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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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    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, 2015

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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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    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 10 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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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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    Being a doctor is an honourable profession. But guess what? So is being a firefighter, a policeman, a social worker, a humanitarian, a priest, a caregiver...need I go on? As far...
    cyrushira cyrushira 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I respect most beliefs and values anyway. If a person honestly has thought about something and has come to a conclusion, I'll respect that. But I'm a bit iffy about believing...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Respect aint free Its earned
    OddButResilient OddButResilient 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Yes, Respect is a two way street.
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Good news everybody: my piece-of-sh*t father only has a few weeks left to live. He's in extreme pain due to the prostate cancer and my b*tch of a mother is begging me to see him...
    AngieHolbrook AngieHolbrook 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I respect the person, Not the gender I cant respect a cheap person just because of his/her gender .
    getgoodfeeling getgoodfeeling 22-25, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Characteristics Of Narcissistic Mothers 1. Everything she does is deniable. (Most of the time) 2. She violates your boundaries. (Odd time and doesn't respect my wishes) 3. She...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 46-50 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to be loved and appreciated. I always will respect a woman no matter what
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been with my boyfriend for 6 years. He has custody of his 2 children, and his step child from a previous marriage. I raise them with my 2 children as my own. Mom is not...
    taintedalyce taintedalyce 36-40, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've realised that the thing I crave more than finding a partner and becoming a wife or mother, is that I just really want to be a daughter to a loving mother. At 26 I should...
    yogihope yogihope 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Self respect is so important. So many people lack self respect and it makes me sad. You need to respect yourself if you want people to take you seriously
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mother was raised by an insane woman, who happened to be my grandmother. The grandmother and the grandfather(who was a kind man) (my mothers parents)were 2nd generation...
    notPC notPC 56-60, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    Just because your older doesn't mean your better. You have to earn my respect, don't expect me to respect a man just because your older and thus 'wiser'
    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    A lot of those older people are just white, fearful old men. They do not deserve respect.
    TrumpDestroyer TrumpDestroyer 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Certain topics...like sex for example, should stay behind closed doors within the secret boundaries to be held sacred between two(or more)people with consent and mutual respect...
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I try to have a relationship with my mother, even though I am nearly as intimidated by her as I was when I was a child. About a year and a half ago I changed my career, and she...
    greensapphire greensapphire 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Maybe you should show more respect to older people, but some older don't deserve your respect. If there is an older person with a ****** personality and are let's say your rapist...
    darkspiritwolf darkspiritwolf 18-21, F Feb 4

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    Classic narc family occurence; I got a letter from my father asking me to un-remember recent put-downs from my narc mother on several calls between September and November. After...
    Decaturite Decaturite 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    If you act like a complete sasshole, I don't care if you're 99, I don't respect you. There are a lot of people that are younger than me that I have a lot of respect for. That being...
    dinosandlions dinosandlions 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I lost my mother a long time ago when I was only 13. I cursed God for the longest time for her death. At that time, I felt like when she died, she took a huge part of me with her...
    TheLastExile TheLastExile 41-45, M Feb 2

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    Hi so I'm posting here to write about my mother and how I'm affected with severe depression and anxiety because of her I don't like to point fingers or blame anybody but she is the...
    Pinkskiespinklove Pinkskiespinklove 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    When do I speak my truth? Or haven't I all these years? I'm going to be 42 years old. I have not spoken to my mother in 5 months and my father - about 4 (I went from low contact...
    thegirlwithnomom thegirlwithnomom 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    my mom is one and she is doing a great job raising us all. I have deep respect for parents in general but moms or dad who raises children all by themselves that is most impressive...
    Countryroad15 Countryroad15 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 31

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    I always hear people speaking about how a women has no self respect if she wears skin tight clothes that show so much skin. I think that when women where clothing like that it...
    LBBitch LBBitch 18-21, F Jan 29

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    I am almost 16 years old and I left my narcissistic mother about 6 months ago. I am living at my dads with my stepmom, who is and was my only true mother because of all she did...
    kayla459 kayla459 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    I'm sorry, but I need to get these feelings of resentment and hatred out of me before I end up doing something very foolish. I hate my mother. I just hate her. I cant stand to be...
    aaron812 aaron812 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    does anyone feel like their (ex /current ) mother in law has destroyed the relationship with their partner? in his shoes I can't imagine being raised by the woman. her and I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Can't work when respect is only on one side :(
    northernwoman83 northernwoman83 31-35 4 Responses Jan 28

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    As I arrived at the nursing home, I saw my brother in the room at her bedside. She was experiencing apnea and had been given high doses of morphine by the hospice nurses on duty...
    Nightvale Nightvale 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I am having trouble navigating my relationship with my parents. I am very worried about going to see them. Lately my father has developed a very serious form of cancer, so my...
    Decaturite Decaturite 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    As long as youre able to sleep at night thinking youre ideals are right, while not bashing on others for having different ideals, then there should be no reason not to respect you...
    LysChan LysChan 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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