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I Hated My Childhood

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I Hated Mine

    I had all the material ; barbies, toys, animals, everything a child would ask.I was spoiled.But I still hated my childhood.I hated myself.My dad would never be there, he'd be working hard, being in the business and trying to get the most money he could. I had a mother I loved...
    TideToGo TideToGo 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18, 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 56-60, F Sep 14, 2013

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    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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    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 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2008

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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 26-30, F May 4, 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 lifeĀ  this family secret when on for almost 30...
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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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 22-25, M Aug 6, 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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    The uncle I suspect of raping me died this Monday... And memories started to haunt me again. All the things I keep inside... Most of them are about my grandmother. He used to live...
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    I remember growing up was a somewhat bittersweet experience. I've always been a big brat and I'm ashamed of it, but it's just who I am. When people never tell you NO as a child it...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F Dec 26, 2014

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    A smile danced upon the edges of my lips, when the memory of you flashed in my mind. Remembering me, on your lap. The notion of the 'Oreo game', playing out. You always let me have...
    ASoldiersLoveBug ASoldiersLoveBug 22-25, F Jan 5

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    I'm probably the most selfish person to have ever lived on this planet. I know that very well. I take advantage of peoples kindness but I don't do it to intentionally hurt them...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F a week ago

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    Have you ever wanted to come back to your childhood? Me I really want to go back on my childhood where there's no problem to think just play, play and play until you get tired. I...
    Meoawwrr Meoawwrr 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I have TWO childhood friends and they have been my BEST FRIENDS all my life! The first is Chris (Christopher) who has been my best friend from the moment we were born. He was born...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F Dec 26, 2014

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    I have been in an amazing yet secret relationship with my girlfriend for four years now, due to our cultural differences I must remain secret from her family(which i do not like...
    oneliffee oneliffee 22-25, M Jan 3

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    Maybe the phase of childhood is so pleasurable because of the lack of responsibility and the purity of the subconscious mind that makes a child so innocent unaware and unaffected...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M Jan 15

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    I hear how everyone just wants to relive their childhood because they miss. Well i wish i could say that, but when your childhood was ****, you cant really say that. When i was a...
    mmmaddy98 mmmaddy98 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In 2004 I came across a guy who got me mad .i do not want to mention his nationality for safety reason but he is a white man from a Western European number and I have an Indian...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Dec 27, 2014

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    My mom always treated me unfairly. She always excluded me, neglected me, and favored my brother instead. I always tried so hard to please her, like I would be nice to her and get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 8

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    Not all of it. I quote George Carlin when I say that I love and cherish people as I meet them, but I loathe and despise the groups they identify with and belong to. Never went to...
    whatarocker5150 whatarocker5150 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I smile I laugh I enjoy the company of those around me They enjoy my mask For a while I live in a fools paradise Surrounded by those who love me My family One side heaven The other...
    srmc928 srmc928 16-17, F Dec 26, 2014

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    At the moment, aged 75, though my body is not what it was, not that it ever was up to much, my brain still seems to be working at normal adult level. This will not last forever...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 3 Responses Jan 8

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    So, as I wrote before I am in relational group trauma therapy for women who have survived childhood abuse. It is an intense program that I attend four days a week for three hours a...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I'm studying a diploma in early childhood education in Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore :D
    StarsxSunsets StarsxSunsets 16-17, F Jan 14

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    Disappointed that I couldn't find the most important part of my childhood :( my Finding Nemo video game
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm so glad I don't go to school anymore, it's been so many years since I left but last night I had a dream about being back in maths class..only instead of doing maths we were...
    nathans872 nathans872 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I hated my first school. My second school was a major improvement, and I actually really miss it now I'm at university. Spending five years being bullied just kind of ruined my...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Apparently I'm hated on here more than I thought.. Hahaha wooow..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 62 Responses Jan 13

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    All my friends turned against me. I don't know why just all the sudden they wouldn't talk to me. One of my friends everyone likes and I heard rumors about me she spread I get...
    Hlp2704 Hlp2704 22-25, F Jan 13

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    It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not....at least there's truth in the former.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I'm so easy to hate! I'm antagonistic. I'm the female equivalent of Nick Diaz. Which would technically be Ronda Rousey. But anyway... I enjoy being hated. It means I'm doing...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Oh I remember it well. Jumping off mom's lap with drawers around my ankles rubbing my hot red bum while salty tears stung my eyes. Who ever was around got a show.
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    I really need someone to talk to. I've been okay for a few weeks now but I'm having a really rough day today. Please, if you're a woman (it was a guy who did it and I just can't...
    dontknowmylife dontknowmylife 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    just got spanked for bad grades at school :(
    Theboy1997 Theboy1997 18-21, M Dec 26, 2014

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    When I was a child my family was poor. My mother tried her best but she couldn't afford many things for us. We played with what we had and we had a lot of fun. I remember being...
    aquikay aquikay 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    EP never lets me post my stories... In the comments
    spankedbarebottom spankedbarebottom 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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