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I Am a Prisoner In My Own Home

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    Home Sick

    I am a prisoner in my own home. I'm 18 and currently in my senior year of high school. My schedule: 1.wake up (sometimes) 2. get ready for school 3.school 4.practice 5.home 6.homework 7.Comupter 8.Bed(sometimes) This is what i do on a day to day basis on week days. ...
    jboy563 jboy563 18-21, M 7 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    The Stanford Prison Experiment Rings True For Me!

    Degree in psych from UC at age 21. Doctoral degree. Financially independent, well off, and do not have to work. Manipulated and mind controlled by verbally abusive, ex-felon, was drug seller ( meth) still drug user, unemployed man. Constant belittling, being "there" during...
    NutsyCOOCOO NutsyCOOCOO 51-55 3 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    A Wonderful World?

        My Experience     I am told on this website that I am among friends here.  I hope so, but I cannot help wondering how many of you on here are judgemental, that is people who judge other people without knowing the facts, and worse, who are not...
    Gabrielfc Gabrielfc 66-70, M 2 Responses Mar 16, 2007

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    Yeah

    I need to go out other wetherwise I'm depressed. I cried just about 5 mintures ago. Man.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    Trapped

    I feel like I'm a prisoner in my home because even though I'm grown my parents won't let me go anywhere. I hate it.
    TheMorrigan TheMorrigan 41-45, F 4 Responses May 18, 2013

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    Why Cant I?

    yes its true i am a prisoner in my home.... my parents think that i am this wonderful teenager... well they're wrong! i do so much stuff in that house... that they dont know about! i cant be who i want to be... because they will probably hate me for being who i really am... i...
    xxcoixx18xx xxcoixx18xx 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    I'm Going to Saw Through the Bars!

    I use a motorised wheelchair and Australia sucks regarding disability access. I am able to leave my house alone, sure. Once I get outside, curbs are without "cuts", stores have stairs, public transport is cramped and people are staring. Why should I need a "companion" and a...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 13 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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    My Husband Leaves Me Alone So He Can Have His Alone Time

    Right Now I HATE my life. I am severely depressed.My husband goes out and NEVER says when he will be back and he takes the keys and I'm STUCK HOME.I don't have my work to do my projects becuase my equiptment is in our storage unit that we STILL haven't gotten to. I am trapped at...
    SoLonely85 SoLonely85 22-25 1 Response Mar 12, 2011

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    Trapped...

    I am the sole caretaker of my mother with Alzheimer's and she wants to spend every moment of the weekend with me and all my time off. I feel so trapped that I am planning how I can leave the house first thing each saturday and sunday so I have some time to myself. I love my house...
    caretakersad caretakersad 46-50 5 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    Gamed Out

    hey everyone i'm newly married and me and my husband live in a two bedroom triplex. every day after my husband gets home from work, he likes to play video games in our living room. (he likes to be there because its a bigger screen). i'm fine with him playing alot, yeah ok, but...
    smileygurl1200 smileygurl1200 18-21, F 14 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    Chained Up...

    I used to lov my hom vry much wen tings got rough in scul,my family always helped me out...nw dat im a teen...the chains hv bn tighten... i cant even go out with my fren...i lied to my parens to go out wth her...n dey like to decide my own identity...der r alot of tings i did...
    XxlostxsoulxX7 XxlostxsoulxX7 13-15 2 Responses Jul 31, 2009

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    Prisoner In My Own World

    Im 45, with 4 children and married.  I was laid off from work in june 2010.  I've been paying on a car which is in my husband name and the car tags need to be renewed.  and he own renew the tags/stickers.  I've been asking since 2010.  It will be 2 year this June.  I go...
    suki66 suki66 41-45 3 Responses May 8, 2012

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    My grandfather has severe Alzheimer's

    and my grandmother has Diabetes. I am the only one to take care of them and I can never go anywhere besides college. I couldn't even go to the university of my dreams because I have these responsibilities at home. I can't go with my friends or hang out like a normal 18 year old...
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm 15 years old, and I can't deal with my dad

    anymore. He's old enough to be my grandpa, he's cranky, and he's a bigot. He thinks he's ******* Jesus. Anyone who is gay, black, or under 18 he hates. Pretty much anyone who is part of a minority. He always hits me for no reason at all. He has the shittiest communication...
    markdougherty123 markdougherty123 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Venting.....

