I My Daughter Hates Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 216 People

    She Would Rather Have Her Dad Alive And Dead...

    My Daughter was five years old when we divorced. I had a two year run of parties and fun. I admitted to not being the best Mom in the world...but surely not the worst. I always had a sitter, they were always fed, clothes washed, house clean and I got up in the morning and walked...
    vznevada vznevada
    61-65, F
    6 Responses Jun 20, 2012

    I'm absolutely beside myself with anguish over

    the verbal, emotional and legal abuse my own daughter has been putting me through. I divorced her cheating father when she was eleven. He had been very abusive toward me for seventeen years, and was an alcoholic and a drug user. I had been sober many years. Our marriage...
    MamaMusic MamaMusic
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Jan 12, 2014

    My 19 Year Old College Student Daughter Hates Me...Why?

    My 19-year old daughter just finished her freshman year of college and emailed me last week to say that she never ways to see me again because I was a terrible mother who emotionally and physically abused her and never loved her. She went on and on to tell me what a complete...
    MomNoMore2U MomNoMore2U
    56-60, F
    31 Responses May 7, 2013

    My daughter does not hate me,

    but she acts like it. I just found out through facebook that she has a boyfriend, and have always found out about boyfriends and breakups on facebook. I see that her new boyfriend's mom is already following and commenting about her and I talked to my daughter two days ago with...
    lad7466 lad7466
    51-55, F
    Jul 11, 2014
    PeaceiWant PeaceiWant
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2015

    My Daughter Wishes I Was Not Her Mom

    I have a 15 yr old beautiful daughter who I love more than anything in the world!..She's bright, funny, sweet and has such a big heart..She also like most teens her age is slobby, mouthy, ungrateful, forgetful, and in general turning into someone I honestly don't like very much...
    kooka69 kooka69
    Jul 19, 2013

    I have a 21 year old daughter

    who hates me. And I can't figure out why. Last scene was 2 weeks ago where she tried to jump me to hit me. Her boyfriend and my dad had to hold her down. That broke my heart into pieces. She yelled she hates me. All because i told her many times i dont want her boyfriend in the...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    My Daughter Really Hates Me.

    My daughter has always been very strong willed and defiant. She is now 16 and my life with her has been a series of fights, power struggles, pain and misery. I have always considered myself a good mom. I gave my daughter the best I could afford, we took yearly family vacations, I...
    taylor426 taylor426
    9 Responses Aug 16, 2011

    19 Year Old Daughter Resents Me

    I'm not to sure where to start. I have one child and she is 19. We had very little money but she always had opportunities - we sacrificed it all for her. She was a bright girl who wanted to be popular. We moved her to an exclusive school when she was in Year 5. She was...
    brookelea brookelea
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2013

    Like many people, I have lost a lot - my

    marriage (which was really a blessing as I was abused for years before I got the courage to leave), friends and family have passed. And in January 2014 I lost my oldest daughter Taylor - she didn't die, she left me. I when I left my marriage, I took just the clothes on my...
    WendyAnnF WendyAnnF
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Sep 8, 2014

    This is a long post,

    but the issues go way back. I was a single parent to my daughter from the time she was 2-1/2. A few years later I remarried and had a son from that marriage. The marriage lasted 3 years. So she had a stepfather from age 6 - 10 roughly. My son had oppositional defiant...
    Wondering4life Wondering4life
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Jan 7, 2014

    My 19 Year Old Daughter Acts Like She Hates Me

    She's mad at me because we don't have much food in the house. When she was looking for something to eat I told her to stop slamming things around. She yelled at me that "It's not MY fault you can't afford to buy groceries!" That hurt. I hate for her to go without, so I work 2...
    jodeen jodeen
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jun 10, 2013

    It seems to be a common theme.

