I Have a Teenage Daughter

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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
    6 Responses Feb 13, 2011

    ugh where do I even start?

    damn she's 15 and truly is a handful. I wish I could read her mind so I can figure her out sometimes. she doesn't talk to me at all and honestly it beats me down because it's like I know she's going through something and won't let me help her. Last year she was diagnosed with a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jan 23

    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

    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

    grrr where to begin. soon to be 15 year old

    who thinks shes 40! the eye rolling and whatevers and i dont care are starting to get to me! will i survive this deadly teenagehood?? one day at a time but some days it is hourly
    moongoddess35 moongoddess35
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 4

    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

    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

    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
    Feb 18, 2013

    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

    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

    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
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jul 5, 2014

    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, 2015

    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

    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

    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
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2015

    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.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2014

    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
    6 Responses Oct 28, 2010

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    1 Response Mar 20, 2015

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    I just saw a mom with her daughter. Mom had big t*ts and a fat a$$. While the daughter was tall and skinny with a flat chest and flat butt. She obviously doesn't take after mama
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    I guess my oldest daughter is learning bad habits from me, she just kicks off her boots and leaves them where they fall, LOL
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