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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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    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 never had any brothers or sisters to play with. I was always alone in my room playing. I wish I had a childhood. My parents didn't even buy me any nice toys..they'd buy me like...
    anathefluffycat anathefluffycat 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I had a childhood love. It was real and I believed it would last forever. Though we were little kids, secretly we got engaged. I knew I would spend the rest of my life with him but...
    Eyeaspasta Eyeaspasta 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I lost my Dad when I was four so yea....I have a had a lot of time to think about his death, fathers, him and well, everything. I was four and although I was in the room right...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well I am gay Lonely depression has me. Sadness has ruled me. I'm shy but outgoing , love to make others feel good but I purposely abandoned myself. I want to be loved but from...
    poeticBrokenSoul poeticBrokenSoul 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    This is to you sick, mind-numbingly perverted, unworthy, sad, worthless pieces of **** who hit on minors. YOU'RE the reason why some people can't sleep at night, why every sound...
    dontknowmylife dontknowmylife 18-21, M Sep 10

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    I am deeply sad that 39 of my stories were removed from EP today. That is 39 incidents of thoughts and feelings (and excitement) that I shared. I never talked about anything...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 36-40, F 11 mins ago

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    My unintended story... I did not intend to write this story when I started writing this morning. I guess this must’ve been wanting to come out. My parents divorced a year...
    Iamhere4me Iamhere4me 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 9

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    the sad part is the people who are "blessed" wouldnt understand because they dont have to go through the same things you have to go through.
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F Aug 25

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    The day is ending and what can I say? I don't feel much better, honestly. I'm still fearful, sad and feeling the injustice over my family. I'm still trying to understand God wishes...
    Fernandotavares Fernandotavares 22-25, M Sep 4

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    As a child I couldn't speak proper English. I would't even speak words like anyone else and they sounded completely distorted when they came out. I knew what to say but something...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    It all started with my dad losing his job a few years ago when I had just started college. After that my parents divorced, my brother moved to another state, then my dog died, then...
    Everythingisbecoming Everythingisbecoming 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I had a young mother... Actually my mother was 13 when she became pregnant, and 2 weeks after her 14th birthday I was born. As if that doesn't leave you mind to ponder multiple...
    MisMel MisMel 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    One silly childhood memory would be getting married to my best friend at that time who was also my neighbour under our desk in class in kindergarten. That was 12 years ago and we...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I made a mistake and read a past conversation I had with someone. Now I feel sad, confused and unsure of why I feel sad and confused. Reading it now with a new mind frame opened...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Nooooo I go back to school on Monday! Woe is me, lol. Just when I was finally getting a hang of this strange "relaxing" thing too, lol. I suppose with my summer coming to an end, I...
    Drag0nMaster Drag0nMaster 18-21, F Aug 21

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    This is me at 2 years and a half - my parents separated at age 3 or so - and was sent to stay at my grand mum , it was the first time I had suffered depression , missing my parents...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Aug 30

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    For the longest time now I wished for you to find the happiness you deserve. For you have been waiting patiently for about three years now. Although it wasn't even really waiting...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    "Please, WAKE UP, Mommy!!!" My older brother just turned 11 pleaded pulling on our motionless mother's arm. "Please, Mommy?!?!" A few weeks earlier following a very traumatic event...
    happyinND happyinND 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So, I had another dream last night. I was walking my Dog and a car started driving really slow along me, a guy rolled down the window and said "get in sweetheart.." I looked at...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm fairly certain I just finally figured out why I'm such a loner. Despite being friendly around others and always having people receive me warmly, I've never actually sought out...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I've figured it out though, between having such rapid thoughts and anxiety I'm basically trying to process everything at once it feels like. That can be tough for me to remember...
    ashless ashless 22-25, F Sep 10

