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I Have Issues With My Mother

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    My Mom Is Driving My Crazy!

    My mom and I have always had a difficult relationship.  I try very hard to get along with her and she tries most of the time to get along with me.  We are very different from each other.  We have almost nothing in common.  But it's very important to have my mom in my life...
    greenpeople greenpeople 41-45 1 Response Feb 13, 2012

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    My family was more involved with making people

    believe we lived some perfect or amazing life but reality...it was all a show. Now, in comparison to others experiences i had it pretty okay, that much I cant deny but since this isnt about me comparing i am going to talk about my situation. I have always been the "black sheep...
    bandelt7 bandelt7 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 21

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    I know that is entire rant is not going to make

    any sense, but I have to get it out. It's just frustrating. I know it could have been alot worse. She just never stood up for us. My dad was emotionally and verbally abusive while we were growing up and she did nothing except say "Be good"...what the f does that mean??? We...
    Janeunderground Janeunderground 31-35, F May 5

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    From a very young age I've always been told to

    watch what I say to my mother. Not really allowed to have an opinion. She can talk to people however she likes but whenever anyone bites back at her, she is the victim and the other party is at fault. I'm so tired of trying to explain to her that she instigates things, but it...
    PrincessPhie PrincessPhie 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    My mom thinks I'm not depressed I'm seeking

    for attention and I'm lying about hearing voices and I went on a suicide hotline to make my 'act' seem more legit. And then people wonder why I have a problem with her. She also when I was 11 yelled at me "if you don't like it here then you can leave" so I ran away but came back...
    lonelinessneverfades lonelinessneverfades 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Still Not The Victim

    Shut up SHUT UP Because I'm allowed to feel whichever way I want There is no excuse for anything that happened No way to validate ABUSE Because that's what it was ABUSE It was ugly and cruel and wrong I shouldn't have to defend myself Being told, "that's just the way she...
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 5 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Ammi and Me

    Even now, as a 60 year old woman, I have problems with my Ammi (mother). Ammi was young when she had me, 15, similar to the age I was when I had my first daughter. although she was young, she was prepared for motherhood, unlike me. What she wasn't prepared for was motherhood with...
    rasia1 rasia1 56-60 1 Response Jan 7, 2013

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    She abandoned me when i was eight years old.

    Because of her, i'm terrified of abandonment from every person i get close to. But i don't distance myself, because that's not me. I just get close to them and become paranoid.. And that relationship or friendship just doesn't work out. I know i need to find her in order to help...
    BrokenRecord101 BrokenRecord101 18-21, F Feb 28

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    My Mom Is Always Angry.

    From the moment she wakes up to the moment she goes to bed she is looking for an excuse to be angry. Every-single-little-thing is a problem to her, and she blames EVERYONE (Mostly me) for ALL of her perceived problems. Here's a prime example. My mom and dad got into a very...
    TheRelentlessOne TheRelentlessOne 18-21, M 10 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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    My mother lies and I just nod

    and say ok, she'll ignore me if I ask probing questions. Why do people lie?
    booojee booojee 26-30, F May 22

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    She's Pushing Me Away...

    My mother thinks we have such a great relationship, but if she knew half of the feelings I've kept to myself, she'd know differently. She seems to be dependent of me, and she is pushing me away. Sometimes it feels like she is smothering me. It seems like she doesn't think I have...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F Apr 7, 2013

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    My mom likes to pretend

    that nothing happens in the world that is mine and her relationship. She's only really happy when I need things so, then she can go and buy me a ****-ton of crap I don't need as a gift and then throw it in my face later. I have brought up that buying me this and that isn't...
    RoseWithManyThorns RoseWithManyThorns 18-21, F Jun 18

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    To Put It Nicely...

    I have issues with my mom. I long ago gave up any semblance of getting what I wanted from her, which was unconditional love and approval. But yes, I still have issues with her. I cannot change her. I can’t. I don’t want to. But I can work on myself. Work on this...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    Why Are You So Controlling?

    This is exactly how I feel- I'm tired of being what you want me to be.. Feeling so faithless, lost under the surface Don't know what you're expecting of me.. Put under the pressure of walking in your shoes.. Every step that I take is another mistake to you.. I've become so numb...
    starlit11 starlit11 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 18, 2012

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    No matter what my mother says,

    I am smart. No matter what my mother says, I am beautiful. No matter what my mother says, I am capable. I am strong. I am lucky. I am determined. I can work to achieve what I need to. I am worthy of friends. No matter what my mother says.
    PaigetheBook PaigetheBook 16-17, F 1 Response May 28

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    My mom has lied to me

    for as long as I can remember she told me my dad didn't want anything to do with me and that I didn't have older siblings but when I turned 15 I found out that my dad had really overdosed on heroin and that I had 2 older brothers. My whole life my mom used drugs and aloud me to...
    bladechic624 bladechic624 18-21, F May 3

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    Well,actually, I disowned her a few years ago

    and she is in jail now. She was very verbally and emotionally abusive towards me and my siblings and also(sometimes)physically abusive. I wish I had a better person as a mom, but I became friends with an older lady that was a very good example the way she cared for her kids. She...
    caisymay caisymay 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    Seriously, Just Stop.

    my mum is like night and and day, she's so nice and caring sometimes and the next, a monster. it's like she was never there the real her. she tells me things to do and when i do them, she is never EVER satisfied with the results. i tell her to stop telling me to everything if she...
    CuriousIronButterfly CuriousIronButterfly 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    Mentally Retarded Mother?

