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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Alip900 Alip900 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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     I don't actually have Aspergers Syndrome myself(that I am aware of). I am posting this story becauseI would like...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Aug 3

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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...
    gaffloda gaffloda 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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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 Aug 21

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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 Aug 15

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    Its in a humans nature to look for happiness isn't it? And even if you find it. you will always look for something else. Always. I'm no different. I'm selfish for being depressed...
    Trishfish19 Trishfish19 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I see ppl at my school all the time who pick on mentally handicapped kids... I know what it feels like... It's a good thing kittayninja goes to my school or I would be in the...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm 21 years old and I've had dysautonomia my entire life. I was also born with Hirshprung's disease. Not many people know the kind of pain I'm forced to endure everyday. Migraines...
    hayhaybanaynay hayhaybanaynay 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    If you knew a woman who was pregnant, who had 8 kids already, three who were deaf, two who were blind, one mentally handicapped, and she had syphilis, would you recommend that she...
    imgreywlf imgreywlf 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Proposal Statements for New Project Orphan Children Home (Lila Foundation) About Orphan Children Home Every child is born with promise and potential and all it takes is for...
    bibek1 bibek1 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Hi Everyone, I am a 19 year old teen living in Singapore. I have been looking for different forums to share my story and i came across this website, and decided to give it a go...
    anonyny anonyny 18-21, M 1 day ago

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