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I Missed Out On So Many Things Growing Up

I missed them then, and sometimes I feel the void thats where the memorys should be. 249 People

    I Have Never Been On A Real Date :(

    When I was growing up, I lived a pretty good and satisfying life. No worries whatsoever came into my life.I became mature - I meet all these guys, but they did not take me on a date.Always forgot me and were putting their needs at first.Would it change, if I meet you sooner...
    FaroesePearl FaroesePearl 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2011

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    I Don't Think It's Exactly a Bad Thing....

    I grew up very sheltered by my parents in rural town, U.S.A. In fact, I lived in the country and only made it to town on school days by bus or when mom had to do the "grocery shopping" once a week. I have to say that this only made me a more creative writer and spun my...
    SavingMissy SavingMissy 36-40, F Sep 18, 2008

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    The Biggest Blunders, Mistakes And Regrets A Man Can Make.

    Well there is nothing really important about me. I am still very young at fourteen years of age and the biggest regrets in my life is of course all the things that could have been that flew pass me like a flying saucer. Well lets start out with number one on my list. My very...
    JesusHamSandwhiches JesusHamSandwhiches 13-15, M Feb 20, 2010

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    Very Much Older Parents

    I had older parents so was treated like a shorter version of the age of my brothers I missed out on having friends to go out and play with- very quiet neighbourhood, where noise of children forbid I missed out on flying a kite, which I done for first time with boyfriend...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 30, 2008

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    I Did

    Due to the fact that my mother was an alcoholic and I was the one taking care of her while dad worked.  I also had 2 younger siblings to look after.  I didn't really have a lot of friends and I rarely went out.  I started taking care of her when I was about 12 after my grandma...
    RagingSkillet RagingSkillet 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    Missing Things

    I miss out on a lot while growing up I always cared of not hurting my mothers feelings so I stayed home watched my little sister cooked cleaned and I missed out on being a kid i never went to partys or did anything stupid or just hanged out afterschool and I'm still doing it...
    Hatelife89 Hatelife89 22-25, F Nov 23, 2011

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    What Didn't I Miss

    Missed having friends living in the middle of nowhere then no one wanted to be around me Think i have ridden carnival rides twice in my life Had 1 sleep over between the ages of 0-20 Had a total of 3 friends in high school Missed out on 99% of school functions plays clubs...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Just Somethings I Never Did Or Had Growing Up And Still Havent Done

    I never had a birthday party I never went to spring break I never went on a date with a girl I never kissed a girl and had that awkward kiss I never.....well if I never had the 2 above ones you can guess what's next.
    THEINSIDER20 THEINSIDER20 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2013

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    not having a proper family with a grandma and grandad and aunties and uncles is what i dislike most about my childhood.
    armourlove armourlove 18-21, F Oct 30, 2010

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    I Grew Up Isolated

    It was pretty much entirely by choice: I made it impossible for my mother to keep me in school. I hated how alienated I felt there, and decided I'd rather be homeschooled than put up with feeling like a square peg trying to fit through a round hole. I've spent most of my life...
    Aerakyla Aerakyla 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    Yes, I Did!

    My birth was a traumatic one... not for me, apparently! But, it scared the crap out of my mother. She nearly lost me to fibroid tumors. But, I fought and survived. Yet... it made her VERY protective of me, when I was growing up. I wasn't allowed to walk to the corner store...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 13, 2009

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    I Didn't Go to College ...

    I didn't go to college when I was younger, I  feel that I missed out on that.  I also think I  missed out on a lot because of how my family was and how I  was raised.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I don't know if telling you this will ease your pain, but I have conditions that didn't make having a social life possible for me. I have a brain injury that stroke the side of my...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 15

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    because of my mum and stepdad I have missed out on everything. I have had to be a second mum for my sister's because they choose not to. I have lost every friendship/relationship I...
    chelle068 chelle068 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I had to grow up fast so I feel like I missed out on childhood.
    2b5h 2b5h 16-17, M Mar 5

