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“And Then, One Day, I Realized….How To Give A Fuck.”

I did a livestream Sunday, and towards the end, someone asked me…

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“Bristol, how did you come to be so invested in and passionate about Turtleboy?”

I’m paraphrasing at this point, but boy – what a loaded question that is. I try not to talk about myself too much while I’m on this crazy journey I was blessed to be swept up in over a year ago when I got a random, unexpected message from one of my long time idols – the one and only Clarence Woods Emerson. “Your comments make me laugh,” it said, “Would you ever want to try blogging?”

I simply understood then, as I do now, it’s not me you all come to read. Who am I, really? No one gives a fuck. And I wouldn’t want you to, or expect it. I’m simply not important. But to answer a question like that, really answer it….well, it’s simply impossible not to delve in to who I am underneath the biting, venomous, and crude humor to who I am. And put simply, for a long time, I was an immature little girl who simply did not give a fuck. Exhibit A.

This is a mugshot, and it is mine, from over a decade ago when I was around 19, almost 20. I was picked up for a warrant on a traffic stop not far from where I was living at the time, in a tiny, run down apartment off Crowell Road in Chatham. Earlier today, Seth Thurston of Albuquerque, New Mexico dredged it up and posted it as a reaction to what he apparently felt was a slight to him on our stream (He’s an idiot, and it was.).


But he missed so much context, and that context really explains who I was at the time.

You see, approximately four months prior to the traffic stop, I was stopped for some traffic infraction I can’t quite remember, and I wasn’t wearing my seatbelt. I just didn’t give a fuck enough about the potential danger of being sent hurdling through the glass of my windshield in an accident enough to buckle up. The officer issued me an $80 ticket, and I should have paid it. But I didn’t. I just didn’t give a fuck. And there it sat, ignored and unpaid, until the Registry of Motor Vehicles suspended my license. I should have stopped driving until I cleared it up. But I didn’t give a fuck.

Now, when the RMV suspends your license, eventually it shows up when your plates are run. Of course, you’re given a bit of a “grace period” before your registration is also revoked. This is NOT a free pass to keep operating your motor vehicle. But I didn’t give a fuck. I kept driving, and one day, with a friend of mine in the passenger seat, I was again pulled over. My father is a longtime town employee and what you’d call a “good ol’ boy” in town, so the cops were generally a little bit more friendly with me. The officer checked my passenger’s license and sternly ordered we pull a “Chinese fire drill” and I take care of my license immediately. We obliged, and I remember adamantly assuring him that I would certainly resolve the issue. Unfortunately for me, I didn’t give a fuck.

So a few days later I again got pulled over, license suspension still unresolved. The cop was slightly less forgiving, but he agreed to allow me to call someone to pick up my car and simply issue a summons in lieu of arrest. That court date came and went – I didn’t give a fuck.

And so I was pulled over a third time, this time with neither a valid license nor registration, and an active bench warrant. This time I started to give a half a fuck… but only as I was cuffed, placed in the back of a cruiser, and booked at this station. This time was obviously different for me – it was the officer who didn’t give a fuck. Not my proudest moment for sure. And, oh my God. That mug shot.

That is the face of a classic Turtleboy famous ratchet. I deserve your ridicule. Truly.

There’s also some context that Mr. Thurston left out surrounding that, however. Because if you pan up, just a little, on that days arrest, you may notice….

Another arrest, a man, from the same address as mine. The reason I looked extra disheveled. You see, my license wasn’t the only think I didn’t give a fuck about at 19. My personal safety was low on the list of things to give a fuck about as well. That day, as I was driving with no license and no registration, it was for some semblance of a reason. I was attempting to flee from my abuser. And as I sat in that cell and waited for bail I knew was not going to come, I didn’t really give a fuck. Because for at least a day, I knew I wasn’t going to be hit. I should have given more of a fuck, though. By 19, I had a child. A child I couldn’t protect, because I couldn’t even protect myself. I wanted to give a fuck, I really did. I just didn’t know how. I didn’t have any control.

I did see my day in court, and I saw those charges dismissed. And for the next nearly three years I was stuck in a cycle of being so powerless, I felt like I couldn’t give a fuck if I tried. That’s another piece of context “Bill Daddo” missed. The part where I would pull myself up, barely, and crawl to the point where I really, really gave a fuck. I had two kids to protect, but I still couldn’t protect myself. He missed this headline, in 2011.

Taunton Daily Gazette:

“Police say it took five Taser strikes before they were able to handcuff an out-of-control 31-year-old city man, accused of brutalizing a woman in the presence of her two young children early Thursday night.

Steven J. Young, formerly of 458 Weir St., apt. 3, is charged with domestic assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (shod foot), assault and battery on a police officer and witness intimidation.

He’s being held on $25,000 cash bail at Bristol County House of Correction after his arraignment Friday in Taunton District Court.

Patrolman Jayson LaPlante reports having witnessed Young punch the 23-year-old woman “square in the face … knocking her across the room onto the floor.”

The brazen assault, LaPlante says, occurred after the officer encountered a “heavily breathing” Young in the apartment’s kitchen.

As soon as the two men made eye contact, Young allegedly rushed into a bedroom where the woman was crying, head in hands, and cold-cocked her in front of the Taunton cop.

