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I Have Been a Victim But I'm Grateful For It

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    No Pain, No Gain.

    I'm a bully victim that's the reason why I have a low self-esteem. My classmates are good in using reverse psychology. They love to mock other people.--> That's how I describe them as what I've seen and experienced. Though, they are bully I never fail to see their beauty. They...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 19, 2012

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    Its Not Easy Though...

    If I focus too hard on the past, or rather on specific events, I find that I'm not grateful at all that I was a victim. However, when I think about the how I ended up as the result of my experiences, I cannot help but be grateful. I've learned so much as a result of the things...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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    I Was Raped....twice

    When I was 14 years old I was date raped by my best friends older brother.  It took a long time for me to deal with it.  I didn't tell anyone until I was 17 years old.  Just recently I was raped by someone I didn't know at all  I was getting out of my car in...
    creed2002 creed2002 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    Being Molested .

    At the time that I was molested I hated it and for many years after.  I started to realize that me being molested at 7 years of age protected me in the years to come.  I thought this but didn't really know how to to say it without it sounding sick.  While I hated the fact...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2008

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    Its Not Easy Though...

    If I focus too hard on the past, or rather on specific events, I find that I'm not grateful at all that I was a victim. However, when I think about the how I ended up as the result of my experiences, I cannot help but be grateful. I've learned so much as a result of the things...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    I Was Bullied

    By an entire school for a year and a half, i dont just mean students either, the teachers actually encouraged it indirectly so i couldnt prove it but i knew, it was in North Carolina but in the bible belt and this entire school thought i was gay, from one guy called me it once...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    I've been with my husband since I was 18. We met our freshman year of college and have been together ever since. I love him, but I feel like the relationship has gone on longer...
    ejb245 ejb245 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    We've been over for 7 months now, I ended it, and I don't regret doing so. I miss being a part of something, I miss having someone so close that it feels comfortable being intimate...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I'm not exactly sure how I came to fear doing this. Memories from my childhood fogged now I can't recall the specifics. In general, it was probably my family and how they were mean...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F Jul 11

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    I hate fighting never been in a fight but I will fight for what I love. I plan to join the Marine Corps and I love my family that's in the Middle East and if I have to join the...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I think I can be easily intimidating. It might have been worse when I was younger. It's hard to not blame yourself for the pre judgements that are made on you. Observing...
    cricketfly cricketfly 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I am a veeeeeeeery picky girl. Other people thought that I'm near perfect. Well, the thing is I like this certain guy but I'm afraid my parents will disagree. I dated rich men but...
    harara100 harara100 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I don't enjoy the career path I chose. I'm not that good at it either. I'm 32 and have no clue what to do with myself. 3 years ago I started college. My plan was to get an...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am falling for this guy, jade. We've known each other for about 2 years now, we met camping out at a lake we both love. We talk almost everyday & have a lot in common, however...
    Jurniholte Jurniholte 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    So months now and I'm still holding on to a never ending abyss of a future I don't even know where to start explaining my life and how many problems are just running into me...
    Beauty1Rose Beauty1Rose 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I have been told I'm beautiful. I don't believe it. To be honest i find it quite insulting because i know I'm not and its patronising.
    tidget tidget 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    i am studying to be a doctor, so i'm not sure how these are bad qualities. in any case, they are one of the main reasons that my boyfriend broke up with me. it has left me reeling...
    flutterby75012 flutterby75012 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I've been told this many times but u don't like it I've always wanted jet black hair think ill just die it when I'm older so I don't ruin my hair
    killerinstinke killerinstinke 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    A guy that I know told me I was beautiful when I was about 13. He probably didn't know how significant it was to me, but it was sweet all the same - no one has said it since so it...
    RWxo RWxo 16-17, F Jun 29

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    I had been away because my modem/router had started malfunctioning, but now I got my new modem and I'm glad I have it since I can now connect my iPad to the wifi and use EP and all...
    JosDor1510 JosDor1510 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I absolutely LOVE food. I especially love baking/cooking, watching any tv shows involving food, reading magazine with pictures of pretty decorated fancy food, I think of food 24/7...
    TazoC TazoC 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm just really lonely lately and I'd love to find some one but it's so hard. I'm just not finding the right guy. I'm wondering if I expect to much or if I just don't know how to...
    radisglad radisglad 22-25, F Jul 3

