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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    20 years alone sometimes it feels it will never happen it just tares me up inside. you dumb men don't even begin to understand what your passing up
    baprel26 baprel26 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am in my late 20's and do not know how to date. I've been in 2 relationships, one which lasted almost 6 years. I guess with this experience, technically I still don't know how to...
    sweetiepoo sweetiepoo 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I wish I had never loved like I have. I only love my family and my daughter . She is the reason I live and breathe. If I didn't have her or he takes her away.... I can't think...
    altochick0290 altochick0290 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    im very loyal never~mind my humor ;)
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    ...and I'm totally fine with it. I was raised by a single father who was never married so I grew up knowing that there's more to life than saying "I do." Plus, there are so many...
    SunshineMel SunshineMel 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Someday, you will forget my name, my voice, my laugh and who I am to you. But even if you forget everything about me, just want you to know that I will never forget how much you...
    redDya91 redDya91 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    When things go wrong as they sometimes will When the road I'm trudging seems all uphill When the funds are low and the debts are high And I want to smile but I have to sigh...
    Ezmee Ezmee 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Though it saddens me to break our relationship but I think both of us just don't deserve each other. We started as being friends and eventually fell in love with each other. I...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My experience with God and marriage has been one of complete disappointment and the living proof God uses us like circus shows for his entertainment. I was raised in a Pentecostal...
    bamrelish bamrelish 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    never hurts to hope for something. besides, you never know..
    Azeazal Azeazal 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Finding someone for a strong relationship. This just seems impossible for me.
    logan1997 logan1997 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase....same can be said about hope.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F a week ago

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    I was yelling at my plt sgt and i turn around to be greeted by a fireball and the blast of an explosion set off by c4 attached to a bridge
    HsJ3 HsJ3 31-35, M a week ago

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    I will never forgot the day I kissed a boy in 4th grade... or the time I got kicked out the house.. or my first time meeting my nieces and nephews... or the day I met Danielle
    missdramaqueen missdramaqueen 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's like someone is playing a sick and twisted game with my life where anything that could lead to me being loved is prevented. I spend a lot of my time alone due to depression...
    TheFreeSpirit TheFreeSpirit 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    That day is today and I think it has been the best day of my life. I spent it with my girlfriend the entire day in the city and at night it was incredible. The sky was perfect she...
    8Alex8 8Alex8 13-15, M Jun 21

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    My wife just remembered its fathers day... my son is going on 2... she shows no affection for me anymore. Sometimes I wonder why I even try.
    abandonedman abandonedman 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I don't thing I will be good enough for anybody.
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 2 Responses Jun 21

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    i had my chance at love but i always felt i wasn't good enough for him. he ended up marrying someone else and passed away in 2005. basically, i know that i will be alone for the...
    lightening69 lightening69 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    it's always this way for me and it always will be
    bradley600 bradley600 16-17, M Jun 20

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    I know this. And I have come to accept that im not good enough. Im not good enough for anything. I just dont even know why im here. I was just used for a story.
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    its like i can't ever find any loyal chick i just wan't to see what relationship is like
    jjfiya5543 jjfiya5543 18-21, M Jun 19

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    what do u do when you want something so bad, but know in your heart it will never happen? continuing hoping because its everything you want, even when it's breaking your heart? or...
    dkemama dkemama 31-35, F Jun 19

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    I am not comfortable wielding authority. I will never do well in any position that requires me to be an authority figure. I am not good at being stern, intimidating, or forceful. I...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 Jun 19

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    A poison to end the ache in my soul, a blade to sever the binds around my heart, a cloak to shelter me from the storm in my mind. Water so pure it will cleanse the dust from my...
    fadedgreyspirit fadedgreyspirit 26-30 Jun 19

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    I am only 20 but I feel like I will never find love. I see so many people my age that have long relationships and I feel like a total loser. I just had a break up... the...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 18

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    My wife did it. I love how they look and feel!!!!
    flamestomper33 flamestomper33 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 18

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    Trying to be happy, trying to be strong, don't think my life will ever make sense
    coco72 coco72 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    i want to meet a crossdresser or woman that likes crossdressers to spend some time with
    bful5886 bful5886 26-30, M Jun 16

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    Says it all. Show this to the next idiot who thinks cheating is a good thing and kick em to the kerb where they belong.
    LunarFelis LunarFelis 26-30, F Jun 16

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    It's so hurtful when you realize that's what you are.
    Hav2letgo4us Hav2letgo4us 31-35, F Jun 15

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