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I Want to Thank My Mother

Thats me and her...in the logo. 29 People

    I Think She's Special

      I’ve always thought my mother was special.   I don’t mean that she has done anything that the average person would consider extraordinary.   She was in a sometimes “rocky” marriage and she raised three children on a modest...
    mimi28 mimi28 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    Its quite sad. Me gets sad. And says mahmah. Then realizes. Me dont want my mom.
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    I want to love my mom but I just don't. It hurts me to say it and I wouldn't tell her that because I care about her as a person, just as I care about anyone else's feelings. When I...
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    i think people lost this habit nowadays. i cant see those people actually. i think people should thank to each other in normal actions. its polite way to talk.
    berealistic81 berealistic81 26-30, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    It is a tough thing to admit, and for some years I thought of it as more of a love/hate - relationship. But there is little love left now. Only hate, frustration, anger and then...
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    Married for a few months. Now expecting a baby (5 months preg yay!) everything was perfect until.... My OWN mother became bitter. I found out she's been complaining about me to...
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    Being a mom is changeling sometimes for me, especially when your 3 year old tries to run your life. That's fine with me. My son came to my life when there was no purpose of it...
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    First of all, thank you for sharing; I can't imagine what would I have done without people in the same situation I am posting their stories, knowing I am not the only one, knowing...
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