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

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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
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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
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    2 Responses Oct 7, 2008

    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

    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

    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

    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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