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I Thought I Was Tough

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    Although I normally feel safe and invincible these days because I have these 13 guys (plus AC) that protect me at all costs,  I recently let a venomous person into my life that proved to me that I am not always safe and that I am not such a tough girl after all.  This...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 18 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    I Was Wrong

    Today - about an hour ago, my husband came round. I have been so strong since we split, sure I've missed him but the tears never fell and my heart didn't break, until today. I was shocked to see him because I didn't even know he was back in town. He was at the door just about to...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 12, 2008

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    The Weakest One of All

    I thought I was tough. i was never riddled by thoughts of loneliness as a teen. I had friends in high school; quiet a few as i look back. I was the funny one, the one who made jokes and never seemed sad. My friends admired my capacity to be alone and not mind. i didn't pine for a...
    DarkPhoenix DarkPhoenix 31-35, F 2 Responses May 18, 2007

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    Sad Marriage

    i thought i can solve any kind of problems in my life. my friends told me i'm very strong inside.  how wrong they were!!! i've been married for little over 3 years and we have a 5weeks old son.  from the beggining of our marriage we rarely had sex. maybe once...
    wind wind 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    And Now I Know I Am

    I think that after two years of being treated like **** by someone who claims they love me and finally having no feelings for him; finding out that I have a few problems with getting something that I want more than anything; working in a school where a kid gets stabbed on my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 17, 2008

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    O Yes...

    Let me tell you I thought I was tough many times... But when it came up to me and my dad I was never tough... But one day he had crossed the line way to far.. He told me that he was going to hurt my little sister if I didn't shut her up... He was screaming at me... She just...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    Oddly enough, they're tough for only being able to bare my feet once or twice a week.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 12

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    Don't get me wrong, I'm not a complete softy. I can kick your *** so far, you'll end up in the next century if I want. But I act tough *all the time*, when I really just want...
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat 13-15, T May 17

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    I'm a very tough cookie and proud about it in the matter of fact so being treated like a kid and being overprotective of me is extremely irritating. I know that I'm being a total...
    lienn lienn 18-21, F 2 Responses May 18

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    Hi everybody, hope all you agree with me how difficult to hide feminism being male. This is a real incident how I was caught unaware by my wife with my anklets on. After my...
    gm2707 gm2707 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/04/weight-loss-journey-goodbye-april.html I have been a little lax on my blogging this week. Nothing too exciting is happening. I am...
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I'm a really shy person, so it's hard for me to confess my feeling to people. So I tried get my crushes attention through Facebook acting like someone else and yeah I realize how...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2

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    Dad bought me a root beer Schnapps and 7up mixed drink. It was awesome. Tasted like root beer nothing else and one drink my feather weight body i was lit. It was great. I was...
    Human4 Human4 13-15, M 1 Response May 19

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    When those pics of me in a thong first appeared online all I could think about was revenge. Payback. But a lovely young lady friend on here has taught me that I would achieve...
    ryanwearsthongs ryanwearsthongs 22-25, M 27 mins ago

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    I wish, there was someone to ask me how I feel, what're my favourites, and stuffs. I want someone to take care of me :) I want someone to accept me as I am. :)
    BuoyantWaters BuoyantWaters 18-21, F 7 Responses May 17

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    I am a 16 year old girl and I'm still in high school, that's tough as it is but I do live with polands syndrome and its makes life harder especially in this day and age. When...
    MelissaM98 MelissaM98 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I was and I still am. Everyday I come to school and i think it's gonna be different, but it never is.. It's either I'm fat. Or ugly, and I'm always stupid.. I have hyper...
    JustThatTypicalWhiteGirl JustThatTypicalWhiteGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    when i was in middle school i have been bullied a lot, i just afraid if one day i met them again
    sweetberry88 sweetberry88 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I found this place by chance while looking for a break up support group. Not too long ago, I found whom I thought was the perfect man for me. He was smart, kind, giving...
    NativeBoxerGirl NativeBoxerGirl 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 28

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    So basically we got together when I was 18 and he was 22. I was lonely and young and hurting from being recently dumped and he made me feel good. Looking back on it it wasn't that...
    alunna alunna 22-25, F Apr 29

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    This is the story of one experience. In my freshman year of high school there was this really nice guy who sat next to me in English class. We talked sometimes and it felt like...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 30

