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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    What I should say is that I am a former Catholic School Girl. But I suppose many thousands on here are ex C.S.G. Luckily I never had tuition from the ladies in the long black...
    Illuvmyukdad Illuvmyukdad 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I grew up in catholic school though none of my family were practicing Catholics themselves. I grew up with a lot of pressure to be the "good" one. Until I was a teenager, I felt...
    onebrokegirl onebrokegirl 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    Well, it starts out in my teen years in high school... When I was a child I went through trauma. After the abuse, i ended up not being able to socialize with people without barking...
    RisaKazura RisaKazura 22-25, F 3 Responses May 3

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    I rejected ever since 1st grade. now I'm in middle school its still happening. I was convinced I was ugly in middle4th grade. reason. because everyone would silently do hand...
    PurpleWindTheWolf PurpleWindTheWolf 13-15 5 Responses May 7

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    When I was younger I tried making friends with kids at school but I was picked on and nobody liked me. Now that I am an adult I still have no friends and women always reject me. I...
    atr7887 atr7887 26-30, M May 8

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    so happy to finally be free from the racist, bigoted, homophobic, catholic freaks that went to the school that I just graduated from.
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    famous catholics i was looking up famous mormons because i was surprised when i found out earlier today that the osmonds are mormon (long story) so i looked up wikipedia's list of...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F May 1

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    "Not 100 in the United States hate the Roman Catholic Church, but millions hate what they mistakenly think the Roman Catholic Church is" -- Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, 1895-1979
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M 1 Response May 4

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    when I was younger l was afraid to tell girls how I feel. so I still think about the ones that I liked and never said a word to l remember all of their names. I especially think...
    weadkeys weadkeys 46-50, M 2 Responses May 11

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    Rejection is a key factor to why serial killers did what they did. Well, most. Rejection can drive people crazy. The feeling of not being wanted by anyone genuinely hurts. And it's...
    derangeddelinquent derangeddelinquent 13-15, F 4 Responses May 6

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    Indifferentism Is A Perverse Opinion An excerpt from Pope Gregory XVl, "Mirari Vos": 13. Now when we consider another abundant source of the evils with which the Church is...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F May 12

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    After being rejected over and over again, rejection is no stranger to me. I have my guard up all the time just in case someone I love rejects me. I find that I am growing distant...
    23fly41 23fly41 16-17, F 1 Response May 19

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    I've been struggling to move on from a guy for months and its upsetting me on a daily basis. Im rarely attracted to people but myself and this guy had lots in common and I've felt...
    TwinFoxes TwinFoxes 16-17, F 8 Responses May 9

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    Rejection is the absolute worst feeling in the world. I was stupid enough to develop feelings for you, and now look at where I am. Alone, sad, and feeling even crappier than I did...
    Airella013 Airella013 18-21, F 8 Responses May 10

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    I am VERY afraid of rejection. Maybe that's why when I like someone, I just keep it to myself and don't try to get his attention. Sometimes, when he does get close to me, I will be...
    sofiahafirda sofiahafirda 16-17, F 10 Responses May 17

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    I've always been afraid of rejection.My last friend ship wth this girl made it worse she always took the guys I liked called me names said I was ugly just wasn't nice.She would...
    kassidyforreal kassidyforreal 16-17, F 12 Responses May 17

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    I was once in my life only a short while ago extremely afraid of rejection :but.that is NOT the case anylonger.I accept myself (every single cell in my unique body)and my precious...
    stephanie82 stephanie82 31-35, F 1 Response May 18

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    For as long as I can remember, I always felt like I was at the mercy of others. Being made to feel like I was always supposed to be at everyone else's beacon call. I didn't start...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M May 19

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    I love one of my friends so much it hurts, but I have no idea if they're straight or not. Also, she's moving in a couple of weeks, so I was thinking of taking a shot and confessing...
    46Ricechan 46Ricechan 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Its sometimes scary. My mother can be judgmental, I'm afraid that she will not approve of what I love or who I love. At school I hear girls gossiping behind backs. They can be so...
    alligatorbatpig alligatorbatpig 16-17, F 5 Responses May 7

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    I have this crush at my school and everyone is telling me I need to ask him out but I'M scared what if he says no
    Makeeshaosborn Makeeshaosborn 13-15, F 2 Responses May 19

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    I'm so afraid of rejection that I just push people away when I feel like things are going bad. I try to fix it but nothing ever works. Instead of them leaving me I end up excluding...
    JustWantItToWork JustWantItToWork 26-30, F 8 Responses May 9

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    I was rejected by someone I thought was my best friend last year, never got an answer so couldn't really move on. I always lied to myself saying "I am alright" "I dont feel...
    KratosAurion KratosAurion 18-21, M May 12

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    Feeling very rejected right now.....
    SuriAnne SuriAnne 36-40, F May 13

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    I got Rejected by i girl I like on Thursday she said yes but her dad won't let her date,it's her lost, I was talking to my friend he was saying how any girl would be lucky to date...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 1 Response May 13

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    I've had a friend for about 5 years or so now. that I've really liked. and I want to open up to her and tell her My feelings. I'm just worried if I do and she rejects me we won't...
    Alanh19 Alanh19 18-21, M 3 Responses May 14

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    Being a very open and opinionated member of the LGTBQ community. I am often rejected for my views. I also am a quiet person when it comes to most other things. It's hard for me...
    bbybleu bbybleu 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    I've found a ancient female acquaintance I knew on a dating website, it was cool, I have some hope. But after she said she go take a nap, some hours after, I see she is blocked and...
    AloneSoulAloneHeart AloneSoulAloneHeart 26-30, M 3 Responses May 15

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    I have a crush on this girl who I have known and been friends with her for years. Just this afternoon, me and her we're just hanging out on like a date with just the two of us. I...
    Austin300 Austin300 18-21, M 4 Responses May 18

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    I experienced a divorce with children in the middle and a move 2 hours away about 3 years ago. I just wanted to have a fresh start with a new relationship. In the meantime my...
    smiles212 smiles212 31-35, F 2 Responses May 18

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    the one moment when you think that you love something or that someone but your to scared to ask or tell because you don't want to hear the words No or I don't feel the same way the...
    Israel123456789 Israel123456789 13-15, M May 18

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    I'm trying acting for a while. I'm actually getting a degree in it but I'm afraid of being rejected. How can I get over this fear and reach my full potential?
    UnawakenedSoul UnawakenedSoul 22-25, F 1 Response May 19

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    Told the guy I like that I liked him, I've never told anyone that I liked them and he rejects me. This is why I don't open myself up to people. I'm so stupid.
    dcook6 dcook6 16-17, F 5 Responses May 20

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    From boys to jobs am just terrified of rejection period it is definitely holding me back but I am working on getting over my fear
    bumblebee2393 bumblebee2393 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I really thought she was different... I told him my biggest and most horrible secret and what does he do? He refuses to take time anymore claiming that I "wanted it". I can't...
    BlackBloodAlpha BlackBloodAlpha 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't have menny friends cuz I feel like if they knew the really.me the everyone would reject meand I would gut loads of hate for it and tbh I would't mind having no friends but...
    thelittlekidindiapers thelittlekidindiapers 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago