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I Was A Victim Of Neglect

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    My Life Alone.

    I'll tell you a little about how I grew up. I lived in the Santa Cruz Mountains in Northern California with my mother. Our neighbors were far enough away that you had to drive to their houses. We were isolated, to say the least. My father died when I was three, and my two older...
    pengimachine pengimachine 18-21, F Oct 26, 2012

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    Welcome To The Group!

    I don't know why there wasn't a group for this already, because its a serious and traumatic thing to have to go through. I certainly hope others will join this group. I want others to know they're not alone in being alone! We can find some strength from each other, and from...
    pengimachine pengimachine 18-21, F Oct 26, 2012

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    Jess116 Jess116 18-21 3 days ago

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    You learn how to cover it up. It's simple, really. It just becomes a part of your day to day life. Sometimes I used excuses, sometimes I pretended I was daydreaming, and sometimes...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    WifeOfVegeta WifeOfVegeta 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F a week ago

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    tigerlo2 tigerlo2 61-65, M 6 days ago

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    Want to know why teachers don't want to help bullied victims? Because they're bullies themselves. Think about it. Do you always hear teachers say, "change your appearance. they'll...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Was wondering whether you ever truly get over it? It is difficult when you have feelings of guilt, despair and sadness. Anyone heard of narcissists pretty much sums my ex up to a T...