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I Am Here to Tell My Story

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    Experiences Do Change People

    I've dealt with a bit too many things within my life. From bullying to my home life, yet I'm still told I don't have it hard which we all define "hard" differently anyways. I'm Ash and I've had addictions, been left behind, lost and gained people within my life, and been in love...
    AshToAshes AshToAshes 16-17, F Nov 20, 2013

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    Falling Short

    Life was moving along pritty good so i thought i had a wife and three kid's owned the house we lived in it was small but there was alot of love so i thought It was a one bedroom on the main floor with the livingroom and kitcen tied together as one unit a pulldown set of stairs...
    ready12345 ready12345 46-50 Feb 28, 2013

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    Sadmom:(

    I have been thru hell and back with my sons father. Every year in court. I have lived 6 long years of misery.  Finally it looks like he has gotten his way and just what he has wanted all these years! My son. He has  primary and I have gotten visitation. After raising my son for...
    raevon01 raevon01 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2011

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    Too Much.

    I remember when I would have kiss games with my dad. I'd kiss his cheek "thanks" for getting me what I wanted. He would say "not there" with a smile. I would smile back and kiss his forehead... And so on until I found the spot he had randomly picked. I remember "the claw." My dad...
    MissMonay MissMonay 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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    My name is Cheyenne,

    and im almost eighteen now. but when i was just fifteen, my life was turned upside down. i was a good student, a principles pet, my family and friends where the closest to me, but very busy; as i was in colorguard. thats where it started. I have two best friends: Lizzie...
    CheyChey26 CheyChey26 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    My Lil Angel Malia

    On Oct. 20,08 my life ended.My daughter and grandbabies were walking home from church.All the children were in strollers or a wagon.My heart,Malia,my first grandchild,being pulled in a double stroller was struck by a truck.Malia did not die instantly but was gone before help...
    lilangelpixie lilangelpixie 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2010

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    This Girl

    I met this girl that claims to like me. She says shes into shy southern boys like me. Southern boys usually never talk and hide who they are from the world. She claims that she wants to know who I am and about my past. I go on a few dates with her never truly opening myself up to...
    JoeyWulf JoeyWulf 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2011

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    My Life

    Hi my name is Tiffany Marie Galbraith I was born april 15,1999 the day I was born I went right in 2 my grandma's arms from there on her my aunty and grandpa had me after my dad died on my second birthday cuzz my mom was on drugs n other I got 3 brothers 1 one sister me n my sis...
    ulive1time ulive1time 13-15 May 12, 2012

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    A Freind Who Abused Me For Yearsi

    I met this woman when i was about 38, at the time i was insecure and would do almost anything to have a freind, she knew that.She would send me to pick up items she needed from a store and have me deliver them to her home, she rarely reimbursewd me for the money i spent. Later...
    tippifunsweetlinda tippifunsweetlinda 70+ Dec 10, 2012

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    Life

    My name is Brooke. When I was 10 my mom came out and told us she was gay. I remember how much she struggled with telling us and at the time I guess I didn't understand because my parents still lived together for another 3 years and I thought that maybe it could stay that way.When...
    ilovedusty2 ilovedusty2 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2013

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    Disfigurement

    I was born with neurofibromatosis which shows by a tumour disfiguring my face. Throughout my life I have gone through people laughing mocking and judging me and naturally thinking I have learning difficulties aswell which I don't, im just like everyone else in the world , trying...
    SurroundedByBeauty SurroundedByBeauty 16-17 Oct 30, 2012

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    Childhood

    To some of you, this story may be confronting, for many others its all to familiar. I am a victim of childhood sexual assault. It all started when my cousin came to live with my family. He was a loveable teen around 15 or 16 and I was around 9 or 10 years old and a very...
    inspirelife inspirelife 22-25, F Apr 4, 2013

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    New Years Eve

    I will never forget New Years Eve, 2013. My name is Molly, and I'm 13 years old. I was with my friend, Lilly, and we were going to a bonfire for NWY. Instead of going to the bonfire, we went to hangout with this girl name Jessie. We went to Jessie's house and we were just...
    Jan 13, 2013

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    my hole life I have been fighting.

    my hole life the people who are suppose to love me and care about me protect me. accept me. have done nothing but prove they cant. what makes a good parent? what makes a bad one? seem lke easy questions to answer but when you get down to it now adays its so hard of a question to...
    justneedshelp justneedshelp 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Alone Even When I'm Not A Lone

