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I Am a Victim of Hurricane Katrina

Where were you on Mon. Aug. 29, 2005? What do you want others to know about that day? Do you still need help years after the storm? 15 People

    I Am Very Lucky.

    I am a victim of Hurricane Katrina. Thankfully, I wasn't in the worst of it, but my family and friends were. I remember everything so crystal clear.... That one and a half week felt like three and a half years. I remember my mom telling my sister and I to pack our bags because...
    Selo696 Selo696 16-17, F Jul 17, 2008

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    Eye of the Storm

    I remember getting packed up to go to a friend's house in Covington.  I remember not thinking too much of the storm, because I thought it would probably turn away from the city like almost all of the others. I remember thinking that it wouldn't be as bad as it was.  I...
    Shayelle Shayelle 26-30 1 Response Aug 5, 2008

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    My Hurricane Katrina Story

    We just moved in with my mother in law a few months before hurricane katrina,April 2005,we thought this was just a scare and she would turn or decrease before she get close to New Orleans,but she surprised us all.Sunday august 28 my husband and I woke up at 6am to find out what...
    mocha504 mocha504 31-35 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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    I will not be a victim of my past relationships.... I will not be a victim of my childhood... I will not allow myself to be a victim of emotional abuse.... I'm trying to overcome...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's been 3 years since I left him. I am currently in a new wonderful relationship, but my past haunts me every single day. I've never reached out for support, and I worry that...
    Erika88o Erika88o 26-30 Jan 6

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    To put it simply, I'm a 19 year old suffering from anxiety and depression, I have an older brother who has been physically abusive, a younger brother who is autistic and I am a...
    CPJS CPJS 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 9

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    Always the victim, and always turning me around. Glad I managed to get out and make peace, but boy was it tough...the guilt, the tears, the pain was all too much.
    Sophilu Sophilu 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I was told by my uncle's friend that I should give this guy, I've known since I was 12 and didn't really like, Ilan "Reipie" Shane a chance to be friends. So I contacted him and...
    JessiAimee JessiAimee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    it's easy to blame the victim. Mainly because we have a tendency to blame ourselves. Also because to think of such an act is too much. Then there is "But we know him/her. they...
    littlesadone littlesadone 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    lis924 lis924 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'M A VICTIM OF DV, AND I JUST REALIZED THAT HISTORY REPEATED ITSELF I'M LIVING MY MOTHER NIGHTMARE, RIP .
    shela61 shela61 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a victim of child molestation, I was 11 or 12 years of age. My mother had remarried a nameless s.o.b. when I was 10. I never liked him, I always got a creepy vibe from him. My...
    breakingfree88 breakingfree88 26-30 2 days ago

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    I've been a victim for 3 years and I couldn't let go of him until last month... I've been too scared to bring up the subject of breaking up but I did it last month. I felt proud...
    tristful tristful 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why has being in an emotional abuse relationship caused me to become distant with my family? Like I feel like I am unable to fully engage with them ? :/
    love9494 love9494 18-21 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    mysmugcat mysmugcat 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I am a married man 17 years. I am screamed at often by the wife, who has no respect for me. I will not leave my two daughters (ages 14 to 11) and that is the main reason I am not...
    OklaMe OklaMe 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    thisistina thisistina 16-17 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    SteelTyrant SteelTyrant 13-15, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I have no where to turn. I've been married 15 years. My husband is emotionally and sexually abusive. The way he speaks to me is unbelievable. He even does it in front of others...
    innerstrength44 innerstrength44 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 1

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    So my ex moved about two hours away to start anew about 4 months ago. He magically got a car of his own right before this but I don't want to think about right now. 10 years...
    calamitymom calamitymom 36-40, F Jan 2

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    Hello again everyone! I've been married 8 yrs now, legally. However I am no longer residing with my spouse. The last straw for me was when he would not allow my children and I to...
    nicam2g nicam2g 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    I have friend . It is immaterial whether it is him/her . If we got for a coffee or lunch or dinner and the food or service is bad . I am not allowed to complain . If i complain...
    olivetree1969 olivetree1969 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I allowed my son to move with his dad when he was 9. He is now 16. I have not seen my son in 3 yrs now. I live in Wisconsin and my sons dad lives in Tennessee. We habe joint...
    mischa27 mischa27 36-40, F Jan 4

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    I wholeheartedly believe my White colleagues received preferential treatment in undergraduate and graduate school while I was ignored, overlooked, and underestimated (I am Mexican...
    WindyCity30 WindyCity30 26-30, M Jan 6

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    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I am suffering. again. I dont know what to do anymore. He said he loved me but treated me like dirt. I was choked and kicked and slapped.... annd called names. and put down. so How...
    amtired amtired 22-25 6 Responses Jan 6

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    Stalked by a disable person. I was waiting for a friend at uni's library, then went to the bathroom and on my way back, I bumped into a disabled guy. We talked, had the same...
    soulblazing soulblazing 22-25, F Jan 6

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    meneme1996 meneme1996 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    You know it's an issue when your friends and family have to tell you that he put you through emotional abuse. That moment when you realize the lies, and the empty words. It puts a...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    My former wife would get very angry particularly prior to her period. Her moods would change. Nothing anybody did was right. On one occasion she threw her birthday dinner across...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    mylife is a mess. i guess its upto me to change it. eh. im recovering from abuse. and i hung out with my abusive ex last week. he smoked meth the whole time. gross. i dont...
    amtired amtired 22-25 1 Response Jan 10

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    anonymousvictim anonymousvictim 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    can you guys please help me? </3
    paolajane paolajane 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I was molested by my uncle ( on my mom's side of the family ) Twice & i don't tell anyone cuz i was scared i was 14 !! Then when i was in 20 he do it again he's know that i'll...
    Lam111 Lam111 22-25 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Devonbaby Devonbaby 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    im suffering i am addicted to my abusive ex. hes extremely mean
    amtired amtired 22-25 Jan 14

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    NakedFrank NakedFrank 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 14

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    kevans1906 kevans1906 26-30, F 13 Responses Jan 15

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    My first relationship was a narcissist. I should be more screwed up than I am now.Damaged my self esteem to the floor showing variations between "concern for my studies" and "you...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    when i was 12 , i was walking home . a taxi driver saw me and said told me to get in to the car , he said he would bring me back for free . i got into his car and he started...
    lydiasim2080 lydiasim2080 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Watch this experience get taken down, just like my other 14 experiences were. I used to think EP was a website were one could express their thoughts and feelings with anonymity...
    kintar0 kintar0 22-25, M Jan 16

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    I feel worthless as my wife has abused me verbally for over a yr. I feel less than human.