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I Am Who I Am Because Of This

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

    There Are A Few Reasons...

    I have epilepsy. It has made me so much stronger. Strangely, it makes me love myself more than hate myself. Actually, I have never hated myself for having it. I like being able to relate to people and enlighten people about this condition. Many people know people who have it...
    hayliegreen hayliegreen 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21, 2010

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    I Am The Product Of Years Of Neglect, Abuse And Oppression

    I have been abused so much, sexually as a child and then raped as a adult, abused emotionally, psychologically, physically and verbally... every way you can imagine... I have been abused... I am the product of neglect and being ignored and silenced... I am the product of hatred...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jul 24, 2011

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