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I Wish I Could Be a Kid Again

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I wish i was a kid again. Everything seemed so much better and happier.
    Heyababe Heyababe 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    (Photo Attached) Less stress . Less worries .. More fun .. more treats
    seducedyou seducedyou 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 26

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    The title of this post says it all. I wish I knew then what I know now. I know that I am still very young, and this will probably apply when I'm older, but I can still see just how...
    Heresmystory Heresmystory 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I'd wake up to the sound of birds out my window and the news on the tv in the living room. Me and my sister would play outside non stop til in was dark/dinner time We played...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F Nov 30

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    I feel like this year I have watched as every last crumb of my own childhood has been washed away. I was still fairly young when I bought my first house, and shortly after, I...
    danteflorz danteflorz 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wish I could love God more. I wish I could stop sining. I wish I would just stop being jealous of others. I wish I was nicer to my parents. I wish could be a better christian. I...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    There is an old, old song which goes:(Sung by a man of course)'I wish I was single againI wish I was single again,I wish I was single, my pockets would jingleI wish I was single...
    HolmesGirl HolmesGirl 51-55, F 1 hr ago

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    When I was about 5-6, my mother and father divorced, and my mum got custody of me. Dad wasn't too happy, and he started threatening to kill us and stuff. Once he came over at night...
    sierralayne sierralayne 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    You name it I've been through it. I have been molested, raped and abused. I have had a loaded gun placed to my temple and I begged for them to pull the trigger. I've been addicted...
    Gothika88 Gothika88 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    27th post. So basically my husband bashed me for years and years. There were things thrown at me such as plates, glass ashtrays, tables, punches, choking, whatever he felt like at...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    Whenever I see a dog or a cat on the street it hurts so much but I'm only 16 and I'm not allowed to bring home strays. I wish that I could do something to help like start a shelter...
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    17th post...Let me start this post with a little apology. I take antidepressants, and they have kept me from, metaphorically speaking, pulling the trigger. But one of the downsides...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I am really clinically depressed, been int he hospital multiple times, feel suicidal everyday because I don't want to get married, have kids, or be a caregiver. My mom has...
    Emeraldisles5 Emeraldisles5 18-21 Nov 27

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    22nd post. Ok lets go into my health, just so I can give a history on how I think my depression might have been triggered, and slowly began to rise. All through my life I was very...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    So when I was younger I told my girlfriend at the time that I wanted to do some playful things with handcuffs. She sounded excited. And the she told me to get some and she would...
    Photogeek47 Photogeek47 26-30, M 5 Responses Dec 4

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    18th post. For anyone who has been following my posts this one is a must read. I am shaking and my hands are sweating bullets because I know this is the truth of it all. The actual...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 24

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    Alright nerds. Here's day 2 for everyone. So when I woke up I had a message on my phone. My girl had called and told me to meet her at her house. I quickly dressed and ran out...
    Photogeek47 Photogeek47 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    28th post. A couple of other times that spring to mind when I think about the abuse, were two instances where once again I can't understand what went wrong. A few years back we...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    23rd post. Not long after I recovered from the kidney stone, I started getting upper abdominal pain. They would come and go in spurts, and at the beginning a couple of panadol...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    B.o.B. ft. Hayley Williams - Airplanes http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kn6-c223DUU Can we pretend that airplanes In...
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F Nov 21

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    44th post. Well I'm almost done telling my story, maybe about 10 more in depth posts to come, and a few randoms. I've saved the best for last, as in the events that led up to my...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have experienced a lot of painful racism persecution and oppression all through my life more than all others I live in a multicultural countries and I'm not the only person with...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I was a kid I easily say I like someone until I was 6th grade at elementary school. I fall in love with a boy for 4 years. I didn't expect to love him that long. People were...
    killbillhell007 killbillhell007 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    well I'm back , and this time everything is not rainbows and flowers with my relationship . to make this short , my boyfriend thinks that I complain way too much now and that...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    26th post. So here is another blast from the past. This probably happened about 2 years ago, at the height of my anxiety, and when my mental illness was developing into much more...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F Nov 30

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    13th post. "Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me." I wish it would end, I wish it would end, I wish it would end. My life that is, and I can't seem to stop thinking...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    so I have a d### bully... today after I got out of school I was walking in the parking lot. a tow truck was hooking up to my truck... I began running for the man who explained kids...
    dailyguyboyjr dailyguyboyjr 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    15th post. My panic attack yesterday left me emotionally and physically drained. The way I'm feeling today, there is no way in the world I am going to beat this fight. I would much...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Im not really that old im 35 but feel much older. I seem to have no energy anymore. When i do have it my knee throbs with pain. I need surgery done on it but its so expensive. I...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 24

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    I've never actually tried to get pregnant. I'm just not in a place to be having kids. Though as many times as I've been dumb and not used protection (don't worry I've been checked...
    ConfusedTeenGirl ConfusedTeenGirl 18-21, F Dec 5

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    12th post. This one might be a sensitive topic for some people so you can give it a miss if you need to. By the time my second daughter was 2 years old the gambling and the abuse...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    41st post..I'm ready to tackle the past again, because I'm in such an agro mood. First a little bit on the agro mood. He has been so nice to me for a number of weeks now, not...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    4'10 and I'm 22 years old all my life I've been the shortest out of all my friends I hate it! When I go out or shopping when i go out guys always say I look like a kid when really...
    brookbabii22 brookbabii22 22-25, F a week ago

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    I wish I could go back in time and warn myself that if I tell my cousin how I felt about him that my relationship with him would go so far south that we never speak. I miss the...
    psychedeliica psychedeliica 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    56th post..This will be my last post on the Sydney siege. 2 innocent lives were lost early this morning, as a selfish individual stormed a coffee shop and decided to play God for a...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ugh, I wish things could have worked out. But you were conflicted and I was confused. It ended in a negative way and I wish I could have been stronger. I think we really have a...
    Lostradamus Lostradamus 26-30, M a week ago

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