Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 54 People

    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 2 Responses Mar 27, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I make appreciating life lessons a priority.

    Each day brings something new to be learned, or something old to be reflected upon with a new view. It is up to us to take all things in stride and come out better for it. Ignorance is as much a disease as anything else. On February 19th of 2014, I was raped and beaten by a...
    FoolOfATook FoolOfATook 16-17, F 1 Response May 13, 2015

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    hey :P I was here before, I know. You might recognise my username... or maybe not? I deleted my old account, and quit EP for a while. I'm surprised no one has taken this username...
    shadowdancers shadowdancers 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I undertook this journey with my parents,I was a bit apprehensive.I am grateful to all those who have been helpful on our journey.I don't know them.People at the airports and...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful for being healthy on my journey now.I have to be healthy being on a holiday with aged parents.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful for a new day. The sun has greeted me warmly, and as I breathe in the crisp, clean air of the morning, I know that everything is going to be okay.
    wtfgirl001 wtfgirl001 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I managed to send my daughter and husband pictures of the sunrise I took at Kanyakumari and I am grateful for that.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I may be struggling and don't particularly feel this way today, but I am grateful for my brokenness. Pretty silly isn't it?? "A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had a phone conversation with my daughter.I am grateful she is in a beautiful place .One of her friends came to take her from the airport.It is nice to have friends like that..
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful for spending nice time with my parents.I am grateful for the nice people I have met on EP.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm grateful for... that moment when you don't want to crawl out of bed, but suddenly read something inspiring on EP that gets you ready to face the day.
    wtfgirl001 wtfgirl001 22-25, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful for this morning. The sun is slitting through my window and illuminating my bedroom walls. A warm gold is surrounding me while I'm wrapped tightly underneath my...
    wtfgirl001 wtfgirl001 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been awake for about 33 and a half hours now and I'm at the point where the longer I stay awake, the less I want to sleep. This always happens when I've been awake for this...
    Redstar86 Redstar86 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My daughter has embarked on a new responsibility in a new land.I would not get to see her much but I am still grateful that she has grown up to be what she is.I was still...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It is the final day of the Explore More Summit about sex and sexuality, I am so very grateful to have been a part of this and to have heard so many great presentations from...
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey everyone, it's my first time posting, so I will keep it short. It's also 3:45 am. I wanted to talk about my sociopathic, violent brother. This guy lied and told us in great...
    LiftedCurse LiftedCurse 31-35, M Feb 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like this guy at my school. We're friends and I've known him forever. My schools prom is coming up and I wanted to ask him, but the thing is he used to have crush on my sister...
    hannah1010 hannah1010 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hmmmm...ermmmmm...I seem to be struggling with this today. Goodness knows my blessings overflow but there just seems to be a roadblock on the road between my brain and heart at the...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today, I am grateful for peace and contentment. I never take enough time to appreciate those moments when everything is just enough for me. For instance, I'm laying in bed right...
    wtfgirl001 wtfgirl001 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful to those who showed me the path to inner strength.Thank you to them.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful for people who really care,people who don't try to take advantage of you when you are lonely,people who reach out to you without any selfish motives.Hope I get to be...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm grateful that my daughter is getting better and wasn't more seriously hurt. I'm grateful for a warm car covered with insurance and a tankful of gas so I was able to take her to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful to those who responded to my post so kindly yesterday when I felt sad .Thanks friends.Even thanks to those I don't know but who responded kindly to my post.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F Feb 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful for the poetry of Rumi,Tagore,Nazrul Islam ,Keats ,Byron ,Shelley and Wordsworth and other poets.I am grateful for those who are poets at heart even though they may...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F Feb 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful that she is safe after her car was hit by another.Sometimes ,it is not your fault but it is better to be cautious.I am also grateful to those who don't know me here...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful that my daughter and her Mom in law are with me.I cooked a nice meal for them.I am grateful for those who are my friends here.I am a bit disappointed when I am not...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful to those who greet me without fail in the morning.One of them is my cousin's wife.She makes my day.My husband's aunts are here with us now.I help as much as I can.One...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F Jan 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yesterday ,I took my dad for a check-up.I am grateful for that.I am grateful that some people do good without any selfish intentions.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful for starting doing yoga.It frees my mind.I am grateful that I am capable of expressing myself through my writing.I am also grateful that I can remain strong in...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A short while ago an EP friend told me it was fairly mild for this time of year, -1 C in the middle of the day. I am grateful to be living in Perth where it is about 20 C at 3.37...
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This should be interesting. 01/26/2016 Today I am grateful for deodorant. The world would be intolerable without it. 01/27/2016 Today I am grateful for the Experience Project, a...
    Elspet Elspet 26-30, F Jan 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful the sun has come out from behind the clouds today. It was getting a little dreary before that but everything has cheered up noticeably now.
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M Jan 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful for my peace of mind.I realize that my peace is my own.I don't need anything or anyone for it.I just need to control my negative thoughts .I then think what a...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like my job. It's challenging and fulfilling. It is, however, intense. I get there at 645am and often I get so lost in the work and the activities of the day that I lose track of...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 46-50, F Jan 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am grateful for all the people who strived to make our country better.Today is our Republic Day.Yesterday ,I went shopping with my husband's aunt.She is old to go alone.I had a...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F Jan 25

    Your Response

    Cancel