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I Never Felt Like My Mom Ever Loved Or Protected Me

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    Especially since she emotionally abandoned my

    sister and I when we moved to another state. She chose work over her kids, and as a result I had to protect my sister from being abused by 4 different nannies as the years went by. The worst part is when I tried to kill myself, my father started to work at home while my mom...
    copperyellowlion copperyellowlion 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    The Ole Blind Eye

    There was a palpable resentment eminating from my mother having to raise myself and my other siblings after the death of my father when I was only a child. There was a stagnant poignance at the house. We children constantly avoided our mother for fear of being the...
    igotwarrents igotwarrents 26-30, M Jun 1, 2012

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    Is There A Reason? Am I Insanely Hideous? What?

    Hi. I'm 13 now, and ever since I was about 2 years old, I've just lived with my father. My mother moved out. I'm alright with my mother not being in the house (Well, after a lifetime I'm kind of used to it!), but what really does annoy and upset me is that she suddenly wants to...
    katerina8 katerina8 13-15, F Oct 25, 2011

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    Mommy Dearest.

    mothers are supposed to love you, right? love you, be there for you, support you?in what world. my mother is either anti-*me*, of she's yelling at me for absolutely nothing. she never has supposted any of her kids, just pushed them away like they were nothing. emotional and...
    monsterwithinme monsterwithinme 16-17, F Oct 25, 2011

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    Why Couldnt My Mom Love Me?

    When i was a child i never understood why my mother didnt show me love and affection I always felt alone I knew she could be loving because she was very loving with my brothers. I always felt there was something wrong with me. I was the only daughter she had and she couldnt...
    imok41 imok41 36-40 1 Response May 6, 2011

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    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    For the longest time, the lady who was responsible for giving birth to me and I never bonded nor really had a relationship. It was a very difficult and poor relationship. She had...
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    I always felt like I didn't fit in. But it was more than that for me, I knew I didn't fit in. From first grade and someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. My answer...
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    My sophomore year in high school started like any other school year. you go to your new classes, you figure out the teacher, you learn the faces of the class, and you try to fit in...
    ThunderST0RM1N ThunderST0RM1N 18-21, M Jul 13

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    I don't fit in never have done , never wanted to
    pmax2000 pmax2000 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I really don't, guys on here use me sometimes just to get a picture of me, that's all they seem to care about and it bothers me, I would never send a dirty picture of me, so don't...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I've never been in a real relationship but I'm looking to change that.
    kushboy303 kushboy303 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I still feel this way, because it's true. I will never matter to anybody. No friends, no family, no boyfriend......just.....nobody.....
    ImaWeirdie ImaWeirdie 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Well...yes.I have travelled since birth and seen a variety of lives and experiences.I was a very stimulated child with culture and cultures,history,books...and awesome mother <3...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I would like to know what it feels like to love somebody and have that person love me back. To care and have someone care about me.I have no idea what that feels like.maybe one day...
    itsalwayspink itsalwayspink 22-25, F Jun 29

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    Even though I wanted to hug him and caress his black hair and face while looking into his blue eyes, and gently talk to him quietly. I wanted to lie in his embrace, to be caressed...
    Yleng Yleng 26-30, F Jun 28

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    I've always been a loner. I grew up as an only child and both parents worked so I was a latch-key kid. I was alone much of the time. I learned early on how to amuse myself. That...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I don't know if I was born in the wrong era or the in wrong side of the world or in the wrong family. I always managed to become an outsider. I don't like it and I wish to change.
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I was stoked to visit my first comicon today, as none of my friends were really "nerdy" enough to be into it. I meticulously planned my matching costume with my biffle and I...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F Jul 13

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    Me and The people around me: 1. They are always drinking and smoking = I hate smoking and drinking 2. They always use abusive language = I rarely even talk 3. They are always in...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I went to a group who were also fatherless. I realised I was part of something more than loneliness of a parent. My father was killed. Some women have fathers who runaway...
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'm not trying to sound conceded or whatever, but honestly I swear I'm an earth angel next to humans...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 28

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    especially because of the crutches. lol :)
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M Jun 30

