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I Miss My Kids

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    I Never Want to Leave Them

    It is Sunday night.  tomorrow, back to work.  Since the day my first child was born, this is the worst....  I really, really, hate to be parted from them.  I want to be home with them.  I want to hold them and feel them and laugh with them.  I want...
    PajamaGirl PajamaGirl 31-35 1 Response Mar 23, 2008

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    I Dread October

    It was October first 2008 and what I thought was just another ordinary day. My daughters dad and I had broken up awhile back and I was talking to a different guy. I was on the phone with him when my daughters dad comes walking up to the door. He had been in and out of jail all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 26, 2012

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    I Have A New Respect For People Who Miss Their Kids

    you know those stories about parents who cling to their adult kids and make it hard for them to live their own lives?  I understand that now, where at one point I thought it was just selfish.  Now that my kids are gone on vacation, I feel like an essential part of...
    mexpat mexpat 41-45, F Jun 26, 2010

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    Why Did They Take My Kids?

    Im a great MOM! Love my children with all my heart. Ive been married for 16 years to my husband. My oldest daughter Hannah is 10, My youngest daughter is 8 her name is Haley. My husband and I got into a arguement and the neighbor called police. We just moved into a nice new...
    fairytale9775 fairytale9775 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2009

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    I Miss My Kids So Much.

    We live in Georgia, and my two children (9 and 5) are a week into a two week visit to Grandma (DH's Mother) in Wisconsin.  DH flew them out and stayed for a few days with them.  He will be home this afternoon.  He flies back next week to bring them home.  I...
    Missingthemsomuch Missingthemsomuch 31-35 Jul 17, 2009

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    I Wake Every Night And Wonder If I Did The Right Thing. I Miss Them So Much.

    Almost 3 years ago I left my children with their dad (my ex husband) and went to another country. It was the hardest decision I have ever made in my whole life. I had my first child at 19, It was with my now ex husband and he was 30 at the time. We had only been together 6 weeks...
    aroural aroural 31-35 3 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    My Lil Men...

    April 1,2012...Ethan and Ayden. I found out after 13 years,I was pregnant again. My daughter,at the time,was just a thought. My sons were My world.the only right things I've done was have My children. My father has guardianship of My boys.I'm currently on methadone,and My family...
    sablegrl3 sablegrl3 31-35, F May 12, 2013

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    I have two adult daughters.

    Both of them are in a religion that is very harsh and is tearing our family apart. All of the 4 grandchildren have left them because if the overly strict beliefs they live by. Two are 18, one 15 and the last is 13. Somehow, I am to blame for this because my husband and I took...
    Ladyozzy Ladyozzy 51-55, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I Want My Four Boys Back!!!

    I AM A 26 YEAR OLD MOTHER , I HAVE 4 KIDS AND I USED TO HAVE A HUSBAND , UNTIL CPS SHOWED UP. MY EX-HUSBAND AND I PROVIDED A CLEAN , LOVING AND CARING HOME FOR OUR CHILDREN AND WE DIDN'T DESERVE TO LOSE THEM. CPS TOOK OUR KIDS FOR WHAT I BELIEVE IS VERY UNJUST AND TAMPERED WITH...
    angeiebaire26 angeiebaire26 26-30 4 Responses May 10, 2011

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    I Hate Sundays...

    My ex fiance picks up our 2 year old daughter on Sundays. She stays with her mom until Wednesday. In regards to custody, at this moment, I am very lucky. I have been averaging about 55 to 65 percent custody each week since my ex left, 2 months ago. For an unmarried father in...
    OU2013 OU2013 31-35 Mar 26, 2012

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    Ex Being A Totally Unreasonable!!

    Today I picked my kids up from school to take them home. My eldest says he wants to spend time with me and the youngest follows suit. I miss them. Never spent so much time away from them ever. All I have left is my kids since she decided that our marriage was over. I didn't see...
    flawedman flawedman 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2013

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    Especially At Christmas Time

    I miss my kids and wish I had them in my lap right now.  I miss the little sweethearts tearing through the house like tiny tornadoes leaving a trail of “stuff” in their wake.  I want to feel their giddiness and excitement grow as Christmas gets closer each...
    Myonis108 Myonis108 56-60, F 13 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    My Life Is Incomplete W/Out Them Here...

