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I Love My Mother But Don't Like Her

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    My mother had always spoiled me as a child in terms of toys, technology, and things I wanted. But my mother is very emotionally unstable. She has been diagnosed with depression and...
    heyheyhey122 heyheyhey122 18-21, F Jan 2

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    I Don'T Have A Mom I Feel Like I Can Go Talk To... - All my friends have supportive mothers who they love but I don't have a mom I feel like I can go talk to... And i really don't...
    Grace012120 Grace012120 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2013

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    Can't Wait To Leave. - I feel bad for saying I don't like her, but I really don't. She's lazy, she always makes me clean the house entirely by myself. She doesn't know how to...
    anonymousabomination anonymousabomination 18-21, F Dec 29, 2012

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    I'm currently eighteen, a Senior in High school, and already having a quarter-life crisis. I'm absolutely terrified of growing up because I don't know what Life is going to hit me...
    Nyanperona Nyanperona 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Guilt I Feel For Not Liking My Mom - It is so hard dealing with my mom.  I moved out when I was 17, have raised 3 sons mainly as a single mother, and am now my mothers caretaker...
    sunflowers09 sunflowers09 31-35 2 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    I Love My Mom But I Am Trying To Learn How To Like Her - I know I love my mom but I have recently come to rediscover that I do not like her. When I was little I was always closer...
    cutiesagi cutiesagi 70+ Sep 26, 2012

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    Well, where do I start? It's becoming harder for me to write these stories which is a good thing because I think I'm learning to cope with my anger (yay for therapy working...
    kh46 kh46 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    Never Put My Finger On This - Isn't the father supposed to be the one leaving to go to the bar because it's more important than their own children? Not my mom... She's cool at...
    FreeHugs330 FreeHugs330 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 28, 2011

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    Love My Mother But Don't Like Her - That's it, a genuine statement from within your truth. I like it. It's great to be able to distinguish liking from loving.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 19, 2011

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    Its Hard To Explain. She's Too Immature - I wasn't raised by my mother, not beyond my first few years of life at least. My father and grandmother were the ones that raised me, and...
    TimmyCay TimmyCay 18-21, M Mar 19, 2011

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    Why Is She So Miserable And Why Does She Want Everyone Else To Be Also - My mother is fubar beyond belief. She has always been a control freak. Growing up you think your parents...
    anniebuster anniebuster 46-50 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    My Dad Is The One I Have The Problem With - I guess that I really let my dad down. I spent most of my life trying to be the best son he could ever want, while inside I knew I was...
    colocowgirl colocowgirl 61-65, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    What Is Wrong With My Mother? - I also love my mother but do not like her.  My mother has done so many intentionally hurtful things to try and destroy my life, my...
    tiredofstupidhumans tiredofstupidhumans 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    Undercurrent - I really want the best in life for my mother.  She was raised in the 40's and 50's in an extremely religious family (church 3 times a week, no school dances...
    LauraVick LauraVick 36-40 1 Response Apr 13, 2010

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    I Dont Like My Mother - My mother was single raising us, she struggled yeah, and never let us forget it, now she is successfull and wealthy and we are just not what she had in mind...
    donnakev donnakev 41-45 1 Response Dec 27, 2008

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    My mother is selfish, always right in her mind and the whole world revolves around her.she never considers others feelings and if she doesn't agree with you she will degrade and...
    equalizer22 equalizer22 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Same Here... - My mother had always wanted a daughter, and she got her wish when I was born. I was pretty much a living doll for her to dress up and show off. I soon learned I...
    openandlearning openandlearning 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 14, 2010

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    Sick Of All The Minds Games... - As the title states I love and respect my Mother as she has the right to my love as my Mother. She "was" a very strong and loving Mother growing...
    Mewtwo000 Mewtwo000 26-30 Dec 24, 2012

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    I've Lost My Respect For Her - I love her for the sacrifices she made for me, for the love she showered me with when I was a child and for the hard work she put into raising me. I...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28, 2010

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    I have demonstrated I don't care about the pervert EP community that don't like I get their stories remove that promote ********* content. They are upset they don't have the same...
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    I don't care if you don't like me...I don't even like you too so stop minding my business and get a life of your own.
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    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M Mar 27

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    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's not in a 'i'm too good for people' kind of way, its just that i don't feel any connections to them. I don't like relationships that are entirely based on small talk and i hate...
    grungehippy grungehippy 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Probably somewhere of my own. A place where I won't be bothered. A home where no one cares when I don't sleep or eat on a regular schedule. Where my artistic or borderline crazy...
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    I really hate spending time with my husbands mother and sister . They come across as very superficial, and I literally feel exhausted from trying to make conversations with them...
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