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

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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 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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    I can count the number of people in my family on two hands. I'm 28. My step(real) father died when I was 13. My biological dad I have only seen once in my life when I was 14, he is...
    determination0106 determination0106 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Iv been through so much in my younger days, although I don't wish the misery and pain I felt, on my worst enemy! I am happy I made it out alive! I am happy I can experience every...
    bolahaming bolahaming 18-21, M Jul 16

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    There are times when I don't feel the love my father claims to have for me. Because I have my mom and step dad I don't have to let that weigh me down. I'm stronger now because of...
    PosionIvy97 PosionIvy97 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    I don't know where to begin.... My Mum and Dad were only 19 when they had me. They broke up when I was very young, but they were still civil for my sake. I lived with My Mum but...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The fight starts in my mind. 5 am goodmorning. Within ten minutes it spews onto everyone I know. The one I'm fighting disapears and I can't hold. But everyone ealse is so easy to...
    mybadwhereami mybadwhereami 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Getting really real here for a sec but I think that because of how I was treated by my family when I 'came out' I managed to grow a thicker skin. Because of it it's made it harder...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Childhood cancer survivor every other patient I went through chemo with is dead I don't want to be seen as strong or inspirational I just want to live not be held to a higher...
    DeLos1985 DeLos1985 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I was sexually abused by my stepfather when I was 9 years old. I am now 18 soon to be 19 and I can clearly remember how it all started. I lasted my head on his lap because my head...
    Esperanza95 Esperanza95 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    Yesterday, some of my lifelong "friends" said some very very hurtful things to me. I won't get into the gory details, but it hurt. I learned some things from it though. For...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Damn. Just when I thought life was finally in our favor, my whole world gets turned upside down 💔 tonight has been one of the hardest nights of my life and I'm not even sure how...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My moms cancer is back. This is the third time. I feel numb and sad and angry all at once. They found 2 tumor last week and now there are 6. My mom acts like it's no big deal she...
    Dspence12 Dspence12 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    Geez, I don't know how to start this off. Okay I was a shy kid who desperately wanted the girls. Too simple? Well I was always rejected because I'm ugly (well atleast I was before...
    HarmonicArtist HarmonicArtist 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    and i don't want to lie bout myself. If people don't like me its ok. I understand.
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    People who I really don't know on e.p. are really saying I'm lying but they don't know me that's not exactly fair I've never spoken a lie in my entire life and people that dont...
    lonleygurl23 lonleygurl23 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I've officially hit rock bottom. I lost my job two weeks ago. It didn't pay that well, but it was something. I'm down to my last $2. I've swallowed my pride and applied for...
    SuzieChapstick SuzieChapstick 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I really should consider reading a dictionary or something. There's that thick book filled with thousands of words out there, and that's just in one language. I wonder how many...
    experiencedyetunprepared experiencedyetunprepared 16-17, F Jul 7

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    everyone has a story like everyone mine is mine and it's not funny or entertaining.I've done what I've had to do without any hidden agendas or criminal intent.I may not be wealthy...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I've had a really hard life, as many has had, I'm not asking for forgiveness for my actions I have taken at that time, as I've been trying to make good on many. But now knowing I...
    pieceofmind127 pieceofmind127 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I just broke up 8 hours ago. At first I felt so relieved that I have to put up with his crab anymore, but then I felt sad that I didn't mean a lot to him. We broke up every summer...
    chatarak chatarak 41-45, F Jul 2

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    Don't, if you judge me, I will unleash my wrath upon you. You don't know me, you don't what I went through.
    Classjenny Classjenny 41-45, F 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    Although, I would prefer that you didn't judge me at all. Everyone is similar in that we all have gone through our own good times and struggles. We don't have to agree with each...
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    A conversation that I have had with my children. I taught them from an early age to not just accept outward appearances. A person is more than what they look like. They are a sum...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 16

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    No one can ever truly walk in your shoes but you shouldn't judge me until you know me... I'm a different person from what I may be perceived as
    TashaBbb TashaBbb 18-21, F Jul 16

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    I'm not comfortable sharing things with people. Even people who I've known for years, whether it be a close friend, or a family member. I just am not okay with telling anyone my...
    YoungAndAwkward YoungAndAwkward 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Life is a lot like high school People will *****, bullsh*t and double cross you, criticize your work, your home, your clothing, your girlfriends/boyfriends. Basically anything they...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    Seriously I hate when people do this . So much . You can't judge a book by its cover . It's all about what's inside .
    emoniemm emoniemm 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I hate it when people assume things about me. Mind your own ******' business please!
    youaresoinsensitive youaresoinsensitive 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    ...I wear 8.5, how about you?
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    MY SHOES WILL NEVER FIT YOU AND YOU'LL KEEP JUDGING SO IT'S INFINITE YOU HEAR ME.
    cihrroonniicc cihrroonniicc 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    After what I've been through with relationships, It's hard to trust anymore. When I try to start one I doubt them and I think anything they're saying is a lie. Not calling all gals...
    MacgyverSmith MacgyverSmith 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    This is admittedly a disjointed story that’s probably of minimal interest to most people. It’s part rant and part clarification and is in response to some of the people who...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M Jul 17

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    Hey there I'm new, I'm 18 and I've had a rollercoaster of a life up to now,I've been through family losses and bullying, I've grown stronger everyday, I've been called names and if...
    bethbabe321 bethbabe321 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I don't know what to do anymore. I'm trying to tell this guy that I've been through with everything that I kinda wanna move on but he's just not getting it
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    I have been living in Sweden for the past 2 years now due to me not being able to cope in my own country (uk).Im 42 and got addicted to gambling, I just couldn't stop no matter ho...
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    i keep trying to tell my mum that i don't know any more. when i was little i always wanted to be a nurse but after being rejected from university 3 times and 3 other ones not even...
    makeitsomeday makeitsomeday 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I don't know how or why but you take the edge off and i don't think I'm choosing not to feel i just think you're making it easier on me because she's gone and you're here but I...
    catsoncatsoncatsss catsoncatsoncatsss 16-17, F Jul 2

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    I'm 18 and I still haven't gotten my period my doctor says I'm a late bloomer but find that hard to believe so I get really scared because I feel like until it comes I'll never be...
    Alisa54 Alisa54 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Had to write this after reading a question, because it seems many people on EP say they don't have friends. Understandable, believable as we are on here and being social. Some of...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Author's note: I'm sorry if all this doesn't make sense. It was written to understand, and I worked through a lot writing it. It feels odd posting it but I haven't posted here in a...
    theologian theologian 18-21, M Jul 4

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    I'm 24 and the oldest of 3 girls. I'm in that age where people think I should be at the peak of my life, they say I should already have a stable job, so that I can help my family...
    gehanalyanna gehanalyanna 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    so I met this guy online on a chatting site in 2012. He was 17, I was 16. We hit it off really well and he eventually asked me to be his girlfriend. I agreed. The only problem was...
    shay328 shay328 18-21, F Jul 7

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    My mind is a tangled mess currently, This is a random post to hopefully get some of the randomness out of my head. I appreciate advice, but please message not comment. I am...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F Jul 21

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    You beat my mother up whilst she was pregnant with me & screamed that you didn't want a baby. I was born on the 5th of February 1994 and for a second, you had changed your mind. So...
    EBAAA EBAAA 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago