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I Respect My Mother

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 1 Response 43 mins ago

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    So I've just joined this site, and I joined it because I'm feeling some unhealthy feelings right now towards my mom, and I just have to vent. Usually my best friend is the one I...
    Mstootiredtocare Mstootiredtocare 18-21, F 3 Responses May 14

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    Well next month ,which I am not looking foward to because ,of her (meaning my mother in law) its my sons eighth grade graduation and she insists on being there two years ago at my...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I have a MIL who is a very nice woman but annoying! she likes to push for marriage even when I'd told her I don't want to rush. But we are living in sin and have a daughter (she...
    emotionalmommy emotionalmommy 22-25, F 19 mins ago

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    I want my family to be respected by our stupid-*** relatives. **** they don't have NO respect for us. Why the hell should I call them family? They aren't family! I feel so sad for...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 1 Response May 17

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    My mother is emotionally abusive and I’ve only just began to see it. My mother is a sole parent to me and my younger brother. She left my father taking me and my brother with...
    throwawaybro throwawaybro 22-25, M May 5

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    I’m so relieved to have found this thread. There’s so much I want to write and I just don’t know where to begin, but here it goes… I come from a culture where mothers...
    latinamerican35 latinamerican35 31-35, M 2 Responses May 12

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    As a wheel is circular, so it goes around in circles; my in laws fit this pattern. It was so interesting to hear my husband say to me yesterday that his sister, toxic, b**** sister...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I've come to realize that I don't have any responsibilities concerning her, and that I really shouldn't worry myself about her. I do admit its hard for me to ignore her as my fianc...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I feel like I need to get this off my chest, since I have held it in for as long as I could remember and it broke me in so many ways. I am from a first generation American Chinese...
    Jchen52m Jchen52m 18-21 3 Responses a week ago

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    Update to my in laws wanting to visit our home. My previous story (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Hate-My-Mother-In-Law/5797843#reply_7961789) occurred on Monday...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I am a mother to 3 beautiful boys age 8 5 and 1.the eldest two have the same father .the youngest has a different one.The 2 eldest childrens dad is paranoid schizophrenic they have...
    uncontrollabledesire88 uncontrollabledesire88 26-30, F 3 Responses May 17

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    people with virtues such as honesty and respect make long lasting friends ...respect and honesty are the glue which cant be compromised in a relation of any kind..mother ..son...
    romell romell 41-45, M May 5

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    She is best teacher ever..the great confident and dignify personality...she have taught me more then her subject..i have learned a great lessons of life by observing her actions...
    notrustanymore notrustanymore 18-21, F May 3

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    It's actually the opposite. People deserve respect, opinions don't. I see a lot of people say "I respect your opinion, but...". I could not give a rip if you respect my opinion...
    rpf1988 rpf1988 41-45, M May 12

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    I don't even know where to begin. I got married 3 years ago and only few months into my marriage her true colours started showing. She hates me. She hated me since day one. I haven...
    Faith89 Faith89 22-25, F 3 Responses May 6

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    It's has positives and negatives really. Some positives are she's hilarious when drunk and I can hear her puking in the bathroom.. Kinda funny. Also she lets me do whatever I want...
    BenedictJones BenedictJones 13-15, M 5 Responses May 7

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    So this weekend was supposed to be dedicated to my Mom on her birthday and on her special day and because I had been so caught up in my personal projects, I failed to even get her...
    Starfishgirl Starfishgirl 26-30, F May 11

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    No respect. She really doesn't have the slightest bit of human decency. It's honestly sad. I've been called awful names by her and been treated very horribly. She literally ONLY...
    Oxne12 Oxne12 31-35, F 4 Responses May 19

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    I Agree but it's conditional. Earn it. No one has to respect you just because you feel like it. If you are a kind and tender human being and treat others (kids included) with...
    Noelthemadhouse Noelthemadhouse 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    A man doesn't get my respect unless he treats me with the same respect. you get what you give! It seems like a lot of women haters are out there .someone who is secure in his...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 2

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    Always! With every interaction I have. Even if someone is not being so respectful back I see no reason to stoop to that level. It's not my place to pass judgement on someone I know...
    Happinessismine Happinessismine 31-35, F 1 Response May 2

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    My parents and I never had a very close relationship. I will admit that it is partially my fault, but it felt it necessary since I was little to put a distance between myself and...
    Marchi Marchi 22-25 May 6

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    So, tomorrow is Mothers Day. It's an interesting day. The whole mother thing...mothers present, mothers passed, mothers-in-waiting, mothers of angels, mothers estranged...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 3 Responses May 9

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    I think the respect between a men and women should flow evenly in both ways. You can't prove that one sex is superior to the other because everyone has a different status in life...
    BlackMagicAttack BlackMagicAttack 26-30, F 2 Responses May 10

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    I will always respect someone if they can respect me back. Once you've crossed that line, either I can no longer trust you or you are just no longer worth my time.
    QuietKitten QuietKitten 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Another Mother's Day is here,And I still miss having you near.You were the best mom you could be,At times we were distant,And at times we would disagree,I never once doubted your...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 21 Responses May 10

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    So I have written on here before.. I think like most, I do it to vent because the crap that is pulled is just insane.. Before I decided to write, I read a lot of post on here, some...
    bekah930 bekah930 46-50 7 Responses May 10

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    For years I have thought of my first Mother's Day. Of being able to claim that title. For years on Mother's Day I have mourned the child that died in my womb. For years I...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 13 Responses May 5

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    Happy Mothers day to everyone. mothers day is kinda happy and dad for me. one reason being that my mother wasn't a very good mother and she abused me terribly but I am grateful...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F May 10

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    To my dearest mother, Whose soul never grows old. Your smile outshines the sun, Your heart is made of pure gold. Deep down in my heart, You hold a spot that brightens my days...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M May 16

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    My mother in law and sister in law really do the most! I am so fed up of them I wished there was a place I could banish them to, never to be seen again. As indicated in the...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 9 Responses May 7

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    This will make my second year of being a mommy. And in just a few weeks or months ill be a mom of five little ones and OMG that scares me. My second set of twins! Every moment has...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10

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    The mother I do have isnt the mother I need. When I was younger, I grew up being irrationally beaten with belts and spanked for reasons blown out of proportion. Like for wetting...
    Nolabunny Nolabunny 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Mothers are the soul of our homes………whereas fathers are their very existence. But have we given much thought to the nature of this existence? Little is written or said about...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think my mother is psychotic...I'm not sure how to deal with her anymore. I'm 17 and I have been dreaming of the day when I turn 18 for so long now. As long as I can remember, my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 3