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I Respect My Mother

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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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    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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    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 10 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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    Can't believe I actually found this. I just got off the phone with my mom (big fight where she hung up on me), and I typed in "what do you do if you have a crazy mother" and this...
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    Growing up it was almost a universal understanding for my peers who were male to view girls and eventually women as sexual objects. I tell people all the time it takes a lot for a...
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    Okay so last morning my eleven year old son burst my little bubble. I suffer from insomnia and had a really bad bout with it recently. I actually got some sleep the night before...
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    Showing respect towards others is always important to me. But having respect for yourself is more important. If you don't have self respect, or lack of it, how are you going to...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    If your beliefs earn the respect that you desire for them, then I will respect them. Damaging beliefs will not be respected. Beliefs are just that: beliefs. There is nothing that...
    TooInnocent333 TooInnocent333 26-30, M Jan 2

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    I completely agree. I'm tired of trusting people, just to get let down and hurt. I'm tired of respecting people who don't deserve it or who disrespect me. I have a policy I made...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    You have to have respect for yourself... You should never let anyone treat you like your worthless... Know your self worth... That doesn't mean act conceited... That means have...
    QuietWriter QuietWriter 70+, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yeah, and by "You" I mean everyone even those who disrespect me, I respect them considering that maybe they didn't mean it or they have an excuse, but surely I take that for a...
    JustCallMeDude JustCallMeDude 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    My dad left us when I was a baby and so it's always been mommy, my sister and me. She's always worked hard and we have a nice house and everything, and I respect her soooo much for...
    littlebobby6 littlebobby6 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    Respect is a huge thing. Yesterday at work, my boss showed us a video about these little boys and how they reacted to what the camera man would tell them to do to this little girl...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 8

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    I am a mom of two teenagers. One is a girl and the other a boy. Their ages are 17 and 14 respectively. They are very good children and never in trouble. They are both growing...
    singlemomwihchildren singlemomwihchildren 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    My mom is frickin crazy. Sometimes she cries and yells at my dad saying the biggest mistake of her life was marrying him. My dad doesnt have the best job in the world so his salary...
    thesexytortise thesexytortise 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    So wow, I'm Christian and I respect an atheists beliefs the whole time we speak, but they keep bashing what I believe in the whole time.. or they try to go behind my back after...
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    So many men do not respect women. It is my opinion that if they were raised by a strong spanking woman they would have learned to respect their women. In many cases even after...
    dav1957 dav1957 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 14

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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 Jan 22

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    I absolutely have to be honesty and admit that is the main reason that I fell for Mark. He was always so respectful of me. In high school we sat together in study hall and he...
    Raven57 Raven57 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Exactly. I am getting sick and tired of treating people with respect, treating them nicely, always being their for people, giving them my time, and being a good friend, just for...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    I will respect you and I will let you even vent to me but the first time you show that you won't give me the same respect I'm done with you
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M Jan 12

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    I feel ever be should respect each other but only if said person has earned respect.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Its sad to hear women not being respected here ..IF ONLY GUYS CONTROLLED THEMSELVES A BIT MORE ...they would realise that women are more than willing to be with them for whatever...
    romel4747 romel4747 41-45, M Jan 21

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    one sure can demand respect but it will be for a very short duration u need long lasting respect and trust ""EARN IT"
    romel4747 romel4747 41-45, M Jan 22

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    i admire a man is will call me beautiful, instead of sexy... who respects me in every way and respects others as well :)
    livinglife789 livinglife789 18-21, F a week ago

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    I love being a father but hate being a stepdad. I realized too late I'll never be an equal in my own family, All I ask is the same respect I give to them: put away my things when...
    SlotFixr SlotFixr 46-50, M a week ago

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    I believe self respect involves many aspects of kindness. You must be a kind person to actually have self respect, because the way you treat people is fundamental to how you see...
    Corzomec Corzomec 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate the woman... I hate the woman who calls herself my Mother, but is a farce... She killed my Mother and robbed her of her child...and me of my Mother... She has several...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I grew up, like most of you, not knowing that my "normal" was not normal. I was really raised by my grandmother, who taught me what real love and affection was. She died when I...
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