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I Had a Happy Childhood

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 102 People

    Sometimes I Forget

    There are days where I forget just how happy my childhood was compared to others. I have 2 parents who love each other and love my brother and I. We didn't move around all the time, but we didn't stay in the same place for my entire life either. I had a close family, I knew all...
    alygal1331 alygal1331 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2013

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    The Leader

    When i was a child i had the biggest magination on earth so all my friends at school wanted to play with me cause i was inventering new games in girls school you can't play it specially when we were playing roben hood game i am roben hood so when i see other girl hurting another...
    yoyogame yoyogame 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2013

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    The Good Life....

    running around outside, playing with my brother and sister and the neighbors, we had a blast doin what kids do best :)  We certainly weren't the richest kids by far, but we had what we needed and our parents loved us.  Is there really anything more to ask for? ...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F Sep 20, 2007

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    Had A Good Child Hood

    When I think about it I had a real good child hood. Believed in the things some kids suppose to believe in like Santa Clause and the tooth fairy which made it exciting. Always had a good Christmas with toys layed out like santa had been there and when I lost a tooth when I put it...
    keepdreaming keepdreaming 18-21, F Jan 5, 2010

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    The Summer Of My Discontent . . .

    When I was fourteen, my parents sent me to spend the summer with my Aunt and Uncle in Florida.  The reason?  My parents could not bear the thought of another vacation with me and my brother fighting and squabbling in the back seat and having to put up with my restless nature...
    MoniqueinSpring MoniqueinSpring 56-60, F 16 Responses Sep 15, 2011

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    Happy Childhood

    Happy childhood,Had one,Wish for everyone,This was or is the case.
    mrraincoat mrraincoat 46-50 Aug 29, 2012

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    Safe, Secure and Loved

    My parents married young, pregnant - the same stories that  a lot of us have. I grew up in a small town in Ohio. Very rural, surrounded by lot's of extended family. From sun up to sun down, we would run and play out in the woods. Mom would have to yell to get us to...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2009

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    Two Sides to Every Coin...

    From the beginning, things have never been perfect. I have a lot of siblings, and my aunt also lives with us. I know my father has had several extra marital affairs. And I guess I still am in childhood, and don’t get a lot of attention from my parents, partly because there...
    LivingAlone LivingAlone 13-15, M Jun 5, 2009

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    Despite Deaths and Moves and Bullies Etc

    Am I The Only One? I am beginning to wonder.
    chovhani chovhani 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2007

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    I Miss It So Much

    My childhood was carefree, innocent, blissful, ect. ect. It was when I went out into the "real world" that I realized that life isn't like a G, or PG, rated film.... I so missed it when I was a child, being with my family... There was no violence, hate, & such. I was like living...
    ConcealedChivalrousHeart ConcealedChivalrousHeart 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2010

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    Why Not Now...?

    For all of the depressing aspects of my personality that I've shared on EP the last little while, it might leave one with the impression that my current state of emotional distress in rooted deep in my past. Well, it might be true on some deep, subconscious level, but as far as I...
    EnigmaVest EnigmaVest 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 28, 2009

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    There is a new guy at school and we have become friends. It was funny because we were in history class and he suddenly asks me: "Hey do you have whatsapp?" and I said: "Yeah I do...
    totorolover totorolover 13-15, F 36 mins ago

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    When I was child my hands have hurt and caused pain to a lot of people and I enjoyed it my mom always called me evil and I smiled and said thank you. I love when people call me...
    Demon6666 Demon6666 26-30, M 36 mins ago

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    The great thing about being rich is you never feel envy. Money is happiness and the only people who disagree are not making as much money as they want and feel like they're doing...
    lolilover2 lolilover2 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I find being happy is having gratitude and every word you speak put I love before.
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 2 hrs ago

