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I Remember the Wise Things My Mother Told Me

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    Mother

    My mom is wise and great mom.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 1 Response May 18, 2008

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    Like Don't Run With Scissors.

     My Mom was a smart woman in some ways and not in others, like most of us.  She was a good German cook and I grew up learning how to cook and bake.  I've been lazy since I married someone who is a good cook and haven't done my share of the cooking but enjoy eating...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Feb 27, 2009

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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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    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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    I was always a weird kid.. was probably difficult to handle.. although the way I have always seen myself, I always try to be a good person and I used to follow the rules to the...
    twiztedrune twiztedrune 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mother abandoned me two years ago while I was going through a divorce. She found out that I had been seeing another man while I was still married, and really lashed out at me...
    Amelia3611 Amelia3611 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Today i went to take my 7 yr old daughter to meet your teacher day :) one of the other mothers told me she loved my dress... i told her thanks.... should i have said anything...
    35redhead 35redhead 31-35, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    My mother told me be careful, you might get hurt. I'm careful and still get hurt.
    chemjanet chemjanet 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Wether it's something about a subject I like, or something that doesn't even exist, I love learning. The smallest things learned could make me feel like I'm at least getting...
    silentecho10 silentecho10 13-15, F Aug 9

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    I remember recently my boyfriend told me that he needed a break and it broke my heart. But I'll do anything thatll make him happy but i really give up. I feel like someone is...
    kstewartt kstewartt 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Hello everyone. I never wanted to resort to this, but I feel I am out of other options. Let me start from the beginning. When my mother, Dee, was 9, her father was shot in the head...
    NikkiNINTR NikkiNINTR 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    have briefly read some of the stories around this topic and I feel only some have merit as some are clearly petty and a joke! However I will tell all why I hate this f#cking c#nt...
    sayitlikeitis101 sayitlikeitis101 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    This is actually 150 things about me. This was made by Nathan something from tumblr "150 cute questions" 1. Who was the last person you held hands with? -no one? 2. Are you...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F Jul 25

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    So there's this girl that I've known for just about a week. I met her at this party that was held by my best friends friend whom he met through Instagram. Now she was holding this...
    MartinIsInLove MartinIsInLove 16-17, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    This note is my letter to the CEO of BUPA, the health insurance fund in UK and Australia...... ****************** To Whom It May Concern: Please pass this email to your CEO in...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M Jul 29

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    I have memories of being an uncle who died around a year before I was born. I used to remember a lot more as a child but my mother decided not to influence me into thinking about...
    girlfromtralfamadore girlfromtralfamadore 18-21, F Aug 2

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    If the only real purpose that you should want to guide a tour is to collect the uncommon mileage, you have to understand that feasible route changes do transpire.  *Learn about...
    Burtctk215 Burtctk215 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I do things because I need to, I have to.. Well most of it.. I try my best in it.. I try to evaluate myself every day before I go to sleep.. I persuade my heart to forgive, to let...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M Jul 23

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    In 2008 my Mother in law lost h husband . I tried helping her through his illness and after his death and things were ok.I had never had bad feelings toward her in the past,as a...
    helpless69 helpless69 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    It's taken me and my sister a very long time to realise that our mother is passive aggressive. We always thought our mother was selfish and wanted the world to revolve around her...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I am a 14 year old that has relationship problems with my mother. I recall constantly getting bullied in my elementary years because of my social awkwardness. I remember my mom...
    anushkapatel44 anushkapatel44 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Mother's Family Memory (PART One) -- My mum is 79 and her short term memory is rather bad already. Not a reader or interested in anything intellectual, mother seldom gets to use...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M Aug 11

