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I Want to Be a Wife and Mother

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    I've Always Wanted to Be Both - In 10 months I will be a wife. I can not wait. Although it already feels as if I am married. We bicker together like a married couple and we...
    mbby mbby 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2009

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    I Only Wanted A Wife And Mother. - I grew up with both parents my whole life. They had their fights and tough times, but loved each other through thick and thin. They had three...
    nate675309 nate675309 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    Since I was 8 I've known that I wanted to be a wife and mother. I'm 30 now and it hasn't happened yet. Recently my longtime boyfriend that I love very much told me he doesn't want...
    EMH1983 EMH1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Yes, a Lifetime Dream - I do and always have wanted to be a wife and mother. I believe both roles can be and enriching. I know you do give up a bit of yourself, but when you...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    :) Its not like i have always wanted to be a wife or a mother.I was different.Not your typical girl growing up.I enjoyed playing soccer with guys and wearing hoodies and baggy...
    Angelina1992 Angelina1992 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    I'm tired of being there for everyone. It's not fair that I have to sacrifice my happiness for that of others. I enjoy helping others but when I finally need something for myself I...
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    Never Left Me!- My wife and me married for the wrong reason...because she was pregnant with my 1st child and my ultra religious Catholic grandmother(who raised me) would disown me...
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    Hi. I'm not sure what I'm doing here - but I do know I'm tired of I don't know. That's been the answer since I was a kid. Seriously. My mother is a professional cook - and is...
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    When I proposed to my wife, I knew she had social anxiety and body image issues, but I had no idea that her mental condition was this bad. The doctors haven't diagnosed her with...
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    I am an army wife who misses her husband dearly. I am excited to say I do get to see him in 11 days, for graduation. So I am new to this whole army thing. I look forward to meeting...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Lets see it started about five years ago I lived with a cousin and my wife- daughter and mother in law stayed at her grandmothers. Me and my wife aren't married at that time but...
    Whodidimarry Whodidimarry 26-30, M Mar 19

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    Well for the last 10 years I have been married and over the last 3 years I now fear my wife emotionally. Since we had our first child life has slowly gone to ****. After our first...
    cyborg333 cyborg333 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    My daughter is my clean slate. I am no longer a *****, insert any derogatory statement. I am clean of my past sins because of her. I am in a relationship but we fight often; I...
    thegirlinthegreencar thegirlinthegreencar 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have never hated anyone in my life. My MIL I DO hate she has destroyed my marriage with get son her golden child . I am 45, he is 63, she is 86. Her son divorced his wife 30...
    sueoneil sueoneil 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I know I'd be happy to spend the rest of my life with my marine and I know he wants that too. So why does the thought of marriage seem so scary? We'd have to be married to live...
    MarineGirlfriend0810 MarineGirlfriend0810 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have been married for four years now and I have always been a faithful wife and mom. I have no intention of every cheating on my husband. He takes care of me in every respect...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 31 mins ago

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    Here is my most embarrassing nude story. My wife and I were visiting her parents. It was the morning after our arrival and we were asleep when the smoke alarm went off. I jumped...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M Apr 9

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    My mother lied to me my whole youth about who my father was. I was told my father was my mother’s first husband. Meanwhile my mother married my step father when I was just 20...
    dwc294 dwc294 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hmm lets see 1) I'm 24 2) I have Lupus 3) proud army wife 4) have 3 siblings 5) writing a book 6) love animals 7) my eyes change colors with mood 8) have two beautiful nieces 9...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F 1 Response 50 mins ago

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    I met my girlfriend in 1994 (True Love - 6 hours apart - highest long distance bills ever paid in my life). In the summer of '95, I drove to see her again. We hit it off again...
    daveredding daveredding 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Since i've been young, my mother has always been drinking. It wasn't that much whilst i was younger but i wish i had not been have to do the things i did. I have multiple stories...
    Soldottern Soldottern 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My mother is awful. I can't even explain how much she's tortured my sisters and I over the years. She makes us think that she will actually be a mother. And when she's gained our...
    agirltoremember agirltoremember 13-15, F Apr 1

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    Did You Hear Me Crying Mama?- Though the scene unfolded over a decade ago I can still see it clearly. There's 11 year old me kneeling with face to the wall and arms up like I've...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have been with my wife now for 30 years and I don't think I can take it anymore. She has cheated on me three times but I forgot and forgave. I forgave her because we have four...
    jsk007 jsk007 46-50, M Apr 4

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    My mil and fil just moved about 45 minutes away from us. Before they lived about 5 or 6 hours away. Before they moved my fil answered the phone when I called to talk to mil one day...
    Jpgirlie Jpgirlie 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    Im 54 married, retired happy, my wife retires in 2 yrs we have a plan for our future. My brother who is 51 has been abusing drugs and alcohol for 35 years...he blames everything on...
    ventingman ventingman 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    My wife spends all her time with her like they are married. There is nothing wrong with my mother in law. She has always been pampered and my wife takes it hook line and sinker...
    beachesr beachesr 36-40, M a week ago

