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I Was My Own Rescuer

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    Alive - 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...
    Merralada Merralada 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2010

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    Saved - 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...
    NebulaNoxx NebulaNoxx 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 2, 2008

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    I WAS the other woman. He chose his wife and son. Now I'm nothing to him. 16 years and I'm nothing. The affair lasted 8 years but 8 years prior to that we were the best of friends...
    Movingonmovingon Movingonmovingon 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I can't remember the first time I did get caught coz I think I was around 6 or 7 and it was just dismissed by people as I didn't understand what I was really doing. But earliest...
    apwnn apwnn 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Very very wrong. I thought he was gonna be the one to stay, my best friend, the one that cared for me more than anybody ever has. He was a real gentleman and I've never dated...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I started a new business in February (2014) it is a network marketing franchise. The company is a household name, there is a great range of products and the prices are really low...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Apr 1

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    I remember people from my family, when I was little, they hugged each other. I probably was hugged as a baby, but I don't remember it. I have pretty good and clear memories since I...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Apr 6

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    The people responsible for my upbringing were incapable of love From a small child no-one touched me No-one held me on their knee No-one picked me up when I fell No-one cuddled me...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It seems very hard for SOME people to differentiate between family and family. I have said numerous times that im sad because I want my own family and I feel alone and incomplete...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I Wonder If Dogs Could Morph To Save Their Owners. Like the last moment your life is at danger by a robber or a group of thugs lets pause: Nap's thought "Even Fictitious stories...
    napninjanx napninjanx 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I'm always wanted to set up my own business since I was teenage. I've tried more than 10 years to make my dream come through. It didn't happen. I faced many difficulties n...
    harrywin harrywin 26-30, M Apr 6

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    my mom married 3 times. each guy treated her worse than the one before. the last one was my dad who abused her, his kids, her kids by previous marriages, and anyone else within...
    Transluminal2010 Transluminal2010 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Blogs, Instagram shots and magazines are great to an extent. They should be considered as resources and tools of inspiration rather than a guideline or a standard we "need" to...
    Shiznitone Shiznitone 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Had my own apartment for eight years... it finally got flooded the last two years I was there. Then my mom took me in (I was 32 at the time)... and I let her... Not the best...
    thejurg31 thejurg31 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Every time I look at the ones I hate, every time I am wronged, I imagine my own world. Inspired by the movie 2012, I created my own few imaginary arcs, capable of holding 8 billion...
    Yinnistic Yinnistic 16-17, M Mar 29

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    I walk my own path, and people don't understand it. At first, I was forced to take this path as my own, but now, despite of all the hardships and pain, I do my best to walk with my...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I was taught at an early age about taking responsibility and accounting for my actions. I learned a great lesson about that from my parents. I have passed that on to my own kids...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Coming to, or rejoining the living was an interesting experience. I can now say that I do not fear death, delirium maybe, but not the process of dying. The ride toward it was...
    paufui paufui 51-55 Apr 2

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    In my previous post about me having a wolf trapped in my human body, im also looking for an owner so badly. I want a female owner ages btwn 25-30. im very gentle and protective. I...
    lakotawolfgirl23 lakotawolfgirl23 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I can't really say I admire myself... so I will just say I admire people like myself as 'going your own way' can be very admirable but sometimes.. costly. I see allot of people who...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I want an owner , I'm mans best friend I love the thought of having a human if ur interested in owning a wolf message me Idc who ask I'll be loyal
    COBALTtheFURRY COBALTtheFURRY 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I own a Keurig and I love it. I use it almost every single day. However, I don't use it to make coffee at all. I use it for tea. Yes, for tea! It makes a wonderful cup of tea and I...
    SimplyMarah SimplyMarah 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    My walls are always up but sometimes people manage to break them down with their nice words and sweetness. They see i have a nice heart and play with my kindness. They treat my...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I don't even know where to begin, I was molested countless times when I was about 10 years old. It all started with a game of pool. My brother, who is 8 years older. So at the time...
    strength05 strength05 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    I grew up the youngest in a family of all boys. My family was very religious but secretly abusive. My parents divorced at 12 and I was given to my mother due to me being abused by...
    spiffyjodzilla spiffyjodzilla 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    OK... so I really don't know what is wrong with me. I get these urges to have my own babies and it completely consumes my thoughts. I spend so much time just thinking about it...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Mar 28

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    I def do want to own my own service pretty girls hot guys all will be welcome money is the motive
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 2

