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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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    Have you ever noticed how retarded people always seem happy. It must be wonderful not being able to understand what's going on around you
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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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    I have seen people run away from mentally ill.they are rude and also make fun of them.Instead of supporting them they do exact opposite.People who suffer from depression,bipolar...
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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
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Aug 11

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    This experience makes me feel slightly better cause honestly it says it all for me
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    I put a firecracker on a toy horse and let it explode... Idk why or how I thought of it •_•
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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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    Yeah, i am. There is a long list of mental issues i have, and i really don't know where to start
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    When I was younger some of my family members said/did things to me and my mom that were wrong. I know that it is the past and I cannot change it, but it still hurts. Me and my mom...
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    I had a parent who was probably bipolar. From the age of 3 i was smacked around , called a *****, kicked in the stomach..etc. She killed herself when i was 14. I was partly...
    youcantbreakme youcantbreakme 31-35, F Aug 11

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    Its the sad truth. I don't understand it at all.
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    Putting on an act in public constantly pretending your happy is the worst feeling ever, because you kind of just want to show people how much you're aching and hurting inside but...
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