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I Had a Sad Childhood

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I wish I coud forget it all. From My best friend being molested by Two Other spoiled Brats to my first crush kicking me in the stomach to get me away from her Best friend which we...
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    My story is a simple one. My daughter, our only child, has almost completely stopped connecting with me. Throughout her childhood, she was closest to me, and we had this pact of...
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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...
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    Back In my childhood this time of year, end of October beginning of November was the best time even rivaling Christmas because if you happen to be British it was the run up to...
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    I meet someone from my childhood, they still lived in the same house across the street from where I grew up. I felt sad, I felt overwhelmed. I was hit by a wall of "what ifs". Here...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F Oct 21

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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 Had No Dream in My Eyes When i Had No Worry in My Mind When i Had No Grief At My Side When i Had No Wish To Fly in Wind When i Had No Tenshion in My Life When I Had No...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Oct 22

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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 been having past memories that's effecting me. I try my best to forget them. and i try to be more positive as much as i can. but it seems i keep geting night mares about my past...
    cakess cakess 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    My childhood was robbed from me by my mother. She hated me and on several occasions tried to kill me. She told me that no one would ever love or want me. She said that is why my...
    YouAreNotYourSkin YouAreNotYourSkin 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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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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    My childhood was great fun up until about the age of 10, I loved it and was proud of the good old days, and still to this day I enjoy reminiscing about them, probobly because they...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    Mine did when I was 11 . Internet suggests all kinds of predictions for me . Substance abuse . relation difficulty . sexual concerns . And on a dark note .. Psychosis depression...
    bornvillian94 bornvillian94 18-21, M Oct 8

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    Mine did when I was 11 . Internet suggests all kinds of predictions for me . Substance abuse . relation difficulty . sexual concerns . And on a dark note .. Psychosis depression...
    bornvillian94 bornvillian94 18-21, M Oct 8

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    As long as i can remember i have always been terrified of hospitals, just seeing the outside of one gives me the chills, when i was 5 years old i remember the day i got what i...
    M080996 M080996 18-21, M Oct 17

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    I have had constipation since I was born. I have tried all the laxatives, herbs and enemas you could think of..Suffered with severe bloating, gas and sharp pains..I cut out dairy...
    Abitdifferent Abitdifferent 26-30 1 Response Oct 16

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    I mumble a lot. I cry in my bed at like 2 a.m. when I don't really think anyone's listening. I have lots to say, and equally as much that I've kept to myself. I have things that I...
    mantarae140 mantarae140 18-21, F Oct 6

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    I Am Sad I Need Someone to Talk to Yesterday, I realized that I sometimes feel a little bit guilty when I'm feeling normal or not sad, because I am thinking that I MIGHT have mild...
    smallpancakes98 smallpancakes98 13-15, F Oct 1

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    Depression is not fun. I feel sad getting sadder. No matter what I do I just can be happy no matter what I do. Read a book about true love, listen to music that usually makes me...
    RandomDudeFriend RandomDudeFriend 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    I thought I'd try and get Into contact with a teacher from my childhood. I knew she wouldn't be interested. I don't have fond memories of her. She never liked me. But she had came...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 1 Response Oct 5

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    This is a private message I wrote to a fellow EP member, but I wanted to share my thoughts publicly: Thanks again for your insight. I'm not very wordy today, but wanted to...
    Koalaclover Koalaclover 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 21

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    This is how I was drawn to the loadstone rock that changed the course of my life. When my father returned from his final overseas assignment he was posted to a station in England...
    Pratincole Pratincole 66-70, M Oct 22

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    When we were away in Europe for holidays mum called me in for lunch. I didn't want to come as I was having fun with some boys. Anyway, I came in full of attitude and had an...
    Susanna96 Susanna96 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    After a terrible day yesterday, I thought I was going to feel depressed for the rest of my life, no hope, no purpose. My mother showed up, after 8 years, and I realized she hadn't...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I had 3 treatments and felt better, and then had 2 more and stopped because I stayed the same. What has been your experience? I also think it is strange I keep getting positive...
    heathee heathee 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Growing up It was just me and my mum. We lived on a main busy road. It was scary. One time there was a car accident metres from us where someone died. I went on the news with my...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 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

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    I have been sad for a month now. More sadder then usual. why? I keep remembering my ex. I cry everytime I do. I mean i never really wanted to break up, but it was the type of...
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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    not some but all the memories of childhood were bad and dark ones..
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Growing up was pretty glorious It was painful too I had 8 sisters, 2 brothers and my mum I also had a crazy step-dad, paranoid schizophrenic Mormon My family apart from my step-dad...
    Ikonoclastia Ikonoclastia 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Today I'm feeling extremely sad. I feel hurt. I feel alone. Currently, I'm on a long time planned shopping vacation with my best girl friend for the week. It's been wonderful...
    Koalaclover Koalaclover 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 13

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    I had two wonderful, hard working parents that gave me the opportunity to succeed.
    Kasper1826 Kasper1826 61-65, M a week ago

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    i wish i had someone to talk to, so i suppose ill vent here since at least someone will read it. Well, we are very good and very close friends, since childhood. for me at least...
    blahblah2789 blahblah2789 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" - Elton John Raw emotion. I love this song... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3nScN89Klo ~~~~~~~~ What have I got to do to make you love me...
    AveryWhite AveryWhite 41-45, M Oct 5

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    I had a miscarriage at nine weeks in June. The fetus had stopped growing at 6 weeks, but it took my body another 3 weeks to miscarry. It was an agonizing wait. I kept hoping the...
    Corly Corly 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I am sitting here crying. We are doing good, set date for our next meeting. But why the tears keep coming?"Are you on the phone?" You asked me. Today I am feeling relaxed, I need...
    myheart99 myheart99 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 14

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    I got a text message from my sister telling me that my friend had just taken her own life. She had been going through some rough times financially and she had been really stressed...
    Dlife Dlife 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    If I had to choose between S and M, I'm obviously S. However I derive no enjoyment from masochism, it is pointless when someone enjoys pain that I inflict. The point is that they...
    lccraze lccraze 31-35 19 hrs ago

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    even though there are some negative people here who leave rude comments… Sharing my story is helping with the healing process, yesterday I posted my story & received a lot of...
    janaeannette janaeannette 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Out of the corner of my eye I'll see something or some one. One time I was sleeping on my couch (I didn't feel like walking upstairs XD) I blinked a a man was standing on the...
    DarknessAlwaysFollows DarknessAlwaysFollows 13-15, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I choose not to discuss my personal beliefs, when it comes to abortion. Simply because my beliefs are not open for a debate. I know where I stand and I am at peace with it. We all...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I honestly don't know to feel right now. I've battled with depression nearly all my life. Even as a young child I excluded myself from others and kept very quiet. I was always so...
    alicefloe alicefloe 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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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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