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I Was Abandoned By My Mother

For people who were abandoned and it has affected your relationships 503 People

    Abandoned After Divorce

    My parents married while my mother was 7 months pregnant with me. She had a son from a previous boyfriend. My father felt that it was his duty to marry her, so he did. During the pregnancy my mother used pot and alcohol. I don't have FAS, but I do have sensory issues that could...
    mariebella mariebella 22-25 5 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    My Happy Toddlerhood

    My mother had me at a young age, 17, and my father was 19 or 20. They were happy for a while, your average hippy couple who smoked weed and led a life full of love. This changed however when my father decided to get serious in his job career and stopped smoking. My mother went...
    Hypnotixtic Hypnotixtic 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    Abandoned at the Age of 9

    I googled one of the most significant events of my life (being abandoned by my biological mother) and it led me here.  Now that I found a place to vent without being ashamed of my past, I want to share my story with all of you in detail, who also share my pain.  I never had a...
    Rudimer78 Rudimer78 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 17, 2013

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    Abandoned For Someone Else.

    I was 14 at the time, living with my mother, father and my 7 year old little brother. I knew my parent's had their issues, they normally argued at least once a day, provoking each other like children just to get a response. My childhood was also pretty unsettled. My dad worked a...
    AnonGirls AnonGirls 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    My mother has had issues most of her life,

    according to my father. She left when I was toddler and I haven't seen her since. She actually doesn't live to far away, my dad has kept tabs on her. She told my dad to just tell me that she's dead because she doesn't want to see me. I guess that's just what drugs do to you. I'm...
    theacaciatrain theacaciatrain 18-21, F 1 Response May 12, 2014

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    My name is Jessica, everyone beside my

    coworkers call me Jessy.In 1995, I was 6 years old, the day my mother asked me and my older sister if we wanted to sleep over my uncle(her brother) & his girlfriends (Julie) house. I remember it being sometime in the summer because we weren't in school. There are four of us all...
    jessiibabii89 jessiibabii89 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    My mother abandon me twice actually.

    .. first time when i was 12 she took my sister and left me with my father and went to California. she returned after 6 months and 3 years after left again...im now 37 years old and im still battling with the pain and the hurt.
    mouse718 mouse718 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 18, 2014

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    I want to applaud all Mothers

    that raised and loved there children. Mothers Day is almost here and its a sad time for me. I was left on the church steps just a few hours old in a brown paper grocery bag. I went from foster home to foster home. Never was adopted or felt loved as a child. There was one lady...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 6

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    I didn't know who I am.

    I was nine years pld and my mother had left me because of my father. My mother was easily irritated, and she needed every hair in place. To say, I really rellied on my mother because she made my breakfast, lunch, got me ready for school, and made dinner. She looked out for my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 8

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    My mother is and was an alcoholic she lost

    custody to me when I was three, I am being raised by my father. She moved very far away when she lost me and my half brother, I saw her when i was five for like a week and then I didn't see her again til I was fourteen for four days. We only talk on the phone and text. She never...
    sheri11 sheri11 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2014

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    My father left us when we came to Canada.

    So it was just my mother and me for the longest time. She was always out, with other men, not home. And when she was, she was drunk and she would try to hurt me, often choking me in a drunk rage. Then she met a man who lived in the middle of the country. She packed me and...
    PenRe PenRe 36-40 Jan 30, 2014

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    My mother to this day is a horrible mother.

    She has nine kids, including myself and she doesn't care about us. Us older kids have learned over the years to take care of ourselves and teach ourselves education sense she wont send us out to school. My youngest sister is 4 and is experiencing extreme neglect. My father is at...
    Angiewhuh Angiewhuh 16-17, F 2 Responses May 2, 2014

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    I think this really screwed me up.

    I am always looking for my mother. It's a long story but nonetheless, I heard a song recently called, Habits. In the song, her lover is gone and she is always looking to replace him. I am similar; I am always wanting my mom to love me and accept me.
    H00rah H00rah 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2014

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    Glad She's Gone

    When my sister was born my parents decided it would be easier to split the work, my dad would take care of me and my mom would take care of my sister. Well for a couple of years thats how it was, until my mom stopped being around she was constantly in and out of our lives. As we...
    southernlove96 southernlove96 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2012

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    Dont Know What I Did

    when i was telve i went to school and when i came home i fond out my mom and her boyfrend moved without me.
    dbarooklyn dbarooklyn 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    Three years ago my mum

    and dad broke up. Me and my 18 year old brother took iver looking after my 3 you her brothers. She went out with guys. She's get drunk. Spend all her time on the phone. And in December she abandoned us completely. We (me and the 18 year old) looks after the other 3. But we had...
    hayzkid hayzkid 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 1, 2014

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    My mother did not love me.

