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I Feel Like a Bad Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    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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    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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    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 1 Response Oct 15, 2014

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    Sometimes

    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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    I hate being sick, it gives me too me much time to think. I got shafted out of my first career, & with no formal/recognized qualifications to fall back on, I've had to forge my own...
    kvdm kvdm 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    It feels like you will never smile again... It feels like you will never feel happy again It feels like a constant ache in your heart It feels like no one understands It feels like...
    alleycat66 alleycat66 46-50, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like my stepmom hates me, her and my dad have been together since I was 16 months old and I'll be 20 in April, she's the one who caused my parents divorce, but I've never...
    harliedanielle417 harliedanielle417 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I don't even know where to start with this post to be totally honest! I guess i just feel like i don't have an interest in anything anymore & that i don't want to. I think whats...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't live my life like the way I do anymore. I don't have energy for it. I'm weak and I'm tired. Including I'm discouraged and scared. I'm worried I'll never please anyone or...
    EddieNashton EddieNashton 13-15, M a week ago

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    My mind seems to be racing through millions of thoughts tonight, and I can honestly say that sleep feels so far away at this moment. I often wonder about life, and about my purpose...
    theatreeyes theatreeyes 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 27

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    It's basically about my story centered around my past with UTIs and how I've had trouble feeling normal ever since. It sounds strange and it makes me feel like I'm weird. I get...
    melody477 melody477 16-17, F Jul 27

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    I hate myself and I feel like a horrible fake girl . I told my friend a story that I have a boyfriend and kept talking about how much I love him , I also told her things we do and...
    serla12 serla12 13-15, F Jul 27

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    I don't know why but I always feel like there has to be more to life than what I have and it makes me feel pretty down a lot of the time. I feel lost and that I'm not really doing...
    Ella147 Ella147 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I think I may have heat stroke I'm super hot. I'm dizzy and I feel like I'm going to throw up and have a mild head ache right now I spent 9 or more hours working in the sun I did...
    Smurfette1 Smurfette1 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 25

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    I want to die, I feel like inviting any possible form of death because I feel that if I were gone... people would be better off. ...I want to die because I keep letting myself get...
    DaffodilDeary95 DaffodilDeary95 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I feel like my true nature has been suppressed over years of conditioning by my parents and society. I feel like there is an intense frustration and fear at the core of my being...
    ThisAnimalIsFree ThisAnimalIsFree 22-25, M Jul 23

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    ....yup and a "small child". I woke up and realized I was wet! I felt bad and write someone I thought I could trust that I just wet the bed. But instead of support he laughed in my...
    CuriousKitten101 CuriousKitten101 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 22

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    I do bother people. I feel like sometimes people only talk to me because it's something to do. I end up becoming atleast in my eyes an obligation or a burden in some way. I try to...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Sometimes I feel like people think I'm a "weenie". My god brother is a year older than me but way cooler, he was/ would probably super popular in high school because he's hot. He's...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I feel like i'm wearing a mask for almost 7 years now and the show will continue. I the truth is i have a life full of problems and anxiety for starter my father he's the main...
    Jazz155 Jazz155 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have been trying to maintain control over my life, but I'm starting to lose my grip on control. I see my school mates having much better and happier lives than me. They have...
    EddieNashton EddieNashton 13-15, M Jul 20

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    I too often find myself feeling like I don't fit in. At home,at work, pretty much anywhere. I feel like some people change or alter their personality or appereance just to fit in...
    YslcXO YslcXO 22-25, F Jul 20

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for about one year and one month. He is 19, I am 18, we are both very open-minded, and we are madly in love with each other. Fairytale story, no...
    aspiretobegreat aspiretobegreat 18-21, F Jul 20

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    A little background info first I am 24 years old, Hispanic, and come from a very traditional and very much practicing catholic family. Oh and I have a fear of confrontation. My...
    lnj1112 lnj1112 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Lately I've been changing a lot. I do things I never would have done just two years ago. I don't feel the same way I used to, either. I'm having fun, and I think I'm happier. I...
    aj00000 aj00000 18-21 1 Response Jul 19

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    I feel like no one understands me, that as hard as I try to open up to people and trust in people, they just don't understand me. Maybe its because I am so guarded all the time...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I feel like now its hard for anybody to understand hoe how I feel. I am sensative in general but also being pregnant more sensative.I feel like no one who isnt pregnant understands...
    muffin30 muffin30 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I feel like a massive **** head. All I ever do is drink, take drugs, party and come to work looking and feeling like garbage. I just have such a crap attitude these days. I feel...
    DazzleX DazzleX 18-21, M Jul 16

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    Have you ever been cheated on? That is the feeling that will never leave my chest, no matter how much I try and fill my heart with happiness, there will always be a dull pain there...
    RNgirl23 RNgirl23 22-25, F Jul 16

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    My life has spiraled out of control. My husband has hurt me very badly. I feel like I'm nothing when I'm around him and so, I want to kill myself.
    Robin68 Robin68 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I feel like I don't belong, like the world is moving to fast and I'm not moving at all. My friends have changed and I feel left behind, but if I have to do things I don't want to...
    BecomingBrave BecomingBrave 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I'm always there for everyone else .. I lend them my ear, my shoulder, and advice . But God forbid I try to receive some of that in return .. It's like the moment I try and talk...
    BeverlyPills BeverlyPills 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I really miss someone and I feel like such a loser. I am so alone right now and I feel so emo and I hate it. I have gone into hating myself mode and it sucks. It really sucks. I...
    namelessentity namelessentity 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I'm literally trying my best to get along with everyone and I literally feel like I'm just not good enough for people to get along with and it feels so ****. I feel like I'm doing...
    rainndropx rainndropx 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I can't say I like Disney because they would say grow out of it, stop being childish. I can't speak my interest in crime stories because of my slight interest in law cause they...
    CrescientStar CrescientStar 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I feel like in the 80's smoking and drinking and going on a cross country with friends while having sex along the way
    greenneaz89 greenneaz89 22-25, T 1 Response Jul 14

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