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I Am Handicapped

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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 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 2 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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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 7 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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    Is it not true that we’re not born immutable? When I was born, I clearly wasn’t the individual I am now; I didn’t come right out of the womb jabbering on about things like...
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    I have favorite authors who weave real life issues with characters and storylines of fiction. I love their books for that very reason. It is nice to read books for fun but I am the...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I have a friend whose daughter was born with a learning disability. Compounding this was the fact her daughter was left-handed and she was right-handed. When it was time to go to...
    minimeowz minimeowz 61-65, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    had surgery on my dominant shoulder on april 24. it was arthroscopic, had 10 incisions which were done to treat/repair 1 full thickness with a graft and two partial tears, remove...
    pdpcuffed pdpcuffed 66-70, M 4 Responses Jul 23

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    ...my family is handicapped (literally) as far as relationships go. I'm tired of the games people play. I'm tired of the sides, I'm tired of the 'Have's & the 'Have not's... I'm...
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M Jul 24

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    Lately something has been bothering me. Sometimes I just think I get too sensitive sometimes but my family sounds ignorant when they speak. A week ago when my family and I ran some...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 8

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    I've found almost everything ever written about love to be true. Shakespeare said "Journeys end in lovers meeting." What an extraordinary thought. Personally, I have not...
    lXxEssentialxXl lXxEssentialxXl 16-17, F Aug 10

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    I am very passionate about love and this is currently what is happening to me I fell deeply crazy in love for a man 6 years ago and he fell for me I will call him Tom, My love...
    CarolCarter CarolCarter 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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