Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Wish I Could Be a Kid Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 165 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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Before I had my kids I was such a fun girl, now... I'm a mom:/
    jussme91 jussme91 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ... I could swim against the current, walk among crowds and not be beset by irrational fears.
    morea morea 22-25, F Jan 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    its 1 feb 2015 today and its his birthday again. for the past 6yrs together i had never failed to be with him on his birthday but today and the past 1 year im unable to be with him...
    sherisha sherisha 36-40, F 12 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My 5 year old son used to talk about his life "before" when he was 3... but that's a different story. I'm a little freaked out because lately, he keeps predicting things that come...
    Classangel00A Classangel00A 31-35, F 34 Responses 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really wish I could, but I fear that only the outside matters to everyone
    craz3f8g craz3f8g 18-21 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i am crazy over kids. I love all the kids on this planet, no matter whose kids their are. i dont care about they nationality, race, etc. i am afraid that i may go insane while...
    azanun azanun 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a single mom... the kids' dad left us when they were toddlers... for a party life. We have been doing it on our own for 15 yrs. My dad and mom used to help me but they both...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F Jan 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This could also pertain to the "self". Our own "selves". Search for the love you ought to give yourself. Loving yourself unconditionally means you know what love is and what it is...
    Elizabeth161223 Elizabeth161223 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'd fix a thing or two in my life, but that's whatever. The fun part is what comes after that. I'd return to the present, collect the spoils, grab a couple friends, then off we...
    decorus decorus 13-15, M 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am now a 30 year old male and this really happened to me when I was 24 (at least 6 years ago). It was a 98 degree hot summer day and I was wearing a black tank top, blue denim...
    DiamondD84 DiamondD84 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    well, my husband took away my 16 year old nieces phone to see what was going on...we found out that she was talking dirty with boys at her school...it took a lot to trust her with...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes I get angry about how cards are dealt to people, myself mainly. I wish everything in life were different. I wish that no one had to be poor for others to live a life of...
    LDll LDll 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well, I had very good friends. We don't really share the exact traits or likes but we became really close like 4 years ago then we didn't keep in touch with each other for 1 year...
    rbgenio rbgenio 16-17, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Perhaps I would be more understood, then again who doesn't like a lil puzzle to solve?
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 31-35, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was the perfect child in the perfect family. Good grades, sporty, i have ADD but once that issue was settled my life was generally the perfect childhood. It's hard to express how...
    Cannibalcheezecake Cannibalcheezecake 18-21, F Jan 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The world would be a sadder place, but, at the very least, I could relate to it.
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 15 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I just had the idea to watch an anime that I watched about 2 and a half years ago. It had been a while since I watched it, and I really loved it, so decided it was time to watch...
    PlumFudge PlumFudge 18-21, F Jan 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    74th post..Well you might have noticed I haven't been posting here in a while. I'm still around. The 20th passed and I'm still alive. Had a bad week struggling all week with the...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This following is very long, but if you can get through it... VERY informative; "What if 20 Million Illegal Aliens were Deported from America ? Tina Griego, journalist for the...
    curiosi curiosi 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I recently was diagnosed with FSH Muscular Dystrophy, which is a genetic disorder in my family. I know that if I have biological children they would have a 50% chance of having it...
    Rox21HL Rox21HL 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    wow! I know alot of us feel the same.... so obviously it is common to feel this way. I am in the same position as most of you. I met the most loving, hard-working, caring and sexy...
    romanijeh romanijeh 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Something about your late twenties really brings out a self-actualization you almost wish never came about. Was I any happier hanging out with people who stressed me out and...
    BleuGardenia BleuGardenia 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Wanting someone for you is what any could wish, mostly cause they've been hurt and go thru the pain and fear of going with someone for the fear of getting hurt again, I know I've...
    LunarSky LunarSky 16-17, F Jan 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wish my bf compliments me. I wish people wouldn't disrespect me just cause he doesn't eat meat and consume alcohol. I wish I had stayed with my ex who was a jerk but at least...
    dontmatter11 dontmatter11 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Some nights I feel impossibly small like my whole body could slip trough never to reappear in this world again Some nights I feel like a carefully crafted paper doll fragile...
    Tristee Tristee 36-40, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I was asked to take some pictures the other night to show off my new shoes. I have a pair of patent leather 4 inch stiletto pumps with locking ankle straps. I was told to get...
    Photogeek47 Photogeek47 26-30, M Jan 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So ...it's freezing out today. -25 c that's pretty cold. Our world does not end though it's normal for us. We went to school and the gym and music practice, it's a normal night...
    sunshinegirl76 sunshinegirl76 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Last year was a game changer for me..i left my boyfriend of five years last February. It was difficult to do but I don't regret it. It took me over a year to work up the courage...
    lambkin lambkin 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My ex is coming tonight to get the rest of his stuff. I saw him yesterday and he told me he loves me and thinks about me every night. He said I'll always have a place in his heart...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Bratty children get on my nerves. Like seriously, we know who's in charge and it's not the parents. I will be able to go anywhere with my kids and they will know not to misbehave.
    1forHIM 1forHIM 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Depression sucks. Hard as I try to lift myself up and do things I wanna do, I couldn't. Too hard. I'm just grateful that my anti depressants take the edge of but it still there...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 21

    Your Response

    Cancel