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I Was a Target For Bullying When I Was Young

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    Why me i don,t know but my life is destroying

    because of bad people that bullied me and make fun of me
    alexandru1990 alexandru1990 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    I was verbally abused

    when I was about 9 and it lasted for two or three years, but it was specially terrible because I had no one by my side. About 15 or so would make fun of me regularly, and the rest were too afraid to even talk to me. At home I was told that I couldn't transfer to another school...
    GuadaS GuadaS 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    My Experience Being Bullied

    My bullying began in second grade, though there were a few problems before that, too. Being accused of doing things that I had not done, but for some reason the teachers always believed the other kids. One teacher even lied about it and claimed to have seen me -- but no way could...
    Classicality7 Classicality7 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2011

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    I never realized it till I was older,

    which is actually pretty funny. One time a kid kicked me down the steps whilst getting off of the bus, threw my glasses out the windows on the bus, and that guy also punched me. In fourth grade the popular girls kicked me out of their group and started to talk about me to other...
    StrawBracelet StrawBracelet 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I've always been sort of an outcast.

    I'm proud to be different but others have judged me for it. I used to want to change myself so people would like me. Now I've realized that the opinion of others doesn't matter as long as I love myself.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F a week ago

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    An Easy Target

    When I was in 5th grade, the boundaries in my school district changed due to a new elementary school. This put me going to the middle school that only one other friend would be at. Luckily, or so I thought, he was my best friend all through elementary and I knew I'd have someone...
    DragonsAreReal DragonsAreReal 18-21, F Jan 16, 2013

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    Um Yeah

    Yes, indeed. I feel like sharing this particular story. I was like 10 years old. There was this kid, who was two years younger than me, who liked to beat me up. He would chase me around the playground, courtyard, or wherever we were. Eventually he'd catch me and he would pick me...
    Toukos Toukos 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 1, 2013

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    I Was. . .

    During my early years in school, I felt like I was given this special attention by my classmates. I can't remember why they always pick on me. Evrytime I'm with a friend talking, they would intentionaly call that friend. That way, I'd be left alone, waiting for the friend. All I...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    Bullied, Used, And Misunderstood

    I've always been that kid that was weirder than all the other girls. Or I was the girl who didn't develop on time like everyone else. I was always the youngest in my class, and the smallest. It started in Elementary School. My parents divorced when I was young, and like many kids...
    ToastIsDelicious ToastIsDelicious 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    "It's okay to cry ." "It's okay to be upset .

    " "It's okay to be hurt ." That's what everyone says . But they don't understand . They don't understand because it's not happening to them . They say they're there for you , but when you really need them they don't wanna listen , they just don't wanna hear your crap . They make...
    Lala1177 Lala1177 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2014

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    I was a target for bullying

    because I wasn't a person that went with a crowd and did what they did. I never had many friends and I was different. I had seizures and I was always moving.
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    I'm biracial, black and white.

    I grew up in and black neighborhood and just never fit in. It was always I'm too white, I talk like a white girl and they didn't want me around. I hate my nose and hair but didn't even notice until I was bullied about it. I was never beat up on mostly just made fun of. Middle...
    londepV londepV 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    When I was 12 yrs old we moved to our house

    and therefore, a new suburb which also meant a new school. I was starting my first year of high school. I didn't know anyone and no one knew me, I was the outsider. Everyone had their little pack groups of the usual the popular kids, the nerdy kids, the jock kids, and other sub...
    holgado holgado 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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    fifth grade was awful,

    these two 8th graders use to bully and harass me to no end.
    Batman328 Batman328 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    If social media existed

    when I was a teen, I'd probably have killed myself. I think kids these days are pretty ******* brave.
    R0GUE R0GUE 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I was the silent type back in the day.

