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I Am Young and Disabled

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    just one more real life story ! When I had gave birth to my son I was 26 years old and a woman came up to me and started yelling at me "your only16 years old and you have a baby go...
    Sw33tBrownSugar Sw33tBrownSugar 26-30, F 1 Response 16 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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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 Nov 14

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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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    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 5 days 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 5 days ago

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    I'm looking for a younger woman for friendship and maybe more. I am 36 and love younger women. Not looking for anything serious or long term. Just fun times and conversation and...
    faraway123 faraway123 26-30 2 days ago

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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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    I'm to young to go through the things I do , the constant medication , the fights , the constant hate that runs through my mind , you say I'm to young to understand pain but try...
    turntechbiology turntechbiology 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I volunteer at my local library in the young adult section and it's always nice to be able to relate and recommend books. I have always been a fan of young adult fiction because...
    OhShucksGoDucks OhShucksGoDucks 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I met this guy more than a year ago. He is a photographer. I was a cosplayer at that event. When we met, he asked to take my picture and I said 'yes'. Little did I know that I'm...
    kerencc11 kerencc11 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Middle-aged men and teenagers don’t really want to get that tag of a committed relationship and fall into a long-term relationship at an early age. However, women in today’s...
    CougarsWoo CougarsWoo 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    every week me and two friends go to dinner together we usually take turns pay I am short and small for my age I am in my early twenties one of my friends is in her late teens she...
    me0883 me0883 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    How young is to young? Open for discussion
    MaggieBlack MaggieBlack 13-15, F 23 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm 15 and I like younger girls not to young but like at least 10 and up but I like older women to is this weird ?
    KingBruh KingBruh 18-21, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hey y'all! I'm Christian,guy who prefers younger women (7-10 years younger than me) looking more for friendships at this point.
    MrHotbunnsIncogotio MrHotbunnsIncogotio 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    One of my younger friends has a crush on this one guy in her grade, whom I have interactions with on a pretty daily basis. This guy knows my friend has a crush on him, and my...
    marshababy33 marshababy33 13-15, F Oct 25

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    I'm 17 turning 18. I'm actually a junior. A lot of people mistake me for an 8th grader or freshman. It gets annoying. I'm normally the oldest in the grade yet I look the youngest.
    DayFawn DayFawn 16-17, F Oct 27

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    Everyone always assumes I'm way younger!!
    brookmay brookmay 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Having freckles makes you look much younger.
    Steelcat38 Steelcat38 36-40, M Oct 28