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I Have a Crazy Mother

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    My mom is crazy. I say

    that knowing she is truly mentally ill but so angry with her that I can't disassociate how angry I am from what her mental health problems. She's diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic. She is very high functioning and her delusions last for decades sometimes. I really don't know how...
    tathorpe tathorpe 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Certifiable!

    My birth mother Beverly is bi-polar with severe depressive episodes and has been her entire life as far as I know. She ended up have 8 of us children and gave me up for adoption when I was 25 months old. I went my whole childhood wondering just what was wrong with me in...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 22 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    Wishing I Was Adopted.....

    My mother used to beat me as a child. No reason, no rhyme she just did. I was the older one. My brother 5 years younger, could do no wrong. At the time, growing up, I didn't feel this way but now that I am an adult I am glad he was her favorite. He never got beat. She would throw...
    blueize blueize 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    She passed away, but she was crazy in a very

    good way! She was a kid at heart that always made sure everyone around her was having fun and felt comfortable. RIP
    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    Mom

    I really do have a crazy mother. She is not happy unless someone else is miserable. For starters she took me to a bloody psychiatrist just because she found out I was smoking at the age of 13. It was battle after battle. She would flirt with my boyfriends so it got to the point...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 24, 2011

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    My Greedy Selfish Mother

    My mother has taken a great toll on my life and self esteam. I am an only child do to the fact that she did not want children which she made sure to tell me every chance she possibly could. My child hood was very lonely and scarey. She used to lock herself away for days leaving...
    Peacesearcher Peacesearcher 26-30, F 28 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    Boundaries Who?

    Not sure how up to date I am on this page but just wanted to say I have been in the exact same position as many of you my whole life, my mom is completely unpredictable, seems to seek out and thrive on finding fighting and drama where ever she goes, has abused my sister and I...
    Esmee1978 Esmee1978 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    Grew Up Around Drugs, Depression, Negativity

    Since I was born, my mom was addicted to pot.  I also watched her do coke, take speeders, let other people shoot up in our house.  I begged her to stop, begged her to do it in another room at least.  She hurt her arm at work and had to have surgery, and she went...
    Canirelax Canirelax 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    My Crazy Mother

    Oh where to start? My mom is enveloped in her own belief that she is the victim and everyone wants to hurt her. Because of this, she tends to create arguments where there are none and bring down people who aren't really trying to hurt her, including myself. For example, I have...
    takeitbacktosquareone takeitbacktosquareone 18-21 6 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    My Mother Is Insane.

    My mother is insane. It is the weirdest kind of insane in the world. People always complain about how "crazy" their mothers are, its a joke compared to mine. For starters, She is almost a dictator. To her, she is right all the time and perfect and there is no say against her...
    lightfrommyeyes lightfrommyeyes 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    I have a weird mom. I have the type of mom were

    if ur conversation isn't intresting. She won't give mind. Last year I was 12 they worst year ever. My mom for a boyfriend I was really happy for her she has someone now we'll other than me😃 anyways the day she told me she has a boyfriend she didn't give me the talk she was...
    Jo951 Jo951 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    Psycho

    Where do I even begin...... Let's start with last night..... Yesterday I was out all day because I was at my friends sports event. I was supposed to go out with some of my family (not including my mother) to a nice shopping place and what not, but that got cancelled. Well as of...
    elenachristine elenachristine 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    Poor, Poor Woman...

    My mother is a sad sad person, locked in a prison she built around herself. The walls are made of lies and the locks are solid pride. She'll never escape her house of cards because, moving one will cause her entire world o fall apart around her. I'm no longer angry at her...
    PlaiduhPus PlaiduhPus 22-25, F 5 Responses May 15, 2009

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    This Is How You Should Live Your Life.

    Just had an argument with mum online. I'm so pi**ed off I just need to vent a bit. I was on msn to check for her as she left me a message on the weekend that she had to have emergency surgery to have her apendix removed. It sounded really bad and it also sounded like the truth so...
    londongothgirl londongothgirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    I really need to get these things off my chest.

    Although my mother is insane, she has been there for me since day 1. BUT I cannot take her anymore. She is one of the most judgement, harsh, and strict human beings I know. When my mom was in college, she did lots of drugs such as speed and weed which is why my brother and I...
    jnicmat22 jnicmat22 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Moms That Cry Wolf

    Ring, Ring, Ring, Ring! Day and night my phone rings, its my mother at least 20 times a day. Always complaining. Never a positive word out of her mouth unless it's sarcastic. It's always something. Let's get to her crazy cause I am welcome to advice. My phone ringing, yep it's my...
    GoingCrayCeeCee GoingCrayCeeCee 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2013

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    My Mother Is A Psycho And She Lacks Too Much Self-Awareness To Ever Change.

