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I Asked For Help When I Needed It

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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 70+, F 3 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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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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    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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    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 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 70+, F Oct 7, 2009

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    I've been independent for so long and it bothers me to have to ask for help. But people encourage me too I try to ask for help when I need it
    DepressedButWellDressed DepressedButWellDressed 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I'm not cared about. I'm a foriegner, it's ok to be beaten and held against your will as long as, she's a foriegner and it's your ''wife'' I screamed to the top of my lungs...
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    Today at the grocery store a really cute cashier boy came up to me and said he thought I was very beautiful and asked for my number. And I gave it to him. And I am happy I did. :)
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    Due to my independent nature it's difficult for me to reach out for help. I found out that you have to depend on yourself, because people with good intentions tend to not want to...
    LillyPad80 LillyPad80 41-45, F Jul 14

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    Will I do it? Probably not....but it doesn't mean I haven't been asked for it!
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    This random blonde girl asked for me for my number at work...awkward
    CJ3096 CJ3096 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I forget that it's okay to ask for help, because I'm so used to always doing everything for myself. I don't ask anyone for anything anymore, because the only person I...
    amandaceline18 amandaceline18 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    But now I need it. Just someone to listen I guess, I don't really know. I had a moral dilemma two nights ago. A friends cousin hit on me. I absolutely reveled in the attention...
    thetruthaboutthedollhouse thetruthaboutthedollhouse 26-30, F Jul 2

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    I have been doing this on the phone for years now and it doesn't get old when you do it for the first time with a stranger you don't know it just makes it that much more exciting...
    heartgun heartgun 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    "It's okay to cry ." "It's okay to be upset ." "It's okay to be hurt ." That's what everyone says . But they don't understand . They don't understand because it's not happening to...
    Lala1177 Lala1177 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I only HOPE I am and I help you in some way. I think of you a lot and especially when I'm in bed. It's not always sexual. I think of holding you, holding each other, holding your...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jul 5

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    My wife is the best neck biter in the world. She will grab hold and suck until I grow faint and my knees buckle. She only does it to me when we are both standing. She lets out an...
    Garraway Garraway 46-50, M Jul 14

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    Hey every one :) i'm kristen and i made this to try and give my best support and advice to every one that needs it. Please feel free to message me if you are going through a rough...
    riseagainstx3 riseagainstx3 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Anyone up for it ?just no deification or wierdos that will give my number out
    annirawrmuffin annirawrmuffin 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love having fun over the phone! Women tell me I have a sexy voice and I don't mind. I am a sucker for a woman with a sexy voice also. If you want to. Have fun let's chat first I...
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    Ok, so this happened to me in the past. A boy at school held my right arm and told his friend to hold my left arm and told his other friend '' To rape me and hold my private''. I...
    Rafeerahman Rafeerahman 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Yeah basically. Pretty much what happens when you are a black kid in an all white school. Of course not everyone was racist but I was "different" and people don't like different...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I still am technically well there was this girl she was all nice at first acted friendly then stabbed me in the back same pattern a billion more times I thought she was my friend...
    NutellaNut NutellaNut 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    In 5th grade, I was about to go to the bathroom at school when I just happened to hear girls in the bathroom talking about how big my nose is
    riruxchan riruxchan 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was the new kid in middle school so I was always "tested" but surprisingly enough I stood up for myself pretty well because I was always shy, quiet and had low self esteem.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I used to get bullied because some girls thought I was fat and wouldn't play with me and because I used to wear glasses but In the middle grades I started jogging around town and...
    alexann4ever alexann4ever 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    My most well saved secret,I never tell till what point this weakens me.I shared my secret only with selected persons...or just the one person.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Sometimes it can be fun sometimes it can be weird lol
    lovepixystix lovepixystix 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 16

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    I have been abandoned after 23 yrs, left with the boys and a house I am afraid I can't afford!
    Kennyd529 Kennyd529 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Sadly, I couldn't think of anyone.
    MissSagittarius MissSagittarius 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Hi my name is Kevin and I am homeless in Georgia but I have a home in Reno Nevada. I am disabled and receive disability each month but I was robbed while down here by the half...
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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F Jul 17

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    I am sure lots of people can relate to this but I grew up in an emotionally abusive environment. My parents fought every single bloody day, screaming at each other, screaming at me...
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    Honestly I just don't know anymore every time I try to be positive on life things just go bad again. Every since 7th grade things haven't been all that but things didn't really get...
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    So earlier today I was volunteering at this place (I don't want to be real specific) and there was this guy there also helping out. He was nice and kept making little jokes and...
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    I met him on omegle. You know that site where almost every guy is flashing his "thing" and girls are willing to watch? Well after skipping the "online flashers" I settled on this...
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