I Am Broken

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    Just because the scars have healed,

    doesn't mean that the pain has.
    Aujrennae Aujrennae
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2016

    Some things can't mend

    when you break them. ....glass is forever shattered. ...trees are always cut down. ....promises can't be unbroken. ....and hearts won't heal......you can walk away from everything that you said and everything that I feel. ...but I can not..........I suppose there's only one...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 4, 2015

    Ok was married 18 years to a abuser .

    I got out . Since then he consumed my mind and still controlled . In the last year I became sorta single because of the fear of him . My daughter moved 900 miles away . Lost a job and today got a notice I've lost my home ! I know they say God doesn't give you more than you can...
    turningpoint2014 turningpoint2014
    56-60, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2016

    I'm laying here wondering what exactly am I

    supposed to do. I usher out my friends from my place like I do every Saturday, sit down and have a few drinks thinking about how unique a feeling it was to have them there, have an hour pass and then sink back into the hollow that is my life. I'm left so empty after the entire...
    bunnyXbunny bunnyXbunny
    31-35, M
    Feb 21, 2016

    If alcohol can take my pain away,

    even if it's temporary ,I would rather be drunk to death.
    lesliechen lesliechen
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 10, 2015

    My boyfriend of 1yr and 2m,

    cheated on me the night of Halloween. I've always told myself I'd never stay with a guy who disrespected me in anyway. He cheated on me with a good friend of mine, Volleyball Captain and Lacrosse Captain, and as much as I hate to admit it she's literally so stunning. (I'm a...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2016


    I realised today only parts of me can be fixed but there is one key component to this machine (Me) which can Not be repaired. Frustrating as ----.
    CreativeClassy CreativeClassy
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Apr 17, 2013

    They said I was too loud Now I don't say a word.

    They said I spoke my mind too much Now I won't be heard. They said I wasn't pretty enough Now behind the makeup I hide. They said that I am too depressed Now I keep my sadness inside. They said that I'm a tease So I gave them what they asked. They said that I was too easy...
    beautifulgoodbye beautifulgoodbye
    18-21, F
    Feb 8, 2014

    My father beats me physically

    and mentally everyday he tells me to go die tells me I'm a bastard a mistake. I have scars all over my body from everything he's done to me. When he beats me and tells me that he wishes that I was dead I don't cry for I have cried to many tears to cry again. My brother tells me...
    outcast343 outcast343
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Feb 19, 2015

    i wonder how the stranger bird flies in

    and out of that cage..!!... only if I could catch it,.. I would put my heart's fetter on the bird's feet ( It's got ) eight rooms with nine closed doors... with windows in between and at the top ( you'll find ) is the main room... there is the mirror house in there... it's...
    celestialdragon celestialdragon
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Sep 27, 2015

    That is all. But I'll lift myself up.

    Like I always do. And I'll take who ever wants with me...
    RoseC67 RoseC67
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Dec 17, 2014

    When you see your crush with a girl with his

    hands wrapped around her waist right after you had a good day and now all you wanna do is nothing you just don't know anymore life is sad and depressing and it tears me apart to see that. This is the reason we don't come out but stay locked away like some beast cause of all of...
    richie161 richie161
    16-17, M
    1 Response Feb 9, 2016

    Sometimes I wonder, as I lie in the dark - am I

    getting better, or is there just less of me left that can feel the pain?
    themanoflegends themanoflegends
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 9, 2016

    I always said that if I decided to commit

    suicide, I would first engrave the names of the people that hurt me on the bullets, then fire away. Whenever (if ever) whoever loved me, if anyone ever did, found me and they found those bullets, they would know who killed me. Whatever bullets did not penetrate my skin would...
    HelloEla HelloEla
    18-21, F
    Nov 20, 2015

    Today was the absolute worst day of my life.

    Nothing significant happened I think it was just a culmination of the last weeks tumbling down on me. I had thoughts about life and death like I have never had. Luckily an angel came to me and pulled my from my despair. In the nick of time. Had they not, I shudder to think of...
    bethany444 bethany444
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jan 6, 2015

    his also reminded me.

