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I Have Gained From Being Bullied

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    Homophobia Mainly..

    Mainly the good ol' ****** poofter treatment here. Even when i was in primary school i would get teased because i played with barbie dolls and hung out with the girls. Ive never not been name called, however ive done my fair share of bullying. When i do it, its directed at...
    michaael18 michaael18 18-21, M Sep 16, 2009

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    Mine was mostly name-calling.. Didn't know that name calling is bullying?

    I saw the poll on EP asking I've ever been bullied and if I had been, does it affect me now.  I never asked myself that question, in fact, I always believed before this I was never bullied before, because I always thought of bullying as something extreme.  But I...
    anonymousgw1001 anonymousgw1001 18-21 Feb 28, 2009

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    Mostly My Brother

    Well, when I was a really sensitive little kid, my older brother would mock me mercilessly. All day, everyday. After a while, I got used to it and even started saying comebacks and stuff. Now, if someone insults me, i always have a really good comeback and I'm a lot more...
    happysarcasm happysarcasm 13-15, F Apr 26, 2010

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    Gained

    I have been bullied.  In the end, I have gained from it!
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2011

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    Last night I laid down on my bed and I just cried... I get bullied so badly and I don't understand why.. I'm always called ugly and stupid.. I'm self conscious of myself sometimes...
    JustThatTypicalWhiteGirl JustThatTypicalWhiteGirl 18-21, F 12 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Ever since i was about 11 i have suffered from depression and anxiety. For years i suffered in silence until one day it became too much and thought about suicide and almost went...
    yvette20 yvette20 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel like I can relate too all you. I'm not proud of how I feel about my body, because of my weight. I wish I could take back the things I said. This all started in second grade...
    SymphonyChild SymphonyChild 13-15, F May 21

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    Well it's been a bit embaressing to say the least. I'd been thin and fit my whole life. 7 months ago I was 96 pounds now I'm 187 in just 7 months. To make it simple I had a medical...
    Brittany19008 Brittany19008 16-17, F 7 Responses May 20

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    I'm very excited to report some good news! My feed-ee just reached 210 lbs, that's not much, but considering only a few days ago she was 205 lbs, it's kind of a big deal, Ive told...
    towmoss towmoss 18-21, M May 12

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    I haven't been on here in over 7 months thought I would update my weight gain. Last time I logged in here I managed to lose some weight and was around 180Lbs. but that changed...
    Dijaei1173 Dijaei1173 22-25, F 4 Responses May 11

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    I've never been overweight but at times I have been heavier and it gets pointed out by family members and somewhat praised but when I lose weight voluntarily I don't get the...
    Artiste92 Artiste92 22-25, F May 18

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    being a bit lazy today
    FlamePrincess123 FlamePrincess123 13-15, F 2 Responses May 18

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    ...at work, and it makes me never want to go into work even though the work itself isn't too bad. The same people always step on the back of my shoes or put boxes on my cart so I...
    aDarknessWithin aDarknessWithin 18-21, M 3 Responses May 19

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    I have felt like I have carried extra weight on my shoulders for years. I don't know what it is like to feel free and exhilarated.Jobs have depressed me the most in my life. I feel...
    capehope3 capehope3 41-45 2 Responses May 12

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    Mothers Day canceled - - company coming on short notice - house a mess because of broken clothing rod and it is raining so wet close hanging everywhere - have to plan a meal for...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 3 Responses May 3

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    For 15 years now and I know that the math would say I was 7 when it started and some people would say what would I have to be depressed about but in school and home my life wasn't...
    Lahaynes14 Lahaynes14 22-25, M 2 Responses May 12

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    Sometimes when you're depressed you just want to stay in bed. I wasn't feeling ok since yeasterday and this morning things were still f*cked up but I went to school anyway. I had...
    Aragornie Aragornie 22-25, F May 14

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    I am 19 have had severe depression my whole life with only a few breaks from it in gaps throughout the years it never seems to go away everything good is just a temporary high it...
    cameroncampbell cameroncampbell 18-21, M 1 Response May 14

