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I Hated My Childhood

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 232 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    curvygirl55 curvygirl55 13-15, F Feb 7

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    I am getting ready to start my last year of middle school (8th grade) and I must say I really didn't like having to ride the school bus over the past two years, but there's nothing...
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    When dealing with autism is already when you are a child. I have had some pretty ****** up events in my childhood that still affect me today, I probably haven't forgiven or let go...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    birth home. please stop hitting I did not do it , they never stopped 2nd home. Nana we were not doing any thing as she stood there looking at the two of us
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    history first day eight grade I saw this VW van drive into school and the most scared kid I had ever saw got out and held his mothers hand into the office little did I know the...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Waiting impatiently for the radio to play my favorite song so I could record it onto my cassette tape.
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 15 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    When I was eight I realised I wanted to kiss the other boys, and not the girls like my friends did.
    ltsNotMyRealName ltsNotMyRealName 18-21 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I have thought hard on my childhood these past few days, and a bit of an earlier memory I recollect is the moment I found out my mom and step dad were divorcing. To be quite honest...
    RedGem69 RedGem69 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    On the last day of my childhood (before my 13th birthday), I went to Toys R Us and they were playing this song : "I don't wanna grow up, I'm a Toys R Us kid" It described my...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Getting picked on and beat up because I had red hair. I hated my childhood.
    ResidentEvilAl88 ResidentEvilAl88 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    I need to get this out. I am home visiting family right now. I have finally come to terms that I do not have an emotional connection with my birth mother. I thought that was the...
    RoyalTeee RoyalTeee 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    i hated dentists as a kid they scared me......................
    hope1091 hope1091 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Stating back to my previous story, I believe it was after that, CPS began to be in and out of my life. I can't say i have had the worst of childhoods but to me it was. It was...
    RedGem69 RedGem69 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    When the only money worry you had was not having enough pocket money to buy everyone a christmas present ✨ When the biggest decision you had to make was which colour toothbrush...
    RachieBlondie RachieBlondie 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I've tried to write this experience here a few times, but it keep getting removed.. *sigh* I'll write it on the comments, if it would stay there even for awhile..
    IceCrystal83 IceCrystal83 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    Vivid memories, live again! My favorite book as a child was titled "Grayling". It was a book about a Fisherman who had gone out to sea, found a distressed baby seal in the storm...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    This was in 2013 so i was 13. So this one time i was at my friend isaiahs house getting blazed. It was my first few times i got high. We smoked about a gram (we were lightweights...
    Cheeched2015 Cheeched2015 16-17, M Jul 23

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    I was in grade 3 and it was recess time. The class decided to play tag. I was wearing these tight *** beige pants. Anyways the one that was "it" was coming toward me and i was...
    Cheeched2015 Cheeched2015 16-17, M Jul 23

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    back to home....with family...once again in my mom's lap....my dad's smile and my naughty sister....family tym is awesome and we realize it when we get far away from them..,.
    glazesittu glazesittu 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I am a WATER BABY who learned how to swim by taking a plunge at around 4 years of age.
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Not necessarily abusive, I guess? My dad just "over" did the whole discipline thing. I used to be terrified of my dad, because I knew anytime he yelled at me, he'd hit me. I...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    Your advice please: If you grew up been abused by someone and later in life when you were dealing with the issue in therapy and doing ok , and you then had to face the abuser...
    ladybirdshimmer ladybirdshimmer 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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