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I Am More Than Just Broken, I'm Damaged

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    I broke up with this guy while ago and out of nothing he sent me this mail this morning ; " Don’t know how long you have be flirting with John Alexander on face book, for a guy...
    flyingviking flyingviking 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    looking back over my life its always the same things that get bought up when talking about how i become so damaged. the Death of only sibling, the passing of all grandparents (one...
    troubledlad troubledlad 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    Completely Bewildered - My fiance, the father of my two children, left me the 31st of December for his own sister in law. I don't understand it at all because the man hated her...
    Deanna78 Deanna78 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    Well, I've Done It Again. - My best friend left me, after being my best, and sometimes only friend for 15 years. My dad was in love with a woman. Unfortunately, he was in love...
    kissmeimgryffindor kissmeimgryffindor 18-21 Dec 9, 2012

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    I've gone through so much in my short 20 years that its insane. My parents weren't around when I was a child. They were always at the bar and my brother and I were always at the...
    beautifullybrokengirl beautifullybrokengirl 18-21, F Mar 21

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    When I get sad I have sex with people or I drink or I do something to take away that pain because it's unbearable at times. It's like I'm a cast and on the outside it's beautiful...
    lostwonders1221 lostwonders1221 16-17, F Mar 1

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    This Auto Repair System Isn't Gonna Fix Itself - Physical injuries include burns, scars from lacerations, and some electrical shocks that probably should have killed me. Those aren...
    doctormadmann doctormadmann 26-30 Mar 5, 2012

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    It Was Always You - How would I ever begin to tell you the damage you have done to me? I really don't think there are words to express what my heart feels. Different? Yes I am and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 30, 2013

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    Right Into My Heart... - The group name is just  what I have been feeling about myself. I look at myself as a broken glass, will never be able to fix. A lot of bad things happened...
    RayRx RayRx 31-35 Apr 20, 2011

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    A Poem - ~Mourning Dove~ Can you imagine waking up And the world is empty of light. No more laughter, only tears, Would you even bother to fight? What is not there? What is wrong...
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F Jul 31, 2011

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    Literal Bastard - First do all, to anyone who doesn't know the correct term of bastard, it is someone who was born to an unmarried mother. My mother was only 16. She was going to...
    MaiaTheBroken MaiaTheBroken 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    I Am So Very Damaged - I don't think , I will be good enough for any one.I try to be positive about life and love.But the fear of rejection...will not allow me to even try...
    tenderheart35 tenderheart35 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    Where Is The Bright Side - I know I have a lot to be grateful for...I truly am. It is like I put on this facade to be apart of this world that I really think is so mundane. I am...
    gigiloves gigiloves 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2012

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    I Want To Stand Again - I am finished.. totally broken .. I dont want alot but I just need some that make me stand again.. I just want a ray of life which make me alive again I...
    AanyaAlone AanyaAlone 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2012

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    I Can'T Stay Strong If I'M Already Broken - Idk why people tell me to stay strong. I can't. I already broke down I'm not strong anymore, I broke down a long time ago and can't stay...
    SammyNeedsHelp SammyNeedsHelp 13-15, F 2 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Beyond Repair - The memories, the scars, emotionally and physically, will always be there. 
    reset reset 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 8, 2010

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    A Little Fragile Doll~ - A small fragile china doll is dropped from a shelf, she shatters everywhere. Someone comes along and glues her back together. She's still perfect. The...
    KissesFromAngels KissesFromAngels 13-15, F Oct 21, 2013

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    Someone Will Probably Disagree..... - but i feel that way. i fall into bad habits and stupid thoughts. and wonder if im worth the trouble at all.
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 3 Responses May 12, 2013

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    Damaged - no one wants damaged or broken things. i think that goes for people too. people say they care and love you, but do they really? or is more going on in their own lives for...
    metalgirl99 metalgirl99 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    Born Damaged - I was born with my umbilical cord wrapped around my neck, and they had to pull me out with forceps. Then about fourteen I was orally raped. My family was told I...
    jescis jescis 31-35 Nov 13, 2011

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    I just can't understand any of this. Why do I deserve to be treated this way time and time again. Its not like I'm asking for something crazy. I just want to love and be loved...
    foreveralone9 foreveralone9 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I found someone who could make all my scars go away. I never thought that was possible till I met him... For 6 long months I thought I was perfect. He made me feel perfect. Like...
    liberatedsweetness liberatedsweetness 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 24