    ..daughters hating their mothers. I have 5 daughters and two sons. The sons are 14 and 21 and are grateful for the love and nurture. The 21 year old recently told me how he "wouldn't be where he is if it weren't for me". How refreshing because one of my daughter's who is 25 this...
    megamomx7 megamomx7
    1 Response Jan 29, 2014

    I was a teenage mother

    and I did my best top raise my daughter but i guess my best was not good enough yeah I made some mistakes but I wasn't the worst mother in the world now at the age of 23 and I'm 40 she acts as is she hates me telling me my sister has been more of a mother to her than me that...
    nobodysperfect74 nobodysperfect74
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 14, 2015

    My Daughter Is Getting Married....& I'm Not Invited..

    My youngest daughter was only 1 when her dad died, so she never knew him. Over the years she became very spoiled both by myself & my parents. She hasn't changed in fact it got worse, and her attitude is of a snobby, un-appreciative individual.We haven't gotten along since she was...
    mlkmrebel mlkmrebel
    56-60, F
    20 Responses Mar 14, 2011

    Made up stories and lies in elementary school.

    Defiant in middle school. Belligerent in teens. Around 16, she would sneak out of bedroom window to spend night at boyfriends house. Boy’s mother never let us know. Brought home a criminal boyfriend who broke into our house and stole her sister’s extensive coin...
    wabpita wabpita
    Apr 4, 2015

    I have written before.

    Each time, I hope the next time it will be a different story. For over two years my grown daughters will have no contact with me. There has been a granddaughter born, another one on the way and another wedding...all with me unwelcome. I sound like a horrible, diseased person...
    Caroline1229 Caroline1229
    Aug 6, 2015
    anasteel2 anasteel2
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Oct 7, 2014

    Daughter Also Hates Me... It Hurts But... Thats Life..

    I met him at college, got pregnant and  we left..Her said he would find work. Huh. joke of the century. He' stood by me' in a smothering way...as I would have had an abortion, had I been left alone.  THe disgrace with the family and church etc. was too much to handle and so I...
    AmIreallyAlone AmIreallyAlone
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Apr 10, 2011

    I have a 30 year old daughter

    that I am concerned about. She does not feel I love her unconditionally. I think she has real emotional and alcohol issues and she blames me for all of them. She does not have any relationship with one of her brothers and actually hates him. He did do some bad things to her...
    badmama3 badmama3
    66-70, F
    2 Responses May 12, 2014

    Sharing the Heartache

    Strange this group is here but there are no stories???   On Valentine's day this week,  I was excited to see an email from my one and only daughter, Deanna, 36yrs old and a brilliant, intelligent woman.  But what a shock!  Instead of a valentine, it was a...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Feb 21, 2009

    My 22 year old daughter hates me,

    well... she at least doesn't like me, never really has. She was born so independent, never wanted to be held or cuddled. She has lots of friends, who do admit she is bitchy and difficult sometimes, but she is good to them most of the time and they enjoy being with her. She is...
    kathdm kathdm
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Nov 15, 2014

    My daughter within the last 3 yrs has been

    going around saying she had a horrible childhood that I was a horrible mother and that I never said I lived her. She is now 27 yrs old. I am speechless I don't understand where this is coming from. She grew up in a home with 2 loving parents grandparents and a close family. She...
    speechless219 speechless219
    51-55, F
    2 Responses May 30, 2014

    My Daughter Disowned My Family. She Hates Me!

    Well..... My story begins with my daughter and I being best friends and with each other daily for 26 years. I had my daughter at 17 so we were extremely close. I have been through a lot in my life so I don't trust very many people. I trusted my daughter completely. We decided to...
    marykay2677 marykay2677
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Nov 7, 2013

    No Motherly Connection Now Daughter Hates Me

    As a girl growing up I did not babysit for money like other girls my age. I got a job in a cleaning facility. I never felt comfortable around children, and had no desire to have any of my own. I married young (19) because I was pregnant & we thought that is what we were supposed...
    Whodog Whodog
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2013

    My daughter is over 40 years old.

