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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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    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 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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    My first encounter with alcohol was when i was 14..I hosted a party at my parents house while they were gone camping for the weekend...I got blitzed..chased imaginary bunnies...
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    Well, I was caught by my best friend today. I was wearing my pink with hearts bra today with my girlfriend and he showed up. Idk but somehow I guess he saw my bra strap. I lied and...
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    Thank God for my father who raised me!!! He's the reason why I don't take crap from anyone. it's because of him, I got into racing. it's him who got me interested in cars at a...
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    School was over at 2:10pm, and exactly at 2pm, the principal announced something horrible had just happened to the entire school. He was referring to Sandy Hook. I was in biology...
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    So really never thought I'd be here. Almost 2 years of my life with him. He tells me I'm amazing and beautiful. His marriage is long over and he's still saying the same. That he...
    Kalliekat1 Kalliekat1 31-35, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I've been upset many times in my life. But during and recently after high school I would have episodes a few times per year. The most recent one was back in 2015. It was close to...
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    Dear Y. Thank you for showing me that I am worth more than a few scraps of attention. Thank you for helping me put my own needs ahead of yours. Thank you for teaching me that if...
    Guilty1982 Guilty1982 31-35, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    When I was in middle school, people made fun of me back then just because they can. I was weak and sensitive. I realised that humans especially love to pick on those. Everyday, I...
    tobiii12 tobiii12 13-15, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    In high school my boyfriend lost his virginity to another girl. I was devastated and we broke up this was three years ago. A few months after the breakup I got back with him...
    Rickisummer Rickisummer 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I'm 18 my sister, my cousin and me were molested by my grandfather when We were younger . For years we did not say anything because we didn't want to ruin our family . He stopped...
    Rickisummer Rickisummer 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    My ex-manager at work. First job. He was an alright guy. Never knew he was this troubled. He had signs maybe like admitting he was obese when younger and seeming like he doesn't...
    gregregre gregregre 26-30, M Jan 28

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    Ok, so I know I'm a bit young for this page but I really need to share my story, ok so about 3 years ago my mom dated a guy named graham, he was the best stepdad a girl could ask...
    Kylahhh Kylahhh 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    My neighbor just commited suicide last Thursday. We live out in the middle of no where. Im used to hearing gun shots and didnt think anything of it. A couple hours later I hear...
    momof3grls2015 momof3grls2015 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    I already posted what happened. I'm just glad to say that I finally told my boyfriend what happened. We were getting sexual anyway and after I was comfortable with seeing things...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Well I don't know if I was and I hope I wasn't but I had some wierd things happen. When I was 18 or 19, I was camping under the stars with my boyfriend in Sedona Arizona out in...
    annabelle334 annabelle334 31-35 2 Responses Jan 18

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    Last week I went for a jog down my favourite track at dawn. It leads down a path that meets the lake and airport. As I was passing through the last corner before the lake becomes...
    TheaLakelyn TheaLakelyn 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    Obese Academy (Chapter 2) I swung open the wide double doors at the front of the school and walked to the administration office. "Welcome to obese academy!" said the principal...
    FatnPlump FatnPlump 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    First of all, in 2007 as I was walking back home after dropping off my kid at preschool early in the day, I looked up at the blue sky and spotted a beautiful rainbow colored cloud...
    Oslo5 Oslo5 36-40 Jan 17

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    This happened when my little sister aged 7 and I, 9-y-o shared our room. While she liked videos games, pillows, the colour blue, fluffy toys and sleeping early, I was the...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 16

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    a few years ago, I wrote a story about an Obese Academy. Unfortunately, the group it was posted in got deleted. so, I will repost it, and make it about mini series. Obese Academy...
    FatnPlump FatnPlump 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I have tried to seek therapy but with having no luck, I found this app to share my story. On July 3rd 2015 I was on my way home from visiting a friend. It was nearly 11pm that...
    Tremmega Tremmega 70+, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    At the end of September 2009 I moved to Bournemouth in the uk through a women's refuge to get away from my hateful mother who doesn't give s damn about me ... On my second day I...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    In 1982 was 13 years old in Brooklyn, NY. Just a week or two after my 13th birthday. A friend and I went to the movies about once a week. Normally we went to one of several movie...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M Jan 16

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    Had to get mom used to the idea. I was about 14 when I started to sleep naked. It was only mom and me in the house so I wasn't concerned about getting caught. I was a pretty light...
    gregiorp gregiorp 26-30, M 6 Responses Jan 15

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    (Going to be vague on a lot of details, don't want this story to be a perv magnet.) I happened three years ago when I had just turned 16. My older sister was 19 and met the guy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 15

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    Three years agog my husband came home from a stress center. He was there because of the humiliation an affair partner tried. I had told the AP that was the last time we could be...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    Sleepover - Last Friday my parents went out of town to visit a relative and they said they'd be gone from Friday morning to Sunday afternoon. My mom gave me a list of chores that...
    YasuoMain YasuoMain 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    My experience is nothing compared to many people and so for many years I believed that I was a drama queen and did not realise that what my family did was wrong. I come from a...
    Rambuchi Rambuchi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    i think most of us had at one point...mine isnt as bad as what most have gone thru but i remember grade 2 and 3. there was a boy a year older then me and he would pick on me pull...
    moongoddess35 moongoddess35 31-35, F Jan 13

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    Wanted to post my experience somewhere and this seems to be the place. I was in Las Vegas last week and just got out of a relationship and was looking for a good time. I went to...
    stephaniemsmith18 stephaniemsmith18 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Birthday Surprise Dear diary, I don't know where to go with this.. just wow... I'm still in shock girls So the other day, my friend (the girl who saw me after my beauty bath...
    crosskimmy crosskimmy 26-30 4 Responses Jan 12

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    I was spanked by a confidence trickster when I was nearly 9 My mom was a single mom and we were reasonably well off. Then Peter came into our lives or more like wormed his way mom...
    willpenny willpenny 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I was spanked by a confidence trickster when I was nearly 9 My mom was a single mom and we were reasonably well off. Then Peter came into our lives or more like wormed his way mom...
    willpenny willpenny 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 11

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    (BEWARE, THIS IS LENGTHY AND DEscriptIVE) It was another night my uncle had stayed over to go work with my dad the next morning. I remember playing with my pink princess bouncy...
    loverenzy loverenzy 16-17, F Jan 11

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    (BEWARE, THIS IS LENGTHY AND DEscriptIVE) It was another night my uncle had stayed over to go work with my dad the next morning. I remember playing with my pink princess bouncy...
    loverenzy loverenzy