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To everyone who joined these forums at some point, and got discouraged by the negativity and left after a while (or even got literally scared off): I'm sorry.

I wasn't good enough at encouraging people to be kinder, and removing people who refuse to be kind. Encouraging people is hard, and removing people creates conflict, and I hate conflict... so that's why I wasn't better at it.

I was a very, very sensitive teen. The atmosphere of this forum as it is now, if it had existed in 1996, would probably have upset me far more than it would have helped.

I can handle quite a lot of negativity and even abuse now, but that isn't the point. I want to help people. I want to help the people who need it the most, and I want to help people like the 1996 version of me.

I'm still figuring out the best way to do that, but as it is now, these forums are doing more harm than good, and I can't keep running them.

Thank you to the few people who have tried to understand my point of view so far. I really, really appreciate you guys. You are beautiful people.

Everyone else: If after everything I've said so far, you still don't understand my motivations, I think it's unlikely that you will. We're just too different. Maybe someday in the future it might make sense, but until then, there's no point in arguing about it. I don't have the time or the energy for arguing anymore. I will focus my time and energy on people who support me, and those who need help.


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Hello. I'm Anaire. I found this website by searching "School Rebellion" on Google, looking for stories to, I dunno, give me hope? Or something?

A bit about myself:
I despise school and all the teachers and other children there. It's not like I'm stupid-I'm actually top of my class. I'm not lazy and don't want to do the work. My problem is the teachers' ignorance and stupidity, the children's...well, childishness to an unbearable level, the fact that the system is designed to help the lower kids who don't try at ALL and really couldn't care less, while neglecting the kids who are going to be prescribing you medicine to help with your back pain in the future, and because it's basically just a prison to keep kids during the day while using the thin facade of "It helps!". I don't think kids committing suicide and the like because they are bulled by kids and teachers is helpful.
Sorry. Rant over.
Anyways, I'm a bit moody and the mere mention of school can send me into a rant. It doesn't help that in a week I'm going back to school and have to get shots, which sucks because I am absolutely terrified of needles.
08-01-2011 06:48 PM
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Hi. - Anaire - 08-01-2011 06:48 PM
Re: Hi. - UnschoolShqiponjë - 08-01-2011, 09:59 PM
Re: Hi. - thewake - 08-01-2011, 10:21 PM
Re: Hi. - IllusoryDeath - 08-02-2011, 12:28 AM
Re: Hi. - thewake - 08-02-2011, 12:29 AM
Re: Hi. - Blobthe15 - 08-02-2011, 01:34 AM
Re: Hi. - SaintVicious - 08-02-2011, 01:49 AM
Re: Hi. - The Desert Fox - 08-02-2011, 04:04 AM
Re: Hi. - thewake - 08-02-2011, 05:03 AM
Re: Hi. - Phrozen_Soul - 08-02-2011, 10:34 AM
Re: Hi. - thewake - 08-02-2011, 10:42 AM
Re: Hi. - batboy138 - 08-02-2011, 01:57 PM
Re: Hi. - Anaire - 08-03-2011, 12:04 AM
Re: Hi. - thewake - 08-03-2011, 12:17 AM
Re: Hi. - SoulRiser - 08-03-2011, 04:34 AM
Re: Hi. - thewake - 08-03-2011, 04:40 AM
Re: Hi. - UnschoolShqiponjë - 08-03-2011, 05:36 AM
Re: Hi. - IllusoryDeath - 08-03-2011, 07:13 AM
Re: Hi. - Phrozen_Soul - 08-03-2011, 08:42 AM
Re: Hi. - Unwilling_Authority - 08-03-2011, 09:31 AM
Re: Hi. - The Desert Fox - 08-03-2011, 10:07 AM
Re: Hi. - batboy138 - 08-03-2011, 10:26 AM
Re: Hi. - Anaire - 08-04-2011, 12:14 PM
Re: Hi. - HeartofShadows - 08-04-2011, 12:28 PM
Re: Hi. - UnschoolShqiponjë - 08-04-2011, 12:36 PM
Re: Hi. - SH☮TGUNHEⒶRT - 08-04-2011, 12:42 PM

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