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I Want to Be Normal Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

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    After everything went to **** last year, I am still finding certain things hard to get out of my head. Certain things have been dealt with in therapy, I can cope and box some stuff up, store it away, other stuff i have dealt with and now understand. But, there are still small...
    StereoTypical StereoTypical 41-45, M Aug 15, 2012

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    What is normal. My Normal is totally different

    from yours or does society define what normal is? If so aren't you a follower and not a leader. I rather be not normal. And if everybody was normal. Then the society itself is screwed up in the head. This world would be boring as hell.
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T Feb 23, 2014

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    I Wanna Step Out of This Hole

    I wanna find the exit, I wanna climb out of the depths of derpession.. I never want to fall again. I want to get out of this vicious circle. And have a normal life again.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 9, 2007

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    I Want to Be Normal Again

    On 25 May 2008, I woke up to find the left side of my face paralysed. My daughter rushed me to the hospital and after numerous tests was told I had Bell's Palsy. It is caused by a virus. I was told that recovery takes about 3 months, sometimes longer. Well, it will be 3 months...
    williewhisp williewhisp 61-65 4 Responses Aug 14, 2008

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    No Complaints

         How it would be nice to do the things I used to do!  House cleaning, and everyday tasks! Having MS put the screws to everything that I always took for granted. Thats ok, because I have a wonderful family who supports me and treats me incredible...
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F Jun 18, 2008

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    So today .. This is the first time

    that i had my Menstruation , and my Family is Teasing me And im sooooo scared cuz this is the first time and i promised myself that when i have my menstruation i'll wont get mad at anyone ..yet My Family is Provoking me!!! .. JUST STOP IT VLADIMIR!! lmao!
    Angelynne Angelynne 13-15, F Jul 17, 2014

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    I have written about being depressed

    and considering suicide before. I am now writing this a year and a few months later and I still haven't changed my mind. I find myself smoking weed multiple times a day to the point where I can't tell the difference between being high and being sober. I've become closed off from...
    Sparkher Sparkher 18-21 1 Response Feb 23, 2014

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    Normal people scare me!!!!!
    curiousinomaha3 curiousinomaha3 51-55, M Jan 17

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    Lee1616 Lee1616 22-25, M Jan 18

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    But hei, if I was normal I'd be boring. I like being different it's fun
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    I'm not normal and I'm proud of it!! :P
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    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 2 days ago

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