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I Feel Broken Inside

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    I Feel Bad Today...

    So yesterday, I had a little meltdown, and if I hadn't found this site when I did I don't know what could have happened. I have shared a partial part of my story in my previous post, and I can't help but feel like sharing it will help lift a weight. I am hopelessly in love. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 34 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    Is it that everyone will eventually leave me?

    Is it because I'm too bad of a person, because I can't change and have brief moments of clarity? I'm so sorry I'm sorry...please don't leave me.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Nov 12

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    A good thing about it is

    that you can either grow numb and bitter like I did a few days before almost drove me to ending my life or you could be happier and focus on helping others like my pink heart tattoo on my wrist...it's a growing heart :)
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Nov 12

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    God uses broken things beautifully.

    Broken clouds pour rain; Broken soil sets as field; Broken crop yields seed; Broken seed gives life to a new plant. In any hard situation, if you feel you are broken, understand that God is planning to utilize you for some great cause :)
    ksnit ksnit 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I'm carrying that purple kitchen knife now,

    as soon as I get to the hotel I'll leave all the things my parents bought for me as presents. The jade bracelet Golden heart necklace Trinity ring I'll carry some cash the notebook for the phone numbers to call. Pens and also a purple kitchen knife haven't opened it yet but...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I'M Broken Into Pieces

    There was a super typhoon that hit Visayas Philippines. Before a day, my boyfriend and I texted each other with sweet messages. We promised each other that we will survive through this storm and be safe for each other. So it was getting late we both decided to sleep together but...
    WeakestMonster WeakestMonster 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    And sometimes the person you always thought

    would be by your side isn't anymore. Yeah, I know, it sucks.
    secr3tsss secr3tsss 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I feel numb now. Used,

    abused, and broken into little pieces. Alone. My thoughts are destroying all the good parts of me left, mocking me. There is nothing left but the worst possible feeling inside. I hate myself.
    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'll forever be this way I think,

    but what's good about broken you know? It's used to feeling shattered...I am in pieces...exactly as predicted a pebble of the stone. Some are just not meant to be viewed as human I think and I just happen to be one of them.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Nov 12

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    I'm going to go through with the plan tonight

    the only change is I won't be donating my heart I'll just sleep for a long long time and hope when I wake up everything will be gone and my parents will stop hating me.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    Today, I miss my father terribly.

    Maybe because it's Father's Day. Maybe because it's the first World Cup that I have to watch without him. Maybe because I need a hug. My sadness consumes me. Today, I was reminded that my father wasn't always perfect. He made some decisions that changed the course of my life...
    insouciant1 insouciant1 41-45, F 14 Responses Jun 16

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    Remember you can never lose something that's

    never yours and never meant to be yours. I'm happy for everyone else's happiness, I'll no longer covet for someone who's never mine :)
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    The Hardest Breaks To Heal....

    So today I have mixed emotions, I have been going through a rough patch. Don't you hate it when you are getting somewhere, finding a good place where you can feel alright about yourself and then something knocks you back again? This came in the form of my ex. He has this insane...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Sep 17, 2012

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    It is so hard watching all these pecies of me

    break away into some one I would have hated to be years ago.
    metz8991 metz8991 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just realize that everything becomes

    so clear at this moment...I'm just a pawn for other people something for them to push anyway they wanted to. I feel so hurt...at this level I won't feel anything soon cuz it's funny now that I actually felt amused by this pain.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    10 Ways To Survive Valentine's Day

    Whether you’re feeling lonely or simply hate the day devoted to love, we’ve got 10 ways to help you keep your cool without feelin’ blue this Valentine’s Day. Be grateful that it falls on a Monday this year. Seriously, who wants to go out on a Monday? Not me. And who...
    haiyen0014 haiyen0014 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    I've felt this way for a long time.

    Like I'm broken and pieces inside are missing. I've secretly hoped that someone could somehow fix me and put me back together. I've fantasized that someone would come along and find me, guide me, help me and save me. There's times I feel like I'm incapable of even taking...
    SomeoneOutThere SomeoneOutThere 41-45, M 5 Responses Feb 13

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    Is it that in the end everyone will leave?

