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I Am a Catholic School Reject

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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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    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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    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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    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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