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I Remember the Wise Things My Mother Told Me

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    Independence

    "Do not depend on a man or anyone else to do things for you." "Rely on yourself to make your dreams come true."   My mother taught me a lot about how important it is to be independent. From her, I learned what it means to persevere. She's one of the...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2008

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    Mother

    My mom is wise and great mom.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response May 18, 2008

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    Secrets

     My mother does not gossip.  I don't gossip either.  She has told me to never divulge a secret because it is a huge betrayal of trust.  I don't even know how many secrets my mother holds, but she knows things about people that she will take to her grave.  ...
    apencilfornow apencilfornow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2008

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    Who can remember all the horrible things your

    Mother warned you about ? Like... Put that down before you poke your eye out ,put that fog down you'll get warts lol
    Billypuffnstuff Billypuffnstuff 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    Do you ever go through old stuff and see things from or with someone you no longer talk to? I just went through my pictures on my iPod and saw funny screenshots with my Ex. He was...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I can't remember the first 10 or 12 years of my life. And what few "memories" I have are more like pictures (like I may have seen a picture of it and remember that/I only remember...
    IAmJustAGhostGirl IAmJustAGhostGirl 13-15, F Apr 7

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    My guilt tears me apart for saying this. Now, as I'm approaching adulthood and is a full time student in college, my mother can't seem to comprehend what is happening to me. She...
    LoveSoLife LoveSoLife 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    My mother has this rude joke she makes if I don't show her something i am doing when she asks, I'm looking at "****" and "willies" and goes and tells my stepfather. She tells him...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 17 hrs ago

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    I remember last night I had a fever and suddenly I started to hallucinate very bad. I hallucinate like there are two people who want to kill me, and my f*** mother instead of...
    Alirezatm Alirezatm 13-15 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I'm 15 years old now and I have been aware that my mom is an alcoholic since I was 9-10. so I'll start from the beginning I remember the first time I realized something was wrong...
    anonymous347 anonymous347 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I can't remember exactly how old I was during this time, but I was in my second year of kindergarten. My mom met this man. I don't know how old he was at the time, he was black...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    GRANDMOTHER. My grandmother obviously had some issues. I'm going to start with the mild things first. Normally you spill something, you clean it up that's the end of it, right...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I am just coming to the realization that I am the adult daughter of a narcissistic mother. It is only now that I have found an interest in psychology and have done some reading...
    n2385 n2385 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was not just emotionally abused by my mother. I was physically and emotionally abused. My mother would scream and yell at me when I cried. She would tell me to stop crying, OR...
    SupressedOne SupressedOne 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    On June 14, 2013, I found out my daughter who was 10 at the time had been molested for about 3 or 4 years by a very close family friend who was like an uncle to her. I immediately...
    mwilder1982 mwilder1982 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

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    Well let's see. No 1, i have a phobia of using phones and tremble with fear whenever somebody rings me up. No 2, i believe that i have a spirit guide named "the Purple Shamen". He...
    WitchOfWoodStock WitchOfWoodStock 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    [x] Smoked A Cigarette [x] Smoked A Cigar [X] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [X] Are / Been In Love [X] Dumped someone [] Been Fired [] Been In A Fist Fight [] Had A Crush On An...
    rainbowbae rainbowbae 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    First post. Hello. I am 22 and I'm a uni student with an over-zealous mother. And by over-zealous I mean 'constantly interfering with my life and making me feel worse about myself...
    iNeedSpace iNeedSpace 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Its hard to get around it but yeah I am having issues with my fiance's mother. Or should I say she's having issues with me, right along with the baby mama. Alright to began with...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    First of al thanks! So i dropped out of college 2 years after getting unsatisfactory grades. Being at home for the last 1 year made me realize dat all my ideas of having really...
    Heretorant Heretorant 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I feel so sad when I admit this but I hate my mother. She is as stubborn and pigheaded as me and that says a lot. She and I have been fighting for as long as can remember. At...
    Sithsister101 Sithsister101 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't know if this counts as emotional abuse but my mum and I have very similar tempers and are prone to blowing up on each other. Every time I don't listen to her she goes of on...
    dandelion15291 dandelion15291 18-21, F Mar 25

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    December 7,2001- It was actually night. Newly 9 year old me, my little sister, and my mother were riding in her fiancee's car. A Mercedes I think it was. My mother had finally left...
    ChestnutNAmber ChestnutNAmber 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    UPDATE: ugh, I should've just listened to everyone on here telling me to leave the situation alone. one of my BIL's came to visit Sunday afternoon. we get along great. in the midst...
    audamom audamom 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 15

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    I remember how critical my mother was of ME, all my life, but you know what I found out later? In fact, 50 years later? When people are very critical of others, it has NOTHING to...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 2 days ago

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    she was my every thing and lost every thing with her.. my mom passed away six months ago to stomach cancer we've been through hell since she was dignosed i didnt imagine some thing...
    ruby263186 ruby263186 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    Me to my older son on the way to a scouts meeting at a veteran's post: if you were a soldier, and you had the choice between saving the flag or saving your life, which would you...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    "I Believe In Love At First Sight Because I Love My Mother Since I Opened My Eyes."
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    1. What is your favorite candle sent? • Some sort of berry 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? • Drew Barrymore 3. What male celebrity do you wish was...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F Mar 26

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    Thumbing through the pages of my fantasies. Pushing all the mercy down down down. I hate my mother in law. The first day I met her, she and her sister were screaming in my face...
    individualfreedom individualfreedom 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    • 1. What's your favorite candle scent? Tahitian vanilla • 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? Cameron Diaz would be fun. • 3. What male celebrity do...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 12 Responses Mar 26

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    I hate my mother in law. She is mentally ill and her children (who are wonderful) are codependent towards her. She is mean to everybody, but claims that it is out of love for...
    TSSfemale32 TSSfemale32 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    I have wanting to write about my parental grand mother who passed away in 2011 aged 88 after a life full of sufferings and joys of life .... I'm not exactly sure when my...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    I felt wrong when I looked at my mother's phone and viewed her internet history, but she had been acting suspicious and private about her cellphone for months and I needed to know...
    StellaClammy StellaClammy 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    The worst punishment my mother ever gave me was when she kicked me out. The first time it was because she didn't agree with my studies choice (i'm studying english) and the second...
    jardougall jardougall 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I am 34 years and the oldest of my siblings and first cousins. My mother and aunt were single parents and started birthing us all at the ripe ages of 14 and 16. Because I was the...
    snstewa1 snstewa1 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Very much so. After witnessing what my daughter's friend is going through, I couldn't have asked for a more perfect unperfect mother & father. Sure they screwed up here & there...
    Stickwithmebaby Stickwithmebaby 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    i just joined this site today because I was looking online for information about narcissistic personality disorder and found this site. I do not know much about this disorder but...
    lacyworkman lacyworkman 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    I feel as though I retaliated against my step Mother when she loved me more than anything else... When my step Mother and father got together, my fake Mother drugged me so badly...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 14

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    After finally getting to speak to my brother and sister alone, it seemed as if they knew where I was coming from with going no contact with my mother, but today they have...
    mummytozach mummytozach 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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