I Used To Stutter

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    Someday I Will Talk to a Stranger "Courage is

    not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear." - Ambrose Redmoon, Author, No Peaceful Warriors! I will never forget those days in elementary school when the teacher would go row by row, asking each student to read a...
    BradBL BradBL
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 5, 2014

    I had a pretty awful stutter

    as a kid. It’s incredibly frustrating knowing what you want to say yet unable to actually get it out. It was as though my brain was moving so fast that my mouth couldn’t keep up and when I tried to slow my brain to allow it catch up, it would lose its place and then I’d...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77
    46-50, M
    Mar 6, 2014

    Once A Stutterer Always A Stutterer.

    When I was 5 years old, I stuttered really badly. I remember my mom holding my face with her two hands telling me to slow down, breathe deeply, and talk. Believe it or not, that seemed to cure my stuttering for then. I have noticed over the years that whenever I come under...
    shortyp shortyp
    66-70, M
    1 Response Jul 26, 2011

    When i was a kid, i stutter a lot.

    Other kids, being kids, looking for playmates they can talk with easily. That, unfortunately can't be me because i need as long as 10 seconds to say certain words- usually the first word of the sentence, and somewhere in the middle. So i was lonely all the time. When i was ten i...
    oneiric89 oneiric89
    26-30, M
    Mar 24, 2014

    Unshackled And Set Free - My New Birthday

    I do not believe any of my friends or family have ever truly understood the prison which enveloped my mind, personality and emotions during the past 31 years of my existence. I now realize I also had no clue what my life could have been, beyond the impenetrable walls of my...
    Erosynergy Erosynergy
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 29, 2010

    They Thought I Was "slow" Bad Teachers.

    When I was a kid I used to stutter. I would get stuck on a word and just repeat the first syllable or two over and over. I was pretty quiet most of the time and my sister who was a year older usually talked for me. My mom didn't think much of it so neither did I. If I got...
    vegasnative vegasnative
    22-25, M
    Nov 28, 2012

    I Used To Stutter Too Until

    i started smoking weed. how do i know thats what cured it? i was locked up in a coocoo hut for two weeks, for those weedless two weeks i started stuttering more and more. i got home and started smoking again and i stopped. marijuana-cures what ails ya
    knucklez knucklez
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jun 30, 2010

    A lot actually, I don't know when

    or what happened but I guess I got a lot more comfortable and more confident in my self and my own voice.
    Tabithaaa Tabithaaa
    18-21, F
    Mar 9, 2014
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