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I Work With The Developmentally Disabled

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    RocknRollCowboy71 RocknRollCowboy71 41-45, M May 18

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    I've been working with them

    since I was in college, and for the past four years I have managed two day programs. The pay is ****. The people I work for are a little bit backwards and difficult. Today alone I picked a client up off the floor who threw herself into a wall and cut her head open. Every day is...
    akmackg akmackg 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    watching prop makers, special effects teams, animatronics, monster make up, etc. Is some of the coolest!. I love it. It is just in my child-like inventive spirit. Where one has to...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    I worked there on the College Program 3 times. My 1st program was the Fall 2000 - Outdoor Foods at the Magic Kingdom My 2nd program was the Fall Advantage 2002 - Outdoor Foods...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am so confused and desperate right now. I have all these options, and none of them seem right. I'm gonna live in a new city with my boyfriend for a year. I hate that city, and I...
    haroni haroni 22-25, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    The violent campaign by the Boko Haram militant group against Nigerian civilians appeared to intensify late on Sunday with two deadly attacks in Jos, a city in central Nigeria...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 11 hrs ago

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    I have been married for 19 years. We got married when she was pregnant with out first child. Soon thereafter, we learned that a number of emotional problems that she had been...
    tempestae tempestae 41-45, M 13 hrs ago

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    Having lot's of fun with this these days. Something fun happens when you hit this age ..... all of a sudden, nothing is set in stone anymore. Neither of us are the same person...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 10 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I am done with fast food. Or at least as done as I can be. I would only work there if I was desperate and had exhausted all other options. I think McDonald's is gross. I don't like...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I caution to use the L word but I don't seem to have another that quite makes sense. I knew him for two years before I even thought of him remotely romantically--I only find him...
    letterpress13 letterpress13 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    I woke up workin like im Mexican. That mean I work from 10-10. Then 10-10, then 10 again. Nightmares of losing everything boost my adrenaline.
    TheOnetheOnly8414 TheOnetheOnly8414 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    At school, I like to listen to the groups of people chatting around me. I realize a lot of people mistake it as snooping, but if you're not talking, you're listening. At least...
    winglessdove winglessdove 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love working with them! I show dairy, swine and beef. Beef is my favorite! Some people are grossed out by how I breed them. I AI them. It's kind of gross but you save money by...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

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    ok I am medically disabled and mentally disabled I have been bullied and I still get bullied I am now 22 and have been bullied since I was 5 or 6
    josephpiper josephpiper 18-21 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I like to go workout with brother or best friends at la fitness or 24 hours
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I work with a woman I secretly despise. I don't think she knows- I mean I pride myself on being professional and she's pretty good at her job. I just wish she didn't affect me like...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 16 Responses a week ago

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    Once again I'm being taken advantage of. This is extremely important to me knowing that they don't care about me or what happens to me. She said it would hurt me more with...
    theotherversionofme theotherversionofme 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Ok people, I need everyone out and about and create a shield around me. It's sad that people make fun of and take advantage of those who might be less mentally and emotionally...
    theotherversionofme theotherversionofme 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I am married to a man who loves his job first and foremost. I met this guy I worked with briefly, and don't know if I really fell in love, but definitely developed a crush on him...
    andiebr andiebr 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I have two kids with special needs and work with children and adults with special needs. I appreciate everyone who sticks up for them. may God bless you all!!
    cutebbw46 cutebbw46 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    torment a disabled person in my presence and I will **** you up
    BigCaesar BigCaesar 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    My family and I volunteer at a festival. I could tell that they just wanted to get it done and over with. I actually wanted to stay BC I love it. When I work I can't stop. I...
    Kayla0504 Kayla0504 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Just started my fifth year helping out at the summer camp program of my martial arts school. These people have me somewhat paranoid though...we have a lot of new belts (new people...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 16-17, F Jun 24

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    I really hate the people I work with. My boss wouldn't know how to run a center of the ******* hand book hit her in the face! And all of the snake ******* that work around me...
    Charper44 Charper44 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I first met him at a street crossing, we were both on bikes going to the same direction to work. At the time he worked with my little sister at McDonald's while I worked as an...
    LeeWalker06 LeeWalker06 18-21, F Jun 23

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    My husband had a stroke in December of 2014. It has left him basically bedbound and can only transfer with a lift to a wheelchair. He is 49 and I am 47, I feel so lonely and...
    lonelyinauburn lonelyinauburn 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    People who find it funny to make fun of disabled people **** me off. I have seen this at my school at the time and I was always the one to get in trouble for sticking up for...
    chyy91 chyy91 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Where do I begin? Let's see.....I am VERY unattractive. I've lived alone since my mother passed 25 years ago. I am not even of average intelligence. Terrible memory. No talent...
    Abequa85 Abequa85 61-65, F Jun 22

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    I would love to workout with someone or my little brother and use the swimming pool too
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M Jun 21

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    I used to be a caregiver for A 28 year old who has severe autism and is paraplegic as well. the mother with the sheriff elevator Stickney police station in Stickney Illinois. this...
    Breeze82b Breeze82b 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    Parading across a desert base, hundreds of Sunni tribesmen who graduated a crash training course stood ready to take on the Islamic State group on behalf of a government that many...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M Jun 21

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    I have a lady friend that has a disabled child and one time I went off on a woman because she made a gesture towards my ladies friends daughter I was brought up that you don't make...
    satinbitch58 satinbitch58 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    As far back as i can remember, i have always had this obsession of playing with womens hair. It always makes me feel happy, relaxed, or at ease. Sometimes, i can't help but...
    Ganrick Ganrick 18-21, M Jun 20

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    I've worked hard the last two years. I was diagnosed with two immune disorders two years ago. I was in bed nearly all of the two years. Had a hysterectomy (at 23) 4 months ago. I...
    carolinagirl116 carolinagirl116 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    I really like this guy I work with but he has a girlfriend and is also 5 years older then me. I don't know what to do.
    cuttergirl16 cuttergirl16 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    London: He was barely old enough to drive in Britain. But last Saturday, Talha Asmal, a 17-year-old high school student from West Yorkshire, apparently detonated a Toyota Land...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M Jun 18

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    So I have RA, so I have cronic pain, so my feet have deformed, so my hands are maybe 25% functional, my neck has been broken and in constant pain. Both hips, a knee, 2 vertebra...
    vcallahan42 vcallahan42 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    Diane Calka is an highly experienced and professional pet sitter with almost 8 years of expertise and pet care knowledge. based in Connecticut, at present, she is having her own...
    addisonsawyer addisonsawyer 31-35, M Jun 17

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    This absolutely works, stones really have healing energy, laying down and placing them on painful spots or head
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Jun 16

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    I feel with this anxiety, depression, and hormonal problems that I am disabled. I do not feel like myself, and I haven't gotten out in over a week. I feel like I have no control...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash ..I started...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16