I Fear That I Will Never Survive Motherhood

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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

    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

    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
    70+
    1 Response Sep 26, 2012

    I wanted to be a mom my whole life,

    but this is not what I thought it would be. I am a single mother.. Their dad lives across town but does nothing for them except pay child support. I bust my butt working up to 3 jobs to give them the things they want. All I get in return is insane fighting between kids...
    LilLulu1 LilLulu1
    41-45, F
    Feb 27

    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
    26-30, F
    Mar 13, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    4 Responses Mar 3, 2008

    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

    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
    26-30, F
    Apr 17, 2014
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