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I Have Gained From Being Bullied

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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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    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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    Oh geez... There is so much trash here on ep. All these girls from other countries looking for husbands... Beware of these scammers. Pretty girls just wanting to hook up with you...
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 13

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    I thought being bullied was all over after middle school, i didn't think at 21 i'd be facing cold hearted people I used to call my friends. You know what bothers me the most? They...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I really have learned from my mistakes and I feel today I learned a lot. I won't go into great detail because I doubt anyone on here cares. I'm not saying that in a pout and...
    HONAW HONAW 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    Emotional Metamorphosis Through The Physical Throughout my childhood and teens, I was always a stick. Underweight looking, without the hungry look. I've had a great appetite and...
    unknownfamiliar unknownfamiliar 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Still Getting Bullied At Work hi i am still getting bullied at work it was bad before now it worst cause the boss is on the bully side and it realy SUX i had to call up the SSA...
    slivereyes slivereyes 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    Hi guys :) I'm Chrissa and I'm 14. At my school there are a few girls who always pick on me. They'll trip me, claw my arm & laugh at me. We all went to the same summer camp so Mon...
    flowerprincess21 flowerprincess21 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 8

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    I gained 20 pounds. Twenty pounds of loneliness and depression and unmet needs. Twenty pounds of pain.
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I've found it super hard to lose the weight I gained in my last pregnancy, but I'm super committed to getting it off. I've got about 5kg, or just under, to shed. Anyone doing the 5...
    ladycaroline ladycaroline 26-30, F Oct 1

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    Since may I've gone from one or two small meals a day to 3 or 4 big meals, plus snacks and desserts.. This week in particular has been bad.. I've been absolutely stuffed everyday...
    exskinnyguy exskinnyguy 18-21, M Oct 10

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    I was homeschooled last year so I put on a lot of weight from that I didn't play football I didn't run like I use to and I didn't lift weights like I use to I went from 180 with...
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M Oct 11

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    About a year back i did get into a serious relationship! He indeed was a lovely guy. Before i got into a relationship i weighed 53kgs which was fine for my height. I was also very...
    lovingbunbun1234 lovingbunbun1234 18-21, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    My depression started back in high school around fifteen years old. By fourteen I finally knew what being gay was cause I had no idea despite having secret same sex attractions for...
    MachineEmpire1985 MachineEmpire1985 26-30, M Oct 11

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    I am so tired. These past few months it has gotten worse. I don't know how to behave around new people or people I barely know, especially those I feel inferior around. That counts...
    haroni haroni 22-25, F Oct 14

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    Maybe because they disrespected me because I was dumb, fat and pathetic. Maybe because they hated me too Most of them were bullies even themselves
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've got 2 bullies one is a girl and the other is a guy they give me w-e-d-g-i-e-s, swirlys, and they beat me up it sucks when they give me w-e-d-g-I-e-s because I wear the most...
    bulliedweakling bulliedweakling 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sim card antics file her in Make them do all the work...haahaaa..track file it if you ever need it
    happinessortrash789 happinessortrash789 46-50, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    My medication makes me a ******* hippo
    romanalanski romanalanski 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I am a RBK amputee for 25 years now. Been driving now for 12 years. Vans for 9 years then went to decks. Even tho deck work is more physical I enjoy it much more. But starting...
    stumpy325 stumpy325 46-50, M Oct 5

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    I will warn this is a very lengthy post. Most will not read this, some will stop midway, but the few who read it is the reason for posting this. This is about how my school...
    Darknessisgrowing Darknessisgrowing 18-21, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    What do you do when you have no friends, are bullied by teachers and can't even go to your school Counsellor? Because it happened to me. I was being bullied by several students at...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    At the worst time in my life. Family, friends, being a role model, love and neighbors. We moved a lot growing up. There was always an important reason why we had to move. Me & my...
    whatelephantswhistle whatelephantswhistle 22-25, F Oct 10

