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I Had An Overprotective Mother

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    I Lived In A Sheltered Life.

    I'm the only and the last girl in the family. As young as 2 years old all the way through adulthood. My mother won't let me talk to friends whose not in the same religion as I am. Wouldn't talk on the phone with my classmates she replied "They are bad influence". I can't even go...
    mysticvictoria mysticvictoria 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2013

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    Going Berzek

    My mom was way over protective. I had epilepsy and she really did not want me out of her sight in case I had a big seizure. My curfew was 10pm until I moved out at 20. No joke. It was her rules. Yet, my brother. Oh he could come and go as he pleased. No questions asked. I had...
    mrcrackers mrcrackers 41-45 Sep 18, 2013

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    Having An Overprotective

    Is being over protective a good or bad thing? Growing up my mother was over protective to the point where I hated her for it. I always felt she did not trust me. Truth was I was not allowed to do the same things as my sisters were at my age due to my learning difficulties. She...
    lemur1 lemur1 18-21 2 Responses Jun 24, 2013

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    Weird

    She got protective when I was 10 or so, which sort of aligns with other things that happened to me during that time. It's not surprising that she got clingy. But it's strange. You'd think she'd look over me mentally as well, but I was always a mere space to be contained. As long...
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F Jan 8, 2012

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    R.I.P. Shirley Mae Blanchfield

      i had a overprotective mother . a mother that was so supportive and understood about my health problems. she put  me before her own well being . my mother was a person that wanted to see me succeed in life . she  was the most wonderful women in the world besides...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 5, 2009

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    You'll Never Walk Alone

    She didn't say that, but it was true.... But everywhere I went, she went with me. When I was 15, and wanted to go to my friends house, she walked with me. I didn't hang out at friends houses like other kids. I didnt really have friends anyways. When I did, she was always THERE...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 31, 2009

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    Parental Protection Overload

     Both my parents were very protective of the four of us growing up. I used to have to beg and plead for things I needed as well as siblings. If we wanted to go anywhere we had to beg. I stayed out one time past curfew and got a lecture and grounding. I was the oldest of the...
    bzyangl bzyangl 41-45, F Sep 1, 2009

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    My Story

    I Had An Overprotective Mother. My classmates at college thinks i'm weird for calling my mum every time i go out with them... But, if I don't make the call my mum will worry and frighten herself with worst thing that can happen to me, and won't stop calling me until i...
    loopin loopin 26-30 6 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    Something's Wrong With My Mother

    Okay, so I have problems with my mom. Lately. I used to get along with her all the time. It seems like now, I don't even like her. I still love her, I just don't get along with her like I used to. I've talked to several people about her and they all tell me she's a control-freak...
    Imahigo Imahigo 18-21, F Aug 14, 2013

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    It's interesting to look back on life now

    and see where i could have been vs where i am now. I was raised overprotected, I rarely, if ever, went over to friends' house unless my mom approved and in most cases it involved contacting my friends' mom, and when i didn't know their phone number i was screwed. I was kept in...
    FriscoWolf FriscoWolf 18-21, M Feb 2, 2014

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    As usual, my parents forgot a holiday. My son and I called to remind them. Left them a message wishing them Happy Mothers Day. They didn't return the call with a thank you or...
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    My Mom agreed to come pick up Murphy (my dog ☺️) and take him to daycare bc I have a stiff neck and didn't want to drive. When she got here, she asked if she could have some...
    AlieVerde AlieVerde 26-30, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I can totally relate! I'm 14 and have 2 brothers who are 17 and 18 who are extremely overprotective! won't let any guys around me much which I hate! but I love that they're always...
    emma0114 emma0114 13-15, F 1 Response May 16

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    My older brothers (4) are all very over protective. Ashton (20), Cameron and Caleb (18), Landon (16), me/Blair (14). When I was nine, I got in a car accident with my parents, I...
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    My parents and I never had a very close relationship. I will admit that it is partially my fault, but it felt it necessary since I was little to put a distance between myself and...
    Marchi Marchi 22-25 May 6

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    My mother is emotionally abusive and I’ve only just began to see it. My mother is a sole parent to me and my younger brother. She left my father taking me and my brother with...
    throwawaybro throwawaybro 22-25, M May 5

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    This will make my second year of being a mommy. And in just a few weeks or months ill be a mom of five little ones and OMG that scares me. My second set of twins! Every moment has...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10

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    As a wheel is circular, so it goes around in circles; my in laws fit this pattern. It was so interesting to hear my husband say to me yesterday that his sister, toxic, b**** sister...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses May 12