    ..almost a year back when we were renovating some part of the house, I suggested my parents to keep the back window of the back room open so we could use it as a shortcut with the ground floor via a flight of stairs. My mom's reaction was "WHO DO YOU PLAN TO CALL IN YOUR ROOM...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad
    18-21, F
    Apr 7, 2016

    I have been since I was born.

    why would that change now?
    SolGryn SolGryn
    26-30, M
    Mar 24, 2016

    WRONG Reasons

    It is not always the absence of love That makes me seem alone. Often it's been too much love Given to me by the wrong people For the wrong reasons That keeps me here. Gladly alone. Rather than have the life sucked Out of me by the violent needs Of other minds...
    Chipped Chipped
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2008

    I am officaly broken.

    i don't want to deal with anything in life any more. i just want to breakdown and cry. i have nothing to look forward to any more. if i was told i was going to die soon i would be like thank god its over.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 21, 2015

    chapter 2: llost for words I had gotten off

    the school bus, walking my long path up my drive way, when i noticed some family had stopped out to visit. I guess instead of horseback riding as soon as I got home, dad decided on riding four wheelers first. ****, i couldnt complain. who doesnt love some ol fashion dirty fun...
    beautifullybroken0923 beautifullybroken0923
    22-25, F
    Nov 29, 2015
    therealsydster therealsydster
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2015

    “The agony is exquisite,

    is it not? A broken heart. You think you will die. But you just keep living. Day after day, after terrible day.”- Charles Dickens 
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2015

    Today is the memorial of by brothers death.

    8 years ago today he died and my world hasn't been the same. Yet it seems to not affect anyone but me. I'm alone dealing with something way bigger than I can handle
    jay415 jay415
    18-21, F
    Feb 17, 2015

    I Am so...... Never knowing just exactly

    why I do the things I do, what makes me turn to the choices I inadvertently make. Doesn't matter because inevitably the end result is the same. My destruction. Anger takes hold of the pitied me within and leads me by the hand through the hallowed grounds of hell to find me...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter
    Jul 5, 2015

    I lost everytging worth fighting for.

    And my everything is you.
    themanoflegends themanoflegends
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 21, 2015

    I am so tired of trying.

    I am so tired of pushing forward. I am broken. I am done. I give up. I am tired of being broken.
    deleted deleted
    Aug 26, 2015

    You promised me forever,

    called me your guardian angel. Some guardian I turned out to be. I couldn't do a damned thing. But you promised forever, and your forever ended in seven days. You said you saw something great in me. But in the end, I am nothing.
    themanoflegends themanoflegends
    26-30, M
    Sep 21, 2015

    You look at me every day

    and you cant see past my fake smile, you cant hear the falseness in my laugh, or when i cry myself to sleep. You look into my eyes but see nothing wrong
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 25, 2014

    Here I lay lamenting always trying to find the

    reason I can not process my emotions. Unlike everyone I chose to feel nothing I in my time span had always accounted my misdoings and blunders with potential love interest and I have come to the culmination that I am incapable of loving anyone. My account dates to my early years...
    Userhas Userhas
    22-25, M
    Sep 7, 2015

    'Until you are broken,

    You will not know what you are made of. This gives us the ability to rebuild ourselves, Though stronger than before. Once broken, But never again. Therefore we shall be unbreakable' The sand and shards of before will be my lesson, They shall be my foundation..
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 21, 2015

    I have been in psychosis too many times.

    I can't seem to balance my mind. I am happy and have a good life. But I doubt I will work for someone else ever again. I live in the metaphysical twilight zone. I am the sanest man I ever met. I am a God fearing man but at the same time feel compelled to study metaphysics...
    DearAble DearAble
    46-50, M
    Jun 15, 2015

    I am hurting sooooo badly right now.

    And no one to be here for me.
    ForeverStar0 ForeverStar0
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 24, 2015

    In the morning...I wash away the tears stained

    along my cheeks and paint over the bags living beneath my eyes. Throughout the day....I laugh to hide away all of the hurt and pain that is hidden behind my broken smile. At night...I cry. You'd think by now I would have ran out of tears. But I never do and they never lack to...
    Aujrennae Aujrennae
    18-21, F
    Jan 17, 2016
    carmelight carmelight
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2015

    I am beginning to accept

    that I'm just a broken person. And I don't think I will ever be unbroken. My goal is just to get through the day, and to do that I usually sleep a lot. I think if I can make the days go by quicker I will die quicker and be unbroken quicker. I accept this as a fact, I am broken...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 21, 2015

    my mom passed away few years back

    because of ovarian cancer. i was quite young back then, i saw her took her last breath and she doesn't even hv energy to pass on her last message. until recently i witnessed few of my friends jump off a building when they were high. i thought i hv move on but i am actually...
    holyallyssa holyallyssa
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 28, 2015

    The Beginning Of My End.

