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I Am Who I Am Because Of This

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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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    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 seriously ******* hate high school with a passion. It just adds to my depression and adds to the fact that I'm extremely lonely and unloved. Pretty much everyone has a prom...
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    I really am. Every heartache, every time I hurt, physically, mentally and emotionally, It changed me forever. Every tear I cried has strengthened my inner-self. I was becoming...
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    Who cares about what they think of you anymore?
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    I'm a 19 year old girl. All my life I have lived as a girl I know I'm a girl. But ever since 10 years old I knew that my mind did not match who I was on the outside. My mental way...
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    By no means is it a requirement, but pretty boys who sing well and all the other **** I've been Gushing about. Omg yes dude yes. However most guys I know can't so I would never say...
    TrackStackz TrackStackz 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    Accept You For Who You Are
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    I'm not gay. I'm 13 and really can't say I'm anything but I think I am straight. That's how it feels anyway. I like to think I'm normal. My parents are gay. My mom and my anne (an...
    MaddietheGoalie MaddietheGoalie 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 27

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    My mother died on 11th November 2014. She had been acting crazy for 2 years and my family didn't understand it. I didn't understand it. She had some sort of brain damage but we...
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    Girls are most affected when it comes to relationships but at the same time i would also like to quote that guys who look for true love are being played with in the name of love...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M Mar 19

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    I wanted to share my story about my relationship with my ex-boyfriend, I'll call him Mark. We met at university, we were in the same friendship group. Mark was the shy, nerdy...
    drakewood drakewood 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    DaffodilDeary95 DaffodilDeary95 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    I hate it because no one is better than anyone really. Like sure, they may be faster than someone else, but that doesn't mean they're "Better". It means they're "faster". It's just...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    **This isn't the most organized. It jumps around a lot from before, during, and after the assault. It's not typed out in order of how things happened because I just typed what came...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wish I could explain it properly. Sometimes I'm happy, and I feel weird about it, like it's not really me. Sometimes I feel a huge emptiness, as if nothing has any meaning or...
    mmmfood mmmfood 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    LOL. Someone keeps reporting it. I'm just going to keep putting it up. :) Anyway, there are two people that I have blocked: Unalike because he's irrational to the point of trying...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    I feel so deeply and connect emotionally with someone who I think loves me the same, but I always get hurt because my love is never returned at the level I give. So I ask myself...
    formulaoneut formulaoneut 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I no longer believe in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I am beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you are lucky, you might meet someone...
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    I seriously feel like the loneliest person in the world when I'm just sitting here waiting because no one is answering me because they have better things to do. I want one of those...
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