I 'm Saying Don't Judge Me Until You've Walked In My Shoes

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    And if you do judge, that's on you,

    it really doesn't bother me. I'm not a puppet, no one pulls my strings!
    krg12 krg12
    41-45, F
    Feb 21

    I'm a mom which means I often judged

    for it cause my age. I hear it all I was to young I have given up my life and future. Why didn't I abort? What about adoption? I know that I am young but I also know I can still get an education and have a life.
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15
    16-17, F
    13 Responses Jan 2

    For nearly a hundred years my church has lived

    in peace in our community. Lately fear of people who believe in fundamentalist Baptist ways has lead to fear in our community of us. Last night someone burned down our school and left a threatening message on the door of the church. What has happened to our community? What...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Jan 16
    AfricanGirl19 AfricanGirl19
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 14

    Many people have always judged me based upon my

    weight for instance. It's on a daily basis that hear comments "Wow, you really are fat." or "You eat a lot." I've tried my best to ignore it but what these people don't know is that I've struggled with eating disorders in the past. I used to starve myself and exercise...
    burdenedlonesome burdenedlonesome
    16-17, F
    8 Responses Oct 8, 2015

    Unless you have been in

    or waked in my shoes please don't judge me. I tend to go off on others who judge me when they have never been in my position ever. It is not easy being a single mom with five kids. My wonderful husband and father of our five great kids died a few years ago from being hit head...
    singlemomwith5kids singlemomwith5kids
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Aug 1, 2015
    lonelhusband001 lonelhusband001
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 6

    How can you see into my eyes Like open doors?

    Leading you down into my core Where I've become so numb Without a soul My spirit's sleeping somewhere cold Until you find it there And lead it back home (Wake me up) Wake me up inside (I can't wake up) Wake me up inside (Save me) Call my name and save me from the darkness I've...
    IEATDICKS IEATDICKS
    70+, T
    2 Responses Jan 28

    Don't judge my path,

    if you haven't walked my journey.
    aj32792 aj32792
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    Watch out for"Adaydreambeliever".

    She is an Ep Volunteer who acts like a vigilante, judging people without proof of anything. This is the first story I have posted since joining Ep five months ago (I usually comment on posts, not create posts). I sent her a private message asking for her help because there was...
    Decent86 Decent86
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 6

    i'm so confuse about my gender.

    . i'm both attractive with girl and boy.. so confusing..
    maine19 maine19
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Mar 9

    I was laying in bed and I knew he was coming.

    I heard the floor creak as he once again snuck into my room. I sat up and glared at him. "what do you want now?" he smiled. "I want to play." he answered. "please, I'm tired...what more could you ******* ask? I've given you everything for 14 years!" I yelled. he grabbed me by my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 6

    Some days I just want to close my eyes

    and forget the outside world. It's so loud, so chaotic and just rotates too fast around me. But when I open my eyes again, I know I am ready to live. I identify the value of life, I had too many fights to win. Now I'm glad because I made them and have never given up on myself...
    ReflectivMind ReflectivMind
    31-35
    2 Responses Jan 22

    Everyday I think about being thin again.

    I am carrying twins right now. I have gained 30 lbs so far... I know my kids will be worth it. but it's hard for me to keep my anxiety in check. I know it's important to gain for them- but, I miss being thin, being in control. eating disorders suck. but, I gotta keep on...
    PoshPoet PoshPoet
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 8

    i can't undestand people judge someona

    for their mistakes and have a different opiniom about them.
    K1000A K1000A
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 1

    I used to judge people without

    even thinking about it. Throughout my life it seems like I have had to live through my own experiences that I had made judgement calls on prior to actually being there myself. A lot of times I have had to make a choice and the options were all bad , it was not a matter of right...
    reallysob reallysob
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 7, 2015

    Who Am I? Hi, I’m Thomas McDonald… well,

    I used to be. A few weeks ago my mom called me into her bedroom, she had something to tell me. When I walked in, I saw two things; a brown envelope with a very professional looking piece of paper sitting on top of it and my mom’s facial expression… she looked happy. It wasn...
    L1TTL3MY5T3RY L1TTL3MY5T3RY
    18-21, M
    8 Responses May 23, 2015

    I hate when people say oh your too young to feel

    that way or why can't you just move on, you don't know what I have gone through, you don't know what I had to do to survive, you don't know how I feel.
    IwillBePretty4U IwillBePretty4U
    13-15, F
    10 Responses Jul 9, 2015

    To that one person who judged me

    as if she knew me a lot. I'll never let you walk on my shoes. I'll never let you wear them because it can be too big and overwhelming for you, and at one step it will leave you barefooted. It will never be able to support your walk so you would never know how it feels. You...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    Apr 13

    I have a secret that I keep close its eating me

    up but it's so fulfilling he holds me like HE don't he pays special attention to me he tells me I'm special he calls me his queen...and HE barely noticed me when we pass in the hall ...advice please?
    staceel1 staceel1
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Feb 8

    So easy to judge others

    but you can never really know all the circumstances.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    Watch out for"Adaydreambeliever".

