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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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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    My grandpa sent my letter saying that he looked in the paper and I didn't make the honor roll. He said he was very upset and sad, then had to say that all of my friends did, and...
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    i never really grew up with a paternal figure.my dad was a drug addict and he lived in another country,he and my mom divorced before i was even born.my stepfather lived in another...
    izzy66 izzy66 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    Hi I suffer from hard to deal with ocd, when I was diagnosed about 7 years ago I was really struggling and my binge drinking got even worst and I used alcohol as a means to deal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 13

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    Just had a fight with my mom and it always feels like shes trying to make me look like the crazy one. Is it bad to hate your mom. I'm almost 25 this year still living at home with...
    miss1lonely miss1lonely 22-25, F Jan 22

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    The hidden secret of life I mean. I myself don’t know what I mean. I have a huge trusting problem. The problem is not that I don’t trust anyone but that I trust EVERYONE. I...
    avnn avnn 16-17, F Jan 21

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    It's kind of a strange situation, that probably requires a whole lot more back story than I'm willing to give it. Consequently, this will probably be a bit short, a bit rambling...
    LostInCode LostInCode 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    Although I am a grown man I feel like a little girl inside sometimes. I see pretty little pink ballerina dresses and pretty little frilly girl dresses and get man because I can't...
    littleweewee123 littleweewee123 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I heard that my ex's cat (nibbles) at the vet was accidentally adopted and my ex can't have her back anymore. I feel so bad...Really bad... (haven't been talking to my ex for a...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    When you finally shed those trappings in which you have to act like someone else, and can just "be yourself," it's a great relief. Who knew it took so much energy to act like...
    streetcsi streetcsi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    It feels like ****. The brighter side, though, is that it could've hurt more if he had felt the same, we'd been together, and then something bad and super dramatic happened...
    TiraVara TiraVara 22-25, F Jan 22

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    So here I am in this situation. I'm a bit all over the place right now. Like I feel like screaming and crying and laughing at the same time but hopefully this too shall pass. I try...
    Khaleesi18 Khaleesi18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Hello everyone. Up until this point (for several years) I have decided to stay silent and observe posts similar to this one. Now, here on this website, on thos particular group it...
    Abufihamat Abufihamat 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Idk, it's just awkward and weird taking to them about personal things. I can talk to my siblings, especially my little sister, about stuff, but my parents are a different story...
    Julez3 Julez3 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I am loved by my one set of grandparents, my single mother of 51, boyfriend, and my bestie carey. I don't have any other family anymore :-( I don't feel like I can truly talk to...
    JessiAnn27 JessiAnn27 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I heard this report on the radio today... It's from Colorado Public Radio, and it was a piece about children that grow up in poverty, or even homeless. They interviewed this girl...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    I left EP A Long Time Ago (About 6-7 Months) And Doing That I left Very Close People To me. I Can't Stop Feeling So Bad For What I Did. I Know It was A Terrible Thing, Just Up And...
    666Shinigami666 666Shinigami666 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Right now I'm feeling like the epitome of a loser. I'm 23, have little to no friends, no boyfriend, unemployed, no car, no one to talk to or hang out with, pretty much no life. I'm...
    ConfessionsOfALostGurl ConfessionsOfALostGurl 22-25, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I feel like running because no one gets me, I'm still in the closet & came out to some friends. & my family treats me like bullshit for some reason... yess i have an iPhone, iPad...
    Davidthree Davidthree 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I don't know why but sometimes a fit of rage develops in me bursting to get out, and the bad part is that I feel like destroying the world but this feeling in me quickly dissapears...
    ajkasher ajkasher 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    For anybody who doesn't know the real me: I feel as if everybody does it. We all put an exterior out there that promotes our best features. Nobody wants to be that angry, annoying...
    findingfae findingfae 18-21, F Jan 19

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    I feel like dying. I wish my mommy was here. I've never felt so suicidal in my life.
    Jaielll Jaielll 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I have been having dreams of death.. And I feel something bad is about to happen now, I can't stop being so paranoid!
    Reaper19 Reaper19 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    It would be easier, they wouldn't have too suffer anymore. I never asked for this life. I didn't ask to be born and I certainly didn't ask for my little one to be taken from me. I...
    lovelydisgrace lovelydisgrace 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    Im only one girl but I feel like inside me there are more. I still have no idea who I am. I'm scared. I get weird thoughts when I breakdown. I never had anxiety before but when my...
    JaineDoh JaineDoh 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I met him when I was 19. We got married when I was 20. We've been married a little over a year and already I can see my husband loving me less and less. I was born and raised in...
    marriedyoungandconfused marriedyoungandconfused 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    It feels like this is all my life will ever amount to. Just feeling sad for no reason, feeling completely lost and alone all the time... I wish I had my friend here right now, but...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Jan 6

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    I'm new to the group of friends I have right now and I can't help but feel left out sometimes. They're all great people, but sometimes I feel like I'm intruding, or like I'm not...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I knew I was different. I feel like I have been living a lie for a long time now. My family told me when I was born my eye color was black and I mewed like a cat. No crying just...
    caydiabla caydiabla 18-21, F Jan 14

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    sometimes, I think to myself.. what is the point of even trying in the world any more if people just result in not liking me in the end. i'm a very nice person and i try to belong...
    tirwin6471 tirwin6471 16-17, F Jan 16

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    I feel left out. I have two other roommates, but ever since the third one moved in, I have been feeling left out. I feel like my roommate and I ( the first ones who lived in our...
    Via70 Via70 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    It's this kind of sadness that is starting to consume me whole. I've tried fighting it off on my own for as long as possible, but I'm getting tired. I'm just miserable all the time...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    So I'm in 8th grade and basically in 6th grade this girl, (Lets call her Shelby) Shelby and (Lets call her Makayla) Shelby and Makayla were best friends. As well as in 7th grade...
    PastelOreos447 PastelOreos447 13-15, F Jan 2

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    My ex told me things I had done. People Say he lies. He lied a lot. I was the one dumped so I'm the monster right? I don't know who's more afraid- him seeing me or me going on...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F Jan 4

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    I work in the hospitality industry and I have started my carrier as as an Agent but after a five years of working in this industry I have moved from a hotel to other one for...
    Yassan Yassan 26-30, M Jan 5

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    Every ****** g day. Today (now technically yesterday) is my birthday and I feel like a giant POS. My wife made me feel like **** because she said she would cook dinner when I got...
    snake215 snake215 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I have the same feeling in all honesty. its not like an ego boosting feeling like i should be important its more like i feel I'm meant for a purpose yet its like my brain is to...
    spiritualjourney87 spiritualjourney87 26-30 Jan 8

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    I am turning 41 years old in 2 weeks and when I look back at my life I keeping asking myself the same question over and over. I do not know why I was born or brought into this...
    ShyGuyInFL ShyGuyInFL 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 9

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    I was with someone for 10 years since I was only 17... he cheated on me, emotionally abused me, pushed me away, and just made me feel like I wasn't worth anything. But I kept...
    CharlotteTeller CharlotteTeller 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Everytime i like someone, i feel like my heartbeat is getting faster. I feel like me and him will have something special. But im always wrong because what i expected didnt came...
    annaambrose annaambrose 16-17 Jan 12

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