    It has been the bane if my existence. The large hole that I "feel" can never be filled by anyone or thing. I have tried to fill in this gaping hole for many years. I still do not understand why my mother could not love me....
    H00rah H00rah 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    My Mother Escaped to Hungry Horse Mt and Is Worthless.

    I decided to take this down and i thank those that shared with me -- it meant a lot. 
    shadowfire65 shadowfire65 41-45 2 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    She was never there emotionally,

    and only give the basics.
    FreewritingFreyja FreewritingFreyja 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2014

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    Feelings Expressed In A Cheesy Poem? Yup.

    Laying in the fields burried beneath yellow flowers I think of you, my mother. 15 years later Sitting in my own living room writing to you, my mother no longer. When you left that little girl did it hurt? Because it hurt me. Mothers... How could it be that one would leave her...
    hopefulnonetheless hopefulnonetheless 26-30 2 Responses May 12, 2013

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    After 8 Years She'S Gonna Visit

    We've been talking for a while and I know she's trying now. It's caused some problems between me and my dad because he feels like I'm screwing him over by just takin her back after he did all the work to raise us. Anyway she'll be here this Wednesday because I told her I was...
    southernlove96 southernlove96 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    Lost

    When I was 14, my mom left my dad. He was an abusive alcoholic and tormented us daily. Sometimes it got so bad, I thought he would kill us. Us being my mother and two kids, my brother and myself. She left when he was at work, so he wouldn't know. She left when we where at school...
    mommadre mommadre 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    My mother had me out of wedlock back in the 50's

    when it was disgraceful to do such a thing. She really thought my father would marry her but he did not. I was sent to live with my mother's sister and her husband. They were wonderful to me but I was lonely and made the stupid decision to leave them and come out to live with my...
    jcountygirl jcountygirl 51-55, F Jan 20

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    57 year old male. State took me at age 5

    and two younger siblings and put us in a children's home. For 10 years she never tried to get us back. In fact, she went on and had 3 more kids in that time. We spent our childhood bouncing around foster homes. It's difficult to put the whole experience into words, so I'll make...
    5312a 5312a 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 11, 2014

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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 grandmother's lies we were seized from our non-Russian non-White mother. My grandmother lied because she didn't approve of my parents marriage and didn...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2014

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    Its been about four months

    since my mom ditched out on my dad and I. I started getting panic attacks so I'm on some meds but I don't feel whole. She left us for a man thirty years her senior and even through watching my dad fall into a depression and fit of emptiness, I could only hope that she was...
    lizooo lizooo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 9

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    my mother left me when I was 5.

    ...and she was replaced by a very abusive stepmother. I am 47 and i still live with the constant trauma....although to the outside world i appear o.k....i supper from crushing depression because of this. I have 4 kids who thank god i love to death...and now raising them i realize...
    anka1918 anka1918 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    ABANDONED

    HI IM HERE BECAUSE MY GRANDAUGHTER IS THE ONE WHO WAS ABANDONED.  SHE IS 10 YEARS OLD AND SHE HAS BEEN WITH ME AND MY HUSBAND SINCE MAY OF THIS YEAR.    HER MOTHER IS MY HUSBAND BIOLOGICAL DAUGHTER.  SHE IS FROM THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA, MY HUSBAND AND I SENT...
    LADYENYCE LADYENYCE 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    Hate having Mother's Day

    when my mom left long time ago. Lucky my father remarried a wonderful women. Happy Mother's Day to any women that has influenced you.
    Kellykels Kellykels 18-21, F 2 Responses May 10

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    I want a mom that will last forever,

    I want a mom to make it all better . I want a mom that will last forever, I want a mom that will love me whatever. I want a mom to take my hand and make me feel like a holiday, a mom to tuck me in at night and chase the monsters away. I want a mom to read me stories and to sing...
    GodsArte GodsArte 18-21, F May 10

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    My mom abandoned me when I was 7.

    I'm nearly 26 now and it bothers me more now than it did growing up. the sad part is my grandmother on my dads side adopted me so she could've visited me whenever she wanted but chose not to. up until the age 18 she visited 3 times... when I turned 18 she moved back in with my...
    misunderstoodgirl88 misunderstoodgirl88 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    My mother Left me to look

    after her kids while she went to work, because my dad refused to look after their business. Never really felt I could turn to anyone for help, and had to do my best for fear of getting in trouble if I couldn't. I was responsible from a young age, to my own detriment. Loved my...
    js82 js82 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    Mommy?

