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I Miss My Childhood

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    When they told you the alligator eats the

    bigger number so you started to draw teeth on these < (Sometimes I still do!)
    Rhea03811 Rhea03811 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2015

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    I miss playing all day with neighbors

    and the greatest friendships I've formed that are no longer existent because I moved to a different house. I miss the way I looked and the people that have died that I need here. I miss old cartoons and being goofy and enjoying the friends in school although I've always hated...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2015

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    I miss being a child,

    not having any worries and responsibilities. There's absolutely nothing fun about being an adult, and it only gets worse as you get older. I don't want to pay bills, I don't want to work, I don't want to stress myself out over college, I just don't want to have to manage all...
    EatMyWaffleTaco EatMyWaffleTaco 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2015

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    On the last day of my childhood (before my 13th

    birthday), I went to Toys R Us and they were playing this song : "I don't wanna grow up, I'm a Toys R Us kid" It described my feelings exactly...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2015

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    I thought I was the coolest kid ever

    because I had a sparkly Tom and Jerry yoyo and a "Steps" CD.
    Aquaticskyekitten Aquaticskyekitten 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 20

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    life was so simple.I didn't have to think about

    silly things such as 'the future' such as thinking about your future job and having no clue , or worrying you might be alone forever. I also miss the pre-internet era. I think my life would be more satisfying if i didn't have internet and would actually go do stuff. I also miss...
    DutchDreamer DutchDreamer 18-21, M Dec 20, 2015

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    So I was looking for some song lyrics

    and somehow ended up on the nostalgic side of youtube listening to songs I last listened to 10 years ago. I had flashbacks of the 7 year old me and I can't believe how much things have changed. I felt this rush of emotions and I don't know how to explain how I feel right now, it...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    notevensure notevensure 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2015

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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 with four colors, and tried to push all the buttons at once • Waited behind a door to scare someone, then leaving because they're taking too...
    esteem29 esteem29 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 15, 2014

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    I miss not having to take care of my self.

    Im only 15 turning 16 but that doesn't matter, my dads in jail all my realities are dead even my brother, my mom is insane and I live in a Getto place. How I miss being able to just do normal things, some things can't Change. I studied to Be a judge but I ended up trying to keep...
    TaylorAntee TaylorAntee 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2015

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    masterLLL masterLLL 56-60, M Aug 6, 2015

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    They say being young are the best days of your

    life and my childhood was amazing. wouldn't change it for the world
    annemarieduffx annemarieduffx 16-17, F Jul 11, 2015

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    Growing up was pretty glorious It was painful

    too I had 8 sisters, 2 brothers and my mum I also had a crazy step-dad, paranoid schizophrenic Mormon My family apart from my step-dad was my entire life No one liked us, mainly because of my step-dad So we spent all our time together We moved every two or three months, my mum...
    Ikonoclastia Ikonoclastia 41-45 Oct 29, 2014

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    Tomorrow me and my friends are meeting up one

    last time before we go our separate ways in life. They've been my friends for so long and we'll stay in touch but it'll be odd not seeing them all the time as we all go off and do different things with our life
    WhiskeyRoger369 WhiskeyRoger369 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9, 2015

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    My parents are so hesitant to go back to America

    that I have this sudden urge of anger and hate. They have a good reason to be hesitant though, me. They know I hate it here and once I'm back I'm not going to leave and I just can't deal with this but I just needed to let some steam out. I tell them time and time again but it...
    Rhea03811 Rhea03811 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 11, 2015

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    I Grew Up In The 70s In Pa.

    I remember oh to well the joys of growing up in the 70s, me and my sister, and brother. It was 6 of us, but the 2 little ones my mom kept close,  and it was a 7 year different with my older brother, so he didn't hangout with us. Me and my sister was a year apart, and my brother...
    libertybalanced libertybalanced 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2012

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    So I went into a small grocery shop today on my

    way back home and I saw these :I went CRAZY for them and I started putting dozens of them in my basket, then I realised that I should calm down a little, I am not 6 anymore, so I took only two.In case you were wondering why I went nuts, well these are exactly the smarties I used...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 11

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    The days when we used to play hide

    and seek...waiting for sunday at end of the week...smile on face was always real & true...didn't know to hurt any crew ...neither we used to say lie... nor used to cheat if there is a tie...those were the day which will never come again...childhood was like rainbow after rain...
    notknowmyself notknowmyself 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2015

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    The Dictation (o Ditado)

    Every day was the same thing. After the morning break, we entered the classroom and the teacher dictated text. I do not know how long it took, it was an activity that I liked, because hardly gave errors. After the dictation, the rules were always the same: we exchanged text with...
    LenaDias LenaDias 61-65, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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    I'm a college freshman in KU right now

    but I was born in New York City ;I moved a couple of months later to Denver, Colorado where i would live until I started college so you can say I was a suburban kid. I miss my childhood.. those were they days just elementary school was fun and educational. My friends and I...
    joshuaruiz1945 joshuaruiz1945 13-15 Oct 27, 2015

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    Everything seemed simple back then,

    I was happy I lived at my grandparents house with my mother. Honestly if it weren't for my grandparents, I never would be close to guessing what love is. See, I love my mom, but she's put me through too much hell. I never knew my real dad, I assumed the guy she was dating back...
    Jaylaska Jaylaska 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2015

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    I Miss My Childhood

    I miss my childhood, when I was a kid I always felt the it would be so gr8 when I grow up, I wud have no school, wud be having lots of fun, but now, I felt childhood was so better. I never bothered about the next day, I never bothered about the fuel prices, pollution , and hell...
    ajaygodbole ajaygodbole 26-30, M 15 Responses Nov 13, 2006

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    When I was younger I would restart the video

    game whenever I knew I was going to lose. I had that pen with 3 colors, and tried to push 'em all once. I would wait behind a door to scare someone, but soon leave 'cuz they were taking too long or I had to go for pee. I would fake being asleep with no quilt, so that my mom...
    ARecluseSquirtle ARecluseSquirtle 22-25, M Jan 21

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    I miss the little girl i used to be .

