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I Feel Like a Bad Mom

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    I feel like a bad mum sometimes. Somedays i feel like i'm constantly saying "don't do that", "that's naughty", "stop being naughty", "go to time out". Sometimes i yell too much, because i get frustrated. I feel like my children deserve...
    astormbroke astormbroke 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2008

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    Single Bad Mom

    I am a single (ex left with another women) mom of 2, my kids are a handful and I yell at them way too much, sometimes I have urges to hit them too. I feel like a horrible person.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 6, 2011

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    Dad Sucks At This

    My daughter has been with her dad for two monthes, I visit her in school and keep her on the weekend. She went with her dad because My bf and I were fighting and I did not want to epose her to that. we decided to take 2 months until this school term was over before we decided if...
    imjustlikeyou imjustlikeyou 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2010

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    When I am not taking my bipolar meds,

    I am a mess, when I am taking them I am a zombie, either way me and my husband fight a lot. We have a five month old but we only met 15 months ago and I don't know that my husband knows what he was getting into when he married me at 4 months pregnant. I just feel so detached...
    C8DAGR8 C8DAGR8 22-25, F Oct 15

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    Im Loosing My Mind Everyday

    I have been going steadily crazy all my life but since having kids I have gotten worse. I feel like I don't deserve to be a mother. I have no patience anymore. Their father is a recovering addict (finally) but I feel like its too late for me. I feel like I have gone through...
    sameshitdiffday sameshitdiffday 26-30, F Aug 16, 2013

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    I have no coping skills,

    I don't know how to do basic things that kids and teens learn to do. I have no real career, no goals and no future. I have nothing real to offer them.
    Blue1513 Blue1513 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    Frustrated

    I feel like a horrible mom. My daughter is five and in kindergarten.  SHe was a preemie with a few medical issues that made her delayed.  Most of her issues are resolved but she is still a bit behind others her age. I work alot and go to school full time so i...
    mommyrn mommyrn 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

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