    I think I was destined for heart ache from the day I was brought into this world. From the outside I'm a normal person when people hear my story they are amazed I turned out as great as I have. I mean don't let me fool you I'm 30 years old own my own house that I got all by...
    Ntherbrk Ntherbrk 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 7, 2012

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    Unfare Stiuation

    well where to sart I was looking to talk to saul garza the guy that come on ch.4 that solves problems for people well i got a sticky situation see I have along with 4 boys 15,12.11.10 and mt husband that we have 30 days t0 eveict our apt see my husband is trying to get his...
    layegua7777 layegua7777 41-45 Jan 28, 2011

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    Nothing Can Describe What I Feel

      I will try to tell story of my life. My childhood was full of abuses, from my stefather and my mother, step(father) almost killed me when I was 3 years old, my moter was violent later in life. I hardly managed to survive in an unhealthy enviroment and still I made...
    Feb 5, 2013

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    Something's Gotta Give...

       I am writing with very little energy this morning because, I am tired. Married for 26 years to a wonderful husband. He loves me and our children very much. He is a workaholic. He never misses a day of work. Sick or Not. He always reports. He worked his way earning his...
    sensativestuff sensativestuff 51-55, F May 8, 2012

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    Lost Soul

    I never thought I would become a lost soul but I have and the losses and tragedies have devoured all hope and faith. I had a relationship and a deep, dedicated belief in God doing all the right things in all the right ways and the results continue to be hardship and heartache...
    Karen888 Karen888 41-45, F Aug 30, 2013

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    I Think I Hate My Life

    Hi I really need advice, I'm having a really bad time my dad split up with my ill mum at Christmas and its recently starting to hit me, I get bullied at school and about 4 months ago I started to self harm. I have been going to a school nurse every Wednesday and counselling every...
    Feb 8, 2013

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    Story Of My Life (childhood)

    Hi. I have so many things to say I can barely choose from what to start .. I was born in a small city, my parents were sepparated (they were never married). I was the only child of my workaholic (she was always away in work so I stayed at my grandparent's house a lot) mom and I...
    sadgirlwithasmile sadgirlwithasmile 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2011

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    A Religious Cult

    A religious cult I joined when I was just starting a new life on my own at 19. I thought I'd have friends, people who wouldn't judge me. I was wrong! They brainwashed me, they lied to me, talked about me behind my back. After I learned of my mental illness, I was shunned. I wasn...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Jul 21, 2012

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    Why Me?

    I started a new middle school in my 8th grade year. I've moved around a lot. So don't get me wrong I do know how to make friends, I have plenty. But all of them are barely ever there for me. My best friend goes to a school 3 hours away from me. Last time I saw her? August that...
    Totallycool22 Totallycool22 13-15 Jan 27, 2013

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    I Don't Know Who I Am

      I'm 19, currently doing work experience in the graphic design department of an advertising agency in Germany. I've been given the task to design my own business card. Now, the problem I have is that I need to find a way to portray my talents, my passions and what people...
    tomrreed tomrreed 18-21 1 Response Nov 9, 2012

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    My Story

    On October 20, 2012 11:41 pm I was t-boned by a drunk driver who was going 100km on a 50km road. My friend and I were just cruising, he only suffered a bleeding nose. I on the other hand broke my neck, shattered my left side pelvis, broke my left femur in two places, ruptured...
    BrokenBrain BrokenBrain 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    Ghostship Not In The Salton Sea

    I'm so tiried of people saying that the Lost Galleon of the Mojave is at the bottom of the Salton Sea. On 4/2/2009 i found it and no one has looked  at my evidince .  The galleon and the Serpent Neched Canoe are in the satilite images i found, which have to be from back when...
    GHOSTSHIP GHOSTSHIP 46-50, M Nov 20, 2011

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    How One Choice Changed My Life

    Ok so here's my story. I have everything I could dream for, I am a white male in a decent neighborhood. My dad never beat me. I've never been raped or anything tragic like that. I was thirteen. I had always wondered why all the adults in my life smoked cigarettes. My friend and I...
    MisguidedElder101 MisguidedElder101 16-17, M Dec 29, 2012

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    Found The Help I Needed

    When my mother passed dealing with the pain was an overwhelming struggle, as anyone who has lost a loved one knows. What made it worse, I had no support system to turn to, and could not afford professional therapy. There was bad blood between my stepfather and myself, and his...
    codygirl61 codygirl61 26-30, F Mar 25, 2013

