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I Was a Strange Child

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    Stories... - Yeah... I used to cry, whenever it rained and my mom had to drive us anywhere, 'cause she'd use the windsheild wipers... I'd freak out and tell her they were worm eggs...
    Elwing Elwing 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2009

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    Complete Weirdo - i use to love learning about world war two i remember in fifth grade i actually taught the teacher some things, and in third grade i was obsessed with ancient...
    agonyblue agonyblue 18-21 1 Response Sep 6, 2011

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    Luke Skywalker And Athena, Goddess Of Wisdom Were Best Friends - I was really into Greek mythology when I was a kid. I was always putting a little stuffed owl on my shoulder, a...
    Owlmaid Owlmaid 22-25, F Jan 20, 2013

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    "strange" Doesn't Even Begin To Cover It - If you think about it, being a child is about being stranger than you are now. It was normal to talk to yourself, normal to...
    MasterOfStudies MasterOfStudies 18-21, F Sep 17, 2011

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    Not Your Typical Loner... - Too tall to be short, too smart to fit in and too different to be normal - but then again I guess I made it OK - and ya know - I think that all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 19, 2009

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    Imaginary Friend. - My name is emily, I have a cousin I use to look up to a great deal, but I have definitely outgrew that (this is relevant). when I...
    love4peace love4peace 18-21, F Nov 15, 2009

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    About being an autistic child- (mild autism/ Aspergers) When I was very young, I felt as though I had something very old inside me, looking out through my eyes. It carried such a...
    LuminousMotes LuminousMotes 31-35, F Apr 2

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    I'm Still a Strange Child - I think I've always liked the look on peoples faces when I say something strage. Even my 6 year old niece will look at me and go "your crazy."...
    wolfcon wolfcon 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2008

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    How To Avoid Getting Kidnapped - Because I know that a good deal of the stories I can foresee putting on this site will be rather melancholy in tone and content, I thought I would...
    AmericanRefugee AmericanRefugee 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    I'm Glad I Was A Strange Kid - I didn't like other kids. I wasn't shy, I just wasn't interested. I looked at the other kids and whatever they did seemed either boring or cruel. On...
    AliaDaisa AliaDaisa 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    Still Am..I Mean..(Story Included) - I have HUNDREDS of notebooks from when i was a kid. I'd fill them up with drawings and stories, poems and lyrics...sound familiar? yeah. Not...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2011

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    The Strange Creation -  Since I was a child I was a strange creation, my parents said I always said things that made them take a double take with a "huu?" For...
    InsanelyMe08 InsanelyMe08 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    I Used to Wear Messed Up-looking Clothes - I used to wear weird clothes - or wear things that weren't supposed to be worn that way (a vintage skirt as a dress & add belt) ...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2009

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    Just to Name a Few - When I was 9, my mom and I were visiting my brother in Chicago. He and I spent a good deal of time watching movies - all of them have changed my life - The...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 10, 2009

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    A Class Friend I Used To Know - When I'd just started at a new school,I was a bit nervous on my first day,as no doubt most kids are in this situation. The lady teacher(in her 20's...
    alstom alstom 61-65, M Dec 9, 2011

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    I Should Definitely Take The Strangest Child Award - Sometimes when I see family I haven't seen in a while, my strange childhood behavior still gets brought up. Some things I do...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2011

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    Only Because... - ...i was so unloved and badly treated at home by my father and stepmother that, yearning for love and normalcy so badly, i sought the love of people who were not...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2012

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    Tis True, -  i was the creepy lil kid in the back of room around 3rd grade. i just...watched people. i found them so fascinating O-o around 4th grade i outgrew it and got to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 15, 2009

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    Another Odd One - I wasn't ever much of a 'typical' child. 1. I spent most of my time alone. Much of it was spent finding books and reading in my room for hours on end, going...
    EerieLights EerieLights 18-21 1 Response Oct 30, 2012

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    Probably Because I Was More Than One... - I have something similar to multiple personality disorder, and have since before I was four. Maybe since age three. I don't know. But...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 1 Response Aug 27, 2011