    About 5 years ago I went through domething extremely tramatic and became depressed. I have post tramatic stress syndrome. I went to get help for myself to get better. When I did that my 2 oldest father went to friend of court andfiled to take them from me. I never was given a...
    sweetbee7 sweetbee7 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    Mom Missing Child - Ptsd

    i was 22 when i had my first of two daughters. i refused to stay with the father because of his anger, and his volatile reactivity to my growing depression as i was pregnant like this. since then, i believe he has worked a lot on himself... but i'm glad i don't have to be with...
    o0okateo0o o0okateo0o 31-35, F 1 Response May 21, 2012

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    No Excuse

    I was fighting the war on terror and my children were taken away....
    BlessedandProud BlessedandProud 41-45 1 Response Dec 27, 2012

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    The Mornings Are The Worst

    I'm about to give in a go ask the doctor for something to help me get through the mornings. I miss my kids so much it is making me sick. I cry and feel like vomiting. I tell myself that by afternoon I will feel better, but getting through those hours after I wake up is really...
    mexpat mexpat 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2010

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    But I'll Heal This Situation, Someday

    what,6 yrs? eight years? I don't even know. it doesn't consume me like it used to and the time is coming,soon?
    dubkebab dubkebab 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    Moving Abroad

    I have a job abroad and it is in the middle east. I am leaving my two children aged two and four and my wife back in England. I am leaving in a week and I am already missing them. How do people cope when they can't see their kids everyday. Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
    riyadh2012 riyadh2012 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17, 2012

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    I'm Not Sure Of The Place For My Story, But I Do Miss My Kids...

    Our background is long and I don't want to write about it right now.  It's hard enough to write about my present situation.  I have 6 children;  5 of them are girls, 1 boy and 3 of the girls are steps.  I have 2 children with my xh, a son and a daughter.  Our son is his...
    cantwakeup cantwakeup 36-40, F Oct 18, 2011

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    I Love My Kids

    I went trough a nasty divorce 9 years ago and I have only seen and talked to my girls about 9 months in that time now they are 18 and 14 and they hate me I am still going to court because my ex keeps taking me for more money.I try and call them but they never return my calls.I...
    Jackco40 Jackco40 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2009

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    Miss My Girls

    Per my divorce agreement I sold my home and my girls decided to live with their dad while they commute to college because he lives closer than I do.  I miss them so much.  We called them "the Chicken Sisters" because they ***** at each other...
    TruthIz TruthIz 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    How Long Is Too Long to Be Gone?

    I'm half way through the second time my almost 4-year-old son has been gone to his father's.  It's much harder this week, because I don't have as much to keep busy.  Right now the court order states two weeks on, two weeks off with each parent throughout the summer...
    louiebear76 louiebear76 31-35 1 Response Jul 13, 2009

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    My Kids Left For Vacation Last Night

    They are with their dad, and they are happy and they will be fine, but I am a wreck.  I can't quit crying, and I feel horrible.  They are going to be gone for 6 weeks.  I don't know how I will stand it.  I knew it would hurt a little when they left, but I...
    mexpat mexpat 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 26, 2010

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    I Think About Them Everyday

    Not everyone knows this but I have two kids, ages 3 and 4. It has now been two weeks since the last time I have seen them and it's the longest I have ever been away from them and it's killing me. I think about them all the time. They live in Florida while I'm up here in Minnesota...
    IamDRock IamDRock 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    I Want My Kids Back..do They Think About Me?

    evEVERYTHING I LOVED I HAVE LOST...MY KIDS, MY APARTMENT, MY FAMILY, MY SELF RESPECT AND PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING ELSE THAT COMES WITH ME BEING AAN INDEPENDENT WOMAN. R U READY FOR THE SAD PART?...THE MAN I LOVED THE MOST..TOOK IT ALL FROM ME. HE GAVE MY KIDS AWAY TO MAKE A LONG...
    honeydip13 honeydip13 26-30 9 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    I Was The One To Move Out

    I miss them so much. I was the one to move out because I felt that it would damage them more to see their parents squabble over the house. He is with them more due to my work schedule and living situation at the moment. God I miss them. I think I did the right thing in the long...
    missing4pieces missing4pieces 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    Missing My Kids But It Turned Out For The Best

    Ten years ago I left my husband, my home and my four children and moved to another country. At that time I was suffering from a severe depression, and my marriage had broken down, though my husband and I were still on friendly terms.  I couldn't afford the family house and I...
    Marjah Marjah 41-45 2 Responses Mar 13, 2011

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    ok so i don't actually have kids,

    but i have dated women with children. it was a heartbreaking break up, but despite these terrible tragedies, the worst is when you also have to break up with their child. see i bonded with these kids, i treated them as my own. i do still see them, but it sucks not being able...
    Izzyguy007 Izzyguy007 22-25, M Mar 17

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    Missing My Babies On My Sons Birthday

    I miss them so much. Everything about them. Their smiles, their laughter, their eye rolling, their smell... I miss them so much I physically ache. Today is my oldest son, Asa's 8th birthday. I can barely function. I have never not seen my baby boy on his birthday. But Mommy made...
    krystal1984 krystal1984 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    My Kids Are Everything To Me

    My kids are everything that keeps me sane in this crazy world. I always knew that one day they would grow up and leave home,I just never realized time would go by so fast. I am proud of my kids,I have 3 and they all have started college this year. They are smart,independent...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 6, 2012

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    My Kid Is Now Being Taken Away

    I am 21 a very young parent i would say, me and my ex got together at the age of 18 beggening of collage. Had our kid at the age, we both love him but because i work at nights she blames me for not being with him during the day, i cant bacause in the morning he goes to an educare...
    Xavi1 Xavi1 18-21, M Sep 28, 2012

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    I Want My Kids.

