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I Loath My Childhood

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    As a child, I grew up in a very good environment, with a loving home, and my dad was a doctor and runned a jewelry place and our finance conditions were good and I had everything a child would ever need. When you looked at my family and I, u'd thing that were...
    HeartLove HeartLove 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2007

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    I Wish I Could Disappear Into Thin Air

    that's a part of me i don.t want to uncover, i feel if anyone knows my past they will hate me, or think I'm making things up. I try to keep away from people to shield myself, but at work, they've come to this conclusion that I'm some sort of proud *****. I take pills most of the...
    crimsongoddess crimsongoddess 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2008

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    Those With the Best Intentions

    My parents divoriced when i was a year old. They had a very bitter divorice lukily i was to young to remember it. my mother married a rich man when i was 3 years old. She didnt love him but she came from a poor mexican family and she was doing everything she could to give me and...
    lvtd lvtd 18-21 2 Responses Feb 25, 2009

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    Oh, Now You Want Me to Love You???

    Yeah, life as a kid sucked pretty bad.  It wasn't as bad as some I have read here, but we all have our own personal he11.  My childhood has shaped me into the cynical, untrusting recluse I am today. I grew up as a fat kid and everyone found it necessary to...
    Bruno Bruno 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 3, 2007

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    The Worst Year Of My Childhood

     “Hey, we brought snacks. This is Rebecca, remember her from Junior High?”My friends were in the doorway. Of course I remember Rebecca. We were in 7th grade together when I lived in my old town. I had just changed schools to get away from the bullying I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 7, 2010

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    This One's For the Kids

    daddy tried to kill mommy, made me watch him make her try to eat her own vomit one day. i was like 5... then they divorced but still saw me on the weekends. In this time together he managed to call me the devil.. like seriously... then my mother was twisted in her own way from...
    QuincyArcher QuincyArcher 22-25 1 Response Jan 4, 2009

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    Loathe Is the Word!

    I had a horrible time growing up, not only because I was the scapegoat in my family, but I was ostracized among my peers because of being in an all-white school and being mixed-race.  What's worse, we lived in an all black neighborhood for a couple of years in my uncle's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 29, 2007

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    Growing Pains

    I grew up with a pretty rough and unstable childhood. My parents ended up in jail, so I lived with my grandma from 2-6, when I was adopted and sent to a rough boarding school, where young kids were beaten literally every day. (Real beatings, not just a slap/kick/punch around...
    Shinypuddle Shinypuddle 16-18, M Aug 3, 2007

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    More Degenerate With Each Passing Day

    "What doesn't kill you can only make you stronger", such a cliche, but it rings true to many a people, in my case it's to the contrary. I was born in south asia, in a upper-middle-class family. Till the age of four; life consisted of playing with girl servants, waiting...
    umathena umathena 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 3, 2007

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    Would I Do It Again? Yeah, But Only If I Was Allowed A Gun..

    I hate that I can't remember a lot of positives about it, and that aren't that many photo's of me laying around having spent most of the time avoiding mirrors and my reflection.  The times I felt safe are pretty few and far between, and as I had it pointed out to me last night a...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 1 Response May 4, 2012

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    My Childhood

    I loathe my childhood because I saw my parents marriage crumble. My dad, an ex-alcoholic with anger issues, and my mom, who suffers from depression and bi-polar disorder, would always battle it out as soon as I got home from school everyday it seemed. The fights were usually...
    FrozenOcean FrozenOcean 18-21, F Mar 23, 2012

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    Denial....

    By the time I was 25, I felt I had lived 2 lifetimes.  Partly because I never was really allowed to have a childhood and due to the abuse suffered during that time. I was raised by a Borderline Personality with alcoholism, all innocence is ******** away and I was forced...
    bonobabe bonobabe 31-35, F 6 Responses May 6, 2007

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    In Some Ways, Yes

    I loved my parents and siblings - but I never came home from school without hoping that Daddy had or would go to bed early, or that there wouldn't be any dinner-table fights that would make me sick to my stomach and prevent me from having a decent meal for dinner. Daddy sat at...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F May 20, 2013

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    Anger

    All I remember about my childhood is a lot of anger and fear...a lot of yelling. And now that I have grown up I have inherited that trait that I couldn't stand. I scare myself sometimes.
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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    The Child No One Wanted

    when i was 2 my mom divorced my father. when i was 3.5 my mother remarried. my father kept my mother in court very often.  he stalked her.  he prank called her, etc. in my 4th year my half brother was born.  my mother and step-father took my father to court...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 9 Responses May 28, 2007

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    My parents put the "D" in dysfunctional family

     My father was a medical doctor, so all the kids and teachers at school assumed we were little rich kids. The truth is, he spent all his money on mistresses, partying, and the like, and ended up without enough to care for his wife and three children. My mother was not much...
    paulinlv paulinlv 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    Childhood

    When I was born, my dad yelled at the doctors and my mom, saying he didn't want me because I was a girl. He favors my brother, and he will talk to me. But does not prefer it. He has never really liked me, and I honestly don't know why. He has never been there for me or really...
    Abigailrose98 Abigailrose98 16-17, F Jun 24, 2013

