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I Wish I Could Be a Kid Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 174 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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!

    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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    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 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I've shared a lot with this man, but in light of recent events, I don't think I can ever trust him with how I feel, or anything actually. It took a lot of courage for me to...
    oddpodd oddpodd 22-25, F 14 mins ago

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    All say we are made for each other I just smile and say hey stop kidding I am I & He is he ..’We’ for us Is Just social eye wash. All say I have a loving heart I just brush...
    trappedwings trappedwings 26-30, F 57 mins ago

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    Well only because target practice would be more fun! And you could legally rekill someone! I'm not really big with the whole zombie craze and I definitely don't like the graphic...
    JoanieNewHampshire JoanieNewHampshire 61-65, T 2 hrs ago

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    Oh i so wish....and wish and wish...
    sparksspunk sparksspunk 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    He raised his legs in gesture as if to kick me but stopped. He threw a glass cup aiming at us and hurled vulgarities. He destroyed few of our furniture at home. He tried to assault...
    majesticsea majesticsea 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    This used to be my wish. Now I just don't waste my time on those kind of people. Problem solved.
    AlwaysHaveParis AlwaysHaveParis 26-30, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I should've stayed a virgin until I was in my 30s. Focused more on establishing myself in a career and building things up financially. I played early, ended up having kids, and...
    seijuroheiko seijuroheiko 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    I wish that mouse can survive and leave that box. When I saw it on Feb. 4 night, it seemed not to have much energy while its eyes always opened with the expression that it doesn...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I'd go back in time and insist on a better relationship. I got married to get out of my parents house, and away from the small fishing community where everyone knew my family, and...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 41-45, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    And wish defending others was legal But society has been insane For centuries
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I wish everybody could settle outside their hometown during Chinese new year festival. During Chinese new year, home is the most distressful place. The farer you can be away...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    My 4 year old cousin is watching a video about dinosaurs (while making me watch it) and is naming the dinosaurs as the video goes on. If he doesn't know the name of a dinosaur, he...
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 18-21, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    i know one day i will get married and have kids of my own i will be a good dad too
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I am my fathers' son of that I have no doubt. I miss him dearly with a gentle sadness and loneliness that follows me through my days and calls to me in my darkest hours and...
    Chagos Chagos 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    There was a time when I wished there was a place, a place for another someone in my life to do the little things that I crave, that I want, that my soul needs. Intimate things...
    SuburbanSage SuburbanSage 61-65, M 1 day ago

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    I miss it so much. No work, adult responsibilities, taxes or lawers after us. Kids just eat, sleep, go to school, activities and play. Us adults gotta go to work, pat taxes and...
    BigDDGirl BigDDGirl 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Kendall here again, I know I post quite often on my mom's account, but she's a very busy person and I have a lot of time so I thought I'd help her out and keep people up to date on...
    Richardson444 Richardson444 56-60, F 2 days ago

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    I wish my mind had a delete button, so,I could erase all the bitter memories of people crying over me and calling me a heartless and selfish *****. I wish I could erase all the...
    iSatan iSatan 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Many, many things I wish I could get rid of. I think the older you get the heavier the memories become. Too bad I couldn't just go back to being 18 and start this whole "adult...
    theflipside theflipside 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was never all that interested in having kids. I liked them just fine, I just never really saw myself as a Dad and couldn't imagine taking on that responsibility. I met my...
    Fedup2016 Fedup2016 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I never want to have children. For some people it seems like an impossible concept that a female does not to mother children. It is an individual choice, some women want to have...
    moonlightflower moonlightflower 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Ok this statement couldn't be more true. My post is going to be a confusing one.. As some of you have read my past posts I seem to still love someone who clearly doesn't want me...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a recovering male anorexic, and I just finished an outpatient treatment program for eating disorders. On the whole, it wasn’t a helpful program. I may be at a healthy weight...
    Caridinals21 Caridinals21 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wish I could grow up with my daddy. I want to make him happy as his little girl. He would have bought me toys and watch me playing with them. He would have kissed me before going...
    natalypetrvicki natalypetrvicki 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    UPDATED I've tried being a vegetarian for two weeks, until the severity of my stranger for a Mother molesting me became stronger, as my face felt weird and out of place in the...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F a week ago

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    Hahahaha! I like when people joke with me. Some time ago, my hairdresser thought I would look great with a new hair color. Can't explain what kind if color it was. More or less...
    mmorgam mmorgam 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    The 90s were so good to me. We played outside all day until the street lights popped on "hopscotch, hide n' go seek etc. Tv was better, never had to worry about seeing nasty or...
    HarmonyVents HarmonyVents 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I have read so many stories about people wanting to die because of personal reasons. Now, i feel the same way too. hoping that it will come soon like a thief in the night. Why...
    darklife101 darklife101 46-50, M Jan 26

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    I wish you were here I could put my arm around you Making you blush, the way you do I wish I could stare into your eyes More beautiful than any sunrise I wish our lips, could once...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jan 25

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    I'm entering into my second semester in college without my best friend, which is really killing me. It's something I'll have to come to terms with eventually, and I'm really trying...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I can honestly say I wish I had never gotten married. we had our daughter a yr ago, and she has been so lazy for the last year. she sits around and does nothing all day long when...
    idkw2 idkw2 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 23

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