LaPlante said he deployed the dual probes of his Taser device into Young’s lower back but they had no effect — after Young slammed the bedroom door shut, dislodging one of the electrical-current-transmitting probes.

Kicking the door open, LaPlante then moved in to deliver a Taser “drive stun” after Young allegedly rushed at him with his fist clenched. Young reportedly fell onto a mattress but then proceeded to kick the officer in the chest with both legs.

A so-called drive stun, unlike a Taser probe’s normal five-second-long effect, only has a second-long disabling effect on muscles.

After being ordered to roll over on the mattress to be handcuffed Young reportedly taunted the officer, telling him to “learn your trade mother (expletive).”

He allegedly then charged LaPlante, who in the meantime had loaded a second cartridge into his Taser. A metal probe found its mark in Young’s chest but only slowed him down momentarily.

When Young tried getting up again he was hit with a second and finally a third Taser burst. At that point he was handcuffed and removed from the premises.

Police were originally called to the apartment house at 6 p.m.. On their way in they reportedly ran into Young, who said he was leaving for the night and was warned by cops not to return.

Just over an hour later police were called back when a 911 call reported a domestic disturbance on the third floor possibly involving a knife.

A female tenant allegedly told urged cops to “please hurry. He’s up there killing her.”

A male witness later told cops Young was out of control because he had ingested at least a dozen Klonopin pills, an anti-anxiety/anti-seizure medication, and was drinking heavily.

Both witnesses reported seeing Young punch his female victim all over her body.

The woman, who police said was visibly shaken and was injured above her eye, reportedly refused medical attention and repeatedly asked if Young would be arrested.”

 

That woman was me. That’s the same man arrested back in 2009, on the same day I was cuffed because I couldn’t find the motivation to give a fuck enough to buckle my seat belt as I let one poor decision hurtle me through the proverbial windshield straight into the world’s most cringeworthy mug shot. And that, I assure you, was not the worst of the violence I had grown so accustomed to. I could have been killed, as my two children looked on in horror, on any given day for high crimes ranging from trying to go out in public with makeup on to wanting to leave the man that beat me with closed fists as he called me a whore. I was jobless. I was weak, and I hadn’t so much as brushed my hair in nearly six months. But I didn’t give a fuck. I knew that I would rather be killed than have my children live another day in squalor watching their mother be beaten like an animal, with no good example to give them. I’m sure in opening up his identity to my detractors he’d have a lot of bullshit to spew about me. But he’s a soulless batter, and I have no more fear in me. I don’t give a fuck.

But that day is when I started to give a fuck. Someone told me, “This may feel like the worst day of your life, but it’s the best.” It did, but it was. First, I finally gave a fuck about my kids. I swallowed my fear, and my guilt, and my shame. I followed through with the charges. And then about myself. I went to meetings, I addressed my mental health. I got a job. I learned to take pride in myself, in my home, in my career. I learned how to speak up for what I needed, I learned to say no. Time kept moving on, and I often stumbled. The mistakes I’ve made and the havoc I’ve wreaked would take ten blogs to cover. But, I never gave up. Slowly but surely, my life grew. And then one day….I realized, I really realized, how to give a fuck.

Not just about myself, not just about the children I had once so sorely failed. Not just about my new husband, who treats me with love and respect, and as an equal; or the friends I had finally been able to find, or the career I had been finally able to fully realize. I learned how to give a fuck about others who were walking the path I had once trudged, feeling so alone. I learned how to give a fuck about my community, about something bigger than the little world I had carved out for myself despite whatever odds may have once been laid against me. I learned that what I had gained was meaningless and always at jeopardy if I was not always willing to give it away, to share what I had learned with others. One day, nearly 8 years after I had left the nightmare that once seemed like it would be my dismal existence until the day that I died in the dust…I was given an opportunity to share my perspective with more people than I had even imagined. And I’m learning how to use it, every day. I truly do give a fuck.

I give a fuck about the voiceless, I give a fuck about giving them a voice. I give a fuck about a mother in Illinois who beat her addiction to be a mother to her child, despite the campaign of spiteful and defamatory accusation waged against her. I give a fuck about the victims of con men who prey on trusting good souls again, and again, and again. I care about domestic violence victims, and animals, and children who can’t speak up for themselves. I give a fuck about vindication, and helping to reclaim even a ounce of power to the powerless. I care about giving some semblance of power back to victims. I’ve reached out to addicts we’ve blogged about to give them a ride to rehab and a chance at redemption. I’ve spent hours trying to help rehome the homeless. Tonight, I drove an hour from home to speak to the grandparents of a child caught in the middle of his mother’s self destructive spiral. I stayed, and I talked, and I lent my ear to a couple desperate to do the best they can by their grandson in the saddest of circumstances you can imagine, at the hands of a neglectful mother completely unwilling to change. To help when I can, to counsel as much as I can, sometimes just to listen. And in the end, I made such a meaningful connection for myself (and such a special new little friend), that it almost feels selfish to me.