    I wasn't shy, I just never really cared for engaging someone in conversation. There have been a select few bad seeds who thought I would be easy to bully but like any day, if you **** me off I'll let you know. I won't ever hurt someone though unless they attack first or if they...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Feb 21

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    I was bullied mercilessly

    when young. I'm an American and was raised in a military family, we moved around. I was bullied during middle school, even in high school. I spent half my youth overseas because of my father; but I have hate issues to this day about living in America. I think it was the...
    EvansBlue EvansBlue 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I was bullied throughout my entire school

    experience. :( just because I didn't talk and was shy, bullied by my peers, upperclassman and even younger students. I often faked being sick because I didn't want to go back to those bullies. I did have protective friends :) there was one thing they never told me though.. There...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 22

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    Bars & Melody - Simon Cowell's Golden Buzzer

    act ?: http://youtu.be/g3Rf5qDuq7M everyone watch this
    NASCAR87 NASCAR87 26-30, M Jan 18

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    I was bullied a lot when I was in middle school

    and things were done to me that I will never forget.
    EdMichaels EdMichaels 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 20

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    okay...here's a tale.

    I took some education tests in the Fifth Grade In the sixth grade, I had an unstable time, moving from school to school, exploring the different educational options available.(I was testin off their charts they theorized sophmore-junior in college levels in languages and...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2014

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    I was bullied badly..

    .. I can't change it but I cN forgive and move on.
    dashuria dashuria 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    What It Feels Like To Be Bullied

     Mostly it’s the loneliness. The horrible bone crushing loneliness when you realize that there is no safety net for you. Just the fact you exist is a liability, so everyone’s relationship conditional at best. Did I say i was your friend, I'm sorry but I didn't really know...
    dukeofurl dukeofurl 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    Sadly, Yes.

    When I was in Kindergarten, the first thing I remember is climbing onto the monkey bars, seeing a girl, and saying "Hi, I'm Hayley!" She said, "I don't like you and never will." This girl was Haly {last name cut}. She ruined my school life. There were always...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 29, 2007

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    I've been bullied for 6 years.

    My parents only knew that something bad was happening but didn't make a move. Now, even though I don't get bullied, I'm still scared. A couple of days ago I had a fight with my ex and she's the type of the person that doesn't mind physically abusing other people which is...
    xthefallenx xthefallenx 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Mainly because I was mildly autistic.

    I was bullied by older boys who were much taller then me. My life was already made hell by my stepfather, I do not need to be disgruntled even further.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M Nov 22, 2014

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    In high school I was bullied a lot.

    I had the verbal abuse. But also I was put on a pinic table in my chair so I couldn't get down. I had my wheels randomly taken off at time. I was locked to a pole with a bicycle lock on several occasions.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 31

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    Bullying Caused Me A Childhood Of Torment And Depression!

    I'm 14 and I spent a childhood in hell. I moved 14 times in my life and attended 10 schools. The earliest bullying I can remember is Grade 3 (eight years old). It was already hard for me to make friends my whole life, and being bullied made me feel worse. I only had 1 or 2...
    hayleybluebear hayleybluebear 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2012

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    I was over 100kg/220lbs,

    4 years back and everyone was rude and mean to me, made fun of me, had almost no one to talk to. So i worked hard. Started doing sports, running and yoga.. and now I'm a fit girl around 55kg/120lbs and people's opinion have changed so much. I guess everything happens for a...
    KamasutraGirl KamasutraGirl 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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    In elementary school I had really ****** up

    teeth, I was kinda chubby, I went through puberty in like 5th grade so I was tall and pimply and I didnt know how to use hair product yet so I had this gnarly frizzy hair. On top of that I had glasses and was super nerdy- I read all the time and always raised my hand in class. I...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F Nov 18, 2014

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    I was a target for bullying

    when I was young. I stayed strong, made friends outside of school, moved away after high school and made it trough those difficult times. Now my SO and I decided to move back close to home, where my mother and his parents are. With 4 kids we wanted them to know their grand...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2014

