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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 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 29, 2008

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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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    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's back again. The wish for physical pain to distract from the emotional pain. I can soothe the emotional pain most of the time but my spouse just won't let them stay soothed...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    God, do I?! I can handle the whipping, and the binding perfectly, but the emotional, just shreds me. Why?! I still have yet to figure out..
    StartsWithOne StartsWithOne 26-30, M May 17

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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. Emotional pain is better than a slap across the face any time.
    Noelthemadhouse Noelthemadhouse 26-30, M May 19

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    Trust me when I say I can handle any truth.
    imOddlyshy imOddlyshy 26-30, F 5 Responses May 15

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    ^^^^ This phrase right here is so valuable ! I don't care if you've had a bad childhood,or a bad couple weeks or a bad year, THAT'S BEHIND YOU ! And now that you uselessly spent...
    MeAndMySelf98 MeAndMySelf98 16-17, M 1 Response May 13

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    I sat deep in my chair awaiting for class to finally start, thinking how i wanted this day to come to an end. I never particularly liked school, nor did I hate it. (Though the work...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M Apr 30

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    hurts so much and I can't take more painkillers >.<
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M May 13

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    emotional abuse in marriage
    LilMsLonley LilMsLonley 36-40, F 4 Responses May 2

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    Just loss my aunt who has been battling stage 4 cancer for the last year. I'm here with my cousins giving them support. She was a strong selfless woman and will be missed dearly...
    notyourgirl notyourgirl 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes I hate my husband! I loose my temper! I don't want live with him but he is father of my children and I don't want break the family! I hate his behavior, I am totally done...
    Sahel170 Sahel170 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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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 May 4

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    I can't handle this right now! SNP win!!!!!!! 😍😍😍
    Gingurrx14 Gingurrx14 18-21, M 1 Response May 7

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    It's like, when i get emotional, all i think of is love. Not familial love, but romantic. I love my family, but i can't connect. I hate talking to them about how i really feel...
    opiumm opiumm 16-17, F 3 days ago

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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 May 3

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    When someone lies to me, that insults not only my intelligence but our relationship. Once a person lies to me, it is hard to come back from that. The truth may hurt but I can take...
    KEdouardo KEdouardo 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know a lot of people say it but don't mean it . I mean it . You can say you think I'm a *****, you want me to die , you find me unattractive , I creep you out , I have no heart...
    SoleExecutioner SoleExecutioner 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sips Of air enter me Breathing scarce Ineffectively Bones heaving like lungs Skin brittle to touch Heading home I'm heading home But in the night Where no light shines...
    Ymfas Ymfas 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    Gaining knowledge isn't what drives people mad. It's the idea, dream and quest for knowledge that drives people mad. The truth is the truth, the path to aqcuire it can either be...
    Vumsy Vumsy 22-25, M 1 Response May 5

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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 3 Responses May 6

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    Swimming downwards Facing the depth of darkness There is no light in my heart There is no radiance above me So I dive, deeper into the sea Where your eyes, are awaiting...
    Ymfas Ymfas 26-30, M May 10

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    i loved him from a far! and hes happily married i guess!! and hoping that someday we can talk... all about the past
    victoriapaula victoriapaula 31-35, F May 11

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    I get real bad sometimes and no one sticks around but at my best they come crawling back
    13Margareth 13Margareth 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's a pretty good read if you're interested in government corruption, I haven't bought the book but the "cataclysm" he keeps mentioning is basically a 30-year winter that's gonna...
    CaptainHoof CaptainHoof 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I start my day with a lovely breakfast. Then I do work like a crazy being. Perhaps, I'd love to sketch. I'd rather not reveal the other side of me. I live a double life. A life...
    altasiandera altasiandera 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Slowly the sun gets backback into my heartHealing the woundsmending the cracksdriving away the tearsSlowly the pain vanishesout of my heartMaking room for new loveshowing the real...
    mattie0807 mattie0807 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    And that's what I'm about to do. No matter what's necessary to achieve this goal. I'm the one and only producer of my life. Time for me to take matters into my own hands. Even if...
    mattie0807 mattie0807 36-40, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    And you don't know And I know It'll never be the same And you ain't And I'm So used to the pain And you ain't And I'm Ending this charade And you ain't And I'm Saying goodbye...
    mattie0807 mattie0807 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Overnight the world in the UK ended and I am really frightened by it. This morning I was angry. I am not supposed to be political. I couldn't hold back. I erupted all over...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 12 Responses May 8

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    the past was my yeasterday , i can't remember things , nor these things are important to me . when ever some one asks me " what's your story ?" i stay for a while searching for a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 16

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    I used to be abused by my dad, back when i was 14 and 15 years old, when my sister moved out and wasn't there to protect me... I've always had problems with my parents... my mom...
    AliceaA17 AliceaA17 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I like most people have gone through some pretty bad moments in my past .. I have found say the last Ten Years to have taken their toll .. I went through a very rough patch with my...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 14 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    There's this girl I really like but I'm afraid to get attached bc I'm afraid my past will Mess everything up I'm afraid the people I used to hang with will mess things up I'm...
    Slugboy Slugboy 18-21, M May 12

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    the past is: a long lost friend, a heart break, an experience, an enemy and a memory they will always follow you, even though you'd feel them getting further and further behind...
    mmx3 mmx3 22-25, F 4 Responses May 13

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    I have rejoined the world after 15yrs away...some of you will know the direction I am speaking about with that. I am not the same as I was before. This is a new world and a chance...
    LittleFingersPDX LittleFingersPDX 31-35, M 1 Response May 16

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    Everyone says that you should be aware if you have a problem, then you should just fix it, it's not always that simple. Because of my lying I have hurt someone who means the world...
    karmaismygod00 karmaismygod00 22-25, F 2 Responses May 18

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    I could live in self pity and dwell on the past and be bitter my own father stole my childhood from me but I won't allow him to ruin my future as well as my past
    ChloeValintina ChloeValintina 26-30, F 3 Responses May 20

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    I have done a lot of stupid stuff in my life. But if it wasn't for that stupid stuff I wouldn't be the person I am today. The stuff I've done, I wish I could take it all back. All...
    Ladyred93 Ladyred93 18-21, F 1 Response May 20

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