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I Had An Overprotective Mother

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Mother who gave birth to me, when I was a kid the birthday of my mother had no money to buy gifts for my mother, I loved my mother, mother suffered life to nurturing the talent I...
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    My experience seems to be a little different from those I've read. I'm 18 years old,and I'm not normal,I never have been. My mother has poisoned me,she had been for a long time...
    CourtneySB CourtneySB 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was 18 turning 19 when I had my son (Angel King Perrion Reddick) , I had named him after my uncle who died about 5 years ago he was murdered, his birthday past this month August...
    heirydtoni heirydtoni 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
    gsamsa gsamsa 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
    gsamsa gsamsa 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I thought he was the man I was going to spend my life with at 21 and 5 years into our relationship I knew that was no longer a possibility. Me and T. Had an amazing relationship...
    2015dao 2015dao 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    So when I was around 4 years old I died for a little bit. Talking to my parents it was either ammonia that killed me of really strong medicine to help my ammonia that did me in...
    Gloryofdeath Gloryofdeath 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My mother passed away 4 months ago. I cried everyday for two months. It was the hardest thing I have ever gone through. I took her to the hospital on a Saturday, she was diagnosed...
    julietdreams julietdreams 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    After so many times of going through this, I had to sit down and write about it. This is mostly about how my Mother favors my sister SO much more than me. And for those out there...
    squirtlebear squirtlebear 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm 23 years old just recently started staying with my mother again and it's been so overwhelming and depressing. I have spent so many hours looking for a way to get through to my...
    TSN1 TSN1 22-25, F a week ago

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    Going through this MIL issue has been very much like peeling back the layers for me. At the crux of the conflict with my MIL I could easily blame her for everything wrong in my...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I haven't always hated my mother. As a child I would hear my family talk bad about her and I would always defend her telling them they that are wrong. But as I got older I realized...
    yuppitsme42 yuppitsme42 26-30, F Aug 22

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    So... I've never had a relationship or close relationship with my mother. She got married to the man that ruined my life when I was 8 so after that it truly was a gap there. we...
    Clipz4her Clipz4her 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I Never really looked at my 'mom' as a mom. i lived with a lot of different people growing up and we moved constantly. i felt like an orphan. i remember my 'mom' hitting me when i...
    silentwhisper17 silentwhisper17 13-15, F Aug 21

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    I really wish if I had a mother. Just to talk for hours ..check on each other how are we doing once in a while? just vent all the problems ,have casual chats ..funny comments and...
    Penpaaal Penpaaal 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I just realised recently that I hate my mother. Because she practiced favouritism, and was abusive with it. And from the time I was under 5 years old, she would constantly accuse...
    AngryPlum AngryPlum 31-35, F Aug 20

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    My ex mother-in-law was a major contributing factor to the destruction of my first marriage (I'm happily married to a different woman now, and my new mother-in-law is MUCH better...
    SomewhatJaded SomewhatJaded 26-30, M 6 Responses Aug 18

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    But that's not all I am to my children. I am everything under the sun rolled into one. Mother is so much deeper than just giving birth to your children. Being a mother is my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    You know. This isn't easy for me. I've never questioned anything you did. I always accepted you did what you did. But I have one question when it comes to your life choices. We all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    She is an evil person! I hated my childhood bc she was just so MEAN and always putting me down. I remember crying about something when I was about 6 years old and she put me in the...
    Madimaria123 Madimaria123 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Never could quite put my finger on it. I just knew something wasn't right with the way I felt about myself, my life, and my relationships. Then, while searching for answers about a...
    Genipher Genipher 26-30, F Aug 14

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    I can honestly say I don't get mad at my mother often. however. I spend a large amount of time being angry at just about everyone else I've ever met. I didn't keep quiet about how...
    thedaughterinlawfromhell thedaughterinlawfromhell 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I last wrote on EP some time ago when I was really struggling with my narcissistic mother and doubting whether I was whole enough or strong enough to have a child of my own. I took...
    ALittleRoo ALittleRoo 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    as well as it is strange at a lot of points, this is also a very beautifil story. At Age 13, I switched to a specialised school and on the first day, I can recall a joyfull...
    Belgianbro Belgianbro 18-21, M Aug 12

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    another great night of having sex with my mother in law. we ****** for 45 minutes then I licked it she is snoring now.
    garbgeman garbgeman 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 11