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I Miss My Childhood Home

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    Our House On Ingraham

    Growing up, our house was the party house.  People knew to stop by for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve whether they received an invite or not.  My parents lived in that house for over twenty years.  Our next door neighbors were like family to us.  All the kids went...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    My home back in Dominican Republic was made of

    concrete, looking back at my memories I thought it was white, it wasn't. It wasn't until the age of 3 or so that I realize there was a second story to the home. And now when I returned this summer it is apparently a barbershop, I went to get a haircut but no one was there, and...
    Ifixedtheclock Ifixedtheclock 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Back When I Was A Kid...

    Back when I was a kid, i took a lot of things for granted. My parents, My Pets, My Friends, and My home. It truly never occured to me back then that one day they'd be gone.It's really only the last ten years or so that i've become this reflective on things past. most notably the...
    Darpinian Darpinian 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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    My Childhood Crush

    I LIVE IN MEXICO FOR TEN YEARS AND THEN ONE DAY MY MOTHER BROUTH ME AND MY SISTER TO THE U.S.A AND NO DAY WENT BY THAT I DIDN'T MISSED MY FRIENDS MY FAMILY AND THE THINGS I JUST TO ENJOY LIKE CHRISTMAS NOW DOES WERE PARTY'S YOU COULD FEEL YOUR FAMILY CONNECTED TO YOU BUT ITS...
    dreamergirl19 dreamergirl19 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    Oak Orchard 5elizabeth Street

    my old home was a small place for 4 people but it was nice close to my friends. big front windows and a back yard with a secret pass to a friends house. sure our neighbors were messed up at least we knew them. sure life wasn't pure happiness but it was home where i took my first...
    UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2008

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    My Old Home

    I lived in this house for 18 years. Throughout that time I grew up and learned. My first day of school was here, first birthday, first Christmas. Now it lasts, the last time me and my family will sit around and eat at that 60 year old table, where my uncle stuck his gum under...
    christinagg christinagg 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2013

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    The Primary Years.

    I remember when I was younger. I wanted to be a teenager so badly. now that I grew up, I want to go back. Back to when no one was criticized for what they're wearing. Back to when smoking was gross. Back to when being popular was when you had the new...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 18, 2009

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    I Miss My Home In London

    I only moved out a few months ago but I really miss my childhood home too. I lived there from when I was aged 4. I went back yesterday but there was no-one in :( I created a project to help everyone document their childhood homes too www.ilivedhere.wordpress.com it's sort of like...
    genniyah genniyah 18-21, F Nov 26, 2012

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    hello i am 17 years old . i left my hometown from 2 years.i am so sad
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    I live about three hours away from home but don't get enough chances to go visit. Today I wish I was back home. I make other people happy by staying where I am for them, because...
    gottabebetter gottabebetter 31-35 1 day ago

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    I went back to the place i was brought up today as i still have family there, for the first time in a long time. It made me realise how much i miss it, walking through the old...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    It's Easter weekend and I was hoping he would be able to call home and nothing so far. I've decided because I'm over playing nice with some of the ******** in my family I am not...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    The sky was milky gray and the ocean was fierce. The light dappled through the clouds. He stood in a circle of four other friends, skateboard underfoot and as aloof as the azure...
    streck32 streck32 26-30, F Apr 5

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    When I was small :- • I'd put my arms in my shirt and told people I lost my arms • Would restart the video game whenever I knew I was going to lose • Had that one pen...
    esteem29 esteem29 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I tried to stop thinking about you, but you popped in my head everyday. I miss you, I miss us. I think about you being happy with me. I remember the feeling of getting to see you...
    Qady44 Qady44 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    I've got a childhood friend mark we were the best he used to defend me when his sister hit me we took care of each other, once i have got a little brain problem in maths mum...
    Yasmin9 Yasmin9 13-15, F Mar 28

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    Why can't we try again? I'm sick of the friendships. I'm sick of the compromises. I don't want to just tell you goodnight anymore, i miss saying I love you too. I miss having...
    ThatOtherGuy16 ThatOtherGuy16 16-17, M 17 hrs ago

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    She passed away around 3 months ago now,i just turned 18 last month,my first birthday without her,the birthday by which i'm defined as an adult.I was abused by my father as a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I close my eyes and drift back to my childhood days, And call to mind those old sweet times then wander through the haze. Back to a place of carefree life in happy...
    Bonnie1934 Bonnie1934 56-60, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I was a kid I was much happier. I had not been as exposed to the world as I am now. My homework was not hard and did not take me three hours a night to do.
    EpicSkittlez EpicSkittlez 18-21 Mar 19

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    I miss the memories behind the photos, old cartoons, the cook-outs, the birthday party's, the "fights", sleepovers, all the neighborhood getting together to play kickball/softball...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    So with the weather getting nicer this morning I was having my coffee, and a memory from my childhood came to mind. When I was 8-10 years old my great grandma use to live near a...
    Slashrattlenroll Slashrattlenroll 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    My mom drank through my entire childhood and would take me to house parties and lock me in the bathroom or get anyone she could to babysit me. Including disgusting men. I was...
    Purplesloths Purplesloths 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I KNOW a part of me is missing, and I'll tell you why. Here's to anyone who has ever dealt with loss of a family member or loved one through death. I know 3 out of 5 people will...
    Jockey0321 Jockey0321 22-25, F Apr 9

