I Don't Think It Should Hurt to Be a Child

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    Daddy Dearest

    I'm so tired of it, all of it. I contemplate everything in my life, wondering if I just might get through, if I just might survive. I have to survive. I must endure. Our mother and father don't care about us, we're ginuea pigs, they observe us like an experiment. "Does she...
    ThoseInterpreted ThoseInterpreted
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 10, 2012

    Deeply Hurt As A Child...and Now Hurting My Kids

    When i was growing up I was deeply hurt.  I was physically, emotionally, mentally, and to some point sexually abused.  All of this has made me into the person I am today, some good, some bad.  I have borderline personality traits, and disaccociative disorder due to my terrible...
    SombreAmaranthineAmour SombreAmaranthineAmour
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 24, 2011

    Every Childs Right

    Childhood is a time for learning , playing , laughter , candy , hugs , kisses and feeling safe in the arms of parents when you get boo boos.Unfortunately this is not the case for many children , their lives are full of hospital visits , hiding, terror , pain , broken bones...
    softkitti softkitti
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Jun 23, 2011

    Well, Maybe Just A Little...

    ” ‘Play looks a lot different than it did 30 years ago,’ says >Dr. Anthony DeBenedet, who co-wrote “The Art of Roughhousing: Good, Old-Fashioned Horseplay and Why Every Kid Needs It” with Lawrence J. Cohen, PhD. ‘I think it’s time for us to kind of cut the strings...
    Lilt Lilt
    14 Responses Jun 8, 2011

    But Sometimes It Does..........

    ...Its supposed to be the innocent yrs where you learn to read and write. Where you play in the park with all the kids on the block and eat candy til you get sick. The yrs where you get excited about ur mom letting you stay up til 9 watching cartoons and you have her check under...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 27, 2009

    What's Wrong With Us?

    It must be my ignorance speaking.... I just want to understand why we are denied exeptance.. See, for a long while we've been locking our secrets away, and when I came, all I wanted was help. From somebody, from anybody. I was afraid, I still am...and I wanted to understand what...
    ThoseInterpreted ThoseInterpreted
    13-15, F
    Sep 21, 2012

    Your Help Is Needed

    Few days ago in Croatia the media wrote the story about a 9 years old girl named Jagoda.This is her story.. "I am unhappy when I spend time with my daddy because I don't like when he is touching me.I don't like it when my daddy is cuddling me.He takes his clothes off and says...
    earwen earwen
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2010

    It Really Shouldn't....

    It really shouldn't hurt to be a child. I mean, no one ask to be born, but yet, we are born, and it shouldn't hurt to be a child. Our parents shouldn't hurt us. We don't ask for it. We don't deserve it. It just shouldn't hurt to be a child. Not one bit.....
    deleted deleted
    Aug 3, 2009

    I Should Have Been Cuddled

    thelambsink thelambsink
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Oct 13, 2010

    It's Bollocks.

     but my parents are foster carers, so i know it does.
    frankspencer frankspencer
    18-21, F
    Nov 22, 2009

    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,

    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    thunder0 thunder0
    26-30, M
    Dec 9, 2013

    Childhood Of Hurts

    I hurt deeply as a child... I think that childhood should be cherished ... a childhood lasts forever and can be so devistating for some... I think that we should teach children that hurting is normal with some things, but not for the sake of being a child... that should not hurt...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Jun 24, 2011

    My Religion

    my dat always liked to force religion onto us in our family though he never actually does until you say something about it. i never do. lucky me. but i figured something out about my issue with well, religion. i don't have one. i'm not exactly christian or anything, more...
    ThoseInterpreted ThoseInterpreted
    13-15, F
    Nov 14, 2012

    It Just Shouldn't!

     I went through more pain than I would ever want a child to go through, and so many times I would sit and just want to scream "I'M the CHILD! This shouldn't be happening! I shouldn't be responsible for THIS!" This summer I worked at a camp with a bunch of...
    InsanelyMe08 InsanelyMe08
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 5, 2009

    Will It Ever End?

    I was a very timid child, afraid of everything. I remember being afraid of my father at a very young age. My sister and I were not hit that often, but when we misbehaved we had to kneel in a corner, backs straight, for hours at a time. Any slouching or fiddling gave us extra...
    jojewel jojewel
    56-60, F
    24 Responses Jan 29, 2010

    Child Abuse

    I suffered much, and was forced to grow up fast to take care of my mother when she finally left the abuser.  I can relate to most any experience of childhood suffering.  I won't go into details, but if anyone needs to talk to someone who has been there, feel free to...
    Apocalypticus Apocalypticus
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2009

    But For Some It Does...

    It shouldn't hurt to be a child....god that statement is so true, but the fact is, it does hurt some to be a child. Some children, dont know anything but pain, and hurt, and abuse. Some children, that is all they know, and they crave for something better, soemthing other than...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 17, 2010

    But It Does...

    Know how families are supposed to be active and loving?  How they're supposed to play frisbee and walk through the zoo together and feed animals and laugh?  My family was never like that. My family comprised of me, my big sister(11-year age difference), my mother, and...
    PassionateFireDragon PassionateFireDragon
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2009
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