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I Used To Watch Teletubbies As A Child

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    I am a 25 year old single mother of 3 children under the age of 7. I have a low paying part time job (the first one i've been able to find in 3 years) and my own vehicle. We lost...
    KayCoffie25 KayCoffie25 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day 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 9 hrs ago

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    We're adjusting to being the three of us, as happens most days. They're glad when they see their father of course and happy when he's around, but they seem to know how to make the...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 2 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 4 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 2 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 2 hrs ago

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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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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F Jul 17

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    It's so interesting to just sit and watch. Mainly because people reveal a lot more than they realise without saying a word. Even the toughest people reveal their vulnerable side...
    venusarcadia venusarcadia 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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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 3 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 3 hrs ago

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    My dad molested me from the age 6 till I was 13 almost 14 yrs old . He never was a good dad was never around and was a druggy and alcoholic . He would always come home drunk . You...
    Loneymexi3 Loneymexi3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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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 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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    Back in the 90's, I was in college, and always interested in anime since the 70's and 80's, in what I call the 'First Wave', with classics such as Speed Racer, Transzor Z...
    magicengr magicengr 36-40, M Jul 20

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    This is embarrassing for me to admit. Because I only watch them during the summer and I don't even keep a tv in my dorm. I spend a majority of my time doing smarter things. But yes...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Watching Toy Story 3 with my little one. He's so obsessed with Woody and Buzz Lightyear. I can't wait to take him to Disneyland again.
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Childless stepmom to a 9, almost 10, year old boy. My boyfriend and I started dating at 14. We were on/off for 17 years. At 22, he had a fling, and ended up with a child. His mom...
    CBradio0903 CBradio0903 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Well umm don't know how to start, but I am currently happily married 27 and still think about my childhood crush. We met when I was 8 we were in the same school / grade but not...
    indigo1987 indigo1987 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I'm writing this at the end of what was supposed to be a nice summer get away. She is 10 years old. She is brilliant, and not at all a horrible person, she is just very difficult...
    asdfghjkmokl asdfghjkmokl 31-35, F 2 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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    My Top 10 Characters- 10. Noah Puckerman-He is really funny, like a mean funny. He changes a lot over the series. He used to be the guy to throw the glee kids in the garbage to...
    beauty41 beauty41 18-21, F Jul 11

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    I was very little, not sure how old, maybe I was four year old, not sure, but I know I was not in school yet. I was wearing a yellow dress.. I was sitting on a bed watching my mum...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I was only 18, my family life was dysfunctional and I was homeless. I was raped in a homeless shelter but kept the child because I was alone. When I met my son's father he had...
    mamabear1976 mamabear1976 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    The best thing about children to me right now is the fact that I can give them back to their parents. After watching them for so long, it's always a joy to be able to hand them...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I am 47 YO, and most of my adult life, I have struggled to find meaning, and make meaningful connections, with others. Even struggled to maintain good healthy relationship with my...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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    There are nights when I begin to think about the times when I was used. I really don't enjoy these nights at all. I cry so much. I cry alone in my room and hope that no one comes...
    Dark3yedTiger Dark3yedTiger 18-21, F Jul 10

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    Mommy's Only Princess,Tata's Reluctant Eldest- I used to ask my mother when I was little, "Why I don't have a brother or sister?" "Mommy's body doesn't hold babies very well. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 19

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    We come here for social interaction , To talk with people we have things in common with, I have nothing in common with children, I look at the feed on my page and it is...
    Poseybloom Poseybloom 41-45, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's been one of my favorite shows ever since it came out, I honestly don't care that it's "a child's show" or makes me "childish". I mean imagine what the world would be like if...
    ciciyoshi ciciyoshi 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I am appalled at parents these days. How they lack even the slightest bit of willingness to raise their kids. Instead they lay down rules and laws designed to keep the kids under...
    venusdi venusdi 70+, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I am watching such kind of serials from my childhood. I hurt myself in childhood due to performing a stunt from one these serials. I don't know but I think that superheroes are...
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M Jul 21

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    My mother was a right character. On one occasion my sister and I had incurred the maternal wrath and were lined up for what she deemed the necessary punishment over her knee. After...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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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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    I'll eventually write a story on why I choose to be cf. But I just wanna vent. And as I don't feel it's quite safe to say this anywhere else. So here goes. This guy and I have...
    Tearableterrible Tearableterrible 26-30 Jul 18

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    I think it's actually hillaaaaarious when people try to pass off their snobby children (who undoubtedly get it all from dear mom and/or dad) as divas. I've never really liked that...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My day is over. I'm not much on the day time during summer months. The heat and humidity are suffocating and miserable. Oh, but night time around here in the summer is absolutely...
    TheShadowedGirl TheShadowedGirl 31-35 1 Response Jul 5

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    Like almost every male child in Utah (religiously motivated LDS nonsense), my choice was taken from me. I do not begrudge my ignorant parents, but I wish I had a voice, a choice...
    TK13 TK13 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm the second child of the family. I have an older brother who is a year older than me & a younger sister 8 1/2 yrs. younger than me. I can't say my parents are bad but I've been...
    Cfil26 Cfil26 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I used to cut just over a year ago but then I injured myself really badly. I now walk with a permanent limp because I cut too deep and tore a muscle and they couldn't fix it. If...
    PanicAtTheBlink PanicAtTheBlink 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2

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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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    Anyone who has lost all the weight they have should know the tremendous confidence boost you get from having a slim waist line. The path to becoming overweight isn't something that...
    RedScythe RedScythe 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I'm the only one! Just like Tigger sang. I have hated it. I was very lonely as a child and used to cry when my friends had to go home. I begged for a sibling until I was 12 and...
    Sparkle20 Sparkle20 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    My mom always drank. We never had food in the house. She would be up all night. She used to punish me by locking me in my bedroom, aways called me mean names. I'd find the alcohol...
    kemokitty kemokitty 26-30 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I used to be a beautiful girl, I was so pretty in first grade that all the boys had crushes on me. I was a bully though and enjoyed it I liked the boys I thought it was normal to...
    ZKAZ ZKAZ 13-15, F Jul 17