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I Am Holding Back The Tears

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 159 People

    Inner Strength...or Maybe Weakness..

    The most I've cried in many years is four tears. Four tears for fear, loss and self anger. A long time ago my father told me that real men don't cry. I took him on that because I wanted to make him happy. So I taught myself not to cry. I learned how to suck back the sobs and...
    BillyCistra BillyCistra 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2011

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    Not Anymore

    Because I can't hold it anymore... and now the tears won't stop coming. words cannot express how badly hurt i am now.
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    I can't do it anymore!

    My tears can no longer be held in. I've held in my pain long enough, today I even woke up crying..
    Bryonna123 Bryonna123 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    As I hug my youngest son

    and I hear his little voice whispering in my ear: - I love you mummy.
    AN76 AN76 36-40, F Nov 17

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    Dancing Through Glass Tears Of "pane"

    While chatting with a dear woman and friend of mine here, AlyceNWonderland, I noticed her status talked about swimming through glass tears.  Her status made me think and below is the thought that followed. Rain drops pounding on the window like glass prisms falling from the sky...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F May 12, 2011

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    Tears are not reasonable

    Feel so guilty, feel like a monster. Must have made some mistake, must have hurt someone. But there's not a single explanation equivalent to those words said. The look on his face; the aversion of eye sight. I'm sure I did something wrong, but I don't know what it is. Negativity...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F Dec 7, 2013

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    A doctor entered the hospital in hurry

    after being called in for an urgent surgery. He answered the call asap, changed his clothes and went directly to the surgery block. He found the boy’s father pacing in the hall waiting for the doctor. On seeing him, the father yelled, “Why did you take all this time to come...
    AJAY2404 AJAY2404 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Simply Red

    holding back the tears.....
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Jun 10, 2010

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    It wasn't *that* bad really...nothing I haven't heard before and nothing that I don't acknowledge myself already. But...still kinda sucks. Tonight at work I was sitting at a desk...
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    IT IS...... I mean I and even holding back to little things. I know lots of people are. It's hard not 2. But I know I need to change.... I want to and need to be a risk-taker...
    Arielle1justsmile Arielle1justsmile 13-15, F Oct 28

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    I compare myself to people that I grew up with. I'm not trying to make anything a sob story but here is the reason why this is holding me back. Growing up, I didn't think my...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    going to school ,wearing a beautiful smile, full of excitement , holding a breath for a seconds before entering my room.listening well to the lesson ,answering those questions...
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    My grandparents wouldn't leave the house without holding hands. Everywhere they went they were holding hands. They always were clasped together forever. To me that was the biggest...
    taylormorgan2113 taylormorgan2113 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 18

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    Just when I thought There was nobody out there No one who quite understood me I glanced to the side And I found you there smiling Patiently holding my hand Saying over and over It...
    htheart htheart 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    i just drove past this woman who was holding a sign "PLEASE HELP. I HAVE 3 CHILDREN AND NO JOB. NEED MONEY FOR FOOD and CLOTHING" plus its cold and i had the heating on in my car...
    Mishwaar Mishwaar 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I am currently holding. Will anyone help me hold? I am extremely desperate!
    Katemonster07 Katemonster07 22-25, F 8 Responses Oct 29

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    Does anyone want to do a pee holding contest if you do message me
    swaged104 swaged104 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    As a very awkward and virginal 16-year-old the first time I held hands with a young woman was one of the most intense experiences of my life... and it still is. We were lying on a...
    Ahkeylee Ahkeylee 51-55 1 Response Nov 16

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    I don't line to recall this event. But I was taken to the police station because of 'something' and left in a holding cell for several hours. I was treated terribly. It's painful...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 5 days ago

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    I am a mom of two boys 7 - 8 next month and 6 my ex left me and them in may 2011 for two years he lied cheated stole didnt call or barely come see them backed out of promises one...
    lonelydove12 lonelydove12 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Once again I don't understand the Title of this group. I thought it was better to move forward and not go back wards. Why would I or any one want to go back? There are some things...
    Keith4k Keith4k 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 31

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    I am in love with someone that has too much pride, he won't put his pride aside to prove his love to me. He things doing things for me is caring for me or showing me love, I don't...
    LE17 LE17 26-30, F Nov 3

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    So here's my story... My first year of high school was full of many new things. It was where I closed many doors and opened new ones. One of the doors I opened was a new...
    TyDy TyDy 16-17, F Nov 9

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    I know it's weird or odd but I fell in love with her in 2 weeks. I was(still am) broken and she came into my life right when I needed her too. For 2 weeks she was my everything...
    NPkid97 NPkid97 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 10

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    On the surface I think it's safe to say that I am successful. Big house, six figure income and a great career to go with it, but when I look at some of my past choices I want to...
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    I came back a couple weeks ago, I'm not really sure if it was a good call or not. I missed a lot of the friends I made here, so I decided to re download the app and see how...
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    I think I would go back 2 years ago and take it all back. We had some amazing times and moments but I'm not so sure they were worth the pain I am experiencing today. I wonder how...
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    I wanted to come back to Jesus I am guilty of sin. Satan hates me so much. As I go closer to Jesus, the more he tried to ruin me. He had ruined my reputation during high school. He...
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    Life seems to be an endless game of trying to impress people. It's as though you can't just be yourself and who you want to be, but here on EP, I find myself in a safe haven. A...
    Kymir Kymir 18-21, F Oct 31

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    The first time I left I deleted my account.... I met this boy that wrote an unlikely story of his struggle. We started talking, I, of course, starting with a lie of living in New...
    UhhHello UhhHello 16-17, F Nov 2

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    I'll be back again tomorrow morning. See you then.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 2

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    Really wished that I could turn back time .... Back to before I was married. At least could save all suffering that I have been going thru now....
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