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I Believe Life Is Teaching You Some Painful Lessons

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    Dating Lessons We All Learn.

    I just got out of a fifteen year marriage to a man I thought would be there forever but it didnt work out so now Im serated and dating men and I fell for a few since my seperation. I fell in love with a mean man who thought it was nice to not text me back or call me then call a...
    rachel0471 rachel0471 36-40 2 Responses Nov 22, 2010

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    I was travelling/hitch hiking with my

    ex-boyfriend this summer, and we were going to go across country. He is crazy and is addicted to drugs, so I felt kind of safe with him. He had an awareness of the streets like I didn't. It was going very well, until I wouldn't have sex with him. Then he had a break down. He...
    onthisislandinthisworld onthisislandinthisworld 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2014

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    You're Such A Garbage!

    One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of a parking space right in front of us.My taxi driver slammed on his brakes, skidded, and missed the other car by just inches! The driver of the...
    ar93 ar93 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Keep Moving Forward! :)

    A jobless man applied for the position of ‘office boy’ at a very big company. The employer interviewed him, then a test: clean the floor. “You are hired.” – the employer said. ”Give me your email address, and I’ll send you the application to fill, as well as when...
    ar93 ar93 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    Sometimes Too Many Lessons

    I know that life is painful and that we must find our way through the minefields but it too often almost becomes too painful to bare.  I have gone through some really powerful lessons that almost brought me to destruction.  I have lived through loss, pain, mental...
    Michellewhois Michellewhois 56-60 Jan 30, 2010

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    Shout out to: all the procrastinators,

    like me, who end up finishing something at 2:00 AM and decide to just do the rest of their homework before class. =.= Also go the duck to sleep. Nighty lol
    VanishedDea VanishedDea 18-21, F Oct 27, 2014

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    I Am A Warrior

    I am a warrior and survivor. I use to let the pain of life lessons eat at me, now I embrace the pain as if it is trying to conquer me and I fight its attack upon me.
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 29, 2010

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    Painful Yet Rewarding

    "Some of our best lessons come out of painful experiences. Most of my significant life lessons have been painful and have often had something to do with people that I trusted, respected and (stupidly) expected more of. Darn those expectations!!! Over the years I have had...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2010

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    Is There Any Medicne For This Pain

    new one to this site.dont known where to start from, start frm 11 class got failed not because i dont study but want to leave home to become monk.then mom scold me..my family started seeing me as alooser..lost my self esteem a lot.after that while duing my graduation lost upto...
    hondabrio hondabrio 22-25, M Feb 27, 2013

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    No matter how harsh and painful my life is

    right now, someday.... Someday, a day will come when I can smile every day.
    SmileyFace1014 SmileyFace1014 16-17, F Apr 11, 2014

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    I Am Not Ment To Be Happy

    I was expecting too much to expect a guy to look past the child sex abuse I went thru and see the woman inside. I was wrong for wanting a nice young guy to like me!!! I deserved joyce abusing me. I deserved ken rape ing me for my childhood mistakes. I deserved to fail university...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Apr 15, 2011

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    And for some people it's learning how to clean

    off their plates before putting them in the sink. I'm awfully weary of touching soggy food. Keep the nasty to yourself lol Do the world a favor and be considerate of the person doing dishes.
    VanishedDea VanishedDea 18-21, F Oct 15, 2014

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    We're told that the universe gives up what we can cope with, nothing more, nothing less. In that case, Im superwoman. I could go through the endless list of crap that's come my way, or maybe I should call them life lessons, but I think life lessons are a mixture of good and bad...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    The Lesson Learned From An Optimistic Donkey

    One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey.He invited all...
    ar93 ar93 18-21, M Aug 25, 2013

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    Dear Life

    I have received from you A pair of magic wings That gave me the power to fly Even without going anywhere I lived wonderful moments Of dreams, blessings And lots of smiles Feeling the wind of change Blowing in different directions Building new obstacles Surprises, tests to the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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    Ouch ...

