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I Am 'human' and Nothing More

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    Tired of the Strugle

    I am50 years old and still struggle every day to not self mutilate I thought it would stop over time Ive try ed ,its worse than cocaine.
    lizallee lizallee 46-50 2 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    dont forget who you are dont forget

    who you are dont forget who you are dont forget who you are dont forget who you are dont forget who you are
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 21

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    I Am So Very Human.

    Everything and anything that exceeds mere practicality in me or my life comes at great cost and even pain. Foresight does not come from a crystal ball it comes from experience and is often burdensome in nature. Consumed with writhing anxiety, colored with doubt, walking so very...
    identitytwo identitytwo 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 30, 2009

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    Me too I have a mother in law

    that begged me to marry her son in the biggining than once I didnt do what she wanted me to. She became angry and stopped talking to me, then she started telling other family members that I would treaet her bad and then she moved away to where I used to live and took a picture...
    carellano31787 carellano31787 26-30 1 Response Mar 6, 2014

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    I'm Human

    I'm human,Nothing more,I'm afraid,You're going to,Have to live,With it!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 20, 2011

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    Just Me

     I have been around 53 years, Most of the time just stumbling though life. But the last couple of years i found that paying attention too life is very important. I lost my leg below knee, Life is so much better when you can feel the ground under both feet. Life dose go on...
    dxn53 dxn53 51-55 1 Response Jun 2, 2009

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    MY Husband Loves His Mother More Then Me

    I'm married for 8 months to my husband,I love my husband and it hurts me to see him get priority to his family and his mother's  more then me. I know he loves me but how can I make him realize that it's hurting our marriage and it's making me a desperate and miserable wife...
    rehu rehu 26-30 23 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    Time For a Life Change

    A parent with a fiancee.  Some days I really feel burnt out with the same routine but I know it's part of my household duties as a mother and future wife.  I just wish my family would be able to take care of themselves for a change of pace in my life.  I need to be...
    ZhaneBlue ZhaneBlue 36-40 Jan 23, 2009

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    I Think the Title Should Be....

    I think the title should be ' I'm only human, nothing more and smart enough to know that' lol! Realizing the 'only human' thing, I think, is a great way to remain humble -- and be relieved that I am not expected to be more than human - or at least I shouldn't be!  : P
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F May 17, 2009

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    DidISayThat69 DidISayThat69 56-60, M Jul 22

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    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    ronnkron ronnkron 22-25, F 12 Responses Jul 15

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