I Hated My Childhood

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    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


    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

    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
    May 3, 2013

    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

    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

    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

    sooo my mom and thig guy (my dad) were dating.

    .. my mom got pregnant with me but they had already broke up. she was dating another guy soon after, within the next month. then she and the new guy broke up. about a year after i was born both guys my mom had dated around the time she got pregnant decided to get a dna test. the...
    alyssapenn32 alyssapenn32
    13-15, F
    Mar 27

    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
    1 Response Dec 31, 2015


    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
    5 Responses Nov 8, 2008

    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
    1 Response Jan 15, 2013

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    I was the odd ball in the family.

    Mine, stepdad, three stepbrothers. Never quite belonged. Got kicked out when I was 14, never went back. I'll admit my childhood sucked and I wouldn't want it for anyone else, but I wouldn't trade it or change what happened either.
    Sicarium Sicarium
    36-40, M
    Feb 15

    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

    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
    curvygirl55 curvygirl55
    16-17, F
    Feb 7, 2015

    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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