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I Don't Remember My Childhood

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    Un-cracked Shell

    I tend to forget my childhood years, why? Because my childhood is pretty much the one of the worst. Not that I was abuse or stuff, I just don't feel like a child back then. I mean I play and get hurt, but I really didn't feel my parents presence and love. My dad always want...
    sunsetglow sunsetglow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2010

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    I'm 20 Years Old And...

    I can barely remember my childhood. And not much of middle school. I don't think they were happy times for me, I guess that's why I've forgotten it all.
    CrazyWuWu CrazyWuWu 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2010

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    Most Of It

     I look at pictures of myself from the past and I can't believe that that was me. I don't remember those moments. What I do remember are fragments. Little bits and pieces but they still feel like my imagination. Both of good and bad. I guess its because I have...
    reset reset 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    Broken Glass.

    For the most part, I have no memories. There are fragments here or there, but in whole, they mean nothing. I have one very clear memory though; I suppose the only proof that I even HAD a childhood. I can't share it sadly. No one would understand its significance.
    OblitusAuri OblitusAuri 22-25, F 7 Responses May 11, 2010

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    Except the bad parts- like my mom sleeping in

    while I got up for school by myself, got myself ready alone, made my own lunch etc.. Sometimes when I'm getting my daughter ready for school in the morning I think of this and promise myself never to be like that.
    AriesFairy AriesFairy 31-35, F Dec 9, 2013

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    Its Gone

    Some people saw i got a grate membery and that they could never remember what i do. When truth be known i can remember very much of part of something in my childhood but the full memberys are gone i don't have a clue as to sometimes how the day wen't or what i did or said i dont...
    Deathsin Deathsin 18-21, F Feb 14, 2013

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    I don't remember much - most are of me not

    wanting to be home for some reason, perhaps I just loved being outside exploring - I do remember lots of bad things... Being ignored... Anytime my siblings and I got in trouble, dad would come and talk to my two step sisters, say sorry to them and talk to them, never to me...
    dreamwithme55 dreamwithme55 22-25, F Apr 28, 2014

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    ...As Much As I Would Like To

    I remember several incidents from being little and a little girl very well. Others have faded away. It's kind of sad, that way. I can see the images in my childhood neighborhood if I close my eyes and concentrate...hard. Usually, I can see them when I'm falling asleep. But I...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jun 19, 2013

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    That's What I Always Said

    When people would ask me about my childhood I would say that I didn't remember. The truth was that I did remember some, but I didn't want to remember more. And if I started recalling one memory, it would only lead to others. And I don't to go there. This past week someone...
    accomplice accomplice 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    Late Bloomer

    It's not that I don't remember it, it's just that I don't really like to think about it. I grew up painfully shy. I always let my Mom do all the talking for me. I never asked someone to hang out on my own, I always asked my Mom to call up my friends to arrange a "play date." (I...
    Elysiaaa Elysiaaa 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    At Some Point In My Life I Chose To Forget

    At some point in my life I chose to forget. I was provably around 15 or 16. I lost myself in drugs, alcohol, work, school, fitness and anything else that would keep my mind occupied; now I am still doing the same thing. It keeps me pretty even most of the time but, it makes it...
    outdoorsman1980 outdoorsman1980 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2012

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    Foggy

    I was at therapy the other day and my therapist asked me to remember a time when I felt that my mom loved me. I can't remember anything from my childhood. No feelings and very little memories. Of the ones that I do remember are about my brothers. I was too embarrassed to say that...
    thesewalls thesewalls 13-15, F Apr 1, 2012

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    I Just Cant Remember...

    I do remember stories i have been told by my dad but that is it. I try to think back but all i see is a snap shot of the house we lived in and thats about it. I have been asked so many times lately about my childhood but i dont remember so i just make it up as i go along. The...
    falling27 falling27 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2008

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    Its Kind Of Weird

     i cant remember certain things... i only remember maybe 10 things from when i was 10 and down... i dont remember being small...i dont remember much at all. i do remember all the people. i was always observant as a kid. always looking at things around me...i remember even...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    I Repressed It

    at least the 70's portions of it.  Something very bad happened to me then.
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 14, 2009

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    Not Much, Anyway.

    i repressed a lot of everything. now all that i do remember, i dont want to.
    monsterwithinme monsterwithinme 18-21, F May 28, 2012

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    I had a concussion when I was a junior in high

    school it caused me to have amnesia. It took two days to remember who I was and left me with short term memory loss. Now I remember small things by someone telling me. With this I can honestly say I should "jumped the cliff" years ago so I wouldn't remember painful things. My...
    cittykatluv cittykatluv 18-21, F Oct 6, 2014

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    I only remember the fights,

    the fear, and detailed night terrors ( brutal murders in my house, dead bodies in my basement) from age 2-6. I'm still creeped out and confused about those dreams... Oh yeah and I forgot looking out the window until 2 am waiting for my mother to come home from night clubs until...
    dragthewaters4 dragthewaters4 22-25, F Oct 29, 2014

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    Wasn't That Bad, Wasn't That Good

    I'm only 16 currently, but still I only have one memory from anything before probably 12 or 13 and that was my tenth birthday party... that's about it. I'll see photos and sometimes wonder if whatever was going on in the photo actually happened, I have no recollection of any of...
    blueox blueox 16-17 Jan 18, 2010

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    Felt, But Not Remembered ...

