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I M Learning Not to Be a Victim Anymore

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    Victimhood And Depression

    I have struggled with depression on and off my entire life. I've noticed that when I'm feeling depressed many times I can trace it back to feeling like a victim. Or better said, I can trace it back to allowing myself to believe and live out the lie that I am a victim. I believe I...
    ConstantBattle ConstantBattle 36-40 1 Response May 5, 2011

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    Oh Yes

    Too many years I walked around head down shoulders slumped blaming everything on my abusive childhood. But then it was like at what point did the crossover happen and when did I become responsible for not wallowing in my own misery like a pig in the cool mud on a hot day anymore...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 1, 2011

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    So Trying

    I have an awsome coach who's guiding the way. If all works out I should be able to win the fight very soon.... or at least put a good dent in it. Too bad they just don't sell "X B Gone" spray.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    Responsibility For My Self

    Ive finally quit  trying to blame everyone else for my own downfalls and unhappiness ...Like my  husband ... Granted he didnt support my wellness ..  but i could have left any time i wanted but i just wasnt strong enough  yet ...  but ive since learned so...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2007

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    Phoenix

    I could tell a sob story here, but I won't.  Enough to say I lived through an insanely abusive child-and-young-adulthood that left me with a crippled right hand and a massive case of PTSD. That's okay.  I'm away from my father; he's never gonna be able to touch me again.  I...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 1, 2011

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    Time to Take Control

    Most of my life I have been victimized, mostly by men and I have let it happen. Of course I have also bben a victim of life too so to speak because I always thought things just happened to me. Well I am standing up and taking charge more of my life now. I am...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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    30 Things I’ve Learned About Love from My Emotionally Abusive, Narcissistic, Alcoholic Husband 1. If you trust someone, they will repay you with suspicion and jealously. 2. If...
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    Well this is true!!! But then in some parts I am. I turned 16 at the beginning of summer and I really feel like this has been such a huge summer for me. So much stuff happened to...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel like I have a sign on my head that says "hurt me". hurt my feelings, hurt my heart ,do whatever you want to me because it doesn't matter.I wish I could stand up for myself...
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    One my my earliest memories and most vivid is from when I was 4. It was a year or 2 after my parents divorced and my mother was in a downward spiral. Her boyfriend moved in with us...
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    I was raped in a public place, I froze during my assault, I often have terrible dreams about it. I feel so dirty, learning how to deal with it isn't easy but I've got amazing...
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    This is what I'd written last night in my diary when I can't sleep. After crying like a pathetic fool I spent I don't know how long to write these words. 26 August 2014 Something...
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    Nobody is powerless. “Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power...
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    My reflection in the mirror can see right through me. She knows that my smile is forced and my heart is breaking inside. She can tell that I walk faster than normal, trying to...
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    I didn't even know that my life wasn't normal. To me, it had become so normal. I was with my husband for 9 years. Things started out great, he was nice, seemed like he cared about...
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    Maybe I should kill myself..I....I. Don't know how to handle this..,.. I.... AAaaaaaaaaaaaAAAAAAH. Going crazy.I can't let psycho people get to me... :/ I dno...
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    So I'm losing my full respect for my family. My dad and brother are extremely verbally abusive towards me. My sister and mother are always on their side. Look, I really am...
    damjenny damjenny 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I. Am. I also want to state right here that not just Woman are victims of Rape. There are men, chidlren of both genders, and yes women. Please don't sterotype this as a thing that...
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    I am an abuse victim survivor. And I think people need know that an abuser can be anybody. They can be black or white, male or female, mother or father. And anybody can be a victim...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    ...again. I dont really remember how anymore.
    howlingtiger howlingtiger 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I get her. We've been through many of the imaginable situations together. We've discussed them, we've worked together through them. It's just that recently we've begun to snap at...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Aug 28

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    I'm a victim of sexual assault. My drink was spiked at a party, I fell asleep and 2 men sexually assaulted me...they took photographs aswell, ten in total- of them committing the...
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    Hello, my name is Diane and I am a junior at Rutgers. After the recent news concerning Mike Brown/Ferguson and police brutality, and reading about the protests occurring in NJ, I...
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    I am currently learning German. I feel that learning another language would be nice and decided upon German. So far it has been the easiest language I have ever learned. French isn...
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    I think about Janay Rice. I pray I'll have the strength to leave any abuser ... whether emotional, physical or sexual. I've done it before and know I am stronger because of what I...
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    I plan on learning something new each day to the day I die. Learning means life!
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    Ik leer Nederlands :) I've been learning for 4 months now.
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    What are some of bennies of growing up? I don't know about you, but the rewards so far have been pretty damn good for myself. Lets see, responsibility, trust, rewarding...
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    It is said " when you stop learning, you die"
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    It is so easy for others.. but difficult for me... I am learning how to swim now :(
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    I love to learn new things everyday . I just can't stop learning
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    yup... this is me learning... I hate that I need it... but I do... I need control... so, how the banana do you stop needing it... any sure fire ways people?
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