    She is an Ep Volunteer who acts like a vigilante, judging people without proof of anything. This is the first story I have posted since joining Ep five months ago (I usually comment on posts, not create posts). I sent her a private message asking for her help because there was...
    Decent86 Decent86
    26-30, M
    Mar 6

    I hate when people think they understand my

    situation or try to downplay my feelings as if they have the fcking right. THAT ****** me off, you don't KNOW me unless I let you in and I rarely let anyone in. So don't judge me at all or else you'll get your feelings fcking hurt. 😐
    xBlackyChan xBlackyChan
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jul 4, 2015

    You don't know me, you know nothing about me

    therefore you have no right to judge me. Get to know me and you might like me, or you may not. Only then when you actually know someone are you in a position to judge
    GlueGirlMegan GlueGirlMegan
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 17

    went 2 school today and this ***** taylor was

    talking about me. I hate her but i just said,"next time try not to make it obvious that your talking about me"Her face got red and she automatically shut up... ahh the look on her face was priceless
    cece14779 cece14779
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 23, 2015

    I'm disabled and people get mad

    when I say I feel left out sometimes because of my disability cuz they say I want them to feel bad for me... It's like...uh....no I just want to be with my "friends"
    silverxrose silverxrose
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    What to do here ? When we have no control on

    our Births Nor on Deaths. :((
    Alwisahab Alwisahab
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Mar 20

    its not about being through the same things.

    you can live my exact life, but you still have no idea how i feel.
    butterflykisses11 butterflykisses11
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2015
    SpontaneousRecoveryLovely SpontaneousRecoveryLovely
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 29, 2015

    I have been abused, raped,

    and sexually harnessed..but that doesn't make me any less if a human then you...I can still feel pain, I can still cry, I have feelings..what I am trying to say is, put yourselves in my shows before you call me names and put me down
    EmBeechener EmBeechener
    22-25, F
    12 Responses Jan 2

    Don't judge me for my Imperfections Don't

    judge me for my Flaws Don't judge me for my mistakes Don't judge me for my Appearance Don't judge me for my way of living Don't judge me for my insecurities Don't judge me 👎🏻
    AnnaSamanthaJohnson AnnaSamanthaJohnson
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2015

    "Light thinks it travels faster

    than anything. But it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds that darkness has got there first, and is waiting for it." -Terry Pratchett ...So as we walk through life, even if our hearts and minds are filled with light, darkness will be there waiting for us...
    jetblacksoul jetblacksoul
    13-15, M
    Mar 5

    My life's a lot more complicated

    than I let a lot of people know, so when people call me names or judge me, I don't let it get to me. They don't know me or what i've been through, or what i'm going through right now. Don't judge people unless you really know what's going on in their life.
    abbybellan abbybellan
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Dec 17, 2015

    They hating but they taking notes.

    .. Don't judge someone because they sin or do things differently than you. It's easy to look at people and make quick judgements about them, their present and their past, but you'd be amazed at the pain and tears a single smile hides. What a person shows to the world is only...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 14

    Respect is so key. Step into it with me.

    Let's explore all the good things that come from it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 21

    Before you assume, learn.

    Before you judge, understand. Before you hurt, feel. Before you say, think
    aj32792 aj32792
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 4

    I'm a stay at home mom of 2 little amazing

    cuties 4 and 1. I've been married for 4 years but I feel so hopeless, lonely, empty, just miserable in this marriage. Earlier my husband and I fought today. We had the same argument we always have every time we have a family day. Especially on certain days like Mother's day and...
    TwilightIvyStar TwilightIvyStar
    26-30, F
    13 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    If people judge me without getting to know me,

    or still misjudge me when they do get to know me, they aren't really my friends anyway and I don't need to give them any more of my time.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 22

    This week, practice loving

    and unconditionally accepting all the weaknesses and faults that you have. Practice being humble (same root word as “human”)….allow yourself to be human and have less than desirable traits. We all do! Practice accepting and loving these vulnerable places and turn this...
    dluvduv dluvduv
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Jan 10

    To all those older people telling me

    that I don't have "real" problems because I'm a teenager... Please, walk in my shoes first and see what I'm going through.
    UNLOVED97 UNLOVED97
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Nov 25, 2014

    A lot of people say I have an easy life .