    So, tonight, i was suppose to go see my ONLY friend i've made in this stupid town...my fiance said well we should stay home and clean. Okay fine, i told my friend that i needed to stay home and clean, not a problem. So i go to start laundry and my fiance falls asleep.........what...
    alone08 alone08 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    It’s as if I came to live with a friend 18 months ago and I have long since worn out my welcome; now everyone is wondering when I’ll finally find my own place and leave them to...
    annadee annadee 41-45, F Jul 3

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    It’s as if I came to live with a friend 18 months ago and I have long since worn out my welcome; now everyone is wondering when I’ll finally find my own place and leave them to...
    annadee annadee 41-45, F Jul 3

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    It’s as if I came to live with a friend 18 months ago and I have long since worn out my welcome; now everyone is wondering when I’ll finally find my own place and leave them to...
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    It’s as if I came to live with a friend 18 months ago and I have long since worn out my welcome; now everyone is wondering when I’ll finally find my own place and leave them to...
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    It’s as if I came to live with a friend 18 months ago and I have long since worn out my welcome; now everyone is wondering when I’ll finally find my own place and leave them to...
    annadee annadee 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I don't like working from home. I am here 24/7. I feel like a prisoner in my own home. I usually work in my pajamas. I miss the office atmosphere, seeing and talking to others
    anavay anavay 41-45, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    About a year ago, I went to a two week summer camp about 3 hours from my house. It was the first time I was away from my parents for that long by myself and it was one of the worst...
    Katherine1212 Katherine1212 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I don't feel comfortable in my own home. Having to worry and having fear every night before going to sleep isn't normal. I don't feel safe. I'm 16 years old and want to move in...
    kaaligirl kaaligirl 16-17, F Jul 6

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    Don't be afraid of others judgement, if you do you shall live a prisoner for their words.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I am just realizing that I have been in codependent relationships my entire life. I am 31 years old and have never lived on my own; I am terrified that I will fail. What if I lose...
    Blueskies020 Blueskies020 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    First Abode designs are built with quality and operation in mind, and designed to maximise a peaceful lifestyle.If the residing spaces appear drab and also your checkbook appears...
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    We are market leaders in the WA area for the design and construction of pre-fabricated flat pack kit homes and professional properties working with SIPs.The group at WA Housing...
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    Our commitment to award winning top quality homes and Outstanding customer care is exactly what separates us from the rest. Whether or not you've got a fastened budget or have a...
    Claraopq Claraopq 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There is a difference between a house and a home. The house is a building I live in. I like it very much, I appreciate it and I've worked very hard to own it. The building, the...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F Jul 21

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    After years of being miserable because of this or that being done to me. This bad condition of things around me or that. I finally have a new beautiful home!!! No more mold, no...
    lu7998 lu7998 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Caught! Although I was not a really bad girl at the schools I went to I did get my fair share (perhaps more than my fair share) of school spankings. One reason was that I never...
    Tina303 Tina303 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    To me the difference between naturism and nudism is preference. Naturists prefer clothing optional as a natural state when in nature (outdoors). Nudists prefer to be clothing...
    qcrash qcrash 41-45, M Jul 13

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    I prefer to be with my own company a lot of time. I do not do too well in crowds, or with a group of friends, love my space. When I need people I will go to them, but have no...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Way back in college i used to party every weekends with my friends, but after graduation and keeping yourself busy with work and saving money for your own expenses i'd rather stay...
    jellynecaryl jellynecaryl 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I am not a mom yet! But I met a sweet and caring woman that I will NEVER forget. Mom... :) I went on an English exchange. I had to spend 5 weeks in Victoria BC to improve my...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I just moved to London from 1000 km away. Everything is new and exciting. Luckily I'm staying with my sister, so it's not like I am totally alone. But my cat at home just died, and...
    StraightJacketFashion StraightJacketFashion 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    My own world would be where I can decorate my apartment with painted walls and picture collages and bohemian furniture. I would have any delicious food or drink available in my...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    so it's just as if I'm floating around in loneliness, longing for a place that no longer, or perhaps never, existed. I'm fairly certain that moving into the forest and pretending...
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    After so long of trying to make everyone else happy, I can thank my 17 month old daughter for teaching me that it is time for me to focus on myself and her of course instead of...
    sunniedays89 sunniedays89 22-25, F Jul 1

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    Ever since my birth, my way has been laid out before me, ready for each carefree and childish footfall. I never thought anything ill of my life, and I would be content for a long...
    TheLastAngel111 TheLastAngel111 18-21, F Jul 2

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    If God will grant it, then I'll build my own orphanage where homeless and abandoned kids will be sheltered, educated and filled with motherly love.
    hisangelicbaby hisangelicbaby 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I own a shelter pet and I would like to say that he is one of the best dogs I have ever met. Keep in mind I work with 40+ dogs everyday. I hate hearing about how people think...
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F Jul 7

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    I don't like my home environment at all. Everyone shouts and it's just a messed up family, if you can even call it a family. The problem for me is that I want to get away from it...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    My husband and I recently fell on hard times and were forced to move in with my parents. My husband works a job that requires him to be gone for weeks on end and I'm stuck with our...
    SoapBoxKid SoapBoxKid 26-30 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I don't know how to start, so I'll just start where I feel my depression began. I have never had an easy life, I lived in a trailer house with my sister and my divorced mother. I...
    TP40514 TP40514 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 11

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