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CJ Webb's comments:
I had a horrible time in elementary and junior high school, too. I was locked in a locker in the elementary school gym locker room. It just made me more intraverted. I never told anyone since no one did anything when I was raped at 7, so didn't think anything would happen. (long story there)
Now, I always think about those things and the mean things kids did and said to me. It made me a much stronger adult...after I was able to get some self-esteem. No one would ever think that happened to me or would "allow" it. I'm lucky that my dad always gave me love and made me feel important at home. If I didn't have that, I don't know what would have happened.
The unfortunate thing is that most of the people that bullied me were in a "bad" home for those times (this was 40 years ago). These kids only had one parent, alcoholic parents, or neglectful parents. Bullying is a huge societal issue!
posted 2 years, 7 months ago
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