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    I miss the true passion. The feeling of finding difficult to keep your hands of each other. Those few moments when one look at each other can say more than anything that can be...
    domipl domipl 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I haven't heard from him all week, I miss him so much. This feels like the very beginning all over again.. Today is Saturday so the mail won't arrive till Monday. Tomorrow will be...
    Futuremarinegf Futuremarinegf 18-21, F 56 mins ago

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    This is a story on how my world become undone. Sorry if it long. I met a guy name Nicky on a game call World of Warcraft. While some of you might say it was doom for failure, I...
    Angela0312 Angela0312 26-30 Apr 11

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    Bra's are uncomfortable. The first thing I do when I get home at the end of the day is remove my bra. I slip it right off without taking off my shirt.  It's like taking off a...
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I miss when I had no worries and boys had cooties.
    Kayleer18 Kayleer18 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Spring break is almost over, and I haven't seen or heard from him in a week. It's the saddest thing when you finally find someone that is mutually attracted to you, but you can't...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    As far as I can go through my childhood memories I can remember the first one… just feeling… fear. My childhood was full of it. Scared of dark, of sleeping in my own bed, of...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F Apr 11

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    My world has been shattered I lost my wife/best friend Over a year and half ago, I worked as a guard at college, it wasn't the best job but I didn't have much pals there but...
    viperz43 viperz43 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I know that I made the right decision by deciding to get a divorce. As a recovering alcoholic who had been married to an alcoholic who had no intention to quit, staying with her...
    Raindancej Raindancej 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    My man is in jail, and I miss him so much. I miss him all the time. Nobody understands me and tells me to dump his fat ***. They're telling me that there's no future with a guy...
    rebeccaoestergaard rebeccaoestergaard 18-21, F Apr 7

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    i still watch the cartoons that i watched in my childhood as i had a very awesome childhood . It just brings joy to me and i have nice dreams about playing with my friends . I don...
    manan98k manan98k 13-15, M Apr 11

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    i still watch the cartoons that i watched in my childhood as i had a very awesome childhood . It just brings joy to me and i have nice dreams about playing with my friends . I don...
    manan98k manan98k 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    i still watch the cartoons that i watched in my childhood as i had a very awesome childhood . It just brings joy to me and i have nice dreams about playing with my friends . I don...
    manan98k manan98k 13-15, M Apr 11

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    My ex-girlfriend and me grew fond of each other when we were just kids. Circumstances brought us closer and closer till we fell in love in our teens. There are many experiences we...
    VaibhavMinocha VaibhavMinocha 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Back home after a wonderful week away! Kiss to Sophie (Wink) Rochelle & Sam for being great travel companions... Now the big decision on whether to go back to school Tuesday or...
    Lustral Lustral 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    It's like a void where there had to be actual feelings. I s suffered and still suffer alone, far from home, trying to find myself a way in my life. So, basically, the only persons...
    suns3ta suns3ta 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I had this horrible nightmare the other day about you when I took a nap. I woke up, my sheets soaked in sweat. I couldn't stop my hands from shaking and suddenly burst into tears...
    skinnypsycho skinnypsycho 18-21, F Mar 26

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    A week ago today I had to make the hardest decision I have ever had to make! My cat, my Emily was brought into my life when I was going through a very difficult time! Only a year...
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    I have been dealing with depression for as long as I can remember. From before I even knew what to call it. I am thankful that my darker periods are less frequent and don’t...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77 41-45, M Apr 5

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    I meet him when i was just 2 years old...my first day in kindergarten. We became friends, and very soon best friends. But after three years, when we reached 1st standard, he left...
    PreetyB PreetyB 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have read so many sad and disturbing histories on here, it seems almost normal now to have been abused, misused and traumatised in childhood and beyond. I am lucky. I had a nice...
    Gladez Gladez 36-40, F Mar 24

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    We were together for three months. We started dating on the 9th of December 2013. We got along perfectly and I instantly fell in love. He was everything to me. His name was jack...
    kaitlyndyebrinkman kaitlyndyebrinkman 13-15, F Mar 30

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    Living in a family where all of your siblings love and care for you and then leaving them behind is tough. I am closest to my older brother who was like my dad growing up. I have...
    JEJ22 JEJ22 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    My dearly loved best friend, Do you remember me? Benotar it's me, the one who was your number one admire. I still miss you best friend, I miss our role playing adventures and all...
    DarkHappiness DarkHappiness 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    As I've mentioned earlier in some experiences, my 'work experience' in a kindergarten just ended. It was very sudden and I was very sad at first. Since I stopped i've felt that...
    Suwalski9 Suwalski9 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 20

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