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I Respect My Mother

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    She Told Me The Truith

    We were not so very close, so it's difficlut to say that I really love her. I can understand she was very sick, but she never held me in her arms, r never told me I was doing well at school, even when I had 18/20 of average. But I respect her because she was a good person, with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 2, 2012

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    Though I Don't Remember Her At All

    My dear mama, may she rest in peace, went to heaven when i was only sixteen months old, and although i remember being in diapers and being in my crib and not knowing how to talk yet before i was two, i was too young when mama left to have any memories of her. But i always and...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2012

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    Lunch At Miss Tami's Tea House

    I don't have a bucket list for myself yet, but I have things I want to do for my mother in her last times. Today it happened. Mom and I had a dainty lunch of all things fancy at Tami's Tea House. The tea house is rather gaggy, very frou frou like my little mom. No grown man...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 11 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    I Alway Try To Be No Matter What

    My mom is a pre-school teacher so she deals with a lot during the day so I try not to talk back even if she tells me I'm getting a bare bottom spanking I just do it on my midterm report with all my grades so far wasn't good I had a 72 in a class I wanted to be honset to her so I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 1, 2012

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    Battle Worn Survivor

    My mom had to be the most courageous woman I know. I remember as a small child her being a Martha Stewart type with virtually nothing. She was married to an abusive, vicious, controlling alcoholic who made her life a living hell. She had no money only the pennies left over from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20, 2012

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    Its one thing to always demand respect in the household,but its also based on a give and take type of thing...I live with my mother and her boyfriend who acts as if this house is...
    Natashachetty Natashachetty 22-25 Mar 24

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    Cold: Every since I was a kid I never understood why my mother treated me so badly. She wouldn't hug me kiss me comfort me say I love you, every time I tried to show affection she...
    mutherlesschild mutherlesschild 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    So my husbands parents have always been weird to me. One because they are not happy together and didn't even really raise my husband and they are rude and clingy. So even before we...
    mad4maddie mad4maddie 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I started to write an upset email to bf not to break up but to share with him later and discuss my feelings. I am 17 he is 18 and lives with his family. He's going to college in 4...
    carebare124 carebare124 18-21 3 hrs ago

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    My parents divorced when I was four, my father left when I was five. He had visitation rights and one day simply didn't show up. My mother called, he had emigrated. I didn't...
    MonaO78 MonaO78 36-40 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I legit HATE my mother!! She basically left me at age 14 to fend for myself. She saw nothing wrong with me living with my 20 yr old bf at the time. I would never let my kids Behave...
    Kbubblez Kbubblez 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have the worst mother in the history of mothers. She's slept with 20 diffrent guys and is dating them and they're all around the world! I heard my mom say to one of her...
    purplecupcakesx3 purplecupcakesx3 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I am a 23 year old female..who lives at home with my mother brother n sister...i hate being in the house with my mother alone...all we can basically relate on is her talking bad...
    sweetm3 sweetm3 22-25 4 days ago

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    My husband has verbally disrespected me on numerous occasions due to me not wanting to have sex. This began almost a year ago. I declined on sex a couple nights in a row and he...
    curiousjr curiousjr 26-30 Apr 3

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    PEOPLE MUST RESPECT WOMEN..... As the sun gives the strength.. As the trees give the breath... woman gives the life to the world... She is the mother.. She is the sister... She is...
    chethaki chethaki 22-25, F Apr 10

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    I found out that my grandparents seemingly perfect marriage isn't what it seems. My Grandfather had many affairs and knowing this is starting to make me lose respect for him...
    Limonium Limonium 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's sad to love your Mom and want to respect her, but to feel things just getting worse. I'm 43, she's 60. She has moments where she really cares. But she has anxiety, is a...
    carolinagirlkelly carolinagirlkelly 41-45, F Mar 25

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    I hate her! More than that, I despise her I wish she was dead. She thinks that she's all perfect and whatever she says is right, I'm just not. She verbally abuses me and nobody...
    bubbly12 bubbly12 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    When I was a kid around the age of 5 I was molested 5 days a week for 6 months. It stopped when I told my mom about it and she didn't press charges. Even though I get why i still...
    lowell2593 lowell2593 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have sisters and a Mother, plus aunts, great aunts and two grand mothers and more female friends than I need so that's a given.
    Novemberman Novemberman 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    In a Nutshell I'll respect you no matter what. Nothing is ever relevant to whether I should or should not respect you. Your colour, race, religion or what people say about you that...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 16-17, M Apr 7

