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I Miss My Childhood Home

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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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    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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    999 Winthrop Ave

    i loved that house ,that life i had both my mom and dad a baby sister a  dog a creepy attic it was great when my mom passed i left ,that life and that house was gone...... :(
    LoveISHateHateISLove LoveISHateHateISLove 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2011

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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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    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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    Although I was 2 small 2 reeeeaaally remember,

    what I do remember is that I almost burned it down...if that isn't love, idk what is!!!
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M May 7

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    I moved out a few days ago from the house I

    lived for 6 years. Might not seem a lot but thats where I spent some very important moments in my life. Im 15 btw. I hated where I lived, the country, not my house. I loved my house and my life there. It was a big house, as it was for my parents, brother, dog, my "baby-sitter...
    bob479 bob479 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 11

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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 1 Response Oct 11, 2008

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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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    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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    On the roof of our house,

    watching the sunset... (2007)Sitting on the beach... (Summer 2009)Island hopping... (2009) 
    LightsinMotion LightsinMotion 22-25, F 1 Response May 7

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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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    Related Experiences

    I was a very smiley happy child all the time and I loved animals, but things changed as I got older I miss my childhood:/
    LightenSky LightenSky 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    There's so much that I missed out On growing up. When people ask me if I remembered that one show or movie or song or actor/actress from long ago I'm dumbfounded. 95% of what they...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I moved out last year and I miss my home so much. I am only living away because I got a flat with my friend but she's away all the time visiting her boyfriend so I'm left alone for...
    djps djps 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I had my first crush back in the year 2002 (omg :-) its a decade ago), she was my same neighborhood, same school and everything, it all started in the 7th standard. She...
    Anirudhbasutkar Anirudhbasutkar 22-25, M Jun 28

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    Well, what can I say I miss her. I miss her laugh, her smile, her sass, the way she let me make her happy when she is upset or sad. I miss hearing her voice, I miss her letting me...
    ArnoldTex ArnoldTex 22-25, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I know many people out there are probably going through what im going through...being pregnant, having to go through a birth all by yourself , dealing with so many emotions is by...
    aiddet aiddet 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    New travels quickly! I was in the top year of Junior school I got into trouble in the playground. It wasn't my fault, I still insist after all those years! We had a rule that...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    Our names are Lydia & Dale and we offer a childminding service named A Home to Grow from our lovely house in Maida Vale, Westminster, London W10. We are both fully registered...
    ahometogrow ahometogrow 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I COULDN'T LEAVE MY MUM: It was in summer 1981, I was 12. I was at home with my three older sisters.. At about 7pm my mum came through the front door.. I still can see her in my...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I miss you, Dad. I miss you every day, but today most of all. I remember you every day, but right now I'd give anything to be able to pick up the phone and talk to you once more...
    morganonnet2 morganonnet2 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I just cried because i miss my father My father died when i was 1 year old. He died after being in coma for 9 months. I don't remember anything about him. It's sometimes upset me...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jun 23

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    I am 47 YO, and most of my adult life, I have struggled to find meaning, and make meaningful connections, with others. Even struggled to maintain good healthy relationship with my...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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    My child hood was a living hell...for me I was born in Hong Kong and my first home was a filthy uncomfortable house. Then I spent my years as a toddler and little kid in a house...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jun 28

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    Before I go into detail about what's been happening to me, I want to give some background of my childhood. My parents got divorced when I was 6 and my brother was 4. During the...
    sugarrmagnolia sugarrmagnolia 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Its been 24 years now.I have had a good life,but what i miss the most of all these years now is my childhood. Especially early teenage,it was so much fun riding bicycles,walking...
    certifiednaughtyness certifiednaughtyness 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I miss my girlfriend 😩😿
    lmyrical lmyrical 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I miss my bichon.. We're far away from each other. Hope that one day I'll see him again.
    herstars herstars 18-21, F 33 mins ago

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    this is me. damaged, broken me. there nothing special about me, im just an average women trying to muddle through life with ease. i was always a 'strange' child according to people...
    littlemiss052014 littlemiss052014 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Sometimes, yes I do. It's like when everything was just so simple, carefree and just happy days. My childhood was a happy one: I grew up in a pretty big extended family, one big...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jul 2

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    Dear mom, Like every normal girl, I was excited about marriage right from my childhood days. I never thought beyond the time that I would spend happily with my prince charming...
    poisonlady poisonlady 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well umm don't know how to start, but I am currently happily married 27 and still think about my childhood crush. We met when I was 8 we were in the same school / grade but not...
    indigo1987 indigo1987 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Junior School Embarrassment When I was in the top year of Junior school I got into trouble in the playground. It wasn't my fault, I still insist after all those years! We had a...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I like being naked at home and for my boyfriend to come over so he can play with me
    jessicatooreal jessicatooreal 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    My best friend since childhood moved away in February. She moved to NYC! I miss her so much! You rarely ever find someone you can argue with and turn around and love them even more...
    marcillia marcillia 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    The innocence and carelessness.. The spirit of eternal childhood... I miss being that kid who did not give a damn about complexities in life... Who only cared about grades, tv...
    maleficent08 maleficent08 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I remember we were playing hide and seek on the garden we were laughing and trying to catch butterflies! =) There was a man that mad at me because of I running on the grass =) I...
    Jaqiem Jaqiem 16-17 a week ago

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    My boyfriend (slashfiance) works out of town a lot. He just has one of those jobs. He works for a communication company, and he's one of the electricians that has to go and fix a...
    Kryzta Kryzta 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    What is home? I do not have a home. This world is not my home. This is a place after my death, each life time passing so fast. Where I was born? They're all dead, the village...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 9

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    Home sweet hell.... Still to this day I have horrible nightmares from my childhood my mother was a typical single working mother who went to church and raised us well so everyone...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    so, I decided to share my story and feelings because it's really eating me and i'm feeling like **** lately. I spent too many nights (and days) thinking and overthinking everything...
    wanderingwoods wanderingwoods 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My insurance got messed up and I missed 2 nights, I take 3 37.5's. Extreme night sweats and awful nightmares. I was waking up every 30 min or so, tucking the sheet around me to...
    melcas melcas 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So last weekend my man was home on a furlough. His great grandmother passed away so they let him out to go to the funeral. I got to spend 2 days with him and I'm so glad that I did...
    Inkedcountryprincess Inkedcountryprincess 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was about eight when I sat next to this boy called Jeremy at school. I only sat next to him because I had to but he was really nice and I liked him. He lived quite near me and we...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    From 5 or 6 years old my dad best me up and raped me. And would always say I was a waste of space and compleatly useless. This happened till I was nearly 11 when I went to the cops...
    misaka12 misaka12 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I miss my boyfriend very much. :( Miss holding him at night... Miss hearing his voice, and the way he holds me while we're in bed while we're just simply talking. Miss holding...
    folkishedpagan folkishedpagan 22-25 2 Responses Jul 11

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    When I was little, it was strange to me. Ive lived with my nan, grandad and father from the age of 3 up until I was 14, my mum wasn't on the scene she had a lot of issues with her...
    bethbabe321 bethbabe321 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago