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I Am A Survivor No Matter What

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    I am such an emotional tap. Everytime someone even smiles at me these days I want to break down crying. I'm not even exaggerating just waiting in the waiting room of my new course...
    issimma issimma 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I don't know about everyone else on this site, but personally my view on age is based mostly from Games. In online games there are lvl 1's and 100's. It's all a matter of how long...
    Schizotistic Schizotistic 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    'Only Kindness Matters' (song lyric) and 'EVERYTHING MATTERS' (movie dialogue)
    sumitoo sumitoo 56-60, F 19 hrs ago

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    It's difficult to find reasons to live, but very easy to find reasons to not die. The worst feeling is that of not wanting to live, but not having the capability to die, either...
    RadiantOpal RadiantOpal 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't know if I am a survivor...Yes I have a heartbeat, but am I really alive?? My first abuser was my father. He then created a ring of people. I don't know how I survived...
    CRPSsurviving CRPSsurviving 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A friend sparked an enormous soul searching the other day when she asked me if I was a bug to be picked up and eaten? If you know me at all you'll realise how much pride I have in...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    Eradicated entire colon last January and occurred after a kind of general weakness and the weakness of the engine that symptoms suddenly appeared in 44 Day divide continues to...
    gillete gillete 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Eradicated entire colon last January and occurred after a kind of general weakness and the weakness of the engine that symptoms suddenly appeared in 44 Day divide continues to...
    gillete gillete 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    When i was about 3, my sister came to get me and told me that Sandy, an Indian man who lived with us, almost constantly since birth, until my parents separated in year 10, when i...
    PixieGrin108 PixieGrin108 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've come to learn that one of the hardest things about being a survivor is not going back. People who aren't survivors and who don't know one have no idea that one of their "jokes...
    cheerdiva cheerdiva 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Am I a survivor I don't know I don't feel like one well I am living but that doesn't mean I am alive
    innocentsoul innocentsoul 18-21 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    A follow-up to my earlier post. Not an easy task for most of us, but we must try .. How To Permanently Detach From A Narcissist There is a lot of information already on the...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    not many people are capable of making me feel like i matter. idk if its just me not wanting them to or if its them just being self absorbed like everyone else. the world is full of...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    To Ali Mirza, my abuser for 25 years: I am writing to inform you that I know exactly who and what you are. (A Malignant Narcissist, psychopath, antisocial, hateful, wife beater...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    One of the best article I came across ... Do you often engage in conversations with your narcissist that leave you feeling like you were talking to a brick wall or worse, maybe...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 8 Responses a week ago

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    Survivor kind of day!
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F a week ago

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    I have made two major attempts on my life, once at 17 and another at 27. (background: I have borderline personality disorder and PTSD. I started self harming at 13. I'm a survivor...
    BigBaddaBoom BigBaddaBoom 26-30, F Jun 29

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    I had a dream the other night and I'm not sure what it means. I was a attending a party but it had to sections. One side had my family n some distance cousins dancing to music...
    confusedGirl84 confusedGirl84 26-30, F Jun 29

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    Hello...can someone face punch me and wake me the F%#$ up?!! The nightmare I warded off for the past 4 years is closing in on me...I have posted in the past several years ago about...
    mistygreene mistygreene 31-35, F Jun 29

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    I am twenty and I am still haunted on what my parents did to me when I was little. They have done everything from emotional manipulation to mental abuse; they even have gotten...
    icanonlydeterminemyhappiness icanonlydeterminemyhappiness 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    People will always tell lies, whether it is little white lies or more serious lies. I'd much rather hear the truth than be lied to, but the reality is people will always be...
    Naala Naala 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I find joy in reading. I used to read in the dark or under dim light at night even if my parents told me to go to bed. It gave me comfort in what I read and I have learned a lot...
    Artandabstarct Artandabstarct 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    On marriage equality law:"This is the moment when society tips. This is the moment of no return on the issue. With the goddess of love in the skies, the god of war and the agent of...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I have been through major storms lately physically due to stress. I am HIGHLY sensitive and due to how I was born, I need to find others who can help me deal with how my brain both...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jun 26

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    When someone looks at me , I'm always wondering what they are thinking, bad or good? It's tough to understand some people but in you're life your gunna meet nasty people and then...
    briannaamatias briannaamatias 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    You Are An INFJThe ProtectorYou live your life with integrity, originality, vision, and creativity.Independent and stubborn, you rarely stray from your vision - no matter what it...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
    jules021775 jules021775 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    LETTER TO MY MOTHER when I was 4, I remember standing at the door on the right side of the house in Waterloo, crying and begging you to take me to grandmas with the boys but you...
    letters2mymother letters2mymother 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    A letter to my mother for forcing me to live thru a life of hell I remeber telling you that all i wanted was for you to admit what happened to me and say u were sorry. I was 30...
    letters2mymother letters2mymother 41-45, F Jun 24

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    One memory in particular stands out to me. I’m not even sure why we were arguing. It’s actually pretty rare that I remember the cause of a fight. It could be over something as...
    emilyflys26 emilyflys26 31-35 Jun 24

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    I'm also perfectly happy to accept, "I'm not comfortable with you knowing the truth." At least you're being honest about it, which is what matters to me the most.
    kasvelrising kasvelrising 22-25, T Jun 23

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    Sexual abuse. I was sexually abused as a child and it's the biggest secret I have. I suppressed the memories because I was very young but I always had flashbacks. They came...
    Dezaria Dezaria 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    Ever since I was about 4 or 5 Child Protective Services (CPS) had been called in on my family on an almost weekly basis, many of those calls being from extended family members. I...
    ScarletteTranevel ScarletteTranevel 22-25, F Jun 23

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    My story is very different from the others I have read here, but here goes... As a young child, I seemed to remember being in a place with another little girl and she climbed out...
    turtlegirl14 turtlegirl14 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I have been foolishly innocent most part of my life. Being kind to another human has always been my religion. No matter what they did to me despite all my affection, I do not feel...
    deceptiveoutofcloset deceptiveoutofcloset 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    I am a big girl, I can always handle the truth. Honesty is so important no matter how hard. I have had so many people lie to me because they don't want to be hurtful. What others...
    lovelychickadee lovelychickadee 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    It's a wonderful feeling to find the one that, for lack of a better phrase, completes you! To know what she does for me is amazing. I have never met such a caring woman! Here's...
    Leeza1964 Leeza1964 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    Falling into the trap of caring what others & society thinks of you will lead to your own misery. Something I am learning still. All that really matters is a loved one or ones that...
    AvgDudeJ AvgDudeJ 26-30, M Jun 18

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    I'm a widow. I'm a mother. I'm a new wife, though i don't know how long that will last. I've discovered that my patience for stupid drama is virtually nil. i don't even feel...
    tryingtobeamazing tryingtobeamazing 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    Sometimes I look at myself really hard, everything I hate and love about myself, and I think "Does it really matter? Does anyone really care?" No ones ever expressed any hatred for...
    LookToTheNeonLights LookToTheNeonLights 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I had cancer at age 28. I went to my follow up appointments religiously for 22 years. Then I just stopped. Stupid I know. But I was depressed, having major back issues, surgery...
    lostit77 lostit77 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 16

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