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I Have A Mother That Drives Me Crazy

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    I'm fairly certain I would be a much happier

    person if I could just cut my contact with my Mother. As an only child though, I don't have a lot of choice. Someone has to take care of her. If I hate my Dad at all, it is because he died 20 years and left her to me. One day I stop in to see her and she all sugar and cream...
    whynot13 whynot13 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2014

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    Mothers

    Mothers,most of us have,Some more so than others,Mothers that drive you crazy,Always fussin',Things never right,All you can do,Grin and bear it,One day,She'll be gone.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 25, 2012

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    My Mother Loves Attention Whether Negative Or Positive.

    i have for a while been convinced that my mother is a narcissist. from everything i've read i will bet my life on it, yet there are still a few things that she does, that puzzles me. for instance, when ever i would tell someone about how mean such and such had been with me and...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2013

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    My Mother And Pictures

    one thing i don't get is why my mother is obsessed with me not taking any good pictures. she will go out of her way to either not take any pictures with me in parties (family gatherings), if someone asks to take a picture with me and she is holding the camera, she will move the...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2013

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    I'm Sorry, But She Does.

    I love her, but omggg. She liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiies. She manipulates and lies so so so bad. I just don't understand. Her whole life is centered around worrying about what everyone else thinks of her. Of course, that extends to her children, which includes me...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    Lately

    so my mother has been acting nice with me lately, BUT i don't trust her let alone think that she has changed. i just play along. she is nice to me i am nice to her. i am actually a bit consern i wonder what she is up to. for now i just play along. ofcourse she cannot allow me to...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    can't remember someone who hasnt called me crazy ....... today ... several times I have been called that by someone i consider them a brother and best friend. ... even though...
    lonesomedove80 lonesomedove80 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    My history with my mom is a long one. Before I was born, my parents were alcoholics and my dad became sober when I was born. My mom did not, but she was a "functional drinker." But...
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    I'll be 50 this year and have dealt and struggled with my mean and crazy mother for most of my life. She could never love more than one child at s time, so someone was always on...
    MsCris MsCris 46-50, F May 11

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    I want to have fun, dance crazy and laugh and enjoy being alive
    missynona missynona 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I’m so relieved to have found this thread. There’s so much I want to write and I just don’t know where to begin, but here it goes… I come from a culture where mothers...
    latinamerican35 latinamerican35 31-35, M 2 Responses May 12

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    I love my mum, she is amazing! she was a single mum raising me alone & has achieved so much, she has an mbe which is proof of how hard she works! She has helped me so much over the...
    lauofattraction lauofattraction 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Yesterday I'd felt like I was still awake though I was sleeping, if that makes sense at all. I had a dream about living in this little worn down shack and for some reason I was...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 2 hrs ago

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    Its hard to deal with Mother's Day. I had the chance to have kids. My husband can not father kids and he was against adoption. I hate hearing everyone say happy Mother's Day to...
    michellelaso michellelaso 36-40, F 1 Response May 11

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    I don't actually hate my mother in law... I just don't want to see her face so often! She insists on buying these extravagant gifts for our little family (doesn't sound so bad...
    MadelineShasta MadelineShasta 26-30, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I love long drives to nowhere. I love late night long drives. I love long drives to other towns/cities. Let's go for a long drive ?
    Breannab Breannab 18-21, F 4 Responses May 11

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    Anyone else or is it just me? The thought of it drives me crazy. I get hard just thinking about it.
    harles8195 harles8195 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 27

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    alright, well. no one wants to hear about this in real life, so I'm sure no wants to hear it here either. I kind of want to get what happened at Brynn Marr (mental hospital) and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 27

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    When a boy kisses and nibbles my neck it just drives me crazy and makes my knees go weak!
    wannabelikethecoolkids wannabelikethecoolkids 16-17, M May 11

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    When a boy kisses and nibbles my neck it just drives me crazy and makes my knees go weak!
    wannabelikethecoolkids wannabelikethecoolkids 16-17, M 1 Response May 11

