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I Am Young and Disabled

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    Where To Go From Here

    Around 4 years ago while I was volunteering for the Peace Corps in the country of Belize I experienced an extremely severe heat stroke.  To be honest I am lucky to be alive- my body temperature reached 107 degrees and I awoke from a coma 3 weeks later.  I have a tremendous...
    shoupdr shoupdr 31-35 1 Response Oct 20, 2011

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    Jra

    I am 28 years old and have had Juvenille Rheumatoid Arthritis all of my life. I tried working for 11 years but it slowly became more painful everyday. Finally, last year I was able to start getting disability and SSI. I have few visable disabilities but every medication I've...
    brittany483 brittany483 26-30, F 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    Ten Years Of Rheumotoid Arthritis

    I want to be young, I want to feel young.  I am 50 I have had RA for ten years.  Currently I have an infection in my foot after surgery.  Because I take those wonder drugs EMBREL and methotrexate.  I have to inject the methotrexate because my stomach couldn't...
    savoiemike savoiemike 46-50 Aug 21, 2010

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    I Think I Am

    i am young 19 . and  feel disabled.  i have tourettes and epilspy . it is scarey soem days . i twitch and have hit my head to the point i start seizuing .  it affects my legs and my ability to use my arms alot of time . i still work full time . in a very demaning...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    I am autistic and have aspergus syndrome,

    I have never met anyone like me in real life forget someone who is also a teen. I just want to talk 2 some1 who can relate, or share experiences, or learn from, some1 14 preferably who has my disability. I asked my school if they can find some1 like that for me and instead, they...
    10Umario 10Umario 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Why Men Dont Like Women In Wheelchairs!

    I AM WHEELCHAIR BOUND AND ITS HAR WHEN YOUR DEALING WITH THE WORLD OF PEOPLE AND EVILNESS AGAINST YOU! PEOPLE THINK THEY ARE BETTER THAN ME BECAUSE I AM IN A WHEELCHAIR AND THY FEEL I AM LESS OF A PERSON...WILL I EVER MEET A GOOD MAN FOR ME? WHY ARE PEOPLE SO CRUEL TOWARD...
    she2silky4u she2silky4u 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Not So Young, But Still -

    I"m 33, which may sound old to some.  I started using a cane over ten years ago, then was diagnosed with an inoperable double knee condition.  I've been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, arthritis, ibs, scoliosis as well, and am awaiting tests for MS.  I look about ten...
    witchywomin witchywomin 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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    I Was Injured At Work

    I was injured at work due to my own stupidity, others stupidity, and other various causes.  You know how they say that "once you injure it, it's never the same" at 19, I injured my back for the first time. I'm now 23 and can hardly lift at all I have sciatica...
    cnmshay cnmshay 21-25, F 4 Responses May 18, 2007

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    I feel so alone people have no clue what I'm going trough I wish I had someone I had someone who understand what I'm but people don't understand disabled or care about disabled...
    Rach1544 Rach1544 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 8

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    Why am I 18 but can still pass as a younger middle-schooler? Why. I really am trying to look older for the sake of finding a job, but no amount of makeup or wardrobe changes seems...
    willanafer willanafer 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    ...at least that's how most people see it. To be truthful, I was a plain veteran first. I came home safe and sound...everything working and where it should be. The car wreck that...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M Nov 11

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    Wow do I truely understand what your going through 2 years ago my wife of 15 years and the mother of our 11 and 12 year old daughters had double strokes one mornining which left...
    bjballard41 bjballard41 46-50, M Nov 2

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    I'm disabled and I don't like it when people make fun of me
    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 28

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    I am a 20 years old man who has cerebral palsy I am going to University and should be happy that I am moving forward in my life, but the truth is that I have never felt more alone...
    Styl94 Styl94 18-21 1 Response Nov 7

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    Pople have no clue what disabled teen/kids go through :( and they don't care ;(
    Rach1544 Rach1544 16-17, F 8 Responses Nov 8

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    I am 34 and have Duchenne muscular dystrophy and I'm recently having a hard time standing for more than a few seconds. I have been having trouble pulling my pants up and even...
    speedily speedily 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - YoungerOlderDating.com For the younger women dating older men, and for the older men dating younger women - YoungerOlderDating is the best and...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 22-25, F Oct 21

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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - YoungerOlderDating.com For the younger women dating older men, and for the older men dating younger women - YoungerOlderDating is the best and...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 22-25, F Oct 21

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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - YoungerOlderDating.com For the younger women dating older men, and for the older men dating younger women - YoungerOlderDating is the best and...
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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - YoungerOlderDating.com For the younger women dating older men, and for the older men dating younger women - YoungerOlderDating is the best and...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    The Best Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - YoungerOlderDating .comFor the younger women dating older men, and for the older men dating younger women - YoungerOlderDating is the...
    sandracc11 sandracc11 26-30, F Oct 29

