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Are you close with your mother?

Why or Why not? Sometimes I just wonder how people deal with their parents..


Asked by mmmegan38 at 5:58 PM on Oct. 28, 2010 in Relationships

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Answers (15)
  • My mom died a couple of years ago. We were very close. I miss her more than I can say.

    Answer by elizabr at 6:27 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • My mother is deceased.
    I had been and not been though when she was alive.The reasons were because we both had substance abuse issues in our lives and men that perhaps did not always have our best interest at heart. I will always love her!!!!! And I miss her terribly!!!

    Answer by mom2priceboys at 6:01 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • My mother passed away in 2005. I wouldnt say we were ever really close. She was in a word, a selfish person. I dont say that to be mean, its just a fact. I have 2 brothers & a sister & she left all of us as babies/young children to be raised by other people so she could go live her life. I consider my grandparents to be my real parents. They too passed away (grandma in '93 & grandpa in '95). We didnt always get along great but I know they really did care about me. I tried my best to get along with them even when we didnt agree. I do miss them.

    Answer by lisa89j at 6:11 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • Not really.My family had some disfunction when I was a kid.No drugs or beatings.but a whole lot of yelling.So I learned to stay out of the way.Mostly it is my father.And I can't be around her without him being there.

    Answer by evelynwest at 6:13 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • I used to be very close to her. THen the family went to hell and it is like she can't let me grow up. I don't need a mommy so much as a wise dependable friend friend.

    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 6:18 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • Very. She's my best friend. We talk on the phone daily, and we visit at least 2x a week.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 6:27 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • No we are not. My mother has never supported me in any decisions I have made. I went to college, she criticized that. I married a wonderful guy and 3 years later had a wonderful son. She was mad b/c my son was not a girl.  My sister stole my indentity and her and my dad covered it up and lied to me.  Even after I found out...they bailed her out.  I have no relationship with my parents and siblings.  I am perfectly okay with that!


    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 6:54 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • Yes we are very close. I wouldn't say she is my best friend b/c there are somethings I will tell my best friend that I would never tell my mother. But we get along very well. I miss her because we live 100 miles away from her. But sometimes I think the distance is a good thing, we started to get along better after i moved away.

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 7:08 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • We are friendsd but we are not super close. I'm closer with my dad

    Answer by elyssek832 at 8:38 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • I used to be very close to her. Then the family went to hell . She divorced my dad cares not much about any of her 4 kids and many grandkids married an idiot now. I just want her to stop being so selfish and know she has other family. My dad was mean abusive when I was growing up. I am now very close to my dad we got that way when I was 41 and had my littlest daughter who is the light of his eye and right before that my mom left him and we got really close and still are.

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 10:04 PM on Oct. 28, 2010