    As she defines it we have issues. Issues that go back 30 plus years. When she was in her late teens and 20's, she constantly blamed all of her problems on me. Her dad is the good guy. I have apologies over and over for any and all things I have done to hurt. I am bipolar and...
    insightplease insightplease
    66-70, F
    Jun 22, 2014

    Simply Hatred

    My daughter hates me.  It's a simple hatred, if hatred can be simple.  I have been lambasted for caring, accused of "smothering" and shown exactly her feelings on Christmas Day, 2009. My daughter is a former psychology major.  She does not benefit from...
    sampsosm sampsosm
    51-55, F
    9 Responses Dec 27, 2009

    My Adult Daughter Hates Me: My Story

    My only daughter hates me. She is 27. Sometimes when I grieve for her and cry for her, I vivid memory come to me--- a day I was sitting out in the backyard and the school bus dropped her off in front of the house. My little girl with her long brown hair, came running to me...
    ThisTooShallPass3 ThisTooShallPass3
    51-55, F
    82 Responses Aug 12, 2012

    I Thought I Was Alone!

    My 19 year old daughter hates me too. I googled this and was shocked to see I am not alone. My daughter is not your typical 19 year old. She has some issues, not sure what.. ADD? Depression? Now she is pregnant and moved in with her boyfriend. We got inot an arguement at...
    angvv angvv
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Oct 27, 2009

    Forming A Support Group Here On EP

    Hello everyone: Since I first wrote my story a year ago, I have journeyed through the grief of a daughter who decided she does not want a relationship with me. I have not seen her or talked with her since the summer of 2012. It's been a long road since then and I'm...
    ThisTooShallPass3 ThisTooShallPass3
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Nov 21, 2013

    My Daughter Doesn'T Want Me In Her Life.

    I am 56 and the mother of 2 children. I was in a terrible marriage for 17 years and the only good thing to come of it were my 2 kids. I live them both dearly but I hate their behavior. They are 32 and 27. My ex was a ladies man and the final straw was having a relationship with...
    leeperdeb leeperdeb
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Apr 29, 2013

    I decided to share my story with hopes of

    helping people who have estranged adult children. I'm in no way saying this is why but I'm going to share my experience and why I disassociated myself from my parents. I'm 28 years old with 3 children ages 6, 3 and a newborn. I have 2 older brothers and two sisters. One younger...
    mirandis mirandis
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2013

    My Daughter And I

    Since the age of 13 I wanted to be all grown up. I was rebellious, strong willed and bad ungrateful girl that wanted to burn my own bridges. I was a latch key kid and my mother and stepfather did the best the could to raise me. I struggled in school and failed all the time...
    Jeanette1234 Jeanette1234
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2013

    My 40 Year Old Daughter Is Saying Horrible Lies About Me

    MY 40 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER IS GETTING MARRIED IN MAY. SHE IS AN ONLY CHILD, VERY WANTED AND LOVED, HAD AN IDEAL CHILDHOOD WITH ALL THE ATTENTION AND CARING FROM HER FATHER AND ME. Since she went to college, she has been progressively making up stories of childhood abuse and lack of...
    islandwisher islandwisher
    56-60, F
    36 Responses Apr 1, 2012

    Well , so far nothing has changed.

    It only seems to get worse. My daughter, son in law and 7 kids were evicted yet again because they live beyond their means and do not pay their bills. I could not stand to see them homeless so I talked my husband into renting them a house he had purchased to earn retirement...
    sheduntno sheduntno
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Dec 9, 2013

    This Is Killing Me

    My daughter, now age 18, has always been the light of my life. From the moment I held her in my arms seconds after she was delivered, I have done all that I can to show her how much I love her. I have made mistakes along the way, but up until about a year...
    skooz skooz
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Oct 31, 2009

    Expecting The Impossible

    For 8 years I have been trying to get my daughter to "let go" of the past and she doesn't. We had a close relationship when she was little,but now she can't stand me and wants nothing to do with me. She blames me for her stuggles with relationships that she's had.(Her Father...
    hurkieandme hurkieandme
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2012

