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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 31-35, F 1 Response May 18, 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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    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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    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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    I remember some things. Most I've blocked out, some stuff is still in my mind. I didn't have a "bad life" growing up but it wasn't all sunshine and rainbows either. I was bullied...
    EarthyLocks EarthyLocks 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    i admire my mother. she has a broken foot that has not healed properly, she pits my brothers and myself before her, she gets very little sleep to take care of us, she senses that a...
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F 31 mins ago

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    My name is Jessica, everyone beside my coworkers call me Jessy.In 1995, I was 6 years old, the day my mother asked me and my older sister if we wanted to sleep over my uncle(her...
    jessiibabii89 jessiibabii89 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I am hoping for some emotional and loving support here and would be extremely grateful for any advice relating to my situation (everyone can agree that it is most comforting when...
    life4love life4love 18-21 1 Response Mar 22

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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 5 days 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 2 days ago

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    I'm not saying I hate my mother. Deep down I love her and I would be sad if she died. I know for a fact that she loves me. She has supported me by helping me see my therapist...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I am currently trying to accept that I do indeed have a narcissistic mother. She is the engulfing type, and always has been,which I think is why it's hard to admit that she wasn't...
    Tywyn1024 Tywyn1024 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    My mother is my bully. She is the most over critical and cruel person I've ever met. It doesn't matter if it's a someone in her life or someone on the television, she'll find...
    YourMayaBear YourMayaBear 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    My mother died when I was 1 year old, she died from cancer which started in her breast but eventually spread throughout her entire body. There will always be a part of me who...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 a week ago

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    I am now a 26 year old female, blessed to be the mother of three beautiful intelligent girls. However, with my first I was a teen mother, I became pregnant and gave birth at the...
    jessiibabii89 jessiibabii89 26-30, F 6 days 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 4 days ago

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    omg where to start lol she tells us how to spend money and manage our time together. she lives an hour away but yet we see her once or twice a week my parents live around the...
    ashleynichole25 ashleynichole25 22-25, F Mar 11

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    • 1. What's your favorite candle scent? Apple Cinnamon or Pumpkin Spice, even in spring and summer • 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? Jennifer Lawrence...
    pixieparty pixieparty 31-35, F Mar 13

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    My mom killed herself August 10, 1962. A long time ago, it was actually 5 days after Marilyn Monroe's suicide. My dad was out of town on a road construction job. My brother was...
    Etexgal Etexgal 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 16

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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 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    How my mother shows me how much she doesn't love me: I got up and she was awake. She was awake to get HIM awake for something for the car. She was cold and uncaring to me. Felt so...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 9

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    I came across this site while searching for answers to my own question of whether or not I should maintain a relationship with my mother. After reading the stories of others and...
    ChildrenOfTheScorn ChildrenOfTheScorn 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 5

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    My mom use to drugs and one time i was around 5 and i remember and it made me have trust issues with everyone, she went crazy and chased me around the house yelling at me and said...
    cerullivalleroy0358 cerullivalleroy0358 18-21, F Mar 17

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    well not today but tomorrow it'll be one year since my not so soon enough ex wife to be left. Couldn't believe it at the time and was in shock for a while but after I found out...
    goodman72 goodman72 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I'd like to think of myself as Gatsby from F. Scott Fitz's. Appearance wise, I look like a little rich girl from the burbs and I can talk, just like one, too. I have such nice...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M a week ago

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    Especially to boys. The father-son relationship is especially important. It can make or break a man. For young boys, a father teaches you how to be strong, wise, well adjusted and...
    JohnVBlackburn JohnVBlackburn 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I remember starting to notice the difference between my mother and other's when I was 11. Her bad mood was made known by talking down at us at any moment. Any time I was to do...
    poodahpop poodahpop 18-21, T Mar 11

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    1. What's you're favorite candle scent? -Strawberry 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? -Jennifer Lawrence 3. What male celebrity do you wish was your brother...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I don't have the best mother.I barely have a mother really.I fiannaly got in the hospital for cutting after I ran away and was eventually found.after that happened in January my...
    SearchingForUnkown SearchingForUnkown 13-15, F Mar 16

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    This is only a small amount of the abuse that has happened in my childhood. It happened by many people for a long time. But this is what I need to talk about right now. I have a...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    1. I speak three languages, Lithuanian, Russian and English 2. I would move back to Lithuania in a heartbeat from the US 3. I am a traditionalist that believes the man should...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I was two and my mother was walking me to pick up my older cousin from her school. It was about 2pm and my nonna phoned my mum and said that a plane has gone into a building in New...
    tugboatcaptain tugboatcaptain 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    1. I like boys stuffs/toys. I remember when i was in 6th grade, i exchanged the gift i received (picture frame, face towel and soap) to my male classmate's gift. He was...
    redfairy16 redfairy16 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    5o Things You May Want To Know About Me.... Or Maybe Not...If Not...Why Are You Still Reading This? Anyway, Here Are Things You May/May Not Care To Know.... About Me. 1. as you...
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 15

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    Well, I remember part of two dreams that I had last night. In one dream, I went to the doctor with my sister and some guy, and I went in this room. It was sort of like the sort of...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    3 Years ago my mother was diagnosed with cancer. She still went to work after receiving chemo and radiation because she refused to quit. 3 Months ago she could still walk - a...
    pandalien pandalien 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    This is one incident that the in-laws pulled through the years. My Mother and father-in-law owned a farm with about 120 acres. They decided they wanted to build a new house on the...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I hate my mother! And even more I hate myself for everything I am. I believe that, no, I know that our environment, our parents shape our personalities in our childhood. I was...
    OlgaTs OlgaTs 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I've come to realize her abusive nasty lying husband encouraged this out of her. She has said herself he has brought out a hardness in her. (Something like that) Was she always...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 9

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    I recently turned 18, and me and my mothers relationship has been kind of okay, I have pretty minimum contact with her due to her abuse but it's safe to say we left off on 'okay...
    Debbiefrangipani Debbiefrangipani 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Hello everyone! I'm new here, & I'm just trying to find some relief in venting. Maybe even find a solution to all this mess, & free myself & my hubby from it all. I'm open to any...
    audamom audamom 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    1) I'm drinking a mug of my favourite beverage as I type so I am a tea lover. 2) I get called 'Laurie' but my name is Lorraine. How do you do .. 3) I am 27 years old. 4) I was very...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago