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I Believe Life Is Teaching You Some Painful Lessons

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 241 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, M Aug 25, 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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    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 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 15, 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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    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 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 8, 2014

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    Because at the end of your life, you`ll remember the moments where you followed your heart more than the moments where you followed your head :)
    Soul95 Soul95 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    Lost.. Try.. Okay.. Helps when I tell myself another lie.
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Yupp, always have, and if i ever feel like doubting myself, i think to myself, Then again????? Who actually know's my true self? Right, Almost nobody.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    You are not your age, Nor the size of the clothes you wear. You are not a weight, Nor the color of your hair. You are not your name, Nor the dimples in your cheeks. You are all...
    CurvesandClass CurvesandClass 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    When any kind of cops see you ur like 😶😱😵😶😱😵 Even if you didn't do anything
    swaged104 swaged104 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    Albedo is null.. Not true.. Not false.. Just empty.. It might be dark .. But hell is warm.. I'll write you a.. Sticky post card..
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I would never let a friend die if I could save him/her. I rather die than live a life of guilt
    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    One time 2 girls I liked from school I have them 5 izze a each 2 chocolate bars 12 candy canes and a chocolate bunny My stash I have even more now though I mostly give out all this...
    swaged104 swaged104 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Life can be so unfair. Cancer taking a mother away from a child. Just makes my heart so very sad. Also makes my troubles seem very insignificant. Just so unfair
    Skylalast Skylalast 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Imagine we're on fire and They've come to watch the show I'll wear my plain Jane smile and A face made for "hello" I wonder What's the worst thing that I've seen? A life torn...
    jaybles7879 jaybles7879 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well if you need advice I'd be happy to give you some
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    There is a movie series I love to watch on Hallmark Movies And Mysteries called Murder, She Wrote. In one of the episodes, there is a grown woman who is blind. The way some of her...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Being possessive has its disadvantages but brings truth.
    ThePopeVino ThePopeVino 18-21, M Jul 20

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    Had a day when on the same day was praying for the long life of a friends child and on the other hand praying for peace to the departed soul of a dear friend.. LIFE GOES ON..
    romell romell 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Or squish them,take the lemon juice,put it in a squirt gun & go crazy.BANZAI!*WHACK!*OW!LOL.Or,if life gives you melons,you may be dyslexic.(JK.LOL.)
    AllGhostsToastToast AllGhostsToastToast 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    The path to understanding , pleasure, and some day eternal happiness ,
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy 36-40, M Jul 19

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    When life gives u lemons... Squeeze them in your enemie's eyes, then throw them off a cliff!!!
    FunnyBunny6129 FunnyBunny6129 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    people who are calculated live life worried about what people think of them .they are meticulous with the movements/footing they make afraid of judgment
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F Jul 18

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    Never let anyone talk you out of an abortion or adoption. You know what's best for you. I regret not aborting or giving my kids up for adoption
    scissorovacomb scissorovacomb 26-30, F Jul 18

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    nothing of this world is really yours for the taking,everything is another man's creation other than ***** cells of you,&..& even they grow into individuals,,,,all things...
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F Jul 17

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    Aging. It's not the years That are my label; Lack of passion- Like the cracks In the settling Of my old house, Slowly making their way Up from the foundation Into my living...
    Livedeliberately Livedeliberately 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Do you ever feel weird? Like not defined weird? I'm laying on my bed thinking if my english is good enough for this page. Looking at my yellow dress wich is ugly but comfortable...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 16

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    I love having a best friend! Sadly I don't have one right now, but I'm taking BFF applications! 😉 #BFFlessInHouston
    cpineda cpineda 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I'm in a writing group, and we were given the prompt to write something about the chance we never took. I struggled with the prompt because taking a chance is not something I've...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    One our biggest responsibilities as parents are to teach our children to make good choices. It’s not enough for them to do the right thing simply because someone tells them to...
    themorningstaracademy themorningstaracademy 26-30, F Jul 14

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