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I Fear That I Will Never Survive Motherhood

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Well as the title says, I'm afraid I will never find anyone to really love me, I know I'm very young and all but most of my friends already had their first kiss, their first...
    IHateUsernames0 IHateUsernames0 13-15, M 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I have a fear that I will never have someone love me friendly and romantically.. A person who was very close to me from my pass once told me I would never find someone and I hope...
    musicgurl11 musicgurl11 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    My sister called and pretty much told me that my family will always remember my bad self and actions. In other words, no matter how much better I get I will never be able to rise...
    IamMorbid IamMorbid 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I just got done reading a few stories, and the things don't add up, than I look at the age 13-15, and it just makes me shake my head. I wasn't even allowed to be on the internet...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    My mother literally just told me how much I suck at everything. She told me how ugly I am. She told me how dumb I am. She told me how unathletic I am. She told me how much of a...
    hayhayitskatayy hayhayitskatayy 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    My past is something I wish never happen but I did n I will never forget it There were good n bad times but I remember the bad ones more it's horrible :(
    Iamnotperfect Iamnotperfect 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am not perfect, but I swear I will never break my promise.
    HappyOnTheInside HappyOnTheInside 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I am 16 and the youngest in the family, I will never be as good as my brothers everything I do. They have done something better. Everyone thinks im happy 24/7 but Im not im just an...
    kieranwfc kieranwfc 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    I think it's probably a silly, pointless fear, but I still fear it. I think I'm more afraid that I'll find someone to really love me and then they'll stop loving me.
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I started smoking late 2013, with my friend for no particular reason. Occasionally after school, we'd chill, buy a cigarette each, and go smoke behind the store we'd buy them from...
    funkybones funkybones 16-17, F Apr 1

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    Falling in love with a girl you thought was everything and perfect and she promised you she would never hurt you, well ends up she turns out to be everything she said she never...
    charbarx charbarx 18-21, F Mar 27

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    In high school I had bad depression. I had no idea what to do with myself or how i really felt. There were 2 guys. Guy 1: i ended up dating for a couple weeks and i knew it...
    emmysauraus emmysauraus 16-17, F Apr 3

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    My life is a living hell. You make mistakes and you pay for them, possibly with your life. My boyfriend and I are on the brink of being homeless because my father was absolutely...
    tanya6k tanya6k 22-25 Apr 4

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    My boyfriend and I had been dating from a really young age. We took a break.... he had something on with another girl and me with another guy. He came back and wanted to sort...
    Lampedo Lampedo 26-30 Apr 4

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    It's such a jerk-move to abandon a friend in need..after all friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. It's through hard times that we can distinguish...
    funfoodie funfoodie 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I've been pushing away. I do like some guys, but when they actually take on the urge to ask me out. I get scared, afraid. So i reject them on the spot regardless if i hurt them or...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I just broke up with a gf of 4 years. We lived together for 2 years. She is a bi and she has fallen in love with a guy at work. I am crushed when I caught her lying to cover up her...
    miknat miknat 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Well great news (not really) Tennessee (my home state) is passing a bill right now that says that we need MORE religious freedom in school. Saying that the government needs to...
    Twittlebug Twittlebug 22-25 Mar 29

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    But that's not bad.They tell me I live in a fairy tale.Does that mean I need to get out of it into the "real world", or just that they're jealous that they're not in one? I once...
    stranger001 stranger001 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    people i meet always like me because they think im funny ,but why it seems like i dont have a friend..i feel like they talk bad things behind my back buy when i am around i feel...
    love19872012 love19872012 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I am an attractive person and honestly guys do like me but the kind of guys I want don't seem to stick around. I'm afraid I will have to settle for a guy that really loves and...
    mimileelee mimileelee 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I am afraid of being alone for the rest of my life because I can never get a girl to like me half as much as I like her
    Easye215 Easye215 13-15, M Apr 1

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    I just turned 18, I know I'm still young, but I'm scared nobody will ever truly love me. I've only had one serious bf and he ended up hurting me.
    1brokenemo 1brokenemo 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I just need someone to hold me & say that everything will be fine, someone who can express their true feelings, someone to drink with, someone who will love me inside & out...
    DefineLines DefineLines 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm starting to think I will not find someone that wants just me. I am not enough
    dixiecrystal1 dixiecrystal1 18-21, F Apr 3

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    im scared to talk to boys because im afraid i won't be good enough or im not pretty enough 😔 what's wrong with me, my sister was never like that in high school.. in fact she was...
    addictedtoashx3 addictedtoashx3 16-17, F Apr 3

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    I guess I've always known this but am willing to accept it more now. Finally I am ready to change and have begun restructuring my entire mindset over towards positive thinking. A...
    crazynam321 crazynam321 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I like this guy, and he is 6"3 black and Italian totally gorgeous he has an amazing body and he is funny cool and I'm so comfortable around him !!!! But he is Wayyyy out of my...
    Mysteriousstranger93 Mysteriousstranger93 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I never even get the chance to talk to a girl because they always go away when they see me :( Some girls say that they like bigsized/ fat boys. However, in reality, there is no...
    fatbellyboy fatbellyboy 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    ´The sky is the limit...to how many times some people can lie... telling the same things over and over again...giving their word...saying they are deeply sorry, they...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Don't feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them... (It is really hard missing somebody...
    charmee26 charmee26 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    2 years ago, I met a boy, someone I really loved, yet being young I couldnt even recognise love let alone grasp the concept. So anyway things between me and him were great for a...
    missyy27 missyy27 16-17, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I don't care how much someone hurts me. Them before me always
    slizzer slizzer 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    I was (and sometimes still) bullied an picked in constantly. I have no real friends outside of my club team. I have school friends, but then they don't even want to hang out with...
    Emilypaiget Emilypaiget 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    There are some people who disagree with the butchering of animals to provide for our needs, but I don't quite understand why. When people eat plants they're still consuming life...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 Mar 24

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    From my first love. I realized you don't have to be happy with how someone makes you feel, Being in love with someone who won't compromise , is a living hell. I wish the person...
    bgupta766 bgupta766 31-35, M Mar 25

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    Well of course i have a heart, unlike that person who i tried to talk to. I'm trying my best to talk to her but she just kept on torturing my feelings. =( and i'm done with that...
    yuichie yuichie 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    So Much things that I cant forget. My mother was an alcoholic and i took Care of her all the time. My dad ran away and left me with her. I was only 7 when i learned to Cook my own...
    vickepicke vickepicke 16-17, M Mar 27

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    I am extremely insecure!!!! & I HATE it.
    wrt2bwrg wrt2bwrg 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I feel stupid for telling him how I feel but he doesn't feel the same way
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    If I wake up at night and have to go it the bath room I stay in bed and **** and fall right back to sleep..
    sexual445 sexual445 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 27

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