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    So I have written on here before.. I think like most, I do it to vent because the crap that is pulled is just insane.. Before I decided to write, I read a lot of post on here, some...
    bekah930 bekah930 46-50 7 Responses May 10

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    I’m so relieved to have found this thread. There’s so much I want to write and I just don’t know where to begin, but here it goes… I come from a culture where mothers...
    latinamerican35 latinamerican35 31-35, M 2 Responses May 12

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    I just need someone to tell me how to proceed. 2 days ago I had my graduation celebration. The ceremony ended at 10 pm and the after party went till 2 am. I have a really tight...
    lucyo435345 lucyo435345 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm in my 30s and confronting what happened to me as a child for the first time. Every week or so, something new occurs to me. This week I am thinking about just how hard my...
    desdemonamcphee desdemonamcphee 31-35 1 Response May 8

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    What is a Mother? For me I was lucky I had a friend’s mother stand up for me when I was young, and even before I fully understood what was being done I knew she loved me like her...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M May 9

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    I've come to realize that I don't have any responsibilities concerning her, and that I really shouldn't worry myself about her. I do admit its hard for me to ignore her as my fianc...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    My mother in law and sister in law really do the most! I am so fed up of them I wished there was a place I could banish them to, never to be seen again. As indicated in the...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 9 Responses May 7

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    As we embark on another Mother's Day weekend... We will thank our own mothers and wives but what about all those mothers we've had throughout our lives... Is it any coincidence...
    CrownedSprite CrownedSprite 41-45, M May 9

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    I need help! I hate my mother in law! Any time her name is mentioned or I hear her voice I literally feel sick to my stomach! This woman has her hooks into my husband and I do not...
    pissedoff1966 pissedoff1966 46-50, F 4 Responses May 16

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    My MIL is passive-aggressive, controlling, two-faced, hypocritical, manipulative person. When I first met her, she was wonderful; big personality, loving, and outgoing...Until she...
    NoMorePainNoMoreGuilt NoMorePainNoMoreGuilt 31-35, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    Have you ever watched the movie; "TOO CLOSE TO HOME?" Judith Light starred in this {TRUE STORY}movie. The Mother in law was so controllive and some media printed that they actually...
    clergy7777 clergy7777 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Since last night I went back and forth, I would start to write this post and then .... I would delete. Some times I even completed the post but never found the courage to actually...
    Pand0rasCharm Pand0rasCharm 70+, F 13 Responses May 6

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    Another Mother's Day is here,And I still miss having you near.You were the best mom you could be,At times we were distant,And at times we would disagree,I never once doubted your...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 21 Responses May 10

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    Through the yrs my Mother-in-law has done some pretty nasty things. But it seems like as the years go by the level of her nastiness comes to light more and more. My daughter...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 7 Responses May 10

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    It's hard, and yet...NOT hard to write this. I love my mother, but only because she's my mother. Otherwise, I would have absolutely NOTHING to do with her. As far back as I can...
    Sionna7910 Sionna7910 31-35, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Hi I go by fruity punch on here.I would like to share a personal experience.I was going to put I cut ties from my family.But that was not a option.I had to cut ties with both my...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 3 days ago

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    11 Mothers Days Without- In December 2003, just as I was about to be handed final divorce decrees along with Sole Custody of my children in two countries my ex came and stole them...
    StartingOver69 StartingOver69 41-45, F 1 Response May 11

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    My mother was exactly 40 years old. The police found her naked and lying in a puddle of vomit. She had suffered from mental illness her whole life. Right before she killed herself...
    ChelseaCupp25 ChelseaCupp25 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    Hi I go by Fruity punch on here.I would like to share a personal story from my experience with my mother.Let me start back when I was younger for you to understand the emotional...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response May 13

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    It was a Friday night when we all as a family were exited that it was my sweet sixteenth birthday. It was a windy day in May and through the night. When i woke up this morning it...
    random07 random07 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    The mother I do have isnt the mother I need. When I was younger, I grew up being irrationally beaten with belts and spanked for reasons blown out of proportion. Like for wetting...
    Nolabunny Nolabunny 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Even though we have gotten into many fights over the years, we recently had a huge fight that made me realize that i dont need this woman in my life. i had sent her a well written...
    marissa0630 marissa0630 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I don't think I've ever known the true meaning of love until I gave birth to my children.  When I gazed into their eyes for the first time or held onto their precious little...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 4 Responses May 8

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    Happy Mothers Day to all mothers!!! A much more special Happy Day to men out there like my Father raising children on their own without the help of a parent. A mother is given the...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F May 10

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