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    The Best younger women looking for older men dating site - YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.comYoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com is the #1 Age Gap Dating Site for younger women seeking older...
    sandracc11 sandracc11 26-30, F Oct 29

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    Best Age Gap Dating Site( Younger Women Older Men Dating and Older Women Younger Men Dating ) ## Age Meet .com -The Largest Dating Site for Older Women Dating Younger Men and Older...
    feistcc11 feistcc11 26-30, F Nov 5

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    Best Age Gap Dating Site( Younger Women Older Men Dating and Older Women Younger Men Dating ) ## Age Meet .com -The Largest Dating Site for Older Women Dating Younger Men and Older...
    feistcc11 feistcc11 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    The Premier Online Community( AgeMeet.com) for serious singles who are looking for age gap relationships(older women younger men dating and older men younger women dating )! Meet...
    barbracc11 barbracc11 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    (www.hotcougarsdating.com)---- The Premier Online Community for serious singles who are looking for age gap relationships(older women dating younger men )! Meet hot older women...
    MaggieJohn MaggieJohn 26-30, M Oct 23

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    When I was a young boy I was attracted to older women (late teens and 20's). Now that I am older I am attracted to younger girls but here is the interesting part, I am still...
    kingdaddyo kingdaddyo 46-50, M a week ago

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    I know an older man, if he's the right kind, can be very helpful to a younger man exploring different things. I was helped that way, and now the roles are reversed I'd like to help...
    Johnny2310 Johnny2310 70+, M 2 Responses Oct 24

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    In recent years people have said I look younger than my 50+ years. However when I was younger it was always the opposite way as a teenager people thought I was up to 10 years older...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    You know I wouldn't trade my life for anything. Military for 36 Years with the reserves and active but I have been all around the world and love my experiences.I would like to have...
    beret beret 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 8

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    People are surprised to find out I don't attend middle school since long ago... They are even more surprised when they hear that I am a legal adult! Everyone thinks I am 5-7 years...
    NarcissaBlack NarcissaBlack 18-21, F Nov 11

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    I got caught naked by about a dozen very young girls. My wife and I were at the beach. We used to go to a tiny island that’s usually pretty much deserted because it’s only...
    heretic0 heretic0 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am attracted to older men when I was at my teen. never like guys my age nor younger than me but now a days I am getting attracted to much younger men with mature looks, act...
    sunrio sunrio 36-40 2 Responses Oct 22

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    Hello Ladies, I am a older man that would like to have a young girlfriend. Either online or in person. A young lady that is small breasted, slim to average, between ages 18 - 35...
    JohnLee601 JohnLee601 61-65, M Oct 25

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    I love older men. Like much older. If you like a younger girl, message me to find out how young I am and tell me why you like younger woman xx
    psummer01 psummer01 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    The concept of cougars dating has taken the world by storm. Younger men in their 20s and 30s are now doing away with same age dating and getting into something that doesn’t...
    Nileay Nileay 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    dianacc11 dianacc11 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Today I have realised that I've been pushing an emotion down inside of me and it has desperately been trying to find a way out. I think this has been a source of frustration for a...
    thatfeelwhen thatfeelwhen 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I've always been told this... It gets kinda old but I've somewhat got use to it. But it's still annoying when I will talk to guys and they say something like what are you 14 or...
    tigersfan195 tigersfan195 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 21

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    1 Younger brother. Year and a half younger to be exact. We grew together but still grew apart when I was about 14 years old. He got influenced by friends. I got influenced by...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 23

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    I entered first grade at age 3 going on 4, graduated elementary school at 12, I know that's young, I was the youngest in my class by a lot. just curious what's the average age that...
    sbenveniste sbenveniste 31-35, M Oct 24

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    I don't know why I just like younger women (when I say younger I do mean like 17 but I wouldn't mind chatting to someone any age) so any girls wana chat :)
    Tomm3y Tomm3y 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    I'm 20 and many people have told me I look as I am 17/18 or that I look young and that I look younger than I am. I don't know how to take this, as a compliment or rude. I have no...
    OKPunk OKPunk 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 29

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    I am not that old..ok, well I am 35 years old. I feel older though, probably because I married really young. My husband was my first and we've been together since I was 18. Our...
    forever26 forever26 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    Decidedly middle aged that's for sure. But I do feel young at heart. Always up for a laugh and love spending time with youngsters
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 30

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    I was molested when I was young and it has been on my mind for a good while now. I was very young when it happen and it didn't happen once, it happen on numerous occasions, I think...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 31

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