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    Life Of Randy

    So it all started when i was 12. I was always the kid who tried to blend in with the cool kids, trying to be someone i'm not. I bullied people and i acted all high and mighty. I had a lot of friends, i felt good about it cause i thought no one could touch me. When i was 13 i...
    RandyRandy1 RandyRandy1 22-25 2 Responses May 8, 2013

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    My Home Is Here

    I am 17 and i was born in small country in central america.I am one of the  700000 undocumented students that were brough here when they were young and were raised in the USA.My parents brought me here when i was 9, i have build my dreams in this place that i am proud to call...
    thisgirl700 thisgirl700 18-21 Dec 26, 2010

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    You Be The Judge, Did It Happen Or Not!!!

     My two daughters and their four small children, ranging in age from six to six months, and I had gone to Amarillo to see my two sons. We were late and my oldest son said that we could spend the night in his apartment. As he helped us carry in the luggage he kept talking...
    ssharonab ssharonab 46-50 3 Responses Jul 28, 2010

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    So Many Bruises And Tears!

    When I was 16 years old back in 2006, I met a older boy who was a drummer in a band he was 4 years older than me and he was cute and nice so I thought it would be a few dates and we would break up and move on. He and I were together for 3 years. I moved in with him when I was 17...
    JLMJLM2010 JLMJLM2010 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2010

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    Lies Of A Christian God

    The lies still run through my head even though they were told to me years ago. I was raised a Catholic then as a baptist. Since I can remember I was told God took care of his people and sent his only son to die on the cross for our sins. Course I believed it and grew to love God...
    JoeyWulf JoeyWulf 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 26, 2011

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    It was 2002, I had been out of rehab

    for 10 months after spending 11 months in a terrible place. i had not recovered and was stilling using heroin at the time. Anyway something happen back then that has always made me wonder about reality and perception. I OD'ed from overdosing on heroin. All i remember was...
    markpaul69 markpaul69 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    Family Greed, Selfishness, And Hatred!

    I grew up around 8 brothers and sisters. my story is based on how a seemingly loving family can grow to a circle of very greedy and selfish cult of strangers! Like I said my family life when I was growing up seemed very loving and it seemed we really cared for one another, my...
    baseboard baseboard 41-45 2 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    Hard Life...

    well ive never really said much about what has happened to me so this is kinda a new thing for me...well my whole life i got to watch my dad do drugs constantly (crack weed herion and everything in between) and beat my mom.every month or so there was a visit to the hospital...
    erincoffill erincoffill 18-21 Jun 8, 2011

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    My Stepmom

    When I was 3 my mom left my dad and me cause she was gay. I moved in with my grandmother shortly after and she became my mom in a way. I never saw my dad and barely saw my real mom so my grandma was always there. When I turned 8 my dad fell in love with this gal named Tiffany...
    JoeyWulf JoeyWulf 18-21, M Sep 22, 2011

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    The Taconic Tragedy...drunk And High Wrongway Driver Diane Schuler

    Today is my brothers birthday March 20th... He was killed along with my Father July 26 2009 by Diane Schuler who was drunk and high driving the wrong way on the taconic parkway in westchester ny while she had 5 children in the car....Please visit my website www.taconictragedy.com...
    mab11 mab11 46-50 Mar 20, 2011

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    Nearly Thirty Year Old Virgin.

    Good Morning, You can call me unlucky, this is going to be like James Joyce's Ukysses, as you. Ought have gathered from the title I am a virgin, nearly thirty, have no idea how to talk to women, am depressed with my so called church friends and feeling anxiety and upset at work...
    Unluckyduckie Unluckyduckie 26-30 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    My Life Story.

    Hello. My name is Ivan, I'm an 18 year old male, nice to meet you.I always wanted to write my life story, so here I am. The main reason I'm writing this is to tell you about how life can turn upside down in a matter of seconds. I'm not here because I want compassion or someone...
    Anonymous12212 Anonymous12212 18-21 1 Response Oct 28, 2012

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    Emotionally Abused As A Child - Finally Able To Tell My Story

    The Tale of a Young Girl 1993 was one of the best and worst years of my life. I was given the best present I could have ever asked for, my little sister. However, once she was born, something happened, shifted in my life. I always had a weird feeling that my family was different...
    feariedust feariedust 22-25, F Nov 26, 2012

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    Through Life.

