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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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    I was in first grade. We were coloring pictures when my teacher turned on the news. She was so freaked out. We didn't understand what was happening. I remember we all got out of...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I remember when I was a kid, my friends used to come 'knock for me' rather than msg me to meet up as everyone does these days.
    bronibon bronibon 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Once upon a time, it was Christmas time at my grandmother house with the whole family spending Christmas together. Everyone is hanging out, playing games, opening Christmas...
    Melani6 Melani6 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was about 3 1/2 when it first started. My mom had divorced my real dad and was dating my aunt husbands brother. I never knew this this years later when they split up and a chance...
    bobroberts123 bobroberts123 66-70, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am getting so excited about Christmas this year but I must be patient and not forget the loveliness that is fall and Thanksgiving.
    TheLittleMrsRidesAgain TheLittleMrsRidesAgain 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My Biological mother abused me when i was younger. i was around 4 when it started. i remember the first time like it was yesterday. i've never been able to let the image go. i don...
    silentwhisper17 silentwhisper17 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    30-08-15116 days and counting....*grins* i know i said it im sorry*oops* for all those who are still in summer holiday mode, but i honestly cannot wait to get into full on...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    Unlike most people here, it's not like dad did horrible things to me. He did horrible things to other people that's why I hate him. That's why, I want a father for Christmas but if...
    Starry5Jaden Starry5Jaden 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Right now...I am 16 year old. Go to high school , like normal teens but I feel my life is pointless now , I figured it out and understand why I became a sad person like now , I...
    HaoTeng123 HaoTeng123 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    It's Winter Solstice! Not Christmas. It's a Pagan Holiday,Jesus was probably born in Januari and not in December. The Yule log and the fest trees are part of the Pagan traditions.
    SpookyCharm SpookyCharm 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Christmas is my favorite holiday, ever since I was little. It was always a tradition for us to go get a tree together as a family and put lights and ornaments on the tree. And then...
    TimidGrl58 TimidGrl58 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes children are really blessed when they are free from all the grief and worries of the adults. When I was 4 years old I lied exactly to this time in hospital when my...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Today in therapy, my therapist called attention to the way I'm still mad at my mother (non-alcoholic parent) for so many things that happened in my childhood, whereas the things my...
    greensapphire greensapphire 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I love everything about Christmas time! The decorations, the lights, the "limited" editions of things, the snow, the get together, all of it! I look forward to it every year then...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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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...
    Jaylaska Jaylaska 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I remember the summer holidays I had as a child. Lying in my bed in the But 'n Ben listening to the rats running through the loft and my father ranting at my mother for keeping...
    JoeRidley JoeRidley 46-50, M a week ago

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    I also remember making pipe bombs from gunpowder I recovered from lost ammunition I found laying around on the military post I was living on when my dad was in the Army. Of course...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M a week ago

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    Because I have young children at home I love the Christmas season so much. I love to watch my youngsters when the are opening their presents from others. I love the pictures...
    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    From the age of 7-18 I never really had a home. If I did, then it wasn't for very long. We bounced from one persons house to the next with the occasional motel or car in between. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 25

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    when I was born my mother couldn't except me ... I still don't know why. However my dad loved me to bits and took really good care of me while my mum couldn't even look into my...
    kstra38 kstra38 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    2001 and 2003, we lost our children. Newly born, and stillborn. It was fundamentally the downfall of my wife, as shed secretly started drinking after both of our children had died...
    NottsProfGent NottsProfGent 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 24

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    I recently decided to stop speaking to my mother. I know she will never admit to what she did, but I was able to overlook it in the interest of my brother. This summer it became...
    AliM3ss AliM3ss 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    For me,Christmas is the time of year to get a little pissed up,but that's it.I don't buy anyone gifts and I don't "get into the spirit". What I want is one of those Eastenders...
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21 Aug 21

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    I am an atheist my parents are Muslims and I am a big fan of Christmas !!
    sedna123 sedna123 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I remember my first day at school quite well. I walked into the classroom feeling scared. I waited in line by our teacher's desk so she could put a name tag on us and then she...
    Gavriella Gavriella 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Sometimes I'll remember the scent of the cigarettes and the smell of beer soaked men and just begin to cry. My mind won't give me the whole picture and for that I'm glad because I...
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    back when I was 9 or 10 years old I had a friend that lived next door to me, he was younger by 3 years but I remember he knocked on my door one day and asked if I could come play...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    His name was Richard and he sat opposite me in Primary school. Unlike most of the boys he was quiet, sensitive, nice and kind. Ok he had a terrible bowl haircut but he was still...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Last year, I made a YouTube tribute to it. I felt like I had to make something for the anniversary. It wasn't much thou, just a slide show of pictures and a song that went with...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    My whole childhood is built on drugs, mothering my sister, being the one to make sure everything's okay, and being the strong one. Memories of my childhood aren't all bad. I have...
    Flower124 Flower124 18-21 Aug 16

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    I just found an old journal of mine. I had to be 15 or 16 years old. I was a tortured soul to say the least. After reading it no wonder I'm so much of a loner. In the beginning it...
    solojo solojo 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    When I was 13 years old I decided I didn't want to have anything to do with religion anymore. I remember people saying "what if your future wife want to have a church marriage...
    Luckyguy1970 Luckyguy1970 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    I know that 16 is a bit too young to be thinking about having children, but I do. When I walk pass the park and see mothers holding their beautiful children and the way they smile...
    maeve106 maeve106 13-15, F Aug 14

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