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I Was Committed

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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 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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    Dad was furious. Today we played outside and I was dripping wet from all the water and then my brother tried to tickle me and I run inside to escape. I didn't notice anything but...
    lorenzaann lorenzaann 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I poured my heart out in my post. I really wasn't expecting an answer just maybe some support. I have not told anyone about this, so this was a big step for me to ask for help...
    mefe1 mefe1 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I was messaged by someone who tried to catfish me. I figured her out. I think she reported me for a lie and my original account was suspended!
    FriendlyDaddyNY2 FriendlyDaddyNY2 46-50, M 6 hrs ago

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    Six doesn't seem like a big number Until you add the word years I'd have been better off alone in slumber It's a long time to shed tears I wasted my time on you I thought always...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 12 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I was only spanked once in school. I did get a few at home but being, by and large, a good kid they didn't happen often. The one time I got spanked at school was actually a...
    MasterDvdC MasterDvdC 61-65, M 8 hrs ago

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    Not sure why but I was just blocked by someone I've been talking to for a while now. Thought we had pretty nice conversations. Kinda wish I knew what happened!
    anewguyonhere anewguyonhere 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    I was born weighing 3 lbs 12 oz now I'm normal size with no problems Doctors said I was lucky,this was before NICU I am 56 years old.
    tipsysue tipsysue 56-60, F 9 hrs ago

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    The other boys used to make fun of me because I was really really skinny in high school. Sometimes the girls would even call me Bones.
    Afraid2Change Afraid2Change 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    And at about age 16 I tried it myself,"what a train wreck !" Went to a thrift store buying a wig,girls jeans,high heel's and a frumpy sweater,borrowed mom's pantyhose and bra..."no...
    Claudetta Claudetta 31-35, T 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    When I was 14 I was raped by two men. confused at first i thought they were being nice considering one of them I had known for years. they dehumanized me and left me with scars not...
    aforms26 aforms26 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    We used have two smoke and gift shop in Edmonton Alberta Canada. My mother was watching television. I was working at Wendy's.The robber had pressed a knife at her back. Of course...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    It was very late in a club. I drank too much and was throwing up in a toilet cabin. I felt very dizzy and weak.. my legs were like jelly... And suddenly i felt a big hand stroking...
    JennyLovely JennyLovely 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I received the gift of God years ago when I decided to read through the bible and take it in a rather literal sense. I've always had a contempt for the world and all material...
    IowanLocal IowanLocal 22-25 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Just to clarify : No I didn't, But keep reading... As a total class-clown goofball, I found my place with the trouble making crowd. I was a daredevil, a total careless idiot. I...
    StayCsBS93 StayCsBS93 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Where to start... 2 years ago I married my wife, the mother of my 2 children, the happiest day of my life. My son was my best man and my daughter was a bridesmaid. I loved my wife...
    mccormack55 mccormack55 36-40, M 14 hrs ago

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    If the world was run by Star Fleet, the world would be so much better. No war and no hatred between anyone. Star Fleet may be Earth military organisation in Star Trek, but their...
    TristanWard1995 TristanWard1995 18-21, M 17 hrs ago

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    i kind of miss it. i got to go places in the middle of the day. i was taught how to read and write, as i had a learning disability initially. i could eat a wholesome meal at home...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 17 hrs ago

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    Mum never had a problem hitting me outside but didnt do it often as she prefered her own chair.....we went conker hunting in the woods one day when I was 7 and I was late home so...
    mukydaz mukydaz 46-50, M 18 hrs ago

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    More than once in my lifetime, One time, twice in the same night, what are the odds right? Actually in cribbage I was mugged and was the victim. Missed a few points in my hand...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    A girl from my town hung herself this year a few months ago. I went to school with her, worked at the same place as her and always saw her in public. In school she was in two...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Newly divorced after leaving a very abusive relationship, I moved back to my hometown and was able to get a job through an old friend from school. During my first week there, I...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It`s kind a long story to tell here...It happened quite awhile back...I spent 8 years of confinement in mental hospitals thanks to my family...It ruined my life...I would run away...
    ehfrank ehfrank 36-40, M Aug 25

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    I am writing this to shed light on domestic violence and what happened to me. At first it was only on my Facebook and was set to "Friends Only" but I am now making it public and...
    Taylor62298 Taylor62298 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    My experience of abuse is most likely not as bad as most people's but I'd still like to share.. The first time I was abused by my dad was when I came home late from a friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I have had several poignant moments in my life, since early childhood, when I was on the verge of something very bad, possibly fatal happening to me, and it being prevented in the...
    SnowWhiteBea SnowWhiteBea 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    I had scene him around at church, knew his face and his name but not him. I saw him playing guitar after school and thought he was cool, that's all I knew. Then I met him. He and...
    emilygrace4206 emilygrace4206 18-21, F Aug 12

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    My brother was a wonderful person. I wish he would not have left so soon. Life will never be the same for me again. The last couple of months have been so difficult. The only thing...
    dawnmill dawnmill 36-40 1 Response Aug 11

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    Born into a family over run with suicide and addiction it was only a matter of time before DFS stepped in our lives....Not long after I was born my father suffering from...
    Crh4112 Crh4112 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    The last spanking I got at home was in what I consider my trouble years at age 8. This was the worst one I can remember, and probably the one that caused me to straighten up...
    davedexp davedexp 56-60, M Aug 11

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    so finally..in my long school term of approx. 9 years till now i committed my first mistake that too in the maths period...i.e. of having my lunch during the lectures along...
    Ahaanaa Ahaanaa 13-15, F Aug 11

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    Was a co-worker and a good friend. He got laid off after moving out of state for the job. Came back to his home state and could not find a job. I spoke to him on a Wednesday, we...
    NJBeachGuy NJBeachGuy 51-55, M Aug 10

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    I was caught by my ex-wife late one night. She was pregnant and I was doing most of the housework. One night while washing clothes I felt how nice her nylon nightgown felt. So...
    happilymarriedguy happilymarriedguy 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I used to think I was going to do big things with my life.. Well I didn't. I wanted to go to college to be a vet. I also wanted to be a writer. I didn't do it for reason after...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 9

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    My husband and I have been married 9 years. We were 20 and 21 when we got married. By our 5th anniversary we had 3 boys. They are now 7, 6, and 5. When I was 7 months pregnant with...
    sjf916 sjf916 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 9

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    My mum lost her battle with cancer in January 2003, when I was just 12 years old. By two weeks later, I'd lost my dad too - because he'd gotten into a relationship with an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 8

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    Two years ago I was almost killed by my own father My father is someone who gets angry very easily. He showed that to me and it almost got me and my family killed... One day we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 7

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