    Where there was nothing to worry about , i was always happy , i didnt have to make life changing decisions or live in a generation where society judges you for every little thing you do . Growing up was a trap .
    branndylynnxo branndylynnxo 18-21, F Aug 20, 2014

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    I miss some of my childhood

    but most of it was very unhappy because I came from an abusive home. But I do miss mostly being ten-14 because that was when I got a little bit more happy and started figuring myself out. I miss my brother (who tragically ended his life when I was 14) and my sister ran away when...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F Aug 24, 2015

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    Nostalgia

    I miss the days fighting with my siblingI miss the days chuckling with my momi miss the days when i had nothing to feari miss the days playing in the raini really miss those care free days
    mellifluousme mellifluousme 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 20, 2012

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    i want to shape Play~Doh to my liking

    as i gnaw away at ginger~snap cookies + slurping yahoo! while hating Rita Repulsa's guts .......for old time sake
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2015

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    I want to be this age again :( No worries,

    no troubles. Just innocence :(
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 30, 2015

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    back to home....with family.

    ..once again in my mom's lap....my dad's smile and my naughty sister....family tym is awesome and we realize it when we get far away from them..,.
    glazesittu glazesittu 18-21, F Jul 23, 2015

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    Do you still remember this song?

    ? Watermelon, watermelon, papaya, papaya, banana, banana, banana, banana, fruit salad, fruit salad. Loll I sang this song when I was little xD
    chocolatewhatsoever chocolatewhatsoever 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    When I was a child, there was this old lady

    who told me to treasure my childhood because time goes by fast. Now that I think about it, it felt just like yesterday and I want to go back to those peaceful, carefree days... As a child we live in a farming area. The farm with the crops are just across the irrigation water in...
    seasondiesonebyone seasondiesonebyone 16-17, F Aug 10, 2015

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    I miss being a little kid

    and thinking anything was possible. just walking up to a playground asking someone if they want to be friends and playing in your imagination not thinking anything about what the other person thinks about you. I miss when the floor was lava and missing saturday cartoons was my...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 Responses May 3, 2015

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    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 and care free attitude. My god, do I miss those days. I miss my childhood. I'm scared to death of being a grownup.
    jonbz17 jonbz17 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 6, 2015

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    The Pencil Box

    Sorry for the haphazard look of some of the sentences ... cut and paste from my Word program doesn't seem to work to well. When I was growing up getting gifts outside my birthday or Christmas was highly unusual as money was always tight in our house. Dad worked as a bartender and...
    mrhandymanx mrhandymanx 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    I Miss A Lot Of Things

    I miss… talking to my friends by email. I miss… being able to have fun. I miss… laughing whenever I wanted to. I miss… Kentucky. I miss… my friend Andrea from 3rd grade. I miss… going to her trailer and playing house. I miss… her brother Devon. I miss… Jeremiah...
    EtherealAmethyst EtherealAmethyst 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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    I miss my childhood,

    so very very bad. Sure, it wasn't all perfect, but compared to what I am going through now, it was Paradise. I want to go back to those days where I could not worry everything that adults did. If I had three wishes, one of them would be that I would get to relive the good parts...
    dragonking56 dragonking56 18-21, M Nov 19, 2015

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    Those Were the Days

    There's so much I miss from my childhood. I miss being naive and ignorant of the world. Not knowing about how cruel the world can be.  I miss when hanging out with friends, no one saw color or wealth. I miss the days of being innocent and innocence was all I knew. And most...
    timelessaire timelessaire 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 14, 2007

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    My Childhood....

    i am 19 years old now, i have 2 twins brothers my mum died when i was 5 years old after fighting with cancer my father didnt get married after her i still wear cartoon t shirts, i still watch cartoons i love disney i miss my mum, i miss my childhood ... i miss the love...
    smc6 smc6 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2012

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    wintersecret wintersecret 36-40, M Aug 12, 2015

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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 and playing in rain,fighting with friends and then saying sorry innocently with no grudge left,laughing,playing,dancing and...
    certifiednaughtyness certifiednaughtyness 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 17, 2014

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    I miss watching cartoons on Saturday morning.

    .. Now the cartoons are boring as hell
    euphorian euphorian 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    I miss when I had no worries

    and boys had cooties.
    Kayleer18 Kayleer18 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23, 2014

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    Then And Now

    I grew up in northeastern Kentucky in the mid 50's/early 60's..     We never locked our doors.  The worst thing that happened was the neighbor kids "broke in  (aka opened the door)" to our basement and took spray paint to "decorate" my dad's new '58 Oldsmobile.  Their...
    JaynCam JaynCam 56-60, F 6 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    I walked past my dad's fire pit

    and saw my burnt up childhood folder I had won in elementary along with some other childhood stuff I don't remember. Anyway, he destroyed it. My dad destroyed it all without telling me and asking for my permission. The only thing that lingers in my memories is that folder and...
    SongSoMi SongSoMi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2015

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