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I An Only Child

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    Mommy's Only Princess,Tata's Reluctant Eldest- I used to ask my mother when I was little, "Why I don't have a brother or sister?" "Mommy's body doesn't hold babies very well. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 19

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    I am yet to come across a person who is an only child and who has no first cousins either- that is other than me!!! My mom has a bro who married but had no kids and my dad has to...
    Darshidgh Darshidgh 41-45, F Jul 20

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    I want to see all my soilders, the only childs. I want to talk to you, about how hard has been to us to learn to share, abot how good was to get all the attention from your parents...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 14

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    Here's the story of why I'm an only child. My mom was pregnant a few years before she got pregnant with me. She had a miscarriage. When she got pregnant with me, she had a...
    newgirljess newgirljess 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I am an only child, and I'm about to head off to college. My dad works a lot of evenings, consequently my mom and I are home together a lot. Now that I'm leaving, I know she will...
    zbardin zbardin 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I'm the only one! Just like Tigger sang. I have hated it. I was very lonely as a child and used to cry when my friends had to go home. I begged for a sibling until I was 12 and...
    Sparkle20 Sparkle20 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I just wish i had a sibling. I never thought about this when i was younger but as i see it, i'm quite scared that i might grow old alone. It would have been more comforting if i...
    OnlyCB OnlyCB 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I don't have any siblings. I sometimes wonder what it would have been like, but I guess I'll never know. But on the other hand, I don't really care.
    Sanvis Sanvis 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Well i technically am By that i mean my father had another family before was born, and had a daughter with the woman. But we have no contact what so ever with this other family...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M Jul 19

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F Jul 17

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Wow, I'm a 52 yr old woman soon to be 53 and no children. Just like so many of us on here I am bitter and wish so badly for a child even at this age. Not going to happen I suppose...
    Texxy Texxy 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    A little background info, I'm just turned 15 and my parents have been divorced since I was 5 and my little brother was 2 years old. The condensed past from my perspective: It's...
    illlivehappily illlivehappily 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I am the youngest out of absolutely everyone in my family, even my cousins, and I hate it! We'll not exactly, my oldest cousin has kids who are 5 and 2 but that doesn't help at all...
    RainbowPastel RainbowPastel 16-17, F Jun 29

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    I am a 25 year old single mother of 3 children under the age of 7. I have a low paying part time job (the first one i've been able to find in 3 years) and my own vehicle. We lost...
    KayCoffie25 KayCoffie25 22-25, F 34 mins ago

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    I started working out, because i feel like I was being a bit too lazy, so I'm kicking myself back into shape. I don't think I'm fat or anything, but I could be a bit more toned. I...
    TheAnonymousINTP TheAnonymousINTP 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    People, stop making your children into little pansies.
    Blackstallion76 Blackstallion76 36-40, M 10 hrs ago

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    At one day after my spanking I said to my mother that why you spank me? My mother replied it is for you own then I said to my mother that why you allow others you allow others to...
    ahmadiscrazy ahmadiscrazy 13-15, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I find it rather disturbing that children in their early teenage years think that depression is cool.
    FoxieRoxa FoxieRoxa 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Hate Child Molestors they need too be killed
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    Feel Pain For All Abused Children
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I remember I was 7 or 8 or even younger. I was playing show and tell. My nephews was in the audience. I was standing on this bench/table. I forgot what I was showing off. I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr 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 3 days ago

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    this is me. damaged, broken me. there nothing special about me, im just an average women trying to muddle through life with ease. i was always a 'strange' child according to people...
    littlemiss052014 littlemiss052014 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I am a teenager, and I don't think I have grown up too fast, rather going through appropriate milestones and learning what I should. But my family knows another family whose kids...
    ICanTotallySurvive ICanTotallySurvive 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I am 47 YO, and most of my adult life, I have struggled to find meaning, and make meaningful connections, with others. Even struggled to maintain good healthy relationship with my...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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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 5 days ago

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    The best thing about children to me right now is the fact that I can give them back to their parents. After watching them for so long, it's always a joy to be able to hand them...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My day is over. I'm not much on the day time during summer months. The heat and humidity are suffocating and miserable. Oh, but night time around here in the summer is absolutely...
    TheShadowedGirl TheShadowedGirl 31-35 1 Response Jul 5

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    Talk about random memories! My mam rang me the other day and told me a former teacher of mine had been asking after me. She was my teacher in the second year infants. Apparently I...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I don't think I've ever told anyone the full story of my childhood. Not even my closest friends. I know this post will be long and I know it's not as awful as some of the story's...
    caaarl caaarl 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Well umm don't know how to start, but I am currently happily married 27 and still think about my childhood crush. We met when I was 8 we were in the same school / grade but not...
    indigo1987 indigo1987 26-30, F a week ago

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    I feel really bad that my children don't have a father. He and I were married for ten years before we had children. He was a recovering addict/alcoholic and had been sober for...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I have twin girls born in 1988. My marriage was highly abusive and after 7 years I had to get out. I had custody until they were 13 then because of a comment that was disrespectful...
    trish03 trish03 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Childless stepmom to a 9, almost 10, year old boy. My boyfriend and I started dating at 14. We were on/off for 17 years. At 22, he had a fling, and ended up with a child. His mom...
    CBradio0903 CBradio0903 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    At the time I was about 5 or 6 years old. The abuser was a close friend of my family, and they trusted him. He lived with us for at least a year, and one day he asked me if I want...
    LiesandLace LiesandLace 18-21 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I am appalled at parents these days. How they lack even the slightest bit of willingness to raise their kids. Instead they lay down rules and laws designed to keep the kids under...
    venusdi venusdi 70+, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Ok here goes! I've always crushed on my neighbor long ago. We were very young, almost 30 years ago! Our parents are friends, so we were always family friends. We were always...
    ihoc06 ihoc06 36-40, F a week ago

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    This kind of allegation once made is hard to beet and so it wold seem even harder to recant for the alleged victim. But for the supposed offender there is only that you are in...
    memyselfamdi memyselfamdi 46-50, M Jul 19

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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 1 day ago

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    I tried to learn more about adoption (specifically from foster care) and found that the adoption community is really mixed up. We're a fertile couple and, therefore, a slightly...
    VerbingNoun VerbingNoun 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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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 5 days ago

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    Only Have One Ep Account................
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    Before I start my story I want it to be known I am a strong and capable woman, mother and everything else I am supposed to be. It took me a long time to be able to say that. From...
    cmdaniels74 cmdaniels74 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I'm the second child of the family. I have an older brother who is a year older than me & a younger sister 8 1/2 yrs. younger than me. I can't say my parents are bad but I've been...
    Cfil26 Cfil26 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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