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    Done things I'm not so happy about, but I have to move on and let go.
    ashleykaylor45 ashleykaylor45 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    does anyone else have the same problem; when someone likes you and either you don't like them or you don't want a relationship so you say something nice like "I'm not looking for a...
    sabby86 sabby86 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm 19 college student in Massachusetts but I live in NY. Looking for a companion and to spoiled,take me out, and have rough sex.
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 18-21, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    Yeah .. Every time I go out to eat with my mom they're like "do you want a separate check?" And I'm like .______. And some people think that me and my mom are lesbians .. I'm...
    MiaSnider MiaSnider 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Truth is, I don't know where I'm going with my life. I'm just taking it day by day
    jamesx47 jamesx47 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    My hair is probably the only part of my body that I'm proud of lol. it's just pin straight but it also annoys me how my hair won't stay curled when I curl it . I love the length of...
    xriiccii xriiccii 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I may be small, but in certain situations, I'm able to outwit the average adult.
    GlassRabbit GlassRabbit 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Okay so I'm one of those people who find Silence of the Lambs a drama/thriller not a 'horror' movie. My idea of a decent horror movie released recently would be 'The Conjuring...
    pretender1326 pretender1326 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I had a Strawberry Shortcake lunchbox when I was a kid, I like to cut hair, would like to design clothes, my voice is monotone because it will lisp if I don't tone it down; but I...
    wishingIknewme wishingIknewme 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Sometimes I want to ask people something or tell them something, but i usually end up overthinking it and worrying about what others will say so I keep it in and regret it later.
    Gogeta1101 Gogeta1101 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    We met on a whim, an accident even. Now you're all I think about. You're so many things I want and never asked for. I turn my phone off to keep myself from staring at it. Then I...
    Soltanto Soltanto 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I have always known I've had thalassemia minor. My dad has it and my grandmother had it so I was tested when I was a baby. As a kid I struggled with fatigue and headaches but other...
    LauraAsh3 LauraAsh3 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I have always known I've had thalassemia minor. My dad has it and my grandmother had it so I was tested when I was a baby. As a kid I struggled with fatigue and headaches but other...
    LauraAsh3 LauraAsh3 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I have always known I've had thalassemia minor. My dad has it and my grandmother had it so I was tested when I was a baby. As a kid I struggled with fatigue and headaches but other...
    LauraAsh3 LauraAsh3 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I have always known I've had thalassemia minor. My dad has it and my grandmother had it so I was tested when I was a baby. As a kid I struggled with fatigue and headaches but other...
    LauraAsh3 LauraAsh3 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I have always known I've had thalassemia minor. My dad has it and my grandmother had it so I was tested when I was a baby. As a kid I struggled with fatigue and headaches but other...
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    I have always known I've had thalassemia minor. My dad has it and my grandmother had it so I was tested when I was a baby. As a kid I struggled with fatigue and headaches but other...
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    I have always known I've had thalassemia minor. My dad has it and my grandmother had it so I was tested when I was a baby. As a kid I struggled with fatigue and headaches but other...
    LauraAsh3 LauraAsh3 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I hate fighting so much! There's nothing great about it unless you are fighting for the one you love, but I'd rather talk things out and hope for the best.
    Littlewallflowerx Littlewallflowerx 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So ya.. I should have slept last night.. But I did not, idk why.. I had some work to finish up.. But after I did I was like "oh 2 more hours its already 7am.. So why not stay up" I...
    BunnyCoral BunnyCoral 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have a lot of friends online, but I want more friends in person.. and more people I'm close to. Part of it is that I miss being touched. My boyfriend doesn't like to snuggle or...
    audrig audrig 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel the more friends I make, the lonelier I am. I don't understand why. I mean I feel like it's because I'm single, but I'd rather have friends and no partner than the other way...
    sammykins101 sammykins101 22-25, M Jul 5

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    I had it all. A great boyfriend, such an open and loving relationship (or so I thought). But he kept secrets from me that turned into lies. I think it's important to ask about...
    abstersrox abstersrox 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I had that problem, too. I still hesitate but I spent such a long time married to a man that belittled me and made me feel like my opinion was worthless. Now, if it's important...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Marriages are so hard to keep up with. It's a constant effort on both sides. My gut is telling me he's cheating again, that's fine. We're getting divorced anyways. I am so worried...
    SummerJasmine SummerJasmine 41-45, F Jul 13

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