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I Was Committed

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    I Was Committed

    I was a committed patient at palmetto behavioral health on last Sunday. It was the lowest point in my life. I was among people who were like me and understood me, my feelings, and the emotions that I was going through. I felt safe with them I felt like I wasn't being judged...
    lostchild lostchild 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    Death Threats

    I was hospitalized for sending my ex a death threat. After three years of therapy and antipsychotics, I am no better.  The drugs made me not care. With my psychiatrist's approval, I weaned myself off of them. I have been off meds for several months now. I'm just now...
    xenodrox xenodrox 18-21, M 1 Response May 11, 2010

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    A Prisoner In My Home

    I was committed to outpatient psychiatric care (home confinement under strict conditions) three years ago. I am a divorced, 34-year-old male (no children) who lives alone. I was committed by my ex-wife and her therapist and judge girlfriends. They used their legal powers...
    CameronC CameronC 31-35 2 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    My Hold...

    In the hospital, after I was physically better, I thought I'd be able to go home. Nope. I was taken to a place that evaluates where someone should go, home or actually held. I was told I was going to be taken to another hospital and I had no choice in the matter. I knew if I...
    JaneyS JaneyS 26-30, F Jun 16, 2012

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    My Abuser Committed Me to Cover It Up.

       Imagine my horror.  I finally stood up to my abusive Vietnam vet husband, got a restraining order after he choked me and left marks, then  he tricked some judge by saying the right words and got me committed.  It was enough to drive me off the deep end...
    Copperflower Copperflower 36-40, F Nov 28, 2008

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    A boy that I went to high school with committed suicide yesterday. I didn't know him at all, but it's still a shock to hear that someone you saw every day for 4 years is gone from...
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    My husband and I got into an argument this morning. All I asked him to do was follow up on this one thing; he couldn't even do that. When I asked him about it, conscious of my...
    blutiger blutiger 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    ** Please don't read this if you're easily triggered; I don't want you to experience pain at my expense ** Unfortunately, all these things have happened to me, and I hate to think...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I was visiting my mother with my two year old daughter on a rare trip without my husband. We had flown, even though it was only a five hour drive because my daughter cried so much...
    lovevolves8 lovevolves8 36-40, F Mar 19

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    I was shocked to realize that I don't know true devotion. It hit me like a freight train today. In my 50+ years, I have had 4 serious, committed relationships. In every one; at...
    Bfinally Bfinally 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I'm pretty sure I'm worthless. And here's why Me and my "friend" broke up years ago and we still have sex. Took him hooking up with a shank to realize I was "worth the wait". So...
    JustmeAsh JustmeAsh 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i am living proof that raising your kids in an obsessively Christian environment will not end the way you plan. they teach judgement. oh they're not a good person because they...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    My sweet loving brother killed himself on March 7th, 2015. He put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger and the pain is overwhelming. My entire family, especially my mother is...
    NEL1980 NEL1980 31-35, F Mar 19

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    I was made fun of for being the quiet kid with the big nose and the curly reddish blonde hair. I was the weirdo child who had his nose buried deep into books and I felt like my...
    ISeeTheEnd ISeeTheEnd 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    My parents never cared about me and my little sister. My mother has issues with mental illness and was always extremely unstable. She would threaten to kill herself if i did...
    BeautifulScarsOnCriticalVeins BeautifulScarsOnCriticalVeins 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    It was last year... A guy i was with for a year and two months i didnt know he was like this i didnt expect him to do that this is when my anxiety started i cannot stop thinking...
    sabzzzz sabzzzz 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I was made in Australia. I love it here but I do kinda miss China. Australia is somewhat empty and lonely when compared to China.
    Bonjour32 Bonjour32 13-15, F 1 Response 38 mins ago

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    I am now a 26 year old female, blessed to be the mother of three beautiful intelligent girls. However, with my first I was a teen mother, I became pregnant and gave birth at the...
    jessiibabii89 jessiibabii89 26-30, F Mar 24

