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I Get Mistaken For A Child

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    I often get asked if I'm part Asian, because of my slanted eyes. sigh. I'm like no, I'm not. My parents are West African. A lot, if not most West Africans and South Africans have...
    Curvzahead Curvzahead 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I'm so scared my husband will leave me to have children. He wants children, loves them, idolises them. I think kids are cute but I'm much rather enjoying seeing, learning and...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 22-25, F Oct 4

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    I hate them. I am 16 years old, in grade nine, my classmates and I had to take home a computerised baby, which woke me up at 3am for whatever reason. It screamed and cried, and I...
    minecraftmaniac1998 minecraftmaniac1998 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    I have come of age as an Indigo Child now Indigo Adult turning Crystal and all that I have written above was part of my deep Spiritual Awakening. It came on really, really strong...
    nataliakarenina nataliakarenina 31-35, F Sep 25

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    The Lodge Chaparil can be found just two hundred metres from the centre of your at any time well-liked vacation resort of Nerja on the Costa del Sol. The resort is a peaceful...
    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    Was not the greatest feeling at all but I forgive 😎
    DangBobby DangBobby 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I'm a wordy girl - I apologize in advance.... In my college English class my Prof asked us to write about the thing that scared us most in the world. I wrote about being afraid I...
    annaj5 annaj5 31-35 Sep 26

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    I am the mother of children with different fathers. Right away when people hear that, they think bad things. They judge incorrectly. I never actually thought I would be in this...
    Col308 Col308 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I don't have any children of my own but I can not imagine being able to abuse my own flesh and blood. I was never abused as a child by my parents but I was sexually molested by...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Sep 30

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    It shouldn't hurt to be a child. No child should feel like they are alone in the world, and nothing that they can do is right, but so many do, and the ones who do, feel like they...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 16

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    You know my name, but not my story. I am strong, yet also weak. I am independent, yet also dependent. I am optimist, yet pessimist. I am many different things, which make me who I...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure 18-21, F a week ago

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    Please don't near or refresh this window. We are actually rechecking the flight and lodge availability just before proceeding to payment and booking. Checking rates and...
    Keniaga838 Keniaga838 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    my name is nathan and i learned about this site from a parent at a children's hospital support group. i have a very sick son. i am going to give a little background info to give...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    I always thought I wanted at least one child. I even almost had one. Gave birth & everything.. Then had a funeral. Then years went by, and then a few more. It doesn't really seem...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I was a really difficult child while I was growing up. My mom often took exception to my misbehavior and switched me pretty good. It's amazing how much a willow switch can do to...
    LoveyMoran LoveyMoran 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 5

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    If I made my mother mad, she asked my dad to spank me. Clearly, my mother ran the house. My father was a quiet, determined man. He was kind, and not quick to anger by any means...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 6

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    If I made my mother mad, she asked my dad to spank me. Clearly, my mother ran the house. My father was a quiet, determined man. He was kind, and not quick to anger by any means...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    If you have an ACoA in your life, learning about and taking care of YOUR emotions is always a good idea. The following is adapted from L. Markham "Are your feelings dangerous...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Oct 9

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    This past 3 months, I have been living in an basement apartment. I was in a rough patch, money wise, so I chose to live in a basement with a Jewish landlord walking above me. A...
    iwannarant iwannarant 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Everybody should have a medical dna test before bringing kids into this world. I don't want to spread more genetic disease into the world just because I wanted to reproduce and...
    OceanNymph OceanNymph 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 12

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    I'm the middle child of 3...I have an older Bro and I have a younger Sis. My Sis being the only girl (Daddy's little girl) and the baby of the family - she basically got away with...
    booyah73 booyah73 41-45, M Oct 14

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    Do you guys think indoctrinating your children with atheism is child abuse? If not you are all just a bunch of hypocrites.
    NormalTeenGirl NormalTeenGirl 13-15, F 17 Responses Oct 15

