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I Feel Like a Bad Mom

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    licito licito 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    When I was younger, everyday felt like something was going to happen, and events would unfold..it felt like an adventure going to school..and even my bad days were memorable. I had...
    bedroomthief bedroomthief 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    Lately I have had a couple people telling me everything that is wrong with me. It makes me feel worthless. They tell me I am too pretentious, too bitchy, over materialistic, tell...
    nnggww nnggww 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    A little set up for you: I'm a 19 year old girl. Portuguese. Lived in England most of my life. Born in SA. Confident in my appearance. I write. I draw (at university, so it's legit...
    exulansis exulansis 18-21, F Nov 3

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    I just feel pushed to a dark corner... There is nowhere out, there is no hope...my first university major was in marketing. I spent over 6 years looking for a job in the field... I...
    SweetBrazilianLizzy SweetBrazilianLizzy 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    I was told by my mother when I was younger to "act like there is a camera on you at all times." She told me this in an attempt to get me to quit some bad habits that I did when I...
    brint0n brint0n 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    today i really feel like i let someone down...this site has really helped me get my feelings down so i don't feel so trapped, but i still need control. so i still cut (well...
    kwrc kwrc 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Im so different. I wish I had friends. Im always told im beautiful but always sucked at conversations. Im probally too much of a weirdo to be a model, but I get told I should model...
    PrettyUnique47 PrettyUnique47 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    The death of my auntie is starting to sink in and become a reality to me now. I feel really scared and alone at the moment because I have no one to talk to about how I feel. I'm...
    rirxalri rirxalri 16-17, F Nov 3

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    …to make me feel better to confide in...or to just talk to… and be myself with :( I feel like I have no one to talk to… my mum used to be like that… I'm sure of it… I...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F Nov 13

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    I feel like I disappointed the people I care about the past semester. They don't blame me about it but I still feel bad about it.
    PrincezzSn0w PrincezzSn0w 18-21, F Nov 16

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    I want to tell someone how I feel but there's no one I can talk to. I was in a relationship until a few days ago but it ended because something bad happened to my girlfriend who is...
    Marylin13 Marylin13 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I feel so alone in this world. Go to school all your life for what? Get a job.. Marry? I don't even get good grades. I'm sick of being the stupid, ugly loner nobody likes. My...
    Holeale Holeale 22-25, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel like all I do is help other people with their issues and work through their problems, but when I come to them for help, they barely even try. They either give me one word...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I had really bad broke up with my ex.I still remember the words he said over the Skype screen '' This LDR is sucks, I don't love you anymore''.I locked myself at the room and feel...
    AnnePQ AnnePQ 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am seventeen and at this point in my life I feel so alone. Everyone in my life that is supposed to be my support system has kind of backed off. I try to talk to people but I...
    Tryingtosee17 Tryingtosee17 16-17, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    A friend asked me once, years ago: "How do you know you're not just going around in a bigger circle?" He was right. I don't think that's necessarily a bad thing either. I feel like...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 11

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    My mom has yet again made me feel like a piece of **** and everything I do is wrong so I don't know why I try when I don't even deserve to be here.
    iflipppppp iflipppppp 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    it just doesnt happen I dont like to cry, the tears sting my eyes bad and I cant breathe very easily but at the same time it feels like I need a good cry. I guess its a kind of...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F Nov 18

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    im 21 and going to work at a convenient store next week. my mom told me i can do better, but im scared to use my abilities as a bilingual person. my boyfriend thinks im thinking...
    snoflower snoflower 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not good enough... I was never good enough to be friends with people at school- they all turned against me and tormented me for years. I was never good enough for S- his...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I feel like there's no one I can talk to in my family..my mom and dad are never home and when they are they're always arguing, my eldest brother is never home and is ******* my old...
    FriendOfARazor FriendOfARazor 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I feel really bad right now. Ive been drifting away with the people who were closest to me when high school started. It's all my fault.
    mickey123xp mickey123xp 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    i am having my final exam but i always keep delaying when i am playing my computer that is why i feel so bad tomorrow must not play computer for too long since monday i will be...
    xiaospirit xiaospirit 18-21, M Nov 15

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    I feel as if I'm the biggest crybaby in the whole world. I hate my feelings, I hate being awake, I hate hating things. I feel as if my life is supposed to be this wonderful...
    imotakuchan imotakuchan 18-21, F Oct 31

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    I'm in my last year of high school and I feel like I'm failing at being smart, I haven't had this problem before, I was always the "smart one" but the last couple of months I've...
    elisasama elisasama 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    Most people around my age have it all. A good job, plenty of friends, few worries and are generally moving in the right direction, they get opportunities and can embrace life for...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This is my first shared experience so bear with me please. Lately, for no apparent reason, I have just been feeling like I don't belong anywhere. And I ask myself all the time why...
    broller broller 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have friends, that's true. We're like sisters and hangout all the time. But sometimes I feel like I'm the odd one out. We never talk about the same things, they tend to talk...
    AntiSocialBookworm AntiSocialBookworm 13-15, F Oct 28

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    I am hoping someone older will be able to offer me some advice because I am a 55 year old woman who fell in love with someone for the first time in my life. It happened 2 years...
    Bethena Bethena 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    This is how I am currently feeling... No job, no boyfriend, in debt, going through a divorce and living under my brothers roof who wants me out by the end of the year... I know...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 6

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    I'm not suicidal just don't feel like I have anything to be happy about anymore. Something seems to happen everywhere I turn. I feel like I'll never be good enough I hate the way I...
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    In front of my eyes. I used to take responsibility for the feelings of others. I thought I did. Actually, I wasn't qualified, and made no assertions that I was some guru or...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    It feels like ****. Thats what it feels like. It feels like your heart is in your stomach and youre gonna throw it up and it feels like youre dying and you cant be saved
    paigedecker33 paigedecker33 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    he was my everything.. ,my bestfriend.. my life..my love.. he messed with my feelings.. i feel soo dumb as to how he would easily play with my feelings like thaat.. now hes going...
    believexo believexo 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I always hate when I'm someone's second choice. I feel like I'm being used. And I don't like that. I feel like you only wan me around when something fails,It makes me feel like...
    AshCakes AshCakes 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I. . .just feel. . .so empty. I can't take living with a fake smile, day after day, with no one knowing how torn apart I truly am. I'm also thinking of cutting myself or even worse...
    CrypticIris CrypticIris 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I feel i am so behind in life. as if i'm playing catch up. i started my life as an adult so young. i thought i knew what i was doing. i married at 18. then when i was 19 i got...
    alicia0090 alicia0090 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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