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    Today, while watching the NCAA basketball tournament games, I was sitting at a bar with a friend. A blonde with very short hair walked up and sat down. I am not attracted to short...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I don't seem to get many things... I am feeling lost .. Disconnected Too damn many walls? Too many questions... I will never know
    distancerunner distancerunner 70+, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    There are many things I keep to myself and I wonder what would happen if I were to let them all out. It could be Pandora's box tenfold.
    professional1820 professional1820 51-55, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Yeah too many things...but I'm used to lying awake in my thoughts anyway....
    EternalViolet EternalViolet 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I do not and cannot have children. There, I said it. I always believed that I was just one of the lucky ones in my youth when I was carefree and, quite frankly, stupid. Come to...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    Just a few days ago it had been snowing quite excessively, the roads where mostly void of cars and most people were staying indoors, but i had a library book that was already...
    DuskWood DuskWood 31-35, M Mar 4

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    These days too many people complain about the little things in life rather than being grateful for the little things that are good. So I started a list of all the small things we...
    Ultimatedorktroid Ultimatedorktroid 16-17, F a week ago

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    So I've been seeing this guy for a little but there was no label on it and I didn't know if he was just using me. He's so much fun to hang out with and he always makes me laugh! I...
    Xxxitsme Xxxitsme 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I've done a lot in my years but I think my shyness has definitely made me miss out on a bunch of experiences throughout my life. I overanalyse a lot and that gets me to the point...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Mar 4

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    I've been thinking a lot about mine and my boyfriends relationship... I love him so much, but sometimes I feel like I love him more than he loves me. We've been together for 4...
    Deda0505 Deda0505 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    When I feel so alone I can’t even look down When no one is there when I look around with no purpose or self control It leads me to the darkest of corners and you light my way out...
    somethingxmissing somethingxmissing 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    sometimes I think I'm such a dramatic person, and I fear that when I met someone who got same thoughts and interests, but if we will actually meet in real life I would be the one...
    SchwineO SchwineO 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    it's crazy i have someone but i feel like im doin it all alone he gives me nothing and i do everything we been together 5years and evey day all i hear is it's. u not me i just want...
    whyithurts07 whyithurts07 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Don't take me as egotistical or something cause I'm far from that. But ever since I was young I would just know the answers to a lot of questions people asked, & they were always...
    brandonswayye brandonswayye 18-21, M Mar 5

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    The more I open up about, the more I hate myself. I should never have been born. I'm too screwed up for this world. I'm just so tired and everything's so much effort and I can't...
    WakeUsAndWeDrown WakeUsAndWeDrown 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    recently I've come to realize I have no one in my life who I can turn to. yes I have "friends" at school but when it comes down to talking about what's on my mind I can't seem to...
    lillali lillali 70+, F 5 Responses Mar 6

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    It is kinda expected. When a person asks how you are do they really expect the truth? Not really.. More of a "I'm good" response. People really don't want to know, so you keep it...
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 8 Responses Mar 11

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    Im a cutter and Im young. Im scared and scared. Emotionally and physically i feel drained. Ive thought about suicide but its too easy of a way out. So i went to self harm. A lot of...
    nycavv nycavv 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    For the past 2 years I have not communicated properly with any of my friends. Earlier I used to share my feelings with my friends.. I used to tell everything about my life...
    vibhak87 vibhak87 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 12

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    I want to do so much in my life but don't think I have the time or resources to do most of it! One of my biggest things is I want to build a house like volunteer work, so that's...
    CasualSphinx CasualSphinx 18-21, M Mar 15

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    I am one of the worst at bottling my emotions. Not just that in the past month its all started to violently come out. In the past month I have lost my father to cancer. Also the...
    S3archn S3archn 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 16

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    Lately, I find myself questioning if I said my thought out loud or if I just thought it. It's kinda embarrassing lol I'm only 23!
    pinkchandelier pinkchandelier 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I am surprised of how people keep talking to me, I am just a crappy person, I don't give anything to anyone on their birthdays, never talk about my feelings or tell people how I...
    UneReveuse UneReveuse 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I have a hard enough time talking to people in general. There are some things in my past that I have never shared. Maybe they are best left there. Maybe I would feel relief to...
    giveitatryok giveitatryok 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I keep things to myself because its a waste of time to try to explain what goes on in my head to stupid people. I like intelligent people because they can comprehend what i say. To...
    TwoFists TwoFists 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am close to my family but dont have many friends and I dont have a great marriage and I just dont know what to do anymore
    tlizzy531 tlizzy531 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Its so hard to tell people the things racing through my mind... I just respond with a blank stare or silence when someone ask me how I'm doing... I wish I was ok, but I've never...
    kiwikisses kiwikisses 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Once people are happy with their own life they stop caring about you at all.. What's wrong with me..
    somethingxmissing somethingxmissing 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 3