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I Was Committed

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    It's been almost seven years since this act was committed. I was too ashamed to tell anyone and didn't know what to do in a situation like this. Now, after seeing this dirtbag and...
    anomalnonomous anomalnonomous 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My 52 year old brother committed suicide on Monday leaving my 88 year old mother alone and heartbroken. He lived with her, took care of her and they were very close. I am grief...
    elsak3 elsak3 56-60, F Dec 4

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    35th post. If you thought the physical, mental and emotional abuse was the worst of it, then I need to just say, you haven't heard the best part of it yet. The part that actually...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    There was this girl in the town I used to live in. She wasn't always the nicest but a lot of the times she was. I wasn't good friends with her, its weird because I watched her from...
    cristinaluciana cristinaluciana 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My mom killed herself in front of me when I was 15 said was my fault before she did it she abused me all her life so I would expect nothing less from her I have never felt anything...
    unspankablebrat80 unspankablebrat80 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    67th post...Helloooo world. Deliriously happy today. The world is a beautiful place and I can't stop smiling. Like I've said before would like to bottle up these feelings. They...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    To this day I still think of the horrors that happened in middle school. I hated how I was the only one people picked on because I suffer traumatically from it. I understand that...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Not me. My younger half siblings was back in late 2002. My mother was divorcing her husband of 13 years(married since I was 1) after he kicked them out of the house in the middle...
    Shemiel Shemiel 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    I was caught by my mom when I was 17. I often slept wearing a a black and red teddiette that I had borrowed from her, along with some seamed stockings. She came into my room when I...
    LadyAndrea LadyAndrea 46-50, T 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I was born in 1993, the same year Jurassic Park was released.
    SerSean SerSean 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    i was in and out of foster homes early on bc my crackheaded mother couldnt get her act together. nut oh well it made me who i am today.
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    In November 2011, I was the subject of a kidnapping at the age of 12, at where I would have least expected it: my home. I live in a small New Mexico town, and crime here is very...
    XFP453 XFP453 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    22nd post. Ok lets go into my health, just so I can give a history on how I think my depression might have been triggered, and slowly began to rise. All through my life I was very...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    23rd post. Not long after I recovered from the kidney stone, I started getting upper abdominal pain. They would come and go in spurts, and at the beginning a couple of panadol...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    24th post. Before anyone reading this thinks my life has been just one bad thing after another, I'm going to set the record straight. Many of the years of fun were only marred by...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    After I had broken up with my boyfriend of four years because he refused to better himself for the sake of both of us, I was told by his next girlfriend, who happened to be the...
    HollyD23 HollyD23 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I was kidnapped and I'm ready to share... Me and a friend were in a car park biking around, we got of our bikes and sat on the island where you pay for a ticket. Our bikes were...
    zzcoutneyzz01 zzcoutneyzz01 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    On Thanksgiving Day 2004...when I was 10 years old...I was at home with my family and we had just had dinner. I was wearing a dress and white pantyhose that day and at around 4 p.m...
    britanderson94 britanderson94 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    Was I sexually assaulted? I can't seem to figure how to work the question section due to being new to this form... But I really need advice, I'm 13... And I'm NOT trolling. When...
    ImStrongNot1 ImStrongNot1 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 27

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    My mom abused me when I was little. I'm half black and she's white, so she'd call me "n*****!", she'd beat me with the belt, metal yardsticks and wooden sticks, lock me in the...
    shaargeednaah shaargeednaah 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    So, one night, when i was sleeping i dreamt that a girl who is from my class and i were in a house( Not sure whose is it) and we were talking something and then we hugged and...
    postivitydude postivitydude 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    25th post. It's been a few days since I have posted, and I have to say it has been a roller coaster of emotions. At times I have felt elated and invincible. Other times I have felt...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    26th post. So here is another blast from the past. This probably happened about 2 years ago, at the height of my anxiety, and when my mental illness was developing into much more...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F Nov 30

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    27th post. So basically my husband bashed me for years and years. There were things thrown at me such as plates, glass ashtrays, tables, punches, choking, whatever he felt like at...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    When I was in the seventh grade I had a lot of friends. I wouldn't consider myself popular but I did have a lot of friends. However, I did have a lot of beef with other kids. I had...
    Redskinsfan600 Redskinsfan600 13-15, M Dec 1

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    28th post. A couple of other times that spring to mind when I think about the abuse, were two instances where once again I can't understand what went wrong. A few years back we...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    In May of 2013, the 23rd to be exact, my entire world flipped upside down. I guess I should start with the week before so you aren't confused. It was just a few weeks since Mom...
    JaneEbony JaneEbony 18-21, F Dec 4

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    I was kidnapped about two years for about ten months i havrnt been able to tqlk about what happened since, i ready to share. it was a hot day and i was on the way to my friends...
    17yroldgirl 17yroldgirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    36th post. Hooray for me. I went to a birthday party tonight, and had the most awesome time ever. I met new people, laughed so hard, and had a couple of drinks which relaxed me...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    After a couple or a few months of being spanked and raped, my two kidnappers came in followed by two other men who id never seen before, the first guy then said that they were...
    17yroldgirl 17yroldgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I was about 11 years old and was in the bathroom when my mother said to hurry up and that everybody was waiting. So I finished my duties in a hurry and went running outside to get...
    Helikvar Helikvar 51-55, M Dec 7

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    you know how the world was supposed to end on Dec 21st 2012, right? Well, it didn't, but something interesting happened to me. Went to sleep that night, having been through the...
    SRW25 SRW25 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    One afternoon, a friend called me at work to tell me that *****, the guy I had, secretly, been desperately in love with, had broken up with his girlfriend of several years. To say...
    waterbaby79 waterbaby79 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    40th post...Wow, it's my 40th birthday in 3 months and this is my 40th post. I'm going to take this post as being symbolic. How am I feeling today?? I can feel the bad feelings...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    41st post..I'm ready to tackle the past again, because I'm in such an agro mood. First a little bit on the agro mood. He has been so nice to me for a number of weeks now, not...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I enlisted for the military in early March. I had wanted to join since the 8th grade despite the depression and anxiety I suffered again and again. I worked hard to lose weight and...
    KeiKeiChan KeiKeiChan 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Every week we had to see him, and every week he would beat us up, we would hide before he would arrive, I remember one of my siblings running down the drive and he chased her and I...
    Couldhelp Couldhelp 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    They always start off so wonderful. Our first date was probably the best one I ever had, and the most fun I had had in a long time. And it stayed that way for a little while...
    KC94 KC94 18-21, F Dec 11

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    When I was 10 years old.I was molested by my dad while my mother was sleeping in the same bed. I woke up feeling a tickling sensation and realized that a hand was down my pants. I...
    Lovleyes Lovleyes 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    So more childhood life stories- So it was a basic day like any other but it was very very strange. It was a summer vacation weekend and Amanda hadn't said or done anything girl...
    Timelord47 Timelord47 18-21 3 Responses Dec 12

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    Hi ****** We met walking home from school remember you telling me about your kids. I then remember each time I saw you we say hi. I knew you was a MM and you lived opposite me...
    stupid28 stupid28 31-35, F Dec 13

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