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I Never Felt Like My Mom Ever Loved Or Protected Me

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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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    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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    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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