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    I Know When A Person Owns A Pet They Become Parents. Like when you get a pet dog, the owner human feels like a proud parent :D.
    napninjanx napninjanx 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Beliefs/Religions Sorry if this seems sarcastic because I am. I think we all have the rights to believe in anything we want. I always try to accept the fact that people have...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Imperfect Life I'm not quite sure what I'm going to write though.. >< here goes.. At some point we're all the same; we're humans. We are imperfect. We all have our faults...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I miss having my own room. I cannot stand having three other minds in one place. If only I had more money, I would have my own room next year. Maybe? I just might get it, if I get...
    87athleteunknown 87athleteunknown 18-21, F a week ago

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    Below is the letter i'm about to give my mom for getting a bad grade. And yes, i will probably be spanked: Dear Mom and Dad, as you may or may not know, i got a C on my latest...
    georgiemayb georgiemayb 18-21, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    My sister just graduated from law school and she's now moving out to start her review for bar exams, my other sister has a family of her own and is busy doing their thing, my...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am very responsible when it comes to accepting responsibility for my own actions. I was reading a story a few minutes ago about a teenage girl pregnant and the boy fails to take...
    happygoluckywife happygoluckywife 36-40, F 9 Responses Mar 18

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    I was tempted on my way home from the eye doctor today, I know where the weed is..pretty much on every side of town..smh. I reminded myself that it would just be a temporary high...
    Readytobedecisive Readytobedecisive 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Her name is Lilly. I've owned her for 8 years, since she was 8 weeks old. Its extremely frustrating to have her around the house. She will spend what seems like hours walking...
    EverythingsAnIllusion EverythingsAnIllusion 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I think? Either way I'm dealing with something. I feel highly emotional on the inside and but on the outside very lifeless. Before someone asks, I'm not depressed. I had a dream...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Since I was a child, I have always been really comfortable being alone. I've always had great friends but really enjoy my own company. I feel happiest walking in the woods with my...
    izzi75 izzi75 36-40, F Mar 25

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    I've ways been jealous of girls that are prettier than me.. They make me feel ugly and worthless and in the end I just hate myself even more. But as time goes by, you realize that...
    lurveruinsit lurveruinsit 18-21, F Mar 28

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    My boyfriend owns them but he uses them on me all the time. Is it just me or is it if you wear them a bunch of times you start to get used to it? He puts them on me if 1) things...
    Samchezz Samchezz 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    They say "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger" and i never believed that until now ! A few months ago i was going through the worst time of my life ...i wanted to kill myself...
    lovemusicnicole lovemusicnicole 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Psychology says: Ego Psychology uses the term “Narcissism” to describe someone who is self-centered, and in love with their own image (as in the myth of Narcissus...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I seem to be running into some major issues with my 98 Wrangler Sport. Right now it's insured through my pappy, but would like to insure it & my cargo van together in my name. That...
    wxmann2 wxmann2 36-40, M a week ago

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    I have always put other people's happiness before my own and im starting to realize that people will just use me and then never speak to me again. I know that i probably will never...
    lunarfaerie lunarfaerie 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    I sometimes wonder if I am in my own zone. A zone where I am different from everyone else seems like. All my other family members are doing good or ok and Im not. they dotn even...
    silkynylonlover1 silkynylonlover1 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    The Bloon which is a somewhat goof figures that has hilarious experience are entering again, so you'll need to build a big structure, choosing update, and of course protection your...
    fifa14elena fifa14elena 22-25, F Mar 21

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    THE LOOKS I GET, when I tell someone I don't have a cell phone. I have to assure them that I don't after they think I'm kidding. "If you don't want me to have your number, all you...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I own two cars and about a two weeks ago this experience would have deff applied to me. My Cutlass and Cadillac decided to stop working at the same time. What's the point of having...
    BestScorpio BestScorpio 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I love to drift into my own little world. Something I should probably do less often than I do currently. When I pick up a new book (or one I've read 26 times) that is fixing to be...
    Ranchsavvy16 Ranchsavvy16 16-17, F Mar 23

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    To everyone I may be nothing. I see how I don't fit in with what is "cool" and while I may be no one important when I close my eyes and enter my own world I'm awesome.
    solojo solojo 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I believe in what I believe. I have to actually see it to believe it. I'm totally supportive of people who have their own religions and beliefs but DO NOT push your religion on...
    Mandy94 Mandy94 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24