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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 145 People

    "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, 2014

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    I've been told a couple times

    that I don't look like the type of person that does the things that I do If you saw me would you ever guess I was molessted as a little girl? That I spent half of my life believing lies I was being fed to mask the disappointing truth? That at the age of 10 I began to show...
    sadvibes sadvibes 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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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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    people don't understand what they put me through. they see me and think I'm happy, that I would never attempt suicide, that I would never self harm. until my mom found out. I...
    eternitygoeson eternitygoeson 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    As a teenager growing up in society, people don't necessarily see what it's like to go through some things that I deal with. In general, a lot of teens have depression. What kills...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Every last one of my hardships in my life have shaped me to be the woman that I am today I don't regret anything that I've gone through because it taught me a lesson I hold my head...
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    after 8 years of being with a man I met as a sophomore in high school when I was fifteen I'm now 22 and I've been through more than I've ever imagined. he cheated on me for 3 years...
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    I only live with my dad, am a only child, and I don't go to school. I've only lived with my dad for about 2 or 3 years but it feels like a lifetime. My mom died when I was 8 or 9...
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    IM BACK EVERYONE!!! i was gone for like months :( Right now, my life is going great. So I was raped a while back and got Pregers... Now I have a baby child that's six months old...
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    More than enough happened with me in last 2 months. At first I thought it's just destroying me. I became depressed and suicidal and a total loner. But then I begun to find myself...
    chocolateinmyblood chocolateinmyblood 16-17 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've seen things and gone through things I shouldn't have had to experience. Some days I wonder how I crawled out of the depths of hell with as much damage as I had, and how I went...
    Whathi Whathi 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Learn from your past, move on, grow stronger. Some people are fake but let your trust last longer. Do what you got to do, but always stay true and don't let anyone get the best of...
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    My Mother's Betrayal-You say you loved me,Mommie Dearest. I am your first(surviving infancy) born. The first love of your life. You love me so much that you abandoned me when I was...
    OrchidOracle OrchidOracle 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel like if I had known what I know now, my life would be different..I wouldn't say that it would be better because I don't have many complaints but I can certainly say I would...
    SimpliLovely SimpliLovely 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    You notice I never gave up on you even though all you care about is yourself. I know it’s all about you, other people's thoughts and emotions don’t matter to you, right? Why...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Ok before you start judging me, I want you to take a walk in my shoes. Most of you have no idea how much s**t I've been through, so don't go judging me because of my scars, or...
    BrokenCorpse BrokenCorpse 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 14

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    A good friend of mine suggested that I do this to make my feelings known and clear. I am a bisexual woman. I currently have a long term boyfriend but I am currently looking for a...
    PRCgirl73 PRCgirl73 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 18

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    'm Saying Don't Judge Me Until You've Walked In My Shoes
    goodnites1011 goodnites1011 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    People who already know me don't judge me but strangers see me and don't see a 14 year old boy. They see a 10 year old. I get treated like a little kid by strangers and many times...
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 18

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    The only thing I've done today is watch a movie, read a thing online, and I've been on EP... The only thing I've done out of need was use the toilet... I haven't even eaten and it...
    cheesecrackers99 cheesecrackers99 13-15, F Feb 13

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    I'm terrified of the after, in both ways. How will the ones I leave behind cope and what comes next. I managed to get over my fear for a while, until I smoked pot. They say I...
    ButterflyGirl9521 ButterflyGirl9521 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I've been with my husband for 4 years. Recently I cheated on him "a kiss" but we're still together. Anyway that's not the point. I feel like ever since I cheated on him, I...
    BossladySam BossladySam 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    I don't sin. I don't even poop. I've been chemically castrated by the will of God. I carry pamphlets about lung cancer and throw them at the feet of smokers, for if I get too close...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    i don't believe in judging other people for this very reason. you can never really know a person. and it can be hard to understand why people do some of the things they do. i'm not...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    definitely don't judge the way I believe or the way my parents raised me unless you understand the beliefs yourselves. I get some ppl that accept how I believe on here and others...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    We are who we are because of our experiences, they have shaped us into the people we are. Until you know what the other has been through, do not judge
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 31 Responses Feb 18

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    Another Goodbye ButterflyI wish she wasn't so upset,when she left me,mad as she was when she left,but it's the only way she knows how leave me,believe me,I know the type,so...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Feb 15

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    I kid asked when I last cried. Last week, depression got the best of me I replied. Another kid looked at me and said really that's your excuse. I was pissed cuz the dumbass doesn't...
    smittyjenson smittyjenson 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Let's just say you don't have a clue. Unless in my circle.
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    We play around on here and open up to each other untill we get to know each other. so sorry don't you dare judge me untill you are in my shoe and will that iam dam totally...
    Babejuks Babejuks 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    it is impossible to judge others because I don't know what that person is going through or went through.
    bgirl1978 bgirl1978 36-40, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Q&A= "If I added you, you add me back you @ss. Yes i mean you!"" abeautifulmessiseeabeautifulmessisee 36-40 : Nobody with the exception of the one who pays my salary tells me what...
    AsIfYouKnowMe AsIfYouKnowMe 70+, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    do not even go there with me...... people have passed their pathetic judgement on me...until you have walked in my shoes, know and feel what I have felt, and feeling....do not...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    All the things that I chase after, all the things that I've done in the past..just by thinking that it could bring me happiness even for a short moment..even if it will damage me...
    shioshishio shioshishio 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I told s girl I'd been seeing my age and she thought I was lying to her. I'm like "why would I do that?"
    papajon papajon 46-50, M Feb 1

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    So many people judged me , but they dont even know my story , so heres to everyone who says im ugly , a loser , for those who tell me to "kill myself" , when i was 8 i never...
    iwanttodiesobad1212 iwanttodiesobad1212 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Prejudge mentality is not a good way to judge a person, until you through yourself to their situation before you can open you mouth!
    WalkerJoe WalkerJoe 26-30, M Feb 1

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    ppl judge me all the time I wish they cld wlk in my shoes go thru the **** I been thru maybe theyd realize that myself n others like me are some pretty blunt ppl becuz we been thru...
    xxcpxx72 xxcpxx72 13-15, F Feb 16

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    This is the naked truth of the matter. Its deliberately cruel people i have the only difficulty with. Those and people with a superior attitude
    pedroantonius pedroantonius 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I am a new member and have a dilemma. I'm having and affair with a married man for the last 4 years, we work together. I love him totally and the thought of been with anyone makes...
    begalookout begalookout 41-45, F 11 Responses Feb 19

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    I wouldn't want to judge anyone even after walking in their shoes. Life is hard enough to navigate without trying to correct others. I know I am a mess at times. I certainly have...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sometime ago, i use to drink and hv drugs like anything.. 2 years i was in that **** hole and somehow crawled back to life. Its been over a year since i have had beer , for drugs...
    sunnsood sunnsood 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    you can judge me all you want...but the witnesses will always know the truth.
    NotGonnaBeInYourTalentShow NotGonnaBeInYourTalentShow 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    If you see someone with piercings/tattoos-colored hair or a different way of dressing, dont you dare judge them because it can ruin their life
    kristahh kristahh 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    judging other's is a way to turn a blind eye to our own downfalls.
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 2 days ago

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