    I was 5 or 6 when my mentally ill mother abandoned me.  We were at the post office with her boyfriend when she left.  I knew something wasn't right, I tried to follow her, but he held me back.  Ever since, I've lived with several relatives who have been great to me...
    chocchipkookie93 chocchipkookie93 18-21, F 15 Responses Nov 4, 2007

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    I was taken from my parents

    when I was 3 years old...my father was abusive and child services said either he leaves the house or we do, she chose him. I then went into a series of foster homes with my sister, finally adopted, just my luck by an abusive man who did nasty things to me. I stayed until I was...
    haileysmom0307 haileysmom0307 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2014

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    My Birth Mom Abandoned Me At Birth

    I was adopted at birth by a very loving couple w/ 3 daughters of their own which i call my sisters. They have loved me & pretty much treated me as one of their own biological son & brother to which i am forever grateful. At a very young age right of the bat, they told me...
    joel750 joel750 41-45 6 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    My mother abandoned me two years ago

    while I was going through a divorce. She found out that I had been seeing another man while I was still married, and really lashed out at me. Even though my then-husband had cheated on me, abused me and our son, and my mother told me to get a divorce, she seemed to switch...
    Amelia3611 Amelia3611 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    I Don't Remember And Know My Mother Who Gave Me Birth, I Just Know That She Was A Women With A Beautiful Heart

    I know that she is a woman with beautiful heart because my heart is like her's. A loving and compassionate heart who always feels for others happiness and well being OVER self. I know, whoever she is and where ever she is, she would still be missing me and in all the likelihood...
    viperssting viperssting 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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    Forgive Her? One Day. Forget What She Did? Never

    My mom left my 2 brothers and I when we were kids. I was probably about 5 years old. To be honest, I could have probably dealt with the abandonment part by now, but it's the fact that she left us with the most vile person I've ever met, her mom. Her mom subjected her to so much...
    semanticitnames semanticitnames 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    I'M Scared

    My mother abandoned me when I was 18 months old and now I'm always terrorfied of losing my father I have awful nightmares about losing him and I freak out.
    alikitty87 alikitty87 26-30 2 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    My Mother Left Us And Never Looked Back

    She left when I was a baby and my twin sisters were 4yo. My Dad never spoke bad of her and always said it was his fault not ours. He couldn't make her happy. He was a great man and never even raised his voice to us. He died last year and I live with my sister. We still know...
    Sk8r66 Sk8r66 18-21, M 10 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    my mom was always the best mom she was always

    there for me and she worked so hard to give me the best and make sure i was safe... there are some choices that have affected that... she recently abandoned me with my real father that i have never really know who was never around and she has blocked me out of her life...
    chelsey13 chelsey13 18-21, F Apr 28, 2014

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    I was 6 when my parents began fighting then

    suddenly my mother decided to divorce and leave me with my father she told me i will spend the vacation with him anyway i felt im not seeing her again i saw her a year later she had a child then never saw her again im 16 now we talk on facebook i have tried everything to see her...
    angiea11 angiea11 16-17, F 3 Responses May 2, 2014

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    Something I have just realised

    and on my way to accepting these facts. My parents split when I was 2. I stayed with my Father as my Mother was in no state to care for me. Receiving further information, she was never in a state to care for me. For my first two years with her, she constantly ran away from home...
    TommieLee TommieLee 22-25 Aug 15, 2014

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    Poem - With My Story. X

    Missing You ©  Laura Schoolcraft Where have you gone My heart beats faster and faster every time I say your name, Did you ever love me? Do you love me now? I think of you day in and day out and Yet you are so far away I don't know what to...
    sparkle84 sparkle84 22-25 1 Response Jul 28, 2009

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    I Don't LOVE HER

    My mother left me when i was just a little baby. Maybe 1 day old, who knows. I kept getting juggled around by relatives. One month with my grandma, another month with my aunt, the following month with my uncle. This went on till I was about 5/6 years old and her eldest brother...
    darkafricanchild darkafricanchild 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    My mom brought me and my sister to this country

    when I was 16. She left me when I was 19 and went back home. I was all alone and still am. It's been 4 years and I'm 23 now with no one who really cares for me or knows how I feel. I'm scared to love and scared to be in a relationship with someone. I tried talking to my mom...
    sailormoon55 sailormoon55 22-25, F Nov 28, 2014

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