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I Am Surrounded By Beauty I Have Drawn to Myself

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    Careful that you do not attract evil disguised under the alternate mask of beauty.  The most hideous creatures can appear beautiful to the loving eye.
    fascad3 fascad3 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    Surrounded By Beauty

    "I am surrounded by beauty I have drawn to myself" is an affirmation that I have used for many years. I don't even remember where I first read it anymore, or if it just came to me. It helps me to remember that all the good things in my life, all the wonderful people, my...
    datura datura 56-60, F 37 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Thoughts And Beliefs ...

    Your thoughts and beliefs create your own reality This simple phrase contains so much wisdom I think.  We really do have control over the life we lead and the people and things which surround us.  If every day we believe that life is good, positive and a true blessing...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    Everyday on my way from work I pass by a guy

    who stands by the robot whom makes a living asking motorists for money. Overtime I have befriended him not because I would give hime my small change, he has within him this beauty that radiates and you can't help but feel drawn to him. His home is the streets, but even in those...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F Apr 25, 2014

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    The Beauty Of Nature

    There is so much beauty that comes from Nature. I think that people don't realize that at all. nature is pretty all year long. I like to be out in it. It makes me feel so nice. When I have been out side. I just love being surrounded by Nature. I get to have it around me all year...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Mar 4, 2011

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    The grasses in the back seat of my car,

    before the crashMy friend had given me a large swath of field grasses she had knived from the farm she walks her dogs in. I kept these in the back seat of my car because I could see them every day, and the scent of them grounded me.After the crash, I had to drive a rental car to...
    angsty angsty 61-65, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    In A Town Village

    Once upon a Sylph... There was a faerie who was very, very lost. So lost she didn't even know she was lost. Go figure. On a journey to self discovery, but not knowing that it was (again, that was how lost she was), she came across a town villageĀ  where different people flock for...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    I have just tried to post a story about pleasuring myself at work and it was deleted by admin! It was no worse than other stories and comments on this thread! What's the point of...
    Minoesh Minoesh 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Have you ever met someone who is funny, kind, gentle and soft hearted? Have you realized you've fallen for them, almost completely? I have and now I feel its too late to turn back...
    CazieM CazieM 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    It's been Almost 3 years since I started cutting myself I have been clean for a Month already and the Reason I started is cause people said that I deserved the Pain and Suffering...
    LovelessMind LovelessMind 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have done this numerous times. Always by accident.
    Gumba1000 Gumba1000 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    My life is not great and I have found it comforting to cut my wrists. The problem is that I have to hide it from everyone and I wonder if it is worth the struggle to hide it. Only...
    Mokuba Mokuba 13-15, F Mar 30

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     This is my arm. Also have scars elsewhere. Im hoping ,that you whp are cutting, could see yourself as a valuable person and your life worth of trying. Scars you made follow...
    Mindmorfin Mindmorfin 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I started when I was about 9.. I was diagnosed with major depression and it made me feel like I was a complete waste, and that since I have a problem that I shouldn't be alive...
    Smile6781 Smile6781 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I used to do it a lot. I stopped and remained clean for a few months. Then started, then stopped. It's been on and off. The past week or so, I've started back. More so in the last...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    any women interested ? msg me
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Apr 2

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    I cut my shoulder. Pretty deep too. It's pretty bad. Bled for a couple of hours. There's now a long giant hole in my shoulder.
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F Apr 2

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    every time I get ready to, he walks in . got damnit!!! I'm so frustrated
    wannaberain wannaberain 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Ive really gained weight but i kinda like it now :)
    IWantFat44 IWantFat44 13-15, M Apr 3

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    When I was 4 yrs. old, closing my grandpas pocket knife, to the bone. Damn that hurt later!!! What nut case does it on purpose? These are weird answers here!
    PaulBeach4 PaulBeach4 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I was clean from cutting for a year and a bit but then last week I went through a really bad fight and I cut again. Not deep at all. But in every day after that I craved cutting...
    Lemons2000 Lemons2000 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Last year I carved fat into my thigh.
    AllTimeLowFH AllTimeLowFH 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    yeah.....and honestly I'm ashamed...I'm so weak....I can't deal with anything... I ruin everything...I'm just ******* useless. and don't try to tell me I'm not.
    Inara24 Inara24 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I just did again cutting has become so addicting especially when I'm depressed it makes me wanna do it more sorry to disappoint u Alexa
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 1 Response Apr 16

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    People at school saw my cuts and I'm scared for judge mental people
    torritaco torritaco 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    The cuts are on my ankle and foot anyone know how to hide them besides pants and socks
    torritaco torritaco 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    was in a mental hospital for it and got a therapist (pretty stupid one) i was clean for 2 months, started again 2 days ago
    deaddreamergirl deaddreamergirl 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have hated myself since I was 13. It started as low self esteem but every time I made a mistake I would hate myself a little more. I am now 21 and would love to just be gone. I...
    sierraladeirdre sierraladeirdre 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I have been in counseling since I was 8 for these problems, I like to call them episodes where all of a sudden extreme emotion and sadness comes over me almost like a physical pain...
    goldfishcrackers123 goldfishcrackers123 18-21, F Apr 10

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    First of all, sorry for the length of this. So I had an appointment for my fibromyalgia. I've been told I have it but was getting some more tests ran. I've never seen this doctor...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    In the moment. In that moment. I was not myself - the one I always have been, no more. A promise made, broken. I made the right choice, and it's haunting me. The thoughts, the...
    LuluMoualla LuluMoualla 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    FAITH. Love. Hope. Peace. The only way that I survive the last several years. It's difficult for me to admit that I am emotionally abused. I often wonder if it is all in my head...
    Seasongal Seasongal 13-15 3 days ago

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    One of the struggles i have found myself having is speaking with other people i have the words i want to say but they won't come out. I want to meet a person because she has been...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    I feel that this need becomes an addiction and I keep chasing the next high here. I have stopping myself for the past week pretty much but I am so need of a fix right now. I don...
    jacqueline1972 jacqueline1972 36-40, T 2 Responses Apr 6

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    First, I would like to start by saying that the reason I am posting this is to possibly offer some help to others. I give all the glory to God, because there have been many times...
    lynnparker12 lynnparker12 46-50, F Apr 8

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    1:i have blue eyes 2:i want to dye my hair black 3:i like puppy's 4:i live on a mini farm(for real with loads of animals and stuff) 5:my best friend is a guy 6:i have cut myself 7...
    noolybabe14 noolybabe14 13-15, F Apr 11

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    It's odd but I have found myself but it's hard finding ways to express the bits of me left but I'm giving it a shot and to some manner it's working
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have no clue what I'm going to do with my life, I've never really talked about it much, or known where to find help, and i guess this is an appropriate place to post about it. I...
    Juicen Juicen 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I think Whitman more than any other poet possessed the gift of revealing to others the beauty of everything around us, the beauty of nature, the beauty of human beings. Ella R...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    She was long at harbor A sleek cutter, always there, reliably stationary except for the gentle rock of the waves. So long had she been at anchor the denizens of the port thought...
    Auberon89 Auberon89 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 17

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    This was my view this morning, on my way home from the gym.I took time to meditate, breathe in, and appreciate the beauty which surrounded me.It reminded me of a quote in which I...
    WithinTheHeart WithinTheHeart 36-40, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am one of the searchers. There are, I believe, millions of us. We are not unhappy, but neither are we really content. We continue to explore life, hoping to uncover its ultimate...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Mar 27