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I Am a Catholic School Reject

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    Never Goes Away...

    I went to a Catholic school for eight years before I basically told my mother that I was most definitely going to a normal public school the next year, with or without her acceptance. I found that the majority of students at the Catholic school have horrible personalities, and...
    LiquidNight LiquidNight 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2008

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    I Was Abused

    I went to one back in the sixth and seventh grade before I was expelled (it wasn't for bad grades). I had to deal with abuse at home with my old stepfather and there were other students bullying me too. I told the teachers and others that it wasn't right, but was just told to...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Apr 29, 2012

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    I Escaped

    I escaped after 17 long years of catholic upbringing.  I had to because I was who I am and didn't want to go through the feelings of rejection and guilt that I had learned over those years.  The funny part is that even today I still fall back to those feeling of guilt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 11, 2008

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    In the Name of the Father...

    Go ahead and send you kiddies to a Catholic school... hehe Maybe you'll soon have your very own MSP! LMAO   I'm sure it's gotten better but boy did those nun like to hit and pull hair. Isn't there something in the bible about being nice?
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2007

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    Scary Nuns

    The nuns HATED us kids. Luckily they didn't teach us and just lived in the convent there but I found them terrifying, they wouldn't speak to us, just glare at us like we were evil..*shivers*  
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2007

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    Literally Lol

    I had the test scores for entrance into a Catholic private school. They were state in soccer and basketball so I was interested-plus the all-girls aspect helped hehe... I went on a tour of the facility. Hell to the No was my response. I was too rebellious, they denied me anyway...
    sizzzlin69 sizzzlin69 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2013

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    I was born and I grew up in a Catholic country, I went to Catholic school. The Church has authority in my homeland, and priests and nuns do whatever they want to and nobody stops...
    NarcissaBlack NarcissaBlack 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I feel sorry for those who rejected me. I would give them so much care which they will never get from noone in their lives. Cos im so giving and caring that they will miss out. And...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 10 hrs ago

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    I fondly remember my Catholic experience as a grammar school student. When school was in session, Mass everyday except Saturday. The nuns. The beautiful ornate church. The...
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M Nov 1

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    I received my first paddling in public school on my very first day! I was very excited to be starting school and anxious to learn, so I sat in the front row of desks to be close to...
    QuickandtheDead QuickandtheDead 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 13

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    I went through grades 1-6 fearing the paddle greatly. I heard many kids take 3 loud pops in the hallway in elementary school, just hearing it was scary to me. When I entered middle...
    trent74 trent74 36-40 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Hi guys, this few days has been orientation week. It means that we must wear full school attire, follow all the school rules, be introduced to the teacher, and more... I would like...
    hopetolive2000 hopetolive2000 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    That Catholics should know. The R. Catholic church says that the Pope is the head of the Catholic Church. Ans: The Bible says the Lord Jesus Christ is the head of the church...
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Ewtn.com The Journey Home interviews by Marcus Grodi. This night I heard the story of a non Catholic, (non Christian?-I missed the beginning) married man & how at age 55+ he became...
    Stufy Stufy 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Always sem to be getting told off at school at the moment. First Mrs Hughes told me off for talking in class when I'm sure I wasn't the only one talking. Then I got told off by one...
    Susanna96 Susanna96 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have heard what they believe and that they have their own Bible. I was raised Lutheran, ironically, which is a spin-off of the Catholic church. It used to be good, but now the...
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F Nov 7

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    I'm Catholic...haven't practiced the Faith as far as attending Mass in a few years..but I believe very much in what the Catholic Church Professes to Believe in and Preach....I have...
    SouthernItaliano SouthernItaliano 51-55, M 4 Responses Nov 4

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    I've always been critical of the American public school system. Individuality is not tolerated, the usage of critical thinking to solve problems is rejected and they teach useless...
    chubbystringbean chubbystringbean 22-25, M Nov 17