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    So... part 2... I decided that nobody is going to hire me, and I go to an old employer, over an hour away, and they will take me back... so, I get ready to move. (There are good...
    cozyuptothefire cozyuptothefire 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    In year 8 I went to school and after school had finished I went to the toilet. Just then I noticed I still had all my pyjamas on under my school uniform, so I shouted to my friend...
    TWDX TWDX 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    Today was the first day of school and i was really scared that the bullies would start today as they do every year. And my friend that lives far away told me it was going to be...
    Naginion Naginion 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    The dream I had last night was connected to a dream I had months ago. I had a dream my lil cousin had died, so last night in my dream it was approaching his death date and everyone...
    onedayatatime01 onedayatatime01 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    The fact that i had a dream is already crazy enough. So i was walking around in a park with two of my friends because there was some kind of festival going on. Food, games and...
    LittleDalek LittleDalek 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i feel sad...mainly because i have nothing to look foward to in life anymore. i have one last goal and its about to be completed. I find it funny how someone walks in your life and...
    LunarDream LunarDream 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 22

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    I recently was the "other man" in a woman's life as she had an affair. She was my coworker (and still is). I used a lot of charm to pull her in and she used a lot of body language...
    alextricution alextricution 18-21 2 days ago

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    I fell hard for a guy that I thought would be a good boyfriend. I thought that he was serious about me. The connection was there and we had intercourse. I tend to be really choosy...
    neuroticgal neuroticgal 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I had a dream that I had a girlfriend, does that count? it must count for something
    xColdxWorldx xColdxWorldx 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    Just now giving advice. Most advice is copy and paste. For sad peers. But tonight i copied a pist to duplicate. And forgot i had. It was adult. And went to a sad...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 18

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    So since i was little i have had depression problems,i didn't actually noticed until it got really bad in high school.I can't tell anyone in my family cause they won't actually get...
    flproblems flproblems 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I couldn't sleep well last night. I kept on waking up because of the nightmares I had. I dreamt about lying on the bed and woke up seeing a reflection of me and 'something else...
    onebeatleft onebeatleft 18-21 Aug 23

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    By a party. My childhood friend showed up and just started talking to me. So akward that a good looking blond girl just showed up and talked to me. Even more akward cause the music...
    YLIhououin YLIhououin 18-21, M Aug 24

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    Sometimes I wish I could go back in time and keep my mom from ever marrying my ex-stepdad, I was never able to actual be a kid, I had to grow up and do what I was told or get...
    rottenroses rottenroses 16-17, F Aug 26

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    I'm just done with everything. I have a very low self-esteem. And whenever I'm with other people I pretend I'm someone else. I hate human contact and I love Human contact. I mean...
    appelpeer appelpeer 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    It has been over a year now. And things are going well. My (now) fiance and I are busy busy busy! I am writing this because I know things changed for me. I never thought I would...
    CollegeStudent14 CollegeStudent14 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Please think twice about ECT. It changed my life forever. I submitted to treatment 2 years ago for depression and am now being treated for PTSD and severe depression because of...
    Nomoreforme1 Nomoreforme1 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    To my old childhood best friend, We laughed together, cried together, played together,even fought with each other. I miss the nights we'd stay up late and talk about the cute...
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F Sep 6

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    I am a 19 year old male and a sadist and I had a very submissive girlfriend. When we had sex I found myself getting more pleasure from me choking her, watching her struggle to...
    scream0 scream0 18-21, M Sep 7

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    He was the first guy to ever treat me with respect The first person to not question my intentions The first person who believed in what I wished to be He stood up for me when...
    missunfortunatesoul missunfortunatesoul 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I have a sexless marriage, my guy does not care and very bad childhood. My legs are open for any one who says he loves me. I have the right to hurt others. EXCUSES EXCUSES...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 13 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm feeling sad, guilty, lonely, bored, alone, don't know what to do with myself. About a month ago, my now ex boyfriend choked me. He choked me to the point where I couldn't...
    AlissaMaeAnn AlissaMaeAnn 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 18