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I Am Handicapped

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    My girlfriend, who is my primary caretaker,

    took our brand new son to another state to visit her grandparents. My parents are unable to care for me these days because shortly after I moved out my mother got a job at an advanced wage then she made working from home and started working full time. Because I need to be fed...
    DisabledBoy DisabledBoy 22-25, M Sep 28, 2014

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    I Am In a Wheelchair...

    i was diagnosed with juvenille rhumatoud arthritis when i was a very small child i'm 38 now and i have been in a wheelchair for almost ten years i live in constant pain and my right knee has been replaced my surgeon one of the best in the country told me i was his youngest...
    atasteforsuffering atasteforsuffering 36-40, F 8 Responses May 23, 2009

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    Not Your Typical Handicap

    My handicap is the result of a very long ago car accident. I was broadsided by a speeding car while riding a bike 40 years ago and it shattered my left femur. The only thing that saved me from a compound fracture was my athleticism and iron hard muscles. The problem was that the...
    onelegshorter onelegshorter 51-55 4 Responses Jun 24, 2011

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    Why Don't My Inlaws Know Or Care How Much I Hurt? (long)

    I was injured at work about 7 years ago and was treated for months for a sprained muscle in my back. The work clinic doctor thought I was faking my pain and tried to fold me in half one day on the exam table, bed thing. I screamed at him and begged him to stop he wouldn't so I...
    MournBlade MournBlade 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    I Am A Victim Of Polio

    hello it catched me when i was 6 y.o. taken my 85% i couldnt go to school. i learned what know by myself. in that reason my English isnt good :) i live with my parents. i have 2 lovely bros. so i feel lucky coz of my family.
    arsy arsy 41-45, M May 21, 2012

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    Not Usually Considered A Handicap

    I have primary nocturnal enuresis, which means I have wet the bed my whole life. I'm in my mid-40s and still wet about 5 nights a week on average. I wear a diaper every night, to keep the mattress dry. This condition definitely was a handicap growing up, but I'm OK with it now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 14, 2010

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    I have Muscular Dystrophy,

    which means I'm wheelchair bound for my entire life. Since I was a little girl, I've had a motorized chair to sit in. When I go out in public, I get looks of either pity, or disinterest. I consider my chair a social barrier that keeps people out. Strangers often assume that...
    Graystreak Graystreak 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    Saturday is the big day!

    :D I finally get to practice archery again! After having to give it up because the trip there and back home was too much for me to walk, I had to quit archery, something I did with a heavy heart. Now I have a scootmobile, got my own bow and accessories and I'm ready to let the...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    I Am Lost Now

    Hello , I am Sachin ,25 year old , I have Polio in my legs (both 40 %) I can walk , but not more then 10 mins , or stand for 5 mins confidence , what is it , when everyone see you as some sort of alien Pride , How can I be , when I have to depend on peoples for my daily life...
    sac12345 sac12345 26-30 3 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    I am handicapped and often require my

    scootmobile to get around, but I'm completely alright with that. But you know what is the only awful thing about it? The way people treat me... It sickens me! I get pity smiles and pity looks wherever I look and I get treated like I'm some damn idiot who can't even count to 1...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I am a friendly person. I am social. I trust people easily. I don't know how to not trust people right away. I am very caring. I also am very forgiving and give people chances. I...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 23 hrs ago

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    Help... I am 16 years old, and never been more stressed in my life. I am recovered from my Eating Disorder for under a year now but had a relapse yesterday, and it's because I...
    marchdahl marchdahl 18-21, F Mar 4

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    Have some self control and self respect and stop using the scooters at the store, they're not for you, they are for handicapped people and so are the parking spaces......your fat...
    BrandonB64 BrandonB64 16-17, M 11 Responses Mar 7

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    John's Aunt and Uncle's We arrived around nine I think. I was tired and ready for bed. But that all changed when I met his aunt and uncle. John's uncle was tall, bald, wore...
    UnhealthySSBBW UnhealthySSBBW 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    A wise friend alluded to this recently. So I thought about it. I've suspected for some time that what I always wished for, envisioned, was unreasonable. At least I'm logical enough...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Mar 3

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    All my life I've got along with all kinds of people. Growing up I was mostly a jock type but I got along with the popular kids.I got along with the stoner kids.I got along with...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 4

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    MY EXPERIENCE:I WON RACE OF LIFE...... On your marks........ Get set........ GO>>>>>>>>>>> Where are we in this world got to get somewhere there is some kinda **** waiting for...
    TanmayMK64 TanmayMK64 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    Last wednesday I've learned I have chronic migraines. Although it is good news if you compare it to my assumptions of my Epilepsy worsening, it is still another handicap, which...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    People love to start arguments about this. Something about my disregard for society's ideals threatens them. I don't know if the concept of living in the wild bothers them because...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    In the last six months, my whole life has falling apart on my last birthday my father announced he was leaving my handicapped mother after he converted to Christianity from...
    lonelyASgrlfrnd lonelyASgrlfrnd 22-25, F Mar 9

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    Me and my friend yesterday when I was at the college pool we got some noodles for the handicapped people to help them walk straight in the water we pretended that they were like...
    whitietighties whitietighties 22-25, M Mar 10

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    Friday the 13th marathon on EPIX tonight. Watching Part 2...still can't believe they kill off the handicapped kid. That'd never float in the present day.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Years ago I had been the target of many cruelties in the home and out of the home but happy me still had love and joy and still has love and joy. My mom continues to deny any...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I was in an accident when I was younger and died but was brought back .I was very confused about why I was brought back until I meet a great women and had two of the greatest kids...
    hagmaier hagmaier 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I lost both my arms about 6 months ago due to an almost 2 year fight against osteosarcoma. My (ex) boyfriend and I had dated for a few months when I was diagnose and he was great...
    shelbyr90 shelbyr90 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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