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    My Cousin Wants To Move Her Great Children Far Away

    Hi everybody. My cousin, who is divorced, has three wonderful children and is living a harried but successful life as a single mom. She reacquainted herself with a man she knew from her childhood. The man is 8 years her senior and seems like a good guy. Here's the issue, they are...
    Robbstark65 Robbstark65
    51-55, M
    Nov 7, 2013

    I'm just needing some advice on a situation.

    I have this newer friend. I have been friends with him since toward the beginning of summer. His wife just left him last year. He has 3 boys. His ex wife and him share the kids. One week he will have them and the next week she has them. This week is the first time I got to meet...
    Tara88Lynn Tara88Lynn
    26-30, F
    Oct 5, 2014

    How To Cope

    I know rhis might seem trivial for some people out there who are experiencing grief or real tragedy. But i need to talk to someone but dont know who. I have recently moved in with my partner who has an autistic son of 18 his mental age is about 5 so we have tantrums, bad...
    catdeg1t catdeg1t
    51-55, F
    May 3, 2013

    Ahhh I remember when i had my first child it

    was terrible i mean I confused it for a watermelon and was like its so wanderful to hit than I realized oh **** my watermelon is over there :(
    badazzzhere badazzzhere
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 20, 2015

    If he does have more

    than the one daughter he told me about than that makes me happy because I always thought he would make a great dad , teacher . Last kid or kids would be lucky to have him in their life . He just can't teach them about relationship stuff that involves actually having emotions...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 24, 2013

    Turning 18 In 2007

    On January 09, 2007 I tried to leave the house to go to my friends house. My mom said no so I asked why , she said "because you need to stay here and do your chores!" I then replied f you b.i.t.c.h you don't love me and I slammed the door. I went to my friend's house (we shall...
    CourageWisdomPower CourageWisdomPower
    26-30, M
    Jun 4, 2013

    I am the mother of 6 children.

    All of whom I love and care for deeply. I am proud of my large family and the warmth and caring we have always had for each other. As the older children have grown up and married of course life has changed, but up until recently it was all positive. My oldest son married a...
    uradreamer uradreamer
    61-65, F
    Feb 8, 2016

    Today I really don't think I realized it,

    but finally acknowledged that my Dad is verbally and emotionally abusive. I feel guilty saying that because he has done so much for my kids and I since my divorce, but I have to acknowledge it. I guess I didn't want to acknowledge it because he's my Dad...but in retrospect I...
    lonelybutok lonelybutok
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 7, 2015

    Should A Mother Always Have Unconditional Love?

    To my daughter I couldn’t believe when I gave birth to you, so lovely, precious, angelic, to name just a few. A wonderful child, I cherished so dear, growing more beautiful with every year. Everyone raved of the beauty you held, Inside and out, as the years just sailed. I...
    trippball trippball
    51-55, F
    May 27, 2013

    I Will Most Likely Never Get Over Losing My First Not True Child And It Haunts Me Everyday

    When I moved in with my boyfriend I had just turned 20. I was in college going for my nursing degree. He had primary custody of his daughter, but he worked until 9 or 10 at night and she was only 5 at the time. I was working part time 4-8 and would pick her up from her mothers...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Aug 25, 2013

    My Dad Really Hates Us Right Now...

    My dad just lost his job and wants to move to another city where his brother lives to find a new job. Nobody else in the family wants to move because we all have jobs and school/university here. He tried to pass it off as though we don't care about him and that its our fault...
    dinapar dinapar
    22-25, F
    Sep 20, 2013

    Should I Feel Guilty...

    I just did something I abhor seeing others do and that is have a real disagreement on FB with a family member or friend. Tonight my sister and I were put on blast for being "so called" relatives because we did not wish a family member's daughter congratulations. This may sound...
    MisaNicole MisaNicole
    41-45, F
    Jun 12, 2013
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