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I Am Young and Disabled

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 4 Responses May 18, 2007

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    I always looked way younger. When I was 18 it wasn't unusual for people to guess I was 14 or even 12. Anyway I am now in my late 40s and still look way younger. I am told that I...
    Cleancut Cleancut 41-45 2 hrs ago

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    I don't like it when people label those with disabilities as "disabled". No. They are not "disabled", they "have a disability". Because their disability is not all they are about...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    I often have people take photos on me in the street or when i've driving, just because i'm a dwarf. Every day i think i have seen everything, then suddnely last week i was driving...
    dwarfmodel1 dwarfmodel1 31-35, M 1 Response May 14

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    i am also disabled but you wouldn't know if u met me in the street or if I didn't say anything at all. because here in line the problem there are A LOT of variations of...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 1 Response May 6

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    i am also disabled but you wouldn't know if u met me in the street or if I didn't say anything at all. because here in line the problem there are A LOT of variations of...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M May 8

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    i am also disabled but you wouldn't know if u met me in the street or if I didn't say anything at all. because here in line the problem there are A LOT of variations of...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M May 8

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    i am also disabled but you wouldn't know if u met me in the street or if I didn't say anything at all. because here in line the problem there are A LOT of variations of...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 3 Responses May 8

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    My wife is a quadriplegic who broke her neck in a car crash when she was 15. We met 4 years later, and married when she was 21. Now she is 45. We've been happily married for almost...
    SirKiwi SirKiwi 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    If I ever hear or see a disabled person getting picked on I am honored bound to step up and defend them I don't care what happens to me I will stand toe to toe with absolutely any...
    sissyfag43 sissyfag43 31-35, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    Julieccaa Julieccaa 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    sarahccaa sarahccaa 26-30, F May 18

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    Janetccaa Janetccaa 26-30, F May 18

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    Youngstown plumbing service makes it easy when you have a plumbing emergency in your home. We know that there are dozens of other plumbers in your region, but you chose us because...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M a week ago

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    Would you like to date a younger women? If so, then you have come to the right place! DateAYounger.com is designed to provide you with a necessary support and space where you could...
    QearlLee QearlLee 26-30, F 1 Response May 19

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    Would you like to date a younger women? If so, then you have come to the right place! DateAYounger.com is designed to provide you with a necessary support and space where you could...
    QearlLee QearlLee 26-30, F May 19

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    I look younger than I am. And it's true. Sometimes, it's a good thing. I love to look young in your eyes. However, there may be problems with this. People associate young with...
    Lonely90s Lonely90s 22-25, M May 20

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    Many people are surprised I'm in my late 40s, they say I look 10 years younger. That's nice to hear of course. Yet it bothered me when I was in my late teens and 20s and people...
    Cleancut Cleancut 41-45 Apr 30

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    I have always been with guys older than me even used to be married to one that was 6 years older than me. I feel they are so manly, have their life together, and are pretty...
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F May 7

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    I really dislike looking younger. I am turning 16 shortly and people always mistake me for being a lot younger than I am, often thinking I am about 12 - 14. I don't really have a...
    anjamaurer anjamaurer 13-15, F May 11

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    lol...am i that young....when people look at me they didnt expect me as my age but actually younger XD.. but when i look at myself...iam actually looks like my age... i'll probably...
    alfhyraawal alfhyraawal 16-17, F May 15

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    I am about to turn 37 and have a preteen daughter. People are just starting to say I look like I can finally pass for being 21. UGH, but funny too.. My daughter has been asked...
    AnnaBugMom AnnaBugMom 31-35 4 Responses Apr 30

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    I can just feel that nice smooth body I've got young boys very attractive I love the young boy
    jj4all jj4all 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Am I too young to be married? I'm almost 20 now and I got married 18. I have a baby 7 months. I feel like my mind is affected emotionally to a lot of things. Maybe is it becos im...
    loveumybabyliam loveumybabyliam 18-21, F May 3

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    I hate to admit it. but ive seen some beautiful and sexy young girls. im lucky I live next to a high school
    BlackDaddyBreeder BlackDaddyBreeder 41-45, M 3 Responses May 7

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    I'm too young but fill older than my grandmother most times. Afraid to go out and live life, and if I do then I'm afraid to do it alone. Alone, Alone it sucks but Hey whatever
    Bryona Bryona 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Maybe it's just me but I don't feel the rush to get married to my soon to be marine. I keep seeing these young girls in such a rush to get married. I understand wanting that...
    killlarose killlarose 18-21, F 4 Responses May 12

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