    Is it the case for me I wish for someone to stay with me always not because they have pity, not because of guilt but because they truly like me for me.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 13

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    R.I.P For Love💔 Through the night like a

    dream because I have you. The love that is embedded in every day. I do not mind. Stone is broken in the sand. Let alone what the heart As you now has changed me. I was going to lose you right.! Did not prepare When you walks away. And I still do I just have to accept the fact...
    jammy1144 jammy1144 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    Have you ever just wanted someone to wrap their

    arms around you and tell you everything will be okay, even you know it won't?
    SlowlyDrifting SlowlyDrifting 13-15, F 6 Responses Oct 29

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    I'm not going to call

    for help tonight I think...not anymore...this seems to be the only solution.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Nov 13

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    I was prepared to give everything to

    that guy and he doesn't want it. I don't know what to describe what I'm feeling right now. Going to take a walk tonight but I'll avoid the bridge I just needed to walk alone in the cold at night a few minutes to get it all out of my head.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 11

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    I can't stand myself anymore I'll pretend

    that this part of me is dead and act as if I'm a guy like when I'm younger back then I feel as if my twin brother is still next to me. I won't cut today...I'll just change myself so that the old person I am no longer exist.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I Wish I Could Tell You...

    I wish I could tell you that I felt alone, but I didn’t know how to tell you. I didn’t know how to phrase it so that you would understand, and so I scrapped it and threw away such an attempt so to kill possibilities of understating or overstating; being human, what I was...
    itsmylifenilioa itsmylifenilioa 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2012

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    I'm never complete I blame others

    for it but in truth it's my own insecurities. I will remove this heart of I can! I can do it in front of a hospital I can I'll just have to think of a someone more beautiful than I am it's everyone else think of their face and do what I'll have to do to give this heart over to...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Even with this clarity I still wanted to win

    where there's no absolute way ever. I guess I'll need to sleep for a while or call for help soon I'm taking the coins and the knife...both of it...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Nov 12

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    Broken

    My mom has never really been the "motivational" person and even though I feel like I've done everything right (ie good grades, gone to college, want to be a vet), it will never be enough for her. Or for the rest of my family.  My father died when I was young and my...
    bruisedheart bruisedheart 18-21 8 Responses Mar 7, 2009

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    I hate how I always feel this way.

    like I don't even know. and things have been going better lately, but I still feel broken, empty. half the time I'm not even sure how I feel. and I don't really have anyone I can talk to or at least the people I could, I'm afraid too. I always feel like I'm in the way, like I...
    EFairy EFairy 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am alone and shattered inside.

    I don't even know what to do anymore. I feel so lost. I am sitting on my couch, weeping and listening to landslide on repeat.
    sighofthevanquished sighofthevanquished 22-25, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I just feel constricted inside with

    all the pressure to succeed. Grades, extracurriculars, sports, a social life, and personal health. I feel like I've already failed at more than half of those because they are not perfect. Who am I kidding, I'm not popular (which isn't that bad), I'm not good at sports, I have...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 30

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    There's a million reasons

    why I should give you up but the heart wants what it wants
    relapsing14 relapsing14 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel like a ghost so I told my ex

    that he should someone alive and he told me that he would die to be with with...but the dead can't be with the living...I'm broken.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Nov 13

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    Once I'm gone I'm gone I'm not gonna come back

    if i have a choice or not...
    Deathisblack Deathisblack 13-15, F Nov 12

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    I wanted to jump off the one story balcony I'm

    standing near...will it break my legs?or arms my sister's near and I can't do it.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 10 Responses Nov 13

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    I feel so numb as if everything that's ever bad

    is back...no one can handle me and this is karma perhaps I'm just doomed to it and it's this never ending cycle of self-harm...I don't get any of these obsessions and I want it out of my head! I wanna be free have realistic goal instead of stupid ones. People just can't stand...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Nov 12

