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I Have a Disabilty

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    I Hate Pity

    Ok so what, I have not just one but a couple of disabilites.Who cares it doesn't make me any less of a person than any one else. I deal with it every day as do many others. I am a very smart person and I do not let my disabilities get in the way of wanting to do something. I can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 9, 2011

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    I Manage

    Well, there's bipolar II, and the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...toss in the learning disabilities.  That alone is disabling.  Then you add in the physical crap left over from the same stuff that left me with PTSD... I'm a right mess!Not saying I mind, really.  I know...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2011

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    New Here

    guess i am one of the newest here problems or what makes me different ins MPD. spianal cord damage do to a plane crash which no one knew a small peace of metal was lodge deep in my spinal cord for over 35 years spinal corde miss formed with a spot that failed to form at level...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 29, 2010

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    I Have A Disability

    i have lived with ocd most of my life , as a kid i never knew what ocd was, so i thought all my thoughts were allmine, ppl really don,t realize how serious ocd really can be , yes it is excess of washing of hands checking doors to make sure they were locked and double check check...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    I have ADD and Dyslexia.

    My teachers started to treat me differently when they found out.
    Firtreegirl15 Firtreegirl15 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2014

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    Numbers On Ep

    Hmm, only a few people in this group so far, yet the proportion on EP must be higher, if it follows the general population.  I guess not enough people know about the group yet. 
    Bluegrass Bluegrass 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    Its Hard

    i sit and wonder why god mad me the way iam there has to be a reason i wish i knew that reason i will find out in time
    dorothy66 dorothy66 19-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    Spina Bifida

    I was born with Spina Bifida.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    I was born with spina bifida

    and am in a wheelchair
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    Hello

    Hi there! There`s only seventeen people here, so I`m not too sure if I`ll get much feedback!  Well I`m 47 and in Gulf Breeze, Fl.  Two years ago I had a stroke. My right side is bad.  I`m bored! 
    janedarla janedarla 46-50 3 Responses Jan 16, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I stumbled across this literally about half an hour ago while surfing the net and I think I may actually have this. It may be a result of my ADHD/ADD (I have yet to get it tested...
    divermel divermel 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Not really. But I want to be diagnosed soon, as I believe I have it. You see, all my life I've struggled to live normally. I failed. A lot of people dislike me because I am...
    deeplydull deeplydull 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Social media has been no cure. Granted I am young and some may view me as having "my whole life left to make friends", but let me tell you why this is not the case. 1. It is...
    Vicereine Vicereine 70+, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am 30 years old and just in the last year my husband and I have both come to suspect that I might have Aspergers. I am socially awkward, I have a really hard time making eye...
    nothingandno1 nothingandno1 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    A few simple of experiences of why I have cried in school: Kindergarten: I called a boy in my class stupid, then later when I saw a police car park in front of the school I started...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    As mentioned before, Michael is back at home while he finishes practicum. Normally after school and cheer practice I arrive home to find him and often his friend, Dave drinking...
    Sylvielynn Sylvielynn 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    I have poly arthritis - arthritis in more then 5 joints of my body. Initially I thought it was from over doing it at the gym as the specialist had no reason as to why it started...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    I only got 3 hours of sleep last night. I dreamt that I accidentally killed my friend's newborn baby as I was trying to shush it so we could sneak it somewhere because she wasn't...
    paradiseaurora paradiseaurora 18-21, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    No I haven't - and while I can never say never. I'm pretty certain that I won't in the future. However I do have a story about a night when I almost did. My friend J and I went...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    It's been a more than a year when this incident happened. I had a friend (she wasn't that close or anything, just in between an acquaintance to being a friend). She calls me...
    VVmommy VVmommy 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    There is no sexual identity page. Maybe anyone here can recognize my confusion and help? I am a 19 year old girl. I have only ever liked guys, but have recently been thinking that...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Help!!! I had lap band surgery Dec. 2013. I initially lost 21lbs but I have gained 4lbs back. For those that have lost and kept it off, how did you do it? I have never experienced...
    MzStrait MzStrait 36-40 10 hrs ago

