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I Have Lost Control of My Teenagers

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    My Daughter's First and Last Year With Me...

    While here this year, Taylor has had all A's and B's for the school year, a really good little job at the local ChicFilA and a car waiting on her to get her driving permit - all of us have shown love to her dearly - all together, this was...
    BluByU BluByU 41-45 1 Response Jul 20, 2008

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    New Show Now Casting: Help For Young People (16-25) And Their Parents

    Does your child have issues with ANGER, BULLYING, a SHORT TEMPER, or FIGHTING? Do they struggle with BODY IMAGE issues or Low SELF-ESTEEM? Do you see them dealing with issues you have dealt with YOURSELF or do you WORRY they will be just like YOU? Are these ISSUES causing...
    cineflixcasting cineflixcasting 31-35 Oct 15, 2012

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    My Son

    My son, Andrew, is easily the brightest, most creative person I have ever known.  Yeh, yeh I'm biased.  But really, he is.  And he always has been.  He got in more trouble with his mouth by third grade than most graduate students.  He would out argue...
    Zoiedog Zoiedog 51-55, M Nov 22, 2007

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    My Teen Also Is An Angel and the Brightest Kid I Know

    I know how you feel.  BUT, mine is such a screwed up situation.  My teen is actually my foster daughter.  BUT, I've known her since she was born and am her godmother (see my user name?) - her birth parents are now both in prison and I will soon be adopting her...
    breesgodmother breesgodmother 46-50 2 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    I have lost about 110 lbs so far. One interesting part of the experience is how differently people treat me. It is somewhat disturbing how stark the difference is. People are...
    zooomzoom zooomzoom 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I have lost a lot of weight since being pregnant, I'd say it's from all the morning sickness and not being able to eat much, apparently it's pretty normal so yeah, I weighed 75kg...
    moonlighteclipse moonlighteclipse 16-17, F Jan 16

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    Not just men that are disrespectful..... I have lost respect for anyone that is disrespectful
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    As I sit here contemplating it all, I just cannot believe that I have lost someone whom I have cared very deeply for here on EP. I respect that my friend must leave I guess? And I...
    allsfinebime allsfinebime 51-55, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    The Valley of Anger I had little control over my reactions to grief. I felt weak, almost breathless. I could not ignore the cold damp feeling of dread that crept over me. The...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F a week ago

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    At first i did what most people do in lucid dreams, wander the world you dream up, act out scenarios you wouldnt get away with in real life, fly off into space, all that. but at...
    thetalkingmushroom thetalkingmushroom 18-21, M Dec 27, 2014

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    My sister is so controlling over me! She's worse than my mom! Today I curled my eyelashes and she freaked out and took the eyelash curler away, and hid it from me. I'm really...
    AngelinaBlog AngelinaBlog 18-21, F Jan 13

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    I have had family members overcome Cancer and beat it, but I have also lost family members from it too. A few years ago, I lost my grandmother. She had stage 3 bone cancer, and...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    I lost my dad in 2001. He hadn't been sick that long. He was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer in December of 2000 & told that he had 6-8 months to live even with chemo. He...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Dec 28, 2014

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    The core of this achievement lies in that ah-ha moment. I was a chubby child but never obese. I was thin throughout most of my adult life, but graduate school, having a child...
    moonchild0315 moonchild0315 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I don't feel as if I have control of my life in our society. I understand how everybody stays motivated.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Jan 13

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    i lost my wallet awhile ago and good thing i was able to placed my atm card inside my side pocket just before my wallet got lost. there isn't a lot of money in there but i have a...
    altec1243 altec1243 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    My boyfriend is the best. We've been together for 3 years now and he knows my secrets about self harm and depression. He tries his best to help me and be there for me and I really...
    Rishay Rishay 18-21, F Jan 15

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    I lost my virginity a month before my 15th birthday to my boyfriend of, at the time, 9 months. we've now been together for almost 2 years and 7 months. I don't not at all regret it...
    redhead0505 redhead0505 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I just really can't believe this is happening to her. She was living such a happy life with her family. She would go off on facebook about all the fun and amazing things they were...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I lost a dog recently. He was such a sweet and gentle pet,... a friend.. a brother to me. RIP Milkshake. I will miss u dearly...
    biggerbro biggerbro 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 1

