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I Was My Own Rescuer

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    Ive had people who wanted to kill me but i fought back, and i am alive today because i saved it myself. I am my own hero.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Feb 12, 2010

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    Ladies - Just Say No!!

    I hadn't known him very long, a few weeks, maybe. I ran into him in a bar near my home and he was talking to another girl. That's ok. I went over to befriend her myself. She looked nice. Well, he offered her a ride home and she asked me to come along. I said ok as I sensed she...
    NebulaNoxx NebulaNoxx 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 2, 2008

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    I saved my mom and myself from a violently drunk stepfather. I stopped cutting. I didn't take the pills again. I didn't drink and drive. I stopped the bleeding.   And I'm still alive.
    Merralada Merralada 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2010

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    i was a victim too when i was a kid ...my age was about 7_8 years old ..all i remember that he was our home builder i was serving cool water sometimes ...he just used me .! even he...
    Edina18 Edina18 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Mmmmm okay soo this happened with four? People men of course and it started when I was five .-. First one was my cousin B then my dads best friend A then my other cousin F then my...
    smilelover smilelover 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Mmmmm okay soo this happened with four? People men of course and it started when I was five .-. First one was my cousin B then my dads best friend A then my other cousin F then my...
    smilelover smilelover 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Wish this happened to me o wait it did and it was the best
    IWantToBeBadlyTortured IWantToBeBadlyTortured 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have told a few people about this and the other night I was playing a game of never have I ever, and my friend said "Never have I ever been raped". He was aiming it at me. Just...
    Ambernonymous Ambernonymous 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I don't really know if I was molested. I don't exactly know what to call it but I was 8 when it started and the kid was two years older than me and he forced me to do things to him...
    julyaaaa julyaaaa 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Therapy is a waste of time, at least it was for me. Therapy is not only very expensive, but something that it doesn't help that I am not someone who can open up to people. I tried...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    This will surely date me thats allrite, I was so confused as a child I knew I was different some how, Then one day I Hurd all the buzz about some one named Christen Jefferson, my...
    stoflicken stoflicken 66-70, T 8 hrs ago

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    It was on a school bus. I was probably 18 or 19. Don't know if it's by misfortune or plain stupidity, I chose to sit with this guy even though there were other empty seats...
    Dove06 Dove06 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have been battling it on my own since 2013. I almost gave up last year by hurting myself but I didn't do it because my friend who committed suicide in 2013 wouldn't want me to do...
    xxemogirlxx xxemogirlxx 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    I gotten my hair cut. I did a bob style in 2009. I regret it ever since. My hair was over my shoulders now it's not. I used to be able to make ponytails. Now my hair today is till...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I started to explore the romantic side of life when I was 16. I got my first relationship with a guy who's 2 years older than me. We dated for 2 years. Everything was good until he...
    tears3sad tears3sad 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    Three nights ago my boyfriend broke up with me. He was seeing other guy behind my back. A guy that is skinny and healthy. I'm healthy to an extent. So what if I'm fat? I still...
    MrMouseMe MrMouseMe 13-15, M 19 hrs ago

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    All through out school I was being bullied. I got bullied for so much, for being the quiet one, for being the fat one, for being the smart one. For just everything, I hated it, it...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 6 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I wish I was a butterfly Beautiful and free If I was a Butterfly I would fly high, and far, and be free. I wish I was a Butterfly I'd fly to somewhere safe and peaceful I'd fly to...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 21 hrs ago

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    I believe in the right to own a Gun on your own property yes. You have a right to defend your home from intruders without jail time. If civilians can own a Gun then burglars will...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I started collecting cds when I was 19. I was currently living with my mom and my brother at the time and I had graduated high school recently at that point and I wanted to take a...
    ThatMetalDude ThatMetalDude 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I had a bizzare encounter with a guy at a rest stop while moving from TX back to my home state in WI. I was in there taking a **** and he was standing in the urinal next to me, and...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    The way home to your heart is through inquiry, awareness and alchemy. The tools you need are willingness, courage, curiosity and loads and loads of loving support. M. K. Larkin...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was traveling one evening, and I made the stupid mistake of stopping at a rest stop. In hind-sight, it was a mistake. This happened before conceal carry was popular, so I left...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
    goodyukuk goodyukuk 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
    goodyukuk goodyukuk 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
    goodyukuk goodyukuk 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Family Stories (Part 3)..... This is the third part of family stories as told by my mum whose short term memory is fading fast but whose long term memory is still sound. All have...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    We're all like different songs of our own genre. Just know your own lyrics and beat, and your song/life will play out smooth ;)
    Emiliosophy Emiliosophy 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I hate this. I hate my race even still exists. Everyone hates us. We even hate ourselves. Why did I have to be born into one of the slave races??? We ARE inferior I don't even have...
    Diarywoman24 Diarywoman24 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was raised in the Mormon church, though my parents weren't that into it they still had us go. I'm glad that my parents weren't as crazy Mormon as the other parents, they taught...
    wishiwasasheep wishiwasasheep 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    OK so I don't actually own one but my bf does and he's had her for three years (her names Zoey by the way). At first I didn't mind Zoey. My bf let her out of her cage to fly around...
    brigrace27 brigrace27 18-21, F a week ago

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    I don't know if you mean they don't want them in the sense that when they have them they put them up for adoption or let someone else take care of them or if you mean parents who...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 Jun 25

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    I have been so over the top with my motivation to get certain things accomplished that I think I may have a bit of an addiction to this feeling now. I just managed to not only...
    localrocklover localrocklover 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    My boyfriend officially owns me. We have a contract written up stating that I now belong to him and he is my owner. We both signed it and a witness signed it. I love the feeling...
    lukegayreed lukegayreed 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I was listening to Queen, when I heard Freddie sing the line "does anybody know what we are living for?" The phrase felt odd for a moment. I focused on it, and I realized it was...
    ReadyFreddieDarling ReadyFreddieDarling 26-30 Jun 25

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    "The one thing great people have in common, is that each of them took their own path." - paraphrased from a lecture I heard recently, I think it was called something like "Gnostics...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Family Stories (Part 2)........., This is the 2nd part of family history as told to me by my mum whose memory is fast fading but still has her long term memory intact. I have heard...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I have my own opinions about things big and small and in the case that I haven't fully formed an opinion, I'm not afraid to say so until I've learned more about the subject. I am...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Jun 22

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    Would like the opinions and Im open to all opinions not just my own about LOVE, LUST and Obsession in affairs. Just curious how different people view this? Now in my opinion an...
    SarahV6 SarahV6 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    I just cut my own hair. Hahaha. It looks pretty bad but that's what I expected would happen so I'm not in tears. It is super short though!! I wasn't going for that short because I...
    Chameila Chameila 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I own 2 AR-15s, 2 wasr-10s, a yugo rpk, a ptr 91k, a sig 556, a fpk, a ps-90, an M1a, 2 M1 garands, a 1927a1, a M1 carbine, a mpa 10 pistol and a mpa 30 pistol. I have been...
    GapLeatherLover79 GapLeatherLover79 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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