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    I See Dead People - When I was a kid I can remember hearing the phones or the doorbells ring two or three times before anyone else could hear. I can remember going to bed with a...
    LLnL LLnL 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    I Was So Weird. - i was in love with edward scissorhands. i convinced myself i was going to marry him. i would only speak french around those who i knew didnt. i'd only eat rice...
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    I Was Always Crazy. - At eight years, my eating disorder started because I was too "obnoxious" as everyone called me.  I was so hyper that I found a way to force...
    lapetitemoi lapetitemoi 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    I Used to Wear Messed Up-looking Clothes - I used to wear weird clothes - or wear things that weren't supposed to be worn that way (a vintage skirt as a dress & add belt) ...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    I'm A Strange Person In General - I have always been very different from other people. I was the kid who you'd see in section of the playground all by herself. If I was with a...
    aja6693 aja6693 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    I Spoke of Past Lives - when iwas a child i would have vivid dreams. I would dream i was a young woman in ancient egypt and a child slave. I was about 6 when this began. My father...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    Lol Toilet Monster - When I was little I was afraid to use the bathroom because I was convinced there was a monster that lived in the toilet. I would hold myself til I couldn't...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2011

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    Uh-oh, That Was Papa's Watch.... - I frightened my parents....they didn't know what to do with a little girl who lived in her books, constantly building things or taking things...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    I Guess You Could Call Me That.. - Let's put it like this: my best friends were flies and spiders. Whenever I saw a spider I'd carry it around and show it to everybody, one friend...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    Who Knew. - I remember before I hit Middle School I was constantly being picked on for being quiet and shy. What's so wrong with that? It's not like I planned on murdering...
    xBlu3Sasquatch xBlu3Sasquatch 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    Current Events - In elementary school we were expected to do a weekly current events summary. Some people would do sports... some did politics.... others did celebrities.  ...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 13 Responses Jul 28, 2008

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    Yes. - "You were a strange child." - My mom ("Bob," if you will). 
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2008

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    I Was The Odd Ball Out Of The Kid In My Family And In School - i would draw strange pictures of dark things and people dying. i wasnt allowed to draw or do anything with writing...
    BlueScarlet BlueScarlet 16-17, F 1 Response May 30, 2010

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    My father was a drunk and a crackhead from the day he left the navy in 1981 to the day he died in may of 2013. My mother also dated a series of guys after my father how did crack...
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    Relatives hate me because my brother is saying bad things about me.
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    Right now I'm laying in bed with my husband who has not wanted to sleep with me for over a week. From at keast Feb 16 to March 3 he looked for other girls online. I try so hard to...
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    I was spending the night at a friend home. I had been there before and don't recall that I had a problem. But this time in the middle of the night I felt something lightly touch my...
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    I was getting phone calls from a number I didn't recognise through out the whole week and eventually I ended up getting like 12 missed calls from that number. I never answered...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I've always been insightful, having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I joined this website mainly because I feel I can't talk to anyone else about what I'm thinking. This is a good place to vent my frustrations about my life and not be judged or...
    Wednesdayschild15 Wednesdayschild15 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    My dad is nice to me most the time but when it comes to grades In school I am terrified of him I literally have nightmares. And my mom gets Into moods sometimes that she can't be...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I want nothing to do with parenthood. I've known this since I was twelve years old and my mind hasn't wavered since. If I could find a romantic partner who was also childfree, I'd...
    BelleofApril BelleofApril 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    I was still regularly spanked in. My teenage years in the same way as when I was a child. My dad always said that while I still lived at home I could be chastised whenever he saw...
    cryoutloud cryoutloud 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    When I was a child, I had an uncle that raped me over and over. I feared him, I was taken into a room as my pants was pulled down to my ankles and he forced himself inside me. I...
    Mark223 Mark223 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I'm happily married and I recently visited my husband in Dubai. I was so happy spending my days with him and everything between us was fine until I met this stranger in the plane...
    Gypsyinlove Gypsyinlove 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    So, one night during the summer, my boyfriend and I were going through some turmoil in our relationship. I was so angry because he was supposed to pick me up from Anacostia Station...
    RoyautePrincess RoyautePrincess 26-30 4 hrs ago

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    When you work with the general public like I do in a supermarket, you see a lot of strange people. Some are so damn strange the hair on the back of your neck stands up. Every nerve...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    I had a flashback today, I was five and my great great aunt had come to stay, (she was 102), she wore a hearing aid on her chest that you had to roar into, for example "DEAR OLD...
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    Hi, my name is Taylor and I am new here on EP. I found the website on accident and found out that people (actually fellow teens) talk about their spankings here.. Well, it is and...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I don't personally know this guy but one day I was on the city bus at 6:30AM and he was clipping his toenails...
    molestay molestay 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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