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I Was Unsure

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    The Boring Beginning

               Sixth grade, one of the worst years of my life. I remember fifth grade always getting jealous of my older sister because she got to do so many mmore things than i did. She was only a year older, and i always felt as though...
    TobyJean TobyJean 16-18 Mar 5, 2008

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    Now I Know!

    A few years ago, when I was 17 (I'm 23 now), I wasn't sure if I wanted to follow a path others set for me or forge my own path. Fast-forwarding to the present, I chose my own path even if it did seem foolish at the time.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 20, 2011

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    ♥Back When I Was Younger.♥

    I was so unsure that I was going to live. Here's the story. When I was little, my dad would like to drive around and we had a mattress in the back of his van. But one day, I was sleeping on the mattress, and the back doors FLUNG open and the bed when flying out of the van. He...
    Mitsuru Mitsuru 18-21, F Mar 5, 2008

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    well ends up I wasn't "the one" after all. I think I made it obvious that I loved my current job too much but I feel so much like a loser right now...they were persistent and then...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Growing up I was always told girls are supposed to be with guys. I've never really given much thought to my sexuality up until a little while ago. I guess since I was always told...
    xKatlyn xKatlyn 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    I ask myself why Im with my bf. I remember chatting with some people tfor hours never getting bored. But with this one, the convo falls flat, or im disinterested, or he seems bored...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Feb 2

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    I'm so unsure of where our relationship is heading. I don't know if I can deal with your lack of hygiene anymore.
    theoddfossie theoddfossie 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    so my wife already knows I dress, and I have been doing it openly with her for a few years now. Well a few nights ago my daughter came downstairs and caught me in my wig and no...
    Allyson02 Allyson02 31-35 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I am not really a germaphobe but I HATE people who don't wash their hands before/after eating and after using the toilet. I have seen so many people at my university not washing...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F 27 mins ago

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    My step dad used to try and 'toughen me up' when he realised I just wasn't like that he started mentally abusing me, he would say I was a girl for not liking fighting and would...
    LeighUK LeighUK 41-45, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    The world would be a better place if... ...we finally committed to this the day weekend notion we've been plotting since the age of six. ...there was an allocated baby/ puppy...
    AngleBuble AngleBuble 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    My parents and their families are both EXTREMELY religious catholics. They make me go to church every Sunday morning and take religious education classes which last 3 hours. I was...
    rosesandcharlie rosesandcharlie 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I don't care if someone is peeing or pooping, I believe their hands should be washed and I do not want them touching me if they can't do that. Washing your hands is something that...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I find it hard to believe that I just now got around to looking on the interweb to find others that have had similar situations....lol. I have never really shared anything to...
    ACMekanik ACMekanik 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Jan 6 I was 15 and betting on the turn of a card. I was sober and it seemed a good idea. It always did in the early years. The card was red and low. I wanted black and high...
    Rant58 Rant58 56-60, M Feb 1

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    When I was a baby until I was 3 I was in fostercare with my brother. My parents were both heroin addicts and child services came over and my mum was shooting up and my dad was in...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Feb 1

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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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    I started going to this academy in 2013 around September. I was in a relation and I was happy . I asked my teacher if I could come early one day and meet up with my boyfriend this...
    ashley132 ashley132 16-17, F Feb 2

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    The Wolf Who Dressed Like A Sheep: It started out so promising. He told me he thought I was beautiful and wanted to hang out. We hung out for 3 months before sex entered the...
    LoversEnd LoversEnd 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    When I was in the 8th grade, I was head over heals for this girl, at first I thought she did too but later on in the year she became more and more distant. I asked if she ever even...
    Leftalive Leftalive 22-25, M Feb 2

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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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    It was the summer after high school graduation. I was young, dumb and didn't really know what I wanted. I had jumped the gun and held off on having a grad party until close to the...
    Loyaljay Loyaljay 18-21, M Feb 3

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    From when I was 9 till I was 12 I was sexually abused by my older brother who is 5 years older than me. When my parents would be gone, which was often because they were very...
    nyyanks27 nyyanks27 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I was 16 and I was going out with this girl for a year and a half and first she was talking to another guy and I was dumb got back with her and found out she ****** another guy and...
    Speedy56 Speedy56 18-21, M Feb 3

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    Yeah, I was. I'm starting to realize how much this was true. It was emotionally abusive and very rarely became physical abuse. There was one time I was not giving into her demands...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 4

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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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    It was a typical Wednesday in February. Not cold at all. In fact it was irregularly warm for that time of year. I had just turned sixteen three weeks before. My boyfriend, having...
    thatrosegirl thatrosegirl 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I'm 19 now, but the rape happened when I was 14. My mum and da had split up, and I moved out with my mum. I had to move school and I had no friends. I felt so lonely. This was when...
    Jmemma Jmemma 18-21, F Feb 5

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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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    When I was 7. That's when the molestation began. No one else knew about it, I refused to tell anyone. It happened for two years on and off, and I was scared. My mom remarried and...
    salvatore1865 salvatore1865 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    2 years ago I was diagnosed with lung cancer and opted for removal of the infected part. I expected to be discharged in 10 days but didn't come home for 6 months. I spent 8 weeks...
    Hotspur1948 Hotspur1948 66-70 Feb 5

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    Most infractions of my parents rules would earn a padding by my mother - but that's another story. For serious misbehavior, we would merit a good strapping by my father. We would...
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I am tired of being a good person. I am tired of losing at everything. I wish I was a cheater like most people. I wish I was stupid. I wish I was greedy. I wish I was a good liar...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 8 Responses Feb 5

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    I guess it's been a long time since I've even updated my situation. I don't even remember where I was- around October was it? Well, I was in a foster home for a couple weeks then...
    QueenJayde16 QueenJayde16 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    I had to see many diffent psychiatrists psychologists and counselors, all of whom having different approaches and opinions and different meds for me to take. I was diagnosed with...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I grew up in a home with neglectful and/or abusive and absentee parents, and as a result I wasn't taught anything about life, and just general life skills that every person should...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F Feb 6

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    I was bare bottomed paddled by my mother well into my teens for my misdeeds. It was usually done after a scolding while standing up and exposed from the waist down. She would...
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M 3 Responses Feb 6

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    For serious misbehavior, we would merit a good strapping by my father. We would then have to wait all day because strapping was usually done at bedtime with just pajama tops on...
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M Feb 6

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    At 15 years old, I was spanked for bathing too long. I had just come home from the beach and was about to use the bathroom to wash the salt off. My mom said to be very quick...
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M Feb 6

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    Being in the middle of the continent the only thing we really have to worry about weather wise is tornadoes here. We are at the tail end of the "tornado belt". When I was a kid...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 5 Responses Feb 6

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    Im 27 years old and i am a state trooper and i was on a routine trafic stop with a blue van and i ran the plates and it came back with 3 warrents so i called for backup unit. He...
    therealdrpepper therealdrpepper 31-35, M Feb 6

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    My dad is more than likely a psychopath. He takes delight in physically, verbally, and emotionally abusing others. He especially liked hurting his kids. He loved to beat us...
    MarieLund53 MarieLund53 61-65, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I was brought up by strict parents. There were 2 types of punishments either a paddling my mom or a strapping by dad. Both involved standing exposed from the waist down. Being...
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M Feb 7

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    I was working in a place and there was this big fat bald guy who was not popular but he was the manager. He called me in the office one day and said "your are suspended for two...
    chanelP chanelP 41-45, F Feb 7

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    When I was young, it seemed like from out of nowhere my mother would say: "I think you need the strap. I think you are overdue for the strap". Looking back, I'm thinking maybe she...
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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