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I Suffer From The Damage You Caused

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    Parents Are Supposed To Love You

    I was an only child so all my friends said "i bet you are spoiled", if only they knew. I can remember back to when I was maybe 3 years old my father made me a stool which was painted red, I loved it immediately my eyes rested on it, little did I know how often I was going to use...
    jenniferflossy jenniferflossy 56-60, F 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    We All Suffer, You're Not Alone.

    I'm always here for people that need to talk, or people that are lonely or just need or want to contact with another person. I'm here for all of that. I'll talk to you, give you advice if you want me to, and I'll do my best for you to make things better. All you need to do is...
    IfYouNeedHelp IfYouNeedHelp 22-25 Jun 1, 2012

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    why are so many females are suffer from loneliness and depression ?
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    Hello there fellow daydreamers. I have recently discovered that I have Maladaptive Daydreaming Disorder. Actually I've had it as far as I can think of. My parents often tell me how...
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    rmd12 rmd12 26-30, F Aug 28

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    thray thray 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I was in specialist treatment, but I didn't respond to regular medication and it took 8 years to find me something suitable. I still suffer psychologcal scars, can't forget the...
    urbanbedouinne urbanbedouinne 41-45, F Sep 2

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    Hey I just wanted to check if I have this or if im doing the google diagnosis thing, I tend to worry a lot in the past I’ve self-diagnosed myself with gingivitis and Asperger...
    baddancer baddancer 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Thanks to jerks. And moronic requirements. Preventing many from healthy living.
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