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I Want to Be the Best Mom I Can Be

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    3 Daughters

    I love being the mother to three daughters Skyla is 14 Shyanna 13 and Rayla is 11 they are the best part of my life and such a wonderful blessing from God i love them very much you never really know what true love is till you give birth to a child motherhood has its ups and...
    novemberbaby80 novemberbaby80 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2012

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    One Day.

    My sister is the very proud mother of a beautiful, clever, 10 week old baby girl. Gabriella is a 'miracle' baby. If my sister had planned to have children, she would never have done it in a million years.At the age of 13 my sister was diagnosed with epilepsy. She's managed to...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 10, 2012

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    Soon

    Hi, my name is ashley and im a mommy well i will be officially in august,.to a lil boy, im very excited but scared at the same time, i didnt have a very good childhood, and i know i def wont let those things happen to him or any other child, mine or not, but im scared cuz i dont...
    mommy2besoon mommy2besoon 26-30, F Jun 10, 2013

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    About to Adopt My Step Son

    I'm so excited .. i signed papers to adopt my step son this week.   I only hope that i can do him justice.   Update.  Things are still going well on the parent front- but somedays i just feel like a bad mom.  I'm sure lot's of people do at one point or...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2007

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    Does Any Mom Feel Like Me ?

    Whats is a good mom ? Is it normal to doubt your motherhood ? Why i feel like i need other people with kids to be around with and have my son enjoy play time with others since theirs no children with kids in my family nor friend with young children ....I love my son so much but...
    JJIMENES JJIMENES 36-40 4 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    Because

    I have to be... I'm all they have, all they can count on and the only one who loves them unconditionally. For every pain they feel I cry, for every giggle they give I smile... they are my everything and I want to give them, teach them and love them as they so deserve.  ...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2007

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    When I joined this group, I didn't mean it's okay for someone to just approach me saying "hey, you know you can tell me anything." No. That's not how it works. You can't just...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want a real friend that is true to me all the time. I get along with just about anyone but I don't have any close friends anymore. I don't have anyone that I can just be open...
    fishin4eyes fishin4eyes 31-35, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    i really want someone i can tell him or her anything i want :( i dont want be lonely being a lonely is sucks 💔
    darkenss darkenss 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 31

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    I want someone I can tell anything to
    beth321123 beth321123 18-21, F 27 Responses a week ago

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    I like the idea/concept of having someone you can tell anything too without having to lie, embellish, be ashamed or embarrassed. I've met some great people on here but still feel...
    SocioNarcc SocioNarcc 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've given up a few times.. Still have the scars on my wrist to prove it and the papers from the hospital from the one time I tried to od on pain medicine, I've battled with...
    FoxyRose FoxyRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    We've all had our ups and downs in life, and we've all had those tough, heartbreaking moments that just make you want to give up on everything. Those are the moments when you just...
    KarmaCycle KarmaCycle 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just need someone who wont judge me on anything preferably my age who i can trust i really want to talk
    gramafey gramafey 13-15, F 13 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    When I was seven my dad met another woman and had a child. He cheated on my mom, most importantly he cheated on me. That was seven years ago. He just called me and told me that my...
    amanda1919 amanda1919 13-15, F 12 Responses Jul 30

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    One of my best girlfriends lives with a male companion. She's Black American, he's Latin from Honduras. They are not married but live together. They have sex when she feels like...
    dlynettebudd dlynettebudd 56-60, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    But i need to share my life experience . My parents got divorced when i had 14 , i moved with my mom and sister out of our house . i had few relationships when i had 17 till 18...
    agirlouthere agirlouthere 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    i admit a have some trust issues but that doesn't mean i dont want everyone getting the hell away from me. i need someone to talk to even though i usually am the one who listens...
    Ryel004F Ryel004F 18-21, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I just want a friend who will listen too my problems and won't judge me for who I am..
    TaylorRenee14 TaylorRenee14 16-17, F 13 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Today I showed up to work on a new crew of folks. Two of them knew a lot about my personal life and my work, especially for people who had never met me before. Turns out my best...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Once my mom was driving to the orthodontist for our braces nd in the middle of the road of driving i completely broke out crying so much my mom got worried nd started asking, i...
    celina50 celina50 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 2

