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I Have a Problem With My Adult Child

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    My Oldest Son Hates Me

    My oldest son is in the Navy. He married an Italian girl that I did not like. The feeling was mutual she didn't like me either. My son told me at some point that she gave him an ultimatum, to choose between me or her. Needless to say he chose her. Many bitter words were...
    katnap456 katnap456 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 7, 2012

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    Respect & Love

    I AM A DIVORCED FATHER HAVING A DAUGHTER IN HER LATE 30's, WITH TWO BEAUTIFUL GRANDCHILDREN, WHO LIVE 700 MILES AWAY. IN ALL THE PAST YEARS, I HAVE ADJUSTED MY LIFE, SO I CAN HAVE A FATHER/DAUGHTER RELATIONSHIP, WITH HER. SHE WAS 2.5 YEARS OLD, WHEN I DIVORCED HER MOTHER. I...
    RLEE312 RLEE312 66-70, M 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    Mrs Pieterse

    i have a daughter, who left house she is 24 i have no problem with that, its the twins. she has two beatifull little girls 4 yrs old witch she has full custody of and gave them to there dad he brings them to me oncemonth for weeend but the onelittle one crs alot for om she hasnt...
    ROSEJADE ROSEJADE 46-50, F May 4, 2012

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    My Daughter Says The Words "i Love You", But Acts Like She Hates Me.

    My daughter, now 23, was born into an abusive relationship. Her father was emotionally and physically abusive to me. We all had to go to court-ordered therapy when, after 5 years of marriage, we started divorce proceedings. Her father was restricted to supervised visits only...
    lookingforhelp1 lookingforhelp1 61-65 2 Responses Aug 7, 2011

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    Long, Hot Summer

    I have asked my daughter to please leave.  She will be 26 this summer.  She is not working.  I have no idea yet how she did in her first term back at college this semester.  I only know that she spends most nights out anyway.  It's 8 a.m. Memorial Day and she left her 6 p.m...
    BobsyFayCo BobsyFayCo 56-60, F 7 Responses May 30, 2011

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    My Daughter Hates Me

    My daughter is 23 years old and her father and I divorced over 2 years ago after a marriage of 23 years. She was living with me at first but it was awful with her disrespect and failure to finish school and get a job. Her disrepect came in the form of verbal abuse. Loud angry...
    MomisnotBad MomisnotBad 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2011

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    Adult Daughter + Granddaughter + Bipolar Baby-Daddy = No Room For Mother

    I have 2 daughters. Ginger, 22 & Theresa, 20. T had has 2 babies & a great husband. She loves me and we talk a lot. G has 1 baby, a bipolar baby daddy (who is a cop and owns a gun) & G is full of resentment toward me. We've all had problems but are doing better than ever now that...
    Tamkin Tamkin 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2013

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    My Daughter Hates Me

    she won't speak to me. she actually said, she plans to ignore me. its such a long story. she lives in my house in ca, I am in WA, rent free for 6 months, she won't even look for a job. she has 3 kids, we get her ultilite bills, her dad pays her car and insurance. yet I am the...
    bridgett49 bridgett49 51-55, F 21 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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    My Daughter Hates Me....

    My 25 year old daughter hates me.  Since she engaged to a controlling man who comes from a wealthy family she became very distant and somewhat offensive.  When I gave her gifts she would make remarks like "did you get that at walmart?" even though it was an...
    sadciara sadciara 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 18, 2010

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    My 25 Year Old Daughter Clearly Despises Me

    I'm not really sure why.  I'm not the greatest mum in the world I'll be the first to admit, but I can put my hand on my heart and say I did the best with the tools I had. .  She seemed to need so much and I felt sometimes I couldn't give her what she wanted. ...
    polly55 polly55 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 8, 2010

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    My 42 Year Old Daughter Hates Me And Her Husband And Kids Do Not Call

    My husband and I lived on the same property with my daughter and her family for 10 years.  The told us we could stay there as long as we wanted, so we had a house built on the back of their 10 acres. Since my son in law did not have a good job due to living in a small town...
    cmojica0313 cmojica0313 56-60 7 Responses Oct 26, 2010

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    My Daughter Hates Me Too

    I am in the same place, all three of my children turned on me when my daughter and I had an argument and I told her off for letting me down on something. It was the first time I ever did that but she was being so selfish. She sent me an email that said f--- you and I hate you...
    motherinpain motherinpain 61-65 11 Responses Feb 9, 2011

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    I Always Wanted A Little Girl.

    My daughter was born 2lbs 11oz WoW small but I should had know this kid was a real fighter. l never would have thought she would grow upto fight me.  I love her so but I can not go on with her beaten me. I have a order of protection on her and the police know our battles. My...
    gramter gramter 26-30 Feb 28, 2012

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    My Relationship With My Grown Daughter Who Has Several Mental Issues ; (

    This very tough for me to write about but it's my life. My daughter was born 29 years ago. She was a very sick baby and child in and out of the hospital for first couple of years...upper respitory infections..etc.... She always slept through the night and very easy baby other...
    Beachgirl61 Beachgirl61 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2012

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    My Daughter Says The Words "i Love You", But Acts Like She Hates Me.