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    But then i just got brave and spoke up. Lmao. Tried advising. Shared my experiences. Still dont have a nich. But fit in more than i thought. Lol. Its a nice...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 12

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    I used to not fit in In till yesterday. I went to party got high and drunk, lost my virginity ended up going to jail because the cops where called and I was caught doing illegal...
    nerd1500 nerd1500 16-17, M Jul 12

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    Glad I didn't "fit in"...**** that ****.Gotta' be your own individual,don't let society make one up for ya'.
    McKnight94 McKnight94 18-21, M Jul 12

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    You think you're through it all when suddenly the walls start crashing down on you all over again. I'm not going to sleep tonight ; I can't. My plan? Plug in earphones and sit in...
    BurnMySoul BurnMySoul 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am and I'm glad I am because being different makes me special :)
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I am different from the crowd because I don't follow it or stay inside of it. I'm just my own person in a world full of people.
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When I was nine years old, my mom needed time to "get back on her feet." She dropped me off at her friend's family in a small town, and fled to the city. She promised she would be...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 8 Responses Jul 14

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    My husband and I started dating when we were back in high school as sophomores. He was a jock and I was attracted to that. When we graduated high school we broke up for a few...
    akahlig2 akahlig2 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Since I was little, I always had a very clear idea of who would be my life mate: funny, charming, witty, goofy, strong and physically big, but also very gentle and loving. I even...
    mewsiesie mewsiesie 31-35 Jul 3

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    Maybe I'm just being weird but I have never felt like I belonged here where I live ever since I could remember I have felt this way like it be best if I went somewhere else
    Nightfang109 Nightfang109 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Never felt like a pretty girl, probably never will. But I've learned to love myself. Life's too short to sulk in my self criticizing.
    missylawl missylawl 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    "Heavy In Your Arms" Florence and the Machine I was a heavy heart to carry My beloved was weighed down My arms around his neck My fingers laced to crown. I was a heavy heart to...
    littleboxofsecrets littleboxofsecrets 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Ridding myself of you to have more of Him No more sleepless nights No more endless fights Now I know my rights of how I deserve to be treated Misused abused and unappreciated Is...
    joyfullady joyfullady 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    [x] Smoked a cigarette [x] Smoked a cigar [] Kissed a member of the same sex [x] Are/Been in love [x] Dumped someone [x] Been fired []x Been in a fist fight [x] Had a crush on...
    scorpioman84 scorpioman84 26-30 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I remember the exact moment that I knew i loved him. It was when I discovered he was moving away for six years to another country I couldn't possibly visit. Must when I was about...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    After 10 months of thinking I was in the best relationship of my life, one day my Sir ceased all communication with me. When I look back, it is sad to say that me thinking this...
    ASubsNeed ASubsNeed 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I know I put the experience title as such above, but at the moment I would put myself on the borderline of not liking his actions and/or just not caring any longer for him...
    Paintbrushes Paintbrushes 16-17, F Jun 27

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    The Damn Thick Ice: When I was little my favorite season of the year was winter for two perfect reasons: I loved to throw humongous snowballs at people I hated (ex: my older...
    NFDenmark NFDenmark 16-17, M Jun 30

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    I haven't given myself to someone 100 percent because I haven't ever felt that comfort, that 'I really really like you" feeling, where I'm happy to be open and not forcing anything...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'd loved you. Though our time was short I felt that you understood me better. You did everything right, you texted me sweetly, you held my hand. I remember our first date and...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I feel deserted. I don't see my friends for months and the times when I've tried to make contact, they always have an excuse but it all comes down to, "Sorry, there are a lot of...
    sayhellnotobs sayhellnotobs 26-30, F Jul 10

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    I am a Wolf Therian as weird as it may sound. I have always felt like i wasn't the same as others. I don't think the same nor do i strive for the same goals as my fellow humans...
    BlissfulWolf BlissfulWolf 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    7 years ago, my life went downhill. I'm turning 17 next week. I sound a little young for this and you may think i'm posting this just because my hormones are busting up and down...
    roberteezy roberteezy 18-21, M Jul 14

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