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    I never had a best friend until high school but, my best friend had a terrible family life, was abused and has anorexic but the one thing she does have is an amazing social life. I...
    shadowdancer47 shadowdancer47 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well today was a real eye opener as well as yesterday. I hope that what's happening isn't just my wife telling me what I want to hear. In other post I talked about us having to...
    heartbroke73 heartbroke73 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 5

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    This is the cluster of thoughts that go on in my head on a day to day basis. Feeling helpless, lost, alone, angry and bitter for so many different reasons. Hurt so very hurt for...
    JADawg JADawg 36-40, M 7 Responses Jul 31

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    I have a best friend. I can't tell her anything because she tells people my secrets. I feel betrayed by her but I also wonder if she just really likes to gossip and is not...
    tiffstoe tiffstoe 41-45, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel like I don't really have a "confidant" or best friend I can tell anything to. I don't have any deep dark secrets really but it would be great to have someone if I did. Or...
    threeforagirl threeforagirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Hey, I just joined EP... I guess I need someone to talk to. I feel devastated and alone at the moment. My girlfriend left me on Saturday... She is Brazilian and I am Irish. We...
    Padraig2014 Padraig2014 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I only have 2 state of minds: 1: Everything is great. Anything that I'm not happy with I can work to change. I am so lucky to have what I have, I am so grateful for everything. I...
    siennaswann siennaswann 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    I get along best with people that I trust and can tell anything to. It comes from being a very open and honest person.
    galdran galdran 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I want a best friend, someone who will talk with me all the time :)
    HelloKittyBaby HelloKittyBaby 13-15, F 9 Responses Aug 19

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    I want a person girl or guy just to talk to and get close to. I really want a best friend. Someone who don't go to school with me or anything .. A stranger my age that feels as...
    IRefuseToSink157 IRefuseToSink157 13-15, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Very rarely do I trust anyone and it is especially hard for me to open up. I have bottled up all of my emotions because I don't trust anyone with what is on mind. In the past I've...
    KHFOOTY KHFOOTY 16-17, M 6 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Hi girls, I try my best to be a good listener, I will listen to anything you say, and try to help you if you need help so message me :) :3
    Ceaser55 Ceaser55 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I have a best friend but she isn't always the easiest to talk to about somethings...
    tobesucessful tobesucessful 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    From all day and all night in person through phone those are the best kinds I feel like this is a place where people will take me a little more seriously In reality nobody takes me...
    Tiodio Tiodio 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    I Lost My Best Friend And It's Harder Than It Looks!!😔. Just Wish Someone Was There That Actually Cared
    Rebel5 Rebel5 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 4

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    I have known this colleague for 9 years. He is married so I am. For the past years we have been talking and confiding each other's with our life stories. There came a moment when...
    sisi77 sisi77 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I found out my step dad is cheating on my mom.
    calliejacobs97 calliejacobs97 16-17, F 18 Responses a week ago

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    My best friend who I've known for 14 years almost my whole life, isn't ever there for me anymore. I use to could tell her everything but I feel like she judges me now.
    Alwaysdancing Alwaysdancing 13-15, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    my guy best friend and I dated for about 3 months. those are the months that I wish i could erase from my life. things went sour, he broke up with me and told me he was done with...
    boeingg787 boeingg787 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes your worst enemy could be your bestfriend..
    Greys20 Greys20 18-21, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want someone that I can talk to that isn't gonna sit there and be a perv or be an *** to me I want someone that I can talk to about everything and anything and just see where it...
    MissSkye MissSkye 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    He is amazing and makes me feel so special. I know I can't have him like I want to but it hurts when I can't just pick up the phone and hear his voice. I need to be strong but I...
    LookingforLove63 LookingforLove63 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    I want someone who I can stay up until the wee hours and just talk about everything and anything.
    BitchYouGaveMeTheFuckingClap BitchYouGaveMeTheFuckingClap 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    You know what I think about this? We can easily tell our problems to some stranger because we believe that they won't directly affect us, unlike with our friends or families. With...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 29

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    So there's this guy, we had a thing(like bf and gf)but not anymore. And then i learned recently that my friend (lets call her ANA) has a thing for him AGAIN. In case it's a bit...
    greyxx greyxx 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I'm really tired of people leaving me, everyone gets bored of me. I'm sorry that I am always so anxious and that I never want to do anything because I'm depressed. I never chose to...
    midnightterror midnightterror 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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