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I Don't Look Like What I've Been Through

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    I Wish, I Wish, With All My Heart

    Sometimes I wish I was the complete opposite of who I am.. I wish I could go back in time and do everything different. I wish that I was more motivated I wish that I never had to go through emotional pain I wish depression didn't exist I wish I could stop feeling sorry for myself...
    Hoping4peace Hoping4peace 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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    "Some people don't know you're limited Because

    you've made it good with that crutch , you hop good on one leg. So good that other people don't even know that you go home and nurse a wound that they don't even see." Sermon- Bishop T. D. Jakes We all face OPPOSITION. But know that it's not the end. It's Just an OPPORTUNITY...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I want to begin this by saying that I was once a completely normal girl. I grew up in a house with a yard, two parents who were hard workers and a lazy pet dog. I never got into...
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    Sometimes, when I look in the mirror I don't even recognise myself, I've got the heart of a winner but looking back is someone else
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    After this I don't remember much, I don't even remember what happened after that day. But I do remember living in another town in an actual house. I remember my first friend ever...
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    I found this when I was going through my divorce. I have never came across something that covers such a cluster of emotions. It truly speaks volumes. And, just to clarify, I...
    Naivegirl0963 Naivegirl0963 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    Like Heathie said, "What doesn't kill me, makes me stranger." My life has been.. filled with evil, pain and mental suffering. I've done things I'm not proud of and experienced both...
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    I want to be strong but there are times when I just don't want to deal with life anymore . And I wish God would just take me.. I have been through so much in my short 17 years of...
    hopeliveshavefaith hopeliveshavefaith 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 30

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    people who have not truely been abused either mentally or physically have no real idea on what the ones who do are talking about. sadly most of my life is a blur because for...
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    When I was 2 years old my biological father tried to kill me. He was dragged from my home by police pretending he was attempting to commit suicide so he wouldn't get caught. He...
    Chloesince92 Chloesince92 22-25, F 11 Responses Sep 10

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    I was adopted. My adoptive parent sadly was violent toward me (people seem to think that just because someone adopt you that they are freakin saints)she hit me and mentally put me...
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    This was the first group I checked when I signed up. It probably goes for most people that they've had it rough in the past. I'm no exception. I usually wouldn't share this but...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    We lived in the trailer court for about 2 years. I was lured into a trailer by a very large man and was raped. Keep in my mind, I was never taught to not take candy from strangers...
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    (My Hiding Place) In my darkness, I realized my brokenness beyond my husband's death. Day after day, as I closed my curtains to the world, every morning when I woke up, I would ask...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    If everyone shared the lessons and knowledge of their lives, we could learn so much from each other, and there would be more empathy and less strife. Here are some of the wisdom...
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    While running this evening, the song played on the iPhone. Would you know my name, if I saw you in heaven? Would it be the same, if I saw you in heaven? I must be strong, and...
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    Hello, My name is David. I am 30 yrs old. My life has been pretty miserable. But I don't choose to bring others with me along the way by false perceptive peer pressure or being so...
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Why? We'll read this True story of my life One day every thing is fine... Until... My parents are divorced and I'm at my mothers for the week. I say that I want to live with my...
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    My moms cancer is back yet again. It's really bad this time and I'm scared more than ever. It's hard working a 50 hour work week while she's at home hurting. She won't let me take...
    Dspence12 Dspence12 22-25, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I know I like guys (not that I have ever kissed/been with one before). It gets to the point where I just let myself like whoever I like and not question it. The thing is, I don't...
    sofychan sofychan 16-17 Aug 21

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    You have no idea what i've been through, what i'm going through, or how I feel.
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 16-17, F Aug 23

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    Ok so I don't know what to think about this, I hope somebody that knows more about this stuff can help me. Since I was a kid weird stuff has happened, at 18 I got my first sleep...
    Skymoon8 Skymoon8 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I had my boyfriend of 3 years and fiancé of almost 1 break up with me. But both of us were mature, understanding people and thought we could handle marriage. I know a lot of...
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    Here's what I've learned. I’ve learned- that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them. I’ve learned- that no...
    YellowBrightLight YellowBrightLight 18-21 1 Response Aug 19

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    delvilel delvilel 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    DONT JUDGE ME.. I DONT JUDGE YOU.. I have problems .. Like all of you have problems.. And we come on here with hopes.. In finding a person.. or someone who has experienced what...
    LittleMIssUnderst00d LittleMIssUnderst00d 26-30, F Aug 30

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    I don't mind people judging me. It has never bothered me. I judge people all the for better or for worse. I consider judging a prediction more than a label.
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    Sometimes, I feel like I've just entered an episode of 'The Walking Dead'.
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    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I'm only writing this because I'm kinda lonely , and I really to talk to someone really about anything. Well my life hasn't been normal I've really suffered allot been traumatised...
    DrackenP DrackenP 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Alright, this is gonna be long, so prepare yourself for this. I'm gonna start off with some background info: To put it bluntly, I have nobody. My family doesn't give 2 f***s...
    Rudale Rudale 13-15, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I get her. We've been through many of the imaginable situations together. We've discussed them, we've worked together through them. It's just that recently we've begun to snap at...
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    Where do I begin? The depression? My waning eye-sight? No, none of that matters in the long run, I guess. I grew up (am growing up) in a decently rough home. The kind where not...
    JoeOfTheMeek JoeOfTheMeek 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 9