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    Never Had That Something - I don't even know how to start this, but i'll dive right in. I fail every relationship with every women i've ever liked. It wouldn't bother me if i had...
    bboydevs bboydevs 26-30, M Aug 16, 2013

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    Making It Worse. - Im not broken, Im not damaged, Im beyond repair. And to make the hell I call my life worse the one thing that was keeping me from scuicide just broke up with me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    Damaged Goods - Yup.  Thats me.  I'm all kinds of ****** up. Don't believe me?   I have lived through almost 15 deaths of family and friends.  I am only...
    ChristineJones ChristineJones 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 1, 2010

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    ~Curse~ - Shadows from the past keeps worrying me Creeps the small fire of honesty With a mind of doubts what can i see Fog of lies and misery For quite sometime i feel damage When...
    SecretWriter7 SecretWriter7 13-15, F Mar 23, 2013

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    Help - I have been with my girlfriend for a long time now.loved her so much I would do just about anything if she said so.i still love her that way but its fading.she also loved me...
    jbrads jbrads 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 27, 2013

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    Yep... - I'm not entirely sure how I feel about this topic, to be honest. I do try to stay upbeat and positive all the time, but due to marital stresses I've been finding myself...
    Trinea Trinea 26-30 3 Responses Jul 13, 2010

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    Her Reality - She escape her fear Only to be in a world We're lost and hatred there Her eyes turns to darkness Blinded from hope That once believed And once destroyed Red tears...
    SecretWriter7 SecretWriter7 13-15, F Apr 3, 2013

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    I Just Dont Know Whats Wrong - Its hard for me to feel anything other than my own sadness, even when I'm happy I'm sad underneath. I'm sad because I exist as half a person, there's...
    eternallylonely25 eternallylonely25 22-25 1 Response Sep 12, 2012

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    Sad Case - Well, I am 23. Married with a gorgeous little boy... I love him soooo much. But I have come from a severely broken home over the years with my mom being alcoholic, my...
    silentdame silentdame 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    My Final Chapter - I've been broken for so long and I'm tired to be strong Find me a reason to keep holding on all alone this time You can’t find a reason to show me that I...
    HakujitsuSeiten HakujitsuSeiten 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    My humanity was everything left of me, My feelings are long gone and my thoughts are ****** up.
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I Have Polyfragmented DID - My system is confused to the point where it never know who it is and switches thousands of times a day. The only time it slows down is when i am...
    Ifeeluberish Ifeeluberish 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 28, 2013

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    Broken.. - I have never been treated good my entire life. I'm wondering, is life really supposed to be this bad? Is everyone really bad?? Maybe it is just me. Maybe I'm not...
    MsMidnite MsMidnite 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    Don't think about whats bad in the world, stop using things and make everything around you better in whatever way possible, not by force just like "I'm upset that my car has no...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    I Don't know where to start, Before I do anything in my life (Specially if it's something new) I start to get really scared and i was always like that but it got even worse when...
    SuperMessi007 SuperMessi007 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    You left me yet again. It doesn't seem fair. Every time I start living, you take my heart with you.. leaving me alone to suffer..Today when you held me in your arms, I thought...
    rg93 rg93 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I Can'T Just Take It Any More! - I.. Once I had a dog, she was scared of everything, but of some reason, she trusted me. We became really good friends, and we shared a close bond...
    littlewolf1 littlewolf1 13-15, F Mar 1, 2013

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    From the abuse that I had gone through early childhood through my early teens, I was used as a human ash tray and drug testing dummy amongst the rape and beatings I got on a daily...
    SkitLaberge SkitLaberge 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    When She Cries - Little girl, terrified, She'd leave her room if only bruises would heal. A home is no place to hide. Her heart is breaking from the pain that she feels. Every day...
    ashlynnx ashlynnx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2010

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    After 18 Years - Together for 18 years, married for 13, adopted two adorable little girls, had a house. As of May 1st, 2011, 1 1/2 months after the adoption of both girls was...
    Falcran Falcran 41-45, M May 9, 2012

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    Although I'm broken heart but I am not crazy. LOL
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    It feels pretty good actually. At least I have some kind of impact them. Sometimes it makes me sad... (well a lot of the time) but that's okay because i don't need anyone else to...
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