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I Believe Some Bad Things Can Be Blessings In Disguise

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    Having panic attacks?

    Here's some advice from Tyler Durden. 
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 7

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    At This Very Moment

    I know right now as I type this there is someone special in my life who has had something difficult happen right as the holiday season starts. I have to say with faith,hope and love from God and me that things will turn around.I see things looking very,very,different next year at...
    beachykeen beachykeen 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    His name was Fleming,

    and  he  was a poor  Scottish farmer. One day, while  trying to  make a living for  his family, he  heard  a cry for help coming from a nearby  bog. He   dropped his toolsand  ran to the   bog.There, mired  to his waist in  black  muck, was a  terrified boy...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 3

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    I really hope this doesn't come across in the

    wrong way. But, my friend died, and ever since that day over 2 years ago, I have made my own little oath to change my outlook on life and the way I do things. I wish I could shake his hand and say thank you, he's making me a better person, when he isn't even here.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    Bad Things Is Good

    I learn the sometimes when bad things happen it ment for the good like losing a job sometimes a better one comes along and sometimes loving someone that you thought loves you God move them and you feel hurt and you find a love you never know ever could of happen. Taking a bus at...
    lifeChoices lifeChoices 31-35, F Oct 31, 2011

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    Help Me! I Obsess Over Everything!

    Question: I have been living with panic attacks and anxiety for about 16 years. It started after I stopped using drugs. I constantly thought I was going to or was in the act of having a heart attack. Then, it started me checking windows and doors repeatedly every night, and the...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 9, 2013

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    Got in a bad car accident coming back from

    Christmas break. My car is totaled, but with the loss of this car, I feel as though I was truly blessed in that I wasn't killed. Actually, I walked away without a scratch. Awkwardly enough, everyone I know is looking at the bad aspect of what happened. I, on the other hand...
    savedbygrace030312 savedbygrace030312 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Good Things Come In The Guise Of Badness

    though the ashes of destruction can come re-growth more beautiful than was before. so many times in my life have bed things happened constantly. yet in a way those things have shaped me into whatever the hell you can call me today. lately i have been noticing things that were bad...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M 10 Responses Dec 29, 2010

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    What is a Panic AttackA very important question

    if you're struggling with this condition. You should really understanding exactly what's going on behind the scenes.So what is a PA?A sudden feeling of acute and disabling anxiety.`Ok, that's the textbook definition, but i don't think that clears things up too much so let's go l...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Feb 23

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    Recently...I received news about I had this in

    curable disease. I stressed out, cried, cut myself...but in a way it saved me. It stopped my dangerous lifestyle and I no longer have an addiction. For months I prayed to God that I wanted to stop. And I prayed to him that he remove it from my life. Although its not the method...
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F Jan 17

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    Children of God; It upsets me when you blame God for the misfortunes in your lives (you know who you are). I hear it all the time "well, if there is a God then why does he let all...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    From here things can only get better.
    Amydenson1 Amydenson1 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Ever think in your mind something bad is gonna happen. Think about it so much that you have already decided what you will do once you hear the news and how you will deal with it...
    ZyraBlue ZyraBlue 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Four years ago my father was diagnosed with terminal cancer (not actually sure what type). But we were told we'd have six months before the cancer would spread to his brain and...
    TheRealLWord TheRealLWord 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I love my mom and my grandma but growing up was sometimes really hard for me. I remember waking up in the middle of the night when I was really little so i could bury my head under...
    bsmirror bsmirror 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I got tired of all the perverted messages so EP and my husband suggested I change my settings on my account. I finally did. Two days ago I received a very vulgar avatar. I can't...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Science does not explain everything. Not all that we see, touch, and experience can be measured. I have plenty of my own doubts about the supernatural world around us, but I do...
    MysticalSkeptical MysticalSkeptical 41-45 Apr 1

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    I believe there is a raccoon on my back porch again right now. I'm pretty sure he exists because although I can't see him, I hear him banging and much like every other day, the...
    hometownlady hometownlady 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    PATIENCE PAYS A PRICE! Just wait another day! Another day won't hurt will it? You don't know what's going to happen tomorrow… you might get a miracle! Don't predict the future...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Hey David. I'm just going to pretend that you're going to read this like I'm sending it to you... but maybe I'll be more open, because I know you never will. So first off... I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have been in a ldr for almost 20 months. We had met at a study holiday in England and we instantly felt attracted by each other. We're still together now and we somehow made it...
    thoughtworn thoughtworn 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    My heart is going out to a family I know tonight that is hurting. They have been through so much already and this last blow is just so hard but I am holding out hope that things...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I do.. Believe It or not someone very unexpected did. She was my high school English teacher, and I'm not exaggerating when I say she saved my life, she literally grabbed me off...
    extraordinary97 extraordinary97 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I believe that everyone comes into your life for a reason and that one person can indeed turn your entire life around. I have encountered problems in my life that shattered my...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 16-17 1 Response Mar 28

