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I Was Left Behind

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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 16-17, F 1 Response May 9, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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 Aug 11, 2014

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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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    I never understood introversion till I met this cousin of mine while staying at an aunt's. They already warned me about him, introverted and shy and barely goes out of his room...
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    I am a whistle blower who had attempted to expose some ugly truths about a provincial government Ministry. That was back in the day when I believed that justice was about evidence...
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    LuzMadrid LuzMadrid 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    Yesterday morning, I had been up all night prepping for a hackathon up in NYC I was going to with two of my friends. We were planning on taking the train there, but unfortunately...
    addictedtoeverything addictedtoeverything 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    Good morning everyone. Has anybody out there had experience with online dating and romance. My experience has been absolutely horrible I have found it to many girls wanting to play...
    Miguel55 Miguel55 46-50, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I knew my wife would move on and I didn't expect it to be far from happening but finding out by having it posted on Facebook wasn't nice . It's only been 6 weeks since she left me...
    hornyboy1983 hornyboy1983 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Im afraid my mom found my panties in my room xD when she went to grab dishes. Stupid me left them on my bed and one BRIGHT *** pink panty on top of my laundry -_-. It would suck...
    over13 over13 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    it was a Saturday morning and I was out for a run, I was on my way back to my house after this girl asked me for directions because she was new around. so I went over to her and...
    XxChloexXx XxChloexXx 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I was sexually abused by my uncle and grandfather, it took 8 years of my life. It began when I was 2 years old and continued until I turned 10. I would go to my dads house and my...
    cassiedafuq cassiedafuq 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    In the seventh grade I started at a new school. It was very hard for me to adjust. I didn't make many friends and I kind of just did things on my own. I really wasn't accepted by...
    tourdeforce tourdeforce 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 19

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    I was molested by my stepfather when I was 13-14. I'm 32 now, and to this day I have never told a soul. I always faked being asleep the many many times it happened. I didn't know...
    thelonereader thelonereader 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    When I was around the age of 11, I had went on a Sunday afternoon trip to Walmart with my biological mother to hangout with her.I was wandering the toy isle where all the Barbie...
    Sineko Sineko 18-21, F Feb 21

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    What does your username mean to you? Mine has three meanings. The first being bc I am in fact a mama proud mom of 4 children and the other part is because well, I love...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I still bear the scars, but scars only remind us of where we've been; they don't have to dictate where we're going. It started with my critical, disrespectful, selfish...
    okc15 okc15 13-15, F Feb 4

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    Twice. By the same guy. He was my friend. He went on to rape another friend of mine. She took him to trial and he wasn't even convicted. The second time haunts me always. He...
    samcanread samcanread 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    But I'm not sure if it counts as sexual abuse. I was very young and my friend was the same age as me. I used to go to her house every weekend while my mom was at work. She used to...
    greyrainbows greyrainbows 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Got my drink spiked, sexually assaulted and fell pregnant because of it. At first I was going to keep the baby but I realised I was doing so out of feeling pressured by my...
    Anubis111 Anubis111 22-25, T 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I was with my friend one night and while her parents were asleep, we snuck out the window. Three men jumped us. I think it was three... It could've been more. They used a drug to...
    DreamingOfInsomnia DreamingOfInsomnia 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    hey guys .. !! i am 16 and in a confused stage on life ' teenage' !!! man these can get the world around !! Today i decided to share my story with you guys because i was dying...
    aishaaa29 aishaaa29 16-17, F Feb 5

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    All. The. Time. I had pain in my right shoulder and I just posted that it was my left. Don't ask me which one of my ears is bad, I've forgotten that. Was it my left because he was...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 18

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    In my country, there is a song that said "toothache better than heartache".. When i was a boy, i never feel the heartache(broken heart).. I think the song is totaly wrong.. But...
    WayangPanda WayangPanda 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    10% of the world is a lefty. Sigh, the righties don't know the struggle at all. The lack of left-handed school tables and the trouble of eating at the table, bumping your elbow...
    yourpetmuzzie yourpetmuzzie 18-21, M Feb 16

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    When I was 18 I became pregrant by my boyfriend who at that time was a sweet man. We moved in together, and I found out differently. I was choked, beat, kicked, and even forced to...
    Alli6372 Alli6372 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    "Bad boy" (Sweethearts, bad boys.. Good guys.. rofl, love the funniness of the stereotyping/archetype/label) Tho, I am not sure, there are probably also other factors. But it...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    My dad force me to play basketball. My coach was hard on me because I was the weakest on the team. My last year in middle school we lost badly so in the locker room my team mates...
    BEARNDN BEARNDN 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    i left him because i was always afraid and insecure when i was with him but when i told him in person he was crying and he was very aggressive with me. And i doubted myself if i...
    Keilynn Keilynn 18-21, F Feb 15

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    You may be shaking your head at this experience. I mean, what the heck would a 13-15 year old know about love? If I were somebody else, I’d brush this story aside into the...
    SugarAndStrawberries SugarAndStrawberries 13-15 6 Responses Feb 3

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    when I was in first grade, I could write with both hands. my teacher hated that and was mean to me. my mom confronted her and I had to choose a hand to write with because the the...
    trying2breakfree trying2breakfree 36-40, F Feb 7

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    I am left handed and I am proud of it, Although I can't do much with my right hand I am still proud being a lefty. I know being a lefty has lots of disadvantages, but those...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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