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I Am a Catholic School Reject

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've been going to an all girls catholic school for the last 5 years, it's not so bad I guess. It's very religious, and the nuns can be realllllllly mean and strict. For example...
    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I believe that The Higher Power = Intelligent Atomic Energy that formed the universe through the scientific Big Bang Theory and Evolution during billions of years, not seven days...
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was abandoned by my mother at 2yo. I was taken to live with my grandmother and after about 18months my father told me that she did not want me anymore and took me away to live...
    mickyisback mickyisback 51-55, M 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Rejected!One of my biggest fears is being rejected! Especially all the time,effort and feelings put into it! Rejection is painful to experience!It's just a horrible feeling after...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Whenever I get rejected my body can not handle it. My body starts to flip out and I cant stop it. I wish I could handle it but I don't know how.
    yummycake54329 yummycake54329 13-15, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    April 26, 1997 I was born by a preteen some where in Cuenca, Ecuador. Week later I was ditched by my mother and left to my father. a day later I was put up for adoption in a...
    Browness Browness 16-17 4 days ago

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    Ever since I was a little girl I have not been afraid of darkness, monsters, or burglars, but social rejection. It started in the sixth grade. My family made a big move and I faced...
    RubyAnaBelle RubyAnaBelle 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I can't tell you how many times I have been rejected. I can't count them on my fingers and thumbs combined. My first one was in 2nd grade by a boy named Billy. I had weird...
    meganshaw1 meganshaw1 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I was at Saint Ann's in the city centre. It's a girls school, so yes, I was forced to behave. It's catholic, and used to be a convent school. I was in Edmund, and what's funny is...
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F Aug 26

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    Talking to someone who doesn't know one thing about Catholicism besides whatever he's heard from the media and is as curious as a 2 year old asking "why?" for every little thing is...
    IntrovertedRose IntrovertedRose 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I was rejected. This is hard for me to accept, let alone write a story about. But I guess awareness and acceptance are both ingredients to overcome this, to which I have vowed to...
    adjustedfocus adjustedfocus 31-35 1 Response Aug 27

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    It's school tomorrow, and I already get bullied. How are people gonna treat me once they find out I'm dating the person who sucked guys off in the toilets? I've been nervous all...
    ChucktheLegend ChucktheLegend 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm not afraid of getting rejected. I'd rather be rejected instead of just dreaming about things. Rejection, to me, means I tried my best. At least I didn't let the fear of...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F Aug 27

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    My name is mohaaa, am in high school, I like having girl friend but am afraid talking to girls and having fun with them COZ am afraid to be rejected. So can anybody help me out of...
    mabdulle1996 mabdulle1996 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    When I was younger, I was always rejected, every man, every girl. many men used me, many females treated me like a worthless piece of trash. Every day I would go to school fearing...
    jamiedoe94 jamiedoe94 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 26

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    It's not that I'm "afraid of rejection" [anymore]. It's more like I dread the thought of the idea. When I do feel rejected, that's when I get stuck in my head with my thoughts. A...
    seakissedjem seakissedjem 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 28

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    I believe, accept and follow the traditional teaching of the Catholic Church and try to follow them in my life. I do not believe that the Church should soften, simplify or change...
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas 36-40, F Sep 5

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    I am a shy person so it took a lot of courage in order to do this. I asked out a guy for the first time ever and I hardly even talk to guys in the first place for a couple reasons...
    AriosaRuby AriosaRuby 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    I am Catholic. I was converted from Baptist to Catholic and received communion in April 2010. I am a Eucharistic Minister for my church and love the people there.
    Didro56 Didro56 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    It's not that I have a phobia of rejection. It's just I've been rejected so much in my life that if I ever see someone reject me I just want to fall on my knees and cry until I run...
    SoraMayOctavian SoraMayOctavian 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    Yep. I'm afraid of rejection. I've been rejected once before and hated the feeling. Most men who've experienced being with someone can easily brush rejection off their shoulder but...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 6

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    I need to vent my built up anger ,and my frustration Ok so here goes .. When I heard about Facebook and how people found there HS friends , I decided to look up A few close...
    Nature1968 Nature1968 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am Very afraid of being rejected. You would think as often as I have been rejected though that it would be an easy thing to get over now. It is not. When I want to be with...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This happened when i was in 9th grade. I liked this guy and honestly i thought he liked me back! So i gathered up the courage to actually tell him that, and i did, via text. (I...
    Awesomegirl67 Awesomegirl67 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    School: quite shy person who wants to be alone and not botherd Home: listening to music dancing in my living room smiling laughing and having fun :D
    TheRainbowDino TheRainbowDino 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm always scared of rejections I'm like a little kid , I like some ill tell a friend my friend tells them and every time i see them I hid from them because I think of rejects my...
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    This is a silly thing to fear. I'm 39 years old, a veteran of two wars, and all sorts of other things that ought to make me fearless. Still, I'm afraid of rejection. It isn't...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 26

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    Just got back from a beautiful weekend in Anaheim, California, at the SCRC (Southern California Renewal Community), which is part of the Catholic charismatic movement. There were...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    This weekend was a beautiful weekend in Anaheim, California, at the SCRC (Southern California Renewal Community), which is part of the Catholic charismatic movement. There were...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M Sep 1

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    This weekend was a beautiful weekend in Anaheim, California, at the SCRC (Southern California Renewal Community), which is part of the Catholic charismatic movement. There were...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M Sep 1

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    This weekend was a beautiful weekend in Anaheim, California, at the SCRC (Southern California Renewal Community), which is part of the Catholic charismatic movement. There were...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M Sep 1

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    This weekend was a beautiful weekend in Anaheim, California, at the SCRC (Southern California Renewal Community), which is part of the Catholic charismatic movement. There were...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M Sep 1

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    “There’s nothing like rejection to make you do an inventory of yourself.” - James Lee Burke “Rejection slips, or form letters, however tactfully phrased, are lacerations...
    TheStoryman TheStoryman 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I love being a Catholic (: God bless you all.
    COD101 COD101 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I CAN NOT deal with rejection people. My fiancee just moved out last month..didn't even see it coming. He moved 2 hours away & has barely talked to me...for the most part he...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have this one life. I am making the most of it. I never chose my position. It was not a conscious choice to say "I am deciding not to believe in God" rather, it came over me. I...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yeah some where lost faith but catholic
    Naughtythoughtss Naughtythoughtss 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    And not only rejection .I just find it hard to talk with people .Especially the ones who once hurt me. I 've been bullied and ridiculed , rejected .I was the fat kid , later I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Aug 21

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    I've never let myself get to a stage that I can be rejected because I'm afraid of how I will feel afterwards. I'm also too polite to reject someone
    Chemly Chemly 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm rejected before it even begins. I've never fell in love with someone without being rejected. My life is one perpetual unrequited love story. Sometimes I don't think that I can...
    yolo19 yolo19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    'Don't feel bad if someone rejects you. People usually reject expensive things because they can't afford them.'
    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15 1 Response Aug 27

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    like, too much! it has come to a point where i don't even want to start anything, and by anything i mean anything, i don't even want to h