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I Am a Catholic School Reject

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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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    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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    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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    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 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'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 2 days ago

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    Denisstu Denisstu 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    We will likely be moving to Perth in another few months. Can someone suggest us the best private schools in perth? Ideally co instruction schools. If possible those which can be...
    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    -Daycares with obtainable sites shut to high school for in advance of and soon after college treatment (Perth does not have enough daycares - some have up to two year ready lists...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    We is going to be transferring to Perth in the next number of months. Can somebody recommend us the best private schools in perth? If possible co education schools. If possible...
    Diana63by Diana63by 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    We are to be grateful to God for the gift of life. Any self harm is sinful to God. Suicide is an ultimate rejection of his gift and of Gods love. That is sin. I pray all who...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F Aug 16

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    I am thinking about converting to being a Catholic and have some questions. Some background. I was raised in the Brethern church. That is where my mom went to church along with my...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M Aug 15

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    An excellent portion of the private schools in town are Catholic, others are affiliated with other denominations of your Christian church and There are several Worldwide schools...
    Cameronzpg2937 Cameronzpg2937 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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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 3 days ago

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    In handling and preserving this sort of substantial transitions inside the evolution of schools as faith communities, I have been greatly aided by the insights of Ronald Heifetz in...
    Kit1739qm Kit1739qm 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Only One In My Family-My father was raised Roman Catholic like nearly every other kid here in Latin America in the 1970s, though not very religiously since his mother was a Jew(his...
    SolomonSaul SolomonSaul 16-17, M 1 day ago

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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 2 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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    Rejection ... It crushes you or gets you excited. I get crushed by being rejected, but then I get excited. I don't like rejection for one reason only. It gives me Permission to not...
    wastedglory wastedglory 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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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 3 days ago

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    People have the wrong assumptions about my religion, and I just wanted to say that not all Catholics "hate" gay marriage, or "hate" people who choose abortion. We just don't agree...
    winglessdove winglessdove 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    You know... You do not expected to get punished at school. Not in 2006!!! I remember clearly every single time I was punished for not speaking English in class. To make a long...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Hey. I'm 16 and into this cheerleader. She's extremely beautiful. We go to different schools. Same city and county though. I want to talk to her at a football game this fall...
    TFugate662 TFugate662 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I have been a Roman Catholic Christian for 20 years. I believe in the traditional Roman Catholic teachings. I do not believe in any from of birth control. I have never been on...
    heatherinarizona heatherinarizona 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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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 6 Responses 4 days ago

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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 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    i feel like i can not make any new friends. I'm definitely shy at first. Im so outgoing though and would be a really good friend to have, its just the first words are the hardest...
    stressedtothemaxmaddi stressedtothemaxmaddi 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I love listening to radio show "journey home". Interview stories of how people became catholic. On icatholic radio
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Yet again, rejection strikes. Thinking EP was a rejection free place with a bunch of people willing to talk and wanting to share stories, I have actually been rejected about 3-4...
    dvds414 dvds414 16-17, M 7 Responses Aug 10

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    For some reason, i feel this fear... when i am approaching people that i found interesting and curious about or when i am trying to sit near my dearly beloved. I am trying to...
    spinningtime7 spinningtime7 18-21, M Aug 15

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    In Matthew 16:18, Jesus says, "You are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church." For centuries, this was read in a perfectly straightforward way, but since the Reformation...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    An important wake up call from God to all Catholic Christians: 'come out from among them.' http://www.heedthemessage.com/transcriptions/message-july-17-2014/
    stepkamau stepkamau 36-40, M Aug 20

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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 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm fearful of so many things but in a nutshell one can declare that almost all fear is really just manifestations of this one.. the fear of being rejected..of not being accepted...
    thebigtexrock thebigtexrock 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    i almost never try anything new because i am afraid of rejection. in certain social situations, i actually shut down to avoid it. like i become unresponsive and i make myself feel...
    nikicat nikicat 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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    I have been rejected for like my whole life . And when I find someone who accepts me as I am I spend time talking to them as much as I could but then they ignore me and stab my...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F Aug 9

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    I have been Rejected too to many times in life. I am Resistant to Rejection of any kind.
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Me. Myself. I'm very known in my town as pretty. But no one knows me for me! I'm alone bc I make my self alone. I'm pretty social... but when it comes to me being by my self I get...
    unidentifyed unidentifyed 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 11

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    It seems some people have a harder time fitting into the pre-determined guardrails of American "society," if you can label it any one thing. I'm one of those people. It comes from...
    Oseaghdha Oseaghdha 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    one of the scariest things for me is rejection because i have been getting rejected all my life. So i try to be as perfect as i can but i never will get there anyone else get this...
    Codyweb Codyweb 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 17

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    Every body is afraid of rejection my advice two you is it won't kill you just do it but be realistic if you ask some one out that doesn't even know that you're name don't ask get...
    courtney19999 courtney19999 13-15, F Aug 17

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    I got rejected alot in highschool it was always "oh my parents said no" or just dumb excuses I hated highschool thank god I graduated 20~12!!!!! rejection sucks thats why I dont...
    Xxchristinx18 Xxchristinx18 18-21, F Aug 19

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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...
    AeternasRebellionis AeternasRebellionis 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 21

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