    I have been divorced

    for 10 years with two kids my eldest daughter turned on me this week and blamed her psychological issues on me. Since the divorce my ex has denied access on many occasions and now my daughter claims that I don't care and have never wanted to be part of their lives. I'm...
    gnj10k gnj10k
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2014

    Daughter Rejecting Parents

    When I was seven months pregnant with my daughter, my first husband died in an airplane crash. I feel that she has had a very good upbringing and education. She is now married with two beautiful sons that we have not seen in almost a year.My husband and I made it possible for her...
    judini judini
    66-70, F
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2013

    My Daughter Hates My Guts

    hi let me start off by saying that I am a 34yrs old newlywed mother of 4.For as long as my daughter can remember I was a single mom. My daughter is 19yrs old,yes I was a teen mom at the age of 14yrs old.In the early years my age played apart in our...
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Aug 17, 2009

    My daughteroy is 27 years old.

    .She is manipulative, she is moody and very verbally abusive to me. she calls me horrible names that you just wouldn't be live she is condescending and she screams and yells at me all the time. Tells me im a dumb *** and she will not communicate cause she hears one thing and...
    mtl60 mtl60
    56-60, F
    May 21, 2015

    My Daughter Is Spoiled And A Liar.

    I lost custody when she was 7. He's very rich and has many political connections. When she came here, of her own accord, at 17, I enrolled her in school immediately. I gave her the best I had. She had the haircut when we could not afford it. I did not. I underwent surgery...
    kbellrichard kbellrichard
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2013

    Not Sure Why, But She Hates Me...

    I have 5 children.....well, my husband and I do.  When we met, we each had 2 children.  I had 2 boys.  He had 2 girls.  We have since added another daughter.  His first wife, the two oldest girls' mother died when the girls were 4 years old and 11 months...
    AmbersMom AmbersMom
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Sep 10, 2009

    What to do? I raised her pretty much alone,

    her father refused to get a job and take care of us, got busted for dealing coke and left us when she was 2. I had to track him down, call him in another state, and remind him 3 years later that he had a child. I worked 2 or 3 jobs, sometimes into the night, to provide a home...
    lostmomofone lostmomofone
    51-55, F
    Feb 18, 2014

    she keeps screaming that she hated me

    when she doesnt get what she wants. what do i do?
    rosesblooming rosesblooming
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2016

    My story is a very long sad one

    and I don't think I can manage to tell it at the moment, it's so painful. Just to say my daughter has had virtually no contact with me over a period of about 10 years with a brief time in between where she did talk to me and see me. This wasn't to last. I saw her recently at...
    sallyfoulser sallyfoulser
    61-65, F
    Mar 11, 2016

    My Daughter Hates Me

    I am a single parent of a 14 year old daughter.  Her father has been entirely out of her life for most of her life.  He does not pay child support.  I do not have any family living nearby.  I have friends, but I am embarrassed to tell them what goes on in my...
    eileens5 eileens5
    5 Responses Sep 19, 2010

    Same Situation With Son :(

    Hi! Are people still on? I'm unable to tell if this thread is a few years old or not. I have the same exact situation going on with my 28 year old and could sure use some support. Thanks :-). Tracy
    Tasnbay Tasnbay
    51-55, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2013

    To "My Daughter Hates Me"

    Your story struck so many chords for me. The main theme is that both of us tried to be too much to too many people, stretched ourselves to the breaking point and beyond, and have a grown daughter who cannot appreciate what we did. I have two daughters--one 25 and the other 30...
    Bwettergreen1 Bwettergreen1
    Nov 16, 2013

    I was raised by a single mom

    who did very well with myself and my siblings; we loved her and she loved us. Taught us values and how to stand on our own two feet. When I was 14 I was date raped: I was given options but was very religious and naive. I know it sounds crazy but I believed at that time that...
    TeaColleen TeaColleen
    56-60, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2014
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