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    I wanted to take a moment to reflect on a common theme I see on this forum and I have lived it myself. #1 – We find the person we want to spend our life with #2 – Things go...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 6 Responses Mar 28

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    1. Name? ____ 2. Male or Female? male.. 3. Were you named after anyone? Yes. 4. Does your name mean anything? It does but I don't much care for its meaning. 5. Nicknames? no...
    Waywardsilence Waywardsilence 41-45, M Mar 17

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    My mother never taught me coping skills for life. She was a drunk, abusive negligent parent and now that I'm a mother and wife I have no skills to fall back on. I have to fight my...
    paramedic2 paramedic2 22-25, F Mar 19

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    Oh Jesus. Today was another bad day of dealing with her, I don't even want to call her my mother, poison. She was really really poisonous today. I know the best thing is to ignore...
    AngelinaW AngelinaW 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I feel like deep inside no matter how hard I work to be a wife my mother in law secretly thinks its not good enough, she dont eat what I cook but everybody and everyone loves my...
    asianlove77 asianlove77 26-30, F Mar 28

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    *SPOILER ALERT, DON'T READ IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THE FINALE AND YOU ARE A FAN* So I finally got round to it... The last ever episode... When Ted finally meets his future kids Mother...
    iBabe iBabe 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    I've never been one to put much stock into signs.. My sister in law tends to say things like, "Oh, we were just talking about that, and look! It must be a sign, you should do it...
    hourbyhour163 hourbyhour163 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    For the first time in almost 3 years, I will be meeting with my Mother and 2 sisters. the last time I saw them was the day that I graduated from college and informed my family that...
    NoreenA NoreenA 22-25, T 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Yes i was the wife of a man that cheated on me, Husband that cheated with my best friend ,She was married to his best they grow up to-gather did everything to gather, that night...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It seems very hard for SOME people to differentiate between family and family. I have said numerous times that im sad because I want my own family and I feel alone and incomplete...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I have often thought of killing my self but like a lot of other people just can't do it. I don't deserve to live. I have done things that I will not even post on this site. I...
    Vjmade Vjmade 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Well , here you are 100 things I want to share about myself . . 1 - I am a Muslim wife. 2 - I am in my thirties. 3 - I am Egyptian and living in Cairo. 4 - I am newly married. 5...
    Rodwali Rodwali 31-35, F Mar 23

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    Once Again Love I was a Reiki master, also conducting courses in Emotional Intelligence , for approximately ten years. Moreover, I was a happy wife and mother, living and...
    Sarita07 Sarita07 51-55, F Mar 26

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    What ten minutes of your life would you choose to return to for just ten minutes? The reality is we never get that choice in a conscious manner, happenstance or serendipitous...
    oldbaldguy oldbaldguy 70+, M Mar 30

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    Hey ladies! So I'm a fairly new Marine girlfriend. I met my Marine through my stepmom.... ironically her boss is his mother. :) She knew about me from talks with my stepmom and...
    JELarson3514 JELarson3514 26-30, F Apr 4

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    This was something I thought was a phase, but the more I grow older, the more I realize that I truly would find more peace without being in a marriage. I'm going to turn 23. Today...
    franny21 franny21 22-25, F a week ago

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    I work full time and I take care of the bills, pets, house hold cleaning, and house hold and car maintenance. My husband "looks for work" (only when I start nagging), but other...
    Bettinson Bettinson 31-35, F Mar 19

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    I was born with a normal family,. A mother, father, older brother and older sister. However, once I turned the age of 3, my mother decided to undergo gender reassignment surgery...
    Mzamigo Mzamigo 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Fourth grade I was sitting watching a walk for breast cancer commercial when I turn to my mom and ask do you know anyone with cancer, she goes yeah I do. At the time I was like...
    dordor123 dordor123 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I want you to know that your mother was one of the people I admired most in this world. She was always so full of dynamic laughter and had an incredible zest for life that was...
    Silenthawk Silenthawk 46-50, M Apr 1

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    I am still a mother.I am still a mother, even though I don't get to hold my child, even though I don't get to kiss her boo-boos. I am still a mother, even though I don't get to see...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Left Behind In A Broken Nation- It's been 13 years since I saw my mother last at age 7. I saw her less than a month after my father was arrested in Russia and thanks to my...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    My mother loves to treat me as though I am thirteen years old. I am a twenty-one year old college student, maintaining a 3.8 GPA while also working part-time. While I have not...
    LikeASailor4 LikeASailor4 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17