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I Wish I Could Be a Kid Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 166 People

    Funny Isn't It...

    When I was still a kid, I wished I could be grown up fast. When I got older, I wish I could be a kid again. I thought growing up would be cool and you get to do everything on your own. No people to control you or to tell you what you should and shouldn't do. Well hell, how wrong...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2011

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    Yes!

    Yes!The living in the here and now and the joy of just living in that present moment. Not knowing bad stuff that can happen and does happen and will happen!And as a much as I am now a fully fledged 21st Century adult, enjoying all the mod cons and The Age of Technology, there is...
    liguidgold liguidgold 41-45, F May 18, 2011

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    Innocent

    I wish I could be that young and innocent again. I grew up way too quickly, and now theres no going back. I love how children don't know all the hate there is in the world, well most anyway. It was such a carefree time. *sigh* I wish I had made the most of my childhood instead of...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2007

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    The Good Ol' Days

    I often find myself wishing that I was a little kid again... wishing I had the opportunity to go back and make different decisions... to do things over I know that if I did have that chance, and I did change anything, a lot of things would be different in my life today. And I...
    BeautifulNightmare BeautifulNightmare 22-25, F 1 Response May 4, 2008

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    Playing

    I love to play all kinds of games when ever i get the chance to.  Still love to play kickball and anything else I can get others to do.  Love to be chased around and love to do the chaseing
    saggy saggy 41-45, F Jan 7, 2008

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    Longing For Innocence

    i am 20 now, i recently turned 20. even through my late teen years i wished to be younger, and unlike a lot of people i never wanted to grow up fast. even when i was little i hoped it would last forever, and being grown up seemed so far away. i did not know much about the hate...
    SummerDragonfly SummerDragonfly 18-21, F Jan 8, 2012

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    No Worries...

    I would love to be a kid again! I had no bills, no problems, no responsibilities and no worries. I had only to worry about my grades and chores. Oh how I long for the old days!
    Duckie77 Duckie77 26-30, F Jan 9, 2008

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    Song So True.

    Being a kid was easy. You had it made. Nothing to worry about. And I miss that. And these song lyrics completely fit that. Trace Atkins- Your Gonna Miss This She was staring out the window of their SUV Complaning, saying "I can't wait to turn 18" She said "...
    missashshalee missashshalee 18-21, F May 4, 2008

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    Not Neccessarily In Elementry School

    Not a baby or anything but young enough to get a fresh start on dating, a fresh start on developing and understanding me. I wish i could push my first time back a couple of years. I wish i could erase some partners and definitely this husband of mine. I hate the way my life has...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 10, 2008

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    Yes

    I wish I can be  a kid again. To see through a kid's eyes again.  
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 3 Responses May 18, 2008

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    I'm finally excited about my make a wish trip (: it took me long enough haha we leave tomorrow XD WE'RE GOING TO HAWAII!!!
    cheesecrackers99 cheesecrackers99 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Today I wish my life could be other. Sometimes I dream to be in somekind of crash or accident that made me wake up from a comma remembering nothing. I wish I can wake up and all...
    Bella1314 Bella1314 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    One of my dear ep friends gave a special birthday gift... 10 wishes.... Hmmmm..... Thinks deeply.... Ok..... 1. I wish 🌠 for peace... World peace ✌.. Personal peace...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    seriously, so fed up with being lied to again and again.
    chlojjs chlojjs 13-15, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    When I was younger I like the idea of becoming a mother until my nephew became a Father for the first time and his drama mama ex girlfriend keeps calling my mother to babysit so...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 18-21, F Feb 8

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    My dad passed away suddenly almost 16 years ago. He was 47 years old. Three years from retiring, and spending his days fishing while my mom worked on her new career as a nurse...
    thecollierfamily thecollierfamily 41-45, F Jan 26

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    A complete, permanent amnesia is gonna be on my wish list. Forget everything... Write down everything that you want to remember... which will be my networking, games, and computer...
    SaotomeKun97 SaotomeKun97 16-17, M 12 hrs ago

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    "'Cause all the cool kids, they seem to fit in I wish that I could be like the cool kids Like the cool kids I wish that I could be like the cool kids 'Cause all the cool kids...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
    youreadwhat youreadwhat 18-21, F Jan 26

