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I Hated My Childhood

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 226 People

    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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    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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    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 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 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 26-30, F May 4, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    What can I say? Just the usual suspect,

    the bullies, the picking on, the anguish you want to do something but you couldn't? I suppose I beat myself up every now and than. Sometimes I wish I could just forget my childhood but it makes us who we are and quite frankly I hate who I have become. I was one of those people...
    Cudd1efish Cudd1efish 26-30, M 1 Response May 4

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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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    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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    curvygirl55 curvygirl55 13-15, F Feb 7

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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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    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F 2 Responses May 9

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    So I watched the movie since everyone was making such a big deal about it. 10 minutes into the movie, I already knew it was garbage. The acting was awful, it kind of reminded me of...
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 2 Responses May 9

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    Starting child years instruction and mulling over is a particular self-control that is concerned with caring for and showing young people, considering their own needs and likings...
    proeducation02 proeducation02 22-25, F May 11

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    have childhood heroes LoverOfPeace had a great post as always. EP Link This specific one shared music. The guy singing had a very deep voice. Her point: - Fun Fact: Studies...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M May 6

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    Growing up in a town of about 8,000 people I was one of the few students who stood out. I grew up on an Indian Reservation and was bullied just for being different. I am mixed...
    tcteacher tcteacher 26-30, F 1 Response May 3

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    Especially Winter Sports-I still remember being outside in -20 degree weather wobbling in ice skates on a little fenced rink adjacent my elementary school. No this wasn't some...
    BeingOracleSince90 BeingOracleSince90 22-25, F a week ago

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    i am hated by my current wife along with my ex wives. what they dont know is how much more i hate me than they do.
    diaperlock diaperlock 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    Everything was fine when I was just a baby. But, when I started walking and talking, my relatives and people in general just hated me. The only ones that didn't hate me was my...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F May 4

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    i have honestly been suffering from depression and anxiety since i was 4. horrible i know. i grew up at 7, i was forced. i never got to be kid. i was discussing budgets and bills...
    butterflykisses11 butterflykisses11 16-17, F 1 Response May 6

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    It is strange how some childhood experiences linger with you, perhaps because even at the time you realize they are somehow significant, even when other people might think them...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M May 10

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    Hated by everyonePeople are scared of meThey don’t get to know meAnd see my inner beautyPeople always avoid meThey don’t even wait and seemy amazing creativityThey...
    khadij khadij 13-15, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I ALWAYS HATED MATH AND MY MATH TEACHER IS A BITCHH AND IT HARD AND STUPID
    danglo90 danglo90 13-15, M 1 Response May 12

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    I was short with a high pitch voice had long hair and glasses. Not one of the cool kids. An outcast? How was your childhood??
    davviid davviid 18-21, M 1 Response May 12

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    Dammmn I sure did lol . I may have not been the richest or prettiest back then but my family gave me the best childhood a little girl could ever ask for tbh :) SMOOCHES
    FancyPantiesBitches FancyPantiesBitches 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Omg fuuuucccckkk high school! I got bullied and made fun of because of my tattoo's and piercings. I got called a "scene" kid because of how I looked. Even though I had no idea what...
    Siouze Siouze 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    School bus..I liked taking it,I would like looking outside the window,seeing new places I hadn't seen and different schools the school bus would stop at to pick the other kids up...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Apr 25

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Me hears lewis black. And bill maher. And jon stewart. Me said what they say. During carter and reagan. Me got shredded. By many. In many ways. For being right...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 26

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    being a child who was stuck in a warzone at a young age I've seen witnessed things that no one my age is supposed to see hell not even a grown man should see what I've seen burning...
    Amacey Amacey 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I accidentally forgot my meds two days in a row... Im not feeling too good. I remember being told coming off of them could sometimes be worse than the original depression. But...
    RebeccaJane00 RebeccaJane00 18-21, F Apr 27

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    I feel like I am ruined and I wish I was dead every single day. Growing up I use to wish death on my abusers and they did die of natural causes when I was an adult and still didn't...
    birdsofprey93 birdsofprey93 31-35, F Apr 27

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    My mom bullied me and we don't talk now
    Zolaura Zolaura 22-25, F Apr 28

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    the scars I have in me..... my mother beat me ... i remember if I chewed wrong or coughed wrong she would hit me... I still flinch to this day if someone raise their hand to fast...
    Sinzi Sinzi 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I will sum it up mostly since it's very long, but here it is: I was introduced to her when I visited my dad's family, she was the girl that lived up the road. I can't remember...
    Saravegan2 Saravegan2 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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