    I've forgotten so much of my childhood, I forgot I even joined this group ... lol.I've remembered the important parts.  Not the details, just enough to make sense of it's impact.I've accepted I can't change it.I know I didn't deserve it.I'm ready to let it go now.As the rest of...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 9 Responses Jan 4, 2011

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    Bits And Pieces

    I do remember parts of my childhood, but they aren't very happy memories. My father leaving, my sister filling my bed with broken glass, being abused by my step-father. My memories from ages 5-12 are almost non-existent. Ya know how you may forget something, but a picture of the...
    lawlietismine25 lawlietismine25 18-21, F Jul 27, 2013

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    I Had No Childhood, only Nightmare

     I don't recall my childhood except those scary stories told by some young wives in the neighbourhood who chilled with my teenage sister who actually brought me up and those scaring scenes and moments directed by them in a small village in Northeast China. What is worse is...
    Apoorplayer Apoorplayer 46-50, F Jan 19, 2010

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    No Idea Why.

    I am 15 and I have almost no memory. I can recall a few events, but none of the details. I have no idea when or why this happened. All I know is that I do not remember anything about my past/childhood. I find it slightly comforting that I am not the only person like this, but at...
    LongBasher LongBasher 13-15, M Aug 29, 2010

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    Do Not Remember.......

    I do not remember my childhood.....not much of it any ways, I come from a very abusive, tramatic back ground, both parents had substance abuse, so there was a lot of bad violence in the home, from my father, he was the abuser, Mom tried to sheild us best she could, as I am told...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2010

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    No Clue Why, The Memories Just Aren't There.

    I don't think I had any trauma when I was small, I mean my dad would randomly snap and we would barricade our bedroom doors against him, often unsuccesfuly, but he never did any real physical damage. I just don't remember much of anything before I was about 9, and it's still only...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    Blocked Out.

    I don't remember most of my childhood. Which I guess is a good thing, there are a lot of things that I don't want to remember.
    CowgirlBebop CowgirlBebop 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    Memory Loss

    I am 19 years old. My little sister is 16 and older sister is 23. I remember nothing at all from my childhood except things really big like my best friend and brother dying. or moving. They will talk about things that happened when i was 16 i should remember that i do not. ...
    lynn777 lynn777 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    Never Had One

    I was in an accident when I was 15 years old.  That's as far back as I can really remember.  My parents are always telling me that I was a good kid before the accident.  They say I changed ( I guess that means I'm no good now).  I can't remember ever having a...
    boarderline boarderline 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 18, 2008

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    So Many Disjointed Flashes Of Nothing.

    I'm 26 years old, and there is very little of my childhood that I can recall. There are little glimpses of memories here and there, but as soon as I find them, they seem to fade away. It's quite frustrating. I've considered attempting to construct a sort of timeline for myself...
    rachynymph rachynymph 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2010

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    Empty Pages

    I am 22 almost 23 years old and i can't remember anything substantial from my childhood til about 3rd or 4th grade and i don't know why. this really bothers me. i remember a few things but most of what i remember i only remember cause i read or saw pictures or videos about it. I...
    yourfaceisyourface yourfaceisyourface 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    I've always been the one to make sure people get home never had time for drinking or any other stuff. I've never saw the appeal and getting so wasted that you can't remember where...
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    My dad is a sad soul. I do feel sorry for him and to him. But I definitely don't want to be anything like him. I do see a lot of similarities between him and myself though, which...
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    I want to change I keep hurting people around me. I can't even have friends cause I'm so toxic right now. I post stories and even my friends on here who I think are my friends don...
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    I don't do drugs except DOPE....... According to my mom:/ An this is why I'm not close with this *****. Keeps starting **** that isn't true and expects respect back when it's never...
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    Unfortunately, we live in a world where people are judged on their looks and many thrive on our self doubt. We are visual creatures. I think looks matter to a certain extent. I don...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Honestly it's a GOOD thing to not trust anyone. This day and age no one is trustworthy. (Well barely anyone but there are still some rare gems) Everyone is out for themselves and...
    UnfulfilledMe UnfulfilledMe 31-35, F 24 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Do you ever close your eyes and it all feel upside down? when I'm at my house I could look at a compass I feel as if it should be turned upside down. And no mater what I do I...
    Ayaime7 Ayaime7 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Sterotype: avoid this guy : Marines75 huge stereotype with no heart don t waste your time block him. take care
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    People shouldn't judge each other until they understood what they went through that made them who they are. Usually there's an explanation for why people act the way they do, some...
    lmmsdva lmmsdva 13-15, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    if the day of my death comes, i want it to happen in a quiet place, far away from people. i don't want anyone to tell anybody about it and i just want to let them continue living...
    blackandwhitee blackandwhitee 18-21 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I don't worry about my incontinence any more in fact I like being incontinent. Somehow it defines me. I like having to wear nappies. If someone has a problem with it then it is for...
    Stillwetshisbed Stillwetshisbed 46-50, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I my name is tylan I'm 16 my mom isnt the easiest person to be around well this is why recently I found out that i was born with two duplicates of chromozones and ever since I was...
    tylburris tylburris 13-15 16 hrs ago

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    Well...i don't think i am😂 and I definitely know im not...i guess. I just wanna know what you guys think about me. Try not to be too harsh😖😬
    nerdgirl233 nerdgirl233 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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