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I Remember the Wise Things My Mother Told Me

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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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    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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    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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    Although I never fully admitted to my parents about being gay, I recently told them admitted that I cannot perform with women (since they continuously ask why I am not married or...
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    I hate my mother. She is self centered, lazy, childish, annoying and co-defendant. I am 39 years old and she is 68. She acts like I'm her mother. She thinks I am responsible for...
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    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
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    My mother was and is a terrible mother to me. I am 29 years old, live in a third world country and was blessed to be born in a well off family. In a nutshell, when I was born my...
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    So this happened , I think my mom is being unfair . I think she hates me . My mother treated my siblings real good but she treated me so badly . I feel like I'm being neglected...
    lillly72 lillly72 22-25, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    YEAH! I do this all the time (and get told off all the time fro doing it hahaha). In fact, I'm going to do it now!
    GeorgiaAllender13 GeorgiaAllender13 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Thank you so much to all the people who have read and gave me an advice on the first experience that I posted here. It was the first time that I had written something on this...
    American19 American19 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    I bought my first car in 1978. I was fourteen years old. It was a 72 Chevy Nova with 70,000 miles on it and I got it for $700. It was a rally nova, orange with white stripes. I...
    pcflvly pcflvly 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I remember the summer holidays I had as a child. Lying in my bed in the But 'n Ben listening to the rats running through the loft and my father ranting at my mother for keeping...
    JoeRidley JoeRidley 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Hey, if you're reading this and you have an advice or an opinion I'll be glad to read it because I'm looking for that one advice or quote that will get me through this. Where to...
    American19 American19 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    After so many times of going through this, I had to sit down and write about it. This is mostly about how my Mother favors my sister SO much more than me. And for those out there...
    squirtlebear squirtlebear 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    .....long long time ago. I'd had a crush on him for such a long time. We'd pass in the street and i'd get that fluttery feeling....he would occasionally smile at me.....but....I...
    sillysoo sillysoo 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I ABSOLUTELY HATE my mother. She criticizes absolutely everything I do and compares me to everyone else, yet I can't compare her to other moms cos Im 14 and might get beaten up...
    HurtinHouse HurtinHouse 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My almost 4 year old was asking questions about my pregnancy with her last night. I asked her if she remembered anything when she was in there, she said my heart. Then held her...
    FreewritingFreyja FreewritingFreyja 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had a big happily growing family me, my sister my brother,my parents . Things of changed a lot these past years my parents broke up I wouldn't say it's my dad's fault because my...
    sageavvocato sageavvocato 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I Never really looked at my 'mom' as a mom. i lived with a lot of different people growing up and we moved constantly. i felt like an orphan. i remember my 'mom' hitting me when i...
    silentwhisper17 silentwhisper17 13-15, F a week ago

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    I am new here on Experience Project. I am told I should share an experience or two in order to start enjoying this site. 1. I am not sure I belong here but I am willing to give...
    KrystalP KrystalP 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I just realised recently that I hate my mother. Because she practiced favouritism, and was abusive with it. And from the time I was under 5 years old, she would constantly accuse...
    AngryPlum AngryPlum 31-35, F Aug 20

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    My ex mother-in-law was a major contributing factor to the destruction of my first marriage (I'm happily married to a different woman now, and my new mother-in-law is MUCH better...
    SomewhatJaded SomewhatJaded 26-30, M 6 Responses Aug 18

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    ClaudiaGray30 ClaudiaGray30 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Happy 50th Birthday to the most amazing, beautiful, cool, intelligent and gifted mother in the whole galaxy! You are the best mother anyone could hope for and we are so blessed and...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    "We must know That we have been created for greater things, Not just a number in the world, Not just to go for diplomas and degrees, this work and that work. We have been...
    MsAnnieMack MsAnnieMack 46-50, F Aug 16

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    Haha... Damn neighbours, subwoofer blasting away :S. Uff.. uff uff uf.. Why did i love that so much in younger days.. Now i just like what it adds to the sound, and it does not...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    has anyone ever had a mother/grandmother that does the following or can relate okay yo begin I live with my grandmother because I am adopted by her shes hurtful she's verbally...
    disnerd13 disnerd13 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    She is an evil person! I hated my childhood bc she was just so MEAN and always putting me down. I remember crying about something when I was about 6 years old and she put me in the...
    Madimaria123 Madimaria123 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I can honestly say I don't get mad at my mother often. however. I spend a large amount of time being angry at just about everyone else I've ever met. I didn't keep quiet about how...
    thedaughterinlawfromhell thedaughterinlawfromhell 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Because, why not? Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, and find line 4. Answer: "the context and the suspected intention. She must" ... Wow. Speaking of context, where...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M Aug 13

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    I last wrote on EP some time ago when I was really struggling with my narcissistic mother and doubting whether I was whole enough or strong enough to have a child of my own. I took...
    ALittleRoo ALittleRoo 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Tommy Wiseau truly changed my life. I experienced drama, romance, betrayal, and the power of singing "You are my rose" at the top of your lungs to those you love the most. When I...
    AcePot AcePot 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I lost my mother on July 13, 2015 to suicide. Almost exactly a month ago. To start off with, I am 24 years old. I have four siblings. One sister who is 22; three brothers, 15, 14...
    ashleyautumnx ashleyautumnx 22-25, F Aug 10

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    I hate when good things end, but we must remember, all things end- good and bad. Everything is temporary.
    lovxx lovxx 16-17, F Aug 10

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    Changing with the Times The world is changing everyday as we get closer to my perfect vision of a female control society where females are in complete control and males are...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    My father passed away a year ago from dementia. I have stepped up and have supported my mother through this difficult period. She was a distant parent, utting me in harmful...
    Feber19 Feber19 31-35, F Aug 9

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    Don't Be A FOOL! Yes don't..you really have to pay attention and think things out before you make a decision because quick decisions sometimes leads to bad chice making and then...
    MasterWonderPiece MasterWonderPiece 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I never ever thought, not even in my wildest dreams that One day I would receive a phone call telling that my mother is no more..I was not with my mother when she passed away, I...
    ucbenetton ucbenetton 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I just wanted to get this off my chest. Yesterday evening my mom and I got into a huge fight. She pulled my hair (really easy to do since its in braids) slammed me to the ground...
    whiteoleander8 whiteoleander8 13-15, F Aug 8

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