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I Am Surrounded By Beauty I Have Drawn to Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 91 People

    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 village  where different people flock for...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    Careful

    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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    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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    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 38 Responses May 1, 2008

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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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    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

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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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    I cut myself before cause I can't stand living here on earth like, I wanna kill myself cause I'm a mess. I'm depressed and I even decided to be dropped-out of school and then my...
    xxBoyishGirlxx xxBoyishGirlxx 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    Crying myself to sleep is the only way for me to sleep lately. It's just so hard and tiring that I then get more tearful.
    ExPButterfly ExPButterfly 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    With each step, I could feel my lungs exploding. How many more miles? I don’t think I can hold this pace for the entire race. I can’t even run the whole race. As these thoughts...
    andreacrystal96 andreacrystal96 18-21, F Nov 30

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    Today i cut myself for the first time i even have photos but i wish i died you know ICANT take it anymore . My parents dont give a **** about me rather care about their reputation...
    Mizo0217 Mizo0217 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    For many years I have felt like I just was a waste of space. I felt like something was missing. A strange as It was, when I was standing there, bound to the wall, getting caned, I...
    0happycamper 0happycamper 22-25, F Nov 18

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    I have been known to do this in the work restrooms. Sometimes you just get too f*ucking ho*rny
    Lu24642 Lu24642 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 1

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    When utter loneliness overwhelmed me in the middle of the night during the darkest days of my childhood. With no one there to comfort me since by then I lived all alone I cried...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I  did it again. :(. Why am I so useless?
    PercyJacksonisAWESOME PercyJacksonisAWESOME 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    I was in class today and this kid grabbed my hand to do something and it touched my cuts but he didn't realize and he was wondering why I was freaking out .
    unicornsydney unicornsydney 13-15, F Nov 19

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    I'm stuck at a bar. For hours.... While people see a show I couldn't get into. :/ trying not to be a complete drunkard.
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M Nov 28

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    Cant post it. Below V V V V V V
    heyimalive heyimalive 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    I just started cutting and to be honest I find the pain addicting and it is such a great pain reliever. What is the best thing to cut with?
    macygracey macygracey 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    She's not worth it, they said. You'll get over her, they said. You'll find someone new, they said. Well, they were wrong...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M a week ago

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    Tbh Like I cut a couple times..... not a lot but then I found an outlet u know like for me it is friends and music... I'm kinda determined to help other ppl to find there outlet...
    invisiblegirlz invisiblegirlz 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Yeah I have been in hell. I have had my life taken away from me and sent into hell for 3 yrs and it took 5 yrs after just to cope. Dehumanized, captive, mentally tortured...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 28

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    I started school this year expecting nothing special, just another ordinary year. I was walking out of the school on the last day of the first week when I was looking down at my...
    RonnieRider RonnieRider 18-21 Dec 2

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    My name is Lyla. I have had alopecia since I was a freshman in high school. I am now a freshman in college. I am a twin and a Native American from Arizona. When it first started...
    lhatathlie lhatathlie 18-21, F Nov 18

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    So far I ahve made a starfish (at a class) and a larger desert/cactus sunrise. I have drawn up a whale splashing in the moon nearly 3 feet by 2 feet. I can not wait to start it. I...
    ashorashe ashorashe 26-30, M Nov 22

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    I have hated myself for as long as I can rememeber it may appeared that I was in love with myself. But that was all part of my act. I loathe myself for a lot of different reasons...
    xdarkangelx666 xdarkangelx666 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    What if you lost your ability to Love ? What if the ability to enjoy everything was taken away from one day to the next ? This is a glimpse into my life suffering from a mental...
    jeromeleegriffin jeromeleegriffin 41-45, M Nov 30

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    I had never felt more betrayed I knew thats how it would play out, but I was frantic. Desperate for it to change winds I begged, and howled with the wind. Please. Please, don't let...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F Nov 26

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    I have sealed myself into a safe little box over the years. I am rediscovering myself now and branching out. I have blamed my husband for being controlling, but have realized that...
    NWBiggirl420 NWBiggirl420 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 3

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    mentally torture myself even have cut myself starve dehydrate myself as well . as you can tell I clearly don't love myself
    Mizo0217 Mizo0217 18-21, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    She says it softly, excitedly, that she wants to go to heaven already. She smiles as she describes how much better it is than the chrome white and curly gates that we picture...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    The evening of December 11, 2014 will go down in my personal history as the worst evening of my life. I did something that I have never done before, that I knew was wrong, and I...
    ironman43 ironman43 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Let me breathe. Let the sky be blue again and sun warm. Let me be, set me free. Things will crowd up on you if you let them. And I let them. I let them get so heavy they...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 18

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    i have to start being honest with myself.i have cheated myself more than anyone else in the world.
    Camouflage Camouflage 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    My mum found out that I have starved myself...it was getting better for a bit, but she hid the bathroom scale! And now I can't see how much weight I've gained back since up was...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    It took me almost 3 years to realise that I could do far more better than what I was doing . It's not that I never tried ...I did tried .i have pushed myself beyond my comfort...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have liked this girl for 4 and a half years now. Actually it's much passed "like". I've had so many chances to make a move on her, but I was to cowardly to do so. I was too...
    yoomyman yoomyman 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    I have always been interested in boys ever since I've been old enough to be interested in them but recently I have found myself being strangely attracted to other girls as well...
    hannahbanana2001 hannahbanana2001 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 5

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    There isn't much I can say here that won't sound any different to what alot of people post. I guess i'm just tired of sounding depressed. I'm looking for a way to explain my...
    glassvision glassvision 16-17, M Dec 6

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    Until you walk a mile in my shoes, it will be very easy to say "it's all in your head!" "You need to learn to cope!" Or my favorite, "is this even a real thing?" Misophonia...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I've had to talk my friend out of panic attacks more times then I can count. I have scars on my hand from when he would squeeze it so hard that his nails dug in. Now I have them...
    AlysonBlack AlysonBlack 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Yea. this is so true, and has been for so very long, that I have resolved myself to flip this situation upside down. No one can have me. :P
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I used to write about our connection before I met him. I was 12 when it started. My cousin had a dream that I had super powers and was trying to rescue her, that's what inspired...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Every time I make any kind of mistake- even just getting a bad grade on a test or saying something stupid- I feel like I deserve to be punished for it by hurting myself. I cut my...
    kaleidoscopic21 kaleidoscopic21 13-15, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I believe I met my TF a year and a half ago. We met through a dating site. I saw his picture and was so drawn to him. I added him to my favorites and he messaged me within an hour...
    Rae1212 Rae1212 31-35 2 Responses Nov 18

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    “I have in no way in my life published a letter to a business to tell them how wonderful their item is right until nowadays. A couple of months back, I went by means of radiology...
    Anthony6913uep8 Anthony6913uep8 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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