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I Had a Sad Childhood

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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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    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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    I feel really terrible. I spent a couple of years with a certain number of people and I didn't make any friends. They hang out together sometimes and I haven't been invited. Most...
    kaydaluca kaydaluca 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    After arriving at the unit, I've became completely and utterly disgruntled. I don’t care anymore! I really don’t give a ****, and that’s bad, but it’s becoming increasingly...
    sithdeominca sithdeominca 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    well, this week was really buys and awful...i was deeply sad and kinda let down... oh, here i have to excuse a new friend, he knows, i wasn't kind to him at our first conversation...
    Martin7470 Martin7470 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Have you ever encountered awkwardly meek people that rarely talks and most of the time, left alone with only themselves for company? That you'd often see walking home or eating...
    Aejii Aejii 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    when i was 9, my mother cheated on my dad. they started fighting a lot. all day, everyday, 24/7. it got violent and crazy. there would be police cars outside my house and worried...
    Katelynann30 Katelynann30 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    Oh Loneliness, Oh Hopelessness - I think my love for sad songs comes from the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats and the song Memory, but also from Elvis Presley and his tear...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Jul 26

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    I just read about Robin William and it very sad knowing that I have same issue that he has. Except the drug, I don't do the drug. I'm fun, humble, smile, that only surrounded by...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    At 45 years old I'm starting to notice how my nighmarish childhood has and still is effecting me. I'm the youngest of 3 children and family scapegoat. Both my parents were youngest...
    brainwrecked brainwrecked 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    At 45 years old I'm starting to notice how my nighmarish childhood has and still is effecting me. I'm the youngest of 3 children and family scapegoat. Both my parents were youngest...
    brainwrecked brainwrecked 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    For some reason I've been thinking about my childhood. Maybe as another birthday is around the corner I'm just reminiscing. I just want to share some things that I remember and...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 10

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    We've first met when I was a Grade IV student and since he's one year younger than me, he was Grade III at that time. I'll just call him V. Our families had been close since then...
    undeniablyMe28 undeniablyMe28 18-21, F Aug 9

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    Janet jackson janet mutha ****** jackson I realize in my past I looked up to janet jackson soo much i love michael too (R I P) but janet out of all pop singers but she had r&b...
    Xxchristinx18 Xxchristinx18 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Remembering my childhood missing the 90's hip hop and pop mvs seeing mtv nelly,chingy(myfault) , and janet jackson sometimes watching nick nick nick nick nick are you afraid of the...
    Xxchristinx18 Xxchristinx18 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I am in a playful mood this week! But before my friend Gwyneth takes this as a signal to chase me up and down the street (wishful thinking on my part), let me explain. Article 31...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 5

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    Well umm don't know how to start, but I am currently happily married 27 and still think about my childhood crush. We met when I was 8 we were in the same school / grade but not...
    indigo1987 indigo1987 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    When I was in fourth grade, I was a chubby outcast with a super unflattering haircut. For my birthday I can remember getting this grey shirt with a butterfly on it and it made me...
    mohawkmom mohawkmom 22-25, F Jul 26

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    R.I.P Robin Williams....thank you for a childhood full of laughter! You will be missed!
    BabyFox1995 BabyFox1995 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Today I have heard some real bad news. The man who has made my childhood one of the best and has made me life with his funny jokes, silly movements, and especially his incredible...
    Minniebeeb Minniebeeb 16-17, F Aug 11

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    This ****** up my day today. Like, he was part of my childhood, and he would always manage to make me laugh even though I never saw him in person. I literally cried when I found...
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Home sweet hell.... Still to this day I have horrible nightmares from my childhood my mother was a typical single working mother who went to church and raised us well so everyone...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    so much pain and cruelty haunted my childhood I'm honestly surprised I didn't starve to death when I was very little or got killed when my mums friend got mad at me when they were...
    Bluelanterndodgerstark Bluelanterndodgerstark 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Well I've never had any good childhood memories so this title makes sense. This sucks.
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I was brought up in a household of a loving mother and two brothers, one older and one younger. My dad was violently abusive towards my mother all through out our childhood, even...
    Keepingitalways Keepingitalways 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Recently I did some research online to find some of my friends from childhood. One wants to go into the military, a few of them got married and had children. Although I lost touch...
    Mangagal360 Mangagal360 22-25, F Jul 30

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    No child should have to suffer through depression for most of their life because of their childhood because it truly sucks. I'm 15 and I know I'm young but I do have a lot of...
    lvcr lvcr 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    My childhood memories are back to embarrass me again. I am a 23 year old guy who is still being bathed by his 30 year old female cousin. She used to bathe me in my childhood when I...
    adamanska adamanska 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    True love? I don't know maybe. A good high school friend of mine, who've I've reacquainted a few times in the past several years, passed away suddenly last week at the age of 37...
    Jblonely1 Jblonely1 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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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 1 day ago

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    I am filled with such sadness at times that it is hard for me to breath. There is this lump in my throat. I feel like I could cry for hours about so many things, but then I think...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F Jul 25

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    I cry or tear up when i read a sad book or see a sad movie and when someone is nice to me when im feeling kindof sad,also if someone has had something sad happen to them and they...
    criesatnightandnoonehears criesatnightandnoonehears 13-15, F Jul 27

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    Probably the most embarrassing moment of my childhood that still haunts me to this day, was when i was 5 and i couldn't sleep one night so I got up to go to my parents bedroom. I...
    redheadbandit redheadbandit 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I keep having bad nightmares about my childhood about when on Christmas Eve my mum threatened to kill herself and my dad kicked the **** out of her friend in a drunken rage, I was...
    zacisbest45 zacisbest45 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    I was born in Hong Kong and then moved back to Canada 6 months later and started kindergarten there. My parents and teachers noticed something strange about me and my mom took me...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 27

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    I remember I was 7 or 8 or even younger. I was playing show and tell. My nephews was in the audience. I was standing on this bench/table. I forgot what I was showing off. I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    So... Those of you who read my posts should remember that I said I had a job interview on Monday that I felt I did really well on... I did do well at my interview, but, sadly...no...
    Drag0nMaster Drag0nMaster 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I want to be happy and I'm trying to be happy. My efforts to do so seem to all go in vain. This very minute I wish I had a "life delete button", so i can delete what I WANT TO...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    My mom and dad had me at 20 years old. I almost died while she was pregnant with me because she simply didn't take care of me she smoked cigarettes, got high, drank, etc. I was...
    blondebanditt blondebanditt 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    If you've never jumped from one couch to another to avoid the lava, you didn't have a childhood
    shymic shymic 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I have always vowed that my future child/children would have a happy and stress free childhood no matter what.
    futureCRNA futureCRNA 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I have so many childhood memories that I'll never forget and cherish for the rest of my life
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Aug 12

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    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    In year 2 ( when I was 7 ) I was in a school play about the Sheffield flood and I was a water dancer ( basically all I had to do is twirl and swirl around the audience pretending...
    Rayquaza76x Rayquaza76x 16-17, F Jul 26

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    I recently got back in touch with an old childhood friend. He told me he had/has the biggest crush on me but he was always to shy to tell me. I find myself wondering how things...
    LF87 LF87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I had a big Peter Pan complex in my teenage years. Couldn't stand most of high school, and couldn't bear letting go of all the fun of childhood. Everything seemed like more of a...
    TheDivineParody TheDivineParody 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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