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I Am Young and Disabled

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Voluntary and charity. I think the greatest job as we can do is to support each other. The relation of society to the disabled is such a different that we are overminded by thought...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M Jun 26

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    People don't understand disabled people because they are, (excuse my language) stuck up little *******. They think people that are a bit different from them are weird. If you've...
    Mikaylaxo Mikaylaxo 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I thinking making fun of disabled people is one of the most ignorant things someone can do. Honestly, I think people who make fun of disabled people have issues with themselves and...
    XxMarxX XxMarxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I never understood why people felt like it was ok for them to do so. I've seen it happen a few times here and there throughout school when I was younger. And every time I saw it...
    SweetKrazyChill SweetKrazyChill 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Michael Angelo Longobardo was my soulmate...he loved to say he knew from the first time we spoke on the phone that I was the one. It took me a little longer to realize it tho. Mike...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Michael Angelo Longobardo was my soulmate...he loved to say he knew from the first time we spoke on the phone that I was the one. It took me a little longer to realize it tho. Mike...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    I remember riding the bus to school as a kid and this one kid calling the bus for mentally and physically disabled kids "the retard bus" I don't remember his name but I resent...
    SuperblackSER SuperblackSER 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I'm disabled & I can't understand how some people can be so cruel
    JustaConfusedteen JustaConfusedteen 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    People who make fun of someone who is disabled are some of the lowest people on earth. 👊
    brizle brizle 22-25, F 15 Responses Jul 5

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    When I see someone that may be disabled in some sort of way physically, emotionally, behaviorally, or mentally and that they are made fun of, it really irritates me!!! These...
    SummerJasmine SummerJasmine 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 5

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    I swear my motive for posting this story is NOT to get sympathy and attention. I don't necessarily want people to feel sorry for me, but I also understand that I can't stop them...
    Fallensparrow Fallensparrow 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    Or... so I'm classified... but, I'm looking for other physically disabled people. I'm thinking about starting a website for us, and making all kinds of connections for various...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Hi I am 33 year old Woman who is severely disabled and looking to chat with men. Don't be shy :)
    wheelchairwonder wheelchairwonder 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    I recently became disabled. Over a year ago, a leg was amputated below the knee. I have a cousin that I think is ashamed of it, because if he takes me out,he wants me to wear long...
    vasekjohn vasekjohn 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Dang, it's hard being disabled. I'm on disability, but most of what I am getting is going to the assisted living facility I'm staying at. I have a cousin who is supposed to be...
    vasekjohn vasekjohn 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    I don't like being different from everybody else. I get called disabled just because of my eyesight problem, why? Things that are really easy for lots of people are really hard for...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I may be disabled,but i'm not lonely and desperate . I won't date just anybody who comes in and messages my box, I don't think I have plans to date anyone on here.-_-
    divinegimp divinegimp 22-25 2 Responses Jul 14

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    My mother is a Special Education teacher and her sister, my aunt, was severely disabled and died at the age of 17 due to a bad lung transplant. I hate to hear the word "retard...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    It disgusts me to no end to see people actively insulting or making fun of a disabled person, for something which cannot be helped. It makes me want to smack them over the back of...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Men who marry younger women live longer An interesting study by German experts revealed that men who marry younger women enhance their chances of longevity, and those who tie the...
    darkreality68 darkreality68 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    Here is another bit of research I have found... Men who marry younger women live longer: An interesting study by German experts revealed that men who marry younger women enhance...
    darkreality68 darkreality68 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    ever since i can remember i have always been different in a bad way.. since kindergarten and throughout my childhood i would always do things like kiss other kids or want affection...
    kamikazeok kamikazeok 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Younger Women Looking for Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
    SkyCC11 SkyCC11 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Younger Women Looking For Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
    SkyCC11 SkyCC11 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Younger Women Looking for Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
    kaycc11 kaycc11 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    By choosing a bride 15-17 years younger, a man can cut his risk of premature death by 20 per cent. Even choosing a wife seven to nine years younger will reduce his risk of dying...
    darkreality68 darkreality68 41-45, M Jun 25

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    By choosing a bride 15-17 years younger, a man can cut his risk of premature death by 20 per cent. Even choosing a wife seven to nine years younger will reduce his risk of dying...
    darkreality68 darkreality68 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    Not all men and women have the same romantic needs in life. Some prefer the member of the opposite sex to be of the same age, some prefer individuals older to them, while some...
    janecc11 janecc11 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Not all men and women have the same romantic needs in life. Some prefer the member of the opposite sex to be of the same age, some prefer individuals older to them, while some...
    janecc11 janecc11 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    One of my old stories was about a young female friend of mine who i used to work with she was a wonderful sweet funny young lady and a fantastic personality too I trained her up...
    SoundnVision SoundnVision 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Well I'm an older guy attracted to young women not girls. Before anyone jumps to conclusions and thinks I'm a pervert young woman and attraction need to be defined. For me the line...
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 2 Responses Jul 1

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    older men looking for younger women is a trend in future. www.AgeRomance_com is the hottest dating site for Younger Women & Older Men. It is the premier age gap dating site for...
    Linda3768 Linda3768 22-25, F Jul 8

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    As far as I can remember I've always looked (and felt) young for my age. No person has ever guess my age correctly. When I was younger (specially a few years after high school) I...
    geertsjason5 geertsjason5 26-30, M Jul 12

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    ARE YOU AN OLDER MAN SEEKING A YOUNG GiRL? "Datingayounerwoman.com is a newly launched unique dating service, which helps young girls looking for older men or vice-versa...
    datingayoungerwoman datingayoungerwoman 22-25, F Jul 2

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    ARE YOU AN OLDER MAN SEEKING A YOUNG WOMAN? "Datingayounerwoman.com is a newly launched unique dating service, which helps young girls looking for older men or vice-versa...
    datingayoungerwoman datingayoungerwoman 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    datingayoungerwoman datingayoungerwoman 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    This is more of rant than a question. Genetically, I am predisposed to looking really young. I am korean/30male/173cm. My mother (which I think I got it from) is 67 and she looks...
    anonnam anonnam 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Are you looking for fun encounters between a younger woman and an older man? Welcome to www.DatingAYoungerWoman.com! We are the largest online dating site dedicated for older men...
    datingayoungerwoman datingayoungerwoman 22-25, F Jul 16

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    datingayoungerwoman datingayoungerwoman 22-25, F 1 Response