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    I'm done with the whole arguing thing. Okay, it's one thing to tell people they're wrong when you truly believe they're wrong. But it's another to become angry, argumentative...
    WolfNightV4X1 WolfNightV4X1 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I think Christians should love people of all faiths, but I definitely don't respect all other religions…that reeks of moral relativism and political correctness. Any Christian...
    phillysteve phillysteve 36-40, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    She tries to give me all financial support she can provide , for which im grateful, but she treats herself like the boss. Literally. According to her she feeds me, choose my school...
    acethisexam acethisexam 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    Women are human beings. Women are not just for sex. Women have brains. Women are not just faithless ho's who cheat on every man that's around them. Stop generalizing. I am so sick...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 16 Responses Mar 25

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    My ex is calling me a bad mother n telling me he was best id ever get ? He told me i should be scared of him he never going to let me move on and slit my throat if i do??? Im...
    bevlee47 bevlee47 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I wanted to take a moment to reflect on a common theme I see on this forum and I have lived it myself. #1 – We find the person we want to spend our life with #2 – Things go...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 6 Responses Mar 28

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    Why do these things happen, I mean why do we end up "hating" our mils? It may sound weird, but we are to blame a great deal. We let it happen. This does not remove the guilt of our...
    stellera stellera 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Help! I have to go visit with my MIL this weekend and I am dreading it. My MIL was great at first when we first got together and even for a few months after we were married about...
    geolbt geolbt 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 8

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    Highly! I don't agree with girls that act loose, in order to comfort themselves and feel love by a male, when really they are making themselves feel worse, sleeping around leads to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Tbh I don't care about having feelings for people before I sleep with them. People say I have no self respect because I don't are who I sleep with. To be honest I respect myself...
    AriaSteel AriaSteel 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Don't care where you come from, your colour, your age, your religion, if you're gay, straight, lesbian.. If you respect me, i'll respect you. Simple as (: ❤️
    TheodoraRenard TheodoraRenard 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    For a long time I would let people walk all over me, say offensive things and humiliate me. Recently I felt crippled by this lack of respect from others and decided to change my...
    NYMama10 NYMama10 26-30, F Mar 23

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    I try my best to be respectful of everyone. I usually get along better with men than women, so being respectful to them is easy.
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F Mar 29

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    My thought is if you respect my opinion I'll respect yours, give what you get.
    skuggington skuggington 13-15, M Apr 1

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    I am entirely respectful of my elders. But I am tired of being looked down upon for being younger and female.
    LoveAlmostAll LoveAlmostAll 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Respect is always easy to give. You treat others as they want to be treated and we all get along fine. Then again disrespect is not rewarded with respect.
    MasterEnglish MasterEnglish 41-45, M Apr 7

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    I'm feeling a bit pissed off at the moment! Don't expect me to respect you if you cannot respect me. I have never been one to shut up sit down and take it! You can bet your last...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 2 Responses Apr 10

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    My mother lied to me my whole youth about who my father was. I was told my father was my mother’s first husband. Meanwhile my mother married my step father when I was just 20...
    dwc294 dwc294 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    What ten minutes of your life would you choose to return to for just ten minutes? The reality is we never get that choice in a conscious manner, happenstance or serendipitous...
    oldbaldguy oldbaldguy 70+, M Mar 30

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    I am still a mother.I am still a mother, even though I don't get to hold my child, even though I don't get to kiss her boo-boos. I am still a mother, even though I don't get to see...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Left Behind In A Broken Nation- It's been 13 years since I saw my mother last at age 7. I saw her less than a month after my father was arrested in Russia and thanks to my...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I want you to know that your mother was one of the people I admired most in this world. She was always so full of dynamic laughter and had an incredible zest for life that was...
    Silenthawk Silenthawk 46-50, M Apr 1

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    I was born with a normal family,. A mother, father, older brother and older sister. However, once I turned the age of 3, my mother decided to undergo gender reassignment surgery...
    Mzamigo Mzamigo 18-21, F Mar 24

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    A Mothers's Love!! A mother like mine is hard to find, A mother like mine is one of a kind! A mother like mine so pure and true Who often went without to help pull us through...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F Mar 26

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    There are many women but few mothers. A mother makes sacrifices for her children. She puts her life and dreams on hold to care, nurture and love her children. She has a kiss that...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    My boyfriend's mother "thinks" she hates me. I write "thinks" because I suspect it is not me she hates. She has hated every women her son has been with. She has been the cause of...
    pipadm pipadm 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    My mother has always had mental issues. She has random outburst, going from laughing to a screaming rage in a matter of seconds (for no reason), she belittles everyone as her...
    Anonymisses Anonymisses 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Hello...... I am hoping somebody could give me some advice, I'll explain my situation and I'll try to keep it short.... I think I have a narcissistic mother. In fact I am pretty...
    blueberry36 blueberry36 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    All Love, respect and appreciation to Rachel Corrie....Somehow, you make me feel ashamed of myself, for I am not as brave as you... For I am a selfish Palestinian as compared to...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Mar 20

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