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I Can Handle Emotional Pain But Not Physical Pain

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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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    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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    So I ran into an ex tonight...one of the hardest and most awkwRd moments of my life! He was with his new girl...typical scenario! I lose the guy, I get replaced...I couldn't look...
    madusand madusand 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I am in such emotional pain right now!! My wife was gone fore 10 weeks, helping her mother. She just got home Tuesday, but she been very cold and distant. We both alway say I love...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm all out of time machines so nothing I can do with the past as much as I continue to regret letting my life be controlled by others, falling into group homes to be treated...
    DarkPhoenix1985 DarkPhoenix1985 26-30, M Dec 27, 2014

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    Its so strange to not feel yet at the same time to feel. To not feel the normal feelings towards ppl. Yet to feel so much pain in ur souls that all u can think of is a way to stop...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F Jan 6

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    I have been sitting down and observing the non existent relations ship I have with the father of my child.Its been 2 months since he left me and occasionally i go over to his house...
    grabamic828 grabamic828 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Being stabbed in the bag as much as you cant even imagine will make u handle the truth
    Angelmarcellus Angelmarcellus 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Many people think of weight loss and dieting first when they hear about nutrition. Nutrition is achieved by weight loss, weight gain, getting adequate levels of nutrients, eating a...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    Having a story thats true that can never be told.
    smilingtolie smilingtolie 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I guess what brings me in here is the lack of normalcy out there. When did insanity become sane? We all can't be cogs you know.
    thefloodinus thefloodinus 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I love my boyfriend and we've been living together for about six months. He has a job offer in a town three hours away from where we live -- we live in the same town as my parents...
    katcantdance katcantdance 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    People occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 16

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    She wanted to rid herself of the past, rid herself of the weight being carried around every day. Never have been one to share true raw emotions with others, but rather smile and...
    JustAGirLinAbaR JustAGirLinAbaR 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My best attribute is that I'm very malleable. As long as you make me happy, I can be whatever you need me to be. I have no limitations, and my only condition is being everything to...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F Jan 5

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    Yep it's been confirmed my friend from Sweden said this in response to spilling hot boiling water on myself (I started to cry, It was hot man!) JJsFATE:No I don't think you cried...
    MysticIllusions MysticIllusions 18-21, F Jan 15

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    Learnt a lot from past. Though 2014 was a painful year for me but I learnt a lot from the bad experiences. Now I am focusing on positive side of life. Sometimes we need to lose...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Well 2014 has been interesting, some good times but then again some bad. As of January 4th it will be 6 months since I started school and in May I graduate. I'm so excited but...
    mizzdimples mizzdimples 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I have no such regrets of my past. They made me who I am today, but I do regret some of the decisions I made in my past. Missed opportunities. Could have had the love of my life...
    Dictatorse Dictatorse 22-25, M 7 Responses Jan 10

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    I honestly know that what has happened to me in the past cannot be changed but, it's preventing me from moving on. I'm struggling 24/7 here. I'm meant to forgive and forget, accept...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F Jan 10

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    01. I wish I never gave him a chance to get back in my life... he made a fool outta me... I pray to god that time heals faster and I forget who he even is, it's like he never...
    CharlotteTeller CharlotteTeller 26-30, F Jan 11

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    Haven't heard a word silence heavy compounds building up pressing down moments feel like years magnified by fears Trying to escape this constant ache Trying desperately to fill...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    I've been through some **** in my short life, but I'm trying to get over it. I'm currently in recovery for self harm, and actually doing a pretty damn good job at it. I have hope...
    ughalltimelow ughalltimelow 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    Hello ..this is Angel.I m frustrated with in my life m searching peace from my life.There is no way to find happiness.I believe that some day I will find the happiness peace from...
    Dukhisitara Dukhisitara 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Its far much easier for me to share happy moments... I kind of shut myself up when too hurt or very sad... Only close friends get to understand me and keep me silent company...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I'm terrified to get into a relationship and get attached, fall in love with someone for fear of getting hurt again.
    Roxxie16 Roxxie16 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Life is to hard never love to much your heart could be shattered
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    There really are some soft *** losers on here ..... If you don't want to try it dont bullshit saying you will
    Wellshaved64 Wellshaved64 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Need-Someone-To-Talk-To/5292781
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M Dec 25, 2014

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    Happy New Year!!! Eveybody🎉🎉🎉
    Jordy94 Jordy94 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    It's 2015! I will forget him! Those who worked up to make me feel special then later admitted I was nothing. Hopefully this year changes a lot.. My only wish.
    Beautybomb Beautybomb 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    Someone just welcomed me to the neighborhood and wished me a happy new year as I was moving a dresser. Moving sucks and I have a few people helping out so I have no room to move...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    I woke up this morning feeling sad because last night I wasn't with the people I wanted to be with and didn't have much fun. I'm hoping that this year will be better for me and...
    alostone alostone 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Life is all about making mistakes or bad choices because you wanted to. Dealing with the consequences. Learning from the conclusions.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 11

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    So now I'm thinking why did we stop because of u I no what I want out of Lyfe because of u I no how to react to things that are real because of u my heart will beat the letters of...
    crazyitchwiddahgun crazyitchwiddahgun 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I'm afraid so much now of my love
    halyona halyona 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    The moment you realize that no one is your enemy, except yourself.
    terriblefixations terriblefixations 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have been suffering from depression for about 2 years. Only 3 of my friends even know I am depressed, and only one knows the extent of it. I act happy, bubbly, cheery, excited...
    SadFacedDork SadFacedDork 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I was just talking to a guy he played his music he sings I heard the most beautiful sound I ever heard them I realized I can't have him he's straight and I started crying listening...
    keyonte4853 keyonte4853 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm in constant physical and emotional pain. I have constant aches and pains, especially in my lower back, and it radiates down my legs. It's horrible. I'm also an emotional roller...
    classAteam classAteam 16-17, F a week ago

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    I met and fell in love with the man I had an affair with before I even met my husband, but he never noticed me that way, until of course I was engaged. I met the other man when I...
    pamdaqtpi pamdaqtpi 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I always talk about emotional pain. Not having true love. Not having someone that truly cares, and how that haunts me.But there is a physical aspect of this that I WOULD count as...
    insidious2014 insidious2014 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    Abuse is never easy to talk about. you always think nobody will believe you or that you'll seem over dramatic. The truth is, it really doesn't matter if anyone believes you. At...
    BrokenSilence22 BrokenSilence22 18-21, F Jan 1

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    Mental/ emotional pain is like being held underwater. Physical pain is like standing in a fire. Both are severe, painful and are like nails in your heart
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 1 Response