I’ve helped raise money for those who need it, I’ve supported the families of those who make the ultimate sacrifice for our communities, I’ve given my own cell phone number out all over the internet to anyone who just might need anyone to talk to, anyone who just might need to hear about the way out. I don’t talk about it often, because I don’t need the accolades. I do it because I give a fuck. And if I make a difference in even just one life, then I am eternally grateful to Turtleboy for giving me this opportunity. A certain degree of unfiltered reality showed me the ways in which I had to change, and if I can do that for so much as just one other person…then I feel more complete. Because, Goddammit, I give a fuck.

You may call this virtue signaling. Maybe it is. God, I hope not, because there’s nothing more that I abhor. I just know what it feels like, to be downtrodden, to be hopeless, to have nowhere to turn. And that’s why I’m so passionate about Turtleboy. Because through this crazy little “hate blog”, I finally have an outlet to try to do some good in the world. I may just be one fat broad who couldn’t so much as pay a seat belt ticket ten years ago, but today….I truly do give a fuck. If this stupid, sappy, self important blog does nothing else….I hope it moves you, whoever you may be, to give a fuck as well.

And by the way, “Bill Daddo”? Judging from the numbers I’m seeing here, as far as anything you might have to say?

Nobody gives a fuck.

 

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95 Comment(s)
  • Sean P
    September 29, 2019 at 8:49 pm

    Bristol — Very nice, and CONGRATS on turning everything around :)……………..

  • TheCureForHope
    September 27, 2019 at 9:35 pm

    It’s probably too late for you to see this, but damn, Bristol, I admire your courage and love your willingness to be open. You are saving lives. Please don’t forget.

    Signing off with first hand knowledge of your struggle. I can’t express my admiration adequately.

    TheCureForHope
    Kim Wescott

  • sHero
    September 25, 2019 at 10:49 am

    Perhaps Hadassah had available space back in the day for you and your carefully planned offspring. On account of a wide variety of contraceptives not having been easily accessible since before your existence or anything. It’s totes no big deal to irresponsibly reproduce when one can’t provide basic necessities for themselves. You definitely didn’t put your children at a disadvantage voluntarily. Exposing them to the trauma of living with a violent scumbag was absolutely out of your control too. Certainly there couldn’t have been any indication he would have those tendencies.
    Such the hero for getting yourself away from a situation your own life choices without a doubt did not make a contribution to.

    • Ur night mare
      September 27, 2019 at 2:08 pm

      And you fuck face soy boi are the reason people stay in the never ending cycle of domestic violence. The shame and guilt of not being able to care financially and protect our kids from further victimization.
      Take a look at this… One of my own cases that still haunt my nights.
      Then let me know how you feel about a woman trying to protect her family.
      https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.southcoasttoday.com/news/20180601/father-pleads-guilty-to-killing-daughter-in-2016-in-new-bedford%3ftemplate=ampart

      • You missed the point simpleton
        September 28, 2019 at 11:33 am

        You assume I’m a “soy boi” I assume you exist in your own reality where women are incapable of making better decisions and hold themselves accountable. Hey asshole I’m indeed one of those women. Ya know, one of those responsible chicks who used contraceptives at a time in life when sex was fun but procreation would have been irresponsible. So as to not subject potential offspring to having been born at a disadvantage. Also the type of chick who wouldn’t voluntarily associate with scumbags, much less allow one to use me as a punching bag. But do carry on with your valiant keyboard efforts.

  • Silencio Dogood
    September 25, 2019 at 10:02 am

    as a young man, driven mad down Crowell Road to Aunt Lydia’s cove at 3 am, sloppy weather, and of course, we were fishing, the Cap long ago having sold the survival suits for drug money. now, i drive down Crowell to Old Comers, a man put out to pasture and shambling off to the abattoir, to get a royal chining, but giving a fuck to my last breath. strangers in the night, kid.

  • Jenny
    September 25, 2019 at 12:23 am

    Bristol – You don’t owe a 40 yr old virgin an explanation but Thank You for being honorable anyway. Much respect for you.

  • Anne
    September 24, 2019 at 11:27 pm

    I honor your vulnerability, and I’m sure writing this wasn’t easy, especially knowing this audience. Some people here will not understand the courage it must have taken, because they appear not to know the meaning of the word. If this world needs more of anything, it’s compassion, for ourselves and for others. I hope this extends to the other subjects of your blogs as well. We all deserve to be treated the way we would like to be treated. Thank you for sharing your story. I know somewhere out there, there’s someone reading it who is in the same spot you were. However difficult this may have been for you, I hope it is mitigated by the knowledge that you’ve given hope to others. Thank you

  • Cottonmouth
    September 24, 2019 at 11:06 pm

    Bristol ~ you rock girl !!! Us North shore chicks luv ya ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • Lonely Fatty Alert
    September 24, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    That mug shot looks like every other strung out Fall River teen psycho who claims her boyfriend beat her when the truth is she attacked him because he wanted to go out with his friends to get away from the mouthy abusive psycho bitch so she called the cops and made the whole assault thing up.
    There’s not a scratch on her.
    The problem with crazy bitches like this is they need SO much fucking ATTENTION.
    Look at me now I’m a blogger writing stories about my ex and shit like this haha.
    Obviously she’s still trying to get his attention.
    If you believe this guy was constantly beating her then you probably believe Brett Kavanaughs friends would put his dick in random girls hands at parties.

