I Grew Up Without a Mother

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    Well...

    My mom died when I was hardly even two years old. She died in a car accident, I was in the backseat, and wasn't hurt. I don't remember anything about her the only few things I know are from the stories my dad tells me. I grew up with only my dad and me; that worked perfectly, I...
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2011

    I was born with a normal family,

    . A mother, father, older brother and older sister. However, once I turned the age of 3, my mother decided to undergo gender reassignment surgery. When she did this, my father became very angry and got divorced to her (well mutual agreement). For 9 years my brother (and sister...
    Mzamigo Mzamigo
    22-25, F
    Mar 24, 2014

    Brain Cancer

    Almost four years ago, my mom passed away from brain cancer. I was a 12 year old girl with a father who enjoyed his wine and a brother who was my brick wall. My mom had been battling a brain tumor since I had been in the first grade. I even remember her telling my brother and I...
    ccrump96 ccrump96
    13-15
    1 Response Apr 10, 2012

    Lost For 15 Years

    My parents divorced when I was 7 and I was raised in my father's family (including himself, and his parents). The divorce was a tough one – the entire families (my father's and my mother's) went on a raging period of fighting, stalking, ignoring, death threats, and blackmailing...
    ElSolitero ElSolitero
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 2, 2013

    Drug Addiction

    My mom left when I was four, do to an addiction of hard drugs. My life took a severe hit and I had no idea why, the friends I had weren't allowed to hang out with me anymore because of my mother, but of course I had no clue why. I thought it was my fault she left, I never truly...
    Nicknotfamous87 Nicknotfamous87
    18-21
    1 Response Jul 14, 2013

    I Grew Up Without A Mother

    ok here goes . i am a young lady of 25 . i have 2 children 1 girl 1 boy. my mum left me in hospital at 8 wk old . i was premature and born 3 month early. when my mum left she took my sister with her who would have been 18 month old at the time. i lived with my dad all my life and...
    kelly394 kelly394
    22-25
    Apr 1, 2012

    Where Have All The Years Gone?

    I will start by thanking all the MOTHERS that love their children and NEVER abandoned them.. Your children need you there.. :).. I grew up without a nother. What I know about her, is that she was an orphan.I have only pictures of her. Maybe that is what hurts the most to me. I...
    Miseree Miseree
    36-40, M
    8 Responses Jul 12, 2010

    A Mothers Story

    HI THIS IS A STORY FOR MY DAUGHTER WHEN SHE GROWS UP. WHEN MY CHILD WAS 1 YEARS OLD I LEFT AS HER FATHER KEPT ON PHYSICALLY ABUSING ME AND THREATEND TO KILL ME AND THROW AWAY MY REMAINS IN THE RIVER. THIS VIOLENCE CONTINUED OVER TWO YEARS. I STILL HAVE THE SCARS THAT WILL NEVER...
    ineverforgotyou ineverforgotyou
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Feb 19, 2012

    As it was told to me,

    when I was around 2-3 yrs old my dad and my mother broke up. She moved to California and originally took me with her. Months later, she called my father and told him to come get me. When I came back, they told me I was wearing this hat and when they took it off all my hair had...
    SukYoung SukYoung
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2014

    Just My Dad And I

    I was a mutually planned out baby when they started out back in '85 with me. My dad was in the Air Force and was gone a lot so he didn't notice the bruising and severe diaper rash at first. But one day he came home from working and the neighbors decided to approach him about what...
    laxlova28 laxlova28
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2013

    Meth Can Get To You

    At the age of 7 my father divorced my mother. My mom blamed my brother for the divorce. When she tried to kill my whole family, because of meth. After the divorce she completely disappeared. I would randomly get a balloon or used toy on my birthday sitting on the porch for the...
    mlepeace mlepeace
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 20, 2013
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