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I Am a Prisoner In My Own Home

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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 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 25, 2014

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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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    Or in other words i am a prisoner in my own

    world. One day just one day in this life i will be free, and i will have my own life to live for and not to live for the lives of others. Who knows i might get what i wish for, nothing is impossible.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 10

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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 Jul 24, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    I thought I was a prisoner before

    but as of last week, its much worse. my husband, myself and our son moved in with family because my great grandmother was in need of care and since my grandmother (her daughter) still works, im pretty much her sole caregiver. My great grandmother is in late stage dementia, 100...
    MadReese MadReese 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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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 2 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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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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    Yeah

    I need to go out other wetherwise I'm depressed. I cried just about 5 mintures ago. Man.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    My head is about go explode!

    I can't stand being at home for so long. I want to go back to school cause at school I'm distracted with work and friends but at home I don't have that I'm stuck in my room thinking. Think of things that unhealthy. I can't see my friends cause my parents are over protective plus...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F Dec 28, 2014

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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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    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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    I know how hard it is to come home and raise my kids for a few hours every night. I can't imagine staying home all day every day taking care of kids and trying to teach them...
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    this group reminded me of the story ok so i love being just free letting the wind touch me no clothes at home always so this one time i ordered a pizza i went without...
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    I decided to run away from "home" on a 3 week overseas vacation and I'm only 6 days in and feeling so isolated and lonely. Travelling alone is just a reminder of being all by...
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    I hate that homework for geometry. because i am pretty good at algebra. Also I hate that moment when U wasn't at school for a day and when u arrived your classmates say that U must...
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    i kind of miss it. i got to go places in the middle of the day. i was taught how to read and write, as i had a learning disability initially. i could eat a wholesome meal at home...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I worked for my mom. Today, I messed up a great deal and did something really stupid and made her look bad. What I did was absolutely unprofessional and irresponsible. I left work...
    StayCsBS93 StayCsBS93 18-21, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a former teen runaway. A long story shortened. My stepmom was bi polar before we even knew the term existed. She was pregnant and married at 14. Because of this she had...
    LAstreets LAstreets 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Being alone at home is a moment i cherished most apart from being in my room and being with my bf. Alone in home adds the fuel to grow h****. I feel butterfly throbbing hard with...
    Natash18 Natash18 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am me, wants to be me everytime. But its not always possible. So i am me a real self at my home; in my room and with my bf. I prefer to stay lighter. I wear less at home. No ug...
    Natash18 Natash18 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I get homesick; I get homesick for the place in which I grew up, for my mother, for my innocence, for my childhood, for my carefree days, for when I thought that my future...
    GodIHateLife GodIHateLife 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    "Our society's unspoken messages to mothers: - If motherhood is difficult then it's your own fault. Shame on you if you're not super human. There are "natural mothers" for whom...
    givingtree13 givingtree13 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am ridiculously vain for a homeless guy. Last night I applied self tanner to my face and neck since I don't tan well with sun. And Besides, I don't want my skin in 30 years to...
    shapster shapster 22-25, M a week ago

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    When I decided to be s stay home mum, people in Singapore especially were doubtful whether we could afford living solely on one income. It took me and my husband a year to re...
    givingtree13 givingtree13 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    After 5 years of teaching children with special needs, I decided to quit my job to be a teacher to my son instead who was then a year old. Its been one year being a Stay Home mum...
    givingtree13 givingtree13 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I work at a rest home it is in parkersburg wv it is called worthington nursing and rehabilitation. it use to be the the most wonderfull place to work at the residents were tooken...
    zsmoke zsmoke 41-45, M Aug 26

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    My toddler is 2 years old and I've started homeschooling him. But I am not sure how long and till when. In Singapore, there are lots of legal paperwork to proof that I am capable...
    givingtree13 givingtree13 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    THANKS DAD !!!! For buying me a gameboy color , Xbox, GameCube , game gear, neo geo , Nes , Snes , and sega genesis !!! WHEN I WAS 4 years old !!!! It made me anit social , an...
    ButterCups644 ButterCups644 16-17, M Aug 26

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    I am sitting outside of Target waiting for a cab I love the nights I decide the load is too heavy. I love how it's only a five dollar cab ride home =)
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    owned a home for a few yrs now & couldn't be happier - despite the challenges.
    LacieStCloud LacieStCloud 46-50, F Aug 25

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    Let her go". Well you only need the light when it's burning low Only miss the sun when it starts to snow Only know you love her when you...
    johnyoung27 johnyoung27 26-30, M Aug 25

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    Nothing like a little Anselmo to say it straight... Walk on home boy! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AkFqg5wAuFk
    BreakingBored BreakingBored 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    “My granddaughter calls those ‘butterbyes,” he said, pointing to the magnificent wall  across the staircase replete with colorful flowers that looked like...
    faithbee faithbee 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    The the thing with boyfriends' mothers. Oh my God they are so irritating. I'm tired of being lectured. I'm quiet and not a back talker and just nod and says yes or no, and say a...
    reginarose reginarose 26-30, F Aug 24

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    I love homestuck and its music so much it's like I'm in my own world. It's just so amazing and awesome, and I feel like no one else understands it like I do.Does someone else out...
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