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I Hated My Childhood

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 251 People

    Too Much Of A Good Thing Can Be Bad

    I know my story doesn't come close to being as bad as others, but I hated my childhood and this is why. I'll be the first one to say that I lived the high life as a child. I was homeschooled but rarely did any schoolwork. I was an only child and was spoiled. I went out with my...
    octobre octobre 18-21, F Mar 12, 2012

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    I Really Did Hate My Childhood .

    I was molested , abused mentally / physically , and I had to see my mom get sick all the time with all of the conditions that she said . I grew with my mom being diagnosed with breast cancer and my grandma passing away from breast cancer .
    TiqqerGore TiqqerGore 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    curvygirl55 curvygirl55 16-17, F Feb 7, 2015

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    A Glimpse Of How My Childhood Shaped The Rest Of My Life

    Let me take you back to elementary school. A shy, quiet child sitting in his seat, not a soul to talk to. That's me. Yeah, a lot of kids can relate but can they also say they have been slowly gaining weight, losing energy, etc. with absolutely no sound reasoning as to why that...
    AwkwardBloke AwkwardBloke 26-30, M Aug 6, 2013

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    I Never Knew Why Til Later In Life

    my family on my fathers side always had a hard time with me and basiclly toutured the hell out of me when i was younger they blaimed me for my father having to marry my mother and had a nickname for me the one that ruined his happy life  this family secret when on for almost 30...
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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    Bullied Out Of School

    Ok I know my story isn't as bad as a lot of you guys but it dose mean a lot to me if other people know how it feels. It's a bit long as well and sorry about spelling errors. Well it started in my first year at my new school (I had been going to a private school but it was too...
    Jan 14, 2013

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    The Crap I Experienced Made Me The Anxious Mess I Am Today

    Ever since I've been young I've been a victim. I didn't realise it until I was much older what had happened and what it's effects were on me...so I guess I can say this is my first opening of my secrets. I have not even told my closest friends or my partner since every time I try...
    wooss wooss 18-21, F Aug 4, 2013

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    I totally loved being called fat,

    stupid and useless everyday. oh and i won't ever forget my family bullying me as well as other kids -_-
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 31, 2015

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    Yep...

    I just hated the fact that I could not ever be a child. I was always taking care of my sister, my parents when they were too drunk to do anything other than fall all over the place. I make sure now, that my kids have a childhood that they will look back on in life and hopefully...
    SteelCityGirl74 SteelCityGirl74 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2008

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    Nothing To It.

    As I child I was neglected and left at a park for 30 minuites by my birth dad at 4 months... My mom killed my sisters pets and My birth parents tried to kill eachother ... But then I was adopted loved and brought up good, I use to read books on princesses alot and I thought to...
    Deadlylovely13 Deadlylovely13 66-70 1 Response Jan 15, 2013

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    Never

    I hated My childhood because I was never allowed to be a child.  Whenever I wanted to play, laugh or do things children do, I was told to 'grow up' and 'not be so immature'.  I spent all My childhood alone, in My room, reading or writing stories as was also an outcast...
    alabastardragon alabastardragon 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 16, 2008

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    In a Nutshell, But Not All Inclusive...

     I was born to a very young couple that started their relationship with many problems. During the course of their abusive relationship, my mother had two more children who were boys, which made me not only the oldest, but the only girl as well.     ...
    LotusLady LotusLady 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2008

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    My Mam ruined my childhood

    as a drug addict and bows its taking its toll on me even though shes 5+ years clean
    amyf98 amyf98 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2014

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    It was confusing, dark

    and all I can remember is the torment I went through... I can barely remember the name of my first crush who I "married" all I remember is I proposed with a cherry ring pop. I can't remember the name of my one friend in school. I've forgotten about my grandpa... All I can...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    It Shaped Me Into Who I Am

    I sincerely hate looking back on my childhood, but as much as I hate it, it shaped me into who I am now. My earliest memories are of visiting my older brother in the hospital after he was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. He was 10. I was 3. My mother had to stay with him...
    Etceteras Etceteras 18-21, F Jan 6, 2013

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    Just Need To Say It Out

    hi, im max, im 19 and i just wanted to take this out, dont know if it would make me feel better but, my childhood keeps haunting me, from childhood i have been lonely, ignored and excluded from almost everything. people didnt like me for who i was, and they made fun of me for 1...
    max1342 max1342 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    When It Was So (Deleted) HOT!

