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I Am Mute

For those who are unable to talk, for any reason; physical, emotional, or both. Come here, and be heard. 68 People

    Voiceless - I had thyroid cancer that spread to my vocal cords. I was operated on 2 years ago (2/11) The damage that it did made it difficult for me to breath so I needed an...
    curliepwincess curliepwincess 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Congenitally Mute - I was born this way, mute. I have yet to come across someone like me that can hear and is at the same time Mute. I hope to someday. I did once but they weren't...
    SophiaG SophiaG 22-25 4 Responses Nov 27, 2010

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    About Me - Well I contracted a bad infection in my mouth awhile ago and now although it is resolved I am unable to speak. It was a great loss for me as I have worked in healthcare...
    canadiangirrl28 canadiangirrl28 26-30 9 Responses Nov 9, 2010

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    Your Voices Are Not Lost. - First off can I just start by saying how glad I am to have found this group full of inspirational people? Reading your guy's stories...they are the most...
    thebeautyofitall thebeautyofitall 18-21 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    Forum? - This idea of share something, others reply, is nice... but... If I started a forum, would you join? Is it something people who can't speak vocally would use? My idea...
    curiouslymute curiouslymute 18-21 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    The Silent Freak - I am a member of a multiplicity system. (Psychologists would call it "Multiple Personalities", but we do not consider ourselves mere personalities). When I am...
    curiouslymute curiouslymute 18-21 2 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    People Think I'm An Alien - I am a thirteen year old girl, and have been entirely mute for my whole life. I have been to countless experts over the years, and still they find no...
    MegaMonsterCheetahExplosion MegaMonsterCheetahExplosion 13-15, F 3 Responses May 19, 2012

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    Help! My Brother-in-law Is Mute Due To Paralysis.... - My brother-in-law is mute due to paralysis from West Nile Syndrom and is on a trach ventilator, permanent or temporary we won...
    Jharttx Jharttx 61-65 2 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    it all started when i was a baby. i wasnt vocal at all. it continued on to today. ive never said a word in my life. i guess i have never really felt the need to talk so i usually...
    jakuzure jakuzure 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Let Your Voice Flow Through Your Fingers~ - Yes, friends, and random readers, Kat is unable to speak IRL.  My close friends know this, and I'm not exactly one to keep it...
    Phlarekat Phlarekat 26-30, F 16 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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    Not Allowed To Talk - First of all, I'd like to say that I'm not mute 24/7. But when there's someone who we (I'm a multiple) don't know or haven't met we don't say anything, we...
    TinyRabbit TinyRabbit 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    A Little Bit About Me.. - I can be classified as selectively mute. I'm 19 years old. My mutism began at around 3 years old, but I have always been quiet. Over the years, starting...
    lysergic lysergic 18-21, F Feb 14, 2012

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    Mute/cutting - Well i started cutting when i was 10 and i started to be mute when i was 11 and thats when i was started cutting more and more .I dont know what to do sometimes...
    breanna1234 breanna1234 13-15 3 Responses Sep 3, 2012

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    Never... - > I never said my first word so never have I spoken. > I have never told my parents I love them so sometimes I think they don't think that I do. > I can never ask for...
    SilentCassy SilentCassy 16-17, F 2 Responses May 28, 2013

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    "Singing" - Sometimes, when I play a song I like, I pretend to sing along. I've never spoken, so I don't even know how to lipsync, but I sill make what mouth shapes I do...
    curiouslymute curiouslymute 18-21 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    I can't even remember what my voice sounds like, although I do remember (faintly) people telling me it is soft and sweet.
    SimplySuicidal SimplySuicidal 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I Can Barely Talk - Hi My name is Alvaro and Im 22 years old from Madrid, Spain. I went to some singing lessons a few years ago and I completely destroyed my voice. Now I can...
    alvferna alvferna 22-25 2 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    I Am Silent - My voice is silent. I am hearing. I have had vocal paralysis from intubation as the result of severe anaphylaxis. I was in my twenties when I became physically...
    Disenchantedangel Disenchantedangel 36-40, F 2 Responses May 13, 2012

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    I Cant Take Much More Of The Voicers! - I can't take much more of the voicing people! They are really really frustrating. I have deaf friends. They understand me the first time...
    curiouslymute curiouslymute 18-21 5 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    In A Way, Yes - I don't talk. I don't feel like I should talk. Recently, I've only spoken to one friend. I may as well be mute. I didn't want to be like this, but it happened. It's...
    SmilesGoForMiles SmilesGoForMiles 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 2, 2013

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    I guess I am what you'd call "periodically mute". I suffer from a pretty severe case of asthma that manifests itself as really intense coughing. I cough so hard I can't breath. I...
    Lanorae Lanorae 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Relapse - I went mute at age four, when my mother raped me for the first time. My sister figured this out when I lay on our bed that night. She was asking if I wanted to go to the...
    xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    Partially Mute? - I am a very quiet person. I am never really as loud as I used to be, and that's okay. I like talking through the internet. I can talk clearer, because when I DO...
    StephGoesRawr StephGoesRawr 13-15 Aug 20, 2011