    Life's lessons can be painful.  But it's the kind of pain which I welcome usually with hindsight.  At the time I may curse the situation and wish things could be different.  When I look back, perhaps remembering a difficult time, I can see that there was a purpose...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 15 Responses Dec 4, 2009

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    Heartbroken Lessons

    Sometimes it takes a lot of heartbreak and pain to teach us the lessons we need in life to be a better person.  Below you will find some of the things I have learned from the pain. Love has nothing to do with looks, but everything to do with time...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 14 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Some valuable lessons actually. The first one is: never trust a man on his word. Now I have had a real difficult year cz of this one. I am very particular about what I say. I may...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    In all probability there is, even if none of today's generations will live to see it proved. If planet Earth formed in the right position from our star, possessed the correct...
    morea morea 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    The American version: If life gives you lemons, sell those lemons, buy an AK47...and see if life tries THAT again!
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    Matthew9482ypf5 Matthew9482ypf5 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    When life gives you lemons, you grab a piece of paper and pencil, write your feelings about the person you hate, go to that person, give 'em a paper cut (hoping your words would go...
    moonlight38 moonlight38 13-15, F Jan 15

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    yes ..life teaches u so much its a bigger classroom than one can immagine and its lessons dont have any set patterns on curriculum they come in different forms for everyone at...
    romel4747 romel4747 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Most painful life experience... Not being able to be with the one you love, having to wait for so long to finally be with that person..! I just hope the wait is worth it!
    Unbroken831 Unbroken831 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    My Top 3 Most Painful Experiences 1. Putting hot glue on my thumb nail. (Young and stupid) 2. Spilling boiling water on myself. (Today; 1st degree burn..) 3. The random Ice Pick...
    MysticIllusions MysticIllusions 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I think the hardest experience of my life so far was when my mother died. It's been just over four years. The first year I cried everyday... Then slowly it was every other day then...
    Borabudur Borabudur 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I was raped in September 2013. That night instead of seeking help I went home and pretended nothing happened. A day later I broke down. The attack has left me in fear but it also...
    edkelly2k edkelly2k 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Youd have to ask a psychiatrist . Pain is pain .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    Hold onto what is good, Even if it is only a handful of earth. Hold into what you believe, Even if it is a tree which stands by itself. Hold onto what you must do, Even if...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I think that it would crazy to believe otherwise considering the fact that our universe is infinite. I think a lot of people can't believe it because we believe that everything...
    NonexistantSoul NonexistantSoul 16-17, F 19 hrs ago

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    Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    The physical universe must have more life in it, unless Gods original purpose was delayed by the physical Adam. There is nothing wasted in the universe. Life is always defined by...
    Corzomec Corzomec 18-21, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Although I have been living for only a short amount of time, I have realized that being your self and doing what makes you happy is the most beneficial way to live. Every where you...
    xKzax xKzax 18-21, M Dec 29, 2014

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    Sometimes the only thing we have left to hold on to is the blade of a knife.
    AndreiTarkovsky AndreiTarkovsky 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Or you could put a person in a barrel full of lemons and razors then roll them down a really long hill and laugph maniacally like sasuke 😋
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Just the first part. I really don't believe in equality, I think reality is too harsh for that. For example the rich and the poor. Poor people will more likely to be approach by...
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I've been knocked down too many times in the last 6 months. I'm finding it harder and harder to get back up. I just want to feel at ease again with life. This stress is wearing me...
    smile4today smile4today 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Life can be a *****, but she is my *****. Death can be a dame, but she is not my dame.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    That is my way of getting over things now. Life is just to short.
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    For the people that are on here, if there are any who don't have or had something horrible happen to them why are you on here? I get that you probably want to help "us" but why? I...
    GirlInABottle GirlInABottle 13-15, F Jan 5

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    Do yourself a favour. Don't be afraid to stand for what you believe in,even if that means standing alone
    Kandeh Kandeh 26-30, M 21 hrs ago

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    If an individual is currently employing a life insurance coverage, then, Be sure that you renew your protection periodically.The premium under this policy is to generally be paid...
    Daniel6814zmz2 Daniel6814zmz2 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    But Consider What Your Brain Has To Say About It Too That's all I have to add to the sentence.
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    The mind can complicate everything but the heart simply knows if it feels right or wrong. That doesn't mean don't think at all...It means, don't ignore your heart. It is your...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Train your mind to see the good in every situate
    Kandeh Kandeh 26-30, M 21 hrs ago

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    I would put myself in danger and yes die to save someone else . Isn't that what we are here for to help one another no matter what the cost .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    No matter the cost. No matter the risk. I'm willing to take it to save someone else.i don't care if I die trying, as long as the other can live on.
    DarkSecret62 DarkSecret62 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 5

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