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I Can't Always Fight Through the Pain

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    I Hate Fighting

         I can't stand the fact that to some degree or level, it is a constant to have to fight. Either we're fighting our way up the proverbial ladder of success, or we're fighting in our personal lives, or we're fighting our kids to get better grades, or we're...
    classyclaws classyclaws 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2009

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    Can't Go On

    I now understand how folks get hooked on medication. OMG the pain in the body brings you to your knees, and you beg God to let it stop. People, no way you don't want anybody to look at you as you struggle with every step. Tears flow at the drop of a hat, oh yea emotions run deep...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    Painful! Ugh.................................

    Hello everyone once again. I suffer through alot of pain daily. Well, my hand situation hopefully the 3 surgery's I'm gonna have next month will help. But the rest of my body Ugh...................................  I guess I have to take it one day at a time. My doctor...
    Black1107 Black1107 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2010

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    Sometimes I Feel Like I Can't Do This Anymore...

    I feel so flawed as a person. I am shy, sensitive and emotional. I am guarded and hard to get close to at times. Hurt me and I will go into myself. I am such a guarded person when someone hurts me. However, sometimes I worry that I over react and that my perceptions on things are...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F May 13, 2011

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    I Have My Limitations And Protecting My Cats And Home And Parents Are The Most Important To Me

    I struggle with the pain and I can't always pick up as well as people think I "ought" to... I get sick of peoples "pep" talks at me that make me feel worse ... I get sick of people telling to stop feeling ill or upset or worried when I sense something is not right. Last week my...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 11, 2011

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    I Can't Do It All On My Own............

    Not all the time. The physical pain, that I can usually fight through. It's the emotional pain that can do me in. Those nights when I want is someone to hold me when I feel like I'm shattering apart. When the last thing I want to hear is........."Get over it", "...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 10, 2009

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    Justice

    I am a 41 year old mother of 3 grown children. yesterday mothes day i awaited their call. lets go back a bit. from 2 on i was sexually abused beaten starved and mentally abused by both parents then made to marry a man who for 15 years made it his goal to beat the **** out of me...
    lovechell69 lovechell69 41-45, F 1 Response May 9, 2011

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    SO Sometimes I Give In

    AND I RANT AND I CRY AND I THINK AND I REFLECT AND I REMEMBER AND I RATIONALIZE AND I BEGIN TO FEEL BETTER AND BETTER AND BETTER... I FINALLY REALIZED THAT IT'S OK TO BREAK DOWN SOMETIMES... YOU CAN'T STAND UP CONSTANTLY. EVENTUALLY YOU MUST LAY DOWN. I TRY NOT TO LET ANYTHING...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2009

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    Run

    No, I can't always fight through it. So I leave. Does that make me a quitter? A coward? Yes. I don't like having to admit it, but sometimes I just can't handle a situation. I leave, even though the problem will find me again. Maybe by that time, I will be a stronger person...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 1 Response May 11, 2012

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    My Grace Is Sufficient For Thee

    "My comfort in my suffering is this, your promise preserves my life." Psalm 119:50As I struggle with the new symptom of my Multiple Sclerosis that causes terrible and sudden nerve pain I find myself in the unique situation of feeling emotional and at peace at the same time...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Mar 4, 2012

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    I Feel Like Giving Up Sometimes

    My past & present life is painful, & my future outlook seems like it would be even worse. All the abuse & trauma I've been through, I'm tired of ignorant people who think that it's imagined & all in my head. Sorry, but a busted lip or a black eye is NOT all in my...
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2009

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    My boyfriend (technically fiance) just can't seem to understand what it's like to be a grown child of an alcoholic (or simply coming from a mentally abusive household). I've...
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    Finally, a place to find some comfort. Thank you so much for your story... of course, I draw such similarity to my experience. I have had an affair for almost 4 years and she...
    hearbrokenandlonely hearbrokenandlonely 46-50 Dec 15

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    Coworker with the same age, higher salary and grade, older in the company, different position, some common work, same office. Although, he is so jealous of me, not only jealous he...
    zolito zolito 31-35, M Dec 12

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    I work hard to get nowhere. Constantly get taken advantage of. But worst of all I'm stuck. Stuck in a house sharing a bedroom with a sibling that is bipolar and has borderline...
    Fulgurite Fulgurite 22-25, F Dec 16

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    Before I was born, my mother was pregnant with my brother and decided to marry my father for the support. She stayed with him for twenty years until now to raise her children...
    bubbleteax bubbleteax 16-17, F Dec 17

