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I Remember Christmas As A Child

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    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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    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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    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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    At the time I was about 5 or 6 years old. The abuser was a close friend of my family, and they trusted him. He lived with us for at least a year, and one day he asked me if I want...
    LiesandLace LiesandLace 18-21 3 Responses Jul 13

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    It was not my first relationship, but he is always known as my first love. We met while we were working together in high school. He took my friend to the prom, but from there, we...
    mysterywoman69 mysterywoman69 31-35, F 10 hrs ago

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    It happened when i was around 9 years old. We had just moved into out new house and the neighbours next door and my parents began chatting. This was when i met the neighbours son...
    Ally95xx Ally95xx 18-21, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I was around 7 - 8 years of age when I was tooken from my mother my mother and stepfather were very cruel to me as I can remember. My mother and father divorced in 1972 my father...
    Tweetybird2012 Tweetybird2012 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Pass The Child- From the moment of my birth in Summer 1992 in Stuttgart to an African-American mother and Turkish-German father I haven't had a moment's peace. My mother absconded...
    Namur92 Namur92 22-25 12 hrs ago

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    My earliest memories are of terrible physical and emotional abuse. Discovering many years later that my father had undiagnosed severe psychological issues has done nothing to...
    recyclic recyclic 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    Everyone with a sibling would think that you're a spoiled kid if you're an only child. That was not the case with me. I was spoiled, but not by my parents. They give me what I...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    No it is NOT because I have anything against Children , we all were one at some point Its more basic : 1. Most relationships never are stable or long lasting , so I never...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    I was born in Hong Kong and then moved back to Canada 6 months later and started kindergarten there. My parents and teachers noticed something strange about me and my mom took me...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Oh my ,these were the days of our lives ahaha get it?no? Only 90s kids will lol anyway man I reminisce on them good days when Nintendo was the ish and we were happy just to play...
    MisNikki MisNikki 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    We were at a club, dancing, and I was wearing a red tube top and black pants. He said he needed to talk to me outside, so I walked out with him. He said, "I love you." I said,"you...
    notyourgirlfriday notyourgirlfriday 31-35, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Best thing to EVER happen to me!- At age 9 I failed a math quiz and feared the beating I would get at home. My mother didn't spank. She beat me with a belt all over my body and...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    For DayDay and Sagey abducted back to Finland in December 2003. In January 2003 my 13 year marriage to a Estonian Citizen fell apart when he threw gasoline on my 3 children while...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Paganism Wrapped in Mass Consumerism-As one of Jehovah's Witnesses I did not grow up celebrating holidays and didn't think anything wrong,until a kod in Grade 3 said to me, "With...
    IsaacofCalgary IsaacofCalgary 22-25, M Jul 16

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    I suppose it's ok since I've never known any different. As my parents age, it'd be nice to have a person to share that childhood connection....
    tamgraham tamgraham 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    I don't speak to Rosi, the woman who birthed me. I would call her Mom or even Mother, if she qualified for either title. The woman who was to have been my Mom, died in her early...
    MarcyBrawner MarcyBrawner 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    Christmas means a lot to me. It was the one time a year that my family could pretend to be normal. Sure, we plastered fake smiles on our face and we were on our best behavior at my...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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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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    I get genuinely excited for Christmas every time it rolls around. I love the decorations and the lights. I admit I still watch all the cartoons that I watched when I was younger...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    A little background info, I'm just turned 15 and my parents have been divorced since I was 5 and my little brother was 2 years old. The condensed past from my perspective: It's...
    illlivehappily illlivehappily 13-15, F Jul 22

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    When i was 6 years old my mum sent me to england for a better education. to live with my dad & stepmom,four half sisters and two half brothers, none of them treated me like a...
    maat123 maat123 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    I keep having bad nightmares about my childhood about when on Christmas Eve my mum threatened to kill herself and my dad kicked the **** out of her friend in a drunken rage, I was...
    zacisbest45 zacisbest45 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Well, here we go...When i was a child i cam into the world with an alcoholic father he was abusive...he smoked weed and drank a lot liquor and beer well he would send me to my room...
    SeJunior SeJunior 18-21, M Jul 21

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    Its been a while I spoke about you, but I don't know why there is not a single day goes by that you don't pass by my thoughts.In that blurry picture of past I see the crazy stupid...
    lalakhan90 lalakhan90 22-25, M Jul 20

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    First time with my wife was beside her Christmas tree and it became an annual tradition to bring in the Christmas season. A fire in the fireplace, a comforter and passionate sex by...
    Runner502 Runner502 61-65 Jul 3

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    Before I start telling you, I am not asking for sympathy or for you to feel bad for me, I just want to share it you guys. I remember it just like it was yesterday. At my house it...
    Mikaylaxo Mikaylaxo 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    This is a memory of an operation I had in childhood. I was about 12 when I was told I would have to have my sinuses washed out. I'd been bothered by sinusitis, but was very...
    Macmann Macmann 56-60, M Jul 9

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    I have twin girls born in 1988. My marriage was highly abusive and after 7 years I had to get out. I had custody until they were 13 then because of a comment that was disrespectful...
    trish03 trish03 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 11

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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 was a very beautiful child, my dad was away and I grew up with my mom, so I was a little feminine and therefore I attracted many molesters. I have been molested so many times...
    takemetherenow takemetherenow 26-30, M Jul 5

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    I am a bit frustrated right now with the 13 y/o step daughter and electronics. 2 xmas ago I got her a Iphone 4s, by March she had dropped it and broke the screen, She had an IPOD...
    warlords1973 warlords1973 41-45, M 8 Responses Jul 15

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    Okay so. Oh god, where do I even start, I just have to get this off my chest. My step father and his best friend molested me when I was very young, I was younger than eight years...
    Cryingsmile Cryingsmile 16-17, T 4 Responses Jul 16

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    I remember I was 7 or 8 or even younger. I was playing show and tell. My nephews was in the audience. I was standing on this bench/table. I forgot what I was showing off. I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was molested by my step grandpa for three years it ended when I was almost 8. My mom was a single mom who even tho she knew he was a child molester she trusted my grandma to...
    sg1989 sg1989 22-25, F Jul 13

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    I can remember being spanked numerous times as a child. Today, while in Walmart, I over heard a mother threatening to spank her young daughter, if she didn't stop her behavior. It...
    ryleebeth ryleebeth 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mother is a great person when she's sober. She'd do anything for nothing, just to see someone smile. When I was young, probably three years old, when my father was still with us...
    poliad poliad 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 2

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    Talk about random memories! My mam rang me the other day and told me a former teacher of mine had been asking after me. She was my teacher in the second year infants. Apparently I...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I remember him also very well. There is a really few of so tallented singers of the world. I think we must be conscious about his like about very big star. I think his life is also...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Where I'd Like To Be-A ghost saved twelve-year-old Maddie's life when she was an infant, her Granny Lane claims, so Maddie must always remember that she is special. But it's hard...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When I was in elementary school grade 2! His name is Fildan, he was very kind to me. When I cried alone in class and no one notice me, i cried because my book was taken and i dont...
    daneean daneean 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I kind of wish it was December so I could listen to Christmas music
    puttingupbarriers puttingupbarriers 13-15, F Jul 2

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    I wish it was Christmas right now..it would make everything so much better! The tree, the family dinners,presents, the lights...even the air you breathe feels happier! I wait for...
    atikin atikin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    "What do you want for Christmas? But Tabatha, I will rip off your legs and beat you with them if you say-" "You know what I want. You. Under my tree. With a strategically placed...
    PaigetheBook PaigetheBook 16-17, F Jul 3

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