    • Trolls Can't Read?
      September 24, 2019 at 8:54 pm

      You’re missing the part where he punched her in front of a cop, dumass wow the trolls are really upset about the truth today

    • Cottonmouth
      September 24, 2019 at 9:17 pm

      Fuck you.

  • Trixie
    September 24, 2019 at 8:16 pm

    Love this story…love how you write!

  • Dumb Asses
    September 24, 2019 at 7:15 pm

    BRISTOL !!!!

    you infected cunt you still are a ratchet shit head, you are using your past bad behavior to justify further bad behavior and gain sympathy. You are one dumb drama queen slob. YOU NEVER STOPPED BEING A RATCHET you’re still doing it right now.

    • Wendy T
      September 24, 2019 at 8:17 pm

      Oh yah I cant wait til Karma comes and gets you cuz I know what its like to have a dad and mom that waz alwayz like your our little princess work hard get good gradez dont do drugz weel pay for colledge like that so you have to sneak out to be with cute boyz N sometimez U get pregnent when your 15 cuz of love n then get pregnent again but Bristol is an inspiration to me cuz now I no afta I get my GED I can still be on FB all day N get paid big $$ workin writin blogz for Uncle Turtle.
      Karma will get u dumbasses you bitch
      Bristol is my insparation!!!!!

  • Lisa flood
    September 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    Bristol Rock on. Keep being you keep doing you and keep doing what you’re doing. No judgement I’ve been there dug myself out of a few holes. You giving back is is making amends,is atoning. You don’t want accolades, I respect that. But, I have to give at least a high 5

  • Ziggy
    September 24, 2019 at 5:45 pm

    Bristol,
    Keep it up. You are a real American, good person like I try to be. I usually am.
    John

  • Boaty Macboatface
    September 24, 2019 at 5:19 pm

    Thanks for sharing that Bristol. That’s takes alot of courage in my book, saying what happened to you. Everyone, most of the time deserves a second chance. Keep an eye out for Bill Dildo though. That motherfucker seems really unhinged.

  • Corinth Arkadin
    September 24, 2019 at 4:55 pm

    And to be fair, you don’t look 1/4th as ratchet as you described yourself as looking.

    Again, compare to the ratchet fucks revealed on this site recently (the tatted freak, the scissorific cunt) then go back to the ratchet bitch who named her kid ABCDEF, and you’re WAYYYYYYY behind these retards in the game in terms of ratchetry.

  • SassySwede
    September 24, 2019 at 3:12 pm

    You are an inspiration girl! ❤️
    Keep that head high. We, the riders, adore you and believe in you.

    And to all the haters (and/or the sadly misinformed)…
    Most of these blogs are inspired of and can fall in the “tough love” category.
    I preach it, I believe in it, and I practice it when needed!

  • Corinth Arkadin
    September 24, 2019 at 3:05 pm

    And I thought Steve Young was the 49er’s Quarterback.

    Boy was I fucking wrong!

  • BRISTOL TC 2020
    September 24, 2019 at 2:25 pm

    That is all.

  • Y
    September 24, 2019 at 1:33 pm

    Context undeserved, but so well received.

  • N
    September 24, 2019 at 1:26 pm

    I respect the hell out of you Bristol

  • ETOPS
    September 24, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    You have told a deeply personal and VERY WELL DONE and nicely encapsulated story of your a very small, albeit impactful chapter in your life. You are a powerful young woman, and I am beyond impressed how you’ve arrived at a better place in life….Now let’s have some fun together!

    Seth Thurston / aka BilDaddo / aka WICKD has a unique and unhealthy obsession with off brand children’s toys called ZOIDS. In fact, those are what are likely behind him in most of his less than interesting YouTubecontent. You can visit his entire website here: http://www.ZOIDS.US.
    “But WAIT Jim…There’s more!”
    – “Seth A. Thurston is a Freelance Graphic Artist, Web ‘Desinger’, and Writer” (Emphasis on ‘desinger’ is my own) and you can find many of his MANY fine bodies of works here: http://www.zoid.us/wikd/index.htm
    – Seth shares his RESUME here: http://www.zoid.us/wikd/STresume1.pdf
    – Perhaps though, you would like to HELP Bil/Seth/WICKD edit his RESUME, which can be done by downloading a copy here: http://www.zoid.us/wikd/STresume1.doc
    – Would you be interested in a Seth/BillDaddo/WICKD original painting? Make an offer here: http://www.zoid.us/wikd/painting.htm. US Currency only, or Gojulas and/or Tongo the Cat Man may kill you (What, you don’t know your ZOIDS? Keep up here…)
    – Seth likes his own BilDaddo videos through his personal YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/wikd666 but of course he does!

