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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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    As Sacred As God Himself-"Your mother is God to

    you. She carried and nourished you within her body for 10 months. No one. Not I,siblings,or spouse can ever do the same for you. She is the ONLY one who will give her life for yours' UNHESITATINGLY in a way that not even I your father can match. There is one person you should...
    ShahirAnkara ShahirAnkara 22-25, M Apr 8

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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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    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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    This.is controversial topic coz. . . I've always been told to respect.my elders. and now.I'm older I feel that respect shouldn't be given because of age. it should be earned...
    TheDevilsSon666 TheDevilsSon666 46-50, M 1 hr 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 1 day ago

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    My grandmother hates me. She's always hated me, ever since I was a little girl. Why? Because I look like my father. What role did I play in that? None. She treats my sisters better...
    Boobah03 Boobah03 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I believe the best way to teach my daughter is "living by example". She watches me closely. Just as I watched my own mother when I was a child. A few things I try to teach her, in...
    LittleBitOfEverything LittleBitOfEverything 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My mother doesn't respect my opinion, and takes everything I say as an attack. She spends all her time drinking with her ******* friend who has no respect for anyone including me...
    Adamdfrazier Adamdfrazier 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Especially women.I believe be open minded giving respect and being respectful to everyone.When it's not deserving than do as you wish.I love women and want to be intimate with them...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    This group is fair enough But I have one big problem with this statement. It is a one-sided statement, it implies that men must be respectful to women no matter how terrible a...
    HmidGainer HmidGainer 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wont go on about how girls are flowers and bullshit like that, but i will say that every person deserves to be treated with respect, no matter who you are or what youve done. You...
    ForgedFromFire ForgedFromFire 16-17, M a week ago

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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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    nothing exists w/o some amount/form of respect. to me, step 1.
    spinsterC spinsterC 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    exactly, u can't have a relationship without trust! and respect is important.....
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 19

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    At 51, I'm thoroughly enjoying being afforded the opportunity to do this once again. I think most of us recognize and understand the importance of respect and trust in our primary...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 10 Responses Aug 19

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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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    Why would anyone put up with that non-sense. If they don't know how to respect you then they don't care about you, period. Don't reward that behavior, I don't.
    FreightTrainOG FreightTrainOG 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    People in a general sense tend to treat you a lot better when you know your worth and willing to sever ties with them if they mistreat you. I kid you not I've had both friends and...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    If you cant have respect and trust why build??? Just saying
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 17

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    Women, treat yourself with respect.. You don't get anything good for becoming sIutty. You attract all of the wrong guys and you ask yourself why? Well.. it's because you act like a...
    EvoKinevil EvoKinevil 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 17

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    girls are like flowers they all are different in some ways but just like flowers make this world beautiful fill the nature with various colors to amaze us same way girls amaze us...
    Mdesires Mdesires 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    But that's not all I am to my children. I am everything under the sun rolled into one. Mother is so much deeper than just giving birth to your children. Being a mother is my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    I respect people based on who they are, they don't have to believe what I do. That's ridiculous.
    Chrylblck Chrylblck 36-40, F Aug 17

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    This has haunted me since i was old enough to understand respect, and it makes me so mad, when i hear about how much a lot of guys disrespect women, because they think they are so...
    HiiroTenshi HiiroTenshi 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    Seeing this one day millionaire woman makes me sick. I just opened my facebook and I was like... "You again!?" brrhh.. this not so old woman posted photos of her and the car that...
    IamNikola IamNikola 26-30, F Aug 16

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    A fantastic relationship must have two support pillars, Trust and Respect. What is it that makes you trust somebody? Can you trust an enemy? If your enemy has the same interests...
    PlatonicLover PlatonicLover 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    So my boyfriend left for basic training to go into the army about a week ago, meaning he hasn't been able to call or text or have any access to his phone at all. Right when he got...
    Bonneyshattuck Bonneyshattuck 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    I think if ur respected, u deserve the same respect back, don't u think?
    KalstarJunior KalstarJunior 13-15, 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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    I think?? No... More like THEY HAVE TO respect and obey parents! It shouldn't be a thought or an option. Smh!
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 15

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    I give all respect Granted I may not agree with thoughts ill respect, and honor I wish people would do the same
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Aug 14

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    Here is a letter reprinted from Christian Home: When I was 14, I was being raised by my mother, an aunt and older sister. My father had long ago abandoned the family. Both adult...
    TeachingRespect TeachingRespect 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Another letter reprinted from my magazine: When I was 14, I was being raised by my mother, an aunt and older sister. My father had long ago abandoned the family. Both adult women...
    TeachingRespect TeachingRespect 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Have you ever looked up the word respect? It says "a feeling of admiring someone or something that is good, valuable, important, etc., and who should be treated in an appropriate...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 2 Responses 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 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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    Without respect, love, and trust, you have nothing.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F Aug 11

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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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