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I Am Ashamed of America

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

    Can't Help But Feel Shameful

    I know I shouldn't be so ashamed of my Country, but I can't help but feel embarrassed when I tell people where I'm from. Currently living in Sweden, but I've lived in France for three years as well, and visited many other European countries; and in every place I try and blend in...
    unluckyrabbit unluckyrabbit 18-21, F Dec 3, 2011

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    Mistreated By the System

    Over the past 31 years i have been mistreated by the system as i am disabled with a bad back. when i tryed to get help like ssi i was told i cannot get it as i am a baby boomer and being so i am better off dead as it has caused alot of problems as for the things i had to do just...
    wetlookh2o wetlookh2o 51-55 Feb 20, 2009

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    Then Leave

    If you hate America so much, then leave. There are plenty of people who would appreciate it, so maybe you should trade places with them.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 7, 2012

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    America? What America?

          Everyone remember the America we learned about in history class? You know, that shining example of Democracy, lighting the way for the rest of the world? Yeah, that America doesn't exist anymore. When I look at how far our country's values have...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    At Times

    There are Times When America Really Upsets me. But I don't want to Leave my home land, I think our Government makes some really Crappy decisions and at times I wonder what there doing but isn't that good thing to Being in a Democracy you can disapprove with out Hating it!
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2008

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    Drugs. Violence. Rape.

    Sex. Debt. Corruption. Death. Anguish. Agony. Injustice. Prejudice. "Land of the free and the home of the brave" is just an illusion branded into the heart of America so that it has something to cover up the f*cked up history it has. Europeans came to America and, knowing...
    Nixismachina Nixismachina 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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    I Am Ashamed Of America

    I love america living here is a gift from god, but the leaders and congress has sold the ppl down the river, their only concern is their own pockets and how much they can take the ppl for.. there is no concern about the ppl at all. many can,t pay their bills, many are homeless...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 30, 2011

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    I hear so many stories about people being ashamed to reveal their southern roots, and I honestly don't get it. I am not ashamed. I also find it rather amusing to read and hear...
    Kathrax Kathrax 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm unable to be involved in relationships that have healthy exchanges of affection, compassion, and love. This is not my choice, but the result of many years of chronic anxiety...
    DarkPathos DarkPathos 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 3

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    Once upon a time ..........This Great Nation held a Promise :  Of Liberty  , Strength , Safety , and ProsperityFounded by Ordinary Men and Women , who rose in the face of...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    This cemetery is the resting place of 5,070 American soldiers who fell during the Second World War. Not far from the cemetery entrance stands the white stone chapel, set on a wide...
    balmoralintgroup balmoralintgroup 26-30, F Feb 11

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    Soooo two years after changing my name with bank of America after marriage, they decide to take it upon themselves to take it back. Then they tell me the only way to fix it is for...
    boajunk boajunk 51-55, F Feb 20

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    I found out two days ago that I have type two herpes from a one night stand.... I'm so ashamed, embarrassed, hurt, depressed, and feel dirty and alone.. Since it begun I've been...
    saraljohn saraljohn 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I really messed up today. I feel like a dirty birdie. You might as well call me that. I feel disgusting and ashamed. Why me? I was a good girl but I blew it. I feel like I can...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Once again I am ashamed of myself. I opened my heart and my home to someone I only knew for a month. A month is not long enough to know someone. This guy stole my medication. I...
    ShyGirlie78 ShyGirlie78 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I am very skinny and have a far from perfect body but I have never been ashamed of showing it. I believe that it is important to be comfortable with your own skin; too many people...
    sensual999 sensual999 51-55, M Feb 22

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    A warm welcome to all my american friends here and my love for usa. usa has done more than enough for this world so when i was doing my part in supporting the cause then and there...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M Feb 11

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    I am an American that hates America!!
    themagijudal themagijudal 22-25, F 20 Responses Feb 12

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    RULES FOR KICK'N *** Rules for the Non-Military (Make sure you read #13 twice) Dear Civilians, we know that the current state of affairs in our great nation has many civilians...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 16 Responses a week ago

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    I am not an American but I love Americans
    GauttamRR GauttamRR 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am American, I feel American. I was born and raised in Ohio, never moved anywhere else. I'm a son of Ghanaian immigrants but I swear I love this country more than I love a whole...
    MO513 MO513 13-15, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    My Native American name is Makawee Alawa, which means Mothering Pea.
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 3

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    Your Native American Name Is: Nukpana Bodaway And apparently...the translation means .... Evil fire maker.... Yikes 😓!!!! 🔥
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Your Native American Name Is: Nina Kuwanyauma which means: Your name means: Strong Butterfly Showing Beautiful Wings I will take it.
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 11 Responses Feb 3

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    Your Native American Name Is: Alsoomse Alawa Your name means: Independent Pea
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    For what ISIS did to that poor pilot who was fighting side by side in the air with our troops may America have no Mercy on then none Not all muslims are terrorist but all...
    anyourviking anyourviking 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I ship Zoe and Kyle more than I ship Violet and Tate tbh :/ Zoe and Kyle are like my OTP in American Horror Story lol
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F Feb 4

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    I hate America with a passion!! Land of the Free my ***.
    themagijudal themagijudal 22-25, F Feb 5

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    I have Native American ancestors from Oneida.
    loriial loriial 18-21, F Feb 5

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    American here, this country is FILLED with idiots but everyone forgets the % of people living here that are foreigners...
    RatxInxAxCage RatxInxAxCage 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Im native american from the UP of michigan chippawa indian. canadian french. single male..56
    Murphylovesmax2 Murphylovesmax2 56-60, M 6 Responses Feb 6

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    Life is a blessing.Having life and being born and raised in the USA is a gift from the heavens above.I love NY and am very proud to be an American!
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I am an American female. I was born, raised, attended and graduated from college, and lived in Washington D.C. for 43 years. I am now semi-retired in a Phoenix, Arizona suburb. I...
    femaleofficeworker femaleofficeworker 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Once, I held you in arms. Heard your joy, heard your pain. Wiped your tears. Watched you grow...you're now one of Nations best, you're an American soldier... I kissed your cuts...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I am the all-American female. I am 35 years old, single, and live in Tampa, Florida. I do have children; two younger ones and three teenagers.
    tallmomwithkids tallmomwithkids 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    Im not an American Im an Australian i was born here lived here all my life but would 1 day like to travel the usa to meet my usa ep friends
    adelaideman adelaideman 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I'm an American I'm a born and raised Texan and proud of it!!!!
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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    Wanna know why I hate America!! Because the government lies to you!! It changes the constitution to fit there needs. Cops beating black people and not getting in trouble. Uni you...
    themagijudal themagijudal 22-25, F Feb 12

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    I was born in Phoenix, Arizona. I was home schooled then went to college at ASU. My husband, kids, and I moved to Las Vegas, (Henderson), Nevada, about seven years ago, to...
    businesswomanathome businesswomanathome 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    ....but I don't feel like an American. My family comes from Lebanon and Colombia, I was born here but I don't feel like I belong here. People here are too uptight about things that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 15

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    It's not that bad to be American. I don't know much about stopping world hunger or war, but we haven't been doing a great job on out own. It is a joint effort, and everyone must be...
    AscherLukasValentine AscherLukasValentine 16-17 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I was born and raised in the same town in the same state in the same country, but I have not once felt like I fit in here. I do not feel any 'patriotism', even during national...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 16

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