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I Have Gained From Being Bullied

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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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    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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    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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    Normally I am in pain. Being in pain is like a default state for me. I do not enjoy my life. I feel trapped and stagnated almost constantly. My brain cycles through numerous things...
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    I have been bullied, half my adult life. I have never had a whole lot of friends, even as a child. Last year, I was bullied very harshly last year. I was friends with someone that...
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    When I walked back in, you looked surprised. I was surprised too but I didn't show it. I was surprised by myself, a year ago I never would have even been able to talk to you for...
    AmberTheShyGirl AmberTheShyGirl 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I accidentally gained 10 pounds...
    justagirlabc justagirlabc 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've never really had a relevant way of talking about what happens with my family. I have been living away from home for 3 years now. It's only now that I've been back for 2...
    arj90 arj90 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Found my "workout clothes". Been a while since these babies were out. They are safely back in the closet after this pic.
    Newfoundfatness Newfoundfatness 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want to run away from life and hide, but no matter where I go the demons are always there pulling me into the pit of despair.
    nevets68 nevets68 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Suicide? noooo! Please DON'T. Don't do it! Never! There's always a better way. If you feel so miserable and you think it's the only way out, YOU'RE WRONG! If you're being bullied...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    For at my lowest of low, I found my humanity. From the pits of my hell, I saw the world from a fresh perspective. Though I may wonder what might've been, I'll be forever grateful...
    RogueLogic2 RogueLogic2 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    In the last 3 years I've gained 80 to 85 pounds, and it wasn't intentional. I've really let myself go. I was about 180lbs 3 years ago 2.5 years later I was up to 260 to 265lbs I've...
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    painfullyconfident painfullyconfident 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 6

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    And now I know the best way to have a relationship. Oh joy. It is an amazing thing I recently discovered. No one will guess what it is
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    Until I left for college when I was 17, I had this weird tendency to look out the window of my bedroom at the market by the street near our house, to see if the stores were closed...
    IndraD IndraD 18-21, M Feb 2

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    I go through it all the time. It hurts. It turns my world black, sometimes for days that feel like they will never end. I have taken meds before which just make my head feel wrong...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 2

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    I still get it occassionally. The feeling that you're not meant for this world and the temptation to end your own life seems like the best idea in the world....
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M Feb 1

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    I just keep being bullied at school and I feel like everybody hate me. I almost cried today. If you said just ignore it or keep your head high doesn't stop it. Telling someone...
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    well how else can i explain except theres the good girl in me that will not sleep around if i give myself i belong to you ... but theres what excites an intrigues me that is far...
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    I'm 21 years old and I'm being bullied by my best friends 15 year old little sister. She's mentioned that I don't have a very good *** and that her sisters was better looking than...
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    Here is my weight gaining story: My whole life I always has a little chub on my belly, and over the years it got bigger. I never liked exercising or sports, so I wasn't active. I...
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    When my wife and I were married I was , hard to believe, 175 pounds.. I was just at the doctor... I am now 445 pounds..
    BrianBHM BrianBHM 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Yay I'm now 150 pounds 68.4 kg I have to get to 100kg
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    It has come to the point where I'll burst into tears over one strand of my hair falling out, where I'll start gritting my teeth because I have to get out of bed for the day, just...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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    I would LOVE to get fat, but sadly my only option is to wait until college. If many people unintentionally gain fifteen pounds as freshmen, I could easily double that if I tried...
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    "You're mad." "Why are you mad at me?" I'm not mad. I'm depressed with a resting ***** face.
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