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    Abused By My Mother

    I grew up abused by my mother and in the unhealthy climate at home which was none stop violence. The next day I would come to school unruly. Instead of paddling unruly child like me into temporary submission, why could not Soviet Union teachers be trained to recognize a child...
    olenka36 olenka36 36-40 Jan 27, 2013

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    For My Boss -The Poem About Bullying

    Dear Gary, Bullying hurts.......... Day by day they torment me It takes so long for my heart to mend All i beg is for one true friend But you are not there and i long for your help to make it end........ You see, all i ever needed was a friend, someone to stand by me...
    olenka36 olenka36 36-40 Jan 27, 2013

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    take a stand for those who cannot....the children https://youtu.be/Ivfn-BGgcH8
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 3 hrs ago

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    "Moved Out" implies an option. There was no option. I was 16 and knew what was coming. It did not blunt the blow of the events that took place that February of 1985. There is...
    SubSided SubSided 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    After a spanking i think it is necessary for the child to stand in the corner and reflect on what they did wrong. I personally think it builds character and serves as an extra...
    lovingfatherofthree lovingfatherofthree 36-40, M 13 hrs ago

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    Look, I know more and more black women are going natural, and to me its great that we are embracing what grows out of our head and not trying to change it. But what I dont want to...
    Overtherainbow66 Overtherainbow66 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I know im fighting a spiritual battle but i don't want to anymore. I just want to give up on this family and move on. Why cant i do things from afar? Why cant things just shift a...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am going to try to pick myself back up but I can't stand up only to fall back down, I will have to be really cautious.
    taytay1401 taytay1401 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I hate child abuse and child abusers. My mom has hit me until I was on the ground bleeding with 4 of my teeth knocked out. Too everyone getting abused out there, just know that you...
    Anonymous378 Anonymous378 13-15, M 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    i know my moods wax and wane. i want to be expressive on here and be honest, as i am currently going through a down period and dealing with all sorts of things in my head. a little...
    clearlytransparent clearlytransparent 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    So I am 19 years old and currently a sophmore in college. I come from a whacky family. My dad left my mom when I was young. My mom was actually my dads mistress and when he got her...
    aforms26 aforms26 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Just like the title says.... I'll stand by my friends. (Unless you back stab me in some way... then you're screwed)
    Gary2015 Gary2015 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Ok so I'm back complaining again! So here I am at the beach with the wife. I packed some clothes for the weekend and they are clean. The bag I packed them in now smells of stale...
    harleyman2169 harleyman2169 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Yesterday we had to go to an engagement party and as usual I put out his clothes. he was soo rude and asks me why I didnt put his shoes out .then he screamed at me because I got...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    From glass alabaster she poured out The depths of her soul Oh, foot of Christ would You wait If her harlotry's known? Falls a tear to darken the dirt Of humblest offerings to...
    clearlytransparent clearlytransparent 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    blah, blah, blah, blah, blah....u are wasting your breathe trying to make me side with you. I'm not listening to your opinion! I'm thinking about eating a fried shrimp po boy! oh...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 6 days ago

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    Date night Saturday night...gotta love em. I'm fortunate to live in a place where we can go out on the town, and stand almost zero chance of running into anyone we know from our...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am in love with a man who send mixed messages, pulls me close to set me lose, says all the right things but didn't follow them up with action. He threatens to end it to control...
    surgchic surgchic 46-50, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Going thru Sep. I've been left with 2 towels and about 10 facecloths to bathe with. I refuse to argue or stoop so low. Doing everything to try and get me to fight but not working...
    Neoebonite Neoebonite 51-55, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Some time ago I was in a hospital, very badly injured. I clearly recall seeing from somewhere above my mom, sister and brother in law standing on one side of a bed with a Priest on...
    maddie32 maddie32 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Actually, it was not a stand, it was a lay. I mean, if one night stand means standing up, this in fact was laying down. We decided to expand our horizons and went to a club that...
    fredanddaisy fredanddaisy 66-70, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    In my opinion, or more like what I was made to believe, There seems to be double standards that favors women over men. If a woman looks into a men's restroom, it is considered...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M a week ago

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    Watching Last Comic Standing that recorded yesterday by myself wishing I had some drinks to go along with it.
    SocialHermit SocialHermit 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    One night stands are just about sex I can take care of that myself, I really want to connect with someone first.
    klaraklara18 klaraklara18 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    It's been 17 years and still, no one has me figured out. It's both good and bad I guess. The good is that no one will ever truly be able to hurt me horribly emotionally or...
    akaShaun akaShaun 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I've missed a lot of opportunities due to my introverted and standoffish personality, and it really bums me out sometimes. I wish I could grow out of being so closed off but I can...
    badgalfrifri badgalfrifri 18-21, F Aug 27

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    I grew up with parents and grandparents that smoked. vivid memories of going somewhere with em or a long trip, all hotboxing it up in the car...it was hell. I'd be in the back seat...
    Lee86d Lee86d 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 25

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    You try to be nice and help someone out then it comes back and kick and kick you in the ***. I helped this guy out at work let him stay he only payed me 200 a month. Last month he...
    UCLABruinsFan13 UCLABruinsFan13 41-45, M Aug 25

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    Every relationship I've been in has been toxic and unhealthy and I think I've finally figured out why... I am not picky enough. Before you get all crazy on me, hear me out. In the...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I could just join this group and let the titular confession stand for itself, but this is an aspect of my personality that has been bothering me a lot lately so I figure I might as...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    to be honest most of my sexual encounters have been one night stands. i've only had a handful of boyfriends/casual partners. when i'm not working at the bar i work at i usually go...
    amylfs92 amylfs92 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 24

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    I think of you every day I miss your smile and your touch You were good for me but not in every way I'll always love you, you'll never know how much I gotta do this for myself I...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I would like to make love standing up in the rain
    KIINGH KIINGH 18-21, M Aug 24

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    "i've told you this once before can't control me if you try to take me down your gonna break and i feel your every nothing that you're doing for me i'm picking you outta me you...
    DemonsFreak DemonsFreak 13-15, M Aug 23

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    That moment when your roommate spends the whole day with her boyfriend d and you watch till they go on a bike ride and you are stuck watching Netflix at the house! To be honest it...
    Abimarie21 Abimarie21 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    To be honest, the whole concept baffles me... sex is a very intimate thing and the enjoyment of the closeness to another person is the thing that is most important to me. I can...
    AAJames AAJames 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 23

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    I decided to do sort of a crossdress dare to go in public without the possibility to chicken out. If you've read my previous story, I explained how I got caught and had to dress up...
    DCYDDON DCYDDON 18-21 7 Responses Aug 23

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    Like the title says, I can't stand cheap people. I also can't stand when people get free stuff all the time and are catered to for doing absolutely nothing. And these are the same...
    usualobject88 usualobject88 26-30, F Aug 22

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    I am actually crying I can't stand it anymore. Is there someone to talk to that will listen
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 21

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    One of the things i've learnt so far in life is that no matter the situation you find yourself in, no matter the challenge, the heartbreak, the disappointment, the setbacks, the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 21

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    I wish I can find a way to hold myself to the ground and be my normal self. When you encounter someone that you still feel hurt seeing, you have to step on your feelings and...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F Aug 19