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I Have Gained From Being Bullied

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    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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    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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    But The Adults Were the Worst. When kids bully other kids, although that's bad enough, it's not unusual. Kids could be mean. It is almost expected that most children will...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Hey there, I am being bullied. Now, as the title suggests, my ex boyfriend is bullying me. I told him everything. For example, I used to cut. I told him that and I trusted him. I...
    myhaloisfromebay myhaloisfromebay 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    4 months ago I was under 150 weighed myself 2 weeks ago and I'm 195. My belly is poking out of everything I wear now. I can't suck in my stomach any more and I've notice everything...
    Dijaei1173 Dijaei1173 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    What has caused me to be a victim of bullying? What traits do I possess that make me reluctant to be a victim? Some may see them as flaws but I'm not sure that is the truth. Just...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F Jul 2

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    Both kids and adults verbally abused me. Kids bullied me because I was different. It didn't stop until we were done with middle school. Adults were my dad's two ex girlfriends...
    silverwolf25 silverwolf25 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Its something that you think would only happens to you in grade school. I didn’t realize it until now what it feels like to be bullied. To start locking the door to your bedroom...
    averageweasel averageweasel 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I went from 100lbs to 110lbs. I feel like I gained more though. I feel fat from eating a lot, but I'm ready to cut back and go for a diet.
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I gained 5 lbs ughhhh I am now 142lbs and 5'10" Need to lose at least 2 lbs by saturday for this wedding I'm going to Damn
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I gained about 120 in one year
    Gainerguy Gainerguy 16-17 1 Response 5 days ago

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    'Fabulously Abundant Tissue' 'Fat' In the Middle Ages it was considered a sign of prosperity. It is the way we wish our bank accounts could be. It is certainly tactile and soft...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    On purpose! :) I was always very athletic and had some medical problems over 2 years ago which caused me to gain weight. I found out I loved it and continued to gain! I went...
    SexyNThick SexyNThick 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm now 230 pounds, which means I'm over twice my original weight that I was at about a year ago. I had to stop running because I waddle now and my thigh chafing hurt too bad and I...
    TastyJuicyCute TastyJuicyCute 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    i am 16 years old. my whole life i was always athletically skinny. i played soccer my whole life and this caused me to stay in great shape. in seventh grade i even had a 6 pack i...
    acbowler acbowler 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Yup, people tell I look better this way because I used to go on diets and I made this whole Anna diet to follow and used to have buddies. 😞
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Out of all people, she asked me to take her as her date at a wedding. I secretly had a crush on her so the obviously answer was yes. I later meet her whole family and we got along...
    Xisaac13x Xisaac13x 18-21, M Jul 11

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    There's a monster inside of me. Yes, a monster. It's not some fairytale creature with large fangs, or a hairy body, no. It's real. I can feel it festering inside of me. It is me...
    edlineuser edlineuser 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    When I was about 16 years old I ran away from home, I could not take the physical abuse anymore. Unfortunately a cop found me and returned me to my abusive home, once we were away...
    nephthysbaby nephthysbaby 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    From 5 or 6 years old my dad best me up and raped me. And would always say I was a waste of space and compleatly useless. This happened till I was nearly 11 when I went to the cops...
    misaka12 misaka12 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    They're there but I don't have regrets. You learn from everything. Once you've been to the bottom the top never felt so good.
    ashbomb132 ashbomb132 13-15, F Jul 16

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    It's been pretty easy to cope with for a very long time, thanks to the fact that I stopped self-medicating years ago! But lately, it's been harder and harder to even think I'm a...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M Jul 18

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    I got in a car wreck 2 years ago august 21st. This man ran a red light, and ran into our car. Our light had just turned green and I wasn't wearing a seat belt. Hit the wind shield...
    chase1990 chase1990 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    But right now I feel like I'm in a really good patch. I have a good job, uni is going alright and I actually have some friends. I have been getting some negative thoughts lately...
    KateyCake KateyCake 18-21, F Jul 6

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    My own reflection in the mirror disgusts me.
    HearMeRawr HearMeRawr 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Yeah. Just enjoy life. :))))
    darix09 darix09 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was sexually abused and raped by my cousin age 2-14, my dad was murdered when I was 7, my brother who is 12 years older then me physically abused me, I was drugged and raped in...
    claireoblast claireoblast 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    So I was just scrolling through Facebook and notice some pictures my friend just posted. Considering she's one of my friends I look at them. I notice in a few of her pictures she...
    ForeverLostPoet ForeverLostPoet 13-15, F Jul 14

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    I feel like cutting again.......feel so alone :-(
    Lithium619 Lithium619 18-21, F Jul 19

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    My name is Michelle I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F Jul 15

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    My name is Michelle I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    My name is Michelle I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F Jul 15

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    My name is Michelle I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F Jul 15

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    My name is Michelle I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F Jul 15

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    I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger years.. Pumpkin was...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F Jul 15

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    I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger years.. Pumpkin was...
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    My name is Michelle I am 29 years old, and I have been suffering from Bulimia since I was 15 years old. I think alot of my issues have resulted from being picked on in my younger...
    stonm8352 stonm8352 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have always felt different, but I have moved from being different from " the rest", to being different from you, and you, and you, who are different too.
    gio36 gio36 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I was being bullied at High School for "being different". Nobody ever seemed to bat an eye when I walked out of classes for fresh air back in Primary School. I was diagnosed with...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I was incredibly bullied at school, I hated school with a passion and everyone in it, I had very few true friends at school, to this day I can't name 1 person I still speak to from...
    jessicamayx jessicamayx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    No one deserves to be bullied, and you don't have the right to bully innocent people. Being bullied is really scary, and at the same time traumatizing. Way back in HS i was bullied...
    jellynecaryl jellynecaryl 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 6

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    For as long as I can remember school has only been about me being bullied. 7th grade was by far the worst. Besides feeling like everyone hates me these twos boys would always...
    bubbles1085 bubbles1085 13-15, F Jul 15

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    Growing up I felt like a prisoner in my own home. The only time I really ever left the house was to go to school or to go shopping with my parents. Whenever I tried to do something...
    dokkyo dokkyo 22-25 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I'd sit down, this is gonna be 10 years of quieted emotions.. Emotions, doesn't that word just terrify you a little? I know it terrifies me. I wanna post this not for sympathy, but...
    StayingSaneWithoutYou StayingSaneWithoutYou 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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