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    Sitting on my car bonnet with my headphones in

    listening to Kiss Me by Ed Sheeran, whilst I write this. Where am I? Our place. Why? Because I come here whenever I need to escape. I'm so lost...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    Broken

    Have you ever laid in you bed at night and cried because you are not good enough? Counted all your faults and feel worse about yourself?And just felt too ugly and alone. I have.Everyday i feel like this.so sad,so depressed,so empty,so alone,so worthless.
    blackbutterfly1 blackbutterfly1 16-17, F 16 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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    Although I don't look broken I am completely

    broken thanks to that photo...now I'm depressed most of the time and cry a lot. But f*** it! I'm going to lose more weight leave my hair longer, get skin correction laser. Learn to walk, talk and manner like a lady. Take cooking classes, learn French, get cured from BPD, OCD...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    kaixin97 kaixin97 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 18

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    It crashed to the floor.

    Shattering into a million separate shards. Each shard a separate testament to pain. I stood there in shock, unable to absorb the totality of this final hurt. . There was no way to put the pieces back . There was only the memories. Ghosts that would haunt my mind. 8/11...
    minimeowz minimeowz 61-65, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Somedays are better than some.

    Sometimes I feel I am to messed up to be fixed. .I think I am worse more than that guy in 50th shades lol. We have all experienced pain heartache maybe even death divorce. You find away to keep going even if it's going thru the motions. I never thought I would list myself the...
    Localgirl0303 Localgirl0303 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    I Am Broken...and It's Who I Am Now

    I wrote this as a response to a comment on one of my stories. I wanted to make it a story because so many people...with good intentions, I'm sure......believe that just because we have had bad, sad, experiences in life, it somehow turns us into stronger, wiser, more resilient...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 11 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    I can't even think clearly without getting over

    whelmed & stressed about everything that's going on. ;/ ehh I hate this.
    iamj iamj 16-17, F a week ago

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    I'm lost I'm angry and mostly have stopped

    caring a piece of me is holding hope but it's disappearing more each day. I can't see the future the way I once did I'm lost and broken empty inside. I'm a loser I've destroyed my life lost everything can't believe where I'm at now in life. broken I'm shattered inside can't...
    liloutlaw liloutlaw 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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    Why Does It Take So Long For A Brokenheart To Heal

    I hate it I feel broken,but trying to move on slowly :(
    azzariac azzariac 31-35, F 14 Responses May 25, 2012

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    mayen mayen 18-21, F 26 Responses Aug 5

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    F*** it all! I'm going to get a tattoo to

    remind myself! Can't forget it...damn this brain I'll make it a memorable thing on this body for being so damn stupid. It's not like this is the end of the world if I can't forget I'm going to try and remember it forever, how about that?
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I am invisible I am nothing I am pain

    and darkness An empty, desolate wasteland of emotion Destroyed by love and need A bleeding heart Abandoned to the vultures Never to be saved
    hippiechick333 hippiechick333 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    From my head, to my heart to my very soul I feel

    so broken. the pain is so unbearable some days, then other says I simply have a heart beat I feel so numb.I am to trust people who speak one thing, then turn around and do another. One has done so much to me, I don't think I will ever be the same again, so many wasted years and...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I just want to find someone

    who will love me back. Someone who won't hurt me. Someone who treats me like a human and not a possession. Someone who really cares about me. I'm so broken inside. If you talk to me, you'd know. It's almost impossible to hide. I wanna be fixed, but it seems no one wants to take...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    Message received LOUD

    and CLEAR I will respect your wishes... I will not talk back... I will let you go... You have your life... I have mine... We outgrew each other....Understood. We no longer connect We no longer argue We no longer love You are free... Thank you for still caring. ❤️
    insouciant1 insouciant1 41-45, F 3 Responses May 31

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    Broken

    Don't go around breaking hearts, after it's all said and done it may be you with the one that's broken beyond repair.