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I Had a Happy Childhood

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 17 Responses Sep 15, 2011

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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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    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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    In fact, maybe TOO happy.

    I've never experienced abuse so I'll never understand what it's really like. Sure, my parents divorced, but I grew up with a loving mom and stepdad. I wasn't pushed hard to do well in school until about last year or so. My parents aren't super strict and don't force their...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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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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    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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    Yes It great morning, thing are most done here ,and I feet better, but all way need thing doing here,,,made my last payment ,on my home and land,WOW I feel happy..it taking awhile...
    pullupgirl102 pullupgirl102 26-30, F 45 mins ago

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    I started dressing in my mothers clothes when I was 10. To this day I'm not sure why I did it, but one afternoon in the summer I was home alone for a couple of hours, bored or...
    MichelleTiedup MichelleTiedup 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Happy Friday everyone :) I hope everyone enjoys their weekend :)
    georgiapeach1995 georgiapeach1995 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am happy! And I don't care who sees me I actually enjoy the feeling of people seeing me naked!
    Jackson155 Jackson155 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I had the worst experience I have ever had last night with friends cause we was sat have a laugh and I decided to go home early because I wanted to see my dad before he went to...
    ljayymale ljayymale 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Miss Cowey. She had curly blond hair that hung halfway down her back, and a smile like sunshine. I was just five and I had a puppy crush. Then she left. I didn't understand.
    DerwentRange DerwentRange 26-30, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Everything seemed simple back then, I was happy I lived at my grandparents house with my mother. Honestly if it weren't for my grandparents, I never would be close to guessing what...
    Jaylaska Jaylaska 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Howdy! I was born in 1961 with several congenital defects, most corrected by surgery. Soon after birth, the medical staff saw immediately I had both a heart defect and a fistula...
    just2curious2 just2curious2 51-55, M 15 hrs ago

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    All adults want the only thing is to go back to childhood days ...whr v dnt know anything..evn no need to face any probs😝😋..miss u akka..
    jegan7639 jegan7639 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I miss some of my childhood but most of it was very unhappy because I came from an abusive home. But I do miss mostly being ten-14 because that was when I got a little bit more...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    All throughout my childhood, I had a tough time making friends. Oh sure, I had a few friends with whom I could share my thoughts, but they were few and far between. Since entering...
    Allen007 Allen007 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I'm fourteen years old and a freshman in high school. I'm about 200 pounds. I haven't been able to forgive my mom for initially causing my weight. However, the truth is, obesity...
    EndTheFatKid EndTheFatKid 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A young naïve girl, and a boy named Demetrius in 4th grade. I loved his blonde hair and adorable grin. I miss him so much, he moved away I didn't even know his last name I was too...
    PixelChibi PixelChibi 13-15, F Aug 18

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    I used to live in Seattle that's where I'm from but now I live in another state. But recently, just like last night I had a dream of me living in Seattle. I found myself...
    TwilightIvyStar TwilightIvyStar 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    back when I was 9 or 10 years old I had a friend that lived next door to me, he was younger by 3 years but I remember he knocked on my door one day and asked if I could come play...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I do too. I made the mistake of losing touch with my childhood friends and absorbing my spouses friends as "our" friends for the past ten years. Now that the marriage has ended...
    KR17 KR17 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    My whole childhood is built on drugs, mothering my sister, being the one to make sure everything's okay, and being the strong one. Memories of my childhood aren't all bad. I have...
    Flower124 Flower124 18-21 Aug 16

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    I just found an old journal of mine. I had to be 15 or 16 years old. I was a tortured soul to say the least. After reading it no wonder I'm so much of a loner. In the beginning it...
    solojo solojo 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    childhood memory #89: I remember I got in a fight with my sister over Robert Palmers "addicted to love" music video trying to argue which girl in the video was 'prettier'
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Aug 13

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    and while I know this is the cause, I often fear admitting that it was due to emotional and psychological abuse. I am afraid to admit it to myself because I know I will want to...
    hexgrl2k hexgrl2k 26-30, F Aug 13

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    As a kid I was covered in freckles especially on my face, and found them to be really embarrassing. I was always teased about it. I'd like to find out if anyone else with freckles...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 11

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    I wish I could completely forget my childhood so I could be happy and move on with my life
    svnflowrrr svnflowrrr 18-21, F Aug 11

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    My story is kinda long, but that's fine I guess. I have 2 older siblings and 2 younger siblings. Almost none of us are from the same mother and some of my siblings have other...
    Blah9055 Blah9055 18-21, F Aug 11

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    In 5th grade it was a popular thing in my class to rate people's looks and personality on a scale of 1-10. It was mainly the girls that did it because they thought they were cooler...
    MeltingGlassHeart MeltingGlassHeart 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 10

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    If I was to be honest with myself I'm a 22 young male who's never had a girlfriend (female companion) ever before. Never dated or never been in a relationship with a female. Nor I...
    JLR555 JLR555 22-25, M Aug 10

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    When I was a child, there was this old lady who told me to treasure my childhood because time goes by fast. Now that I think about it, it felt just like yesterday and I want to go...
    seasondiesonebyone seasondiesonebyone 16-17, F Aug 10

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    I'm not even sure where to start I feel like I have lost a piece of me. almost a year ago a friend of mine showed up with this precious little puppy. I instantly fell in love with...
    penguinobsessed82 penguinobsessed82 31-35, F Aug 10

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