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I Can Handle Emotional Pain But Not Physical Pain

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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!

    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 29, 2008

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    I can handle the truth, however I never get it! Instead people just disappear with no explanation!
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    By a 49 year old kidnapper.. I used to think nothing would ever happen to me. This thinking and naivety led me down the path of being abused by him and manipulated greatly. I am...
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    LilMsLonley LilMsLonley 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    People can`t handle the truth. If you say something about their favorite team, they hate you, their kids can broke your windows and you can`t say anything, if the sister of that...
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    I had been hit by my mom when I was young. I know that it is wrong to hit children, but it is normal in my country. The parents don't show love to their children because they...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    my parents are very strict, and I was suspended from school for three days. when my dad got home he began to yell at me which is nothing new, but he pushed me into my door leaving...
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    Sharing a room with the person more like brother even more than a brother, suddenly he said this is my room u can move where ever u get place!! It really hurts I wouldn't be able...
    sagacious786 sagacious786 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Tom Cruise and I have much in common. We both demand and are able to handle the truth. Cruise must have the truth in a court o law and I must have the truth from my children, my...
    americanfemaleonvacation americanfemaleonvacation 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I am very emotional, but i keep it inside. Even though i'm suffering you wont hear a peep out of me. It's not because i don't want to share my feelings, but i don't really know how...
    exobaker exobaker 18-21 3 days ago

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    HappyGirlJenny HappyGirlJenny 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    karlasback karlasback 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 9

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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I am incapable of lying. So i can spot a liar a mile away. Not my kind of people, i can only plant seeds of truth
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    Me and my wife have both been doing things we shouldn't. I am honest with her, while she lies. Even when presented with the evidence. I don't understand why she can't be honest...
    myskinsmysin myskinsmysin 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 27

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    Vumsy Vumsy 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    its a little weird, but if im reading a book and someone gets punched in it or i see someone get slapped, it feels like its happening to me and i dont know why. If someone has too...
    cece14779 cece14779 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    stuck in problems and there is no one to help or even support me emotionally studies are going super bad cant understand a thing from syllabus... then pressure of teachers and...
    loveiseverything18 loveiseverything18 18-21, F 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    i can pick up on energy and mine will change with whoever i am in contact with.
    Socalsunset Socalsunset 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Taking the time to give of yourself especially to others who have lost their way doesn't take so much. As the song says, "We can change things, if we start giving. Reach out and...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    It's all my fault you are acting like this now. You don't need to be him, you don't need to look like him, you don't need to copy him nor be one of the guys like him. Baby, you're...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    The days seem longer. Time seems to be slipping away. The walk seems almost unbearable. Not to mention your feet are starting to hurt. At this point you are completely exhausted...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14

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    Dear heart.. why did just a bad experience make you so straight and gaunt. Inside there, why do you feel so insecure? it's just a beginning. you may have to face lot more tough...
    pontybroken pontybroken 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 20

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    My life story by me and fou y'all. I grew up a sad crying baby,i was clumsy all the time. I drove a barney car into a glass case then got bit by a big dog. I was bullied at school...
    mgosset2 mgosset2 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I was asked once what would I change in my life if I had such chance ? I thought hard about it and the only things that I found was avoiding hurting people and thanking to those...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    i want to complete my study,, but i can't here cause I'm Syrian ,, what's the solution?? I'm worrying about my future!
    Hani97 Hani97 18-21, M Apr 28

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    Hello everyone it's coming up to a year since I lost my husband n I've isolated myself from all my family n friends the only thing I do now is go work :/ it's been really hard year...
    pix78 pix78 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Don't let other people's lies get to your head. Reach out and accept only the truth.
    Herrington Herrington 16-17 1 Response Apr 8

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    I accept people as they are, regardless of gender, race, or age. It's always good to talk to people who are completely different from me and end up being friends with them. However...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I'm going through so much I feel as if I'm going to explode.. Contemplating many things, as I feel very worthless and empty. When will my sufferings end? I remember that I used to...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 7 Responses Apr 16

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    What were you told when you 1st asked where you came from? My brother and I were just laughing about our dork parents.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 18

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    Just sayin.… anyways Ive had a rough life so I might breakdown now and then
    Izziwhatchamacallit Izziwhatchamacallit 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Without the fluff. I hate sugar coating. Just be direct and to the point.
    fla0range fla0range 31-35, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    so so so true!! I went up to my friend, and I could just FEEL her getting depressed, and she drew a picture, and I guessed what it meant, cause it was crazy looking, and I said...
    StevieP15 StevieP15 13-15, F Apr 23

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