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I Loath My Childhood

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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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    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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    Arguments

    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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    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 16-17, M Aug 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    My childhood was just so beautiful. When I think about it, I end up having tears in my eyes because I sometimes want to go back and relive those moments. Those moments of innonence...
    jonbz17 jonbz17 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 6

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    I didn't have any childhood dreams growing up. I've just made a search online to see if anyone else has ever felt this way, but all I could find was one forum on which people talk...
    squirrand squirrand 36-40, F Mar 4

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    I really miss my childhood. I miss the time when I fly kite!!! "Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I miss it so bad. No worry's except want to do after school. Now its bills and more bills.wish I could go back to my childhood.
    lilmorsie lilmorsie 22-25, M Mar 10

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    I have many bad childhood memories, but this one that I really am still sad about. I was in forth or fifth grade, and my one and only dream was to become a Major League baseball...
    keitof keitof 13-15, M Mar 18

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    I was in a relationship when I was very very young maybe around 5 to 7 years old. My parents discovered us one day when we were kids and they gave me the "talk" saying how we were...
    WhiteKnight303 WhiteKnight303 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I feel like I grew up too fast, the fact I knew too much things a kid shouldn't know. Yea, it helps now knowing those kinds of stuff since I'm in my teenage years. I feel like...
    nuwandaisaphony nuwandaisaphony 16-17 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Billions of dollars protected. But not workers or customers. Or society.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    I act like a ***** to most people so they can hate me as much as I hate myself because I don't believe I deserve to be liked.
    oliveyouberrymuch oliveyouberrymuch 18-21, F Mar 14

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    Today's Harry Potter/London Fog in my area reminded me of my second grade teachers explanation for fog...,"fog is basically a dying cloud". That hurt my feelings so much. I thought...
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F Mar 3

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    Okay so I met this girl when I was 3. You could call her my first real friend. She is a kind-hearted, pretty, attractive, caring, friendly, nice, fun-to-be-with and thoughtful...
    MrFluFFYL0rd MrFluFFYL0rd 13-15, M Mar 3

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    When I was in 4th grade I was really sick. It was super cold outside in the morning thanks to it being winter. I had a long walk and being sick it sucked extra bad. The cold air...
    CyanideAndCupcakes CyanideAndCupcakes 18-21, M Mar 3

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    Has anyone as a child experimented with the same sex? I was about 6 or 7 years old. I knew what I was doing but I did it anyway. I am completely heterosexual now. Not that it's...
    Usernamesimpleman Usernamesimpleman 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    Story(s)? I look up as a man enters the hottub. Why does he have to come in? Now I can't play with my noodle! I think bitterly. I sigh, resigning to the side of the tub and...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Mar 4

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    One of the people who used to abuse me (a close family member) is dying.. They're not expected to live another six months. I really don't know how I should feel about this. They're...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I remember I was in band, I was a proud trombone player. During one of our concerts I was getting into the music and was moving my slide to six position and my slide flew off my...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Even though I only started being told by psychologists the past few years that i have depression, i definitely think its been a life long experience. when i was younger i think i...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    Sense 3rd grade.. And I'm still here.
    SleepingWithMyChemicalVeil SleepingWithMyChemicalVeil 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    Today i went to the playground with my son Kaiden :) It just reminded me of the time my mom took me to the same exact playground ;P memories... Kaiden loves the playground! He...
    MommyToKaiden MommyToKaiden 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    It's hard to explain to even a therapist what it feels like to not belong to your own future. To feel as though you weren't meant to be, a mistake only you can rectify. I spent...
    HansFizzlebeef HansFizzlebeef 18-21, M Mar 7

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    recently I've tried to stay happy....I finally broke wjen i saw my little sisters face when she saw me holding a loaded gun to my head
    angeldope17 angeldope17 16-17, F Mar 9

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    I am a 26 year survivor of Wilm's Tumor! I have lasting effects and ongoing medical problems caused by my aggressive ℅ Rae of treatment–surgery, radiotherapy & chemotherapy...
    stephysly stephysly 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    There is not much of my Child Hood that I miss. some Memory.. Flush Back on my head. Time to time. I do remember, the very first Movie I saw in the Theater was, SOFIA LOREN .."SUN...
    dubblevernon85 dubblevernon85 31-35, F Mar 10

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    I had never been to a school dance before 10th grade hit and my best friend talked me into going to homecoming with him. So we go to his house to chill before the event and his...
    Stitttch Stitttch 31-35, M Mar 10

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