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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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    Related Experiences

    It is strange how some childhood experiences linger with you, perhaps because even at the time you realize they are somehow significant, even when other people might think them...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M May 10

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    I was christmas and i was sitting in a bean bag chair watching Finding Nemo. Both I got for Christmas.
    Bigcat1697 Bigcat1697 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    It's December. Every kid's favorite time of year. I chucked to myself as I though of the Christmases of my childhood. Christmas always sucked when I was a kid. Well, I believed...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 13-15, F 3 Responses May 8

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    I remember I remember the light of the summer sun, embracing my happiness, as I swung higher on the park swings I remember my grandmother, who made magical treats and loved people...
    CaptainMurphy CaptainMurphy 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    Most little kids hate wearing clothes and are natural nudists until people (often parents) start interfering. My first experience with being naked in a large group was at summer...
    davyjo davyjo 51-55, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    I was born for the whole purpose to love and be loved. Love as been the main thing of my entire life. Love has dominated my entire life in one way or other. In my childhood I...
    TheBlessedOne TheBlessedOne 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm learning to accept my feelings and how I am when experiencing them. For a very long time I have laughed at myself. Never been able to get close to anyone because of something...
    hospitalrooms hospitalrooms 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was just about to enter my building when I heard a child crying loudly and painfully. There was no turning away. I put down what I was carrying and walked in the direction of...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 5 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Mine actually wasn't awkward at all!!! We were watching Catching Fire at his house because he got the DVD for Christmas and we were watching it in his bed room on his couch. I was...
    StormCloud52 StormCloud52 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I don't think I've ever known the true meaning of love until I gave birth to my children.  When I gazed into their eyes for the first time or held onto their precious little...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 4 Responses May 8

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    Dear fellows, I heard about Indigo children for the first time about 10 years ago, but only fully understand and also was told by multiple sources in the recent weeks that I belong...
    actuallyone actuallyone 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    So many people carrying the same wounds and pain… I am one of them…My mother abused me horribly, but I managed disconnect from her as I was age 4-5. I told myself: this is...
    soulbridge soulbridge 36-40, F 1 Response May 6

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    have childhood heroes LoverOfPeace had a great post as always. EP Link This specific one shared music. The guy singing had a very deep voice. Her point: - Fun Fact: Studies...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M May 6

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    My Sweet Little Angel... You came in the world with such violence and pain. I am so sorry little one, charged with you're protection for this I have failed. He beat me again today...
    angeleyes4urpleasure angeleyes4urpleasure 41-45, F 27 Responses May 14

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    My parents were both alcoholics and drug addicts. My "father" was in jail when I was born. When they were home they really weren't because they were unconscious from heroin so I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am from London, England. I was married for 13 years to my best friend. But it all went wrong when I had problems with depression. Things got worse when I had emotional problems...
    Anenglishman Anenglishman 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I will sum it up mostly since it's very long, but here it is: I was introduced to her when I visited my dad's family, she was the girl that lived up the road. I can't remember...
    Saravegan2 Saravegan2 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    My, recently turned, 13 yr old daughter just told me she remembers being molested by her bio father. She remembered through a dream and told her school counselor and then me. To be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 4

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    I never talk about this, but when i was around 6-9 years old, my older sister would rape me. She doesn't remember at all, we honestly have a good relationship, i forgot about it...
    Thisultraviolence Thisultraviolence 16-17, F 2 Responses May 11

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    What can I say? Just the usual suspect, the bullies, the picking on, the anguish you want to do something but you couldn't? I suppose I beat myself up every now and than. Sometimes...
    Cudd1efish Cudd1efish 26-30, M 1 Response May 4

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    I was molested as a child between the ages of about 4-7, and I am really just now in my mid-twenties coming to terms with the lasting effects. I never understood why it was so hard...
    Mimo8989 Mimo8989 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I remember how critical my mother was of ME, all my life, but you know what I found out later? In fact, 50 years later? When people are very critical of others, it has NOTHING to...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F Apr 23

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    A few months before my 46th birthday finds me crying in the car, again. After 5 years of fertility docs, charting, tests, treatments, fertilized eggs that just *poof* went away...
    tiffyz tiffyz 41-45, F 2 Responses May 2

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    i only remember jumping on beds because i got my a** whooped for it ??
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 5 Responses May 2

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    For me, it is waves. Big waves, little waves- no discrimination in size, cause or timing. It can feel so random. Or it can feel as if it was triggered. It can last hours, days...
    fromthegirlonthewall fromthegirlonthewall 18-21, F May 3

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    I remember when my sister and I (twins) were 10, we wanted casts SO bad, (we were young and stupid...) so we decided to break our wrists. FUN! we looked up ways to break our wrists...
    ohYaa69 ohYaa69 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3

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    Yes. As a child. I 100% totally don't still do this sometimes at all ever..... :p
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 3 Responses May 4

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    show some surveillance video of adam lanza entering the school and dont say this is sick cause if it didnt happen its not sick but show crime scene photos dead children if its real...
    poopmaster1960 poopmaster1960 51-55, M May 4

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    yes! it is may and I listen to merry Christmas kiss my *** every day. nothing says it better than that
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F May 5

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    My life feels like a jigsaw puzzle often (but then again; who's doesn't? right).... I just found a part of me that's been missing for a long time now. It came to my realization a...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M May 8

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    oh god, why is Christmas so big? i feel like most dont even do it for religion, they just...want to annoy me lol
    HeyThereHeather HeyThereHeather 26-30, F May 10

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    I was just thinking about some stuff that has happened to me that maybe I felt was weird growing up and I remembered this one time in Jr. High my best friend moved away with no...
    CAAvila CAAvila 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    If I have adopted a Chinese child I would tell them they are Chinese show them books and say 'good luck reading' I would not insist on them knowing their culture. But dont look...
    Sullan Sullan 36-40, M May 12

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    Childhood is like being drunk, everyone remembers what you did, except you..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses May 13

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    When i was bout 4 or 5, there was this teacher who came to my house to teach my sister mathematics. He used to sexually abuse me and my sister, he used to ask me to touch him...
    anonymousgirl2000 anonymousgirl2000 13-15, F 1 Response May 14

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    I recently found out that I was touched by my dad at a very young age. I am 16 & I had never thought that my dad would ever do that to his own child. But I recently went to a new...
    BatVein BatVein 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Why do atheists celebrate Christmas? Because we like hanging out with our friends, getting presents, and eating food. It's not hard to figure out.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    One time, I fell while jumping on the bed and my head smashed into the dresser. I almost lost my left eye. So yeah, I remember jumping on the bed. I got proof :) nice big scar and...
    LittleWolf21 LittleWolf21 18-21, F 2 days ago

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