    To be honest it was hard getting myself to sign up on this, and even more to start writing. I want to start by saying a person can only handle so much on their own, until they break. And just like glass, I think a broken spirit cannot not be mended, or even if it is mended it...
    IslandFears IslandFears
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 4, 2012

    I am so broken... You'd think I would be used

    to guys being complete and total jerks who don't want me, but turns out I'm now.. 6 months was just an act, a lie.. He never cared about me at all, so it would seem. So thank you for breaking me. More than I already was... I loved you with all my heart, but that obviously wasn't...
    MadyLawrence16 MadyLawrence16
    18-21, F
    May 6, 2015

    Everyone thinks I am

    such a happy person and that I have it all together. What they don't know is that I am hurting on the inside. I don't have it all together. I am falling apart
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 22, 2014

    I am divided. Half of my heart belongs to the

    people I love, half of my heart belongs to doubts and uncertainties. I cried half heartedly, I laugh half heartedly. I played different roles in my life, I sometimes played the role of a maid, sometimes a school girl, sometimes a loner, sometimes a friend, sometimes a lost girl...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 9, 2015

    In So Many Ways, In Too Many Pieces

    I don't think I'll ever be able to glue myself together. I know there are pieces missing, pieces that have been misplaced, stolen, or just shattered and got swept away with the other garbage. When you spend most of your time alone, with no one to talk to but the walls, your...
    MourningStorm MourningStorm
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 5, 2008

    chapter one: the day i unknowingly entered hell.

    . There's a time in everyones life when we all feel a little broken slowly chipping away as each grain blows off in the cold wind harshly sinking through you. theres a time I never thought in a million years it could have happened to me. I was a sweet girl with so much pride...
    beautifullybroken0923 beautifullybroken0923
    22-25, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    I lost her she thinks she knows how i feel

    but she doesn't. I know reading this you probably hate yourself but don't you made your choice. I just regret ever telling you about him, i shouldnt have said the things i said because just like every other girl they leave. I know i told you everything was going to be okay but i...
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 19, 2016
    sommer02 sommer02
    18-21, F
    Aug 8, 2015

    I feel incredibly stupid.

    I always knew this day was coming but instead of preparing for it I fought to try and extend when it would happen. There was a time when you couldnt stand being away from me. Now I cant even get a bye before you go. I miss you beyond anything in the world. Ive lost sleep lots...
    Raptax231 Raptax231
    22-25, M
    Jun 16, 2015

    You Could Say That...

    Its funny that my firs post would be in this group. I am broken, hell I am completely lost. My life is a complete mess and in all real honesty I dont feel like this life is actually mines. Ive been through so much in my little life that i feel like I need a vacation or a way to...
    xxladyjadedxx xxladyjadedxx
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

    I feel like I've got something missing now.

    My heart hurts. I can't sleep because I just have nightmares. I can't be awake because I'm living a nightmare.
    deleted deleted
    Oct 16, 2015


    What happened to me? I was supposed to be better. More improved. Happy. Now... What reason is there to push forward? I feel like i don't belong anywhere. Hell, even here... You'll read this and think, yeah this guy is a ******* mess... Next. No feedback... Maybe its time to go...
    JasonChristopher JasonChristopher
    41-45, M
    Jun 19, 2013

    You said that I was enough.

    . Though I am less than nothing. You said you wouldn't hurt me.. Though not your intention, These moments continue to break when I thought there was nothing left to be broken.. As you reach, I still reach out in turn, Though my actions automatic as a shadow wearing a mask of...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 28, 2014

    I really really want to be badly hurt

    physically like in am accident or a disease so I canm distract myself from emotional pain. Have you ever wanted that too?
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2016

    I keep remembering the one

    who broke my heart; I haven't seen her in over a year. She cheated - simple, easy, it happens all the time. I am not exceptional in this. But it haunts me. I ran, it followed. I want to find someone new but it hasn't happened. I get lonely, I get angry, I say I give up but I...
    OCliffdweller OCliffdweller
    41-45, F
    Oct 7, 2015

    I am a victim of abuse,

    much like everyone is, in some aspect. But here is my story, its a long one, but i want to share my experiences. Ill put it in the best order i can. When i was little, my parents never got along. They fought always. My mom was nice, and my dad was nice, but only to me. I...
    Sierce Sierce
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2013

    I was writing this really long story,

    and then all of a sudden, the window in which I was writing, just disappeared. How cool.
    maybemaybenotwhat maybemaybenotwhat
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 16, 2015
    themanoflegends themanoflegends
    26-30, M
    Sep 21, 2015
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