My Mom Punished Me For Her Divorce With My Dad
Hi everyone, my name is Caitlin. And I’ve sort of been “friend zoned” by my mom.
When I was very young, my father left us. The only thing I know about him is that he’s an idiot. My mother raised me all by herself, but it was impossible to say that she truly loved me. She was busy all the time looking for a new “Daddy.” But, unfortunately, her relationships with men never really worked out. I grew up during her endless depression. And what is child supposed to do when their mother is struggling? Of course – try to help her. After each of my mother’s love failures, I went to her saying, ” Look, men are jerks, but you have me!” It was only at these moments that she paid attention to me and that we were a happy family. But these moments did not last long, because when she found a new love conquest, I was out of the picture again.
My story started when I was 16. One day, I decided to register my mother on a dating site (before that, she preferred to meet with guys in real life). But you should have seen her eyes when I suggested we register her. A couple of hours after I told her about the idea, we had already chosen “outfits” and the location for taking her avatar photo. It was one of those rare occasions when she spent a lot of time with me. Guess what happened next? As soon as I helped her out with the website, my mom forgot about me. Ah. Ok, I’m already used to that, the situation loops itself… Well, at least the online “hunt” was successful. My mother got her long-awaited-for Prince. Or Rather “Prince1973.” While they were talking, my mother was radiating with happiness. I even wanted them to be together, because I had never seen her with a loving man. What if, next to him, she would finally become a loving mother? But, apparently this was not in the stars. She came back from her date with the Prince and looked like she’d had a fight with some wild animal. She looked broken, had tears in her eyes, and didn’t have her bag…
Long story short, “Prince1973” turned out to be a fraud. At the beginning of their date, they went to a restaurant, and then they took a walk in the park. But at some point during their fascinating date, he led her into some dark place and took her bag. Not only did he rob this woman, he also thought that wasn’t enough. He thought it was necessary to mock her, and that was the worst part. According to my mother, he claimed he was surprised that a fat, old woman with a child was still trying to find someone. Can you imagine what an awful person he is?! Mom was truly taken by surprise and she hadn’t even thought about going to the police. But of course I brought her back to reality. We went to the police station, she made a statement, and we gave them all the data from the Dating site. He used a fake photo for his profile picture, but mom was able to make a sketch of him from her memory. To sum it all up, at the station we were assured that they would try to find the purse, and more importantly, the thief. But unfortunately it did not change the situation, my mother was heartbroken.
I could only imagine how miserable she felt. I hoped I could at least help her a little with my support. But apparently, it was all in vain. I, just like in my childhood, sat by her, started consoling her, like “see, you still have me and we will get through it,” but then she just pushed me away. You won’t believe this… She started blaming me for everything! It turned out that I was to blame for the fact that I registered her on the site and also that she couldn’t get a man, because they did not want a woman with a child. And most importantly, since she took a very long time to recover after giving birth, it was my fault that my dad left us. Can you imagine?! She‘s been thinking this way the whole time, this low-life only helped her pull the trigger…. My dreams of having a loving mother evaporated right then and there, so hearing this, in tears, I ran to my room. It was a hard night. Naturally, I could not sleep, I was too worried. And my beloved mother did not even say anything in the morning…
It was hard to get out of bed. The thought that my mother didn’t love me felt like a ten ton weight put on my shoulders. It would have gone on like this if it hadn’t been for Jeremy. Man…right… because of mom, I totally forgot to tell you about my boyfriend. His name is Jeremy. Perhaps now it will sound foolish to talk about how much I like hanging out with him or how much we love playing “World of Warcraft” together. In General, you just have to know – I had a boyfriend…
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