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I Believe Life Is Teaching You Some Painful Lessons

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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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    You never really can take back words.

    .. Beautiful or hateful, it's out in the open. You can be praised for them, hated, make no difference, or be forgiven, but they're there, and they always will be. A few years ago, I had a fight with my sister. I said the kind of things that leave a bad taste in your mouth, stuff...
    SophiePlease SophiePlease 16-17, F Feb 7

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    We can't do life if we already are life. The simple fact of living makes us life. Life is one giant process.
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    I wholeheartedly agree with this statement and have tried my level best to live my life in this manner. And every so often we are dealt harsh reminders of just how short life is...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I veil I've life is too short to not share how you feel about someone! Even though the last time kind of backfired on me, I will still keep on doing it...
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    Hello everyone, My name is Wafa'a or you can call me fefe, I am from Saudi Arabia, I've seen many places of the world on TV screen and have known people from many countries...
    fefe93 fefe93 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Earlier today everything in reality seemed bland kind of like how I imagine what a normal average everyday class citizen thinks. Sometimes reality hits you and you realize that...
    pwhite83 pwhite83 31-35, M Feb 5

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    Life is a game. Everyday we dress like we're having a Competition. We gossip behind each FaCE.. That's a game just play it out
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Feb 17

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    Indeed. And poor people are playing it in hard mode hahaha oh life
    UntamableSilence UntamableSilence 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 18

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    You win some and you lose some but be careful of the choices you make.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 18

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    Life is hard to go through but really very simple to analyze. It is normal to feel pain, to experience dark times, because life IS a constant struggle and what's more EVERYONE is...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The love you make is the love you take. Make love, not war.
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M Feb 13

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    "One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others wiuld want you to be, rather than being yourself."
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Honesty and integrity are too important to leave to others Having these of yourself and possessing them truly is too crucial to leave to others Life needs to be lived whole...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1. I'm American 2. I currently know 2 languages, am trying to learn Japanese 3. I'm annoying and hyper at times 4. I am 168 centimeters 5. I have curly black hair 6. I don't...
    moistturtles moistturtles 13-15, F Feb 2

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    Your first thoughts on a subject should assist you on your deciding what to do in so many situations, because your heart first receives the stimulae and only after it has...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Hard to follow your heart when it's telling you you're in love with a teacher.
    Catmagic101a Catmagic101a 18-21, F Feb 20

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    1) I'm willingly celibate. 2) I'm attached to my leather jacket 3) my favourite colour is green 4) I ******* love swearing 5) Jack Daniels is awesome 6) I'm a fan of psychological...
    IncongruousPariah IncongruousPariah 13-15 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I'm 19. I did one year of college at NDMU and I promise you it was the best experience of my life. I'm dissapointed in myself cause I know I could've tryed harder. I don't live...
    Luckycharms192 Luckycharms192 18-21, F Feb 13

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    So I seen a few questions in ways to ask someone out, well my ex and me had hotboxed a car, and it was really cold outside so the windows were foggy, and he wrote on the window...
    Somethinglikethat4 Somethinglikethat4 18-21, F Feb 9

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    I'll tell you anything you want to know, but warning, I may ask questions jin return. Sometime I question myself and the thoughts that I have or the things that I do. I think I am...
    sunrise1946 sunrise1946 66-70 7 Responses Feb 12

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    My nickie is Rysh, Im 18, asian with an accent trolls. I love gaming and anime so you can actually say Im kinda geeky and nerdy. Im open for my new friends and who knows...flings...
    gotawishy gotawishy 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    Hey, if you're bored just message
    joevenables3 joevenables3 13-15, M Feb 13

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    I wrote her one more poem today and dropped it in the mail to tell her how I feel... Actually, I thanked her for the inspiration she stirred in me, the emotions and feelings she...
    slimmmerman slimmmerman 41-45, M 3 days ago

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