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I An Only Child

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    Some times it's good to be an only child but sometimes it sucks cause yes you won't have any siblings to bother you or hit you or kick you or punch you xD if your a only child you...
    vivian3172 vivian3172 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Everyone with a sibling would think that you're a spoiled kid if you're an only child. That was not the case with me. I was spoiled, but not by my parents. They give me what I...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I actually love being the only child! I didn't want to become a spoiled brat, so I never made my parents buy me anything that was too expensive or if I had already bought something...
    Redhy11 Redhy11 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I suppose it's ok since I've never known any different. As my parents age, it'd be nice to have a person to share that childhood connection....
    tamgraham tamgraham 36-40, F Jul 30

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    And here i am left alone to deal with the fact my mum is an acoholic, my dad is mentally unwell. I just feel like im infected an eventually one day im gonna go crazy. Now i...
    thebestjess thebestjess 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I feel really guilty saying this, but I hate my mum. She had me when she was really young and I find her to be immature and a bit of a burden
    tan5525 tan5525 31-35, F Aug 8

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    As I always try to say they stopped at perfection. Always gets some good laughs from my parents when I mention that. I admit though having a sister would of been pretty nice at...
    laurenstone97 laurenstone97 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    sometimes it feels like I was robbed for not having siblings - then I see the fall outs others have, with their siblings, which makes me think how lucky I am not to have to deal...
    queerinthehead queerinthehead 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Its not as fun as you think its lonely i always wanted a brother or a sister because i would be the good brother to them
    steeleo steeleo 16-17, M 20 hrs ago

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    Okay, so this pretty much is a 3 part story so ill post it 3 seperate times, but it all intertwines and stuff so yeah. And noone really knows all this except my mom and bf so im...
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Have not seen my 37 year old son [only child] for 5 + years. My heart feels bruised and I am so sad. Sometimes I can be driving to the supermarket and the tears will be rolling...
    carriejust carriejust 56-60, F Aug 15

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    Anyone knowing my own personal experiences won't be supprised that I'm against it, but what is "it" exactly? Child abuse. It's not always sexual, not even physical... it's taking...
    ValR ValR 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    One silly childhood memory would be getting married to my best friend at that time who was also my neighbour under our desk in class in kindergarten. That was 12 years ago and we...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I realize that If i'm going to accomplish, those accomplishments won't mean much unless I have children that are going to bear that legacy. So that's why i want kids eventually. I...
    IndoSavior IndoSavior 18-21, M 1 Response 41 mins ago

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    My dad was an alcoholic and a druggie. most of all he was violent towards my mother. he would threaten too kill her and beat her all the time. worst off all, I saw it happen. all i...
    RLB2000 RLB2000 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I was only 18, my family life was dysfunctional and I was homeless. I was raped in a homeless shelter but kept the child because I was alone. When I met my son's father he had...
    mamabear1976 mamabear1976 36-40, F Jul 25

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    It shouldn't hurt to be a child. No child should feel like they are alone in the world, and nothing that they can do is right, but so many do, and the ones who do, feel like they...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I'm very much aware that nothing stays the same. Life is a series of moments. Some great, some tragic and most pretty good. What does surprise me is how much life can change in...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Hi everyone. I am now 24 with a beautiful 4 year old daughter. I'm absolutely in love with my husband and daughter, but heartache and pain have now entered into my life. My story...
    0ll0Emerald0ll0 0ll0Emerald0ll0 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    At 45 years old I'm starting to notice how my nighmarish childhood has and still is effecting me. I'm the youngest of 3 children and family scapegoat. Both my parents were youngest...
    brainwrecked brainwrecked 36-40, F Aug 15

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    At 45 years old I'm starting to notice how my nighmarish childhood has and still is effecting me. I'm the youngest of 3 children and family scapegoat. Both my parents were youngest...
    brainwrecked brainwrecked 36-40, F Aug 15

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    i am so, so, so sick of seeing all these insipid videos of literally every child in the world online. first of all, you don't deserve to be congratulated because you managed to...
    disgustingbrat disgustingbrat 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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    I am in a playful mood this week! But before my friend Gwyneth takes this as a signal to chase me up and down the street (wishful thinking on my part), let me explain. Article 31...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 5

