, I know almost...
    forgottenluna forgottenluna 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I will never be perfect and I don't want to be
    Etherealrose Etherealrose 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Will never locate sanctuary. Or a caring society. Or a true mentor. Sigh.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 9

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    No onw who reaches the level of higher awareness and has a chill and happy relationship with cigarettes like me and people like me have, we love smoking as much as we want and know...
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    I don't wear seatbelts, never have, never will. Real men don't need seatbelts because they don't live their lives in fear. I find them uncomfortable, and I hate having my range...
    jakethegreat90 jakethegreat90 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    Well yeah I thought to write it in here cause I don't think I will ever work up the nerve to ever tell him. But yeah so I've known him for a year and a half now. Different...
    limitedless limitedless 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    That real wholehearted kind of love. The kind where you are best friends. Respected at all times, even when arguing. I have never had that kind of love before. It was always...
    Happinessismine Happinessismine 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Stuck inside myself these days. It's tense, grumpy, and fearful. T minus 8 days...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 8 Responses Apr 9

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    I really never understands why do I always like someone who I can never be good enough. I am not being too depressed or wanting sympathy. But I never had anyone telling me that he...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F Apr 4

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    I’ll never know (by breadcrumbscu) I’ll never know what I’d do, Without the kind of friends like you. I’ll never know how to love, Until it is given from above. I...
    breadcrumbscu breadcrumbscu 56-60, M 20 hrs ago

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    It's funny how people share their deeper secrets on this app. But since I came here for a reason I guess I should do the same (I'm glad I didn't put my name here). Let's see, how...
    noneofyourbussines noneofyourbussines 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I went to a kem concert I'll never forget. What i enjoyed the most was him thanking God for where he's at in life.
    zakkiyyia8 zakkiyyia8 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I think that' sometimes and it gives me a really sad feeling , at times and all one can do is *sigh* , it's one of those things were when you first sit across from the dinner table...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F Apr 2

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    thats exactly. whats going on with me. i am patiently waiting for my emotions to come back. i thought theyd be back by now but i guess thats to much to ask for. im waiting to get a...
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    To be in-love is to walk into the darkness knowing full well that when you return you'll never be the same.
    SocialRomance SocialRomance 18-21, M Apr 10

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    I keep trying everyday. Some day things will get easier. I just keep pushing through the madness of life.
    Southerncharm67 Southerncharm67 46-50, F Apr 12

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    I am not a pessimist so much as a realist, there are so many things that I want in life that most say isnt much to ask for. But in my gut I know it will not come to pass. A place...
    Socalsunset Socalsunset 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    So it's official I will be headed back home to good ol Florida to visit !! .. Yessuhh it's been a year to long !! #This Girl is A Florida Girl !! Sun / beach / cold ice beer / and...
    RavenBreanna RavenBreanna 18-21, F Apr 15

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I saw sarah evans, rascal flatts, and hunter hayes. I swear it was the best night of my life!
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Why am I always the one traded in for somebody else...? Every time... I wish I could say even the people who used to touch me once traded me in for somebody else... But that would...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Jerry Garcia's last show in Chicago. And Phish in Big Cypress, Florida to bring in the year 2000. 2nd set started right midnight and ended when the sun came up
    Direwolf65 Direwolf65 46-50, M Mar 28

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    Paul McCartney live in Denver. Literally the best concert I have ever been to and he played 2 encores!
    musicluva199 musicluva199 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I don't understand how I can love you so much. You can quit pretending to love me, knowing it was lies after lies. I shouldn't let you into my life, now you have me spaced out...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Nothing ever goes in my favor…
    Stucat Stucat 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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