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I Asked For Help When I Needed It

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    My Calls For Help Are Covered Up By Police!

    I was battered by the Portland police and Multnomah county sheriff''s on January 18th 2005 at East Port Walmart parking lot and there were witnesses to it! I received no medical treatment no ambulance arrived to help me, and police and county sheriff's arrested two of my three...
    WifePoisonedMe WifePoisonedMe 46-50, M Jul 4, 2013

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    I Reached Out For Help.

    Years ago I was dealing with Alcholism in my family in other words I tried to control someone else's drinking, until I thought I would indeed lose my mind..Some how I reached out to a 12 stept program......!!! Thatwas the best thing I could have done for myself.. To this day I...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777 66-70, F 3 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    Thank You Dr. Leitao

    Who would Beleive me? I knew I was speaking the truth,but would anyone Beleive me? he told me nobody would. he told me they would say I'm the crazy one,not him. It was a way of him controlling me. I couldn't sleep at night. whenever I did manage some sleep during the day, I...
    Nobodyishome Nobodyishome 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2012

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    For a Change!

    No so long ago there was a time when I let my health slide purely because I didn't like to ask for help. Well I got myself sorted - I went and registered with a doctor - then got a psychiatrist, and now I feel I still need help so I have asked to have counselling too! Along with...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    I Reached Out For Help.

    Years ago I was dealing with Alcholism in my family in other words I tried to control someone else's drinking, until I thought I would indeed lose my mind..Some how I reached out to a 12 stept program......!!! Thatwas the best thing I could have done for myself.. To this day I...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777 66-70, F Oct 7, 2009

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    I Reached Out For Help.

    Years ago I was dealing with Alcholism in my family in other words I tried to control someone else's drinking, until I thought I would indeed lose my mind..Some how I reached out to a 12 stept program......!!! Thatwas the best thing I could have done for myself.. To this day I...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777 66-70, F Oct 7, 2009

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    It's about time to stop seeing what's wrong and do something to get out of this pithole. I will gladly appreciate any help and advice. I am tired of living with this situation...
    DifferentbyNature DifferentbyNature 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello, my name is Laurentiu and I'll be 18 next mounth on the 16 of july. My father abandoned me and my mom since my birth, so I grew up without the leading of a father. Since I...
    b16laurentiu b16laurentiu 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hello, my name is Laurentiu and I'll be 18 next mounth on the 16 of july. My father abandoned me and my mom since my birth, so I grew up without the leading of a father. Since I...
    b16laurentiu b16laurentiu 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Before we moved to Alaska,i was on my lunch break and had joined a friend for lunch.As i was walking back to my office,something told me to look to my left,there in short alley way...
    coastiewife36 coastiewife36 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Demolition of products amid transportation of merchandise is being accounted for in an expansive scale now. Individuals are documenting objections with verification that their...
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    I don't know why but I'm always the last choice or completely ignored. Me: "Yeah you can come to my house when it's midnight. No problem. I'll make sure you're happy before I...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My family needs help. My husband is a disabled veteran and I am disabled as well. We have three small children and we were surviving on my husband VA disability until 6 months ago...
    randileighan randileighan 31-35, F Jun 22

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    since this seems to be the place ppl have taken to begging for help: I just started full time self employed as a photographer to help support the family since the wife works mixed...
    UKdad84 UKdad84 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    The episode I'm about to describe is about truth. I recently went to a photo booth with my youngest son, to get some photos taken, so we could fill the friendship books that are...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I was born and bred in Africa,Ghana. After my high school studies I have not been able to attend university. I got admission to ASU last fall but I wasn't able to raise my tuition...
    afiadkay afiadkay 22-25, F Jun 20

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    I read a great quote today about how a 16 year old girl can't adopt a child because she is too young, doesn't have stable income, and probably doesn't have that stable of a...
    MissJessieGurl MissJessieGurl 18-21, F Jun 20