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    ़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़़ Spare some time to read this... this is really a worth reading...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    Although it's styled as a children's book it speaks to both children and adult in different ways. From Le Petit Prince: --------------------- It was then that the fox appeared...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am married and my husband and I have been trying to have a baby since Jan 2012. I am now 38 and am fully aware that time is running out for me. I live on an island, where options...
    katy1976 katy1976 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    i have promised my self that i will never listen tob the sad news on tv and i kept my promise till i opened my tv one week ago and i heard about the painfull news in gaza where...
    gaha26 gaha26 18-21, F Aug 3

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    when i was 9, my mother cheated on my dad. they started fighting a lot. all day, everyday, 24/7. it got violent and crazy. there would be police cars outside my house and worried...
    Katelynann30 Katelynann30 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    Everytime I try to imagine my life with children I can only see how tying myself down would severely impede my educational and career goals. I would also have to marry(children out...
    Hoshanna Hoshanna 18-21, F Aug 6

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    What do I do? Long story as short as possible.. Was with a violent man for 5 years, fell pregnant. The violence carried on throughout pregnancy yet I was always stupid enough to...
    paisley1234 paisley1234 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I want nothing more than to forget it... Sometimes I have nightmares of what happened in my childhood on the outside everything seemed perfect most people looked at my household...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    My mother is in fact worse than any mother! She has 8 children in total with 5 men and my father was the 5th and last. We were 2 sisters & 2 brother in the same father...
    MysticaUK2009 MysticaUK2009 46-50, F Aug 11

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    4.5 yrs ago my husband of 12 yrs left me and our 3 kids for another woman. It was New Yrs and as I sat at home with our then 6 yr old daughter and 9 mo. Old twin boys I received a...
    strongerbytheday strongerbytheday 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    Most people say the youngest child has it the easiest. there is that nasty little rumour about how the youngest child of a family is constantly pampered and coddled. But if you...
    aloysia aloysia 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Specifically people who hate literally all children. Not just disliking individual children. I hear them say things like "I hate kids" and if when I ask what they mean by that...
    SilverRainHalo SilverRainHalo 22-25 Jul 23

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    Catch Me If You Can-In the children's home I grew up in the most frequent punishment was to stick a misbehaving kid in a corner of the big day room of their particular cottage...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F Jul 26

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    If not a license, then potential parents should be required to take a child growth and development and psychology class. If it is not completed before the birth then the child will...
    careerstudent careerstudent 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I breastfed my children until they were around 15 - 18 months. Getting started with the first baby was difficult for a few days but after that I always found breastfeeding to be...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 36-40, F Aug 15

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    Extremely attractive and a glorious site. As they hold their childs hand and walk down the street. Or push them gently on the swing at park. Or have their child sit on their lap...
    angie0222 angie0222 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    As the number of students enrolled in higher education around the world is forecast to be more than double by 2025,campus security has gained more attention and even higher budget...
    lsvision8201 lsvision8201 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Okay this is the first time that I have written my story.... . Well typed it . It all started when my mom (who I love so deeply) got married to this man when I was 5 years old ! I...
    brook9723 brook9723 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    We've first met when I was a Grade IV student and since he's one year younger than me, he was Grade III at that time. I'll just call him V. Our families had been close since then...
    undeniablyMe28 undeniablyMe28 18-21, F Aug 9

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    I don't think compared to others experiances in abuse and bullying that mine is worth mentioning but I just have to get it off my chest since it has recently come back to haunt me...
    Irishshewolf Irishshewolf 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I found this group because I googled I hate my child. What a horrible thing, right? I know that I don't actually *hate* him, I just get so angry and frustrated, it feels like hate...
    pinkpaisley pinkpaisley 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    I have three children at home, 11, 9 and 6. The youngest is a boy the older ones girls. I was spanked as a child and now I spank my kids. I remember how I used to think about...
    Dancingjade83 Dancingjade83 31-35, F 13 Responses Jul 23

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    No it is NOT because I have anything against Children , we all were one at some point Its more basic : 1. Most relationships never are stable or long lasting , so I never...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Jul 30

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    I always wanted to become an actress when I was a child. I even told my mom I did when I was younger. Now that I'm 16 I still want to chase that dream. Honestly I desperately want...
    alwaysjudged alwaysjudged 16-17, F Aug 4