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    pt 2 I knew where we were going. without a word, but with heart pouring I was marched towards the house. I fell and was slapped across the face twice for a punishment. once...
    rachael982 rachael982 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I've always been a socially awkward person, which I've grown into accepting as just one of my flaws. Yet it lingers in my mind a really disturbing moment in my childhood where I...
    Thatlost1 Thatlost1 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    It’s been over nine years since I was kidnapped and turned into a pet. After I opened up to my first wife on Halloween she told me it might help me to right down everything that...
    PrinceBloodlust PrinceBloodlust 18-21, M Mar 28

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    I never had any luck with getting away with anything, throughout my life, especially not when I was younger. I should have known better, but a few of us decided that it would be a...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I was teased a lot in my childhood and teenage years. Anyone who knows me knows that I have never been a feminine girl or woman. I got a lot of negative attention from my peers...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 31

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    I read someone's experience on this site that was scapegoated as a child. I come from a large family of six and in it there were two golden children and two scapegoats. My father...
    RhondaGail RhondaGail 61-65, F Apr 8

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    April 6, 2015  Dear Papa, it's been six months today since you were buried. It's been six months today since my nineteenth birthday. I miss you so much, I think about you every...
    wschneider57506 wschneider57506 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I am not easily embarrassed but I remember a day in high school when I had to make up a failed history test for my older gentleman teacher. I had just gotten done with lunch and it...
    alexxxxx96 alexxxxx96 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    I was molested by my stepfather who adopted me from the time I was 10-15years old. first time was when I was 5. I walked into my moms room n got into bed with mom n step dad...
    rkel rkel 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 18

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    What the heck is that random strand of hair doing there??? LOLZ Anyway, I performed this evening with my friend for the talent show. We did a duet of "Latch" by Sam Smith (acoustic...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I was at my friend's house, again. It was early in the morning, and I had just woken up. My friend was still asleep. Having woken up in my pink blouse, miniskirt, and panties, and...
    BabyGirlMiranda BabyGirlMiranda 18-21, T 2 Responses Mar 19

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    my dream: i was at my grandpa house my dad was there he was alive(i havent dreamed about my for you) he was so sad it my dream(just like when he was alive) i was my age he didnt...
    SpideyAlyx SpideyAlyx 13-15, M 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I don't know how to feel about this. Today I was cuddling with my boyfriend and I was having a flash back with a anxiety attack. And usually I don't want my boyfriend to touch me...
    DeijiDaze DeijiDaze 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I was abused by my father countless of times already. Just lateky, he abused me again. Just because I forgot to get uniform outside, I left it there overnight. I did not even know...
    IAmStrongerNow IAmStrongerNow 13-15, F Mar 19

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    In school I was bullied . At the comprehensive School I made the mistake of admitting that my Dad had taught some of the class I was in at the Junior school. They made my...
    Homejames Homejames 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Okay hi. My name is Katherine and I'm not the user of this account. She's allowed me to use "Experience Project" to share me story. When I was sixteen, I went out to get the mail...
    Justagirllivinglife1 Justagirllivinglife1 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I am so scared and lonely now. Last month I was walking back to my house after a friend's party around 12am. I was kind of drunk and was approached by 1 white male, he knocked me...
    leticiaconlink leticiaconlink 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Pretty sure Asperger's had something to do with it partially. * know one major part of it was because * associated anything feminine with weakness. Pink, makeup, dolls (stuff...
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed 18-21, F Mar 20

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    When i was 9 years old i went on holiday with family we rented a boat for the day i was only in swimming shorts t shirt and flip flops when we were at sea the guy in his 30s really...
    shaunboy123 shaunboy123 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I was drawn to all the wrong things: I liked to drink, I was lazy, I didn't have a god, politics, ideas, ideals. I was settled into nothingness; a kind of non-being, and I accepted...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Mar 20

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    I was spending a night at my friends house and her cousin was asleep on the couch. He was really funny and nice and I thought it would be funny to wake him up(because I was just...
    Donew Donew 18-21 1 Response Mar 20

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    I was so wrong about him-- I truly thought that he had it all together and that he knew that him and I were special. The superficiality of that relationship was masked behind the...
    Dancedancedance Dancedancedance 18-21, F Mar 20

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    Just remembered something I went through. There was a horsey girl I went to school with when I was 12. She hated me and bullied me a lot. One day she said something so awful to...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 21

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    I was in love with this boy, and he had a friend that i didn't like. I never did and never will. My gutts told me stay away from him, and now i know why. The boy i loved (K) and...