    If TurtleBoySports wants to host the either of the following contests, *I will personally post the prize money* for the following:
    Contest Proposal #1: I will post $100, $50, $25, and two $10 runner up awards for the best revised Seth/BilDaddo resume, with the Top 5 received revised resumes posted on TurtleBoy Sports

    Contest Proposal #2: I will post a $500 reward for receiving a **verified** copy of the following: “…Seth Thurston lent his lyrics and voice to the track “Zip It Up” produced by Chicago based recording label “Branded Insane Records…” Found here: http://wikibin.org/articles/seth-thurston.html

    Lastly…You’ll notice that WICKD and the land of ZOIDS site started to fade around 2016…Its not for a healthy dose of counseling or behavioral health meds….
    Ouch. Just Ouch. http://legals.abqjournal.com/legals/show/373229

    Don’t worry BilDaddo/Seth Thurston…You might take your odd fantasy offline, but we vacuumed your site. Some things in life, like cheap Chinese plastic toys in a landfill and bankruptcies, will last forever. https://postimg.cc/mPnrgY6L

    Please don’t deny it BillDaddo/Seth Thurston, you’d make a lousy spy.. https://postimg.cc/bZ38qrh9

    Edward Snowden called…He said, “….” Actually, no he didn’t, that would be a lie.. He’s far too embarrassed for you…https://postimg.cc/ykGtjRs5

    AND STOP FEEDING YOUR PURSE DOG HAPPY MEALS.

    • Bristol Turtlechick
      September 24, 2019 at 1:17 pm

      Sorry again about my mocking of the mentally disabled, you were entirely right. Every day I’m learning a little bit more about how to be a proper human. That blunder notwithstanding….oh my God, I love your style!!

    • JoshAbramsDad
      September 24, 2019 at 1:21 pm

      Holy F*ck. I thought your takedown on his YouTube channel last night was epic, but this….This is total destruction….And of course this guy has fansite with kiddie pics of his favorite toys.

    • Alanis MorrisCat
      September 24, 2019 at 1:38 pm

      BilDaddo should borrow his purse dog’s tail, shove it between his own legs and delete his life. Between ETOPS exchange with him on Bil’s YT vid last night and this…ETOPS pulled him apart into little purse dog size bites.

  • Alli Bibauds Psyche
    September 24, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    Wow, I feel like we are twins or something.
    Important dads about town, bad driving records, drugs and cock!

  • Realestatepup
    September 24, 2019 at 12:08 pm

    Just like an addict needs to hit his/her bottom, the day you got arrested was probably your bottom, Bristol. Thank god, because it probably did save your life in the end, in more ways than one.
    While I in no way blame you or any other domestic violence victim, the pattern of co-dependency is horrible and very much like being in a relationship with an addict (been there done that).
    Some comments here have said you have no compassion for other ratchets on here. I strongly disagree, public shaming sometimes is the ONLY thing that will get these people to change. Or at the very least warn others to stay far, far away.
    That you do go out and help, and are not just an arm-chair preacher with a lot to say and nothing to back it up, speaks volumes.
    Walk a mile as they say…

  • Marie
    September 24, 2019 at 10:49 am

    It took a lot of guts to tell your story. It’s hard to tell and as a person who has been a victim of domestic violence myself. I know what it takes to actually get away. I left a home I owned with a mortgage in only my name in the middle of the night with my two boys and blanket. We left all we had behind and never looked back. Best thing I ever did. Yes we lost a lot. But we gained so much more. Our lives back. Which is why I again thank you for you work with Domestic Violence victims. You should be proud of what you have overcome.

    • Turtle Tom
      September 24, 2019 at 11:40 am

      Bristol,

      Thank you for writitng about your life. Alot of your story is exactley where I was at…change the names, people, it still seemed like a never ending train tunnel of hurt and pain.. best line out of the whole story….
      ” I never gave up. ”

      And that…that one line..is why your a favorite of all of us… LIFE IS HARD..IT REALLY IS.. WEAR A HELMET!

  • Lance Bolt
    September 24, 2019 at 10:45 am

    I would do her doggy style all day long…..

  • Old Tom Morris
    September 24, 2019 at 10:23 am

    What happened to the scumbag that abused you, Bristol? We don’t want to have to worry about you.

    • Bristol Turtlechick
      September 24, 2019 at 12:15 pm

      I suppose he’s out there somewhere, living his karma. Far away from me, just as I prefer it to be.

  • Interesting
    September 24, 2019 at 10:10 am

    I think your story is wonderful. You have learned so much from your struggle. I’m truly happy for you. One path this may have led you to is a career in helping others who faced the same situation. Instead you chose to write a blog making fun of so called “rachets” that you yourself used to be. I guess thats another way to go.

  • Drake
    September 24, 2019 at 9:56 am

    So it is true. You are a former ratchet, slowly gaining weight and aging, that took a vested interest in Turtleboys blog to assure you wouldnt get TB’d. You think otber people you blog about dont have a story as to why they are where they are. What, youre supposed to get a fucking pass. You bloated liberal cunt. Now youre some kind of peacekeeping, fundraising, messiah. Youre a piece of shit who was afraid of being publicly shamed so you became the public shamer. You are an example of someone who probably would off themselves if you were ridiculed on a public scale. Take your vanity pieces and liberal bullshit somewhere else. You are RUINING this blog.

    • 2 sides to every story
      September 24, 2019 at 10:18 am

      Theres two sides to this story. Have Steve on the podcast to tell his side.

      • Bristol Turtlechick
        September 24, 2019 at 10:20 am

        He’d be breaking his restraining order if we did that, you want your beloved family member in jail? Come on now, there’s only a handful of people who stick up for that scum. Don’t poke that. You’ll regret it. I do hold grudges, you know.

