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I Can Handle Emotional Pain But Not Physical Pain

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    It Would Never Happend to Me!

    This pic of me was taking 2005 before I met my boyfriend. Now I am  40 & feel like 100 years old.  My boyfriend ( if u call that) & I have a 3yrs child. We have been together over 4 yrs. I thought everything was great. I know we had some bad times. ( I was bad...
    sweetkindkim sweetkindkim 41-45, F 1 Response May 22, 2009

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    Truth Is...

    Truth is I can handle pretty much anything. I go everyday and I get stared at, sometimes luaghed at, hear some whisperers here and there. I can handle all of that. I can handle people calling me dumb, stupid, selfish, worthless, and many more. But have me be in physical pain, and...
    SerenityDolphins SerenityDolphins 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 29, 2008

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    Chronic Pain Syndrome.

    I have struggled with emotional pain for years, i became a self harmer because i couldn't deal with it. Now with all my problems i would take the emotional back if i could.I have been diagnosed with EDS which for me means all my joints are degrading, my muscles all spasm and i am...
    Rocks08 Rocks08 22-25, F Jul 23, 2011

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    It Would Never Happend to Me!

     My boyfriend ( if u call that) & I have a 3yrs child. We have been together over 4 yrs. I thought everything was great. I know we had some bad times. ( I was bad spending a lot of money) I know that was bad on my part. I had lost both of my parents in over a little 2yrs...
    sweetkindkim sweetkindkim 41-45, F 1 Response May 22, 2009

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    For some reason I have this emotional need to be become aggressive and hostile to those "happy" around me. It's not something I can control. Moods just don't infect me. Something...
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    Im really weird with pain. Because in the heat of the moment it wont hurt me much like when people call me fat i just think of a. Sick comeback to shut them up. But then when im...
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    I can't handle it anymore...
    sadisticfangirl sadisticfangirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    It hurts... The words they say, what do I have to do to make them happy? I go to school only to be put down and told to die. I want to stop cutting so bad but this doesn't help and...
    Muppo23 Muppo23 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    Yesterday was one of my most saddest days yet, I try to be more upbeat by opening my curtains, letting light into my house, it works for a while but when I think about the days...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My dad broke down sobbing the other day. He told me he was suicidel and I was the only reason why he's still here. I was about to tell him I'm suicidel and still cut. I can't now.
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F Oct 3

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    I dont think I can save myself from this cruel world
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 10

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    This is not about the present, nor the past... You may murmur, act like nothing to worry, but at the end of the day...IT's TOMORROW that matters most!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 7

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    I am letting go off the past, it's hurt me but I am also stronger because of it. So from now on I am going to concentrate on helping people, instead of self-pity. People have had...
    Rachael95 Rachael95 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    That's my motto right there. I can't say i don't like my past. I'm shooting for the stars baby!!! XoxOxoXO God Bless YoU ALL!
    Rainbowdash5334 Rainbowdash5334 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 18

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    yep!! work on present to build a foundation for better future. but remember life happens. sh (I)t happens.
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 20

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    The things which keeps me to move on is now my cosmetics and shopping. I buyed lately for me a full bag of cosmetics. Creams, face masks, make up, perfums. I felt great! I realized...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    I wanted to grow my hair from 2008 but I was scared of my parents and relatives that what they will say me..so I tied my hair up on my head as s small ponytail secretly.I continued...
    vidya3 vidya3 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My brothers just made fun of me for not having friends. 😑 fml. Always on PS3 24/7.
    xVanillaShake xVanillaShake 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Doesn't always help. You wake up and remember...
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    There is no other way to put it , i try to understand them, then they get mad , then we argue and i know when ive won just god damn, they never know when to stop lol
    iankrakewski iankrakewski 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Always walking towards a better day hoping for the best,assuming challenges and growing as a person.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    Just say, why? Why you did that to me ? 😰
    vit1234 vit1234 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    As I look put the window I think to myself tomorrow this will all be a distant memory
    phoenixprincess phoenixprincess 70+, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I really wish I could do more. I wish I could even just say something that could help. I don't always (or often) know what, though, so I just listen.
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 Oct 15

