I Did Not Enjoy Growing Up

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    Part Of It

    Life did not start out bad, even though my parents had divorced when I was 18 months old, I enjoyed going to see my dad every weekend. I had my friends and I liked going to school, all that is part of life. Then, when I turned ten, life took a severe turn. I sustained a near...
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    1 Response Dec 27, 2012

    Maybe If

    maybe if i'd gone to a decent school, been treated like a human being at school, or been treated like a human being at home. maybe if I hadn't been born male with a female brain and personaliy, or if i had grown up in a city or somewhere else where i might have met people i could...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 18, 2007

    Not Really

    i guess it `s because of how bad it was for so long.i had very happy times.but there were far to many bad times.and the fact from age12 to 13 i basicly had to re -learn things.and for a long time after that i really couldn`t do much.but i still remember the happy times more than...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    1 Response Apr 5, 2009

    Sort of

    I had my moments and I guess we all have. There are a lot of bad memories but I try to remember the good too as to cover it up. There were a lot of ups and downs and I wasn't at the top of the list for child of the year. My siblings were often favored as the boys are close to mom...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Nov 6, 2007

    Looking Back

    I didn't enjoy growing up at all. My biological father left six weeks before I was born - probably a narrow escape as his family were dysfunctional alcoholics apparently - and when my mother remarried seven years later I was taken from a full and loving family home, with uncles...
    jimbob68 jimbob68
    41-45, M
    Jan 28, 2013

    Crazy As A Mixed Bag O' Nuts

       I was raised by an undiagnosed bipolar mother with paranoid schzophrenia tendencies.   This lead to a life filled with tornados. I have serious mother issues to say the least, but I am now in a place to start to cope with all of them.  The first...
    colakitten62 colakitten62
    2 Responses May 18, 2010

    I Do Enjoy Growing Older Ca...

    I do enjoy growing older cause it means that my life is really just beginning. I believe when your a child you want to know everything. When your a teenager you think you know everything WHen you become an adult...you really dont have any idea what to expect out of life....you...
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2008

    No I Didn't...

     I never really like growing up with my parents... they never really liked me... It seemed like they hated me for being their child... They hardly ever talked to me... And when they did I was being yelled at... It was never fun....
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 3, 2008

    Weird Grammer. ...

    Weird grammer. I had a childhood that was mercifully brief. So i am having my childhood now at 48
    maninamousesuit maninamousesuit
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Feb 20, 2008

    I hated growing up. Being an unhealthy

    baby/child was not easy. :( I kinda just wish I did die.... :(
    Lovelybaby18 Lovelybaby18
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 14, 2015

    I feel like I was pushed to grow up

    and punished for being a kid. I used to get into trouble for being bad when I was really just trying to get attention. I was left alone, told I couldn't be what I wanted because I was too dumb. In elementary school I hit teachers, and screamed to get my way. Even if I was...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell
    18-21, T
    1 Response Apr 8, 2015
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