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I Remember Christmas As A Child

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    Listening For Santa......

    We all remenmber what it was like when we were young children, the wonder and the excitment of Christmas Eve....... Listening For Santa; A squeak on the the stairs, could santa be here? better pull up my blankets, right up to my ears, so he will see me fast asleep...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Dec 13, 2010

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    Christmas Is For Children

    The infant class were doing painting this morning, teacher asked that they draw and paint a picture about the baby Jesus.After a while, Miss was looking at a young girl's design which included a Man leading a donkey on which sat a woman holding a very large bundle and a funny six...
    DesertRanger DesertRanger 66-70, M Dec 23, 2011

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    Only From 12 On

    anything before that was with birth family and i knew i was not wanted
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 23, 2011

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    When we were younger, we bought a house in a small town, in the Northern, Northeast area of Massachusetts, bordering on New Hampshire. The house was one of those small Cape Cod...
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    My mother is diagnosed with BPD. I've kinda known for several years, however her alcoholism was taking the blame for all of her verbal berating & the time, 2 years ago, when she...
    AmandainFL AmandainFL 36-40, F Jan 13

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    As I have got older I have fewer and fewer reasons to enjoy Christmas. I don't have Santa Claus, my children are all grown up, as I am retired even being off work is not unusual...
    Snootycat Snootycat 61-65, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I am not saying that I am a great mom or the best in the world but am trying to be. Being a single parent is really hard.My daughter's birthday was last week. She had 2...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    I am a 33 year old single female. My Mother died of colon cancer 9 years ago when I was 24, and my father began dating a much younger woman shortly after. She was getting a...
    lpifly lpifly 31-35 Jan 18

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    I am filled with shame as I write this. How can I love my children so much and still think I would've had a better life without them? I just never thought the teen years would be...
    turningup turningup 51-55 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I remember my first time it was in my friend's house However this day I was bored and I was curious about smoking so I decided to smoke with them at first I felt nothing i got a...
    nmaghy nmaghy 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I Survived. I was never a typical male child, outgoing, adventurous, active in sports. I was more quiet, curious and sensitive. I didn't have a strong bond with my father. He was...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M Jan 20

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    this explains me pretty good. I never got to do all the stuff most kids did. my parents always worked and so we never took a vacation or anything. my first weekend vacation was on...
    countryguy30 countryguy30 22-25, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I do Love Christmas. For the True Meaning, which is the Birth of Jesus Christ. I have nothing against giving gifts to one another, but we have to remember that its the Birth of...
    Vader222 Vader222 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I have 2 son's one, the youngest, 27 years old, is wonderful, loving, caring and we love and support each other. However my oldest son, 34 years old, has been cold, distant...
    hardworkingmom88 hardworkingmom88 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    January is the hardest month for me. My daughter was 15 when she decided to stop coming over. She decided to stop speaking to me. The she blew off our family Christmas. Then...
    sadmom68 sadmom68 46-50, F Jan 9

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    It's kinda sad to be an only child around here with only my mom and grandma bc it's really quiet and boring most of the time. I guess I like how I don't have to share Christmas...
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    my little girl turned 2 on Christmas day I can't actually believe it and in less than 2 months my little boy will be 3 and the 3 months my 3rd child will be born I can't wait to...
    leahlovesyou leahlovesyou 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I allowed my son to move with his dad when he was 9. He is now 16. I have not seen my son in 3 yrs now. I live in Wisconsin and my sons dad lives in Tennessee. We habe joint...
    mischa27 mischa27 36-40, F Jan 4

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    I was dating a man that I love. He has an 18 month old. I was helping him raise his child. I loved his son as if he was my own. I did all the "mommy" things with him. I have...
    Muffitt Muffitt 36-40, F Jan 16