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    Painful Childhood

    I had a very bad childhood, and I just hate to even remember it. My parents always fought, and were so close to getting a divorce. My dad terribly hit me a few times when I was a kid, and once he even hit me about three times on my head, two times at my face, four times at my...
    HeartLove HeartLove 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30, 2007

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    My traumatic childhood is complicated in a way and kind of just said my whole life story sorry for how long it is..... i mean like really long. Okayy i am going to start with my...
    chocolate1616 chocolate1616 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Tomorrow I start an intense 8 week program at a local hospital. The program is for adult women who survived childhood trauma and abuse. I was sexually abused when I was 6 - 9 years...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 5 Responses Nov 23

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    I grew up in a house with my dad, mom, brother and sister. But I did not have a family like other people. It seems like we were more like just 5 people living together. I am not...
    iamryland iamryland 16-17, F Nov 25

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    I'd like to go back to "childhood" and somehow get to have what I wanted as a kid. If I was rich, I'd like to have a treehouse and swings. Wanted that as a kid and still do. And...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses Nov 27

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    The year was 98 I playing on trampoline with my childhood crush.We were coping stone colds wrestling on each other.Then he randomly pecked me on the lips.I was surprised when he...
    ThePunkDreamer ThePunkDreamer 22-25, F Dec 2

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    Pick Your Poison-I was born 3rd to a 20 year old mother serving in Army stationed in Germany and a university student from Tunisia father. My brother 15 months older had the same...
    Serkha Serkha 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Today is the end of week 3 of 8 in the childhood abuse and trauma recovery program I'm in. The first week was difficult just learning the schedule, meeting all the facilitators...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    Whatever happened to Christmas spirit? I miss childhood. Even in high school, something about Christmas felt so warm and fuzzy. Decorating the house as baking cookies was such an...
    delilahcruz delilahcruz 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For the past few weeks I have realised I have loved my childhood... You would think that would make me happy in the future, infact it's upset me because those happy people and...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Lmao. When I was 6 or 7 I was playing alone jumping rope outside. Happy as can be, I was always happy. Remember the striped jump ropes w the plastic ends as handles yet they were...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love childhood memories, because I had no idea what was coming.
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't remember most of my childhood. I tend to remember bits and pieces, usually the moments that made the most impact on me, sadly the ones that come back are pretty bad. I can...
    Blessedbyfae Blessedbyfae 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    Just found out the guy I am sleeping with is married. For awhile I had a nagging thought that he was lying to me. Yes him and I entered a NSA situation but we've had conversations...
    Gigilaugh Gigilaugh 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I know that some people live out their inner child, which is great. I don't like it when you act like gossiping teenagers just to get a reaction.
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Young and free from a care in the world, I miss my parents and times with old friends watching scary movies and sleep overs. if I could just go back for 1 day
    McKenna630 McKenna630 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Umm The Only Things I Remember Are Bad Things I'd Rather Not Talk About Them To Anyone Ever.
    IWufflesDemi IWufflesDemi 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    Never Trust A Beautiful Girl!- I grew up in Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic which is now known as Kyrgyzstan. My parents,my mother and stepfather,were still very unassimalated...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M Nov 22

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    Little things I remember when I was young mean the most to me. Like the drive to the lake along the long winding dirt road. I looked forward to that drive even more than being at...
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M Nov 22

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    I think it was when I was 7 I remember telling schoolmates about wanting to grow bigger. They laughed and I felt embarrassed. It all started with "If you were a superhero, what...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M Nov 22

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    My dad hitting my mum... I remember cowering behind the door.
    musicislife00 musicislife00 16-17, F Nov 24

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    My dad usef to hit me.. It was bad and I would get bruises all over my body.. He still does that.. Not so often but yeah
    Fofitupida Fofitupida 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    We met 12 years ago, when he aunt moved beside me. Well we both got busy with life and never really saw each other unless it was at her work. Well today we hung out :) us, her aunt...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Nov 26

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    I have always been a fat kid....In my early teens I ate my self to 400 pounds..This started my life of super obesity...Although people told me how bad being that obese was, I...
    bigtimms bigtimms 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I told my mother I wanted to live with my Dad, she walked up to me and started choking me... I was 15. she always had a temper, so I guess I wasn't surprised when she beat me...
    TPond TPond 22-25, F Nov 26

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    I remember as a young boy my main focus in life would be to make people laugh. I would do this in many different ways by acting out a scene from my favourite Disney movie. To just...
    PersistentlyMindedMan PersistentlyMindedMan 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    My mother believing I ruined her life because, around the age of 7, her underground CPUSA group decided I did not have what it takes to join them in their illegal activities and...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    grabbing a pack of candy cigarettes and smoking em after school lookin cool.
    boxing4life boxing4life 26-30, M Nov 27

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    I've been reading some of these experiences with something about not being able to remember yourself before the diagnosis, but I can't seem to forget it or stop comparing it to...
    tiaa26 tiaa26 16-17, F Nov 28

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