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I Remember My Very Early Childhood

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    My First Memory Not From A Dream

    My first memory is waking up in my crib room and wanted to get out of the crib. I couldn't walk yet. It was daytime but the curtains were drawn. I could hear my mother in the kitchen of the apartment down the short hall past the living room and to the left. I climbed my way...
    cpgnatly cpgnatly 41-45, M 9 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    I Caught Sis And Didn't Even Know It!

    I wasn't quite 4 years old when this happened. But, one Saturday in the spring of 1966, I had come after visiting relatives with my father. I walked in the house and heard music coming from 17 year old sister's room. She was using the record player that I had been given for...
    built4comfort built4comfort 51-55, M May 18, 2013

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    All adults want the only thing is to go back to childhood days ...whr v dnt know anything..evn no need to face any probs😝😋..miss u akka..
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    I miss some of my childhood but most of it was very unhappy because I came from an abusive home. But I do miss mostly being ten-14 because that was when I got a little bit more...
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    With my fiance yes ! But it doesn't feel nice when I wake up exhausted lol. But I love waking up early if we have something to do!
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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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