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I Am Surrounded By Beauty I Have Drawn to Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 88 People

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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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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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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    This is a kinda funny story. When I was taking loads of drugs in this house I shared with my best mate/drug buddy, some strange stuff used to happen.I had a parcel delivered to me...
    chinawhite007 chinawhite007 26-30, M May 1

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    so I cut myself all the way from the middle of my torso to my ankle. but now I'm really dissapointed in my self
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F May 2

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    I have done it few times for the common reasons 1-wanting to feel anything if that feeling is pain. 2- being angry at myself or others n it was my way of letting it out. I used to...
    candles700 candles700 22-25, F May 6

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    I was so skinny, flat stomach and a size zero not long ago. But I love eating and drinking wine. It has caught up with me for sure! I've definitely let myself go. Let's see how far...
    missimo missimo 26-30, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I know I have a good boyfriend and he is amazing but. I don't know if I can live anymore. I'm always depressed and I don't want him to be around that. I cut my self from my waist...
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 3 Responses May 3

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    It started when I was 12 and then it went on till I was 16 I'm recoving from self harm I still have days where I really want to and it's hard not to but at lest I'm getting...
    KaylaDem33 KaylaDem33 18-21, F May 4

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    I only want to cut very rarely when my day has been awful and I just think the physical pain will balance out everything. But I don't do it. But today has been trying. Like idk...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Apr 29

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    With a crafting knife, during art class, while I was cutting card. Wasn't that deep, but I bled alright.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M May 6

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    I used to buy pencil sharpeners just for the blade
    GEMWASHERE GEMWASHERE 13-15, F 2 Responses May 6

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    it was a bad time in life, my parents were never home and i lived with my great grandmother, i cut my hands with a blade in my room
    Angel861 Angel861 13-15 May 10

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    Today I actually talked to the boy that I liked all year (although not anymore, for obvious reasons)... The one I knew since a couple weeks before my depression. The one who...
    fragilegirl6 fragilegirl6 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

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    Three times already today feeling horny again! Any fem want to join me?
    keith1boy keith1boy 46-50, M May 16

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    I'm 67 days clean today :)
    camasf camasf 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm here again tonight, just when i thought i should have by now feeling more better about myself after the short escape from the hermit shell i've been self-confined in - I'm not...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F May 9

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    The demons. They win again. They take over my whole self. My whole being. They push away others. They manifest themselves deep in my mind. They turn those who are trying to help me...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    Ever since I got my naughty piercings, I have been getting urges to touch myself. At first, I thought there was something wrong with me until I learned in school that this is...
    Aieki Aieki 13-15, F 11 Responses May 15

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    I feel bad for myself that I allowed criticisms to be embedded in my head that I even killed a part of me that makes me happy. Now, I don't know what to do with my life. I want...
    Releign Releign 22-25, F 1 Response May 16

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    I think I have maladaptive daydream Disorder, i have read a bit about it and i feel like thats what i am going throw. i dint really get it at an really young age. i think I got it...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 1 Response May 6

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    Today I challenge myself to look out for me...take care of me ... I have found myself being driven by wounds of the past, motivated by the idea of demonstrating to those who have...
    Toomuchsoul Toomuchsoul 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    I have seen my guardian angel. When I was 12 years old, I was in this phase where I was questioning God and his existence...I thought maybe everyone was just getting duped and...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 2 Responses May 20

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    I am striving for inner peace and happiness goes along with it. I have to start with self love, but I just don't have a clue how to do that. I have hated myself for far too long. I...
    sismit sismit 22-25, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why ask me if I need help if you don't want to do anything that helps? If I ask you to do something after you've asked if I need help, please trust that I probably don't need...
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    They cover my forearms, which I have put tattoos over to cover some of the scars. Not all the scars on my forearms are from me, such as an eraser burn scar (although I have given...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 May 3

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    I thought I would never be the one to talk about recovery. But I have to say, I've improved tremendously. My sister passed away when I was 10 from insulin overdose which she...
    iminrecovery iminrecovery 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I was lonely and desperate for a companion. His name popped up on my screen alongside a smiling face. Still to this day, I have no idea how to pronounce his name but seeing it...
    KAnnie98 KAnnie98 16-17, F May 9

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    I was lonely and desperate for a companion. His name popped up on my screen alongside a smiling face. Still to this day, I have no idea how to pronounce his name but seeing it...
    KAnnie98 KAnnie98 16-17, F May 9

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    yes it is true I do have a bladder control problem but I have made myself like this and I do not regret it that's why I wear nappies 24 / 7
    bigbabymark bigbabymark 41-45, M 2 Responses May 14

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    All my life I have dealt with problems. I have an unstable home life, unstable emotions, unstable relationships, unstable thoughts. I have adapted to depression and anguish, I once...
    Majesticscribbler Majesticscribbler 16-17, F May 18

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    Imagine you come in contact with someone who has the same vibrational frequency as you. Both hearts beating in 'sync', when you meet one another. Chances that you meet one another...
    1 Response Apr 30

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    If anything, I have great admiration and respect for you. I love you, your family and my family. I respect you, your family and my family. You gave me a reason to be alive and I...
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    Its true. I've been feeling really suicidal and having thoughts about how the world would be if I died. In my eyes...everything would be better. No one ever notices me, I'm always...
    Lunamoon16 Lunamoon16 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I am a Thief. Whenever I go, I steal. I take pictures of beautiful images. And I keep them all, all of them for free, in a drawer of a pile of my existing memories. The...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F Apr 30

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    It was towards the end of last summer when the most amazing thing happened to me. Of course I know the exact day. It was Aug 3. I had been on my own for some time- Feb of 2012 to...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I wish I could cry, only the tears can't be found. I'm surrounded by a thousand screams, but I can't hear a single sound. I'm walking through a land of darkness...
    good4nothin1 good4nothin1 31-35, M 1 Response May 5

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