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I Am Mentally Retarded

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    I am mentally retarded from childhood abuse.

    I don't know which way is up or down. I always get into trouble for things I didn't do. I need help.
    LolaaBunnii LolaaBunnii 18-21 Mar 13

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    One thing I hate as a mentally ill person is people saying "it's not that bad." This is what people think is supportive but it's not. They have basically dismissed my struggle...
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    Yes, so accurate. I nearly got a D last time I did maths, thank goodness I was able to drop out
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    This goes to all my haters xxx
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    Although I do not live with her now as I had to move away half way across the country to escape her, the past of living with the abuse still haunts me she did unforgivable things...
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    THIS WORLD MADE ME BLEED AND ALL I WANT IS TO RETURN THE FAVOUR TO GIVE IT MY PAIN . TO PUNISH IT . IT SCARED ME , MUTILATED ME, MADE ME A MONSTER
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    BECAUSE MY MOTHER , THE PERSON WHO I WAS SUPPOSED TO TRUST BEAT ME, THEN BEAT ME, THEN BEAT ME THEN THREW ME OUT TO DIE, BUT I FORGIVE HER . I FORGIVE HER
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    and its funny because i didnt even think it was this bad untill i literally wiped off the beauty from my face.
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