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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 find it very interesting that the people posting here and other groups that are against men having equal rights seem to think a lot of David Futrelle. David has been caught...
    JackBarnesMRA JackBarnesMRA 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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 Oct 18

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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 Oct 22

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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 8 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...
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 17

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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 Oct 19

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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 Oct 20

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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 Oct 22

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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 Oct 22

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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 a week 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 a week 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 a week 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 a week ago

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    Aah I can here the Pucifer song in my head now, chanting "the Indigo Children..." There's not a part of being an indigo that doesn't fit me. I am a light worker, an empath, a...
    Oaktreeacorn Oaktreeacorn 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My son, Kaden, is 5. I'm fairly new to the whole Indigo, Crystal child thing, but I can't help wonder about him. Maybe even a rainbow child, I'm not really sure. One thing I am...
    hasjgirl hasjgirl 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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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...
    Faerylight Faerylight 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 Oct 18

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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 Oct 19

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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 a week ago

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    My dad would beat me up so much as a child and still today as an adult that I thought it was normal. Thought that every child went through what I went through. Bruises I would...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I adore children and I've always wanted to have kids of my own. Ideally lots of them. In my early 20s I lived in Tahiti, French Polynesia, for two years and I really admired the...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Because I work with abused children on a regular basis I know that my story is neither unique or uncommon. Man's inhumanity to man shouldn't really surprise me, yet somehow it...
    brokenat5 brokenat5 61-65, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am a mother of 4 children. 2 children wit my first husband and 2 with my second husband. My 16 year old daughter had been complaining of pain and swelling in her thumb for a...
    ratgirl73 ratgirl73 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I am a big campaigner and protester against every form of child abuse! I recently organized a protest outside Manchester Family Courts to argue against corruption in our so-called...
    ramonagreen ramonagreen 31-35 Oct 2

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    Well what to say about my childhood, it was a terrible one. My brother used to beat me up on a regular basis cause he was on crack most of his teenage years and he used to take his...
    yuna86 yuna86 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3

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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...
    cittykatluv cittykatluv 18-21, F Oct 6

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    I love to babysit my siblings. It makes me feel closer to them. I don't like being forced to babysit. I don't like being forced to miss school to babysit. Their not my children, I...
    TempingTheMind TempingTheMind 16-17, F Oct 7

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    I love my mum, but it was not easy. Our relationship used to be quite dysfunctional. My mum's in-laws were awful to her because her first child, me, is not a son. (Makes me wonder...
    Eugene214 Eugene214 26-30, F Oct 8

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    Hello, most of you are used to my wife being on here, but I just wanted to see what this site is all about and she suggested I post something. So this first one is about how I...
    happilymarriedus happilymarriedus 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    As each day passes I can feel this urge filling up inside of all Patriot Conservative Americans. The Liberals have ran this country for far too long and we will no longer tolerate...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    the formative years of any person re so important as in a foundations of a building ..if they are weak theirs no question of the structure being strong..once the person has a happy...
    romell romell 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 15