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I Am Holding On

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 People

    For My Brother

    Every day I struggle with suicidal feelings but I am determined not to act on them because I don't want to pass my pain on to my brother.
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F Sep 5, 2008

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    Lyrics to (wilson Philips) Hold On

    Wilson Phillips - Hold On For One More Day lyrics Verse 1 I know this pain (I know this pain, I know this pain (echo)) - I feel Jesus's pain through my pain Why do lock yourself up in these chains? (these chains, these chains (echo)) I'm helpless and God's saying I can't...
    zoigirl zoigirl 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2007

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    A Single Strand...

    My heart is hanging by a string, a single strand. You don't know how much you've heart me. I'm just holding on, just barely. But I'm slipping over the edge, slowly... Because it's happening again, I can feel the stitches of my heart unraveling again. The stitches holding my heart...
    imfalling4u imfalling4u 36-40, F May 27, 2011

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    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2014

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    No one said it would be easy

    but I had no idea it would be this hard,
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    To What?

    Something. Anything. There's something inside of me that refuses to let go. I can only hope that it never does let go... because life really is beautiful. It's an absolute *****, aye, but still... it is beautiful. And I know there's something out there, somewhere, that is giving...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2008

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    I've been holding for 2 hours (I know not a lot) but I'm on my period at the moment and It makes me need the toilet a lot more. I'm about to get into the bath. Someone message me...
    Peeholdinglover Peeholdinglover 22-25, F Dec 29, 2014

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    This will be my least poetic story, a story of walking away, bravery to get through and keep on. As my friends only know here I don't open up much, except in my stories. Let me...
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    There is no handbook on how to raise a child, some are born with the natural ability others it might take some time. It's not so much how we were raised but rather the life lessons...
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    Me and the bae just broke up, I guess she's the ex-bae now. I don't know why though? I guess she thought I cheated on her with some girl. She said she had caught me holding this...
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    The Death of My Godfather This happened a number of years ago but it feels just as painful now as it did at the time when i got the bad news about my godfather's death.He was not...
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    I think many people can relate to this song in one way or another. Reaching Out by Caroline Pennell Young in denial, stopped for a while, waiting on a boy to change. She's...
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    Truly. Forget? No. But I don't see the point of harboring ill will toward someone. If they're a poison in your life, remove them and move along. When I let someone go, I let them...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Jan 2

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    Today was pretty average; I gave a number of my art pieces to a gallery for display and sale. I worked, slowly, on a few more pieces. I had a casual, if brief, conversation with my...
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    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    The Clouds over the Sun Date: 12/15/2005 What a world we would live in where every day was night, With no more sun and no more light to give our eyes a sight. With no more stars...
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    awesomefallenangel13 awesomefallenangel13 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    On boredom and **** A friend, here on EP, presented me with an interesting point. That of the fear of being bored. This small piece is about that. I have a small flip phone. The...
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    What could be more intimate than the pure joy of just holding the hand of some-one you love and feeling their fingers holding onto yours. To see the the crinkle lines around their...
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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Angelofthesilencess Angelofthesilencess 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    So I'm 16 and I have a kink called Omorahi/pee-holding. I end up holding my pee in until I can't. I usually end up peeing my pants or peeing on the floor. well my mom just kinda...
    ShhhAnon ShhhAnon 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    it's everything you wanted, it's everything you don't. it's one door swinging open and one door swinging close. some prayers find an answer, some never know. We're holding on and...
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