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I M Learning Not to Be a Victim Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 87 People

    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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    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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    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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    Police in the UK really are some of the worst. I'm not saying police in the States or anywhere else are much better but in Europe I'd say we have one of the worst police forces...
    vickytee vickytee 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I'm reaching out to other stalking victims on here because I need to start recovering from the stalking I experienced. It was BAD. It was an ex-boyfriend. He would message my...
    lalaloopsytrollpony lalaloopsytrollpony 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I really wish I couldn't feel anything. I want to be numb all the time. No emotions. No feelings. No more happiness. No more anger. No more sadness. No more hurt. If...
    abbylynn98 abbylynn98 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    If you are reading this story then i assume that you are also the victim of this matter (more victims compared to the victims of politician's promises :)). I accept "LOVE is great...
    Dhanasri94 Dhanasri94 18-21, F Sep 22

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    I recently ended my relationship with a boyfriend who was emotionally, verbally, & physically abusive to me. After 9 mos. Of insane drama, I thought the breakup was going to be the...
    11pinklotus 11pinklotus 36-40, F Oct 6

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    "All of our relationships depend on our relationship with ourselves. If you don't love yourself, you can't possibly love anyone else" ~unknown. i never understood this when i was...
    AThousandThoughts AThousandThoughts 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    So today I did the most hardest thing in my life.. I left my abusive boyfriend. I sat there going back and forth in my mind, questioning whether I am doing the right thing. For...
    lon12 lon12 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 25

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    Some of you know that my mother and I have problems, if not feel free to read my other stories. I'm sharing this one because I want people to know what's really going on. My mom...
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I've finally come to terms that what I have been experiencing from this man these last 7 years is emotional abuse. This is the first time I've used this term. It's so frightening...
    whatsleftofme01 whatsleftofme01 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    This is a message to every single woman who is in an abusive relationship.... Please know that you don’t deserve to be treated like that, no person or animal deserves that...
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    I have been a survivor for 3 years now and only a select few people know about my situation and my family is not one of them. They dont know how much pain I went through and still...
    yessika23 yessika23 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I feel so alone at moments, even though I know that I have my family. I have loved this man for four years now but it has been the hardest thing in my life. There is not a day...
    strongwoman517 strongwoman517 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 11

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    My ex just told me he wants half of our chattel property (I don't know if the term is right; I mean everything that is not real property; the things you can take with you, like...
    bettyajz bettyajz 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am a victim of child abuse, both physically and verbally. I've been a victim for as long ago as I can possibly remember. I've been slapped in the face, thrown across my room once...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M Sep 24

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    Mary the victim was my predator. She tries to act like she never is at fault by making me the villain. The only reason she has to hate me is because I betrayed her a single time...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 Oct 12

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    In each day I like to learning new thing . Life is about learning . We can achieve our knowledge from everywhere . We also can learn from small child and elder. Knowledge is the...
    SUMIA2108 SUMIA2108 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    I really like learning whatever I can about the world. I take extra college classes all the time not because I need them but it won't hurt me and I like trying to learn new things...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 30

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    I miss staying up late at night and talking to you and figuring out all of your little secrets and things no one else knew now I feel like you don't need me/want me around anymore...
    everythingelseistaken2 everythingelseistaken2 16-17, M Oct 13

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    Life is all about learning to me, be that a new experience or a new hobby or even a new skill. Learning something new is expansion of body, mind, soul and ability. There is...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I stopped believing in the Christian god a few years back. I didn't care for him and found him to be a poor example of a superior being . Since the I have started learning more on...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    It's funny... There are certain groups or people that make me feel so important (big in a sense/confident and proud of who I am)... And then there are certain groups or people that...
    OhGK OhGK 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I have been a victim of domestic violence 2 times, I feel so depressed, no friends to talk to. My life feels stuck and I don't know what to do, where to go, I don't even know me...
    Grace8grace Grace8grace 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 22

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    I have a mild learning disability. I was put in a special classes. From Gr. 8 to Gr. 12. I was teased and my English was not good either.After I graduated from high school. I took...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 24

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    As a male victim of an emotionally & verbally abusive marriage, I had a hard time finding people who would listen and help, especially in the Christian church world. As the...
    bwDVOWRD bwDVOWRD 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 29

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    As a victim myself, and as somebody who has studied emotional abuse very closely, I know it when I see it. And I definitely see an abuser in both my brother and in his wife. They...
    d0vahkiin d0vahkiin 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 30

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    Yes. For a long time. I wasn't stupid. I didn't have that 'but I love her so much' crap that victims often say. I took it because I had three kids and a hard job to do at the time...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 7

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    The very fact we human beings have an inate capability to adapt also tells us that we can learn new things. For some it's quicker while some of us struggle yet we're able. I look...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I would like to help victims of the crime "rape". They pass through hardships and flashbacks. No girl should be treated in such manner. If I could bring the smile of someone that...
    Alip900 Alip900 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I was all my life a victim of bullies, better to say female bullies. Its hard to believe why female will hurt the same female for no reason. Girls should support each other and not...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My new baby. I've started learning to play. All I can say is it can be a bit painful on the fingers when you have very weak skin. lol Plus I was pressing the strings to hard. to...
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F Sep 24

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    I don't know what I would be doing if I wasn't learning something new often...
    khewster khewster 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I love learning something new each day. Even just how to conquer a level on a video game is often enlightening.
    Titan222 Titan222 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    I fine learning new things is fun but not all things are fun. I prefer somethings in science
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    It is amazing to learn new things, no matter how small they are. It is such a joy. Nothing is so small that it is insignificant. You must try it too! Learning to bold underline...
    novembermountain novembermountain 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I am learning Chinese 101, Italian 101 and Greek. All basic courses ofcourse as I am only starting out. I also have started to crochet, ah such a time well spent.
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Oct 2

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    Definitely learning from life and how harsh this world can be but its also all about how you choose to see it!
    colealica1779 colealica1779 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    Anyone know how to do readings or who is learning too? I'm interested to hear stories and helpful tips as well.
    acrow22 acrow22 31-35, M Oct 5

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    English is my native language and I am currently learning French. I would love to learn more languages, like Japanese, and Greek.
    lechatnoirr lechatnoirr 22-25, F Oct 6

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    I enjoy learning about culture and race.Since I'm black and Mongolian,(I say that since Asian is not a race)) and Jamaican, Chinese, I like to learn about my roots.I'm very...
    Mynameisleela Mynameisleela 26-30, F Oct 7

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    I read way too much, and I think even more. I can cook like a pro ( I was one) make my own all natural bath salts. Drawing, writing and learning I like taking something and asking...
    Pacificdiem Pacificdiem 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    Learning is fun, too bad no one told me that in school. :p
    StockholmblondiE StockholmblondiE 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 13

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