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I Have a Teenage Daughter

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    She is such an unhappy girl.

    It kills my wife and I to see her like this. All three of my kids have friend issues. The problem is my wife and I both loners. We have each other and that's enough for us. We have raised our children to be very independent and because of this they are years more mature than...
    KENDOG541 KENDOG541 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 5, 2014

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    Sixteen

    My daughter and I share many things.  Our sense of humour for a start, our taste in music (perhaps hard to believe but true), movies, food and many attitudes and beliefs.  We enjoy each other's company and have great fun when we go out together.But she is my harshest critic...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 7 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    Do any of your daughters have periods of time

    when they seem to like you then for no apparent reason they flip flop, you're now the devil and they only want to deal with their other parent? Mine currently "can't stand me" I'm a peaceful person and typically go out of my way to be accommodating and keep the peace but I'm...
    recycledknowledge recycledknowledge 41-45, F Mar 20

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    Hi! I'm looking to connect with mom's

    who have daughters that are attending prom this year. I am working on a new television series and would love to tell you more about it if your daughter is attending prom this year. Thanks!
    casttheprom casttheprom 26-30, F Jan 30

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    Dirty Dad

    My 14 year old daughter just moved in with my wife and I from another state... I was never there for her growing up so she really doesn't know me like that... She's already having sex so her mother sent her to live with me... Anyway, she's very flirtatious and leaves her panties...
    Kevnyc76 Kevnyc76 36-40, M 8 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    Addicted !

    my daughter is addicted to meth and it makes me sad that she lives her life this way . there must be somthing i can do to help her !
    tallnsexy38 tallnsexy38 36-40 1 Response Dec 12, 2011

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    My Incredibly Wonderful Daughter

    I figured I better click on this group now cause next week I won't be able to say this anymore:  my daughter is having a birthday and will be 20 years old!  Most people can not believe I have a 20 year old- they always think we are sisters!  I guess in a certain...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2008

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    I Just Don'T Know Anymore...

    So, my daughter didn't come home last night and spent the night at her boyfriend's...she is 17 he is 15. I tried texting her numerous times from 10pm on. I have already given the benefit of the "my phone died". Since she drove over to his house and since we did not get any...
    waketosleep waketosleep 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2013

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    Our Story.

    Ok so just some background info on me and my boyfriend so you guys dont think im completely crazy for starting at the most recent things. I was 16 years old and very interested in the military because I wanted to join. My cousin was deployed and I wrote him letters all the time...
    hisbbygirl620 hisbbygirl620 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    Uuhhgg

    And right now I'd so kill for a drink! OMG OMG OMG! If I spoke to my mother like she's just done to me I'm thinking my grandmother would have reached up from her grave, yanked me down by the big toe and whipped my hide! (sp) Just venting, she graduates...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 2009

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    First Boyfriend

    My oldest daughter Katherine eagerly announced at dinner a few nights ago that she recently got herself a boyfriend, the first she's ever had. Katherine is a bit overweight so the superficial boys at her school didn't take the time to realize how gorgeous she is just because she...
    Tropicana55 Tropicana55 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2013

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    Still Sane

    i have a 14 yr old daughter that thinks and looks like a 18 yr old . she's smart, talented shes good at everything she trys.   trying to keep her on the right path but as all teenagers in general she knows everything mom knows nothing .
    here4mysanity here4mysanity 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2008

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    What Homework?

    My daughter is 15 and a sophomore in high school.  She is pretty, funny, kind, sweet and many other fine things.  She also has the inattentive subtype of ADHD.  She takes Concerta every day, but I'm not sure it really makes a difference.  She just doesn't do...
    fortysomething fortysomething 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2008

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    Going Downhill

    Well she is almost a teenager. She is 13 in october but behaves like a teenager already. She was a lovely child all the way through primary school and the teachers couldnt say enough good about her and with the odd blip her behaviuor was good but since she has started high school...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 29, 2008

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    My Daughter Is 15...what A Handful She Is!

    I'm a younger single father, I had my daughter when I was still a teenage. I'm not sure how to deal with her as she gets older. She is becoming very smart mouthed and disrespectful. Not at all the same little angel she used to be. I'm to the point of grounding her so often that...
    singlefather1 singlefather1 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    My Promiscuous 16 Year Old Daughter

    I really dont know what to do with her, she has a different boyfriend every week. She lives with my sister and shes always running away to meet strange guys from the internet that she doesnt know. Sometimes these guys she meets are older than i am...the police said theres nothing...
    tigerbabe13 tigerbabe13 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 9, 2012

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    My Daughter Is Being Ostracized - What Can I Do?

