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I Hate My Child

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    Actually.... - i love my child. He is the primary source of all my power to continue living. Without him i would decay and die. i love my child is just such a cheesy name you...
    Kitchen Kitchen 26-30, M 6 Responses Jan 13, 2008

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    I have two three year old twins. They are terrible . They are destructive and they lie. Many times i sit and wonder if I'm being punished by having to care for them . I've been...
    exhausted100 exhausted100 26-30 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I Detest My Oldest Daughter - My mom used to say "the child that is hardest to love needs love the most".  I never understood that until I had children.  My oldest...
    50yrsold 50yrsold 51-55, F 9 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    I Can't Stand Being A Wife And Mother... - I just wrote something long but erased it, on purpose. No need for explanations: I hate being a mother, I hate being a wife. I just...
    notalis1970 notalis1970 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    Really? You Should Be Ashamed! - As a 19 almost 20 year old mother to a beautiful little girl. I could never imagine myself saying I dislike or hate my daughter. You people should...
    Addisonsmommy Addisonsmommy 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 1, 2012

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    I Give Up - Hi There, I always considered that I was a pretty good mum...not perfect..but pretty good and very loving albeit a bit too soft for my own good, I have a daughter who...
    BlueBlueBlueJay BlueBlueBlueJay 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2013

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    It'S Not True Hate. It'S More Of A Dislike Of Behaviour - First of all if you don't have children why are you posting here? Secondly, When I was a child I was a terror, my mother...
    elokin elokin 26-30 4 Responses Jun 7, 2013

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    I am a step-parent to three children ages 12, (almost) 11, and 9. Their biological mother walked out on them on their father when the youngest was about a year and a half old, and...
    TeaMother TeaMother 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Ever meet someone, maybe someone you work with, and as you get to know them their personality affects your core in a super negative way. From what you can tell you just really...
    NCSLLC NCSLLC 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    This Group Should Be Deleted. - Yes this group should be deleted. You hate your child? How? Children are beautiful humans inside and out and is waiting to learn from their mistakes...
    AmazingandCutie AmazingandCutie 18-21, F 46 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    I'm glad to see I'm not the only one. I have enormous guilt over the sheer contempt i feel for our 15 year old son. To summarize he is and never will be anything more than the...
    ihatemykid15 ihatemykid15 41-45, F 13 Responses Jan 9

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    It tears me to say I hate my kids. I am a single mom with two daughters 16 and 19 that act like savages. They have no respect, don't follow rules, ungratful and selfish. I can't...
    crazed723 crazed723 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    I Regret My Marriage Because Of This Little Antichrist. - I have a six year old stepson that lies , hurts my other children , breaks everything my new couch , toys (even his own...
    gaveup86 gaveup86 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    I Don'T Hate Her, But I Have Trouble Loving Her... - I am having a lot of trouble with my 11 yr old daughter who lies all the time, steals money and food (no, i'm not letting her...
    sandnsea sandnsea 51-55 14 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    I have 3 children. My oldest is 21, youngest is 5 weeks old both girls. My only son is 12 years old, he is disabled uses a wheelchair he was diagnosed with DMD at about 8 years of...
    Onlyonemakesmehappy Onlyonemakesmehappy 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 20

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    I've Obviously Done Something Wrong.... - We struggled as I was a single parent and I did everything I could to keep paying to send him to Catholic school as it was a safer...
    kari1966 kari1966 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    I don't even know where to begin. I don't know if it's hate or just frustration. I am a single mother of 4 children. I have a 10 year old daughter and a set of 10 year old twins...
    hurryandhelp hurryandhelp 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    It is not a matter of hating my ADHD son as he is now 40, they didn't diagnose him, I kind of read up on what is happening to this adorable little boy. And as he got older he...
    kedoty kedoty 61-65, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    Do Parents Really Hate Their Children? - This isn't judgement; I can completely empathize with all of these stories. Sympathize? With some, not all, but I do understand where most...
    jkiddo223 jkiddo223 18-21 7 Responses Feb 15, 2012

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    Wow... there are actually people who are unfit to be parents.... SEX is what causes kids, fyi
    lipstickeddreamer lipstickeddreamer 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 24

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    I Hate My Son - I never thought it would be possible to hate your child but since my son turned 14 2 years and 8 months ago ( I'm counting till he's 18 I can't wait to be rid of...
    Abc0917 Abc0917 31-35 32 Responses May 8, 2012

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    I did at one point, but now I don't anymore! Thank God! - Before:I write this to be completely honest with my feelings, but I write it with a heavy heart.  This is...
    compulsion2 compulsion2 22-25, F 17 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    I have a daughter with Borderline Personality Disorder. I didn`t know what it was in the beginning. I thought it was just hormones. She is now 25 and newly diagnosed, which is...
    jettboo jettboo 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    My Adopted Children - A few years ago, my husband and I , with our 2 kids ( at the time) were very happy. We always played and loved our kids so much. We always knew we wanted more...
    fedup7 fedup7 31-35 25 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    Well..this Will Prolly Make Me Look Like A Bad Person, But I Dont Care. - I do believe that the name of this group was probably chosen in haste. If someone truly hates their child...
    Lilcuppa Lilcuppa 70+ 12 Responses Jul 9, 2012

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    Words To Help. - Now I would never judge any of you. But for a lot of you, I want you to know: I was that child! When I was young, my mom was head over heels for a Vietnamese man...
    cjb009 cjb009 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

