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I Am A Survivor No Matter What

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    I was thirteen years old and my best friend had a really big crush on a boy in our class. She would go on and on about how tall, dreamy, blonde, and sweet he was. He was popular...
    caulifleur caulifleur 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I guess survivor may not be an accurate term. Although still alive, technically having survived, the agony of my past haunts me day and night. If I could pick a song that best...
    pinkbinkybilly pinkbinkybilly 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was about 3 1/2 when it first started. My mom had divorced my real dad and was dating my aunt husbands brother. I never knew this this years later when they split up and a chance...
    bobroberts123 bobroberts123 66-70, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've tired to kill myself 3X because I hate who I am. I am not a survivor I just fail at death, just as much as I do life.
    DaniBear69 DaniBear69 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hello, my name is Harriett. I am a 21 year old lingerie design student from the UK. I am also new to EP so if this post is inappropriate please delete it. I am looking to create a...
    lingerieharri lingerieharri 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It has been 2 weeks now since the incident happened. I am getting better and now i am running a fundraising campaign to help myself: please message me if you would like to help...
    pensyjenmay pensyjenmay 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've received countless texts through my life saying "I'm sorry for the delayed/late reply I didn't have time to reply" and the thought that always comes to my mind and it may be a...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    We're young. I'm about to be 18 and he is 17. We were best friends for two years before dating, and the best part about our relationship is that our friendship is still very much...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I like to this k of myself as a survivor and not a victim. the power of positivity : )
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 5 days ago

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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My entire life I've been known as the 'doormat' - the one that everyone can happily take advantage of. And the worst part is: I let it slide. I forgive them, even when I really...
    Tinkiez Tinkiez 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Some days I don't feel like a survivor. How can something that happened fifty-eight years ago reduce me to a quivering mass of fear and horror? How can a scent awaken memories...
    scarred4lifeby5 scarred4lifeby5 61-65, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a war genocide survivor , and a daughter of a fallen war hero . I've lost half of my family and I've survived unimaginable terror . But what didn't kill me , only made me...
    Spirituall Spirituall 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I will admit that some flaws are extremely difficult to live with but there isnt anyone on this earth who is perfect physically or otherwise. No matter what flaw a person has i...
    Shaday18 Shaday18 18-21, F Aug 26

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    Normal Sex? After years of being abused as a child, I’ve always had issues with sex. As a teenager I had a pretty unhealthy relationship with sex. I was always conscious that I...
    CoopSmith CoopSmith 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Breast cancer has destroyed what little confidence I had. I feel horrible, and lonely and lots of sadness in my heart...some days I don't feel too bad, and some days I just look at...
    kendi15 kendi15 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    "Just what the hell is wrong with you", he was wondering if it was her? "I am sorry-" In that rummed up check of rage, he fitted for a grit of cigarette stick. "That kid, you are...
    Nayab101 Nayab101 22-25, F Aug 24

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    Recently, I've been queued in that I might be a psychopath/sociopath, whatever. Yes, I'm empathic and for the last couple years believed that maybe I was bipolar. A dear...
    Mountainweaver Mountainweaver 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I recently decided to stop speaking to my mother. I know she will never admit to what she did, but I was able to overlook it in the interest of my brother. This summer it became...
    AliM3ss AliM3ss 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I was raped..... But I am not a survivor. I was raped..... and it is slowly killing me inside..... Ya I told the police. But I have yet to really talk to anyone about it. I...
    aschr824 aschr824 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 22

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    I joined this group optimistically hoping that one day the title would ring true for me. That one day I could sincerely feel like a survivor and not just a victim. Today I can...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21 3 Responses Aug 21

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    You got knocked up and then you served your little girl up to your sicko husband while you were at work knowing exactly what he was doing to me. Yes, I do know for a fact that you...
    letters2mymother letters2mymother 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 20

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    Whenever brought up to Christians the reason a loving god would send people to hell the inevitable response is: "God does not send you to hell, yoi send yourself by choosing not to...
    Goldenhawk521 Goldenhawk521 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    (Manuel) My name means God is with us in Hebrew, and Spanish, in English it means God is among us. (People with my name try help everyone out no matter what) (Alejandro) means...
    Manuel1Martinez Manuel1Martinez 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I've been raped twice in the past month and my heart is just destroyed. The first was my friends dad and the second was a guy who has been my best friend for years. And who knew...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 16

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    I have shared my story on "i am a burn victim" a few years back on this same account. I have come to realize that im not a victim, im a survivor and im proud and blessed to be one...
    saved27 saved27 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer in April of 2012. What followed was a serious of procedures and surgeries that I thought I took in stride and with a great attitude. I...
    csumba2001 csumba2001 46-50, M Aug 15

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    Thanks Mae for giving me courage to write this I am a survivor of Rape many years ago . I was lucky I had wonderful support . Rape is a awful thing that takes away your self...
    Iamtheoriginaldancemom Iamtheoriginaldancemom 46-50, F 8 Responses Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    I used to call myself a victim. After all, I was just a little girl. A few weeks away from 13 years old, spending time alone at my almost-14-year-old boyfriend's house. An innocent...
    CupricNitrateEyes CupricNitrateEyes 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    Daily Reminder: It is not, and never will be, your fault. No matter what they tell you. No matter how much it hurts.
    CupricNitrateEyes CupricNitrateEyes 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    FÙCK IT IDC ANYMORE ITS TOO FÙCKING CONFUSING ILL JUST BE A FÙCKING CAT LADY FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE...
    ArtemistheHunter ArtemistheHunter 13-15, F Aug 14

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    I am not a survivor. I didn't survive, I just didn't succed. That's a completely different thing. I am suprised how life can kill you in so many ways. It just keeps on killing you...
    Iamscaredtodream Iamscaredtodream 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I've really been missing him lately. And as it always goes, when you think about something, you start seeing it everywhere....so now everyone seems to be mentioning something twins...
    MagnificentBastard MagnificentBastard 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    well. where do I start. 2011. my friends birthday party. all throughout the party it was fun. the morning came and her mom decided to bring us crispy creme doughnuts. I took one...
    Brianneshepherd Brianneshepherd 22-25 1 Response Aug 13

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    firetrap93 firetrap93 41-45 Aug 13

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    I worked at a farm for 7 years as the potato salesman and I lost my job because of a bully. The bully can pretty much do what he wants and at one point he physically assaulted me...
    JohnD2015 JohnD2015 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    How to you speak to a person who constantly contradicts you? No matter how small or minor the topic of conversation is, my spouse automatically contradicts me. Then he wonders why...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I'm better than people, because there's no way that I'm not.
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M Aug 12

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    As a two time survivor of relationship abuse, both verbal, emotiona