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    As an "adult" (I use that term loosely as I do not see myself as an adult), I feel like I was not properly prepared for life in this world. I was on my own at 19 years old and had...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    I'm very Spiritual and I love Religions where you are teach to help each other; no matter what or who. last year, 2 friends and me, we took from the streets a fellow male, 30s, who...
    Danny30FL Danny30FL 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    And that's making my life difficult. I could have accepted other's help and be happy. No. I just had to live life on my own terms and suffer.
    EmotionJammer EmotionJammer 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    My (Now ex) stepmother loved that line. However if I got to my dad and managed to talk to him before she did, it wasn't so bad. She just wanted everyone to feel as weak, and bad...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Whenever I try to get my mother to understand that I am an adult she usually says something along the lines of, "if you're an adult then you can move out". I'm 20, commuting to...
    IvanaVine IvanaVine 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    Oh gosh, I crave everything.
    leggyshay leggyshay 16-17, F Jun 15

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    I have a craving for fast food right now. I guess I just want something salty lol
    HelloLovelyPerson HelloLovelyPerson 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    A non-public yacht charter is privacy. �Just both you and your relatives or good friends, the men and women you need to be with.The organization will provide you with the very...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    This is a personal post towards my mother. All I seem to be doing is upsetting her. Nothing I do makes her happy. All I do is worry that if I do something its gonna upset her...
    untilmydeath untilmydeath 18-21, F Jun 14

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    I try to help when I can I'm not in a position to do food drives and other stuff but when I see some one needing help I try my best to assist them anyway I can
    Lachdanan Lachdanan 26-30, M Jun 13

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    Hi! So, I have realized that there are a lot of sad and depressed people on EP, so I have decided that if you need help, advice, or just a message to boost your day, just PM me and...
    anonymouslu anonymouslu 13-15, F Jun 12

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    With the Original clearance in to the place we only had a couple of days to organize for our cruise. All the things from provisioning, berth bookings, flight arrivals and so forth...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    When I was 5, I gave the bus driver a flower and she smiled but then I asked for it back and that made her sad.
    MissPandpet MissPandpet 26-30, F Jun 12

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    My most "memorable" bullying moment was with this chick named Henriette in like 6th or 7th grade. She was on my bus, and she kept making fun of me and saying stupid crap like "Are...
    sassycastiel sassycastiel 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    And I always find it hilarious the further you go through life and come across these people that they seem totally oblivious to the fact they ever did it. "No *******, I won't be...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 12

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    In the Original clearance in the state we only experienced a couple of days to get ready for our cruise. Almost everything from provisioning, berth bookings, flight arrivals and...
    Joshua8383gcy4 Joshua8383gcy4 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 11

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    So please, don't. I am here for experiences. That's all.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 11

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    I was different, which was a curse then. Now, I know it is a blessing.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 11

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    It is not a crying for help or anything. It is just i feel like everyone press on me much although when i was younger no one would bother me much for job issues. I had like working...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M Jun 11

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    I don't exactly know what happened to me, but I used to be one of the bravest people. People always ask me why am I so quiet and stuff and I would find it really annoying. It...
    OzanTuptim OzanTuptim 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 11

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    Of all the reasons to bully someone, I was bullied because of my hair. It was really long, like an amazon's (or Pocahontas') and also because I spoke about my parents a lot, since...
    iridium91 iridium91 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    I have been using glasses since I was 6 years old. My teeth weren't perfect. And I'm a geeky anime & videogame fan. So I was a perfect target to those guys at school. They were...
    ChubbyFox ChubbyFox 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 11

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    I was picked on a lot growing up and no one heloed, the teachers made it worse, so now that I am in high school, when and if I ever see someone getting picked on especially my...
    MericaMan MericaMan 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 10

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    Went to Catholic grade school with a bunch of rick kids. We weren't poor but our parents weren't doctors either. Didn't have the right shoes,etc. Was heavy, that kind of thing...
    RocknRollCowboy71 RocknRollCowboy71 41-45, M Jun 10