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I Am Young and Disabled

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My mum teaches in a school for disabled children.She taught me from a young age not to make fun of or laugh at anyone disabled.I hate the word 'disabled' anyway.I reckon it makes...
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    Ive always enjoyed a nice gap in ages, whether is men older than me or younger. Each has their own sort of skills and charm to bring to any relationship. However, Ive always...
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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...
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    I've been bullied for as long as I can remember because I am disabled. It took me forever to get accepted by my peers in elementary school. But then I moved on to middle school...
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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...
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    The mood disorder hit. Before the muscle disorder. Then heart attacks. While smoking. And on seroquel. Me thought cigs caused attacks. Me thought muscle disorder at...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 23

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    People who make fun of disabled kids should get their legs broken and their head bashed in so that they can't walk or think straight anymore. They won't think so its so funny then...
    paradox42 paradox42 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 24

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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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    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...
    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 4 days 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...
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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 4 days 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...
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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 1 Response 4 days 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 3 days 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 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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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    No one ever guesses my true age as I look 15-20 years younger then I actually am. I attribute this first of all to great genes, but beyond that, lifestyle choices have absolutely...
    WiltedTulip WiltedTulip 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 23

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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 a week ago

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    I like younger guys. I like a guy that's younger then me because they tend to be more loyal with my past experiences plus they tend to be more innocent.
    RyRy7400 RyRy7400 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I am a 47 year old male. Just a year ago I lost my marriage, my job, my home, and was forced to do a reset on my life. It was a challenge, but at the same time liberating. Now, I...
    creatinglife creatinglife 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 29

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