    As a child, my siblings and I, lived alone with my mum (if you read my other story you'll see that my father left), which probably made my mother suffer. After suffering her divorce and having to bring up children alone, she seemed already weak, but with the years she gets more...
    Lavishedivygates Lavishedivygates 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21, 2012

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    My mother likes to make small mean comments to

    me that makes my self esteem go down. But I think it's just a mother thing I don't get.
    Traviesaal Traviesaal 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    It really is a long story,

    certainly a painful one from my childhood. My mother and father were divorced soon after I was four. She took me away from my father when I was so young, and ruined the chance of a good relationship with him. Eventually we settled in her hometown, Flensburg, and I went to...
    Desartes Desartes 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10

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    My Mom And I Haven't Gotten Along The Last 10 Years.

    the last  ten years of my life have been hard. i don't think my mom understood what i was going through. because for the first 17 years of my life, i had a hard time speaking clearly. up tell i was 5 i was the happiest child in the world. but i finally new i had to grow up. i...
    capricornlily capricornlily 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2011

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    My mother lied to me my whole youth about

    who my father was. I was told my father was my mother’s first husband. Meanwhile my mother married my step father when I was just 20 months old. He was a good man, and the only man I ever called or concerned to be my father, but it was always silently know I was my mother’s...
    ou812y ou812y 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I don't live with my mom.

    I have a whole lot of family issues but I usually get along with my mother pretty well. She hasn't yelled at me since I was little. I'm 18 now and she called me up in a rage. She was angry because she saw my Instagram and didn't see any pictures of her on there and she only saw...
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    my mother is loving kind woman

    who whent through allot more than any human being should go through i will not say what over the internet or outside my own life. since i was a child my mother allways said i love you but it sound like a nice way to say get out of my face. when i was young my mother and i...
    curtdav92 curtdav92 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    Please read this, I desperately need to let

    this out and hear people's views! I love my mother, she's amazing but she is obsessed with me eating... anything actually! I can't stand it anymore! Two years ago I was a bit overweight- just on the scales, I looked barely chubby- and she was just obsessed with what I ate...
    zemoroza zemoroza 13-15 3 Responses Apr 27

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    samdavis3 samdavis3 16-17, M Jul 3

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    We'll Probably Never Get Past It

    Every since I was a small child, there has been an invisible wall between me and my mother. It's a strange form of rejection, being cared for from a distance, but still living in the same house. I won't say why the rejection became apparent, because it's very personal to me, but...
    Infinite9 Infinite9 70+, F 5 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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    She Expects Too Much.

    Somedays, we're fine. We can get along, joke around and love each other like mothers and daughters should. But on most not we,ut she is always in my hair. Telling me this, telling me that, nag nag nag. Sure I love my mom, but she has to give me some space! I'm normally a...
    xspamadvice xspamadvice 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    Well, not as big of the issue

    that some people have with their mother but my mother isn't very understanding.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    Hi, I would really appreciate it

    if you ever read this because I seriously need help as I can not keep up with my mother anymore. It funny to say it but as a child my mother and I had a really good relationship,we were really close. When I came to the age of 10 or 11 she distanced herself from me and started to...
    AmberTy AmberTy 13-15 2 Responses Jun 4

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    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F Jul 1

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    She Is Lost

    I feel so bad for her, but seriously I can't be her emotional punching bag any longer. My mom is going through a lot, I totally understand that, I just wish she would not be so hateful and mean towards me. She has done this for years, but lately it's been so bad :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    I have been physically

    and emotionally abused by my mother my whole life, but yet I still find myself trying to please her or make her proud. I know for a fact she doesn't love me, she's never loved anyone, I mean she's a diagnosed psychopath, but I still love her and forgive her for all of the the...
    Rebeccaej Rebeccaej 13-15, F 11 Responses Jan 10

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    Sick as a dog and my mom still yells at me,

    when will this madness end. I genuinely have no one and no one cares about me, not even when I'm sick :'(
    TheRouge TheRouge 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Mother.

