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I Felt Alone As A Child

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    It Was So Lonely

    I had a twin sister, who was born an hour later than I was. Then I lived with my mom and she lived with my dad, since they were divorced. I have 3 sisters, but one was living with my dad, and the other 2 weren't around. My mother had my youngest sister who is 10 years younger...
    somersaultingipod somersaultingipod 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2011

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    I've Always Felt Alone As A Child,

    ...even though I have one other sibling, two years my junior, my brother. I grew up with both parents, and still I remember always feeling worried and alone. My parents were over protective, and still are involved in a lot of my decision making. Being a girl I can't say that I...
    charz26 charz26 26-30 Jan 9, 2012

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    I Really Did!!

    and in many ways, i still do!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Mar 19, 2012

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    It Felt Lonely, At Least

    Looking back, I don't think I ever really was alone.  It was a feeling I got comfortable with after putting up with on-again, off-again bullying at school.  I learned to find solace in my own counsel and to enjoy things I could do on my own, like writing, listening to...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 28, 2010

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    Always Lonely

    I remember being very lonely as a child. I always felt like I had to be good child and never make a fuss. cause my sister was always causing tremedous choas. alot of parent attention was on her and keeping an eye on her. so I faded to the background. then i couldn't even turn to...
    DamensWalker81 DamensWalker81 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 7, 2010

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    Famly Time?

    I Remember when I had first got into 2nd grade. My teacher was Mrs. Garret she was one of those people that have that personality where even if the world was ending she would say "dont worry everything is A ok". Well after she had me as a student I had changed this mind-frame for...
    dejin1 dejin1 22-25, M 4 Responses May 6, 2011

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    Never Abused Physically ...

    But neglected often . I was always at baby sitters , and grandparents when I was young (under ten ) then when i became old enough to be home alone I was always alone...Got on the school bus by myself , got off the bus by myself , fixed myself dinner , and went to bed by myself 75...
    DalekAnn DalekAnn 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2012

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    I Never Knew What Was Wrong With Me

    I am the middle child of three. The only girl. I never really thought that my family life was so bad until I grew into a teenager and realized that other families were not like this, other parents didn't beat their children with the slightest provocation, or awaken their daughter...
    smcookie smcookie 36-40, F Jul 13, 2011

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    The Black Black Sheep

    As a child i can remeber feeling so lonely,I'ma twin an the middle child. I never really got any attention from my mom she payi so much more attentionto my sister. i was invisible. but I was everywhere at school.at home to everyone. i got teased alot by my sibling an classmates...
    tangerinesunstar tangerinesunstar 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2010

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    This is a terrible secret.

    I will feel relieved when my parents die. I know my father felt relieved when his mom died too. If you haven't been tormented you will think I have no excuse whatsoever for this feeling. It's not that I refuse to forgive, I can forgive. Not that it was easy, but forgiveness is...
    24LUV 24LUV 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2014

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    Memories :/

    My childhood was very odd if I say so myself, but from what I do recall I cried a lot. I don't know why, but even at that age I felt like I didn't belong..
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 70+, F Nov 10, 2010

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    The Avitar Is The Album Cover For Brand New...the Devil And God Are Raging Inside Of Me.

    appropriate title for this topic.... thats all I really want to say.... lots of tears.....may they wash it all away someday in a sweet sunshower....lol....(song lyrics) anyways...the song I like is "Jesus Christ".....its about keeping your faith when everything seems lost forever...
    kikizz kikizz 26-30, F Jul 8, 2010

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    My brother who has Autism always came

    before me. I raised myself
    Halezzzz Halezzzz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2014

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    Alone As A Child

    I did feel alone as a child and not because I had no friends cause I did.  I felt alone as a child cause of the ****** and no one to speak to as no one knew plus I felt ashamed.  Later in life, I did get help.  I know it wasn't my fault but the fact is even though I know this...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Jan 6, 2011

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    I Thought I Was Outcast..

    When I was a kid, everyone was always really nice to me! And that continued as I got older too! Everyone told me I was pretty, smart, friendly, etc. but I always felt to alone and ugly! I felt like nobody had a reason to want me around. I thought I was the most hideous thing to...
    sweetheart91 sweetheart91 18-21, F Sep 10, 2011

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    I grew up in a house with a man,

    women, a boy and two girls and close cousins aunts and uncles who always came around. Everyone but my mom abused me. They kept their cousins away from me, they would only come around me if they wanted to rape me, they would keep me away from my mom. I was alone, if I wasn't...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 20, 2014

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    I Was Alone As A

    small child alli had was a silly stuffed wolf given to me by a nurse atthe school when i took the polo shoot with out crying that was it it even was in the hosptial with me during the time i was being treated for cancer as a child it was my only friend and only visiter
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Nov 14, 2011

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    I Hate That My Daughter Reminds Me Of My Ex-

    I have an amazingly beautiful and smart 4 yr old little girl, only she is from my ex. I hate my ex so much he hooked up with my ex next friend and they would call me and torment me on numerous occasions. I'm married now to a great man and we have had another child our son is 2...
    Beth3000torres Beth3000torres 22-25 3 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    My Moms New "boyfriend"

    I am 17 years old and for the past 17 years of my life ive seen my mom go thru some many boyfriends and ive experienced all of them so its hard to trust & have a good attitude with her boyfriends and crap......So this new one that she had that she is saposibly sapose to get...
    ItsJustTheLittleThings ItsJustTheLittleThings 16-17, F Sep 4, 2011

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    Loner

    Loner,That was me,At times,Thinking outside the square,Always curious,Wanting to know more,Others,It seems,Didn't give a damn,Question things,See between the lines,I wanted friends who did,These people,Far more interesting,Like my friends now,Wanting to do things,Explore life,Ask...
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 28, 2012