    My daughter, now 23, was born into an abusive relationship. Her father was emotionally and physically abusive to me. We all had to go to court-ordered therapy when, after 5 years of marriage, we started divorce proceedings. Her father was restricted to supervised visits only...
    lookingforhelp1 lookingforhelp1 61-65 1 Response Aug 7, 2011

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    I Had To Ask My Adult Daughter To Leave My Home

    My husband and I took our 30 year old daughter and her daughter in when they had nowhere else to go. She was drinking heavily (even after her 1st DUI and then proceeded to get another DUI in my car. She is going to jail,so she sent her daughter to live with her father and...
    bluiris46 bluiris46 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    I am a mother of four,

    three sons and a daughter. My eldest son Jim is now 22 years old and I have had some terrible problems with him over the years. When he was growing up he was always fighting at school, he went to a couple of different schools, he was in Prison for a couple of months earlier this...
    KatieF1970 KatieF1970 41-45, F Dec 21, 2013

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    Weird things set me off and make me cry. I guess I'm sensitive like that. Avoid these subjects around me and we be cool.. For one, the word, '************'(mofo)...hate that. Hate...
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    I have not been officially diagnosed but I have just about all the symptoms . I have been extremely miserable since I was a kid. I was mercilessly bullied and sexually harassed for...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Feb 12

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    I love and have no problem with an interracial relationship. I have had several interracial relationships with black men. I have my twin daughters by a black man. My oldest two...
    momfromcolorado momfromcolorado 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    I absolutely have no problem with interracial relationships. I started dating black guys in high school and continued to do this even today. I am currently dating a black man. I...
    femaleofficeworker femaleofficeworker 51-55, F 11 Responses Feb 8

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    Back when I was 16 I was dragged to an event. Whole ton of family was there and I met my cousin and dam she was beautiful i still had a problem with pre *********** so yeah. Later...
    G677 G677 41-45, T Feb 10

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    I can't do this anymore> i'm done. I'm suffocating in my own room. Sometimes I am really tempted to just snap their necks. I am confined, confined in my own room, in my own body...
    sienabrowns sienabrowns 16-17 3 days ago

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    I can't do this anymore> i'm done. I'm suffocating in my own room. Sometimes I am really tempted to just snap their necks. I am confined, confined in my own room, in my own body...
    sienabrowns sienabrowns 16-17 3 days ago

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    I can't do this anymore> i'm done. I'm suffocating in my own room. Sometimes I am really tempted to just snap their necks. I am confined, confined in my own room, in my own body...
    sienabrowns sienabrowns 16-17 3 days ago

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    One of the people who used to abuse me (a close family member) is dying.. They're not expected to live another six months. I really don't know how I should feel about this. They're...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    So. My estranged, psychically and emotionally abusive mother is dying of cancer. She got breast cancer in 2010 and blamed me for causing the stress which enhanced her chances of...
    Hunnylovie Hunnylovie 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    My father died of alcoholism when I was 21, now just over 20 years ago. I was blessed in the fact that he quit on his own when I was a baby. He was sober most of my life and I...
    winnhasmyheart winnhasmyheart 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    She favors her first born. Overtly. It's disgusting. Next in monster-in-law's hierarchy of favoritism are the baby-makers. Then comes her only single child (age 35) who has to be...
    andie2007 andie2007 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Update on this: I just talked to my mother for the first time. She broke her hip today and needed to put in a metal rod to keep her together. But they're basically telling us that...
    Hunnylovie Hunnylovie 22-25, F a week ago

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    I feel like I'm in a constant battle with my alcoholic father. I'm 27, living on my own and far away from him. But I struggle with how to maintain communication with him that he so...
    nakiyame nakiyame 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I've suffered from some kind of guilt complex. If someone is missing their wallet or money and I know I didn't take it I feel guilty, in the back of my mind I think that maybe I...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    sigh........................................................!!!!!!!!!!!!! it is really very hard for me to talk about that , but i would like to do , when i was a child i missed...
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 13

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    For as long as I can remember, my family had financial and trust issues and my mom and dad fought with each other a lot. But gradually, it has been getting worse and today my dad...
    j301 j301 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Growing up we always made time for friends. Sadly, there's a shift in society where we find that facebook, text messages, and the like are acceptable to keep in touch. A post on...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 24

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    Actually I had 4. Identical twin boys I had at 17 who were half Black half Puerto Rican. A son and daughter I had while stationed by the US Army in Japan in the 1990s who are half...
    45ChocNFab 45ChocNFab 41-45, F Feb 8

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    I had a sister with a brain injury, but she sied after 5 years. But I have mental illnesses myself, so I guess it is easier for me to understand.
    WeepingWillow27 WeepingWillow27 31-35, F Feb 8

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    My sister does, and I'm that sibling. I have asperger's syndrome, a form of high-functioning autism. When I was younger I would get angry at the littlest things. I remember...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 9

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    only difference between black and white is the amount of melatonin. no difference at all so I don't see the problem
    sakari101 sakari101 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    I have a brother with severe aspergers, it can be hard to deal with and I've wished countless times for a normal brother, but at the end of the day he's the only brother I have and...
    AlienCupcakexo AlienCupcakexo 18-21, F Feb 9

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