I Don't Want to Hurt Anyone

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    I Forget How My Words Can Hurt

    I have to remember that words are not just words - words have meanings, and they resonate for along time after you say them.  They stick with people and they hurt.  I am trying really hard to not hurt my husband - he does not want to go to AA.  He is...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 28, 2008

    Hate It When I Do

    Sometimes when I really start to like someone I get comfortable and say too much. And sometimes,I don't say it the right way or at the right time. I just want to connect;be open and have that person return it. The result often is that I do it wrong and scare that person away or...
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    1 Response Apr 17, 2009

    Really I Don't.......

     But sometimes I get so angry that I can lash out without first thinking. For that I apologize so sincerely. I hate hurting people, anyone at all. It makes me ashamed & feel less in the eyes of my friends & myself. It doesn't mean I never do it, because no one is...
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    Apr 19, 2009


    I realize that as long as you are alive, you are hurting someone or something. It is a part of life, as is misery and death. Pain, happiness, love, joy, sadness, grief, anger, injustice... it's all in there. If you deny one, you deny it all. The key, I believe, is to focus on the...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    2 Responses May 10, 2011

    I don't want to hurt anyone '' I love someone

    but my family is not accepting him.'' I don't know what to do?? We love each other very much... We have try everything to convince my family but nothing works. I don't want to go against my parents nor let go my love. I need to take a decision....?! ;(
    CutygirlAlisha CutygirlAlisha
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 1, 2014

    But ..

    My own kind pierced my heart with knowledge and intent to kill... would you forgive them? Would you not strike back?
    ILoveMarie ILoveMarie
    3 Responses Mar 3, 2011

    No I Do Not

    i do not want to hurt anyone that i love or care about. I have never meant to hurt anyone in my life. If i have i am sorry and wish i could take it back.
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    Jun 26, 2010

    Most of the time, I seem to do

    so even unintentionally its because sometimes I am honest, too honest and spontaneous that words come out too sharp and hurtful when it wasnt meant this way :/
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    1 Response Oct 25, 2015

    And That Is Why

    I've been pushing people away, and trying not to get close to anyone else. I don't want to hurt anyone. I don't want anyone to get hurt because of me. I hate hurting others, but I know I do it. *Rude and Judgemental comments will be deleted and the commenter will be blocked...
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    3 Responses Aug 13, 2010


    ive been hurt. i know what its like to feel the hot gasping emptiness, the breathless pain rushing sharply in and out of your lungs. but what is so uncompareably worse is seeing the hurt youve inflicted on the person that means the most to you. i never thought that i was capable...
    oceanastronaut oceanastronaut
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 15, 2012

    I Don't Enjoy Causing Anyone Pain...

    Two of my closest friends on EP are married and very much in love with their wives.. I never fear that either of them will get a notion that he and I are going to meet one day and live happily ever after. I have hurt people that I never intended to... (another story). I love...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley
    26-30, F
    Dec 10, 2012
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