    I've lived a tough life, through a Mom with drug and drinking problems and a Dad with an alcohol/pot obsession. I've seen sex, death, giftless Christmas, parentless nights, and I've lived the life that a lot of people would never live, all between the ages of 1-14. My parents...
    asdfjklWOWOW asdfjklWOWOW 16-18, F 10 Responses Feb 22, 2008

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    All Of It

    Every one of us has parts of us that we keep hidden from everyone else. It's human nature to protect the parts of us that can be hurt the worst. Whether if it's our fear of pain or of simply being judged, we still hide that tender spot.I am here, taking advantage of the anonymity...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40 Oct 14, 2013

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    Just A Little Bit Sad

    I'm sorry about tonight. I wanted nothing more than to spend the night with you. There's some things that I need in my life. It turns out that I probably need to ask people for what I need from them. I find that pretty difficult. That's not fair on you. I am trying to be...
    Katherine1982 Katherine1982 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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    Alcohol

    Hey my name is brittney and i want to tell u a story about a VERY personal subject. When i was two, I had to be taken away from my mother. She was an alcohlic.She would leave me alone in an empty house in my cradle and would not come back for a long time. My dad had to take full...
    bullyinghurts789 bullyinghurts789 36-40 1 Response Mar 28, 2013

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    Here's My Story ...

    Hi I'm nick , i'm 20 and this is my life is short .... My father treated us as skumbags , me , my bothers and my mom, he never kissed or huged any of us (i never been huged or kissed until i got my first girl friend) , my mom comes from a known rich family so i guess he wanted...
    orangedu02 orangedu02 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 21, 2013

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    I'm Back And I Have Much To Tell :)

    Hello Experience project readers :)My name is Leigh;It has been a few years since i was on here last. I have done alot of growing up and learning in my time away.. and upon arriving here again, after such a long absence; i read through my old stories.I read through them and i can...
    wanderingmother21 wanderingmother21 22-25, F Aug 20, 2013

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    My Life

       I have been threw so much in my life already. I have lost people in my life.One that I could care less about. For he nver did any thing with me at all. He was my father. I lnow that I shouldn't fill this way at all. But I do. He did a whole lot more with my own...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Sep 6, 2010

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    Lost Ship Of The Mojave Desert

    On Oct.1,2008  I read a story about the lost treasure galleon of the Mojave desert , On April 2, 2009 I found it and the serpent necked canoe. I have forensic proof . This story is stranger than fiction , thats the lost  ship of 1612 that belonged to King Philip lll of Spain...
    GHOSTSHIP GHOSTSHIP 46-50, M Feb 6, 2011

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    Legally Kidnapped

    Hi My  name is Kymmberli in 2004 I was arrested for receiving stolen property while my daughter was at school. I asked the police officer if I could call my father to  make arrangements to have her picked up from school. He said to give him the phone number and he would call...
    drkymi drkymi 36-40, F 1 Response May 31, 2011

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    I Live In Africa.

    my parnet gone to afica to preach the gosip to the afica people they live there for along time , i was born in africa when to school there and married to afica man, my parnet was upset with me , but my dad gave his blessing to us that mean lot to my husband, my mother she left...
    africa24white africa24white 46-50 1 Response May 2, 2012

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    My mother after her divorce from my father

    sought the attention of two men. Both times she became pregnant. My family arranged with help from the Catholic Church to send my Mother away for 9 mos both times and the children given up for adoption. This was kept a secret from me and my older sister for 33 years till our...
    lostbro1964 lostbro1964 46-50, M Jan 12

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    My Brother Is Innocent And Now He May Lose His Life Because The Justice System Is Quick To Convict....

    His name is Shawn Michael Mayreis. He is 35 years old. He has been recently charged with Serious Bodily Injury/ Felony in the 1st Degree to his 2 month old daughter. My brother is innocent. My brother is a good man. He is a christian man and doesn't drink or smoke. He attends...
    1nnocent 1nnocent 36-40 Mar 28, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Hi everybody,I like make new friends. I like make good times with them such as tell story and make funy time's to each other.😁😊😊😊
    golbargkh golbargkh 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I want to tell story.. . . . However, I cannot tell somebody who is not listening ,.. Do I loom pretty? I'm sorry too..... <3 Annie
    missmay621 missmay621 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 27

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    Balding nudist flies kite. Lightning strikes. Survives to tell story.
    Lovefetishes Lovefetishes 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    You call me goody two shoes? You say that I have people fooled by my being nice? I believe you implied sweet in your ranting and raving story. I am soooo flattered when you say...
    OneEPGirl OneEPGirl 70+, F 3 Responses