      • Bristol Turtlechick
        September 24, 2019 at 10:21 am

        Maybe I’ll ask the young lady Steve abused regularly when she was 18 and he was 34 on the podcast, though. We are friendly, you know. After all, I helped her get away.

        • Marie
          September 24, 2019 at 10:56 am

          They always have a hand full of people who stick up for them, but even they know what is true deep down. And it’s funny because it seems like when the other girls that end up with my former nightmare are always very young. And after they get beat up a few times they come to me for help getting away too. It’s part of the pattern I guess.

        • Drake/2 side to every story
          September 24, 2019 at 12:55 pm

          I just think its shitty that she publicly shames people, but understands what its like to be stuck in life. To reassure you, I dont know that man. And i think hes scum. I guess the comment was just a way of showing what its like to be on the receiving end of a total lack of human empathy. See how frustrating it is to have someone completely disregard your hardships and portray you in the most negative interpretation? It sucks. Please, just delete the comment. It was ugly. But it was a poor attempt at proving a point. I hope you somewhat understand it.

      • There's Actually 3 sides, his hers and the police report
        September 24, 2019 at 10:33 am

        I’m sure the guy who cold cocked a woman in front of her kids is really trustworthy and we should believe everything he would have to say on a podcast. She made him abuse her, right? He’s a really good guy who just accidentally slipped and fell into beating his wife. I hope Bristol didn’t put herself in any danger writing this TBH. You just kinda proved that he may have people watching her. Creepy. I hope she’s safe.

    • Dick Scratcher
      September 24, 2019 at 12:13 pm

      Hey Drake,

      Off you fuck and die. You’re the sort of hybrid that exists because cousins marry.

      DS

    • Mother Fuckling
      September 24, 2019 at 12:26 pm

      Holy shit. You are some special kind of stupid. Why are you so angry? Does this article hit a nerve Drakey Poo? Does your ex have a restraining order against you?
      1. TB asked her to work for TB. If she plotted this and changed her career path so that she didn’t get TB’d someday…then damn, TB will have the ratchet streets of Chatham cleaned up in no time!
      2. If wanting to see other women (or men) break the cycle and leave psychotic, abusive partners and make a better life makes her a “liberal bloated cunt” then I would like to see more liberal bloated cunts in this world.
      3. I am a bloated cunt. I am 7 months pregnant and already have two crotch goblins. Please do not use the term bloated cunt so loosely. You have no idea what prenatals do to your bowels and I do not take bloated cunt jokes lightly. I’m going to name my current hemorrhoid after you just for saying that. #feelingoffended #mybuttholeisasnowflake
      4. If Bristol didn’t off herself while dealing with this penis head prize then she sure as fuck isn’t going to from public ridicule on a blog. Unless you know the daily shame it feels like to be in these shoes, kindly shut your fucking dick muncher.
      5. Your mom probably told you that you ruined everything all the time …so you know that’s not nice, Drakey Poo.

      Have a nice day. I’ll tell Lil’ Drake you said hi!

      • Me too
        September 24, 2019 at 12:36 pm

        Can’t comment on a bloated cunt as I’m a man, but I can tell you I have hemorrhoids and totally sympathize with that. Friggin sucks when they make an appearance. Bristol is my fave. Keep it up girl. Tough chicks are the best.

        • Mother Fuckling
          September 24, 2019 at 12:43 pm

          You are also brave for being open about the little fuckers. There isn’t enough hemorrhoid awareness. Stay strong.

    • Q-bert
      September 24, 2019 at 7:31 pm

      She admitted to not giving a fuck if TB went under.

  • OK
    September 24, 2019 at 9:40 am

    I’m glad you escaped.

    But am curious why at time you show very little empathy for those that haven’t yet.

  • se
    September 24, 2019 at 9:36 am

    i know it takes courage to open up. Many women (and some men) are victims at one point in life. Over coming the effects it has on your life is very hard. thank you Bristol for turning your awful years into a source to help others… the blog is one thing, but what you are doing for families is amazing. With TB reporting on things like the woman’s shelter story… where women are supposed to be protected and cared for when they are unable… and Waters beating his girl and killing dogs… these big stories are the ones that will in turn touch others lives. The more the public knows about the shit bags.. the less the shit bags get to use helpless women (people in general)

    **fuck you bil daddo… nice try though. looks like you failed again. lmfao

  • I See Dumb People..
    September 24, 2019 at 8:54 am

    Bristol just broughtbtears to my eyes I have seriously not had an ugly cry like that in a long long time. Its felt great! You are by far one of my favorite bloggers on here and now knowing your background is so much like my own and seeing how you have grown and matured since your younger years will give so many hope. Thank you for sharing your story. You are doing great things and your story is inspirational. Keep up the great work. Fuck the haters

    • So sad
      September 25, 2019 at 9:28 pm

      Pathetic

  • Nameless and Shameless
    September 24, 2019 at 8:26 am

    And here it is. The vindication in all the ratchets featured on TBS under fake names here to rag on you. They obviously give a fuck even if they won’t admit it. Keep on keeping on!