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    Today I got up and decided to take the kids to the beach . They were so excited all packed and ready for a day full of fun. We arrive at the beach. I secure us a comfortable spot...
    ButterflyTearz ButterflyTearz 70+, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    well.... sometimes I wish he was far away.... so then i could at least see him and talk to him sometimes... but where he is... I cant talk to him... well I can talk to him but he...
    Slothislife Slothislife 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    It feels good to type everything down here.. I have been keeping everything to myself and it is getting harder to manage but I am sure that I can seek advises from other persons...
    Zenalia Zenalia 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I wish I had the same kids but a different babies momma. I'm through with all the drama, I'm through with all the drama! me being happy with a female is just a distant dream. Why...
    jarae jarae 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I Was A False Convert I was born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina, just as was my mother. My father was from a small town in Georgia. I have often joked that I am the...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    When I grew up in the early 50s the whole village took care of raising the kids. It should be like that again. There was no place for us to misbehave and get unnoticed.
    GrandmaM GrandmaM 70+, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    Just last week, I found out I have kidney stones. As someone who is used to bladder problems, I should have seen this coming, but honestly, I didn't. I had a slight pain near my...
    3lli 3lli 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    iv never liked kids...even when I was a child other kids were playing with baby dolls and i couldn't stand them...I would rather play with barbies and video games. from the time i...
    phinixmak phinixmak 26-30 a week ago

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    How to make a very long story, very short? I dated a boy (we shall call him Darlin), a coworker, for 6 months. My high school sweetheart and best friend (who we shall call Bug...
    quirkygirl520 quirkygirl520 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    my mom had a rough upbringing. rape, abuse, etc with about 13 other brothers and sisters. she had 3 kids. I'm the baby. as kids, we had a horrible childhood as well. she made sure...
    niafiend niafiend 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ever wished you could grow some wings and fly away and disappear leaving everything and everyone behind , i know it sounds crazy . but I don't know why i get these thoughts of...
    leen94 leen94 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I wish I could hear her voice I could look into her eyes I could smell her perfume I could taste her lipgloss I could hear the music in her voice I could see the stars in her...
    Hardielam Hardielam 56-60, M 5 Responses Feb 4

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    On valentines day morning i was admitted into the hospital due to shortness of breath, lower abdomen pains, & fainting. I had no clue it would be as bad as it ended up. I thought...
    tayyd24 tayyd24 18-21, F Feb 16

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    Had Bunk Beds As A Kid................
    goodnites1011 goodnites1011 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Hate People Who Make Fun Of Disabled Kids
    goodnites1011 goodnites1011 22-25, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Hate Parents Abusing Their Kids
    goodnites1011 goodnites1011 22-25, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I am a nanny and currently the kids are less than 2 ft away from the 55" tv with the volume all the way up. the boy is very rude and doesn't seem to care what people have to say...
    kmp143094 kmp143094 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    PRACTICAL ADVICE ON A SATURDAY EVENING! Kids are great. My niece poured super glue in her car seat and by the time my sister in law realized she had done it, my niece was stuck to...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I wish I could be a little girl again and see the world through a child's eyes just one more time.
    fantasythoughts fantasythoughts 36-40, F Feb 15

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    I know. Me included, of course! The world would've been a better place. -.- If there's someone around you who freaking imitates what you do and will not hestitate to establish her...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My girlfriend and I had a fight today. I'm posting this for feed back from men or women. I'll try to make it as unbiased as possible. We fight a lot... So much so that I feel...
    Eridanis Eridanis 36-40, M 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    My daughter did the Hoops for Hearts (American Heart Association) and was the top person in her school to raise $250. One of her class mates is a royal Brat (and that is putting it...
    warlords1973 warlords1973 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    My only love I have now is my Horse. Wish someone would could be at my side again for me to love and hold....
    jackdragon22399 jackdragon22399 13-15, M Jan 26

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    I wish that I didn't have a life long medical problem. I wish that I didn't have anxiety and panic disorder. I wish I had a normal family, and not this dysfunctional mess. I wish I...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 4

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    alright. most of the people who know me here, they feel sympathetic towards me. but i don't like that, they talk to me like Im broken, weak, beat. Quite frankly Im not. Im just a...
    yashgup yashgup 22-25, M Jan 30

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    I absolutely love children and my seven kids with all my heart. I was blessed to have a large family with a husband and seven children. I love being a mother so much. I wish I...
    middleagedfemalemom middleagedfemalemom 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    I am. But first of all I want to say that the way to gain or regain faith is a totally personal one, so trying to persuade someone to believe in God is useless, and also annoying...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 4

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