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I Am Deaf In My Right Ear

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    Tired Of It!

    Ive always been deaf in my rt ear due to massive ear infections when I was very young. I always have to be sure that I sit first on the right side in a restaurant. Imafraid people r talking to me and I cant hear them on my rt side. This has made me withdraw a lot socially. I also...
    billgt billgt 61-65 Oct 9, 2012

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    Mostly Deaf

    I don't know why I'm deaf in that ear, but it was detected when I was about 8. I used to live near some very noisy neighbours, so being able to lie on my left side and get to sleep was a bonus. I can play music by ear, and apparently I have a nice gentle touch, so it's not all...
    Koala1964 Koala1964 51-55, M 8 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    People Always Forget.

    I was born deaf in my right ear,and the doctors tell me that there is nothing that can be done about it. Its always been a problem for me, like when i was in school i would always try and get into each class before everyone else so i could make sure i was sat on the right side of...
    DiesSomnium DiesSomnium 31-35 2 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    I'm deaf in my right ear due to a congenital

    reoccurring cholesteatoma. I've been mostly deaf since my second surgery when I was 10. The mastoidectomy caused my doctor to have to reconstruct my ear drum as well, and arm skin doesn't work so well at hearing, haha! The hardest thing about being deaf is that people will talk...
    janelisbet janelisbet 16-17, F Sep 21, 2014

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    Deaf Person's Emotional

    There are a lot of negative attitudes that affect a deaf person's emotions, social life, at school and at work.There are many people who don’t know very much about deaf culture and their language.They seem to think that deaf people are stupid, awkward and unable to...
    DeafSocial DeafSocial 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    Almost Deaf...

    I'm mostly deaf in my right ear due to a head injury. My mother warmed up my father for a bad night of fighting right before dinner. I was in the kitchen trying to sneak something to eat because sometimes mom would make a meal and if they fought too long we wouldn't get to eat...
    Konrad Konrad 22-25, M 9 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    Deaf In My Right Ear

    When I was a baby I had meningitis. Leaving me deaf in my right ear. And if anyone ever makes fun of it I will beat the **** outta em. Except girls. And trust me the only thing I despise is the ability to tell where sounds are coming from so yeah
    Jerseyoutlaw23 Jerseyoutlaw23 16-17, M Nov 30, 2011

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    I am a 50 year old straight male who is married with a teenage son. I wear stud earrings in both ears mainly because I want to and think I look cool and trendy with my earrings...
    guywithearrings50 guywithearrings50 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Off work early, sitting in the couch with nothing to do, anyone want to message me and give me a few ideas? ;) ladies only 18+
    Ilikeithere15 Ilikeithere15 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Really early. Started in daycare and didn't stop until I ran away at 16.
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    Waking at 430am and can't get back to sleep, really annoys me when I wake up so early
    bored90999 bored90999 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    do you ever feel like you cant do anything right? That what I feel like everyday of my life. I go to college and I feel like I'm letting my family down because I suck at college...
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    Well after 24 years of marriage this is it. I should have known and seen the signs but I guess I chose not to. we've been estranged for about a year now and I thought he'd some...
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    My father had his left ear pierced in the Navy.(Needless bit of history) When I was 12 everyone was talking about getting their ears pierced, so I started thinking "yeah it would...
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    It was a while ago when I had my birthday, I had been badgering my parents so I could get my ears pierced on my birthday. It was arranged so my best friend could come with.First...
    HiddenWolf86 HiddenWolf86 22-25, F Jan 25

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    I lend my earphones to my friend and he "accidently" took them home with him. -_-
    HeySafaaJust HeySafaaJust 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I alway kept my pierced ears a secret. I got very good at hiding them with foundation makeup and keeping them open with monofilament. In retrospect, I'm lucky I don't get a nasty...
    Michelleinside Michelleinside 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I got my ears pierced originally when I was 15 at Claire's with my older sister's help. I was obsessed. I secretly borrowed and tried virtually all of my sister's and even my...
    Michelleinside Michelleinside 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    AngelEyes907 AngelEyes907 18-21, F Jan 24

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    I started wiggling my ears when I was 2. My dads dad can wiggle his also. People ask me all the time how I do it, but I don't know how to explain. Can anyone explain to me how it...
    angiles angiles 16-17, F Jan 23

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    I was quite young when I first learned about pierced ears. I remember my older sisters coming home with new studs in their ears and being curious and scared by the idea of having...
    Michelleinside Michelleinside 31-35, M Jan 23

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    The sea is flat. The horizon is flat. The earth is perfectly still. We are at the centre of the universe. The globe maps are fake. Space images are CGI fakes. NASA images are...
    JamesGardener JamesGardener 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Take hope! You have options that you cannot see right now! It is not that you do not have options, it is just that you cannot SEE them. Evil forces cloud our minds from seeing the...
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    kimlys kimlys 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    Pretty darn early. Fist experience with another person when i was eight.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 21

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    ...I just have to be... I feel like my unattractiveness initiates a constant friction between the eye and mouths of many, many people. You may not like what you see, but you know...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Im just a senior in high school who has gone through so much and is still at the moment. I grew up watching my parents fight all the time to the point where i thought it was normal...
    Marthaa3204 Marthaa3204 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 21