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    What do I love? .. The bright lights and colourful decorations .. Christmas tunes and movies .. Playing Secret Santa .. The kindness of a gift wrapped up in thoughtfulness...
    WanderingxYingxYang WanderingxYingxYang 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    The tradition of celebrating New Year originated in ancient Mesopotamia 5000 years ago. New Year Babylonians began with the month of Nissan (which coincides with the day of the...
    dasha2 dasha2 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    For people who miss Christmas, there is a Christmas house in Yokohama which is celebrating Christmas all year along. The house is fully ornamented with Christmas items both the...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I really like Christmas music. I am famous in my family for it. A few months ago I was listening to Christmas CDs. My sister came in and said, "Christmas music? It must be August...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I grew up thinking it was normal for a Father to lay hands on his wife and children. It was completely mundane to me. When he got home from work I'd hide in my room,try to avoid...
    diminuire diminuire 18-21, M Jan 4

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    This story is my own, I’m not telling it to get pity but cause it helps to talk about it and I know it can help others in the same situation or who have been there…. This is...
    ocecas ocecas 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    Recently I remembered an embarrassing event from childhood.. My parents were never married and separated shortly after I was born. Anyway as a result I did not see my dad all that...
    LittleMissMew LittleMissMew 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Coming back from church on Christmas Eve, my friend immediately shed his dress shoes and black socks and splayed his gorgeous bare feet. His soles were smooth as can be and his...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Romulo Pires is a man’s man. As a boy, he dream t of playing professional soccer and as a teenager he worked as a mechanic. He practices the Oriental combat sport, Mu-ay Thai...
    cherrysmith14 cherrysmith14 31-35, M Dec 31, 2014

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    My parents divorced not long after I had turned one. My father moved out and I got used to seeing him every second day each week. I was mostly raised by my father and my...
    zanthemum zanthemum 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

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    The uncle I suspect of raping me died this Monday... And memories started to haunt me again. All the things I keep inside... Most of them are about my grandmother. He used to live...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A smile danced upon the edges of my lips, when the memory of you flashed in my mind. Remembering me, on your lap. The notion of the 'Oreo game', playing out. You always let me have...
    ASoldiersLoveBug ASoldiersLoveBug 22-25, F Jan 5

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    So I really don't know how to talk about this, because I really never have went this deep into it due to fear. But for the past year I have been isolating myself and reliving it...
    mentallytortured mentallytortured 18-21, F 58 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    After christmas break, my mother decided to finally tell me that she wanted to "let me go" because she "just didn't enjoy spending time with me." This is after I spent a lot of...
    sideffex sideffex 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I like Christmas time so much! Tasty dishes, happy family, calm and cozy home;) Merry Christmas!
    kristeella kristeella 22-25, F Jan 6

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    I was very young when it happened. I remember being in my front yard playing while a group of men drinking called me over. One of them ended up putting his hands down my pants...
    moledude14 moledude14 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    “And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jan 8

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    It's funny how kids/teens these day say they were abused mentally/physically/emotionally over little things that are meaningless like a spank or their dad being an alcoholic, or...
    MrHypothetical MrHypothetical 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 9

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    I USED TO SET CHRISTMAS TREES ON FIRE It all started in Newport, Rhode Island when I was a teenager. It was after Christmas, and our tree had been taken down, so I broke off the...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 51-55, F 6 Responses Jan 9

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    Ever since I was a baby I went to get my picture taken with the same Santa at a mall. When I went to get my picture taken when I was 8 i noticed that year the Santa I known wasn't...
    PoopieNoodle PoopieNoodle 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I don't remember most of it. I'm not sure f that's a good thing. I cringe when people curse because it automatically brings memories of my dad calling me a b*tch. When someone...
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I nice to be able to see my family. Every year my Nanny and Grampy come over for christmas dinner and we open presents together. This usually happens on Christmas day at night time...
    Girlinpink0075 Girlinpink0075 18-21, F Jan 15

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    my mom only bought me briefs. i didnt even know anything else existed until i noticed that my friends all wore boxers! i had white briefs, not color, but for christmas or something...
    davebriefs davebriefs 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    If I had a girl I would name her Christmas or Christina a boy Christian. He or She would also have middle names like faith, love our joy or after me.
    Dandrea35 Dandrea35 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I have a younger sister who is younger than me by 2 1/2 yrs; I didnt enjoy being an older sister because she would scream whenever she didnt get what she wanted and would be very...
    june199225 june199225 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    My siblings and I have recently all moved out of home. My mother has always been strangely possessive since young. She would restrict our variety of food intake, not allow us to...