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I Am Broken And Trying To Pick Up The Pieces

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    I can't say its killing me,

    but I'm still bothered and annoyed. Just trying to move on and continue with my life and realize there's much more to the world than some jackass who lied to me.
    Tears3 Tears3 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    Getting Stronger, One Day At A Time

    No matter what happened, breathe. You are here, you are alive. Breathe. The hurt and pain can go away, if you open your heart and release you anger. Breathe. The memories may last a lifetime, or you can replace them with better times. Breathe. You can have power over your...
    happyadventurer happyadventurer 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2013

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    Acceptance...Sort Of.

    Things change. People don't really change, your perception changes. The lens of your past shapes how you see your present. Maybe that's an incredibly selfish way of looking at the world: You look at someone and only see what they've done to you, be it good or bad. People aren't...
    802green 802green 18-21, F Mar 26, 2013

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    Cuz Im Broken...

    I don't know where to start. I feel so alone. I had a good friend, and now I'm pretty sure it is ruined. I don't know what to do anymore. I constantly feel like I am going to get sick. I feel really intense happiness in bursts, and then something will happen and I'll be bummed...
    happyadventurer happyadventurer 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    I Smiled Today At Our Memories

    So I found a shoebox in my room today -- forgot what was in it and opened it up. It was filled with all the concert ticket stubs, travel plans, parking passes, little gifts, and other memories of you. I remember the day we broke up just like yesterday -- I told you how much I...
    happyadventurer happyadventurer 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    My ex just went up north to a cottage with the

    girl he cheated on me ... Aka my best friend for 4 years back then ... And we've been talking a lot lately .. Guess it's bye bye for good now *******! 👊💥
    Liveandlovefree Liveandlovefree 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    So all divorce negotiations are over.

    A settlement has been agreed to and signed. I put deposit on an apartment and move out next weekend and I find myself broken, hollow, empty and sad. I find little to no joy saying goodbye to my husband. Will my life ever be the same again? Will I ever find true happiness? Will I...
    lionessstrong lionessstrong 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    My Road Is Broken

    My road is broken. Ever since I started breathing, everything has been broken. Not only broken, but broken beyond repair. Everything is shattered, it always has been. It’s like every where I continue to walk, everything I continue to touch ends up broken. It’s just me, I’m...
    courttttmarie courttttmarie 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2012

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    I tried to call my girlfriends earlier.

    ..two of them did not answer the phone and the other did not show interest in talking with me about my feelings for my ex and hand up the phone after 4 mins. It's good that I still have this place to write and express my feelings. I went on a date yesterday. This guy was very...
    xiaofengzi xiaofengzi 26-30, F Feb 2

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    Broken Then Fixed Then Broken Now Trying To Be Happy

    all my life i have been pushed aside or the exstrem opposite used as a party trick, if that even makes sense but to put it plainly used and abused. mostly by family but also by friends. now i am with someone who i think has stood by me for the last six years while being...
    butterfly2377 butterfly2377 36-40, F Mar 6, 2013

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    My Brain Tumour Story

    I had a pituitary Schwannoma 20 years ago. I had two remove two huge ones in my head. I was a teacher, so you can imagine that the memory issues affected me daily. I had to resign and take things AT&T a slower pace; instead of students/colleagues , they take the chance to knock...
    midget38 midget38 36-40, F 1 Response May 1, 2012

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    i have been in the dark

    for quite a time now. I am not a genius not smart and stuff. I always worked hard towards getting good grades and becoming smart like figure. My parents tell me that I might end up going to community college not university or Harvard the one place I dreamed of. Whenever i look...
    1234abcj 1234abcj 18-21 Feb 17

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    Life's Game

    Anger swells inside my chest. Rage controlled I do my best. I look at the world with a cynical eye. I can not help but laugh and wonder why. My life is nothing but a joke. How could I have sat and hoped. Sometimes I think all is lost. I played Life's Game and I Lost!
    LadyKoonce LadyKoonce 31-35, F Aug 11, 2012

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    I was good until now it's been 6 months

    since I broke up with my boyfriend and I am starting to miss him so much it's ridiculous ... I would never take him back NEVER but I still love him ! I'm broken but slowly working on finding someone to make me happy again ✌️❤️
    Liveandlovefree Liveandlovefree 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    My Brain Tumour Story

    I had a pituitary Schwannoma 20 years ago. I had two remove two huge ones in my head. I was a teacher, so you can imagine that the memory issues affected me daily. I had to resign and take things at a slower pace; instead of students/colleagues , they take the chance to knock you...
    midget38 midget38 36-40, F 1 Response May 1, 2012

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