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    My Sister In Law Is So Mean To Her Kids - Well,the first time i noticed this was when My sister in law came over for a family get together a few years ago. Her son who was 4 was...
    Hannakinz Hannakinz 31-35 8 Responses Apr 24, 2010

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    Or I Hate How My Child And I Interact... - I'm the mother of two sons, who are several years apart. The first was an easy going child and is a respectful adult. The second is a...
    messedupmother messedupmother 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2013

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    My 13 year old son has ADHD & Aspergers. He argues constantly & asks thousands of questions. The weeks I have him I am sooo stressed out! He pushes every button in me & I'm always...
    hazelangeleyes68 hazelangeleyes68 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I Can't Believe This Group - You hate your child that you brought into this world ?? I always thought live between a parents and children was unconditional... guess I was wrong...
    TaannAz TaannAz 31-35, F 14 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    My 7 year old daughter has not been diagnosed and is not on medication, but I am pretty sure she is ADHD. She is also very bright. I am so exhausted after spending the evening with...
    PoopedMom PoopedMom 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 14

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    Born Bad - let me relate to you the brief story of one 11 year old males first "arrest" so to speak. a boy is picked up trespassing on railroad property. dressed neatly and wearing...
    christsalienspermdonor christsalienspermdonor 36-40, M 5 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    Colicy Baby - My son has colic. He is two months old. I left his father when i was 8 weeks pregnant because he wanted me to get an abortion. Now i wish i would have. We have 2...
    mandey420 mandey420 22-25 22 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    I Understand. - I do not have children myself since I do not want them. However, for anyone criticizing the people on this board, first of all, **** you. These are people opening...
    TheSageNabooru TheSageNabooru 26-30, F 11 Responses Jul 28, 2012

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    Needed To Rant!! - I have two kids (4 and almost 2). And while I honestly love them and would never want to harm them in a million years, there are many times that I truly hate...
    frustr8edMomma frustr8edMomma 26-30, F 10 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    New TV Show - I Regret Having Kids - Hi All - I came across your forum and wanted to reach out to all of you. I am putting together a television special about parents that regret...
    seanAP seanAP 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    I Never Bonded With My Daughter - I had a traumatic pregnancy... vomited every day all day. I ended up in the hospital 5 times to get IV fluids because I couldn't even hold down...
    kamikate kamikate 22-25 17 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    Feeling Overwhelmed And Not Fully Enjoying Motherhood - I do not HATE my children, I love my children more than life it's self. But I Googled and found this site and I understand...
    ocean2009 ocean2009 26-30 9 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    Guess I Won't Never Be Good Enough Since They Chose Their Daddy Over Me- It was 1990 and I had just got to my duty station in South Korea. I was 20 with two boys back home with my...
    BrokenNMistreated BrokenNMistreated 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Walk In My Shoes - All of you sanctamonious creeps who cant imagine this- dont you dare judge others until you have had an adult child put you through living hell with no end in...
    Bunny2020 Bunny2020 56-60, M 31 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    Totally Understand - Oddly enough, I too Hate your child... You should do something about the brat before I do...
    Ambitieuxetvicieux Ambitieuxetvicieux 31-35, F 18 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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    Dont Know What To Do - When my daughter was born we had planned to give her up for adoption. Now I wish every day we had. When I came home after giving her to her adoptive parents...
    breakingupthebad breakingupthebad 31-35, F 10 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    I HATE This Website!! - I was looking for a support system, other parents who were experiencing the same stress. what i found was alot of people who dont even have children...
    seriouslystressedmama seriouslystressedmama 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    Ungrateful Brat - My 1st born son was born from a short tumultuous relationship while I took refuge in Greece from the attack on Sarajevo. 5 months later his mother vanished with...
    Sarajevo4Life Sarajevo4Life 36-40, M 4 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    Hate is a very strong word, so I'll try not to use it. I have a stepson (he's 15 now) who I have been around since he was 6. I knew that he was gay the day I met him. That is of no...
    needinghelpbadly needinghelpbadly 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Found Out My Mum Hated Me When I Was 10. - I was 10 when I found my mums journal saying similar things to many people on this forum. It broke my heart and to this day 8 years later...
    MissGemmaRogers MissGemmaRogers 18-21, F 8 Responses May 28, 2013

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    The Way She Acts... - I just absolutely HATE how my 3yr old acts. She has been this way since birth. I firmly believe I effed her up, in the way of how insecure she is. But the...
    smith8790 smith8790 26-30 3 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    OK -- GOT A DIFFICULT 14 YEAR OLD GIRL ??, THEN READ THIS Ok, I hope this helps and I am not writing this to undermine the serious problematic behaviours which you are having...
    scrumpygoodboy scrumpygoodboy 51-55 2 Responses Feb 6

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    My Daughter, The Sociopath - My child is a person I would NEVER interact with out of choice. She was my miracle baby. As a single mother, she was my world. We were always very...
    tjhiggins tjhiggins 36-40, F 25 Responses Feb 19, 2012

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    This Group Makes Me Sad. - If you have a reason to "hate" your kid, like if they beat up on you or steal from you, or wrong you in some kind of way, then I guess you have every...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 46 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    From A "Child" - Okay, I get that "hating" your child is horrible, but let's look at this plainly. I'm an 18 year-old, and I know my parents love me, and I work really hard to make...
    TeenageWasteland13 TeenageWasteland13 18-21 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    Glad To See A Support System On This Subject - I was raised in a hyper religious home that was deeply isolated from all communities outside of the public school system. My siblings...
    susansmith00 susansmith00 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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