I Believe Life Is Teaching You Some Painful Lessons

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 403 People

    How much truth does one need to stamp on

    himself to sound as a truthful person ? How much Fakeness does one need to stamp on himself to prove that he is fake? People who love you,will always believe you first. People who study you for experiments will forever remain suspicious of you. I can be 99% truthful,and 1...
    KosmicKonnection KosmicKonnection
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 17, 2015

    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

    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
    1 Response Aug 25, 2013

    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

    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, 2015

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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

    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
    3 Responses Aug 27, 2013

    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

    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
    1 Response Oct 8, 2014

    I guess it is. People always tell me

    that my family really loves me, and that I just don't look hard enough to see it. But.. They don't live my life. And they wouldn't try as hard as I do to pretend they care— to search for reasons they might in the smallest comments they make.. But they don't. Not really. And...
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat
    13-15, T
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2015

    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

    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

    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
    26-30, M
    Feb 27, 2013

    So my in-laws are extremely dysfunctional

    and my DH tells me that I dwell on the "drama". An almost ex SIL (BIL too cheap to hire a lawyer, so technically they are still married) who bullies her way into everything with my ILs. They cave in to her demands for fear of not seeing their grandchild (they have six others...
    AnSeilide4 AnSeilide4
    36-40, F
    Dec 27, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    14 Responses Dec 4, 2009

    Yes, I guess the main thing

    that I've learned from life is that its not always a fairytale and not everybody gets a happy ending.
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight
    18-21
    Sep 7, 2015

    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

    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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    SlipperyHawk SlipperyHawk
    13-15, M
    Apr 21
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    31-35, F
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    41-45, M
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    LazarusMalice LazarusMalice
    18-21, M
    Apr 21
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    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 20
    This might come to an end but i do believe will meet again ..A new destination where our eyes will meet and we will simply smile feeling in heart the excitement,but knowing us I...
    winterfall winterfall
    41-45
    Apr 20
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    YuroLychee YuroLychee
    22-25
    Apr 20
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    Abi936 Abi936
    22-25, M
    Apr 20
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    JordanTheLost6 JordanTheLost6
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    Words and pictures between us are only between us. If I tell you something it's true. I don't believe in lying. It does not get you anywhere, it's useless. If you tell me something...
    blushedcheeks blushedcheeks
    46-50, F
    Apr 19
    I've just gone through a traumatic 10 years of changes after losing my son. I finally have my mind back on track to what matters in life. I've just come on to share and find I'm...
    Justpeaceandlove Justpeaceandlove
    56-60, F
    Apr 17
    I miss my best friend. i miss how we used to be. I miss all the memories we had. But now she's making memories with her new friends and i'm out of the picture. She forgot about me...
    SSASAM SSASAM
    26-30, F
    Apr 17
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    hungrybish hungrybish
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 16
    Honestly there's so much I wanna say but I'm going to keep it as short as possible. I love people, of course there are some people I absolutely hate but I love people in general. I...
    WhyIsItSoHardToFindAUser WhyIsItSoHardToFindAUser
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
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    Cierzo Cierzo
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Apr 15
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    ThinxAna ThinxAna
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
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    ExploreroftheUnknown ExploreroftheUnknown
    18-21, M
    12 Responses Apr 13
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    FerysT FerysT
    16-17, F
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    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 12
    I've always been a believer of this and sometimes I neglect to accept the truth. If it's not reciprocated, then it isn't real
    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 12
    Life is honestly too short to be sad or dwell on the negative things. It shouldn't be about worrying when the next bill will be, or how much food yoy have left, or even if you'll...
    LifeIsToShortToBeSad LifeIsToShortToBeSad
    16-17, M
    Apr 12
    I have a birthmark on the middle of my back. its about the size of a closed fist. its in the shape of a waning moon, and it is kind of embarrassing when I wear swim suits because...
    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I was born in Canada, currently 22, two sisters (Callie and Christian) live with my best friend (Kasi) known her since we were 4. I love swimming and yoga, its very calming to me...
    colbyblackwood colbyblackwood
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    I miss you my beautiful Bella,... but I can't tell you that. you helped me through some dark, lonely nights and days. now without you, I'm right back where I started before you...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 10
    I have met people who wallow in misery and love blaming everyone but themselves for making the wrong choices in life.You either pick yourself up,dust yourself off,learn from your...
    sparklingdiva sparklingdiva
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    I've dedicated my life to you, my future,who and what I am. Body and soul I'm yours. .yet u hurt me everyday I still come back for more. I don't think little of you and not a bad...
    willy8314 willy8314
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    I'm confused if I'm matured or not. There are times that I always like a child. There are times that my schoolmate shouted at me and told me that I'm immature. What's wrong? I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 9
    Everything I do is bittersweet~ 🎶
    BittersweetRose BittersweetRose
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    Well being depressed and lonely can make someone to hang on The people that I do have close to me I don't need them in my life. My mom and my husband has got to go. Basically...
    toniyl toniyl
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    Anyone between 13-18 that still get spanked? I do and i am 17. Message me if you want to talk
    ChrisM98 ChrisM98
    16-17, M
    Apr 7
    1. Ten things, this is number one.2. I have celiac disease, or gluten intolerance, so I need to eat glutenfree food. For example: rice or maïs. Luckyly i like rice and maï...
    Photosebastian Photosebastian
    46-50, M
    Apr 7
    Because they're more important than me..and deserve to live a life well remembering.
    nobodynumbah8 nobodynumbah8
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 6
    07/04/2016 - Even after a failed marriage, failed attempts at relationships, failed attempts at dating people and being hurt over and over I still believe in love. I still...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    That someone else is my dog...my first love...my love of life...love u baby❤🐾 I'm going to have tattoo of his paw drawn on my arm soon :)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 6
    The post I read - Once a man was asked, ?What did you gain by regularly praying to God?? The man replied, ?Nothing?but let me tell you what I lost: Anger, ego, greed, depression...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 6
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    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Apr 6
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    femlesbian11 femlesbian11
    18-21, F
    Apr 5
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