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I Respect My Mother

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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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    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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    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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    Hi everyone; I have posted a couple responses here, I am very familiar with PA Mothers now. I decided to share my story and see if anyone can relate to mine. For a brief...
    XXwoundedXX XXwoundedXX 51-55, F 2 days ago

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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 Aug 26

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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 Sep 1

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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 4 Responses Aug 28

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    they are extra ordinary beings with amazing qualities. To be able to reproduce another being is simple amazing! Keep the baby in their womb for 9 whole months? I cant thank my...
    only4u77 only4u77 36-40, M Sep 5

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    Well the man who disrespects me most is my father 😔 he treats my mother and sisters the same way. No wonder I'm so shocked when a potential dating partner is so nice to me...
    indigodana indigodana 31-35, F Sep 5

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    A mothers love is hard to fathom, the way you care about me is, odd at times, to me, We seem to not know how to communicate at times, most times, I find myself at 26 years of age...
    SunlightSeeker SunlightSeeker 26-30, F Sep 4

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    My mother is immature. When I talk to her about her actions she changes the subject. I have an older and younger brother. My younger brother is rich and my mom babies him (as she...
    embellishedSadness embellishedSadness 26-30, F Sep 5

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    Being told by my mother that I was selfish & worse since I was a pre-teen damaged me... Made me believe my own happiness wasn't worth a damn (even though I could never make her...
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Being told by my mother that I was selfish & worse since I was a pre-teen damaged me... Made me believe my own happiness wasn't worth a damn (even though I could never make her...
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F Sep 8

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    Although I don't call myself a Christian I do consider myself to be one of his many useless followers. Jesus was made for a wretch like me. I think I'm lucky to have grown up in...
    everydayisagoodone everydayisagoodone 31-35 1 Response Sep 2

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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 2 Responses Aug 27

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    My mother in law never had any respect for me or any of my family members always was very mean but, yet I should be her r pin cushion and just t take her crap
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5

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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 4 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 Sep 1

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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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    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 Aug 26

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    I respect everyone until disrespected, I will respect you until u disrespect me
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M Aug 27

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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 Aug 30

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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 Aug 31

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    There's this friend I've been talking to for almost 2 years. He loves me or something, and recently for the past few months has been asking me for pics, sexual favors and other...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Yet, I seem to be trapped with someone who feels I am useful not respectable. I fulfill his ego, I make him feel in control, but I have never been respected. Is it wrong to have...
    SerendipityTheMuse SerendipityTheMuse 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    As I man, I see that a FAIR and CONSENSUAL punishment to a woman is a sign of respect for her. A way to tell her "I love you, I love the way you are and I want you to get even...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days 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 4 Responses Aug 28

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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 Sep 1

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    No contact with my mother for a week now. I prefer when there is no contact. She only contacts me when she wants to take one of my children out. I am considering stopping this...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I came across the term NM a few months ago, and now I can't deny it...my mother fits it perfectly, down to the general causes of it. My mother was severely abused by a...
    UnicornSpirit UnicornSpirit 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    Throughout most of my life, I've been closer to my mother then to my father, for various reasons, we don't get along. My mother has been the overprotective and controlling type...
    Gregory1990 Gregory1990 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    As it was told to me, when I was around 2-3 yrs old my dad and my mother broke up. She moved to California and originally took me with her. Months later, she called my father and...
    SukYoung SukYoung 26-30, F Aug 31

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    one sided phone conversation have you ever has those? where you pick the phone and mother seems to have a conversation on her own, despite whatever you said? example: mother...
    fien fien 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am living in Northern England, rapidly approaching the age of 35, depressed that I've never been able to have a real social life. The problem is that I'm still living with my...
    CodemonkeyNE CodemonkeyNE 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Okay it's kinda like a love-hate relationship. I swear I love her with all my heart, but sometimes it's just like......... UUUGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! I mean both my brothers and me...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    "If it is detrimental to you emotionally, physically and spiritually… what choice do you have left but to let go and flourish with self-respect." — Dodinsky
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Aug 21

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    Trust means everything to me and without it in a relationship there is nothing. You also have to have respect.
    RandomUsername15 RandomUsername15 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    My first post about my passive aggressive mother, an explanation: EP Link I've been doing some research on passive aggressiveness and found that it's an actual personality...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F Aug 28

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