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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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    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 9 hrs ago

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    its sooo hard to go through this **** with your own family. I can't my social security money because the sent it to wrong account and the people they sent it to haven't sent it...
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    FYI I'm not making fun i love being around mentally ill people they're usually so happy and i love to help them. i have a mentally ill step sister Anyway a guy thought I was "slow...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    When I was in sixth grade I found out my mother had bipolar disorder and she ran away half way across the country to live with some guy she met on the internet. She tried to kill...
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    Yeah if we can that out of the vocabulary, that would be great. Not a nice thing to say to people, even if they do have down syndrome.
    T3chmupp3t T3chmupp3t 18-21, M Oct 4

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    Just one UN-PC word I hate...another is '******'-disgusting & labelling!!
    cherryjar cherryjar 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    The word just seems to be overly used nowadays, huh?
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    Sometimes I don't know what is real and what is not real. When I first realized she hears voices, it was really hard. I realized a lot of things I believed had happened to her...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Sep 28

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    I am autistic, bipolar, have moderate depression and asexual and a hispanic female who doesn't look white. There's a lot riding against me. I'm not saying I've given up but I am...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Sep 28

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    Before I moved out from my parents. I kept feeling my mind slip away since High School. I broke down into a fetal ball of shame at times. I still blame my parents, but they tried...
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    Nothing can stop my deep feelings, after I have held them in for soo long! Nobody can ever tell me to simplify my thoughts, because I hate dumbing down the thoughts I have thought...
    20CoolerPony 20CoolerPony 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 6

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    When I love, I love hard. It's never half way for me. It's all or nothing, black or white, etc. If I feel something, then people usually know what I feel. I can't hide my...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Oct 10

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    I dont quite know where to start with my experience as i feel i am just coming to the realization of what i have been putting myself through.i am nineteen years old and currently...
    kdilla14 kdilla14 18-21, F Oct 10

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    I have thought about several things from finding someone to love, being appreciated at work and all the way even to be able to accomplish anything without it being a damn...
    InTheShadowsAgain InTheShadowsAgain 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    I have been in many mental hospitals, due to my alcoholic mother sending me to them... I've felt insane, and unloved and unwanted. I matured to be bitter and closed.. I don't have...
    asdfnx asdfnx 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 13

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    It is a very hard thing to deal with day in and day out. He can be very sweet, and helpful, or he can be a mean SOB. I feel bad that he has to live with this horrible illness...
    1SpunkyWoman 1SpunkyWoman 31-35, F Oct 14

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    Its something I live with on a daily basis. But its not something the defines me as a person. I have quite a few things 'wrong' with me. But they are what makes me me and in...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M Oct 16

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    The depression is the worst It makes my drawings look like **** I feel like ****. God why would anyone brag about an illness? All I feel is shame. I wish I had more energy to do...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I just wsnt to feel wanted and loved
    juls50 juls50 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    A big question ! I say no ! Just anxious because of my long denial and hiding of my true gay identity
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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...
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    I feel like TV is set up for mentally retarded people. 90 % of everything I see on TV is so dumbed down, politically correct, and always with some sort of marketing or political...
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    I just want to vent something. As, my mind is exploding tonight.... My uncles ruined my childhood as they never liked my mother. I lived in dark room in fear everyday, crying and...
    deathiscold deathiscold 70+, M Oct 7

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    Mainly because all the pics you see of it everybody looks like complete deformed and mentally retarded idiots
    NormalTeenGirl NormalTeenGirl 13-15, F Oct 14

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    Lol so this guy called kwolf16 says I'm a pedo because he randomly messaged me and asked for a pic of me and I said no so he said I was probably a pedo and a guy and that why I don...
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    Australia ... the Truth! 1. Boring. 2. Overrated. 3. Overpriced. 4. Uncultured. 5. The "Larrikin" is "King". 6. The "Idiot" is "Lord". 7. Some migrants have sold themselves to...
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    I just want to share my story for those women and girls that feel trapped... I just ended things with my boyfriend of 1 year and 6 months and I cannot recall the last time that I...
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    I think things are starting to make sense. My life is miserable because of me. The circles under my eyes are so dark, they look like I have been doing drugs for years everyday. My...
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    Somehow i fell unable to move on. Not only i still like my ex but i know those feelings hurt me but i still wish to keep them. It's completely retarded sometimes i feel completely...
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    First bickering in 4 days: We have this retarded habit and I still don't understand it. She will say something to me and like a good conversationalist I will repeat it back in...
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    Thought-Control Exercises-Breathing Thoughts Away These exercises are actually for those who want to clear their mind from any distraction. Center your attention on the process...
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    The hearts wants what it wants. Even tho the brain thinks the heart is retarded.
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