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I An Only Child

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    I always wanted a big loving brother or sister, so I can snuggle with when I'm afraid, to play with when I'm bored. Believe me, being an only child is horrible. You just don't know...
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I always wanted a little sister, for reasons I'm not to sure about but I guess I wanted someone to bond with and protect I think. I've accepted that I'll never have a sibling for...
    Batman328 Batman328 18-21, M Dec 1

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    Lmao. When I was 6 or 7 I was playing alone jumping rope outside. Happy as can be, I was always happy. Remember the striped jump ropes w the plastic ends as handles yet they were...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 7 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    While street juggling on Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade, I was teaching children how to juggle. Some of the kids were beginning jugglers, while others were more advanced...
    JuggllingForACure JuggllingForACure 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    I love childhood memories, because I had no idea what was coming.
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    PART I Article 1 For the purposes of the present Convention, a child means every human being below the age of eighteen years unless under the law applicable to the child...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response Dec 7

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    Yes I do very much so - Not only had we thought about ..but we have adopted too. Granted it was something we had to think about for sometime, as adoption involves not just...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 12

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    I am always told I take the Bible to literal ,,that it is a good story book written and perverted by men ,,, to some extent I agree ,,but in those pages are prophecies Christ...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M a week ago

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    I don't have any maternal instincts or desires. I don't enjoy dealing with children. I'm not adept at dealing with children. I honestly don't find small children cute. To me they...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 1 Response Nov 26

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    My traumatic childhood is complicated in a way and kind of just said my whole life story sorry for how long it is..... i mean like really long. Okayy i am going to start with my...
    chocolate1616 chocolate1616 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Since I was a young tyke, my father and mother have been fighting because of marriage issues. My father used to be a drunk who would hit her when she talk back to her. I remember...
    Marik13 Marik13 13-15 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    As part of my job, I often speak to young people in need of support (often through no fault of their own). On almost a daily basis I find myself dumbfounded at the way some parents...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I am not a child-hater or unable to conceive. I just never felt that need to have kids to fulfill my life. I enjoy my freedom to come and go without having to find a babysitter or...
    dreamrgrl79 dreamrgrl79 26-30 Nov 23

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    I was excited in gaining 2 more children into my life. I had all these dreams and visions in these two relationships. I gave 200% and did everything I could, in my new role of a...
    Paris46 Paris46 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    Chrissy Grass between my toes and sun shining on my dark head, I was at peace. I loved and lived in the moment. I had no understanding of the past or the future. I only knew of...
    Punchinginadream Punchinginadream 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I look at my daughter and think to myself "how could anybody hurt their own child?" When my daughter hugs and kisses me, I just melt. I can't imagine ever pushing her away whenever...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I've realized something. Something horrible. It makes me want to cry, puke and scream. I don't know how I didn't see it before. I remembered something last night and it's...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Pick Your Poison-I was born 3rd to a 20 year old mother serving in Army stationed in Germany and a university student from Tunisia father. My brother 15 months older had the same...
    Serkha Serkha 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Every week we had to see him, and every week he would beat us up, we would hide before he would arrive, I remember one of my siblings running down the drive and he chased her and I...
    Couldhelp Couldhelp 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    I hope you get want you want on Christmas. We both know you never wanted a daughter. You never wanted me. You dreamt and talked about the day that you would never have to see my...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    A new survey has revealed that one 25% of women prefer to be with men 10+ years older than they are, while one third of men prefer to be with women 10+ years younger than them.The...
    Katycc11 Katycc11 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Especially since I was the ABUSER. I feel deeply ashamed of my actions when I was 10 years old. I bullied a younger girl at school. I would poke fun at her, pull her hair, threaten...
    Knefe24 Knefe24 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 20

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    I love children, which is why im going on numbers 7 and 8 :). children are the innocence of the world. They are the future and need to be raised as such, but also are only kids...
    babeluvs6n2 babeluvs6n2 46-50, F Nov 23

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    To say that I am childless "not by choice" is a gross understatement. Back in my 20's I started fertility testing. Each and every test came back normal. I have had several...
    nofamilyforme nofamilyforme 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    i think i might have my children for 9 days after Christmas. at least i'm supposed to, if my ex doesn't change things up. it is hard, wanting to be with them and not able to be...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Part 4. UNBELIVEABLE! On Thursday this week I left work early for a meeting with our family services social workers and the principle and teacher for the grand kids school, as well...
    xj287 xj287 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    After being with my wife for nine years I finally told her about my experiences as a child. The conversation happened the other night. I was drunk and I opened up about...
    Cnote7 Cnote7 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When people tell me that I MUST have kids, I literally feel like this: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/kids I don't want children, and have never been interested in children. The...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    I had a difficult time accepting that I had been abused as a child. Part of the reason for that is because growing up in that environment one tends to normalize what happened...
    scarecrow71 scarecrow71 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    I grew up in a house with my dad, mom, brother and sister. But I did not have a family like other people. It seems like we were more like just 5 people living together. I am not...
    iamryland iamryland 16-17, F Nov 25

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    The child will rage as the blood flows down the legs, Beaten and raped and blind in rage. All the hell will ignite in a flash of fire as the child sees black then slash and red...
    TheBlessedOne TheBlessedOne 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    Both my parents did it. It was the equivalent of capital punishment to our home's parenting system. If I ****** up big time, I knew I had a couple of ***** slaps a' comin' my way...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I'm a 14 year old boy and in 8th grade. I'm really small for my age, and people often mistake me for a 4th grader because I'm only 4'-7" and weigh around 80 pounds. Mommy gets my...
    littlebobby6 littlebobby6 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 4

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    I wore briefs as a child and I think that is why I still wear them. When I tried boxers for the first time something felt so wrong that I never tried again. Who else loves the...
    tightieswearer760 tightieswearer760 22-25, M 6 Responses Dec 6

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    Caroline Smith - Child of Moving On  II thought I forgot youI thought I forgot the wayThat you looked at meBut youYou got it allWhen you left me behindWhen you let me goBut...
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F Dec 11

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    Child abuse. It is not okay, especially when it is coming from a step parent. I have been suffering from not only physical, but mental and emotional duress from my step father.
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Every day I learn more about my son, about people who have autistic children...it seems we're not as alone as I feel sometimes. Other families' successes give me hope that my boy...
    RNY83 RNY83 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    In October, I saw my abuser for the first time in 11 years. I was adopted and my mothers first husband physically, emotionally, and sexually abused me. he is the root cause of most...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I live these days in one if the Southern States of Australia This past Wednesday we had our second meeting as a group with a therapist. It's purpose is to examine emotional wounds...
    SheepYard SheepYard 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    My ex e-mailed me yesterday because US authorities seized his passport because he owes child support. He asked me to contact his attorney for him, which I did. Once his attorney...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 21

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    I had a daughter on Monday December 1, 2014. She was four weeks early. Tiny and beautiful. Her name is Alyssa. I told no one about her. My family suspected I was pregnant. I denied...
    Makeupnerdy Makeupnerdy 22-25, F Dec 5

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    My Mom has recently started dating a man (about a year ago). He is an amazing person, very calm and soft spoken. Just a very genuine person. He has a 14 year old boy (*jason) who...
    katesouthafrica katesouthafrica 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    I hate it. If I get told one more time I am acting out because of "Middle Child Syndrome" I am going to die. What about oldest child syndrome? Being bossy and cocky. Or youngest...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Dec 10

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    I think there is a misconception about not wanting to have children. It doesn't mean that I hate kids. It doesn't mean having children vs not having children is right or wrong. It...
    rwright1 rwright1 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23