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    I never thought about having a sister growing up as all I knew was my brother. But now in my 30's and having young kids I feel I really miss the bond sisters have - watching my...
    PuzzlePiecez PuzzlePiecez 36-40 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I had 5 surgeries, 3 on my left ankle at age 15 and 2 on my right foot at age 16. I am almost 22 now and I still can't run, still have constant pain, still have serious weakness in...
    countryqueen623 countryqueen623 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am Happy Naked, and I chat in the nude with my friends, Usually its just text chat, if they wish to video chat that is their choice not mine, they must also have a cam even if...
    georgeT203 georgeT203 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    One day I got one, as if by some miracle, and it was around Christmas time, which made it extra special. I didn't know that she had been searching for me because I wasn't ever...
    salty2013 salty2013 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    Yesterday I celebrated my 17th birthday with my parents and siblings. I organized everything alone and called them over. I pretended to be so happy celebrating it with my beloved...
    manaremad manaremad 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I have not personally had ECT, but my brother did in the 60's and I have some questions. Do any of you remember the pre treatment? Do any of you remember anything about the...
    emmabovary13 emmabovary13 56-60, F 9 hrs ago

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    Happy canada day you Canadians... Now do whatever you do to celebrate with your moose beavers and ice hockey. Happy canada!
    AustinOsten AustinOsten 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    "I'm Not Happy" it started, oddly enough, by stating a simple fact. "i'm not happy." some of lifes most beautiful things are also the most simple. the look on my former employers...
    mokele mokele 31-35, M 13 hrs ago

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    I had a dream. About you. You were cloaked in moonlight, the stars were your crown. As I reached out my hand to touch you, it was as if the night herself had sighed. You were...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I have never had someone wipe away my tears, mostly because I don't let people see me cry, ever. I only let one person see me cry. I don't think I'll ever be comfortable letting...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    I have had many panic attacks. I have take xanax twice a day, just to prevent them from happening. I have social anxiety, and it gets pretty bad sometimes.
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    This happened two years ago. More of a close call than a near death experience really. I had been in a holiday parade with two of my friends and we were walking back to our car. To...
    1whatislife1 1whatislife1 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    Some of them are really fantastic. There was this one "Tom & Jerry" cartoon, where Tom had to get Jerry's signature on a document after he died before midnight or he couldn't enter...
    Nijima Nijima 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    To those who care: I am happy. I have been on Experience Project for a few years now. Most of my posts have been about how I had my heart broken and about my severe anxiety and...
    unfaiir unfaiir 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Just for fun, read this description and try guess what famous character this is! I grew up in the 60s, between hippies and racism, I was left to be raised with my lousy, dead...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My friends and I use to talk about "wet dreams" I was going along with the topic and I said yeah! I had one last night! I was so excited and all... I thought they were referring to...
    misssteele18 misssteele18 18-21, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    a song by who that say's it all Love Reign O'er Me Love Reign O'er Me Love I've had enough of living I've had enough of dying I've had enough of smiling I've had enough of...
    eve888 eve888 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Oh how I would love so much to just be happy again I remember how happy I was when I first met him everything was so great he was the nicest most sweetest complimenting awesome guy...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I come from a very poor family, my mum was the only one to raise me, my brother and my sister, and i had to work at an early age so as to help her, but it was a happy life, we were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    I finished school a month ago. My teacher and I always had a good professional relationship. She helped me a lot with problems and my confidence. Last year I used to teach her...
    Benson4015 Benson4015 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    We both knew how this would end, but I tried to pretend that day would never come. I tried not to think about how much it would hurt to lose him and how, as I explained to him from...
    GemGirl46 GemGirl46 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    There was Martinique, Shaynece, Adrianna, Tanisha, My preschool besty who's name I can't remember. My kindergarten besty who's name started with a J. The last time I had a best...
    theprettysideofugly theprettysideofugly 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    If you've read my depression story you already know this . But I was abused by my mom for 17 years . Verbal, mental and physical abuse for 17 years by my own mother. She would...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 68 Responses a week ago

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    since i was born i can count the moments that ive been happy... i always care for others but no one do that for me:( they know me if they need something or they need someone to...
    GetToKnowMe07 GetToKnowMe07 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 24

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    Ever since I was about 4 or 5 Child Protective Services (CPS) had been called in on my family on an almost weekly basis, many of those calls being from extended family members. I...
    ScarletteTranevel ScarletteTranevel 22-25, F Jun 23

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    In recent times i had a memory pop up out if nowhere. It was completely out of the blue! I had actually forgotten about it but it was extremely traumatic in nature considering. I...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F Jun 22

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    11th grade metal shop. There was a group of guys who just loved to give me a hard time in that class. I came in late and seeing as my usual seat was taken I had to go sit near them...
    VIISevin VIISevin 36-40, M Jun 21

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