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I M Learning Not to Be a Victim Anymore

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't really know how I feel anymore. I don't understand anything anymore.
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    Yep, am learning to skype and learning to use and guess what, it let me down, i couldnt anymore skype and nobody could skype me, think there is a bug !!!!!
    mrsOrochester mrsOrochester 31-35, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    My ex was a pro at this. She spent our entire relationship manipulating my mental disorders and using them to abuse me (by pretending to be possessed, then cutting, beating, or...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 1 Response May 14

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    As a victim myself since the day I entered a school, I will always stand up for the victims of bullying and cyberbullying. Even today, I still am a victim, I do fight for others...
    Kiritosteele Kiritosteele 22-25, M May 7

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    Just another reason I'm not with my ex anymore, and don't look back. I just hate that everytime I see the scarring from the third degree burns, I remember her doing it. I remember...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 May 3

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    Do I think about it too much? I hate feeling sorry for myself I hate how it drags me down everytime I have a 'semi flashback' I start to shake from the inside out. They happen...
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F May 10

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    One day, I'm going to do it. I am going to end my life. I don't want to be abused anymore. And I realize there's no hope for me. When I die, I will be free. The world is better off...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 7 Responses May 10

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    So since the day I start middle school everybody ignored me and I got a teacher who taunting me, accusing me and hurt my feelings. It was a women who really don't like me, or...
    Chichikun10 Chichikun10 18-21, M 2 Responses May 20

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    I Love learning Japanese I'm currently learning the Language and definitely slow at it...cuz I'm self learning. One thing I like in learning Japanese is Counting, It's fun I wish I...
    TairaBanzu50 TairaBanzu50 18-21, M May 20

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    I was a victim not am . he tried to tell me it was normal and I was just experiencing what happens in other peoples relationships behind closed doors . I was too sensitive , to...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 1 Response May 4

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    Heyy guys...I am here to serve the victims here.Although i m not a victim of rape but i m follwing this site to read all of urs stories and help u guys recover mentally....Feel...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    First of all, everyday I'm learning a foreign language: English... (for me it is, as my first language was Spanish..) I'm learning how to speak French... but I don't feel so...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F May 18

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    I've been a victim of an online scam romance. Such people were born to deceit people. They are so genius to the extent that you are believing all about them. Only to realized you...
    Vasha1986 Vasha1986 26-30, F May 10

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    I wish to share this video with all victims of abuse,I hope it will be of help on your road to healing and recovery.
    berangere berangere 66-70, F May 15

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    I don't even know if I am a victim of emotional abuse. I feel like all the relationship problems between us are my fault but I'm doing my best otherwise. Apparently I'm self...
    thatonecxnt thatonecxnt 22-25, F 2 Responses May 16

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    Here is some of the dreadful things I experienced while being gangstalked. And yes. it does exist. This may help you if you are reading to identify with some, if not all. Also, at...
    goldenview goldenview 31-35 May 20

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    I recently decided to cease relations with a girl I'd come to call my best friend because she did this all the time. Whenever she apologized to me for screwing up (because we're...
    cyndercrys cyndercrys 18-21, F May 21

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    To me, it had been a nightmare throughout all my life, until I realized of a few things! Normally, being an empath is also followed by being clairsentient, clairaudient...
    eachlone eachlone 31-35, F 1 Response May 3

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    As a child, a family close friend who is a psychic told my mother that I had a very powerful and beautiful gift and that I should be taken care of a lot. I am learning what this...
    Galatziaa Galatziaa 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    Boy don't I. I think education is excellence. It has really brought me from along, long way. I plan on learning for life. It is exciting and I always love applying it to my life...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F May 5

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    I recently started learning how to write short poems , it has nothing to do with my work but I really enjoy manifesting what I have in mind by writing.
    MissDeefee MissDeefee 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I think I am the trivia queen. Anything useless and unimportant is a piece of gold to me. apart from that, I met a person that I really liked but had to let go of him. He was...
    HiljaKorhonen HiljaKorhonen 18-21, F 6 Responses May 10

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    I am going to focus my mind on study of English and Japanese, I want to be fluent at these two languages, and hope one day I can pick up French. My anxiety sometimes just stop me...
    Ami6 Ami6 41-45, F May 12

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    I've been learning Dutch for 5 months now and I know it pretty well. I mean, I can't expect some extraordinary knowledge for this amount of time. I'm lucky enough to have a...
    geeklane geeklane 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    That is probably the reason why I like school XD But I also love to explore by my self and learn new stuff. The world is full of learning and understanding and I want to learn much...
    Julia1600 Julia1600 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Mimi and Nikita, my instructors, were visibly buzzing with good vibes, and it was nice to see that they were particularly observant of the group today. They bask in their well...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 22 hrs ago

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    Guys I need some help and some advise. Be kind please I'm very fragile. 6 weeks ago my boyfriend and best friend of two years left me. Heartbroken doesn't even begin to cover it...
    Lostnemo Lostnemo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    Yeah, it's been a while since we were anything other than friends. It's been a long time since you looked at me the way I still look at nothing when I think of you. It's been a...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F May 18

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    When you die people say they're hurt they're saddened that youre gone that they can't see you , or hear that crazy laugh anymore but when you're here when I'm here where's that...
    tupaclover tupaclover 16-17 May 16

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    I've been best friends with this girl for three years now, but I just don't enjoy being around her anymore. She has a negative attitude about life and about most things and she...
    fablikemkat fablikemkat 18-21, F a week ago

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    I think back to friends I had in high school and before that even, and after we graduated we drifted apart but stayed Facebook friends. I used to care that we weren't close anymore...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    For years, I was verbally & physically abused by my parents. They're oppressive, cruel & hateful people; I wish they were loving, caring & supportive but I guess that's just too...
    CJFox CJFox 18-21, F 26 Responses 1 day ago

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    Im so caught up with being a wife and mother that I dont have time for myself or friends anymore. Dont get me wrong I love it. Its just since im young I dont want my days to be...
    beekey0227 beekey0227 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8

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    During my life I created this character so I could survive out there in the real world. I used to be strong, helpful, sympathetic, loved, cool and whatever makes you wanna be...
    creatingawildparadise creatingawildparadise 18-21, M 1 Response May 11

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    Yeah, if trying is worth anymore. I'm moving on. Because it's important to be good and know the self respect.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 4

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    I feel better for now, I'm not so angry anymore.... ****, I need cigarettes. ...
    BrutallyHonest13 BrutallyHonest13 22-25, F May 5