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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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DaRE Offline
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Greetings

Hi i am dare, i am 15 and i hate school.
well I've missed too many days this year (haha) so my school is probly going to send me to jail for truancy.
I've been looking at online high schools and other alts to mainstream education so I don't have to go to jail.
well anyways, have a good day.
your good friend,
DaRE
10-23-2007 10:09 PM
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Hi... welcome to SS Smile

Quote:well I've missed too many days this year (haha) so my school is probly going to send me to jail for truancy.
I've been looking at online high schools and other alts to mainstream education so I don't have to go to jail.

What are your parents like? Could you get them to let you homeschool?

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If thats not possible we have lots of information on alternitives. Some are here in the forums however most are on the actuall site it self

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10-24-2007 05:42 AM
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A pleasure to meet you DARE...ya know I was 15 once to...most people become 15, though not many people are 15.

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Welcome

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Welcome to SS, I'm sure you'll fit in great. I had a lot of truants last year, so that's something me and you have in common. I'm actually classified as a hibitual truant, but nothing really bad happened to me, when I got caught. Knock on wood.
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