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I Had a Happy Childhood

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 51-55, 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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    No child should have to suffer through depression for most of their life because of their childhood because it truly sucks. I'm 15 and I know I'm young but I do have a lot of...
    lvcr lvcr 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I have always vowed that my future child/children would have a happy and stress free childhood no matter what.
    futureCRNA futureCRNA 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Depending on the path they chose when they are adults, it may be the last truly happy time they had..
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 36-40, F Jul 27

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    I think that's obvious, if anyone disagreed that would be messed up...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 12

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    But they dont. They yearn to be dating. And free from house rules. And allowed to dress adult. And mean when told go be a kid fast.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 12

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    Why would anyone want to harm a child? They love unconditionally. And are so amazing. I love children...but I'm not having any. I got so many nieces nephews and little cousins I...
    RainbowLoveFire RainbowLoveFire 26-30, F Aug 13

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    We've first met when I was a Grade IV student and since he's one year younger than me, he was Grade III at that time. I'll just call him V. Our families had been close since then...
    undeniablyMe28 undeniablyMe28 18-21, F Aug 9

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    Well umm don't know how to start, but I am currently happily married 27 and still think about my childhood crush. We met when I was 8 we were in the same school / grade but not...
    indigo1987 indigo1987 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    For some reason I've been thinking about my childhood. Maybe as another birthday is around the corner I'm just reminiscing. I just want to share some things that I remember and...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 10

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    The Deluxe Seaside Villas with Jacuzzi dot the extensive seashores in the midst of the island. These villas aspect oversized picket patios with Solar loungers and daybeds, and...
    Augustina97sy Augustina97sy 31-35, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Remember the time you didn't have to worry about anything and you could just wake up happy? Yeah, me too
    Kampion Kampion 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    At 45 years old I'm starting to notice how my nighmarish childhood has and still is effecting me. I'm the youngest of 3 children and family scapegoat. Both my parents were youngest...
    brainwrecked brainwrecked 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    At 45 years old I'm starting to notice how my nighmarish childhood has and still is effecting me. I'm the youngest of 3 children and family scapegoat. Both my parents were youngest...
    brainwrecked brainwrecked 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    The people I knew, the places I've been and grew up in, the friends I had, the bliss of innocence, the responsibilities I never had, the lack of worry, the lack of anxiety, the...
    imray imray 18-21, M Aug 13

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    A* in science, art, literature, history, and re. A in language, maths, biology, chemistry, and physics. B in French. I am so so happy! I hope I've made you proud, I think someone...
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Just got GCSE marks, so happy right now 😃😃😃
    Glasambyth1878 Glasambyth1878 13-15, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Yay Im really really happy and proud at the moment, even if this is just an emotional high for a short amount of time I dont care
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 31 mins ago

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    Janet jackson janet mutha ****** jackson I realize in my past I looked up to janet jackson soo much i love michael too (R I P) but janet out of all pop singers but she had r&b...
    Xxchristinx18 Xxchristinx18 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Remembering my childhood missing the 90's hip hop and pop mvs seeing mtv nelly,chingy(myfault) , and janet jackson sometimes watching nick nick nick nick nick are you afraid of the...
    Xxchristinx18 Xxchristinx18 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    I am in a playful mood this week! But before my friend Gwyneth takes this as a signal to chase me up and down the street (wishful thinking on my part), let me explain. Article 31...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 5

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    when i was 9, my mother cheated on my dad. they started fighting a lot. all day, everyday, 24/7. it got violent and crazy. there would be police cars outside my house and worried...
    Katelynann30 Katelynann30 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    Home sweet hell.... Still to this day I have horrible nightmares from my childhood my mother was a typical single working mother who went to church and raised us well so everyone...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    so much pain and cruelty haunted my childhood I'm honestly surprised I didn't starve to death when I was very little or got killed when my mums friend got mad at me when they were...
    Bluelanterndodgerstark Bluelanterndodgerstark 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Well I've never had any good childhood memories so this title makes sense. This sucks.
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I was brought up in a household of a loving mother and two brothers, one older and one younger. My dad was violently abusive towards my mother all through out our childhood, even...
    Keepingitalways Keepingitalways 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Recently I did some research online to find some of my friends from childhood. One wants to go into the military, a few of them got married and had children. Although I lost touch...
    Mangagal360 Mangagal360 22-25, F Jul 30

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    My childhood memories are back to embarrass me again. I am a 23 year old guy who is still being bathed by his 30 year old female cousin. She used to bathe me in my childhood when I...
    adamanska adamanska 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It makes me miss those simpler times, when things were happy, when I didn't think and worry about the stuff that I do now, it's when my parents were alive and we were all together...
    cicisays13 cicisays13 26-30, F Jul 26

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    My parents divorced when I was 7 and it was a nasty divorce and they werent legally divorsed they just made custody scedules by themselves. And the plan was that me and my brother...
    newaccountquinnmac newaccountquinnmac 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    I miss the little girl i used to be . Where there was nothing to worry about , i was always happy , i didnt have to make life changing decisions or live in a generation where...
    branndylynnxo branndylynnxo 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Probably the most embarrassing moment of my childhood that still haunts me to this day, was when i was 5 and i couldn't sleep one night so I got up to go to my parents bedroom. I...
    redheadbandit redheadbandit 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I keep having bad nightmares about my childhood about when on Christmas Eve my mum threatened to kill herself and my dad kicked the **** out of her friend in a drunken rage, I was...
    zacisbest45 zacisbest45 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    I was born in Hong Kong and then moved back to Canada 6 months later and started kindergarten there. My parents and teachers noticed something strange about me and my mom took me...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 27

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    I remember I was 7 or 8 or even younger. I was playing show and tell. My nephews was in the audience. I was standing on this bench/table. I forgot what I was showing off. I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    My mom and dad had me at 20 years old. I almost died while she was pregnant with me because she simply didn't take care of me she smoked cigarettes, got high, drank, etc. I was...
    blondebanditt blondebanditt 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    If you've never jumped from one couch to another to avoid the lava, you didn't have a childhood
    shymic shymic 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I have so many childhood memories that I'll never forget and cherish for the rest of my life
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Aug 12

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