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    In 2001 after oral cancer surgery my voice became very limited. Radiation sort of backfired by giving me a different cancer on the back of my throat, specifically at the...
    carycat carycat 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    Semi-mute? - I am not mute 24/7, though there are times when I wish I could be. Perhaps in time I will be able to be mute as I wish, when I get away from my parents. My reasoning...
    AngelManson AngelManson 18-21, T 1 Response May 20, 2011

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    Conversion Disorder - I have no physical injury or abnormality. My brain just decided to turn the sound off mid-sentence one ordinary Wednesday morning. The official diagnosis is...
    Rockdancer Rockdancer 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2012

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    Nate'S Great Adventure - Three years ago today, I was in a tragic car accident where I lost my ability to either walk or talk (it was a TBI). I also struggle with tinnitus. I want...
    IronRose777 IronRose777 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    that's one of the reasons why my user name is silent girl . ever since i started high school I have been called silent girl and mute girl. I've had so many people think im mute...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 10 Responses Mar 25

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    The only thing I am concerned with about being mute is I would love someone to be mine that is also mute.
    SimplySuicidal SimplySuicidal 13-15, F Mar 19

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    I feel like it would be easier for me to express myself by writing things down and having people read it. It would mean I could take time thinking of the right words to "say...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i woke up this morning and my nieces where here . they whispered "she's quiet again" "yup she's quiet again"
    Chulazon Chulazon 70+, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    "old dry skin" apathetic her eyes glued to the autumn door leaves gathered there rustle like dry skin feel the memory of hands cold and dry smell the christmas ornaments and...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 15 hrs ago

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    1 month today. Exactly one month ago we caught you again in your own web of lies and deceit. You thought you could be a master of misinformation but you will always get caught by...
    JandAlove JandAlove 22-25 Mar 19

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    You will never really know The type of pain I hold Its invisible I hide it like a dirty secret That's never to be told I wonder do you really know me But then again do I even know...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 19

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    I feel lost. I feel lost and alone. I don’t know why I’m here. I have so many almost-talents, but the things that I was naturally good at as a kid got squashed or taken away or...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm not stupid...Almost everyone treats me like I'm stupid or slow but I'm not....Even my teachers treat me like I'm stupid ... Sure I'm not as smart as the kids around here but I...
    NoWordsToSpeak NoWordsToSpeak 13-15, F Mar 20

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    I'm hooked on the television show "Dead Files". I haven't looked forward watching television until I came across this show. I make a big deal about. The lights have to be off...
    youcthrume youcthrume 36-40, M Mar 20

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    "salt sailors song" gulls and terns spin in the air as waves lullaby the sleepy dreamers with grand tales and rich promise of paradise to be found just over the horizons edge...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Mar 23

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    I often wonder what kind of impression I make. What people think just by looking at me. Is it obvious that I'm mute? Or that I dance? Or do they only see a ordinary teenage girl?
    Sarah248 Sarah248 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    It was a group phone chat service for adults... and we had to listen to keep people from being jerks or spouting out there phone number or addresses (you would be surprised,). We...
    netjoe9661 netjoe9661 51-55, M Mar 24

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    So, tonight was my last night after putting in my two weeks notice. It's like a two ton boulder has been lifted off my shoulders(slight exaggeration lol). I've witnessed coworkers...
    Hiram404 Hiram404 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Commonwealth Games Tartan2 - First look at the uniform to be worn by the medal bearers at the Games - tartan looks much nicer and more muted than that seen before, but then again...
    tartanpleats tartanpleats 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 27

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    KIinder, Kirche. Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Nine I had missed my sister, and his husband, and my niece and nephew - but things went from bad to worse...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Hello. My name is Rachael. I am currently 15 years old and am turning 16 July 1. As a child I was always pretty confident. I was always concerned about my weight though. I remember...
    RachieCele RachieCele 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Hello, been a member of this site for a while and have never posted before. I am around 40 and have been living with Dysthymia for 20 years now. I guess I'm looking for someone...
    Broken73 Broken73 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    To Speak An acquaintance of mine wrote this recently. I don't usually like rhyme-y poems, but I like the meaning in this one. I think it's true for many of us. To Speak "Do I...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I honestly would like to. The problem for me is that people don't come with a mute button. I'm fine with listening to other people and hearing their opinions on things, especially...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Each day I go through hell. My family worships my oldest sister instead of looking at the things I have done. My mom swears up and down that she love all her kids, but honestly she...
    AnimeFan90210 AnimeFan90210 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    It's not on purpose. It's just me. They assume I'm scared, or shy, or don't like them, or I'm mute, or I'm mentally disabled. I'm not. Or at least not to my knowledge. Most times I...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    My outfit for today - Sunday April 6, 2014 Pink and White A dress from my home state Hawaii dominantly colored dull not sparkly metallic pink with vertical rows of muted or...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Apr 6

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