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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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    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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    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 Mar 27

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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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    I can't remember exactly how old I was during this time, but I was in my second year of kindergarten. My mom met this man. I don't know how old he was at the time, he was black...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My Mum was an alcoholic and my Dad was 35 years older than her so he was a pensioner. From the time I was able to look after my Mum I had to collect her drink and dispose of the...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F Mar 25

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    Amateur attempt at psycho analyzing my affair: I wonder if my childhood experiences are the cause of needing validation from such an unlikely source. My father- in the early years...
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I have many bad childhood memories, but this one that I really am still sad about. I was in forth or fifth grade, and my one and only dream was to become a Major League baseball...
    keitof keitof 13-15, M Mar 18

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    I have been in counseling since I was 8 for these problems, I like to call them episodes where all of a sudden extreme emotion and sadness comes over me almost like a physical pain...
    goldfishcrackers123 goldfishcrackers123 18-21, F a week ago

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    also my entire family hate me no love me from the start and my childhood was really also very bad everything was bad really nothing was good no happenins for me all was i felt pain...
    Fde332w Fde332w 22-25, M Mar 24

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    I can't remember the first 10 or 12 years of my life. And what few "memories" I have are more like pictures (like I may have seen a picture of it and remember that/I only remember...
    IAmJustAGhostGirl IAmJustAGhostGirl 13-15, F Apr 7

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    (Due to making experiences in the past about my friend with benefits, this resulted in countless men asking me "do you want a second fwb?". Just because I made an experience about...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Pretty much the story is that I had gauges around the age of 13 or so and then got sent to a program which I had no choice but to take out my gauges so my ears shrunk and when I...
    wetoded wetoded 22-25 2 hrs ago

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    *This is going to be a long post, so please bear with me, thanks :-) So, I have had a bit of a dilemma the last few months and would like some advice. I have had this friend, a...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    Shauntel. . . She was a small girl, extremely thin and fragile looking, with dark long hair and bangs that I'm not even sure was black or brown. I think her eyes were a dark brown...
    TokioDoll TokioDoll 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I was in a relationship when I was very very young maybe around 5 to 7 years old. My parents discovered us one day when we were kids and they gave me the "talk" saying how we were...
    WhiteKnight303 WhiteKnight303 16-17, F Mar 22

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    10 Days after the second abortion I feel beat. I have no energy, I'm so tired. I've through 10 worlds of problems and complications, I'm away past not believing this is real. I now...
    Anubis111 Anubis111 22-25, T 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I'll start when my mom was pregnant with my sisters but you see my sisters had a different father but their father has always been cheating on my mother but she made herself endure...
    Akwarderrorplusmess Akwarderrorplusmess 18-21, F Mar 23

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    April 26th would've been my child's 1st birthday. This seems to really be bringing up the grief and emotions I thought I had processed. I also found out Saturday that my best...
    DizzieDazie DizzieDazie 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I feel like I grew up too fast, the fact I knew too much things a kid shouldn't know. Yea, it helps now knowing those kinds of stuff since I'm in my teenage years. I feel like...
    nuwandaisaphony nuwandaisaphony 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    The days when we used to play hide and seek...waiting for sunday at end of the week...smile on face was always real & true...didn't know to hurt any crew ...neither we used to say...
    notknowmyself notknowmyself 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    Memories of your childhood come back and are so clear and vivid it’s like being young again. Colours seem brighter and more brilliant. Laughter seems part of daily life where...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    It's been 8 months since I've had my abortion and think about it everyday wishing it could be here. March 30th would have been the due date. My boyfriend and I bought a birthday...
    cashbury cashbury 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had an abortion about 3 years ago now, in 2012. I was 26 and was struggling with money, only had a temp job without a stable relationship. I'm also pro- choice and never wanted...
    Genesis478 Genesis478 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I always fall for the wrong guy. My ex was the absolute worst. The fighting was damn near unbearable. The breakup drained me. It made me hard and jagged. I wasn't open to meeting...
    magz66 magz66 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Today was one of those mornings that triggered a favorite childhood memory. It's not winter but it's also not summer yet. I was feeling a little chilly when I walked into the...
    llevame llevame 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When was the last time you had a "better than expected" experience?
    1gr8guy 1gr8guy 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Well I had an abortion at 6 weeks, a couple of weeks before my birthday. As soon as the test came out positive I ran to my boyfriend and began to cry like crazy, he was is shock...
    alexis0101 alexis0101 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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    It was her 22nd birthday yesterday and she is now the same age as me. I meant to write this story yesterday but that never happened. Many times have I shared the story about the...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Well I haven't yet but here I am mother of 3 boys 29 divorced and recently lost my job and as I found out two days ago pregnant.. I knew the second the huggies commercial flooded...
    jessicarose721 jessicarose721 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 19

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    Today was a very bad day, I live in Kabul capital of Afghanistan its where I'm from but today something very bad happened and made me so sad, a young woman killed by a mob in Kabul...
    RomalAtif RomalAtif 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Last night I don't know what triggered it. Maybe it's the lack of positive human contact that I have been suffering from for weeks now or my heartache and fears that have been...
    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I am. My main character description could be classified 'narcissistic' and I am aware of it thanks to my experience with psychology (both client and studying psychology). I get off...
    M4lic3 M4lic3 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    My Mum abused alcohol throughout my childhood and I was always having to collect her drink from shops and dispose of the empty cans. She died in 2001 because of complications...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I can't say this was my favorite book but definetly one of the most memorable. My grandmother had a book full of short stories that she would read to us when we stayed the night at...
    kayakgirl08 kayakgirl08 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Well, it's been 2 months exactly since I had my abortion. I still believe in my heart that it was the best choice. I don't regret it at all. I do sometimes catch myself thinking...
    skylerkl skylerkl 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    It's really hard to make new friends these days especially close friends. Many people just go with friends from their childhoods and so on...
    Sw33love Sw33love 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I had a grandmother who had a tragic thing happen.When she was young , an area boy and her were in love. He was the love of her life. But an area girl wanted him for herself. He...
    compassionateear compassionateear 46-50 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm worried about my siblings. They just seem exhausted, not the two youngest but the other 3 are. I'm the oldest. The brother who's closest in age to me has a lot of non-life...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I grew up with an acholoic/abusive father never felt like I got the childhood I deserved.
    missminimae missminimae 16-17, F a week ago

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