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    There is so much child abuse going on in this world. Innocent children that are happy and have no idea that the world they live in is messed up are so fascinatingly beautiful...
    NotMuchGoingOnHere NotMuchGoingOnHere 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Years pass people change as you can see. You picture them the same . some do change and some don't to be exact. My mom will always ask me questions or story's of my childhood that...
    keila98 keila98 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    When I was very young, I was a normal, energetic, and happy kid. I consider myself lucky that I can remember that because that happy child was almost completely destroyed by the...
    dynosophical dynosophical 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I miss my childhood When all was fun and games And life was going good Because nothing ever changed I miss my childhood When people lied to me And made things safe By keeping pain...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    always wanted to be a mother. feel myself pregnant. feel my own baby grab my finger. The loud sweet cry that escape from their tiny lips. The sound of my children calling me mum...
    LuCiFeRz LuCiFeRz 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    This is a hard thing to write, but I have a son who is 33 and has all of sudden brought up that he had a terrible childhood, had an abusive (verbally) father and hates him...
    Cadlad14 Cadlad14 56-60, F 2 days ago

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    An excerpt from Chapter five of In the Cleft: Joy Comes in the Mourning (found on Amazon and Barnes and Noble) “Grandy’s arms ached and she felt stone cold and empty. There...
    danagoodman danagoodman 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    When you're on a plane, and the attendents are going thru safety procedures, and they tell you that in case of an emergency the O2 masks will falland you should place the mask on...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    "As much as I hate my ex I insist that he NOT be arrested for Comtempt. I need him him free and WORKING so he can start making some payments towards the nearly $500,000 he owes my...
    Zannuh Zannuh 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Nudity isn't necessarily erotic; Children prove this to us everyday. In American society, however, we have been taught to believe that if someone is nude, we have to think of them...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 5 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Growing up, I was never very active. I always just stayed home with my parents & brothers. I would just watch television & play with our pets. There were a few times during my...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M Sep 26

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    My boyfriend of 5 years (recently engaged 3 months ago) was recently served with child support papers from his pervious relationship. Though he is a VERY active dad physically and...
    seeme83 seeme83 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    My husband hasn't called for two weeks, it's a relief not to be pressured or criticized. He wanted to move back with us but prior to the two weeks of silence we were still getting...
    oversimplification oversimplification 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Today I cry for the child I once was.  The child whose innocence you used as a weapon against her.  You touched her child’s body. Covered her in the filth of your lies.  Your...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    We sent our son here with high hopes, but the beautiful setting blinded us to some ugly issues that were deeply concerning. Getting clear information about what's going on with...
    saracup saracup 51-55 Oct 16

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    As much as my life might seem to the casual observer as the perfect life with the perfect parents and their perfect children, it really wasn’t like that. My grandfather was an...
    dadhereforyou dadhereforyou 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I do not want to have my own children. I love children and I would a great stepmother for my husband's children from the previous relationship. He could be a widower or a divorcee...
    ScarlettMelanie84 ScarlettMelanie84 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It was a beautiful spring day, where the sunlight was like a waterfall, streaming through the still green leaves of the trees and rippling merrily over the clover and daisies.  I...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I love my job taking care of children but this one family stands out to me. They are vegetarians and they don't allow their almost 2-year-old to eat meat or drink milk. I...
    MeowSaidTheCat MeowSaidTheCat 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    In the year of Woodstock, I had a girlfriend who was pregnant and as far as I know gave birth and gave up the child for adoption. I cannot find her and know little abut the birth...
    maxico90 maxico90 61-65, M Sep 28

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    I was seeing someone for just about over a year and only found out last night that he had a 1 year old daughter on his best friends Instagram. I'm extremely heartbroken at the fact...
    Ms1993 Ms1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I loved being an only child. When I was very little it wasn't fun because I had no one to play with but because of that I learned how to entertain myself with habits I still use...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I have four children they are my world my eldest is my only son he is almost 15 diabetic since he was two is an absolute math wiz my next child a daughter almost 14 has her...
    heather81 heather81 31-35, F Oct 8

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    My child, Zach Laird died of glioblastoma multiforme at thirteen-years-old.  He had the most tender of hearts and waged his battle with incredible courage.  Within seven...
    danagoodman danagoodman 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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