I Have A Controlling And Narcisstic Mother

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    Hi everyone, I would really appreciate your

    advice or kind words! Here's a little background on my story: I'm 21 years old and I've lived on my own since I was 17. I'm going into my 4th year of university, and I would consider myself pretty independent. However, there is my mother. I always thought she treated me the way...
    hylouie hylouie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2014

    Yesterday my mom told me

    that she doesn't like it when I look "too masculine" and she dyes my hair so that she doesn't have to look at it, she also tells me when to bathe an wants me to look "cute". I don't like to look "cute". I'm never going to be good enough for my mom.
    Amichelseaoramichris Amichelseaoramichris
    22-25, T
    1 Response Jun 22, 2015

    I'm 28 weeks pregnant with a high risk pregnancy

    and I'm on bed rest. What makes you think for a second I want to be doing anything but resting for the sake of my baby! ? Also I have a sinus cold. I. Do. Not. Feel. Good. You should seriously leave us alone. -A
    iamaphrodite iamaphrodite
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2014

    For those of you that understand,

    No explanation is needed. For those of you who do not understand, No explanation is possible.
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Sep 28, 2014

    Good article, "My Mother doesn't love me

    and the process of Grieving." http://emergingfrombroken.com/my-mother-doesn%E2%80%99t-love-me-and-the-process-of-grieving/
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 30, 2014

    I Feel Trapped

    Let me tell you my story and a bit of hers. My mother left her mother to live in a whole different country when she was a teenager. Soon after wards she married herself to an abusive husband and gave birth to 5 children. My parents’ relationship was not a pleasant one to...
    mystory91 mystory91
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 16, 2010

    When do stop letting our parents control us

    and start thinking for ourselves? Even though they'll yell and scream at us.
    Amichelseaoramichris Amichelseaoramichris
    22-25, T
    Jun 24, 2015

    Any of you experience the scapegoat of the

    family? That's me. My NPD mother has set me up in this position since I was a child. My youngest sister is her golden child so to speak who is absolutely flawless in her eyes. She's blamed me for all family problems since I was a child and continues to do so while I'm 30 years...
    wickedgirlie84 wickedgirlie84
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2015

    I'm only fifteen, and up to the time

    when I was ten my mother was caring, supporting, and everything that a good mother could be. I actually remember seeing her cry after having to spank my younger brother. But between the time when I was ten-eleven, which coincides with the birth of my second and youngest sibling...
    kacekohl kacekohl
    18-21
    Jul 18, 2014
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