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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response May 13

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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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    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

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    Several things this morning. First and foremost, my meds. I'm so grateful that my meds work properly and allow me to "feel" without dropping my basket. I can recognize when my...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am happy for those caring people in the world.Sometimes just listening to hurt people helps.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My mom was really abusive toward me and both of my parents took advantage of me in so many ways. I feel really hurt and betrayed by them, but I also feel really isolated and alone...
    bublebeez bublebeez 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I am grateful that today is winding down for me. I was able to work and socialize with a smile on my face. Emotionally exhausted but grateful for keeping my head above water.
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am grateful for those who are still my friends and support me .I am also grateful for friends who are no longer my friends.They have also taught me something.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    I'm a 21 year old college student seeking a sugar daddy to help me pay my tuition and spoil me a little. So message me if you are interested.
    JamaicanSpoilBrat JamaicanSpoilBrat 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am grateful for someone stopping me from taking wrong decisions.Maybe God.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm just gonna do 5 things 1.My imitate family 2. The air I breathe 3. That I made it to 21 4. Every tear I've ever shed (lol all 5 of them )
    Godofblackclouds Godofblackclouds 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hah!! No I won't! =) The ONLY Thing I do For Sure "Each Day" is BREATHE... ;) *But, THIS DAY, I WILL Post Something I Am Grateful For: =) Everything. ;) The Internet...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F a week ago

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    I have so many great friends but I feel like so lonely. I have been with a lot of friends ones cuttin up and laughing but I still feel lonely sometimes
    brooklynturner brooklynturner 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm 16 years old and I've had a boyfriend for almost a year now. I've known I liked girls since I was 11, I've just never been with one. I didn't fully accept that I was bisexual...
    GabyFlores1 GabyFlores1 16-17, F Aug 23

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    It's 2am here in the Philippines and I can't sleep cause I'm depressed
    mikehaha111 mikehaha111 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    The longest I've gone without sleep is probably about 5 days... right now I'm on my 3rd night without sleep.. oh how I long to close my eyes and dream.:/
    hinatahyuga809 hinatahyuga809 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm scheduled to take a firearms course tomorrow and I'm debating on whether I should go or not. I'll set my alarm and let the chips fall where they may.
    MsAnnieMack MsAnnieMack 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    I am grateful and am the luckiest of the lucky because even though im mean to my bf of 5 yrs, he wont give up on me, hes open arms when I need him, for being my crying shoulder...
    Forgotten000ghosts Forgotten000ghosts 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I haven't slept all night. I don't know why either but I'm awake and I don't care.
    Smiler01 Smiler01 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Grateful for -the $16 tip from the one and only table I waited on tonight. -a few friendly people
    SweetSpiritEnergy SweetSpiritEnergy 26-30 Aug 20

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    I am grateful for those who go out to help others.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Whenever I feel overwhelmed or burdened or anxious I always think "I want to go home" and even if I am home the thought remains, the urge to be home. To feel at peace to feel...
    IAmWhoIAmWhoAmI IAmWhoIAmWhoAmI 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I am grateful that there are some who still respond to my posts.Thanks to them.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm looking for a girlfriend that love me for who I am. Hmu if you are interested. P.S. I don't bite and I'm a good person.
    NaiGrey NaiGrey 18-21, M Aug 19

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    I am grateful for the support I received from people here.After I was attacked in a post.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm 13 looking for some 13-15 and who lives in California
    Firework1027 Firework1027 13-15 Aug 18

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    I am grateful for the good people around me.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Today I am profoundly grateful for my EPeeps. I took a little time off from writing here but have been peeking in to keep up with my beautiful friends. What I discovered on my...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 10 Responses Aug 16

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    Can't talk to anyone since all they do is guilt me and tell me how it was/is so worse for them belittling me making me feel like I don't matter.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I'm going to get bullied for this but uve totally given up last night I hurt one girl for caring about her and for treating her like family I've totally lost it now I've gotten to...
    Pedro1202 Pedro1202 18-21, M Aug 15

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    its funny because i made this account to talk about my feelings n **** and say what i can never say to my friends and family. but even anonymously i can't do it. in the end i'll...
    AriesRain AriesRain 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I would gladly accept death right now:'(
    Sanjana3612 Sanjana3612 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    Hey everybody. Don't take it to heart whenever someone tells you "somebody has it worse". You know you shouldn't. Just because someone else has a "bigger" problems doesn't mean...
    galactickittens galactickittens 13-15, F Aug 15

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    I am grateful for the good -good songs,good people and good thoughts.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F Aug 14

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    Im pretty sure I'm just recalling here. Im 22 with no license ever. I completely fail social events with alarming regularity and I'm pretty sure Im headed toward a long slow road...
    coerietheraven coerietheraven 22-25, M Aug 14

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    The other day I was at the pool with a couple of my friends and this boy came up to me out of the blue and told me that I have the cutest feet :) I guess I blushed when he said...
    marlene41298 marlene41298 16-17, F Aug 14

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    Dear friends, I changed my name form AnkletGirl to Aswin1990. But I am the same.
    Ashwini1990 Ashwini1990 22-25, F Aug 14