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    It drives me crazy when I peel what looks to be a huge delicious orange only to find on the inside a fleshy juice-less disaster. Quite the metaphor for my life as well.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have high blood pressure. I went off my mess because it made me sick after a year. I'm thin and exercise daily. I don't eat salt and I drink a lot of water. I even stopped...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

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    Hi I'm a person who suffers from maladaptive daydreaming. I'm 16yrs old and I just found out I have MD. It has been bugging me for awhile about how I always seemed to daydream at...
    freshstarter11 freshstarter11 16-17 Apr 24

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    Maybe you guys can help me sort out what's happening with my family. I'm not really sure if my father is narcissistic, or if he has some other problem, but I know that he...
    Cocoona Cocoona 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    So I was thinking about jumping in my car and just driving. No particular destination in mind, just forward motion. I haven't done something spontaneous in a long time but I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 28

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    I hate my mother in law. She's an angel, a living Buddha, and the most generous person in the world... to her son. I got married and moved to the US 3 years ago. They come to the...
    Katesf Katesf 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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    I don't even know where to begin. I got married 3 years ago and only few months into my marriage her true colours started showing. She hates me. She hated me since day one. I haven...
    Faith89 Faith89 22-25, F 3 Responses May 6

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    Could have posted this under "I am going to say something controversial" but I don't want to attract crazies :) As a once bisexual now straight Protestant Christian, I don't see...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 6

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    I recently decided to cut my mom and my sister out of my life. I don't know if it is a good idea to keep trying. My mom has it in her head that I was talking bad about her on...
    BitchieHouseWife BitchieHouseWife 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    I'm 25 years old. Found out today from an extended family member (don't you love how people hurl insults at you when they're upset?) that my mother "never even wanted me" and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12

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    My fake Mother cussed me all day today. She took advantage of me and I became angry because she has a whole world of friends when because of her, I have nothing. To learn more...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    This sounds so wrong but sometimes I wish I had a different mother. Majority of my girlfriends mothers are very close with them. As in "dating" their daughters. Having that mother...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love my crazy 4 year old. Your a tomboy and you love iron man, but you always surprise us with a glimpse of you girly side. You are so creative. She was the first step to being...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 3 Responses May 10

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    My Mom agreed to come pick up Murphy (my dog ☺️) and take him to daycare bc I have a stiff neck and didn't want to drive. When she got here, she asked if she could have some...
    AlieVerde AlieVerde 26-30, F 3 Responses May 11

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    My mother was exactly 40 years old. The police found her naked and lying in a puddle of vomit. She had suffered from mental illness her whole life. Right before she killed herself...
    ChelseaCupp25 ChelseaCupp25 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    May 15 is the day. It will be two years since the accident. Two years since the phone call. Every single day has been a struggle. The day my mom died, my daughter Eva was 3 months...
    KarmaComedian517 KarmaComedian517 31-35, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I was brought up by a man-hating mother and, as much as I try not to let it, my upbringing has clouded my judgement before. Children soak up information like sponges, and they are...
    LittleWolf21 LittleWolf21 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I keep on accidentally taking pills hours late. I'm pretty sure that my ovaries are trying to trick my mind. We just aren't in a good place for a baby, financially speaking. My man...
    notsoother notsoother 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    Has anyone divorced their mother? This is where I'm at and il looking for some stories...
    msshasty msshasty 31-35, F 2 Responses May 2

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    To all of the Moms on EP......Have a very special day and may you all get spoiled like crazy today
    sex69marriage sex69marriage 51-55, M 1 Response May 10

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    Today I had a disagreement with an extended family member who resorted to hurling some crazy insults at me . She said that my mother "never wanted me & everybody knows".. I'm an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 12

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    My mother has borderline personality disorder. It's all or nothing, black or white to her. You have to give her attention and she is constantly taking and editing selfies. She is...
    angelique422 angelique422 22-25, F 1 day ago

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