    As I grew up I knew you as The woman who loved Church Who made no time or had no time to live life the way that she should have I knew you as the woman who demanded that I go to church and based my worth for that entire week If I did or did not go I knew you as a woman who hated...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    My Mother Has Never Liked Me

    I remember reading the story "The Whipping Boy", and wondering how someone could treat a child so bad. Especially their own child. Years later I realized I was my mother's whipping child. I was always called names by both my parents but the difference between my dad and mom...
    Belle59 Belle59 56-60 2 Responses Sep 14, 2013

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    How can I live knowing that

    if she knows the truth, she'll never accept me?
    karenoohhh karenoohhh 13-15, F 2 Responses May 31

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    Before.

    We always had food on the table, clean clothes on our backs. We went to school looking presentable. We got made a fuss of on our birthdays and Christmas time, even though she didn't really like to celebrate because of her upbringing. She told us she loved us and we loved her back...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    Acts More Childish Than Grown Up - My mother

    is one woman who doesn't know the meaning of the word 'calm', even if she did - she would probably just forget about it and go on one of those insane tirades about whatever it is that is ticking her off acting like a Large Ham and yelling so loudly it could wake the dead. I...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Jun 10

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    Ok... If it's me y'all have to tell me.

    I left my husband in 2009. It was terrible. I went to school, made something of myself. Was working at a hospital. I got involved with a severely abusive man... Maybe I was naive... I really don't know... Anyway, I stayed with him because he threatened to hurt my kids, burn...
    DeeDee32 DeeDee32 31-35 1 Response Apr 17

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    Not Good Enough

    My mother expects me to b her shadow,to like things she does & we couldn't b more different. I'm like my dad who my mother know I picked over her-he's dead now. He had 6other kids but I'm her only one. If she is not comparing me to herself then it's my perfect cousins who are...
    BrokenNayana BrokenNayana 22-25, F Jul 2, 2012

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    I'm About To Scream

    Though me and my mom don't have that bad of a relationship with each other we do have some issues with each other she can act like such a child sometimes. Like if she wants to go somewhere like the mall or the city I'll sometimes tell her I don't feel like it so then she...
    Klong91 Klong91 22-25, F May 19, 2010

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    My mother always yells at me

    whenever we have a conversation. She has the idea that I take drugs (which I don't) I have told my grandparents about this and they know she is wrong. She also forces me to cut my hair and facial hair (I want to grow it but whenever she sees any facial hair she shouts and...
    KieranDRobertson KieranDRobertson 16-17, M Apr 1

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    Too Early For The Drama....

    I have posted once before that my mother wasn't talking to me until her birthday came around. Now the friday before her birthday came she had called me but I was in clinical (im in nursing school) so I wasn't able to answer the phone. She left me a msg talking about she tried of...
    reene198321 reene198321 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 16, 2011

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    Hell yeah I have issues with my mother.

    It's difficult being around when everything you do is twisted up and used against. She acts like she never does anything wrong that hurts us. She makes herself the victim. I just don't really take things to heart anymore. I just try to forgive and forget because I don't feel...
    Kperr14 Kperr14 13-15, F May 31

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    I started reading every ones story

    and I was shocked at how much in common are stories are. I used to be so ashamed of my mother's illness and kept it a secret. As mom got older things just got worse and worse, her moods swings were up one minute then down a deep hole the next. My whole life all I every heard was...
    pamq pamq 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    My mother gave me some furniture almost 5 years

    ago when she downsized. We had a falling out and her living circumstances changed. She is demanding that I return the items,( book case, mirror and curtains. NOT valuable!) she gave them to me and never said she wanted them back. She said she's going to call the police. Do I...
    RebeccaDeWinter RebeccaDeWinter 31-35, F 5 Responses May 3

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    She Is Mentally Killing Me

    I don't know what to do. She makes me miserable and makes me hate myself. Being with her for more than a minute means having to deal with her insults on my father or her criticism on everything about me. My dad chose to divorce her when I was starting out in 8th grade. I am now...
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 13 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    shes not living with us

    now cuz my dad and her are separated. cuz she cheated but i wish shed say sorry and come back
    hollyjollyholly hollyjollyholly 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I Have A Love/hate Relationship With My Mom

    I love my mother but she gets on me nerves....I had invited her to dinner on a Sunday, but something came up and she came by anyway...talking bout she can do what she wants because she is "grown" well Im grown too. Then we got into on the phone and I blocked her number out for a...
    reene198321 reene198321 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2011

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    I Sometimes Feel Like A Mistake.

    My mother makes me feel like a mistake. She never wants to spend time with me, she'd rather spend her time with her fiance. I don't believe that she loves me. She had me when she was in college and my dad was a little abusive. She had to be a single mother until I was about 3...
    CowgirlBebop CowgirlBebop 18-21, F Mar 22, 2012

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    Hadn't Talked To My Mother In 5 Years

    My mother got pregnant with me when she was 20, studying abroad in England. When I was young I wanted to know who my father was, but she told me that I didn't have a father, like Bambi. She started dating a guy when I was 6, and I kind of viewed him as a father, but I never...
    cosmicspeck cosmicspeck 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2011

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