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    One Of My Many Experiences

    this is a funny one i once broke into a house and took this golden goblin. i had a dream in which it attacked me and a voice said i had one chance to kill it. then i random;y started to belive that it was a horocrux out of harry potter and had to take it back to the residence...
    jhango09 jhango09 18-21, M Nov 12, 2009

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    Mental Health Community, a Real Contradiction In Itself

    Stigma, Predjudices and Discrimination runs rampant in the mental health community!  Professionals who you'd think would know better, who'd pocess Understanding, Compassion and Knowledge, yet are the worst offenders.  At least thats the experiance I have had in and...
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2007

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    Who to Blame?

    Hi everyone!!! My grammar is not so perfect  so please try not to laugh if my sentence sometimes.....u know what i mean!!! First of all, I've been wanting to start a diary or a journal about my life xperiences from childhood but too scared.Why? Too many reasons......I know...
    d5lilngels d5lilngels 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2007

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    Ive Been In It For Eight Yrs Off N On

    And ive met so many interesting people . I lived in a treatment center for people with mental illness  And there was one instance where i went on a break to my moms house and i came back to the apartment and my roommate told me that one of our other roommates threatened to...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jan 2, 2008

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    Ashlygentle

    please read i have never been understood .warm regards ashly gentle
    ashlygentle ashlygentle 41-45, M Dec 11, 2012

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    Mental Health Community, a Real Contradiction In Itself

    Stigma, Predjudices and Discrimination runs rampant in the mental health community!  Professionals who you'd think would know better, who'd pocess Understanding, Compassion and Knowledge, yet are the worst offenders.  At least thats the experiance I have had in and...
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F Sep 5, 2007

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    I totally agree with Ali (an egyptian man from port said)who I met in Brighton many years ago when life was a little better and he told me that all white people hate us and if the...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Mar 31

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    I totally agree with Ali (an egyptian man from port said)who I met in Brighton many years ago when life was a little better and he told me that all white people hate us and if the...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I totally agree with Ali (an egyptian man from port said)who I met in Brighton many years ago when life was a little better and he told me that all white people hate us and if the...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Mar 31

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    My blood is boiling and I'm full of rage ...I'm a non white woman who is physically and mentally unwell living in the uk .. I had three admissions at the psychiatric hospital and I...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 2

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    I have such a bad reputation I've been denied a service because of reasons my doctor wouldn't tell me. He said it with a smug look on his face. I've been labelled the "worst they...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Apr 8

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    so it's Friday thank god I have a 4/10 work week. I thank you guys for all the ideas with the binaural beats and the boiling cabbage but it didn't work that we'll I did finally go...
    arthuralferez arthuralferez 31-35, M Mar 21

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    Hi My name is evangelia amirhom and currently I'm under the care of EIP not because I got a psychotic illness but because I got an indifinite restraining order that it has no thing...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Mar 28

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    it's the worst. I have ADD which I was only diagnosed with at 19. I was also diagnosed with depression and anxiety, which became an issue after suffering a serious setback. The...
    preeez preeez 22-25 1 Response Apr 9

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    Last night I phoned my dear friend Michael who lives in Brighton and he told me that after he spoke to me last time he racieved a phone call from my other dear friend to tell him...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Mar 30

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    April 6, 2015  Dear Papa, it's been six months today since you were buried. It's been six months today since my nineteenth birthday. I miss you so much, I think about you every...
    wschneider57506 wschneider57506 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I'm pleading to tell mama to save me ..I'm dark skinned helpless lady and I look like a good Muslim lady ..I'm persecuted by white people in the uk and I'm constantly getting...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 6

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    We all deviate from the norm, one way or another. That's the beauty and horror of our wired memory box - lots are yet to be discovered, a labyrinth of deadly and sweet surprises...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    do I have a mental illness or am I normal teenager?? I constantly get bad moods that I can't control and I have to force myself out of them (I always fail). it has impacts on my...
    plutomrtoh plutomrtoh 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    My therapist knows that I have a personality disorder but she probably won't bring it up again. The first time that she even hinted that I might have something mentally wrong with...
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I'm so pissed off that in the last three years I did not receive any medical care in the uk for being bed bound and suffering from a mysterious illness that it was not diagnosed by...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Mar 30

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    As I'm not a white woman living in Britain I suffer greatly from discrimination and racism and it is intimidating and humiliating to be living around a race of people who...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I might seem like a little silly and innocent person but I think I'm not ..I have done lots of things that had upsetted God and led to me experiencing hell at jobs and life...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 5

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    Hi Nirrssa I want to let you know that I had some trouble from my mother's younger sister that it poisoned my blood ..I think she attempted to get money from me while she has no...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i have two mentally ill children. inspite of it all im so.blessed there mine.
    DeAnnsharon DeAnnsharon 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    And got sick from it. Devoted myself fully. And got cut off repeatedly. Got proof its a profitable joke. Lived it. Got heart attacks from it. But the workers...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I feel like it's crumbling. I've been diagnosed with a few things, but refused medication. They gave it to me anyways, so I sold it. My mom was adopted, so figuring out any...
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Please can the police help me ...the psychologist from early intervention in Middlesbrough said to me that she will send a man to me with the scarment ... I do not want any thing...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 7

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    Hey all,i tried explaning whats going on but was told i couldnt post it. long story short, MVA in 2008 and now im in a wheel chair, heart issues, incontience both ends, major...
    Incontiman Incontiman 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    A message to the fucken dirty ***** who suppose to be a fucken support worker at the staff accommodation ...stop stabbing me at my fucken back and passing information about me to...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 2

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    The stigma can't be more prominent in my life. From my parents, teachers, coworkers... All I hear is "mind over matter," or "go out more" or "it's all in your head." They don't...
    Littlegirlblue22 Littlegirlblue22 18-21, F Apr 8

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    Everything begins with the heart of all matter...Love and Light may it grow and ignite into all...One last time believe in Love and Light...Breath into the green of your matter...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 13 hrs ago

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    Ects should be illegal. theyve ruin lives, including mine. too many people are on antidepressants now, people if your depressed invest your time into a physcologist.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Forced to go get help. Going to see a professional for over $100 a session which is being paid for by the welfare??. Was recommended by another chick who said he was "really good...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Apr 8

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    Why see people who don't care about you but just their high pay. They listen but don't LISTEN, tell you stuff they tell everyone else like you are all "one in the same" and send...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 8

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    I love all living creatures on earth and this includes rats and snails and I do not want POISIN them ...it pains me to see THEM BEING KILLED BY POISIN ....I ll never ever kill a...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 11

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    In arizona. And california. And oregon. And nevada. And the courtrooms. And in congress.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    For all people who are wondering or questioning about racism and discriminations in the uk .. The answer is a BIG YES especially if you are a dark skinned person and this apply to...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    These days I feel so pained and traumatised as I keep reliving my racist experience with the mental health professional ..I know I was treated like this just for two fact 1-I have...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I totally agree with Ali (an egyptian man from port said)who I met in Brighton many years ago when life was a little better and he told me that all white people hate us and if the...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Mar 31

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    I totally agree with Ali (an egyptian man from port said)who I met in Brighton many years ago when life was a little better and he told me that all white people hate us and if the...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Mar 31

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    I want to raise awareness about the discrimination and racism towards dark skinned immigrants in the uk .. I'm a dark skinned woman who is a daughter of immigrants and I had lived...