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I Hated My Childhood

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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 46-50 May 3, 2013

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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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    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 16-17, F 6 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 need some help now.. really I was a victim of emotional abuse. My father never ceased to criticise me, underestimate me, hated me, told me i am good for nothing . (if you are...
    ShadowlessSoul ShadowlessSoul 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I have realized of late, my memories of my childhood is slipping. I guess my brain is considering it a trauma, because it's hard to recall anything about me growing up. Guess the...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F 3 days ago

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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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    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 3 Responses Aug 23

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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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    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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    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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    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 never got to finish HS because I was keep getting bad Grades . I went to like 3 / 4 different schools none of them helped me At All . & that the last school I went it's was a...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    My “friend” hasn’t talked to me in days. Silence has been the only thing hanging between us. I wondered why but never bothered to ask because as always she will burst one day...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    When I was about 1 or 2 or something I had light blond hair with emerald green shiny eyes. Then at age 6 I started to develop beautiful dirty blond hair. Long and curly. Then at...
    HopeBright44 HopeBright44 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    Had to talk to a therapist for over a year and I hated it. She constantly told me my thoughts were wrong and treated me like crap. The worst part was that her son goes to my school...
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    yea i hate all my life hate family love my parents love my brother love my sister but i hate other of my family hae them they treat me like iam child like iam insane hate them hate...
    Outsider92 Outsider92 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    This one time my friends were skateboarding and I threw some pebbles on the road to see if they'd fall. They didn't. Then I borrowed my friend's skateboard, one of them pebbles...
    evobulgarevo evobulgarevo 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    My dad was an alcoholic and a druggie. most of all he was violent towards my mother. he would threaten too kill her and beat her all the time. worst off all, I saw it happen. all i...
    RLB2000 RLB2000 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Ive been ******* myself since I was about 6 and then having constant sex ever since I lost my virginity i love it
    jesskitty420 jesskitty420 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    Grew up in a nice province kinda place and once when visiting the capital of our country went together with my mom to something resembling an amusement park for kids which was...
    nightowl007 nightowl007 22-25, M Aug 24

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    One day, my dad came home from work (he was an SFC in the army) He sat down on the couch next to me, lit his cigarette, and started to yell at my mother. She told him not to scream...
    realhumantrash realhumantrash 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    In around 1-2nd grade I wore this really long skirt it draped in the floor and this kid stepped on it and everyone saw my under wear
    brookieeee brookieeee 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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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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    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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    When I was 14 i went to water works it's a local pool where I live. Went with friends and there mothers. I didn't wear any under wear that day because of the slides and rides I...
    deadlabmonkey deadlabmonkey 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    When I was about 2/3 I ate my own poo and threw it on the walls. It was in my nails and hair and everything
    raehmm raehmm 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I feel that the earth is going to hell because of the government which I hate that for every one but I feel like government is playing games with peoples heads because if u don...
    bud24 bud24 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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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 have always been depressed sence I could remember I always act ok and never let on how I truly feel I don't take meds for it though I probably should but I just find the fact...
    Toyx Toyx 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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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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    When I was in kindergarten, someone opened the bathroom stall on me while I was peeing and I screamed at the top of my lungs. Then I was punished because it was nap time.
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    One time, I was playing baseball with my brother and his older friend, and he was just about to swing when I got distracted by a sick looking beetle. I got hit hard in the face...
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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