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    I've lost someone dear to me. this happened awhile ago but I feel like I need to tell this story. I knew this girl her name was Christina and she was my very first girlfriend. we...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Well, almost lost I think. I have widespread cancer, but it is actually a worm infestation. Various parasitic worms have mutagenic properties that could easily lead to cancer being...
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Lost my dad when i was 3 . I think how it would of been if he was still alive . Would i have more siblings? Things like these is what i ask myself everyday. Its all part if my...
    TonyMontanah TonyMontanah 13-15, M Jan 9

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    I had to euthanize my wonderful dog, Jake, earlier today. It's possibly one of the worst experiences I'll ever have, as he was with me my whole life. His heart and lungs were...
    nightglider nightglider 16-17, F 19 Responses Jan 9

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    I lost my dad to cancer. He had lung cancer and he didn't realize it until it was too late. I was 7 years old when he passed away. He was 44 when I was born. Yeah I was definitely...
    srb76 srb76 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I lost my best friend to a guy. We'd been friends since we were 12 years old, and she used to be one of the most important people in my life. There were a lot of other factor...
    someonelikeyou9 someonelikeyou9 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    years and years of my daddy fighting off cancer . years 5 years on and off . he was such a good man . last month i lost him . he passed at night when i was in dance class . when i...
    Neroforlife Neroforlife 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Any of you experience the scapegoat of the family? That's me. My NPD mother has set me up in this position since I was a child. My youngest sister is her golden child so to speak...
    wickedgirlie84 wickedgirlie84 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Always hid behind the mask of a good, docile, polite girl. I could not say the truth, I have to keep up appearance. I cannot be who I am. Because it would bring shame to the family...
    littleowlet littleowlet 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I just got a call from my mom. My aunt will not be making it out of the hospital. She could pass away tomorrow...They are taking all the tubes and stuff out of her so her 7 year...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    I can't bring myself to care about anything anymore. I can't handle adult life, and after years and years of trying, I don't have any energy to try anymore. I don't want to do...
    justsomegirloutthere89 justsomegirloutthere89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Deep In My Heart I've carved your name deep into my memory that you live in the depth of my soul. I've engraved it in my mind to adorn the pages of my life. I've thawed your name...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    I believe there is a God, although it's hard for me to believe in him. I was laid off my job in April and have had an impossible time getting hired for a job that gives 40 hours a...
    mengetpedicures mengetpedicures 26-30, M 6 Responses Jan 4

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    my 7 year old cousin called my mother today and talked to her on the phone. I am proud of her and shocked with how well she is taking the news of her mother. They raised her well...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    In the past I have had to deal with at least 2 sh^tty bosses who gave more of a d^mn about their job and business than about whether someone gets stabbed in their business or if...
    PaperPlanes88 PaperPlanes88 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I must have heard them all; things people say to someone widowed early. The most meaningful one came from a beautiful old widow. "Be grateful your husband died in your arms. Isn't...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    By in large i don't like people. I don't trust them. Perhaps its a situation of my own creation but the fact remains i have had people put the screws to me more often than not...
    southernfried southernfried 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    In the hospital where my husband and I worked, the cardioresucitator/defibrillator was put in his charge. Everyone knew how strict he was; meticulously careful with whatever was...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    I can no longer see purpose in my life. But I'm so physically and emotionally, drained of life, I don't have the strength to take my life. Haha, I'm so physically alone. I hate how...
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M Jan 9

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    Few days ago i made tattoo dedicated to my baby boy. He was born on Nov,23 and God took him back 5 days later. My lovely angel died on Nov,27. I miss him so much. :-(  What do...
    yuliano4ka yuliano4ka 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    The only purpose I have in life is to serve my parents, and I can only do that $h!t for so long! Dammit! I don't know how I'm supposed to live through life helping people- and then...
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M Jan 12

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    Wow..so much for being honest. In the wonderful world of the internet it doesn't get you far. People are interested in fantasy and clandestine affairs. I might be honest, but I can...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 12

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    I had a dream that I found R. I was so totally overjoyed and so excited that I attempted to jump into his arms. The shock and confusion, even hostility, that he looked at me with...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    In 2009 I found a craigslist posting for a male 5-6 year old cat named Cain. I'd just gotten my first place of my own and was excited to share it with a kitty friend. He ended up...
    WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn 26-30, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    The Valley of Reality "You won't pass this test; you're not strong; you are angry.", the devil kept telling me in my mind. I didn't care if I passed a test I had never signed up to...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So I will share with you guys my story: Dave, died from cancer last year I don't know it just seems like yesterday. So ahhhh We always hang out with the gang and have fun. One...
    Regkid Regkid 13-15, F 2 days ago