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Today my mind is riddled with frustrations. Due to a personal situation regarding my stepson I have been reminded of my childhood. I didn’t have the best childhood, I was forced to grow up very quickly (which is probably why I am so childish today). 897 more words

A Thread Between Foes

When I was 19, I was already moved out of my mom’s house. I had moved in with my brother and was working full time. I had more or less become my mother’s keeper. 1,480 more words

Stepdad at the Museum

When my mom chose to settle down again after my father, she made an interesting choice. I mean, my mom is not an intellectual per se, but she’s smart. 853 more words

Eddie Murphy’s Daughter Wants No Parts Of ‘Abusive’ Stepfather

Eddie Murphy’s 10-year-old daughter, Angel Iris Murphy, shared details of the abuse by her stepfather Stephen Belafonte against her mother, former Spice Girl Melanie “Mel B” Brown… 310 more words


Chapter 5: And Now You're Telling Me?!

I stayed outside the gardener’s house. I heard Charles’ mother exclaiming and fussing around. There was a vehement commotion, moving chairs, filling a metalic bowl with the water. 997 more words


Helicopter parents

It’s easy to knock so-called helicopter parents – the ever-present, ever-serving, ever advocating parents who are perpetually running interference with schools and coaches, often in ways that can be stifling, even damaging the very children around whom they hover. 188 more words