  • Incel Tears
    September 24, 2019 at 8:12 am

    Thanks for your honesty. All women should abstain from marriage and children until they have achieved post high school education at the very least. Go to college. Make something of yourself FIRST! If you should still desire marriage and a child, pick someone worthy. Are they truly kind? Are they educated? Do they work? I’m even going to go with eugenics on this one; look at height, weight, intelligence, mental health history of him and his family. I don’t give a shit if any turtle riders fucking egos are hurt in reading this post. This is the shit I deal with on a daily basis and no I am not referring to myself. I’m surprised turtleboy isn’t saying this is your fault. That’s his MO.

    • F*U
      September 24, 2019 at 10:08 am

      My kid and his beautiful other, both PhD’s, had the talk about student debt on the 6th date. Neither had debt so the romance continued. Choices. Don’t settle.
      Making a wrong decision not to bag that itch in your pants change your whole trajectory of your life.
      Stupid, impulsive people shouldn’t breed.

    • Bristol Turtlechick
      September 24, 2019 at 10:16 am

      Well, it was my fault. So there’s that. Live and learn. I suppose I could pick apart the cycle of dysfunction into which I was born, the lessons I was taught far before I was even cognizant enough to realize I was being taught them….but I’m really not that important in the grand scheme of things. I open myself up to some well deserved shame, because I don’t like to forget. And that shame was at one point my motivation to change. I believe in harsh reality being the great motivator.

      • Incel Tears
        September 24, 2019 at 11:29 am

        The only thing you have a fault in is; 1.Choosing this asshole 2.Whole mess that got you the lovely mugshot. You are not responsible for his violent behavior. It is in FACT (facts! for t-riders) his. Fuck that guy! Always aim high!

      • Q-bert
        September 24, 2019 at 1:42 pm

        But now you support political violence. Violence is violence, is it not, Comrade?

      • no name
        September 24, 2019 at 10:43 pm

        wow, great story… yes there is redemption for those of us who want to work at it so I get where you came from. Although we would not agree on everything, and that is OK, getting outed by someone when you were previously somewhat protected by anonymity has me concerned for your personal safety, and now leaves you in the same perilous position as Aiden WRT lawsuits, restraining orders and such things.

        For the record, I did a 16 year trip of self destruction ( alcoholic) after my Son died. I now have 17.5 years sobriety. I did a lot of things I am not proud of in those 16 years. I have been trying to correct wrongs when I am able… unfortunately my now adult children who have not wanted to see me in 27 years are one of the things I can’t ( not allowed contact) make right or apologize to. I own my past, as do you. It is what you have done once you figured out that you needed to do the right thing that counts, and what you have done to right your wrongs.

        Be safe

        o

  • Hartford
    September 24, 2019 at 8:11 am

    Bristol.
    Congratulations!
    Giving a fuck is not all that hard. The path to get to that point is much harder.
    Now pay it forward.
    Make sure that your children are different than you.
    That is what makes ratchets different than the rest of us: caring for someone else greater than caring for one’s self is the defining separator between healthy humans and ratchets.
    Life is about good choices and learning from mistakes.
    I’ll never look at your posts the same way again.

  • plop
    September 24, 2019 at 8:11 am

    There is time for you yet. Don’t grow up to be Paula Plopface.

  • Total Mayhem
    September 24, 2019 at 8:03 am

    It is what it is. I appreciate bottom line brutally honest people.

    Her message was not sugar coated in any way. Just the truth.

    I admire that. Good job Bristol.

    PS, I hope you Give a fuck about my opinion. LOL

  • DudeRanchStripClub
    September 24, 2019 at 7:57 am

    This is exactly why we need to reach out to Keytar Bear.

  • Stayhumbleyouranobody
    September 24, 2019 at 7:40 am

    So you get a second chance from being a shit joke of a mother , a piece of shit to society because of what you went threw but so quick to judge others! I been in your shoes worse than yours but I was a strong mother ! Thing is after I go out of that 6 years of hell almost dying ! I never once thought i was better than someone else! I always prayed that , that female that’s in the corner high and selling herself would get her shit together! Not everyone gets a second chance! So why don’t u be humble and pray for people who are not harming you or anyone else but themselves! Wish them the best instead of insulting them! There’s always 2 sides to a pancake!

    • TheCureForHope
      September 28, 2019 at 4:48 pm

      You sound like my junkie sister in law when she’s using again. Spewing vitriol to everyone around her. “I’ve gone through far worse than you, but in spite of that, was always a good mother (bullshit. Rewrite the past, bitch). Pulled myself up by the bootstraps and got my shit together, etc.”. Trying to make herself look better than everyone else.

      Once she starts that crap, we all know it’s time to lock our doors and windows.

      It’s so pathetic, no, SHE is so pathetic, we’ve all just learned to ignore her.

      Ms. “your (you’re) a nobody” go back under the rock from which you crawled, and enjoy your life of bitter, slimy, darkness.

  • Shark girl
    September 24, 2019 at 7:29 am

    I heart you Bristol. We all do. ❤️

  • Betty Ford
    September 24, 2019 at 7:13 am

    Bristol that was outstanding. No its not SJW talk at all, it certainly seems its from the heart.