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    I was physically bullied in 3rd,

    4th,5th, and 6th grade. I have been mentally bullied all my life. I mean I've tried to fit in more than once but it doesn't work. Most of the physical harm done to me was because of my weight. I weighed 120 in fourth grade. I got into sports and lost almost all my weight. In 6th...
    Pinkaboo168 Pinkaboo168 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    My Bullying Experience(Please Read)

    In the world today if a boy my age or any age shows emotion in public he is automatically classified as gay. I can't want to feel nice about myself without being "gay", I can't feel sad and let it out without being "gay", the only true emotion I can show without threat of...
    MLPL224 MLPL224 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 13, 2013

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    My story is too long.

    .. so message me if you are interested in knowing. It won't be pretty though.
    mentalgirl96 mentalgirl96 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    I was new to the United States

    and didn't speak the language add to that that I was and still am shy. This girl would push me or punch my arm in the hallway for no reason. I try to push back but she was bigger and stronger and would push harder. Then there were three boys in class, two of them were a team and...
    LunaSolTierra LunaSolTierra 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Tortured (my Long Story)

    When I was ten, I was going through a hard time in my life. My parents got divorce because my father cheated on my mom and got the woman pregnant. Not only that my brother who has high functioning autism was becoming more violent toward me. I had to take care him and such. Then I...
    threatmantic threatmantic 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2008

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    I used to be the ugly,

    ginger, nerdy kid who moved from a different town so I had an accent too. I was an open target for bullying. But then I dyed my hair, puberty did me well, and now no one who bullied me even recognises me; to the point one guy who used to be so mean tried to hit on me, but didn't...
    daisydont daisydont 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My Story

    Hi. I didn't want to share this at first... But I decided to anyway. My name is Lala and I was bullied ever since kindergarten. Nobody liked me or wanted to be my friend. Everyone hated me before they even got to know me. I had one true friend and we had known each other since we...
    Lala1177 Lala1177 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    This world is such a p*ssy.

    Everyone gets bullied. People claim they're being bullied just because someone calls them a name. It's such a tragic thing, but grow some balls. Them people aren't going to matter anyways! I'm telling you, just say **** it. I'm tired of seeing people hate their lives for no...
    desired101 desired101 16-17, F 6 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    I've always been sort of an outcast.

    I'm proud to be different but others have judged me for it. I used to want to change myself so people would like me. Now I've realized that the opinion of others doesn't matter as long as I love myself.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F a week ago

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    That's Why.

    I still remember that even after those years without these girls telling me how fat and ugly I was. I'm pretty sure I'll never forget what happened. How it was. How I felt. I feel like I'm lucky for having such good parents though they're not together anymore. It's okay, I don't...
    DarqAge DarqAge 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    Life all those people struggling with this,

    just remember the reason the have to be such a gigantic ****, is to compensate for the one they don't have
    thisISalessa thisISalessa 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    Oh I sure do remember my bully

    when I was around 5 year old. He crushed my heart every single day until the end of the school year. I remember I wouldnt let go from my mum and cried st the same time. When we started the new school year (when I was 6) the bully who bullied me for days seemed to have...
    MrIndeed MrIndeed 13-15, M Oct 28, 2014

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    In elementary school I was tall

    and skinny and people tried to be mean to me but I have a mouth on me. I made every single person who picked on me cry . I shoot to kill . I don't believe that bullying is the real problem. People are sheltering their kids and raising sissies. If you let people hurt you they...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 3, 2014

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    They eventually stopped

    when my dad taught me how to break noses.
    joelle10 joelle10 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2014

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    I Thought Something Was Wrong With Me.

    I moved to a lot of different schools growing up.  My parents felt guilty about this, thinking that this is why kids bullied me, but it wasn't.  I remember feeling faint with relief every time I'd move to a new school.  At a new school, I wouldn't have a reputation...
    Bradford Bradford 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2007

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