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TITLE (EDIT)
Dealing With Mother
DESCRIPTION

This is a story I have written about the relationship I have with my mother.

[436 words]
TITLE KEYWORD
Relationships
AUTHOR
Amber A Whitman
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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[September 2004]
AUTHOR'S E-MAIL ADDRESS
[email protected]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (8)
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Seduced (Poetry) A slightly more sexy poem than I usually write. [89 words] [Erotic]
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The Beagle (Non-Fiction) A short piece. [489 words]
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Dealing With Mother
Amber A Whitman

9/10/2004 I just can't wrap my head around the mentality of some people. I have two alcoholic parents. Well about two weeks ago, my mom phoned at 6:30 in the morning. She was crying. My mom does not cry. She had been drinking. I love my mother, but she is a demanding person. She wanted my fiancee to go to her apartment and buy her cigarettes. The time was 6:30a.m. Drunk or not, how can you call someone at that time? Not only that, but demand you buy them cigarettes. If you are so debilitated that you can not get cigarettes, you should stop smoking. She had also called the police and had my father arrested. After a brief conversation, she hung up. Then she phoned back in her usual slighted demeanor. My fiancee at this time was actually contemplating going over there. I told him, to stay put. No one should be subjected to that kind of craziness. I was through my teen years. The worst part was, that same day we had made plans to go to the Exhibition. I was upset by the whole situation. I had to put it out of my mind. Which I did. I was so tired the whole day, I really could not enjoy myself. I phoned her a couple days later. After all, I would feel bad if something happened to her. She is still my mother. She was fine, or so I thought. I just phoned her this morning. It turns out , she had yet another stroke. She has already had a quite severe stroke and blockage, in her neck. This took an operation which left her scarred. This is the second time she has been hospitalized and not told me. I am upset, that she did not call me. Now after all this, she is contemplating letting my father back in. Is she suicidal? She could die, next time. How many strokes can one person have? The next one could be fatal. So what is more important? My father or her life? I know nothing will change. I can talk to her, but I don't think she listens. She never has. I just fear that one day, she will not recover from the abuse she puts herself through. I always thought my father was crazy, and he is. Now I see that my mother is too. Anyone with this kind of thinking would have to be. I have come to the conclusion, that this is how she wants her life to be. Neither of them make any effort to change, and probably never will.

 

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