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I Can't Always Fight Through the Pain

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 163 People

    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 1 Response May 11, 2012

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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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    Why you? Where is the man I once knew? The one who I thought would never hurt me, especially not gonna make me cry? Where is the man that I fought for? Who's so gentle and loving...
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    I'm sure this is something really common. I just feel like I really need to type it out. One of the worst feelings in the world, no doubt, is falling for someone that doesn't like...
    savvyjames savvyjames 18-21, F Jan 21

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    Whobody Whobody 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    I can't take this life I'm living I hate that I can't tell anyone anything I can't wine about things whoever is reading this I'm sorry....I just want a drink and a cigarette so bad...
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    MY FIXED BROKEN HEART (IRONIC) I keep fixing my heart but it just keeps on collapsing. I try to just let it heal but it just won't. Everytime I do.. Someone's gonna come and tear...
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    Can't help falling in love, the tøp cover.
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