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    I was bullied at work because I was quiet and being tormented at home, not being the favourite of the family etc, I lacked social skills. The women (Margaret) went out of her way...
    chanelP chanelP 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Now this story is really quite funny to recall. Well. It's sad of course I went through this. But it's still kind of funny. I was so fed up of high school. I felt so much like a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F Oct 13

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    Life changing: When I was 12 going on 13 I was extremely ill, I was being bullied constantly by many gangs male and female alike. I end up limping my way around as all my joints...
    LLOYDX LLOYDX 31-35, M Oct 13

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    I think that's why the Lord has had mercy on me. I just never knew that stuff was going on when I was young. I was always concentrating on how to make a good living, some kind of...
    QuickandtheDead QuickandtheDead 46-50, M Oct 6

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    Three girls at my last school used to pick on me an my friend. It was really horrible cos they were older than us and they said that they would hurt us. I don't even ono what we...
    EllieT01 EllieT01 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have a mild learning disability. I was put in a special classes. From Gr. 8 to Gr. 12. I was teased and my English was not good either.After I graduated from high school. I took...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 24

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    Why is it ex partners have to be horrible and start threatening when they don't get there own way fed up of being bullied all the bloody time
    shyshar shyshar 41-45, F Sep 25

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    Just something I wanted to share with you. Today is a new day I'm alive and I'm not hating it for that I'm greatful. I've learnt a lot these past few years honestly I believe it...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Oct 5

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    Everyday at lunch, I seek to have an amazing time, talking appropriatly with my friends and chat about our day. But yesterday, a lunch aid asked for our attention. (The cafteria's...
    Pinktommorow Pinktommorow 13-15 a week ago

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    Growing up as you may have read, I been bullied so my imaginary friends and imaginary world is the coping mechanism that I have utilized throughout my adolescent years. My pillow...
    browntaurus browntaurus 26-30, F Oct 1

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    That age old saying "ignorance is bliss" holds so true. Once you have gained knowledge of a something; once your eyes have been opened to it, your world can never be the same...
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    It's getting harder and harder at work to control my mood changes. I'm a teacher and must be positive at all times at work and it's hard to do when you are screaming on the inside...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    I want a friend with benefit; however, not sure I should. The old me used to do it all the time and the part of me that's trying to change thinks I should not do it. I have...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I haven't wrote in a while but I wasn't gaining anything for a bit. But lately it's piled on pretty quick! Seriously NONE of my clothes fit me. I'm huge. I can't even bend over...
    Dijaei1173 Dijaei1173 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It all started at the beginning of May of my first year in college. Me and a friend from my dorm had a mutual friend who had posted links of the site “Ask.fm” on his Facebook...
    MattRogue MattRogue 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm trying to keep myself From being extremely bored while I'm on fall break from school. I still hate being extremely bored and most times I feel like no one wants to talk to me...
    wmc1244 wmc1244 16-17, M Oct 9

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    I used to believe in soul mates. I used to crave a "romantic movie" type romance, but what I have learned from love is this: it is anything but the ideal picture that the media...
    PerspectiveDetective PerspectiveDetective 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    You know who I am talking to and I have unblocked you for a time because unlike the friends you are deceiving, I will spare you from being the last to know what is going on. After...
    Joseph84 Joseph84 31-35, M 21 Responses Sep 28

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    ... I was in the middle of cleaning my room, and was about to clean off my desk. I saw something move. I found a 'LOVELY' wolf spider chilling on my desk. So I start freaking out...
    ShizukaRose ShizukaRose 18-21, F Oct 10

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    I wonder if anyone can relate to this but it's always been something that burdened me in some kinda way. Well, you know those girls who are really small, cute, high-pitched voices...
    yxfx yxfx 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 12

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    I wonder what is it that some have problems with this? I am happy being who I am, when I want to be who I am. However, people seem not to read anything, or fully understand what I...
    blindfoldstacy blindfoldstacy 41-45, T 1 Response Oct 3

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    I have become more and more comfortable being nude--around the house, in the garden, anywhere I can. In the last 9 months, I have spent the majority of my day nude on several...
    n8tyurist n8tyurist 51-55, M Oct 7

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