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I Remember Puberty

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    I Remember Puberty

    Although most girls would have considered puberty to be a gross thing, I thought of it more as myself growing up and maturing. I had seen my older sister naked plenty of times and wasn't grossed out by her pubic hair at all. Puberty came when I was 8. I had breasts when I was 9...
    Athena12 Athena12 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    I recognized I was starting puberty at about 10

    years old when I noticed fuzzy hair in my private area and on my legs. Yet, I didn't start shaving my legs until I was nearly 12. At 11, my n^ppl#s began to puff out slightly and darken a bit. From 11 to 12 my pubic hair really started to grow with a light reddish brown color...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 12, 2015

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    I Remember Puberty

    I was one of the first girls to get boobs and it was embarassing. I was the type of girl that had mainly guy friends and well they made it their daily routine to tourment me abt it. At first i didnt want to accept it i jus felt like they got in the way.  but over the years it...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    Akshallee, Folks, ...

    ...it really ain't puberty i remember. What i remember is AFTER puberty ;P
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Jun 24, 2012

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    Omg

    Yes, my journey to womanhood was insane, and I will spare you the details lol.
    MiaMyopic MiaMyopic 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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    Awkward

    Me and one of my best friends used to always go down to the river near his house and swim in it. One day we just went out in the summer and he decided that we should go for a swim.. .He had shorts on but I was wearing jeans and new boxers, we were only 11 so we didn't have a...
    giffgaff2 giffgaff2 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    Would anyone even be interested to read about

    how my body developed over those years? Or should this post just be open for questions?
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 12, 2015

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    The "Birds And The Bee's" Talk

    My parents were hippies and have always been pretty open minded about sex so they never kept anything secret, but never the less, it was still a shock when my Mother decided she needed to sit me down and do a hugely awkward talk about the "birds and the bees" It was a fair few...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2012

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    The Birds And The Bees

    I lay on my bed and waited to die – I was almost 12.   I knew ************ was wrong, it could make you go blind the priests told us. However, like all young boys I was a prolific ****** with perfect sight; priests were liars! So I carried on  – until...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 28, 2010

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    Fortunately, It Wasn't As Bad As It Was For This Chicka

    I grew hair in some new places (ahem!) but at least not where this poor chicka did....OD -- eat your heart out.
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    Murder In Celebration

    I have a friend who is an utter idealist. He recently returned from a family holiday to Florida where he visited the town of Celebration. He was bowled over by its celluloid realisation of the American dream – white picket fences et al.  “So what if it’s a...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 3, 2010

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    My Kids, Green Hair And Playboy

    I get the call from the Police..they have my son at their station...Is he in any kind of trouble I ask...no, they want me to just pick him up...can you describe him they ask.. Sure, he is 5'9", brown hair, blue eyes and slim...he doesn't have green hair they ask?  Listen, there...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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    I remember I couldn't wait

    for puberty because I was gonna go from geek to chic, like in the coming of age movies. I was basically waiting to be made pretty.
    Moonlight0runner Moonlight0runner 18-21, F Apr 19, 2015

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    How Could I Forget?

    hahaha i don't think no matter how hard i tried i could not forget puberty. it was so confusing and frusterating lol
    LittleFerrett LittleFerrett 26-30, F Feb 21, 2010

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    And after all these years we are still friends.
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    I remember how amazing g and soothing you felt in my arms. I remember how your skin felt against mine. It was true bliss. I still can't believe it is over. For the absolute first...
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    I was just scrolling through my Facebook albums and clicked on one that I just wanted to look at, unaware that it still contained pictures of me and my ex which I allowed to only...
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I can remember this house very clearly...I lived there for the first 8 yrs of my life. Then spent every weekend and as much time as possible there until she died when I was 17 yrs...
    Alreadyowned7379 Alreadyowned7379 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I remember jumping on the bed as a child great fun till my mum would smack me
    Joanne181 Joanne181 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I remember the smell of newsprint on a rainy day.. Thick paper and bold fragrant ink. The sports section, printed on green paper and the entertainment section on Sundays would be...
    Dominantvelvet Dominantvelvet 46-50, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yep. I feel old when I think about it. I remember when colour graphics and sound were a huge deal nevermind the internet. Anyone remember what a dial up modem sounds like? God...
    PicturesOfABetterTomorrow PicturesOfABetterTomorrow 31-35, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was in training at a retail company when an employee came in blurting out bits and pieces of news. I remember walking out onto the call center floor and no one was talking. Very...
    CriticalSpaces CriticalSpaces 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well I have always loved high heels as far back as I can remember. When I was about 8 years old my cousin moved in with us she was 10 years older than me. Boy I loved that when she...
    Pickenann Pickenann 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    I am. The simplest name till the unique ones. And I always wonder how could other people never failed to remember my name. I would've forget that too if only I don't have to write...
    cloudi cloudi 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    For all of the good times, as well as the not so good~ I remember you. You helped me through a difficult time in my life, and I want to say thank you. You've moved on, as have I...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 46-50, F a week ago

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    I can remember faces and where I know someone from. But names, not so much.
    Highfive13 Highfive13 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Yep...I remember hopping up and down, doing flips front and then I tried a back flip and...flew off the bed and pile driven my own sorry *** into a hard wood floor! I never did...
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    You may not be remembered by everyone, but you'll be remembered by the ones that truly matter. And in that way, you'll never be forgotten
    TheNoaster13 TheNoaster13 18-21, M Feb 3

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    Who remembers when no one cared about our selfies, food pictures and other stuff we use our phones/computers for? When we all sat at the table to eat dinner. When time was spent...
    foReverYOURS3211 foReverYOURS3211 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I was born in 1998, I still remember life before the Internet. I had a normal childhood. When I was a kid I would play in the woods with my friends, build forts, and sneak to the...
    KarahXnichole KarahXnichole 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I remember when writing a letter and using snail mail was the only way to connect to a friend or person overseas; before there were webcams and digital cameras there was Polaroid...
    EtTuJudas EtTuJudas 46-50, M 5 Responses Feb 3

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    I remember it clearly, we started as friends and we became close friends over the years. We had feelings for each other and we became something more. One day she told me her...
    DonRex DonRex 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 2

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    I remembered looking up phone numbers through the telephone book. If you wanted to do research you went to the library. If you wanted to chat with your friends, you either called...
    purplepas purplepas 41-45, F 10 Responses Feb 2

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    i wrote you a poem. i never wrote a poem before. i never wrote anything for anyone before. but, you liked poems and i liked you, so i wrote you one. i remember staying up a couple...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M Feb 2

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    how can 18-22 year olds remember the dark ages? Before they could read or tap on a phone?
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 5 Responses Feb 1

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    I remember I was driving to work when I heard about the first one hitting.I turned up the stereo thinking,that's not a good joke.By the time I got there,I knew it wasn't a joke! Oh...
    eddiesolds eddiesolds 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Everything was perfect like a fairy tale, but the nightmare was born. I remember that suddenly became very bright white and I have lost a significant part of my memory in my mind...
    Szolnok71 Szolnok71 36-40, M Feb 1

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    I know you won't be able to forget who I am. But there is a difference between forgetting someone's face and name, and forgetting what a person meant to you. I cherish our...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I have my dreams...everybody dreams...but what is life if you dont dream? nothing. but what my dream is...I want to be remembered. I want to be remembered. no. I want to be a...
    Nightshade721 Nightshade721 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    I remember the first time I was really spanked. He struck me repeatedly until he exclaimed, "Your bleeding". Scared I jumped up to run to the mirror to investigate. I was ok. Just...
    domagedangel domagedangel 41-45, F 1 Response