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    I have lots of hamsters! They are my favorite pet!I have one named Caspien.I have one named Oliver.I have one named Thunder.I used to have multiple hamsters named Avery and Phoenix...
    kelseypalmer08 kelseypalmer08 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I really don't have friends. I find friends who are the most messed up people..head cases, psycho paths, or back stabbers. I don't fit in with clicky people at my kids school or...
    Iwalwjv Iwalwjv 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I have vitiligo on my back and my right arm. The one on my right arm is now less noticeable but it looks like it's coming back. The one on my back is medium sized and it looks like...
    menchies1111 menchies1111 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I am a believer. I believe god has protected me in many situations. I have really been distanced with him. I losted my grandpa November 2012, right after my mom shot herself in...
    shygirl1986 shygirl1986 26-30, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Last night was one of the worse ones in a few months. I was in a house that I have dreamed of before (not to this extent). Anyway, the beginning started off normal I was getting...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Lately I've been living my life just like I always wanted, I still don’t trust people but I realized that I don’t have to trust every single person I let into my life, I just...
    SmartnDangerous SmartnDangerous 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I realised the other day that I have drastically changed. When I was in primary school I was what some people call a sheep. I used to want to look and act like all the girls did in...
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm a freshman in college and this has been the worst experience for me by far. Besides getting bullied in middle school and having problems in high school. I'm once again a loner...
    trulyspoken trulyspoken 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Nothing new in my life. Very limited amount of fun. Completely bored and not a damn thing interesting to do. Secluded from any other humans other than my parents with no friends...
    JoshaGibs JoshaGibs 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Alright so I'm curious and just looking for answers. Throughout my life I have always had trouble expressing myself to others, wether it be joy, sorrow, exc. I bottled up a lot, I...
    TheNeverendingLlama TheNeverendingLlama 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    I think I have social anxiety because of I'm in a class where I have no friends I literally almost cry.... Once I did cry bc I had to talk in front of my class.
    KaylaBVB KaylaBVB 16-17, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Im never aloud to do anything. like they all lock me in my room and never let me go anywhere unless they are with me. i have no life. i have no friends because im not aloud to go...
    TiffanyNicoleLovesNene TiffanyNicoleLovesNene 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    That's about the entirety of it in a nut shell. I fell for a girl when she was 17, I 18. We had a very intense, deep love for only 3 months time. After 9 years of remaining...
    jsc0tzi jsc0tzi 26-30, M 19 hrs ago

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    Every weekend I take a long nap for all the hours of sleep I have lost during the week. Its usually 2 hours or so. For a couple of years now I've been getting nightmares in BROAD...
    dailydreamer70 dailydreamer70 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    If someone asked me what I'm doing with my life, I couldn't give an answer. I've never been more lost than I am in this moment. I'm not going to school, I don't work, and I have an...
    sadvibes sadvibes 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I think my situation is called anxiety. I have a fear of running out of resources..like money time and especially natural resources . As weird as it sounds I have a serious fear...
    SoBeCurious SoBeCurious 18-21, M 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    When I get stressed I get sad.. I have a bad habit of thinking too much and working too much...like I have 4 part time jobs and I also go to school/college.. It's so stressful to...
    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    My new year resolution is to Stop looking at my faults and flaws and focus upon my positives. We all seem to have this image of perfection which we all want or wish for but...
    Str8MaleCD Str8MaleCD 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    My grandma keeps nagging that she wants me to get married and have a child. I'm sorry, grandma, but I'm only 18 and I just got out of an extremely abusive relationship, I don't...
    tristful tristful 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I met him in 7th Grade. We had a rocky start and I did not have any feelings for him in the beginning. We would always fight. But as time passed I started helping him with school...
    Parami97 Parami97 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    These thoughts are bouncing around in my head like a cricket in a bottle. Trying to shoehorn some logic into the fray to stabilize to mix. And the first thing I want to do is tell...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    I have a family history of cataracts, glaucoma and blindness on my maternal side. I just went to the eye doctor this past Saturday and I've been referred to a eye specialist for a...
    lemurgirl09 lemurgirl09 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    6 days left of being a teenager. Can honestly say that I have matured and have grown up sooo much. Focusing more on myself, and MY dreams. Life has been truly difficult but it only...
    Aliyaa2 Aliyaa2 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I love my dogs so much! I have one dog named Chance, who is a German Shepard. He's so big! :) I also have a Chihuahua named Missy and another Chihuahua named Daisy. She's a mix...
    kelseypalmer08 kelseypalmer08 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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