I Was Raised By a Single Mother

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    My Mother Is Strong

    my mother and my father didn't officially break up until i was seventeen, but they were always fighting, and he was always moving out, so it was basically like my mother was just raising me and my sisters by herself. she also has two other kids from her first marriage that lived...
    gtgirl1 gtgirl1
    26-30, F
    Aug 5, 2013

    When I was a day old,

    My Father came to the hospital with his mom to see me. He refused to hold me or even look at me. He told my mom that he wanted nothing to do with me or my mom.. I never saw him until I was 9. When I was 9, he started visiting me again. I was so happy I finally met my father!! It...
    justagirl1223 justagirl1223
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 21

    It's Always Been "the Mom And Me Show" With Us...

    When I was 3 years old, my parents' divorce (that my mom had been fighting to get finalized since I was 9 months old) went through. My father was emotionally abusive towards both of us, and physically abusive mostly towards me. But when the divorce was finalized, and we were...
    AmazingGrace791 AmazingGrace791
    18-21, F
    Apr 7, 2010
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