Anonymous's Articles

I had to choose my own health and happiness over having a dad.

Why I Don't Regret Ending My Relationship With My Alcoholic Father 

My own father was, and still is an alcoholic, and is no longer a part of my life. Although he was never violent, his alcoholism still deeply affected and damaged our family, and me.
Anonymous of Mamamia    |   10.12.16 12am   |   SHARE
Wouldn’t it be nice to smoke just a tiny bit of it?

Mom Fail: My Kid Caught Me Getting High

I lit-up, inhaled, and slowly released the sweet smoke. It was beautiful and relaxing until I was interrupted with these, dreaded, words: “MOM?! Are you smoking?”
Anonymous    |   09.29.16 12am   |   SHARE
How could I have made someone feel so bad? (Image: Thinkstock)

I Was A School Bully And Until Recently, I Had No Idea

This article originally appeared on Mamamia and has been republished with permission.  I hated school, I... Read...
Anonymous of Mamamia    |   09.13.16 11am   |   SHARE
I only took a few drags, not sure how I would handle it, and not wanting to get too altered, after all these years. Image: Thinkstock.

Domestic Dope: One Housewife, Half A Gram, And A Clean-A** House

I’ll be the first to admit that a large part of my twenties was spent in a euphoric haze brought on by fairly regular pot smoking. I loved the stuff — and it certainly loved me. I don't feel I ever... Read...
Anonymous    |   07.27.16 12am   |   SHARE
“I know what I am now. I’m pansexual.”  Image: Pixabay.

My 10-Year-Old Daughter Came Out At Pride. I'm Proud, But Also Afraid.

Moments after this big reveal, as I sat with the knowledge that I was the mother of a queer daughter, we heard about the man in Los Angeles being stopped on his way to Pride with guns and bombs, and... Read...
Anonymous    |   06.22.16 12am   |   SHARE
I didn’t even realize the power I had given to your legacy until yesterday, when I read the letter of Brock Turner’s victim... Image: Joe Gardner/Unsplash.

I'm 35 And Today Is The Day I Realized I Was Raped

For more than 20 years, I believed I was a slut. A shameful, vile, one-time slut, but a slut all the same. It was you, Mr White Canterbury shorts, that led me to believe this. But, since reading the... Read...
Anonymous of Mamamia    |   06.20.16 12am   |   SHARE
We can either stamp our feet and ban some of their activities, or hold their hands through the process so they can learn as they go and (hopefully) lose interest.

I Told My 10-Year-Old Son That If He Watched Porn, There Would Be Some Rules.

I had a rough idea of what I wanted to say to him about porn. The way I parent is to give my children all the information and then let them make decisions for themselves. I feel that if I restrict... Read...
Anonymous of Mamamia    |   04.4.16 12am   |   SHARE
Is it all my fault?

I’m 40 And I’ve Never Had An Orgasm During Sex

That’s part of the problem, I think. I keep waiting for my sexual partners to figure out how to bring me to orgasm.
Anonymous of Debrief Daily    |   02.29.16 12am   |   SHARE

My Big, Fat, Fake Engagement Ring

My fiancé proposed with a cubic zirconia or, as some people might say, ‘a fake diamond’. I said yes and let him slide the $500, 2.5 carat extravaganza on my hand.
Anonymous of Mamamia    |   02.3.16 2am   |   SHARE

What My Son's Stay In A Psychiatric Hospital Taught Me About Resilience

When I left the hospital the night that he was admitted, I sat in the parking lot gasping with big ugly sobs and looking for someone to blame — beginning with myself. I'm his mother, and I'm the only... Read...
Anonymous    |   10.6.15 6am   |   SHARE