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    it started when i was 9. I dont know how to get out from it. I think im pulling my boyfiend down with me. we dated for 2.5yrs now. I even get confused about staying with him or not...
    homerbonner homerbonner 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    I have had HH for as long as i can remember and its soo bad like my hands and feet sweat like crazy.. Im so embarrassed to even shake someones hand.. I don't think i'll ever get a...
    xoxpm xoxpm 18-21, F May 1

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    Or at least I hope I have! We all need a practice run before the big event!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    It seems everyone seems to be covertly against me. When I try to make friends they hate me once I start talking to them. They said good things about me and appeared to like me in...
    AnnonymousNum3 AnnonymousNum3 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    my progress so far
    FlamePrincess123 FlamePrincess123 13-15, F 5 Responses May 16

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    I always ask myself why am I here I manage to give myself a positive answer but now it's getting harder
    jorgoth jorgoth 16-17, M 2 Responses May 11

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    It saddens me that there is even a page like this. Then I remember I'm a part of this community.
    liberteriangeek liberteriangeek 18-21, F May 15

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    I was diagnosed with derision several months ago, though I know I've had it for a very long time. I'm now on antidepressants to help with everything, but ever since I started...
    kaylanbray98 kaylanbray98 16-17, F May 16

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    I had an outstanding baccalaureate result. I had the money. I studied chemistry in Paris. I graduated last year.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I was bullied for 12/13 years of my life. It still hurts me a lot. 4 of those years in particular which I experienced at high school. This was from teachers and students and even...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    For about a year now, I have suffered from an eating disorder. During that time I have gone from a beautiful, healthy girl to a grossly, thin stick. At first it was great being...
    Emilymay100 Emilymay100 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I was bullied through out my childhood from age 10 to well now, and I'm 15. So 5 years. Literally everybody in my town hates me. I tried to commit suicide last year in grade 8...
    baileexo baileexo 13-15, F 2 Responses May 15

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    I did not have any idea this was a real disorder. Anyway, for many, many years, I've delved into the deep recesses of my mind to escape from my situations and reality. If I were to...
    GizmoFox GizmoFox 13-15, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been verbally bullied by my cousin for 5 years. she had called me stuff from worthless to stupid to irrelevant. I've finally broke down and told my sister and mom and they...
    veoh112 veoh112 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to share my entire experience with this disorder, as I have mostly had it for my entire life. I want to reflect, because most don't understand it. I am 28 now, and I have...
    Edg3Runn3r Edg3Runn3r 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I am afraid bullying has become an epidemic in the Western world in our time. No one seems to know the complete answer but we all need to do what we can to bring this cowardly...
    will999 will999 61-65, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I did this when I was 16 and 17 when I just walked away from the people I knew in school and decided to go my own way in life. It wasn’t being bullied was the problem (I was), I...
    DARRIN001 DARRIN001 36-40, M May 19

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    Hi I go by fruity punch on here.I would like to share a personal experience.I was going to put I cut ties from my family.But that was not a option.I had to cut ties with both my...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm not really dependent on people but you could say that I have close ties with them. The thought has always been on my mind since I was very young, probably around 14 or 15. My...
    Niran3 Niran3 22-25, M 1 Response May 6

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    How do you cope (emotionally) with a child who self harms? Please help me…My 17 year old Daughter Self Harms and It is breaking my heart…I just don’t know how to cope with...
    rainbow7969 rainbow7969 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have this, im 13 and i literally just have every symptom for trich, i first started the whole thing about 6-7 years ago. Im so sick of it and especially as a teenage girl in this...
    babygirl281201 babygirl281201 13-15 2 Responses May 1

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    Being raised in a strict Christen household with a Filipino mom I was always told that being bi, gay, lesbian, transsexual was an abomination. I agreed with them for years and said...
    MomoHekate MomoHekate 18-21, F May 19

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    I've attempted to keep it a secret for long time. It isn't I know. I pick at my skin but try to hide it.It is not performed to get attention. I been trying to understand the...
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    I guess being bullied as a child, being disabled, having a father who talks down to you constantly will effect you for years. I've tried exercise, talking about it any 'new hobbies...
    Almostanonymous Almostanonymous 22-25, M 3 Responses