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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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    This is one of my pet peeves, a big one. I hate when people say "oh that's retarded" like it is a bad thing. I have a daughter who is 22 and cognitively delayed. We never ever used...
    deedee62 deedee62 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    But i do use it. My current enemies may learn that. Since i call them it. They are retarded hall monitors. Fleecing the retired who got monsy. And attacking those...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 13

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    He called me mentally unstable. The words weren't meant to cut, they were just simply stated, and I knew they were true. Aside from the old scars, which I assume he's noticed by...
    bowlofsurreal bowlofsurreal 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I often feel really jealous of people who AREN'T mentally ill. Like now for example.
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Hi, I'm new to EP but feel I need to talk about the mentally and emotionally abusive relationship I was in for 7 years. I thought he was the love of my life. But pretty well from...
    Pridestar73 Pridestar73 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I used it a lot when I was in high school, much younger. Never realized how it could hurt someone. Now it is on one of my hated words list - N, F and R. Just disgusts me. A...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 2

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    Devoted to verbally abusive grumps. Used. Guilted into staying. Bailing with a girl who needs me caring.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I am becoming ill again. It has been going on for some time. The paranoia is getting out of hand and the depression is getting a grip. If it was not for my sons I would gladly be...
    Eggyegg Eggyegg 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    A girl send me MSGs ang 80 miss calls daily ...and it's about doin 6 months now ..Idk anything about dat girl ..now she is sayin I'm sorry I'm gettin married dnt MSG me ..
    diepu diepu 18-21, M Oct 27

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    "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me"....that's a lie. Words hurt. Words hurt like hell.Words can hurt worse than any punch or kick. When they are...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 5

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    This morning we are heading to Eastern State Hospital for one of my mom's treatment team meeting. My mom is a lot better than she was 4 years old. I am ready for her to come home...
    Sphinxkbngold24 Sphinxkbngold24 26-30, F Nov 7

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    I'm gonna talk to you this time about my life and experience in Bournemouth I moved to Bournemouth at the end of September 2009 for the fact that it was a beautiful town and it...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I'm learning disabled....I have some advantages.
    racistdick racistdick 41-45 Nov 9

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    At this point right now, I'm really exhausted. It's about two days since I've slept and I'm having what you might call a bit of insomnia? More like a health and stress issue. I don...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    So I've gotten some sleep. Twelve hours of it to be exact. I guess after releasing some of my distress on EP, I was able to fall asleep. :) I woke up at around 1:00 hearing...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Nov 11

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    I Had A Dear Friend Named Josh. He Was My Sun & My Moon. But, I Really Struggled In Our Relationship. It Came To A Point Where We Didn't Know How To Be Just Friends & We Didn't...
    MsLizBethBennet MsLizBethBennet 18-21, F Nov 14

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    Birth defect. Intensified by jerks.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 15

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    You would think in less than a year I should be the happiest woman on the planet. Instead now I'm sinking into depression and back into my old self destructive ways of cutting and...
    Nobodyhome12345678910 Nobodyhome12345678910 31-35, F a week ago

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    my mind is a scary place to be sometimes.
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F a week ago

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    the cops had to come and check on me at like 4:30 this morning. my mom doesn't know. i know i should tell her but i don't think i have the courage/energy to deal with her...
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F a week ago

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    Last night when the cops came to "assess my safety" one of them asked my roommate if I was on anything. When she told me later that day what he'd asked her I had to laugh. It was...
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Well, only a little bit, but it is seriously cutting into my knitting and crochet time. :)
    absolom absolom 41-45 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm assuming it has a lot to do with how I act now, my mental issues and whatnot.. It sent me down a dark path for a long time because I couldn't seem to let it go and it bothered...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My ex wants to get back together after several years and all I can think about is why we called it quits.
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I just like to pretend that I know nobody from my past. Those choices were never mine, the people that were right before me. It had a lot to do with how much my parents could...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wasn't an active person in this dream, I was just sort of watching it play out like a movie. There was a girl who had gone through very traumatic sexual abuse as a child. This...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    Oh I do love getting random messages from a-holes saying "You look mentally retarded."
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 15

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    Hi, Im Holly DeHart from Bedford Mass, I am 19 years old, and I am reaching out to you because I want to make everyone more aware of what rare cases of addictions to this drug does...
    HollyD23 HollyD23 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I'VE BEEN SINGLE FOR OVER THE PAST 15 YRS.. I JUST WISH THERE WAS SOMEONE OUT THERE WHO WOULD GET TO KNOW ME & LOVE ME. SINCE I FEEL YOUNG MENTALLY, ONLY YOUNG WOMEN INTEREST ME...
    LITTLEBOYINSIDE LITTLEBOYINSIDE 41-45, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    It doesn't remotely make any sense. and tbh it's alittle sickening when you think about it. We sit here and say "God has blessed us" and give God all the credit for the good...
    StraighttTruth StraighttTruth 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    One time, I went to school and got my period, the school uniform consisted of a skirt sooo no one noticed buut I was one of the first girls to get her period, instead of looking...
    mariahluh mariahluh 51-55, T 19 hrs ago

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    I seriously do! Like last night I went to Target with my mom, sister, niece, and nephew. My mom was getting me slim jims, and I totally embarrassed myself by...putting both of my...
    Beck1453 Beck1453 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    My son is retarded and I no longer wish to take care of him. If I release him in a field will he be able to take care of himself? Monkeys and fend for themselves so he could too...
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    Remembering the first time i was going to meet at the time my new boyfriends little boy. He was preparing me for the meet filling me in on what he was like telling me the mother...
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    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    Stalked9 Stalked9 41-45, F 9 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Oh, where to begin... I'm not sure if he has NPD or if he's just very narcissistic, but he's definitely not an easy person to live with. I experienced abuse as a child from my...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 9 hrs ago

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    I'm a terrible liar. I'm so bad at it that anyone that knows me can tell right away if i'm lying (or in my case, trying to) I'm awkward and sometimes transmit my feelings of...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    when I was little my dad beat me and yelled not to cry...Or else I would get more... Perhaps that's how this all started then throughout my teen years I've had a few mentally...
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I believe that every girl should go to the spa every three or four months. There is nothing so re-invigorating as a weekend of being pampered. I went with three other of my...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I will write the story as I see it. And if anyone can give me insight. Please let me know. First, I started dating or seeing someone while they were in a relationship. (Horrible I...
    aainfamous aainfamous 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Well , sorry to break it for you but there are people who can't mentally have children.. So having an abortion for a handicapped is better than watching your child get hurt for the...
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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