    In the very early sixties, when we were still trapped in classrooms past mid-June, the teachers opened the windows to their maximum height and turned on huge box fans. That didn't help one bit, and we were pinning down paper with our hands or textbooks while we sweltered. One of...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 61-65, F Sep 14, 2013

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    As Much As I Hated It,i Can Never Change It.

    okay so my mom had my oldest bro aaron when she was 16 and got married to his dad, but when he died of an overdose thats same year she took my bro and lived with some friends.then she meet another dude when my bro was like 4or 5 and married him,she had 2 kids with him,my older...
    calebskates calebskates 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    Damaged

    Hi.  I grew up with an abusive alcoholic father and an insecure, neglectful mother.  They were both school dropouts by age 15.  They both had unhappy upbringings. Despite them, I went to college, married a great person and we are loving...
    Lotusbud67 Lotusbud67 41-45 5 Responses Nov 8, 2008

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    I Do Not Remember Most Of My Childhood

    My memories of my childhood are of being hit by my mother who was seldom there. When she was there - I was in trouble. My older brother began molesting me when I was about 3 or 4. It continued for years.- at 49 years of age, with a family of my own who I have been insanely...
    lisaisinalaska lisaisinalaska 51-55 May 3, 2013

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    I Had No Control Of My Life

    My childhood was spent living and breathing however my mother wanted me to. Because of their businesses, my family was well known in our area and my paranoid, superficial liar of a mother always wanted to put up appearances. It was (still is perhaps) her goal to have everyone...
    braindeadbetty braindeadbetty 31-35, F May 4, 2013

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    my mom was a prostitute,

    don't know **** about my dad and at my age don't care. for all i know he was some nasty balding old pervert with a beer gut. he probably was. mom had a ton of **** boyfriends over the time. bunch of trailer trash that liked to hit women and children that's what they were. yep i...
    Devon81 Devon81 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2015

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    I have been so unlucky with humans even with the person who suppose to be my mother ..she was so hateful since I was a little kid before I even could walk and talk ..she never...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Well today I failed a math test. It was my fourth time taking it! I was so so so close to passing it. I only needed two more questions to pass but I failed . What is even the point...
    EnigmaticPerson EnigmaticPerson 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    To be very truthful I think once this French person from hotel du vin tread on me ..it all stopped on this ..I do think I wanted anything to do with a man who tread on me ..it was...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 11 hrs ago

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    I didnt have a real childhood because I had the internet.That was my life. I knew about grown up things when I was very young.
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    As a child growing up in the sixties, I loved my sweets. I would buy some with my pocket money and the kind of things we could get say, four for a penny (I'm talking about old...
    LadyTea LadyTea 56-60, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I lived in a small rented room in a huge (but crammed) and dark area that is filled with what they called 'social junkies', e.g. Drug dealer, prostitude, load sharks etc. After...
    XallaXeX XallaXeX 16-17 1 day ago

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    In 2004 I got treated badly and heavily humiliated by two managers at hotel du vin in Brighton ..the mistreatment could possibly be racial or it could because I'm an ugly looking...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm a 15 year old sissyboy who secretly wears his 17 year old sisters bra panties bikini lingirie tights leggings dresses skirts tank tops gowns heels lipstick skinny jeans heels...
    sissyboyteen sissyboyteen 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    Making Peace with Your Past: Choosing Forgiveness Are you haunted by something that happened in your past? Whether someone wronged you or you made a decision you regret, Dr. Phil...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    we used to go to a disabled swimming club when I was about 6 or 7 my oldest brother could already swim a man named John wanted to teach me to swim my mum agreed & told me to...
    jayethan jayethan 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Me. I am me myself and I. I have made myself a wall. An unbreakable wall. A wall so high and so strong it can only be broken by guided hands. My wall protects me. It protects me...
    FragileButterfly565 FragileButterfly565 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Have you ever considered confronting your abuser?
    smo0ch smo0ch 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I feel like I'm slowly losing myself. Like I'm going down the same road I was 3 years ago trying to uncover pieces of my past. What do you do when your own body starts to crave...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 28

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    1). Some years ago, when kaftans, long hair and beards were the fashion, for men anyway! I attended a performance of "Jesus Christ- Superstar". In the theatre foyer, stood a young...
    heqawaset heqawaset 70+, M Jan 28

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    PSA: I'm using some rough words here. It occurred to me for the first time some 9 years ago that I was abused. I analyzed this in retrospect and this shocked me. Why did it shock...
    ramblingjules ramblingjules 26-30 1 Response Jan 27

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    I remember when I was a kid my parents took me to a huge ball pit, I didn't want to leave so when everyone had to leave I decided to hide in the ballpit, my dad had to go in the...
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    well yesh... losing out parents then our sister. so I had to raise matt work and be a brother... mike found me and joined me and I dated abby after many before at 12 and married...
    dailyguyboyjr dailyguyboyjr 26-30, M Jan 24

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    Well I have seen many psychiatrists and mental health professionals and they all said the same thing that I do not suffer from schizophrenia or any psychotic disorder ...so if...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Soooooooooo... I ran away at 18... I had a rather decent start into my childhood, up until about 14. Not to mention I can't really remember before u was like 7. I have old parents...
    Mordapieeee Mordapieeee 18-21, M Jan 24

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    I'm not sure how I'll find a sense of self-worth. I'm a "fair weather friend" to myself. I don't support my own decisions. I don't believe myself. I doubt my intentions. I doubt...