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I Had An Overprotective Mother

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hello everyone. I never wanted to resort to this, but I feel I am out of other options. Let me start from the beginning. When my mother, Dee, was 9, her father was shot in the head...
    NikkiNINTR NikkiNINTR 18-21, F Jan 22

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    Im so glad to have found a place to vent! I am so bitter against my MIL. Long story short: In the beginning of my marriage (5 yrs now) I treated my MIL as I do my mother. We were...
    zamlee zamlee 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm a single mother of a six month old baby boy at twenty and to be honest, although I enjoy the time loving and caring my little one to be ever so fulfilling, I also find it...
    LanaDelSlaay LanaDelSlaay 18-21, F 7 Responses 55 mins ago

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    Mother mode. I am not yet done. I was shocked at the sight of my son's place when I arrived 4 days ago. It looked like a hoarder's place! I did: cleaning cobwebs, scrubbing walls...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I am a single mother recently had my little brat 💗
    mommyshorny mommyshorny 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    anyone who's also overprotective?? haha
    wolflover514 wolflover514 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    "At age 4: Mum knows everything. Age 8: Mum knows a lot. Age 12: Mum doesn't really know everything. Age 14: Mum doesn't know anything. Age 16: Who's mum?? Age 18: She's a rusty...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I am a mother of six. My nickname is the Brady Mom. They range in age from 14 to 27. I have a set of identical twins and they are 17 now.
    momwearingblack momwearingblack 46-50, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    She is never a compassionate nor loving mother figure. She is a toxic manipulater in our family. I fail to ease my anger towards her. She insults others and always putting...
    phoebesoo phoebesoo 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    I cannot make amends with family members who do not see my motivations as sincere. They believe I'm playing some kind of sophisticated con game to get them to give me something...
    AggiePride15 AggiePride15 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I grew up, like most of you, not knowing that my "normal" was not normal. I was really raised by my grandmother, who taught me what real love and affection was. She died when I...
    languedocienne languedocienne 26-30, F Jan 13

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    I didn't know who I am. I was nine years pld and my mother had left me because of my father. My mother was easily irritated, and she needed every hair in place. To say, I really...
    ThatsLife4Tomboys ThatsLife4Tomboys 16-17, F Jan 8

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    My mother angers me. She's almost impossible for me to talk to. Most everything I say "is a lie." If you can't speak quickly and straight to her, you're "making up a story." She'll...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jan 15

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    I have a step daughter my husband had an affair and she is the result. I forgave him and was fine with it as long as she stayed with her mother. In her final year of school she...
    Mish686 Mish686 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 7

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    As a kid, my mother was very absent. After her and my father separated when I was four, I saw her very little throughout the years. At the age of 10, I saw my mother the last time...
    Erealia Erealia 18-21, F Jan 20

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    She manipulates me, makes me feel guilty when I am not guilty, she says everything I do is disgusting, she looks at me with disgust, she talks crap about me and twists stories to...
    hollyissad hollyissad 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Hi everyone, I'm so blessed to have found this website and support group for this subject! I suffered from major anxiety this year as a junior in college, I had to leave school and...
    halessss halessss 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My step grandfather abused me until I turned 18. My mother (I refuse to user the term Mum, for that indicates a person who is loving and caring) knew what he was like, but chose to...
    Fuzzball1 Fuzzball1 56-60, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My mother came for a visit to my house 5 years ago and has yet to leave... No seriously. She has been one of the most clingy, needy and emotionally abusive people that I've ever...
    tajadaja tajadaja 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    My relationship with my mother was never, and continues to be, in good standing. She's never been the easiest person to talk to and quite frankly I do my best to keep my personal...
    D14ee D14ee 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    this is something I had to go through in my life.. I have a family , mother and siblings but no father , he died many years ago.. my relationship with them is really bad , I hate...
    shorok shorok 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Both my mother and grandmother, who's now deceased, bullied me around until I left the family for good. I decided not to have toxic people in my life because life is much too...
    AggiePride15 AggiePride15 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    My Mum has always hated me. She couldn't wait to throw me into hospital when I was a child and when I was starting to feel better, she would put me into a rehabilitation home. My...
    Fuzzball1 Fuzzball1 56-60, F Jan 23

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    So the story starts two years ago when I first met Rhys, the full force of attraction had wholloped me right in the gut and left me breathless, I found him charming, charismatic...
    LanaDelSlaay LanaDelSlaay 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Some of My friends don't understand me. For good reason. I have been honest about how hard it's been. One of my really good friends is no longer in my life by my choosing. She had...
    tlee5001 tlee5001 22-25, F Jan 1

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    The second anniversary of my mom’s passing is coming up soon, January 30th. Had she of lived just a few more weeks she would have turned 89 on February 10, 2013. My mother had...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I was applying for college summer schools. I had managed to get into Stanford for a course in Physics, something which was a very big deal for me and I was super excited. The day I...
    NebulaNix NebulaNix 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    My mother had me out of wedlock back in the 50's when it was disgraceful to do such a thing. She really thought my father would marry her but he did not. I was sent to live with my...
    jcountygirl jcountygirl 51-55, F Jan 20

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    So I'll share the story of the female I had a crush on. I am not a lesbian or bisexual. This was a time in my life I was confused and I think attacked by the devil. This was the...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 days ago

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    I have 3 step kids and one of my own. I am writing to get stuff off my chest so please keep your negative comments to yourselves. You see I am battling one of the hardest things i...
    Distressedwife33 Distressedwife33 22-25 2 days ago

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    I'm not entirely sure he could actually be called my boyfriend, we were only 9 years old after all... His name was James and he was my neighbor from down the lane. We used to talk...
    TK1153 TK1153 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    I'm almost 33 and have never had a "real" girlfriend. I say "real" because I had a girlfriend in high school, but you're so young and it's such a learning experience can that be...
    dirtydan3 dirtydan3 26-30 17 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone, I am new to this site. Well, I wasn't before, but this is a new account because I deleted my old one. So I guess I want to share my story. Sort of to connect with...
    brokengirlx brokengirlx 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I am a mother of five children I finally had my boy in 2014 I have 4 girls as well 13 is the oldest two are premature when they were born I had preeclampsia Eclipse and toxemia to...
    charbaby801 charbaby801 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Fate has been very cruel to both my husband and me. I lost my two precious angels to a lethal lung disorder called alveolar capillary dysplasia. We have an elder daughter named...
    catherinesingh15 catherinesingh15 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    It's taken 30 years but I finally am able to pinpoint a major cause of tension between my my mother and myself. I always thought other mothers behaved similarly, so I dismissed a...
    oldestdtr oldestdtr 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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