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    I Felt So Alone

    First off, I must say that I had 2 very loving, yet overbearing parents. That was, however, the reason I felt so alone. I was so coddled as a little child, that by the time I went to school for the first time, I couldn't stand being without my parents. I had no siblings, two...
    AndrewSyms AndrewSyms 13-15, M Nov 26, 2011

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    Father

    I never really knew my old man. He divorced with my mother when he found out I wasn't going to be raised as a catholic. So, he left before I was even born. My mother has taken care of me my entire life, but I really want to meet him. I want to see more than a photograph of my...
    BloodRedShadow BloodRedShadow 18-21 Jun 1, 2012

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    as s child I was sad,

    anxious, and often times serious. I always felt kind of like a little adult. My sisters grandparents(her fathers parents but, they raised me like i was their own. so they are also my grandparents) mostly raised me but often times didnt get me. I read a lot when no one else...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    Who Would Ever Think

    Who would like a child who always have to transfer schools because of family problems ? Who would like a child who's parents fight are known around the block. Who would love a child who is ugly, who is called a crying child. Who would be interested to a child who would always sad...
    zephyr2005 zephyr2005 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2011

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    I definitely feel alone probably

    because I am an only child. I have friends but no one relates to me.
    JenMarie97 JenMarie97 16-17, F Jan 1, 2014

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    It Wasn't Fun

    When I was a child my parents went through a really bad divorce, I was about 5or 6 at the time it happened. I wasn't an only child but my sister was too young to understand what was going on. I just remember all the fighting and crying but I never had anyone to express my...
    rajiv123 rajiv123 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    I was born in the late 60"s.

    Typical of the X generation. No siblings, mom stayed at home. I couldn't be more different from my parents in personality. They didn't understand me and it pissed them off. I had friends but always felt out of place. Now I try to let my own children be who they are. Learn...
    history101 history101 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    I Felt Alone As A Child.

    I was always very different and had quite a sheltered life. Most of my memories were with grandparents or at home. I didn't spend time with many friends outside of school, and people always gave me odd looks. I grew up in Catholic schools for 9 years not knowing much of the...
    BreatheInLifeXo BreatheInLifeXo 16-17 Jan 9, 2013

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    I Still Feel Alone Today..

    There is something about not having a family that loves or supports you, which leaves you feeling a sense of loneliness and isolation - and without foundation... My relationships and friendships are all the more important to me because of this.. And any hurt or abandonment or...
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    I Am Still Alone

    I don't mean that I'm alone without friends I just feel like I have no parents.my dad is a ***** doner and my mom was an apartment for 9 months. I don't remember seening them a lot when I was a child well my dad cheated on my mom and my mom kicked him out then my mom "worked" all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    I Didn't Feel Alone I Was Alone

    My parents abused me growing up just last year I tried to kill myself my friend saved me got me away from him sent him to jail and took me in I sometimes still feel alone but she always makes me feel better ( I have a storie all about how I grew up )
    helpiswhatineed1238 helpiswhatineed1238 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    just change the title to - i feel alone and i'm crying would be accurate for me right now... was just on the phone to a guy i'm dating who asks me why i feel alone and then rubs...
    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Outdated Concept Without Merit-This is a FAKE ILLNESS that does NOT exist and has been repeatedly disproven. I removed my child born to a American mother in the United States to...
    HappyinHague HappyinHague 41-45, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Im about to talk it out.. i need to dump all of this off my shoulders.. im sorry if its rambling at long.. I don't actually expect anyone to read.. but i need a place to put these...
    alienmom82 alienmom82 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    Only at school really. Some days it didn't upset me, but as time went on and I noticed that nobody wanted to play with me or talk to me, I became really sad. It hurts for me to...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 14

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    This story is my own, I’m not telling it to get pity but cause it helps to talk about it and I know it can help others in the same situation or who have been there…. This is...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    Only My Youngest- After several years I just gave up. My youngest child was born in Summer 1994 at Camp Hunphreys in Anjeong-Ri/Pyeongtaek,South Korea. Her daddy was a local man...
    FineAsWine45 FineAsWine45 41-45, F Mar 18

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    I'm scared of growing old alone
    sayanglina sayanglina 36-40, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I broke down.. I told you I just needed a friend.. I'm broken. I'm alone. I've tried to drink it away but it doesn't help.. I just want to be held for a little while.. please..
    alienpanda alienpanda 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    The Raindrop Who Lost His Cloud Once upon a time there was a raindrop named Stewart    Stewart lived in a small white cloud that floated lazily amidst many...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 Mar 9

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    This song is one of my favorites of all time....amazing artist, voice, music, lyrics. And tonight, as I sit here and miss you to my core, I hear my own heart echoed in the emotion...
    mistletoe41 mistletoe41 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I love my children dearly, just like any other parent. However, sometimes I think I have given my whole life to them, and I'm not sure if it was the right thing. Even when I was...
    TheBluePill TheBluePill 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm a first year college student, living a few hours away from my family. I gotta say.. It sucks being alone. Now I live in an apartment on campus, with 3 roommates but the...
    Trey1231 Trey1231 18-21, M Mar 13

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    I'll start when my mom was pregnant with my sisters but you see my sisters had a different father but their father has always been cheating on my mother but she made herself endure...
    Akwarderrorplusmess Akwarderrorplusmess 18-21, F a week ago

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    I have experienced this in every stage of my life. I never felt I was important, needed, wanted or mattered. When I walk into a room that is crowded I want to leave. I know no one...
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 9

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