    I recently graduated from college and moved back home to figure out next steps. My mom has a tendency of trying to make everybody in the house miserable and yells at everybody whenever she herself is grumpy/angry/moody. For the most part, I always ignored what she said and didn't...
    cat1990 cat1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    So today she left the front windows open

    and the sprinklers happen to go on, just like every other morning. Within 15 minutes, low and behold the wood floor is now drenched, along with my shoes which are sitting below the open window. A normal person would take towels to dry off the floor or paper towels. What does...
    TheMadHater TheMadHater 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    My mother has always been a vile

    and vicous woman. She lives to make everyones life a living hell. When I was a kid my parents would always fight. When I was 9 years old my parents got divorced. He went to work in another country. He would be gone 4-6 months at a time. During that time I would stay with my...
    nexus321 nexus321 22-25, M Aug 27

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    For Real, This Is Exhausting.

    Dear God, just please bring me through these next eight months. This is a phrase I have been finding myself saying more and more often these days. Im a senior and almost done with this year. I am generally a person who looks at others lives and doesnt complain about my own. I...
    Exaushted Exaushted 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    All I Wanted Was Normal.

    All I Wanted Was Normal. My mother was normal from what i remembered from when i was a baby. She loved and cared for me and she is doing okay now but i cant help and think of the past. The years where she told me I was fat, when she called me a W****, when i told her no to...
    LET1996 LET1996 18-21, F Nov 24, 2013

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    My Mother? Let Me Tell You About My Mother...

    Don't get me wrong.  I love my mother and get on very well with her but I've always considered her to be clinically insane.  And, coming from me, that's saying something.   From what I have heard, my mother had a very bad childhood.  Her father was a very...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki 22-25, F 5 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Being told by my mother

    that I was selfish & worse since I was a pre-teen damaged me... Made me believe my own happiness wasn't worth a damn (even though I could never make her happy either). Every time something went right for me, she made me feel like I was being selfish for having it! I love my mom...
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Since about age 13, I've dealt with severely

    psychotic episodes and manic outbreaks from my mother. At first I thought that it was just unhappiness which stemmed from her becoming part time and eventually leaving her work because my dad's income increased, but I have come to realize it is something far more psychologically...
    hawksnester hawksnester 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    My Crazy Piece Of Crap Mother

    What lesson is behind having a mother that is such a selfish lazy f'd up woman? I know I'll be an amazing mom from having such a screwed up lying ***** of one. But, what is it that I am supposed to learn from having her be so awful? I am so sick of seeing other families and how...
    StrongSparkles StrongSparkles 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    Does anyone elses mom throw like these huge

    tantrums like every other day. I know there is no one person perfect out there but seriously, my mom throws these tantrums were she just curses everything an talks about how bad her kids are and how she wasted all her life, the list goes on and on and on. I love my mother alot I...
    boringlyawesome boringlyawesome 18-21, M Feb 24

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    "Crazy" Doesn't Begin To Describe It.

    To go into detail about my mother's behaviour would take days. She is quite literally crazy, as well as extremely verbally, mentally, emotionally, and at times physically abusive. OCD, depression, anxiety, delusions, complexes, hypochondria... the list goes on. If these were...
    booradley booradley 22-25 6 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    Sh beats me. She threatened to choke me.

    She has two sides: one where shes nice as **** and another where shes the devils daughter. She used to beat me with a belt but stopped when i threatened to tell the police. shes obly kind around her friends. She calls me fat lazy a pig and all i wanted was a good relationship...
    daughterofamaniac daughterofamaniac 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I Have A Crazy Mother

    my mom is literally the most mental person. she has been through so much in her life. she survived breast cancer, her husband (my father) cheated on her, her daughter got pregnant at 19 without getting married. she is also very religious and none of her kids including me are...
    dancingqueen100 dancingqueen100 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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    My Mum Causes Every Fight In The Family

    My family is very peaceful. Except my mother. She loves drama and quickly gets bored when it's peaceful, so she starts fights, doesn't talk to me for days, when she is confronted she would avoid the conversation, and only passively show that she's angry. I can endure other things...
    plumsandpears plumsandpears 18-21 1 Response Sep 24, 2013

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    She keeps her cat litter box under the kitchen

    table and never cleans it. She also keeps her dog chained to the kitchen table and never lets it loose. It pees and poops on the floor right under where she eats. The dog also eats all the cat turds so my mother doesn't even bother to clean the litterbox.
    GoldiiLock GoldiiLock 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Her Pain Was My Pain

    (originally posted under tfisher623, but I am not using that account, it had no password) My mother was molested by her father until she was 14. She developed multiple personalities to cope with her existence in this hell and when a school mate read her file at their shared...
    imladylazarus imladylazarus 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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    Crazy Women- My mom has really never been there

    for me. After her and my step dad got divorced she turned to alcohol. Pretty soon she acted like we weren't even there. Ever since I was in 4th grade I have been raising myself, and ever since we moved in with her new guy. Which by the way is like the 4th time we moved in with...
    haybale33 haybale33 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Evil Woman.