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    **Update on my last post about my mother** She finally let me go to my grandmothers house, and about 5 days later she called me at around 10 pm yelling at me that I had two hours...
    wingedmadman wingedmadman 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    William162d6ol9 William162d6ol9 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    This human being I called my "mother" is not what she appears to be; motherly, caring, quiet, sweet & innocent. Here's how I found out I got married few months ago, husband and I...
    sydnew sydnew 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Okay it's kinda like a love-hate relationship. I swear I love her with all my heart, but sometimes it's just like......... UUUGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! I mean both my brothers and me...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    Not sure where to start really, this is my first post on here and this is the reason for my joining. I feel like I can't talk to my friends because I still don't want them to look...
    minicloud minicloud 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I have always been a good girl, never drinking, never smoking, always respecting the rules... But then I couldn't resist the temptation of fun. And Marijuana. I can clearly...
    Aredienne Aredienne 18-21, F Jul 27

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    1. I tend to not disclose intimate information about myself on this account, as I'm scared someone will find it, and learn many things I haven't told anyone in real life. 2. I am...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I was unfortunate enough to land myself in a house that includes not only my husband but along with my in laws, sister in law, her husband, and two kids. Everyone knows and can...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    I am 20 years old and my mother has been an alcoholic for as long as I can remember. She has a spilt personality when she's been drinking, she's very angry, aggressive and selfish...
    Bethy94 Bethy94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I remember being younger and writing on paper that I hate my mother and I would show her the paper. I use to like and love my mother. Now I no longer do. I don't trust her and her...
    Hannarose Hannarose 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I had breakups before but they were never painful. The first breakup that really hurt me was when I was 14 years old. I remember that we could see each other only every two weeks...
    zyakkui zyakkui 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I love being a mother it's the greatest gift ever. I'm so happy I have been given the chance to experience being pregnant feeling her kick and move. I remember the first day I...
    Otis123 Otis123 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 5

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    Biologically? No. Adopted? No. But, I have touched many in my life who loved me, admired me, remember me as their mother. Most of them are girls. I used to Teach. Those are my...
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Me and mom have this love hate relationship, it basically all started when I was young; she was a workaholic and my great-grandma for 19 years, has been my mom for me and my best...
    Xmidniteangel15X Xmidniteangel15X 18-21, F Jul 25

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    My mother plays with my familys emotions. I have compulsive ocd and my dad has been accepting but my mom will abuse it in any way to **** me off. When we get into fights it feels...
    angeloreos angeloreos 13-15, M Jul 26

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    When my grandfather died, I was destroyed. With my father being a monster and my mother dying after birth ( she got an infection, and my father apparently became a horrible mean...
    MichelleReed MichelleReed 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I once told myself that if I'm gonna have a family of my own, I will never be like my mother. I must admit, I envy mothers who are close to their children. In my case, my mother...
    SweetEclair SweetEclair 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    First of all, thank you for sharing; I can't imagine what would I have done without people in the same situation I am posting their stories, knowing I am not the only one, knowing...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    As I get older I find it harder and harder to get on with my mother. I never feel worse about myself or lower in mood than when she is with me. She takes me to such a bad place in...
    IllusiveLittleMe IllusiveLittleMe 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I cried to this story Freshman year of high school. Her name was Jasmine Lee. We were forced against our will to tell a story about ourselves or something personal. Her story was...
    obea13 obea13 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    I survived a breakup. I came out of it with a clear vision of what I want to do with myself and my life. I have a better understand of who I am and what I stand for. I grew a lot...
    wanderingheart237 wanderingheart237 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Feeling a bit down at the moment & I'm a bit confused too. I'm a cross dresser & I enjoy the whole experience of cross dressing, however I don't know where I stand in regards to...
    bribri9west bribri9west 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I stopped at my in laws house the other day when my mother in law told me she had a gift for me. As it wasn't my birthday I was confused to why she was giving me a gift. She asked...
    pntybra pntybra 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Have you ever just sat and started to cry?. Because you know that no her you do will ever take away the pain. So it all started at the age of 14 I was a bit bigger than the other...
    anonymousgirl1010 anonymousgirl1010 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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