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I Have a Teenage Daughter

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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 2 Responses Mar 19, 2015

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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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    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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    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...
    Beyondreality80 Beyondreality80 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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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 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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    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 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Full disclosure, I am not a teenager but I was at one point and my daughter is about to be one.
    WittyTwit WittyTwit 26-30, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    One is 15, the other is 8. My teenager is turning out to be a lovely young lady, always catching the boys' eyes and interests. And she isn't stuck-up about her looks (I raised her...
    Marloes2 Marloes2 36-40, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    This isn't what the title makes it sound like. I am 16 and I want to be teenager because it feels like I haven't yet. I'm just wondering if anyone else feels like this - like we...
    notquitehuman notquitehuman 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    My mind is racing today. A close friend of mine told me today that she wants to join the army. It was completely out of the blue and I don't know how to wrap my brain around it...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I'm teen and I'm a Christian. I am accuetly a teen mom who is working on raising her 2 daughters to be women of the lord. I'm trying to raise them in a way that pleases the Lord...
    teenmommyof2 teenmommyof2 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Being a teenager it aint easy. Your parents barging in your room invading your privacy.. Totally not cool! Additionally to that you go through alot of changes physically and...
    Mazpop Mazpop 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    She is the child of my heart. From the minute I met her, I knew the world changed. She's not mine by biology, only by love. One day we were walking and she had on new shoes...
    BookGrl BookGrl 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am not your typical teenager. I am still like this today, but this is a memory from when I was 13: Some background: I was in a play with a bunch of people from the age 20-25...
    teenmommyof2 teenmommyof2 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have two daughters... one I gave birth to one iadopted . my eldest is in the Navy and my youngest in school
    Aprildawnmarie Aprildawnmarie 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have a daughter, she's 3 months old. She's not technically mine though, she's my girlfriends daughter. There technically is no father....but I'll love my little girl with all my...
    Spirit24 Spirit24 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I ********** in front of my daughter at what age should I start
    benjaminbi benjaminbi 22-25, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    How should I spank (or any other discipline method) my 4 year old daughter? She refuses bath & bed time. She always tells me no. She will hit me. I try to put her in time-out and...
    teenmommyof2 teenmommyof2 18-21, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    For as long as I can remember I've been overly sensitive to rejection. Any smallest bit of negativity aimed my way can put me into instant tears and I avoid the person who looked...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    A mother was walking down the hall when she heard a humming sound coming from her daughter's bedroom. When she opened the door she found her daughter naked on the bed with a...
    Texaspumper Texaspumper 51-55, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    yep I am a teenager but I am me.
    jtlittlebit jtlittlebit 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I wonder why did I even write ? Should I be fearful? Not at All..! I have a husband name " Mahsum Ur Rahman", He, whom I share the address of 127 Telegraph road. Alexandria, VA...
    Farzanaquudusneisa Farzanaquudusneisa 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel so suffocated here. I feel like I don't have a right to express myself in what I want to do or say. My parents make me do things that they want to do or don't let me have a...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I used to till now..."until you behave normal I don't have a daughter" ....but what is normal? How does someone with autism act normal?
    DeathIsFinal DeathIsFinal 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been living with my boyfriend for 6 months, I have a daughter (almost 2yes old)of my own and we had a son together. He has two of his own. Boy(5) girl (2). I cannot stand...
    Nicksters90 Nicksters90 18-21 a week ago