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    All this is too horrible and I don't want to believe it. First of all, my parents are really nice people: they love each other, they get along so well, they love me, and we look...
    cerisesetharicots cerisesetharicots 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    This has been a problem for me my whole life. I grew up isolated. I wasn't allowed to have friends, go outside or be loved. We didn't celebrate holidays or get stuff for christmas...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I can't feel pain anymore. No matter how hard I try to cry, I just can't. There seems to be no happiness no joy no love. Love doesn't exist. Is just something that slowly eats at...
    chameleonvenom chameleonvenom 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    And it's really bugging me. RANT SESSION (warning):You're in my thoughts. When I'm at different places and I'm reminded of you or memories we've shared. Honestly, I wish you weren...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F Dec 19

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    I don't see a point. As long as a person is doing no harm, let them have their own beliefs. You can't blame everyone in a religion for the acts of others. That's like blaming all...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M Dec 3

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    Christmas: I spend all morning rifling through pants and tee shirts, only to decide on a dress with a sweater over it. My make-up is a big process, which includes considering how...
    karrotkace karrotkace 16-17, F Dec 8

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    In a week, I will be visiting my In-Laws, practicing the fine art of biting my tongue and picking my fights. Find your zen place, breathe, let it go, yes, your FIL is a racist...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 17

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    Sooo, there is this guy. He told me he started liking me back in 2013 of OCTOBER.. This boy and I have had a fairly good friendship. I don't like him any more than a friend. He...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    My mum told me she wants to divorce my dad because of me in an argument and I can't get over it :(
    lostlouise97 lostlouise97 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Let me start with I have a problem. I'm only 19 and I have always been drawn to older women that have a strong personality. I went to job corps and Miss Maria was my 3rd shift...
    patriotslover21 patriotslover21 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    It's a hard feeling to know that it won't happen yet knowing that loving them means you'll be there for them no matter what. I can't figure out how to shut off the pain.
    ProphetaMessias ProphetaMessias 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    It feels like someone is literally holding my heart and squeezing it. It hurts so bad, I feel numb and hurt. My body doesn't seem to be mine, I feel regret and sorrow. What...
    ohida ohida 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 17

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    Just stuffed with half a cake a liter of soda 8 pancakes and a huge lasagna. I can't even move out of my kitchen the belly pain is to bad. Wish I had someone to talk me into eating...
    Bigbellylover13 Bigbellylover13 26-30 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Even though I'm so young, I can't sleep at all but I don't know why. It's not because of stress (okay! Maybe a little,) but I still can't sleep a single minute. Not because I'm...
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    It's 3:30 am and i can't fall asleep cuz of the damn depression. It bites having to wait till my body is too tired to get through it and sleep.
    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    When something is on my mind, consciously or unconsciously, I just start moving to try to solve it. One thing leads to another and I can't get myself to go to bed. A lot of my...
    NorthernWanderer NorthernWanderer 22-25, M Nov 30

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    I don't have the strength. If they don't want to be helped, then there's really not much more I can do. Except to pray and ask God to help them. I can only tolerate so much from...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    This mostly happens when I'm upset, I can't find the words to explain anything because everything I'm going through is just feelings. It's hard to explain to somebody that you don...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    It's holding me back. But at the same time pushing me forward, so im pushing through the bullsh*it. I can't be me to the best of my ability in here. I cannot wait to get out. I...
    jac426 jac426 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    I miss you so much, you are on my mind 24/7. I always wonder if you're okay, if you're safe, sleepy, hungry, happy and every emotion in between. I wonder if all you said was true...
    lovelydisgrace lovelydisgrace 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 15

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    I can't help but think about my ex all the time. I love her so much after all these years. after everything we've been through. I still can't see a future without her. and it's sad...
    greywolf9678 greywolf9678 18-21, M a week ago

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    Always think about this one guy.. He's made such an impact on my life, brings a light and happiness to my life.. Hes not perfect.. But he's perfect to me! And nothing could change...
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I can't sleep anymore. Life's stresses seem to be getting to me. I feel like I'm starting to lose the grip on my sanity. It's weird but at the same time this new mentality that's...
    supermario1256 supermario1256 22-25, M Nov 29

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    I kind of always knew since I was a teen I would have a hard time having a child. I don't have a normal cycle and I have tried everything under the sun to at least go back to...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    Tonight is the first night I've been alone since me and my partner got together and I'm really struggling to cope. Back when we first met I was in a very dark place and so was he...
    justagirl92 justagirl92 22-25, F Dec 9

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    It was awesome to talk to her on the phone the other night. I can't thank her enough for being able to talk to her. We talked at around 8 or so and then later at like 11. First I...
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Dec 12

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    It's a good thing people, especially my therapist, can't read my mind. Lately I've been thinking only of revenge. The person that ruined my life and did horrible things (to other...
    185fleetstreet 185fleetstreet 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 12

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