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I M Learning Not to Be a Victim Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 88 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am unsure at this point if it is verbal abuse or if I deserve it bc of my unstable emotions and what I do. Most the time I am truly not doing anything wrong. That's what I...
    defeatthemind defeatthemind 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    A couple of months ago, I was assaulted a few times. A boy in my science class cornered me and tried to force me to go out with him, one of my "friends" watched and laughed after I...
    EDavis23 EDavis23 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am writing this because I am a little bit confused by what happened to me, and also not sure about my reaction to it. It actually took until very recently for me to use the word...
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    I am a man who has been a victim of domestic violence. I have never lifted a hand and hit a woman, or man for that matter. I married a woman who had a background of domestic...
    alan61a alan61a 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 19

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    This is what saddens me... The lack of real & authentic love between two people. "The Notebook" of love, the Marvin Gaye of love. You see, I've never experienced any kind of...
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    Tourion Tourion 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I'm learning Dutch. it's going pretty good. anyone else learning dutch?
    eternitygoeson eternitygoeson 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    And this is one of the reasons of my being here. I'm Russian and this is my first language. I was very bad at English till the 9th grade in school. And I even had no intention to...
    Tourion Tourion 18-21, M Feb 13

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    After having been molested as a child, I always considered myself "damaged" and "abused" but today I refuse to be a victim so I'm unchecking this. It is my brain.
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    I was a victim of domestic abuse and I am now to scared to go out
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    I'm on the brink of falling in love but holding back. For good reason too. And it's not uncomfortable at all. Everything seems to make perfect sense. Getting to know him and enjoy...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jan 29

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    Hard when you realize at 34 that you haven't finished growing up . Maybe we never do . It's all practice , messing up , then saying sorry , learning from mistakes , then repeating...
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F Jan 29

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    [Post 1] Hello i'm from Brazil, i'm 16 and i've studied english since i was 11. Although Brazil be a big country and have a great economy, the english learning is not a priority of...
    Mrenrisco Mrenrisco 22-25, M Jan 31

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    I love learning new things, I don't care if its weird just as long as it catches my interest. Same goes with people.
    MynameisSei MynameisSei 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    I finally got to a point in my life that I know what I like, what I don't and how I want to live my life. I won't lie it hurts to see people slowly distance themselves because I...
    bluebird73 bluebird73 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    Thirst for knowledge,I like learning as much as I can about things that interest me or I find useful,also I love hearing peoples points of view find it insightful.It's always...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Feb 5

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    I am learning how to think outside of my own feelings. My bf and I are getting closer and our relationshio has taken a great turn but I noticed that we are both very distracted...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Feb 5

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    You can tell when someone loves you by the way they look at you and compliment you even when you feel ugly or under the weather. It's not a passionate look, but one of soft and...
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    I'm studying statistics, computer science and mathematics. But I have an interest in psychology as well. Started reading Psychopathology of everyday life by Sigmund Freud. I'm...
    DamienBodie DamienBodie 18-21 2 Responses Feb 12

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    My practice partners this time were: a middle-aged, slightly gloomy-looking and stuffy man, the one with the smeary hands. I got frosty glances from him after I apologetically...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I can help you with learning Arabic in sha Allah :)
    hitokind hitokind 22-25, M Feb 14

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    When I'm driving with my mum, I get very confused with directions. I am the driver I decide on the direction. But when mum is in the passenger seat she is very much a back seat...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Feb 14

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    I just got a guitar! I can't wait to start playing it and learning by videos LOL 😁
    Joedog20 Joedog20 18-21, M Feb 17

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    I was given the chance in my third year of academy to start learning German as I was good at French. I loved my German teacher mr R I'd have him last thing on a Friday every week...
    JustTilly JustTilly 13-15, F a week ago

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    Am Learning to Deal With Adhd
    goodnites1011 goodnites1011 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I dont want to live in this ****** up world anymore. So many horrible things are happening right now as we speak. Rape, killing, war, genocide, you name and its happening. Everyday...
    cat1024 cat1024 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Im just a piece of ****.. I feel like my parents hate me, my brother is always Being a douchebag to me, i have a girlfriend, Who is always sad, almost all the time.. If feel like...
    Julle22 Julle22 13-15, M Feb 1

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    I do not know anymore...everything I say turns ageist me everything others say turns ageist me some of my friends even turns me down I don't know what I am who I am I know nothing...
    wintter54 wintter54 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Ivan, the one I still love even though I just want to hate his guts, sent me this email when all I said was I didn't want to hear about his girlfriends anymore, that he was...
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    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I have never had friends for very long. The ones I do I get annoyed with and drop or they stop talking to me. I can't connect with anyone on a deep or even superficial level...
    hoobityhobbity hoobityhobbity 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I don't belong anymore, no anywhere i have tried to keep strong so i can help others, but i just can't, i just don't belong anymore no anywhere :'(
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 16-17, M 6 days ago

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