I Feel a Lot of Sadness and Anger Over a Childhood I Never Had

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    No Childhood. No Rest Ever.

    I spent most of my childhood taking care of my sick mother and preparing for her death. I experienced a lot of depression and anxiety, causing me to miss a huge amount of school. To this day, at the age of 19, I am still completing high school with about 2-3 mores years to go. I...
    Ratus1 Ratus1
    18-21, F
    Jun 18, 2011


    My childhood was a mix of good and bad...although I struggle to see the good and struggle to remember the memories that go along with the good. My family was rather well-off then, not totally rich but I usually got whatever I wanted.  On Christmas morning the gifts from...
    vampireheart vampireheart
    31-35, T
    1 Response Aug 30, 2008

    I Never Had A Childhood.

    No, it's not I kinda had a childhood. I never had one, My story would really be way too long to read. So I am gonna just make brief points. I spent my whole childhood dealing with two overgrown children who only cared about their drug and alcoholic addictions. Spending so many...
    daughterofneptune daughterofneptune
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

    I never had any brothers

    or sisters to play with. I was always alone in my room playing. I wish I had a childhood. My parents didn't even buy me any nice toys..they'd buy me like cheap 5 dollar toys from the dollar store. When I saw what kind of toys kids actually play with I was like wow...I didn't...
    anathefluffycat anathefluffycat
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 1, 2014

    I hate that my childhood was striped from me.

    from early ages of 1 to 4 I experenced hand spankings than with hair brush then paddle finishing with the cane at 13 till the day I leaft. I was constantly being punished sometimes for the smallest of things. There were days when my mom would come home, walk into room I was...
    lullabymom lullabymom
    51-55, F
    2 Responses May 7, 2014

    Making Up For Childhood

         I did not have a childhood. I was mistreated at a very young age, and grew up taking care of my brothers and sisters. Of course once I hit high school I began to rebel and things went from bad to worse.      Now I am just trying to...
    findingmyself73 findingmyself73
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 24, 2008
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