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I Wish I Could Be a Kid Again

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Yes

    I wish I can be  a kid again. To see through a kid's eyes again.  
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 3 Responses May 18, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I have so many songs from the 90s on my mp3 player. I am a 90s kid. I had so much fun when I was under the age of 11. I remember how happy and awesome I was. I wish there was a...
    peacefullover peacefullover 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I'm not even an adult yet and I wish I was still a kid Aging past 12 was the biggest mistake I ever made
    DoodleGoddess DoodleGoddess 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    At almost 23, I feel old. I look back at the plot of land where my school used to be and I cry, every single time. Becoming a mother at 19 was not easy, and now, four short years...
    Tsukikosan Tsukikosan 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Aging past 10 was a mistake
    teenstudent546 teenstudent546 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I refuse to turn 16. I'll just sleep through my birthday. It never happened if you weren't there, right?
    DoodleGoddess DoodleGoddess 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    AHH.. The belt... like all of us with this experience. It sucked i'm not emotionally scarred over it. But i would of taken the belt or anything else my mom gave us, any day...
    ambull1 ambull1 31-35, M Apr 1

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    I want to be a kid again my life was so much happier and I always smile as a kid that it got everybody around me to smile and become happy. I would get to meet my hero again.
    Dragonwarrior01 Dragonwarrior01 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Dammit He's 5 hours ahead of me in the Netherlands while in here in the US I would catch any plane train or boat just to see him For one hug One kiss One more moment to cherish...
    YungPocahontas YungPocahontas 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Hey David. I'm just going to pretend that you're going to read this like I'm sending it to you... but maybe I'll be more open, because I know you never will. So first off... I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    How is it possible to be surrounded by people every day and yet feel so lonely? I got married 6 years ago and as scary and sad as it is, when I look honestly deep within myself, I...
    Lonelyskeptic Lonelyskeptic 26-30, M 13 Responses Apr 12

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    I was brought up with three siblings, the older two hated my father especially the older brother who was from a previous marriage. They egged one another on and accused my father...
    Tigermoth35 Tigermoth35 31-35, F Apr 11

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    My mom just told me the other day that I might have been sexually abused when I was 4. I was like, "What do you mean, "might" ? " She would drop me off at daycare when she went to...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 1 Response Apr 7

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    I should start off by saying that I am over 30, am married and have four kids. I miss the days when I wasn't married, and wasn't a full time mom. Life seemed more "go with the flow...
    Forbidden1 Forbidden1 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I wish that I will be able to find the one. I will look into his eyes and tell him this: You do not have to give me traditional gifts like chocolates, flowers or teddy bears to...
    Dumstey Dumstey 18-21, F 1 Response 22 mins ago

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    Wait, I'm fourteen, but what you need to know is that I wish I was younger as in nine or ten, because back then I was stable. Now I'm not stable. My mind is not stable. I wish I...
    ChocolateCoveredKFC ChocolateCoveredKFC 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Arrested For An Abduction That NEVER Happened-My mother split from my stepfather after ten years almost 15 years ago. A custody battle ensued. Not between the two of them though...
    DiamondsEldest DiamondsEldest 26-30 Mar 25

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    I am a young mother. I have made many, many mistakes in my past, true. I was a wild teen who came from a broken home. Both of my parents were/are drug addicts. My father was in and...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F Mar 31

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    I wish we could talk, I have so many things to say. I wish we never met. I wish that I could forget. I wish that all of the things we did we can do all over again (ahh I wish). I...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F Mar 31

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    I wish everything went right with this girl. Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    So one night, I was at a party with about 15 other people or so. My best friend was hosting. We where all partying, when someone knocked on the door. My friend was upstairs so I...
    Gibson128 Gibson128 13-15 1 Response Apr 3

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F Apr 9

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    Nike Free shoes square measure most likely the foremost well-liked choice due to the Greek deity name and therefore the indisputable fact that they closely fit regular sneakers...
    mmogooglegame mmogooglegame 22-25, M Apr 13

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    My friend Graeme has been friends with a kid named Justin since first grade. Recently they've had a bit of a falling out. Justin is the most arrogant person you've ever met, and...
    hatandboots10 hatandboots10 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    For the two that occupy my mind. The one that I think I like I don't know what I feel for you, but I just wish that I could be with you right now. Maybe you can help me figure...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F Apr 13

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    I don't want to live my whole life in self pity and torturing myself with your thoughts but why is it that your thoughts follow me wherever I go?Why is it that I have built a wall...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    …..I wish I had wings. I wish I was slender with an elfin beauty and long fingers and a dark laugh that sparkled like frost on grass. I wish I could dance through the skies and...
    BlackRosesTurnBlue BlackRosesTurnBlue 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I have posted a lot of stories talking about Egypt’s revolutions, more than a hundred maybe, whether they were about the 25 January revolution against Mubarak’s regime...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Apr 13

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    Sometimes our dreams are much better then reality. In out dreams we can be anyone, go anywhere, do anything. But for me. My dreams are a bit more real then fantasy. In my dreams I...
    ScarlettAngelica ScarlettAngelica 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I wish I could discipline other people
    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    To be honest I do wish I was in a great relationship. I think of what it would be like and it sort of scares me but at the same time I wish I could have it. I've never been in a...
    JohnnyCasshh JohnnyCasshh 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I wish against all wishes for just one more moment. You were taken away to soon and we never got that final good bye. So many times at the thought of just happy memories I flash...
    ScarlettAngelica ScarlettAngelica 26-30, F Apr 11

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    "I'll Teach You To Tell Mommy A Lie!" When my daughter was growing up, one thing for which I would always spank her if I caught her doing it was lying. Looking back, I don't know...
    margaret3 margaret3 61-65, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    An entry for little Beaver. So on my latest post, I wrote about how I almost fainted and then my sister brought me to the nearest fast food chain thinking it was due to low...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Apr 13

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    How I wish I could. :( It's been almost a week the first time I joined on EP and since then, I started knowing numerous experiences of people (that captured my heart) coming from...
    MissPurple912 MissPurple912 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 24

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    I wish I had had a real Father. A dad that loved and cherished me and my brothers. My dad is an emotionally abusive man. He is also a severe narcissist. I stopped speaking to him...
    Howyahorse Howyahorse 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I have so much going on, and so much troubling me. All the mess has just pretty much ruined almost every aspect of my life, and my failure trials at helping myself have just made...
    Soligem Soligem 18-21 Mar 27

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    I don't why~ I have a big one who's generally aloof to me. I always wanted a cute little brother who looks up to me and thinks I'm the coolest. :D Hm...really awesome kid who's...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I know I did wrong and I know she did Wrong too but I can see how my reactions influenced her actions and how we fed off each other to no good end.... She seems like she's happy in...
    guyhasname guyhasname 36-40, M Apr 5

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    I wish at times that I could duplicate myself and give to someone in need of a friend or someone special. Then again, I have a habit of being left and I don't do well with being...
    Indari Indari 31-35, M Apr 8
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