    I am the proud father of a wonderful 13-year old girl. She is beautiful both inside and out. We try to provide the best for her and spend the majority of our income to have her in a local prep school to shield her from bad influences and to give her the chance to have the best...
    cj71 cj71 41-45, M 4 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    My Beautiful Girl .

    I have a teenager daughter who has changed dramatically in the last 6 months ( parenting a child under 12 is a piece of cake compared to a teenager for the most part ) . I knew it was coming but I had no idea just how much your once loving child gets taken over by the teenage...
    Smackhead Smackhead 70+, F 1 Response May 21, 2013

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    My daughter will be turning 15 soon

    and she's started dating her first proper bf, he seems like a nice lad, just a shame that they grow up so fast she's not my little baby any more and I sometimes miss that.
    ShazzaR24 ShazzaR24 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 20, 2014

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    How to Keep From Going Insane?

    I have a fourteen year old daughter and she will be entering high school next year...so how do I keep her out of harms way? I have deeply informed her about everything from boys to drugs and everything else in between but high school is not like it was when I was ...
    dimples0630 dimples0630 36-40, F 3 Responses May 2, 2008

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    My Wonderful Daughter!!

    I have the most beautiful 16 year old daughter anyone could ask for!!! We have had our ups and our downs many times..but I can not imagine my life with her in it!! We have the best relationship we have ever had now..she comes to me about anything and I mean anything!! She is not...
    theheartofmemphis theheartofmemphis 41-45, F 8 Responses Oct 28, 2010

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    No longer, my youngest turned 20 in February.

    I can tell that I am getting smarter every time we talk :)
    Ismiles Ismiles 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    Longer story than usual but I need to vent: Last night was the first time I saw my NM since Sept. I've been NC with her and my GC oldest brother and his family since Sept too. I've...
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    Please share your love for your daughter and let the world know... Tweet your selfies with your daughter on Twitter using hastang #SelfieWithDaughter
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    I cannot get over the hurt that my husband caused me over three months ago. I am in therapy and doing all the reading etc. I can, but I cannot seem to let go of what happened and...
    Patilud Patilud 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am 13 about to be 14 and I don't have anyone not even my councilor will listen he says that it is just teenage problems and it is stupid. All my friends ditched me at school and...
    Teenagegirl258 Teenagegirl258 13-15 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    To my father, my abuser for 25 years: I am writing to inform you that I know exactly who and what you are. Additionally, despite your many years of bullying & brainwashing...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    To my father, my abuser for 25 years: I am writing to inform you that I know exactly who and what you are. Additionally, despite your many years of bullying & brainwashing...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    To my father, my abuser for 25 years: I am writing to inform you that I know exactly who and what you are. Additionally, despite your many years of bullying & brainwashing...
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    I am lonely here need a teenager partner
    m991nitesh m991nitesh 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I look on here and am deeply saddened by the number of people who want to kill themselves. Many at such a young age, when they have not even begun to live their lives. They get in...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I was about sixteen. I remember getting the phone call when I was at home after getting off work. It was a police officer who was asking for my dad. He was at work and I was...
    SamAntixxx SamAntixxx 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have two!! I want a son also.
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    At what age should I stop letting my daughter see me naked
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    I'm just a teenage dirtbag baby, yeah I'm just a teenage dirtbag baby, listen to Iron Maiden maybe with me... Teenage Dirtbag by Wheatus
    HollywoodKitty23 HollywoodKitty23 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    So I'm not trying to write a sob story, I guess I'm just looking for some kind of motivation or support or even coping strategies that may have worked for some people. So this is...
    HippieRose HippieRose 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I love my daughters more then anything, I have a special bond with everyone of them Paison, Hadley, Arianna & Jessa, I even have such a strong bond with me step-daughters Isla-Mae...
    AziahAndFamily AziahAndFamily 18-21, F Jun 27

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    I had plenty of friends in high school but we all just stopped talking. now I have a daughter and my husband's friends were my friends but he is wanting to separate. my life is in...
    Kaylie1217 Kaylie1217 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26