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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I would probably relate this most to a non-human animal instinct, since many animals (including bears, felines, canids, etc) will kill and sometimes eat their young if they are...
    NostalgiaAndStars NostalgiaAndStars 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ive heard people saying the meanest things about the disabled children in my school. It hurts me to think that kids can be so mean. They act as if it's the persons fault for being...
    NightWalker6676 NightWalker6676 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 19

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    My girlfriend, who is my primary caretaker, took our brand new son to another state to visit her grandparents. My parents are unable to care for me these days because shortly after...
    DisabledBoy DisabledBoy 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    People who do are immature bunch of lowlives how can they stoop so low!?! It just shows me their stinking attitude and that they're sick in the head! I mean why would people do...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 12

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    Hate when people say "the cute disabled girl". People are annoying sometimes.
    Kierstyne Kierstyne 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    I'm Brian and I'm a disabled veteran!!
    Brody999 Brody999 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    https://www.youcaring.com/help-a-neighbor/disabled-veteran-and-family-help/227780
    thedisabledveteran thedisabledveteran 31-35, M Sep 2

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    More should too. But. They dont. They think it dont apply. Until it does. Some even dont see then. My enemy is fubar. But acts respectable. Just like a...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 7

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    My sister is in a relationship and I'm not. I always get the "pretty disabled girl" title. Why can't it just be pretty girl? I don't know. It's bothering me lately.
    Kierstyne Kierstyne 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 7

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    I have Spina Bifida and therefore I use a wheelchair to get around. I am very independent and ambitious and always doing things which is why I say I have a disability but I am not...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Hey everyone I'm Rachel I'm 17 I'm in a weelchir since a baby can't walk I used to self harm but have been clean for too years now I used to be bulled I have moved school I have no...
    Rach1544 Rach1544 16-17, F 6 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    12 Reasons why Older Woman prefers a Younger Man Given below are 12 Reasons why a Older Woman may prefer a Younger Man for Relationship. 1) May be its Love: Who said an Older...
    Tink0624 Tink0624 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com Focus on Connecting Younger Women with Older Men Recently launched online age gap dating site, YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com, has become popular between...
    tessacc11 tessacc11 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com Focus on Connecting Younger Women with Older Men Recently launched online age gap dating site, YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com, has become popular between...
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    YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com Focus on Connecting Younger Women with Older Men Recently launched online age gap dating site, YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com, has become popular between...
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    Okay, so I'm not so young... and I am not even into older men... I'm not really concerned about a person's age at all. I was just watching "Dr. Drew", and he had a segment about...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 29 Responses Sep 11

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    I've noticed as I'm getting older than my tendencies are leaning more toward younger men. I'm only 28, and when I was younger I dated older guys, you know a couple of years older...
    Coco181225 Coco181225 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    No age gap is too wide if you both feel so right. Love is ageless and pure. Hence, having a big age gap in a relationship should never pose a problemStill struggling to find...
    MaggieJohn MaggieJohn 26-30, M Sep 8

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    A woman is in a state of embarrassment when she is frequently hit on by someone who is way too younger than she is. She appreciates looking younger but it's not always a good...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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    YoungerWomenlikeOlderMen.com is a brand new dating service focusing on older men younger women, providing a great service to mature singles looking for love, romance and friendship...
    youngerlikeoldermen youngerlikeoldermen 31-35, F Sep 17

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    YoungerWomenlikeOlderMen.com is a brand new dating service focusing on older men younger women, providing a great service to mature singles looking for love, romance and friendship...
    youngerlikeoldermen youngerlikeoldermen 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    YoungerWomenlikeOlderMen.com is a brand new dating service focusing on older men younger women, providing a great service to mature singles looking for love, romance and friendship...
    youngerlikeoldermen youngerlikeoldermen 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    I'm not sure about a girlfriend but a friends with benefits would be ideal. I've had younger girls for a while now but lately it's been a bit dry in that department. Lately I be...
    simplelife1234 simplelife1234 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Thought I'd let you all know this, I have a younger sister who is 3 years younger (well technically 2 years and 360 some days, but.....) and she can be an angel or a pest. The one...
    Maizie217 Maizie217 13-15, F 4 days ago