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I Want to Be the Best Mom I Can Be

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Who doesn't. Fool is he that has no desires especially the desire to be the best you can. Being the best I can be as a husband, lover, parent... being the best in everything that I...
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59 51-55, M Sep 24

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    I really want someone I can tell everything and I can trust and who will actually care about me and stuff I am tired of being being fake and saying they care and don't and then...
    meredithcher meredithcher 16-17, F 8 Responses Oct 4

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    I have days, or moments where all I want to do is talk to someone. I haven't had a relationship in awhile, and I don't want to be in one because of where I'm at in my life. It'd be...
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I'm sorry. I can't take it anymore. There is no kindness in this world. No love without conditions. No moments that aren't laced with regret and hatred. I'm sorry. To my family...
    Smithsfan Smithsfan 18-21, F 36 Responses Sep 26

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    I am a gay 15 year old girl. My mom does not like the fact that I'm gay, and she does not accept it at all. I dress in guy clothes because that's when I feel the prettiest, but my...
    lwilliams414 lwilliams414 13-15, F Oct 7

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    This moment that carries on meaningless yet meaningful depending on where my heart and head meet. The moment I long for may just be around the corner so I look and wait for its...
    lutqueet lutqueet 56-60, F Oct 9

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    It's never too late. you best wrap your head around this concept. I hope you find something you love, trust, and then proceed, and do not stop until you succeed; keep your mind...
    CongratulationS CongratulationS 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    I love my friends, but we don't talk about any thing important. Most of my friends are guys, not because I don't like girls but when I was younger the entire neighborhood was boys...
    Chloe8221 Chloe8221 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 4

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    Do any of you ever get the feeling that you a merely 'existing', rather than actually LIVING...? I've been like that now for years. I get up every day and 'go through the motions...
    Phaedrus1975 Phaedrus1975 36-40, M 10 Responses Oct 6

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    When I was around 10, I used to tell people that I would have been happy to be married at 13 and have kids at 15. In my early twenties, I realized that I wanted more out of life...
    ToastedAlmond ToastedAlmond 26-30, F Oct 11

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    Omg yes. But i am not ok to date. Want one bad. The last one as old as mom is taken. Got married saturday. The last milf left over a year ago. Thats when i began...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    For some reason I can't seem to find a single person on earth that likes me. I mean yes I am a nerd, I get good grades, play pokemon, D&d, video games, and even watch anime, but...
    shadowdancer47 shadowdancer47 16-17, F 38 Responses Sep 24

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    if any mommys or daddys are looking for a baby boy message me :)
    Diaperboy1213 Diaperboy1213 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    Anyone want to just talk about anything and everything? Deep **** or just random riff-raff. I try my best to not take myself or others too seriously though, so if that offends you...
    Azureskye Azureskye 18-21 4 Responses Sep 27

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    I love my friends dearly, but I still feel like I am missing out on the opportunity to have a single true friend that I can trust. I need that one person who I can tell anything to...
    alhsya02 alhsya02 22-25, F 8 Responses Oct 7

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    New member alert :) Looking for bestest friends I can talk to whenever without the awkward 'hi' 'hi' 'how are you' someone I can jump into a conversation quickly and tell you about...
    xlennx xlennx 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 12

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    I totally believe that love is the best thing ever!!!!
    HappilyInLove16 HappilyInLove16 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    Just a bestfriend of any gender , male it female , who you can say anything to and they won't betray your confidence:)
    mixedraceboy95 mixedraceboy95 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 5

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    I was asked my mom if she loved me and she said yes "mi hijo"
    jasonurias1 jasonurias1 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    And I did. It's the best feeling in the world to have someone special you can trust with all of you.
    HikingGuy HikingGuy 46-50, M 5 Responses Oct 5

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    I want someone to be 100 myself with so secrets no harsh judgement it would be nice. THEN only then would I have a true BEST friend. So, for now Ill tell all here. one. I LONG to...
    DarkgoddessLee DarkgoddessLee 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 6

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    I found out I have a half-sister I never knew about, feeling really conflicted and betrayed, not sure if I can trust my mom again for a while
    Creelluka Creelluka 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    Well I've been on chemo for a few years. It's a low dose for my arthritis so I still have my hair, but u have chemo brain :( I don't do as well in skwl anymore and it's hard bc...
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 16-17, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I recently found out my step-dad is cheating on my mom.
    JustSomeTeenagerr JustSomeTeenagerr 13-15, F 16 Responses 2 days ago

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    my best friend and I, we no longer have the same relationship as before and i feel she has turned away from me and I from her and now I have no one to tell my secreta or things...
    rafaci2001 rafaci2001 22-25, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have recently come out of a 3 1/2 year relationship. I still care about him but the relationship didn't have a future. I'm reeling from the loss of my best friend and what's...
    katieelvira katieelvira 22-25, F 10 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I never had real friends before and moving around a lot as a kid I never really became friends with anyone. I ate lunch alone didn't really talk to anyone unless I have to. I'd be...
    silentxxxsuicide silentxxxsuicide 16-17, F 15 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    This story might end up being the opposite but I am not sure where it would actually fit into the scheme of things. Anyway, I had been talking to someone and I took him into my...
    starwarsfan99 starwarsfan99 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I want/need someone to talk to about the real me and the real them. I need someone I can act true with and they can act true to me. I've never had a true friend, because all they...
    0nomatterwhat0 0nomatterwhat0 13-15, F 11 Responses Sep 26

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    When I'm with my friends I'm a totally different person than how I am inside. I can never tell my friends how I really feel because I feel like they wouldn't believe and honestly...
    LostCause LostCause 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 21

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    I'm not a person who has any social media sites- no twitter, facebook, Instagram, etc... But this site is great because I can tell how I feel and get support without the...
    denali789 denali789 31-35, F 19 Responses Sep 25

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    Can i just pour my feelings, thoughts, and dreams to someone? I just need to get things off my chest. i don't want to tell my friends because they will think of me differently. I'm...
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 12 Responses Sep 25

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    Have you ever felt like getting something off your chest but there's no one around you who would sincerely listen to you? Being in an environment where crying is seen as a sign of...
    knina01 knina01 16-17, F 7 Responses Sep 27

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    I'm a slim athletic good looking 21yr old male and I want to say that I dunno why but I have a mad craving for girls with sexy feet... If you are from UK near London or...
    somo372 somo372 22-25, M Sep 27

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    I find it really funny when someone who you think is one of your closest friends tells you that you can talk to them about anything, but then as soon as you start to really need to...
    jaks26 jaks26 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    I just want a really supporting (non creepy) friend I can talk to about anything!
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 28

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    I'm alive but I'm not living. I feel like I'm just a waste of space. Every day is a struggle to be happy. A struggle to find something in my life worth living for. Nights are the...
    hatemeloveyou hatemeloveyou 18-21, F 10 Responses Sep 28

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    I think it would be lovely to have someone whom you can share everything with, like the little details of your day that made you happy or sad and have them share the same with you...
    liveyourlife4567 liveyourlife4567 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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    I have people I can talk to about things, but honestly, I think that they are too close to my situations. They try to protect me and they automatically hate anyone who hurts me...
    Lexie1516 Lexie1516 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 1

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    The frustration kills me. Why. So much bouncing around in my head. I have these secrets I hold. I want to share with someone. Someone I can trust. A friend. Or just someone willing...
    saint0928 saint0928 18-21, M 6 Responses Oct 5

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    I really need to share this with you... Well, I'm an athlete and I love what I do, but sometimes I don't feel motivated and all I wanna do is give up, but at the same time I don't...
    lottiemendler lottiemendler 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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