    Number one nobody has an easy life number two the people don't know me for example they don't know my parents are divorced they don't know my problems . My favorite picture is the bottom side of a pair or shoes with " don't judge till you walk in my shoes" written on them
    LillyO3 LillyO3
    18-21, F
    6 Responses May 31, 2015

    It amazes me how many supposedly "open minded"

    people who claim not to judge....completely change their story when it comes to methods of parenting...All of a sudden these beacons of acceptance and understanding become judge, jury and executioner
    NHMom NHMom
    31-35, F
    4 Responses May 28, 2015

    I'm 19, I was raised to respect

    and obey my parents as long as I lived under their roof, so that's what I am doing. Being forced to go to church (Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses) is a requirement for living at home. This requirement has caused me depression, for the people who claim to be loving...
    behavedmisfit behavedmisfit
    18-21, F
    8 Responses May 20, 2015

    Re-posting for people

    who have not already read this.. I even wrote to EP to confirm this and here is there reply... EP Support replied: Hello, No, we have nothing to do with that site, nor should you expect us to be affiliated with any other sites or apps that pop up in the future (unless they come...
    Openhonestnudist Openhonestnudist
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 14

    O God! What is the pleasure of living

    so in this world? Neither the eternal life, nor the sudden death is mine
    Alwisahab Alwisahab
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Mar 20

    Judgemental .. narrow minded .

    . this is not what EP should be. If you are one of those, don't find happiness in destroying people. It's weak. It's cowardly. It's shameful. I live a life of c.rap .. my mom slaps my face when she feels like it, not only when we are arguing .. Mom does not let me out of the...
    Maslisa Maslisa
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Dec 16, 2014

    I've been through a blender,

    you could say. Age 2, I'm diagnosed with a genetic eye condition that eats away at my vision. Age 6, I'm diagnosed with mild Asperger's Syndrome. Age 8, it's discovered I have non-existent gross/fine motor skills, and I undergo 3 years of Occupational Therapy. Age 9, I suffer...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    6 Responses Apr 14

    I wouldn't want to judge anyone even

    after walking in their shoes. Life is hard enough to navigate without trying to correct others. I know I am a mess at times. I certainly have made mistakes. The question I have for anyone out there, Would ypu have done it differently, knowing one little change could...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 25, 2015

    People think its fun making fun of someone not

    knowing their fcking story. Little *****. Many people are brainless mind drones.
    DeadlyArsenic DeadlyArsenic
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 6

    I have been raped and abuse most of my life and.

    I'm only 13. most people that know me don't know anything. So many people pick on me and call me names. When they don't know what I come home to and what I've been thought. It hurts so much. They judge you and don't even be to know you. People are so mean these days that they...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    13 Responses Jan 4

    To see me, doesnt mean you know me.

    To meet me, doesnt mean you know everything about me. I am a very deep and complex person and if you only knew the trek I made to make to where I am, you would have a better understanding of who I am and why I am the way I am.
    EtTuJudas EtTuJudas
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Feb 3

    I wear size 39. You might have the same size

    feet, but have you seen the world through my eyes? Hope is that I shall not be judged harshly, but listened to for a time.
    Wishart95 Wishart95
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 8

    It does not matter if your fate is worse

    than that of someone else. But it is important, how you feel, what it does to you and how you deal with that. Each of us has to fight with his own demons. The only difference is how we handle it? fight or give up?! Only that's what matters. Because experiences can make you weak...
    ReflectivMind ReflectivMind
    31-35
    1 Response Jan 22

    Watch out for"Adaydreambeliever".

    She is an Ep Volunteer who acts like a vigilante, judging people without proof of anything. This is the first story I have posted since joining Ep five months ago (I usually comment on posts, not create posts). I sent her a private message asking for her help because there was...
    Decent86 Decent86
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 6

    Sometimes it feels like everyone judges me.

    I can't run, or swim as fast as the rest of the girls, I get behind in school, way behind,I am always sleeping and have a really hard time keeping up with my chores. They didn't see me when I cried myself to sleep because I wasn't as good as my friends, they don't see how many...
    Youngandsarcastic Youngandsarcastic
    13-15, F
    Feb 4

    my husband prefers men,

    he works out of town mainly and only comes home for three days a month. I want a divorce so bad. we do not have children together. I have my own children from my previous marriage my ex husband passed away. I am confused and depressed and angry at how I allowed myself to end up...
    heartbroken007 heartbroken007
    41-45, F
    14 Responses Sep 7, 2015

    For my age my shoes are

    rather large. I've survived 6 years of aggressive emotional, physical and sexual abuse starting at the age of 4. I attempted suicide 3 times and survived one at age 8, 10 and 13. I was raped and beaten by a man who I thought was my friend. I have had 2 arm surgeries and 1 major...
    countrycutie101 countrycutie101
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jun 13, 2015

    (I wrote this for a school thing once.

    . it still makes sence to me, even though it's not a good poem, its a true one) My shoes are heavy! My heart is heavy I have a lot to carry Things I wouldn't merry I don't judge your heavy shoes It's not like it was something you got to choose...
    Coreyboy01 Coreyboy01
    13-15, M
    6 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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