I Was Brainwashed

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    I let the ultra conservative Germans.

    This was consensual, they explained advantages
    smadathehut smadathehut
    26-30, M
    May 9, 2014

    Brainwashed By Christianity

    When I was little I was brainwashed by christianity.  Its so easy to brain wash someone so young, I believed in heaven because of hell.. who wants to burn for eternity? Not me.. So of course you will choose heaven and to worship Jesus.. I hated other religions...
    ShallowDreamers ShallowDreamers
    26-30, M
    20 Responses Dec 7, 2008

    I Really Need Some Advice.

    My best friend started seeing this guy a few months ago, who just happens to be a conversational hypnotist and a drifter. Within two weeks, he had moved into her house with her and her children, began operating his business (NLP 'therapy', i.e., talking people out of their cash...
    pickingoutathermos pickingoutathermos
    31-35, M
    9 Responses Dec 7, 2008

    Never Again Will I Hurt Over Them

    Ever since I can remember, my grandmother has implanted malicious ideas into my mind about my mother, not being there for me, not caring about me, her simply not being a good human being, slowly building a wall between us. When you're little, and the people you love, the only...
    rocky999 rocky999
    1 Response Aug 3, 2013

    for a while I was single.

    Until I met a cute guy and later we became gf and bf. He started to get very possessive over me. Telling me I shoudnt wear make up or I always had to be home by 6. I didn't believe him but after a while I started to believe that I was only a woman and I couldn't do anything. I...
    Allisonluvsu Allisonluvsu
    1 Response Sep 5, 2015

    Still Not Sure

    After my bro died I started drinkin real bad.  my boyfriend changed to, all of the sudden he started gettin mean and was back and forth whether he wanted to be with me.  I'd find my self walking around in a daze and second guessing everything I did.  I didn't...
    gettinback2me gettinback2me
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 28, 2010

    Brainwashed...by a Friend!

    I was brainwashed by a friend and led to believe that I moved to a certain locale not out of destiny, and not out of the natural ebb and flow of life, and not to be able to rebound or relocate later, but that I was a complete idiot for having moved and that I made a poor...
    dove701 dove701
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2008

    this new age spiritualist used weird concepts

    that I was interested in to pull me into a formation of a cult. wanting me to be to the point where I could be as manipulative as him yet still under his control. eventually, I had learned to fake my way into looking like he wanted me to look so he wouldn't ask me if I'm ok and...
    Jem12Sabre Jem12Sabre
    18-21, F
    Jun 15, 2015

    I believe this to be true.

    From an early age to my teen years when ever I cried my dad would yell at me and tell me to stop being a big baby. Whether it was over small issues or big ones. I grew up thinking I shouldn't cry or feel that I shouldn't be in pain because there were other people on worse...
    AfterFall AfterFall
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2015

    I Was Brainwashed

    When I was at the tender age of fourteen my life changed for the worst when my aunt flew from overseas to stay with us,I was a kid who was a brat I had OCD and had issues dealing with my parents hrading for divorce,my aunt used my OCD and problems to drag me into the cult,As a...
    Babyphatxxxxx Babyphatxxxxx
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2010


    VERY IMPORTANT DREAM I was a small child at a birthday party (but didn't know yet) and illa fell on the ground and was dragged through the fence screaming and was cut up by s chainsaw and everyone ran away (now I realize I am a small child) and I could only stand still and say "I...
    16-17, M
    Jan 13, 2013

    Brainwashed With Soaps

    Oh, it started so innocently. My high school English teacher suggested to watch some American soap operas to learn pronunciation and to increase the vocabulary... I guess you could say that by now I'm an expert of expressing my undying love and devotion with numerous different...
    Fennella Fennella
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2008

    Brainwash 101

    I was admitted to a psychiatric ward where almost every night the staff would sit out side my room and chatter about me sometimes saying nice things sometimes awful things aggravated the hell out my condition I learn what to say in order not to be stuck in felt awful ever since...
    mcmuntermcbeen mcmuntermcbeen
    1 Response Oct 4, 2010

    You Were Too

    If you've ever watched a TV commercial with your brain off, if you've ever skimmed over a magazine ad without paying attention to it, you too have experienced the brainwashing.  Ever been to church?  School?  Bingo!  Brainwashing.  If you think you haven...
    NeonBlueMidnight NeonBlueMidnight
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Oct 3, 2009

    Some Funnies For The Aware ...

    Mayavadi Mayavadi
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 2, 2011


    Brainwashed,Was until one day,got wise to it,Slowed down,In the end,Abandoned ship,Happy was I ,Worked there no more.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Feb 5, 2012

    i was born in america

    and i easily accepted many of the things that america tells you that brainwash people there. i met a wonderful man who took me away from there and i was angry with him but with his time and efforts to help me, it was a rebirth for me and now i am so happy he helped me...
    burqagirl burqagirl
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 25, 2016
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