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I Remember the Wise Things My Mother Told Me

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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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    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, 2015

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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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    When I was little my mom was a nurse. She would leave and I would get sad, she would tell me to go get in my step dad's bed so I would go back to sleep, that was okay for a while...
    42chwgca 42chwgca 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Characteristics Of Narcissistic Mothers 1. Everything she does is deniable. (Most of the time) 2. She violates your boundaries. (Odd time and doesn't respect my wishes) 3. She...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 46-50 1 hr ago

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    and brotherly loving romantic and hazy, i am something that never to be known totally as he have so much more then what he show and the longest you stay the more you know about the...
    GamesBOSS GamesBOSS 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I'm looking for any single mothers in or around the lower Michigan area who might want to chat please feel free to check out my profile and add me if interested and message me...
    spankyouhard9 spankyouhard9 56-60, M 7 hrs ago

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    Be wise enough to realize when your effort is ignored and unappreciated. Be strong enough to put yourself first and cut ties that no longer serve to improve your life, especially...
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    I have no hate for single women who are not looking for a job while they're pregnant. There is a difference between still working while pregnant and looking for a job while...
    CantatriceChauve CantatriceChauve 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am going through radical changes in my life everyday and every mistakes that I have, you know I'm learning from all of it I'm going through a ladder I think sometimes inheriting...
    aereuz2 aereuz2 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Do you ever wonder if life hates you? Do you ever think that if you were a better person nothing bad would have happened to you? When you can't remember your past except what...
    XDeadxNxAliveX XDeadxNxAliveX 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I try to have a relationship with my mother, even though I am nearly as intimidated by her as I was when I was a child. About a year and a half ago I changed my career, and she...
    greensapphire greensapphire 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Classic narc family occurence; I got a letter from my father asking me to un-remember recent put-downs from my narc mother on several calls between September and November. After...
    Decaturite Decaturite 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If I say "Wow you look amazing" DO NOT say other wise like "I didn't think I am". I say what mean and it's okay if you feel like you aren't but I have my on views thank you. ^_^ I...
    MasterHatter12OZ MasterHatter12OZ 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I am 17. I attended a vocational program in high school and got my CNA when I was 16. I work very hard, I graduated high school early and I am now in nursing school. I work two...
    sarajacquelyn sarajacquelyn 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I love my mom, I really do but something has been bothering. Well, I talked to her recently and the topic went to about her being molested as well as a child by a family member of...
    XcookiexbakerXx XcookiexbakerXx 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I remember it clearly, we started as friends and we became close friends over the years. We had feelings for each other and we became something more. One day she told me her...
    DonRex DonRex 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    1. My dreams are pretty vivid, more vivid than my thoughts during the awake stage. 2. In school, my classmates used to think I'm not straight because I mostly hung out with...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love my mother more than I can express, but recently she has been different. As I am thinking about it I realise that it was always in the background and that the only thing that...
    smurphy31 smurphy31 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hi so I'm posting here to write about my mother and how I'm affected with severe depression and anxiety because of her I don't like to point fingers or blame anybody but she is the...
    Pinkskiespinklove Pinkskiespinklove 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    It hurts when she goes on about her dead family and "the family she loved are all dead". She will cry, be sad etc but with me she never shows any love. Only conditional when her...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 46-50 1 Response Feb 1

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    The best part of a conversation always starts with " you know " :) I had a talk with a friend of mine from guwahati. .After such a long time n at this late hour. .yet felt so good...
    sb0730 sb0730 22-25, F Jan 31

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    When do I speak my truth? Or haven't I all these years? I'm going to be 42 years old. I have not spoken to my mother in 5 months and my father - about 4 (I went from low contact...
    thegirlwithnomom thegirlwithnomom 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I am a 27 year old third son out of four with NPD parents from New Jersey where I lived in my parents' house until I graduated from high school. I distinctly remember being 13 (and...
    dylster15 dylster15 26-30, M Jan 31

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    I looked in the mirror today and I realised that I'm just a little **** ...I'm just a little **** and that's all I'm ..from looking at my reflection in the mirror I get the answers...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I have been dating my fiance for 9 months and were about to get married in May (I'm 19 she's 21 if that makes a difference with the story)..... but I ******* hate her mom. Oh my...
    ambs57 ambs57 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    well I drive trucks for a living n my wife worked night shift. so her mom would come and sit with the kids over night. I was able to stop by the house on a run. I went to pick...
    jusreadin jusreadin 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    I need to tell this to the world, hoping to find people that have the same situation as i do or give me some advice. My mother likes to call me a prostitute, a sl*t, a wh*re. She...
    tictactoe88 tictactoe88 22-25, F Jan 29

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    I'm sorry, but I need to get these feelings of resentment and hatred out of me before I end up doing something very foolish. I hate my mother. I just hate her. I cant stand to be...
    aaron812 aaron812 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    My husband and I have been married for 7 months, he recently went to Samoa to visit his mother who he has not seen in ten years, he wanted her to live with us and I told him no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28

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    My mom and I have never been close. I am closer to my dad because he and I are more alike. My mom and I constantly fight and we can never agree about anything. My mom thinks that...
    Winters15 Winters15 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    As I arrived at the nursing home, I saw my brother in the room at her bedside. She was experiencing apnea and had been given high doses of morphine by the hospice nurses on duty...
    Nightvale Nightvale 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Today is international Holocaust remembrance day...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M Jan 27

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    I am having trouble navigating my relationship with my parents. I am very worried about going to see them. Lately my father has developed a very serious form of cancer, so my...
    Decaturite Decaturite 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    1. I am 18 years old. 2. I really like the colours pink and mint green. 3. My favourite seasons are Autumn and Winter. 4. I pretty much have all the symptoms of Social Anxiety but...
    emjm013 emjm013 18-21, F Jan 27

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    Open Letter to my daughter.  I keep thinking about how you treated me this past week while we were visiting your brother's house, and I've come to realize you may...
    BrokenHeartedToo BrokenHeartedToo 61-65 Jan 26

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    Who says grocery shopping can’t be fun and amusing? Earlier, I wrote of an encounter I had with a little girl while grocery shopping. Today, I ran into another young girl at...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 25

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    I love my grandmother. Shes not the real grandmother, shes a sister of my fathers mother. My real grandmother died long ago as i was 5. I was often in grandmothers house as i lived...
    Satyrion Satyrion 31-35, F Jan 25

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    It were some of the best days of my life. My older sister Lily, would always complain to my parents that she wanted a baby sister. She wanted someone to share her girl toys with...
    TimMatthews TimMatthews 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 25

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