I Have Bad Memories of My Childhood

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    I am still so angry. I don't know how to

    process these feelings and they are eroding my adult life, holding me back from being a successful person. Mental illness runs in my family, my maternal grandmother spent her life in and out of psych wards for schizophrenia and who knows what else. She was very abusive to my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 9, 2014

    I been having past memories that's effecting me.

    I try my best to forget them. and i try to be more positive as much as i can. but it seems i keep geting night mares about my past. For the past few days. I haven't been sleeping good. and when i get these nightmares i wake up. and im too scared to go back to sleep. I have...
    cakess cakess
    26-30, F
    Oct 25, 2014

    Growing Pains

    I remember being woken up by my dad...my mom is crying and I can see the rage in his eyes again.."Who do you want to live with- me or your mother?"  I was terrified of him- we all were.. I remember saying something like " I love both of you" and I think...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 3, 2009

    It was at least 9 years

    since I would consider I had any kind of childhood. Time is supposed to separate feelings from the present but time makes it worse for me. It feels like I'm stood in a waste land and I'm surrounded by people who see someone else. I get frustrated that they see someone else...but...
    WonderingOfTheSoul WonderingOfTheSoul
    18-21
    Jan 28, 2015

    1/2 Awesome 1/2 Awful Christmas Memory

    In December of 1996 (I was 15) my momma, my brother and myself were at the mall doing christmas shopping. I can remember searching the dollar store for gifts to give my bestfriends, my mom and my younger brother. I only had $20.00. I left the dollar store feeling happy with my...
    Kaleveradaily Kaleveradaily
    31-35, F
    Mar 21, 2013

    I basically live in a really dysfunctional

    house, and I don't think my dad would sign the divorce papers if my mom filed a divorce. I feel so unhappy and sad. I'm currently depressed and just got out of self harm. I hope this site can help me get out some stuff(:
    mayyuhhh mayyuhhh
    16-17, F
    Dec 23, 2013

    Childhood

    all my childhood was bad from being adopted which was hard i end up hating my adoptivie perents then later i was sexual abused then i my owen child at 14 childhood over
    roadofdarkness roadofdarkness
    36-40
    Apr 20, 2012
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