    I used to be a stay at home mom. Around the time my daughter turned 3, I was pregnant with #2. She was born in 2000, he was born in 2003. I haven't seen my kids since 2004. I think about them every single day, and that will never stop. I used to write letters to them that I didn...
    Daenerys2012 Daenerys2012 31-35, F Sep 12, 2012

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    There Growing Up.

    I'm 27 and have two great kids 3 and 4, my partner of 6 years left and took both the kids i only see them a few days a week, It's eating me alive. I know i'm a young father and this is very new to me i want to see them group up. each day that passes i find out more about them but...
    readingthis readingthis 26-30 1 Response Jan 9, 2012

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    I Miss My Kids Every Minute Of Everyday

    hi there...i am writing this for my husband. him and his ex split up almost a year ago and she took their two kids with her : ages 1.5 yrs and 3 yrs. we ended up getting together and got married in dec of 2010. i have two kids of my own that are with me full time. i am watching...
    jobofolsom jobofolsom 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30, 2011

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    It's Been 3 Years and I Only Have Myself to Blame

    This will probably read like big jumbled mess.  That's what I feel like right now being that it's 2 am and I can't sleep right now because I am Desperatly missing my kids.  I happened  upon this website looking up "I miss my kids" and so I just...
    peace4allkinds peace4allkinds 31-35 7 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    Divorce

    I never wanted to parent this way, sharing our children between two households. I keep thinking of the story of King Solomon and the two women who came before him, fighting over a child, both claiming him as her own. King Solomon told them that he had a solution-cut the child in...
    lovevolves8 lovevolves8 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    Pain.

    Not knowing where they are, or if they will know how much you love them. Feeling the failure of not being there. And not being able to let them know, you did all you can...
    jtw29 jtw29 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    What Was Us

    amn you for you told me I must leave, and I your heart you must believe, the price to high for us who grieve. And what a loss and devastation, when life seemed to fail expectation, you, my love share anger and confusion.   Sometimes the guilt I feel could bury me...
    deiselshake deiselshake 26-30, F Feb 3, 2012

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    A Letter To The Queen...

    ....Dear Salome! "mi REINA"  My first borned.   I knew your name by the time I was 18.   I just didn't know when you were coming and then, 7 years later you did;  I named you!  I dreamed you.  As luck, karma, destiny or fate would have it, your mother and I parted...
    xiscoman7 xiscoman7 36-40 Oct 5, 2011

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    I Miss My Kids Terribly

    My wife of 13 years left me last summer after I was laid off.  She move 2000 miles away, and took my four children with her.  Hoping to save our marriage, I got a job where she moved.  As soon as I did, she served me with divorce papers, and limited my contact with...
    or06kgblky or06kgblky 36-40 4 Responses May 27, 2010

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    My Ex Has Run Off With My Kids & I Miss Them So Much

    Sometime last year 2010 the social services got involved with my ex as there had been some concerns raised regarding my kids. I found out by reading a report from social services & was so concerned i rang social & arranged to meet them. I met with them & some of the things i have...
    tyler4164 tyler4164 31-35 2 Responses Feb 19, 2011

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    Please Help I Miss My Kids

    I am a 37 year old male going thru a very painful divorce with two beautiful kids .  I have been experiencing massive depression and also at times having uncontrollable crying episodes.  I miss my kids so much.  I am so stuck on the things that I am going...
    kab72 kab72 36-40 4 Responses Jul 26, 2010

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    I Miss My Boys...

    It has been 2 years, 1 month, and 10 days since the last time that I was able to hug and kiss my boys. Daily, I close my eyes and play the memory of my last moment with Mathew, as he smiled and stared into my eyes and said, " I love you daddy". Dylan stood next to me and laid his...
    savemyboys savemyboys 26-30 1 Response Jul 28, 2011

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    Tring To Reconnect With My Teenaged Daughter

    I have a fourteen year old daughter who I have not seen since she was two, her mother and I devorced and she refused to let me visit with her. Then she refused to let me even talk to her . I was not a bad parent just a bad husband, any way my little girl recently contacted me on...
    Ratchet09 Ratchet09 36-40, M Sep 6, 2012

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    Miss You Both So Much

    I wonder what you're doing and how you're living life what new things did you learn today and how did you sleep last night did you feel raindrops on your face or sunshine in your eye of all the questions left uknown the biggest one is why why can't we be together why can't I...
    jodidoguy jodidoguy 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 3, 2013

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    I used to date this kid. . . And I have someone right now but I miss my ex a lot . Not that my new boy isn't good enough . But idk ... I really miss him ... And I wanna tell him I...
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    "I see the moon. And the moon sees me. And the moon sees the one that I long to see. So God bless the moon. And God bless me. And God bless the one that I long to see" -unknown...
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    Today, before I went to the rodeo, my boys and I stopped and visited my ole army friend. He passed this year in May, on the 23rd. My kids really liked him a lot. My youngest asked...
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