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    I'm currently a Lutheran, but I have always felt drawn to the catholic church. I also feel that the Lutheran church (although great) is not for filling my spiritual needs. I have...
    AStern AStern 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Hey guys.. Im trying to find some time to post about the experience for the first few days of orientation week at the new school. I'll try to post it during the next few days. I...
    hopetolive2000 hopetolive2000 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    Today was the worst day of my life or let me say like every day. I was bullied and teased and mocked in school like today. I had to cry myself out today I was hurt and I felt like...
    Katt007 Katt007 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    First Indirect Rejection When I was in 5th grade I had a crush on this guy in my class. I was and still am the nerdy quiet crazy girl who's always reading manga or doodling anime...
    Toriko Toriko 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I haven't had a girlfriend since I was in the 7th grade and I only went out with her for 2 weeks and we never talked anyway. I feel like im almost afraid of women that im attracted...
    green555f green555f 22-25, M 12 Responses Oct 27

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    I just started a new job as a receptionist for a marketing company. my job is to call people and schedule them for interviews to come work for us. I don't mind calling the people...
    lyssa1207 lyssa1207 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 6

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    It seems like from left and right I get rejected. Just a couple of days ago I got rejected by my crush. I didn't even actually start a conversation with him, I was introducing...
    trinaiscray trinaiscray 13-15, F Nov 7

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    I'm a proud pro-life Catholic.
    jmmoosey jmmoosey 31-35, M Nov 15

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    I don't believe there is such a thing as a pro-choice Catholic, and I'm glad neither the church does as well.
    jmmoosey jmmoosey 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    I just want to meet other people who are Catholic and wouldn't mind just being friends and talking about whatever.
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't understand Catholics sometimes. They believe in God but they worship the Virgin Mary. Don't they know that by worshipping her, they are breaking the 2nd Commandment? Thou...
    InfiniteSpecks InfiniteSpecks 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My biggest thought on being rejected is "you are all beautiful and unique, if the person you like doesn't like you back or says no it's their loss not yours. They don't know what...
    AllisonLuvsMusic AllisonLuvsMusic 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 30

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    I know it's impossible to please everyone, and rejection sometimes is inevitable, but i'm still afraid. Its so hard to face people, sometimes due to it, but it happens to everyone...
    Anika1258 Anika1258 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I like to think if myself as a go getter, that I never let things hold me back, in fact looking back at all the things I have accomplished I'm truly proud of what have I been...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I hate rejection. I'm easily embarrassed so I never make the first move in anything. I just want to not feel so insecure for once and just accept sometimes I will be rejected...
    xlyricbelle xlyricbelle 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 6

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    I've been rejected by a group of my friends for like 3 weeks then one of them called me and asked if I wanna hang out? You dumb little *****, I don't **** with you! I didn't even...
    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F Nov 8

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    I don't care if people reject me. I got my toy and it doesn't reject me :)
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 9

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    I'm used to rejection. Every person in this world reject me.
    staystrongandlive staystrongandlive 16-17, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't know what it is with me, i have a massive amount of self doubt in my self. It bundles down to many things, shyness, confidence, not a lot of practise, my standards are to...
    slskerman199 slskerman199 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 29

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    It really sucks that unfortuantely I couldn't fight the feelings of affection towards someone straight. I know they probably aren't interested in me, but I still went in and asked...
    Unraveledghoul Unraveledghoul 16-17, M Oct 29

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    I hate being rejected, no matter what it is. I find it worse than a broken heart
    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    Not really. I'm more afraid of being the one giving the rejection. Happens often. And I don't like hurting people's feelings...but can't help it.
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    Kind of. I don't know really. I don't put myself out there enough to be rejected. But if I did I would be afraid.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 2

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    " Don't be afraid of rejection, it's your rebounding that shows who you really are."
    minncech minncech 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    There's this girl I've liked for a few years now but I never made a move or even told her how I feel Cuz I always thought she was straight. Now she recently told me she made out...
    Aquarius1402 Aquarius1402 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    How many more times do I have to feel rejected? It kills me every time to the point where I want to give up on any kind of relationship at this point
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 9

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    I'm terrified of being alone. I have to bribe people to be my friend and I hate it but I'm so scared of being rejected and alone.
    Jaielll Jaielll 18-21, F 13 Responses Nov 9

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