33 Year Old Male with Large Black Hariy Nevus on Right Bottock - Midland, TX

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As a young child and into my teenage years I was...

As a young child and into my teenage years I was ridiculed and embarrassed in front of other family members and company by my older adult sister. She would ask my to lower my pants to show them the giant birthmark on my buttock. Of course this would terrify me very much that I would run and hide of shame. You see, she had already instilled in my mind that having the ugly hairy mole that covered a large portion of my right buttock was the most disgusting things to have on your body. And by my touching her my any part of my body would make quiver.
My childhood years were filled with anguish and terror. I would worry so much about what people would think of me if they knew what an ugly thing I had on my buttock. I just knew that it would seem very repulsive and utterly disgusting to anyone who would see it. Starting from the early age in third grade, I would sit in the classroom worrying about fifth grade. This was the start of junior high school and when you had physical education.
In PE class you had to remove all your clothes off and walk into the showers with the rest of my classmates. Through out my years in junior high I would try to hide my birthmark with my right hand and my pubic area with my left hand. The fear that I had of someone seeing my birthmark was so intense that I would get nervous to the point that I would get a hard erection. That why I had to cover my pubic area after undressing in front of everyone in the PE class. Later into my adult life my psychiatrist diagnosed me with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. To this day I am still taking medication for dipression and anxiety to be able to cope with the emotional damage done to my in my childhood life.
I dropped out of ninth grade after failing three grades. I could never concentrate on my school work enough to learn anything the teachers were talking about. All that was in the back of my mind, was the worry about PE class and all eyes looking at my disgusting black hairy Nevus on my right buttock.
I really missed out on getting a good education and a college degree because of the insults and terror someone who did not put too much thought on the consequences that it would cause on a child and into his entire life.
If you have a child with any type of birthmark please do not allow anyone the tease him/she in any way. But show love protection and support to that child.
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