    • Soy Sauce
      September 24, 2019 at 7:05 pm

      what is this the 7th or 8th comment already from the same fat fuck dyslexic cuck

      for your next post go back to Finn

  • JimmyBooms
    September 24, 2019 at 7:06 am

    Bristol gets a 2nd chance and that’s great and I’m happy for her and her kids but maybe we should show that same empathy for the next teenage girl on here that is currently ” not giving a fuck” instead of saying ” I would Fuck her”. If Bristol can become a normal member of society others can too. Some cannot I get it but sum can.

  • Batman
    September 24, 2019 at 6:58 am

    Certainly gives some insight into why you do what you do. Thanks for being so fuckin tough Bristol, truly the best here. Golf clap.

  • Let me Summarize
    September 24, 2019 at 6:56 am

    So, what you’re saying is you were the Queen teen ratchet cock sucking drugged up GED less bastard factory when you were younger so that makes it OK to write poorly written stories about other teen ratchets now that you’re an adult welfare pig ratchet?

    • Soy Sauce
      September 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

      I was born in a cardboard box at the dump seeeee I’m better than you!!!!!

  • Turtle Driver
    September 24, 2019 at 6:49 am

    This is some moving shit. Glad that you give a fuck now!

  • Everyones A Winner
    September 24, 2019 at 6:42 am

    Dear Dummy,
    At the same time that you were asked to be a blogger for this site TBS also put out a request asking everyone/anyone if they would like to be a blogger for this site haha!

    • Y
      September 24, 2019 at 1:35 pm

      And how many new writers have you seen/read, dumbass?

  • Kim
    September 24, 2019 at 6:24 am

    Wow. Just wow. Nothing but admiration for you! Turtle nation gives a fuck!!

  • Two Patch Crappy Jack
    September 24, 2019 at 5:58 am

    Way to hit back! Bring it all out, then the haters got nothing! Good job! And I admire you, not only for what you went through, not only for how you pulled yourself up and out, but for putting it all out there. Admirable all around. I wish you all the best.

  • John Galt
    September 24, 2019 at 5:53 am

    Would.

    BTW, the word you wanted was “hurtling” not “hurdling”.

  • Ugly Tears in the South Shore
    September 24, 2019 at 5:48 am

    Turtle Nation loves you Bristol <3 <3 <3

  • True justice
    September 24, 2019 at 5:23 am

    You’ve been my favorite blogger to read. You’re always funny, spot on, and have this special way of getting in the mud and seeing these thugs and ratchets for what they are. Now I understand why. You were a victim of one of these ratchets and went through hell and back. But look at yourself now. YOU are amazing and a great role model to others. Im glad you started to give a fuck. The world is a much better place.

  • Francis Sidebottom’s Alter Argo
    September 24, 2019 at 4:30 am

    Outstanding. Absolutely outstanding. You’re blogs are consistently top shelf and the background here is just more insight into your writing.

    • Soy Sauce
      September 24, 2019 at 6:51 pm

      Now every cellar dwelling, action figure collector is slobbering themselves silly to be that special friend to BTC. You pathetic eunuchs.

  • Beth
    September 24, 2019 at 3:49 am

    God Bless You. You have been to hell and back. I am so sorry for all that happened to you. I am so glad that you have come full circle. My words may sound trite. But I truly mean them.

    • Soy Sauce
      September 24, 2019 at 6:47 pm

      trite.. trite?? Gay As Hell

  • Dick Scratcher
    September 24, 2019 at 3:42 am

    Genuinely moving.

    Sorry, I just have something in my eye……. thanks, BTC.

    DS

    • Dick Scratcher
      September 24, 2019 at 6:01 am

      I wasn’t being sarcastic. I was really moved by how Bristol got her shit together and turned it around.
      I know I’m a cynical old curmudgeon most of the time, but this was heart-warming stuff.
      Love you, Bristol.

      DS

      • bloop
        September 24, 2019 at 8:16 am

        You sound like the kind of guy that thinks strippers like you because you’re not like the other creeps……stick to the haiku, pal.

      • Soy Sauce
        September 24, 2019 at 6:44 pm

        something in your eye? You pathetic white knight, if you really cared about her you would contribute $100 per week to her Patreon account and be a bronze star member.

  • and the point is?
    September 24, 2019 at 3:35 am

    Swept up in a magical journey….. message from an idol…. if it works for you. Story is too long but your hot sooo…

    A confession thinly veiled by bragging inside a pre emptive explanation of your past. Ps Why are hot chicks always involved in stupid sleazy situations?

  • More JA stuff
    September 24, 2019 at 3:00 am

    More Josh Abrams stuff

  • oh well
    September 24, 2019 at 2:45 am

    so what ,you hang with shit bags,you get shit on you

  • Mike B
    September 24, 2019 at 2:10 am

    We all give a fuck. That’s why TB and your story is so important Bristol. Show those that are trapped in I don’t give a fuck there is a better life!

  • Said Everyone
    September 24, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Well written and well done. You deserve a happy and healthy life and family. And we give a fuck
    Now continue bringing a smile to our faces with what you write about. Thanks

  • I'm Not Crying, You're Crying
    September 24, 2019 at 1:47 am

    Damn, Bristol. I love you.

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