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Another awful exchange of words over email with my mother ends in tears

I can’t sleep, having been awake for the last 3 hours.  My mum emailed me earlier to ask me what it was that I wanted to talk about on Monday, as if she didn’t know, having clearly not listened to … Continue reading

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My mother (and her husband) showed up and it ended badly

In case you give a flying fuck, no I’m not okay. My mum and her husband showed up at my flat earlier.  I didn’t know they were coming and I didn’t answer the door when I heard someone knocking, but … Continue reading

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Another lonely weekend beckons

I managed to go out on my bike today and did the 21 mile round trip to Bottesford, along the Grantham Canal.  I was hoping to find the cat that I made friends with there last time, but after an … Continue reading

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Cats are better than people

So much for the bike ride I was planning yesterday….I ended up spending the day getting completely drunk in my flat, after a traumatic fight with my mum over text message.  I finally blew a fuse when she asked me … Continue reading

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I made a huge mistake in moving close to my mother (parental favoritism)

When I returned to the UK last November, I was sure that I’d be able to put the past behind me to some extent, in relation to my upbringing.  I thought that I’d finally be able to have a semi-decent … Continue reading

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Fear and envy have made me hateful

I don’t find the subject of envy particularly easy to talk about, but I have no one to discuss it with and I feel no one truly understands why I feel the way that I do. It’s reached the stage … Continue reading

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Childless, not childfree

I recently tried to connect with people in a childfree group on Facebook, but I soon realized that the label ‘childfree’ doesn’t apply to me and it would be wrong of me to use it. Childfree people are people who … Continue reading

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