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I Was Left Behind

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    But I Was Saved

    One day I came home from school. (  This was the year I graduated from high school)   There was a for sale sign in our yard.  WHAT?  When Mom got home , she said she & her hubby of a few days, were moving to another state .  I was stunned...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 3 Responses May 11, 2010

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    What Happened?

    It all started back when I was still in college. From sometime mid fall semester last year I met an amazing woman. We were instantly attracted to each other and were hanging out all the time. We were the best of friends and told each other everything. The reason our...
    Jarl Jarl 22-25 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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    Im The Last One Left

    Theyre all gone,the people i consider my brothers and sisters, they are all resting now together on the other side waiting for me. But im still here, and now there is noone left whom has shared my sttruggle, only they could ever truly understand but the truth of what we are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    Just Because I Was Different

    I always was left behind.People ignored me because I was different.I didn't like interacting with them anyway, but I still felt sad and heartbroken that they would leave me like that.When there would be team captains I would always be chosen last because I wasn't wanted from...
    TideToGo TideToGo 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2010

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    I Was Left Behind

    When I was 10yrs old I was dumped in an orphanage in western australia.My foster parents said they didnt want me anymore but thats another story.I came 2 South Australia 2 live with my uncles family.He had 7 kids already but he took me in out of duty he said.It was hard trying 2...
    kim111 kim111 12697 6 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    My husband walked out on me

    and gave up on our marriage two weeks ago, while I was at work. He says he will never waste another second on me and its because I lied to him daily. I didn't though. I never actually lied to him. But because my childhood was so different, he couldn't accept it. It wasn't always...
    jmay08 jmay08 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Every time I got hurt,

    I was left to fix it myself. Once, I tore something in my knee in elementry school on field day. The teachers saw me one the ground, crying, and I couldn't yell for them to help, so I tried to get another classmate to go and get help. They looked at me, heard what I said, and...
    JustAskAnything JustAskAnything 13-15, F 1 Response May 9

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    Nyahahaha! Theres a girl

    who i chated for a few hours.. She was a rape victim a year ago.. She was sweet and cute! And then she suddenly blocked me! Hahaha Geez! I wish i have a chance to talk to her again.. But its fine.. I got her picture! Nyahaha
    1LimitBreaker1 1LimitBreaker1 18-21, M May 9

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    I Just Feel That Way...

    When I was still a little girl, I believed that my friends and I would never be separated and that we will always be together forever. We grew up together, we knew everything about one another and we really thought ourselves as sisters. My high school life sucked badly but I have...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F 1 Response May 9, 2012

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