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    I know time has been passed..so that is gone will never come again..so need to work hard that i get my goal.
    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 20

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    I'm ready to change...:) -feeling New
    up97 up97 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm Sure. We are all the same unless time travel Escaped me and we are all posting for no reason
    knownasjojo knownasjojo 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Insufficient treatment of pain is widespread during surgical wards, intensive care units, accident and unexpected emergency departments, generally speaking practice, inside the...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 19

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    Induce stage injections could possibly be regarded for therapy of sufferers with myofascial pain as part of a multimodal method of pain management.Supplemental electronic material...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 19

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    Pain. Pain is an interesting word. Short and beginning with a hard sound then trailing off in to a soft n. Much like the feeling associated with the word. But sometimes we stutter...
    SunlilySky SunlilySky 18-21, F Oct 8

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    I have been in two long distance relationships and they have worked out wonderfully. Although we did break up the connection I had with them was better than I could ever ask for...
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    My grandmother has been emotionally(and sometimes physically) abusing for 7 years, but I have never told anyone. She is the kind of person no one would suspect of doing something...
    Cassandrae Cassandrae 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 16

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    I am still dealing with nearly a year of emotional abuse. but one of the ways I am dealing with it is through my art. If you would like to submit anonymous content for my project...
    insideourheadsproject insideourheadsproject 18-21, F Oct 14

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    I wish i never had children. When devorced, there mother hid the children from me. I was e-mail blocked, cell phone blocked etc. I did not know where they lived or went to school...
    YimD YimD 46-50, M 6 Responses Oct 22

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    As I write this I can feel the pain in my gut grind away at my spirit. Perhaps over dramatic but it is there none the less. Fear. Anxiety. Anger. Stress. Loneliness. They all...
    Tantalustay Tantalustay 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I have been married 25 yrs. In 2012 I was diagnosed with RA and was told i could no longer work. Apparently my husband is not a man that can handle caring for someone with a...
    phoebesmom12041 phoebesmom12041 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I am still dealing with a year of emotional abuse. but one of the ways I am dealing with it is through my art. If you would like to submit anonymous content for my project check me...
    insideourheadsproject insideourheadsproject 18-21, F Oct 14

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    There is too much happening in my life right now. I think that's why I can't sleep. I went to bed last night and tossed and turned for a few hours and then fell asleep, but woke up...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 20

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    i feel like my body and mind have both decided to give up at the same time you know those AHH moments when you just feel like permanently retiring to your bed and imitating the...
    strangerthingsbiggerwings strangerthingsbiggerwings 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    1. I have mental illnesses. I can't make them go away, ever. I can work hard to recover, but I will always have them and have to learn to manage them. 2. My medications have been...
    SimiRayea SimiRayea 22-25, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I hate myself. I don't want to be dirty anymore. I want to die. I am taking extra Prozac tonight. Maybe my body can handle it. I just want to damage my body. I want to die so bad...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 4 Responses Oct 8

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    I am a mother of three beautiful daughters. My oldest became very ill in 2011. She almost died. She had surgery. She was septic. She was in a coma for three days. She was married...
    pinefire pinefire 46-50 1 Response Oct 13

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    I feel somewhat selfish for even thinking this as there are so many people worse off than me. It's just been so long without simple touch,intimacy, or even conversation. I have...
    Lovinu0429 Lovinu0429 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 13

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    I hate this. I am so depressed and there is no one that I can talk to about it. for the first time in a long time I don't trust myself not to hurt myself. urges are so bad and...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 18

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    I hurt from a construction accident in April 2007 and over 15 spine surgeries. I was the victim of a quack spine surgeon who destroyed most of my spine and then had his medical...
    allcowboy allcowboy 56-60, M Oct 21

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