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I Got Smacked In the Face By Reality

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    "Reality Bites"

    When I was a small child, all adults were honest and knew what they were doing.  My mom was a goddess that could do no wrong.  No matter what happened, there would be a roof over my head, electricity to power the appliances and food to eat.  It was just so.  Teachers held the...
    SleepyCrash SleepyCrash 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 22, 2010

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    When She Said...

    Does your father sexually abuse you? Reality hit me like a ton of bricks and I suddenly realised what was happening to me, what I had done, what I had been scared off all those nights. Reality smacked me one, and I knew that my life would never be the same again. Oh how right I...
    Cuitadella Cuitadella 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2012

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     Now i just love the poster for this group, this what-was-that look is just so cute, and cruel, 'so you thought you owned the world, child, now you'll know better!' I had this look over my face a few times, but i must say sometimes reality had caresses to offer. And I guess...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 4 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    Ouch!

    There's a time where every young person thinks they know everything and can do anything, then get hit with a dose(s) of humility and reality. It still hurts, but I'm stronger because of it.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2011

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    Big Time

    i used to think families are supposed to care about one another.boy did i get a big cold slap.i have since learned that family dosen`t matter anymore.i belived i would be healthy if i ate right and exercised.once again,slap.i ended up crippled and weak.and whats worse,i have no...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Oct 13, 2009

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    Reality

    Reality,Hate it,Just been smacked again,Situation I didn't want,Come to exist,My life,I'm sick of it,Everything,Wanted nothin' to do with,Coming to pass,Sometimes,I wish,I could dream forever.This is all flow-on effects from a massive quake that are ******* me off. Everything I...
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2011

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    .

    I still remember the way his long, messy hair felt against my skin as he clung to me. I felt his tears on my fingertips. Suddenly he seemed much smaller. Much younger. "Please hold me," he whispered. And I held him. I held him for hours, and I can almost remember the exact words...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F Feb 18, 2011

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    Reality Bites

    Fortunately, I pack quite a punch myself... I totally won that battle. Reality bites but imagination kicks butt! Thank God for blessing me with a creative mind when life gets hard.
    PrecariousMe PrecariousMe 31-35, F Jan 7, 2012

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    Lots Of Times!

    Life itself can be a giant slap of reality right in the face from time to time!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 3, 2011

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    I Smack Back...

    Ouch, you !@#$$%, don't hit me like that. I freakin' hit back with a new reality! Six months ago, I was ready to take on NYC and full of hope for a new relationship. I just wish I was a little easier in my imagination meter. *SMACK* It was a great week....and it was an...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 5 Responses May 7, 2009

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    Talk Is Cheap, Actions Speak Louder Than Words.

    Talk truly is cheap. Deception is apparently an art, and some are much better better artists than others. I've known some pretty good artists. Some find it so easy to rattle off pretty poetic eloquent loving words without any substance to back them. Words not backed by actions...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 13, 2009

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    Or As I Like To Call It

    divorce...going on twice now....not eager for a third slap in the face either
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 7, 2010

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    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 31 mins ago

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    Actually, I like reality. Too many people can't handle it. It's sad. If you are ugly, embrace it. If you are fat, admit it. If you are dumb, shut the **** up when I'm...
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    today I posted an image on Facebook which said something like "if he controls you, shouts, hits, badmouth, diminish you... don't allow it. That is not love" (this wasn't a message...
    Blackberries Blackberries 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Facebook is nonsense. You need to post fake whatever because if u post something personal about urself, they will think its them and got affected. Because of facebook, people...
    lavendermist07 lavendermist07 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    When I am alone I let the tears fall down my face, I don't push them away, and I don't try to hide them. I don't wipe them away, I let my tears fall down my face, I let them wash...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    When I was 16 I got to travel overseas with a church group. The trip was great .... Except for this one church member who kept following me around. He was elderly, and just kept...
    Ninjami Ninjami 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I get my butt smacked a lot by my friends. It is sort of a habit for them, by way of saying hello or bye, or to get my attention. My badminton trainer Jean and my doubles partner...
    spankedjulia spankedjulia 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Oh Hi There, Hon. Blue Jeaned Princess here . I am here to say that I love to get good and dirty with rolling in the dirt or mud and clay in some cases. Yesterday, I had to search...
    BlueJeanedPrincess BlueJeanedPrincess 56-60, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    To my father, my abuser for 25 years: I am writing to inform you that I know exactly who and what you are. Additionally, despite your many years of bullying & brainwashing...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
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    I use Facebook just to keep in touch with my family, who lives in Italy. My name on Facebook is Maria Poll: www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009163524503&fref=ts
    disappeared88 disappeared88 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Youu Gott A Cutee Facee Btt Aree Youu Loyal ?
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    And so through all the illusions and hallucinations I have had; through thought, I have come back to a place of self and understanding. What is the meaning of life? Is it to live...
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    I'm 17 and my bro Wyatt is 18. We share a room since he hasn't left yet. Last night we made a bet. Whoever lost would get farted on. Of course I had to lose :( So anyway I lost and...
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    I was blindsided one day when my husband called me out of the blue crying and told me that he had messed around and got another woman pregnant. He was away from me training in...
    forty6and2 forty6and2 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Its the best if you wake up early and sit on a sleeping girls face to let them out to wake her up.
    HesHandsome HesHandsome 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    The reason why I ended up deleting my Facebook instead my EP account is cause the Facebook people got on my nerves with all this bs about Donald trump and the same sex marriage bs...
    ImTheQueenFYM ImTheQueenFYM 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was playing football with about 12 boys coz I joined a football team I get shoulder barged so I got back up bit this guy was massive so I ran into him to try and put him on the...
    miamousley miamousley 13-15, F Jun 29

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    Before I say anything I should mention that I already heard all kinds of criticisms, about my idea of this new social network. After looking at facebook, I started puzzling in...
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    Senior year of high school working the drive through window, a bunch of girls that I kinda knew from school came through drunk. The driver had the biggest **** I'd ever seen in...
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    It's funny how months can go by without me seeing your stuff on my Instagram feed... It's the only space in which you exist in my world.... And when you pop up with a pic or two my...
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    So on the last week ok school I skipped to pick up my best friend of eleven years. Before I picked her up I went and stole a bottle of dry gin. We go to different schools and she...
    Goodhearttou Goodhearttou 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Desire is until lies start then it hurts that reality.
    Treasure7 Treasure7 41-45, F Jun 25

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    "I tried looking into her eyes to make sense of my own life, But found senseless realisations, I was reckless and she was justification; A vacation from the monotony I lived in...
    Wakingdemons Wakingdemons 18-21, F Jun 25

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    Attn: Facebook users I'm trying to launch my new business but getting very little support from friends and family. Next time you're on Facebook please stop by and like my page...
    WillowRabbit WillowRabbit 22-25, F Jun 25

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    I quit my Facebook for one weeks. Because my families & friends post dramatic and blame on me for everything. I am glad I deleted the Facebook and none of them noticed I left...
    RoseWater9 RoseWater9 26-30, F Jun 25

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