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    My boyfriend and I had been dating for about 5 months at the time. It was Friday and I was at work, afterwards I was going to sleepover his house. My friend who is also friends...
    Katiemaryxoxo Katiemaryxoxo 16-17 1 Response May 1

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    Yes.., i hate to admit it but me and my gang used to bully a lot while we were in school..we used to make fun of guys, girls and even teachers...but everyone found us naughty..and...
    AlexGabriel AlexGabriel 22-25, M 2 Responses May 2

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    Growing up in a town of about 8,000 people I was one of the few students who stood out. I grew up on an Indian Reservation and was bullied just for being different. I am mixed...
    tcteacher tcteacher 26-30, F 1 Response May 3

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    It happened when I was going to my first Halloween party as an adult a few years ago. Being an admirer of cosplay without ever having the opportunity to go to the conventions, I...
    nonapat nonapat 36-40, M May 4

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    When I was thirteen I went to lay in my dads bed because I had a nightmare and was scared. Well let me tell you that was when the nightmare started. It was dark he was asleep, I...
    kristen1993 kristen1993 22-25, F 2 Responses May 5

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    This is pretty long, so bear with me, I just don't know what to make of what I just found out. Also, my punctuation and grammar kind of suck... About 4 years ago, my childhood...
    LitoWatts LitoWatts 26-30, F 1 Response May 5

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    after my biological father got deported, me and my mother moved back to her hometown and there she met my stepfather. well, ex stepfather now. i was 3 years old when they met, i am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 6

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    About a year ago , I got really drunk after receiving some bad news , I then got it into my head to sleep with a man I did not know without using protection During our encounter...
    babina8 babina8 31-35, F 1 Response May 6

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    The neighbour next-door Mrs. Potts often babysat a 6 year old girl a named Stephanie. Mrs. Potts was jovial her tummy jiggled while laughing never trust a smiley person I've always...
    Kickingnscreaming Kickingnscreaming 56-60, M 4 Responses May 7

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    I was molested for 10 years and raped for 13 now I'm 17 and I can't tell my counselor or the police or any friend about it because my mother threatened me for 16 years to not tell...
    JuanR JuanR 22-25, M 3 Responses May 8

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    As I said I was the controller in my marriage, The operational word in this sentence is "was". Now everything is out of my control and my husband is ruling everything with an iron...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F May 9

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    What is a Mother? For me I was lucky I had a friend’s mother stand up for me when I was young, and even before I fully understood what was being done I knew she loved me like her...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M May 9

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    When I was in grades 7-8 I was bullied. When it started I was going for football tryouts. I was kind of chunky at the time. I wasn't working out at the moment. It started with this...
    Rockyroad23 Rockyroad23 18-21, M 3 Responses May 9

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    True story.... I came from school, I'm not sure if I was having a good day or not. Or why exactly I drank. It could have been because I had a bad day or because of my break up or I...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 2 Responses May 9

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    (Not revealing my name) My birthday is October 29, 1997 and I was born in Dallas, Texas. I was my birthmother's 8th child. She gave away 4 and kept 4. I was part of the 4 that were...
    esxx esxx 16-17, F 3 Responses May 10

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    My story happened a few weeks ago and, so far, has not repeated. Prior to this experience, I would occasionally wake up remembering an extremely intense sexual dream. The dreams...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 10

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    When i was younger my parents used to travel a lot. They used to leave me with my uncle Kevin. Growing up I liked my uncle. We were so close and hated seeing him with other women...
    PrincessGobii PrincessGobii 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    It felt like everything negative in my life was starting to get a grasp around my throat; my friends, my family, and my ex-girlfriend. Didn't start that way. The year was 2012 and...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M May 12

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    When I was fourteen, one of the people I trusted the most was my Best friend. every night he would stay the night as if he lived there. I loved taking care of him. infact I loved...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 12

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    When I was 13, my friend had a messy gameshow themed birthday party. The invitations said to wear clothes that could get dirty. I didn't have any old clothes that fit me so my...
    jtbaseball024 jtbaseball024 18-21, M May 13

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    Hi I go by Fruity punch on here.I would like to share a personal story from my experience with my mother.Let me start back when I was younger for you to understand the emotional...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response May 13