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I Respect My Mother

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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 12 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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    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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    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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    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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    Married for a few months. Now expecting a baby (5 months preg yay!) everything was perfect until.... My OWN mother became bitter. I found out she's been complaining about me to...
    lightpetals lightpetals 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I'm the oldest of the 4 children and as you can tell its never good. Many people claim that the oldest child is always the favourite and has respect. Well no , its not true , the...
    alice2456 alice2456 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I'm the oldest of the 4 children and as you can tell its never good. Many people claim that the oldest child is always the favourite and has respect. Well no , its not true , the...
    alice2456 alice2456 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    You know what really bothers me, and my husband reminds of this periodically, is that I am showing my kids how they should treat me when they get older by the way I engage with and...
    nkmnovember nkmnovember 36-40 1 day ago

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    Hey everyone, I just wanted to drop a quick note on here because I’ll be leaving this forum at the end of the month. I’m sure if my MIL pulls a fast one on me or my partner...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Parents: one that produces or brings forth offspring. Ephesians 6:2-3 Honor your father and mother... That it may go well with you and that you may enjoy longlife on the earth...
    brinahU brinahU 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Biologically? No. Adopted? No. But, I have touched many in my life who loved me, admired me, remember me as their mother. Most of them are girls. I used to Teach. Those are my...
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    A funny side My mil is a graduate housewife, a kind of a woman that is on the verge of extinction. Such women deserve our utmost respect and I mean it. Problems arise when such...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    For one, when I first got a girlfriend my mom told me I was too young and naive to be dating and tried to force me to break up with her. Another time a few months ago, my...
    littledreamgirl littledreamgirl 13-15, F Aug 13

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    Hello, i know this may seem random and i hope i don't sound creepy but i really need your advice. I'm 24 and i live in the Philippines. I dislike my future mother in law so much...
    KatieRose88 KatieRose88 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    Why are we always told to respect elders? Apparently, that is one of the "golden rules" that kids are taught in the younger years. I remember being told this all the time. It was...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I can't eat anything because I am a fat *****! I can't do anything because I am FAT and DUMB! That is what my mom calls me! My mom will never ever me proud of me ever! I am going...
    oceanunique123 oceanunique123 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    some people just don't have respect anymore. it should be common sense to have respect. if I don't like u I won't respect u. if u don't respect me I won't respect u. but if it's a...
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Aug 7

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    Respect is such a basic thing. And I don't see what's so difficult in giving respect. Respect to parents, siblings, peers, those younger than you. IF only people were just more...
    zozobar zozobar 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I do not know where to begin. She always talks sh*t about me regardless if I'm in the room or not. She ridicules me and blatantly hurts me with no feelings of guilt or regret. She...
    finex finex 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    I believe it is always wrong to hit or use violence of any kind against a child. I am sickened by the idea that anyone would try to justify it on any terms at all. And I...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Over involved is the root cause of MIL problems. When we become adults, the amount of time we spend with our parents is voluntary. If your parents are over involved, whether it is...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 2 Responses Aug 14

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    “Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It...
    livelymind livelymind 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I am not religious. Not at all. I don't follow any religion and find that the majority are dated, contradictory and have been left behind in an increasingly developing world...
    walkonthewildside walkonthewildside 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I want to love my mom but I just don't. It hurts me to say it and I wouldn't tell her that because I care about her as a person, just as I care about anyone else's feelings. When I...
    lynnieruns lynnieruns 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    It's the first thing I've learnt when I grew up as a teenager in India. I know to respect a women and her feelings. If you want to respect your nation, first learn to respect a...
    teenboyAddy teenboyAddy 18-21, M Aug 4

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    However, I also think that all women should be respectful towards men. Of course, there are those of BOTH genders who don't really deserve respect, but for people who aren't in...
    PalelightBeauty PalelightBeauty 18-21, F Aug 9

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    I respect not only my elders, but my youngers too. It's a good way of showing youngers that respect should be given to all, not just adults. However I believe respect is earned, so...
    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15 Aug 16

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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 2 Responses Aug 6

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    So many on here do not. There is nothing to be proud about being the other woman or bit on the side. Both need to respect themselves more and he needs to respect his wife or...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F Aug 5

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    Your faith is part of your identity. So, naturally, I respect you. Personally, I am agnostic but that does not mean I am ignorant to the possibility of a deity etc I always wonder...
    FeminineDesires FeminineDesires 31-35, M Aug 10

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    I am respected by my man. I prefer to keep myself pure, and he respects me and will wait for us to consummate.
    sanarirachel sanarirachel 31-35, F Aug 12

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    I show love and respect to all, but when you come I to my work making fun of someone because they have Down syndrome, I'll straight up rip you a new *******. Some people need to...
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M Aug 14

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    Don't care about the age, the quote respect your elders is utter **** unless they give you respect. It is a two way street I'm afraid.
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Most who are older are jerks too. Some aint. Blue collar has best bipeds. But respect is earned. And few realize that. Society let them think its seniority. But...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 19

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    Just because you may not like a person, or your opinions and beliefs differ doesn't mean you have a right to be disrespectful. There is plenty of ways you can express yourself to...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M a week ago

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    I respect everyone until disrespected, I will respect you until u disrespect me
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Sometimes in life you have to demand respect. What you allow is what will continue. You have to set those boundaries because no one will set them for you.
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    . I Believe that Every Woman Should ; Have Self Respect , Confidence and Dignity First. Rather Than Just Throwing Yourself to A Man. That's the Most Beautiful Aspect Any Woman Can...
    itsvanii itsvanii 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Respect girls If they say no it means no Respect that
    charmingcutie charmingcutie 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    Respect girls If they say no it means no Respect that
    charmingcutie charmingcutie 18-21, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    This human being I called my "mother" is not what she appears to be; motherly, caring, quiet, sweet & innocent. Here's how I found out I got married few months ago, husband and I...
    sydnew sydnew 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I am a 14 year old that has relationship problems with my mother. I recall constantly getting bullied in my elementary years because of my social awkwardness. I remember my mom...
    anushkapatel44 anushkapatel44 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    An update & advice for those with crazy MILs Hi there, I posted some time back (possibly several years ago now) regarding my absolutely terrible mother-in-law who singlehandedly...
    DustMite DustMite 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Thinking back the other day about my childhood, I admit that I was a handful and needed some of the "whoopings" that I got, other times I needed a parent to talk to me. My...
    Cryingcorner Cryingcorner 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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