I Had a Sad Childhood

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    The Major

    My Dad was a certified WWII / Korean War war hero.  He was born and raised in China by Missionary Parents.  His father who was as strict and puritanical as a Southern Baptist could be being born and raised in Texas and moving to China in the early early 20th century...
    rmichaels rmichaels
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2010

    What It Was Like To Be Me.

    Growing up was never a fun thing for me. We only had a small family. I was an anxious child, always afraid of all things new. Afraid I would never be able to face them and afraid I would never be as good as anyone else. I had my normal, everyday life with my parents and...
    mrbluesky mrbluesky
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Oct 27, 2009

    Black Childhood………..

    I am the only child of my parents, I am not adopted. I had this very painful childhood. My mother never liked me much. I was like thrust-ed upon her. I always had been pain to her, I never got mother’s love as a normal child gets. Father was always busy with his work. Later as...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 27, 2012

    Growing up for me was no fun.

    I had so many bad experiences that even now it haunts me and i am 20 years old. When i was young, around 7 years old, my parents had sent me to a boarding school. I was a shy kid so i had difficulty in making friends. Moreover i could only see my parents once a year and that too...
    mananb mananb
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 27, 2015

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    spankemotk spankemotk
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    EridianaAndErin EridianaAndErin
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    Appleslices69 Appleslices69
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    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
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    26-30
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