    My mother is a very sad woman who has a very sad life, but I feel no sadness for her because she brought it all upon herself. She left my dad, my three brothers and I when we were all under 10 years old to go be with another guy she fell in love with. I was only 3 when she left...
    JanessaWK JanessaWK 18-21 2 Responses Jun 10, 2013

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    Good Kind Of Crazy

    My mom is a good kind of crazy. She says the craziest stuff, she is soooo funny! I love her so much
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F Oct 19, 2013

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    My Mother Is Absolutely Crazy

    Reading other people's stories I now understand that most crazy mothers act normal to the outside world, and can be sometimes nice to make you forget about her craziness. Well there is a lot to write about my mother : You cannot reason with her, she does not understand common...
    ihaveacrazymom2012 ihaveacrazymom2012 26-30 1 Response Jan 23, 2012

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    I know that I have to let her go,

    unfortunately I have to put some space between us to help my own mental well being .... I am 32 years old and I have tried to help my crazy-depressed mother since I can remember. When I was 9 and my dad left she didn't care about my pain or how I was doing she could only see...
    angell29 angell29 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    She overreacts. Is emotionally unstable at

    times. Screams at me when she is mad. Has hit me, but not abused me. Is strict. Overprotective. But God damnit, I wouldn't change her for anyone else! She loves me. She defends me. She is my best friend. She gave up her life for me. When I look back, she was the one...
    GirlOfTowers GirlOfTowers 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    what is there more to explain?

    I'm going crazy myself.
    kaylalovesmikey kaylalovesmikey 16-17, F Aug 28

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    My mother is the definition of verbally abusive.

    She has verbally abused me since I can remember, even as a small child, saying the worst possible below the belt things to intentionally hurt me deep in my soul. And she has been very successful. My mother has done to me something even more horrible than her chronic verbal abuse...
    calabria2 calabria2 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Apple doesn't fall far from the tree .

    Only difference is I have chosen to chop my tree down and break the cycle of crazy.
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    My mom was given a bonsai

    as a gift by a boyfriend of her's. Then she thought that having a bonsai was cruel to the bonsai because it would prefer to be allowed to grow. Well, she decided to plant the tree and the gardener would trim it and it was a round bush about as high as a person. It was a rather...
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    So my mom is basically insane

    and she has been her whole life. She's driving my little brother up a wall with Bible babble telling him god is punishing him for buying collectible dolls. She so far gone into Bible Land.
    JossiDaedog JossiDaedog 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    My mother is very inconsiderate of my feelings

    and emotionally irrational. She handles arguments very poorly as though a war and the end of the world. For this reason we have never been and will never be close. She goes off over reacting and then curses my future children, saying they will do everything I do to her to me...
    Oritse Oritse 22-25 3 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    Unbearable Year

    My mom has always been a little weird and it was what I considered to be normal, but this year she had to go to a mental hospital after hearing voices. I have never been so alone in something before. My friends dont understand and i dont want to go see a therapist either so i...
    sallyh42 sallyh42 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    Malicious Mother!

    This is a story to not complain but to hopefully encourage. My mother should not have given birth to any child, but she did 3 actually. She is a very selfish and complicated person. Their is something chemically wrong with her and it took me getting through nursing school to...
    Leifbaby Leifbaby 26-30 1 Response Mar 28, 2012

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    Beyond Maternal Love

    My mother won't let me use the oven when she's not home. Or Shower... Did I mention that I'm almost 17?
    shamelesswilde shamelesswilde 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16, 2008

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    My therapist agreed with my diagnosis (ima

    psych major) that my mom shows the criteria for bipolar personality disorder.
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I Have A Crazy Mother!

    The only good memories I have we're of my very young childhood, where I lived in complete ignorance and didn't grasp the dysfunction around me. My life started tumbling down when I turned 13. It must've been that new teenage mile stone my mom probably dreaded. A year prior to my...
    Mikvahnrose Mikvahnrose 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    Oh god umm where to start.

    ..I'm 22yro, the only child, and my mother is in her 40's. My whole life I remember most of the bad than good with her. She's the waif kind of mother and always acts the victim and at times threatens her life would end as a line. For as long as I can remember, there would be like...
    DirtyZulu DirtyZulu 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 4

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