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    Its amazing how much someone can really mean to you from talking for awhile then seeing eachother in person the feeling that you get is something you never want to lose... Knowing...
    InsecureTiana InsecureTiana 13-15, F Mar 22

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    A actually wrote this last January 31st but I wasn't able to post it immediately because I'm a little bit busy. Just a random post, I don't know what are the things that will be...
    m00nshine m00nshine 16-17, F Mar 24

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    I managed to forget all of my bad childhood memories, until a few months back when they started resurfacing in my dreams, so now not only do I have to deal with these memories, I...
    xMina97x xMina97x 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    i honestly do believe this
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    As far as I can go through my childhood memories I can remember the first one… just feeling… fear. My childhood was full of it. Scared of dark, of sleeping in my own bed, of...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F Apr 11

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    I'm starting therapy sessions and I hope my therapist can help me relieve my stress and issues.
    skitbrownie skitbrownie 13-15, F Mar 21

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    and i just can't stop thinking about it..
    AlbertOlami AlbertOlami 22-25, M Mar 24

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    Even if there are a couple thousand miles and some metal bars to get around I bet ya could still make it work
    kim95164 kim95164 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    My great aunt has breast cancer. She had known about it for a while, but finally told us once it got really bad. It had gotten to stage four. She is going through chemo now. We are...
    lshidonil lshidonil 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Yeah...she can and then poof!
    JusBec JusBec 51-55, F 12 hrs ago

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    I wish I could have had someone to hug me and tell me everything was gonna be all right as I got older, but instead I suffered thinking the scars inside would never heal. Now I...
    Boo37 Boo37 13-15, F Mar 30

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    time and distance...sometimes are a great fix... then other times you have no idea what is going on.... you can play and react to the cards you can see.. nothing is known...
    tacitlygarrulous tacitlygarrulous 70+, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I hate it when i post something on this app and then people who dont know me say that I'm too young and stuff like that i post stuff to get advice from people not for them to tell...
    blackrose256 blackrose256 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    My wife has cancer it's so tuff some times I feel like throwing the towel in
    rb1998 rb1998 31-35, M Mar 22

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    when I say he should not have reproduced its because he is the silent killer on the ranch, is know for abusing all walks for animals, lies and threatens cops....... yo when yiu...
    nolamademaniac nolamademaniac 31-35 Mar 26

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    just found this site feel like I want to offload, but there's 1 person who needs to hear me, feel like I cant do this anymore
    beebop01 beebop01 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I really like someone on this page, and we've been talking...he's so cute and just awesome, and he likes one direction....and he has the same relgion as me....and ugh...I really...
    amandapanda2498 amandapanda2498 16-17, F Apr 7

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    It did work for me and my husband so yes! If you really love each other, distance should not be a hindrance :)
    layro layro 31-35, F 11 mins ago

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    Thank you.....glad to be here!
    emmaavery emmaavery 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    So there are these two kids, siblings, named Lemonjello and Orangejello... They aren't pronounced lemon and orange jello, they have exotic sounding accents to make them seem like...
    catchphrasejones catchphrasejones 18-21, M Apr 3

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    My name is Millennium. My twin sister was Galaxy. My older brother was Roswell.
    Samchezz Samchezz 13-15, F Apr 5

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    I was abandoned by my mother at a young age. I'm sure this has affected the person I've become
    lonelyCPA lonelyCPA 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Totally bored at work! Still have another3 hours to go :-((
    angelaa912 angelaa912 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    New research argues that absence might truly make the heart grow fonder and that couples who live apart have more meaningful interactions than those who see each other daily.
    saktilv saktilv 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I. Donno why anybody is not talking wid me
    1nfern0 1nfern0 18-21, M Apr 2

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    Personally couldn't do it myself, couldn't quite manage it to be frank. It takes special kinda people to do that. I'm just unfortunately not one *sigh*
    UnchartedOne UnchartedOne 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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